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Trump, top Russian Federation envoy to meet at White House

Lavrov's visit risked being overshadowed by the firing of Comey. The meetings, which were first announced by Tillerson last week, come at a time when according to the state secretary US-Russia ties ...

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White House Questions Whether Yates' Warnings on Flynn Driven by Politics

Referring to Yates , a 27-year veteran DOJ prosecutor, as "an Obama appointee", Spicer said, "You have someone who you have to wonder why they are telling you something, to the point where they had t...

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Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election

The Tories have analysed first preference votes given in the council wards of Lower Deeside, Torry and Ferryhill, Kincorth, Loirston and Cove, Hazlehead, Queens Cross and Countesswells and Airyhall,...

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Senate Conservatives Target Medicaid in Healthcare Demands

Senate Conservatives Target Medicaid in Healthcare Demands

The Senate Finance and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committees technically have jurisdiction over the health insurance legislation and typically would play a major role in conducting heari...

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N. Korea Claims CIA Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

It comes amid high tensions in the region. The claim comes amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea over the reclusive regime's nuclear weapons program and recent provocative ballistic ...

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Moving left, UK's Labour manifesto promises renationalisation

Moving left, UK's Labour manifesto promises renationalisation

The 43-page document, which sets out plans to nationalise key industries and reverse years of austerity, was denounced by Tories as a recipe for taxes and borrowing which would put the United Kingdom ...

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Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep Jazz

Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep Jazz

The natural follow-up question is what does that say about the Jazz and the Trail Blazers, whom Golden State swept in the first round, if the Warriors are winning by even larger margins? "We've go...

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Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

Moon has also raised skepticism over closer security cooperation with Japan, such as a bilateral military information sharing agreement, and emphasized Seoul's territorial claim on a disputed island b...

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US Media Complain About Russian 'Access' to Trump-Lavrov Meeting

The highly unusual move raised alarm from former US intelligence officials who believe it could have risked a security breach. Less than a month after Trump declared relations with Russian Federation ...

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Vehicle carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

Vehicle carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

The Labour heavyweight attacked the Conservatives' record on the NHS and child poverty, as he pressed Theresa May to reveal her hand for Brexit negotiations and her strategy on trade. Past elections s...

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Russian Federation downplays President Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

Russian Federation downplays President Trump's firing of FBI Director Comey

The talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were the highest-level public contact between Trump and the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin since the Republican took office on January 20....

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White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

This drew immediate criticism because the White House seemed to have allowed Russian state media to take photos of the meeting while excluding any American media outlets from doing the same. WH furiou...

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US 'not to achieve 3% GDP growth' in 2017

US 'not to achieve 3% GDP growth' in 2017

The target of GDP "is certainly not achievable this year", Ross said. The report and public comments will be sent to Trump in June. On the administration's broader trade strategy - frequently descri...

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Akhilesh Yadav asks 'has anyone ever witnessed martyr from Gujarat'

Akhilesh Yadav asks 'has anyone ever witnessed martyr from Gujarat'

We condemn it in strong words. A soldier has no caste, religion or state. Akhilesh's view on this statement is not clarified but, it seems to be the disputed speech as soldiers truly represent the n...

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Comey's firing: Trump's frustration finally boiled into action

James Comey revealed the FBI was investigating Trump's campaign in testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters: "The president has accepted the rec...

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At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has upstaged her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron. Le Pen's campaign pounced, saying the party was just another sign that Macron is a "bourge...

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San Diego Representatives React To Trump Firing FBI Director Comey

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Trump did not make the "final decision" to remove Comey until Tuesday, though he considered firing him since he took office in January. His firin...

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Emma Watson wins MTV's first gender-neutral acting nod

Emma Watson wins MTV's first gender-neutral acting nod

Stranger Things was decreed the Show of the Year, and its cast member, Millie Bobby Brown , was named Best Actor in a Show. British darling Emma Watson made history yesterday as she bagged the fir...

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Trump, Putin talk Syria in phone call

The call on Syria came a day before a new round of cease-fire talks that the USA will attend in Astana, Kazakhstan. It is the third time Trump and Putin have spoken over the telephone since ...

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Fire suppressed at Cloosh Valley say Coillte

Fire suppressed at Cloosh Valley say Coillte

Members of the public are still being urged to stay away from areas affected by the fires until they are deemed completely safe . Gardai appealed to people not to enter the Cloosh Valley and said t...

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Pope: Humanity couldn't bear war with North Korea

Pope: Humanity couldn't bear war with North Korea

Parts of the stadium stands were draped with the Pope's photo as well as Egyptian and Vatican flags. Despite security concerns, the Catholic pontiff arrived at the military-run sports stadium in a b...

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White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Now a White House official tells CNN's Jim Acosta that the Trump administration is "furious" at the Russians for posting the photos , as they claimed they were not told beforehand that any pictures...

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Projections show Macron elected French President

Projections show Macron elected French President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Emmanuel Macron, congratulating him on his victory in the French presidential election. Mr Valls, a centre-leaning politician in favour of relaxing labour prote...

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Comey's Firing Prompts Questions About Independent Investigation

What seems like the only remaining option - the appointment of a special counsel - now lies exclusively in the hands of the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the same man , deputy attorney general...

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Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

The current German government is not amused by the lucrative North Korean real estate business. Pyongyang is seeking to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the United States mainland w...

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White House Remains on Defensive After Firing FBI Director

Rosenstein, America depends on you to restore faith in our criminal justice system, which is going to be badly shattered at the administration's actions". It violated long-standing Justice Department...

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UK Opposition Labour Party's manifesto leaked

UK Opposition Labour Party's manifesto leaked

Other key proposals include a new Clean Air Act to "deal with the Tory legacy of illegal air quality" and a ban on fracking, which the manifesto says would "lock us into an energy infrastructure bas...

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UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

The speech coincided with the leak of a draft manifesto showing Corbyn, a lifelong socialist, will fight the election on a markedly left-wing platform, planning to renationalise industries and boost...

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Israel hits arms supply hub in Syria

Israel hits arms supply hub in Syria

The Sana news agency said a fuel tank and warehouse were destroyed as Hezbollah's media channel Al-Manar pointed the finger at Israeli warplanes. Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad accused Israe...

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United States sanctions Syrian scientists and chemists for 'developing chemical weapons'

United States sanctions Syrian scientists and chemists for 'developing chemical weapons'

British scientists too had found that sarin or a similar chemical was used in the attack, having tested samples smuggled from the site. "We know because we kept samples from previous attacks that we w...

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