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James Comey's farewell letter to FBI colleagues: 'I will be fine'

Trump abruptly fired Comey Tuesday night. She said Trump became concerned about Comey's efforts to work outside the Justice Department's chain of command during the Clinton investigation, citing con...

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Canada, Mexico win NAFTA breathing space

Canada, Mexico win NAFTA breathing space

Trump sounded satisfied that his peers had agreed to negotiate swiftly. Ironically, the very manufacturing workers that helped propel Trump to his election victory would be heavily impacted by a NAF...

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Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

The police department, which originally misstated key aspects of the story, said officers responded to a 911 call about "drunken young people", entered a house party, heard gunshots outside, exited ...

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French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

Richard Verber, Senior Vice President of the Board said: "While the far right did alarmingly well in this election, in the country with Europe's largest Jewish population, it is a relief to see the fo...

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Moon willing to visit North Korea

Mr. Moon will have a hard diplomatic path to tread in his approach to the North, which dreams of a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States, and has vast artill...

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Electing Macron, France chooses not to yield to fear, but remains fractured

Electing Macron, France chooses not to yield to fear, but remains fractured

Had she won, she says she would have immediately worked to pull France out of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and put francs - and not the euro - back in the pockets of the F...

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Police identify slain Arkansas sheriff's deputy

The state police said investigators believe those people were linked to a disturbance call that Mainhart was responding to when he was killed. The suspect's father said the woman, who was apparently b...

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Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds

US -backed Syrian militias seized the town of Tabqa and Syria's largest dam from the Islamic State extremist group on May 10, clearing the way for an assault on Raqqa. "The decision was a mistake and ...

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United Nations calls for support to help release the remaining Chibok girls

The Red Cross had on Monday explained its rolein freeing the girls. "Over 100 of these school girls are still unaccounted for, and the United Nations urges the global community to continue supportin...

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Ibec to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier

Ibec to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier

Frenchman Michel Barnier, an ex-EU commissioner, told Irish parliamentarians that they had the full backing from Brussels. Ireland is anxious that Brexit could prove hugely disruptive to its economy...

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Toddler dies after 12-year-old sister runs over him in SUV

Toddler dies after 12-year-old sister runs over him in SUV

The state trooper was briefly trapped in the patrol vehicle. On Wednesday, Olivares was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The trooper went airborne, striking a Dodge Char...

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Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into bin

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into bin

Hamas ignored this dismissal, leaving a Haniyeh-led Hamas government in place in Gaza , while Abbas appointed a rival administration in the West Bank. Netanyahu said media outlets had been fooled by ...

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United States expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

United States expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

Landry warned that the state investigation into the actions of officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake "could take a considerable amount of time ". Lawyers for the family said US officials told them...

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Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

Global oil prices surged after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, agreed in November with some other producing countries to curb supply. While US output fell previous year, O...

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Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

Wills Rangel, president of Venezuela's Unitary Federation of Petroleum Workers, FUTPV, affirmed that oil workers support President Nicolas Maduro's call for a National Constituent Assembly in the na...

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Senator: Comey Asked DOJ for More Resources for Russia Probe Before Firing

Republicans, many of whom have fallen into line behind Mr Trump after initial reluctance, also sought to distance themselves from the President. During the Watergate investigation, President Richard N...

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Helicopter crew warns paddleboarders after sharks spotted

Helicopter crew warns paddleboarders after sharks spotted

Sharks sometimes attack defensively, when a human has strayed into their waters, or accidentally, when they mistake a human for their preferred meal. Officials say those great white sharks had come wi...

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After killing militant commander, Afghan forces push deeper into Islamic State territory

CBS News reports that Afghan aircraft spent Monday pounding targets in the Nangarhar province, killing 34 fighters in just over 24 hours and disabling crucial communications infrastructure for the t...

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Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

A phone conversation between Moon and US President Donald Trump on Wednesday night also touched on the Korean Peninsula. Taking up duties as commander in chief, Moon received a call from Army Genera...

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Iran top leader: Troublemakers in election will be 'slapped'

Iran top leader: Troublemakers in election will be 'slapped'

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday called for a massive turnout in the upcoming presidential elections in the country to disappoint the enemies, Press TV reported. The country's se...

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Car carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC

Car carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC

In a speech that focused on the need for Labour to hold the government to account rather than the prospect of a Labour government itself, Brown said May could not be trusted to deliver a Brexit deal t...

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House speaker Paul Ryan defends James Comey firing

U.S. President Donald Trump had considered firing James Comey since he took office in January, a White House spokesperson said Thursday. Comey's firing has been likened to Nixon's dismissal of Arc...

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No question of breaking EU ties, says Turkish minister

No question of breaking EU ties, says Turkish minister

But she confirmed what her spokesman said last week, that Germany would not authorise Turkish consulates and embassies to act as polling stations on reinstating the death penalty (banned in all Europe...

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US Developer With Trump Connection Courting Chinese Investors

US Developer With Trump Connection Courting Chinese Investors

The sister of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner urged wealthy Chinese on May 7 to buy stakes in real estate through a controversial programme that offers U.S. On Monday, Trump administration sp...

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

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

A auto carrying opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn ran over the foot of a BBC cameraman on Thursday while approaching a party policy meeting ahead of Britain's June 8 national election, acco...

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Diplomat scoffs at 'noise' of Russian meddling

Instead they saw the president sitting with the 93-year-old Kissinger, national security adviser under former President Richard Nixon and later secretary of state for Nixon and Gerald Ford. The Trump ...

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Trump to delay decision on Paris climate agreement until after summit

Trump vowed during his presidential campaign to "cancel" USA participation in the accord, which obliges countries to slash their greenhouse gas emissions to keep global temperatures from rising to cat...

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Russian blogger convicted for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church

Russian blogger convicted for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church

The popular Russian YouTuber was convicted Thursday for insulting religious believers and inciting hatred after he filmed a Pokemon Go video in a church. As you can see in the video, which already h...

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Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

But senior Democrats said he had recently asked the Justice Department for more resources for his Trump-Russia investigation. Flynn and other associates of President Donald Trump have received simil...

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Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

She also said that the government made provision for skill acquisition for the girls to enable them earn a decent living. Some women in Abuja on Wednesday, May 10, marched around the streets of Abuj...

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