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Russian foreign minister heckles reporters asking about Comey

President Donald Trump has spoken out about his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey . He's brushing off the questions as "noise" about Russians' contacts with people in Trump's campaign. Abou...

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United Nations climate talks begin amid uncertainty over U.S. position

He had been slated later Tuesday to meet key climate and economic advisers to discuss a possible withdrawal, but a senior White House official told AFP the meeting has been postponed. Another poss...

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Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia Identified as 15-Year Veteran Kyle Milliken

The intervention became a symbol of the perils of United States of America interventions when two helicopters were downed in Mogadishu and the bodies of American service members were dragged through...

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All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Conor O'Shea's Italy must face down back-to-back world champions New Zealand in Pool B , while Wales will meet Australia and Georgia in Pool D . Pool C will be rounded out by the United States ...

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Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

Israel has long complained of bias at U.N. forums, where it and its allies are often outnumbered by Arab nations and others that support the Palestinians. The Prime Minister's comment echoed a stateme...

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We wanted to avoid England, says France coach

Four years later, Gatland's Wales finished second in a pool containing Australia and hosts England to qualify for the quarter-finals where they narrowly lost 23-19 to South Africa. Jones' men are rank...

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Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Mr Erdogan said he would bring up the issue with President Donald Trump during his planned visit to Washington on May 16 - and called for the coordination between the United States and YPG to "come ...

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No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

The Kushner Cos. said Thursday that no representative will be attending conferences in China this weekend. At the center of an ongoing controversy is the Kushner Cos.' use of a federal visa program ...

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Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N. Korea: Seoul

The call from Xi to congratulate Moon on his inauguration the day before was the first of its kind from a Chinese leader to his new South Korean counterpart, the statement said . Office workers...

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Texas Becomes 11th State To Call for New US Constitutional Convention

Texas Becomes 11th State To Call for New US Constitutional Convention

Now, the controversial Senate Bill Four, nicknamed the "show me your papers" law, heads to the governor's office for approval. Plaintive cries could be heard from both chambers as deadlines for pass...

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Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

The U.S. only sent an envoy to the talks as an observer. In a statement after the meeting, the White House said Trump had "emphasized the need to work together to end the conflict in Syria", particu...

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Air Canada ditching Aeroplan for its own loyalty program

Air Canada ditching Aeroplan for its own loyalty program

The same applies to travel on Air Canada's 26 Star Alliance partners, including Air China, Lufthansa and United Airlines. Roughly 15 years after making its frequent flyer program a separate company,...

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Abbas meets with Putin, 'no solution without Russia'

In an interview with American TV channel CBS News , Putin denied Russian Federation had a hand in USA president Donald Trump's decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey. "The...

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Slum pope/billionaire: Francis to meet with President Trump

The nine-day trip, during which officials said Trump will meet with Pope Francis, will end with previously announced meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels and the Group ...

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Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

Flynn later joined the Trump campaign but was sacked as the White House national security adviser by President Donald Trump in February after he failed to tell the truth about his contacts with the Ru...

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AP Analysis: S. Korea's Moon floats summit; will North bite?

Under their new president, South Korea could see a sharp departure from recent policy and see closer ties with North Korea. The decision by Moon's predecessor, Park Geun-hye, to allow the U.S.to bas...

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Energy projects hazy as British Columbia Liberals lose majority

Energy projects hazy as British Columbia Liberals lose majority

Clark also lost all those seats even with the BC Liberals being the most heavily corporate-funded political party in Canada, raising over $13 million in 2016, with two-thirds from business. "Well,...

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ASEAN leaders air concerns over threats to peace, stability

ASEAN leaders air concerns over threats to peace, stability

The Philippines is fighting Islamic militants based in the country's south who have been blamed by police in the past for deadly bombings as well as kidnappings. The leaders also "reaffirmed the impor...

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White House Official Says Administration Was 'Tricked' by Russian News Agency

White House Official Says Administration Was 'Tricked' by Russian News Agency

ALL SMILES: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov , US President Donald Trump, and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak (L-R) talking during a meeting in the Oval Office at the Wh...

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General election 2017: Labour have to 'come out fighting'

But Ukip leader Paul Nuttall insisted his party was still "on the pitch" and that supporters would come back "in droves" when they saw Mrs May making concessions in Brexit negotiations. With nearly al...

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United States president expresses desire to improve relations with Russian Federation

United States president expresses desire to improve relations with Russian Federation

Trump added that he had a very good meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov , who was joined by Russia's Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak. A White House official told the official pool...

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Jeremy Corbyn insists Labour's widely-leaked manifesto policies will be 'very popular'

But Jeremy Corbyn is making a speech attempting to persuade voters he is not soft on terror or going to war, insisting he is not a pacifist but pledging "no more hand-holding with Donald Trump". "You ...

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Timing of Comey firing raises questions

He said he does not plan to dwell on the decision to fire him or the "way it was executed". The move has been criticised by members on both sides of politics, given Mr Comey was partway through an i...

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Haniyeh's election augurs well for Hamas

Haniyeh's election comes shortly after Hamas unveiled a new, allegedly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's worldwide isolation. Israeli officials had no immediate comment on t...

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Macron defeats Le Pen in French election - Brexit Means podcast

Macron's party chief, Richard Ferrand, told a news conference on Monday that his "En Marche!" movement will now change its name to "En Marche la République" or "Republic on the Move", so as to structu...

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South Korea's new president says he is willing to visit North Korea

Suh Hoon, who was named the new head of South Korea's intelligence agency Wednesday, is a well-known expert on North Korea who played a key role in helping arrange summit talks between the two Koreas ...

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British PM Theresa May passes first big test of 'tough Brexit' strategy

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker drew laughs at the start of the conference by announcing that he would speak in French because "slowly but surely English is losing importance in Euro...

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Victor Cruz to meet with Jacksonville Jaguars

Victor Cruz to meet with Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville's organization is run by his former coach with the Giants , Tom Coughlin. Cruz's visit with the Jags is on the calendar for May 23, according to ESPN. Baltimore will have to hope Cruz do...

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Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Moon said he would "unravel the present security challenges" and was ready to visit Pyongyang under "the correct conditions". President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump in a phone con...

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Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers have mixed reactions to Trump firing Comey

McCabe directly contradicted White House assertions that one of the reasons Comey was sacked by President Trump on Tuesday was because he had lost the respect and support of the Federal Bureau of In...

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