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Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe

Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe

The shifting accounts of the decision to fire Comey, whom Trump derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander", added to a mounting sense of uncertainty and chaos in the West Wing, as aides scrambled to g...

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Severe storms kill at least seven in southern US

Severe storms kill at least seven in southern US

Officials in Canton had asked people to conserve water because three city wells lost power. The City of Canton, in Van Zandt County, sustained extensive damage from two large, long-track tornadoes in ...

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Turkey detains ex-stock exchange workers over links to coup

Turkey detains ex-stock exchange workers over links to coup

He said Friday the men also were illegal immigrants because Turkey had canceled their passports. School principal Turgay Karaman and businessman Ihsan Aslan went missing May 2 and were initially fea...

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Moon and China's Xi agree to improve ties, denuclearize N. Korea

South Korea's past decade of conservative rule has encouraged smooth relations with the U.S. Moon's more liberal approach could fuel tensions, as happened under a liberal South Korean government in th...

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India moves ICJ on Kulbhushan Jadhav, gets stay on death sentence

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said on Wednesday that India believed that Jadhav's life was under threat in Pakistan and that's why it had to rush to the ICJ. ( 1) a relief b...

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Pakistan summons Afghan Charge d' Affairs over border firing

Pakistan summons Afghan Charge d' Affairs over border firing

After a cross-border fire in the Chaman area that killed nine Pakistanis and injured 40 on Thursday, senior Pakistani and Afghan military officials have reached a consensus to defuse border tension. A...

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I was going to fire Comey no matter what

The New York Times pleaded with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to "save your honor" and appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump's ties to Russian Federation. The shifting ac...

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North Korea seeks extraditions of Kim Jong Un assassination plotters

The establishment of the Korea Mission Center comes as Washington is weighing several options to deal with North Korea's missile and nuclear development program, adding more sanctions against the Ki...

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4 gunmen killed in Syria violence, say activists

4 gunmen killed in Syria violence, say activists

The Western, Saudi-backed HNC said the deal lacks legitimacy and seeks to divide the country. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has activists around the country, said gove...

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Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

However, Tillerson sought to reassure the global Arctic community saying "we're not going to rush" to make a decision, but that the American government would make "the right decision for the United St...

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The YPG has joined with another militia group called the Syrian Arab Coalition under the banner of the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to battle ISIS. But Washington's reassurances have fai...

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New South Korean President Takes Office, Faces Hard Issues

Numerous missile tests were considered failures, but experts have said Pyongyang is making faster-than-expected progress toward its stated goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach ...

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Syrian FM: No international force for Syria safe zones

There are still questions about how the agreement will be enforced. The latest initiative signed in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, calls for the establishment of four zones patrolled by foreign ...

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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament, Beat Lawmakers

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament, Beat Lawmakers

Without it, the ministry says, "impasses can lead to explosive situations". Alliance for Albanians MP Zijadin Sela received the most serious injuries. The Macedonian and ethnic Albanian "communities...

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North Korea Accuses CIA Of Attempting To Kill Kim Jong

North Korea Accuses CIA Of Attempting To Kill Kim Jong

North Korea accused the US and South Korea Friday of orchestrating an assassination attempt against leader Kim Jong-un and warned of an unspecified counter attack if provoked. The report claimed that ...

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North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'

North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'

Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's National Intelligence Service of a plot to assassinate its "supreme leadership" with a biochemical weapon. "We urge the relevant authorities to immediat...

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Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russian Federation

Not even Vice President Mike Pence was spared the embarrassment of having told a version of events that was later discredited by Trump. Comey declined to make that pledge. At the dinner described by T...

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China gathers world leaders including PM Nawaz for Silk Road project

China gathers world leaders including PM Nawaz for Silk Road project

In a mountain valley in Kashmir, plans are under way for Chinese engineers guarded by Pakistani forces to expand the lofty Karakoram Highway in a project that is stirring diplomatic friction with Indi...

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Trump Tweets Call to End Legislative Filibuster

He pointed out that if a Republican-only bill were passed out of the House, it wouldn't make it through the Senate, where it would need 60 votes, and thus, some Democratic support. "I think the Presid...

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Patriots and starting center David Andrews reportedly reach three-year contract extension

Patriots and starting center David Andrews reportedly reach three-year contract extension

He would have been a restricted free agent after this season (so they effectively kept Buffalo from trying to even the score by signing him then). He went on to start all 16 games at center in the...

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Duterte says he may be too busy to meet Trump

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing the media. "It happened. I can not lie about it", the newspaper quoted Duterte as saying. Trump also promised to visit the Philippines in...

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China presses South Korea on Thaad missile system

The report also said North Korea is using military provocations to bolster the authority of supreme leader Kim Jong-un and perpetuate his rule. China has been upset by the Terminal High-Altitude Area ...

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Sajjan Jindal Meeting Back-Channel Diplomacy: Nawaz Sharif To Pak Army

Sources, quoted by Geo News, said that the Prime Minister was briefed on the ICJ order. According to the report, Pakistan's civil leadership had informed high-level officials of the army that the me...

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New Orleans removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues before dawn

This week , we continue the job. Crews, wearing masks to cover their faces, worked under a heavy police presence starting at 3 a.m.to dismantle the statue, which was erected in 1911, almost 50 year...

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Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

BEIRUT — Turkey slammed the Trump administration's decision to supply Syrian Kurdish fighters with weapons against the Islamic State group and demanded Wednesday that it be reversed, heightening tensi...

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Waters Confused On Her Own View Of Comey Firing

Waters Confused On Her Own View Of Comey Firing

ALEXANDER: The bottom line is you think an FBI director without credibility would have been best served in this position to try to pursue this investigation. In January, Waters was visibly irate with ...

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Manslaughter charges in Penn State fraternity pledge's death

Manslaughter charges in Penn State fraternity pledge's death

Once that was complete, the pledges were lined up outside the fraternity house. The eight charged with involuntary manslaughter were among 18 fraternity members who were charged in connection with...

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Passengers get into fistfight aboard Southwest flight

A fight broke out between two passengers as they were deplaning a Southwest flight from Dallas to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif ., on Sunday night, NBC Los Angeles reported . The fight is one...

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Boko Haram Releases 82 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria

Boko Haram Releases 82 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria

The released girls were received at the airport on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari by Alhaji Abba Kyari, his chief of staff. A military source said the girls were now in Banki near the Camero...

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President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away

President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away

The White House says the president intends to sign an executive order Saturday that will direct the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to conduct a comprehensive study of the nation...

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