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Denying Russia ties, Trump's lawyers point to secret tax returns

The letter also is at odds with a recent Boston public radio station report in which golf writer James Dodson talked about a conversation he allegedly had with another Trump son, Eric. President Donal...

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New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

Chinese leaders don't often make congratulatory telephone calls to new foreign leaders right after they take office, normally sending envoys days or weeks later carrying personal letters instead. Ca...

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Microsoft adds detection, protection against global cyberattack - statement

The Memphis, Tennessee-based global delivery company did not immediately say whether a ransom was demanded for return of their computers' functions. While some procedures are still able to be carrie...

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Chibok schoolgirls undergoing medical screening: minister

Chibok schoolgirls undergoing medical screening: minister

She was among 83 teenagers who Boko Haram jihadists had agreed to release at the weekend but only 82 came back, said a spokesman for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari . Observers and local media ...

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Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

The presence of a Russian photographer working for a state-owned news agency during President Trump's meeting with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office on Wednesday sparked criticism from media advoca...

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Kidnap warning issued for Philippine tourist hostpots

Kidnap warning issued for Philippine tourist hostpots

Until recently, foreign governments had not warned of kidnapping threats in the central and western Philippines. President Duterte has ordered the military to "shoot on sight" Abu Sayyaf bandits, sa...

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Family apologizes for using Jared Kushner in China invest pitch

Family apologizes for using Jared Kushner in China invest pitch

Touching off the current contretemps is news that Kushner's sister, Nicole Meyer, on Sunday pitched Chinese investors on making $500,000 investments in a luxury apartment project in Jersey City, N...

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Investigators subpoena Trump's former security adviser

Investigators subpoena Trump's former security adviser

Mark Warner of Virginia, the committee of Democratic vice chairman, said the panel had first requested the papers from Flynn on late on April 28. Mr Warner said that the committee has been receivi...

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Moon floats summit; will the North bite?

At the very end of its news broadcast, the television service covered Moon's election briefly in four sentences. Trump has called on Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea, while China is ang...

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Trump tax returns show little income from Russian sources -president's lawyers

But the letter also notes that the statement has "a few exceptions". The lawyers, who have served as tax attorneys for Trump and the Trump Organization since 2005, did not release the returns th...

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BC Green leader begins talks with other parties

The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and majority if it were to flip to the Liberals. During the campaign, Weav...

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Sen. McCain Breaks Party Rank, Anti-Environment Bill Falters in Senate

Sen. McCain Breaks Party Rank, Anti-Environment Bill Falters in Senate

Three Republican senators - Maine's Susan Collins, Lindsey Graham of SC and John McCain of Arizona - joined forces with Democrats to block the efforts to overturn the rule . Wednesday's vote was th...

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Modi assures Lanka of India's support

China has invested heavily in Sri Lanka in recent years, funding airports, roads, railways and ports, unsettling India, traditionally the closest economic partner of the island nation of 21 million pe...

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Labour party plans to abolish university tuition fees

Labour party plans to abolish university tuition fees

Now students pay up to £9,250 per year for their tuition at English universities. The Tories accused Mr Corbyn of breaking a promise not to raise corporation tax for small businesses, but Mr Corbyn ...

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AAP spreading 'falsehoods', man who attacked me not from BJP: Kapil Mishra

AAP spreading 'falsehoods', man who attacked me not from BJP: Kapil Mishra

The Karawal Nagar MLA, who was yesterday suspended from primary membership of the AAP, also threatened to launch a hunger strike tomorrow if details of foreign visits by five AAP leaders are not mad...

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British local elections give May a boost ahead of key vote

The Conservative party in the United Kingdom scored huge gains in local elections across the country on Friday, signaling that Prime Minister Theresa May's call for the public to give her party a bigg...

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Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

Trump on Thursday once again defended his delay in firing Flynn, telling NBC's Lester Holt that Flynn is "a very good person". Spicer told reporters that the day after Yates' initial meeting with ...

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Speculation Rife Over Trump Israel Visit and Peace Plans for Region

Aside from UNESCO, the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization and the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process hold offices there. According to the UN Secretariat, Israel is ...

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Syrian Kurdish forces say they will push on to IS capital

Syrian Kurdish forces say they will push on to IS capital

US-backed fighters said Friday they were preparing for a final assault on the Islamic State group s Syrian bastion Raqa, likely next month, with new weapons and armoured vehicles promised by Washingto...

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Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

But as the endgame in Syria looms, President Trump's decision to openly arm YPG elements in Syria is an acknowledgement that the YPG, underneath the SDF umbrella, are the only force that as a chance t...

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Trump Lets Russian Press Into Oval Office, Not American Press

The White House was evidently duped into believing that the Russian with the camera was the state photographer assigned to Lavrov, not also a member of TASS. As for the timing of Lavrov's meeting, it ...

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Chibok girls released in Boko Haram swap

Eighty-two of Nigeria's Chibok schoolgirls are free thanks to a prisoner swap between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram . Campaign groups and families have criticised the government for keep...

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North Korea demands extradition of South's spy chief

North Korea demands extradition of South's spy chief

Fortunately, Beijing is moving in step with the United States to a significant extent regarding North Korean nukes. Moon Jae-in believes that some existing books reflected left-leaning ideologies an...

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China trade plan progress unveiled, but deficit benefits unclear

It covers a range of long-standing barriers from agriculture to energy to the operation of American financial firms in China. It continued to say the USA treats China no less favorably than other no...

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Ransomware takes down hospitals, businesses in at least 2 countries

Ransomware attacks have also been soaring. "We are very aware that attacks on critical services such as the NHS have a massive impact on individuals and their families, and we are doing everything i...

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Central Intelligence Agency establishes 'Korea Mission Center' to focus on NK threats

It named South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS) director Lee Byung-Ho, an NIS team director surnamed Han, NIS agent Jo Ki-Chol, and Chinese businessman Xu Guanghai as suspects, along with "...

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U.S., EU Officials to Discuss Airline Electronics Ban Next Week

While no decision has yet been taken, any restrictions could hit major European carriers such as Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France-KLM and industry sources have said airlines and airports have al...

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DHS Considers Carry-On Laptop Ban On Flights From Europe

The spokesperson described the call as "a very constructive exchange of views" and said the European Union had invited us officials to Brussels next week for talks "to jointly assess the potential ris...

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Trump says 'his decision' to fire FBI chief, calls him 'showboat'

Trump says 'his decision' to fire FBI chief, calls him 'showboat'

His assertions came as Comey's temporary replacement joined in, contradicting other administration statements on the snowballing controversy. Trump called the top two officials at the Justice Depart...

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Trump to Implement Commission on "Election Integrity"

None of the likely participants had been contacted by the administration when NPR reported on the issue in March. Along with immigration issues, Kobach has also became a major figure in the nationa...

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