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Trump's attempt to intimidate Comey could come back to haunt him

President Trump tweeted a veiled threat Friday toward former FBI Director James B. Comey over possible tapes of their conversations. Only four years into his 10-year term, Mr Comey was leading t...

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Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Garcia, an associate judge of the New York Court of Appeals, was nominated to that court by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in January of 2016 and confirmed a month later. "If you assume that, this strikes me as a ...

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New Hamas chief pledges support to hunger-striking prisoners

The Gaza-based Islamic Jihad group on Saturday slammed the Hamas policy tweak. The 42-point document reaffirms the group's belief that "no part of the lines and no part of Palestine shall be compr...

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Jindal's visit didn't figure in PM-COAS meeting: Marriyum

The Sharif-Jindal meeting had triggered intense speculation with several politicians and analysts suggesting it could be the precursor to a possible meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Na...

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India to boycott China's belt & road forum

Russian President Vladimir Putin and leaders of 29 countries will be at the summit. "Spanning thousands of miles and years, the ancient silk routes embody the spirit of peace and cooperation, openne...

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Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

On Saturday, his response to the backlash was a speech in which he praised courage of conviction and warned how those who lack it don't have "the guts or the stamina" to do what's right. "In America...

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BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

Only in Burnaby-Deer Lake did the student vote depart at all from the results of the official election, with kids choosing a Green candidate instead of a Liberal as runner-up. "We won the popular vote...

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Liverpool FC Injury Report vs West Ham: Leiva, Firmino, Henderson

Should Arsenal draw or lose, Liverpool will know a slip-up against West Ham would not necessarily be fatal. West Ham are in the kind of mood that leaves little room for mistakes or a lack of drive f...

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GP of Spain: Hamilton gets pole, Stroll 18 th

GP of Spain: Hamilton gets pole, Stroll 18 th

It's the 32-year-old's 64th career pole and his third of the season, having already started at the front in Melbourne and Shanghai. A beaming Hamilton, who has bounced back to his best form after a ...

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Masked Moms Reveal Their Worst-Ever Mother's Day Gifts On 'Kimmel'

Masked Moms Reveal Their Worst-Ever Mother's Day Gifts On 'Kimmel'

But I could do anything, you said that, and you meant that. So why to do what she wants for only a single day? Her daughter, also named Anna, later lobbied businessmen and politicians to designa...

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Le Pen copied speech by Fillon

Le Pen copied speech by Fillon

In one part of her speech, which was delivered yesterday and lasted about 50 seconds, Ms Le Pen talked about people learning French in Argentina and Poland, and on waiting lists to study at the Allian...

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Turkey among countries hit in cyberattack

He said that Russian Federation and India were hit particularly hard, in large part because the older Windows XP operating software is still widely used in the countries. TORONTO/FRANKFURT Busines...

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Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

Security software maker Avast said it had observed 126,534 ransomware infections in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. TORONTO/FRANKFURT, May 13 (Reuters) - Businesses ...

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Kushner Sister Invokes Jared, In Appeal to Chinese Investors

Last year, Bloomberg reported that Jared Kushner, as chief executive of his family's real estate company at the time , managed to raise $50 million for a fifty-story Trump-branded luxury rental com...

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Pakistan signs almost $500 mln in China deals at Silk Road summit

Wang also met with Peter Thomson, president of the UN General Assembly, and Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations.Thomson said the Belt and Road Initiati...

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Conservatives open up record lead - ICM poll

Conservatives open up record lead - ICM poll

With the Conservatives gaining more than 500 councillors - as well as winning tightly-fought mayoral races in the West Midlands and Tees Valley - Theresa May insisted she was taking "nothing for grant...

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SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

South Korea and Japan have been watching this situation closely with us. Japanese officials said the missile may have been a new type given its flight time and unusually high altitude. Whatever the ...

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Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump

Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump

When asked for evidence of to back up his assertion, Spicer said Yates was "widely rumored to play a role" in Clinton's Justice Department had she won the election. Do you support or oppose them? Russ...

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Photos of Trump's closed-door meeting with Russian officials raise eyebrows

Mr Comey's shock dismissal ignited furore among Democrats, who suggested that the FBI's investigation into Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation could now be tainted, an idea the White House has ...

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#ChibokGirls: Freed 82 girls would reunite with family next week

#ChibokGirls: Freed 82 girls would reunite with family next week

Observers and local media link the release of the girls to the President's nearly immediate departure for the United Kingdom where he recently spent nearly two months receiving unspecified medical tre...

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Turkey leader calls on United States to reverse decision to arm Kurds

Turkey wants the arms agreement reversed, and Yildirim on Wednesday said the US can not use one terrorist group to fight another. "The secretary reiterated U.S. "We expect that this mistake is to ...

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French President Emmanuel Macron peeves ally with parliament picks

French President Emmanuel Macron peeves ally with parliament picks

The centrist Macron, 39, formed his own party only last year, and his election victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the center-left and center-rig...

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North Korea launches ballistic missile, per South Korea

Moon ordered his troops to bolster deterrence against the North's military threats on the basis of the robust alliance with the United States. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - ...

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USA president expresses desire to improve relations with Russian Federation

Lavrov met with Trump and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson against the backdrop of the US leader's firing of his Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey, who was leading a probe into Russ...

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Sanders: Comey directly relayed info to Trump on Russian Federation investigation

Sanders: Comey directly relayed info to Trump on Russian Federation investigation

Code, it is a crime to intimidate or threaten any potential witness with the intent to influence, delay, or prevent their official testimony", Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and Rep. One solution, he said, ...

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USA won't be rushed on climate change policies - Tillerson

Lisa Murkowski, seated left, speak with representatives of Alaska Native groups at an Arctic Council event in Fairbanks, Alaska. At Thursday's meeting in Fairbanks, Tillerson recognized the Arctic C...

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United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

Symantec predicted infections so far would cost tens of millions of dollars, mostly from cleaning corporate networks. "The ransomer hasn't withdrawn any of the funds yet so there's no opportunity to t...

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BC elementary and high school students elect NDP government

And NDP incumbent George Heyman is hoping his anti-Kinder Morgan stance helps him ward off a challenge from businessman and community volunteer Gabe Garfinkel in Vancouver-Fairview, a riding that ha...

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Israeli president urges embassies to move to Jerusalem after UNESCO vote

In fact, it's yet another in a series of UNESCO resolutions denying any Israeli connection to, e.g., the Temple Mount. The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed new tensions ever since I...

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Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Macron's party now has no seats in parliament. On Monday, the chief of Macron's movement, Richard Ferrand, said it would modify its name to "Republic on the Move" so as to structure itself more li...

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