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Kushner Companies apologizes for name dropping Jared during China investors pitch

Kushner Companies apologizes for name dropping Jared during China investors pitch

The firm has already raised money from Chinese investors through the EB-5 program for another tower in New Jersey, which licensed the Trump name. During the presentation - which was billed as a wa...

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Europe Electronics Ban Could Cost Airline Passengers $1 Billion

Now we have a report that suggests remarkable monetary repercussions. Security staff could "visually inspect the device for signs of tampering and determine the provenance of the device by questioni...

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Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency

Independent Sen. Angus King of ME said Tuesday evening Donald Trump could be held responsible for obstruction of justice if an allegation about the president persuading former FBI Director James Comey...

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Trump Campaign Had At Least 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians

Speaking earlier in the day at the commencement of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Trump did protest his media coverage, as he often does - " no politician in history , and I say th...

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Chibok girls: Another masterstroke from President Buhari -Gov Sani Bello

Apparently, those negotiations resulted in the release of the girls, as they were exchanged for some Boko Haram militants. "I hope and pray that my daughter is among these released girls", she added...

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Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

Sunday's launch was of a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket" named the Hwasong-12, the official Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said . Moon, South Korea's first liber...

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Delays on Metro-North New Haven line due to minor derailment

Delays on Metro-North New Haven line due to minor derailment

A Metro-North commuter train derailed outside of New York City during the Thursday evening rush hour, but no injuries were reported, officials said. Metro-North says there was "significant" damage t...

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Chaffetz questions whether Comey memos are 'actually there'

Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called Putin's offer "quite amusing". The New York Times recently made revelations about Trump's request for Comey...

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Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of their talks

Trump says he fired biparitsanly-despised Comey because he bungled the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The president also got in on the act of contradicting his own communications team's mess...

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France's Macron Unveils Government with Mix of Political Hues

France's Macron Unveils Government with Mix of Political Hues

Jean-Yves Le Drian, outgoing Socialist defense minister and a close friend of ex-President Francois Hollande , was named foreign minister and minister for Europe. In his first cabinet line-up, the ne...

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Flynn's Lawyer Says He Won't Honor Subpoena In Russia Probe

Flynn's Lawyer Says He Won't Honor Subpoena In Russia Probe

Flynn "is not cooperating so far". The committee, Burr said, has completed over 30 interviews with officials involved with the campaign, and the number of individuals continues to grow as the invest...

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China says hopes new South Korean government will correct problems

Regarding the North's Sunday test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, Harris said it posed a threat to not only the Korean Peninsula, but also to Japan, China , Russia, the US and beyond. Amo...

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Politicians welcome Labour's clear election commitment to Gib

Another, called Jim, suggested that she might face more of a challenge than expected in the June 8 general election after the launch of Labour's manifesto. So, in England and Wales at least, it will...

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Now what? Election puts BC into political parts unknown

Recounting a phone conversation he had with Weaver on election night, Horgan said the two leaders agreed that the long-governing Liberals have failed British Columbians on a range of issues, from chil...

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Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after cuts

Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after cuts

The clinics saw approximately 14,600 patients in the past three years, De Baca added. Still, she said Planned Parenthood still supports ACA "because the more people with insurance, the better". It i...

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Acting FBI Director points to Trump's misconceptions

Acting FBI Director points to Trump's misconceptions

The potential threat posed by Comey apparently prompted Trump to reveal a tape recording system at the White House that could potentially be subpoenaed by congressional investigators in their ongoing ...

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US decries assault of anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington

US decries assault of anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington

As President Trump welcomed the Turkish leader to the White House demonstrators arrived outside the embassy with placards reading "Free Demirtas" - a reference to Selahattin Demirtas, the jailed leade...

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"Anonymous sources" now more credible than the White House

Israel's ambassador issued a statement saying Israel still has full confidence in its intelligence sharing relationship with the U.S. Since coming to office in January, Trump has lurched from cri...

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EIB supports China's Belt and Road initiative

Around 30 heads of states and governments - as well as delegates from over 100 countries, including the United States and North Korea - met in the Chinese capital to discuss the "One Belt, One Road" (...

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Laptop ban on flights from will not affect Europe to U.S. travel

US and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a USA ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. pres. Pace University management professo...

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US strike hits pro-Assad forces Syria

US strike hits pro-Assad forces Syria

At the time, the Assad-allied forces "were advancing well inside" the deconfliction area, the coalition said. The official said at this time it is not clear if the strike was intended as a warning o...

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Emmanuel Macron Won the French Election, but Populism is Not Dead

Emmanuel Macron Won the French Election, but Populism is Not Dead

Hollande accepted the resignation and asked Cazeneuve in a letter to handle affairs until the formation of a new government team, according to an Elysee statement. But he is inexperienced - the pres...

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Cautious welcome to Saudi decree over guardian system

Cautious welcome to Saudi decree over guardian system

The online campaign has been calling for an end to the system which requires that women gain permission from a male relative for the most basic everyday activities. However, whether or not the order a...

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Krasner likely victor of Democratic nomination for Philly DA

Krasner likely victor of Democratic nomination for Philly DA

The other candidates are Michael Untermeyer, who previously ran as a Republican; Municipal Court Judge Teresa Carr Deni, who once sparked criticism by comparing the alleged rape of a prostitute to a t...

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New French president names PM, sees Merkel

New French president names PM, sees Merkel

Philippe and Macron chose experienced politicians from the left, the center and the right for the main positions. Le Drian will also be supported on the Europe portfolio by junior minister Marielle ...

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Iran condemns new USA missile sanctions

Under the 2015 deal, the USA and other world powers eased sanctions after the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed that Iran had taken a series of steps to pull its nuclear program ba...

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Trump says Comey 'better hope there are no tapes' of their conversations

Trump says Comey 'better hope there are no tapes' of their conversations

In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" He said the discussi...

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Trump Rejects Main Demands of Turkey

Trump Rejects Main Demands of Turkey

Erdogan's bodyguards were also involved. A man with a bullhorn is repeatedly kicked in the face. Witnesses told The Guardian that the brawl erupted when the Turkish president's security attacked p...

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Congress welcomes ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Congress welcomes ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

However, India , after being denied consular access for 16th time, dragged Pakistan to the ICJ on May 8 for violating the Vienna Convention. An order would be legally binding on Pakistan , unlik...

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Chechnya: Stop Abducting and Killing Gay Men

Chechnya: Stop Abducting and Killing Gay Men

In response, a U.S. State Department spokesperson issued a statement as background that read, "As visa records are confidential under U.S. law, we are unable to discuss individual cases". "You can...

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