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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

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

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

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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US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

US officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

US officials strongly criticized the Turkish government after video appeared to show its president's security forces pushing past police and violently breaking up a protest outside their diplomatic re...

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Chris Cornell Dead At Age 52: What Happened To Legendary Soundgarden Frontman?

Cornell was on tour with Soundgarden and mysteriously passed away after a show in Detroit. Chris Cornell was a famous American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, pri...

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IT systems at Peterborough GP surgeries shut-down after NHS cyber-attack

IT systems at Peterborough GP surgeries shut-down after NHS cyber-attack

The spread of the program across National Health Service ( NHS ) computers forced doctors to switch to pen and paper and continued to affect care days after it initially hit. The UK government has ins...

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Haley: 'I Believe the Western Wall Is Part of Israel'

Haley: 'I Believe the Western Wall Is Part of Israel'

After arriving in the country on Monday, Friedman immediately went to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. A top House Republican is criticizing President Trump's national security adviser ...

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Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

North Korea claimed Monday that it successfully tested a new missile the previous day capable of carrying a "large, heavy nuclear warhead". Reports say that North Korea is also working on a nucl...

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France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

He joined the Socialist Party when he was young before switching to the center-right. She built a solid relationship with Macron's predecessor, Socialist Francois Hollande, despite their political dif...

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Emmanuel Macron prepares groundwork for transition to power

Macron said before Sunday's vote he had made his choice but would not reveal the name. Macron will become France's youngest leader since Napoleon. By contrast, Nigel Farage, former leader of Briti...

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