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Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

President Donald Trump questioned the legitimacy of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, a day after his Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as spe...

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McMaster Doubles Down On Defending Trump's Conversation With Russians

McMaster Doubles Down On Defending Trump's Conversation With Russians

Dan Shapiro , the former USA ambassador to Israel, now a senior visiting fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, called the president and his team "careless". "The premise o...

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US Extends Obama-era Nuclear Sanctions Relief for Iran

The brinksmanship and its capacity to destabilize the sanctions waiver, depending upon the relationship between Trump and his Iranian counterpart after the elections, has oil traders on the edge of th...

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Saudi to sign trade, political deals with US

President Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shake hands at the White House. While the choice of the first country to be visited by Trump as America's 45th president has been widely di...

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Iranian Hardliners Finally Join Social Media Ahead Of Elections

Iranian Hardliners Finally Join Social Media Ahead Of Elections

Ghalibaf and Raisi clashed with Rouhani during last Friday's nationally televised debate. Meanwhile, Tehran mayor Mohammad Ghalibaf dropped out to back conservative rival Ebrahim Raisi, a close ...

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Richard Rojas named as Times Square crash driver suspect

He allegedly punched a police officer as they took him into custody, sources said . There is no indication it was an act of terrorism, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders said. J...

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U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces

The statement also for the first time publicly confirmed the presence of United States forces in Tanf, saying that the "agreed upon de-confliction zone agreement remains in effect". A Western in...

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Comments by Trump & Rosenstein Further Confuse Decision to Fire Comey

That question, which has been under investigation by the FBI, is now in the hands of someone who is widely considered to be among the top law enforcement agents in the nation. Comey and reports that...

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French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

Macron's victory is widely seen as a bright light for Europe amid the many negative issues the bloc must tackle. Such signs have given new wind to pro-EU liberals like those forming Pulse of Europ...

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Tad Cummins indicted by federal grand jury on 2 counts

Tad Cummins indicted by federal grand jury on 2 counts

The former health sciences teacher was arrested on April 20, in Siskiyou County, California, after being on the run with his former student for 38 days. Since his arrest, investigators have revealed t...

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Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

Trump then punts to all the things he says are going well with jobs, manufacturing and in the fight against ISIS. "They work. Believe me". "I think we have a very divided country because of that", Tru...

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Mishra begins fast, seeks AAP leaders' foreign trip details

Mishra begins fast, seeks AAP leaders' foreign trip details

Kapil Mishra was suspended by AAP on Monday evening. Led by Mr Kejriwal, a former tax inspector who reinvented himself as a corruption buster, the party won 67 of the 70 Delhi assembly seats in 2...

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Judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers in travel ban case

But the bans are temporary, aimed only at allowing US immigration agencies an opportunity to catch up with border issues to better watch who's coming in, and whether they mean to come to do harm to Am...

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Greece voted reforms, it's time for debt relief: Greek PM

Greece voted reforms, it's time for debt relief: Greek PM

An anti-austerity rally in Greece's capital turned violent Wednesday as a general strike halted flights, ferries and public transportation, and thousands joined protest marches across the country. Gre...

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Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prison

Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prison

The 4 p.m. vote is set to arrive two days after the State Department accused the Syrian government of using a crematorium to dispose of human remains from mass executions at a military prison nort...

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Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

Burr told reporters Thursday that Flynn's lawyer said Flynn would not comply with the subpoena, which the panel later corrected. Flynn was ousted earlier this year from his senior administration job...

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Roger Ailes, Former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Dead at 77

Ailes long commanded one of the pillars of Murdoch's media empire, and a unit of the Murdoch-led conglomerate 21st Century Fox. Former Chairman and CEO of the Fox News Network Roger Ailes particip...

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Trump extols 'religious freedom' order at Liberty University

The venue was an especially safe one for the president, as white evangelicals offered Trump resounding support on Election Day and still view his presidency favorably. Trump also let students know tha...

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Trump to meet four candidates for FBI director -Spicer

However, a DOJ spokeswoman said Wednesday that Mr. Sessions had spoken with all four of the candidates mentioned by the White House. The position was left vacant after Trump fired James Comey. He ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee asks Federal Bureau of Investigation for any Comey memos

Comey and reports that President Trump asked Comey to end a criminal investigation. On Tuesday, The New York Times newspaper reported that Trump, during a meeting with Comey at the White House i...

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Car Slams Into Pedestrians In New York's Times Square, Killing 1

There was "no indication" it was an act of terrorism, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a news conference at the scene. O'Neill identified the suspect as 26-year-old Richard Rojas , describing him as a U...

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Kezia Dugdale denies renegade councillors are undermining her leadership

He said the nine suspended councillors in Aberdeen "broke those rules". Kezia Dugdale has called on SNP politicians to "shun" a pro-independence blogger who has sent her a £10,000 claim for damages....

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Trump may hire an outside lawyer as probes engulf White House

Republicans have largely stood behind Trump in the first months of his presidency as the FBI and congressional investigations into Russia's election meddling intensified. "I applaud Deputy Attorney ...

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Trump Team Knew About Federal Investigation into Flynn Before Inauguration, Report Says

The inspector general at the U.S. Defense Department announced recently it is investigating whether Flynn sought permission for the Russian and Turkish payments after he was specifically warned when h...

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UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

The respected Institute for Fiscal Studies said it was "uncertain" whether Labour's plan to lower the 45p rate income tax threshold to £80,000 and bring back the 50p tax rate would raise the expected ...

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Trump team knew of Flynn probe before hiring him

Trump brought Flynn onto his team. Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn previously told President Trump's transition team weeks before his inauguration that he was under federal ...

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Newly freed Chelsea Manning: 'I'm figuring things out'

I'm figuring things out right now - which is exciting, awkward, fun, and all new for me", she said . Earlier in the day, Chelsea had posted a photo of her "first steps of freedom", showing her Co...

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Trump wants to move quickly on new FBI director

Trump said that in those conversations Comey told him he wasn't under investigation. "They've been vetted over their lifetime essentially, but very well known, highly respected, really talented peop...

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USA says it not intends to prevent Iran from exporting oil

The United States brands Iran a "state sponsor of terrorism". The Treasury said it had added two Iranian defense officials and an Iranian business to its sanctions lists, accusing them of aiding the...

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Lone congressman calls to impeach Trump on House Floor: Does it matter?

USA law states: 'The President, Vice President and all Civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes ...

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