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Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

He denied this as well. Comey - whom Trump fired May 9 - wrote a memo memorializing a discussion with the president about Flynn and the FBI's investigation, two sources close to the former FBI direc...

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Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

The incident, which took place the same day Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House, is said to have stained the diplomatic visit of the Turkish President who received assurance from Wa...

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Bush photobombs sports reporter at Rangers game

Bush photobombs sports reporter at Rangers game

Bush can add one key contribution to his post-White House career: photobombing a sports broadcast in a video that promptly lit up the internet. Former President George W. In the video, you can see h...

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Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who officially assumed office on May 10, has repeatedly criticized the previous government under impeached leader Park Geun-hye for agreeing to host the THAAD sys...

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Pelosi: Special Counsel Not Enough, White House Needs 'Adult Supervision'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein faced questions by United States senators desperate for details about his appointment of a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between President ...

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Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe

Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe

The memo emerged in press accounts this week after being revealed by Comey associates, in the wake of Trump's decision to fire Comey last week. That seems far, far, less likely to me than a much mor...

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Trump says he's 'very close' to naming new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The meetings come more than a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. He was the 2000 vice presidential nominee when Al Gore ran for president. Trump criticized Comey for a recent perform...

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Trump scraps Masada visit after Israel nixes chopper landing

Trump scraps Masada visit after Israel nixes chopper landing

Trump's preparation team was asked to land the helicopter at the base of Masada and to go up the mountain in a cable auto just as former United States president George Bush did in the past. The office...

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Iran leader denounces

Iran leader denounces "unworthy" election rhetoric in veiled swipe at Rouhani

Raisi said Iran's continued exclusion from worldwide banking, despite the nuclear deal, was proof that Rouhani's diplomacy had failed. TEHRAN: Iran's top two presidential candidates launched a final...

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The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

Chaffetz, who has been criticized by committee Democrats for not taking an aggressive investigative stance toward the Trump administration, wrote the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday seeking...

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U.S. extends sanctions relief under Iran nuclear deal

According to the ministry's statement, the sanctioned United States companies and individuals, whose names are expected to be announced later, are accused of "direct or indirect cooperation with the Z...

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J&K deputy CM visits shelling-hit people on LoC

J&K deputy CM visits shelling-hit people on LoC

More than 40 farm animals were also reportedly killed in the firing, he added. Pakistani forces effectively responded to Indian aggression, hitting several check posts on the other side of the borde...

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Senate Intelligence Committee leaders demand Comey's notes

The New York Times said in a Thursday report that the new Trump administration named Flynn as national security adviser even though Flynn told the president-elect's transition team weeks before the ...

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Pro-EU Macron marches into French presidency

Pro-EU Macron marches into French presidency

The president-elect will officially take over from his former boss on Sunday as France's youngest-ever president. Investors had hoped pro-EU Macron would beat anti-EU Marine Le Pen. Roth, whose port...

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Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Several White House advisers and personal associates of President Donald Trump have urged him to hire an experienced outside lawyer to help him deal with issues arising from a surging controversy over...

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Turkey leader calls on US to reverse decision to arm Kurds

Turkey leader calls on US to reverse decision to arm Kurds

Every weapon obtained by the Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters constitutes a threat to Turkey , echoing Ankara's opposition to the United States deal to arm the Kurdish fighters. "It is not always tidy, bu...

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I'm victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in political history

I'm victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in political history

Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to oversee the probe on Wednesday, in an escalation of the investigation that Trump called "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" ...

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Trump's team knew Michael Flynn was under investigation

Trump's team knew Michael Flynn was under investigation

Comey reportedly wrote a memo about that conversation immediately after it happened, as part of a "paper trail" he created to document "what he perceived as the president's improper efforts to influen...

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What the White House has said about special prosecutors

The deputy attorney general told senators that a memo he wrote about Comey's performance, cited by Trump as a reason for firing Comey, was written after Rosenstein knew that Trump had made a dec...

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Trump disclosed Israeli supplied intelligence on ISIS to Russian Federation

Trump disclosed Israeli supplied intelligence on ISIS to Russian Federation

May added that decisions about what Trump discussed with anybody were "a matter for President Trump", adding that Britain would continue to work with and share intelligence with the US, highlighting t...

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Trump says Russian Federation probe will reveal no collusion with his campaign

A memo detailing President Donald Trump's request to shut down an FBI investigation of his ousted national security adviser is a powerful piece of evidence that could be used to build an obstruction...

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Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties

There was, Trump said , "zero" collusion with Russian Federation, and he wants to get back to the business of being president. But the president's most powerful ally on Capitol Hill, House Speaker ...

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May Backs UK Intelligence-Sharing With US Despite Trump Woes

May Backs UK Intelligence-Sharing With US Despite Trump Woes

It also asserted that Trump revealed secrets known only to an USA intelligence partner. Russian President Vladimir Putin volunteered Wednesday to turn over a transcript to Congress of President Dona...

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President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

However, he has been a consistent critic of Trump, as well as an opponent of House Republican leadership, and his views are not widely representative. "Adversity makes your stronger", he added. "And t...

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Palestinians taking Trump efforts seriously: minister

And at the 2017 AIPAC gathering a few weeks ago, Vice-President Mike Pence backed off some but managed to raise expectations again. In another segment of the interview released before airing, Hal...

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Trump warns Russian Federation investigation 'hurts our country'

Trump was asked about reports indicating he requested James Comey drop his probe into former national security advisor Flynn's links with the Kremlin. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives on...

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South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North

South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North

Fourteen years ago, he came as a representative of South Korea president Roh Moo-hyun. The comments came hours after the South, which hosts 28,500 United States troops, said it wanted to reopen a ...

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Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

Should than happen, it would be Labour's worst result since 1935. Chancellor of Exchequer, Philip Hammond has today (17/5/17), responded to labour's spending plans claiming that they did not make ...

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Flynn reportedly told Trump's transition team about investigation before inauguration

Flynn reportedly told Trump's transition team about investigation before inauguration

Subsequent reports by the New York Times revealed that Trump had pressured Comey for loyalty and asked him to curtail the FBI's investigation . Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert reportedly ...

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Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip overseas

This will be President Trump's first worldwide voyage since becoming president, and the Saudi leaders are keen to point out the significance of the first stop being the birthplace of Islam. At long la...

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