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Donald Trump Says Special Counsel Appointment 'Hurts Our Country Terribly'

The memo is a critical factor, as the Trump administration initially cited Rosenstein's assessment in its explanation for Comey's firing last week. Trump fired Comey on May 9. US stocks recovered grou...

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One killed, 22 injured after auto plows through Times Square sidewalk

One killed, 22 injured after auto plows through Times Square sidewalk

A spokesperson for the New York Police Department told Jalopnik that the driver, a 26 year old male, was arrested after the crash around 12:15 p.m. Thursday . He just kept going", he said. The aft...

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National Weather Service Confirms Chetek Tornado, 3 Touchdowns

Pictured is an image of the Tornado damage in Oklahoma . Just one of the many stories we expect to hear from residents there in the coming days and weeks as the look to recover from the storm. Gov....

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French President Macron's New Cabinet Is Split On Israel

The 39-year old president, who set up his own party just over a year ago and wants to smash the left-right divide, had already made conservative Edouard Philippe his prime minister earlier in the week...

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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, mostly from Korea but also China and other parts of Asia, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II. State media paraphrased ...

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James Comey memo may be in dispute

James Comey memo may be in dispute

The president claimed he was the target of the "greatest witch hunt" in USA political history and complained that the campaign against him was dividing the country. He added, "When I made that decisio...

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Ex-FBI chief Mueller to head Trump-Russia probe

Rosenstein is overseeing the Russian Federation probe after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. The White House deflected criticism of the dismissal by identifying Rosenstein's recommend...

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Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Senators Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and John McCain, R-Arizona, sent a sharply worded letter to Erdogan on Thursday that demanded he punish his bodyguards and noted that it reflected his government...

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Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments

Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments

Sessions later praised the city as having "done some great things in criminal justice" and said his disagreement with city leaders was primarily over the issue of New York's "sanctuary-city policie...

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Flynn, Manafort Are Key Figures In Russia Probe Mueller Will Lead

Flynn, Manafort Are Key Figures In Russia Probe Mueller Will Lead

While taking questions at a Thursday afternoon joint press conference between President Trump and Colombian President Michael Santos, Trump flat out denied that he requested former FBI Director James ...

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Turkey wants ouster of U.S. envoy for anti-IS coalition

Turkey wants ouster of U.S. envoy for anti-IS coalition

The embassy alleged, without evidence, that the demonstrators were associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade-long insurgency against Turkey and is considered...

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China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a music video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a US missile defense system, as Beijing seeks to bring its state...

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Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia

Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia

In recent days, USA officials have tamped down expectations of an embassy move, reportedly emphasizing to their Israeli counterparts that Trump remains committed to relocating the embassy by the end...

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Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

A man with a bullhorn is repeatedly kicked in the face. President Donald Trump walks Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his vehicle following his visit to the White House in Washington , Tue...

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Pakistan ordered to halt execution of Indian 'spy'

Senior advocate Harish Salve is earning praise and gratitude across India not only for the Re 1 salary he charged to argue the case for Kulbhushan Jadhav at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ...

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Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden over the allegation of rape, which he denies. The Swedish prosecutor in charge of the inve...

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Mishra attacked by 'AAP volunteer'

Mishra attacked by 'AAP volunteer'

AAP insisted that Ankit Bhardwaj, the man was in police custody, was a office-bearer of the BJP's youth wing. AAP claims that the assaulter Ankit Bhardwaj is associated to the Bharatiya Janata Yuva ...

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High Possibility of War with North Korea, Warns New South Korean President

High Possibility of War with North Korea, Warns New South Korean President

The North is counting on that dynamic to drive a wedge between the states with stakes in Northeast Asia - South Korea, China, Russia, Japan and the US - that are crucial to the success of any campaign...

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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

Moon, who took office on Wednesday, favors engagement with North Korea to bring it to the negotiating table over its nuclear and missile ambitions. "If South Korea gets verification which can persua...

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Trump administration sends NAFTA renegotiation letter to Congress

Trucks wait in a long queue for border customs control to cross into the U.S.at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on February 2, 2017. Like most USA congressional Republicans, Mexican and ...

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Pakistan ill-prepared to contest Kulbhushan Jadhav case, says Sherry

ICJ's rulings are binding. Pakistani authorities say Jadhav confessed to being assigned by India's intelligence service to plan, coordinate and organise espionage and sabotage activities in Baluchis...

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Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'

Trump deployed his characteristic social media bombast to take his unvarnished response directly to voters, elaborating on the staid written statement issued the night before that denied any collusi...

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Arvind Kejriwal opposed note ban as it threatened money laundering: Kapil Mishra

Arvind Kejriwal opposed note ban as it threatened money laundering: Kapil Mishra

Mishra also wondered how the AAP accepted donations from Kumar when one of his companies, SKN Associates, was slapped with a notice by the Delhi government in December 2013 "for not paying VAT". In a ...

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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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