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Former FBI Director Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

The news comes after Trump was hit by embarrassing leaks suggesting that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia during last year's election campaign...

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Woman cuts off private parts of alleged rapist in Kerala

Woman cuts off private parts of alleged rapist in Kerala

Speaking to doctors who treated him at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, Hari Swamy said that he himself had cut his penis. A hospital spokesperson said Sreehari was brought in at a...

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Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

The phrase "a sea change in French politics" was repeated by analysts today, many of whom added that other European countries had rejected far-right candidates in recent months, particularly in light ...

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'High possibility' of conflict with North Korea, says new South Korean President

'High possibility' of conflict with North Korea, says new South Korean President

Moon pledged to swing South Korea's approach to North Korea, in spite of Kim's sometimes thunderous threats, toward a "sunshine policy". The paper cited an example of Russian Federation, which it ...

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What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

He said the missile went very high and came down, but he would not characterize it as demonstrating the controlled re-entry of a missile. A member of Hong's delegation, who requested anonymity, also...

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Trump Tells Russians Comey Ouster Eased Pressure on Probe

Mr Trump said he was about to name a replacement for Mr Comey, another effort to settle the waters, with former senator Joe Lieberman seen as the front-runner. "By grandstanding and politicizing the...

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Over 60 electoral 'violations' in run-up to Iran vote: judiciary

Seemingly encouraged by the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, hardliners have accused incumbent Hassan Rouhani of wanting to import Western decadence and to open up Iran to the destruc...

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Macron and Merkel Signal New Move to Strengthen Eurozone

Macron and Merkel Signal New Move to Strengthen Eurozone

New French President Emmanuel Macron has held a special security meeting to examine measures protecting the country from terror threats and cyberattacks. " I have never defended [the idea of] Eurobo...

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Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

In February a year ago, however, North Korea expelled the last remaining South Koreans from the Kaesong joint industrial park inside North Korea , following the South's closure of the complex, du...

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny to step down

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to step down

Mr Donohoe's support is also significant, as he is one of the most influential members of the Cabinet and has been tipped as a potential minister for finance once Michael Noonan steps down after the l...

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The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

In a press release in response to the Times story , the White House disputed not the facts of the report , but the interpretation, saying Trump was talking not about the FBI's criminal investigation...

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Iran incumbent Rouhani holds commanding lead in vote tally

Iran incumbent Rouhani holds commanding lead in vote tally

His conservative opponent Raisi attacked the weak state of the economy under Rouhani, and "lambasted Rouhani for seeking foreign investment and appealed to religious conservatives", The Guardian not...

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Iran: Rouhani leads initial count; over 70 percent turnout

Authorities say the number of eligible voters stands at above 56,400,000, more than 1,350,000 of whom are allowed to vote for the first time. Rouhani played a key role in crafting the landmark agre...

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Murray to start Game 4 for Penguins

Better change the goalie. He added: "It's a good hard decision to have because we have two guys that are as capable as they are". Expect the Penguins to bounce back in Game 4, as they have only lo...

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Comey now believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says

The Times reported that the document has been circulated as the meeting's official account, read to the newspaper by one official and its general points confirmed by another. Across town, deputy atto...

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New French President Macron's cabinet unveiled

New French President Macron's cabinet unveiled

Bruno Le Maire, named French economy minister, is a reform-minded conservative whose expertise on Europe and staunch defence of the Franco-German relationship will prove valuable as Macron pushes for ...

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Iran election: Preliminary results show President Hassan Rouhani set for second term

Iran election: Preliminary results show President Hassan Rouhani set for second term

Analysts have suggested that a high voter turnout will help Rouhani win a second four-year term. Election officials repeatedly extended voting hours until midnight to accommodate long lines of voter...

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Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

The probe marks a third line of inquiry regarding Russian influence, adding to a more general investigation into Russian meddling in the investigation, and a more specific investigation into Trump cam...

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Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch

Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch

The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and vowed to ratchet up the pressure on the regime, including sanctions, ahead of an emergency meeting ...

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Mueller Probe Reportedly Will Investigate Possible White House Cover-Up

Mueller Probe Reportedly Will Investigate Possible White House Cover-Up

In the briefing, Rosenstein acknowledged that he knew Trump was going to fire Comey before he wrote the memo, saying Trump approached him the day before to seek his "advice and input". Trump and his ...

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Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history! Toobin believes people are focusing on the wrong part of Trump's reported remarks - as much of the public's attention ha...

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Trump launches debut worldwide trip with stop in Saudi Arabia

Trump launches debut worldwide trip with stop in Saudi Arabia

Shortly after taking office, Trump had sought to block people from several Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States, but the travel ban has been blocked by federal courts. Melania Trump...

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North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy

North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy

Speaking to reporters, Kim hailed the test launch and said that if the Trump administration wants peace on the divided Korean Peninsula, it should replace the armistice that ended the 1950-53 Korean W...

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Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday

Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has blamed the English Premier League (EPL) schedule for hindering the club's preparations for next Wednesdays Europa League final against Ajax Amsterdam. He k...

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Trump administration split over moving embassy to Jerusalem, says report

No country in the world has its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem since the status of the city remains disputed in the eyes of the global community. Many in the worldwide community do not consider an...

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Kurdsish Forces to Battle IS in Raqqa

The recent announcement that the US would supply the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which dominates the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), with weapons to continue their assault against the I...

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Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honor subpoena

Weeks after that, news broke that Flynn had neglected to list three Russia-linked sources of income - including $45,000 in speaking fees from the Kremlin-backed RT news network - in his legally requir...

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9 out of 10 S. Koreans positive about new government

9 out of 10 S. Koreans positive about new government

In an apparent fence-mending move, South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In dispatched his envoy Lee Hae-Chan to China after his election victory last week. Before leaving Seoul for Beijing , Lee said...

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US Airstrikes Hit Syrian Military Vehicles for Violating 'De-Confliction Zone'

The official statement said that Russian Federation had made "apparent" attempts to "dissuade Syrian pro-regime movement south toward At Tanf", but that those efforts were "unsuccessful". The airstrik...

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Jimmy Carter urges Trump to push for peace

Flying in directly from his first stop in Saudi Arabia, Trump is unlikely to lay out Middle East peace proposals, not least because, as aides acknowledge, his administration has yet to craft a strateg...

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