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Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From Probe

Comey's highly anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a mounting investigation into Russian involvemen...

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Giles Deacon crafts Pippa's custom wedding dress

Pippa had kept the identity of her wedding designer a secret until she stepped out wearing a fitted, dramatic frock by English designer Giles Deacon . The Duchess of Cambridge was pictured attendi...

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US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

The Palestinians also warn that such a step would unleash a great wave of violence. Taken together, these diplomatic tensions could put a distance between the US and Israel at a time when both count...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify in US Congress

The New York Times has reported that Trump told Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from ...

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U.S. releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence

We contacted the Turkish embassy seeking comment, but have yet to get a response. Conservative website The Daily Caller also covered the newly-released Voice of America (VOA) video on Thursd...

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'White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe'

Anonymous sources familiar with the probe told the Post that a "significant person of interest " in the sprawling probe into Russia's election interference is a senior White House adviser close t...

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Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali

Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali

Set up in 2014, the operation comprises around 4,000 soldiers who are deployed across five countries - Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso. "The road is long ... but we are going forward an...

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Rouhani wins re-election as Iran's president

According to Iran's Interior Ministry as reported by Press TV , Rouhani won about 57% of the vote with more than 23.5 million votes against his main challenger Ebrahim Raisi's 15.7 million. But wit...

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US embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

As Mr. Trump prepares to board Air Force One, the atmosphere is entirely different. If, indeed, information that is in the hands of U.S. intelligence, U.S. Nearly every week over the past three mont...

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Casualties mount to 42 in anti-government protests in Venezuela

Casualties mount to 42 in anti-government protests in Venezuela

Videos of the violence in Tachira on Monday showed protesters throwing rocks and in one case setting an armored truck on fire. There were similar protests in other major cities around the South Am...

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Iran's Rouhani to Seek Unity After Election Underscores Divides

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that out of 41,220,131 counted votes, which accounts for 99.7 percent of the total votes cast on Friday election, Rouhani secured 23,549,616 votes or 57 ...

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Trump seeks to move past controversies as he lands in Riyadh

Soon after, Trump tweeted for the first time on worldwide soil as president. Despite his domestic troubles, Trump was expected to get a warm reception in Saudi Arabia. Trump was joined on his trip b...

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Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine

Merkel wants to restart Minsk talks on eastern Ukraine

But he argued that most Ukrainian users "cannot pose a security risk" as ordinary citizens "have no access to secrets". The sanctions will stay in place for up to three years. And the Yandex searc...

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Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

THE Conservatives still have "significant questions to answer" over their election expenses, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Dugdale said that while the SNP "has done nothing to stop austeri...

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New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

Macron's staff had initially said the government would be named late Tuesday but the presidential palace now says in a statement the announcement will come Wednesday afternoon. "The main objective o...

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Klopp: Liverpool will sign quality in search of silverware

Klopp: Liverpool will sign quality in search of silverware

We will find them because I love the combination of Liverpool [on offer to potential recruits]: the name, the size of the club, the support, the power, the money we can pay, stadium we have, the atm...

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Sen. Cornyn Tells Trump Administration He's Not Interested in FBI Director Job

Sen. Cornyn Tells Trump Administration He's Not Interested in FBI Director Job

Trey Gowdy , a SC representative and former prosecutor known for his no-nonsense style in committee hearings, was another popular name from Capitol Hill to surface. That role is outsized for Cornyn be...

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Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for first trip overseas as president

Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for first trip overseas as president

President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for his first stop overseas since taking office, CNN reported. Trump's meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud i...

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Lib Dems want 5p cup tax and tough new obesity strategy

Lib Dems want 5p cup tax and tough new obesity strategy

At the heart of the Lib Dems' manifesto is a pledge to hold a second referendum on the final Brexit deal negotiated with Brussels, with Mr Farron arguing people had voted for a "departure", but no...

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Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

Speaking at the Chatham House worldwide affairs think-tank in London, Corbyn said the world was "becoming more dangerous" due to war, climate change, the refugee crisis and a "grotesque level of inequ...

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President Trump talks media accuracy, warns Comey on Twitter

President Trump talks media accuracy, warns Comey on Twitter

The other two times Trump said he asked Comey whether he was under investigation were in telephone conversations. Trump told Fox News he did not ask Comey to pledge loyalty and only wants him to be ...

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Trump takes a key step toward crushing ISIS

If the United States ends up working with the YPG, an armed group with organic ties to the PKK, in the Raqqa operation, the PKK will have more influence over Syria. Turkey has repeatedly demanded his ...

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Iran's Rouhani wins 2nd term by a wide margin

The two figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi, both endorsed Raisi, as did Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran's president from 1997 to 2005. With results from urban areas...

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Syria, Russia: US coalition airstrike killed eight

There was no immediate comment from the pro-government side. The airstrikes came in response to pro-Syrian government forces that posed a threat to US troops and partner forces near the Jordan bor...

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Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House

During the meeting - in which Trump allegedly revealed classified information provided by Israel - the president reportedly said Comey's firing a day earlier had had relieved him of "great pressure"...

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Pak mulls new legal team to fight Jadhav case in ICJ

The subordination of the 2008 bilateral agreement to the Vienna Convention is a victory for India as well, preventing Pakistan from proceeding againstIndian nationals in what are essentially secret tr...

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Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him

Comey was sacked the day before President Trump met with Russian officials, where it was reported that he leaked classified information to those officials during the meeting. president amid the co...

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Israelis on edge before Trump visit

Israelis on edge before Trump visit

Speaking on behalf of the administration, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has said that Trump did not knowingly reveal anything classified. Friedman's talk quickly turned to current events...

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Saudi King Presents Trump With Top Civilian Honor Also Held by Putin

Saudi Arabian King Salman, 81, greeted Trump at the base of the stairs, extending his hand toward the US president. "We have enuf enemies ", Trump tweeted at the time, including a short-hand spelling...

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China Jet Fighters Intercept American Plane; US Calls

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying declined to comment on the specific incident and referred questions to the defense ministry which has yet to comment. A pair of Chinese fighter jets c...

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