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Gowdy Expected to Take Chaffetz's Post as Head of Oversight Committee

Gowdy Expected to Take Chaffetz's Post as Head of Oversight Committee

What did he give as his reasons for stepping down then? The Utah Republican had said he meant to leave sometime during this term, but the abrupt departure is yet another step in the on-again, off-ag...

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McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

Republicans have given the facade of continued coverage for pre-existing conditions and for numerous Americans who have gained coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but numerous Medicaid expan...

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Washington Post Reports Jared Kushner Sought Secret Communications Channel with Kremlin

Washington Post Reports Jared Kushner Sought Secret Communications Channel with Kremlin

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) - Down to the final day of his lengthy first worldwide trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to ...

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Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack

Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack

Focus magazine, citing unnamed federal security sources, had earlier reported that British-born Abedi twice flew from a German airport in recent years and that he wasn't on any worldwide watch list. "...

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Leaders of G7 nations begin summit in Italy

USA president Donald Trump and his wife Melania in Italy for the summit. A day before the summit, Trump criticized the German trade surplus as " very bad " in a private private meeting with E...

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Brennan: Russian Election Interference "Brazen"

The controversy has engulfed Trump's young administration since he fired FBI Director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency's investigation of possible Russian Federation ties. Reached for comme...

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Kidnapped Mississippi boy found dead in mother's vehicle

Kidnapped Mississippi boy found dead in mother's vehicle

Authorities stated that more charges may be added on as the investigation unfolds. Guest said he will request that each of the three are denied bond. Bryon McBride Jr. "There are no words to express...

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South Korea fires warning shots after North Korea launches unidentified projectile

South Korea fires warning shots after North Korea launches unidentified projectile

After a missile launch on Sunday, North Korea said the test met all technical requirements that could allow mass-production of the munition known as Pukguksong-2. The US-drafted Security Council s...

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IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

In February 2015, Egypt carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in Libya after a graphic video was released showing the beheading there of 21 Christians, nearly all Egyptian Copts. "A...

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Israeli defense minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

Israeli defense minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

Tamara Keith, NPR News , traveling with the president . NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president . President Trump recognises that this horror must never be allowed to happen again, nei...

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Merkel's CDU Unseats Ruling SPD In Crucial German State Election

The conservatives' improbable come-from-behind triumph in heavily industrial North Rhine-Westphalia, long a bastion for the Social Democratic party and home to almost a quarter of Germany's voters, ga...

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U.S. is G7 only holdout on Paris climate pledge

U.S. is G7 only holdout on Paris climate pledge

A person familiar with the negotiations at the Group of Seven summit said that six members of the G-7 would stick with their endorsement of the Paris deal, and await a decision from the U.S. Trump t...

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On Election Loss, Hillary Clinton Tells Wellesley Grads 'Chardonnay Helped A Lot'

On Election Loss, Hillary Clinton Tells Wellesley Grads 'Chardonnay Helped A Lot'

Clinton's reference to Nixon's firing of an investigator was a clear knock at Trump's controversial decision to sack his former FBI Director James Comey. That's not hyperbole - "It is what authoritari...

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Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao: solicitor

Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao: solicitor

Valera said: "We support President Rodrigo Duterte's May 23 declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao for 60 days to quell the existing rebellion, insure the national security of our nation and the...

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Corbyn links United Kingdom foreign policy to terror

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over the Manchester terror attack - with the prime minister accusing her rival of making excuses for terrorism. "We need a way to reduce the threat fr...

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United, City pledge £1 million to Manchester attack fund

Two of Manchester's biggest football clubs as well as countless members of the public donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund that will help those affected by the attack. Manchester United ...

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Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

Her spokesman said: "She expressed the view that the intelligence-sharing relationship we have with the USA is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secu...

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United Kingdom opposition leader links terrorism to foreign wars

United Kingdom opposition leader links terrorism to foreign wars

His parents had been born there before moving to Britain and he traveled there on occasion. "I want to make one thing very clear to Jeremy Corbyn and to you, and it is that there can never, ever b...

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Ian Brady, notorious British serial killer, dies at 79

Myra Hindley died in custody in hospital in 2002 aged 60, while Brady was held in various prisons before being transferred to Ashworth Hospital in 1985 after he was diagnosed as being a paranoid sc...

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New Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

New Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

On Tuesday, defence officials said militants attacked an Afghan government army base in Kandahar , killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding nine. The Taliban in a statement claimed responsibilit...

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Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

The ambassador had previously sent a memo to the French president with a list of tips and strategies for his first impression with Trump. This often catches them off-guard and makes them stumble forwa...

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UAE confirms Saturday as first day of Ramadan

The first day of Ramadan will be Saturday 27 May, the UAE Moon Sighting Committee has just confirmed. Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan has also announced the same; this means that in subcontinen...

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India clears major obstacle to GST introduction on July 1

The GST structure will be replacing the central excise duty and service taxes that are collected by the Central government. Education and healthcare will continue to be exempted from tax in the ...

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United Nations expects fruitful co-op with Iran during Rouhani's second term

United Nations expects fruitful co-op with Iran during Rouhani's second term

Lawmakers who backed the bill said they do not believe that its passage, which would require support by the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump to become law, would violate terms of ...

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Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds'

Trading and pedestrian traffic resumed on the border following the announcement. DIG Frontier Corps Balochistan led the Pakistani delegation while the Afghan side was headed by a Brigadier rank offi...

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Newspapers Review: Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies

Greenberg and Hoenlein concluded: "This incident underscores the awful damage caused by serial UN resolutions , including UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (of December 2016), denying the more than...

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Geffen: Trump Raises Hopes for a Peaceful Future

Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt is reportedly returning to Israel on Thursday for talks in Jerusalem and Ramallah to follow-up the U.S. Like him or loathe him, Trump delivered a ...

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U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

The Ministry of Unification approved private person-to-person contact with North Koreans by approving the nongovernmental organization Korean Sharing Movement's humanitarian program on Friday, the fir...

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Thousands flee Philippine city after rebel rampage claimed by Islamic State

Hapilon, who reportedly has direct links to global terrorist group Islamic State ( ISIS ), joined the Maute Group in Lanao Del Sur supposedly to establish an Islamic caliphate in Central Mindanao. Dut...

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Rouhani's Allies Win Municipal Elections in Most Iranian Cities Including Tehran

Rouhani's Allies Win Municipal Elections in Most Iranian Cities Including Tehran

Farzan said that Rouhani's "re-election will disappoint the Iranian people just the same way his presidency has disappointed them over the past four years". The councils have opened up Iran's politi...

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