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Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

Mr Trump described news reports based on White House leaks as "fabricated lies made up by #FakeNews media". - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "source...

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'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap

It marked an awkward press conference for May who, bizarrely, tried to blame Jeremy Corbyn by accusing him of spreading " fake claims " about the Tory proposals and insisted: "We have not changed th...

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General election debate with Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

She calmly explained the reasoning behind her party's controversial social care proposals (pointing out it would lessen the burden on the young) and promised a cap on costs, to be decided on consultat...

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White House Starts The Clock On NAFTA Renegotiations

That follows on the heels of disputes with Canada over lumber imports and dairy exports, and with Mexico over sugar imports, just a small sample of the many trade disputes announced in the last three ...

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Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

The search engine was one company among several that were blacklisted by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's decree on May 16, which imposed sanctions on some Russian media outlets and IT compani...

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MI5 to hold inquiry into Manchester bomber warnings

At the weekend British investigators released pictures of a black-clad Abedi taken from CCTV on the night of the massacre, and appealed to the public for help in tracing his movements in the days befo...

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Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

There was some discussion on climate change issues and the leaders discussed the possibilities including in the G 20 contact, there was exchange also on happenings in the global arena", said the MEA. ...

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Korea says ballistic missile test successful

Korea says ballistic missile test successful

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test - the second time this year that a North Korean missile has fallen close to Japan's shores - vowing concerted action with the US. The ...

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'Security incident' puts Air Force base in Texas on lockdown

'Security incident' puts Air Force base in Texas on lockdown

According to a Facebook post, personnel in the 5506, 5408, 5616 and 5725 were urged to stay inside until further direction. It's not known at this time what caused the base to be locked down. I'm ...

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Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

Under the BCM, officials from the respective foreign ministries and maritime affairs agencies will meet alternately in China and the Philippines once every six months. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto...

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May and Corbyn left bruised after General Election TV showdown

Ms May was uncomfortable when she was challenged on her history of U-turns, on everything from calling an early election to a manifesto commitment on social care for older people. "We have put togethe...

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Ecuador president: Assange can remain in embassy

Moreno, who was sworn in earlier this month , has broken with his predecessor and mentor Rafael Correa, who had said Assange was a " journalist " and granted him asylum in London in 2012 to avoid ext...

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Theresa May protest song 'liar liar' hits No 1 on iTunes

Theresa May protest song 'liar liar' hits No 1 on iTunes

Despite Liar Liar GE2017 making its way into the charts, The Big Top 40 Show on Capital FM and Heart made the decision to skip the song when playing the hits of the week. Liar Liar by seven-piece...

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German leaders step up attacks on Trump

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel meanwhile accused the U.S. of "short-sighted policies" that he said were against European Union interests. "Anyone who accelerates climate change by weakening e...

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Panama's ex-dictator Noriega dead

He claimed the Bush administration moved against him after he refused to help American policy in Central America meant to overthrow Nicaragua's Sandinista government and halt a civil war in El Salva...

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Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'

Speaking in a packed beer tent in Munich on Sunday, after a Group of Seven summit in Sicily and a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels - both dominated by tensions with Trump -...

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Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

While the Internationa Court of Justice's stay order on execution of Kulbhshan Jadhav was hailed as a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan maintained that it will have no impact on trial against f...

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Pakistanis protest power cuts, protester killed in clashes

Pakistanis protest power cuts, protester killed in clashes

Infuriated protesters clashed with police as they tried to attack an office of the Water and Power Ministry in Malakand district, northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Mobs led by local parliament...

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City siege was start of extremist plan — Philippine military

City siege was start of extremist plan — Philippine military

In a separate comment, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said that the imposition of military rule in Mindanao could be a "positive move" if it would help achieve peace in Mindanao . Philippine mili...

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Trump Refuses to Sign G7 Statement on Paris Accords

At the G7-meeting in the Italian town of Taormina , German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated that Trump's G7 peers lobbied him hard on the issue of climate change . "He will make a decision this we...

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Trump to decide soon on climate accord

Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiThe Paris climate agreement: Stay in, renegotiate Dems plot recess offensive on ObamaCare A retreat from the Paris climate pact would imperil USA interests MORE (R-Al...

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Britain tells Merkel it will be 'strong partner'

However, Mrs Merkel also said at the conference that she remained a "convinced Trans-Atlanticist". "For years we have seen European Union summit conclusions saying Europe has to strengthen itself ...

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May and Corbyn set out opposing EU stances

Her record over security and policing has also been questioned after a suicide bomber killed 22 people last Monday at a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester . Of course, there is nothin...

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USA officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

USA officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

Turkey called today for the removal of the USA diplomat coordinating the worldwide coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, accusing him of backing Syrian Kurdish militias. The ...

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Donald Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

The meeting's final declaration reflected a stalemate between the U.S. and the six other participating countries, who are all strongly committed to the Paris accord. The Group of Seven leading economi...

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PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam

PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam

On the occasion of completion of three years of the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) government at New Delhi , Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said these years have seen concrete steps that...

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To Ram Through Unpopular Agenda, Trump Urges GOP to Kill Senate Filibuster

To Ram Through Unpopular Agenda, Trump Urges GOP to Kill Senate Filibuster

Senate should switch to 51 votes, immediately, and get Healthcare and TAX CUTS approved, fast and easy", Trump tweeted . A filibuster can only be ended if 60 senators, an exceptionally high number, a...

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Tasmanian Police now offering 'tuck in' service for city drunks

Tasmanian Police now offering 'tuck in' service for city drunks

Mr Park has promised to ease off on the grog for a while and was described by Const. Blyth with a word that internet users across the world would think was best applied to the cult hero cops. When pol...

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Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Speaking at a campaign event at a beer hall in Munich on Sunday, Merkel said: "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over". Merkel is also signalling to conservative...

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PM Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel hold 4th Indo-German intergovernmental talks

PM Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel hold 4th Indo-German intergovernmental talks

Germany is the first leg of the Prime Minister's six-day, four-nation European tour which will also see him going to Spain , Russia and France. Several Memorandum of Understandings exchanged betwe...

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