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Homeland Security Secretary defends plan for Russia back channel

Homeland Security Secretary defends plan for Russia back channel

Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what U.S. intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and prop...

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Mike Dubke, Trump's communications director, is leaving the White House

Ms Conway said Mr Dubke had agreed to continue working while Mr Trump was away on his first worldwide trip as president. In a tweet early on Tuesday, Trump shot back against the Russia probes, ...

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White House seeks to wall off Russia questions

The question Spicer declined to take on Tuesday was direct: Did Trump obstruct justice in his conversations with James B. Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired on May 9? The...

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Macedonia gets new government six months after elections

Macedonia gets new government six months after elections

New Prime Minister Zoran Zaev promised economic growth, an end to corruption and integration with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU. VMRO-DPMNE won two seats more than Zaev's SDSM in t...

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Trust lacking in IL failure to OK budget by deadline

The measure heads to the House floor today, which is the last day of the legislative session and lawmakers' budget deadline. The House approved a plan aimed at initiating the sale of a downtown Ch...

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McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador 'the hell out' of US

US President Donald Trump watches as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan departs from the White House in Washington , May 16, 2017. Protesters who support the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party...

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Trump summons Muslim nations to confront 'Islamic terror of all kinds'

Trump summons Muslim nations to confront 'Islamic terror of all kinds'

Launching a scathing attack on United States President Donald Trump for his comments on Iran during an Arab-Islamic-American Summit in Riyadh on Sunday , Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said t...

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Venezuela Opposition Blames Goldman Sachs for Aiding Dictatorship

Goldman's GS, -1 .78% purchase of $2.8 billion in bonds, first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, comes as Maduro's detractors, which control the congress, have pleaded with worldwide...

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Small step up in competitiveness ranks

Small step up in competitiveness ranks

The Netherlands completed the top five, jumping up from eighth previous year. The rankings are based on 260 indicators; two-thirds of which rely on hard data and one-third which relate to the surv...

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Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in the BBC Election Debate

Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in the BBC Election Debate

While Mr Corbyn did not deny that he had lost a vote of no confidence among his own MPs, he said that he was "proud" that 300,000 people had elected him Labour leader. 'We would expect the political u...

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Russell Brand endorses Jeremy Corbyn as he backs Labour in General Election

Russell Brand endorses Jeremy Corbyn as he backs Labour in General Election

Corbyn and Farron were joined by the leaders of the Green party , the UK Independence Party and Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru and the deputy leader of the Scottish National Party. It noted that "far...

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Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

This comes nearly a week after Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top Hizbul commander and successor of Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces Tral in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir , a...

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Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate

Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn poses for a photo during a General Election campaign visit to the Rivermead Leisure Centre in Reading, England , Wednesday May 31, 2017 . Connor Campbell, financial ...

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Jeremy Corbyn is getting sassy AF with Theresa May on Twitter

The Prime Minister was understood to be catching up on government business as Amber Rudd was sent out to represent the Tories in the BBC debate. Asked several times by reporters during a campaig...

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Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

At the time, a White House official dismissed it as a brief courtesy meeting.Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the Trump administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job yet."I ha...

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US Urging Israel to Transfer More of West Bank to PA Rule

US Urging Israel to Transfer More of West Bank to PA Rule

Meanwhile, ahead of Trump's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem Monday, a live-streamed White House schedule stated Trump would deliver remarks in " Jerusalem , Israel ", apparently recognizing I...

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China will continue with climate pact even if United States pulls out

China will continue with climate pact even if United States pulls out

Policy experts, business interests and environmental groups say it will hurt not only global efforts to address climate change but also USA standing in the world while doing little to revive the US ...

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Trump dismisses ´fabricated´ report of son-in-law´s outreach to Russian Federation

Mr Trump tweeted on Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News ". Flynn served briefly as Trump's na...

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Iran's re-elected Rouhani vows 'no' to extremism

Rouhani, who struck a deal with world powers two years ago to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of most economic sanctions. Turnout in the election was unexpectedly high, at ar...

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Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate agreement

Zinke was appearing at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska with Sen. "We're choosing to sit in the corner while everybody else is having productive planning; turning your back on people and sayin...

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What is the Paris climate agreement? 9 things to know

What is the Paris climate agreement? 9 things to know

The EU official involved in organizing the EU-China meeting said it would will "send important signals for the multinational system", as Trump moves to unpick some of the global trade agreements the...

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Jeremy Corbyn challenges Theresa May to Cambridge debate

Her decision to send senior minister Amber Rudd was "another sign of Theresa May's weakness, not strength", Corbyn said. The snap election pushes back the date of the next planned national electio...

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Sources to CNN: Trump to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv

The president, who during his 2016 presidential campaign advocated for the move, would have to cite national security interests as his reasoning for signing the waiver supported by every president sin...

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Watch Jeremy Corbyn argue why Theresa May should debate him on TV

Prime Minister's Question Time is MPs asking questions of the Prime Minister. "I know that's an image that doesn't bear thinking about, but actually this is very serious", May said. Shadow foreign s...

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Trump Admin. to return Russian compounds in US

The initial plan involved the lift of a freeze against the U.S.in 2014 that halted the construction of a new USA consulate in St. Petersburg - retaliation for sanctions during the conflict in Ukraine....

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Leaving Paris Climate Deal Will Take US Years - Juncker

Only Syria and Nicaragua have said they're not for it. Nicaragua said so because it doesn't go far enough to reduce emissions. And the final decision may not be entirely clear-cut: Aides were st...

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India, Russia discussing Kundankulam Nuclear Plant units: Indian Envoy

India, Russia discussing Kundankulam Nuclear Plant units: Indian Envoy

Bagley said that terrorism topped the charts of the conversation between Prime Minister Modi and his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy , as both the leaders recognized the malice as the gravest thr...

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I will make World Health Organisation more relevant, says British candidate

I will make World Health Organisation more relevant, says British candidate

Sania Nishtar of Pakistan. Health officials, including from Washington, a key WHO donor, said the agency's new leadership needed to get emergency response right. Price congratulated Tedros in a s...

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At least 90 dead following Kabul explosion in diplomatic district

At least 90 dead following Kabul explosion in diplomatic district

An Iraq war veteran, Hoh said that it takes militants no more than three months to adjust to the strategies employed by the U.S. military to counter their IEDs and come up with something new to circum...

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Russian Federation bombs troops leaving IS's Raqqa stronghold

The strategic juncture in the Syrian desert aids government plans to go after the Islamic State in Deir el-Zour, one of the militants' last major strongholds in Syria . Russian Federation has previou...

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