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Trump claims victory after Comey testimony, calls fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'a leaker'

About an hour later, the president tweeted about the morning Fox News show "Fox and Friends", commending them for "great reporting", along with other outlets. " Lordy , I hope there are tapes", he s...

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May confirms she will form government with help of Northern Ireland party

Mrs May will ask the Queen's permission to form a government at Buckingham Palace at 12.30, after which she will set out her plans in a statement outside 10 Downing Street. "She has no credibility a...

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Trump tweets too much

The New York Times , citing unnamed sources, reported Tuesday morning that the president's frustration with Sessions has brimmed for months, and these grievances are not new. The poll, which surveyed ...

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Iran blames Saudi Arabia for ISIL-claimed attak

Iran blames Saudi Arabia for ISIL-claimed attak

The attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, stunning its people. "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of ...

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Etihad, TUI end talks on vacation airline joint venture

Etihad, TUI end talks on vacation airline joint venture

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and tour operator TUI Group have terminated negotiations on setting up a vacation airline joint venture that would have combined the latter's TUIfly with a subsidiary of Germa...

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Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time

The testimony painted a devastating picture of a president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing Comey on the probe into Russian election meddling, and at worst may have cri...

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North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

Defying pressure from the worldwide community, North Korea fired four anti-ship missiles last Thursday in what is believed to be a move by the rogue state to demonstrate the precision targeting of its...

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Indian PM in Germany urges climate action

Indian PM in Germany urges climate action

Following Merkel's appearance at the rally in Munich her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told reports that relations between the U.S. and Germany "are a firm pillar in our foreign and security policy". ...

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Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi Arabia: Supreme leader

Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi Arabia: Supreme leader

Police officers patrol Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Suicide bombers and gun...

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Indian politician Vaiko refused entry into Malaysia

Indian politician Vaiko refused entry into Malaysia

MDMK Chief Vaiko, known for his voracious speeches and supporting organizations fighting for a separate Tamil country in Sri Lanka, was on Friday detained at the Kuala Lumpur airport. Vaiko showed ...

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Palestinian expert: Hamas might end up biggest loser in Qatar dispute

Palestinian expert: Hamas might end up biggest loser in Qatar dispute

Apart from this, Saudi Arabia required from Doha to immediately change the policies of Qatar's Al Jazeera broadcaster and as well as its administration staff so that the broadcasting would not contr...

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Top Intel Officials Dodge Questions On Trump's Alleged Interference In Russia Probe

Top Intel Officials Dodge Questions On Trump's Alleged Interference In Russia Probe

Senator Angus King , independent of ME, was forced to demand answers after three - Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Admiral Mike Rogers , the Director of the National Security Agency ( NSA ), an...

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Northern Ireland's DUP to back PM May in forming govt

This news follows extensive talks with the DUP late into the night. Foster said Friday it it would be "difficult" for May to continue in her role. Whether she is able to form a stable government w...

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

The involvement of the DUP may usher in a "softer" Brexit , as the Northern Irish party has previously called for a "comprehensive free trade and customs agreement with the European Union". The alw...

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Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Emir of Qatar Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani arrives at the high level segment of the United Nations climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Nov. The United States has major military base i...

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Donald Trump Jr defends father during James Comey testimony

Comey's almost three-hour appearance Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee marked his first public comments about nine conversations he said he had with the president in the months be...

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United Kingdom election puts Brexit talks in doubt

A hung parliament occurs when no party manages to secure the 326-seat majority needed to form a government. American left-wing firebrand Bernie Sanders has congratulated Labour leader Jeremy Corb...

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'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

When President Donald Trump kicked off a multi-day tweet storm ridiculing the London Mayor's response to terrorism attacks, blasting the courts for blocking his " travel ban " and blaming endless ...

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British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

Fahad Khan, the cousin of Butt's wife Zahrah Rehman, said he openly discussed with him his support for Islamic State. Two French nationals were also killed in the attack, according to foreign mi...

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Sturgeon has 'lost the plot' over independence plans

Sturgeon has 'lost the plot' over independence plans

Asked if she still stood by her previous timetable commitment of holding the vote between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, Sturgeon admitted a vote could take place later, depending on how long the Unit...

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Movie Beat: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine fantastic in four-star "Wonder Woman"

I for one would do a modern day Wonder Woman classic, adapt the graphic novel A League of One . Wonder Woman's journey takes her from sheltered idealism through hard-won hard truths about so-call...

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Labour market stays hot with surprise gain of 77000 full-time jobs

Labour market stays hot with surprise gain of 77000 full-time jobs

Still, this month, all provinces except Newfoundland and Labrador reported gains in job growth. That city's jobless rate fell to 3.9 per cent, tying it with Victoria for the lowest figure in Canada. T...

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IOC recommends awarding 2024, 2028 Olympic hosting rights at same time

IOC recommends awarding 2024, 2028 Olympic hosting rights at same time

In a statement, bid leader Casey Wasserman admitted that their bid has never been "only about LA or 2024", opening up the prospect of them accepting the opportunity to stage the Games in 2028 . We're ...

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May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

A hung parliament was inevitable after the Tories failed to win in Labour's heartlands and lost ground in the south as voters rejected her appeal for a personal mandate to negotiate Brexit . "So ...

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A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

Senior members of Mr Corbyn's front bench have urged their leader to push for a minority government by forcing the Liberal Democrats and SNP to side with Labour or face having to answer questions from...

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State lawmakers vote to authorize new tribal casino

State lawmakers vote to authorize new tribal casino

Dannel P. Malloy have refrained from increases to income and sales taxes as part of their proposals. The Mashantucket Pequot and the Mohegan want to build the East Windsor facility to compete w...

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Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that the SNP had won the election in Scotland , with the party achieving its second best performance ever in a Westminster election. "However, we had bitterly d...

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May Condemns Trump's Attack on Khan as She Backs London Mayor

And as the president of the world's superpower, Mr Trump should be advised to do the same: to think before he tweets . Yesterday, Mrs May fell short of criticising the President. "But as far as wha...

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You can't trust both Jim Comey and the New York Times

Former FBI Director James Comey takes his seat to testify at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. "I was also confused by the initial explanation that was offer...

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Offensive to retake Raqqa from ISIS begins

Islamic State militants seized the city in January 2014, transforming it into a hub for the group's leadership and its self-described caliphate. SDF commander Rojda Felat said:"Our forces entere...

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