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President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath

His intention, Comey said , was to get that information out to the public and set the wheels in motion for a special counsel to be appointed to look into the matter. The president, who had not post...

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Afghan Army Soldier Shoots, Kills Three American Troops

Afghan Army Soldier Shoots, Kills Three American Troops

Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP the Afghan commando had opened fire on United States troops during an operation in the volatile Achin district. The President and I have been...

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Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

The U.S. has taken a careful diplomatic approach to the dispute, allying itself with both Saudi Arabia and Qatar. "While current operations from Al Udeid Air Base have not been interrupted or cu...

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After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

President Donald Trump's outside attorney plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Justice Department Inspector General and the Senate judiciary committee...

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May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

The Conservatives held 330 seats in the last Parliament, compared with 229 for Labour, 54 for the Scottish National Party and nine for the Liberal Democrats . "I tend to support candidates I think ...

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Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Their campaign manifesto included retaining the "triple lock" on pensions and cutting Value-Added Tax for tourism businesses. Where May's campaign was lackluster, Jeremy Corbyn galvanized Labour ...

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Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

The truck they had wanted to hire was smaller but similar to the one used in last year's Nice attack in which more than 80 people were killed in France. The knives had duct tape wound around the handl...

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Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

Donald Trump backed Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's decision to isolate Qatar while the USA secretaries of defence and state sought to calm the situation among its closest Arab partners, all of whom play a ke...

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Trump Travel Ban: Still Swinging for the Fences

But Doug Schoen, former adviser to President Bill Clinton, told Fox News that Trump's tweets slamming his own lawyers could create problems. The states also said courts should be wary of extendi...

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

The men used 30 centimetres (12 inches) pink ceramic knives strapped to their wrists to carry out the attack, according to police. More than a dozen wine bottles filled with flammable liquid and wra...

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Senate hearing on Russia investigation underway

Senate hearing on Russia investigation underway

Rogers followed up, saying, "I likewise respond as the DNI (director of national intelligence ) has". ROGERS: And I've also answered that those conversations are classified and it is not appropriat...

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United Kingdom police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack

United Kingdom police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack

But his attempt echoed last July's attack in Nice, France, when a 19-tonne truck was driven into crowds, killing 86 people. At the Mosque, Revd Baker is expected to say: "We are walking together to ...

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DUP to support minority Tory government after `confidence and supply´ deal reached

He told ITV: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she, I doubt, will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader". She was r...

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House Intelligence Committee asks White House for any Comey tapes

House Speaker Paul Ryan also did not dispute Comey's assertions. To succeed, Comey would have to show that Trump's charge was false. Despite landing himself in other political controversies, inclu...

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Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

The nations have long criticized Qatar's support for Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood. In a contradictory approach, Trump had used social media site Twitter on Tuesday to praise Sau...

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London Bridge attackers had planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry

The assailants behind last week's terror attack in London had also prepared a stash of Molotov cocktails and initially tried to hire a truck rather than a van to mow down pedestrians, British police...

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London attackers planned to use lorry

The non-metallic nature of the knives suggests the killers may have been concerned about metal detectors. The attack began with the van driving back along the pavements of the bridge, running down t...

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Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

The four Arab states upped their pressure on Qatar on Friday by listing 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list. Kuwait's ruler, meanwhile, is making an effort to help mediate. In a ...

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Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

She added: "Those who want to tear apart the union that we cherish and benefit from so hugely have been sent a clear and residing message". It seems most likely that she will lead the U.K.in a minor...

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Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system during Ohio visit

Matt Bevin and two lieutenant governors from OH, the president laid out details to pay for infrastructure improvements with $200 billion in tax breaks, which Trump said he hopes will leverage $1 tri...

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Trump is willing to testify under oath on Comey

Trump is willing to testify under oath on Comey

He also admitted that he had leaked to the press memos describing his talks with Trump, saying he hoped the stories would spur the appointment of a special counsel to take over the investigation of ...

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Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

In a hint that curbing immigration could become a lower priority than safeguarding the economy she said: "It is about making sure that we put free trade at the heart of what it is we seek to achieve...

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Passengers Stop Man Trying to Storm Cockpit of Airliner in Australia

Passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight 128 from Melbourne to KL have subdued a passenger who tried to enter the cockpit just after takeoff off from Melbourne Airport last night. Sri Lank...

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General election deals blow to Scottish plans for independence

The SNP lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats in the election - with other high-profile casualties including John Nicolson, Mike Weir and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh. It is like...

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POTUS Should Tweet Less — Survey Says

POTUS Should Tweet Less — Survey Says

Fifty-nine percent say the president's use of Twitter is a bad thing, and even a majority of voters say Trump's tweets hurt US national security. The rapid response to former FBI Director Jam...

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Sri Lanka runs to rescue flood victims as death toll increases

Sri Lanka runs to rescue flood victims as death toll increases

The National Building Research Organization has said that people in many provinces should move away from their homes even during a slight spell of rains due to the possible landslides . Floodwaters w...

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Sanders 'Delighted' by Corbyn's Success in UK Election

May unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, three years early, polls predicting she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from Cameron. European Union leader...

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Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

Mr. Comey has far greater credibility than Mr. Trump. Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Mi...

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Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge

It is the first major ISIS-claimed attack on Iranian soil. Strongly condemning the terrorist attacks, the embassy said that since its establishment, Iran has witnessed many painful events, APA rep...

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Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

Halep's defensive skills were outstanding and she regained her composure to go up 3-1 in the third, only for Ostapenko to hit back again. This was the classic contrast of styles, with Halep a sup...

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