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Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan

Some US officials have questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and securi...

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USA prisoner released by North Korea is reportedly in coma

USA prisoner released by North Korea is reportedly in coma

The North has occasionally jailed U.S. citizens on charges ranging from hostile acts to illegal entry, and released them only after visits by high-profile figures including former president Bill Cli...

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President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

Sessions also corroborated part of Comey's testimony during the hearing, but contradicted others. "I think so", Sessions replied. There are none, Sen. On another hot-button issue, Sen. As attor...

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UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

May and the leader of the DUP , Arlene Foster , were both tight lipped after the crucial meeting, but later Foster said on her social media site: "Discussions are going well.and we hope soon to be a...

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Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony

Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony

The announcement caps the drama that started over the weekend when Sessions canceled two appearances Thursday, citing former Comey's blistering testimony last week . " Many suggested [I recused ...

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US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

He was placed into an ambulance bound for the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where a hospital spokeswoman said he would receive treatment. She said US officials had a hard time getting i...

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Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next

In response to the ruling, the president took to Twitter once again to express his displeasure for the ruling and to reference an impending review from the Supreme Court . The Supreme Court gave op...

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7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions testimony

Lawmakers will also press Sessions about aspects of Comey's testimony last week. Five days after questions were raised by former FBI Director James Comey , the Attorney General defended his decisio...

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Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Some legal experts have said the information disclosed was not privileged because Trump himself had already publicly discussed their conversations.A former high-ranking Justice Department official f...

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Theresa May 'will serve us as long as we want her' - MPs

But now, following last week's election in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to secure an overall majority means that she now faces a number of new battles to fight at home - ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The attorney general's testimony comes days after Comey told congressional investigators that FBI leaders expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation before the att...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

In his testimony today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sessions - the U.S.'s chief law enforcement officer - told Sen. Stewart did not concede immediately, and said "there's one word you w...

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Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was quick to scotch any suggestion that Britain might do a U-turn and ask to stay in the European Union - something that would need European Union agreement. "A ...

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May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. But May's catastrophic showing in Thursday's election has...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe

The U.S. Attorney General denounced as a "detestable lie" any charges that he had been party to any Russian election inteference during the 2016 campaign, as Jeff Sessions sidestepped a number of qu...

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Blumenthal: Let Judiciary panel take crack at close-mouthed Sessions

A few even cut off Sessions mid-answer in order to get a proper response. He said the Federal Bureau of Investigation thought Sessions would soon recuse himself from the Russian Federation pro...

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Brexit talks can start 'when UK is ready', says EU chief negotiator

Brexit talks can start 'when UK is ready', says EU chief negotiator

But in a catastrophic setback, the bet failed and she lost her overall majority. If the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party can not come to an agreement, it will be up to the Labour Part...

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North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

They added they were grateful their son "will finally be with people who love him". But amid the relief, there are also new questions about what happened to him: how did a healthy 22-year-old man fa...

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DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

Fox News reported that Warmbier was on a military plane expected to land in Cincinnati late Tuesday, after which he would receive urgent hospital treatment. U.S. college student Otto Warmbier was...

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US student freed by North Koreans is back home

US student freed by North Koreans is back home

Tillerson did not discuss Warmbier's medical condition. Here is the timeline. In a statement, he said: "My first priority will be continuing to support Otto, his parents and family, whose strength a...

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CM Chouhan, Wife Sadhna Begin 'Peace Fast' at Dussehra Maidan

The UP BJP government's decision to write off farm loans to fulfill its poll promise has prompted the community in other BJP ruled states to make similar demands which are hard for regimes to deliver ...

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DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter

DUP and Sinn Fein make gains as SDLP and Alliance falter

If it repeats the stunt in the ongoing election, the number of seats the Conservatives need to regain to keep a majority will be down to 324, instead of the current 326. Asked about backing the Tories...

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Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

North Korea is expecting another visit by former National Basketball Association bad boy Rodman on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump t...

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Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

Months before his opponent even entered the race, Northam sewed up everything that usually decides intra-left state primaries - the endorsements of all of Virginia's major Democratic officials, ba...

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Why Is Dennis Rodman in North Korea (Again)?

Warmbier was found guilty and sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years hard labor. "Sharon emphasized that her church does not support the government of North Korea". USA officials did not confirm those ...

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Bangladesh run to last four is reward for years of toil

That›s what I believe in", he said. You have to lay it out in front of them that this is what we did wrong, including me, and we need to take it on the chin and accept it and prove it. After guiding t...

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China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

Separately, following the end of more than 100 years of diplomatic ties between Panama and the Republic of China, speculation was mounting as to which country might be the next one to switch its alleg...

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Residents Being Evacuated from Burning Building in London

Residents Being Evacuated from Burning Building in London

He said: "It's horrendous". "I could see the whole right side of the building was on fire". There is fear that the building may collapse. He told BBC Radio 4's The World at One programme: "The...

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Attorney General Sessions requests his testimony be public

Attorney General Sessions requests his testimony be public

In an interview Monday on Fox News' "Fox & Friends", Ivanka Trump says political life still surprises her and that "there is a level of viciousness I was not expecting". During his January confirm...

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Jeff Sessions Testifies About The Russia Investigation

But, more than that, if the attorney general allowed himself to be used as a pretext to give justification for a firing that was made on other grounds, that not only violates his recusal. He may als...

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