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Trump's Former Campaign Manager Agrees To Testify In Russia Probe

But Schiff accused Nunes of canceling the hearing, which was also to have heard from Obama administration officials, to "choke off public information" and avoid any more embarrassment to the White Hou...

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Majority Disapproves of GOP Health Care Plan

Majority Disapproves of GOP Health Care Plan

The policies in question could not only dramatically affect the health of women and female-aligning people but also perhaps gravely impact women's standing in the workplace . Anthem, a larger player ...

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Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

Trump, in break from other world leaders, digs in on coal

Throughout the election, Trump accused the former president of waging "a war" against coal as he campaigned in economically depressed swaths of states like West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The ...

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Scottish Parliament Backs Bid For New Independence Vote

Permission for a new referendum must be given by London. Scottish Secretary David Mundell said the UK Government would not consider referendum discussions until the Brexit process is complete and ...

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Macron Seen Winning French TV Debate, Clashes With Le Pen

But the face-off between independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen provided political theatre, even moments of high drama in pitting two opposing visions of France. K...

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Captain Amarinder Singh back in charge as CM in Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh back in charge as CM in Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Amarinder Singh on taking over as Punjab Chief Minister and wished him the best in working for the state's development. Amarinder has opted for a low-k...

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Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: United Nations

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: United Nations

The top American general in Mosul says the initial military assessment into civilian casualties allegedly caused by a March 17 USA airstrike shows the U.S. In recent weeks, IS defenders have packed ...

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California, New York governors blast Trump power plant order

The Energy Independence Executive Order suspends more than half a dozen measures enacted by his predecessor, and boosts fossil fuels. Environmental activists, including former Vice President Al G...

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Visit to Australia by China's Premier Li Keqiang

He told lawmakers and business leaders on Thursday that Australia doesn't need to take sides between China, its largest trading partner, and main strategic ally the US. Turnbull said Australia is will...

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Bill Clinton gives impassioned eulogy at Martin McGuinness' funeral

He read a eulogy at the funeral of the ex-IRA commander and former deputy first minister, who he said "persevered and prevailed". The former U.S. president said that the Mr McGuinness had risked the...

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Mosul massacre aftermath: US-led coalition 'failing to protect civilians'

Mosul massacre aftermath: US-led coalition 'failing to protect civilians'

A number of high-profile reports of civilian casualties in recent weeks have elicited new scrutiny of US airstrikes. Defense Secretary James Mattis said last week the results of the review are s...

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Devin Nunes refuses to step away from Russia probe

Nunes on Monday said he had gone to the White House last week to view the documents because Congress didn't have "networked access" to those reports . "This is done because the White House wanted i...

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McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

Now it appears that that may soon change. The ayatollahs in Tehran openly admit their desire to wipe Israel off the map and drive its people into the sea. Paul Ryan , the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Raging Mosul battle takes toll on civilians

Raging Mosul battle takes toll on civilians

The US-led coalition said Saturday that it had carried out a strike in the western city of Mosul on March 17 in which civilians were reportedly killed. John Thomas, a spokesman for the U.S. Central ...

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U.S. hospital shares drop as Republicans weigh healthcare repeal

U.S. hospital shares drop as Republicans weigh healthcare repeal

After the AHCA - the bill which aimed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - was pulled from the House floor Friday after it was clear it would not have enough votes to pass, Trump said he ...

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White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

It is unclear how House Republicans can agree on a bill given the fact that any concessions to the Freedom Caucus would likely result in the loss of more moderate members of the party. "We can not ...

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France's Le Pen says Putin embodies 'new vision' of world

A justice official said she was charged with misuse of public funds, receiving money from a misuse of company assets and receiving money from a fraud. Russian television broadcast images of Le Pen, ge...

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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

DNA tests and dental records will be used to confirm the identities of the bodies, he added. Michael J. Sharp addresses the U.N. Security Council in August 2016. Congo group. The Congolese governm...

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Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Trump declared. "We need to keep our waterways clean and I would invite the President to come and swim in our rivers if he thinks they are that clean". Regulations affecting methane leaks at oil and...

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Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

Trump pinned the blame on Democrats, saying: "With no Democrat support we couldn't quite get there". In their Sunday conversation, Mr Trump "was clear his tweet had nothing to do with the speak...

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Leader Kim Jong Un attends test of new North Korean rocket engine

Kim said earlier this year that the millitary was preparing to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. The test, not confirmed elsewhere comes as Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, is in Chin...

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Southgate opens World Cup door to Defoe

Southgate opens World Cup door to Defoe

He heaped praise, however, on the 34-year-old Defoe who, three and a half years after his last cap, became the sixth oldest player to score for England when he pounced for his 20th global goal in ...

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Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey

Though the financial details of the deal have not been made public , the agreement does establish a group to oversee USA Hockey's efforts with women's hockey. The team had threatened to boycott the...

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Democrats vow to oppose vote on Trump Supreme Court nominee

But in 2013, Senate Democrats employed a series of procedural maneuvers to change that requirement to a simple majority, or 51 votes, for all Cabinet-level and judicial nominations - except for th...

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Sinn Fein Leaders Pay Tribute to Martin McGuinness

However, in recent years, Martin McGuinness dedicated himself to constitutional politics and to the peace process. Sinn Fein MP for west Belfast Paul Maskey told the crowds: "Martin fought for justi...

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North Korea Nuclear War? South Korea Increases Vigilance Fearing More Missile Launches

North Korea Nuclear War? South Korea Increases Vigilance Fearing More Missile Launches

The aborted launch came as the administration of President Donald Trump is reviewing US policy on North Korea as well as ongoing South Korea-US drills. Still, Seoul and Washington have dismissed such ...

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Xi Jinping, Rex Tillerson pledge cooperation over 'regional hot spots'

En route to Beijing , Tillerson visited U.S. allies Japan and South Korea where he declared Washington would drop the "failed" approach of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang - adding that U.S. In ...

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Obama Comes Out to Defend His Health Care Law

Obama Comes Out to Defend His Health Care Law

Lower-income Republicans are both more likely to say they approve of the Affordable Care Act and to say the government is responsible for ensuring health care coverage than higher-income Republica...

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Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

And why didn't we hit shots? SC would not be anywhere near the Final Four if it wasn't for Thornwell and they have nearly no chance of winning the National Title if he doesn't play well. "A lot of peo...

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Record-equalling Williamson ton puts NZ on top

Under Williamson's guidance New Zealand achieved a 175-run first-innings lead, reaching 489 in reply to South Africa's 314. The first test in Dunedin ended in a draw after the final day was also washe...

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Trump Sets Terms for Nice-Looking Wall Impervious to Pick Axes

The request is seeking proposals for two border wall types: one that's made of reinforced concrete with that "physically imposing" attribute. " Cemex sees cement demand growing 4 percent and 6 ...

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S. Prakash on Yogi Adityanath

S. Prakash on Yogi Adityanath

However, the BJP manifesto had said that all the illegal slaughterhouses would be closed and there would be a blanket ban on all the mechanised slaughterhouses. In fact, one of the first things Aditya...

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Sebastian Vettel voted ESPN driver of the day

Sebastian Vettel voted ESPN driver of the day

Ferrari's first win since Singapore 2015 was thanks largely to Vettel's. We continued on this road, which just didn't end up working out. "The new vehicle is fantastic", Vettel said. In fact, numero...

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Two Girls Are Banned From Flight For Wearing Leggings

Witness Shannon Watts , who tweeted about the incident afterward, said the girls' father was allowed to board the plane wearing shorts. Fueling the controversy on Sunday were initial United tweets ...

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South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

The grieving families said: 'It's now hard to discount the possibility that the remains could have gotten lost while the Sewol was being lifted from the seafloor and loaded onto the semi-submersible...

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