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Questions, answers about the legal immunity process

House hearings are on hold following criticism of Nunes for discussing the investigation at the White House without telling the other committee members. "The President's very clear that he wants Mike ...

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Palestinian stabs three Israelis, is shot dead

A Palestinian youth has been shot dead after stabbing three people, including a police officer, in Jerusalem , authorities have confirmed. He later wounded a border guard before he was shot dead. The...

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United Kingdom home secretary urges access to London attacker's WhatsApp

It is believed that Masood sent messages through the WhatsApp mobile app just before the attack, which lasted for only a few minutes. "WhatsApp defends its policy of encryption by arguing that protect...

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Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes

House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes canceled the hearing last week, explaining that it was to make time for closed-door testimony from FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency (NSA) Di...

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Mike Flynn Isn't Getting Immunity From Prosecution - At Least Not Yet

Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday the material the White House wants the House and Senate intelligence leaders to view was discovered by the National Security Council through the course of r...

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USA military says hard to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast

Recent reports out of ISIS's final Iraqi stronghold, Mosul, indicate at least 100 civilians died in airstrikes nearly certainly carried out by the US-led coalition's air campaign against the terror g...

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North Korea Says It Tested New 'High-Thrust' Rocket Engine

North Korea Says It Tested New 'High-Thrust' Rocket Engine

A geostationary satellite must be propelled to an altitude of 36,000 kilometres (22,500 miles) and North Korea is showing off its progress in developing a long-range inter-continental ballistic missil...

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Germany: Merkel's CDU wins state elections in Saarland

The BBC reports that Saarland "is now governed by a coalition of the CDU and SPD as junior partner, mirroring the national government" and that the outcome of the election is "being watched for ...

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Allies Gather to Hear Trump Administration Plan for ISIS Fight

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opened the proceedings by unequivocally stating that the ISIS threat would be the first priority of the new administration, and that in achieving that overarching obje...

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Venezuela's Maduro calms court row after critics condemn 'coup'

While opponents of the Bolivarian government have often trumpeted claims of lack of separation of powers in the South American nation, the Venezuelan leader responded that he knew nothing of either th...

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Rikers Island will close: de Blasio

Rikers Island will close: de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio on Friday endorsed the sentiment but not the specifics of the new "Close Rikers" report, and for good reason: It's an enormous leap. De Blasio suggested the city would eventually ren...

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Statement By European Council (Art. 50) On UK Notification

President of the European Council Donald Tusk attends a joint press conference Friday in Valletta , Malta. May made clear in a six-page Brexit letter sent to European Council President Donald Tusk ...

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Remains confirmed as girl missing for five years

Remains confirmed as girl missing for five years

However, they have found what they believe are suspicious circumstances pointing to an area of entry into the family home. The Associated Press has reported that Child Protective Services asked the gi...

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Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

The crash happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from the church. A Texas state trooper says 12 people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lan...

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Flood deaths possible in NSW: SES

Flood deaths possible in NSW: SES

Residents in flood-hit northern NSW are spending the night in evacuation centres after being ordered to leave homes following torrential rain caused by the remnants of ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie. Majo...

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Etihad, Emirates passengers flying to America hit hard by electronics ban

Etihad, Emirates passengers flying to America hit hard by electronics ban

Passengers will be allowed to place their electronics in checked luggage. The ban may force most of the carriers' wealthy customers to start flying on United States airlines instead of using the Gul...

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Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., both called Tuesday for a postponement on any vote to confirm Gorsuch to the nation's highest court. As committee hearings on Gorsuch concluded Thursday, it appeared inc...

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China's Xi to meet Trump for the first time next week

The president said that the U.S could no longer afford massive trade deficits and job losses. "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives", Trump said. Trump previously slammed...

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Dozens of Brazilian government officials suspended for exporting rotten meat products

Dozens of Brazilian government officials suspended for exporting rotten meat products

The scandal has significant economic implications: Brazil is one of the world's biggest meat exporters, generating some $12 billion in annual export revenues and selling to around 150 countries. "We h...

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Australia's east coast under water after remnants of powerful cyclone Debbie

Torrential rain lashed heavily populated areas as the remnants of Cyclone Debbie moved down the nation's east coast. "There could be people overnight that perished in that flood, we don't know at th...

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Ukip quitter Douglas Carswell 'not planning' on rejoining Conservatives as MP

However, he says he is not going to join another party to continue his political career. He admitted he had joined to try to ensure a less divisive Leave campaign in the European Union referendum bu...

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Sean Spicer Is Donald Trump's Twitter Translator At White House Press Briefing

Sean Spicer Is Donald Trump's Twitter Translator At White House Press Briefing

Flynn's lawyer said in a statement Thursday that Trump's former national security adviser and campaign confidant "certainly has a story to tell". Seats are allocated by the White House Correspondent...

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Bill Clinton and Arlene Foster attend funeral for Martin McGuinness in Derry

Clinton was among a range of political leaders who attended McGuinness's funeral in his native Derry in Northern Ireland along with thousands of people. Bishop of Derry Dr. Donal McKeown said their pr...

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Jordan willing to work with Trump healthcare

Jordan willing to work with Trump healthcare

Trump hasn't been able to win over Republicans - particularly the hard-line right-wing House Freedom Caucus . "We must fight them and Dems in 2018". "They got that on November 8th - they got their ...

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Ceasefire top priority as peace talks with NDF resume

However, Bello said NPA ceasefire may not push through without reciprocal government ceasefire. The Duterte government sees "no reason" to declare a unilateral ceasefire before the next round of pea...

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South Korea's ousted president says sorry as she arrives for questioning

Prosecutors have reportedly prepared more than 200 questions for Park. Former President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Tuesday. The statement carried by t...

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Ahead of MCD polls, AAP MLA Ved Prakash joins BJP

The Committee had directed the government of NCT of Delhi to assess the expenditure incurred by it on certain categories of advertisements and get it reimbursed from the AAP. Madanlal, who was formerl...

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Sunken S. Korean ferry Sewol lifted from sea 3 years after shipwreck

Sunken S. Korean ferry Sewol lifted from sea 3 years after shipwreck

Government spokesman Lee Cheoljo said on Thursday that the workers don't have much time, as surface currents at the site will strengthen on Saturday. The incident was a black mark on the presidency ...

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Xi to meet Trump next month: Beijing

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang gave no details of the agenda, but spoke of the need to see the big picture while fostering mutual interests in trade relations. Trump has sharply criticized...

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North Korea says it tested rocket engine 'of historic significance'

North Korea says it tested rocket engine 'of historic significance'

U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters he held meetings on North Korea at the weekend at his Florida resort. North Korea has yet to develop an ICBM largely due to the country's clear inability t...

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US, allies seek ways to up pressure on Islamic State group

The Obama administration had hesitated to establish "safe zones" because of the military commitment required to defend such areas from Syrian government forces and the possibility of a clash with Russ...

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Woman arrested in UK attack investigation won't face charges

Woman arrested in UK attack investigation won't face charges

The last suspect in custody, a 30-year-old man, arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, was released on Saturday. The coroner's formal inquest into the deaths of Masood...

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Warriors use big fourth quarter to hold off Rockets 107-98

Curry, though, countered with a triple of his own to bring the lead back up to eight. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant took issue with Adam Silver's bid to get team owners involved in r...

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Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts

Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was aware of one death, which police officials attributed to a vehicle crash caused by severe weather linked to Debbie. Resorts along the world-famou...

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Bombshell Report Claims Trump Campaign Worked With Russia To Topple Hillary Clinton

Bombshell Report Claims Trump Campaign Worked With Russia To Topple Hillary Clinton

In light of a new CNN report that alleges USA officials have information that shows President Trump colluded with "suspected Russian operatives" to take down Hillary Clinton during the presidential ...

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