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House Intelligence Committee chairman abruptly cancels open hearing on Russian Federation

Manafort is facing accusations that he secretly worked to advance Russian interests for years before he joined Trump's presidential campaign in April. "The counsel for Paul Manafort contacted the comm...

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Kremlin rejects call to release protesters

Kremlin rejects call to release protesters

About 1,030 people were arrested at the Moscow rally, according OVD-Info, a website that monitors the detention of activists. Monday morning's bulletins were similarly blank. Russian state media, me...

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Trump signs twin executive orders targeting trade 'cheaters'

Trump signs twin executive orders targeting trade 'cheaters'

The report would identify "every form of trade abuse and every non-reciprocal practice that now contributes to the US trade deficit", said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. A large part of those deficit...

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Senate: Rubio Ousted From Primary By Russia

Senate: Rubio Ousted From Primary By Russia

At the open hearing , Wyden, a Democrat and one of Congress' foremost advocates for investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump's potential ties to Russians, said ...

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In France Thousands march in Paris after Chinese man's death by police

In France Thousands march in Paris after Chinese man's death by police

Around 200 mostly Asian protesters pulled barricades across the central Rivoli street yesterday, crying out "police, assassins" and tossing projectiles at riot officers. It says police caught the at...

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Colombia AG to probe water and mud avalanche

The incident triggered by a sudden, heavy rainstorm happened around midnight Friday and into early Saturday in Mocoa, a provincial capital of about 40,000 tucked between mountains near Colombia's so...

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US sanctions North Koreans linked to weapons, financial networks

Ties between the two countries have worsened recently as North Korea continues to expand its nuclear weapons and missile programs. North Korea has made no secret of its ambitions to build a missile ...

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Senior Chinese, US officials agree Xi-Trump meeting significant for bilateral ties

Former Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, however, said he doubted Beijing will cooperate due to its unique historical and the economic relationship with the North. West Coast. Such estimates are noto...

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Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in sex assault on Facebook

Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in sex assault on Facebook

However, the Police Superintendent said that the individual will, more than likely, be charged with aggravated sexual assault and possibly with creating and disseminating material that depicts child-p...

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'Totally' possible for US to address North Korea threat alone - FT

'Totally' possible for US to address North Korea threat alone - FT

Asked how he would tackle North Korea, Trump said: "I'm not going to tell you". Mr Trump was speaking ahead of a scheduled visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping this week. Trump's ambassador to ...

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U.S. intensifies probe into Russian election interference

U.S. intensifies probe into Russian election interference

The Virginia senator said Russian engaged in a disinformation campaign that "made effective use of its hacking skills to steal and weaponize information and engage in a coordinated effort to damage ...

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Trump Says US Ready to Act Alone on N.Korea

President Donald Trump says that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea's nuclear program. The North also denounced ongoing military dril...

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Chicago police seek 2nd teen in Facebook sexual assault case

Police Spokesman Jose Estrada says the video shows mostly closeops of the body parts which has made it more hard for police to identify anyone. "One of the offenders [the 14-year-old] ... Police sai...

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Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

In late February, a senior Trump administration official told reporters that Trump considers North Korea the "greatest immediate threat" to the United States, and that in the president's mind Kim "m...

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Cornyn: Any Trump-Russia ties "legitimate area of inquiry"

Republican Mr Nunes met with a secret source on the White House grounds last week to review classified material, which he says indicates that Trump associates' communications were captured in "inciden...

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Merkel Says Germany Could Ban Turkish Campaign Events

Merkel Says Germany Could Ban Turkish Campaign Events

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey has repeatedly accused Germany of using Nazi tactics to ban ministerial appearances and has caused anger in Germany by holding German-Turkish journ...

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North Korea 'ready' to carry out nuclear test

North Korea 'ready' to carry out nuclear test

The Pentagon, as well as its Japanese and South Korean counterparts, has been closely monitoring North Korea after a string of high-profile and alarming moves within its nuclear infrastructure. The la...

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Saracens gear up for crunch clash against Glasgow

Saracens gear up for crunch clash against Glasgow

Ashton's double put him level with former France star Vincent Clerc's tournament record of 36 tries and was a fitting way for the ex-England wing to mark his final European appearance at Saracens' g...

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Former Trump campaign boss had ties with Russian Federation

Former Trump campaign boss had ties with Russian Federation

The report appears to contradict earlier statements by the Trump administration, and Manafort himself, that he had never worked for Russian interests. Manafort denied any wrongdoing and said that his ...

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United States denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to talk to reporters, said that the officials will also "seriously" discuss stopping the use of heavy weaponry in t...

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Sen. Schumer Declares Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination

This week, Judge Neil Gorsuch sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he eloquently and graciously handled a barrage of harsh and overtly political questioning from Democratic Senators. Ano...

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Mike Pence Breaks Senate Tie To Allow States To Defund Planned Parenthood

Mike Pence Breaks Senate Tie To Allow States To Defund Planned Parenthood

Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., still recovering from back surgery, appeared in the Senate with the aid of a walker to back Republicans on the proposal. Pence then journeyed to the Capitol to break a 50-50 tie...

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Bill would let states block some Planned Parenthood money

Bill would let states block some Planned Parenthood money

The 50-50 vote resulted in Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie breaking ballot to advance the measure to the president's desk. The Department of Health and Human Services ruleprohibits state...

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Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

More than half of Planned Parenthood health centers are in rural or medically underserved communities. The rule was put in place by President Barack Obama days before he vacated the White House. T...

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Now, terrorists target families, homes of police officers in Kashmir

Now, terrorists target families, homes of police officers in Kashmir

The deceased youngsters were identified as Zahid Rashid, Saqib Ahmad and Ishfaq Ahmad. Dr Daler of sub-district hospital Chadoora said the exact number of the injured could not be ascertained as man...

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South Korea: Arrested Former President Park Geun-Hye

The Seoul Central District Court approved a warrant to arrest ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Park's arrest followed a lengthy court hearing in Seoul , the country's capital, at which ...

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High cut-off expected in JEE MAIN-2017 as compared to JEE

High cut-off expected in JEE MAIN-2017 as compared to JEE

Usually students find the physics questions hard, but this time mathematics proved to be tougher. "In physics, Question numbers 34 and 54 were tough and required analytical ability beyond NCERT book...

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Europe Takes Issue with Israeli New Settlement Plan

The US administration has said that it "understands" the Israeli cabinet's decision to build a new settlement in the occupied West Bank, the Times of Israel reported on Friday. "We send a clear me...

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Banker and Philanthropist David Rockefeller Dies at 101

Aspects of the Rockefeller brothers' upbringing became famous, including the 25-cent allowance, portions of which had to be set aside for charity and savings, and the inculcation that wealth bri...

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Arab Leaders Say They Are Ready To Relaunch Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

Arab Leaders Say They Are Ready To Relaunch Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

The agreement, which was expected, comes weeks after Trump tossed a diplomatic wrench into the Middle East peace process by seemingly stepping back from a decades-long USA commitment to eventual Pales...

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Sturgeon willing to discuss 'within reason' timing of referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has warned Theresa May that a referendum on Scottish independence is inevitable, just days after the prime minister said she would block a vote on the country's future before the ...

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Shots fired outside US Capitol after driver tries to ram police vehicle

Shots fired outside US Capitol after driver tries to ram police vehicle

Prosecutors charged the woman as Mia K. Hill. Court documents pertaining to her arrest describe erratic driving in the direction of officers on Wednesday morning. Shots were fired during her arrest, b...

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Lebanon's Aoun takes tumble as Arab summit starts

Lebanon's Aoun takes tumble as Arab summit starts

Abbas also met with US President Trump's global envoy Jason Greenblatt, who he also met earlier this month in Ramallah on prospects of reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Jordan's King Abdullah ...

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Policeman killed in Kashmir hours after Modi visit

Policeman killed in Kashmir hours after Modi visit

One of the police officers who was wounded in the blast later died of his injuries, inspector general Javid Gillani told AFP. The inured have been shifted to a hospital where the condition of some is ...

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Macron and Le Pen remain front runners in Presidential Elections

While the Brexit referendum and the United States election seemed to signal the rise of a new form of populism, the Dutch election last month muddied the waters somewhat. "In France , even if you are...

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