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Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

Officials said Comey was sacked because senior Justice Department officials concluded that he had violated Justice Department principles and procedures previous year by publicly discussing the inves...

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Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

The U.S. alliance with Turkey has proven decisive in the battle against IS in Syria, providing the coalition with access to Turkey's Incirlik air base to wage strikes against the militants, officials ...

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Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation

The second warning came in January, from the acting Attorney General Sally Yates. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). The timing of this news is interesting; CNN apparently learned of the...

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Chelsea beat Middlesbrough, one win away from EPL title

Chelsea remain confident that Antonio Conte will sign a new deal with the club once the 2016/17 Premier League title has been secured. "To my players my message is now that we need to do another s...

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Euro hits 6-month high, Asia shares firm after French vote relief

Euro hits 6-month high, Asia shares firm after French vote relief

This would not be an easy task as Le Pen promised to continue her cause under a newly transformed far-right party that would run in next month's pivotal parliamentary elections, Chen added. The euro h...

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Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

Though Boko Haram has abducted thousands of people during its eight-year insurgency that has spilled across Nigeria's borders, the Chibok mass kidnapping horrified the world and brought the extremis...

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Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

The dismissal of charges has implications not just for Hernandez's reputation but for his estate as well. "Despite the tragic ending to Aaron Hernande. In 2013, Hernandez was arrested for the murder...

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Despite Terror Concerns, Trump Confident He Can Broker Peace Between Israelis, Palestinians

Vice President Mike Pence reminded Abbas that he had met with him a few years ago: "my family had the privilege of your hospitality during a Christmas visit just a few short years ago". Speaking throu...

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Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments, documents show

The Defense Department inspector general's office also said Thursday that it's investigating whether Flynn "accepted payments in violation of the Emoluments Clause, implementing laws, or Departmen...

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Home Minister, MoS Ahir likely to visit Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh today

Singh also visited the headquarters of the 4th battalion of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force in the Mana camp area, where a wreath-laying ceremony was held for the personnel who were killed. Acting Direct...

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in killing of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott

Ex-officer pleads guilty in killing of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott

Scott can be seen breaking away after they struggled over the officer's Taser. Thankfully, for the Scott family and their supporters, Slager has chose to do the right thing amid insurmountable evidenc...

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Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram arrive in nation's capital

Scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, officials have said, with unconfirmed reports that at least 80 have been freed. The ex...

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Trump slams Chuck Schumer for criticizing Comey firing

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Clinton's primary opponent, said Trump's sudden termination of Comey "raises serious questions about what his administration is hiding". "FBI Director Comey was the best thing...

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100000-acre fire in wildlife refuge forces evacuations in Georgia

Wind gusts and dry conditions are raising the risk of the fire spreading. At least 75 homes were initially evacuated in the three-mile perimeter around St. The fire is 12 percent contained. Boatrigh...

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Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

Later on in the hearing, Yates and Sen. Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Ms. Yates claimed to have warned the White House, in particular White...

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Trump administration postpones another meeting on Paris climate agreement

Trump administration postpones another meeting on Paris climate agreement

Afterwards protesters will gather outside the EPA for a rally and then will block the building's entrances. Notably, Ivanka Trump, a senior adviser to the President, has reportedly wanted to take th...

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Trump upholds religious freedom

Trump upholds religious freedom

But the order he signed was less substantive than he signaled. For the first time since he has been president, a major national organization has called out Trump for spreading fake news. Taking po...

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Senator Franken Demands Answers on Russian Federation from FBI Director Comey

Senator Franken Demands Answers on Russian Federation from FBI Director Comey

David Axelrod in an interview with CNN on Wednesday slammed Hillary Clinton for not taking full responsibility for her loss to President Trump in November. Comey said he looks forward to telling more ...

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Texas governor signs bill to ban 'sanctuary cities'

The organization also posted an image of what travelers might encounter in Texas. The group says people might face illegal arrests, racial profiling and demands to show your papers. El Cenizo and Mave...

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Victorious Moon Jae-In Vows To Unify South Korea

Victorious Moon Jae-In Vows To Unify South Korea

Moon frequently appeared at anti-Park rallies and the corruption scandal boosted his push to re-establish liberal rule. "Politics were turbulent (in the past several months), but our people showed...

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Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

According to NBC News , police say that Oliver "violated several departmental policies", and that those specific policies can not be discussed as there is potential for him to repeal the termination. ...

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Kapil Mishra begins fast, seeks AAP leaders' foreign trip details

The allegation by Mishra, who was sacked from the AAP dispensation on Saturday night, came amid growing rumblings in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). AAP sources hinted that the revelations which are bein...

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Large explosion rocks Damascus, Syrian war monitors say

The source said numerous arms are destined for an array of Iran-backed militias, led by Hezbollah, which have thousands of fighters engaged in some of the toughest fronts against Syrian rebels. He...

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SC delegation reacts to Trump firing Comey: 'Difficult decision'

Former campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said that while he believed Comey "inflicted severe damage" on the FBI, "the timing and manner of this firing suggest that it is the product of Donald Trump ...

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Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law is not above Constitution

The court also said that any fatwa that is against law can not be accepted. "Triple talaq is unconstitutional, it violates the rights of Muslim women", the Allahabad High Court said, adding that n...

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USA needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess

USA needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess

Air Force Academy football team coach Troy Calhoun in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 2, 2017, during a presentation ceremony of the Commander-in-Chief trophy to the A...

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Kashmir: Lieutenant-rank Army officer found dead in Shopian

Kashmir: Lieutenant-rank Army officer found dead in Shopian

The army officer was identified as Umar Fayaz Parry, a resident of Kulgam who had come to Shopian for a wedding. "This young officer from J&K was a role model", Jaitley said in a tweet. The Shopian...

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Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

FBI investigators reviewing former Rep. Anthony Weiner's computer in an unrelated case discovered he had thousands of emails from Hillary Clinton's Verizon Blackberry account - which they believed wer...

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Democrats once blamed Comey - now they're defending him

Democrats once blamed Comey - now they're defending him

And Schumer said he anxious about a pattern - the firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and now Comey . 'That (investigation) carries the biggest threat of im...

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Comey firing troubles top Republicans lawmakers

Comey first made waves in July 2016 when he announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not recommending any charges against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over her handl...

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Sends Donald Trump a Strong Message About Climate Change

Sends Donald Trump a Strong Message About Climate Change

China and France "should protect the achievements of global governance, including the Paris Agreement", Xi told Macron, according to the foreign ministry. U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to...

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Comey first heard he was fired from television reports

Comey's abrupt dismissal is still raising eyebrows, as the reasoning provided by Department of Justice officials - referring to his conduct during investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails- is lar...

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Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas

The First Intifada (the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip) which erupted in 1987, saw Haniyeh being imprisoned for 18 days. Mr Haniya, 54, lives in Gaz...

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Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Trump signed the ban on January 27, the same day Yates met for a second time with White House counsel Donald McGahn about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Ambassador Ser...

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Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in 'fighting extremism'

Mr Trump's visit to Israel follows his meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on Wednesday, when he pledged to end one of the world's oldest conflicts. The White House said t...

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