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Russian foreign minister: Trump team are people of action

The meeting was originally scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the Arctic Council ministerial summit in Fairbanks, Alaska - where the two will be joined by the ministers of the Council's six o...

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Trump firing Comey shrouds Russian Federation probe in doubt, turmoil

As Politico reported , in what is the latest example of the president's naivety and incompetence, Trump badly miscalculated the reaction to Comey's firing, somehow believing that both Republicans...

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U.S. President Trump To Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy This Month

U.S. President Trump To Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy This Month

Senior administration officials told reporters the goal of the trip, especially the Saudi Arabia leg, is to unite the region against intolerance and help devise a long-term fix to stem radicalizatio...

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Defending firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Trump derides Democratic critics

Many Democrats have criticized Comey's management of that investigation, but they sharply questioned the timing of his dismissal, given that Trump could have acted soon after taking office on Januar...

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Trump Says He Was 'Set to Terminate' NAFTA

Trump Says He Was 'Set to Terminate' NAFTA

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a similar phone call with Trump on Wednesday in which he told the US president that canceling NAFTA would cause a lot of disruption and be painful for many...

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Kurdish fighters welcome US aid

To the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the move to arm YPG is a natural response to the effectiveness of the YPG /SDF campaign against ISIS. The White House has already given the Pentagon the...

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Teen Takes Ellen's Retweet Title, Wins A Year Of Nuggets

It's official. Twitter has a new World Record for retweets, at least until Beyonce has her baby twins. "Surpassing the previous record held by Ellen DeGeneres , Carter's tweet has racked up 3,435,0...

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Style South Korean elections set Twitter on fire

The issue has clouded efforts to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, and also led to recriminations by Beijing against South Korean companies. Part of the USA missile interception syst...

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Kremlin reveals topics of Lavrov's talks with Trump

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is reacting sarcastically to questions about President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey. According to a White House readout , the two...

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Kushner pitch in China renews debate on visas

The roadshow events are jointly organised by Kushner Companies , which Jared Kushner was associated with until he joined the USA administration this year, and mainland migration agency Qiaowai. He st...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

The investigation into the serial killings had focused what authorities said were seven fatal shootings. In making the announcement Monday afternoon, Police Chief Jeri Williams said at least two a...

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Trump to NRA in Atlanta: I won't let you down

Trump to NRA in Atlanta: I won't let you down

Not pleasant for MS-13. "Right? So get out and vote for Karen". The President also criticised Washington for going after law-abiding gun owners instead of clamping down on criminals, drug dealer...

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Decision BC - North Shore results

I've advocated for this change for many years, as it was being grudgingly adopted by successive federal governments. Party leaders say they're feeling optimistic about their chances. With three Gree...

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Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

Equally, the official tally of the parties' share of the first preference vote across Scotland as a whole, which was published today by Elections Scotland , confirms that the SNP was well ahead of th...

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Next FBI director 'should be above reproach,' Buchanan says

FILE - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks during a news conference in Washington, Nov. 9, 2016. Administration officials have said the firing was not related to the investigatio...

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China's Xi says willing to work with SKorea to improve ties

Reports state that Moon has already made a decision to appoint provincial governor Lee Nak-yon as prime minister. The two countries are also at odds over a "comfort woman" statue that was built out...

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New Chinese missile can attack aircraft carriers, THAAD

New Chinese missile can attack aircraft carriers, THAAD

Senior MOD spokesperson Yang Yujun went on to say that the PLA would continue with its "real battle-oriented exercises" and "tests of new weapons". "The satellite pictures show the THAAD launcher is...

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#BringBackOurGirls: 82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram

#BringBackOurGirls: 82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram

Abuja: In this file image taken from video by Nigeria's Islamic extremist network, shows the alleged missing girls abducted from the northeastern town of Chibok. "We appeal to all Nigerians, includ...

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White House Postpones Meeting on Pulling US From the Paris Climate Accord

Trump reportedly named his second daughter, Tiffany, after one of his favorite deals in which he bought the air rights above the company's flagship New York City location to build Trump Tower. That ...

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Merkel's challenger open to joint eurozone budget

Merkel's challenger open to joint eurozone budget

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's reelection hopes in September's federal election were unexpectedly bolstered on Sunday when her conservative party came from behind to score a decisive victory in a s...

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AAP's former Punjab convener Ghuggi announces resignation

AAP's former Punjab convener Ghuggi announces resignation

AAP's Punjab dreams deflating? Speaking to reporters, Ghuggi said "I am upset with the way I was removed". It is hard for me to work under such leader about whom the party itself thinks that if h...

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Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

According to the statement , militiamen attacked a convoy of United Nations peacekeepers on Monday night near Bangassou village, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from its destination in Yogofongo village...

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Ray Allen Claims Passive-Aggressive Facebook Post Was Result Of Hacking

Garnett gave insight to how it felt for Allen to leave the brotherhood they had created, and how it didn't matter that Allen went to the rival Heat. In June of 2012 - weeks after the Heat knocked th...

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Israel summons Swedish ambassador over support of UNESCO resolution

In fact, it's yet another in a series of UNESCO resolutions denying any Israeli connection to, e.g., the Temple Mount. The measure also slams Israel's excavations in East Jerusalem al-Quds and the...

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Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years in prison for blasphemy

Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years in prison for blasphemy

Jakarta's outgoing Christian governor is set to learn whether he has been found guilty of blasphemy, nearly five months after the controversial case began. His case was seen as a test of the country'...

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It's not dharna but 'satyagraha': Mishra over AAP junket controversy

Those envelopes, he said, had his statements, not clarifying whether that was all he had to show for his allegation that Mr Kejriwal had taken bribe. Sources indicate the reveal will centre around tam...

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Princess Charlotte photo released to mark her second birthday

Her expression in the new portrait also calls to mind pictures of a baby William at Kensington Palace , leaning into his mother Princess Diana's arms. Kate and Prince William are moving to Kensingto...

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Ismail Haniya elected new political chief of Hamas

Hamas, which governs in the Gaza Strip, violently wrested power there in 2007 from the second-largest Palestinian movement, President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party, which now controls only the West Ban...

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Trump aide known as Russian Federation blackmail risk

Others took the initiative themselves, adding their own creative lines mocking the picture, others thought the president was protesting too much against the alleged links between his campaign and Russ...

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New Elon Poll results: Trump's support declining in NC

New Elon Poll results: Trump's support declining in NC

Only 24 percent say they trust the President to do so. Taking office during the Great Depression, Roosevelt became known for his quick action that restarted the economy, enacting 14 pieces of histor...

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Stephen Colbert on Trump firing Comey: 'That shows no gratitude at all'

Stephen Colbert on Trump firing Comey: 'That shows no gratitude at all'

Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974. Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe has been sworn in as acting director of the FBI. Sessions was involved in an ethics scandal and refused to resign . In a letter ...

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Obama: Private sector is key to tackling climate change

Obama: Private sector is key to tackling climate change

Obama told the crowd Tuesday in Milan that while some of his administration's climate change goals may take longer to achieve under Trump, they can not be completely done away with. Obama told the M...

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Saraki hails Buhari, security forces on release of 82 Chibok girls

Saraki hails Buhari, security forces on release of 82 Chibok girls

In Chibok, the remote town in northeastern Nigeria where the girls were abducted from, families were nervously waiting for names of those freed to be published. The APC particularly commended "Presi...

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Trump to work as 'mediator' for Middle East peace

Trump to work as 'mediator' for Middle East peace

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') says in a meeting with President Donald Trump that he's hopeful for bringing about peace with Israel "based on the vision of two states", based...

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UNESCO votes to condemn Israeli occupation of Jerusalem

Citing ongoing Israeli settlement expansion in East Jerusalem , Qanou called on the Muslim world and the global community to recognize and practice the terms of the resolution. The resolution, passed...

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