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Sally Yates testifies about Michael Flynn as Trump calls probes a 'charade'

Flynn had been an adviser to Trump and an outspoken supporter of his candidacy. Ms. Yates claimed to have warned the White House, in particular White House Counsel Don McGahn, during the very early ...

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White House Spokeswoman Says Hillary Clinton Would Have Fired James Comey 'Immediately'

The officials say Comey told lawmakers he had made the request to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Burr said he spoke to Trump but wouldn't detail the exchange. But Senate Majority L...

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Christy Clark concludes campaign in Abbotsford

Clark said she has had a good working relationship with Green Leader Andrew Weaver. "I strongly believe that Sue Powell is going to win this election because the disenfranchised Liberal voters are d...

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Wall falls onto guests taking shelter in India, killing 24

Wall falls onto guests taking shelter in India, killing 24

Tank also said police registered a case of culpable homicide against the building owner and were questioning him. He said a survey of all the marriage halls and gardens in Bharatpur will be conduced...

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U.S. troops patrolling Turkish-Syrian border

Turkish forces last week launched airstrikes on Syrian Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG). Turkey has stepped up its attacks against PKK positions in northern Iraq and YPG outposts in Syria ove...

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Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him

Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him

Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation. An earlier tweet claimed that "Democrats have said some of the worst things" about the top intelligence official, but that now the opposition wa...

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Former FBI Associate Deputy Director on James Comey's Firing

Trump is the first president since Richard Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation with ties to the White House. Comey had asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ...

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Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

The former first minster continued: "I've never taken any election battle for granted, I've represented the north-east of Scotland for 30 years and every election the Tories tell me they are going to ...

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Trump to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at the White House

Secretary Tillerson has now met with Lavrov twice , once in Moscow and now again in Washington, D.C., but this meeting was the first time that the president actually met face-to-face with the top Rus...

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Rooney wants to be at Manchester United next season

Rooney wants to be at Manchester United next season

Second-half goals by Granit Xhaka and United alumnus Danny Welbeck earned Arsenal victory on Sunday as Wenger overcame Mourinho in a Premier League game for the first time in 13 attempts. "For Cel...

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North Korea detains another US citizen

North Korean officials began informal talks Monday with a group of American experts in Oslo, Norway, amid speculation that Washington may seek dialogue with Pyongyang, diplomatic sources said . North...

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Turkey's Erdogan urges the USA to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurds

In an article for Foreign Policy, James Jeffrey, a former US ambassador to Turkey and Iraq, said Erdogan and the Turkish military view the YPG as "a geographical extension of its parent organization...

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Duterte won't commit to Trump's White House invitation

The thousands of people that have died in the new "war on drugs " waged by Mr. Duterte, leave a lot of questions unopened on the "very friendly" conversation that Mr. Duterte also publicly attacked...

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Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics

But her score fell far short of forecasts, despite the stars appearing to be aligned in her favour after the victory of fellow nationalist Donald Trump in the United States election and Britain's vote...

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Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras tapped for federal appeals court

Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras tapped for federal appeals court

Supreme Court nominees. Stras, who's now a justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court, was appointed to serve as a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Judges who have oppo...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

Beijing announced last month that it would continue to stage live fire drills and test new weapons to address national security threats, as a response to the US' recent controversial deployment of its...

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Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

Climate diplomats see that Mr Trump has proposed cutting the budget by almost a third to agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which also funds several state and local climate chang...

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Hamas new chief supports hunger-strike amid 'Israeli psychological-warfare'

Mr Haniya is seen as a pragmatist who will try to ease Hamas's worldwide isolation. It has dropped its long-standing call for Israel's destruction and has severed ties with the Muslim Brotherhood ...

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International court halts Pakistan execution of Indian convicted of spying

As UN member states, India and Pakistan are both de facto members of the ICJ . Following the appeal, the ICJ stayed his hanging, media sources said. He also asked if the government has thought thro...

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Conservatives make huge gains in United Kingdom local elections

Party leaders will return to the campaign trail amid opposition fears of a Conservative landslide after the Tories made sweeping gains in the local elections. UKIP's Lisa Duffy refused to call the res...

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Colbert has good week in ratings despite controversy

Colbert has good week in ratings despite controversy

Bush was president of the United States, and Donald Trump was forcing his The Apprentice contestants to sell Domino's pizza on the streets of New York City", Quartz reminds us . Bush administratio...

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Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word

On Sunday, the government confirmed the girls had been freed in exchange for the release of some detained Boko Haram suspects. This move has received criticism from Amnesty International , ...

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Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

No photos were taken by the White House press of the president's meeting with Lavrov and with Russian Envoy Sergey Kislyak . -Russian relations and diplomatic wrangling going on over a Moscow-backed ...

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Turkey urges United States to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group

On Wednesday, the SDF announced that it has seized control from the Islamic State of Syria's largest dam, as well as the town of Tabqa, the last major obstacle on the road to Raqqa. "The U.S. administ...

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China Tests New Missile in Northeastern Sea

The Chinese military has just successfully test-fired a new kind of missile near the Korean Peninsula. China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a north-eastern sea near the Kore...

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New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Hamas ignored the dismissal and a Haniyeh-led Hamas government remained in place in Gaza , while Abbas appointed a rival administration in the West Bank. He also said that Hamas movement is pumping n...

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Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russian Federation

Yates learned of Flynn's conversations through routine USA intercepts of Kislyak's calls. Flynn's discussions with the Russian envoy have been scrutinized as part of an FBI and multiple congressiona...

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Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

Separately on Monday, former Obama officials said he had raised general concerns about Flynn with Trump and had told the incoming president there were better people for the national security post. unt...

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China debuts aircraft carrier built entirely in that country

China debuts aircraft carrier built entirely in that country

The aircraft carrier, which began construction in 2015, is expected to be fully commissioned for use before 2020 after extensive trials. Zhang Junshe, an expert with the People's Liberation Army's (PL...

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Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Yates said that she arranged for White House officials to see the information, but that she could not say whether the White House followed through on the arrangement. "President Obama's former directo...

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Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

The election body had finished counting votes as of 6 a.m. and said Moon gathered 41 percent of the votes, comfortably edging conservative Hong Joon-pyo and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo, who gathered 24 per...

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Willing to go to North, says South Korea's Moon after swearing

The country hosts some 28,000 US forces. South Korea's past decade of conservative rule has encouraged smooth relations with the U.S. Moon's more liberal approach could fuel tensions, as happened un...

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Senate Panel Told Flynn 'Could be Blackmailed by the Russians'

Flynn misled officials, NBC News and others have reported , by saying he hadn't discussed Obama administration sanctions on Russian Federation, when in fact he had. That included who in the intellige...

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Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them

Amnesty International said on Saturday that holding the released girls in lengthy detention and for security screening "can only add to their suffering and plight". Following the release of the lates...

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Administration names likely judge nominees

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that among the candidates are individuals previously named on President Trump's list of 21 possible picks for Supreme Court justice. Idaho s...

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