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Feds Say Evidence 'Insufficient' to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Case

Feds Say Evidence 'Insufficient' to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Case

The family of a black man who was shot to death by police in Baton Rouge is meeting with federal prosecutors and the FBI. Cellphone video showed Sterling was pinned to the ground before he was shot,...

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Donald Trump calls Kim Jong-un a 'pretty smart cookie'

Donald Trump calls Kim Jong-un a 'pretty smart cookie'

Trump hosted Chinese president Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in early April and commended him for "trying very hard" with North Korea . Trump has also strained the relationship with USA ally, South Kore...

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Why Trump Invites Filipino President to US Despite Wave of Criticism

Why Trump Invites Filipino President to US Despite Wave of Criticism

Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus, defended Trump's invitation, saying "the U.S. needs to deal with Duterte, despite his human-rights records, in order to help calm escalating tensions in North...

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Islamic State Defeated at Tabqa Dam

Islamic State Defeated at Tabqa Dam

In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patro...

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Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing

Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing

Meanwhile, the FBI's acting director told a congressional panel that Comey enjoyed "broad support" at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, further undercutting Trump's explanation that Comey had bee...

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Trump, Lavrov may meet in Washington on Wednesday

Trump, Lavrov may meet in Washington on Wednesday

WATCH: Russia's Lavrov offers odd comments on Comey firing: Was he fired? "The previous administration bent over backwards to undermine the solid foundation of our relations", Mr Lavrov told reporte...

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Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be freed, negotiator says

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be freed, negotiator says

The video surfaces amidst raging questions about the whereabouts of the girls following reports in a section of the media that parents of the rescued girls have been denied access to their daughters. ...

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Le Pen vows to revamp party after huge loss

Le Pen vows to revamp party after huge loss

EU Council President Donald Tusk also offered his congratulations, saying the French had chosen "liberty, equality and fraternity" and "said no to the tyranny of fake news". The former investment bank...

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Justice Karnan moves SC seeking recall of conviction order

Justice Karnan moves SC seeking recall of conviction order

Peter Ramesh Kumar said he might have crossed the border to Bangladesh or Nepal with plans to approach the President for relief. "Until such time the accused 1-8 shall not hold office and not be per...

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French presidential candidates trade barbs ahead of Sunday's crucial vote

French presidential candidates trade barbs ahead of Sunday's crucial vote

Both face off in Sunday's runoff. Other demonstrators carried signs that read "No to Macron" and "No to Le Pen", and some chanted "abolish the Macron law" or "abolish the labor law". Since December th...

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions

In her calm and self-controlled appearance, Yates recounted how she had informed White House counsel Donald McGahn that Flynn had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russi...

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Trump will make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

It would also wreck Trump's careful diplomacy with China, which the White House wants on-side to tackle North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to pr...

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England drawn to face France and Argentina

South Africa will face the All Blacks in the pool stage for the first time in a blockbuster clash. Hansen's New Zealand are striving to complete a hat-trick of World Cup victories and underline thei...

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Flynn was warned against accepting foreign payments: Pentagon

Flynn was warned against accepting foreign payments: Pentagon

Michael Flynn, the former us national security adviser, was warned by the Pentagon in 2014 against receiving foreign payments, said new watchdog documents released on Thursday. The letter instructs...

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Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Within 10 days of the signing of the agreement, the guarantors will set up a joint working group to monitor the zones and their borders. "We do not accept a role for the United Nations or global for...

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Frosh Joins 21 Counterparts In Calling For Special Counsel On Russia Probe

Frosh Joins 21 Counterparts In Calling For Special Counsel On Russia Probe

As for Rosenstein's boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Harris repeated her call that he should step down. The DOJ regulations say that prosecutors can't participate in any criminal investigatio...

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What McCabe Did And Didn't Say During His First Senate Hearing

McCabe would go on to make several assertions that might irk Trump. He said that his view was widely shared in the agency. "I said, "If it is possible, would you let me know [if] I am under invest...

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No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner company

No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner company

The company and KABR Group are raising money for a two-tower apartment complex in New Jersey called One Journal Square, marketing materials showed. The company belonging to Jared Kushner's family is...

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Republicans Close Ranks Behind Trump Amid Democrats' Comey Fury

Really: Within 24 hours, initiated not by the President but by an aide, Comey's future became a pressing Trump concern, for reasons having nothing to do with the most consequential investigation he's ...

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Trump speaks with new South Korean president

Moon Jae-in, who easily won South Korea's presidential election Tuesday, was the beneficiary of another popular backlash against a ruling establishment perceived as corrupt and out of touch. At the sa...

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5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

France remains in a state of emergency courtesy of terrorism, the economy is stagnant and the battle now is between the Macron "globalists" and the Le Pen "patriots". "I am going to serve on your beha...

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Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who was sacked in 2015 by the Obama administration, became a Trump loyalist during last year's campaign. This defense came amid multiple questions over why t...

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Russia Must Rein in Assad, Iran-Backed Forces in Syria

But he did not say that he also works for Tass , a Russian state-run news agency, and White House officials were surprised when photos depicting an apparently jovial moment between Mr Trump and the t...

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Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra

Mishra further alleged that Ankit Bharadwaj, who attacked him on Wednesday attacker was a Mohalla Clinic worker. AAP leader Sanjay Singh said that before levelling such baseless charges against Kejr...

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EVM row: Shiv Sena bats strongly for ballot paper

The meeting comes days after the Aam Admi Party staged a demonstration on hacking a "voting machine" in the Delhi Assembly. Digvijaya Singh tweeted: It is the responsibility of Election Commission t...

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From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years

From the Archives: Prince Philip Through the Years

He once admitted the curtailment of his career was "disappointing", but said that "being married to the queen, it seemed to me that my first duty was to serve her in the best way I could". Throughout ...

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Jackson calls commission to investigate voter fraud a fraud

U.S. President Donald Trump is set Thursday to create a commission on voter fraud and voter suppression, a move that follows his unsubstantiated claim that millions of people voted illegally a year ag...

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Global investors, top firms urge USA to stay in Paris deal

Macron won a landslide victory against nationalist Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election, and promised to reform the country's labor laws and double-down on promises to fight global warming. about two ...

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Putin advocates peaceful coexistence of Palestine, Israel

So it's the ideal place to ask the president of the Russian Federation about a significant situation in American politics, right? Russian has announced its full support for the resumption of direct ...

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Trump Agrees To Arm Kurds In Syria Despite Turkey's Opposition

It's the first meeting of the officials since the Pentagon announced the US would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the group's stronghold in Raqqa. Both Washington an...

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England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Ireland and Scotland will meet in Pool A , which also contains hosts Japan , in possibly the easiest group of the four that contains the only all-Six Nations showdown. Holders and favourites New Ze...

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Ireland's 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool Opponents Revealed

England were hit with a horror World Cup draw alongside France and Argentina on Wednesday in a devilishly tricky bracket that French coach Guy Noves called a "death group". "Understanding that we ha...

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel Independence Day

He noted that the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and the Netherlands all voted no, and that India abstained. "We will face all the campaigns of distortion and destruction le...

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What does council vote tell us about general election?

Susan Aitken reveals that she and her deputy, David McDonald, were in informal contact with COSLA ahead of the elections, and that further talks are now scheduled to put the reconciliation on a formal...

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Former Trump adviser Flynn subpoenaed

Former Trump adviser Flynn subpoenaed

The subpoena issued on Wednesday night is the first the committee has announced in the course of its Russian Federation investigation, The Washington Post reported. Other congressional committees an...

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