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Jordan's king, Trump to speak later Tuesday

Jordan's king, Trump to speak later Tuesday

Trump defended himself in a tweet Tuesday by saying he had an "absolute right" to share what he wanted. That issue first exploded last week when Trump tweeted that James Comey - the Federal Bureau o...

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Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

Most other leaders steered clear of endorsing a power grab by the increasingly autocratic Erdogan. The White House said in a statement that Mr Trump and Mr Erdogan will give joint press statements o...

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Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Possible on New FBI Director

The news media criticized the White House for the evolving description of the decision-making process that preceded Mr. Trump's decision to fire Mr. Comey. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that ...

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Trump reportedly reveals highly classified information during meeting with Russians

Trump reportedly reveals highly classified information during meeting with Russians

Two White House officials said some of Trump's frustration centers on what he views as unfair coverage of his decisions and overly harsh criticism of press secretary Sean Spicer, as well as deputy pre...

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Macron to name PM on first day as French President

Macron to name PM on first day as French President

Philippe is mayor of the gritty northern port of Le Havre and an MP for the region since 2012 who studied at the same universities as Macron and shares many of his views on the economy and social issu...

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Russian Federation responds to accusations:

Russian Federation responds to accusations: "No confidential information was leaked"

Russia's foreign ministry spokesman has denied reports that President Donald Trump revealed classified information to senior officials during the Russian minister's visit to the Oval Office last w...

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Trump and Putin discuss Syria and North Korea

As well as involvement in Syria , the leaders discussed working together to tackle tensions with North Korea, a White House statement adding the pair discussed dealing with "how best to resolve the v...

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Amnesty demands probe into Papua New Guinea prison killings

Amnesty demands probe into Papua New Guinea prison killings

Seventeen prisoners making a dash for freedom from a prison in Papua New Guinea were shot dead by warders, reports said on Monday. "The majority of those that escaped were arrested for serious cri...

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2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

Crews wore dark clothing, helmets and body armor, as they did during the Liberty monument removal. In a statement , the city said it does not plan to announce removal plans or a timeline for the tw...

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Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

The Post story quoted H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, who was involved in the conversation, saying Trump only discussed mutual concerns about terrorist threats. Mark Warner, D-Virginia...

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Trump intel sharing risks damaging USA alliances

Trump intel sharing risks damaging USA alliances

He used the words "wholly appropriate" nine separate times. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts...

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Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

It is likely others will drop out to solidify support for other candidates, especially as one of them is serving as vice president in Rouhani's government. "He should be able to drive a substantial pr...

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UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

If discussions could be arranged, it would mark the first significant development in diplomacy with North Korea since the nation pulled out of six-party talks in 2009. The 15-member body, which includ...

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Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

Tel Aviv - The plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Western Jerusalem has turned into a public dispute between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the US Administration. The new ...

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Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

It seems that the official was prompted to make the statement after members of Netanyahu's team asked if Netanyahu could join Trump on the visit to the Western Wall and whether Israeli photographe...

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Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

But will Roy Oliver face jail time ? Since the killing, Roy Oliver, the officer who fired his rifle into the departing auto, has been dismissed from the Dallas Police Department, and his actions ha...

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'Jadhav could be executed before ICJ trial ends' fears India

'Jadhav could be executed before ICJ trial ends' fears India

The Indian national, who had been arrested on March 3 past year and sentenced to death on allegations of espionage and subversive activities, had been framed on the basis of confessional statements ex...

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Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.'

Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.'

Feinstein said in a statement reports by The New York Times , The Washington Post and others make "crystal clear that the EB-5 regional center program presents a stark conflict of interest for th...

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Pope Canonizes Children Who Saw Virgin Mary

Pope Canonizes Children Who Saw Virgin Mary

The Church believes the Madonna gave three children - Francisco and Jacinta Marto and their older cousin Lucia Dos Santos - three messages, the so-called secrets of Fatima. By the time the Virgin Mary...

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White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

McMaster, the national security adviser, who attended the meeting. But political and legal experts said this latest misstep is among the most egregious so far of Trump's presidency. Anthony Cordesma...

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Edouard Philippe takes office as new French prime minister

At least 24 Socialists are now campaigning for re-election under the banner of Macron's Republic on the Move party. And both count well-connected political advisor and writer Jacques Attali as well ...

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Unesco passes resolution criticising Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem

Unesco passes resolution criticising Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem

Tweeting on his official account following the decision, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi said Jordan highly valued such a decision. "I would also like to say that this systematic harassme...

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Two adults, two boys missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

Efforts to find the four people on board, identified as Jennifer Blumin, Nathan Ulrich and Ms Blumin's four-year-old and 10-year-old sons, are being concentrated close to where the plane last made con...

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Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

American presidents have the power to unilaterally disclose any material - even the most secret intelligence - without going through any kind of formal process, or worrying about prosecution. Sen. Joh...

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Election Commission dismisses AAP's so-called demonstration of EVM tampering

Bhardwaj said that at tomorrow's all-party meeting, which he would attend along with two technical experts of the AAP, he would request that a committee be formed to access "suspicious" EVMs. But, the...

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Merkel's opposition in "shock" after third German state election loss

German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and North Rhine-Westphalia top candidate of her Christian Democrats, Armin Laschet, wave to supporters at the last stage of the state election campaign in Aache...

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Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

Acting assistant secretary of state for the Middle East, Stuart Jones, said that at least 50 prisoners a day are executed in the prison and then the crematorium is used to hide evidence of the extent ...

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Sessions pledges more work against hate crimes

Sessions pledges more work against hate crimes

District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. Federal prosecutor Julia Gegenheimer said during Vallum's plea hearing in December that he began planning to kill Williamson after a friend called him May 28, 2015, ...

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Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced United States election: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced United States election: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Both Democrats and Republicans have attacked Comey for speaking in 2016, while President Trump praised him and called him "the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton". Testifying before the ...

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Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

The Syrian regime, Jones said, "has treated opposition forces and unarmed civilians as one and the same", continuing to "systematically abduct and torture civilian detainees, often beating, electroc...

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Food bank growth down to Tory austerity, claims Nicola Sturgeon

She is expected to say: "Under the Tories and the SNP almost half a million emergency food parcels have been handed out to people across Scotland". "It may be by necessity, but we don't want that. A...

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Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

United States package delivery giant FedEx, Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica and Germany's Deutsche Bahn rail network were among those hit. "This was not a tool developed by the NSA to hold ransom ...

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Bank of China given license to operate in Pakistan by central bank

Bank of China given license to operate in Pakistan by central bank

Proposals for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor revealed in Pakistani newspaper Dawn envisage thousands of acres of agricultural land being leased to Chinese enterprises to set up demonstration pro...

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Trump asked to turn over any Comey tapes

Trump asked to turn over any Comey tapes

During an interview with Lester Holt, President Trump said that despite the White House's earlier claims, the firing of Comey was all his idea. Unsurprisingly, support and opposition to the decision...

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Emmanuel Macron Names Edouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

Emmanuel Macron Names Edouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

The pair said they are both prepared even to implement treaty changes if needed. "First we need to work on what we want to do, and then if it turns out it needs treaty changes, then we - or at least...

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