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Melania Trump decision on headscarf draws notice

Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements. Ahead of the dinner, Trump sealed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth...

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Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has revealed that he didn't discuss former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's dismissal with U.S. The meeting came under public scrutiny w...

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At least two killed in coordinated attack on New Kabul Bank

The governor's office said at least two people were killed and three more were wounded, with at least three attackers also killed by security forces. Five attackers, armed with suicide vests and gun...

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Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

He denied media reports from last week that Comey had asked him for additional resources for his investigation before Trump fired him. Trump clearly knew what he wanted to say as he took a few q...

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Royal sister-in-law Pippa takes spotlight in star-studded British wedding

Dressed in a straw boater and a sailor outfit, a nod to the Duke of York's naval career, the prince was just four years old, around the same age as George. "(Prince) George was waving, (Princess) Char...

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Kushner Family Hawks $500K Cash-For-Visa Program To Wealthy Chinese

The program offers foreign nationals permanent residency - commonly known as a green card - in exchange for investments of at least US$500,000 in a U.S. Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley , R-Iow...

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FBI probe moves into White House, report says

As of Friday, a Washington Post report says a White House staffer close to the president is a "significant person of interest" in the Russian Federation investigation. It also served as notice to ...

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Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome, escaping troubles in DC

As he arrived, the president waved from the doorway of Air Force One and then descended the steps, joined by first lady Melania Trump. US President Donald Trump along with other male White House off...

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North Korea's Unit 180, the cyberwarfare cell that worries the West

North Korea's Unit 180, the cyberwarfare cell that worries the West

Trump had reportedly told him he wanted to help settle the nuclear issue with North Korea by working with recently elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The "relatively low compromise rate of So...

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Kushner Asked Lockheed CEO To Cut Better Arms Deal For Saudi Arabia

Kushner Asked Lockheed CEO To Cut Better Arms Deal For Saudi Arabia

The president's son-in-law Jared Kushner is among those whose contacts with the Russian government have come under scrutiny. Initially, The Washington Post reported that the investigation "has ide...

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ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

Although Pakistani analysts were earlier confident that the ICJ does not have jurisdiction to stay Jadhav's execution, today observers have said the jurisdiction argument was "weak" and "damaging". Th...

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Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

He said: "It just really got to us - with being parents of a newborn". The audience of 700 ardent supporters, many wearing red Corbyn t-shirts and waving banners welcomed him with a chant of "Jezza,...

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Lawmakers fret over impact of special counsel on congressional Russian Federation probes

Pollsters found that 50 percent do not think Trump is able to serve as commander-in-chief, while 40 percent consider him capable. Fifty-four percent say Trump lacks the judgment to be president, and...

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Paul Ryan seeks to spotlight tax reform amid White House drama

Paul Ryan seeks to spotlight tax reform amid White House drama

Democrats are salivating over their prospects of taking back the House and Senate next year with President Trump embroiled in a series of scandals involving Russia's efforts to sway the 2016 electio...

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Chinese fighter flew inverted over US Air Force jet, official says

She said the WC-135 was carrying out a routine mission at the time and was operating in accordance with worldwide law. "While we are still investigating the incident, initial reports from the U.S. "Al...

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Korea on US missile defense system

Korea on US missile defense system

But the system has led to a deep schism in relations between Beijing and Seoul , prompting widespread boycotts in China of popular South Korean brands. China is North Korea's biggest economic par...

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Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation

Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation

Mark Warner, announced Friday that Comey will testify in an open setting before the committee. But GOP lawmakers have grown increasingly anxious since Trump fired Comey, who had been leading the burea...

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China 'crippled Central Intelligence Agency by killing informants'

China 'crippled Central Intelligence Agency by killing informants'

Assessing the fallout from an exposed spy operation can be hard, but the episode was considered particularly damaging. The intelligence breach set off a hunt that zeroed in on a former CIA operative...

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Russia, Syria fume over US strike on Syrian troops

Russia, Syria fume over US strike on Syrian troops

The army in a statement said the US-led anti-terror coalition attacked one of the military positions near the Tanf area on Thursday, leaving many personnel dead and causing some material losses, Xinhu...

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More and more people are betting on a Trump impeachment

The strategy to avoid "Dump Trump" talk is such a deliberate stance that when Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) took to the House floor Wednesday to call for impeachment, he ended by noting his was a "voice i...

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State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC

Nine people were sent to the hospital after the fighting. The State Department told CNN on Thursday that it is "working closely with the local authorities concerning this incident", but declined fur...

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Donald Trump lands in Saudi Arabia as controversies swirl at home

Donald Trump lands in Saudi Arabia as controversies swirl at home

Mr Trump has agreed to a defence cooperation deal with the Saudis, pledging 110 billion United States dollars effective immediately and up to 350 billion USA dollars over 10 years. Billboards featurin...

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Robert Penfold: Could Donald Trump actually be impeached?

On Tuesday, Texas Rep. Al Green hit the House floor to call for Trump's impeachment. "I rise today Mr. Speaker to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstru...

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South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North

South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North

The U.S., which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its neighbor. Kim In Ryong also dismisses allegations that Nort...

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Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of a committee looking into President Donald Trump's decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey , said on Thursday he wi...

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Hijack hacks: What you need to know about 'ransomware'

This ransomware employs EternalBlue, a vulnerability initially discovered by the National Security Agency (NSA). The culprits are unknown and could take years to track down, if ever. The severity of...

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Following Iranian election, China hopes to strengthen relations

Following Iranian election, China hopes to strengthen relations

His defeat leaves the conservatives without an obvious flag-bearer. The reelected president will address a speech to citizens that will be broadcast live on state television and on social networks. ...

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North Korea Launching Ferry Service to Russia

North Korea Launching Ferry Service to Russia

Mikhail Khmel, deputy director of InvestStroiTrest, the joint operator of the Man Gyong Bong , said Chinese interest is not limited to tourism. "Also it will service cargo because now the logistics a...

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Trump starts Saudi trip with massive arms deal

Trump starts Saudi trip with massive arms deal

The $110 billion deal for Saudi purchases of USA defence equipment and services came at the start of an eight-day foreign tour that will also take Trump to Jerusalem, the Vatican and meetings with lea...

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French troops will remain in Mali until militants are eradicated- Macron

French troops will remain in Mali until militants are eradicated- Macron

Macron's choice of Mali for his first trip as commander-in-chief since his election on May 7 fulfilled a campaign promise to visit French troops fighting Islamist militants. "Germany can not intervene...

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Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him

The anticipation, however, will only be the more intense for what Committee chairman Richard Burr blandly calls Comey's opportunity to "clarify for the American people recent events that have been b...

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Belt and Road to turn tensions into cooperation

Belt and Road to turn tensions into cooperation

In addition to that, he also announced special lending schemes worth $56 billion to support cooperation on infrastructure, industrial capacity and financing. India has not sent an official delegation ...

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Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

But with mounting obstacles at home and overseas, he faces long odds of succeeding where more experienced predecessors have failed. Adding to those issues, disarray in the White House over Trump's f...

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Video Shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Watching Attack on Washington Protesters

Shortly afterward, chaos begins, which the police in D.C. said was a "brutal attack on peace protesters" by a member of Erdogan's security detail. Before the violent confrontation, Erdogan had ear...

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Pakistan Government Under Fire Following ICJ's Decision On Jadhav's Case

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her stewardship of Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. The Nation argue...

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