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4 in the running — New FBI chief

4 in the running — New FBI chief

On Friday, a person close to the former director recounted a different version. The Trump administration is looking to fill the job after President Donald Trump abruptly fired Director James Co...

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United States may have dispersed equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly'

United States may have dispersed equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly'

It was the first face-to-face meeting of top officials from the two nations since the Pentagon announced the US would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the group's...

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Donald Trump departs Israel declaring that peace deal is possible

He added that "my very good friend Benjamin". While both Netanyahu and Abbas have made positive noises about their readiness to negotiate, both also face domestic constraints on their freedom to m...

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McCain: Trump-Russia allegations like a 'lousy movie'

A NSA official documented Mr. Trump's request in a memo, the paper reports . It is unclear if a similar memo was prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to document Trump's...

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Chaffetz hopes Trump didn't call Comey 'nut job' to Russians

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) discussed multiple reports about President Donald Trump and his administration being based on anonymous s...

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Trump vows to continue efforts for peace deal b/w Palestinians, Israel

Trump vows to continue efforts for peace deal b/w Palestinians, Israel

While in Israel , Mr. Trump met with the country's president and prime minister, and he traveled to the West Bank for talks with the Palestinian Authority's president. For a second day in a row peopl...

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What to expect from Trump's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

Trump is singularly fixated on delivering a Middle East peace deal, administration officials said, even if that means jettisoning the long-standing US stance that any resolution should be based on a ...

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Turkey condemns North Korean missile launch

Early last week, the UN Security Council demanded that North Korea desist, saying that they need to "immediately [show] honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". In an interv...

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Sweden Drops Assange Rape Probe; UK Warns Warrant Still Valid

However, Assange still faces arrest from United Kingdom officials for "minor charges", if he were to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up for the last five years. "If he...

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Melania again appears to reject Trump's attempt at holding hands

Mr Trump will then travel back to Jerusalem to visit Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and deliver a speech at the Israel Museum. Whatever the reason, Melania's multiple hand swats ar...

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United Kingdom threat level raised 'indicating a further attack is expected imminently'

United Kingdom threat level raised 'indicating a further attack is expected imminently'

Also, in 2009, the Manchester police had thwarted a major terror bid to attack Manchester's Arndale shopping centre on the busy Easter bank holiday weekend. More than 400 police have been deployed ...

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South Korea's Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

South Korea's Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

Chinese President Xi Jinping told a South Korean envoy on Friday he was willing to put relations back on a "normal track" amid tensions over a USA anti-missile system deployed on the Korean penins...

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Senate intel issues 2 new subpoenas related to Flynn

Flynn, a former lieutenant general who was sacked as President Donald Trump's national security adviser for failing to reveal contacts he had with Russia's ambassador, refused on Monday to ans...

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Congressmen Call On Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As The Israeli Capital

Congressmen Call On Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As The Israeli Capital

Trump arrived on what was believed to be the first open, direct flight to Israel from Saudi Arabia - two nations that do not have diplomatic relations - a sign of the possibility he sees for what he...

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White House lawyers seeking 'experts' on impeachment process

The Trump administration has expressed confidence amid the impeachment chatter, saying the White House believes it still has the support of congressional Republicans, according to CNN . Trump is bogg...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

Republican U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona told "Fox News Sunday" he was left "speechless" by reports of Trump's remarks about Comey in the May 10 meeting with Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign m...

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Trump denounces Manchester attack by 'evil losers'

Trump warned of Iran's escalating presence in the region. This will be closely watched after Mr Trump's conflicting pronouncements on the alliance. He also became the first sitting president to go t...

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Philippine minister starts damage control after Duterte's China war remark

During the conversation, Trump went out of his way to differentiate himself from his predecessor, Barack Obama , who was critical of the Duterte government's policies. At the end of the day is this: ...

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House passes 'bathroom bill' as an amendment

House passes 'bathroom bill' as an amendment

The so-called "second-chance" bill previously cleared the House and was passed Monday by the Senate , which included an amendment ensuring that Texans convicted of some crimes involving sex or viol...

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Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Former President Barack Obama had a rather acrimonious relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , and as a result, relations between the United States and Israel became strained du...

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Pennsylvania Company Manages UK Arena Where Terror Attack Took Place

Pennsylvania Company Manages UK Arena Where Terror Attack Took Place

Greater Manchester Police confirmed 28-year-old John Atkinson's death on Tuesday (local time), hours after friends began posting tributes online, remembering an "amazing young man" and "a lovely so...

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How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved

After his encounter with the pope, Trump will hold brief talks with President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. "They also agreed that there can be no resolution to the issues we...

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Trump Condemns UK Concert Bombing Carried Out By 'Evil Losers'

Trump was greeted Tuesday morning by Abbas at the president's headquarters in Bethlehem and their meeting is now underway. Before dinner at Netanyahu's residence on Monday, Trump avoided delvi...

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Trump Travels To Bethlehem For Meeting With Abbas

Trump Travels To Bethlehem For Meeting With Abbas

Preparing the ground for Trump-Abbas meet today in the West Bank town of Bethlehem , Israeli ministers on Sunday approved certain measures aimed at improving the Palestinian economy and facilitatin...

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More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade

Gutierrez said he would even be willing to go to help Rivera achieve independence for Puerto Rico, which is now a US territory. Another bombing, on New Year's Eve 1982, injured three police officers a...

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'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

Yes, English isn't Netanyahu's first language, but the Israeli prime minister made a particularly awkward comment during an address at the Israel Museum. But he said his trip was "focused on bri...

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Dems: New documents show Flynn lied to investigators about Russian trips

Dems: New documents show Flynn lied to investigators about Russian trips

Flynn invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee. Michael Flynn misled Pentagon investigators about his income fro...

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc Is Suddenly Gaining Ground On Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Is Suddenly Gaining Ground On Amazon

Wall Street expects Wal-Mart Stores Inc ( NYSE: WMT ) to report quarterly earnings at $0.96 per share on revenue of $117.74 billion before the opening bell. While the USA comp increase of 1.4% was abo...

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Britain's MI5 says revolted by Manchester attack

Britain's MI5 says revolted by Manchester attack

She said during a visit to victims in Manchester that police would look at the security of such venues. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) People running down stairs as they attempt to ex...

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Trump calls for global coalition against terrorism, 'isolation' of Iran

Saudi Arabia denies providing any support for the 19 hijackers - most of whom were Saudi citizens - who killed almost 3000 people in 2001. On the second day of the trip, Saudi Arabia and the U...

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Beijing's new weapon in economic war: Chinese tourists

Beijing's new weapon in economic war: Chinese tourists

The statements are a significant stretch from a Monday regular briefing led by Lee Duk-haeng, South Korea's spokesman for the Ministry of Unification, which handles inter-Korea relations, in which he ...

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Amazon Echo Show with 7-inch touch screen launched

Amazon Echo Show with 7-inch touch screen launched

Amazon will be adding another device to its Echo line and it is called the Echo Show . As with most things Amazon is doing in this space, we can probably expect Amazon to roll this feature out i...

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Trump says shared concern about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Trump says shared concern about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Since his remarks during the Abbas visit and especially since it was announced that Trump would visit Israel during his first worldwide trip as president less than four months after taking offic...

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China urges North Korea to not violate United Nations resolutions again

The UN Security Council is to hold a closed-door meeting on North Korea on Tuesday evening. The North has been also trying to develop nuclear missiles, which will be able to carry nuclear loads ...

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Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Some expected he would make the announcement during his visit to Israel this week. Given the competing claims, the US and most countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv, not Jerusalem . When Netanyahu...

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