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Kushner wanted secret line with Russians

Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make ...

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Medicaid expansion, reversed by House, is back on table in Senate

The Senate is just now beginning its own process from a clean sheet of paper. Although the discussions are still in an early stage, some predictions appear to have been mistaken, according to CNN...

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Trump congratulates Duterte for 'a great job' on drug campaign

Trump congratulates Duterte for 'a great job' on drug campaign

Some in the submarine community said they were not alarmed because Trump didn't give specific coordinates and they're confident the submarines will not be found. Yet in an interview the following day,...

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Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

He noted that communications with North Korea were terminated previous year in the wake of new sanctions following North Korea's fifth nuclear test, and Pyongyang's decision to shut down a joint i...

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McMaster 'not concerned' following Kushner reports

McMaster 'not concerned' following Kushner reports

McMaster and Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, swatted away the questions after reports surfaced that Kushner considered setting up a secret line of communication with Russia...

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G-7 source: U.S. gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: U.S. gets more time for climate pact answer

But US partners hit deadlock in their attempt to persuade Trump to keep the world's biggest economy inside the framework of the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions to reduce global warm...

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United Kingdom police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

United Kingdom police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

The people of Wigan showed they weren't afraid when police closed roads and evacuated a number of homes as the bomb squad were called to a house near the Cherry Gardens pub. The Manchester bombing has...

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Trump condemns 'evil losers' for Manchester attack

The only way that Trump can succeed where these others have failed is if he identifies the mistake they've made and avoid repeating it. A grassroots effort is being launched to urge President Don...

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Allies not paying for defence, says Donald Trump

Meanwhile Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Air Force One, "Of course we support Article 5 ". Many saw this encounter with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe as awkward at best. Last year, onl...

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Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

Uncomfortable moments in Brussels at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday when each man appeared to battle for the firmest handshake award set the tone for a potential clash when th...

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Brazilian President's situation fragile after report of corruption

Temer on Thursday vehemently rejected calls for him to resign from both the opposition and members of his own ruling coalition. The culture minister, Roberto Freire, resigned Thursday and Brazil's med...

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Britain's terror threat level reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi . The announcement came as...

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Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into t. Armored Personnel Carriers make their way through a queue of vehicles with fleeing residents that stretches for miles (kilometers) as Muslim militants ...

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Rio Ferdinand sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho impact

Griezmann has a 100m euro release clause in his contract and the 26-year-old France worldwide said earlier this week that his chances of joining United were "six out of 10". "We won for Manchester,...

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Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner asked Russian ambassador for line to Kremlin

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner asked Russian ambassador for line to Kremlin

According to a report by Washington post , Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak and a banker fr...

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No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

The country "has taken all necessary measures to responde quickly and efficiently to this new outbreak", he said. "Of the five blood samples taken from suspected cases and analyzed at the INRB, one ...

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Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season

Pep Guardiola has insisted that his side will go to Watford to win as they look to secure third place following victory over West Brom . He also implied the Citizens are not a "big club". The re...

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Has Wenger earned new Arsenal contract with FA Cup win?

And by the end of the season the Arsenal squad, as so often in the past, had been wrecked by injury. Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious about publicly discussing whether he expects the north London c...

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Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'

Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'

Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S. According t...

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G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal

G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal

Trudeau, though, said that when it came to the discussion on the Paris agreement, "Mr. Trump was in listening mode", he said, adding that everyone was able to show how important it is to rally togethe...

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Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

The U.K. authorities said they had stopped sharing information about the Manchester bombing with the USA after information and a photo of the bombing that British intelligence shared with their US c...

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Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Oil Output-Cut Extension

Oil prices edged up on Friday after tumbling in the previous session when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and the other main producers agreed to extend output cuts. N...

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G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement

Trump tweeted that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the Paris climate accord . That tweet set a timeframe for the United States to quickly reconsider its origina...

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Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy worldwide trip, comes after Trump declined to commit to staying in a sweeping climate deal, refusing to give int...

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G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

However, the two-day meeting got overshadowed by a suicide bombing in northern England on Monday that killed 22 people, and also got bogged down by lengthy discussions on the merit of free trade and t...

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What's next for Iran after President Hassan Rouhani's win?

The paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, which answers to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will continue to launch ballistic missiles and have close encounters with U.S. He promised to serve as pre...

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Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate agreement next week

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate agreement next week

Both McMaster and Cohn refused to respond to questions about Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, the subject of a new controversy roiling Washington after a Washington Post article re...

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May to raise USA terror intelligence leaks with Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

He recently traveled to Libya , where his parents now live, and may have visited Syria as well. More arrests have been made in connection with the deadly suicide bomb attack at a concert venue in ...

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Macron fails to woo Trump's support on Paris agreement

Trump hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for a working lunch today at the official residence of the United States Ambassador to Belgium. In this video, Trump appears to be trying to shake Mac...

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Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for victims

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for victims

Authorities have detained a total of 11 people since the attack, but a 16-year-male and an adult woman were released without charges. British Prime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amoun...

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Ex-ambassador: Russia is a 'dark cloud' for Trump's administration

Ex-ambassador: Russia is a 'dark cloud' for Trump's administration

A news briefing here at the conclusion of Trump's maiden foreign trip was overtaken at times by questions about Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Friday's Washington Post ...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said the fact that all the leaders except Trump committed to delivering on climate change is "heartening". The first lady also thanked the service members for sacrifi...

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WashPost: Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications

It comprised of them bragging about how much they knew Flynn - Trump's eventual national security adviser - and also included plans to take advantage of their connection to Viktor Yanukovych, the fo...

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Coptic Christians massacred by gunmen in Egypt

Coptic Christians massacred by gunmen in Egypt

THE World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned yesterday's attack on a bus in Egypt carrying Coptic Christians. "We will avenge them or die like them", m...

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Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump

Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump

The original plans involved a straightforward ceremony on the tarmac before Trump was to be taken by helicopter to Jerusalem for a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the presidential re...

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