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FBI withholds Comey memos from House panel

FBI withholds Comey memos from House panel

But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn's lawyers questioning the legal basis for his refusal to cooperate with the request for documents. A spokesman for the committee de...

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Merkel: Germany can no longer 'rely fully' on allies, including U.S.

Ms Merkel did not mention by name US President Donald Trump , who criticised major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and refused to endorse a global climate change accord , but told a packed...

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Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russian Federation calls

News reports said the White House, reeling from the developments in the Russian Federation saga, is creating a new rapid-fire communications unit to respond to the controversy, led by Mr Kushner, se...

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Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

Mr Trump immediately sought to dismiss recent news reports as "fake news". "Does anyone notice how the Montana Congressional race was such a big deal to Dems & Fake News until the Republican won?" "...

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Justice will prevail in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case: Jitendra Singh

Justice will prevail in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case: Jitendra Singh

The ICJ on May 9 had put a stay on the death sentence given by Pakistan to the alleged Indian spy. "India can not be granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jhadav since he is not entitled to it", he ...

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New arrests in Manchester amid extensive investigation into May 22 attack

New arrests in Manchester amid extensive investigation into May 22 attack

A total of 16 people are in detention in Britain and Libya over the May 22 suicide bombing at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin. Detective ...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother's appeal received, considering it, says Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother's appeal received, considering it, says Pakistan

The ICJ ordered Pakistan to stay Jadhav's execution over allegations of spying until its final decision on India's petition to annul his death sentence. He was subsequently sentenced to death by a Pak...

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Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails end hunger strike

The Israel Prison Service stated: "Both parties cooperated and as a result of the combined effort, the hunger-strike ended today". Palestinian prisoners have ended their hunger strike in Israeli...

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Trump praises troops as White House grapples with Kushner report

Jared Kushner (left) is a senior adviser to his father-in-law, US President Donald Trump . Aides said Trump was expected to meet with lawyers as early as Sunday, the New York Times reported . "...

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Corbyn sets out radical manifesto for United Kingdom polls

Corbyn sets out radical manifesto for United Kingdom polls

Its measures include increased tax rates of 45p for those earning more than £80,000 and 50p for those earning more than £123,000, as well as an "excessive pay levy" on salaries of more than £330,000. ...

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Iran's president mocks Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia as 'just a show'

Rouhani , who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the U.S. "They should have polling stations in pla...

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Europe can't rely on US, says Merkel

Trump tweeted later that he would make a final decision next week, and the United States took a separate stance on climate from the other nations in the official G7 communique. US President Donald T...

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US 'Considers' Banning Laptops From All International Flights

US 'Considers' Banning Laptops From All International Flights

Some airline pilots and safety advocates have questioned putting more electronics into checked luggage. The agency, which has barred devices larger than mobile phones on flights from 10 Middle East ...

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N. Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test

Japan and the United States are planning to hold in mid-July their first meeting of foreign and defense ministers since U.S. President Donald Trump took office to discuss how to strengthen their res...

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Iraq paramilitaries reach Iraq's border with Syria

The fighters plan to "erect a dirt barricade and dig a trench" along the border, said Sheikh Sami al-Masoudi, a PMF leader, describing how the forces would secure the porous border area that has alway...

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McMaster: We are not worried about 'back channel'

The request from the Senate Intelligence Committee arrived last week at campaign headquarters in NY. Those inquiries now include scrutiny of Kushner, the newspaper reported . Kushner's new relevanc...

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Emmanuel Macron explains his tense handshake with Donald Trump

But Trump seemed to change his tune when meeting with Macron, with Trump reportedly saying "you were my guy" when the two met for their handshake matchup. I don't believe in the diplomacy of public ...

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Many demands met in Palestinian hunger strike

On Wednesday, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein urged Israel to improve conditions. Following talks between Israel, the prisoner leadership and the International Red Cr...

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United Kingdom lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

United Kingdom lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

Most of the searches and arrests since Monday night's bombing have been in multi-ethnic south Manchester , where Abedi - the son of Libyan parents - was born and raised. Seven children were among the...

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Assange expresses readiness for dialogue with UK, US

Assange expresses readiness for dialogue with UK, US

However, British police said Assange was still wanted in the United Kingdom for jumping bail - so he could still face arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorean Embassy. "This implies that we can now demo...

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Angela Merkel 'right to be honest about differences with Trump', says spokesman

Trump tweeted from Sicily on Saturday that he would make a final decision next week, and the U.S. took a separate stance on climate from the other nations in the official G7 communique. "But we have t...

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Iran reformists storm to victory in Tehran council vote

Iran reformists storm to victory in Tehran council vote

In a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed between Trump and the Saudi government, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". Their win in Friday's el...

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Killed in Moscow Storm

Killed in Moscow Storm

The hurricane that struck Moscow City on Monday afternoon was unprecedented, Moscow City mayor Sergei Sobyanin told TASS. Earlier, investigators said that the victims were mostly killed by...

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Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for concert benefitting terror attack victims

They have since confirmed that the incident is actually taking place on Linby Street in Hulme. The investigation into the Manchester Arena atrocity has continued apace as security agencies swooped...

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Macron, Putin to meet in Versailles next week

Northern Mali fell to radical groups linked to Al-Qaeda in March 2012, but a French-led military intervention the following year drove the extremists out from key towns. Macron's choice of Mali for ...

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(Sri Lanka Floods) 102 Missing

(Sri Lanka Floods) 102 Missing

Earlier, the head of military rescue operations, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, said troops had reached all the affected areas and the risk to life had receded. "There are at least five landsli...

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Yuvraj to miss first warm-up match against New Zealand due to illness

It is still not clear whether Yuvraj Singh , recovering from a bout of viral fever, will be available on Tuesday or not. "There are no major health concerns and he is recuperating well, to the satisf...

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Ariana Grande's mom pays tribute to Manchester victims

The 23-year-old has suspended her worldwide tour until June 5, with the benefit concert due to take place on June 4. The site claimed to have spoken to law enforcement officers about the beefed up s...

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Polish left-wingers urge support for Labour in United Kingdom election

US President Donald Trump appears to be fanning the flames of worldwide conflicts rather than defusing them, but the United Kingdom under Labour leadership would not follow Washington blindly, Labou...

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Dylan Bundy, Orioles deny Yankees, 3-2

Bundy gave up seven hits - including a solo homer to Aaron Judge - while walking just one and striking out three. Schoop took advantage of the extra out with a two-run double down the right field line...

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IIT Madras students chew on beef to protest ban on cattle slaughter

IIT Madras students chew on beef to protest ban on cattle slaughter

Posing several questions to the BJP , he asked for the party's stand on the slaughterhouses run in Goa jointly by the Union Government and Goa BJP government. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Congres...

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Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

Representative Adam Schiff (Democrat-California), who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, said on May 28 that it was "obviously very concerning" that a key Trump transition team member was...

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Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack

Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack

The jihadists reportedly forced the victims walk out, and asked each of them, including the children, whether they were Christians. Minya Province Bishop Makarios said that numerous victims were kil...

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Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about fake news

CBS News also reports that National security adviser H.R. McMaster made this comment about the situation . "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable", he told ABC News on Sunday. "He needs...

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Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Trump is wrapping up his first trip overseas as president and returning to the USA on Saturday. The incessant nature of the Russian Federation storyline kept Trump far away from the probing question...

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