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Trump stands by Obama wiretap claim

Quite the opposite, in fact: Hopes remain that the meeting, if nothing else, might help reset the relationship between the two leaders. "I am a free trader, but a fair trader", he added. Trump said ...

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Nigeria's President Returns Home Amid Worries About His Health

Nigeria's President Returns Home Amid Worries About His Health

But he said he was "pleased to be back", although he disclosed that he may need "further follow-up within some weeks". "That makes his return to work formal and constitutional", his spokesman Femi A...

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Hai Ram! Yogi Adityanath is the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

Hai Ram! Yogi Adityanath is the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

Known for his inflammatory speeches against Muslims, Mr Adityanath lauded Mr Trump for banning refugees and immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, and said ...

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J'can misses out on US$1m global teacher prize

J'can misses out on US$1m global teacher prize

The prize was established three years ago to recognize one exceptional teacher a year who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession, employs innovative classroom practices and encourages ...

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Tom Cotton Trashes GOP's 'Three-Step' Strategy For Repealing Obamacare

Tom Cotton Trashes GOP's 'Three-Step' Strategy For Repealing Obamacare

Gary Cohn, Trump's chief economic adviser, described past CBO analyses as "meaningless". Though many conservatives - such as Kentucky Sen. The CBO's current director, Kevin Hall, was appointed b...

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Auto and bomb claim at White House sets off security alert

Auto and bomb claim at White House sets off security alert

The Secret Service described it as an "ongoing criminal investigation". "This is a test", the man said as a Secret Service officer detained him and took him to the ground, according to the report. O...

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North Carolina vs. Arkansas - 3/19/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. North Carolina led by 17 points after a dominating start, blew that lead and trailed 65-60 with about 3 1/2 minutes left t...

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White House defends budget cuts

White House defends budget cuts

Congress must be abundantly clear that this preliminary budget is dead on arrival , and that they will only approve a budget that actually protects the health and security of Americans and our comm...

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Saudi Arabia Invites Muslims from Iran to Holy Pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi Arabia Invites Muslims from Iran to Holy Pilgrimage in Mecca

But after talks between the two sides, the Iranians will join this year's ritual which takes place at the beginning of September. The hajj ministry said that the kingdom, home to Islam's holiest sit...

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GOP Health Bill Draws Opposition, Lifts Concerns About Health Care

GOP Health Bill Draws Opposition, Lifts Concerns About Health Care

The House GOP's vote counter, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, also attended the meeting and said the changes give Republicans "the best chance" to get the legislation to the Senate. Another 3 million...

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Germany owes 'vast sums of money' to NATO

The President's stonewall of Merkel, however, comes after the two have clashed over global issues such as immigration. "Germany owes vast sums of money to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & the ...

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Trump says U.S. 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

The German chancellor and U.S. president posed for the press in the Oval Office, and photographers could be heard calling for the two to shake hands. During a photo op in the Oval Office, the two di...

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The true cost of Trumpcare

The true cost of Trumpcare

And most of those newly uninsured would come from the ranks of older Americans and from the lower and middle income earners. One reason for the miss is that employers didn't drop health care benef...

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Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

Representative Mark Meadows, the chairman of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus, said the bill would "absolutely not" pass the way it is now. We've got to go to the Senate. Faced with gr...

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Trump Defends Allegations: 'Wiretap Covers A Lot Of Different Things'

Trump Defends Allegations: 'Wiretap Covers A Lot Of Different Things'

The White House will not repeat again claims that British spies snooped on Donald Trump, Britain said Friday after the United Kingdom eavesdropping agency branded them " utterly ridiculous " in a rare...

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Controversial Hindu priest chosen as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

Controversial Hindu priest chosen as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

March 19 (ANI): In contrast to his firebrand image, newly elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday requested his cabinet ministers to refrain from making statements that might hu...

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Rock Hall pays tribute to Chuck Berry, its first inductee

Rock Hall pays tribute to Chuck Berry, its first inductee

Goode " was included alongside music by the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart on the golden record launched aboard the Voyager I spacecraft in 1977. The first album I ever bought was Chuck's "Live...

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Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

Spicer, speaking with reporters following Trump's news conference, said: "I don't think we regret anything". The statements came after White House press secretary Sean Spicer acknowledged the comm...

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AARP Mobilizes Against GOP Health Plan

AARP Mobilizes Against GOP Health Plan

Beyond antagonism from congressional Democrats, the Trump administration's plan has GOP opponents in both houses of Congress. Sen. Several participants later confirmed to reporters that those who at...

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Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets after airstrikes

Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets after airstrikes

Damascus said Syrian anti-aircraft systems confronted the planes and shot one of them down over Israeli- controlled territory and hit another. "At no point was the safety of Israeli civilians or the I...

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Niagara Police searching for suspect in bank assault

Niagara Police searching for suspect in bank assault

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Kuijer or the dark grey 2009 Pontiac Montana van (Ont. licence plate BYTE392 ) he was driving are asked to contact the police immediately. Police are ...

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Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight

For a state that has always had law and order issues, the nomination of Yogi Adityanath as the chief minister, only brings more worry and bares open the possibility of a rise in religious intolerance....

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'We'll blow Europe's mind' Turkey threatens to FLOOD continent with refugees

'We'll blow Europe's mind' Turkey threatens to FLOOD continent with refugees

In response, President Erdogan slammed Germany and accused the Dutch of behaving like "Nazis". Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is courting Turks overseas for support in an April 16 referendum that ...

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Teen in hospital after fighting off croc

Teen in hospital after fighting off croc

He had jumped into the water about 2:30am on Sunday. Paramedics say Mr De Paauw was dared to jump in the river by friends, despite the Johnstone River's status as a known crocodile habitat. He sai...

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Budget cuts will blow you away

Budget cuts will blow you away

One case in point is Thursday's White House proposal to cut spending on U.S. diplomacy and foreign aid by some 28 percent, a sign that the State Department and U.S. "A key component of foreign policy ...

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William and Kate meet survivors of deadly Bataclan theatre attack in Paris

Kate Middleton kicked off her sartorial showcase at the Elysée Palace with a green Catherine Walker coat dress for a meeting with Francois Hollande. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge (in ...

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US Personnel Wounded in Shooting by Afghan Soldier

US Personnel Wounded in Shooting by Afghan Soldier

So-called "green-on-blue" insider attacks by Afghan soldiers on global service members were a major problem several years ago, but now occur less frequently after security measures were improved and t...

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Rep. Schiff Defends Committee Examining Russia-Trump Connections

Rep. Schiff Defends Committee Examining Russia-Trump Connections

Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, has also been called to testify at Monday's hearing. Trump has been dogged by allegations that his associates had ties to Russian of...

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Toddler dies, another critically injured at flat in London

Toddler dies, another critically injured at flat in London

The National Police Air Service dispatched a helicopter to search the surrounding area and find any potential suspects involved, with the service sending out a tweet confirming they were assisting Hac...

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Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs in deal with govt

Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs in deal with govt

The Syrian regime has since wrestled back complete control of Homs city - with the exception of al-Waer - and previous year announced plans for ambitious rebuilding projects in several districts of th...

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Israeli tanks fire at Gaza

But Israel holds Hamas responsible for all rocket fire from Gaza regardless of who carried it out. The Israeli attack was supposedly in response to the rocket attack launched from Gaza. In 2014, Egy...

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Trump blows up G20 trade consensus

BADEN-BADEN, Germany-World finance chiefs clashed Friday over the future of global trade, anxious that protectionist tendencies could tilt the global economy back into the doldrums and stir up cross-b...

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House Leadership Aiming For Floor Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill Next Thursday

House Leadership Aiming For Floor Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill Next Thursday

The bill is set to hit the House floor on Thursday. President Donald Trump said this bill will take some time to pass because of the different phases, but he says he supports it 100 percent. Trump i...

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UP: Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet of ministers sworn

UP: Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet of ministers sworn

At Smriti Upawan in Lucknow on Sunday, Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the new UP Chief Minister. Hundreds of Adityanath's supporters from all across the state have reached Lucknow to attend the...

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People of India are the real disruptors, not me: Narendra Modi

Participating in a debate on "The Future of Politics" at India Today Conclave 2017, former union minister Chavan said, 'Without any doubt, Congress is facing grave crisis. My government is working on ...

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