• Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had
Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

Trump tweeted Tuesday: " Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". "Well, I haven't talked to him since all of this came out", Haley said. It's been fascinating watching the White House try to respond to the revelation that Jared Kushner tried to set up a...

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  • Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord
Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump announced last week the USA will withdraw from the agreement. Lehigh University has joined the growing list of colleges, cities, states, businesses and investors that have declared they will take steps to uphold the United States' commitment to the Paris agreement on climate change.

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  • What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK
What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK

Later she softened her approach, promising to reflect on the election. "The prime minister called the election because she wanted a mandate". The Labour MP, who has been a critic of leader Jeremy Corbyn , said he recognised the party ran an "effective campaign" but a Conservative prime minister now sits in No 10.

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  • Bernie Sanders Urges Progressives To Seek More Electoral Wins
Bernie Sanders Urges Progressives To Seek More Electoral Wins

Sanders narrowly lost the Democratic presidential primary to Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDem rep: "Bernie should absolutely run again in 2020" Social media tears into Ivanka Trump over "viciousness" comment Trump had every right to demand Comey's loyalty, but Democrats may not care MORE previous year after rising from near-obscurity t...

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  • Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

A spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee says a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia "is absurd". Sessions would need to answer questions about his recommendation that Mr. Comey be fired in light of Mr. Trump's admission that his decision was linke...

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  • Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives
Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives

May's co-chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, handed in their resignations on Saturday following the disastrous election. The book, as Goodwin surely wants you to know, is Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union . Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. The Prime M...

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  • Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir
Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

Doha denies it backs terrorist groups and dismissed the blockade by its neighbors as "founded on allegations that have no basis in fact". Gargash said Qatar "absolutely" should expel members of Hamas, stop its support of terror groups "with Al Qaeda DNA" around the world, and rein in the many media outlets it funds, chief among them the Doha-base...

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  • Gove appointed as Defra Secretary of State
Gove appointed as Defra Secretary of State

Mr Green , who was appointed Secretary for Work and Pensions by Mrs May less than a year ago, has been an MP for 20 years and has known the Theresa May for around 40 years. Mr Gove, who clashed bitterly with Mrs May over tackling extremism when they were in government under David Cameron , said that he had been taken by surprise when the invitati...

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  • North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

North Korea has completed two atomic tests and dozens of launches since the beginning of 2016. In the coming weeks, they launched a solid-fuel midrange missile that was described as "precision-guided", which experts say is equipped with a maneuverable terminal stage meant to combat missile defense systems like the U.S.

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  • Trump calls Comey memo leak 'cowardly'
Trump calls Comey memo leak 'cowardly'

Or did Trump go all the way to illegal behavior by directing Comey to tamper with a criminal investigation? Comey admitted Thursday in testimony before the Senate intelligence committee that after Trump fired him on May 9 , he asked a friend to leak his own personal notes of a meeting with the president to the press.

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump
Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

The Embassy of Kuwait held an event at the hotel after initially booking at the Four Seasons. Trump has appeared at the hotel and greeted guests repeatedly since becoming president. The complaint opens uncharted legal territory. Trump and his attorneys argue the clause does not cover fair-value transactions, such as hotel room payments and real...

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  • S. Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'
S. Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'

Throwing cold water on hopes from many in Moon's circle for improved North-South relations, Pyongyang said it wouldn't allow the visit due to new United Nations sanctions against it that South Korea supported. South Korea and Japan co-hosted the 2002 World Cup. However, not all sporting overtures have been successful. Infantino is said to h...

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  • India set to ratify global conventions to combat child labour
India set to ratify global conventions to combat child labour

Child labor was often hidden behind the real and non-exploitive help that children bring to family farms. Child labour law does not bear fruit mostly because of children being engaged or employed in the unorganized or informal sector. "He further called upon all to work together to prevent and end child labour in the society". Delivering a brief sp...

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  • Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support
Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support

Theresa May supporter Sylvia McDermott was puzzling it over as she walked her dog in Regent's Park. The Conservative Party will form a government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . Mrs May was expected to make further appointments to her Cabinet on Saturday, but the damage to Mrs May's standing makes it les...

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  • Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in besieged city
Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in besieged city

He said the Maute group was being given too much credit, and that the occupation of Marawi was the work of Islamic State , and planned a long time ago. MANILA- Government forces aim to finish the crisis in Marawi City "as soon as possible" while taking caution to avoid endangering more civilians after failing to meet its own deadline to quell ...

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  • Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'
Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

That question was not conclusively answered by Comey in his testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night because it didn't dawn on me originally, that there might be corroboration for our conversation.

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  • May to form government and will work with DUP
May to form government and will work with DUP

A Downing Street spokesman said that the Prime Minister will visit Buckingham Palace to speak to the sovereign. It has been reported that the Conservatives are in talks with the Democratic Unionist Party and that the DUP have said it will give May "backing".

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  • Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained
Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

By making an appearance, the duck was reprising its role in the large March protests. He said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue could not do their work after apparently coming under official pressure. Navalny was jailed for 15 days after the March protests. Alongside the Moscow demonstration, another 212 protests are e...

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  • Manila casino rampage leaves 34 people dead
Manila casino rampage leaves 34 people dead

He laid down on the bed, covered himself with a blanket, doused himself with gasoline and then set himself on fire, Dela Rosa said. Philippine authorities have said they suspect the man was trying to rob the casino and that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack.

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  • UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. In a statement released on the state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA), Central Bank governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al-Thani dismissed concerns over liquidity levels.

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  • United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments
United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

Theresa May's party lost the majority they had and are now reaching out to a socially conservative party called the Democratic Unionists to try to form a government. But for now, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says reports of a plot to remove May herself is "tripe". A Downing Street spokesperson said: "The Prime Minister has tonight spoken...

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  • Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May
Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. In what became a two-party contest, both the Green Party and the right-wing, Euroskeptic United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) were wiped out.

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  • Theresa May Asked The Queen If She Could Form Her Own Government
Theresa May Asked The Queen If She Could Form Her Own Government

European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would delay the Brexit talks, due to begin on June 19, and so raise the risk of negotiations failing. "The best possible Brexit deal will be of little value if contradictory economic policies, widespread intervention, arbitrary immigration restrictions, and the spectre o...

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  • United Kingdom poll: After result, media allies turn on PM May
United Kingdom poll: After result, media allies turn on PM May

With results declared for almost all of the 650 seats, Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 262, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority . The result lends support to the approach of Mr. Corbyn, under whose leadership there has been a groundswell of support for Labour, against t...

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  • Palace: PH welcomes help from other countries on Marawi siege
Palace: PH welcomes help from other countries on Marawi siege

However, the military continues to battle close to 200 armed terrorists in the Islamic City of Marawi showing signs the battle will not end that soon. Media reports said a US P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over Marawi on Friday. The gunmen were using the hostages as human shields, hiding in mosques and utilizing an underground tunn...

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  • Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock
Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock

May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. Mr Johnson said on Twitter on Saturday: "Mail on Sunday tripe - I am backing Theresa may ". The alliance makes some modernizing Conservatives uneasy. May is due to meet with Conservative lawmakers in parliament. The agreement is expected to be very different in...

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  • Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault
Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

If he complies with the terms of the sentence , he could have the charge dismissed later this year. The judge sentenced Republican Greg Gianforte to community service and anger management counseling. NBC Montana reached out to the Gianforte camp for its reaction to the sentence, but we did not hear back. A handful of protesters were outside ...

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  • Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump
Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

Smirnoff is owned by Diageo , an alcohol spirits company. The line is apparently a reference to Mr Trump's current troubles, as he faces broadening investigations by the FBI and congressional committees into his campaign's alleged Moscow links.

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  • 'Dead woman walking': UK Prime Minister Theresa May clings to power
'Dead woman walking': UK Prime Minister Theresa May clings to power

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall faced humiliation in Boston & Skegness, where he came in a distant third, and the eurosceptic party lost its only Westminster seat in Clacton. And I think pretty much everyone thinks it is only a matter of time before she either resigns or is forced out by her own party. This time around that seemed nearly impossible, the L...

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  • Britain's PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain's PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

In relation to the first government statement, Sky News Ireland correspondent David Blevins reported that Downing Street had "issued the wrong statement in error". The Conservatives won more than 13.6 million votes, which is an historically high number, and more than Tony Blair won in all three of his election victories.

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  • Downing Street: May, Democratic Unionist Party Have Not Reached Deal
Downing Street: May, Democratic Unionist Party Have Not Reached Deal

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election - a vote May called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of exit talks with the EU. "I am going to be backing her, and absolutely everybody I'm talking to is going to be backing her too", Johnson later told Sky News . In a move that could jeopardise her frantic attemp...

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  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast'
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast'

The district was on the boil after five people were killed in police firing during protests on Tuesday by farmers who are seeking loan waiver and higher prices for the farm produce among other things. Swaminathan Committee recommendations. According to information revealed by the Madhya Pradesh government in a written reply to Congress MLA Ram ...

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  • Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal
Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

The exit poll predicted the Conservatives will get 314 seats and the Labour Party 266, leaving both short of the 326 needed for a majority. On the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conser...

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  • United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put
United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with her in strengthening the bilateral ties after she made a decision to form a minority government following snap polls. "I think the only thing that political commentators can agree on is that we have uncertainty right now and nobody has any ...

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  • Clinton and Trump trade barbs on Twitter
Clinton and Trump trade barbs on Twitter

Clinton said she is writing a book about her presidential campaign and how the email scandal affected her candidacy. Clinton told the gathering that she was responsible for every decision the campaign made, though she did not believe they caused her surprise loss.

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