• Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions
Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee had initially been hesitant to take it up, as the administration had expressed a hope it could improve relations with Moscow. The measures were attached to a bill targeting Iran. That measure reflected Republican complaints that Obama had overstepped the power of the presidency and needed to...

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  • USA civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism
USA civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism

Police then cleared the park while counter-protesters yelled at them. Some participants on the side of ACT's nationwide march claimed the protest was not anti-Muslim. Colorado State Troopers and Denver Police put up yellow tape around the capitol steps to keep the two sides well away from each other. Two protest groups squared off in downtown S...

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  • Trump's New Restrictions for Cuba Revealed
Trump's New Restrictions for Cuba Revealed

Getting to stroll through the colorful streets of Havana may soon be much harder for Americans. Embassies will remain open and money sent by Cubans will be unaffected. Though Trump will announce his new policy this Friday, nothing will change until the agencies implement those regulations. "Travel from the U.S.to Cuba is an important way to enc...

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  • White House officials deny claim Trump seeking Mueller firing
White House officials deny claim Trump seeking Mueller firing

Christopher Ruddy, a Trump friend and chief executive of Newsmax Media, told PBS' "NewsHour" program on Monday that Trump was considering firing Mueller . Have you heard that he is irretrievably compromised, a close confidante of former FBI Director James Comey ? "Mueller is an independent counsel, well-respected man, doing a good job".

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  • UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal
UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government program, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". But the prospect of a deal has caused consternation in Dublin, with Ireland's outgoing premier Enda Kenny warning t...

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  • Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests
Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

At about 10 a.m. clusters of protesters and counter-protesters gathered on four corners of South Waterman Avenue and East Orange Show Road at a memorial to the slain. The marches are taking place as Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan. Mayor Ted Wheeler asked that the previously scheduled March Against Sharia in Portland ...

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  • Saskatoon woman recounts Notre Dame Cathedral chaos after attack on police officer
Saskatoon woman recounts Notre Dame Cathedral chaos after attack on police officer

Armed police cordoned off the site and the cathedral in central Paris that is visited by millions of tourists every year was locked down during the incident. The attack was an "isolated act", he said. The entire area surrounding the landmark cathedral in the French capital has been sealed off. Lawrence Langner, a 73-year-old American visiting...

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  • Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller
Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy tells Judy Woodruff of "PBS NewsHour": "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "It's why it is time to shut down this political witch hunt that is really aimed at stopping the president, delegitimiz...

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  • Comedian Kathy Griffin addresses her controversial Trump tweet
Comedian Kathy Griffin addresses her controversial Trump tweet

And if you don't stand up, you get run over. "I'm going to be honest - [Trump] broke me". She said a number of Griffin's engagements have been canceled and blamed Trump for CNN's decision to sever its relationship with the comedian, saying: "Criticize the president; lose your job".

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  • President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony
President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

Appearing Sunday on ABC's "This Week", Sekulow said that while the idea has not been brought up in the White House , Trump had not ruled out firing Mueller . Members are using the event as a chance to grill Rosenstein about other topics, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey , the investigation into Russian meddling in last year...

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  • First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Brexit minister David Davis plans to go to Brussels on Monday to start the talks, which will reshape not only Britain's role in the world, but also that of a bloc praised by many for ensuring peace after World War Two.

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  • Trump Visits Wounded Republican Congressman in Hospital
Trump Visits Wounded Republican Congressman in Hospital

A high-ranking USA congressman who was shot at a Republican baseball practice is facing a "more difficult" recovery than initially thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday. Police are examining a cell phone, computer and a camera found in his van, according to the statement . Hodgkinson, who is from IL, is dead. Hodgkinson was shot by p...

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  • Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility
Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

His lawyers have tried to poke holes in Constand's story, citing differences between her courtroom testimony and the accounts she gave to police and in a lawsuit in 2005. On cross-examination Tuesday, Constand conceded that some things she initially told police - her assertion she had not been alone with Cosby before the alleged assault, for exampl...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation
Trump confirms he's under investigation

Russian Federation has denied interfering in last year's presidential elections , as has the White House . Meanwhile, the White House said on Thursday that it would have no comment about the revelation, with deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders simply referring all questions to the President's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz.

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  • Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba
Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Mr Trump said Mr Obama's agreement with Raul Castro's government led to an increase in violence and instability in the country, and enriched the brutal communist regime that imprisons its own people. Goodman also believes the cost for Americans to travel to Cuba will go up. Craig Spence, secretary general of the International Council of Aircraft ...

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  • Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible
Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Mr Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Dr Sava said . Sava was reluctant to predict whether Scalise would make a full recovery, but offered there was a good chance he would walk and run again. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's ...

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. "I can go around them". The transition official said the organization has also separately asked the General Services Administration to preserve records fro...

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  • Alleged Shooter Volunteered During Sen. Sanders Presidential Campaign, Vermont's Delegation Reacts
Alleged Shooter Volunteered During Sen. Sanders Presidential Campaign, Vermont's Delegation Reacts

Investigators were looking into why Hodgkinson came to the Washington , D.C. area in the first place, and how much premeditation was involved. Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. The couple's daughter had recently moved back into the house with her young child. "[James] was home all day lo...

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  • DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process
DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

But Major, who was leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister between 1990 and 1997, said he was "wary" and "dubious" of any deal with the DUP at a time where talks are about to resume on the state of the devolved government in the province.

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  • Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Quoting officials, the Post said one event of interest to Mueller - a widely-respected former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off from focusing on Flynn.

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  • Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice
Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mueller told Trump to fire Comey .

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  • How Apple Could Challenge Amazon's $10 Billion in New Revenue
How Apple Could Challenge Amazon's $10 Billion in New Revenue

Put differently, it's nearly like a Sonos speaker with the smarts of Siri , which is arguably not as intelligent as the others . "What we tried to do is build something that is a breakthrough speaker first", said Cook. Two can also be linked together to form stereo speakers. Six microphones mean Siri can understand speech from a variety...

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  • Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute
Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. He says Saudi Arabia has merely denied Qatar use of its airspace, which he says is his country's sovereign right. He added that he was "extremely disappointed" in US President Donald Trump. Underpinning Turkey's stance on Qatar are strong i...

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  • Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The Trump tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned organization officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. The order by the general counsel for his transition team casts a w...

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  • Macron set for landslide win in French elections
Macron set for landslide win in French elections

Election officials on June 12 said that with almost all ballots counted, Macron's Republique en Marche party (Republic on the Move) had 28 percent of the vote in an election marked by a historically low turnout. A comprehensive victory for Macron's party is largely seen as a market-friendly event, although the CAC 40 index was down nearly 1% on...

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  • PM May nears DUP deal
PM May nears DUP deal

With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday to meet Emmanuel Macron, who last month swept to victory in its presidential election. Almost a fifth of the UK's food and drink exports go to the Republic of Ireland and in March industry bodies from across the British food and drink sector wrote an open lette...

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  • Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister
Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister

The Minister of intelligence of Iran Mahmoud Alavi announced on Saturday arrested the 43, on Sunday, the Ministry of justice informed about the other six detainees. "We havent seen the evidence", he said, reiterating Riyadh's position that Iran is the primary sponsor of terrorism around the world. "The terrorists first went by the vehicle to th...

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  • North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program
North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program

Apart from using the US alliance to tackle its belligerent neighbour, Japan also wants the military partnership to exert influence on other parts of Asia, including the highly contested South China Sea, Inada said. "As a Pacific nation, we have enduring interests and commitments in the Asia-Pacific region", Mattis said, referring in part to USA de...

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  • Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Unfortunately for Trump, that seems to have changed shortly after he treated Comey to his signature catchphrase: Anonymous officials are telling the Washington Post that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president's conduct towards Comey constituted obstruction of justice.

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  • May seeks to allay peace process fears over DUP alliance
May seeks to allay peace process fears over DUP alliance

The Brexit negotiations with the European Union (EU) were set to kick off on Monday, which have now been delayed until later next week. The announcement by Brexit Secretary David Davis and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier follows preliminary talks in Brussels between officials.

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  • Leaving climate accord puts U.S. behind -- Ned Grossnickle
Leaving climate accord puts U.S. behind -- Ned Grossnickle

Both U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King opposed the Trump administration's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement . The agreement, a partially legally-binding commitment, proposed to free the world of fossil fuels by the end of the century.

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  • Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military
Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

President Donald Trump is clamping down on some commerce and travel between the United States and Cuba but leaving intact many new avenues President Barack Obama had opened. Caterpillar, which has long called for the USA government to end the trade embargo, also weighed in. Trump's move was a direct rebuke to Obama , for whom the diplomatic ...

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  • Trump on Scalise's condition
Trump on Scalise's condition

The Capitol Police Memorial Fund was added to the list of charities that will receive money raised by the game in honor of two members of Scalise's security detail who were at the Wednesday practice session and returned fire. President Donald Trump said in a taped message to the players and spectators that coming together for a ball game a day af...

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  • Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian
Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian

She says Yun traveled with the doctors to North Korea on a private aircraft after being instructed by President Donald Trump to travel there to negotiate Warmbier's release . "Now, we'll pray for his health", said Sherry Sheffield, Wyoming's unofficial historian. The White House, for example, can not afford to have a hostage negotiation complica...

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  • Gunman had history of arrests, worked in Bernie Sanders campaign
Gunman had history of arrests, worked in Bernie Sanders campaign

He said the only reason Capitol Police were there was because Scalise is a House leader. "Once we got back to the Hill, we got word that there was a shooting". "With reports indicating that Wednesday morning's shooter is from my district, this is a tragedy that certainly hits close to home". A Facebook spokesperson told Fox News the pag...

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