• Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey
Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Trump's tweet came after weeks of challenges to the White House to prove the assertion that he might have recordings of his private conversations with his former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, whom he fired on May 9. "T$3 he President recently confirmed his assessment that it is the "countries" that are inherently unsafe, rather than th...

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  • Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election
Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

She called it gravely concerning that election officials only recently learned that Russian hackers tried to use a vendor's email account previous year to break into local election computers. "I just fundamentally disagree", he said . U.S. officials have blamed Russian-aligned hackers for other state election database breaches, allegations Mos...

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  • This Senate health-care bill is terrible
This Senate health-care bill is terrible

They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation before the full Senate considers the measure. Referencing negative comments made by some Republican senators about the suggested bill , Democratic Sen. The bill sharply cuts Medicaid subsidies to states, one of the main ways the Affordable Care Act expanded the number of insured i...

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  • London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'
London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

May encouraged the owners, both public and private, of tower blocks around the country to quickly forward samples of any similar material for testing. "It is both a tragedy and an outrage because every single one of those deaths could and should have been avoided". Mr Corbyn compared the tragedy with the Hillsborough disaster and child abuse scan...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind to file nomination on June 23
Ram Nath Kovind to file nomination on June 23

CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said a "secular" candidate is the need of the hour for the president's post and that opposition parties would "certainly" field a nominee . The BSP leader added that her party's stand can not be negative towards Kovind since he is a Dalit despite his association with the RSS and the BJP from the beginning.

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  • Bridgeport teacher accused of sexual assault - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana
Bridgeport teacher accused of sexual assault - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana

Ramos, however, said she did have a close relationship with him. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. State Police detectives reported that the eleven year old victim reported that while being transported on the bus, the bus driver, Luis Cruz , touched her inappropriately.

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  • Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in
Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in

Why? Because nationalizing House races is a fool's errand; if the Democrats won, the focus should not be analyzed as a shot at Donald Trump's popularity. " She personally told me she was rock solid" with the president, said Webb, 70. While Republicans have mocked Pelosi's leadership in the past - the Republican National Committee sarca...

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  • Police officer stabbed at Michigan airport; passengers evacuated
Police officer stabbed at Michigan airport; passengers evacuated

He was then charged with committing a violent act at an worldwide airport, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. Neville, despite being stabbed repeatedly, began fighting off his attacker. Ftouhi was seen lingering with luggage around the airport's non-secured public areas, including at a second-floor restaurant and a bathroom, b...

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  • Afghan soldier turns gun on USA troops: 3 killed
Afghan soldier turns gun on USA troops: 3 killed

In mid-March, three U.S soldiers were shot and wounded in another apparent insider attack at an Afghan military base in Helmand province. One US official confirmed that the incident was a "green-on-blue" attack by a member of the Afghan security forces.

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  • Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI Director Comey
Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI Director Comey

He's also brought trouble to his White House. So there you have it. Trump still allows for the possibility there are tapes. White House officials had been unable to confirm the existence of a recording device for weeks. Trump's declaration now that there are no recordings appear to settle a key dynamic in that investigation: It's now the presid...

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  • May to unveil plans to 'protect' EU citizens' rights after Brexit
May to unveil plans to 'protect' EU citizens' rights after Brexit

They were to be briefed by Michel Barnier, who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discuss the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits. He said: "I am not a dreamer". What was so "easy" and without consequences is not the story. According to The Times , Labour is planning an alternative "w...

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  • Coalition Forces Shoot Down Iran-Made Drone In Syria
Coalition Forces Shoot Down Iran-Made Drone In Syria

Located on the north bank of the Euphrates River, it served as an important militant hub for trade, smuggling and the movement of foreign fighters. The writer, David French, traced the history of the fighting in Syria in a conflict that involved Syrian forces, anti-Assad rebels, including Kurdish and Arab militias, ISIS and other players.

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  • Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where U.S. troops are training Syrian rebels, officially described as "partner ground forces". OIR described the area as an "established combat outpost". "Public statements aside, we have not seen the Russians do any actions that cause us concern". "[Many planners are worried] that we have essential...

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  • Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince
Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia has a new crown prince, but for the oil world, much remains the same: The price for a barrel of oil is still wobbling at 10-month lows, and the production cuts put into place by OPEC late past year are likely to continue for now.

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  • Elections not so special for Democrats
Elections not so special for Democrats

But it could give Republicans a boost in confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Mr Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.

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  • DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory
DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

A Conservative source said: "As we have said, both parties are committed to strengthening the Union, combating terrorism, delivering Brexit and delivering prosperity across the whole United Kingdom". "The talks have been taking place in a constructive way". "Her failure to reach a deal in time with the DUP doesn't bode well for the tough Br...

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  • Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Kashmir and West Bengal situation
Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Kashmir and West Bengal situation

Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Mr. Thackeray said all the party legislators and MPs will support Ram Nath Kovind , nearly clearing his way to Raisina Hill. Transport Minister Diwakar Raote, while speaking to reporters here, said that Sena will raise the issue of fragile economic condition of the DCC banks after the notes recall e...

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  • ISIS Cells Are in 'Almost Every Province' of Indonesia: Army Chief
ISIS Cells Are in 'Almost Every Province' of Indonesia: Army Chief

A US P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, according to media reports . The aircraft flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward.

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  • Wisconsin's Top Election Official Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Wisconsin's Top Election Official Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

US intelligence authorities have publicly said that not only did Russia attempt to tip the scales in the presidential election against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton , but that the directive came directly from Russian President Vladimir Putin .

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  • Cuba blasts Trump's decision to revamp Obama-era deal
Cuba blasts Trump's decision to revamp Obama-era deal

The Cuban government also called the Trump's executive order a "backward step", saying the administration was resorting to "coercive methods from the past" in taking steps to strengthen the embargo. The new sanctions stipulate: "An employee, consultant, or agent of the group must accompany each group to ensure that each traveler maintains a ful...

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  • Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning
Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

A Syrian military official in Damascus said the truce was not extended. The Australian Defence Force (ADF), which includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members working in its air group, has announced it would resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq.

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  • Peace Activists Release Lanterns Near Power-Stricken Gaza Strip
Peace Activists Release Lanterns Near Power-Stricken Gaza Strip

Netanyahu had vowed to build a new settlement toreplace Amona, which was destroyed in February after Israel's top court ruled it was illegally built on private Palestinian land. The White House appeared to play down expectations for a breakthrough ahead of the visit, saying that "forging a historic peace agreement will take time" and that Kushne...

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  • South Sudan still faces starvation as famine is declared over
South Sudan still faces starvation as famine is declared over

The conflict has triggered Africa's worst refugee crisis, with more than 3 million people fleeing their homes. Inflation in the oil-producing nation surged to 334 percent last month. The visit was postponed due to security fears after renewed violence. More than $US12 million or 42 percent of the funding provided by Caritas and its agencies in Sou...

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  • Otto Warmbier's funeral: Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea
Otto Warmbier's funeral: Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

The Hamilton County coroner is still trying to determine the cause of Warmbier's death Monday, less than a week after his return in a coma. On Tuesday, a USA official said US spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for a new nucle...

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  • North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral
North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group and was convicted of subversion. Mattis echoed that, saying China "continues to work these issues". The U.S.is reportedly pressuring China to put more effort into reining in North Korea following President Trump's tweet that Be...

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  • Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness
Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness

Testifying for more than seven hours last week, Constand denied there was any romance between them and told jurors she had rebuffed his advances before the assault. Never, was she incapacitated, he told the jurors, who were listening attentively. "It would be very bad for him for the jury to even begin to think about the other women", Oliver sa...

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  • Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

European Council President Donald Tusk is used to dealing with thorny, high-stakes issues, from the threat of eurozone meltdown to the migration crisis, but Thursday he delved into far more divisive territory - the politics of the Beatles.

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  • EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

Many cities are vying to host the European Banking Authority and European Medicines Agency after Britain's departure from the EU. Britain has less than two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce and the outlines of the future relationship before it is due to leave in late March 2019.

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  • Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'
Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'

And they've been winning a lot. Ossoff called Rep. Steve Scalise's shooting a "national tragedy" that should not be politicized. Democrats must flip 24 GOP-held seats to regain a House majority next November, but the latest losses mean party leaders and liberal groups will have to rally donors and volunteers after a tough stretch of special elec...

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  • Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by N. Korea
Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by N. Korea

Washington has one threat it can use with Beijing: the possibility of "secondary" sanctions that go after Chinese companies doing business in North Korea. "I do wish we would have a little more help on North Korea", Reuters cited the Republican as saying. In its regular press conference Monday , the Foreign Ministry said it would "stay comm...

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  • If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?
If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies to the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as part of the Russian Federation investigation. Ousted FBI Director James Comey was asked about the DNC's decision during his high-profile appearance before the Senate Intelligenc...

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  • United Kingdom govt to win Brexit deal: Theresa May
United Kingdom govt to win Brexit deal: Theresa May

It included eight bills centered on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union , and measures to address recent terror attacks in Manchester and London, as well as last week's deadly apartment block fire . For instance, the queen will arrive at Parliament in a vehicle, rather than a horse-drawn carriage, and she will deliver the speech in ever...

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  • Terror probe launched as vehicle rams police van on Champs Elysees
Terror probe launched as vehicle rams police van on Champs Elysees

When the attacker drove his vehicle into the police van, he was carrying an assault rifle, two pistols, and ammunition, as well as two large gas canisters. One man died at the scene, but it was not immediately clear whether he was killed by the attacker's actions or some other cause. The auto hit the front of the van as it was overtaking a conv...

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  • BIFF attacks Cotabato village; families flee for safety
BIFF attacks Cotabato village; families flee for safety

A local member of the Citizens Armed Forces Georaphical Unit, Abraham Kutay, was killed in the firefights that left two other militiamen, Angelo Verona and Resty Segundara, wounded. The exchange of fires forced a number of families in Barangay Malagakit to flee, according to Mamon. In a separate operation, two BIFF members were arrested at a chec...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon
Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

With pro-Syrian government forces now between US -backed fighters at Tanf and predominantly Islamic State-controlled areas any future offensive in the area will be hard. More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011 with anti-government protests before spiraling into a war that has drawn in jihadists and ...

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