• Trump visit draws country singer Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia
Trump visit draws country singer Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia

To achieve all these objectives, USA is accommodating Riyadh in its Iranophobic strategy and framing the arms sales in terms of a new "Arab NATO" that integrates forces from a number of other Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

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  • Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing
Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing

Putin even suggested that Russian Federation share the records of last week's talks between Trump and Lavrov with the U.S. Congress, if the White House approved. McMaster and Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters on Tuesday, yet neither flatly denied that he disclosed sensitive intelligence. "Until the administration fully explains the fa...

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  • Nico Marley: Bob Marley's grandson signs for Washington Redskins
Nico Marley: Bob Marley's grandson signs for Washington Redskins

Marley an undersized linebacker played collegiately at Tulane. He was an invaluable member of the Green Wave defense as a four-year starter, and he put up some impressive numbers. During an interview with Sports Illustrated in 2014, Nico spoke about his family name and having his own goals. "Every individual is supposed to have something he w...

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  • Presidential Hopeful Raisi Hails Iranian Ethnic, Religious Groups as 'Assets'
Presidential Hopeful Raisi Hails Iranian Ethnic, Religious Groups as 'Assets'

Although the supreme leader is officially above the fray of everyday politics, Khamenei can sway a presidential vote by giving a candidate his quiet endorsement, a move that could galvanize hardline efforts to get the conservative vote out.

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  • Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe
Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

The statement does not mention the investigation he's overseeing as the U.S. House Oversight Committee's chair into President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. The House Oversight chairman announced in April that he would not seek another term in 2018 and had "made a personal decision to return to the private sector".

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  • Witnesses watch Times Square auto crash in horror
Witnesses watch Times Square auto crash in horror

He was taken into police custody after the crash. The New York Police Department says the incident is not being treated as terrorism, and confirmed that one man had been arrested. The speeding auto jumped the sidewalk on the west side of 7th Avenue at 42nd Street and barreled into pedestrians for three blocks before crashing at the northwest co...

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  • McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls
McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "Labour will rebalance our economy so that the many are no longer ripped off by the wealthy and powerful few". Gideon Skinner, head of political polling at Ipsos MORI, said: "Labour shouldn't get too carried away by the rise they see in the polls".

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  • US strike hits pro-Assad forces Syria
US strike hits pro-Assad forces Syria

The coalition carried out the strike after Russian attempts to halt the advance on the town apparently failed to stop the troops from moving south into an agreed upon deconfliction zone where the US and its allies were operating. The officials say the strike was a defensive move to protect the US allies. The Syrian fighters "did not choose to tur...

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  • Kapil vs Kejriwal: Mishra drops third bomb, alleges 'hawala network'
Kapil vs Kejriwal: Mishra drops third bomb, alleges 'hawala network'

Whatever complaint I have filed in the CBI, I will now file the same in CBDT. Keeping his promise to provide more evidence against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, sacked cabinet minister Kapil Mishra today addressed yet another media conference and made some new allegations.

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  • Flynn, Manafort Key Targets of FBI Investigation
Flynn, Manafort Key Targets of FBI Investigation

Brimming with resentment, US President Donald Trump fervently denied today that his campaign had collaborated with Russian Federation or that he'd tried to kill an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the issue. "Because you look at all of the people on the Democratic side, not only the Republican side, that were saying such bad things abou...

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  • Tennessee teacher indicted on sex, obstruction charges
Tennessee teacher indicted on sex, obstruction charges

Cummins is accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and running away from police back in April. They were eventually found hiding out in a rural cabin in a remote part of northern California where a groundskeeper tipped off police. In the preliminary hearing, the former teacher's lawyers argued Thomas was not held against her will and that she wi...

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  • Kapil Mishra slapped during fast; AAP, BJP clash over attacker's affiliation
Kapil Mishra slapped during fast; AAP, BJP clash over attacker's affiliation

Mishra was removed from the post of water minister on May 6. CBI sources said if they found prima facie material for lodging an FIR, they would do so. AAP leader Sanjay Singh yesterday claimed that attacker was an executive member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). The 36-year-old, who was sacked for mismanagement in water supply acros...

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  • Judges grill lawyer defending Trump's travel ban
Judges grill lawyer defending Trump's travel ban

The Justice Department stands firm on its position that the Trump travel ban aims exclusively to protect national security, not to discriminate against Muslims. Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall will argue for the administration, while Neal Katyal, a former acting attorney general, will represent the state of Hawaii, which sued to block the ban...

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  • Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation
Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation

Trump responded by once again denying any links to Moscow, but the appointment of a special counsel with sweeping powers dramatically raises the stakes in a crisis threatening to paralyse his presidency. Thursday's meeting wasn't the first time Trump has privately addressed TV anchors and reporters. The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of T...

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  • Syria burning 50 bodies per day after Mass Execution
Syria burning 50 bodies per day after Mass Execution

USA officials said the crematorium was built to hide evidence of Assad's political executions in Sednaya - "an effort to cover up the extent of mass atrocities " there, Jones said. "We call upon Russian Federation to use its influence with the Assad regime to get it to adhere to a lasting negotiated ceasefire". Jones said: "I would say tha...

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  • Senate investigators: Flynn won't honor subpoena
Senate investigators: Flynn won't honor subpoena

Flynn resigned on February 13 at the request of President Trump after it was revealed Flynn had discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador and misled the Vice President and other administration officials about the nature of his conversations with Kislyak.

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  • Roger Ailes rewrote the rules of TV news
Roger Ailes rewrote the rules of TV news

With high-tech production values and cheeky slogans like "Fair and Balanced" and "We Report, You Decide", Fox News quickly challenged what Ailes viewed as a liberal-leaning mainstream media. His death comes months after he resigned from the news network amid claims of sexual harassment by former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson. The Putnam County...

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  • Trump to 'Quickly' Replace FBI Director Comey
Trump to 'Quickly' Replace FBI Director Comey

Comey's allies also quickly made clear they would defend him against attacks from Trump, including disputing the president's assertion that Comey told Trump he was not personally under investigation. As Trump spoke, Fox News was on in the president's cabin. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Republican Senator John Cornyn, New York Appeals Court ...

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  • President Trump Delivers Commencement Address at Liberty University
President Trump Delivers Commencement Address at Liberty University

Trump kept to an upbeat message in his first extended public appearance since firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director this week, saying the lawyer and veteran prosecutor was an incompetent "showboat" and "grandstander".

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  • Comey Must Testify Before US Senate Committee ASAP - Senator Graham
Comey Must Testify Before US Senate Committee ASAP - Senator Graham

The committee also asked for White House records of any recordings of Comey from McGahn, since the president suggested in a tweet last week that there might be recordings of his meeting with Comey. Sen. Lindsay Graham, chairman of the committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism and subcommittee Ranking Member Sheldon Whitehouse to the White Hou...

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  • Trump to interview Joe Lieberman for FBI director
Trump to interview Joe Lieberman for FBI director

Trump will meet Wednesday with Lieberman and other candidates, including acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating , and former top FBI official Richard McFeely , Spicer added. Trump said Monday that the search for a successor to Comey was "moving rapidly". He retired in 2013 as the USA senator for CT after servi...

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  • Explaining the mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel
Explaining the mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

Trump is clearly upset about the appointment of a special counsel - but what even is a special counsel, and what power does Mueller have as he takes over the Trump-Russia investigation? "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!".

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  • Car Plows Into NYC Crowd; 1 Dead, About 20 Hurt
Car Plows Into NYC Crowd; 1 Dead, About 20 Hurt

Brooklyn resident Asa Lowe was standing outside the Levi's store enjoying the weather when he heard screaming around midday Thursday, May 18, 2017 . 'There was a guy on the windshield, along for the ride, but he kept on going. Elsman graduated a year ago from Portage Northern High School. Before striking pedestrians, the vehicle was "out of co...

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  • Will the SNP take the lead in coalition deal?
Will the SNP take the lead in coalition deal?

The terms of the coalition deal proposed were rejected, she said, because the SEC "didn't believe there was enough evidence in the proposal put forward that there would be no compulsory redundancies and there would be no end to austerity". Ruth Davidson said Dugdale's refusal to work with the Tory councillors in Aberdeen would only help the SNP's p...

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  • Russian Federation probe 'divides' the country
Russian Federation probe 'divides' the country

Leaks are hardly the only cause of Trump's problems - the uproar over FBI Director James Comey's dismissal wasn't the result of a leak. "It was a counterintelligence investigation before now, it seems to me now to be considered a criminal investigation", Sen.

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  • What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn
What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn

It begun with Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey , and pirouetted neatly round, just days later, to reveal that the president reportedly asked Comey to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn's ties with Russian Federation. The job gave Flynn access to the president and almost every secret held by US intelligence agencies. But Flynn has...

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  • Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead
Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead

Mrs May responded: "From what I see, it is a very long wish list, a whole lot of promises, but if you look at it, it doesn't add up". "I think there's a rumbling, a subterranean rumbling at the moment, where people are saying we want change".

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  • Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil
Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil

President Trump apparently wants his ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, back in the White House, The Daily Beast reports . Yates, a career prosecutor until Barack Obama tapped her to be the No. That wasn't the first time that Trump had been warned regarding Flynn. Flynn had been paid more than $500,000 to advocate for Turkey's in...

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  • Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison
Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

U.S. Soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison today after serving several years for 20 charges related to leaking military documents. "We can all finally truly celebrate the strength and heroism she has shown in surviving and sharing her truth and life with all of us", Strangio, who also is transgender, said in a statement that i...

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  • The 11 candidates Trump is considering for Federal Bureau of Investigation director
The 11 candidates Trump is considering for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. Others close to Comey told reporters Trump used a dinner meeting to demand Comey's loyalty . Trump's shift in rationale came a day...

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  • Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal
Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal

Human rights advocates believe others could be among the young girls who have been used to carry out suicide bombing attacks. "He is very grateful for the prayers and good wishes of the people, and hopes they would continue to pray for the peace and unity of the nation", said the statement .

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  • Trump reaction to special counsel measured, says White House
Trump reaction to special counsel measured, says White House

Trump referred to Comey's testimony at a recent Capitol Hill hearing after which the Justice Department ended up having to amend part of his testimony regarding last year's probe of Hillary Clinton's email practices. "But this fight isn't over", Perez continued. In the 1990s, Democrats complained that independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who invest...

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  • Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones
Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones

Russian President Vladimir Putin plays piano before meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the first day of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China May 14, 2017. "I merely touched the piano keys with my fingers", he quipped, adding that he though the video "would be for private use". "In this connection, we need to act in a joined-up way, (and)...

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  • Rosenstein faces Senate day after upending political world
Rosenstein faces Senate day after upending political world

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the decision after a week of rising pressure on the Justice Department to ensure the probe remains independent of the White House. Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn. White House spokespeople and Cohen declined Politico's request...

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  • With waiver, United States lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal
With waiver, United States lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

The United States does not intend to prevent Iran from exporting oil, President Donald Trump stated about this in its official notification to the Secretary of State and Finance and Energy ministers. But the United States also announced new unrelated sanctions in a bid to show it was not letting Tehran off the hook. China has close economic and...

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