• Senior White House Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in FBI Russia Probe
Senior White House Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in FBI Russia Probe

White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not refute the Times story but said it was Comey's "grandstanding and politicizing" of the Russian Federation investigation that put pressure on the administration's ability to engage Moscow. He was insane, a real nut job. Whether or not it's happening is a witch hunt, Trump set up this whole process ...

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  • Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians
Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

The agreement also supports Saudi Arabia's efforts to grow its indigenous aerospace industry and ecosystem through its Vision 2030 initiative. "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilizations", Trump said .

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  • MacArthur Steps Down As House GOP 'Tuesday Group' Co-Chair
MacArthur Steps Down As House GOP 'Tuesday Group' Co-Chair

MacArthur and other House Republicans have gotten an earful at town hall meeting over the past couple of months from voters anxious about losing their health insurance as a result of the GOP efforts. MacArthur's amendment broke a deadlock as the House passed the bill earlier this month. He worked on a compromise with his conservative colleague, R...

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  • Moon, Turnbull agree to jointly fight trade protectionism
Moon, Turnbull agree to jointly fight trade protectionism

That was when lawmakers voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye. "Later, I will go back to my home and become an ordinary citizen", Moon said. During the campaign, Moon had criticized the anti-missile system, known as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD , which China sees as a threat to its security.

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  • Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos
Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos

Bad enough that he was there; bad enough that there would be a handshake; he emphatically did not want any show of warmth. January 24: Flynn is interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his conversations with Kislyak. May 2: Trump knocks Comey on Twitter . "There's no doubt this cloud is impacting everything else and we need...

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  • Trump holds talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials
Trump holds talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials

The White House said it was Trump's idea to use the term "evil losers". On Tuesday morning, Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem , travelling across the barrier surrounding much of the biblical city, which serves as a visual reminder of the complexities of the conflict in the region.

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  • US Senate Intelligence Committee to 'Vigorously' Pursue Flynn's Testimony
US Senate Intelligence Committee to 'Vigorously' Pursue Flynn's Testimony

However, Flynn conceded no wrongdoing in his resignation letter. The president's comments are in stark contrast to his harsh words during the 2016 campaign for people who received immunity or invoked the Fifth Amendment in the probe of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

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  • Seoul says Putin ready to help resolve North Korea nuclear issue
Seoul says Putin ready to help resolve North Korea nuclear issue

For one thing, Seoul has to consider its alliance with the USA and whatever position toward the North President Donald Trump decides to take. Trump extended an invitation to Moon to visit the United States. With only an acting president in place for several months, South Korea has found itself caught between the US and China on the diplomatic...

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  • Trump's Speech to Muslim Leaders: Drive Extremists 'Out of This Earth'
Trump's Speech to Muslim Leaders: Drive Extremists 'Out of This Earth'

The centre will monitor the information exchanged on the internet, especially through social networks, and try to promote moderation and curb hate speech, Efe reported on Monday. The King told Mr Trump that their nations have worked together for over a century and developed "a very good foundation of mutual understanding and strategy" that has "l...

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  • British PM Theresa May calls Manchester terror attack as 'callous'
British PM Theresa May calls Manchester terror attack as 'callous'

The first report of 19 fatalities was updated to 22 Tuesday morning. Most of the concertgoers were kids, teens and parents. The Islamic State group says one of its members carried out the attack. Saffie Roussos , aged 8, was the youngest of the 22 victims identified so far. Grande's supporters responded with words of comfort, including ...

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  • Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill
Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill

Trump recently unveiled the broad principles of what he has said will be the biggest in United States history, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told a Senate panel last week that these tax cuts would end up creating trillions of dollars in new revenue, something budget experts from both parties have disputed.

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  • NDP leads as vote tally continues in Courtenay-Comox
NDP leads as vote tally continues in Courtenay-Comox

For a second day, Elections BC workers are counting the province's absentee ballots, and the stakes couldn't be higher. Earlier Tuesday afternoon, Benninger was ahead of Leonard by 3 votes. Judicial recounts are conducted by a B.C. Supreme Court judge. Official results of the recount are expected to be released at some point tomorrow.

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  • Melania, Ivanka Trump abstain from wearing headscarves in S. Arabia
Melania, Ivanka Trump abstain from wearing headscarves in S. Arabia

While reiterating America's commitment to its allies in the region and to fighting Islamic terrorism, Trump said the United States will "seek gradual reforms-not sudden intervention". "Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever - and must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias", Tr...

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  • Xi Jinping wants to reset relations with South Korea
Xi Jinping wants to reset relations with South Korea

They were expected to discuss ways of containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense system called THAAD . "This is the desire of our two peoples but also our governments", Wang added. "We will be operating our Chinese routes at abo...

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  • No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says
No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

Two others may have also died from the disease. The case was confirmed from tests on nine people who came down with a haemorrhagic fever in Bas-Uele province in the northeast of the country on or after April 22nd, a ministry statement said.

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  • Moon Seeks to Mend China Ties Over Thaad in Call With Xi
Moon Seeks to Mend China Ties Over Thaad in Call With Xi

Regional experts have believed for months that North Korea was preparing for its sixth nuclear test and was working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting Trump with one of his most pressing security issues.

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  • 'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap
'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap

Former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said Theresa May had suffered a "manifesto meltdown" but had still not provided certainty to families about how much they would have to pay for domiciliary care. In an apparent sign of Osborne twisting the knife on the woman who sacked him from Government, a Standard editorial described her announcement as "an ast...

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  • Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer
Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

He also pointed out that there are several hundred detainees in Israeli jails who are on an open ended hunger strike, and urged Israel to end their suffering. I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East. "We understand each other and so much of the things ...

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  • Manchester blast: UK PM May condemns 'appalling terrorist attack'
Manchester blast: UK PM May condemns 'appalling terrorist attack'

May said the "cowardice of the attacker was met by the bravery of the emergency services and the people of Manchester " in remarks given at Downing Street, her London office, following a meeting of the government's emergency committee. In what we believe was a terrorist attack, we have to ensure that terrorism never wins. Speaking on Sky News...

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  • Theresa May says only poll that counts is on June 8
Theresa May says only poll that counts is on June 8

And that consultation will include an absolute limit on the amount people have to pay for their care costs . The Labour Party has now apparently followed suit with an advert of their own - appearing directly below the Conservative advert but above regular search results - offering searchers the opportunity to get "The Real Facts" on the "The C...

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  • 'Repeating the likes of 9/11': Tehran slams Trump on shocking Saudi shift
'Repeating the likes of 9/11': Tehran slams Trump on shocking Saudi shift

There were two major issues with the speech, which were clear from even before Mr. Trump arrived in Riyadh . The first was that anything positive he was set to say about Muslims or Islam was going to be overshadowed by the wide variety of statements senior figures in his administration have already made that condemned both.

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  • Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill
Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

Lee said his organization is "incredibly concerned" about the proposed changes to the federal food stamp program which is administered in Wisconsin through a program known as FoodShare. "They need this safety net". In keeping with his campaign promise, Mr. Trump would leave core Social Security benefits and Medicare untouched. Trump b...

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  • Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas
Palestine boils as Trump meets Abbas

The US president was greeted by diplomats and dignitaries as he arrived at at Ben-Gurion International Airport for a two-day visit of Israel and Palestine, following his visit to Saudi Arabia . Since it was announced that the US president plans to visit Bethlehem, the activists announced the beginning of a campaign purportedly in support of the ...

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  • Korean leader Park faces trial
Korean leader Park faces trial

Her longtime confidante and alleged co-conspirator, Choi Soon-sil, sat near Park. "The accused deny even the most basic facts but the charges are fully supported by material evidence and testimonies". Park, 65, is the third former South Korean leader to stand trial for corruption. She also waived her right to be tried by a jury. Asked whether s...

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  • Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe
Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

President Trump asked two top intelligence chiefs, including one former Senator from IN, IN March to deny publicly that there had been collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign, the Washington Post reported Monday . With each new day, a new sordid story to add to the ongoing investigation into President Donald Trump's alleged collusi...

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  • Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall
Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

McMaster and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer gave non-commital answers on whether the Western Wall was part of Israel . Trump's daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism and is married to one of the president's top aides, Jared Kushner , also visited the women's side of the wall.

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  • Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access
Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access

Qureshi also said he was hopeful that the ICJ will dismiss Jadhav's case by the end of this year or early 2018. "Pakistan's security is so important and we have to maintain our fundamental sovereign right", he said. "He visited Pakistan thrice and is suspected to have connections with the ISI", DIG H Raghvendra Suhasaa said. The Pakistani a...

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  • Support pours in for victims with 'Room for Manchester,' other campaigns
Support pours in for victims with 'Room for Manchester,' other campaigns

She said: "I just freaked". Eyewitness reports detailing multiple explosions began rolling in. But the sense of independence Grande so often preached in her music was stolen from them, they said, in an attack that seemed to capitalize on their joy and their youthful devotion to one of their favorite stars.

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  • Bunge Stock Spikes on Glencore Takeover Reports
Bunge Stock Spikes on Glencore Takeover Reports

Glencore also said "discussions may or may not materialise and there is no certainty that any transaction will occur". It was unclear where discussions between the companies stand and there may not be any deal, sources familiar with the matter told the newspaper.

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  • Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack
Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

Police, not the military, will handle the investigation of the bombing of an army-run hospital on Monday that wounded 21 people, and security elsewhere in the country is being reviewed, a spokesman for the National Council for Peace and Order said on Tuesday.

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  • Journalist's offensive tweets about Manchester attack slammed by social media
Journalist's offensive tweets about Manchester attack slammed by social media

Bomb disposal units were seen at Manchester Arena after an explosion during an Ariana Grande concert. "Then there was another bang, but we weren't sure what it was, 'cause it wasn't as loud as the other one", she said. Police were quick to label the attack a "terrorist incident" and immediately began working to establish if the bomber was wor...

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  • Lib Dems promise to spend £8m on NHS services in Newbury
Lib Dems promise to spend £8m on NHS services in Newbury

The Liberal Democrats have put forward proposals to ban the sale of diesel cars and small vans in the United Kingdom by 2025, among the measures outlined in the Party's General Election manifesto aimed at tackling air pollution. The Lib Dems also say they will "strive to retain" the European Health Insurance Card, reduced mobile phone roaming ...

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  • Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace
Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

The president spoke after a suicide bomber killed 22 and injured at least 59 at an Ariana Grande concert in the U.K. The president held a phone call Tuesday morning with British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the "wanton and depraved" attack, according to the White House, and will take his message later this week to meetings with North A...

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  • Everything we know about the Manchester attack suspect so far
Everything we know about the Manchester attack suspect so far

Police said they responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10:35 pm (2135 GMT) at the arena, which has a capacity for 21,000 people, and where the US singer had been performing to an audience that included many children. " The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and ch...

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  • Trump In Saudi Arabia: 'This Is Not A Battle Between Different Faiths'
Trump In Saudi Arabia: 'This Is Not A Battle Between Different Faiths'

The First Daughter, her senior advisor husband Jared Kushner, and the First Lady Melania Trump have accompanied President Trump on his first overseas trip to Saudi Arabia , Israel and the Vatican. On Sunday, Israel authorised some economic concessions to the Palestinians that a Cabinet statement said "will ease daily civilian life in the P...

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