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Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

The FBI is investigating the Russians' involvement. It left the team charged with explaining the decision to the American people with just an hour's notice and no real discussion with Mr Trump himself...

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Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

Omens for the long-awaited meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump at the White House on May 16 do not bode well. Ankara considers the Democratic Union Party (PYD) ...

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Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

The Iraqi army said at the end of April that it expected to finally clear Daesh from Mosul in May. The Iraqi government does not release casualty figures for its forces, but Army Gen. The coalitio...

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UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

Elsewhere, Corbyn committed a Labour government to renewing Trident, the UK's submarine-based nuclear deterrent - but said he would adopt a no-first use stance. "I'm not a pacifist, but." is Jeremy Co...

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Canadian creates a Spicer cutout to place in your bushes

Canadian creates a Spicer cutout to place in your bushes

Guilfoyle, one of the hosts of The Five, was in the running back in December, when she made as many as three visits to Trump Tower, but the position ended up going to Spicer. "Our story is consistent"...

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Few in US Support Trump's Firing of FBI Chief

Few in US Support Trump's Firing of FBI Chief

I will "absolutely" subpoena tapes between Comey and Trump if they exist GOP chairman: Trump's Comey tweet "inappropriate" GOP senator: Special prosecutor "on the table" MORE (R-N.C.), said that while...

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Netanyahu: Moving US Embassy Would Help Advance Peace by Shattering Palestinians' Fantasy

Since taking office in January, Trump has shown signs of shelving his campaign pledge to move the embassy from Tel Aviv, while vowing to do what is necessary to clinch a Middle East peace agreement. P...

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Melissa McCarthy Hosts 'Saturday Night Live'

But quickly Spicer jumped from the bushes just outside the press room to reclaim his spot, pushing Sanders aside. The Post initially described the scenario as Spicer standing "in the bushes" but l...

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UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Corbyn, a longtime anti-war activist who opposed the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, used a speech at the worldwide affairs think tank Chatham House to outline his vision for defense and foreign po...

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SC upholds Nirbhaya case death sentences

SC upholds Nirbhaya case death sentences

Delhi High Court received a loud applause for its verdict. She also wrote that the fact that such incidents continue to happen in a "modern 21st-century society" troubles her. Nearly two weeks later, ...

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Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Caitlyn is no longer one of the most popular baby names. Noah was the most popular boys name for the fourth consecutive year, while Emma was the most popular girls name for the third consecutive yea...

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Comey Was Disloyal, a Showboat, and Wouldn't Kill the Russia Probe

During the transition, Trump's advisers floated the idea of moving the media from the White House to the nearby Executive Office Building to accommodate media interest. "We took the information we had...

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Trump brings in hope for solving Israeli-Palestine conflict

Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, who has spearheaded much of the administration's efforts to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, also joined in on the meeting, as well as White...

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Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

A Israeli police statement said the officer was taken to hospital with "moderate" injuries after the attack. Closed circuit footage released by police shows a bald man in a jacket lunging at the uni...

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Trump to deliver commencement speech at Liberty University

He urged the students to "be totally unafraid to challenge entrenched interests and failed power structures", adding, "Does that sound familiar?" In a lighthearted moment, Trump listed some of the...

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Former Trump adviser Flynn subpoenaed

Former Trump adviser Flynn subpoenaed

Flynn was sacked by Trump in February after less than a month on the job. Michael Flynn was subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into links between Russian ...

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Ransomware takes down hospitals, businesses in at least 2 countries

The ransomware is now affecting organizations "from across a range of sectors". Affected computers are displaying a pop-up message demanding a bitcoin ransom in exchange for access to the PCs and ...

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Pentagon intelligence chief warns of Afghan gains being lost

Pentagon intelligence chief warns of Afghan gains being lost

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said today he was considering the request made late last month by NATO's military authorities, without specifying the details of it. He met with US Defense S...

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Roger Stone contradicts Trump on The View

Roger Stone contradicts Trump on The View

One of Trump's key defenses was knocked down during a Senate hearing on Monday, and CNN reported just after Comey's firing that federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas as part of their ...

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Iraqi's Shiite militias launch anti-IS push west of Mosul

Iraqi's Shiite militias launch anti-IS push west of Mosul

ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's Shi'ite paramilitaries launched an offensive on Friday to drive Islamic State from a desert region near the border with Syria as security forces fought the militants in the city o...

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Sheriffs use chopper to warn of swarm of sharks

Sheriffs use chopper to warn of swarm of sharks

A crew in a tow boat got an up close look at the sharks cruising in the waters. Emergency officials issued evacuation warnings to beach goers from a helicopter. Schmidt , a geneticist and the direct...

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Trump to Time: Navy Should Go Back to 'Goddamn Steam'

Trump to Time: Navy Should Go Back to 'Goddamn Steam'

Instead of being catapulted off the carrier by a steam-fueled system, as in the past, Navy aircraft aboard the Ford are expected to use an electromagnetic aircraft launch system , or EMALS. Ford a...

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Futures flat after Macron wins French election

Futures flat after Macron wins French election

The French centrist's defeat of nationalist Marine Le Pen spelled relief for investors who had feared another populist upheaval after Britain's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's shock...

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Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Terry McAuliffe (D) vetoed a similar measure. During her 2016 campaign, she promised not to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement's requests to detain undocumented immigrants unless they ...

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Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Flynn is now one of the key figures in the investigation. The meeting with Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday was the highest-level public contact between Trump and the government of Russian President Vladi...

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Furor over Comey firing complicates Republican agenda in Congress

He said Mr Comey "enjoyed broad support " within the agency and that he holds Mr Comey in the "absolute highest regard", adding that it was the "greatest privilege" of his career to serve under him. ...

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Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Yates' comments came after former Obama officials revealed that the outgoing president himself firmly warned Trump against naming Flynn as national security adviser, just two days after the November...

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UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

World Health Organization added that if the current drought situation continues, " famine could soon be a reality". British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. "Despite UK generosity, the United Na...

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MATTIS TO TURKEY: The US is committed to your security

It says the decision is a refutation of the "distortions" likening the YPG to a terror organization. The alliance between Washington and the Syrian Kurds started in 2014 at the battle for Kobane, ...

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Treasurer calls Shorten's budget 'bulldust'

Mr Shorten committed the opposition to only supporting a 0.5 per cent hike in the Medicare levy to fund the national disability insurance scheme, for those earning more than $87,000. Mr Shorten later ...

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