Trump Hosts Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov And Ambassador Kislyak At White House

According to the statement, Trump emphasized the need for the US and Russia to work together to end violence in Syria and Ukraine, floated the prospect of US-Russia cooperation on resolving Middle East conflicts and returned to a campaign theme by e... More..

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Texas Governor Ready To Sign Sanctuary City Ban

Under the measure , officers who exercise discretion and don't comply with federal immigration requests could be charged with a misdemeanor. "I believe that it's a bill that looks for a solution to a problem...More..

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Younis Khan to coach Afghan cricket team post retirement

Buoyed by a series-levelling win five days ago the hosts are in pursuit of a first Test series success in five years against a team ranked higher. "It was important for us to show consistency and we were able...More..

Public Health data shows MA communities with highest number of opioid deaths
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Public Health data shows MA communities with highest number of opioid deaths

While opioid-related deaths have risen for six consecutive years, Sudders noted in an interview that the rate of year-over-year increases has slowed in each of the last three years: from 40 percent in 2014 to 3...More..

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Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit

Unveiled in September 2013, Obor comprises land and sea routes linking about 60 countries in South-East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, East Africa the Midle East and Europe. " China has to prove that these...More..

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases
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Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

But he told the local Channels television station: "One said, "No, I have a husband". "I have never been happy in my life like today. And then 82 came back". The 82 were released as part of a negotiation brok...More..

Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release
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Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release

Minister of Women's Affairs and Social Development Aisha Alhassan told reporters on Thursday that "we will not relent until all are back". Community leaders were headed from the capital, Abuja, to the town of...More..

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Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Several senators asked McCabe if he could confirm or deny Trump's assertion that Comey had informed the president "on three separate occasions" that he is not under investigation by the Department of Justice,...More..

No China investor meetings for Kushner firm
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

No China investor meetings for Kushner firm

Program critics have nicknamed it "visas for cash". The company said the comments were misconstrued but has apologised. The company owned by the family of senior White House aide Jared Kushner will skip roa...More..

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

Dan Coats tells the Senate intelligence committee that the deal extended the amount of time Iran would need to produce enough material for a nuclear weapon. But he said the US doesn't know if Iran will eventual...More..

Obama warned Trump against hiring Gen. Flynn: ex-Obama aide
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Obama warned Trump against hiring Gen. Flynn: ex-Obama aide

At just 24 days, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn had the shortest tenure as White House National Security Adviser of anyone to ever hold that post. The tweet itself came after former Director of National Intelligenc...More..

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Russian Federation probe will go on without Comey — Acting FBI director

The White House has said Comey was sacked after the president sought and received a memorandum from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein laying out his concerns about how Comey handled the Clinton investig...More..

British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

The United States suffered its first military casualty in more than 20 years on May 5, when a U.S. Navy SEAL, Kyle Milliken, was killed in a joint U.S. Drought has led to the largest cholera outbreak in the ...More..

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Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey says the USA decision to arm Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria is " unacceptable ", warning that such a policy "will bene...More..

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Blast followed by fire reported near Damascus airport

The attack, with at least four missiles, reportedly occurred early this Wednesday over an area of weapons and ammunition warehouses, and the sources did not provide figures of casualties and serious material da...More..

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Erdogan: Turkey's 'Patience Has Ended' with US Support for Syrian Kurds

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Thursday he had "no doubt" that Turkey and the United States would work out any differences arising from the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. The YPG says the US co...More..

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UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

A Met Police spokesman said the incident has been referred to the directorate of professional standards, which is responsible for the conduct of officers in the force. Later, a auto carrying Corbyn appeared to ...More..

Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

On Tuesday, former Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls - a failed candidate for his party's presidential nomination - said he wanted to run for parliament on Mr Macron's ticket. British Prime Minister Theresa...More..

8 dead, 20 injured after moderate quake in far western China
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

8 dead, 20 injured after moderate quake in far western China

Xinhua news agency said eight people had been confirmed dead and 11 others were injured. The injured have been hospitalised. All departments concerned are on high alert and will continue to monitor for after...More..

Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

After Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, raised questions on Tuesday about Trump's business ties with Russia, Trump hired an unnamed Washington law firm and directed the firm to...More..

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McConnell defends all-male health overhaul group

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, for example, was confronted with the fact that the House bill would slash over 10 years more than $800 billion from Medicaid, the health program for the poor and n...More..

Haniyeh Elected Meshaal's Successor while Authority Siege Hamas Through Taxes
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Haniyeh Elected Meshaal's Successor while Authority Siege Hamas Through Taxes

Considered a terrorist group by the United States and the European Union, Hamas has taken steps in recent days that are seen as a bid to ease its worldwide isolation while not alienating hardliners within the m...More..

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Leigh Sales grills Scott Morrison over budget

He would not say whether he would retain last year's target of returning the budget to surplus in 2020-21. "We call on the Labor Party to support it, and we call on Bill Shorten to be consistent. "In simple t...More..

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Arkansas lawmakers react to Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The top official at the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, which leaves the special-counsel decision-making to Deputy Attorney General Rod R...More..

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Large Chinese-made passenger jet due to make maiden flight

It was originally due to fly in 2014 before being delivered to buyers in 2016, but has been beset by delays blamed on manufacturing problems. Gu Bin, an aviation expert from China's Aviation Industry Cooperat...More..