Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump

Still, the revelations sent a White House accustomed to chaos reeling anew. On Tuesday, it was revealed through Comey's memos that Trump had asked Comey to shut down the FBI's investigation into Flynn, who was sacked after misleading United States ... More..

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Special prosecutor appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

It follows the revelation Tuesday that fired FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that Trump had asked him to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Associates shared th...More..

USA inquiry on Trump-Russia ties 'hurts our country terribly'
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USA inquiry on Trump-Russia ties 'hurts our country terribly'

Rosenstein, who was appointed US attorney by President George W. Bush and held the job for the entire Obama administration, didn't immediately embrace the idea of a special counsel while facing persistent quest...More..

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Trump Tells Flynn to 'Stay Strong' Despite Warnings from White House Lawyers

Trump praised Putin repeatedly during the campaign, hinted he may end USA sanctions over Ukraine, and pledged to work with Russian Federation in fighting Islamic State in Syria. He added, "When I made that deci...More..

Trump will not announce Israel embassy move on trip
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump will not announce Israel embassy move on trip

Israeli police detained three Palestinians during a raid into the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya and another three after storming their homes in the Shufat refugee camp. Netanyahu's office said it ...More..

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

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Thursday told the U.S. Senate that he was aware of President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey before he wrote the president a memo saying he had lo...More..

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Trump visit draws country singer Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia

Although the Trump administration waived those sanctions again this week, as required by Congress to keep the nuclear accord intact, it added a new raft of penalties aimed at Tehran's ballistic missile program,...More..

Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings
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Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea , which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programmes it says it needs to counter Unit...More..

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Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

With an ever-increasing number of people active on social media, party leaders are each expected to appear on Facebook Live before the election to take questions from voters. She added: "I think he's wrong, I h...More..

Flynn reportedly told Trump team he was under investigation before inauguration
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Flynn reportedly told Trump team he was under investigation before inauguration

Trump discussed the information during a meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, who some have characterized as a spymaster. He said he...More..

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With Trump, Saudis see chance for reset in United States relationship

Sunday will also see the US president, along with Jordan's King Abdullah II, take part in a meeting of Twitter users who will discuss means of fighting extremism in the digital age. Still, Trump does have one a...More..

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy
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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In dispatched Lee to Beijing in the wake of his election victory last week. U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing...More..

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Former DOJ Spox: Comey Is Trying To Take Down Trump

This week, the New York Times published excerpts from a memo Comey wrote, indicating that Trump had asked for the FBI to drop its investigations into Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser who re...More..

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

Supporters of the House legislation point out their bill simply returns health coverage to an insurance-based footing. During his presidency, Obama enhanced Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to...More..

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

In this case, the sanctions are a response to the Court's attempt to take over the constitutional responsibilities of the opposition-run National Assembly back in March. Masked youths responded by hurling rocks...More..

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Everything we know so far about driver in deadly Times Square crash

ABC News cited unidentified police sources as saying Rojas had apparently been high on synthetic marijuana. "There is no indication that this was an act of terrorism", Mayor Bill de Blasio said. He served in ...More..

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Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

The high-level meeting at the White House on Saturday centered on Venezuela's current internal crisis and opposition-led anti-government protests as well as efforts to remove the socialist government that h...More..

Trump promises to protect Christians at Liberty commencement speech
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump promises to protect Christians at Liberty commencement speech

Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, said Friday, May 12, 2017, that James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations. He said in an aside:...More..

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Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina had to retract a statement made hours earlier that Flynn's lawyer had told the committee he would not comply with the subpoena . The Intelligence Committee has ...More..

The Japanese Government Has Approved a Bill That Lets Emperor Akihito Abdicate
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

The Japanese Government Has Approved a Bill That Lets Emperor Akihito Abdicate

The bill is expected to be scrutinized by the parliament later in the day, the national Kyodo news agency reported. Naruhito's heirs are his younger brother, Prince Akishino, and Akishino's son, Hisahito. It ...More..

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Morrison budget avoids serious tax reform

He was expected to scrap the four-year Medicare freeze for Global Positioning System and fully fund the NDIS. About $2.9 billion was allocated to build Western Sydney, with an additional $1.5 billion in fundi...More..

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Impeachment - the 'I' word - and how it works

Members of Congress and outside commentators have increasingly entertained the idea that Trump and/or his aides might have obstructed justice while the president has been in office: Trump himself lately admitt...More..

Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

The U.S.is declining to say whether the security agents were granted diplomatic immunity or under what conditions they were released. US officials said this month that the White House had approved supplying a...More..

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Trump Says He Never Asked Comey to Close Flynn Probe

He went on to say that Comey was widely "unpopular" and that he made the decision to fire the director on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's recommendation. Markets have been roiled by the uproar in Wash...More..

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WannaCry Ransomware: Apple Users Too Vulnerable To Such Attacks

Securities and banking regulators issued warnings to businesses and financial institutions to audit their networks before bringing computers online to limit damage from the intrusion. Qihoo has previously said ...More..