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FBI Refuses to Share Comey Memos with Congress

His press conference caused a firestorm of controversy and drew criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. The FBI is looking into Russi...

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Some 220 Prisoners Join Jailed Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Author and Middle East expert Kevin Barrett has described the Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli jails as "a Gandhian tool" which has alread...

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expresses support for Trump Budget Proposal

These extraordinary measures could help the Treasury have sufficient cash to make essential payments "until sometime in the fall of this year" w...

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Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

By an 18-3 vote, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee paved the way for full Senate consideration, despite objections from former Secretary of...

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Iraqi forces release videos it says counters claims of abuse

The incident is believed to be the greatest single loss of civilian lives since the US-led coalition began bombing IS targets in 2014, and it ...

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani mocks Donald Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

Speaking at his first news conference since winning a second term in Friday's presidential election in Iran , Mr Rouhani dismissed the summit...

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Macron and Trump exchange awkward handshake during North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

This was an important moment for Macron, who during his campaign took a decisive stance against Trump's dismissive attitude toward climate cha...

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Tillerson urges Rouhani to end ballistic missile tests

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for securing reelection on Friday (19 ...

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Philippine troops battle Islamist militants in city

Eliot Engel, top-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The order came after security forces battled dozens of Islamic State-l...

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Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

The violence sent thousands of people fleeing and raised fears of extremists gaining traction in the country. Duterte also said he might expa...

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More Arrests in Manchester; Suspected Bomber Is Innocent, Father Says

The 22-year-old behind the deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was known to security services, British Home Secretary ...

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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

The district court relied on a standard known as the " Lemon test", first outlined in a 1971 Supreme Court case, that courts use to determine w...

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What we know about Salman Abedi's family Ramadan, Hashem and Ismail

Greater manchester Police indicated that information will no longer be shared with United States counterparts as the force described the eig...

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President Trump's Approval Rating is Sliding

It's an outlier from most polls this month, which have frequently shown Trump with an approval rating under 40 percent and a disapproval ratin...

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Senate considers holding Michael Flynn in contempt

The source close to Flynn said it would be "highly imprudent for him not to exercise his Fifth Amendment rights" given that several members of C...

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In updated count, NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox

Andrew Watson with Elections BC says we will have the results Wednesday, and though the wait may seem long and frustrating it's the way it goe...

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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

A senior European Union diplomat said yesterday (17 January) that the foreign policy team of US President-elect Donald Trump had misunderstood...

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Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

After meeting with the Supreme Leader, President Rouhani visited the mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran to renew al...

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Putin begins talks with visiting Philippine leader

The maverick Duterte has faced criticism at home for refusing to push China to comply with an award past year by the Permanent Court of Arbitrat...

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Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

A Braves veteran told journalist Peter Gammons of Thursday's game "we'll have a fight today" after Loup broke Freeman's wrist. The teams wen...

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Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

Although the hospital which is located in Bangkok " s Ratchathewi district, near the Victory Monument, is administered and run by the military...

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Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

According to worldwide law, caning is considered a form of torture. Aceh is the most conservative province in Indonesia , a country with the...

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Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

The 68-year-old cleric, a political moderate within Iran who secured a resounding victory over a hard-line opponent, called relations with the U...

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Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

The Socialists, whose term in government comes to an end in tandem with the departure of President Francois Hollande, have traditionally dispute...

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South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea after object crosses border

That test came a week after North Korea tested what it said was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. Surprising...

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Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"

And we will have more of them. I will call them from now on 'losers.' Because that's what they are, they're losers. British police have arres...

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Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

McCluskey also told Politico that a hostile media was to blame for the scale of the task of turning around the leader's image in the minds of ...

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Brennan Says He Had Concerns About Russian Contacts With Trump Campaign

WASHINGTON ― The former head of the CIA said he has seen intelligence about interactions between President Donald Trump's campaign associat...

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5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

A poll showed that only 52% of voters want a pro-Macron government to emerge from the elections, while 42% favoured a legislature that would be ...

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French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

Macron received 66 per cent of expressed votes. When he walked out to deliver his victory speech, it was not to France's national anthem but...

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Trump lights up social media with glowing orb photo

Trump is now attending an event in Riyadh , and his picture in the event has become a source of memes for lurking trolls on the internet. Pic...

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IAS officer found dead under mysterious circumstances

Anurag Tiwari was youngest of the three brothers and was selected for the IAS in 2007. P.N. Singh, the vice-chairman of the Lucknow Developm...

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Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures

The IC has asked NBC not to report specifics about the equipment that ISIS stole, where it stole it, and the name of the Syrian city where the...

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Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

Rogers met with Trump in NY shortly after the election, and Trump's advisers at the time held him out as the leading candidate to be the next ...

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Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

The New York Times reported that, according to a memo that Comey had written prior to his firing, the president asked the FBI Director to s...

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