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White House: Real story about alleged leaks by Obama administration, not Russia

White House: Real story about alleged leaks by Obama administration, not Russia

Flynn's lawyer released a statement Thursday saying his client "has a story to tell", but wants protection from prosecution in order to tell congressional intelligence committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation what he knows. In 2016, when news about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server came out, Flynn publicly asserted that asking for immunity is somehow an admission of guilt. Read More

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Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on 'peace efforts'

Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on 'peace efforts'

Sunday began the first national policy conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) since President Obama left office. "We'll defend ourselves against slander and boycotts", he said. nuclear deal. "We will work harder than ever before to hold the ideological center". Trump's ambassador to the United Nations was on hand, to make very clear: Iran is the problem, and should be the body's focus. Read More

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White House Wealth: Read Staffers' Financial Disclosures

Among the wealthiest members of Trump's White House are his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, the heir to a vast real estate business, and his top economic adviser Gary Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs . The documents released today show she and Jared built up companies worth at least $50 million each, but have stepped away from the businesses to work for President Trump. Read More

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Tributes paid to Martin McGuinness after Sinn Fein veteran dies aged 66

Tributes paid to Martin McGuinness after Sinn Fein veteran dies aged 66

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Northern Ireland last night to pay tribute to the former deputy first minister in a series of candlelit vigils following his death from a rare genetic condition. She knows I was a member of the IRA. His Sinn Fein party, which opposes British rule in Northern Ireland and was long considered the political arm of the IRA, announced the death in a statement on Tuesday, expressing "deep regret". Read More

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Trump's White House staff are worth how much?!

Mr Kushner began selling off the most problematic pieces of his portfolio shortly after Mr Trump won the election, and some of those business deals pre-date what is required to be captured in the financial disclosure forms. The president, unlike his predecessors, has steadfastly refused to release almost any information about his wealth. Her stake valued at 5 to 12 million. Read More

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White House: Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies

White House: Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies

Both committees are looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any ties between Trump associates and the Kremlin. And the story is, look over there at leaks, and look over there at anything we can claim that the Obama administration did wrong on incidental collection or anything else, but whatever you do, under no circumstances look here at me or at Russian Federation. Read More

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Carbon Monoxide At Hotel Pool Suspected In Michigan Death

Emergency officials received reports that six children were unresponsive in the pool area of the motel in the southwest town of Niles. No other details about the child were released. Bryan Douglas Watts, 13, of Niles, was taken to Lakeland Hospital in Niles and was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday, according to Lakeland spokesperson Jessica Hines. Read More

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Hollande calls on constructive Brexit talks

Hollande calls on constructive Brexit talks

UK Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the Brexit process by sending the Article 50 notification letter to Mr Tusk on Wednesday. The draft guidelines , which will be finalised by European Union leaders on April 29th, say that protecting the gains made in the peace process will be "paramount" in the negotiations. Read More

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Trumps says he expects a health care deal soon

Trumps says he expects a health care deal soon

Are we actively planning an immediate strategy? But Barton, one of the caucus members who supported the bill, said he thinks holdout members can be instrumental in another stab at getting an agreement done. "We believe it will not work out well". "And I think people are willing to do that". A spokesman for Ryan confirmed the accuracy of the speaker's comments. Read More

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Korea's Park says 'sorry' as she undergoes questioning

Korea's Park says 'sorry' as she undergoes questioning

March 6: The special prosecutor says Park colluded with Choi to take bribes from the Samsung Group, paving the way for her to be prosecuted, if she is ousted from office. The Bareun Party said it was regretful that Park failed to offer a honest apology. Geun-hye will be the fourth South Korean former president to be questioned by prosecutors. Read More

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Brazil Cruises Past Paraguay 3-0 in World Cup 2018 Qualifying

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho curled in a low opener for Brazil and Neymar capped an eventful evening with a goal in the second half before Marcelo added a late third in São Paulo. Failure to beat Bolivia on Tuesday could see Argentina fall out of the automatic qualifying positions once more, if Colombia beat Ecuador in Quito and reigning South American champions Chile down bottom team Venezuela in Santiago. Read More

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Bennett to Trump: Move Over This Embassy

The U.S. Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed Trump's pick to be ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer allied with the Israeli right, who favors moving the U.S. Trump had pledged to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and appointed a pro-settlement envoy to Israel. Netanyahu also thanked Trump over a recent USA budget request that "leaves military aid to Israel fully funded". Read More

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Kuwaiti woman charged for filming domestic worker's window fall

Kuwaiti woman charged for filming domestic worker's window fall

The terrified maid is seen screaming " hold me, hold me ", just before her hand slips and she falls down to hit the awning, which appears to soften the impact. She sustained a broken arm and was left bleeding from her nose and ear and is receiving medical treatment in hospital. In a statement on the same day, the Kuwait Society of Human Rights condemned the woman's actions as inhumane, and called for the authorities to take action. Read More

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US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

South Korea , Japan and the USA held a joint naval exercise today aimed at countering missile threats from North Korean submarines, Seoul's defence ministry said , amid mounting concerns over the hermit state's weapons programme. Ahead of the meeting, there has been some jockeying for position in the two governments. It will be up to Trump to decide how and when to proceed, and he could also send the review back for further work, the official said. Read More

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Angela Merkel's party wins in regional bellwether vote

In the past several months, some opinion polls have constantly showed Schulz will have the edge over his major competitor Merkel in the coming federal election. They might become the third largest party in the general election. Merkel doubled down on Monday, saying she would consider governing with any party except the Left or the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany if her CDU-led bloc wins on September 24. Read More

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Queensland farm values stable in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie

Extra SES crews have been sent to Rockhampton to help residents prepare, deal with swift-water rescues, and then rapid damage assessments after the flood has hit. Police will on Monday resume searching for a man in his 60s who went bushwalking at Lamington national park as well as for a 50-year-old Mondure man David Heidemann and 58-year-old John Frost from Mount Pleasant in Mackay. Read More

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Abbas will stand his ground with the Arab Peace Initiative

Abbas will stand his ground with the Arab Peace Initiative

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is in Jordan for the annual Arab League summit , said he expects the summit to deliver a "clear message to the world" about Palestinian rights. "We reaffirm that it is not worthwhile in terms of peace and justice for some to talk about. manipulating the essence of the Arab Peace Initiative", he said. Read More

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Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies - White House

Flynn Did Not Disclose Income From Russian Companies - White House

Sergey Kislyak , filed his initial required disclosure form just two days before his exit from the White House. As NBC News reports , in an initial filing submitted just days before he left the Trump administration in February, Flynn did not provide an itemized list of the companies that paid him to speak - including RT, the Kremlin-backed television network that USA intelligence services have described as a propaganda outlet. Read More

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In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

The Turkish government is warning Europe against falling into the "trap of fascism", as it defends comparisons with Nazi Germany that have angered European Union leaders. European leaders have made repeated calls for Turkish officials to avoid Nazi comparisons and the head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany , Josef Schuster, accused Erdogan of disrespecting the memory of the victims of the Holocaust. Read More

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Give Flynn immunity in 'witch hunt'

Give Flynn immunity in 'witch hunt'

Flynn himself - forced to resign after lying about his own ties to Russian Federation. Flynn, who left the Trump administration after misleading the White House about his contacts with the Russian ambassador, made headlines earlier this week after asking congressional investigators for immunity in exchange for cooperating with inquiries into links between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow. Read More

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Ecuadoreans vote in closely watched presidential election

With both camps urging supporters to take to the streets to guard against possible fraud, the nation of 16 million is bracing for protests after a decade of relative stability. There is great concern about the economy which has entered into a recession, weakened by Ecuador's reliance on oil exports as prices have fallen and there are also concerns over corruption, censorship, civil liberties, " Correa's iron-fisted rule ". Read More

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Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures

Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Sunday there was no evidence of Trump collusion with Russian Federation to win the election. Flynn was sacked from that position after misrepresenting the contents of a conversation with the Russian ambassador in December, before Trump took office and shortly after the Obama administration announced sanctions against Russia for its cyberattacks that attempted to influence the outcome of the presidential election in Trump's favor. Read More

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