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Trump, Abbas Discuss Ways to Make Progress in Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Trump, Abbas Discuss Ways to Make Progress in Israeli-Palestinian Talks

USA -sponsored peace talks between the Israel and Palestinian had collapsed in 2014. While the two talked at length about peace negotiations, with Abbas confirming he is "committed to working with (Trump) to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ", Palestinians rallied outside chanting slogans such as "Trump, listen!" He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the U.S. Read More

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Montana's absentee vote turnout in the spotlight after Gianforte 'body slam'

Montana's absentee vote turnout in the spotlight after Gianforte 'body slam'

Residents head to the polls to decide who will become the state's next member of the House of Representatives. "There's no call for this, no matter what, under any circumstance". House of Representatives seat vacated when President Donald Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior. That's because an estimated majority of Montana voters had already cast their votes via mail-in ballots before Gianforte's confrontation with Jacobs. Read More

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Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena

Mike Flynn won't honor a subpoena issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee , the panel chairman says. "But we will figure out on Gen. Flynn what the next step, if any, is". In March, the committee rejected Flynn's request for immunity from prosecution . Flynn, the former national security adviser, was sacked in February for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the contents of a December phone call with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Read More

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Russian Federation foreign minister denies talking to Trump about Comey

Russian Federation foreign minister denies talking to Trump about Comey

Comey be fired due to a combination of missteps and a need for new leadership. He says Comey shared information that Wittes is now questioning, following Mr. At this point, however, Scalise affirms that the House intelligence committee will continue doing what it's been doing. "Given his commitment to the people and the mission of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, we expected him to be responsive to the senators responsible for vetting its next proposed leader". Read More

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Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' in Manchester terror attack

He wants peace", he said. It's not easy, but we agree with him - peace is possible. "We all know that". Trump and the Israelis stayed focused on friendship, terrorism, the fact he was the first serving US president to visit the Kotel, and something that made this trip very different than other presidential visits: he had come from Saudi Arabia and was touting the possibility that Arab states like this one could back an Israeli-Palestinian deal, and that the Iranian threat could serve as a ... Read More

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Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

In light of Mueller's appointment "and other considerations", Brower wrote, "we are undertaking appropriate consultation to ensure all relevant interests implicated by your request are properly evaluated". Throughout the highest levels of the White House, there are mounting concerns the West Wing is not adequately responding to the non-stop, 24-hour news cycle generated by the probe. Read More

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NC Lawmakers, GOP Respond to SCOTUS Gerrymandering Decision

But afterward they realized that this provision harmed them if too many blacks were packed in two few districts, so they decided that they no longer liked the Voting Rights Act and no longer want racial gerrymandering. The ruling is a welcome blow against the time-dishonored practice of gerrymandering - drawing district lines to give one party an unfair advantage - but it won't eliminate the practice completely. Read More

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Senate bills seek tougher Great Lakes pipeline standards

Senate bills seek tougher Great Lakes pipeline standards

The bills proposed by Peters and Stabenow would also expand the U.S. Department of Transportation's authority to shut down pipelines considered unsafe to include situations where a pipeline owner violated operating requirements, was found to be unable to respond to a potential incident or was deemed financially unable to cover the costs of cleanup and damages should a spill happen. Read More

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Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

The aftermath of that attack in Manchester, England, has produced further tension, as a British official said that police have decided not to share further information on the investigation due to leaks blamed on USA officials. "And we will also appoint a special coordinator for NATO's efforts fighting terrorism", Stoltenberg said. "As long as the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are going to be committed to a common defense, the burdens also need to be equitably shared", William ... Read More

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United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties

United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties

Among those taken into custody in Libya were the suspected bomber's father and his younger brother, the latter of whom confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot, Libyan anti-terror authorities said. Due to the tragic events in Manchester , the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost. Read More

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Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

Evacuees drives past government troops on an armored personnel carrier along a main highway of Pantar town, Lanao Del Norte, after residents started to evacuate their hometown of Marawi city, southern Philippines , May 24, 2017. The bishop said he was able to talk with Father Suganob because the gunmen wanted "to make sure that their demands were made clear with me". I appeal to the consciences of the hostage takers not to harm the innocent as the Islamic faith teaches. Read More

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Matt O'Donoghue reports on the terror attack

Matt O'Donoghue reports on the terror attack

The five main parties suspended General Election campaigning for the day. He said: "Today the thoughts of the SDLP, our candidates and our members are with the victims of the attack on Manchester". He added the Irish government would "stand by our nearest neighbour, the United Kingdom, especially due to the strong links between our country and the city of Manchester". Read More

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White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

Trump has repeatedly denied that he did anything improper and has said that he has been told he is not under investigation. CNN first reported the omission. Page said he expects to testify sometime during the week of June 6 and wants at least part of his testimony to be public . Trump rejects the suggestion his team colluded with Moscow as a "witch hunt", and so far there is little more than circumstantial evidence of any personal links between the president and Russian ... Read More

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Ulta Beauty, Inc. Setting The Table For Earnings

Ulta Beauty, Inc. Setting The Table For Earnings

King Wealth Management Group Llc, a New York-based fund reported 13,073 shares. The Junto Capital Management Lp holds 46,000 shares with $11.73M value, down from 64,600 last quarter. Samlyn Cap Ltd owns 296,296 shares. Old Dominion Cap Management owns 5,457 shares or 0.75% of their U.S. portfolio. At the end of Mar reporting period, 278 institutional holders increased their position in Ulta Beauty , Inc. Read More

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Trump administration asks for time to weigh Obamacare subsidies

The Congressional Budget Office plans to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the Republican House-passed health care bill would have on coverage and premiums . The Obama administration appealed that decision - and kept the reimbursements flowing to insurers - and the appeal is now being handled by the Trump administration, which has also maintained the payments up to now. Read More

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Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Abbas is ready to work with Israel on a peace agreement. Speaking to a group of Israelis in occupied Jerusalem on Tuesday, Trump said he is "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement". Although he stressed exerting efforts to achieve peace, the USA president did not mention the two-state solution as a result for these efforts. Before leaving the region for Europe on Tuesday, Trump made a joint appearance with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas ... Read More

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Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

The intelligence panel also is seeking Comey's memos . Brennan said he "encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and USA persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals". Read More

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Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election hacking

Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election hacking

Former President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan said he was the first official to notify the USA government of Moscow's alleged attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential race. "We're taking options that we feel are appropriate right now", Burr told reporters after a closed committee meeting. The committee is leaving open the possibility to filing contempt charges against Flynn later if he refuses to comply. Read More

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Father of suspected Manchester bomber says son is innocent

Father of suspected Manchester bomber says son is innocent

But, she added, "I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again". Five people have been arrested in the United Kingdom and the bomber's father and brother were held in Tripoli . Soldiers were replacing armed police on Wednesday at sites like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament. A source close to the investigation into the bombing told Reuters that the focus was on whether Abedi had received help in putting together the bomb ... Read More

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NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

At a ceremony at NATO's gleaming new headquarters, Trump reissued his longstanding call for members to pay their fair share, lecturing the expressionless leaders about spending more as they stood listening in awkward silence. A new strain emerged on the relationship between the US and a key European ally: a British official said Thursday that police in Manchester will stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no ... Read More

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Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

In turn, Ahmadi is Director of the Iranian group Shahid Bakeri Industries Group.The French companies do not have manufacturing or sales operations in the United States.Both individuals are key enablers of Iran's ballistic missile program, according to the Trump administration.The new sanctions announced Wednesday hit Morteza Farasatpour, a top Iranian defense official who oversaw the sale of explosives and other materials used by Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center, the Treasury ... Read More

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Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today expressed his approval of President Donald Trump's newly released budget proposal. On Wednesday, Steven Mnuchin testified before the House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee that he would increase sanctions pressure on Iran, Syria and North Korea. Read More

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Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in Mosul

The deaths prompted Amnesty International to accuse the US -led coalition of not taking adequate precautions to protect people in Mosul , not providing a safe escape route for civilians, and choosing munitions that are too powerful. The investigation compared explosive residue from the type of bomb dropped by the fighter jet with residue found at the scene. Isler said the ISIS-placed explosives set off by the USA bomb accounted for "the vast majority" of civilian casualties. Read More

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Trump Sparks War Of Words With Iran In Fiery Middle East Speeches

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , 68, was re-elected for a second term with 57% of the vote in presidential elections last Friday, promising better relations with the rest of the world and more jobs for Iran's youth. Saudi Arabia immediately cut diplomatic ties and other Sunni Arab countries in the Gulf have taken a harder line on Iran since. "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon, and must cease its deadly ... Read More

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