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McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Following Comey's firing, the White House was besieged by a slew of negative news stories that raised further questions about the president's and his associates' ties to Russian Federation. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies", Trump tweeted . Obama administration officials say members of the Trump transition team never approached them about arranging a secure communications channel with their Russian contacts, possibly because of ... Read More

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Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

The future remains uncertain for Obamacare markets after the Trump administration refused to make a decision Monday on whether to continue to fight for subsidies that bring down premium costs for millions of people. The Trump administration has been making the payments month-by-month in the interim, just as his predecessor did as the court case unfolded. The White House had told congressional leaders it would make the monthly payment for May, which were due on May 19, but had stayed mum on ... Read More

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Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

And I intend to do everything I can to help achieve that goal. But once he listened to the Israelis and Palestinians, he stated that "I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all". 5 - Contrary to all evidence, Trump claimed Abbas and the Palestinians are "ready to reach for peace". I see it as Israel's salvation. Notwithstanding their desire to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Iranian threat assumes greater urgency for both Israel and the Arab states. Read More

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ICSE results 2017, to be declared on May 29, Monday

ICSE results 2017, to be declared on May 29, Monday

Usually ISCE results are declared along with the CBSE results and this year too, the Class 12 results will be a day after CBSE Class 12 results are declared. With the news of the result declaration spreading across the State, students are very excited to see their performance. The exams were held from March 10 to April 21, 2017. Read More

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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation message 'consistent' with previous presidents

Nothing keeps Defense Secretary Jim Mattis awake at night. "We've obviously got a discussion going on about our policy in this regard", Mattis said . "Evidence gathered on the ground in East Mosul points to an alarming pattern of US-led coalition airstrikes which have destroyed whole houses with entire families inside", Amnesty International official Donatella Rovera said . Read More

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US Navy Seal killed during Fleet Week festivities

US Navy Seal killed during Fleet Week festivities

The team was in New York City for the annual Fleet Week event. While the parachute wound up landing in a parking lot, the Seal team member crashed into the water, where Coast Guard and fire department officials attempted to rescue him. The team is the official skydiving demonstration unit of the U.S. Navy, comprising active-duty Navy SEALs , Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen and support personnel. Read More

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ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

But Pakistani representatives accused New Delhi of "political grandstanding" and told the court Jadhav "has confessed to having been sent by India to wage terror on the innocent civilians and infrastructure of Pakistan". The order comes ten days after India approached the UN's top court for "provisional measure" of protection - an interim relief - in the Jadhav case. Read More

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British Police Stop Sharing Manchester Attack Information With US After Media Leaks

The New York Times defended publishing the material, saying in a statement that "the images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims". "Our assessment is he did not have the skills to build such a bomb, and the conclusion is there is a bomb-maker out there". Detectives have also searched a property in St Helens as they attempt to establish whether attacker Salman Abedi worked alone or was part of an underground terror network. Read More

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AP reports Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

We're just not going to comment". Speaking broadly speaking about Trump's foreign trip, Cohn said the "the president was able to make some of the most fantastic deals that have been made by an administration ever". Trump's first national security adviser, Flynn, was forced to resign after a series of false statements about his conversations with Kislyak. Gorkov would have had good reason to push for the United States to lift sanctions: Vnesheconombank had huge success between 2007 and ... Read More

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Najib Condemns Attack In Marawi City

Najib Condemns Attack In Marawi City

Most of Marawi's 200,000 residents have since been evacuated, with President Rodrigo Duterte imposing martial rule across the southern island group of Mindanao, home to over 20 million people. Duterte said a local police chief was stopped at a militant checkpoint and beheaded . " We're confronting maybe 30 to 40 remaining from the local terrorist group ", said First Infantry Regiment spokesman Jo-Ar Herrera. Read More

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G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks

Meanwhile, President Trump , who in the past has exuded skepticism about climate change and threatened to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement, tweeted on Saturday that he would make a decision about the climate accord next week. Trump was cajoled for three days first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 but he has to make a decision. Read More

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FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

Comey, as a result, believed his job since President Trump took office January 20 was to "create that space", Wittes said. Mr Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into the Trump campaign's possible campaign ties to Russian Federation before he was sacked, has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open session. Read More

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North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

KCNA reported North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un said in reaction to the test the system will " completely spoil the enemy's dream to command the air ". South Korean and Japanese officials have said North Korea fired a missile on Sunday (Monday morning in North Korea ) that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone, according to a report by the Associated Press . Read More

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US military to test anti-ICBM system

Earlier this month the UN Security Council condemned the regimes latest ballistic missile launch and warned Pyongyang to stop all its provocations and take concrete steps to denuclearize. In response to North Korea's improved missiles, the Pentagon has aimed to add to the number of its intercepter missiles in Alaska and California , bringing the total to 44 by the end of the year, from the current 36. Read More

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Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Marawi, home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege by the militants since a failed raid Tuesday night on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists. "I'm just praying that the bullets will not find their way to my house and hit us". He said the group erected Islamic State flags at several locations. Read More

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Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

The books and the granite were a nod to Pope Francis' 2015 address to Congress, in which he praised King's civil rights legacy, the White House said . When Trump left, he told the pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said". Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, and Stephen Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, had already returned to Washington after the initial stop in Saudi Arabia . Read More

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Venezuela deploys troops to stem deadly unrest

Venezuela deploys troops to stem deadly unrest

In February, the USA announced it was freezing the assets of Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of playing a major role in global drug trafficking. On Thursday, several thousand demonstrators once again collapsed Caracas and other cities in protests that ended in clashes with security forces firing tear gas and rubber bullets. Read More

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Times Square crash driver charged with murder

Times Square crash driver charged with murder

Times Square was the scene of the most serious security alert in New since the September 11, 2001 attacks when Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistani immigrant, planted a auto bomb at the intersection on May 1, 2010. Three others remain in critical condition with head injuries and a fourth is being treated for a collapsed lung and broken pelvis. Elsman was a 2016 graduate of Portage Central High School. Read More

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