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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Probe

Comey to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his contacts with the president, according to a Comey associate. The leaders of the committee's Russian Federation investigation, Rep. However, Cohen said Tuesday that he would gladly testify if subpoenaed because he has "nothing to hide". Cohen was also mentioned as someone with Russian contacts in the still-unverified dossier on Trump campaign ties to Russia compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher ... Read More

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Check Out the $8M Luxury Home the Obamas Just Bought in DC

Check Out the $8M Luxury Home the Obamas Just Bought in DC

Obama will be in Washington for at least another two and a half years, it made sense for them to buy a home rather than continuing to rent property", spokesman Kevin Lewis said . The Obamas used Homefront Holdings LLC to complete the purchase of the house, which the Lockharts bought in 2014 for $5.3 million. Now, with the Obamas' younger daughter, Sasha, still attending a private high school in Washington for two more years, the Obamas have bought the eight-bedroom home for $8.1 million. Read More

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Armed man in custody at Orlando airport; no one hurt

There is no active shooter, and no shots were fired, according to an Orlando Police tweet . A crisis negotiator spoke with the suspect, police said on their verified Twitter account before the man was detained. While a rental vehicle employee told Channel 9 he heard what sounded like gunfire, no shots had been fired, Fennell said. The responding officers tried to talk to Pettigrew for a half hour until SWAT team members and police negotiators arrived. Read More

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Concerns over Jared Kushner's secret Russian 'back channel'

Concerns over Jared Kushner's secret Russian 'back channel'

Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday attributed President Trump's successful foreign trip to his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner's foreign relationships. Allen said it's highly likely those sources were people inside the White House, very close to Trump or Kushner. "Just because you have a back channel, if indeed that's what Jared was after, doesn't mean that he then keeps everything secret". Read More

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Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate accord

The president added he will "begin negotiations to re-enter - whether the Paris accord, or really, an entirely new transaction - on terms that are fairer to the United States , its business, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". He added that while France would continue to work with the United States on other matters, it would no longer discuss climate issues. Hours ahead of Mr Trump's announcement, China's premier Li Keqiang also pledged to stay the course on implementing the ... Read More

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Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase

Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase

And the death toll has mounted. Their path, however, is blocked by the armored vehicles and officers of the security forces. Protesters are injured daily and thousands have been arrested. "They merely broked [sic] the bonds to Goldman, making Goldman's statement that they "bought the bonds in the secondary market and did not buy them directly from Venezuela" bull**** technical spin". Read More

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Security forces kill 2 terrorists in Kashmir's Sopore

Security forces kill 2 terrorists in Kashmir's Sopore

The slain militants, police said, were behind the grenade attack on Wednesday near Sopore police station, which left four policemen injured. A police spokesman on a tip-off about presence of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants that Aijaz Mir and Basharat Ahmad Sheikh, a search operation was launched in Mir-Mohalla Nathipora Sopore and house of one Khazir Mohammad Mir encircled. Read More

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Guentzel shines again as Pens surge to Game Two win

Guentzel shines again as Pens surge to Game Two win

In the third period of Game 2 , the Preds' hope turned into dread in an instant - or, to be precise, in 10 seconds, which is how long it took Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel to score the go-ahead goal . The three-goal explosion from the highest scoring team in hockey during the regular season - occurring in three minutes and 28 seconds - mirrored the first period in Game 1 when the Penguins busted out for three in less than five minutes. Read More

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'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

Branding her "Crooked Hillary", President Trump said she had "blamed everybody but herself" for not winning the USA election. Twitter-users across the country united on Wednesday to determine the meaning of Trump's seemingly unintelligible gibberish, and though the original Tweet has since been deleted , it seems that even Hillary Clinton isn't going to let him live this one down. Read More

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Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians

The trouble started Wednesday when Clinton raised questions over whether Trump's campaign was linked to the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. "I think it's pretty hard not to". He was referring to Clinton's assertions during her talk that false news about her was widely spread on Facebook, and that she was hamstrung because the Democratic Party did not have a sophisticated data operation, unlike the well-funded Republican Party data system. Read More

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Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem

Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem

Moving the embassy would be seen as the United States endorsing Israel's claim to the city and rejecting the Palestinian one. "Who will not accept this of course are the Israelis themselves, who do not believe in a Palestinian state, the very notion of that is heretical and they are never going to allow it to happen", he said . Read More

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Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's encounter: Curfew in valley, all under control

Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's encounter: Curfew in valley, all under control

A Kashmiri villager kisses a rebel, wearing black, who claimed to have escaped from a gunbattle where rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat was killed, in Tral area, 45 Kilometers south of Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, M. All educational institutions have been ordered to remain closed in the valley on Tuesday. Meanwhile, normal life remained affected in the rest of the valley for the second day due to a two-day strike called by separatists to protest killing of the two ... Read More

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Planted Explosives Caused Civilian Deaths in Mosul Strike

Planted Explosives Caused Civilian Deaths in Mosul Strike

On March 17, Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service forces were engaging ISIS in the Jadidah district of West Mosul . Gen. Matthew C. Isler. The blast took place on March 17 in the city in the north of Iraq , the report said. The investigation found that two ISIS snipers had positioned themselves on the building and fired on Iraqi forces, who then called in a USA airstrike. Read More

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Amid budget failure, Louisiana governor calls special legislative session

Amid budget failure, Louisiana governor calls special legislative session

The first five bills in a massive 10-bill criminal justice reform package , championed by Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards , passed through the House and were sent to the Senate Tuesday, The Advocate reports . The Republican lawmaker who sought to raise Louisiana's gas tax to increase spending on roadwork lashed out at the state GOP and a conservative organization for working to defeat his proposal. Read More

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Trump says USA will withdraw from Paris climate accord

He helped broker the climate change agreement in 2015, and at the time, touted it as the "best chance we have" to save the planet. He has expressed doubts about climate change, at times calling it a hoax to weaken USA industry.US supporters of the pact said any pullout by Trump would show that the United States can no longer be trusted to follow through on global commitments. Read More

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President Trump announces US pull out from climate pact

Article 3 of the Paris deal lets countries increase their goals, but it doesn't let them decrease those benchmarks, Boykoff said. Trump inquired during an afternoon event held in a sun-drenched Rose Garden. The show-like atmosphere was fueled by the presence of a jazz band, which performed a series of numbers before Trump emerged from the Oval Office to deliver his statement. Read More

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

During 90 minutes of questions put separately to May and to the leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn , the prime minister appeared less comfortable under hard questioning, but she did not crack. "Only one of us has the determination to deliver the will of the people and make Brexit happen". "The Battle For Number 10" - to be broadcast on Sky News and Channel 4 - will see the two leaders field questions from voters, moderated by Sky's political editor Faisal Islam. Read More

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Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

Sources have told USA media Mr Trump, who has previously called climate change a hoax, plans to follow through on a campaign promise, and in a tweet he said he would announce his decision "over the next few days". And even then, the USA must give a year's notice. The European Union and China, meanwhile, will reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate change accord this week regardless of whether the USA pulls out of the pact, a senior EU official said. Read More

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SKorea fires shots at NKorea after object crosses border

SKorea fires shots at NKorea after object crosses border

A statement by South Korea's joint chiefs of staff claimed the military first broadcast a warning to North Korea about the object, before it fired any shots. Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the other 13 UN Security Council members. U.S. President Donald Trump has said "a major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible and that all options are on the table, but that he wants to resolve the crisis diplomatically. Read More

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Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Abbas's remarks were "not true" because his Palestinian Authority names "schools after mass murderers of Israelis". That could provoke a conflagration both locally, among Palestinians, and more generally in the Middle East. "We see the decision as a reflection of deep understanding of the issue, and shows how much the Administration values the advice of its allies", Momani said. Read More

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Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

The move leave the United States - the world's second biggest producer of greenhouse gases after China - aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialised economies not have ratified the agreement . Regardless of President Trump's decision, the great cities of the world, in particular the 12 American C40 cities, remain resolutely committed to doing what needs to be done to implement the Paris Agreement . Read More

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Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital

Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital

Christian was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on three felony murder charges, one felony assault charge, three felony weapons charges and two misdemeanour counts of intimidation. Christian entered the courtroom on Tuesday yelling remarks about free speech. Court documents say Christian shoved Fletcher in the chest and appeared to pull a folding knife from his pocket and hide it in his hand. Read More

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies at 89

He and his wife, Emilie, are the parents of Mika and two sons. Brzezinski helped Carter set "vital foreign policy goals" and became a "source of stimulation" for the departments of defense and state, the former president wrote. control of the waterway. "He was brilliant, dedicated, and loyal, and remained a close advisor to my work at The Carter Center", former President Carter said in a statement . Read More

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Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate

I get the nomination. She said she took responsibility for every decision she made during her campaign, "but that's not why I lost". "I also think I was the victim of the very broad assumption I was going to win". The sad state of things at the DNC, Clinton continued, was only exacerbated by numerous efforts to influence the outcome of the presidential election. Read More

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Here's what the 'glowing orb' Trump touched in Saudi Arabia actually was

Here's what the 'glowing orb' Trump touched in Saudi Arabia actually was

During a campaign speech in December 2015, he called for a "total shutdown" on Muslims entering the United States "until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on". Putting a fine point on the spin that President Donald Trump's trip to the Middle East has been a glowing , peace-dealing success, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross praised the fact that there were no protesters in Saudi Arabia-a nation where political dissonance is punishable by death. Read More

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