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Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in United States elections

Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in United States elections

He testified there was evidence during his tenure that members of Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials, a fact he warned congressional leaders of both parties about at the time . In addition to the congressional scrutiny, Flynn is now a target of an FBI counterintelligence investigation, a federal probe in Virginia and a Defense Department inspector general's inquiry into the propriety of foreign payments he accepted. Read More

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O.P 'arrested for marijuana use'

O.P 'arrested for marijuana use'

T.O.P is suspected of having smoked liquid-form marijuana three times with a 21-year-old female singer in training at his residence in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, in October last year. Under South Korean law, the use of marijuana is banned and comes with a maximum of five years in jail or a fine of up to 50 million won (US$43,300). Read More

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Russian President Vladimir Putin hails Donald Trump as 'straightforward person'

Russian President Vladimir Putin hails Donald Trump as 'straightforward person'

In perhaps his strongest comments to date, Putin likened the accusations that his government swayed the election - backed by all 17 USA intelligence agencies - to prejudice during a St. Mr Putin said: "Hackers are free people, just like artists who wake up in the morning in a good mood and start painting". American intelligence agencies have concluded Russian Federation hacked into Democratic Party emails, and orchestrated leaks that helped Trump win the White House. Read More

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Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed the Philippine Air Force's failed airstrike, which was part of its offensive on Wednesday to flush out remaining Maute fighters. Fighting between government forces and the militants erupted on May 23. "Kami po ay nanawagan na sana this armed bandits will come to their senses, surrender or face the dire consequences of military action and that means sure death", he said. Read More

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Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

He will testify as part of the committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential elections and any collusion with the Trump campaign, which Trump has called a witch hunt. But the privilege isn't "absolute" and the court has said it has limits - indeed, it can be overcome upon a proper showing of need for the evidence at issue in a criminal trial or grand jury proceedings, and the DC Circuit has held that the "privilege disappears altogether when there is any reason to ... Read More

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Democrats upset as agencies return copies of torture report

Democrats upset as agencies return copies of torture report

The report was written by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee while Sen. The critics claimed Sen. Burr has dismissed the findings as partisan and said the document is meant to embarrass the intelligence community. They said Senator Richard Burr , chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, had secretly told government agencies this week to return their copies of the committee's 2014 "Full Report on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program" to him. Read More

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Trump Pulls US From Global Warming Accord, To Allies' Dismay

Trump Pulls US From Global Warming Accord, To Allies' Dismay

Your work is as important today as it has ever been. Over 100 companies have also said they're sticking with it. Despite Trump's decision, Cook wrote that Apple's commitment to protecting the environment was unchanged. Hua referred to the statement by UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) which said the Paris deal can not be renegotiated as desired by Trump when asked about China's stand on Trump's demand that the deal be revised. Read More

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India, Russia to set up JVs to build aircraft, automobiles

Bilateral trade, he said, was declining in recent years but has reversed this year. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied involvement in any attempts to influence November's US Presidential election. "(Artists) may act on behalf of their country, they wake up in good mood and paint things. Its experts were immediately dispatched when documents stolen from the Macron campaign leaked online on May 5 in the closing hours of the presidential race. Read More

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As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

Li reaffirmed China's position on climate change as well as other worldwide and regional hotspot issues, and hoped to join Germany in tackling global challenges and contribute to global and regional peace, stability and prosperity. Calling China and Germany a golden pair of innovation cooperation, Li said such a partnership has put a high-powered engine to China-Germany pragmatic cooperation. Read More

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Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

The UK currency plunged in the wake of a YouGov poll showing Mrs May's once commanding lead had been wiped out, and the Conservatives would fall short of the required seats for an overall majority. Other polling experts were quick to point out that YouGov's model was a projection, rather than a straight poll. The model allowed YouGov to assess the intention of every type of voter, from where they live to how they voted on Brexit, their age and social background, in order to weight the ... Read More

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Putin echoes Trump, Nunes lines on US Russia investigation

And both leaders agreed they did not want Syria - where Russian Federation is propping up the government of President Bashar Assad - to collapse into a failed state. Despite failing to back up the accusations with any links or accurately attributed quotes, En Marche! squarely blocked RT journalists from Macron's headquarters during the two rounds of the election, not responding to the accreditation requests from RT and RT France. Read More

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BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya

BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya

Admitting that majority of BJP leaders in Meghalaya eat beef , the party has also clarified that it was up to the state governments to decide on banning slaughter of cows . BJP's Meghalaya in-charge Nalin Kohli , who accepted Marak's resignation , said the party had been considering removing Marak as part of its district-level preparations for the Assembly polls scheduled for February. Read More

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Leonardo DiCaprio criticises Trumps withdrawal from Paris

Leonardo DiCaprio criticises Trumps withdrawal from Paris

NPR journalists fact-checked and added context to his remarks, including comments about the economy and US energy sector. The European Commission, the EU executive, described the United States withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, which more than 190 countries have signed, as a sad day for the global community, but said that it would seek new alliances. Read More

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Who The Fuck Is Governing BC Right Now?

Ms Clark said she is unlikely to survive a confidence vote, but will not resign pre-emptively. The bottom line is, as the representative for Fraser-Nicola, I'll go to Victoria, we'll do the work, and we'll work with whatever is in place. "The Greens have clearly been able to make more than just token, marginal commitments toward their priorities", Ruff said. After members of both the Green and NDP parties signed a detailed agreement on May 30 outlining policy issues, the recently re-elected ... Read More

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Hassan Rouhani wins Iran President election for the second time

Hassan Rouhani wins Iran President election for the second time

Supporters of Mr Rouhani celebrated in central Tehran . Voting time had been extended by five hours on Friday, until midnight, amid an unexpectedly high turnout of about 70%. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said that out of 41,220,131 counted votes, which accounts for 99.7 percent of the total votes cast on Friday election, Rouhani secured 23,549,616 votes or 57 percent of the ballots. Read More

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Putin 'convinced' Damascus not behind April chemical attack

Putin 'convinced' Damascus not behind April chemical attack

Considering that Versailles was a prestigious place from which the royal power of a France was exercised, notably as the world's leading power during the reign of Louis XIV, Macron probably sought to indicate that Paris treats as equal with Moscow and subscribed to analysis that indicates that France has little reason to blush against Russian Federation. Read More

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61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

Inexplicably - and opposed by the vast majority of American businesses - Trump has also handcuffed the U.S.' ability to compete with China in the biggest market opportunity of the century: clean energy. The announcement by Trump led to business titans Elon Musk and Disney CEO Bob Iger announcing that they would be resigning from Trump's advisory council. Read More

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President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel

More than 400,000 Israelis live in settlements on the West Bank that are considered illegal under worldwide law and a major obstacle to Middle East peace. "Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements, and failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine in the same way we recognize it, which undermines the realization of the two-state solution". Read More

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CNN Hosts Make Spelling Bee Champion Attempt to Spell 'Covfefe'

She took home $40,000 in cash and prizes after she correctly spelled the word " marocain ", which is of French origin and means a type of dress fabric made of ribbed crepe and yarn. "It's like a dream come true". She'd like to be a doctor, scientist or a writer, and she likes reading mythology and adventure stories. The preliminaries consisted of the preliminaries test and two rounds of onstage oral spelling . Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump for Paris Accord decision

LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 2 It's not hard to imagine Chinese President Xi Jinping having a wry smile at both the decision by Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord and the global reaction. The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries after the executive order was blocked by lower courts. Read More

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