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London mayor doesn't care about Trump's insulting tweets

London mayor doesn't care about Trump's insulting tweets

Donald Trump has once again made a decision to comment on the London Bridge terror attack, which resulted in the deaths of seven individuals, by criticising Sadiq Khan . He originally levelled an inaccurate criticism of Khan, saying the mayor was telling people there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the attack. "Thank you, Mayor Khan, for your leadership during this crisis", it added . Read More

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Ex-US Ally, Noriega, Dies At 83

Ex-US Ally, Noriega, Dies At 83

While he ensured the defense of the Panama Canal, he also forged alliances with drug lords, and facilitated trafficking of drugs into the USA, drawing the anger of the US government. Noriega, who ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, spied for the Central Intelligence Agency until the United States invaded and toppled his corrupt government, ending a criminal career that saw him working with drug traffickers such as Pablo Escobar. Read More

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Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Investigators then discovered that victor had emailed the Intercept from her work computer. It is the strongest public indication so far that Russian Federation interfered in the U.S. Intercept said its story was based on "a highly classified intelligence report" that had been provided anonymously to the group and had been "independently authenticated". Read More

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A look at James Comey's memorable moments on Capitol Hill

Comey wrote about Mr. Trump's request in at least one memo that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has not yet released. Sources have told ABC that Trump only learned about the Attorney General's decision to recuse himself minutes before the announcement was publicly made, and the President has remained "fixated" on this "disappointment". Read More

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California to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate

California to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate

The Times of India called it an "epic rant" with "hyperbolic falsehoods", arguing in a piece by their Washington correspondent that US aid to India is set to be whittled down to $34 million in 2018. When asked on Tuesday whether Trump believes human activity is contributing to climate change, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters, "Honestly, I haven't asked him that". Read More

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Dispute erupts over US House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

This week, Nunes subpoenaed the three intelligence agencies - CIA, FBI and NSA - seeking unmasking requests sought by three former Obama administration officials: National Security Adviser Susan Rice, CIA Director John Brennan and U.N. Organizations associated with Flynn and Cohen - Flynn Intel Group LLC and Cohen & Associates - were issued subpoenas as investigators believe business entities are not afforded Fifth Amendment protections. Read More

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Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

In a White House meeting, Trump welcomed indications by senior Republicans that the Senate might vote on a health care bill in July, before it breaks for the summer, after the House of Representatives passed its own version in May. There has been little progress on healthcare since the House passed its bill. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters on Tuesday that he thought Paul was "irretrievably gone " on health care , although Paul's office later quipped that Graham had not yet applied ... Read More

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Ghani makes Taliban offer for talks, with an ultimatum

The conference - named the "Kabul Process on Peace and Security Cooperation" - was attended by representatives from 26 countries and worldwide organizations. Afghan security forces say they are still investigating, but that the explosives used appear to have originated in Pakistan. The U.S. military, however, estimated the number of IS loyalists in Afghanistan stood at about 3,000 at the group's peak two years ago, but sustained counterterrorism operations have since reduced the number to ... Read More

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Kabul truck-bomb death toll rises to over 150: Ghani

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) said in a report released on Monday that by supporting insurgent groups, Pakistan demonstrates that it is a threat to the United States rather than an ally. Ghani added that Afghanistan's other Asian neighbors must also play a role. "Foreign fighters have increased in the last two years". The U.S. military, however, estimated the number of IS loyalists in Afghanistan stood at about 3,000 at the group's peak two years ago, but ... Read More

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Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

However the findings contrast sharply with a ComRes poll for the Independent and Sunday Mirror which still shows the Conservatives with a healthy 12 point advantage over Labour . While the Prime Minister attempted a "presidential-style" campaign that focused on her "strong and stable leadership" slogan, Mrs May often cut an awkward figure at campaign events and faced a backlash for her refusal to take part in debates with other parties' candidates. Read More

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Call for United Action to Reverse Ocean Damage

Call for United Action to Reverse Ocean Damage

It said in the call for Action , countries agreed to implement long-term and robust strategies to reduce the use of plastics and microplastics , such as plastic bags and single use plastics. "The conservation and sustainable use of marine resources are two sides of the same coin", he said. We will continue to work with public and private partner organizations towards enabling accurate fisheries management decisions and monitoring, using our tools such as FishPath. Read More

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Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor

Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor

Photo by Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne. Trump appeared to be referencing Khan's comments earlier in the day, when he said there was no reason to worry about the increased police presence in London . Khan's statement on Sunday morning condemned the attack and gave a number of details about what had happened and what measures were being taken in response. Read More

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Iran shootings: Parliament and Khomeini shrine attacked

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini launched the Islamic revolution in 1979. Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, raided parliament, according the state television website. A witness told Reuters that a man opened fire in the parliament and that a guard was injured. Three shooters left two civilian visitors, one security officer injured, ANI quoted Iranian news agency Mehr. Read More

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Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Forces in Syria

Davis said the US -led coalition has been encouraging Raqqa's residents to try to leave the city if they can, and has dropped leaflets advising such a move. The operation started with offensives to isolate Raqqa from its countryside and other IS-held areas in eastern Syria. "Once encircled in the city, the Daesh members can be eliminated", said the commander, who is now near the southwest Raqqa town of al-Mansourah. Read More

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James Comey approached AG Jeff Sessions with concerns about Trump

US President Donald Trump has wished sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey luck ahead of his upcoming congressional testimony. In an appearance last month before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Coats refused to provide details about his interactions with Trump. A spokesman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence told the Washington Post: "Director Coats does not discuss his private conversations with the President". Read More

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Former Brazil minister arrested hours before key trial

If the court votes to scrap the election result, Temer - who took over only previous year when Rousseff was impeached - would himself risk losing his office. Temer's lawyers requested Tuesday at the Supreme Court to be given until the end of the week, O Globo news site reported. If Temer is convicted by the electoral court, he can appeal, but he'd still face the ongoing parallel corruption probe and his grip on power may become untenable. Read More

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Schumer: Trump should blame himself for vacancies

Schumer: Trump should blame himself for vacancies

Of 559 key positions requiring Senate confirmation identified by the Washington Post and the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, 442 have no nominees. Without it, the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee can't schedule a confirmation hearing. The file is incomplete for Callista Gingrich , Newt Gingrich's wife, who Trump picked for ambassador to the Vatican. Read More

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London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

Trump is due to make a state visit to London later this year as Britain tries to persuade him to sign a post-Brexit trade deal. Seven people were killed and at least 48 injured in a London terrorist attack Saturday night - less than two weeks after a suicide bombing in Manchester and one day before an emotional charity concert for the victims of that attack. Read More

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Real's remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters

Real's remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters

And it was towards the end of the ceremony that Cristiano Ronaldo Jr . delighted the crowds with his impressive skills. "We are very confident and the plan is to win more". "Again, I've had an fantastic season". The numbers don't lie. "We are winning trophies and I am happy", he added. "This is one of the best moments of my career - I have the chance to say this every year", he said. Read More

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California, China sign agreement on climate, cleantech

A State Department official told CNN that Rank's resignation was a "personal decision", but several USA media quoted sources late Monday that pointed to the U.S. Only two countries have not signed the Paris Agreement: Nicaragua, who doesn't think the accord does almost enough, and Syria, who is in the middle of a bloody civil war. Read More

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