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Kellyanne's husband scolds Trump for tweets on travel ban

Kellyanne's husband scolds Trump for tweets on travel ban

George Conway recently withdrew himself from consideration for the head of the Justice Department's civil division, citing family concerns. Told by Guthrie that Trump's false claim about Khan was his "first tweet" - it was actually his fifth, following a retweet of the Drudge Report, a push for his contested "travel ban", a pledge of support to London, and another missive about USA security and not being "politically correct" - Conway shot back, "I'm not going to allow, on a day-and-a-half ... Read More

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Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Apple , Amazon , Facebook and Google are among hundreds of U.S. businesses joining an effort to support the Paris climate agreement as part of a public campaign announced Monday. "The Paris agreement is here to stay and the 29 articles of the Paris agreement are not to be renegotiated", he said Friday. Trump argued that the regulations former President Obama imposed to carry out this pledge hurt us workers, but said he was open to renegotiating the deal if it could be reworked to ... Read More

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Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Opposition lawmakers , led by human rights lawyer Edcel Lagman , filed a petition with the Supreme Court Monday, saying , the martial law declaration should be struck down for " utter lack of sufficient factual basis ". "The death group's area of operation has gone global", he added. A Philippines intelligence source said that of the 400-500 marauding fighters who overran Marawi City on the island of Mindanao last Tuesday, as many as 40 had recently come from overseas, including from ... Read More

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Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

US President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington , DC, May 3, 2017 in a combination of file photos. Once it was over dinner - which Trump said Comey asked for because he wanted to keep his job, though Trump nearly immediately walked that claim back. Read More

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Universities with Qatar campuses monitor diplomatic chaos

Qatar hosts the largest U.S. airbase in the region , which is crucial in the fight against Islamic State group jihadists, and is set to host the 2022 football World Cup . Saudi Arabia accused Qatar on Monday of backing militant groups and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera. Read More

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After London attack, Facebook says aims to be 'hostile environment' for terrorists

Moreover, May emphasized that democratic governments should participate in cyberspace regulation. Ironically, it's these returning jihadis dubbed as "moderate rebels" who are then committing the crimes. A statement from Nick Pickles, U.K. head of public policy at Twitter , said, "Terrorist content has no place on Twitter", adding that the company had suspended almost 400,000 accounts in the second half of 2016. Read More

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South Korea fires warning shots after North Korea launches unidentified projectile

South Korea fires warning shots after North Korea launches unidentified projectile

She said the missile did not go higher than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), according to preliminary data.The medium range missiles could be capable of reaching Japan and the USA military bases there.Experts have indicated that five of these photos, that appeared on page 3 of the daily, seem to have been taken when the missile was re-entering the lower atmosphere."If you are a country that is supplying or supporting North Korea , we will call you out on it", Haley said. Read More

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Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

The Washington Post delivered yet another bombshell about the Russian Federation investigation on Monday night, with Adam Entous and Ellen Nakashima reporting that at some point before the May 9 firing of James Comey , senior White House officials "sounded out top intelligence officials about the possibility of intervening directly with Comey to encourage the FBI to drop its probe of Michael Flynn ". Read More

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Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

The decision was strategic, he said, to open up more appellate review.A federal appeals court is refusing to block the execution of Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur. at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore before the Supreme Court granted a temporary stay . "All three juries were well aware of this fact, and all three juries still convicted Arthur of capital murder, indicating that all three juries considered the hair samples and concluded beyond a reasonable doubt that they were ... Read More

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Two London Bridge attackers named

You saw last night as a outcome of our planning, our preparation, the rehearsals that take place, the swift response from the emergency services tackling the terrorists and also helping the injured. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. "MSM is working hard to sell it!" As the investigation moved forward, more details emerged about victims of the attack, in which the assailants used a rented van to ram pedestrians on the bridge, then jumped out with long ... Read More

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Emails reveal Hillary Clinton wanted to fly separately from Michelle Obama

That's in addition to the media, James Comey , Donald Trump , the Russians and her supporters' assumptions that she would win the race. "I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party", Clinton said , according to a transcript . "If I put myself in the position of running a platform like Facebook, first of all, they've got to get back to trying to curate it more effectively", she said. Read More

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Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

On Friday morning, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Trump, wouldn't give a straightforward answer when asked about the president's stance on climate change during an appearance on Good Morning America . But history since then has abounded with frustration and failure. Under the Paris deal which Singapore signed last April, the Republic pledged to reduce its emissions intensity, which is the ratio of carbon emissions to each dollar of the gross domestic product, by 36 per cent from 2005 ... Read More

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Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Millie's Twitter followers made it happen, they all tweeted #GetAriToMillie and the hashtag started to trend. "I encourage you to choose love even when it's hard". She also talked during the show about meeting the mother of one of the victims, Olivia Campbell, 15, who died in the terrorist bombing. Grande's manager, Scooter Braun, said in a statement on Sunday that the singer's show would go on with " greater purpose " following Saturday's attack. Read More

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Gulf crisis could hit Qatar 2022

Neighbors accuse Doha of destabilizing the region by supporting militants and backing Iran. Qatar has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes. Bahrain blamed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" for its decision. Read More

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Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

It is unclear if privatization would speed the rollout of new systems such as satellite-based aircraft tracking that replaces ground radar dating back to World War Two. "President Trump's proposal is the right solution for the 21st Century". Chao will again address the issue before the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. Read More

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the GOP standard bearer for the seat. Reporting the incident, Jacobs said, "He took me to the ground". The Associated Press declared Gianforte the victor early Friday. Gianforte must appear in court by June 7 on the misdemeanour charge, which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 fine. Read More

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Caught on tape: Shootout leaves two bounty hunters, fugitive dead

The 26-second video handed out by Greenville police shows the two bounty hunters moving through the vehicle showroom of the Nissan dealership in Greenville on Tuesday and then into a glass office. When the dust cleared, the three men were dead. Miraculously, no one else was hurt. In a 911 call, a woman says she's hiding in a bathroom. In an interview with FOX 4, Rick Ford, the owner of the dealership, stated the two bounty hunters had identified themselves as federal employees but had ... Read More

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U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

The United States successfully shot down a mock warhead Tuesday as part of a historic test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to the Pentagon and the country's Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ). Physicist Laura Grego of the Union of Concerned Scientists wrote on her blog on May 19 that maritime navigation warnings suggested the interception test was for a missile with a range of 5,800 km. Read More

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