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Now White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has revealed that Mr Comey - along with five other officials who served the Obama administration - could lose their security clearance. "There is a formal process for doing this, but you know I guess legally the president has that prerogative", Clapper said on CNN. "It's kind of a sad commentary where for political reasons this is kind of a petty way for retribution for spekaing out against the president, which on the part of all of ...
  • 'Do not play with lion's tail': Rouhani warns Trump

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    The Iranian president, considered a moderate, has previously threatened to close the strait in response to US President Donald Trump's threat to stop Iranian oil exports through the waterway. Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new United States sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere.
  • Novichok victim discharged from British hospital

    Novichok victim discharged from British hospital

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    The Skripals survived and were released from the Salisbury hospital before Mr Rowley and Mr Sturgess were poisoned and taken there. "Both Dawn and Charlie had been poisoned by a powerful nerve agent". They were treated for exposure to the nerve agent and discharged separately from the hospital several weeks later. Government departments and the Metropolitan Police, whose counter-terrorism unit is investigating the poisoning, refused to comment on the report when contacted by AFP.
  • Jordan to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany

    Jordan to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany

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    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they were acting on a request from the United States, the UK and other European nations. Israel agreed to evacuate the White Helmets "given the evident fact that Assad's rule is again taking hold in all of Syria", Israeli Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said in a radio interview.
  • Held rally in Bannu despite threats to life: Imran Khan

    Held rally in Bannu despite threats to life: Imran Khan

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    A suicide bomber blew himself up near the vehicle of Ikram Khan Gandapur as he left his house for election campaign, district police chief Zaheer Afridi said. He restated that he will strengthen National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and other institutions to curb corruption and to increase revenues so that the people's money taken from taxes is spent on them.
  • Montenegro, replying to Trump, says it contributes to peace in Europe

    Montenegro, replying to Trump, says it contributes to peace in Europe

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    I've asked the same question. "By the way, they're very strong people - they're very aggressive people", Trump said. The Post recently reported that USA military commanders are anxious that if they had to quickly move us troops east to head off a military conflict with Moscow, "the most powerful military in the world could get stuck in a traffic jam" as "Humvees.
  • Trump says warrant papers evidence of 'illegal' spying on campaign

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    The FBI, in its initial application the month before Mr Trump won the election, said it "believes that the Russian Government's efforts are being coordinated with Page and perhaps other individuals associated with Candidate #1's campaign". "The GOP must cease their attacks on our law enforcement and intelligence communities, and finally decide where their loyalty lies". How does this fit into the wider picture? The documents include the 2016 FISA application, which is rare for these ...
  • ‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells United Kingdom parliament

    ‘It’s not too late to save Brexit,’ Johnson tells United Kingdom parliament

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    The vote, by a margin of 305-301, came amid desperate Government efforts to fend off defeat on a second amendment to its flagship Trade Bill, which would require her to try to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit . After Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin presented a united front on Monday to deny Russian collusion in the USA election - comments that Trump has since backtracked on - Johnson condemned Russia's "barbaric use of chemical weapons".
  • Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

    Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

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    Just last week, President Trump said he has "a big problem" with Germany, and the U.S. was threatening to sanction German companies for investing in a Russian energy pipeline. Merkel said Friday that though she would have preferred the matter be to handled differently, the government had ultimately found a solution and that she believed that the government had "proven itself to be capable of acting".
  • Campbell urges May to address hard border

    Campbell urges May to address hard border "myth"

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    He said the instability in Westminster meant there was no guarantee that a withdrawal agreement, even if agreed in Brussels, would get passed in London. This remains our goal. Britain is also making preparations for a no-deal Brexit. Sinn Fein Senator Niall O Donnghaile said: "There's a broad range of groups here and that represents the broad range of issues outstanding in our society, and the broad range of commitments made by the British Government that still remain unfulfilled".
  • Jersey photographer's image marks Prince George's birthday

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    Little Prince George of Cambridge isn't so little anymore. He made his public debut in front of the world's media on the hospital steps one day later , wrapped in a white merino wool shawl, cradled in his proud parents' arms. He started school at Thomas's Battersea, and the family moved from... He even played a sheep in his school's Christmas nativity play, and loves helicopters, flying and is obsessed with all things police-related.
  • EIB chief backs EU's Iran policy but says bank can not invest there

    EIB chief backs EU's Iran policy but says bank can not invest there

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    Iran is alleging that in taking such action, the U.S. is violating multiple articles of the Amity Treaty of 1955 [text, PDF]. What is known is that the Islamic Republic has requested a provisional ruling that would halt the implementation of sanctions pending proceedings in the newly filed case.
  • Palestine's Abbas condemns Israeli approval of

    Palestine's Abbas condemns Israeli approval of "Jewish state" law

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    Condemning the law, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin criticized what he called "this racist move that amounts to erasing the Palestinian people from their homeland physically and legally". In the first decades of the 20th century, Trachtenberg noted, Jews across Europe demanded to be a legally protected minority in the countries they resided.
  • Haley Wants Action from North Korea, Tells UN to 'Hold the Line'

    Haley Wants Action from North Korea, Tells UN to 'Hold the Line'

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    Pompeo held one-on-one sessions with his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, and U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. Last week, the USA asked the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea to send a letter to United Nations member states and the general public saying North Korea had breached the quota.
  • Possible hostage situation at Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's

    Possible hostage situation at Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's

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    Lopez said the man crashed outside of a Trader Joe's supermarket in Silver Lake and then ran into the store. A shooting and chase suspect is barricaded inside a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake with some customers, prompting a tactical alert and major law enforcement response on Saturday.
  • Tornadoes tear through central Iowa

    Tornadoes tear through central Iowa

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    Over 35 million Americans are at risk for severe weather Friday, which is expected to be concentrated in the South and Midwest, including major cities like Birmingham, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Indianapolis and Detroit.
  • Trump Attorneys Waive Attorney-Client Privilege on Secret Recording, Sources Say

    Trump Attorneys Waive Attorney-Client Privilege on Secret Recording, Sources Say

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    She says the $150,000 (£115,000) agreement gave the tabloid exclusive story rights and banned her from talking publicly about the alleged affair. "In addition, Trump's attorneys have not claimed the recording is a privileged attorney-client conversation, a person familiar with the investigation told The Washington Post on Friday".
  • Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

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    This was a possible reference to an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on the office of Mr Cohen in April. In a morning tweet from his golf course in Bedminster, N.J., Trump said that it was "inconceivable that the government would break into a lawyer's office (early in the morning) - nearly unheard of".
  • Steam pipe explosion in Manhattan

    Steam pipe explosion in Manhattan

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    Environmental teams are preparing to clean up the asbestos that was released when the 86-year-old steam pipe exploded , and an "exclusion zone" running from 19th Street to 22nd Street and Sixth Avenue to Broadway has been established as the work proceeds, Authorities are asking people to stay away from that area and also out of the "hot zone", where evacuations took place Thursday.
  • Duck boat tragedy: 17 dead, including 9 from one family

    Duck boat tragedy: 17 dead, including 9 from one family

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    Tia Coleman said she and her nephew were the only survivors from 11 members of their family who went on the "Ride The Ducks" tour. Today, duck boats are used used to provide multi-perspective tours of cities and towns located near bodies of water.
  • Russian warship 'holding $176 billion in gold' found

    Russian warship 'holding $176 billion in gold' found

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    The gold was being stored in the ship's holds to stop the Japanese seizing it. Shinil Group estimates the gold would have a total value today of £101.3 billion. Shinil Group said that it found a ship on Sunday with the word Donskoi written on its exterior in waters about 1.3 kilometers (1,421 yards) away from the island and about 434 meters underwater.
  • I Could Be Putin’s ‘Worst Enemy’ if Relationship Doesn’t Work Out

    I Could Be Putin’s ‘Worst Enemy’ if Relationship Doesn’t Work Out

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    A Republican congressman and former Central Intelligence Agency officer, William Hurd, wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times late on Thursday entitled, " Trump is Being Manipulated by Putin". Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel weighed in on the invite, saying that she thinks "it must once again become normal for Russian and American presidents to meet".
  • Iranian-Born Man With Knife Injures 10 In Attack On German Bus

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    While neither the motive nor full identity of the perpetrator had last night been established, attorney general Ulla Hingst said: "Nothing can be ruled out, including a terrorist background". The suspect, believed to be in his 30s, fled the bus and was quickly arrested by police. Germans have been on edge since December 2016, when a Tunisian whose request for asylum was turned down and who had links to Islamist militants hijacked a truck and ploughed into a crowded marketplace in Berlin .
  • Here's What Archaeologists Found Inside Egypt's Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus

    Here's What Archaeologists Found Inside Egypt's Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus

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    The unmarked tomb in Alexandria did not likely belong to any other notable ruler in the Ptolemaic period (332 BC-30 BC) associated with Alexander the Great , or the subsequent Roman era, Waziri said. Mustafa Waziri , Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities supported Abu Ela's doubt, and stated that while the coffin might not be suitable for Alexander, it could still belong to an ancient Egyptian noble.
  • Iran files suit in int'l court against USA over sanctions

    Iran files suit in int'l court against USA over sanctions

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    French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said over the weekend that Washington had rejected a French request for waivers for its companies operating in Iran, according to Le Figaro . "It's imperative to counter its habit of violating global law". But President Trump has hinted that it wants "a new deal with Iran that would cover the Islamic Republic's regional military activities and ballistic missile program".
  • Trump defends efforts to build a rapport with Putin

    Trump defends efforts to build a rapport with Putin

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    A day after his meeting with Putin, Trump "clarified" his statements at a press conference saying he had full faith in the conclusion of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 United States election. Later during the Aspen conference, a reporter asked Coats if he really didn't know about Putin's impending visit. "It better not be", Trump said.
  • Graham would consider US-Russia military coordination in Syria

    Graham would consider US-Russia military coordination in Syria

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    The US leader later said he misspoke when he appeared to take Putin's denial of interference at face value and said he accepted the US intelligence community's view that Moscow sought to influence the 2016 vote. USA lawmakers are calling for a court demand to be issued for the notes of the U.S. translator who accompanied Mr Trump to his two-hour meeting with Mr Putin.
  • Israeli soldier and four Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip clashes

    Israeli soldier and four Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip clashes

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    An intense barrage of air strikes by Israeli fighter pilots followed in response, with IDF aircraft bombing Hamas terror targets Friday evening in response to the sniper fire and other attacks by the guerrilla group against the IDF. Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, who holds little sway over Hamas, called for global intervention to prevent an escalation of the violence, his office said.
  • Rahul's hugplomacy after tearing into government surprises Modi

    Rahul's hugplomacy after tearing into government surprises Modi

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    Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan accepted a no-confidence motion, which was moved by TDP's Kesineni Srinivas against the NDA government. Speaking during the No-Confidence Motion, Gandhi charged the government of causing hardships to the common man through its policies.
  • Trump says he holds Putin personally responsible for election meddling

    Trump says he holds Putin personally responsible for election meddling

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    After Donald Trump faced a slew of criticism for apparently siding with Vladimir Putin during a press conference in Helsinki, the USA leader added a new element to his account of the summit on Wednesday. "He's an expert, this is what he does, he's been doing a very good job. And there's been no president ever as tough as I have been on Russia", Trump said before the Cabinet meeting, adding that Putin "understands it and he's not happy about it".
  • Georgia waitress bodyslams man for grabbing her butt

    Georgia waitress bodyslams man for grabbing her butt

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    She surprised herself when she threw Cherwinkski, who weighs 175 pounds according to the police report, to the ground. But the tatted-up 21-year-old didn't miss a beat - she grabbed him by the collar and put him in a brief headlock before throwing him to the floor in a bad-ass takedown that was caught on surveillance video.
  • Lights Go Out on Trump as He Praises US Intelligence

    Lights Go Out on Trump as He Praises US Intelligence

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    Yet the prime minister's refusal to comment on the Trump-Putin meeting, despite Canada's strong views on Russian Federation, highlights the difficulty he continues to face when it comes to the US president, says University of Ottawa professor Roland Paris, who served as Trudeau's first foreign-policy adviser.
  • DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

    DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

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    In reaction to Putin's proposal, the howls of protest came fast and furious. Concerns have been raised in the US about what the two presidents discussed at their meeting. -Russia relations, and a third one for the U.S. and Russian national security councils to hold a series of follow-on meetings. As for Putin's offer on investigations, Sanders it was "made in sincerity" and the USA hopes he will have the indicted Russians "come to the United States to prove their innocence or guilt".
  • Trump says he believes Russian Federation is still meddling

    Trump says he believes Russian Federation is still meddling

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    According to Sanders, Trump was saying "no" to answering more questions. President Donald Trump entertained a proposal from Vladimir Putin to let Russian authorities question the former USA ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul , White House Press SecretarySarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.
  • Time magazine cover morphs Donald Trump into Vladimir Putin

    Time magazine cover morphs Donald Trump into Vladimir Putin

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    Mr Trump came under ferocious criticism in the United States following the summit for siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin against USA intelligence agencies over claims of Russian interference in U.S. Further, the lack of a public explanation of what Trump and Putin may have agreed to during more than two hours in private has left all USA policy toward Russian Federation unclear.
  • Trump invites Putin to visit US

    Trump invites Putin to visit US

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    Trump's director of national intelligence, Dan Coates was informed of the announcement by MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell during an onstage interview at the Aspen Security Form in Colorado. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused "powerful" forces within the United States of trying to sabotage ties between Moscow and Washington in the wake of a controversial summit with USA counterpart Donald Trump .
  • Chennai shocker: 11-year-old girl raped for several months, 18 arrested

    Chennai shocker: 11-year-old girl raped for several months, 18 arrested

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    The perpetrators also videographed themselves in the act, an investigating officer said. The Hindustan times reported that the Madras high court advocates association announced no lawyer would appear for the suspects. Often, police said, the child was sexually harassed in the evening, when her mother assumed that she was playing with other children in the apartment complex.
  • Multiple people dead after boat capsized on southern Missouri lake

    Multiple people dead after boat capsized on southern Missouri lake

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    CT on Thursday when a severe thunderstorm hit the area near Branson. An off-duty sheriff's deputy who was working security at the scene helped with the rescue after a Ride the Ducks boat sank with 31 people on board. Initial reports from FOX television affiliate KRBK-TV in Springfield, Missouri state that 20 or more occupants of a boat were thrown into the lake, when a "Ride the Ducks" boat capsized.
  • Officer fires through own windshield during high speed shootout

    Officer fires through own windshield during high speed shootout

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    It's unclear whether their wounds were from police officers or from a shootout earlier in the day. After chasing the suspects through downtown for a little more than three minutes, Officer William Umana returned fire, shooting the SUV from behind the wheel and through his windshield.