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Turkish official: US arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

Turkish official: US arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

The Pentagon said on Tuesday it was aware of concerns in Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally that has given vital support to a USA -led campaign against IS in Syria and Iraq. Mattis, spe...

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Sessions says Comey fired to give Federal Bureau of Investigation new start

Last year, Comey found himself in an unusual position as his special agents investigated Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of State. Trump told The Assoc...

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White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

Press secretary Sean Spicer said yesterday, "Well, you don't vet on a security clearance, that's why you get a security clearance". Flynn has emerged as a central figure in probes into allegatio...

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Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

Chelsea are now just one win away from becoming Champions, meaning the title race may end at West Brom on Friday night. West Ham United left Tottenham Hotspur's title hopes in tatters with a shoc...

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Euro gives up earlier gains as Macron seals French election victory

Euro gives up earlier gains as Macron seals French election victory

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who Le Pen derisively said last week would be France's de facto leader under a Macron presidency, welcomed his win but appeared cautious about proposals to support his...

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Boko Haram releases 83 schoolgirls kidnapped 3 years ago

Boko Haram releases 83 schoolgirls kidnapped 3 years ago

The group representing the families of the girls said they were awaiting direct confirmation from the government. According to ICRC, on its Twitter page it stated that it acted as an intermediary be...

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Judge decides to vacate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Given the precedent in MA, it is hard to see Judge Garsh's decision today being overturned", said Dan Werly, a Nashville-based sports lawyer and founder of "The White Bronco" sports law blog. Prosecut...

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Trump on Israeli-Palestinian deal: 'We will get it done'

However, Mr. Trump mostly spoke in generalities about peace talks. Abbas and Trump spoke by phone on March 11, and there are suggestions the USA president could visit the Middle East this month. B...

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The Department of Defense Is Investigating Michael Flynn

Cummings said new documents show Flynn was warned about the payments in October 2014 and said the White House is trying throw the committee off of the "paper trail". Flynn was director of the Defens...

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India's top rights body condemns massacre of 25 security personnel by Maoists

Singh, who arrived in the Chhattisgarh capital at 10.30 am, visited the injured personnel at the Ramkrishna Care Hospital. Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Das Tandon, Chief Minister Raman Singh, Unio...

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Ex-cop Michael Slager pleads guilty, faces prison

Ex-cop Michael Slager pleads guilty, faces prison

South Carolina Public Radio's Alexandra Olgin was at the federal courthouse in Charleston today and is with us now. Yet unconscionably, nonsensically, a SC jury deadlocked in a mistrial a year ago. ...

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Trump fires FBI director Comey, setting off US political storm

He didn't reappear in the main meeting room and later left Los Angeles on a flight to Washington. Top Republicans, including the senator directing the Senate's Russian Federation investigation, said...

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Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president

Newly-freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian president

Shehu also confirmed that the girls were release by their captors in exchange for some Boko Haram suspects held by the Federal Government. Photos tweeted by the president showed dozens of the girl...

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Fire continues to scorch Georgia wildlife refuge; residents evacuated

A wildfire that has consumed more than 133,000 acres in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has escaped containment, forcing the mandatory evacuation of homes in South Charlton County. The flame...

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Former Attorney General: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Flynn was sacked after 24 days in the Trump administration after The Washington Post reported that he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions between Russian ambassador Sergey Ki...

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Paris climate deal stronger without US, experts say

Paris climate deal stronger without US, experts say

While the White House appears to not have yet to decide where they stand on the agreement, envoys convened talks on Monday in Germany discussing the implementation of the deal to combat the effects ...

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Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

After the signing, Trump said the order would prevent religious groups from being singled out for their political views. On the National Day of Prayer , President Trump signed an executive order ...

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Tories make gains in United Kingdom local elections

He acknowledged, however, that Labour had lost "too many" councillors and now faced a mammoth job if he was to gain the keys of No 10. "We know from the polls in England that Theresa May is going to w...

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Lawsuits begin over Texas 'sanctuary city' law

Abbott said Monday on "Fox and Friends". What does Senate Bill 4 do, and what are the consequences for not following it? "Texas has now banned sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State", Abbott said...

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New South Korean President Calls on Army to Maintain High Combat Readiness

Beijing says it threatens China's own security because its radar system is able to peer into the country's northeast and monitor its flights and missile launches. Moon told reporters after casting h...

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