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Senators say James Comey will testify publicly before intelligence panel

Senators say James Comey will testify publicly before intelligence panel

Trump told NBC's Lester Holt in an interview that he was thinking "of the Russian Federation thing" when he dismissed Comey. Another source, this time a Republican who had ties to a pro-Trump poli...

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India finalizes four GST rates for services

India finalizes four GST rates for services

Telecoms and financial services will be taxed at a standard rate of 18 percent while transport services will be taxed at 5 percent, Jaitley said. For example, hotels and restaurants would be taxed o...

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Philippine President Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US

Philippine President Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US

And when Duterte asked what that was, Xi reportedly said: "We will go to war. But if you force the issue, we will go to war". RODRIGO Duterte will be conferred an honorary doctorate from a top Russi...

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Trump sets off renegotiation of Nafta in a divided Congress

U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer has sent a letter to congressional leaders, starting 90 days of consultations with lawmakers over how to revamp the pact. "If I'm unable to make a fair deal, if I...

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Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia speech: eight key points

Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia speech: eight key points

In a historic speech to leaders from 50 Muslim countries, Mr. Trump described the struggle against Islamic extremists as a "battle between good and evil". In the final weeks of the previous administra...

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Iran votes for progress

In 2015, he negotiated a landmark nuclear deal that won Iran relief from worldwide sanctions in exchange for limits on its contested nuclear programme. He gained a reprieve this week when Washington a...

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WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack 'may have N Korea link'

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack 'may have N Korea link'

South Korea was mostly spared from the latest ransomware attack , partly because the constant threats have made the government and companies careful about always updating their software. On the other...

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Jeb: Trump Needs To Fire 'Disloyal' Staffers

Jeb: Trump Needs To Fire 'Disloyal' Staffers

For all his many faults, Jeb Bush was among the few candidates for the Republican candidates for President a year ago who actually spoke out against Donald Trump early and often. "People should be...

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Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

Williams just recently got wind of Trump's interview with FOX News Channel's Tucker Carlson Monday in which the POTUS said, "Let me tell you about Twitter - I think that maybe I wouldn't be here ...

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

He suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Mr Corbyn. A YouGov poll on May 12 said 31 per cent would vote Labour. The ballot on June 8 is "no ...

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United States imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

In Washington, the Trump administration is imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's Supreme Court following a series of rulings that the US says has usurped power from the nation's opposition-cont...

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Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

Meyer said the project "means a lot to me and my entire family ". The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criti...

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Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

The offensive on Tabqa was part of the SDF's "Wrath of the Euphrates" operation to retake Raqqa. They are now working to tighten the noose before a final assault. The broadcaster said that the fight...

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Kashmir problem not widespread; we'll find permanent solution: BJP

Kashmir problem not widespread; we'll find permanent solution: BJP

Discussion with (alliance) partners is also due". BJP President Amit Shah said that the problem in Jammu and Kashmir was not widespread but centered around just "three and a half districts". "But th...

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NXT TakeOver: Chicago Results

NXT TakeOver: Chicago Results

As soon as the match started it was very clear that the Chicago fans were firmly behind Team DIY and they wanted to see them walk out of the event with the gold in their hands. Ciampa vs. Gargano will...

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Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

No date has been set as yet for Comey's public appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, but it likely will be next month, the committee said . After Comey was sacked, it emerged that he h...

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu 'furious' after ministers' plans to snub Donald Trump visit

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu 'furious' after ministers' plans to snub Donald Trump visit

In light of reports that Trump may continue to request that Netanyahu constrain settlement activity so he can move forward on a peace deal, they want to tell the United States president that they ar...

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Man and young girl missing in Quebec flooding

In the eastern Ontario village of Cumberland, Christina Hajjar said she and her family likely won't be returning to live in their two homes that were destroyed by the flood. At least 10 municipalities...

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President Trump advises Muslim countries to take lead in fighting extremism

President Trump advises Muslim countries to take lead in fighting extremism

Drive them out of your communities. He used the opportunity to urge leaders at the Arab Islamic American Summit to "drive out" terrorists from their land and "practice tolerance and respect for one ...

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Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

Critics also alleged that Trump may have also obstructed justice by requesting Comey to stop the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. "By grandstanding and politicizi...

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