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Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office. Former New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte is reportedly on Trump's list to replace Comey. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" "Did you ask him to drop the investigation?" ... Read More

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Russia Seeks Accord With US on Iran Role in Syria

Russia Seeks Accord With US on Iran Role in Syria

Lavrov's American counterpart Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has admitted that US-Russian relations are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War and that there is nearly no trust left. "We will look at the proposal, see if it can work", Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday. Both countries have recently indicated that relations under Trump have never been so bad, though Wednesday's meetings appeared rather cordial. Read More

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North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea accused the USA and South Korean security agencies of planning a biochemical attack on leader Kim during April 15 celebrations in the North's capital of the anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung. If the administration decides to do this more sanctions would be triggered. "One thing that's interesting about Trump is that he's getting briefed up about North Korea ". Read More

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Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

But she didn't hide her feelings when the moderator - the former executive director of Let's Move! - brought up another recent change and one being considered. She said they began chucking processed foods in their kitchen into the garbage - to the dismay of older daughter Malia, who found it hard to part with boxed macaroni and cheese. Read More

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Putin on Comey's firing: 'We have nothing to do with that'

Before their closed-door meeting, Abbas and Putin participated via a video link in an inauguration ceremony of a Russian-sponsored $40 million cultural and economic center in Bethlehem. What about us? Why we?' President Trump met with Russian officials at the White House on Wednesday and barred U.S. press. Normally that honour is reserved for heads of government. Read More

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Scotland's Murray out of Madrid Open

Scotland's Murray out of Madrid Open

Murray was beaten 6-3 6-3 by Coric, ranked 59th in the world, on Thursday. Djokovic won in Doha to start the season but never made it past the quarterfinals in the following four tournaments he played. "I don't think I'm playing perfectly just now", said Murray. "I think Feliciano played really well, especially in the second set". But you need to have the correct ideas and understand why you are in the position you're in. Read More

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Mexico Threatens Trump with Major Trade Shift to China If NAFTA Collapses

Mexico Threatens Trump with Major Trade Shift to China If NAFTA Collapses

A new poll says Americans have a more negative view on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) than residents in Canada and Mexico. The president has called the 1994 deal a "disaster". Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said he told Lighthizer there are definitely opportunities to update and improve NAFTA. As one of his first acts in the presidency, Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which Congress hadn't yet approved, and he's since vowed to terminate or fix a ... Read More

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Trump says meeting with Russia's Lavrov was "very, very good"

USA intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Putin had ordered an effort to disrupt the 2016 election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking them, with the aim of helping Trump. In Moscow, a spokesman for the Kremlin said Trump's firing of Comey will have no effect on bilateral relations between the two countries. It was Trumps' first face-to-face meeting with a top-level Russian diplomat since he took office in January. Read More

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Syrian Kurds seek 'neighborly' Turkey relations

The fighters, which are Kurdish-led but also include some Arab fighters, said they expelled the extremists from the Tabqa Dam and a nearby town, also called Tabqa. "We hope the USA administration will put a stop to this wrong and turn back from it", he said in an interview with Turkish broadcaster A Haber. Otherwise, he warned , "the outcome won't only affect Turkey, a negative outcome will also emerge for the United States". Read More

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Another Confederate monument being removed in New Orleans

Confederacy statues and flags have been removed from public spaces across the U.S. since 2015, after a white supremacist murdered nine black parishioners at a SC church. The monument, an estimated 18 feet tall, had a bronze likeness of Davis standing astride a tall stone pedestal. The remaining two monuments - those of Confederate generals Robert E. Read More

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Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

He also affirmed that the country was in good shape as he charged anxious Nigerians to trust the President, who, he said, they gave the mandate to govern, to also make good decisions concerning his personal health. In Buhari's absence, Nigeria's government will be run by Yemi Osinbajo , the vice president. President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London tonight for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors. Read More

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North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was being held for "hostile acts against the country", although details about the alleged acts were not provided by North Korean authorities. The North Korean authorities detained a USA citizen called Kim Hak-song on Saturday. It did not comment on the reason for Kim's arrest but said it was "not connected in any way with the work of PUST ". Read More

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