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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation unaware if in 2000 Putin, Clinton discussed Russia's accession to alliance

Could you imagine something like that? Kelly landed the interview for her maiden voyage as host of NBC's new Sunday newsmag Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly . "Trump's team was more efficient during the election campaign". Asked if Russia is happy to see divisions in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Trump's push for members to increase defense spending, the Russian leader responded on an acerbic note that Moscow would be happy to see the meltdown of the alliance he described as ...

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Hillary Clinton says Trump's 'dishonesty' is 'troubling' during BookExpo at Javits Center

While the Clinton campaign heavily contested Pennsylvania, the former Secretary of State rarely visited MI and Wisconsin during the late stages of the 2016 election. Clinton also said the intelligence community "concluded with high confidence that the Russians ran an extensive information war campaign against my campaign, to influence voters in the election".

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Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "He seems to me to be a very open person and again, I'd let him speak for himself when the time is right on all these issues and at that time we can actually render judgement on the reality of what did or didn't take place".

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Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump's Agenda in Israel

He said both sides are ready to resume talks. Whatever declarations he makes to Mahmoud Abbas , with all the boasting, it seems, after all, that he will not be able to clinch "the "ultimate deal" he was promising, leaving the Palestinians with even less hope for the future".

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Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

The Turkish Embassy claimed on Wednesday that Erdogan's bodyguards were acting in "self-defense" during the incident and the protesters were affiliated with the terrorist group PKK . "The demonstrators began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President". The militia associated with the PYD, the People's Protection Units (YPG), are allies of the United States, while the Turkish government considers them a terrorist organization.

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

Just back in 2015 Cohen bought a $58 million apartment building on New York's Upper East Side. Trump abruptly fired Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9. The three subpoenas related to unmasking targeted information on requests from former Obama officials. While the names Rice and Brennan made obvious sense, McCarthy found the Power request to be "peculiar" because "here job is really diplomatic".

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PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

The paper said that US President Donald Trump's plan for Palestinian-Israeli peace assumes normalization of relations between the Arab states and Israel as a prelude to peace. In what has been interpreted as a swipe at PA incitement, Trump insisted, "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded".

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Trump Tweets Attack Dems Over Carter Page Testimony

A prominent foreign policy advisor to the 2016 Donald Trump campaign is cooperating with congressional investigators looking into potential Trump campaign collusion with the White House. Former FBI Director James Comey could testify as early as next week at Congressional intelligence committee hearings. Fellow Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have urged Mr Trump to tweet less and more wisely.

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Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

One source told the broadcaster the intercepts during the 2016 campaign were about finances and whether Russian Federation had leverage on Trump's inner circle. Which aides the Kremlin discussed wasn't clear because names were "masked" in the report - a common practice in which the identity of US citizens is blocked in foreign surveillance.

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Philippine Casino Locked Down Amid Reports of Gunfire

Dozens of people were hurt, according to the Manila Times . Unverified reports on social media indicated gunfire and explosions in the area. Resorts World Manila , which bills itself as the country's largest casino resort, is located in Pasay City, which is part of metropolitan Manila .

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White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

During the presidential transition period leading up to Trump's inauguration, Kushner held a series of meetings with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, and the head of a Moscow bank that was under US sanctions. "We're focused on the president's agenda, and going forward all questions on these matters will go toward outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz ", Spicer said during an off-camera briefing.

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3 dead after shootout at Greenville auto dealership

When the dust settled, Hutchinson, Garcia and Bernal were dead, but fortunately nobody else was injured. Garcia and Bernal then drew their weapons and Hutchinson responded by drawing his own pistol, which he dropped, according to a statement from Kathy Lucas, spokeswoman for the city of Greenville.

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White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

U.S. withdrawal could have major implications on the pact which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce gas emissions which scientists blame for rising sea levels, droughts and frequent violent storms. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada went a step further, calling for an explanation from the White House about the ultimate decision to withdraw from the agreement.

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Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'

Trump reportedly told Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak at a meeting this month about an Islamic State threat using laptops on planes, including highly classified details about the origin of the intelligence, which came from a "partner" later reported to be Israel.

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National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

A big key to her success was the time she had spent studying prior to taking to the stage at Buckeye North Elementary School in Brilliant. Her daily routine includes an hour of bee preparation in addition to her regular homework. A total of 291 spellers ages 6 to 15 will compete. "Even when I was in preschool, I would remember them", he said. Who will come on top this year? The competition was stiff but not unfamiliar to the sixth grader.

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Fmr. Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies

He then obtained an engineering degree. He began his career as a lieutenant in the Panama National Guard and quickly rose in rank. Since earning the position, Noriega got the chance to travel to the United States in 1967, and trained in infantry operations, intelligence, jungle operations, and counterintelligence at the School of the Americas.

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President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

Trump said to Kushner on the eve of his presidential inauguration. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser is under fire for his reported efforts to create a backchannel between the Trump administration and Russian Federation, prompting public consternation from members of the opposing party.

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Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

As the Plain Dealer reported last month, CIRC already "found no fault in the officers' actions leading up to, during and after the November 22, 2014 shooting at Cudell Recreation Center on Cleveland's West Side". "Patrol officer Loehmann had been charged with rule violations concerning his application process to be considered a cadet with the Division of Police - specifically, answers he had provided on his personal history statement", Michael McGrath , the city's director of public safety, ...

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Moscow hurricane: 14 victims yet

Winds reached up to 30 meters per second (67 miles per hour). Ivanova's statement was carried by Russian news wires. These powerful winds caused numerous downed trees and power lines as well as structural damaging including roof damage to the Kremlin.

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GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes

The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte , the Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a Thursday special election. Gianforte apologized to the reporter in his victory speech Thursday night. Or perhaps he feared acknowledging his assault before polls closed would cost him voters. Audio of the altercation soon surfaced and Jacobs' account of the incident was backed up by Fox News reporters who witnessed it.

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Rand Paul: Paris climate deal would kill 6 million USA jobs

The backing of the Paris Agreement goals from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Britain is not a surprise. Concrete news of the U.S. stance could come quickly - U.S. "Having been a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officer, under President Bush and President Obama and then having been back there in Brussels representing the Department of Defense under President Trump...

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North Korea Conducts Ballistic Missile Test

The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's latest missile test and warned of new sanctions. South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in, who is seeking deeper engagement with the North, said it was a "reckless provocation " while China, North Korea's only real ally, is urging restraint.

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Trump ends overseas trip with a flourish as trouble looms at home

And in Brussels, NATO leaders chafed at Trump's lecture, which did not acknowledge member states' recent increases in military spending nor did it include a reaffirmed U.S. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement. The ripple effects of the president's trip are still being felt.

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JFK's Life, Legacy Celebrated On His Centennial

In honor of Monday's 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy in 1917, let's revisit a landmark in the life of the First Lady - Jacqueline Kennedy (Onassis ) - who hosted a TV tour of the White House in 1962. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress, and also served in the Senate before at age 43, he was elected as America's youngest President.

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Arrests as IS claims Jakarta attacks

Hundreds of Indonesians have flocked overseas to fight with the jihadists and IS-supporting militants have been behind a series of recent plots and attacks in the archipelago. Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL . The Jakarta blasts, as well as recent Islamic State advances in the Philippine city of Marawi, were believed to be carried out to prepare jihadists for a "sustained campaign during the holy month", he ...