• Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller

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    Watch his statements in the player above. That decision would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who testified Tuesday in a Senate budget hearing that he would only fire Mueller for good cause and has seen no evidence of that. A person familiar with Trump's thinking said Tuesday that it is "unlikely" he will fire Mueller, but acknowledged that it is often hard to predict Trump's behavior.
  • North Korea frees USA prisoner Otto Warmbier 'in a coma'

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    Tillerson says that Warmbier is on his way back to the USA to be re-united with his family. He's likely to face similar accusations now: His visit comes amid worldwide condemnation over North Korea's accelerating efforts to develop nuclear weapons and missiles, which poses one of the toughest foreign policy challenges for U.S.
  • Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee

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    The comments came a day after a close friend of President Donald Trump was quoted in a television interview as saying the president was considering dismissing Mueller. Sessions' decision has reportedly strained his relationship with the president, but the extent to which he has actuallydistanced himself from the investigation remains the subject of fierce speculation.
  • Castile jury re-watches videos of fatal stop

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    The officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in July 2016 testified in court Friday that he fired his gun because he feared for his life . After Yanez activated his flashing lights, Castile stopped near a squat apartment building and row of trees. In his interview with the BCA, Yanez said, "I know he had an object.it was dark".
  • Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

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    State Department officials are accompanying Otto from Sapporo to Cincinnatti. "Mr. Warmbier is en route to the United States, where he will be reunited with his family". Americans have been sentenced to years in North Korean prisons for seemingly minor offenses and likely could not expect leniency if the country's drug laws were violated.
  • British PM May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

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    May's two top aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced they had quit on Saturday, following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. The Conservatives built their election campaign around May's ostensible strengths as a "strong and stable" leader, and the outcome is a personal slap in the face.
  • Gianforte gets fined, community service for reporter 'body slam'

    Gianforte gets fined, community service for reporter 'body slam'

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    Gallatin County Justice of the Peace Rick West in Bozeman sentenced Gianforte to 40 hours of community service , 20 hours of anger management counseling and ordered him to pay a $385 fine for the misdemeanor . It also thrust him into "a national spotlight I did not seek or desire", Jacobs reportedly said. As part of the settlement, Jacobs said he would not object to Gianforte entering a plea of no contest, or nolo contendere, meaning Gianforte would concede to the charge without ...
  • Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers

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    The committee normally meets every few months, but its last scheduled meeting was postponed due to US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel last month. Before the deal could be proclaimed, Mr Barak called an election and lost to Ariel Sharon. It is also overdue for countries who haven't recognized the State of Palestine on the 1967 border to do so.
  • EU moves to gain control of key London financial market

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    Clearing houses are a key part of the financial plumbing that were beefed up after the 2008 financial crisis to manage the risk inherent in some types of financial transactions. The European Commission decided not to include any quantitative criteria for "systemic" clearing houses, such as caps on clearing volumes, relying on a "case-by-case" approach by ESMA.