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A convoy carrying United States and Afghan forces was struck by a roadside bomb and came under small arms fire in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday. Two weeks ago, a suicide truck bomber detonated his explosives in Zanbaq Square in Kabul city close to the German embassy and the Roshan Telecommunications Company.
  • Jeff Sessions speaks about Russia before US Senate panel

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    Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts previous year, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and Kislyak attended a foreign policy speech by Trump.
  • Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

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    Rosenstein said he appointed the special counsel, he thinks it was the right thing to do and "I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation". Rosenstein said Trump has not discussed the special counsel with him. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Rosenstein confirmed that he believes he has authority over Mueller's hiring and potential firing, and that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has forfeited that authority due to his recusal.
  • Rep. Gohmert: 'Dirty' Comey, Mueller Colluded to 'Blackmail' Trump

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    Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice previous year with Kislyak. Gingrich and Ruddy said it would be a "mistake" for Trump to remove Mueller, although both said they see the probe as unnecessary. After President Donald Trump's friend, Chris Ruddy , said Monday night that Trump is considering firing Mueller, Rosenstein said in a Senate ...
  • Arab crisis worsens as Qataris, allies enter Saudi terror list

    Arab crisis worsens as Qataris, allies enter Saudi terror list

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    Meanwhile, Qatar's Foreign Ministry said that the country regrets the decision of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates' and Egypt to cut off diplomatic ties with it. "Qatar has been riding (the) tiger of extremism & terrorism". Included on the "terrorist" list were the Egyptian leader of the Muslim Brotherhood , Yousef al-Qaradawi, and 12 Qatari-funded charities.
  • Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

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    Sessions told the senators that he has confidence in Mueller but said he had "no idea" if Trump did because he had not spoken to the president about the matter. Even before Sessions testified, attention in Washington swiveled to whether Trump might seek to fire Robert Mueller , named last month by the Justice Department to head a federal probe into the Russian Federation issue.
  • Fresh court blow for Trump's revised ban

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    A Seattle judge blocked its enforcement nationwide in response to a lawsuit by Washington state - a decision that was unanimously upheld by a different three-judge 9th Circuit panel. During the same time in 2016, the number of visas issued on an average was 4,454 visas per month for foreign nationals from the six countries. In March, the judge in Honolulu blocked the new version from taking effect, citing what he called "significant and unrebutted evidence of religious animus" in Trump's ...
  • Republicans taking big political risk on health care

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    But the comment belies the celebratory Rose Garden ceremony Trump hosted earlier this year when the House passed the bill and the President championed it as "incredibly well crafted" and "terrific". The senators , who are viewed as key players to the Senate's Obamacare repeal , are Rob Portman (Ohio), John Thune (South Dakota), Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania), Mike Luee (Utah), Ted Cruz (Texas), Lamar Alexander (Tennessee), John Barrasso (Wyoming), Cory Gardner (Colorado), Tom ...
  • Theresa May to form new government with DUP support

    Theresa May to form new government with DUP support

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    When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the Conservatives would allow her to face down the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks.