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Here's what we learned from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected with the Trump campaign". According to long-standing Justice Department guidelines, contact between the White House and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is supposed to be routed through the attorney general or deputy attorney general to avoid the appearance of undue influence.
  • US Anti-Missile System Spied On By Drone, South Korea Discovers

    US Anti-Missile System Spied On By Drone, South Korea Discovers

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    Staying true to his reputation as a man of the people, the president waved to onlookers and chatted with South Korean and USA soldiers before going into the White House , as the USFK headquarters is known. The highly-anticipated talks will take place at the White House for two days on June 29th and 30th. More broadly, Moon campaign supporters were dismayed by USFK's expedited deployment of the THAAD battery and two launchers only two weeks prior to South Korea's election.
  • When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words

    When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words

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    The incident left many of his 31 million Twitter followers pretty baffled, even by Trump's pretty high standards for random social media engagement. "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", Spicer told reporters during a press briefing when asked about the tweet. The covfefe kerfuffle is a reminder that we're living in a unique political era: Even the words are brand-new.
  • North Korea releases detained USA student 'in coma'

    North Korea releases detained USA student 'in coma'

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    They said they have been told their son has been in a coma since March 2016 - when he was last seen in public , at his trial when he was sentenced to hard labor - and they had learned of this only one week ago. Warmbier's family did not respond to calls seeking comment. The reported Trump-led effort to secure Warmbier's release comes after Trump and Vice President pressured Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson during ...
  • Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

    Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

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    As per Skymet Weather, Cyclone Mora had hit the coast between the Cox's Bazar and the port of Chittagong early at around 7.00 am today. All flights to and from Chittagong worldwide airport and Cox's Bazar airport were suspended. Some low-lying areas around the main port city of Chittagong - home to millions of people - were inundated by storm surges, authorities said. The district is home to 300,000 Rohingya refugees , most of whom live in flimsy makeshift camps after fleeing ...
  • Mental strength will be key against India: Ex-Bangladesh skipper

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    Bangladesh have made it to the semi-final of an ICC event for the first time and the coach knows how much this means to the country but says they need to be calm. "You could argue about the luck if we would have played badly". Speaking at the launch of an exhibition called "Cricket Connects", now touring London en route Edinburgh and Birmingham , Kohli said that if the clouds are clear in England, there is no better place to play the game.
  • South Korea president to meet with Trump at White House: Statement

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    A North Korean drone that crashed on a remote mountain in Gangwon Province last week had been spying on a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery from the USA being stationed in southwestern Korea. South Korea's new president called for a stronger alliance with the United States and urged the combined forces to maintain a firm defense posture as they face a growing threat from the North .
  • Stunning blow for May in United Kingdom exit poll

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    Given that the elections led to a hung parliament, failing to form a majority government as the Conservatives secured 318 seats and the Labour Party secured 261, the United Kingdom is now left with the minority government option. In the aftermath of one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, politicians and commentators called May's decision to hold the election a colossal mistake and derided her performance on the campaign trail.
  • White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling United Kingdom trip

    White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling United Kingdom trip

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    Top administration officials sometimes argue they shouldn't disclose the details of what they discuss with the president. "The attorney general has requested that this hearing be public", said spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores. He was the US attorney in Manhattan who in 2003 charged Martha Stewart with obstructing justice in a stock trade investigation. On Monday, when pressed about the possibility of tapes, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump would "get back [to reporters] ...