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While criticizing Russian Federation on Wednesday , Trump said he and Xi had bonded during the Chinese president's visit to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where they dined together with their wives and held talks. Asked whether Yellen would be "toast" when her term ends , Trump said, "No, not toast". It's clear that Kushner has not just out-Ivanka'd Bannon in meetings , but taken a few bookmarks off Trump's browser.
  • More children used in Boko Haram bomb attacks

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    Nigerian security officials say they have thwarted plans by Islamic State group-linked Boko Haram members to attack the embassies of the United States and Britain . and United Kingdom embassies in the country's capital, Abuja. Children, mostly girls, have been "deliberately targeted" by militants as girls "have been subjected to forced marriage, forcible religious conversion, physical and psychological abuse".
  • Trump team braces for North Korea 'event,' including a possible nuke test

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    There is also intense speculation that North Korea could carry out a sixth nuclear bomb test or another missile launch - possibly a long-range missile - on Saturday. I think we had a very good chemistry together. "We've got a powerful nuclear deterrent already in our hands, and we certainly will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a U.S.
  • Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

    Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

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    With a US aircraft carrier group steaming to the area in a show of force and tensions rising, fears of a confrontation have been rising. Experts have said Pyongyang has a nuclear device ready to test , and the U.S. The official added if the United States shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own.
  • White House decides to keep visitor records secret

    White House decides to keep visitor records secret

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    The White House won't make public the logs of visitors to the White House complex, breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor. The Washington Post says the Obama White House released the names of "nearly 6 million lobbyists and other visitors". White House communications director Michael Dubke said Trump has taken steps to improve the ethical climate in Washington, such as imposing new restrictions on lobbying by departing administration officials and opening the ...
  • China, Russia warn against fuelling North Korea tensions

    China, Russia warn against fuelling North Korea tensions

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    Any fighting on the Korean Peninsula is likely to draw in China, which has repeatedly expressed concerns about a wave of refugees and the possible presence of US and South Korean troops on its border. "Lately, tensions have risen with the U.S. and the ROK on one side, and the DPRK on the other, and one has the feeling that a conflict could break out at any moment", Wang said, using abbreviations for South and North Korea.
  • North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

    North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

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    Concern has grown since the U.S. Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack, raising questions about U.S. "It's not the [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] but the U.S. and Trump that makes trouble". In an interview Friday with The Associated Press , North Korea's Vice Minister Han Song Ryol said President Donald Trump's tough tweets toward Pyongyang were adding to a "vicious cycle" of tensions.
  • Serbian PM Vucic wins presidency to confirm European Union path

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    A former extreme nationalist who has rebranded himself as a pro-European Union reformer, Mr Vucic has said he wants to lead the Balkan country into the EU, while also pushing for deeper ties to longtime ally Russian Federation. Vucic's nearest rival, opposition candidate Sasa Jankovic gained 16.2 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. At the same time, Vucic, an information minister under Milosevic, has brought Serbia closer to Russian Federation with increased talk of ...
  • Opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest

    Opposition marks Zuma's birthday with protest

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    Zuma also said the late former president, Nelson Mandela, once called the opposition Mickey Mouse parties because they attack the ANC. Gordan's removal sent South Africa's rand currency plummeting and last week two ratings agencies downgraded South Africa's sovereign debt to junk status.
  • Huizenga says Spicer's comment about Hitler was a dumb example

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    Spicer said that he knew Hitler had used gas chambers during the holocaust and clarified that he should "stayed focused" on Syria and Assad's brutality. "We didn't even use chemical weapons in World War II", Spicer said on April 11. "He brought them into the Holocaust centers, I understand that". "I appreciate the clarification that was not the intent".
  • Trump's tax code overhaul failing to find consensus

    Trump's tax code overhaul failing to find consensus

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    Brandon, for one, said he's no fan of the border adjustability proposal but if the underlying legislation simplifies the tax code and offers a fundamental overhaul, then, "I could sing the praises of this bill all day". Mulvaney made similar comments on CNN . As a result, their roaring tax-reform lion will most likely be reduced to a squeaking mouse. "So I think generally speaking the plan is trying to do health care first".
  • Russia vetoes UN resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

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    But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing USA investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's US presidential election. Mrs May said: "They are very clear that sarin or a sarin-like substance was used and as our ambassador to the United Nations made clear yesterday, like the United States, we believe it is highly likely that attack was carried out by the Assad regime".