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Over after-dinner coffee, May will outline her plan to provide early guarantees for some three million people living in Britain from other countries in the bloc, a British source said. As a result, Barnier said, there would indeed be discussions on trade in parallel with the EU's other issues - just not immediately. French President Emmanuel Macron , attending his first summit, warned countries against defying Europe's principles and values, as some eastern European states challenge the ...
  • Pope pledges more than $500000 in South Sudan aid

    Pope pledges more than $500000 in South Sudan aid

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    South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but nearly two million people are on the brink of starvation, South Sudan's government and the United Nations said in reports. The visit was postponed due to security fears after renewed violence. Acute malnutrition remains a major public health emergency in several parts of South Sudan , with surveys showing Global Acute Malnutrition prevalence above the World Health Organization's emergency threshold of 15 percent, with a peak of 26.1 percent ...
  • Diplomat who aided in Otto Warmbier's release to attend his funeral

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    At the talks, Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and Gen. Fang Fenghui , chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. Following Warmbier's death , the tour group that arranged his trip said it would no longer take Americans to North Korea. Let us hope Trump puts aside his tendency to respond emotionally and personally to any challenge and formulates a strong response to Warmbier's death without a military ...
  • Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia

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    I have a lot of friends and loved ones that have been out in these marches... every week they'll be marching about something else. As Todd noted, Republicans have successfully used Pelosi as a foil in previous House campaigns, and one of Karen Handel's closing arguments before her victory over Jon Ossoff is that voters don't want " Nancy Pelosi's guy coming in to try to buy this seat".
  • Rep. Tom Garrett condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier's death

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    Rodong Sinmun claimed Donald Trump was considering a pre-emptive strike on North Korea in order to divert attention from a political crisis in the United States and said the president was in a "tough situation" at home. Pictures published by North Korea media showed a large march said to have been staged by "workers". "The latest action by the North.is a grave provocation and a wanton violation of the armistice", Jeon Dong-Jin, first deputy director of the South's Joint Chief of ...
  • DHS' Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

    DHS' Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

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    State elections officials, who testified before the Senate committee, complained that DHS could have offered more information about the hacking. "And: "... Johnson also said he believes Russian attempts at influencing US elections is "going to get worse before it gets better and bad cyber actors all the time are more and more ingenious, more tenacious and more aggressive".
  • Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

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    The political number crunchers have produced a variety of analyses of the results in the recent special elections in Kansas , Montana , Georgia and SC in an attempt to quantify the two parties' strength in the Trump era. While Republicans have mocked Pelosi's leadership in the past - the Republican National Committee sarcastically endorsed Pelosi for minority leader previous year - the party's successful strategy of linking Democratic congressional hopefuls to the unpopular ...
  • N. Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

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    She said the US would be consulting with China on implementation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that are meant to restrict revenue and technology for the North's nuclear and missile programs. Thornton said talks would cover the South China Sea , where Beijing's island-building and construction of possible military facilities have rattled neighbors and caused tension with Washington; U.S.
  • London man died after mosque attack with

    London man died after mosque attack with "multiple injuries"

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    It was a tragedy, all of a sudden this van ran us over. In a poignant statement , they said: 'We are devastated by the loss of a husband, father, brother and grandfather, Makram Ali , in this tragic event. The scene of Muslim residents grabbing and beating the white suspect demonstrated how close Britain could come to an explosion of ethnic tensions, observers said.
  • White House To Negotiate Tax Overhaul Behind Closed Doors

    White House To Negotiate Tax Overhaul Behind Closed Doors

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    He appeared to go off-script to explain why he hired people like Gary Cohn , the former Goldman Sachs CEO, as his chief economic adviser. US President Donald Trump has defended his record at a raucous political rally, gloating about recent Republican election victories, rejecting a Russian Federation investigation as a witch hunt and saying he is succeeding against all odds, despite no major legislative achievements.