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In December, President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russians described as "intelligence operatives" and seized two Russian diplomatic compounds in retaliation for Russia's interference in the 2016 residential election. "I don't think that's real", said Senate foreign relations committee Chairman Bob Corker . For many Democrats and Russian Federation hawks in Congress , the bill was a slap to the Trump administration's efforts to ease sanctions on Moscow.
  • Abbas backs call for Palestinians to return to Al-Aqsa mosque

    Abbas backs call for Palestinians to return to Al-Aqsa mosque

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    The Red Crescent said tensions rose when Israeli troops closed one of the gates to the compound as a large crowd of worshippers tried to enter to pray at al Aqsa mosque for the first time in almost two weeks. On Thursday, thousands of Muslim worshippers entered the compound for the first time in nearly two weeks, where they clashed with Israeli security forces, after boycotting the site.
  • French Firefighters Begin to Contain Wildfires

    French Firefighters Begin to Contain Wildfires

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    Wildfires also continued to burn in Portugal, where nearly 2,000 firefighters were deployed at six major blazes on Thursday. French firefighters have tamed one of the fiercest blazes to break out during four days of wildfires in the country's southeast Mediterranean coast that led to the evacuation of more than 12,000 people.
  • Austin PD pulls Fords from fleet after cops fall ill

    Austin PD pulls Fords from fleet after cops fall ill

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    The Interceptor is a version of the Ford Explorer that has been modified for police departments. In some instances, however, the driver reported a loss of consciousness, leading to an accident and injury. Some police departments use Ford Explorers that are created to help facilitate law enforcement duties - called the Police Interceptor Vehicle - and at least 60 have been removed from being used by authorities in Austin, Texas.
  • North Korea fires missile, Japan says

    North Korea fires missile, Japan says

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    Mr Abe said Japan would take every necessary step to ensure the safety of its citizens. President Donald Trump has said he will not allow North Korea to obtain an ICBM that can deliver a nuclear warhead. It landed 929km from its launch site, splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. Kishida said Japan had been in contact with key allies such as the United States and South Korea, but gave no further details.
  • House Dems to call on Trump to fire Kushner

    House Dems to call on Trump to fire Kushner

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    Read Kushner's bullshit in full here if you like. Wednesday's committee hearing was focused on the Foreign Agents Registration Act . Republican Rep. Kushner spoke privately Monday with Senate intelligence committee investigators examining ties between Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian government.
  • North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, Pentagon Confirms

    North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, Pentagon Confirms

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    General Lee Sun-jin, chairman of the South Korean Joint Chief of Staff, spoke with Marine General Joseph Dunford and Admiral Harry Harris, the Commander of U.S. Jeffrey Lewis, a nuclear nonproliferation expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California, said that initial indications showed the latest missile had a range of about 10,000km - far enough to strike the west coast of the United States and beyond.
  • PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names Homeland Security secretary as new chief of staff

    PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names Homeland Security secretary as new chief of staff

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    Kelly to the post. He is a Great American. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. "John has done a spectacular job at Homeland Security ". Spicer was Priebus' closest White House ally based on both of their past work for the Republican National Committee. Priebus, who was brought on by the outsider President in large part because of his Washington relationships, also wound up carrying a hefty share of the blame for the White House's legislative stumbles.
  • Graham, Booker writing bill to prevent Trump from firing special counsel

    Graham, Booker writing bill to prevent Trump from firing special counsel

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    There is more than a little frustration that it has taken public attacks on the integrity of Jeff Sessions, a man with such a long history of racism that he couldn't get confirmed by the Senate as a judge in 1986 and had questionable contacts with Russians himself while acting as a Trump campaign surrogate past year, to move senators such as Lindsey Graham to this point.
  • CM writes to Centre on usage of Hindi in Namma Metro signage

    CM writes to Centre on usage of Hindi in Namma Metro signage

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    Siddaramaiah states that the "cultural aspirations and sentiments of the people of Karnataka needs to be respected", while adding that it is also practical to use languages which local people can understand and follow. Countering this, Siddaramaiah stressed that the financial burden of the State is much higher as it bears the cost of land acquisition, operating losses, and all debt-servicing.