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Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of NY have implicated, but not charged, the president in the deals reached in the closing weeks of the 2016 election, alleging in court filings that Cohen acted "in coordination with and at the direction of" Trump.
  • Woman Dies After Becoming Trapped In Toronto Clothing Donation Bin

    Woman Dies After Becoming Trapped In Toronto Clothing Donation Bin

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    Loretta Sundstrom, whose 45-year-old daughter died in 2015 after getting stuck in a bin, told CBC Radio's World Report last week that she cried at news of the man's death in West Vancouver. "If someone is going to go into your bin and take your product, that's going to have to be how it is for now". Poverty itself kills far more people than donation bins do, indicating policymakers need to focus their efforts on helping people step out of poverty, she added.
  • Lindsey Graham says Trump's AG pick committed to letting Mueller probe continue

    Lindsey Graham says Trump's AG pick committed to letting Mueller probe continue

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    Barr is known for his expansive view of executive power and had previously sent an "unsolicited memo" to Rod Rosenstein criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation. However Mr Rosenstein was stripped of the role late past year when Mr Sessions was forced out by the president. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters that Barr talked to him about his relationship with Mueller, including the fact that their wives are in a Bible study group ...
  • Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is granted stay in Thailand after fleeing Saudi

    Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is granted stay in Thailand after fleeing Saudi

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    Alqunun arrived at Bangkok's main airport on a flight from Kuwait after running away from her family, who she alleges subjected her to physical and psychological abuse . Fearful: Rohaf Mohammed Alqunun was expected to meet her father in Thailand after she fled her family, saying she would be killed for renouncing Islam.
  • India's lower house passes citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

    India's lower house passes citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

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    It referred to the understanding arrived at prior to the Assam Assembly election, 2016, and said the AGP had made a decision to go for the alliance during a discussion with the BJP in New Delhi on "the basis of clear understanding of the Assam Accord, other major issues of Assam, including the seat adjustments".
  • Kim Jong-un goes to China for 4th meeting with Xi

    Kim Jong-un goes to China for 4th meeting with Xi

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    The trip comes as Chinese and USA officials held a second day of trade talks and as Kim prepares for a second possible meeting with President Donald Trump . Another reason why North Korea may not celebrate Kim's birthday is because of his unpopularity within the country because of sanctions. "Xi also gains from a summit with Kim - and the timing could not be any better", said Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, a United States think tank.
  • Taiwan ruling party to elect new leadership following November electoral defeats

    Taiwan ruling party to elect new leadership following November electoral defeats

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    The president's comments came days after he said that nobody can change the fact that Taiwan is part of China and sought for " reunification ". According to news reported by Reuters , in Taipei, Tsai said, "We hope that the global community takes it seriously and can voice support and help us", giving reference to Xi's threat to use several forces to bring the country under its control.
  • Patriarch set to formalize Ukraine Church independence

    Patriarch set to formalize Ukraine Church independence

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    George in Istanbul, Sunday. The Ukrainian Orthodox church has been beholden to Moscow for hundreds of years, and Ukraine's leaders see church independence as vital to tackling Russian meddling. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church officially gained independence on Saturday, with the signing of a decree that marked its separation from the Russian church it has been tied to for centuries.
  • Hundreds Of TSA Officers Call Out Sick Amid Shutdown

    Hundreds Of TSA Officers Call Out Sick Amid Shutdown

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    DHS spokesman Tyler Houlton denounced the CNN report in a tweet Friday evening. For now, I'd personally recommend getting to the airport the full three hours before your flight is expected to leave, just in case you run into trouble when you're trying to make it through security .
  • US to Protect Kurds From Turks in Syria Exit, Bolton Says

    US to Protect Kurds From Turks in Syria Exit, Bolton Says

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    The attack comes after Donald Trump tweeted on 19 December that "we have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency". Mr Trump seemed to row back last week when he said troops were being pulled out "slowly" and that they would be fighting remaining IS militants at the same time .