• Civil Rights Groups Worried About Latest Police Reform Halt

    Civil Rights Groups Worried About Latest Police Reform Halt

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    The motion had cited Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent directive to top deputies within the department to review a range of law enforcement efforts in the country - including consent decrees - to see whether they are in line with President Donald Trump's renewed focus on crime reduction.
  • GOP lawmakers say Susan Rice should be investigated

    GOP lawmakers say Susan Rice should be investigated

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    There is precisely zero evidence that Rice used this information - assuming the reports are true - for anything other than her own official purposes or did anything unholy. When asked if he thought Obama's former adviser had committed a crime by seeking the identities of his affiliates, Trump responded, "Do I think?" Trump said in an interview with The New York Times this week.
  • US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process

    US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process

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    Though FIFA will not be making a decision on the host for the 2026 World Cup until May of 2020, there are several factors that point to a successful outcome for the joint bid. According to Fifa's new World Cup bidding process, announced as part of a wider package of reforms past year, countries interested in staging 2026 have until December 2018 to prepare their bids.
  • Islamic State says U.S.

    Islamic State says U.S. "being run by an idiot"

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    The Iraqi military statement also located the crash on the eastern side, which was recaptured from the militants in January, after 100 days of fighting. Meanwhile, a US-backed offensive is underway to dislodge ISIS from the remaining districts under its control in Mosul, 225 km away, the country's last city in which the jihadists hold significant ground.
  • Six killed as military, militants clash in Philippines

    Six killed as military, militants clash in Philippines

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    Four members of the Philippine security forces and five of the militans were killed in the fighting. The US Embassy in Manila this week had advised Americans living in the Philippines to refrain from travelling to Bohol, a popular tourist destination, where no terrorist activities had been reported so far.
  • Boris Johnson warns of further U.S. strikes on Syria

    Boris Johnson warns of further U.S. strikes on Syria

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    Even before Trump ordered last week's strike on the air base in retaliation for a nerve gas attack, Tillerson's visit was certain to be dominated by thorny issues, including Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, an apparent violation of an important arms control treaty, and seeing what cooperation, if any, is possible in the fight against Islamic State.
  • Donald Trump considers trade order that could lead to duties

    Donald Trump considers trade order that could lead to duties

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    President Xi Jinping also offered to buy more American grain and agricultural products. President Donald Trump's administration has yet to form a coherent worldwide trade policy. Ross admitted that it was "a very, very short time" for trade talks. The reality, cause and possible impact for the U.S. trade deficit with China are well understood by both countries, a spokesperson of the MOC said.
  • Downing Street Refuses To Back Trump's Stance On Further Syria Airstrikes

    Downing Street Refuses To Back Trump's Stance On Further Syria Airstrikes

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    A senior USA official says the United States has concluded that Russian Federation knew in advance of Syria's chemical weapons attack last week. "The Syrian government would be ill-advised ever again to use chemical weapons", he added. Russian Federation plans to put forward a proposal on Monday for an independent and impartial investigation of the attack, a spokesman for German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in Berlin.