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Congress returned earlier this week from its spring recess, and Tuesday's announcements reflected renewed interest on Capitol Hill. Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with ranking member Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, told reporters Tuesday Flynn failed to ask for permission to speak at a 2015 event in Russian Federation or register to lobby on behalf of the government of Turkey.
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    And for what it's worth, Brady also skipped his team's 2015 White House visit when former President Barack Obama was in office. But for the Trump visit, those staffers were seated on the South Lawn . The two photos show the Patriots personnel with the president on the south side of the White House . Patriots coach Bill Belichick confirmed he wrote Trump a letter of support before the election, but said it was personal and not politically driven.
  • Amber Alert tipster to receive $10000 reward

    Amber Alert tipster to receive $10000 reward

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    The federal charge carries a 10 year minimum sentence and $250,000 fine if Cummins is convicted. Police said with his help, they caught the pair last Thursday. NewsChannel 5 has been on the ground in California following the latest developments in the Tad Cummins investigation. Cummins described the girl as "a really good friend" and told school officials the girl did leave her other classes to come see him "when she needs someone to calm her down".
  • Turkey minister rejects EU call for probe into vote

    Turkey minister rejects EU call for probe into vote

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    He says it has not negatively affected the public. An estimated 100,000 people have been dismissed from their jobs with decrees and more than 40,000 arrested since the state of emergency came into effect. Election monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe were seen entering the High Electoral Board headquarters in Ankara .
  • US will honour Aus refugee deal: Pence

    US will honour Aus refugee deal: Pence

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    But that did not mean "we admire the agreement", the Vice-President added . After taking office, Trump was infuriated upon learning that former President Barack Obama had agreed to a refugee resettlement deal with Australia. The vice president said he wanted to assure military members that "in these uncertain times, people who serve here at U.S. Pacific Command will know that in your commander-in-chief, you have a president who is going to fight to rebuild our military".
  • Trump wants to rethink worker visas

    Trump wants to rethink worker visas

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    As indicated by the executive order signed by Trump, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Labor, and the Secretary of Homeland Security should propose changes to help guarantee that H-1B visas are granted to the most talented or most skilled applicants.
  • Turkish military says struck PKK targets in Iraq, Syria

    Turkish military says struck PKK targets in Iraq, Syria

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    Meanwhile, the Turkish military said it has carried out airstrikes against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey. Khalil said he was not aware if there were casualties among PKK troops. "These problems and tensions are all because of the PKK's presence", it said, accusing the PKK and its affiliates of refusing to withdraw from the Sinjar area.
  • Trump's strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

    Trump's strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

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    Pyongyang has always viewed the annual drills as a rehearsal for an invasion. If not, we will solve the problem without them! A North Korean man looks at a model of the Unha 3 space launch vehicle displayed at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea.
  • Washington Capitals Triumph In Overtime Over Toronto Maple Leafs

    Washington Capitals Triumph In Overtime Over Toronto Maple Leafs

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    They wouldn't or couldn't leave - not on this overtime night, not in this playoff series ending with the Washington Capitals, not quickly, not yet, anyhow. On defence, that means veteran Roman Polak, who sustained a broken foot in Game 2 of the Capitals series and becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, might have played his way to a contract offer.