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And Trump now appears to be publicly distancing himself. True to form, Trump said he's his own strategist. It is "infinitely safer" for President Donald Trump to keep chief strategist Steve Bannon inside the White House rather than boot him amid reported infighting, according to political commentator Charles Krauthammer.
  • Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

    Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

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    At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat aircraft. At least 90 people were killed and more than 500 others affected, according to monitoring groups and doctors.
  • France has 'proof' Bashar al-Assad used sarin

    France has 'proof' Bashar al-Assad used sarin

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    He said the analysis of samples taken at the scene of the April 4 attack in Khan Sheikhun showed "there is no doubt that sarin gas was used". Assad has said in two media interviews since April 4 that the reports of a poison gas attack were false and denied the regime had ever used chemical weapons.
  • Syria still has chemical weapons: USA defence secy

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    An Israeli assessment has found that the Assad regime was still in possession of " a few tonnes " of chemical weapons, a military official confirmed. Speaking during a press conference with Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman, Mr Mattis declined to comment on the number of weapons Washington believes Syria has retained.
  • Le Pen separates herself from her party

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    Deputy chairman of Russia's Communist Party Ivan Melnikov pointed out that Le Pen and the two leading presidential candidates who hadn't made it to the second round - Francois Fillon and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon - got roughly 60 percent of the votes in total.
  • Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

    Trump meets freed Egypt aid worker in Oval Office

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    The Egyptian American charity worker who was sent to prison for three years in Cairo met with President Trump Friday at the White House. Aya Hijazi was arrested in 2014 on charges of child abuse and human trafficking. Hijazi, who is a dual citizen of the US and Egypt, ran an orphanage for children in Egypt with her husband. Her release was negotiated during a meeting between U.S.
  • North Korea carries out massive military test in show of might

    North Korea carries out massive military test in show of might

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    This image made from video of a still image broadcast in a news bulletin by North Korea's KRT on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 , shows leader Kim Jong Un at what was said to be a "Combined Fire Demonstration" held to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army, in Wonsan, North Korea.
  • White House showcases Trump's accomplishments

    White House showcases Trump's accomplishments

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    What is perhaps more striking than the graph above is the number of major rules from cabinet agencies during the first 100 days. The "Contract" was a single piece of paper. Later in the clip characters Marge and Homer Simpson are pictured watching a television report on Trump's 100 days in office as Grandpa Simpson is arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in the background.