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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress Monday she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts with Moscow's ambassador in Washington .
  • North Korea Detains Another US Citizen, Bringing Total Held to Four

    North Korea Detains Another US Citizen, Bringing Total Held to Four

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    Korean American writer Suki Kim went to PUST undercover as an English teacher in 2011 and later wrote a book about her experiences. US tourist Otto Warmbier is serving 15 years imprisonment with hard labor over the theft of a political propaganda poster in January 2016 and Kim Dong Chul , a Korean-American businessman, is serving 10 years on espionage charges.
  • What does council vote tell us about general election?

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    In Walton South & Oatlands, Councillor Tony Samuels comfortably held onto his seat, while fellow Tory Mary Lewis retained her Cobham seat. Ruth Davidson told Sky News that " Conservatives have come first right across the country" and were now "leading the fight back against the SNP".
  • North Korea says detains another American citizen, KCNA reports

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    The AFC said the match would take place in the North Korean capital on June 8 after Malaysian football officials confirmed there were no longer any travel restrictions. The allegation followed a near unanimous vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to toughen sanctions on North Korea and other countries that help its nuclear and missile programs, including China.
  • Specter of bribery cases hangs over FIFA Council elections

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    The Kuwaiti sheikh denies any wrongdoing. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron of Bangladesh overcame the prominent women's football advocate Moya Dodd in a bid to gain a place on Fifa's ruling body on Monday. The Palestine Football Association argues that the presence of six Israeli clubs on its territory is in breach of FIFA statutes, which forbids another member association playing on another territory without permission.
  • What will be NASA's next big solar system mission?

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    The proposed missions of discovery - submitted under NASA's New Frontiers programme - will undergo scientific and technical review over the next seven months, the U.S. However, the most pressing question is what happened to the ring particles, and if there was any process that had cleared the area before the Cassini spacecraft flew by.
  • Trump travel ban: Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised policy

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    The original executive order was swiftly blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Seattle, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate it, and then the administration spent over a month rewriting it, exempting several categories of foreign travelers and taking care to make no express mention of religion - all in the hopes of avoiding legal scrutiny for a second time around.
  • Unusually public debate over Paris climate accord nears conclusion, officials say

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    The pro-Paris faction of the Trump administration, led by Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, argue pulling out of the agreement would hurt the USA diplomatically and staying in it would have little blowback since it's not legally binding. Trump, as a candidate, threatened to "cancel" the deal, but since taking office has said he's studying it and plans a final decision soon. Delattre said he "underscored this point" in a White House lunch with President Trump, when the president met with ...
  • Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

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    The strike initially included some 1,100 prisoners but was reportedly abandoned by almost two hundred in the following weeks since its launch. "The fabrications and theatrics demonstrate Israel's utter failure to break the iron will and steadfastness of the growing hunger strike movement".
  • Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

    Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

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    LONDON (AP) - When Emmanuel Macron topped the first round of voting in the French presidential election two weeks ago, French stocks soared to near-decade highs. Still Putin wrote a letter of congratulations to the president elect. Sylvie Goulard , a French deputy to the European Parliament, said Macron would make Berlin his first official visit, with perhaps a stop to see French troops stationed overseas as well.
  • WEATHER: Gradual clearing, Sunny on Sunday

    WEATHER: Gradual clearing, Sunny on Sunday

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    Winds will maintain their speeds around 10 to 20 miles per hour out of the south-southeast. The daylight hours promise to be sunny and warm with highs in the mid 80s. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s. Thursday night will be mostly sunny. Plenty of sun on Monday with temperatures topping out in the mid 80s.