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The FBI, as well as the Senate and House intelligence committees, are investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and any possible ties between Trump's associates and Moscow. Flynn's forced February resignation followed media reports that he had discussed US -imposed sanctions on Russian Federation with Ambassador Kislyak, which was contrary to the public representations of the Trump White House .
  • Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

    Women march in Venezuela as unrest continues

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    Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado (C) attends the women's march. The opposition and many protesters say that is a tactic to try to dodge elections. Videos of the violence on the streets of Venezuela continued to emerge on social media. Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez, second from right, is shown before surrendering to national guards on February 18, 2014.
  • Trump Pushes Senate Republicans To Act On Health Care Bill

    Trump Pushes Senate Republicans To Act On Health Care Bill

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    They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Sen. Economist Anthony LoSasso, a professor of health policy and administration at the University of IL at Chicago, said the House GOP proposal represented "the best hope" to prevent the individual insurance market's downward spiral.
  • Pyongyang University of Science and Technology: 2 US Employees Detained

    Pyongyang University of Science and Technology: 2 US Employees Detained

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    Kim Hak-song had previously described himself as a Christian missionary who meant to start an experimental farm at PUST , Reuters news agency reported, citing an online post by Mr Kim. A naturalized American citizen who was born in South Korea, Kim Dong Chul is a businessman in his mid-60s who at one time lived in Fairfax, Virginia.
  • Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

    Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

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    It didn't seem like the most promising venue for memes, but yesterday's Senate committee hearing on Russian influence in the 2016 election provided two of them nevertheless. In fact, Clapper noted that he had been unaware of the FBI investigation into the Russian Federation ties with the Trump campaign - driving home the point that he wasn't privy to every piece of information.
  • Exit polls show liberal Moon expected to win South Korean presidency

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    Born to a poor family that fled North Korea and settled in a small island in South Gyeongsang Province, Moon started his career as a radical pro-democracy activist and a human rights lawyer. But Moon could shake up the status quo in Seoul. He said that tensions could break out when the two countries negotiate a new agreement on how to share the cost of stationing 28,500 American troops in South Korea as Trump is sure to demand the ally pay its share.
  • ACLU warns Texas travelers about 'sanctuary city' law

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    Paxton's suit is geared towards adding tougher measures to the newly signed anti-sanctuary city law. The state of Texas has turned against its own cities, enacting a law aimed at making them enforce federal immigration law. El Cenizo, near Laredo, said it has offered refuge since before Texas, the largest Republican-controlled state, was part of the United States. There is a lot of disconnect.
  • Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

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    The five-judge panel ordered Ahok's immediate arrest. The trial was a purely criminal one and the court disagreed that there were political aspects to the case, the lead judge said. Andreas Harsono, an Indonesia researcher at Human Rights Watch, told the Guardian the verdict was "a sad day for Indonesia". "Balloons and flowers will be useless", the post added, referring to a recent outpouring of sympathy from supporters of the ethnic Chinese, Christian incumbent governor after he lost ...
  • Conservatives make huge gains in United Kingdom local elections

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    May called the snap June 8 poll to strengthen her mandate before the start of Brexit negotiations. "Since I became prime minister, I've been determined to make sure this is a government that works for the whole country and it is encouraging that we have won support across the whole of the United Kingdom", she said in a press conference.
  • Trump welcomes some unions over others at the White House

    Trump welcomes some unions over others at the White House

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    He said it will provide visitors "a picture window" that will take them behind the scenes at Trump rallies and other campaign events. We've talked about this from the first day as a travel ban and it's in this country's national security interest to make sure that the people who are coming here are coming here with the right motives and reasons.
  • Macron's victory is only beginning of uphill struggle

    Macron's victory is only beginning of uphill struggle

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    French voters elected as president Emmanuel Macron, whose platform espouses a stronger European Union and a tough line in negotiations on Britain's exit from the bloc. The Government will now forge new ties with Macron's government and work with them to advance European cooperation", he added. Already Le Pen has announced the creation of a new party to enlarge her party's political base with a view to becoming the major opposition to Macron and to positioning herself for the next ...