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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (R) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify on May 8, 2017, before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Representatives for the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters. Graham also said he wants to hear from former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, who declined to appear at Monday's hearing, to determine whether she was involved in the ...
  • Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement

    Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement

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    Mr Trump does seem to prefer face-to-face interactions with world leaders to clarify his positions rather than other diplomatic avenues. "Having been intensely involved in such negotiations for a long time , there can be no doubt that Paris is utterly nonbinding, and therefore, each country is free to adjust their pledges in accordance with their own national circumstances", said James Connaughton, who headed up the White House Council on Environmental Quality under President George W.
  • Tillerson reaffirms US' continued ties with South-East Asia

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    Tillerson took a tour of USA priorities around the world, including in East Asia, Russia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere, omitting Europe. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States can't always condition its foreign relationships and national security efforts on countries adopting USA values like human rights.
  • Fire Continues To Spread In Georgia Wildlife Refuge

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    Officials with the Charlton County Fire Department went door to door Monday to notify residents who didn't learn about the evacuation order through local or social media. Officials weren't forcing people to leave their homes, but were urging them to get out before the fire gets any closer, said Susan Heisey, supervisory ranger for the Okefenokee refuge.
  • U.S. troops patrolling Turkish-Syrian border

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    The agency said the relocation comes after Turkish officials announced the completion of a phase of Turkey's cross-border operation Euphrates Shield in Syria, adding the force may be used against Syrian Kurdish fighters "if needed". A senior Kurdish official, Ilham Ahmad, also told AP that the USA forces began patrolling the border region Thursday in addition to their reconnaissance flights in the area.
  • Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas

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    The new head of the Hamas Political Bureau said on Monday that the issue of prisoners inside Israeli jails is at the top of the movement's priorities, Anadolu has reported . "Ismail Haniya is the most appropriate person to promote this document to Arab and global leaders", said Gaza political scientist Mukhaimer Abu Saada.
  • Rep. Cummings Releases New Documents On Lt. General Michael Flynn

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    Flynn was told in the document that the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision prohibits any monetary payments or gifts "from a foreign government unless congressional consent is first obtained". Spicer, in defense of the way Flynn was vetted, stood behind the fact that his clearances were approved under the Obama administration, not acknowledging that Trump was the one who made a decision to bring him into the administration.
  • Buhari promises support for freed Chibok girls

    Buhari promises support for freed Chibok girls

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    Nigeria's government says the release of 82 Chibok schoolgirls who had been kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram came in exchange for "some Boko Haram suspects held by the authorities". Reacting in a statement on Sunday, Aisha Yesufu and Oby Ezekwesili, conveners of BBOG, while describing the release of the girls as a "heartwarming development", reminded the federal government on the need to double up efforts to secure the release of the remaining 113 in the Boko Haram den.
  • Israeli strikes hit arms depot near Damascus airport

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    A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said . Israel has annexed the Golan Heights in 1981 following the 1967 Six-Day War with Syria. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that Israel would not let Iran or the Lebanese group Hezbollah build up forces on the Golan Heights near Israel's northern border.
  • Jeremy Corbyn: Vote for Labour will help tackle inequality

    Jeremy Corbyn: Vote for Labour will help tackle inequality

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    Sky News is projecting that Theresa May could win a Commons majority of 48 in the General Election based on an analysis of local election results. "We knew it was going to be a hard night". Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said that Labour's vote "held up" in areas of Wales where Jeremy Corbyn had campaigned, and said there were signs that voters were developing more confidence in the party leader as he had the chance to get his message across.
  • Sabres to play Rangers in 2018 Winter Classic

    Sabres to play Rangers in 2018 Winter Classic

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    The NHL officially announced today the long rumored 2018 Winter Classic will take place at the Mets' home field with the Rangers taking on the Buffalo Sabres. The game will be at 1 p.m. If he's in the midst of a big year, the Winter Classic will be the flawless chance for the NHL to give him a little extra marketing push as one of the next big faces of hockey.