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Schumer, for his part, said earlier Tuesday that he told Trump he was "making a big mistake" by firing Comey. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) issued a similar call, describing Trump's action as " Nixonian ". "No I don't, I know that some are obsessed with the word Russia - the president is not under investigation, I'm around the president, I'm not under investigation", Conway said.
  • Timeline: Former FBI Director James Comey's Fall From Grace

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    However, the White House announced that James Comey has been fired as director of the FBI over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. ProPublica , which first reported the story Monday, says Comey erred in his description of how some of Clinton aide Huma Abedin's emails got on her husband's laptop.
  • More Venezuela Protests As Death Toll Rises

    More Venezuela Protests As Death Toll Rises

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    The opposition is calling for women to march throughout the nation Saturday, while pro-government women's groups are planning a counter-demonstration. The conference of Catholic bishops issued a statement quoting Pope Francis as expressing concern about the "dead, wounded and detained" in the protests and asking both sides to look for "negotiated solutions".
  • Netanyahu dumps new Hamas document into trash in new video

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    Hamas, which governs in the Gaza Strip, violently wrested power there in 2007 from the second-largest Palestinian movement, President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party, which now controls only the West Bank. The Gaza Strip has been under an Israeli blockade for a decade. " Ismail Haniya is the most appropriate person to promote this document to Arab and global leaders", said Gaza political scientist Mukhaimer Abu Saada.
  • Ivanka Trump is releasing a new book on…feminism. Confused? So are we

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    Sources quoted in a recent Vanity Fair piece claimed that Ivanka Trump has a "frosty" relationship with stepmom Melania Trump ― but Ivanka has nothing but praise for her stepmom in her new book Women Who Work. Since she was a teenager, Lopez, now 47, has taken huge personal and professional risks and broken barriers (Latina women supposedly can't be major movie stars) to become a rich, famous and an internationally successful singer and actress.
  • Sally Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

    Sally Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

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    Yates repeatedly declined to discuss details of the investigation in a public forum. James Clapper , director of national intelligence under Obama, also testified Monday. Mr Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer said in response that if Mr Obama "was seriously concerned" about Mr Flynn's connections to Russian Federation or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Mr Flynn's security clearance.
  • Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

    Macron Victory Leads Euro to 6-Month High; US Stocks Lagging

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    French voters on Sunday ultimately rejected her populist wave of "French-first" nationalism by a large margin, in which Le Pen had threatened to leave the European Union. The pollster Ipsos France found that about 43 percent of Macron's voters chose him only to prevent Le Pen from coming to power. Political observers insisted that she faced an electoral glass ceiling because they perceived her positions as too extreme to win over the majority of French voters.
  • Illinois Officials React To Comey Firing Bombshell

    Illinois Officials React To Comey Firing Bombshell

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    Trump could have done this on Day One. The President on Wednesday (Australian time) sacked Mr Comey , on the advice of his Attorney-General Jeff Sessions, over his handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails previous year. Trump, a Republican businessman and former TV celebrity, was elected on November 8 and took office on January 20. This has been one of the most suspicious aspects of his response.
  • Kashmir: Lieutenant-rank Army officer found dead in Shopian

    Kashmir: Lieutenant-rank Army officer found dead in Shopian

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    Reportedly, Lieutenant Fayaz was kidnapped by the terrorists on Tuesday evening. Condemning the dastardly abduction and murder of an Indian Army Lieutenant by terrorists in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir , Defence experts have asserted that the entire development reeked of locals being involved with untoward elements in the Valley.