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Their nearest rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, can only watch and hope after they dropped points in a defeat at West Ham United last Friday and do not play again until Sunday. "We are close and in football nothing is done until it's done". The side have scored just 26 league goals in what has been a hard season back in the top flight after seven years away and Gibson, who grew up as a Middlesbrough fan, felt the pain as keenly as any of the travelling supporters at Stamford Bridge.
  • Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

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    McGahn and say the underlying conduct that Gen. Flynn had engaged in was problematic in and of itself, " she said. " Sally Yates made the fake media extremely unhappy today - she said nothing but old news!" During that time, Flynn was the most senior national security official in the West Wing, privy to every intelligence and foreign policy decision and secret, all the while, at risk of being blackmailed by Moscow, according to Yates.
  • Five key moments in career of James Comey

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    While Democrats slammed Trump's decision on Comey as "Nixonian", some members of the President's own party expressed concerns and divided traditional GOP alliances. It was days before the November 8, 2016, election that Comey announced his team had found additional emails on the laptop of her aide, Huma Abedin, which the Clinton campaign blames for depressing votes in critical battlegrounds that Clinton lost to Trump by a small margin.
  • Hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters — Georgia wildfire

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    The fire broke out in early April from a lightning strike. A burn ban has been imposed for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , Baker County, Florida and Charlton County, Georgia. Seventy-nine people in St. George in Georgia's southernmost county have been evacuated after a wildfire in the Okefenokee Swamp began encroaching onto private property.
  • 82 kidnapped Nigerian girls free after prisoner swap deal

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    The group of 82 schoolgirls released by Boko Haram met Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidency on Sunday. "The EU continues to stand shoulder to shoulder with Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and in its tireless work to free the girls", Mogherini said.
  • Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

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    Trump fired Flynn, a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about USA sanctions on Moscow and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. Trump and all of them must go, and they must go now. "We felt like it was critical that we get this information to the White House, in part because the vice president was unknowingly making false statements to the public and because we believed that Gen.
  • Climate: China's Xi talks tough as USA hesitation frustrates talks

    Climate: China's Xi talks tough as USA hesitation frustrates talks

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    Many nations and NGOs are urging Trump to stay in the global agreement. Afterwards protesters will gather outside the EPA for a rally and then will block the building's entrances. Rick Perry, the energy secretary, said last month "we probably need to renegotiate" the agreement. Ivanka Trump, Secretary of State (and former ExxonMobil CEO) Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis are in favor of the U.S.
  • Lucas Perez could leave Arsenal, suggests Wenger

    Lucas Perez could leave Arsenal, suggests Wenger

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    The World Cup-winning former Brazil worldwide told Omnisport: "I hope the best can happen, for him and for the club". "It is somebody who stands in the road and directs play right and left? I don't understand and I never did understand what it means".
  • President Trump signs executive order giving Churches more political freedom

    President Trump signs executive order giving Churches more political freedom

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    Trump signed the order in the Rose Garden after a ceremony to mark the National Day of Prayer . We must never infringe on the noble tradition of change from the church and progress from the pew. While evangelicals generally welcomed Trump's executive order, other groups raised objections. The executive order promises that the executive branch of the federal government will honor and enforce all existing protections for religious liberty.
  • Julian Assange tells Hillary Clinton: 'Blame yourself for election loss'

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    Comey made remarks when testifying before the US bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the probes into both Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the accused Russian meddling in the presidential election. Comey said if he finds out people leaked information about FBI investigations, "there will be severe consequences". Comey, who was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, said he saw only two choices.
  • White House approves supply of weapons to YPG in Syria

    White House approves supply of weapons to YPG in Syria

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    Even with the extra US weaponry, the Kurds and their Syrian Arab partners are expected to face a hard and perhaps lengthy fight for control of Raqqa , which has been key to the extremists' state-building project. Turkish media are quoting Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli as saying the USA decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters viewed as terrorists by Turkey is "unacceptable".
  • US Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified as 15-year veteran

    US Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified as 15-year veteran

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    Somali security forces killed a senior Al-Shabaab leader heading the group in Lower Shabelle region on Friday in southern Somalia, a government official confirmed on Sunday. The 38-year-old Milliken, of Falmouth, Maine, is the first American to die in combat in the African country since 1993. President Donald Trump recently approved an order that expanded USA authority in Somalia, allowing US aircraft to attack militants during offensive operations without presidential approval.