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Comey said he had to speak up on October 28 because he believed the FBI had found emails that could provide insight into Clinton?s use of a private server and possibly shift the focus of the investigation. Clinton is now working with former aides and donors to build the organisation - Onward Together, an homage to her campaign slogan - that will look to fund and invest in groups that have impressed her since her 2016 presidential election defeat, officials with knowledge of the plans told ...
  • Paris agreement: China vows to defend climate pact

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    White House advisers on Monday postponed another meeting about the United States' participation in the Paris climate change agreement. The White House said the search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director was beginning immediately.
  • Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

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    Chris Murphy, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Tuesday, and he wonders if there are "other Michael Flynns" who have not yet been exposed. Almost two weeks later, The Washington Post reported that Yates had expressed concerns to the White House about Flynn. But it was clear from Yates' testimony that the White House had known for weeks that Flynn had been untruthful.
  • Pence: Comey firing not about Russia

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    During remarks on the Senate floor, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said, "I hope the majority leader agrees with me that we need to get to the bottom of this ... The whole group meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak was a bit odd, starting with the fact that it happened at all . President Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI , James B.
  • Democrats once blamed Comey; now they're defending him

    Democrats once blamed Comey; now they're defending him

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    Domestically, Lew said , "The important thing here is, is there going to be an independent investigation [and] how will the American people have confidence that Russia's involvement in our election will be fully investigated?" Trump began his Twitter tirade on Tuesday night, slamming Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for being upset over Comey's firing despite the fact that Schumer has said he had no confidence in Comey's leadership.
  • Syrian Assyrian Militia Condemns Turkey for Bombing Kurds

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    Syrian activists said the attacks, on Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq and a mountainous region in Syria, killed at least 18 members of the Syrian Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, which are at the center of bitter divisions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.
  • White House Holds Press Briefing After James Comey Firing

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    But the revelation intensified the pressure on the White House to explain the motives behind Comey's stunning ouster. He got all constitutional, saying President Trump's action was "in accordance with his law". Reports say Mr Trump was looking for a way to sack Mr Comey for a week before the Rosenstein memo. Trump advisers said the president met with Rosenstein, as well as Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on Monday after learning that they were at the White House for other meetings.
  • 8 dead, 11 injured after moderate quake in far western China

    8 dead, 11 injured after moderate quake in far western China

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    Thursday (2158 GMT Wednesday) had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). Xinhua news agency said eight people had been confirmed dead and 11 others were injured. The county borders Pakistan , Afghanistan and Tajikistan. China is regularly hit by earthquakes, especially its mountainous western and southwestern regions.
  • Russia Dealings: US Senate summons Flynn

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    Sen. Richard Burr, the Republican chairman, and Sen. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena for President Trump's former national security adviser Gen. Flynn was sacked for misleading vice president Mike Pence about the nature of his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who was among the Russian diplomats who met today with Trump at the White House.
  • Bernie Sanders Defended Trump On His Australian Health Care Comment

    Bernie Sanders Defended Trump On His Australian Health Care Comment

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    House narrowly passed a bill to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law enacted by former President Barack Obama. Democrats, and more than a handful Republicans, say Trump's health care plan will leave millions of Americans without insurance and raise private costs for those with pre-existing conditions.