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The Palestinian Hamas movement announced Saturday it had chosen its former Gaza prime minister Ismail Haniyeh as the group's new political chief. The moves come with 82-year-old Palestinian president Abbas losing popularity and a behind-the-scenes succession battle taking shape.
  • James Comey Fired After Finding 'Evidence Of Collusion' Between Trump & Russia

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    As King also pointed out, Comey is now a man out of a job. Of course, like cabinet positions, the person nominated by Mr Trump must be confirmed by the Senate. "No one has yet to explain to me what the core crime that would be investigated with regards to Russian influence", Turley said Wednesday evening. The White House has told reporters that Rosenstein put his recommendations in writing after meeting with Trump on Monday.
  • Afghan-US forces kill top IS leader during raid in eastern province

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    Even though Abdul Hasib was the primary target, various other ISIL leaders, as well as 35 ISIS militants, were eliminated during the raid. Pentagon spokesman Capt. The IS leader was confirmed dead three weeks after the U.S. launched one of the most powerful conventional bombs in Nangarhar province, with the aim of destroying one of the last IS strongholds and facilitating the ongoing field operations of United States and Afghan troops.
  • Trump urges Russian Federation to rein in Syrian ally

    Trump urges Russian Federation to rein in Syrian ally

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    Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign a year ago, said President Trump is "engaged in a pattern of removing individuals from office who are executing their responsibilities under the law", citing Trump's firing of former Acting U.S. Veteran diplomats questioned why Trump agreed to host the diplomats - a rare honour for non-heads of state, much less for those at the centre of major USA political scandal.
  • Misbah and Younis backed to bow out in style

    Misbah and Younis backed to bow out in style

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    Much of the second Test was a dour affair with scoring rates hovering between 2 and 3 runs per over and both sides will be looking for improvements in all areas of the game in particular the fielding. And finally, to the million dollar question - can Pakistan win the series? West Indies (probable ) - Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Vishaul Singh, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (wicketkeeper), Devendra Bishoo, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon ...
  • Trump To Meet Top Russian Diplomat After Firing FBI Chief James Comey

    Trump To Meet Top Russian Diplomat After Firing FBI Chief James Comey

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    A main focus is Syria, where both governments want to end a civil war that has killed up to 400,000 people, contributed to a global refugee crisis and allowed the Islamic State group to emerge as a global terror threat. The last time Lavrov visited the American capital was before Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine and intervened militarily in Syria to help President Bashar Assad - actions that fueled U.S.
  • 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Awaits Texas Governor's Signature -- and Lawsuits

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    Gov. Greg Abbott will soon put his signature on Texas' so-called "sanctuary cities" bill. That was far from the only drama this week under the Pink Dome. It would also bar cities and counties from banning officers from asking those in custody about their immigration status. The bill has already passed both the House and Senate, and with Abbott tweeting Wednesday he's "getting his signing pen warmed up", stopping it seems like a long shot.
  • China: Silk Road not tied to presidency

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    He added, " China has an excess capacity issue". It's about standard setting. Another 873-kilometre high-speed railway project between China and Thailand will link the Chinese border to Thailand's ports. "A free-trade agreement will benefit both countries by increasing trade and investment", she said. The dispute has indeed weakened the mutual trust between China and some ASEAN countries in politics and security.
  • Chibok Girls A long road to recovery from Boko Haram's camp

    Chibok Girls A long road to recovery from Boko Haram's camp

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    A new video published by global media outfit CNN on Thursday shows some of the Chibok girls released by the terrorist group Boko Haram in 2016 in a government facility. In October, the ICRC helped broker a deal for the release of more than 20 Chibok schoolgirls. Shehu noted that government was doing its best for the girls who he noted would be identified by their parents as they come to Abuja.
  • Chibok girls released in Boko Haram swap

    Chibok girls released in Boko Haram swap

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    Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu , on Monday noted that Boko Haram terrorists took good care of the released 82 Chibok girls. "We are very careful who we grant access to the Chibok girls". While the Chibok Girls plight was well publicised with figures such as Michelle Obama calling for their release, there are thousands more victims of Boko Haram .
  • McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees

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    Susan Collins, R-Maine, that it was not standard FBI practice to notify someone if they are not under investigation. Leaders of the U.S. intelligence agencies, including director of national intelligence Dan Coats and CIA chief Mike Pompeo, testifying on Thursday said they agreed with that finding.
  • Le Pen vows to revamp party after huge loss

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    Reuters reported that those detained are accused of offenses including damaging property and throwing missiles at police. Rivals who backed Macron to counter Le Pen in the presidential runoff will now be mobilized to defeat him in the two-round June 11 and 18 parliamentary vote, aiming to elect their own party members to the National Assembly.