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Lavrov's trip was preceded by Trump's surprise dismissal of Comey, who was overseeing two important investigations that shaped Trump's a year ago victory against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. To a question about Comey, Trump reportedly replied, "He wasn't doing a good job". Trump fired now-former FBI Director James Comey, who told Congress earlier this year that his agency has been investigating Russia's actions - and possible ties to anyone associated with the Trump campaign - since ...
  • Angry woman follows congressman down highway

    Angry woman follows congressman down highway

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    The incident happened on May 8 when Congressman David Kustoff was at a meeting on the campus of UT Martin. Recently, Kustoff voted to repeal Obamacare and replace it. "A protest is one thing", Plunk said. "You know she went to extreme levels of putting them in fear of their own safety". Wright was identified after she posted details of the encounter on Facebook.
  • Trump invites S. Korean president Moon to Washington

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    Moon called for "dialogue along with sanctions and pressure" on the North, Yoon said, and - echoing the United States' line - suggested that Beijing should do more to tame Pyongyang. South Korean experts say Moon will try to show he's making efforts to soothe Chinese anger but that it's too late to call for THAAD's withdrawal. 'If needed, I will fly immediately to Washington.
  • At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

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    Ms Le Pen said her decision had been made out of the "profound conviction" that the president of the republic must bring together all of the French people. and this increases the confidence in the polls for the second round". The runoff will also be unique in that it will be the first contested by neither of the major parties, giving Macron, 39, and Le Pen , 48, space to try to forge alliances that might have seemed unlikely until recently.
  • South Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to U.S., China

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    Beijing objects to the US missile-defense system THAAD recently deployed in South Korea because it fears the system's radar could be used to monitor the Chinese military's flights and missile launches. Moon pursue a "pro-North, anti-Japan" stance?" the conservative Yomiuri newspaper said in an editorial Wednesday. It might be North Korea, which sees Moon as an advocate of a softer approach to ridding the North of nuclear weapons.
  • Here's everything that happened on the General Election trail today

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    The document was unanimously approved by Labour's national executive committee and will ensure "nobody is ignored, nobody is forgotten, nobody is left behind", Mr Corbyn said. The Conservatives have failed for the past seven years to fulfil their pledge to reduce net migration to under 100,000, but look set to repeat the promise, which is popular.
  • California governor to release revised spending plan

    California governor to release revised spending plan

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    Jerry Brown is scheduled to release his revised state budget amid lower-than-expected revenue and uncertainty about future federal spending on health care. While a full Rainy Day Fund might not eliminate the need for further spending reductions in case of a recession or major federal policy changes that trigger a budget crisis, saving now will allow the state to spend from its Rainy Day Fund later to soften the magnitude and length of any necessary cuts.
  • Theresa May claims Labour has 'deserted' the working-class

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    The draft was leaked to newspapers - a sign of the divisions that have deepened in the party under Mr Corbyn, whose backers have driven the move leftwards against the wishes of many MPs. "The "war on terror" which lies behind these interventions has failed". "The "bomb first, talk later" approach to security has failed". Mrs May, for her part, has promised to spend more on defense, announcing that a Conservative government would meet its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending target ...
  • Jakarta Former Governor Ahok Found Guilty Of Blasphemy

    Jakarta Former Governor Ahok Found Guilty Of Blasphemy

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    He said the government can not intervene and that Indonesians should have faith in existing "legal mechanisms" to resolve any problems facing the country. Purnama, a Christian and member of the country's ethnic Chinese minority, is somewhat of an unusual case in the country in that he is the first non-Muslim leader of Indonesia's sprawling capital, Jakarta , in over 50 years.
  • Texas may require students to pass a citizenship test

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    The legislation poses first-of-its kind jail time punishments for law enforcement officers who don't fully cooperate with federal immigration officials. Opponents of the bill, including the Texas Major Cities Police Chiefs Association and the Texas Police Chief's Association, have argued that it will have an adverse effect on public safety, and embed mistrust in the state's immigrant communities.