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In the video, the Israeli prime minister is then seen crumbling up a copy of the new Hamas addendum, and throwing it into a trash can. Haniya was dismissed as PM by the president of the PA, Mahmoud Abbas, but he remained the de facto leader of the movement in the Gaza Strip.
  • Rod Rosenstein Threatened To Quit Over Comey Axe

    Rod Rosenstein Threatened To Quit Over Comey Axe

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    And at that time , he told me: "'You are not under investigation'". We are 36,500 people across this country, across this globe. Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt that he had plans to fire Comey before meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Monday, even though he cited recommendations from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions in his letter to Comey rationalizing his ouster.
  • Trump Open to Gas Tax Hike for Rebuilding

    Trump Open to Gas Tax Hike for Rebuilding

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    Cutting taxes for wealthy American is something Trump promised not to do during his campaign. However, the proposal did not disclose the income ranges for the new tax brackets . He added later, "But we're going to have that discussion with the White House and we want to learn more about the president's ideas". Higher fuel taxes could increase costs for commuters - and could disproportionately hit lower-income workers, including Trump voters, who spend a greater percentage of their money ...
  • Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

    Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

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    The testimony by Yates, who was sacked on January 30 after defying Trump over his contested travel ban, confirmed reports that she had informed the White House early on of the justice department's concerns about Flynn. Leahy says he expects more information will be released in the coming days about ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Asked why it took the White House 18 days to jettison Flynn, Spicer, said.
  • Obama-era Methane Emission Regulations Stand

    Obama-era Methane Emission Regulations Stand

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    While Graham and Collins had previously announced their plans to vote against repealing the rule , The Hill writes that John McCain's vote came as a surprise. "We must work on incentivizing American innovation that promotes good-paying jobs and solutions rather than regulations that will only hurt our economy, hurt our energy security, harm Montana families and do nothing to help our environment".
  • House Oversight chairman asks DOJ inspector general to probe Comey firing

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    Comey could not "effectively lead the bureau". But Trump rejected the investigation as nothing more than "an excuse by the Democrats" for losing the election, and insisted it had no bearing on his decision to fire Comey. When pressed by Sen. But during his testimony, McCabe said it is not standard practice for the FBI to inform people that they are not the target of an investigation.
  • Pentagon probes Donald Trump's ex-adviser Michael Flynn over foreign payments

    Pentagon probes Donald Trump's ex-adviser Michael Flynn over foreign payments

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    The Pentagon's Inspector General had already opened an investigation into whether former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn received foreign payments without Pentagon's approval, according to a newly released document. A second letter revealed that "we have no evidence that he obtained permission from the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of State to accept any foreign government payments, as required under the law", Cummings said.
  • Ireland's 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool Opponents Revealed

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    In 2015, they were the first ever host nation to exit the competition before the knockout stages, after they were dumped out of a "group of hell" which also included Australia and Wales. "We will be ready - our detailed planning for the group, and the tournament, starts now". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among the dignitaries to take part in the draw at the historic Kyoto Guest House.
  • Obama defends Paris climate accord as Trump mulls ditching it

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    A key meeting of White House advisers to discuss the Paris climate change agreement will not take place on Tuesday as scheduled earlier, the media reported . "By contrast, pulling out of the agreement could subject the United States to retaliatory trade measures, enabling other countries to leapfrog American industry".
  • Suspect in Boston doctors' slayings once worked at their posh condo

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    Teixeira faces murder charges in the deaths of Dr. Lina Bolanos and Dr. Richard Field . Prosecutors said Monday that officers were responding to a report of an intruder with a gun on Friday. He was scheduled to be in court on June 8. A man suspected of slashing the throats of a London doctor and his fiancé before leaving a "revenge note" scrawled on the wall has been charged with murder while in his hospital bed.
  • Top FIFA official Richard Lai accepts taking bribes

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    Rohde, an Acting U.S. Attorney said. The man in question is now the boss of Guam's Football Association . An International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesperson confirmed in a statement sent to insidethegames that Sheikh Ahmad had "put himself at the disposal" of the FIFA Ethics Committee.
  • AG Sessions avoids talks of FBI director in West Virginia

    AG Sessions avoids talks of FBI director in West Virginia

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    Was Trump justified in firing Comey? Trump was hotly critical of McCabe during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has derided the notion as "fake news". But we know from his public statements that Trump does not share any of Rosenstein's concerns that Comey was unfair to Clinton. Investigations into Bill Clinton's finances and personal behavior, and into the Iran- Contra affair - the secret effort under President Ronald Reagan to aid right-wing guerrillas in Nicaragua with money ...