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He said he had spoken to Trump earlier this week, but not about the Russian Federation probe. "Jim Comey would be the first one to tell you that as director, he does not direct every investigation that goes on in the FBI given that there's probably tens of thousands of investigations going on at any one time ".
  • Trump and the White House Can't Get Their Comey Stories Straight

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    Mr. Trump told NBC the meeting with Lavrov was set up "a while ago". In response, Trump says: "Hillary Clinton is guilty". Andrew McCabe, who has replaced Mr Comey as acting head of the FBI, assured U.S. It was unclear whether word of the Comey request, said to have been put to Rosenstein, ever made its way to Trump . According to the Times , the first time Comey had met Trump was during the transition when he was given the delicate task of briefing the president-elect on the ...
  • Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

    Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "Traditionally there is a fierce rivalry and they had always a very direct game against us". However, a win over fellow top-four hopefuls Manchester United last Sunday was followed up with yesterday morning's victory over the Saints - their first win at St Mary's since 2003.
  • Russian Federation probe: Flynn ordered to hand over papers

    Russian Federation probe: Flynn ordered to hand over papers

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    The subpoena came after Flynn declined to cooperate with the committee's request for papers on April 28, according to chairman Sen. The subpoena also comes as Senate investigators have aggressively moved on their probe after months of groundwork, and just a few days after now-former FBI Director James Comey alerted the leaders of the intelligence panel the FBI was ramping up its own investigation.
  • UK prime minister: Ransomware attack has gone global

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    Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters. Hospitals across the country have been hit by a "ransomware" attack that froze computers, shutting wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing treatment to a halt. Spain's industry ministry said in a separate statement that the attack did not affect networks or end users of services offered by the companies targeted.
  • China official discourages linking U.S. trade moves to N.Korea issue

    China official discourages linking U.S. trade moves to N.Korea issue

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    A sweeping trade agreement, ranging from banking to beef , has been reached between Washington and Beijing, the U.S. Commerce Department announced on Thursday. According to one of the commitments, Beijing will "issue any further necessary guidelines" and allow wholly USA -owned companies "to begin the licensing process".
  • Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

    Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

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    On Tuesday Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official amid the FBI's investigation into Trump's ties with Russian Federation. He praised Trump for trying to build a "business relationship" with Russian Federation, and dismissed claims that Russian Federation was controlling the U.S.as "ridiculous".
  • Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

    Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

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    Separately Monday, former Obama officials said that Obama had raised general concerns about Flynn with Trump and had told the incoming president there were better people for the national security post. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the election in attempt to help Trump. Republican Sen. John Cornyn said her actions with regard to the executive order were "enormously disappointing" and accused her of undermining the powers of the President ...
  • North Korea warns of more nukes if United States imposes new sanctions

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    Pyongyang's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, but even so, the North is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center told VOA. The Japanese government has not commented on the details of Moon's remarks. Indeed, the Trump administration may have pushed a military confrontation with North Korea to the top of its foreign policy agenda precisely in order to pre-empt ...
  • Miriam Rodriguez Who Probed Daughter's Death Is Killed

    Miriam Rodriguez Who Probed Daughter's Death Is Killed

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    Human Rights Defender Miriam Elizabeth Rodríguez Martínez was murdered on 10 May (Mothers' Day) in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. In it, Rodriguez says that two of those charged in her daughter's disappearance and murder were among prison escapees the previous month.
  • Ex-US representative found guilty in fraud scheme

    Ex-US representative found guilty in fraud scheme

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    Prosecutors say Brown, a Democrat who represented the Florida district that included Jacksonville since 1993, funneled money from One Door for Education into her personal accounts. In one instance, Simmons deposited $2,100 of One Door funds into Brown's personal bank account the same day that Brown paid $2,057 to the IRS for taxes she owed.