• North Korea vows to find 'plot' culprits

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    Moon has considerable experience in implementing this policy, having been an integral part of it when he served as former President Roh Moo-hyun's chief of staff. In this regard, North Korea said it would deal with two U.S. citizens detained by its security service in accordance with the law. The U.S. side comprised Suzanne DiMaggio at the New America think tank, former United Nations ambassador Thomas Pickering, retired four-star Adm.
  • Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russian Federation photos

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    President Donald Trump met with Russian officials at the White House and while Russian state media was present, the American press was kept out. This has led the NPPA among many others to accuse the White House of enabling Russian propaganda after the Russian Foreign Ministry released the only photos of the meeting to USA news agencies and the public.
  • Merrill Blasts Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

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    The League of Women Voters said: "The real goal of this effort is to justify President Trump's false claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 elections". In a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian election tampering in March, voter fraud became a topic of questioning - Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., asked Comey if the Federal Bureau of Investigation had any evidence that votes were changed in states like Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, and OH, to which Comey ...
  • Tories claim they could win 15 seats in Scotland at general election

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    The campaign is barely a week old and if the SNP message is already looking shop-soiled that's because it is. "The SNP has won the election in Scotland and won it loud and clear", Ms Sturgeon said. "SNP MPs like Pete Wishart will be MPs that go to Westminster to stand up for Scotland, make Scotland's voice heard and protect Scotland's interests".
  • The Russian government embarrassed the White House

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    The Trump administration downplayed the threat, but a senior official acknowledged the White House had been misled about the role of the Russian photographer, who was employed by a state-run news agency. He wrote a message to his US colleagues on Facebook today saying that he went through the usual screenings. On January 26, deputy AG Sally Yates informed the White House that Mike Flynn had been compromised by the Russians.
  • South Korea's Progressive New President Is Open to Visiting Pyongyang

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    Moon did not fly to Washington but did call shortly after his victory . Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and set up its first liberal rule in a decade, assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finished counting and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of conservative Park Geun-hye.
  • Syria will abide by 'de-escalation' plan, assures foreign minister

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    Who is specifically to be kept out of them? "So we've got to look at the details". The borders of the safe zones are "still being worked out", among other things, Mattis said, though "the general locations are well understood ". aid official said on Thursday. That leaves the US and its allies free to continue the campaign to retake IS-held territory. "The devil is always in the details, so we are going to have to look at the details, see if we can work them out, see if we think they are ...
  • Trump admits he was lying about why he fired Comey

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    Her original statement on Comey's firing was two sentences long and said his replacement "must be strong and independent and will receive a fair hearing in the Judiciary Committee". "I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed". Republican leaders brushed off the idea as unnecessary. "A dinner was arranged", Trump said.
  • Attorney General Sessions Issues Charging and Sentencing Guidelines to Federal Prosecutors

    Attorney General Sessions Issues Charging and Sentencing Guidelines to Federal Prosecutors

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    And even if they opt not to pursue the most serious charges, prosecutors are still required to provide judges with all the details of a case when defendants are sentenced, which could lengthen prison terms. The Trump administration initially said the president was acting off a recommendation from the No. 2 Department of Justice official and Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsRobert Gates on Comey: Trump should have had his "ducks in a row" Dem on Comey firing: "I've got real concerns ...
  • Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

    Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

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    He has also talked about pulling out of the Korea-U.S. The victor of Tuesday's election and South Korea's next president, Moon Jae-in, favours a much softer policy towards North Korea. "President Moon said the Thaad issue can be resolved when there is no further provocation by North Korea", spokesman Yoon Young-chan said. Two sources with knowledge of the situation said the US embassy in Beijing had submitted a diplomatic note to China's foreign ministry, saying that inviting North Korea ...