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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 because she disagreed with Trump's order "as a policy matter". Gen. Flynn, an anti-Islamic terror hawk, and were gunning for him early in the transition, long before rumors he was involved in any alleged Russian conspiracy.
  • Trump spoke about the negotiations with the foreign Minister of Russian Federation

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    A White House statement says Pence met with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Wednesday. Outlets from the New York Times to Newsweek and Quartz reported the perceived snub to US-based media. President Donald Trump and Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office. The White House was told an official Russian photographer would be present, implying the images would be for the historical record and not necessarily made public.
  • Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

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    Canada, the USA and its six Arctic Council partners adopted the nine-page "Fairbanks Declaration 2017, " which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average. Tillerson says the United States appreciates that the other countries have important points of view and will take time to understand their concerns.
  • Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump

    Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump

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    Spicer's often combative question-and-answer sessions with the reporters who cover Trump have become must-see TV. Sanders' missteps highlight the vast challenges of serving as press secretary to a president like Trump, who appears to leave his own communications staff in the dark while making claims that seem to contradict theirs.
  • Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

    Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

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    But it took more than luck for the new French president to accomplish something most students of French politics thought impossible: From scratch, he built his own political party of the center, En Marche! Marine Le Pen, his far-right opponent in the presidential run-off, quickly conceded defeat to the 39-year-old Macron after voters rejected her "French-first" nationalism by a large margin.
  • Students choose NDP in mock election

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    So Sonia Fursteneau and Adam Olsen, newly elected Green members, could together decide who will be the next premier. The riding has been heavily contested for years, it's been decided by 1,200 votes or fewer in the last five elections, Anton won by just 470 in 2013.
  • What does France's new president-elect have to offer?

    What does France's new president-elect have to offer?

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    The 39-year-old has also promised that half of candidates in winnable seats will be women. Macron's party now has no seats in parliament. The party's first secretary Jean-Christophe Cambadélis said "a procedure is ongoing". The losers of the presidential election are aiming to capitalise on a general lack of enthusiasm for the pro- business Macron - whom many voters backed exclusively to bar Le Pen - to bounce back in the parliamentary vote.
  • India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

    India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

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    Islamabad violated ceasefire post 6:45 a.m. and more than 7 villages have been targeted. As many as 14 families from the border villages in Naushera sector fled their homes on Friday following indiscriminate shelling by Pakistani troops. He said the decision to close the schools in the area has been taken to ensure safety of the students and the staff. "After a government Middle school in Jhangher was damaged, as a precautionary measure schools in border area villages have been asked to ...
  • After UNESCO vote, Israel cuts another $1m from UN budget

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    Israel will withhold $1 million in funds that it gives to the United Nations following the passage of a resolution that condemns Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem . Security Council resolution which condemned Israeli settlements. Meanwhile, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the resolution as "absurd".
  • US likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe

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    Currently, passengers flying in to the USA from 10 airports fall under the ambit of the ban that was introduced in March. The U.S. laptop ban and on other electronic devices larger than cell phones has affected direct flights to the United States by Royal Jordanian Airlines RJAL.AM, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways.
  • At least 74 countries impacted in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

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    Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017.
  • Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

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    In fear of being replaced by Sarah Huckabee , a desperate Sean Spicer begged the President to keep his job as Press Secretary - and ended up MAKING OUT with him in sheer gratitude. Unable to quell Spicer's doubts, Baldwin's Trump turned to a time-honored technique - sexual assault. Cellphone videos posted on social media showed McCarthy suited up shouting at cars to get out of the way as she cruised through the buslting traffic.