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David Brody at CBN News reports that $8.8 billion will be appropriated to the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Defense Department - all of which must adhere to Trump's expanded policy now called "Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance".
  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test, vows sanctions

    UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test, vows sanctions

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    North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States in a sea of flames, has accused Washington of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war with recent military drills with South Korea and Japan. "The president said we are leaving open the possibility of dialogue with North Korea, but we should sternly deal with a provocation to prevent North Korea from miscalculating".
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation needs protection from White House

    Federal Bureau of Investigation needs protection from White House

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    FBI Director James Comey makes a statement at FBI Headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Trump said in excerpts of an NBC News interview released Friday that Comey "should have never exonerated" Hillary Clinton. He added: "It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won". Trump seemed to suggest that if Comey gave his version of contacts between them, the administration might produce tapes of conversations, although it was not clear if such ...
  • Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones

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    National Security Agency. Now, meet Putin the piano man. In 2010, while serving as prime minister, Putin famously took to the stage at a charity event where he sat at a piano and played the beginning of Blueberry Hill and then sang the song in English before an audience packed with worldwide celebrities, including Kevin Costner, Mickey Rourke, and Sharon Stone.
  • Lighthizer confirmed as US Trade Representative

    Lighthizer confirmed as US Trade Representative

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    The latest steps by U.S. President Donald Trump to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could undercut the price competitiveness of South Korean exports to America that are shipped through Mexico, according to experts Saturday.
  • China's Belt and Road forum ends, next in 2019

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    Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth almost $500 million ahead of Beijing's worldwide forum on its "Silk Road" trade and infrastructure initiative for Asia, Africa and Europe, the Pakistani government said. A 60 percent portion is denominated in US dollars carrying a 2 percent interest rate, and the remaining 40 percent calculated in Chinese yuan, carrying a 3.4 percent rate, according to a note by Bank of China International.
  • Adelson 'Furious' Over Trump Waffling On Jerusalem Embassy Move

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office clarified last night that the prime minister supports the embassy move. Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is reportedly "outraged" by comments made by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after America's top diplomat appeared to waver on the US president's pledge to relocate the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to Channel 2 Monday.
  • Nurses to stage a 'summer of protests' over pay

    Nurses to stage a 'summer of protests' over pay

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    Although nearly 80% of its members would support going on strike against the government's 1% pay cap, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has chose to launch a "summer of protest activity" in the NHS instead - but industrial action is still in the cards.
  • Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

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    Mohammad-Baghar Ghalibaf, who has twice before been defeated in presidential elections, issued a statement on Monday saying he was stepping aside to bolster the campaign of hardliner Ebrahim Raisi . That has led to speculation that Iran's next government will engage less with the West, especially after Khamenei called on whoever wins to avoid relying on foreign investors to strengthen the economy - a comment widely interpreted as a criticism of Rouhani.
  • Lawyer: Ban is nothing like Japanese internment

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    However Neal Katyal, the attorney representing Hawaii, dismissed those arguments telling the judges that Trump clearly was singling out Muslims and that his campaign rhetoric was still relevant today. Judge Richard Paez was skeptical of that argument Monday. The judges are being asked to overturn an order blocking Trump's directive. Katyal said no, and suggested the president could begin by repudiating his earlier statements or by working with Congress.