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Trump's letter directly to Comey was also released Tuesday afternoon. At Friday afternoon's White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer did not rule out the possibility of their cancellation. Among those also expected to be coming were acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, Michael J. Garcia, an associate judge on New York's highest court, and GOP Sen.
  • Putin says Russia sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

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    And it raises a crucial question: Is Turkey willing to seriously disrupt the US -led war against Islamic State to undermine Washington's support for the Kurds? Now, the only question is, how far do Trump and Erdogan extend, realizing their geostrategic ambitions? "The media and press freedoms have been placed under government control".
  • Trump confident travel ban will be upheld

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    This time, the appeals court was hearing a case involving a challenge by the state of Hawaii. Trump's order, directed at six predominantly Muslim countries, did not mention religion though Trump called for a "Muslim ban" when he was running for president.
  • Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

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    South Korea was mostly spared from the latest ransomware attack, partly because the constant threats have made the government and companies careful about always updating their software. He said: "One of the issues to do with attribution (finding a source) is that we get to look at code, and code can tell us quite a bit about the nature of the attack".
  • At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

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    In a commencement speech at a school with an anti-LGBT reputation, President Trump extolled a recent executive order he signed in the name of "religious freedom" that opponents say could lay the groundwork for anti-LGBT discrimination. Lanora Hale came from Millville, N.J., to watch her son graduate with a master's degree. "Jerry, are you sure you know what you're doing here?" "There might be a few there that don't agree with Donald Trump's policies but, I really expect them to show ...
  • Evacuated residents shelter in churches after World War II bomb found

    Evacuated residents shelter in churches after World War II bomb found

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    A38 remains closed but working to reopen ASAP. The A5127 Lichfield Road between Grosvenor Road and Cuckoo Road and all entry and exit slip roads at Junction 6 of the M6 were also closed. "Army bomb disposal experts have worked throughout the night and continue to work as quickly as possible to bring the situation to a safe conclusion".
  • Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

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    Fox News' John Roberts pointed out that several top Democrat lawmakers have said they will refuse to consider a new FBI director unless a special prosecutor is appointed to lead the Trump-Russia investigation. Comey is said to be concerned with the prospects of numerous initiatives he was pursuing inside the bureau, but believes FBI agents and personnel will continue to conduct themselves with professionalism.
  • Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

    Trump intel sharing likely to leave allies anxious

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    Both publications said the information was pertaining to an ISIS plot and was provided to the U.S.by an ally. John McCain, R-Ariz., called the reports "deeply disturbing" and said they could affect the willingness of US allies and partners to share intelligence with the U.S.
  • President Xi: China to Host 2nd Belt & Road Forum in 2019

    President Xi: China to Host 2nd Belt & Road Forum in 2019

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    At the outset of the meeting, Xi thanked Nikai for his participation and Japan's interest in the belt and road initiative, under which China is planning to invest hundreds of billions of dollars in a vast infrastructure network in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.
  • Trump Made No 'Classified' Leak, Someone Else Did

    Trump Made No 'Classified' Leak, Someone Else Did

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    The newspaper cited current and former U.S. officials said Mr Trump had divulged information provided by an ally through an intelligence-sharing arrangement, which was considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the American government.
  • United Nations chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

    United Nations chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

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    A day after the latest ballistic missile test carried out by Pyongyang, a North Korean news agency reported that the missile that was tested can carry a heavy nuclear warhead and reach the US mainland. The Security Council has adopted six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions against North Korea. If North Korea launches a rocket on a lofted trajectory - an angle higher than normal - "there's no guarantee that even the new interceptor we are developing with the USA can shoot it down", ...