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Perhaps tellingly, McMaster delivered the statement from a prepared text, and did not take questions. " The story that came out tonight, as reported, is false ", he said . Trump's apparent corroboration of at least portions of the Post's story shortly followed the Kremlin's denial of the story. "The president wasn't even aware where this information came from", McMaster said.
  • Macron takes power as French president

    Macron takes power as French president

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    Paris: A senior member of France's main conservative party disowned his colleague Edouard Philippe on Tuesday for taking up the job of prime minister under centrist President Emmanuel Macron. Among the non-politicians to be offered roles is well-known environmentalist Nicolas Hulot, a source in the presidency said. Germany is looking to Macron to revitalize France as an economic power and political heavyweight in an European Union facing complex divorce proceedings with Britain.
  • Senate Intelligence wants information about Trump's disclosure to Russians

    Senate Intelligence wants information about Trump's disclosure to Russians

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    Trump has frequently said he wants to improve USA relations with Moscow, damaged by years of disagreement over Russia's role in Ukraine and its backing for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. European official says country might stop sharing info with U.S. Analysis of the denial by the Post said its report did not say Trump disclosed intelligence sources or methods or publicly known military operations.
  • The Real Problem With Trump's Russian Revelation

    The Real Problem With Trump's Russian Revelation

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    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY also called the story "disturbing", adding, "Revealing classified information at this level is extremely unsafe and puts at risk the lives of Americans and those who gather intelligence for our country".
  • Iranian vice president pulls out of poll, backs Rouhani

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    Jahangiri registered to run for the election amid concern among Rouhani's allies that the president might be disqualified by the Guardian Council, a clerical body that vets candidates based on their loyalty to the Islamic Republic. A Raisi victory could put Iran on a more confrontational course with the West - and in particular President Donald Trump, who visits Iran's chief regional rival, Saudi Arabia, this week.
  • Father shocked after adult son accused of decapitating mom

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    It was not clear if he had been assigned an attorney. Sandy Police told the station that Wagner was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. The gruesome chain of events unfolded in two tiny, rural towns once known for logging about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Portland and sent shock waves through Estacada, where most people knew the white-haired checkout clerk identified as 66-year-old Michael Wagner for his warmth and quick sense of humor.
  • Did Donald Trump brief the Russians?

    Did Donald Trump brief the Russians?

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    Sanders then referenced Trump's surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey last week, a move Trump said he made in part because of Comey's handling of an investigation into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember it being the same way and have said so. The information Trump relayed, officials said, had been provided by a USA partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement considered so sensitive that ...
  • Cebu Pacific flight cancelled due to fire alarm in Singapore

    Cebu Pacific flight cancelled due to fire alarm in Singapore

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    The Singapore Civil Defense Force said firefighters arrived within minutes and put out a small fire. Almost two hours after the firm alarm went off, people were still waiting outside the terminal. Travellers with flights on Tuesday were seen being admitted back into the terminal. Passengers and staff evacuated onto the tarmac of Changi Airport Terminal 2.
  • Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are "under assault"

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    Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, May 11, 2017, while testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S. The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the USA election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. They are among more than a dozen candidates Mr Trump is considering, a group that includes several politicians, lawyers and law enforcement officials.
  • Russian Federation on Trump leak reports: Don't read American newspapers

    Russian Federation on Trump leak reports: Don't read American newspapers

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    Now, just a few days before Trump's debut on the global stage, he's giving allies new reasons to worry, and potentially putting crucial intelligence-sharing agreements at risk. Leon Panetta, a former secretary of defense and Central Intelligence Agency director, said Trump had a responsibility to be more careful with sensitive information.
  • Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

    Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

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    President Donald Trump held his first face-to-face talks with Turkey's president amid accusations that Trump gave Russian officials classified intelligence from an ally. But keep in mind USA officials unfamiliar with intelligence sometimes make such mistakes. The president also goes on the attack against "LEAKERS" as the White House tries to contain the fallout of its latest scandal.
  • UK Opposition Labour Party releases election manifesto

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    The manifesto commits the party to a Fiscal Credibility Rule requiring a Labour government to eliminate the deficit on day-to-day spending within five years and ensure that debt is lower at the end of the next Parliament than today, but providing flexibility to borrow for investment.