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Manning will remain an active duty, unpaid soldier who is eligible for healthcare and other benefits following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Army officials told USA Today . "Like far too many people in prison, particularly transgender women, Chelsea Manning has had to survive unthinkable violence throughout the seven years of her incarceration", Manning said.
  • United States spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

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    Jonathan Rynhold, a political science professor at Bar-Ilan University who wrote a book on Israel-U.S. ties, says the visit is reassuring because it contrasts with the America-first isolationist language of Trump's campaign. They estimate that during his May 20 visit to the region, Trump will balance his pro-Israel attitude with a rapprochement to some of the Arab positions.
  • Netanyahu's office denies rumours he opposes US Embassy move to Jerusalem

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    In addition, Ramallah estimates that Trump intends to accept the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 as one of the bases for a regional initiative on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Israeli right-wingers have pressed Trump to stick to his pledge to move the embassy to Jerusalem , but the president has backed away since taking office, saying it was still being looked at.
  • Trump Says He Has 'Absolute Right' To Share Intelligence With Russia

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    Shortly after the story broke, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, and Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell started their spin, issuing a triple statement. McMaster made clear that none of the U.S. officials present for the president's Oval Office meeting with the Russian foreign minister last week "felt in any way that that conversation was inappropriate".
  • Senate panel wants details on Trump's Russian Federation meeting

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    The classified information had been shared with the president by an ally, violating the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with that country, the official said. On Capitol Hill, Democrats and Republicans alike expressed concern about the president's disclosures. Sen. Following a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump said only that his meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was "very, very successful".
  • New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

    New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

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    Merkel greeted Macron with a handshake Monday ahead of a military honors ceremony. Emmanuel Macron is beginning his first day as French president, with picking a prime minster top of his to do list. Philippe's age would reinforce the generational shift in France's corridors of power and the image of youthful vigor that Macron is cultivating. According to Reuters , Philippe will be the necessary counterweight to the former socialist members of parliament who have joined Macron's cause.
  • Gaza fisherman killed by Israeli fire, army probing incident

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    She said the boat ignored the warning and the navy then opened fire. Earlier, thousands of people carrying Palestinian flags marched through the city, many carrying large keys to symbolise their claims to the homes they lost in 1948. "It added that "the Israeli government continues to deny the rights" of the Palestinian population and refrains from implementing worldwide resolutions, including 194" on returning Palestinians to their homes.
  • President asked Comey to shut down investigation into Michael Flynn

    President asked Comey to shut down investigation into Michael Flynn

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    The freakish scenes Monday night included a surprise encounter between reporters and Trump's top national security adviser and an attempt to drown out possible conversations with a blaring television. "The UAE is using all of its tools to reshape the region", said Theodore Karasik, an expert at Gulf State Analytics, a USA think-tank. The New York Times is reporting that the incident took place in the Oval Office in February the day after Flynn resigned.
  • Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack

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    North Korea may be behind the huge global hack that took down the NHS, experts have said . As many as 300.000 computers in 150 countries have been infected by the virus. In one case, alleged hackers from North Korea demanded bitcoin in exchange for client information they had stolen from a South Korean shopping mall, Choi added.
  • Secret Service detains bike rack jumper outside White House

    Secret Service detains bike rack jumper outside White House

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    A Secret Service officer looks out from the roof as the White House was placed into lockdown. The incident took place shortly after 4 p.m. on a day of tension at the White House over reports that President Donald Trump disclosed secret information to Russian officials.