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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputed the report and said the president would "never even suggest the expectation of personal loyalty". "The president made that decision". "That is not accurate", McCabe said. McCabe told a Senate panel it was not "standard practice" to tell an individual whether they are or are not under investigation.
  • Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

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    Trump later was informed that he had broken protocol and White House officials placed calls to the National Security Agency and the CIA looking to minimize any damage. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., said around midday Tuesday that he'd spent the morning trying to get someone at the White House to call him and explain what had actually happened.
  • 3 gunmen attack Afghan state television building

    3 gunmen attack Afghan state television building

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    An RTA photographer said he fled the building as soon as the gunfight erupted, but many of his colleagues were still stuck inside. Jalalabad is the capital of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on the eastern border with Pakistan. Attaullah Khughyani, a representative from the governor's office said, "We can confirm that a number of insurgents have entered the building". It was the first major attack on an Afghan media organisation since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001 and ...
  • Police launch appeal after auto stolen with girl, 6, inside

    Police launch appeal after auto stolen with girl, 6, inside

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    The drama started when Beatrice's father met with an unknown man at a gas filling station in Leyton High Road with a view to selling his vehicle. The father met an unknown man at around 6.30pm in Leyton with a view to selling his auto, only for the prospective buyer to steal the vehicle.
  • Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

    Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

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    The men, aged 20 and 23, will each be subjected to 85 lashes next week in a move that has been branded "abusive" and "humiliating" by global human rights groups. Analysts say that the harsh sentences demonstrate that the country's judiciary is increasingly being influenced by conservative Islamic voices. Aceh implemented an expanded Islamic criminal code two years ago that allows up to 100 lashes for morality offences including gay sex .
  • Wales unemployment rate stays higher than United Kingdom average

    Wales unemployment rate stays higher than United Kingdom average

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    For most Bank of England (BOE) policy makers, the fact that earnings remain subdued despite a healthy labor market suggests there is still enough slack to keep interest rates at a record low. But pay excluding bonuses rose by 2.1 per cent year-on-year, the weakest increase since July and below expectations for a 2.2 per cent rise in a Reuters poll of economists.
  • Renowned Mexican drug trade reporter gunned down

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    During his career spanning almost three decades, Valdez wrote extensively on drug-trafficking and organised crime in Mexico, including the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. The CPJ awarded Valdez its International Press Freedom Award in 2011 for his prolific coverage of drug trafficking and organized crime. Cordova was wounded and taken to hospital and her adult son was killed in the attack, the state prosecutor's office said.
  • Australian Treasurer Unveils Near Universally Popular Budget Measure

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    It's a measure Tony Abbott was unable to lock in during his time as Prime Minister. The Turnbull government has warned the big five banks not to lie to their customers if they pass on a new $6 billion levy, AAP reports. Bligh was incredulous on Tuesday night, calling the policy a "reckless move" and claiming it undermined the stability and security of the Australian banking industry.
  • Ninth Circuit questions Trump's statements on Muslims

    Ninth Circuit questions Trump's statements on Muslims

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    IN APRIL, after two of his executive orders were blocked in court, Donald Trump described the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as "outrageous". Spicer said Monday the executive order is fully lawful. Katyal said no, and suggested the president could work with Congress on legitimate measures. "Instead, we get, 'I think Islam hates us, '" Katyal said, quoting the president.
  • May will defeat Corbyn in United Kingdom election: Tony Blair

    May will defeat Corbyn in United Kingdom election: Tony Blair

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    According to an ICM opinion poll for the Guardian newspaper released on Monday, 48 percent of British voters said they would vote for the Conservative Party, while support for Labour hovered at around 27. The Prime Minister insisted she was "not complacent" about the outcome of the poll as she told supporters "every single vote will count". "We all know that for many Brexiteers in the Tory Party, this was why they wanted to Leave", he said.