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Mr. Flynn hired a lawyer a few weeks later. His reasoning wasn't reported , but Turkey has long opposed USA military operations in cooperation with Kurdish forces. After he was sacked, Flynn admitted his now-defunct company was paid $530,000 by Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin for lobbying that " principally benefited " the Turkish government, despite never registering in the U.S.as a foreign agent.
  • TN Lawmakers Respond To Comey Memo

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    He says it was an open secret that Trump recorded visitors to his Trump Tower office in the years before he became the commander in chief. Trump tweeted after firing Comey last week. "Director Mueller will still be in the chain of command under the Trump-appointed leadership of the Justice Department". Graham said he was willing to work with Democrats to find the best way to move forward on the investigation, which he is helping lead in his capacity as chairman of the Senate Judiciary ...
  • Netanyahu reveals conversations with Trump regarding United States embassy transfer to Jerusalem

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    But Trump has since backed away from the embassy move, saying it was still being looked at, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has faced political backlash at home over the issue. The current CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, Jonathan Greenblatt , urged the White House to clarify its stance following the report. The Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, is located in east Jerusalem , which was occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never ...
  • Russian Federation willing to give Congress records of Trump meeting: Putin

    Russian Federation willing to give Congress records of Trump meeting: Putin

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    Ambassador Sergey Kislyak would "contribute to the war on terrorism". Putin said he's prepared to provide a transcript of the meeting to members of the U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday told journalists he did not think Trump was being allowed to work properly and did not divulge secret information to Russian officials.
  • Deadly tornado near Chetek rated a strong EF2

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    Weather Service meteorologist Mike Greisiner says the storms began as a "supercell" which developed around 3:30 at Saint Paul, two hours before the Chetek tornado - and it really gained strength in Washington County as it was heading east. Mayor Jeff Martin in nearby Chetek (sheh-TEK') says turkeys can be seen wandering in the damage. Beckham County Sheriff Derrick Manning identified the victim as 53-year-old Gene "Bo" Mikles.
  • North Korea's missile program progressing faster than expected

    North Korea's missile program progressing faster than expected

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    The U.S. ambassador said Russian Federation has the same decision to make as the rest of the worldwide community: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose". The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programmes - even from China - said the missile test was a legitimate defence against United States hostility.
  • What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

    What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

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    Dubbed EternalBlue , the exploit allowed WannaCry to effectively infect neighbouring computers on a network using Windows' SMB v1.0 (file sharing) protocol. "At this stage, we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". Bossert said he expected the number of people affected would rise as more workers logged into their work computers on Monday.
  • Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

    Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

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    Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests previous year which are likely to have improved its know-how in making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles.
  • Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

    Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

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    The Israeli foreign ministry confirmed the arrival of Friedman on Monday, days ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump. The furor, just days before a presidential trip to Israel, began on Monday, when US representatives in Jerusalem declined an Israeli request to have Prime Minister Netanyahu accompany the president when Trump visits the Western Wall.
  • Pvt. Chelsea Manning released after 7-years in Kan. prison

    Pvt. Chelsea Manning released after 7-years in Kan. prison

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    While in prison, she managed to write a column in the Guardian and maintain a blog, and posted to Twitter with the help of supporters, who took her dictation over the phone. NBC News, citing an unnamed U.S Army official, says Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison Wednesday at around 2 a.m. "I'm figuring things out right now-which is exciting, awkward, fun, and all new for me", Manning said in a statement .