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The executive order issued Thursday marked the second time the USA has sanctioned leaders of Venezuela's socialist government since Donald Trump became president this year. That designation means that as of Thursday, the eight magistrates' assets in the U.S are frozen and people in the US are prohibited from doing business or transacting with them.
  • Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

    Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

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    Mueller will not only look into the Russian Federation angle, but also the suspicious circumstances of Trump abruptly firing FBI Director James Comey last week. The investigation goes well beyond Flynn, Manafort and a possible American connection, to include how Russian intelligence services carried out the campaign of fake news and leaking hacked emails that intelligence officials say was meant to hurt Hillary Clinton and benefit Donald Trump.
  • McCain: White House Scandals Are Hitting 'Watergate Size And Scale'

    McCain: White House Scandals Are Hitting 'Watergate Size And Scale'

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    The White House says the report is "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr. Comey". Walters had interpreted for Richard Nixon during his 1958 trip to Latin America, when he was twice assailed by angry mobs, and Nixon had made him the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, under Richard Helms.
  • Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

    Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

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    Twenty three people were struck by the vehicle before it was stopped by a security barrier. The teen was reportedly visiting the city with family when a speeding vehicle came careening in the wrong direction and struck Elsman, her 13-year-old sister and at least 20 others.
  • Lawmakers On Both Sides Alarmed By Reports Trump Disclosed Intelligence

    Lawmakers On Both Sides Alarmed By Reports Trump Disclosed Intelligence

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    The report alleges that Trump shared information about laptops on planes, which was given to the USA by an ally who did not give consent for it to be shared with Russian Federation. Bob Corker (R-TN), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, accused the Trump White House of being in a " downward spiral ". What's most important, the president said, is that authorities "find the leakers in the intelligence community".
  • Manning released from USA military prison

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    Former U.S. President Barack Obama granted Manning Clemency in his final days in office in January. Manning was released "in accordance to President Obama's order", the U.S. WikiLeaks posted a Bitcoin donation address on Twitter early Tuesday with the hopes of bringing in donations in time for Manning's release from prison Wednesday.
  • Centre-right Republicans split over new French PM

    Centre-right Republicans split over new French PM

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    Le Drian vowed to promote the country's "key role" in the global community, noting continuity between his previous position and his new diplomatic job. Longtime Macron supporter and campaign manager Richard Ferrand was rewarded with the territorial cohesion portfolio. Merkel and Macron met in Berlin in March during the French presidential campaign, but Monday's talks mark their first meeting since his election.
  • President Donald Trump Reaffirms: 'No Collusion'

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    Hours after a news report that President Trump had asked the FBI director to back away from an investigation, Democrats seized on the information to accuse the White House of a serious crime. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, said simply, "It would be helpful to have less drama emanating from the White House". And veteran Republican Senator John McCain called the allegations about the Trump-Lavrov meeting "deeply disturbing".
  • Fractious House panel at centre of latest Trump probes

    Fractious House panel at centre of latest Trump probes

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    Earlier this week, Chaffetz tweeted that he had invited Comey to testify at a hearing set for next week. In an interview with the NBC television, Trump said that he made a decision to fire Comey long before the US Department of Justice's recommendations.
  • Britain's Labour launches 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

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    The statement follows Tuesday's remarks that a seat total of 200 - almost 30 fewer than the number won under Ed Miliband in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Corbyn. "I'm not optimistic, but we'll wait and see". People like me are always optimistic ... things can happen. Len McCluskey, general secretary of the Unite union, told Politico it would be a success for Labour if it could hold onto 200 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons - or 29 fewer than the party now holds.