• Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

    Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

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    Those present at the cabinet meeting, the first since ministers were appointed on Wednesday (17 May), included economy and budget ministers from the right, a TV environmentalist put in charge of ecology and energy, and a veteran Socialist who was defence minister in the last government and is now in charge of Europe and foreign policy.
  • Mexico "welcomes" Trump plans to revamp NAFTA

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    As the Trump administration sets the clock running for a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement , a deadline is fast approaching in a longstanding dispute with Mexico over sugar that some see as a harbinger of how those broader talks could play out.
  • X-ray services at Basingstoke hit by cyber attack

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    NHS Digital has confirmed to Sky News that the patch was made available on its cyber portal on 25 April, and a link sent to NHS IT staff on 27 April. 'There is no evidence that NEW Devon CCG, or our associated GP practices, have been affected by the cyber attack. "Our security protection methods have prevented significant impact of this attack within our organisation".
  • Chaffetz demands copy of Comey memo on Flynn investigation

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    According to three sources, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is expected to announce Thursday that he is stepping down before the end of his congressional term. On Thursday, the Republican Gowdy released a statement saying he was talking to other members about the chairmanship. President Trump fired Comey last week following which the administration officials provided multiple, conflicting accounts of the reasoning behind the dismissal.
  • Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

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    The Senate intelligence committee invited Comey to testify and sought his memos, while the Senate judiciary committee requested the Federal Bureau of Investigation memos as well as any possible tapes from the White House in response to Trump's tweet last week suggesting he had taped conversations with Comey.
  • Joe Biden Could Run For President in 2020

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    No, Biden announced that not only does he regret not running for president but that " I never thought she was the correct candidate ". "I had planned on running for president, and although it would have been a very hard primary, I think I could have won".
  • European Union ban on airline companies from Nepal to continue

    European Union ban on airline companies from Nepal to continue

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    The EU sometimes bans every airline from a country because of poor regulatory oversight; this applies to the vast majority of banned airlines-174 airlines in 16 states-even though the airline itself may have a safe operation. Reacting to the ban, Zimbabwe's Transport Minister, Joram Gumbo, said the European Union informed airline management and government officials in a meeting recently about its safety violations.
  • Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions

    Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions

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    European countries have criticized Duterte's brutal drug war, and in response Duterte has bristled at the idea that development assistance gives foreign governments any leverage over his administration. The EU Parliament, the lawmaking body of the 28-country regional bloc, has been a strong critic of President Duterte's anti-drug campaign and the supposedly extrajudicial killings related to it as well as the reinstatement of the death penalty.
  • Time for the president to lawyer up, say legal experts

    Time for the president to lawyer up, say legal experts

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    Chaffetz, who until now has seemed reluctant to investigate the Trump administration, has already scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, May 24, at 9:30 am - the same day the committee is supposed to receive Comey's memos. The reports stem from a memo Comey wrote shortly after an Oval Office meeting in February. "What else will the people generating such drivel and nonsense think of next?" he said .