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North Korea repeatedly flaunts that it intends to develop a missile capable of striking the USA mainland. Haley said the USA was still working on persuading China and Russian Federation to support stronger sanctions against North Korea, to which end she "pointedly reminded Russian Federation that the North's latest missile test had reached close to Russia's border", as the New York Times puts it.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/21/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/21/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    The Penguins are 1-for-10 in the series, including 0-for-5 in the Game 1 loss, and they are 9-for-47 (19 percent, including 4-for-29 on home ice) in the playoffs. "I think , when it's not going in for you, you've just got to keep it simple and make sure you keep getting pucks to the net, keep getting guys there, and make sure we're competing in and around the net".
  • France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

    France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

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    Russian president Vladimir Putin has congratulated Mr Macron on taking office and forming his Cabinet. Meanwhile, French Polynesia's president Edouard Fritch has given his full backing to the new president, saying there is a shared vision of how Tahiti can help Mr Macron's new strategy for Europe.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probe moves into White House

    Federal Bureau of Investigation probe moves into White House

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    He was insane, a real nut job, ” the Times reported that Trump said during the May 10 meeting. Per McClatchy , the cover up is the third "branch" of an investigation that began as a look into Russian interference, and then began to examine whether the Trump team colluded with the Russians.
  • Trump told Russians pressure off after firing 'nutjob' Comey

    Trump told Russians pressure off after firing 'nutjob' Comey

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    During the meeting - in which Trump allegedly revealed classified information provided by Israel - the president reportedly said Comey's firing a day earlier had had relieved him of "great pressure" over his ties to Russian Federation. Mr Trump has reacted furiously to the appointment, denying he had done anything that might merit prosecution or even impeachment, and then added of the lingering allegations and questions: "I think it's totally ridiculous".
  • Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington

    Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington

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    North Korea's launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump's strategy to work with China to combat the threat. But the system might be adapted to provide it, in time, with an intercontinental ballistic missile that could strike the United States. An undated photo released 15 May 2017 by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) viewing a missile, believed ...
  • Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

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    The reports , emerging just as Trump jetted off to Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip as president, were likely to extend the turmoil engulfing his administration since the May 9 firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Republicans have largely stood behind Trump in the first months of his presidency as the FBI and congressional investigations into Russia's election meddling intensified.
  • Senior White House adviser under scrutiny in Russia investigation, Washington Post says

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    A law enforcement investigation into coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign has identified someone now working in the White House as a significant person of interest, the Washington Post reported on Friday. "There was considerable frustration in the room", said Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. "I believe it hurts our country terribly, because it shows we're a divided, mixed-up, not-unified country", Trump said at a luncheon with ...
  • James Comey to testify before Senate in public hearing

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    Mark Warner announced late Friday that Comey will testify in a hearing to be scheduled after Memorial Day. Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Comey has told associates, Trump asked for his loyalty.
  • Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote

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    And if the deal that Theresa May comes back with is not good enough for you and your family, you should have the right to reject it and to vote to remain. 'Not Theresa May's cold, mean-spirited Britain'. "This means leaving the single market, ending freedom of movement and abandoning the customs union - even though these choices will make the United Kingdom poorer and disappoint many leave voters who wanted a different outcome".