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Trump is scheduled to meet with Saudi King Salman, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Pope Francis and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Comey agreed to the public hearing at the tail end of a week that was filled with blockbuster revelations about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's relationship with the president.
  • White House lawyers research impeachment

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    CNN , citing unnamed sources, reports attorneys in the White House Counsel's office have begun researching the particulars of impeachment proceedings and consulted experts outside the administration with specialized knowledge of the process.
  • Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

    Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

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    The reunion took place at the Department of State Services facility in Abuja where the girls have been kept since they were brought to the nation's capital a day after their release. Aside from the Chibok girls, thousands of people in northern Nigeria have been kidnapped and more than 20,000 have been killed in the eight years of conflict.
  • Pippa Middleton weds James Matthews in rural church

    Pippa Middleton weds James Matthews in rural church

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    The couple will say their vows in a picturesque Berkshire church before a congregation which will include the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Prince Harry and other close family and friends.
  • Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

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    Separately, however, Washington also extended wider sanctions relief for Iran called for under the nuclear accord. Iran's Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list online Saturday, which added nine targets. Iran responded by announcing similar sanctions in March. Iran criticised new U.S. sanctions on its missile programme on Thursday, saying they would undermine the nuclear deal with world powers.
  • Russians Bragged They Could Use Flynn Relationship To Influence Trump

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    However and much like Trump's request for then-FBI Director James Comey to kill the investigation into Flynn's Russian ties (because he's a "good guy"), this news carries a whiff of possible obstruction of justice. In that same interview, Pence said that Flynn's conversations with Kislyak during the transition "had nothing whatsoever to do with (U.S.) sanctions (against Russia)", a statement that later turned out to be false, and which cost Flynn his job.
  • Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

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    The report comes hot on the heels of a Washington Post report, published earlier on Friday, alleging that the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation has now named current senior White House adviser as a "person of interest". Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton of MA echoed that sentiment, saying there was "considerable frustration" and that "he refused to answer a lot of questions".
  • United States airstrikes target pro-Assad forces in Syria

    United States airstrikes target pro-Assad forces in Syria

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    The de-conflicted zone, agreed between the United States and Russian Federation, is located around Tanf, where the borders of Jordan, Syria and Iraq meet. presence in Syria is becoming more visible, mostly in northern parts of the country, where American troops are backing Kurdish-led forces fighting Islamic State ( Isis ).
  • Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

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    He later was given a tour of one of Riyadh's most opulent palaces and sat through an elaborate signing ceremony in which, one by one, the Saudis agreed to military deals with the US government and private businesses. A red carpet was rolled out and staircase rolled up to Air Force One after it landed at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh shortly before 10:00 am (0700 GMT).