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He described the future US President as "horrendous and shameful". You have to talk to people with whom you don't agree. That was the most support for any major policy pledge by any of the main parties. In the Sunday Times, a YouGov poll put the Conservatives at 44% and Labour at 35% - reducing the gap to single digits for the first time since the snap election was called.
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    Trump reached Saudi Arabia on Saturday, marking the first stop on his maiden global trip since taking office in January. The president's trip comes days after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel in the investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
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    Nye, meanwhile, said the statute of limitations expires in 2020 over the rape allegations. He addressed a crowd of more than 100 journalists and curious bystanders from the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on Friday. WikiLeaks also had a provocative role in the 2016 USA presidential campaign when it published emails written by Hillary Clinton campaign officials. "Today we published material from the Central Intelligence Agency", he said.
  • Democrat calls for Trump's impeachment, Crapo, Risch want more facts

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    Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee. Impeachment articles against a president require a majority vote of approval in the House of Representatives. And the 25th Amendment gives it the power to remove a president who is deemed by the vice president and Cabinet officials to be "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office".
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    Trump's comments came in a luncheon at the White House with network anchors. Another associate said the notes of the January dinner conversation contained very nuanced quotes from the president and a high level of detail. His appointment, by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , was a striking shift for the Justice Department , which had resisted increasingly insistent calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor.
  • Mali leader cautions of long fight vs. terror

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    French President Emmanuel Macron wears a Paris 2024 pin and waves goodbye after a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission at the Elysee Place in Paris, France May 16, 2017. "My desire in the framework of our military involvement in Africa is to do even more with Europe, more with Germany, but in a pragmatic manner", Macron told reporters during a visit to a French military base in the northern town of Gao.
  • Russian FM Says Did Not Discuss Firing FBI Chief With Trump

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    That flies in the face of the White House's public insistence that Comey's dismissal was not linked to his ongoing investigation. Comey will testify in open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee at some point after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29, though a date has not yet been set.
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    Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open session. In addition to the person of interest in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, the sources emphasized that investigators remain keenly interested in people who previously wielded influence in the Trump campaign and administration but are no longer part of it, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.