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Lawyers at the White House have begun to study the impeachment process in preparation for any potential efforts to remove US President Donald Trump from office, CNN reported Friday . Comey will be testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day but a date has yet to be set. "I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", committee Chairman Sen.
  • General Election polls: Labour close in on Tories after manifesto launch

    General Election polls: Labour close in on Tories after manifesto launch

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    He added: "People like me are always optimistic... things can happen". "But let me say this - over this next couple of weeks, if he's still there, I am challenging him to a televised debate". "I am very proud that we have a party that is diverse, that is inclusive, that is pluralistic and this manifesto is a product of that process". Ms Dugdale, the party's leader in Scotland, said she defined success as "winning the election".
  • Korea claims latest missile can carry a large nuclear warhead

    Korea claims latest missile can carry a large nuclear warhead

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    The South Korean official also said Pyongyang's public announcement of the missile test was "not appropriate". The US Pacific Command, based in Hawaii, confirmed the rocket launch but said the unidentified projectile did not appear to be large enough to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, saying only that the launch did not pose a threat to North America.
  • Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

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    There are no other reports of disruptions, but the department said it is monitoring all flights today out of caution. No injuries were reported. It was not immediately clear what the circumstances of that breach were, but the news outlets, citing unnamed sources, said once Flight 31 departed, the man allegedly "tried to break through the cockpit door".
  • USA diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart

    USA diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart

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    The visit, he said, is historic and opens the door to cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade, investment and education. Earlier today, the two countries signed a defense agreement worth more than $100 billion that will upgrade Saudi Arabia's military capabilities, allowing it to better protect its borders and aid in the global fight against terrorism.
  • Celtics say Isaiah Thomas is out for the rest of the postseason

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    A 5-foot-8 guard who was the last selection in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas emerged as a star this season, averaging almost 29 points and leading the league in fourth-quarter scoring. He was named second-team All-NBA and managed to get the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals. Even before he took to the court for the playoffs, Thomas had to deal with the death of his younger sister.
  • Hassan Rouhani re-elected as Iranian president

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    Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi greets his supporters during a campaign rally at Imam Khomeini Mosque in the capital Tehran on May 16, 2017. "The Iranian people have chosen the path of engagement with the world, far from extremism", he said on state television. Mr Rouhani also thanked former reformist President Mohammad Khatami, apparently defying a media ban on citing the ex-leader's name.
  • North Korea reportedly fires one unidentified missile

    North Korea reportedly fires one unidentified missile

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    South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectile was sacked Sunday from an area around Pukchang. North Korea is aiming to complete development of an intercontinental ballistic missile that is capable of attacking the contiguous United States.
  • In speech to Muslim leaders, Trump to condemn 'Islamist extremism'

    In speech to Muslim leaders, Trump to condemn 'Islamist extremism'

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    White House aides said that different teams of speechwriters had been working on as many as five different drafts of the speech, and that Trump worked to reconcile those different ideas into his own address. President Donald Trump says that he and the Emir of Qatar will discuss the purchase of "lots of attractive military equipment". Trump and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, met on Sunday morning in Riyadh in a bilateral meeting.
  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

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    This will be the first time that Air Force One will take off from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and land in Tel Aviv. And in Sicily, the president will meet with the other leaders of the G7, a gathering of Western economic powers. "Relocating the USA embassy will end the peace process and the annexation of East Jerusalem is illegal as stipulated by all worldwide laws and resolutions", he warned, adding that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory.