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Sources told the news network that Russian officials were heard boasting of the close relationship they had developed with Flynn, who would eventually be chosen by Trump to serve as his national security adviser - but who was sacked from the post only weeks into the new administration's term.
  • Big-spending Aussie Budget is supported by hefty taxes

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    If that happens budget deficits shrink from $37.6 billion this year to near balance in 2019-20 and a $7.4 billion surplus the year after. "Growth in payments has been restricted to less than 2.0 per cent per year". "They've changed their tactics, they've changed their rhetoric, but they'll never change their minds", Mr Bowen said. Treasurer Scott Morrison will outline his second budget and his conservative government's first since narrowly winning a second three-year term at elections in ...
  • Assange still troubled despite dropped rape investigation

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    In August 2015, Swedish prosecutors dropped their investigation into a separate allegation against Assange of sexual molestation and one of unlawful coercion because a five-year limit for bringing charges expired. Police indicated they will significantly scale back the resources dedicated to making sure Assange does not escape now that he is wanted for a much less serious crime.
  • Comey agrees to testify in front of Senate committee

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    White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures to prepare for the possible impeachment of the US President Donald Trump, although officials still believe this is a distant possibility, according to a CNN report . "I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", said Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.).
  • Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

    Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

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    The Nigerian government said it was committed to securing the release of all hostages held by Boko Haram. Almost 200 of the schoolgirls had remained captive after the first negotiated release of 21 girls in October. "Remember, we told you when some 21 girls were released in October, last year, that some of their colleagues said they would remain with their captors", he said.
  • House leaders support accord between China, ASEAN

    House leaders support accord between China, ASEAN

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    South China Sea . Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Wikipedia Commons. It's in between a lot of countries, six of which have claimed at least part of the sea. "The Philippines is a good member of the global community, and renounces war as an instrument of policy and readily embraces amity among nations", he said.
  • Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

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    Earlier this week there were several news reports that Trump made the request regarding Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office - these accounts were based on a memo Comey drafted at the time , the contents of which were described by officials familiar with the memo.
  • James Comey reportedly believes Trump was trying to influence him

    James Comey reportedly believes Trump was trying to influence him

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    No date has been set as yet for Comey's public appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, but it likely will be next month, the committee said. Critics also alleged that Trump may have also obstructed justice by requesting Comey to stop the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.