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President Trump fired Comey on May 9. "Republicans are frustrated with him, the administration is frustrated with him and certainly Democrats are frustrated with him because he did things that are well outside the previous norms, I mean for decades, of what an FBI Director would do", said Chaffetz.
  • Branstad Confirmed for China Post

    Branstad Confirmed for China Post

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    Senators voted 82-13 by roll call to approve President Donald Trump's nomination of Branstad to the serve in a critical worldwide role as America's representation in one of the world's most-powerful nations. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. The two have met numerous times since, both in China and in Mr Branstad's USA heartland state, as he sought to promote Iowan agricultural exports.
  • Supreme Court Restricts 'Venue Shopping' in Patent Lawsuits

    Supreme Court Restricts 'Venue Shopping' in Patent Lawsuits

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    The case is TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Brands Group. The court unanimously ruled in favor of petitioner TC Heartland LLC, an Indiana-based water-flavoring company, over Kraft Heinz in an 8-0 decision. Not a word about "patent trolls" appears in today's 13-page opinion, but it's no secret that do-nothing patent holders were the issue at the heart of the contentious debate over patent venue.
  • Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

    Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

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    Overnight he appeared side-by-side with outgoing president Francois Hollande - his former mentor - at a commemoration of the end of World War II . The other half will be made up of figures from the allied centrist Modem party and defectors from the left-wing Socialists and right-wing Republicans who can keep their existing party membership and still run under the slogan "Republique En Marche".
  • Chelsea Manning released from U.S. military prison

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    Other sites, such as Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller and Ben Shapiro's The Daily Wire, have also used that name , and others , to identify Manning. Pulse Films announced Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival in France that Manning would be the focus of a documentary titled " XY Chelsea " and that she had granted filmmakers "unprecedented access".
  • Putin Doesn't See Eye-To-Eye With Trump On North Korea

    Putin Doesn't See Eye-To-Eye With Trump On North Korea

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    The "Hwasong-12" missile flew 787 kilometres and reached an altitude of 2,100 kilometres, according to KCNA, which added that it was sacked at a high angle "in consideration of the security of neighbouring countries". The test from North Korea came days after a new president entered office in South Korea, Moon Jae-in, who favors dialogue to improve ties with North Korea.
  • American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

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    He had reached the so-called "death zone" above the 8,000-meter mark, a part of the mountain notorious for its hard terrain and thin air. "Several teams got lucky but there are also many climbers who had to turn around half way to the summit due to high winds", he said.
  • Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists

    Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists

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    If Le Pen had won and pulled France out of the EU, it could have spelt an end to the EU, France and Germany being its remaining key members after Britain's exit. Macron ran from outside of the political establishment, but his policy proposals are centrist and, at times, appeared created to appeal to everyone all at once.
  • With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

    With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

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    President Donald Trump sought to rebut claims Monday that he damaged Israeli intelligence capabilities by revealing highly classified information to Russian operatives earlier this month. He placed a note between the massive stones, a centuries-old tradition of supplication. The nuclear deal that former President Barack Obama finalized with Iran in 2015 strained relations with Israel, whose leaders vehemently opposed the agreement.
  • Macron to unveil first French government

    Macron to unveil first French government

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    Speaking about Macron's vision of the future of Europe, Viard highlighted that Europe had always been in the heart of the French project, and the president would "give Europe its appeal back in the eyes of the French people". Gerard Collomb, the Socialist mayor of Lyon, France's third-biggest city, makes his debut in national government at the age of 69. Mr Fritch is in Paris and met one of Mr Macron's associates Jean-Paul Delevoye at the headquarters of the En Marche movement.
  • Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

    Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

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    An SNP spokesman said: "This is deluded fantasy from Labour after they took such a hammering in last week's local elections - losing 132 councillors across Scotland". As a result, the Conservatives gained 164 councillors across Scotland. If voting patterns are similar at the General Election on June 8, a surge in Conservative support could see Ms Davidson's party oust some SNP MPs from Westminster.