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Chaffetz said this week that he's stepping aside from Congress next month during the prime of his career and just as. Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will reportedly invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to cooperate with the Senate Intelligence Committee's request for him to hand over documents related to his interactions with Russian officials.
  • Ice hockey - Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

    Ice hockey - Holders Canada stun Russia with third-period comeback

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    Nate MacKinnon tied the game with 4:53 left to play and Ryan O'Reilly put Canada ahead with 3:02 remaining. Russia , who blew a 2-0 lead against Canada to lose 4-2 in the semi-finals on Saturday, got some consolation with a bronze medal after beating Finland 5-3 with Nikita Gusev scoring two goals.
  • A look at Fifth Amendment protections invoked by Flynn

    A look at Fifth Amendment protections invoked by Flynn

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    Flynn relayed his decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to comment publicly. "Personally I see no information or no data to support the notion that General Flynn complied with the law", Chaffetz said. In fact, a trip Flynn made to Moscow in December 2015, where he attended a gala dinner and sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin, was paid for by Russia Today, ...
  • U.S. President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh

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    Kushner followed his father-in-law to the wall, and later the first lady and Ivanka Trump visited a section where women are allowed to pray. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right and US President Donald Trump shake hands during a meeting in Jerusalem on Monday, May 22, 2017.
  • Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem

    Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem

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    Because Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia first, where he will meet with Arab leaders, including Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Gilboa explained there is a fear that the initial expectation may be flipped: instead of using the Arab leaders to pressure the Palestinians to make concessions, the Arab leaders may use Trump to pressure the Israelis to make concessions.
  • Julian Assange hails

    Julian Assange hails "victory" as Sweden drops rape probe, still facing arrest

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    He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of swathes of classified military and diplomatic documents in one of the largest information leaks in USA history. Although the United Kingdom has not commented [CNN report] as to whether it has received an extradition request from the USA, a treaty [BBC report] between to the two countries would allow British authorities to arrest Assange and send him to the US.
  • What Happens if Flynn Ignores the Senate's Subpoena?

    What Happens if Flynn Ignores the Senate's Subpoena?

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    The attorneys told the Senate intelligence committee Flynn will not turn over personal documents sought under the congressional subpoena nor otherwise comply as part of its investigation. The White House has not given any indication as to whether it believes any of the documents are protected under executive privilege. Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Comey has told associates, Trump asked for his loyalty.
  • North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile U.S. policy

    North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile U.S. policy

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    Speaking before a closed-door Security Council meeting on Tuesday, Mrs Haley warned countries giving their backing to North Korea to stop or face the consequences. "The Unification Ministry has considered options on this internally but nothing has been decided yet", said Lee. Speaking to reporters ahead of the Security Council meeting, Nikki Haley, Washington's envoy to the United Nations, said that the USA would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear programme.
  • Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

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    While the Trump administration is clearly more confrontational toward Iran than Obama, it also seems inclined toward quietly maintaining the terms of the nuclear agreement. "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need a missile test because of a technical aspect, we will test", he said. It might help Americans - of whom nearly half say they have never met a Muslim - to understand something they think of as a foreign religion.
  • Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

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    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may be signaling peace negotiation readiness but the Palestinian people, who perceive the Trump administration as pro-Israel, are jaded. Subsequent news reports, citing anonymous sources, identified the country as Israel, and said Israeli intelligence officials were furious that Trump had shared the material in violation of spying protocol.
  • Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russia

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    In a visit that encompasses both political and religious symbolism, Trump spent two days in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, with King Salman and other Muslim leaders. Mr. Abbas reiterated to Mr. Trump "our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge a historic peace deal" and to become partners with the USA against terrorism.