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Harold Rogers, who represents a poor district in eastern Kentucky. There was some congressional applause for Trump's budget . However, many economists are skeptical about the administration's growth assumptions. Those policy proposals already face opposition, even from some members of the Republican Party. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, also said he continues "to oppose this budget's proposed elimination of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative".
  • Obama, Clintons tweet condolences on Manchester attack

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    Police have said that 400 officers were involved in the response following the attack . At least 59 people were injured. Lu Bowen, 40, brought flowers to lay as a mark of respect, and said it has been a "horrific" day. As for Grande , a person close to the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to publicly talk about the topic, said the pop star's tour was not canceled or postponed.
  • Melania again appears to refuse Donald Trump's attempted hand-hold in Rome

    Melania again appears to refuse Donald Trump's attempted hand-hold in Rome

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    It's also the first time a sitting USA president has entered the Old City of Jerusalem and been observant at the Western Wall, the holiest spot in all of Judaism. Abbas announced he is ready to be Trump's partner in securing peace in the Middle East through establishment of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in 1967.
  • Trump Meets With Israel's PM Netanyahu

    Trump Meets With Israel's PM Netanyahu

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    He called on Israel to accept demands for better conditions by hundreds of imprisoned Palestinians who have been on a hunger strike for 37 days. The Prime Minister thanked President Trump for visiting the Western Wall and for his "deep commitment to Israel's security, it's well-being, and it's future".
  • Mayawati attacks Yogi govt over violence in Saharanpur

    Mayawati attacks Yogi govt over violence in Saharanpur

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    Ms. Mayawati avoided answering questions about the Bhim Army , a Saharanpur-based group of Dalit youths, several members of which, including founder Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan, have been booked on charges of instigating violence. The district has been on the boil since April, when a group of Thakurs attacked Dalits for planning to install an idol BR Ambedkar at a local Ravidas temple to mark the birth anniversary of their iconic leader.
  • Erdogan says Turkey will act if Syrian Kurdish militia attacks

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    The video emerged after US President Donald Trump had welcomed Erdogan to the White House and praised him as an ally in the battle against Islamic extremism in the middle-east. The letter to Erdogan comes one day after Rep. Ed Royce (D-California) wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging them to investigate the violence and determine whether criminal charges are warranted against any of the bodyguards.
  • Former CIA director: Here's why people should care about the Russian Federation controversy

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    This morning's hearings back up what we've been saying all along: "that despite a year of investigation, there is still no evidence of any Russia-Trump campaign collusion , that the President never jeopardized intelligence sources or sharing and that even Obama's CIA Director believes the leaks of classified information are "appalling" and the culprits must be "tracked down", a White House spokesman stated.
  • Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

    Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

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    Part of the ritual of the budget dance in Washington , of course, is the opposition party declaring the president's budget to be "DOA - dead on arrival". Trump said his budget reprioritises federal spending so that it advances the safety and security of Americans. Mulvaney argued the administration considered how various policies and deregulatory measures would help increase economic output, lifting the revenue base and helping to achieve a balanced budget.
  • Trump meets Abbas in Bethlehem in an effort to revive peace process

    Trump meets Abbas in Bethlehem in an effort to revive peace process

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    Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. " I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all, but I have a feeling that we're going to get there eventually, I hope ", Trump said on Monday night.
  • Geely to acquire Malaysian carmaker Proton

    Geely to acquire Malaysian carmaker Proton

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    Yesterday, DRB-Hicom requested a suspension of its shares on Bursa Malaysia. As part of the deal, Geely would also buy the entire stake in Lotus , British sports carmaker from Proton. Geely is expected to boost investment in Proton, helping turn around quality issues as well as providing a more stable supply base from which the Malaysian automaker can develop its next generation of models based on Geely's platforms.
  • North Korea fires second ballistic missile in a week

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    South Korean Army Col. Roh Jae-cheon said the missile appeared to have a range of about 1,500 miles - sufficient to reach US military installations across South Korea and Japan but not the USA territory of Guam. "We will fully implement our own sanctions against North Korea ". It's moving ahead with its nuclear weapons program as well. Such tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a liberal who took office on May 10 and has expressed a desire to reach out ...