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As he returns from his first trip overseas as United States president, Donald Trump is reportedly considering a series of shakeups in the White House. When Spicer returned earlier in May, he conducted several press gaggles off camera. It has been suggested that the pair would operate outside the White House, rather than being brought into Trump's inner circle.
  • Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election

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    Iran has re-elected its president , Hassan Rouhani , in the country's first election since its nuclear agreement with the U.S. Perhaps as important, analysts say, the resounding victory should enable him to strengthen the position of the moderate and reformist faction as the country prepares for the end of the rule of the 78-year-old supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
  • Former US NSA Brzezinski dies at 89

    Former US NSA Brzezinski dies at 89

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    No person has shown more hatred towards Russia and Russians in general than Zbig, a trait now taken up by his daughter Mika. Since his days as a student at McGill University and later Harvard University where he studied Soviet politics, Brzezinski went on to become a powerful voice against Soviet power.
  • Missing Indian Mountaineer found dead on Mt Everest

    Missing Indian Mountaineer found dead on Mt Everest

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    According to the AP, the four fatalities came during a weekend in which there was a heavy rush of climbers to the summit. An Indian has climbed Mount Everest twice in under a week in what may be a new woman's record for the fastest double ascent.
  • May to confront Trump over attack leaks

    May to confront Trump over attack leaks

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    Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part of a network, and media have reported that authorities suspect he received help making the bomb and planning the attack. The dispute could have wider implications for intelligence sharing between the USA and its closest allies. The U.S. relies on a global network of intelligence-sharing partnerships, most notably the "Five Eyes" agreement among the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand.
  • Ducks' four-run seventh inning ends Kentucky's season

    Ducks' four-run seventh inning ends Kentucky's season

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    Mia Camuso hit a two-run single in a four-run seventh inning and the Oregon Ducks rallied to beat Kentucky 6-5 on Saturday for a trip to the Women's College World Series. The Dawgs then tacked on another in the seventh on a long fly ball to left field off the bat of Casey Stangel that led to a sacrifice fly, but Washington couldn't threaten any further.
  • Reports swirling about Kushner and Russian Federation probe — AP Report

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    That's according to a person familiar with the request who wasn't authorized to discuss the developments publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Kushner's apparent interest in establishing a secret channel with Moscow, rather than relying on USA government systems, has added to the intrigue surrounding the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation.
  • Trump accused of 'utter contempt' over refusal to sign climate change agreement

    Trump accused of 'utter contempt' over refusal to sign climate change agreement

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    President Donald Trump has pushed back against earlier group statements opposing protectionism and has argued trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. The issue has divided his closest advisers with a group of hard-liners including Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt and senior adviser Steve Bannon arguing for withdrawal.
  • Merkel says climate talks at G7 summit 'very unsatisfactory'

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    The exceedingly short, undetailed communiqué - only six pages long, compared to the 32-page wonder produced at last year's G7 - was evidence of the Italians' struggle to find common ground. The goal is to keep the rise in global temperatures no higher than 2 degrees Celsius, as compared with pre-industrial levels. A tough debate is expected on issues like trade and climate change , already raised in Brussels at talks between Mr Trump and European Union leaders on Thursday.