• Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

    Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

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    As the FBI continues an investigation of Trump's top associates and as he reportedly considers a White House staff shake-up, the president's attorneys have urged him to lay off his habit of aggressive and impulsive tweeting - lest it make matters even worse for him.
  • Eurozone fails to reach debt deal for Greece

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    But Germany and its allies believe that if Greece keeps its primary surplus high enough for long enough and with the current cheap loans from the ESM, debt relief would be unnecessary. Lender institutions and finance ministers from the 19 Eurozone countries agreed to help Greece pay back almost $8 billion it is required to by July.
  • Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

    Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

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    Possibly those who revealed last week that his son-in-law has become a focus in the FBI's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation and financial crimes by Trump's inner circle. But he describes such efforts to communicate as "a good thing". Raddatz pressed Kelly about whether it would be OK for these back-channel communications to be conducted using Russian diplomatic facilities , as, according to the Washington Post, Kushner sought.
  • Manchester terror attack: Bomber reportedly visited Germany days before attack

    Manchester terror attack: Bomber reportedly visited Germany days before attack

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    He was reportedly in the process of receiving cash transferred from Salman at the time of his arrest. Police in Tripoli arrested a brother of the bomber and his father. Her French counterpart Gerard Collomb said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria as well. The Queen met some of the injured at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, and mingled with staff who had toiled through the night after the attack to save the victims' lives.
  • Trudeau Surrogate Calls New Conservative Leader 'Far-Right' Extremist

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    Despite Maxime Bernier leading for the first 12 ballots, the 13th and final ballot means Andrew Scheer is the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. "I guess they call them conservatives for a reason", he said. Only trouble was, the relentless barrage of email missives from Liberal headquarters in the days and hours leading up to Saturday's vote were aimed largely at Maxime Bernier, the front-runner and presumed victor of the marathon Conservative leadership race.
  • Ivory Coast launches military operation to quash mutiny

    Ivory Coast launches military operation to quash mutiny

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    Mutineers fired bullets and set up roadblocks in both cities , while businesses closed their doors and residents mostly stayed inside their homes. "There was heavy shooting at the northern entrance to the city and in the city centre". On Sunday, he had called on them to disarm, and said those who continue to threaten civilians and defy authorities will face disciplinary action. "But we want 7 million to be paid in one payment and immediately", Sergeant Seydou Kone, one of the spokesmen, told ...
  • North Korea fires short range ballistic missile: US military

    North Korea fires short range ballistic missile: US military

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    The Korea Herald reports that South Koreans scrambled in response, with South Korean President Moon Jae-in assembling an emergency meeting of the country's security council . North Korea is a threat to the surrounding region, including Japan, China and Russian Federation, he said. It also lodged a protest against the test-firing of the missile, the third this month as Pyongyang ramps up its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S.
  • Trump is 'wide open' on Paris climate deal: Mattis

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    The US president tweeted he would make his "final decision" on the Paris accord after his return to Washington. Trump had earlier claimed there is no evidence that humans are causing climate change . Bush to seek substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, in an interview to air on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday, said President Trump is "wide open" and that he's taking in the "pros and cons" of the deal.
  • Fresh Manchester arrests as terror threat downgraded

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    Ismail Abedi was arrested shortly after the terror attack on Monday and remains in police custody. Police said they have arrested a large part of the network behind the bombing, which killed 22 people at a concert hall, and four more men were arrested over the weekend as police continued to close in on the group.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89

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    I will miss him", Carter said in part of the statement. Brzezinski served as Carter's principal foreign policy adviser during the 1976 campaign and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. Brzezinski, who became a US citizen in 1958, was one of the first, if not the first, talking head to predict decades before that the Soviet Union would dissolve.