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Two of President Donald Trump's closest aides, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner , are keeping their heads down. Schiff said he disagreed with White House National Security Adviser H.R. Now communication is a bad thing for them? But the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating the Russian election meddling, was dubious about those assertions.
  • Turkey demands U.S. fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

    Turkey demands U.S. fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

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    The U.S. State Department has also expressed its official concern "in the strongest possible terms". Erdogan met Trump at the White House on Tuesday, with the two leaders pledging to improve ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - even as Erdogan gave a stern warning about Washington's arming of Kurdish militia in Syria.
  • SL floods: Indian Navy teams deployed; death toll rises to 180

    SL floods: Indian Navy teams deployed; death toll rises to 180

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    Almost 500,000 people have been affected by the disaster, the worst since the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, and the downpours have displaced over 100,000 Sri Lankans. Sri Lanka has appealed for global assistance in the wake of the disaster. A Sri Lanka Air Force troop transport helicopter had to make a forced landing into flood waters at Baddegama, near Galle.
  • Syria condemns USA airstrikes as 'flagrant aggression'

    Syria condemns USA airstrikes as 'flagrant aggression'

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    Last month, the United States of America fired 59 missiles at a government air base in central Syria as punishment for a chemical attack blamed on Assad's forces that killed nearly 90 people. The attack left eight of the fighters dead, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Citing a source with the US-backed Maghawir al Thawra militant group, Reuters reported that the militants initially clashed with the advancing pro-government forces prior to the airstrike.
  • Britain's terror threat lowered from 'critical' to 'severe'

    Britain's terror threat lowered from 'critical' to 'severe'

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    Britain has raised its terror alert to the maximum level and ordered troops to protect strategic sites after 22 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a Manchester pop concert. Troops will still be present at major events in London and around the United Kingdom until the end of the bank holiday weekend. More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major spectacles, including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham, are expected to draw tens of ...
  • Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

    Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

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    Pressed by the presenter on what the social cap would be, she replied: "It's not about not knowing Jeremy....it's about thinking what the right approach is". She will say that Corbyn "has no plan to deliver Brexit, and he has already admitted he would give control of our borders and control of our laws back to Brussels", according to the Times.
  • Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

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    He also was charged with misdemeanors: two counts of second-degree intimidation and a count of being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon, police said. Police say he also stabbed a third person in the incident, who is now in the hospital. Christian is now being held without bail on various charges included aggravated murder, according to police.
  • Djokovic starts new era with win over Granollers

    Djokovic starts new era with win over Granollers

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    Both before the match and in courtside comments following his win, Nadal described Paire as a risky opponent, and the Frenchman played with more freedom in a closer second set as the Spaniard lost his edge. Djokovic , who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris a year ago but has been struggling with form and confidence since, was watched by new coach Andre Agassi as he begins his bid to become the first man in the Open era - and only the third in history - to win each of the ...
  • Pres. Trump expresses thanks to fallen veterans on Memorial Day

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    Of them and all who died in military service, he said: "Words can not measure the depth of their devotion , the purity of their love or the totality of their courage". A son-in-law, Jake , is a wounded warrior. Kelly came to Kushner's defense on NBC'S Meet the Press on Sunday. But he said if they are, "I think any channel of communication, back or otherwise, with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing".
  • Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

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    The announcement of his death was made by government communications secretary Manuel Dominguez. President Bush then launched an invasion of the country when Noriega was indicted on drug trafficking charges. The following year Noriega was extradited to Panama, where he was locked up for the 1985 murder of a political opponent, the 1989 murder of a military officer who attempted a coup against him, and for the massacre of soldiers rebelling against him.