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The Washington Post and other major outlets reported last week that Kushner and Russian officials discussed the possibility of opening up a secret channel for communications previous year. It's unclear whether other staff moves are imminent. "It has been a privilege to serve this president", Dubke said in a phone interview. A Fox News story out Monday defended Jared Kushner against a number of reports alleging the senior White House adviser attempted to set up a secret backchannel ...
  • Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS

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    Corbyn's decision means May will now be the only major party leader not to take part in the debate, having confirmed that the home secretary Amber Rudd will appear in her place. But a Conservative Party spokesman said: "There are no changes to the Prime Minister's plans". Jeremy Corbyn has criticised Theresa May's "totally inappropriate" suggestion he would find himself "alone and naked" in Brexit negotiations if he becomes prime minister.
  • Turkish troops die in helicopter crash near Iraq border

    Turkish troops die in helicopter crash near Iraq border

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    Defense Minister Fikri Isik has cancelled overseas visits following a helicopter crash in southeast Turkey that left 13 soldiers martyred, a ministry official said Thursday. The crash occurred in the border province of Sirnak, where Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish militants. In March, seven people, including four Russians, were killed when a privately-owned helicopter crashed in Istanbul after hitting a television tower.
  • Kushner and the back story of back channels

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    Spicer said questions about whether the president knew of the back channel assumes "a lot of facts that are not substantiated by anything but anonymous sources" leaking them out. But John Lawrence, the former chief of staff to then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, said the Trump White House's staffing situation is unique.
  • Donald Trump to become even lonelier if he scraps climate accord

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    A White House official told the Associated Press there might be "caveats in the language" regarding the withdrawal from the accord, leaving open the possibility that the withdrawal may not be final and permanent. The U.S.is the world's second largest emitter of carbon, following only China. World leaders spent years in hard negotiations to produce the Paris accord - signed by almost 200 nations, including the United States under Barack Obama - to reduce carbon emissions.
  • India, Spain for boosting anti-terror cooperation, economic ties: MEA

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    Prime Narendra Modi and his counterpart Mariano Rajoy underscored the key role both nations play in addressing global challenges such as fight against terrorism . Spain is next bigger destination on Modi's bucket list. Modi said he is confident that his visit to Spain will give a new momentum to bilateral ties.
  • Missing Indian climber's body found on Mt Everest

    Missing Indian climber's body found on Mt Everest

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    The 32-year-old had achieved the feat of summiting Mount Everest twice within 10 days in 2011. "Then she would head towards New Delhi."On the Indian front, Anshu has equalled the record of Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu, a climber from Uttarakhand, who had scaled the Everest five times between 1998 and 2013".
  • Sore Hillary: 1000 Russian Agents worked against me

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    Hillary Clinton just appeared at Recode today in conversation with founders Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, and to steal a headline from myself , she is out of fucks. Instead, she focused on reassuring them that though "you don't own a cable news network, you don't control the Facebook algorithm, you aren't a member of Congress - yet", they could still make a difference.
  • Pak govt, army to jointly fight Jadhav case in ICJ'

    Pak govt, army to jointly fight Jadhav case in ICJ'

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    He added that Pakistan's Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali will now be representing Pakistan in the Kulbushan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). "It is time to be united", Sadiq was quoted as saying by Pakistan's The Nation newspaper. It was reported today that Pakistan has filed a plea in ICJ to have Jadhav's case reheard within six weeks.