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But Mr Trump's office put an end to that speculation on Monday, saying: " President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey's scheduled testimony". On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Mr Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Flynn - who was also allegedly part of discussions between the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak.
  • May urged to cancel Trump state visit to Britain

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    On Sunday Trump leveled an inaccurate criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan , saying the mayor was telling people there was " no reason to be alarmed " about the attack . President Donald Trump , joined by first lady Melania Trump, pauses as he speaks during the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala at the Ford's Theatre in Washington , Sunday, June 4, 2017 .
  • Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs

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    Multiple investigations into potential ties between Trump associates and Russia, as well as Russian interference in the USA election, are ongoing. Therriault was responding to Clinton's speech on Wednesday, when she said the DNC gave her "nothing" when it came to data once she won the Democratic nomination.
  • N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China

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    North Korea , which has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of 2016 in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, says the programme is necessary to counter USA aggression. We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely, " the statement continued. The previous two launches were of medium to long range missiles, both of which the North claimed as "successful" tests.
  • 'Pittsburgh Not Paris' rally held Saturday outside of White House

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    The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most unsafe and costly effects of climate change. In December 2015 in Paris, world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change. Pruitt kept towing the Trump line on Sunday, going so far as to allege the Paris deal was an global conspiracy to weaken the American economy with regulations.
  • Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

    Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

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    While adults in 2017 argue about building walls, banning travelers, jeopardizing global relations, denying science, and peddling fake news, many Western kids born after the 1990s have spent most of their young lives schooled on virtues of equality, collaboration, exploration, acceptance, and kindness - principles often extolled in song lyrics and posted to social media by artists like Ariana Grande and her peers.
  • Panicked White House goes into lockdown, refuses all Russian Federation questions

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    The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. But this is the Trump White House we're talking about. Spicer's statement caused members of the media to laugh, and the White House press secretary quickly moved on. Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ".
  • Sudan urges reconciliation to end Gulf row with Qatar

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    The US, however, operates a large military Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. In a statement on state news agency SPA, oil giant Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups and spreading their violent ideology, in an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera.