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But Rogers said he had never been directed to do anything illegal, immoral or inappropriate during his time as NSA director while Coats said he had never felt pressured to intervene with shaping intelligence. President Donald Trump's top communications staff, and much of his senior White House team, did not know the president was going to make the official announcement for nominating James Comey's successor early Wednesday morning via a single tweet, according to multiple White House ...
  • Qatar crisis: Donald Trump calls Saudi's King Salman, asks for Gulf unity

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    The base is also the regional headquarters of United States special forces and air force commands - two vital components of American military operations in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and beyond. Among diplomats and former USA officials there was shock that Trump would so openly pick sides in what is effectively a dispute between allies. At a separate briefing, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said the U.S.
  • Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

    Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

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    Kuwait is trying to mediate a Gulf crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, which have severed ties with the energy-rich travel hub and moved to isolate it from the outside world, Qatar's foreign minister said Tuesday. Davis declined to answer a question about whether Qatar supports terrorism, saying: "I'm not the right person to ask that". Just days after top Trump officials said last month they would be okay with the Assad regime in Syria outlasting the civil war - another break with ...
  • What's 'covfefe?' Trump tweet stumps all

    What's 'covfefe?' Trump tweet stumps all

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    Words With Friends, the popular mobile games that closely resembles Scrabble, added President Donald Trump's tweet typo " covfefe " to the game's accepted vocabulary list. (The tweet has since been deleted). Before long, the word had its own Urban Dictionary definition: "When you want to say "coverage" but your hands are too small to hit all the letters on your keyboard".
  • Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey Gubernatorial Primary

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    She defeated three rivals on Tuesday, including Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (chit-ah-REL'-ee). "We will stand up to this president with a steel backbone", Murphy said. Jon Corzine. But there is more to the primary race to succeed Christie than sparring in debates and attack ads. Phil Murphy giving his victory speech on Tuesday night.
  • Netanyahu vows Israel's "forever" control of Golan Heights

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    Israel reiterated its 1950s statement that the closure of the Straits of Tiran for its ships would be a casus belli (case of war). In May, tensions mounted as Egypt ordered the pullout of United Nations forces that were serving as a buffer with Israel, moved its forces into the area, and imposed a naval blockade of an Israeli port.
  • Three terror suspects arrested in London

    Three terror suspects arrested in London

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    Butt and Redouane were both from the east London town of Barking where police had raided six homes as part of the investigation after the attack. Police searching for a French man who has been missing since the London Bridge attack say they have recovered a body from the River Thames.
  • Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

    Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

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    The situation in the country continues to be tense. According to sources, the rocket landed in the volleyball court of the compound. Taliban took responsibility for the rocket attack, but claimed to have hit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in the capital.
  • ANC MPs must vote in line with caucus - NEC

    ANC MPs must vote in line with caucus - NEC

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    The report stated that a similar spat among ANC and government officials took place when the ANC's Twitter account did not tweet from Zuma's recent birthday party. Soon after the decision to remove Molefe was finalised, a debate on Zuma ensued at the meeting. The opposition has fielded an application to the Constitutional Court, seeking a ruling for a secret ballot.
  • Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

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    Donald Trump Jr. vociferously defended his father's Twitter remarks on Tuesday and criticized the way London mayor Sadiq Khan has dealt with the aftermath of the London Bridge attack during a segment on "Good Morning America". In the interview , Mr Khan was, in fact, urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they see more police and armed officers on the streets as a precautionary measure derived from previous terror attacks.
  • US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test

    US Reports Successful Anti-ICBM Missile Test

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    The latest test cost close to 250 million USA dollars, and Pentagon has not ruled out more tests in the near future. The kill vehicle, or external kill vehicle ( EKV ), is a almost two-metre-long device that is jettisoned from a ground-launched missile before colliding with the incoming ICBM .