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The bill, which was passed almost unanimously in 1995, requires the State Department to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in an move seen as an attempt to bolster Israel's claim over the city, which it designates as its capital.
  • June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

    June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

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    May had agreed to participate in a televised town hall interview broadcast by Channel 4 News and Sky on Monday on the condition that she will not be on stage at the same time as her rival. Amanda Rudd, the home secretary attended on behalf of the Conservative party. The debate itself was a boisterous affair, covering Brexit , the economy, public services, climate change, immigration and security - a major issue after the Manchester attack last week.
  • House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

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    Cohen and Associates PC. "As part of our ongoing investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 campaign, today we approved subpoenas for several individuals for testimony, personal documents and business records", Reps. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further. Committee aides complained that the chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, who publicly recused himself from leading the Russian Federation probe in April ...
  • Lawyer close to Trump tells House no dice

    Lawyer close to Trump tells House no dice

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    Following Cohen's rejection, the Senate Select Intelligence Committee unanimously voted on Thursday (25 May) to grant the committee's chairman and ranking Democrat the authority to issue subpoenas as they deem fit. Epshteyn, a lawyer and executive at an investment firm who grew up in Moscow and befriended Trump's son Eric at Georgetown University, became known for his combative style during television interviews as he promoted Trump's campaign.
  • Hailee Steinfeld May Star In Transformers Spinoff Bumblebee

    Hailee Steinfeld May Star In Transformers Spinoff Bumblebee

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    Plot details are being kept super hush-hush, but what we do know is that if the deal with Paramount Pictures goes through, Steinfeld will play a high school/college-aged tomboy character who works part-time as a mechanic. Steinfeld made her feature debut in Joel and Ethan Coen's 2010 remake of True Grit , netting her an Oscar nomination for best actress in a supporting role.
  • Trump's communications director set to leave W.House -Trump adviser

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    A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Trump and Moscow the Russian ambassador to the U.S.
  • Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

    Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

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    The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian , a 35-year-old convicted felon, faces charges including aggravated murder , attempted murder , intimidation and being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon. But Namkai-Meche was closest to her. Christian is accused of slashing the throats of three men on board a MAX train as it approached the Hollywood Transit Center on Friday in Northeast Portland .
  • More bombs uncovered after Manchester blast

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    The pictures appeared in the New York Times and followed an earlier leak to USA media of the attacker's name. British security services were also upset that 22-year-old Abedi's name was apparently leaked by US officials while police in the United Kingdom continued withholding it and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya.
  • Trump Communications Chief Dubke Leaving, White House Says

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    For now, Trump's eldest daughter is moving full steam ahead in her West Wing role, where she serves as the President's eyes and ears, providing input and insight on a wide range of issues. The news site speculated that Trump would likely take more questions directly from the media. In an interview on Fox News on Tuesday, Conway said Dubke "made very clear that he would see through the president's worldwide trip, and come to work every day and work hard even through that trip because there ...
  • Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal

    Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal

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    Abuslin claimed that she was victimized and exploited by Oakland police officers when she was under age. The woman who claimed past year that she had sex with more than a dozen Oakland police officers has settled a claim against the city for approximately $1 million, according to her attorney and the City Council.
  • Trump, wake up and smell the 'covfefe'

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    EDT on Wednesday, and there are several jokes to be made here. Trump himself joined in the fun Wednesday morning, challenging his Twitter followers to figure out the "true meaning" of the made-up word. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claims that "a small group of people know exactly" what President Donald Trump meant when Trump posted a seemingly unintelligible tweet early Wednesday morning.