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The other three gunmen are said to be still at large and the shooting it still continuing. It said one of the attackers at the shrine was killed by security guards and that a woman had been arrested. The city was on lockdown, with streets blocked and the metro closed, and journalists kept away from the shrine by police. Terrorist attacks in Iran are rare, but the country - with its largely Shiite population - has been involved in military actions against Sunni terrorist groups such as ...
  • Trump wishes Comey luck on testimony, president's allies to question lawman's credibility

    Trump wishes Comey luck on testimony, president's allies to question lawman's credibility

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    In addition, one source familiar with Comey's testimony says that Comey is not going to conclude whether the President obstructed justice regarding the agency's Russian Federation investigation, according to a source with knowledge. He once blamed the FBI's challenge in recruiting cyber talent on its prohibition on marijuana use. Officials say Trump's advisers have since revived their proposal to appoint Feinberg to a senior position, possibly to review the roles of the DNI and other ...
  • Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech wasn't the one he was supposed to deliver

    Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech wasn't the one he was supposed to deliver

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    National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton did not dispute this account, which would seem to imply Trump trusts his two most loyal racists on foreign policy more than his actual national security team. Either way, some members of Trump's White House have been scrambling to assure he supports Article 5, even though he still has not said so. "Of course he does", McMaster told reporters after Trump's speech.
  • Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

    Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

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    He has also blamed Sessions for the fallout from an executive order that the president signed putting in place a travel ban on seven primarily Muslim countries, which courts have blocked. It is unclear when Sessions offered to resign, and Trump refused the offer. Sessions' offer to resign was first reported by ABC News . White House officials have not responded to requests for comment.
  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump

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    The frustration at times goes both ways. "Appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel was a profound and historic move that will ensure the facts come out". The news network reports that Trump only found out about the recusal shortly before that fantastic press conference in which Sessions displayed his legal acrobatic skills as he simultaneously avoided admitting any guilt and distanced himself from the probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Spicer Can't Say If Trump Has Confidence In Sessions

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    Most don't identify individuals they want to get the hook, though Steve Bannon is the one the greatest number (27%) were willing to finger, with Trump's daughter Ivanka the most popular, with only 20% saying she should go. Is "covfefe" now official White House policy? "Twitter", in its very name, seems to imply frivolity. The president has been accused of being "irresponsible" and even "insulting" when using his only tech-based obsession .
  • White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor

    White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor

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    Trump took aim at Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, by twice taking to Twitter to slam Khan's statement after the attack that Londoners had "no reason to be alarmed". Trump was roundly criticized for his decision to go after Khan on Twitter, ripping his comments out of context at a time when the man was trying to coordinate a response to terrorist incidents in one of the world's largest cities.
  • Thank You Trump for Making Climate a Breaking News Story

    Thank You Trump for Making Climate a Breaking News Story

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    Darren Rosenblum, law professor at Pace University in NY, says the business community is coming together to address the most direct threat posed by a U.S. "I'm not a great believer", he told The Washington Post . "We will maintain our spirit of collaboration and ambition adopted in the Marrakech Proclamation and we will continue to pursue our collective efforts to fully implement the Paris Agreement ", he added.
  • Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

    Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

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    The sheriff's office is seeking a search warrant in another jurisdiction to search his home, Demings said. More details will be revealed as a press conference at 1 p.m. "Over the past year, the Orlando community has been challenged like never before", Florida Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement Monday. Neumann was allegedly "singling out" victims, Demings said.
  • 'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

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    While Perriello's primary opponent, Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, has not yet called for Virginia's inclusion in the coalition, he has condemned Trump's decision to remove the US from the Paris Agreement . He said participating in the pact would undermine the US economy, wipe out jobs, weaken national sovereignty and put his country at a permanent disadvantage.
  • James Clapper: 'Watergate Pales' In Comparison To Russia Scandal

    James Clapper: 'Watergate Pales' In Comparison To Russia Scandal

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    Clapper, who is a visiting professor at the Australian National University, also said he hoped United States allies and partners would not withhold intelligence from Washington but said he would understand if they did. "The Russians are not our friends". Clapper insisted that, whatever Trump's intentions, there was no way the USA and Russian Federation could be allies, because Russian Federation was "opposed to our democracy and values and see us, particularly the United States, as the cause ...