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Russian Federation angered as Britain's navy keeps eye on 'ship of shame'

Albans is "man-marking" the Kuznetsov , the cruiser Pyotr Veliky and the fleet salvage tug that accompanies the battle group on longer voyages. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon branded the 55,000 ton carrier equipped with missiles, anti-aircraft guns and torpedoes a "ship of shame" as it made its way home.

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What can Trump actually do about NAFTA?

The letter states USA food and agricultural exports have produced a consistent trade surplus over the last half century. President Trump is gearing up to do something about "the worst trade deal ever". "If you want to modernize NAFTA, by mutual agreement, great", Flake told The Arizona Republic . "The U.S. has a $ 60 billion trade deficit with Mexico ".

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France's Fillon sticks to presidential bid, rejects allegations of wife's fake job

Accusations of financial impropriety are nothing new in France. "This affair will go 'pschitt, ' " Fillon attorney Bruno Retailleau said Thursday, using a word that describes the sound fireworks make when the fuse burns but the firework fails to ignite.

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The Trump administration vows to get tougher on China's maritime claims

Chinese media said Mr Spicer's comments would require Washington to "wage war". The South China Sea dispute is a mess of possible alliances, with some like China and the Philippines especially hard to predict if World War 3 ever did become a reality.

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Giuliani meets Netanyahu with a personal message from President Trump

Gaza, (Alresalah.ps)- Israeli occupation approved on Tuesday the construction of 2,500 new settler units in the occupied West Bank, which comes in defiance of worldwide calls to end such unauthorized activities in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Port Everglades receives first Cuba-US shipment for 50 years

Jackie Schutz, a Scott spokeswoman, said the governor takes issue with the ports inking memorandums of understanding with the Cuban government because he "firmly" believes the US should not do business with Cuban "until there is freedom and democracy".

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Indonesia detains 5 on arrival in Bali for suspected IS link

A 39-year-old man arrested in Indonesia following his deportation from Turkey for allegedly trying to join Islamic State is a former official at the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, the ministry said Friday. "Since being discharged, none of [the ex-staff's] actions can be linked to the Finance Ministry as they are his own responsibility", Nufransa said.

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White House: China will be prevented from taking territory in global waters

The South China Sea could be one of President Donald Trump's first global challenges, with China pushing back after the White House said it would defend worldwide interests there. China warned the US administration against taking any action that could undermine stability between Beijing and Washington's allies in East Asia. Military experts said that while the U.S.

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Theresa May: UK and United States must stand strong together

No.10 was furious when President Obama ended his term in office by visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and praising her as his "closest global partner" throughout his eight years in power. Speaking ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Mr Hammond said: "We will continue to abide by the rules, and the regulations and the laws, of the European Union for so long as we are members".

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Illegal Settlement Plans in Israel Condemned by UN

Because of Trump's promised support, Jerusalem's City Hall approved construction permits for 566 new homes in the East Jerusalem settlements, according to the BBC. action to veto such resolutions.Tuesday's announcement "confirms the Israeli government's approach, which is full of contempt and defiance for the will of the worldwide (community)", the head of the Cairo-based Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said in a statement.Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan has warned US President Donald Trump ...

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Suspect in Orlando Officer's Killing Curses Judge, Again

Loyd often didn't respond, but early on, when he didn't know an answer, he told Lauten "It'd be my job to learn". "Y'all making up (expletive) like I just went in there and shot this girl", Loyd ranted in front of the judge on January 19, referring to ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon.

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2 arrested for running fake website in name of PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious mission of Digital India has become a new tool for conmen to fool and cheat people. Modi and Trump resolved that India and the United States stood "shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism", according to a statement issued by the White House early on Wednesday.

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Moscow ready to normalise ties with the US: Lavrov

The PYD was not invited to the Astana talks. Speaking at the Russian parliament on Wednesday, Sergey Lavrov said Russia has "no illusions that there will be a new reset with the USA, we don't have any naive expectations". Russia, Iran, and Turkey hosted talks with Syrian opposition groups and the regime earlier this week in Astana. Russia's foreign minister says upcoming Syria peace talks in Geneva have been pushed back for late February.

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Israel 'to take in 100 Syrian orphans'

The historic move has yet to materialize, but outlines of the plan are said to entail an initial three-month accommodation of the children in Israeli dormitories. Over 2,000 Syrians have been treated in Israel, many women and children, according to the Times of Israel. "That is the best that Israel can do". In a recent development the Israeli government allowed Moti Kahana, a businessman-philanthropist and founder of the NGO Amaliah, to provide humanitarian aid to refugees located in a "safe ...

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Britain's Theresa May Hopes for 'Special Relationship' with President Trump: 'Opposites Attract'

May will be the first world leader to meet Trump, but has come under criticism for meeting with the President given his protectionist economic policies and an impending executive order to restore "black sites" for terror suspects. until we kill the idea that drives it, the ideology, we will always have to live with this threat", she said. Mrs May is the first foreign head of government to address the Republican Retreat.

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Al-Shabab, Kenya trade claims in morning attack in Somalia

The Islamist militants gave details of the attack in a statement on Radio Andalus, a pro-insurgency broadcaster, and said that equipment and ammunition was also seized in the raid. Just two days ago, Kenyan troops at Kulbiyow attacked an al-Shabab base at Badhadhe before retreating back to Kulbiyow. Al Shabaab, whose assessment of casualties often differs markedly from official versions, typically rams the entrance to a target site with a vehicle or truck bomb so fighters can storm in.

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Spokesman Sean Spicer says media too negative about Trump and his 'movement'

But it's about the only way the Trump team can fight back, given how questionable the new President's purported facts have been throughout his time as a politician. It said that fact-checking website PolitiFact had said that this claim was "flat-out wrong ". According to Spicer , Trump drew the " largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period ", a patently false claim Kellyanne Conway later defended as " alternative facts ".

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10 soldiers buried by avalanches in IHK

Bodies of four missing soldiers were recovered from avalanche site in Gurez sector, PTI reported quoting police. Earlier, the army in a statement said it lost six soldiers in the two avalanches in Gurez that occurred on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Wyden reacts to expected executive orders against refugees

The even-more headline-making Orlando nightclub shooting in June 2016 killed 49 people and wounded 53 others. All of them became American citizens. In December, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of exporting terror to his country.

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Drug distributor McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 billion

McKesson Corporation's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter past year. The average estimate of 17 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 54 cents per share. On 01/19/2017, Vetr Inc. released a statement on McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) upped the target price from $0.00 to $166.72 that suggested an upside of 0.11%.

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Ireland says settlements call into question Israeli commitment for negotiations

He added: "In particular, the intention to proceed with new settlements in East Jerusalem only serves to call further into question the commitment of the Israeli government to engage in meaningful negotiations aimed at achieving a two-State solution".

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Foreign Chiefs Quit En Masse as Trump Backs Torture

Additional details were not available. The leader of Britain's opposition Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has urged May to "stand up for our country's values when she meets Donald Trump and oppose his support for torture, which is inhumane, illegal and delivers false intelligence".

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NY mother 'beat her son to death with a broomstick'

Around 9 p.m. Wednesday police say they answered a 911 call about an unconscious child inside a basement apartment located at 121 Riverdale Avenue in Brownsville . The mother is facing murder and manslaughter charges. The pre-schooler was climbing out of the tub when he fell, and the mom said she immediately called 911.

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Trump inauguration TV and Twitter viewing figures revealed

For one, President Donald Trump reportedly claimed in a meeting with Congressional leaders on Monday that between three and five million votes were illegally cast in the 2016 election, according to The Washington Post . Alternative facts? " Todd interjected, looking incredulous. "I'm going to stay as long as you want". It's about sitting here every time and being told , 'No.

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Reversal of TPP bad for North Texas farmers, ranchers

All trade agreements are not created equal. Trump had vowed during the campaign to withdraw from TPP , which he argued was harmful to American workers and manufacturing. and 11 countries that border the Pacific Ocean, including Canada, Mexico, and Chile. "We are going to persist in the opening up of the world.as we did in the past, with bilateral deals, and regional deals", he said.

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James Comey Expected to Remain as FBI Director Under Trump

The session takes place 3/13 at 5PM at the Downtown Hilton Austin. Comey told FBI senior leaders of the decision on a recent teleconference call, though the bureau and the White House declined to confirm it on Tuesday, reports the Washington Post .

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Miami Will No Longer Be A Sanctuary City Thanks To Trump

On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order that designates so-called sanctuary cities - municipalities that defy federal immigration laws to protect individuals in the country illegally - as "ineligible to receive federal grants" should they continue to ignore immigration laws.

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2 people die in plane crash in front of Australia Day crowd

One witness, Lloyd Douglas, told Australian news outlet ABC that rescue workers were climbing onto the wings as the plane lay in the water, trying to free the people inside. Opposition leader Mark McGowan said in a statement on Friday that the tragedy had shaken the WA community. Western Australia Police acting commissioner Stephen Brown told reporters it was fortunate the plane did not hit the crowd.

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Meghalaya governor Shanmuganathan, facing molestation charges, resigns

A few days ago, a local newspaper Highland Post reported that the Governor molested a lady, who had come for an interview to the Raj Bhavan for the post of Public Relation Officer on December 8. "We have selected only one person and some people were not selected and because they were not selected they should not say all these things", he further said.

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After Outcry, Trump's Twitter Switches From Gmail To Gov Address

The White House didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. The risk here is that, armed with an email address (often easily guessable based on a few clues like these), and sans two-factor authentication, an attacker has a pretty decent chance of getting into that account and getting access to the Presidential Twitter .

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Refugee Agency Calls For Action On Expected Immigration Ban

A spokesperson for charity Help Refugees said: "Help Refugees are deeply concerned by the news that Donald Trump plans to sign executive papers on Wednesday to ban nearly all refugees from entering the United States, and to prevent visas for anyone from Syria and six other Middle Eastern and African countries with predominantly Muslim populations".

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Trump to sign executive action on voter fraud

He suggested that Spicer also knows Trump is spouting nonsense, "perhaps because there is zero evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 election". There were fewer than a dozen claims of voter fraud across the country. That study found that 14 percent of non-citizens in 2008 and 2010 indicated that they were registered to vote, and extrapolated that 6.4 percent of non-citizens voted in 2008 and 2.2 percent in 2010.

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Women's march: standing up to Trump

In Washington D.C. alone, almost half a million demonstrators poured onto the streets, more than tripling the amount of people that made their way to the nation's capital for Trump's inauguration. Steinem thanked the crowd for showing up, declaring, "We have people power, and we will use it". The march was initially expected to gain crowds of around 200,000 people, according to Newsweek, but the crowd soon surpassed that number.

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Theresa May and Donald Trump 'will hold trade talks this week'

She is spending Thursday in Philadelphia, where she will meet congressional Republicans at their biannual retreat (this is upsetting to Democrats, but is probably not the most upsetting thing to happen to them in recent days). Asked by HuffPost UK if she stood by the worldwide agreement to end Iran's nuclear weapons programme - a deal questioned by Trump - she replied: "I think this was an important deal that was done".

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Qatar hails U.S. call for Syria safe zones

Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu said Thursday it will be important to first see the results of studies that Trump is expected to order from the Pentagon and State Department about instituting zones where civilians in Syria could be safe from the country's ongoing conflict.


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