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16 unbelievable quotes from Donald Trump's epic press conference

Trump also claimed that the media represents the special interests and that they are not telling the American people the truth, which is why he has to speak directly to the people. This is Donald Trump going over the head of the media right now to the American people. Mr Trump said the introduction of his controversial immigration and refugee ban had been "very smooth", and that a "bad court" had made the wrong ruling in blocking it.

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Britons hurt after being thrown into sea in Norway boat crash

None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening, although the RIB driver has been transferred to Tromso hospital with serious injuries. The tourists, who had arrived in Norway from London on Wednesday, were in water of just 6C for up to 15 minutes.

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More than 70 killed in Pakistan shrine bombing

Since the Pakistan has joined the United States and its allies in war against terrorism, it became a prime target of terrorists who also targeted shrines and killed hundreds of innocent people. Diana DeGette, D-Colo. In an unusually strong-worded statement, the premier directed and authorised armed forces and law enforcement agencies to eliminate the enemy - whether it be inside the country or "coming from outside" of it - with the full force of the state.

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Wave of Terrorist Attacks Leaves Pakistan on Edge

In January, over 40 people had died in a suicide bombing claimed by LeJ Al-Almi and Sheheryar Mehsud group in a vegetable market in Parachinaar area of Pakistan's Tribal Kurram Agency. Following a week of deadly terrorist attacks in the country in which over 100 people were killed, the Pakistan army on Friday destroyed militant hideouts across the Afghan border.

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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested on bribery charges

Prosecutors now have 20 days in which to issue formal charges against Lee, or the case against him will have to be dropped. Samsung's links to the corruption investigation have done further damage to the company's image after the humiliating fiasco over its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone past year.

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Tillerson urges China to do more on N

The common interests between China and the United States far outweigh their differences, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday in their first face-to-face meeting since Tillerson took up his job.

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Fine Gael risks divisions over Kenny's future

Mr Farrell said the Taoiseach's position was untenable. The Taoiseach has said that he will not lead Fine Gael into the next election, but with the possibility of a snap election being called if the independents who form part of the Government and Fianna Fail trigger it, his party colleagues don't want to be caught short.

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Mark Zuckerberg envisions a new world through Facebook's lens

People trap themselves within echo chambers where the only news articles they see on their Facebook feeds are the ones that simply reinforce, rather than challenge, their beliefs. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed how the tech company will tackle the " fake news " problem Thursday in a 5,700-word open letter on his social media profile.

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US Politics: More questions than answers over Russian Federation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for at least 5 years" in an operation "both supported and directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin". Bloomberg also noted that Russian officials "suddenly became less talkative" after Trump sent out this tweet critical of Russian policy. Manafort, who Trump called "a respected man", was forced to resign from the campaign last summer because of questions about his work for a Ukrainian political party with ties to Russian Federation.

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Trump declares 'fake news' media 'the enemy of the American people'

Trump mentioned The New York Times and four television networks - CNN, ABC , CBS and NBC - in his second tweet. Although Trump has long colorfully criticized news coverage and sparred with reporters who question him, he had not yet labeled the fourth estate as being an enemy of the country.

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Trump decries 'fake media,' defends former adviser Flynn

Russia dismissed the Times' report that members of Trump's campaign and other associates were in contact with senior Russian intelligence officials before the November U.S. "This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine", Trump said. At the same time , the president claimed that "information is being illegally given to the failing" New York Times and Washington Post "by the intelligence community", the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, "just ...

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President Trump Wants You To Take This Bizarre Survey On Media Bias

Trump's campaign website published a so-called "Media Accountability Study" after midnight on Tuesday It appears to be an effort to understand if those favourable to the president agree with his views on the press The freaky quiz asks questions such as: 'Do you believe the mainstream media has reported unfairly on our movement?' "Do you believe that our party should spend more time and resources holding the mainstream media accountable?" the final question asks.

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Russia ignores call to pull out of Crimea

The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can issue a replacement ban as it strives to protect the nation from terrorism.

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Altaf Bukhari takes oath as minister in J&K cabinet

Bukhari, who was the Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister in Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's cabinet, was inducted as Revenue Minister when Mehbooba took over. He has been given charge of departments that have massive funds to spend on public works, including water and roads. The spokesman said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti assigned the charge of various departments to the ministers in pursuance of Rule-5 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business rules.

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Turkey explosion: auto bomb kills child in Sanliurfa province

The explosion - which took place near a building where prosecutors are housed - was caused by a vehicle bomb in the district of Viransehir, official news agency Anadolu cited governor Gungor Azim Tuna as saying. The conflict flared up again in July previous year after the collapse of a two-year-old ceasefire. Over the a year ago Turkey has suffered a number of attacks from terrorist groups such as Daesh and the PKK.

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Second Round of Astana Talks Yields Pact on Syria Ceasefire Monitoring

The first round of the negotiations was held on January 23 with the participation of delegations from the armed opposition, Damascus, Russia, Iran and Turkey. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says an al-Qaida-linked faction attacked government forces on Sunday, shattering an extended spell of calm in the contested region.

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President Trump Names Alexander Acosta New Secretary Of Labor

The cover story of Tie magazine's latest edition alleges that the Trump administration is dysfunctional. Trump also lightheartedly asked if CNN's Acosta was in any way related to the new Labor Secretary nominee R. I'm really not a bad person, by the way. "But I'm not OK when it's fake". Buckle up, folks. President Trump is like a live tiger in a news conference.

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Man dressed as Dunkin' Donuts cup proposes to girlfriend

Duckett had planned his proposal for a Saints' game since Tobin, a 2008 Siena graduate, is a season-ticket holder. "I was jumping up and down after hitting the shot since my brother said he'd give me $50 if I even hit the rim", Tobin said in a press release, according to the Times Union .

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Jewish Reporter President Trump Told to "Sit Down" Discusses Heated Presser

Before the election, Trump was asked what he would say to the supporters of his who reportedly sent anti-Semitic hate mail to Jewish journalist Julia Ioffe. "I just want to say that we are very honored by the victory we had, 306 electoral college votes". Say what you will about how The Daily Show has been going these days, but Trevor Noah nailed one thing spectacularly on the show last night: The press conference question about combatting the rise in anti-semitism was the easiest ...

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Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 'most wanted' terrorists

On Feb. 7, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated to his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani that Russia condemned terrorism in Afghanistan and fully backed the present government in Kabul. The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement that Aziz underlined that the government and the people of Pakistan were in a state of deep anguish and pain at the recent terrorist incidents in various parts of Pakistan resulting into loss of precious human lives.

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Two-state solution, settlements top agenda in Netanyahu-Trump meet

Despite reiterating that the nuclear agreement with Iran that became part of the Obama legacy was "one of the worst deals I've ever seen", President Trump gave no indication that he would either "tear up the deal" or renegotiate it, both promises made during the campaign.

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All Of The Lies Trump Told During His Press Conference

CNN ran out of superlatives and simply called the event a "stunning moment in American history", which is true in the same sense that the Hindenburg disaster made for pretty incredible television, too. "The public ... they don't know if it's true or false because they're not involved", Trump explained. That being said - President Trump is turning the Fox News Channel into an extension of the executive branch of government.

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Homes lost, firefighter injured as Queanbeyan blaze burns out of control

At the time of print, a spokesperson for NSW RFS said there are 40 active bush or grass fires burning around the State with 11 of those yet to be controlled; none of which are in the Gloucester region. "Protect yourself from the heat of the fire". The RFS has called in strike teams from the Illawarra, Eurobodalla, Shoalhaven, Goulburn and the ACT to assist local firefighters.

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US Ambassador Contradicts Trump, Insists US Committed To Two-State Solution

According to the diplomat, this is a crucial response, in order to avoid the success of new maneuvers aimed at diverting the worldwide community from the solution of the two states, including an independent Palestinian, with East Jerusalem as its capital, borders Prior to June 1967 and living in peace with its Israeli neighbor.

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Dershowitz: Trump is Being Misunderstood When Talking About One-State Solution

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations says the Trump administration "absolutely" supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. While Palestinian sovereignty is in theory a good idea, David Friedman said he remained sceptical "solely on the basis of what I've perceived as an unwillingness on the part of the Palestinians to renounce terror and accept Israel as a Jewish state".

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European Union Parliament OKs free trade deal with Canada

MEPs overwhelmingly supported the deal with 408 in favor and 254 against. Foreign trade has emerged as a top policy priority for both the Trudeau government and the European Union, which held up CETA's approval vote Wednesday as a sign the bloc still supports free trade.

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Malaysian police detain boyfriend of Indonesian Kim Jong Nam murder suspect

The paper's anonymous source also suggested he had also made unsuccessful bids to defect to South Korea, the U.S. and Europe in 2012. Aisyah is said to have protested her innocence to Malaysian authorities about the assassination , which took place at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 on Tuesday.

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ICE conducts immigration raid in Las Cruces

Officers now have wide ranging authority to identify and deport not only undocumented immigrants convicted of crimes, but also those who are not charged but are believed to have committed "acts that can be regarded as a chargeable criminal offence".

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Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang 'convicted of corruption'

The trial centred on an incident on October 15, 2014, at the height of the 79-day protests that paralysed parts of Hong Kong and posed one of the most serious political challenges to Communist Party leaders in Beijing for decades. Although Tsang broke the law ... and the police officers worked under enormous stress ... there was no justification to assault Tsang. Sentencing will take place later but the court announced no date.

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It only took five seconds for assassins to kill Kim Jong Nam

She was carrying Vietnamese documents, which said her name was Doan Thi Huong and gave her age as 30. North Korea had objected to the autopsy but Malaysia went ahead with the procedure anyway as the North did not submit a formal protest, said Abdul Samah Mat, a senior Malaysian police official.

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White House Denies Trump Will Call Up National Guard for Immigrant Roundup

While National Guard personnel have been used to assist with immigration-related missions on the U.S. -Mexico border before, they have never been used as broadly or as far north. Those with existing deportation orders could be sent back to their countries of origin without additional court proceedings. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general, according to the AP, and would give governors in those states final say on whether to participate.

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Duterte to De Lima: 'Face the music'

The Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the plea of Senator Leila De Lima for the issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Department of Justice (DOJ) from acting on the drug trafficking complaints filed against her. Justice Minister Vitaliano Aguirre said three charges had been filed against Ms De Lima, her driver and a number of other people. She also argued the Ombudsman, not the DOJ, has the sole jurisdiction to conduct preliminary investigations against former or ...

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Haley says US backs two-state solution

Haley, 45, said: what we support more is peace and stability and by bringing the two to the table to have them talk through this in a fresh way, to say we are going to go back to the drawing board, what can we agree on, that is what the U.S.

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Kremlin aide says no agreement yet on Putin-Trump meeting: Ifax

Peskov dodged a question about Trump's news conference Thursday in which the president blamed the media for trying to thwart his plan to improve ties with Moscow . BBC Russia correspondent Steve Rosenberg tweeted a headline in the Russian papers on Friday that read, "You have to be drunk to understand the U.S.

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Mattis rejects Putin's proposal to share intelligence

This fact sheet shows that on issue after issue, Trump appears to agree with Russian President Vladimir Putin's positions over the expert advice of his own party, his own Cabinet, the intelligence community, and the US military. Asked whether the Kremlin watched the news conference, Peskov said Putin's administration was too busy with its domestic agenda. Trump's tweet on Crimea also raised the eyebrows of the Kremlin.


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