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House intelligence committee chairman steps aside from Russian Federation probe

This has been stalled since that Nunes visit to the White House and his description about what he said he learned from these officials with the Trump administration. The full 10-member committee is investigating the allegations, a departure from the usual procedure of having a smaller subcommittee handle a probe, and an indication of the seriousness of the claims.

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Defense in Kim Jong Nam murder case fear 'trial by ambush'

Police accuse the pair of having wiped the banned nerve agent VX on Kim's face at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 as he was about to board a flight to Macau, where he was living in exile. Doang, also casually dressed, quietly observed the court proceedings. Muhamad Iskandar had told the court that the case can not be transferred to the Shah Alam High Court yet as it would take another one and a half months to get all the necessary documentation.

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Uttar Pradesh Approves Rupees 36359 Crore Loan Waiver for Farmers

In the run up to the Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP had promised in its manifesto that small and landless farmers will get loan waivers, which effectively means that farmers who raise their crop on 1-2 hectare land will benefit from the scheme.

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Violent clashes in Venezuela as demonstrators denounce 'dictatorship'

Venezuela protesters marched through Caracas and cities across the country on Saturday, as the government's ban of Venezuela's top opposition leader from office breathed life into the disparate opposition and fueled the first sustained anti-government demonstrations since 2014.

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Yoenis Cespedes hits three home runs as Mets rout Phillies

But the real offensive star of the night was Cespedes, who belted three home runs and a double. "Any player that hits three homers would have fun", he said through an interpreter. He'd double and hit into a forceout, though the damage was already done. The Mets entered with a.192 team batting average and eight homers in seven games.

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IS bomber kills five in Kabul

Najib Danish, a spokesman for the ministry, told Anadolu Agency the blast left five people dead and 10 more injured. They are known to be comprised of disaffected Pakistani and Afghan Taliban, as well as Uzbek Islamists. Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah also condemned the incident and said: "I condemn the terrorist attack martyring innocent civilians in Kabul".

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Masters-style green jacket bought for $5 sells for $139K

The club has confirmed its authenticity. It's one of the most unique, coveted pieces of clothing in all of sports: the green jacket. Tournament officials authenticated the piece as a real Master's trophy jacket from the 1950s - one of the earliest in existence - but they refused to speculate as to which Masters champion may have originally won it.

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Boris Johnson to call for tougher Russian Federation sanctions over Syria

Pentagon and US -led coalition officials have said they do not work hand in hand with Syrian and Russian forces in fighting IS, though they admit to sometimes using a "deconfliction channel" to make Russian commanders aware of their military positions and intentions.

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Lt. Gov. Mike Stack apologizes for angry remarks

That's not a reason that's acceptable. "I'm glad I know the two magic words, I'm sorry, because I've used them a lot in my life", Stack said. The Office of Inspector General became involved at the request of Gov. Stack is a former state senator from Philadelphia and was elected lieutenant governor separately. Stack said he has not spoken to Wolf in weeks. "I think it's sort of above my pay grade", he said.

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Korean workers after Kim Jong Nam murder sparks diplomatic row

Declining to reveal them, Najib said Malaysia held firm to its stand that the two North Korean suspects holed up in the embassy - second secretary Hyon Kwang-song and Air Koryo employee Kim Uk-il - must be questioned and investigated before they could be released.

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Trump Exclusive: We're Not Going Into Syria

Though the Kremlin had declined to say whether the leaders would meet, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday: "There is a certain likelihood". Mr Tillerson reiterated the United States view that Assad aircraft carried out the attack.

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Russia-Syria Ties to Dominate G7 Meeting of Foreign Ministers

Following the suspected attack, US President Donald Trump launched air strikes against a Syrian government air base, and branded Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad a "dictator" who had "launched a disgusting chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians".

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Trump Says China Signals Assistance in Restraining North Korea

President Donald Trump ordered the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, along with three guided-missile destroyers and cruisers to leave Singapore Saturday in response to North Korea's latest missile test, according to the Times. US President Donald Trump claimed China has turned a fleet of coal-carrying cargo ships back to North Korea this week, and described it as a " big step" towards cracking down on the rogue state.

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North Korea could hit us 'within two years', says diplomat

The show of naval force by Tokyo comes as concern grows in Japan over the rapid pace of North Korea's ballistic missile development and U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of unilateral action to solve the North Korean problem. He wrote : "If China decides to help, that would be great. The last thing we want to see is a nuclear North Korea that threatens the coast of the United States, or any other country".

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If China doesn't help, we'll solve North Korea problem ourselves

It is still unclear what exactly transpired during their meet as the Chinese leader did not offer any commitment on North Korea. He replied: "I think the message that any nation can take is if you violate worldwide norms, if you violate global agreements, if you fail to live up to commitments, if you become a threat to others, at some point a response is likely to be undertaken".

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Bartra has wrist surgery

German authorities suspect "terrorist involvement" in a bomb attack on the bus of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team and are investigating a possible radical Islamist link, a spokeswoman for the federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday.

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Closing Arguments Begin In Aaron Hernandez's Double Murder Trial

Hernandez's lawyer called the state's star witness the real killer. Hernandez is already serving a life sentence for the 2013 death of another man, Odin Lloyd. Baez said Bradley got the "deal of a lifetime" for claiming that Hernandez shot two men after one of them accidentally bumped into Hernandez at a Boston nightclub and spilled his drink.

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Macron ahead of the other 10 candidates in French election

Polls suggest independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, far-right leader of the National Front, are the leading contenders. Numerous candidates whom polls show have no hope of going far in the election said, like Le Pen, that France ought to ditch the euro and leave the bloc.

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Lobbying firm registers as foreign agent for Ukraine work

But a spokeswoman for the Podesta Group now tells the Associated Press that the firm is registering under FARA because of "information brought to light in recent months". The Podesta Group claimed past year that it did not register under FARA because the firm was assured by its partners that the European Centre was not working for or on behalf of a foreign government.

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Trust between US-Russia deteriorated under Trump, says Putin

The results were announced as the Russian military said the Syrian government is willing to let global experts examine its military base for signs of chemical weapons. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Sunday that the administration would not let Russian Federation "cover for this regime anymore". The talks will be a major test of Tillerson's diplomatic skills.

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Didier Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL

Phoenix will battle it out with at least nine other cities for the two MLS expansion franchises that are expected to be awarded later this year. Drogba's role as a player and part-owner is certainly unusual, but the former Chelsea player says he's spoken with Blues owner Roman Abramovic about taking on a front-office role.

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Russia's Lavrov warns US not to strike Syrian regime again

The US officials raised the stakes before Mr Tillerson's visit to Moscow with the disclosure that the administration had reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian Federation knew in advance of the chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, which left at least 80 dead.

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No staff shakeup ahead - White House

No, if Bannon gets fired, it will be because he was just too committed to Trump's populist, working-class base, and the White House's cucks just couldn't take it. For now, it seems Kushner and Bannon are trying to play nice, holding what Politico calls a "bury-the-hatchet meeting" that was ordered by Trump.

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9 dead; militants attack Philippine tourist island

Gen. Eduardo Ano, the military's chief of staff, said troops recovered and identified the remains of Moammar Askali, also known as Abu Rami, at the scene of the battle in a far-flung coastal village on Bohol island. TERRORISM NOT A PUBLIC CONCERN US and Australian embassies had warned their citizens this week about possible kidnappings by "terrorist groups" specifically on Bohol and Cebu islands.

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Ottawa Senators vs. Boston Bruins live stream, Game 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs did Boston what appears to be a huge favour by losing their regular-season finale vs. Columbus 3-2 at home. Giving the Boston Bruins possession will be suicide for the Senators' Stanley Cup goals, keeping the Corsi For percentage in mind, and the fact that Brad Marchand is now on a hot goal-scoring streak and is the number one goal scorer since the beginning of the year.

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Asian Americans outraged at United Airlines' passenger eviction

Social media outrage rained down on the Chicago-based airline, prompting a public apology from Munoz. Munoz said the airline will review policies for handling situations where it has sold more tickets than seats available, including how it incentivizes customers to volunteer to take a later flight.

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United States says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

South Korea's flag flew and its anthem sounded in Pyongyang on Friday as its women's football team played out a 1-1 draw with their neighbours, in the first ever competitive soccer match between the two countries hosted by the North. North Korea has been pursuing its nuclear and missile programs at an unprecedented pace since previous year, with an aim to expand its deterrence against Washington and diversify its line-up of nuclear-equipped missiles, another expert said.

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Trudeau: Russia partly to blame for Syria attack, solution can't include Assad

Days earlier, she had said the opposite. The newly hardened view of Moscow comes as the president has tried to shake suspicions about the motives behind his campaign calls for warmer relations. The talks of top Russian and United States diplomats have already turned into a special format. "I do not know who saw them". "We can not let this happen again", Tillerson said of the chemical attack.

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US Secretary of State Tillerson arrives in Moscow

But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing USA investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's US presidential election. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, in Tuscany for the annual summit, warned the U.S. could launch further airstrikes on Syria following its bombing of the Shayrat airfield near the city of Homs on Friday.

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Russia sees progress on Syria after talks

It was stark evidence that the president is moving ever further from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow. Politics, worldwide or otherwise, is a game of optics, and Trump's dismal ability to form a consistent foreign policy will make it harder for him to win over supporters (at least, outside the U.S.) on any potential campaign against Assad - even in retaliation for something as terrible as gassing his own people.

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San Bernardino school shooter fired 10 shots, reloaded once

The school is expected to reopen on Monday. It was important for her to come, joining hundreds of other parents, teachers and community members on the lawn at North Park Elementary School just a day after the classroom shooting. Jonathan died at a hospital after being shot Monday in his classroom by the estranged husband of his teacher, Karen Smith, who also was killed. Another student, a 9-year-old boy, remains hospitalized in stable condition.

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Paul Manafort May Register as a Foreign Agent

Manafort has been in discussions with federal authorities about the advisability of registering under FARA for some of his past political work", Mr. Maloni said, referring to the Foreign Agents Registration Act. It routinely works with lobbying firms to help them get back in compliance by registering and disclosing their work. The Podesta Group said it did not understand that Manafort and Gates were simultaneously being paid by the Party of Regions, the pro-Russian political party of Ukraine's ...

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Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow after tensions escalated in Syria

The army chiefs of Russian Federation and Iran discussed the U.S. strikes in Syria by phone today and vowed to continue the fight against "terrorists" and their supporters, Iranian media reported. After months of allegations of ties between his election campaign and the Kremlin - the subject of current congressional and FBI investigations - Trump has found himself clashing with Putin.

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Thousands of Venezuelans demonstrate against opposition leader ban

Government critics say Capriles' ban is arbitrary and allows the ruling Socialist Party to sideline popular politicians without due process. The protesters are demanding the dismissal of all seven Justices of the Venezuelan Supreme Court after the apex court issued a ruling on 29 March, 2017 that all powers vested under the legislative body, the Venezuelan National Assembly, be transferred to the court itself, which is stacked with the government loyalists.

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Trump Considering 'Explosive' Executive Order on Unfair Trade

The steel and aluminum markets are a particular focus, as USA officials say China's trade policies in those areas have impacted US manufacturers. The country's largest companies in these sectors, such as Citic Securities and China Life Insurance, have achieved enormous scale in the 15 years since the world's second-biggest economy joined the World Trade Organization, making them formidable competitors for new entrants to the market.


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