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Trump Plays Fireman As Donald Jr.'s Russia Scandal Engulfs White House

You're running against Donald Trump . The White House confirmed Cobb's appointment as special counsel on the president's staff in a statement...

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Peter Dutton becomes national security ministerial tsar in portfolio shake-up

Asio and the Australian Federal Police will now answer directly to Dutton as home affairs minister. In an apparent concession to Brandis and t...

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Assam floods: Death toll climbs to 59, over 10 lakh affected

He was reviewing the flood situation in the State through video conference at the Chief Minister's Conference Hall at the Janata Bhawan here, sa...

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South Korea preparing to request military talks with North Korea

Deputy Defense Minister Seo Joo-seok said the talks would be aimed at ending "hostile acts" between the two sides, and to try to secure a mutu...

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Trump wishes McCain well, calls him a 'crusty' Senate voice

Senate Majority Whip John CornynJohn CornynAfter delay, Senate Republicans struggle not to let healthcare stall Senate majority whip: Healthca...

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Eve of Special Session full of rallies, lawmakers speaking at public events

The Republican-dominated legislature begins a 30-day special session on Tuesday with 20 items on the agenda, including one of the "bathroom bill...

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Trump hires Kansas native Ty Cobb as special counsel

The news comes a week after it was revealed that President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Jr., met with a Kremlin-connected attorney shor...

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China and North Korea are Trade Partners

Details of the U.S. resolution have not been released but Haley indicated to the UN Security Council last week that it would include a ban on ...

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China trading more with North Korea but buying less coal

China announced in February the suspension of coal imports from the North, striking a blow at a major source of income for the hermit state. A...

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Second Australian senator resigns over citizenship

It means the Greens have now lost both their co-deputy leaders, Waters and Ludlam, in the space of four days. "As people would know after the ...

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Seoul proposes military talks with Pyongyang for next week

He told a briefing Monday for a group of United Nations correspondents that "dialogue for the sake of dialogue is meaningless". "The fact that...

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Qatar hits out at UAE over government websites 'hack'

However, Yousef al-Otaiba, the UAE ambassador to the U.S., has rubbished the report as false, claiming that the UAE had no role in the hackin...

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UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack

And now U.S. intelligence agencies are claiming the quotes were posted falsely and deliberately in a state-sponsored hack ordered by the UAE...

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Presidential Elections 2017: Voting ends; all eyes on counting day July 20

As two seats are vacant both in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha , and one MP did not have the right to vote, a total of 771 MPs were eligible f...

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Brexit is now directly damaging business investment in Britain

The website added: "Most said the European Union should pay a price if Britain is willing to backtrack, but not that price". Without "signif...

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US, Japan, South Korea to Put 'Maximum Pressure' on North Korea

Suh suggested the talks be held this Friday at Tongilgak, a building operated by the North Korean government in the inter-Korean truce village o...

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Z Praises Vic Mensa At LA Listening Event For 'The Autobiography' Album

Based on a true story. On Everyday Struggle , Vic Mensa let the world know that he had an album on the way. Mensa dropped visuals for the l...

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Russia's Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova win Wimbledon doubles title

Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo beat Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (2), 3-6, 13-11 in a match that lasted 4 hours, 40 minutes - only ...

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The Chinese economy is growing faster than all expectations

China's real estate investment growth slowed slightly in the second quarter from the first, suggesting government curbs to rein in the red-hot p...

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Trump admin considering new sanctions on China over North Korea ties

His response: we don't give our playbook away. While a further tightening of United Nations sanctions could jeopardize that trade, for now t...

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Woman dragged by train on Rome metro

As she steps out, her bag gets stuck and is not freed in time. Footage shows other passengers desperately trying to alert the driver as Nataly...

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UAE wants worldwide monitoring of Qatar

The hack also involved the planting of damning false stories about Qatar's emir. The Washington Post newspaper is reporting that new intelli...

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UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar

The Post cites unnamed United States intelligence officials as saying that senior members of the Emirati government discussed the hacking plan...

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Meetings on eve of Monsoon Session in Parliament

The Opposition parties that include the Congress, CPI-M, Trinamool Congress , Samajwadi Party , Nationalist Congress Party , Bahujan Samaj Pa...

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Williams Lake, BC, evacuated due to wildfires

He fled Fort McMurray during last year's wildfires there, too. The province isn't likely to get a reprieve from the wildfires ravaging the B.C...

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Governor and Attorney General To Sue Should GOP Health Bill Become Law

He also believes plans to defund Planned Parenthood would violate the rule that legislation can not place an undue burden on a woman's ability t...

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Trump Calls On Canada, Mexico Not To Manipulate Their Currency

According to the Nafta blueprint released Monday, the USA would also seek to raise labor standards significantly for Mexican imports. "Preside...

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S Korea seeks rare talks with DPRK

Last week during a trip to Berlin, Moon delivered a speech in which he stressed the importance of dialogue in the face of increasing tensions an...

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GOP loses enough senators to sink its current health-care bill

GOP leaders are working with the Trump administration to pressure their members of the House Freedom Caucus to get on board so they can get it t...

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Iran says it has received 'contradictory signals' from Trump

The plan's implementation began in January 2016. Worldwide monitors, and other signatories of the agreement, have said that Iran is meeting it...

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