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Donald Trump just stormed out of CBS Face the Nation interview

Dickerson then asked if Trump still held the claim - which has been rejected by FBI Director James Comey. Dickerson replied, "But I want to know your opinions". Mr Trump said his claims of wire-tapping had been "proven very strongly". "Mr. President, I love your presidency, I call it 'Disgrace The Nation.' You're not the POTUS, you're the gloat-us", Colbert sneered. Read More »

North Korea tensions rise

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Trump raised eyebrows in South Korea last week when he said would make Seoul pay $1 billion for the missile defense system. Trump's comment about meeting Kim comes as tensions have risen in recent months between the USA and North Korea as Pyongyang has sought to advance its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and Washington has made a show of force in the region to deter their use. Read More »

US Navy Sea Hawk fires flares in Philippine Sea

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military, media reported , as a US submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Anthony Joshua coach fires 'Father Time' insult at Wladimir Klitschko

Joshua stated, " Even though this is such a great event, I always try to strip it down to what it really is and just focus that it's just me and this man coming to blows and the best man will win. The former unified champion revealed at the final press conference how he has already predicted the victor of Saturday's heavyweight unification clash with Joshua at Wembley, live on Sky Sports Box Office . Read More »

Trump Administration Proposing 'Biggest Tax Cut' in US History

But his tax cuts could wind up increasing it even more. The official budget scorekeeper for Congress said Tuesday that even a more modest rate cut, to 20 percent, would add to long-term budget deficits - even if the tax cut is temporary. In any case, what the White House does put out tomorrow will offer some guideposts to where Trump will start negotiations with tax writers on the Hill, who have been busy for months working on their own tax reform proposals. Read More »

Who Is Aya Hijazi? Egyptian Prisoner Released After 'Travesty Of Justice'

The official said assurances had been made at the "highest levels" of the Sissi government that "Egypt would use presidential authority to send her home", the Washington Post reported . The administration had quietly negotiated Hijazi's release in recent weeks, according to the Washington Post . Hijazi was accompanied on the flight by Dina Powell, the deputy White House national security adviser for strategy. Read More »

Donald Trump's corporate tax plan sets stage for clash with Paul Ryan

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus echoed that sentiment, appearing Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press . Trump's plan will cut the income tax rate paid by public corporations to 15 percent from 35 percent and reduce the top tax rate by pass-through businesses, including many small partnerships and sole proprietorships, to 15 percent from 39.6 percent, Mnuchin said. Read More »

Trump responds to Syrian chemical attack

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Haley said Wednesday the U.S.is "ready to throw our weight and resources behind diplomacy" to bring the six-year war in Syria to an end. "It can be said that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely has degraded", Mr Putin on the state TV channel Mir. Read More »

Attack near Egypt's St Catherine's monastery kills one, injures four

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St. Catherine's Monastery , which was established in the 6th century, is one of the most significant Christian landmarks in the region. Egypt has for years been battling an armed movement in the rugged and thinly populated Sinai Peninsula which has gained pace since the military overthrew democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in mid-2013. Read More »

84 veterans headed to DC for Never Forgotten Honor Flight

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Students, school administrators and veterans then return home Tuesday after a whirlwind run through Washington, D.C., including stops at numerous memorials, Arlington National Cemetery - where the group has been selected to lay a wreath - and the Holocaust Museum. Read More »

Happy Days star Erin Moran spent final days broke and homeless

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Ron Howard , who played the role of Richie, his big brother in the Happy Days series, expressed his sadness on Twitter , paying tribute to her who "made the scenes better, attracted laughter and illuminated screens". Willie Ames , who appeared in the TV show 'Gunsmoke with Erin, wrote: "I've known Erin Moran since childhood doing 'GunSmoke.' More recently as a troubled soul". Read More »

North Korea blows up United States in alarming video simulation

It is possible for the Korean peninsula to be nuclear-free and for current tensions to be eased peacefully if China exerts pressure on the North, along with US allies in the region, US Vice President Mike Pence said . Trump went on to criticize Democratic administrations. The threat of a real war got slightly closer to reality Thursday when North Korea warned of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" that would wipe out the U.S. Read More »

Skeletal human remains found inside auto submerged in Qld dam

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Mr Allwood said he wasn't too anxious about the find until he got a call from police on Thursday afternoon saying the find was linked to a missing person case. Once the vehicle was removed from the water, police located skeletal remains inside. Family members previously said Mr Gatehouse had been on his way to Maryborough to visit a relative but never arrived. Read More »

Canada Marijuana Legalization Bill Sets THC Driving Limit at 5 ng/ml

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On Thursday, the Liberal government tabled two bills created to end more than 90 years of prohibition. "Canadians, including 21 percent of youth and 30 percent of young adults, continue to use cannabis at among the highest rates in the world", former Toronto police chief Bill Blair, now parliamentary secretary to Canada's justice minister and attorney general, told a news conference. Read More »

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

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Justice Yury Ivanenko in his verdict on Thursday, said Russia had made a decision to close down "the administrative centre of Jehovah's Witnesses and the local organisations in its fold and turn their property over to the Russian Federation". Read More »

OAS chief condemns Venezuela as march unfolds

Youths throwing rocks have squared off against security forces spraying tear gas in melees that have dragged on well into the evening. "Same place, same time", said opposition leader Henrique Capriles on Wednesday. Last month, Venezuela's Supreme Court dissolved the opposition-controlled National Assembly and took over its powers, bringing the country a step further to dictatorship. Read More »

Son Stabs Parents, Kills Mother In Bridgewater

The victim told police his son had stabbed him, prosecutors said. Police say that responding officers also found a 61-year-old woman inside the home who was also suffering from multiple stab wounds. Police say that after Litwornia refused to speak with them, they used a robot to find out where he was inside the home. Police say he had self-inflicted injuries on his body. Read More »

North Korea threatens Donald Trump's U.S. with 'all out WAR'

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He said Mr Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan meant "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. Bush. "But the era of strategic patience is over", he declared. "The era of strategic patience is over". But at the same time, McMaster said on "This Week" on ABC that "it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully". Read More »

Annual Easter egg hunt at Holyoke's spring celebration

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Pastor of Restoration Church in Fayetteville, Todd Kitchen, held their Easter egg hunt on Saturday. A jackpot egg worth $5000 and five other golden eggs worth $1000 each will also be up for grabs for alpine sleuths. We are so appreciative of all those businesses and individuals who contributed to the Easter egg hunt as well as those who came out and volunteered their time. Read More »

China Warns US War with North Korea Could Erupt at Any Moment

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Han Song Ryol said the situation on the Korean Penin. However, North Korea on Saturday warned that it is "prepared" to respond to any nuclear attack in kind, AFP reported . Last month, he urged North Korea to suspend its nuclear weapon and missile tests in exchange for South Korea and the U.S. putting their war games on hold, reviving a proposal first raised by Pyongyang. Read More »