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Top Saudi cleric 'blesses' Trump-Muslim summit

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Muslim leaders may also be looking for Trump to build bridges after allegations of Islamophobia against his administration and its effort to bar travellers from six Muslim-majority countries. For his foreign debut, he chose the middle East. As James Phillips, senior Middle East research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, put it in an essay: "President Trump should use this trip to mobilize global support to defeat ISIS and other terrorist groups, rally Arab ... Read More »

Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

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The 82 schoolgirls were handed over to the Nigerian government on Saturday following a prisoner exchange for Boko Haram commanders. A group of girls released by Boko Haram jihadists after kidnapping them in 2014 in the north Nigerian town of Chibok arrived on Sunday in the capital Abuja . Read More »

Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

White House hopes that Trump could leave scandalous allegations at home were crushed in a one-two punch of revelations that landed shortly after his departure. House members leaving a briefing by the deputy attorney general on the probe of connections between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign say they're frustrated at not getting answers. Read More »

North Korea Links Nuclear Advances to Hostile US Policy

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The North Korean army is repairing protective walls for gallery positions to brace for possible cruise missile strikes after witnessing such USA attacks on Syria last month, a US broadcaster said Thursday. It is known to the entire world that the North Korea and the United States are not sharing a good bonding these days. Members of the public cheer as North Korean missile developers go by. Read More »

Ransomware attack: How a nuisance became a global threat

The fact that over 70 percent of the initially reported "WannaCry" infections took place in Russian Federation raises the very real possibility that the current disaster is the result of a Stuxnet-like cyberattack by the United States. As a result, users of an estimated 300,000-plus computers were locked out of their data, which hackers said would be released at a cost of $300 in bitcoin currency, which allows recipients to collect anonymously. Read More »

Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North

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North Korea is believed to be preparing for a sixth nuclear test and is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting U.S. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in visited on Wednesday the Ministry of National Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff where he was briefed on the current military situation in the country. Read More »

Harry Kane scores four at Leicester, takes Golden Boot lead

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Everton's Romelu Lukaku is second on 24 goals but Kane is well on course to nail down the goalscoring prize heading into Tottenham's final fixture at Hull on Sunday. Dele Alli's low header was then saved by Kasper Schmeichel as Spurs began to raise the tempo, sensing Leicester were there for the taking. The England man opened the scoring before restoring Tottenham's two-goal lead just as Leicester threatened to get back into the game before two late strikes. Read More »

Mighty Fine Pie for the Twin Peaks Reboot

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Robot". Riverdale is about the mystery surrounding the tragic death of a small-town teen; does that remind you at all of Twin Peaks? But he hasn't ruled out creating more TV, welcome news for fans who hope one of cinema's most distinctive voices can breathe new life into one of television's most influential series. Read More »

Corbyn kicks off United Kingdom election campaign, vowing to overturn 'rigged system'

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He said the election was fight between the "wealthy ruling Conservatives" versus Labour and the people, adding that he wanted to give preference to the majority's interests. "European leaders are preparing for customs controls to be introduced from Brexit day in March 2019", he said. While May tries to focus the debate on Brexit, Corbyn vowed to overturn a system he says is "rigged" in favour of the wealthy. Read More »

GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo Links Impeachment to Trump

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He charged the White House with obstructing congressional investigations and refusing to provide documents. And typically, you would get an impeachment investigation, in the House Judiciary Committee, which by majority vote would decide whether or not to recommend articles of impeachment to the full House. Read More »

Germany rejects idea of joint euro bonds after Macron victory

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If Macron's presidency were to follow a similar pathway to his two predecessors, the public mood could turn against him rapidly. Now she vows to go further with still more changes to reach an even wider spectrum of voters, "those who choose France, defend its independence, its freedom, its prosperity, its security, its identity and its social model". Read More »

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

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North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter USA aggression. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defense detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 5, 2017. Read More »

Former FBI Director Appointed Special Counsel To Oversee Trump-Russia Investigation

Mueller , 72, was FBI director under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and was the longest-serving head of the bureau since J. Edgar Hoover. In addition to requesting Comey testify , Whitehouse, Graham, Feinstein and Grassley sent a letter to Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe asking for any Comey memos from his Russian Federation and Clinton investigations that detail his talks with top Trump and Obama administration officials, including Trump, former President Barack Obama, ... Read More »

'Hero's welcome' for missile developers in North Korea

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Speaking in Japan, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command Harry Harris not only maintained that the trilateral alliance between the United States, South Korea, and Japan must remain strong but that the world, but most notably China and Russian Federation, needed to work together to "bring Kim Jong-Un to his senses". Read More »

Lawmakers fret over impact of special counsel on congressional Russian Federation probes

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The White House initially cited Rosenstein's recommendation to explain Comey's ouster during an ongoing investigation into potential collusion between Trump's associates and Russian Federation. Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin echoed McCaskill, saying Rosenstein told lawmakers that he knew of Trump's intent the day before he wrote a document that the White House initially said was the main reason Comey was dismissed. Read More »

Trump Says Russia Probe Greatest Witch Hunt Of Politician In US History

But that changed on Wednesday evening when Rosenstein announced that he had appointed another former FBI director, Robert Mueller, to conduct an independent investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign. But anyone hoping a special counsel appointment means the public will ultimately hear a full accounting of the investigation might be disappointed. Read More »

Old tweets about classified info from GOP and Trump resurfaces

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It's as if Clinton set up an unsecured email server. and then used it to send classified information directly to foreign hackers from her personal account. Comey said Clinton's actions were "extremely careless" but the Federal Bureau of Investigation wouldn't recommend charges against her. This morning, the president said he had full authority to leak the intel. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for boy with possibly suicidal man

An Amber Alert has been issued Friday for a 1-year-old boy out of San Francisco, the California Highway Patrol said. Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a one-year-old boy abducted by his father in San Francisco, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read More »

SC Bench recuses from Aadhaar case

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Rohatgi said that Aadhaar was being made compulsory so that benefits of schemes do not "go to ghosts". Recusing from hearing the matter, the vacation bench said that the matter would be listed before an appropriate bench. "They are in breach of it", senior counsel Shyam Divan told the bench as it inquired from Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi about the assurance given by the Centre that it would not share with anyone the biometric information given by people at the time of applying for ... Read More »

Putin to France's Macron: Let's 'overcome mutual mistrust'

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Whether Valls' offer has been accepted will be known Thursday when the names of Macron's 577 candidates in the legislative elections will be announced. Macron won the presidential election on a pro-EU platform and arrived at his victory speech in the courtyard of Paris' Louvre museum as the bloc's anthem "Ode to Joy" played out. Read More »

United Fresh releases statement on NAFTA renegotiation

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Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute, says the United States could seek modest "technocratic" changes, including provisions to update NAFTA to reflect technologies that have emerged since the original agreement was negotiated. Read More »