• Trump points to report that Federal Bureau of Investigation may have spied on his campaign
Trump points to report that Federal Bureau of Investigation may have spied on his campaign

Andrew McCarthy says, "There's probably no doubt that they had at least one confidential informant in the campaign". Trump made the comment on the anniversary of Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to head the Justice Department investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and Trump campaign official.

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  • Russia, Syria can start work to rebuild Syrian economy, says Putin
Russia, Syria can start work to rebuild Syrian economy, says Putin

Assad previously visited Russian Federation and met Mr Putin in November 2017 and October 2015. The fallout over the Iran deal is a rare topic for rapprochement between Europe and Moscow , whose relations are marred by disagreements over the Syria conflict, Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and the subsequent war in eastern Ukraine.

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  • The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm
The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm

When the pitch is turned down 30% you'll hear Yanny, when it is increased 30% you'll clearly hear Laurel. A lot of people took to Twitter to reveal whether they heard Yanny or Laurel in the video . All your favorite Trumpers are there-Ivanka, Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Kellyanne Conway , Mike Pence and even the president himself. The word Yann...

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  • Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS
Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS

Kevin Kushel, a resident of the island, said that Thursday's plume of smoke could be seen miles away. People have been warned to protect themselves from ash fallout. Residents with respiratory problems had already been warned to stay indoors in the area on Thursday following an early morning ash cloud eruption at the Halemaumau Crater.

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  • European Union vows to block blow of US Iran sanctions
European Union vows to block blow of US Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump last week pulled Washington out of the 2015 global deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program in return for easing sanctions. "Guarantees of benefits of the JCPOA should be given to Iran". The Commission said this will allow the bank to support European Union investment in Iran and could be particularly helpful for small an...

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  • Machine gun fire from Gaza hits Israeli homes; IDF attacks Hamas post
Machine gun fire from Gaza hits Israeli homes; IDF attacks Hamas post

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks Wednesday during the dedication ceremony of the Guatemala Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. Israel and the United States claim the protests were engineered by Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza . Erdogan on Tuesday said "Netanyahu is the PM of an apartheid state".

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  • Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview
Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview

There have been several reports of divisions among the Sharif brothers, with Nawaz having adopted a hard stance against state institutions following his ouster and Shehbaz calling for restraint and unity. Referring to the 2014 sit-in by the PTI and Tahirul Qadri, he said that he would reveal the names of the important characters behind it when th...

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  • New journalism pioneer Tom Wolfe dead at 88
New journalism pioneer Tom Wolfe dead at 88

Wolfe, who lived in New York since 1962, had been hospitalized with an infection , his agent Lynn Nesbit told the New York Times . Additional details were not immediately available. In the collection Wolfe wrote, "The most important literature being written in America today is in nonfiction". The book was later adapted into a film with Sam Shep...

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  • Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says, breaking with House GOP
Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says, breaking with House GOP

Trump Jr. has previously acknowledged he met with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya - and said she claimed to have damaging information about Clinton that could help Trump's campaign. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Both Manafort and Kushner were present at the meeting but were not interviewed by the committee .

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  • BSF soldier martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
BSF soldier martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The BSF operation comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit Jammu and Kashmir on May 19. But after some time their movement was noticed again. "There is a possibility that a group of terrorists may have infiltrated through a tunnel a few days ago". Referring to the latest incidents along the worldwide border, Sharma said a group of ...

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  • 5000 turn up to greet Anwar at Padang Timur, PJ
5000 turn up to greet Anwar at Padang Timur, PJ

Earlier Wednesday, Mahathir said the government will make arrests as soon as there is clear evidence and reiterated that there will be "no deal" for Najib in the scandal. Following his release, Anwar said he would give full support to the government led by his ally-turned-foe-turned-ally Mahathir Mohamad, but would not immediately be part of it.

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  • 2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike
2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike

Downed trees have been reported in Burlington. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the powerful storms that swept through CT caused extensive damage, and power won't likely be restored to some locations for days. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says two people are dead and about 157,000 power outages are reported following the ferocious wind, rain and hail storm that...

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  • Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, 2 days after US move
Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, 2 days after US move

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were on site for the grand opening early Wednesday. Guatemala was set to open its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning, two days after the USA moved its mission to the capital.

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  • 'Capricious': Donald Tusk condemns Trump administration
'Capricious': Donald Tusk condemns Trump administration

Underlining the depth of trans-Atlantic discord, the chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said Trump had "rid Europe of all illusions " by withdrawing from the Iran accord and driving trade disputes. "As we know, the USA tariffs on steel and aluminium can not be justified on the grounds of national security", Tusk said. "The broader ...

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  • Iranian media react to populist cleric's victory in Iraq elections
Iranian media react to populist cleric's victory in Iraq elections

With more than half of votes counted, a nationalist alliance between Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr and mostly secular groups is in the lead. USA -backed Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tallied just over 1 million votes and will control 42 seats, and former US puppet Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki - who turned on the US and cozied up to Iran - pla...

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  • Melania Trump's successful embolization treatment casts spotlight on interventional radiology
Melania Trump's successful embolization treatment casts spotlight on interventional radiology

She said , however, the first lady would likely remain at Walter Reed for "the duration of the week" to recover. President Donald Trump headed to Walter Reed, in Bethesda, Maryland , on Monday afternoon to visit his wife. "Our wonderful first lady are doing very well. Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" he wrote in a tweet. In embolizati...

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  • Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow
Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow

Code-named " Project Titan ", Apple's self-driving programme's fleet is reportedly made up of Lexus RX450h SUVs, each of which is fitted with huge racks of LIDAR and radar sensors as well as cameras. Next in the list followed by Tesla (39 vehicles), Drive.Ai (14 cars) and Zoox Inc (12 cars). After starting with a secret operation to build a self-...

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  • Muslims in Leeds to begin Ramadan fast
Muslims in Leeds to begin Ramadan fast

Ramadan is the ninth of the Islamic calendar and is dependent on a moon-sighting methodology, which requires a physical new moon sighting. Muslims around the world are set to mark the month, during which believers abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn until sunset.

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  • Gazans Bury Dead After Bloodiest Day of Border Protests
Gazans Bury Dead After Bloodiest Day of Border Protests

In a response statement , Netanyahu said that " Erdoğan is among Hamas's biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter". The UAE has pledged $5 million (Dh18.4m) to provide urgent medicine for Palestinians injured in protests along the Gaza border on Monday. "We urge Israel to show greater...

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  • Voting begins Tuesday in LI's 124 public school districts
Voting begins Tuesday in LI's 124 public school districts

Running for three seats on the Troy City School District Board of Education are Elizabeth Poleto (An incumbent), along with Stephanie Fitch, and Matthew Flowers Jr. Voters will choose four candidates to serve on the Board of Education. Board president James Howard did not return a phone call seeking comment. York Central School has proposed a 2...

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  • United States China-ZTE story
United States China-ZTE story

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said much the same on Monday. The United States is seeking to make a trade deal with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday as bilateral talks between the world's two economic powerhouses resume in Washington this week.

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  • Korean journalists to witness nuclear test site dismantling
Korean journalists to witness nuclear test site dismantling

The authors speculate that may be because they'll be blown up in front of members of the global media later this month. "All the things the North Korean people need - [including] the capacity for American agriculture to support North Korea so they can eat meat and have healthy lives", he said.

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  • Fly flags at half staff May 15, National Peace Officers Memorial Day
Fly flags at half staff May 15, National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Providing support and information to law enforcement officers, law enforcement agencies, survivors and community groups who need help adjusting to and dealing with a line of duty death of a law enforcement officer. He proudly served in law enforcement for 15 years. "Unfortunately I've lost friends in the line of work as well as the Joplin police ...

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  • Sharif's Mumbai attack statement 'incorrect, misleading': Pakistan civil-military brass
Sharif's Mumbai attack statement 'incorrect, misleading': Pakistan civil-military brass

In a media interview on Friday, Mr. Sharif for the first time questioned Pakistan's policy of allowing the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai. Presided over by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the meeting was attended by top Cabinet ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Zubair Hayat, the three s...

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  • So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school
So. Indiana police escort son of fallen officer to school

No less than 70 policemen escorted a 5-year-old in boy to school on his first day back after his father, a police officer, was killed in the line of duty . A three-hour standoff ensued before Wolfe opened fire from the second floor of the apartment, fatally striking Pitts. Pitts also leaves behind another son and daughter.

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  • India's stubbornness hampered proceedings of Mumbai attacks case: Nisar
India's stubbornness hampered proceedings of Mumbai attacks case: Nisar

Rehman warned that such reckless statements inflict damage on Pakistan's narrative while apprising at the same time that country has tendered unrivalled sacrifices in war on terror. "The lack of cooperation by India was the biggest hurdle in the investigation. We have always cooperated with India over information sharing pertaining to all incidents...

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  • Nawaz Sharif admits Pak's role in 26/11 attacks
Nawaz Sharif admits Pak's role in 26/11 attacks

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has revealed the shocking disclosure on the 2008 Mumbai attacks . Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir also asserted that Pakistan was exclusively responsible for the 26/11 attacks, adding that the Centre was ready to cooperate with Pakistan to combat terrorism.

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  • Multiple Blasts Hit East Afghanistan City, at Least Six Killed
Multiple Blasts Hit East Afghanistan City, at Least Six Killed

ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a government building in Afghanistan on Sunday, the group's Amaq news agency said without providing any evidence. Governor Spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News nine people have been killed and 39 others injured so far in the attack. Officials are concerned that a low voter turnout wi...

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  • British nationals kidnapped in DR Congo released unharmed
British nationals kidnapped in DR Congo released unharmed

Two British tourists who were kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been freed, the United Kingdom government and Congolese park officials said Sunday. He said: "We wish to extend our sincerest condolences to her family, and our thoughts are with all those affected by this incident". The park is home to around a quarter of the world'...

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  • China's first indigenously built aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials
China's first indigenously built aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials

However it would still be no match in size or variety to the nuclear-powered vessels of the United States Navy, which has 11 providers. The new carrier's name and hull code remain unknown as the People's Liberation Army Navy usually makes public such information only once a ship is commissioned.

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  • Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter
Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter

But Mexico refused to pay for the wall, and despite Trump's efforts to limit undocumented immigration, the rate of attempted border crossings may have risen - estimates show that in April, US Border Patrol agents apprehended almost 40,000 people in March, or a 200% increase from 2017.

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  • Monitor: 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Syria this week
Monitor: 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Syria this week

At least 15 people were killed in the strike, including eight Iranians, according to the Observatory. The strikes dramatically ramped up tensions in the region days after US President Donald Trump announced a withdrawal from an global deal that had aimed at easing tensions between Iran and the West.

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  • Pujdeme refused to run for the presidency of Catalonia
Pujdeme refused to run for the presidency of Catalonia

In the event, pro-independence parties retained their slim majority in the Catalan parliament and a new government will have to decide whether to pursue another collision course with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy . On Oct 27, Madrid sacked Puigdemont and his entire cabinet, and called regional elections in December which separatist parties won ag...

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  • Supreme Court agreed to reiterate Justice Joseph's name for elevation to SC
Supreme Court agreed to reiterate Justice Joseph's name for elevation to SC

The Supreme Court collegium on Friday unanimously agreed to reaffirm the nomination of Justice K.M. Joseph for elevation to the Supreme Court, after the Centre had returned the earlier recommendation for reconsideration, but chose not to send the file immediately.

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  • Fayetteville man in tuxedo grabbed by neck at Waffle House, video shows
Fayetteville man in tuxedo grabbed by neck at Waffle House, video shows

The video of Anthony Wall's struggle with a police officer has drawn outraged reactions from across the country and criticism from organizations such as the NAACP. Since the incident went viral, the police department has also removed its Facebook page. Another black person has been attacked by the police in a Waffle House .

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  • Nepali ruling, opposition party leaders meet visiting Indian PM
Nepali ruling, opposition party leaders meet visiting Indian PM

As India and Nepal share the ancient culture and religion of the world, people from all over the world come to these two countries in search for peace, he pointed out. Adityanath also unveiled a special stamp published by the Indian Postal Department to commemorate the "Deep Diwali" held by the state BJP government in 2016 on Diwali on the bank...

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  • N. Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of USA summit: KCNA
N. Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of USA summit: KCNA

One week before the inter-Korean summit on April 27, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced plans to dismantle the nuclear test site. In a dramatic turnaround after Kim and Trump had traded threats of war and personal insults, the young North Korean leader vowed to pursue denuclearization at a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in l...

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  • Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, accused of violence, resigns
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, accused of violence, resigns

And he has also raised concerns about shutting down the Mueller investigation by his repeated criticism of Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and U.S. Schneiderman". Q. Will Singas be able to continue running the Nassau District Attorney's Office, which has a staff of 300, including more than 160 lawyers, while operating as a ...

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  • Tech leaders to seek more focus on AI at White House summit
Tech leaders to seek more focus on AI at White House summit

The gathering signals USA commitment to artificial intelligence at a time when other countries are boosting their own investments, according to an AI expert at Cornell University. While Seamans said the US doesn't need to take a centralized approach, he said it could be useful for administration officials to discuss the impacts of the new technolog...

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  • Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders
Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders

The list did not include Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. According to the New York Times , a cross-border sting using intelligence from both the U.S. An official said of al-Baghdadi: "His movements are discreet and he never travels in a convoy". Hashimi added that Iraqi forces used the Telegram messaging app on Eithawi's mobile phon...

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