• Ilhan Omar of dismissing 9/11 attacks

    Ilhan Omar of dismissing 9/11 attacks

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    On average, the Trump campaign said it received donations of $34.26 - almost double the amount that Sanders received. The popular west coast U.S. city boss also noted that Trump "is demonizing immigrants and refugees to incite fear and to distract the American public from his own failures".
  • Benjamin Netanyahu's rival party concedes Israeli election

    Benjamin Netanyahu's rival party concedes Israeli election

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    Despite the fact that he was challenged hard by former Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and his Blue and White party, who emerged neck-and-neck with Netanyahu's centre-right Likud, the mathematics of Israel's proportional representation system allows for the formation of a right-wing coalition that will keep Netanyahu in power for another four years.
  • Australia opposes death penalty as Assange supporters march

    Australia opposes death penalty as Assange supporters march

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    Julian Assange speaks to the media from the balcony of the Embassy Of Ecuador on May 19, 2017 in London , England. "Today I announced that the discourteous and aggressive behavior of Mr". The police said they were "invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum". The court, after finding him guilty of skipping bail, reserved his sentence for a later date.
  • Kim Jong-un sets conditions after Trump suggests third summit

    Kim Jong-un sets conditions after Trump suggests third summit

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    The US President added that a " third Summit would be good in that we fully understand where we each stand ". "I look forward to the day, which could be soon, when Nuclear Weapons and Sanctions can be removed , and then watching North Korea become one of the most successful nations of the World", Trump wrote .
  • North Korea bolsters diplomatic lineup amid stalled United States talks

    North Korea bolsters diplomatic lineup amid stalled United States talks

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    Moon has suggested that sanctions could be eased to allow inter-Korean economic engagement in return for some nuclear concessions by North Korea, but so far Washington has not agreed. In that vein, Trump noted South Korean companies' investments in the American manufacturing industry, including the automotive sector, in support of U.S.jobs and exports.
  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Wins National Election

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Wins National Election

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    In any case, the country faces what could be weeks of political negotiations over the composition of a ruling coalition. But under almost every scenario, Netanyahu was the big victor. "I think we have a chance and I think we now have a better chance", he added. Recent opinion polls show a tight race between Gantz's centrist Blue and White with about 30 seats and Netanyahu's right wing Likud with some 28 seats.
  • EU Gives UK More Time For Brexit Plan

    EU Gives UK More Time For Brexit Plan

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    Enough is enough. This week and last, the Prime Minister has been faced with two clear choices: save Brexit by taking Britain out of the European Union on WTO terms, or continue to try and save her thrice-defeated, and bad, Deal by collaborating with the Leader of the Opposition and requesting another humiliating extension to Article 50 from the EU27.
  • Sudan coup: A wake-up call to dictators

    Sudan coup: A wake-up call to dictators

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    Ouf, on a US sanctions list for Darfur genocide, was sworn in as head of the new military transitional council that has taken charge for the next two years. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan will be the new head of the transitional military council, Ibn Auf said in a speech broadcast on state television on Friday.
  • Former Obama White House counsel indicted

    Former Obama White House counsel indicted

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    He is accused of lying to the Justice Department about his work on a 2012 report aimed at justifying the prosecution of a political enemy of Viktor Yanukovych , the Russian-aligned president of Ukraine at the time.Craig's lawyers declined immediate comment.
  • Could Julian Assange still face rape charges in Sweden?

    Could Julian Assange still face rape charges in Sweden?

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    Wikileaks founder Assange was arrested by British police on a US extradition request Thursday. Hare pointed out that while Assange rose to prominence through his efforts to disrupt diplomacy, he also took refuge in "a diplomatic mission for almost seven years" to avoid extradition.
  • Iraq says it tried to stop US from blacklisting Iran corps

    Iraq says it tried to stop US from blacklisting Iran corps

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    The semi-official Fars news agency said many MPs wore the dark green uniform of the guard in the chamber in a show of support. Riyadh welcomed Tuesday Washington's blacklisting of Tehran's elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization, state media reported.
  • Michael Avenatti faces 36-count federal indictment

    Michael Avenatti faces 36-count federal indictment

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    Federal authorities seized Avenatti's jet Wednesday , officials said Thursday. The indictment also accuses Avenatti of various tax crimes. The most glaring example of deception and fraud was described in the indictment as scheming Avenatti allegedly did to deprive clients of money they were due from legal settlements or sales of stock and the actions he took to cover his tracks.
  • Trick or treat? EU, U.K. agree to delay Brexit until Halloween

    Trick or treat? EU, U.K. agree to delay Brexit until Halloween

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    European Union leaders gave Theresa May a new Brexit deadline of October 31, four months longer than the prime minister asked for, in a move the EU summit chair said would let Britain resolve its domestic deadlock on the issue. The agreement has been rejected by Parliament three times and last week Ms. After six hours of sometimes fractious talks, European Union leaders settled on a compromise.
  • Barr to testify before Senate as Mueller report looms

    Barr to testify before Senate as Mueller report looms

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    Mr. Barr said the report would be sent to Congress within a week, with redactions of confidential information such as grand jury testimony. Barr also reminded lawmakers that the regulation he is under does not require him to release the report at all.
  • Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns

    Mnuchin says he'll 'follow the law' on Trump tax returns

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    Mnuchin, however, said it would be "premature at this point to make any specific comments". Mnuchin added that he was never briefed on the content of the discussions, and would not say what he would do about the Democrats' requests. Democrats don't expect the department to comply, but they haven't sketched out their next steps. And if the request ends up in the courts, the issue could linger unresolved until after the 2020 presidential election.
  • Migrant apprehensions soar at US-Mexico border in March

    Migrant apprehensions soar at US-Mexico border in March

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    A federal judge blocked Trump's asylum ban , an ambitious effort to prevent migrants from seeking asylum if they crossed into the United States illegally. "They want to know what they can do today to hit Donald Trump ". President Obama separated children. However, Trump hugely accelerated the tough measures with a so-called zero-tolerance policy .
  • Pilot is missing after Japanese stealth fighter jet crashes off Japan coast

    Pilot is missing after Japanese stealth fighter jet crashes off Japan coast

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    Japan sent air and naval forces to the area for the search, he added. Japanese military officials told local media outlets that no problems with the jet were reported before it disappeared. It was also the first crash of an A version of the fifth-generation fighter created to penetrate enemy defences by evading radar detection. The Air Self Defense Force (ASDF) confirmed the wreckage was that of the missing jet.
  • Barr faces Congress for first time since end of Mueller investigation

    Barr faces Congress for first time since end of Mueller investigation

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    The escalating political battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller III's report centers on redactions: a lawyerly editing process that has angered distrustful Democrats eager to see the all evidence and conclusions from his 22-month investigation of President Trump's conduct and Russia's elaborate interference operation during the 2016 election.
  • India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election

    India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election

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    He said the BJP should start packing as people would reject its false promises and throw the party out of power, and that the party should have issued a " maafinama " (apology letter) instead of a "jhansa patra ". "Every month, Modiji is adding Rs 45,000 crore debt to the country", he said. "The BJP's campaign is largely around nationalism, national security and this is what is getting echoed in their manifesto", said Sanjay Kumar, director of think-tank the Centre for the Study of ...
  • Researchers In Florida Remove Nearly 20-Foot Long Snake From Preserve

    Researchers In Florida Remove Nearly 20-Foot Long Snake From Preserve

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    In the Florida Everglades , a team of invasive species researchers got more than they bargained for - a 17-foot-long python, plus 73 developing python eggs. The invasive species are numerous and lethal - they kill animals and birds by squeezing them until they pass out. While studies have shown populations of raccoons have dropped by 99.3 per cent, opossums by 98.9 per cent and bobcats by 87.5 per cent in the areas of the Everglades where pythons have been established longest.
  • Ilhan Omar asks God to forgive Trump for mocking her

    Ilhan Omar asks God to forgive Trump for mocking her

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    Rep. Ilhan Omar is asking God to forgive President Trump for mocking her in a speech to a prominent Jewish Republican group . "Oh, I forgot. She doesn't like Israel". A handful of attendees were holding signs reading, "We Are Jews For Trump" and "Thank You President Trump". "Some of the roughest people you've ever seen, people that look like they should be fighting for the UFC", he said, referencing the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion company.
  • Kirstjen Nielsen Out As DHS Secretary

    Kirstjen Nielsen Out As DHS Secretary

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    Ms Nielsen's resignation was seized upon by John Delaney, one of the Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential nomination. And during the government shutdown over Trump's push for funding for a border wall, Ms Nielsen's stock inside the White House even appeared to rise.