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White House to Begin Investigation on President's Leaked Briefing Papers

White House to Begin Investigation on President's Leaked Briefing Papers

The decision by staff to leak of such sensitive information about Oval Office deliberations exposed a deep frustration within the White House about the president's ad-hoc approach and disregard for ...

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Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

The Syrian regime fiercely opposed the Turkish incursion and gave the green light for pro-government fighters to head to front line to try to turn back the advance. Director Erhan Baytimur said it w...

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MS appoints its first-ever female U.S. senator

MS appoints its first-ever female U.S. senator

He was most recently re-elected in 2014 and is the 10th-longest serving senator in US history. Several well known Democratic candidates are expected to run as well. Senator Roger Wicker . But Rep...

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Taoiseach travels to Berlin to discuss Brexit with German Chancellor

Taoiseach travels to Berlin to discuss Brexit with German Chancellor

It is now the biggest opposition party. She acknowledged in her first speech to parliament since being sworn in last week that the debate about migration has " divided and polarized our country to thi...

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Korean Cultural Performance to Visit Pyongyang Thursday

Korean Cultural Performance to Visit Pyongyang Thursday

While the official repertoire is yet to be confirmed , the unification ministry says Seoul and Pyongyang will continue discussions via the communications channel at the truce village of Panmunjeom, f...

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Trump Bans American Investors From Venezuela's Petro

Trump Bans American Investors From Venezuela's Petro

Sitting in the front row during an unveiling ceremony at the presidential palace in Caracas were Denis Druzhkov and Fyodor Bogorodsky - two Russian men with close ties to Russian state banks and Kreml...

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Israel says 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor a message to Iran

Israel says 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor a message to Iran

The operation "sends a clear message: Israel will never allow nuclear weapons to countries like Iran who threaten its existence", he tweeted. Eight F-15 fighter jets bombed the site, while the...

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Northeast Ohio weather: Watch for snow on the morning commute

Northeast Ohio weather: Watch for snow on the morning commute

Late Wednesday into early Thursday morning the sky will begin to clear and we will only have a few lingering flurries. Long range forecasts state there will be an increased likelihood of overnig...

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Ex-Playboy model who claimed affair with Trump sues to break silence

Ex-Playboy model who claimed affair with Trump sues to break silence

Stris, said in a statement to the New York Times . "The lawsuit is alleging that Miss McDougal's prior lawyer was not acting in her best interest and conspired or colluded with the Trump team, so t...

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European Union plans no additional sanctions against Iran: Foreign Policy Chief

European Union plans no additional sanctions against Iran: Foreign Policy Chief

Trump has repeatedly described the JCPOA, which was negotiated under his predecessor, Barack Obama, as "the worst and most one-sided transaction Washington has ever entered into", a characterizatio...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Re-Elected, Wins by a Landslide

Russian President Vladimir Putin Re-Elected, Wins by a Landslide

The nearest an opponent got was 11 percent of the votes in favor of Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin . Turnout was reported high at more than 60 percent. But Putin's supporters said Western...

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Autonomous Uber auto involved in fatal United States crash

Autonomous Uber auto involved in fatal United States crash

She later died at the hospital. In a statement , the Tempe Police Department confirmed the vehicle involved was one of Uber's driverless cars and that it was in autonomous mode at the time of...

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Trump urges death penalty for drug dealers

Trump urges death penalty for drug dealers

President Trump unveiled his plan to combat the nation's deadly opioid addiction in a speech Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire, a state ravaged by the drug. The White House did not offer any spec...

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Jim Carrey faces Twitter backlash for 'monstrous' portrait of White House spokesperson

Jim Carrey faces Twitter backlash for 'monstrous' portrait of White House spokesperson

A spokeswoman for Carrey confirmed it is his painting , according to the Associated Press , but did not confirm it is a depiction of Sanders. Others on social media regarded the portrait as an a...

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Trump bans Venezuela's new national cryptocurrency

Trump bans Venezuela's new national cryptocurrency

In August a year ago, Trump imposed a range of economic sanctions against Venezuela , citing human rights abuses, the establishment of an illegitimate Assembly, public corruption, and the ongoing per...

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Retailers Urge Trump to Rethink Tariffs on Chinese Goods

Retailers Urge Trump to Rethink Tariffs on Chinese Goods

The president has pointed to America's $375 billion trade deficit with China and accused the country of stealing intellectual property from American companies doing business there. The U.S. already ...

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Russians in Ukraine to be blocked from voting in presidential poll: Kiev

In line with the policy of non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea, Latvia added that it does not recognize the holding of the Russian presidential election in Crimea and Sevastopol on 18 March. U...

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Thousands celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Charlotte

Thousands celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Charlotte

The St. Patrick's Day parade was held in NY city on Saturday with the color of green occupying avenues and streets in Manhattan, drawing people from all cultures. Earlier Sinn Fein's former pres...

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Tiger claws back into contention for first win since 2013

Tiger claws back into contention for first win since 2013

The four-time major victor chipped in for a birdie at the par-4 15th hole to extend his cushion to two shots atop the leaderboard at the famed Bay Hill course . "Over the weekend a year ago I was hit...

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Auto ramming attack kills two Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Auto ramming attack kills two Israeli soldiers in West Bank

According to a report last week, Israeli forces arrested 1,319 Palestinians from the occupied Palestinian territory. In response to the attack, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman tweeted, ...

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Trump lawyer ignores porn star's offer to return hush…

Trump lawyer ignores porn star's offer to return hush…

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen made the explosive claim in papers filed in a federal California court Friday. The second motion, filed on Trump's behalf, states that he joins Essential Consultants in ...

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White House chief tells staff their jobs safe_ for now

White House chief tells staff their jobs safe_ for now

The architect of Trump's nationalist-populist campaign and his election victory, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was nicknamed the Prince of Darkness and the Shadow President. Then, yesterda...

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Xi Jinping begins second term as China's President

Xi Jinping begins second term as China's President

Economic growth and social stability have allowed Xi to amend the constitution and carry out other moves that once seemed highly contentious, said Kerry Brown, professor of Chinese Studies and directo...

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Fired FBI deputy McCabe kept notes on interactions with Trump - source familiar

Fired FBI deputy McCabe kept notes on interactions with Trump - source familiar

Comey's No. 2, Andrew McCabe , was sacked late Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . McCabe stepped down from his Federal Bureau of Investigation job in January amid attacks from President...

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Trump visits California to inspect prototypes for Mexico border wall

Trump visits California to inspect prototypes for Mexico border wall

He made a steady stream of comments to the press covering the inspection. "For the people that say, 'No wall, ' if you didn't have walls over here, you wouldn't even have a country", Trump said ,...

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