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Manafort seeks acquittal as tax, bank fraud trial moves to defense

Manafort seeks acquittal as tax, bank fraud trial moves to defense

The testimony from James Brennan , a vice president at Federal Savings Bank whose chairman allegedly sought a role in the Trump campaign, represented the capstone to the prosecution's case that has f...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Iron Man of Modern India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Iron Man of Modern India

Unfortunately, his condition has worsened over the past 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a stream of political leaders cutting across party lines and Union ministers visited the hospital...

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Man with NC ties reportedly confesses to killing pregnant wife, young daughters

Man with NC ties reportedly confesses to killing pregnant wife, young daughters

A Colorado man has been charged with three counts of murder in connection with the disappearance of his wife and their two young daughters, police said early Thursday. She goes to the gym at 5:15 a.m....

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Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Reactions from Republican lawmakers were mixed, with some critical of Trump while others blamed Brennan for acting inappropriately. Brennan, who was head of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2013...

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Trump attacks Russian Federation provisions in signed defense bill

Trump attacks Russian Federation provisions in signed defense bill

Military.com estimates the pay raise will mean about $670 more annually for junior enlisted troops and about $1,300 more for senior enlisted and junior officers. The president did, however, boast ab...

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Trump inks $717bn defence policy bill

Trump inks $717bn defence policy bill

With the NDAA signed into law, Congress now turns its attention to passing a defence spending bill to make the dollar amounts authorized by the NDAA a reality. The defense policy bill bars the deliver...

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Trump connects Russian Federation probe to revoking Brennan’s clearance

Trump connects Russian Federation probe to revoking Brennan’s clearance

Brennan, among other things, has said on TV and online that Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Levin said Trump should continue to "pull" security clearances from fo...

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More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials

More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials

More than 300 newspapers - in major metropolitan areas and small towns and in red states and blue - wrote editorials denouncing Trump's attacking the news media as "the enemy of the people". "But ins...

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President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders , who read the statement from the podium in the White House briefing insisted this isn't the president going after his political opponents. "Clearances are taken away f...

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Migrant ship Aquarius again searching for nation to accept refugees

Migrant ship Aquarius again searching for nation to accept refugees

On Saturday, he said the Gibraltar-flagged Aquarius would "never see an Italian port" again. "At this point, the United Kingdom should assume its responsibility to safeguard the castaways", Toni...

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Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state

Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state

The Sabarimala temple has warned pilgrims not to reach the shrine in view of the surging river waters in the vicinity. More than 50,000 have sought shelter in relief camps. Earlier, the state had ca...

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New air quality app maps OR wildfire smoke dangers

New air quality app maps OR wildfire smoke dangers

Continued fire activity from the Carr, Mendocino Complex, and OR fires continue to send smoke into the area. The agency also says people may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat ir...

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Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

Police said they arrested the male driver, though no further details were provided. "Officers remain at the scene", it said. Our priority is to formally identify the suspect and establish his mo...

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Report says Pennsylvania priests abused over 1000 children

Report says Pennsylvania priests abused over 1000 children

The grand jury report is the most ambitious study of abuse ever attempted by a state in the United States. Dioceses also sent priests for evaluations at church-run psychiatric treatment centers ...

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Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness

Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness

Frenkel, a former USA federal prosecutor and partner at Dickinson Wright law firm. To view the full article, register now. Manafort's decision not to testify and not to call witnesses came after...

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Rescue mission underway after Italian bridge collapses in Genoa

Rescue mission underway after Italian bridge collapses in Genoa

The "queues of cars and the volume of traffic provoke intense degradation of the bridge structure on a daily basis in rush hour, as it is subject to major demands", the report, quoted by Italian news ...

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Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary for Vermont Governor

Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary for Vermont Governor

He will face Christine Hallquist, who won the Democratic primary to run for the state's highest office in November, when she would become the nation's first transgender governor if elected. Scott, fir...

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Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September

Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September

The agreement was reached during high-level talks on the northern side of Panmunjom that separates the two Koreas. The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South...

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Intense fighting in Afghan city Ghazni as Taliban presses

Intense fighting in Afghan city Ghazni as Taliban presses

The attack , which began late Thursday, was the latest attempt by the Taliban to seize an urban centre and comes as pressure mounts on the insurgents to enter peace talks with the government to end t...

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Iraqi PM Abadi cancels visit to Iran amid backlash on United States sanctions

Iraqi PM Abadi cancels visit to Iran amid backlash on United States sanctions

Ravanchi told ISNA: "I do not see any reason for talks between Rouhani and Trump". The move also upheld a campaign-era promise of Trump's and dealt a significant blow to former President Obama's g...

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Bridge Collapses Near Italian City Of Genoa

Bridge Collapses Near Italian City Of Genoa

A collapsed section of the raised A10 highway in Genoa, Italy . It collapsed at about 11.30 a.m. (3 p.m. IST) during torrential rainfall, the local fire brigade said. The Morandi Bridge, in Genoa, I...

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Vienna is the world's most liveable city

Vienna is the world's most liveable city

This year, the city scored 97.5 out of 100. The survey measures 140 cities across the globe on a range of factors, including political and social stability, crime, culture and environment, infrastru...

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Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

The tweets were notable because her father drew scorn after the Charlottesville bloodshed for initially avoiding any condemnation of the torch-bearing white supremacists who took part in that rally....

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PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

Besides setting policy and spending levels, the bill weakens a bid to clamp down on Chinese telecom company ZTE. The bill provides no money for Trump's requested Space Force but authorizes the militar...

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Driver arrested after crashing into barrier at British Parliament

Driver arrested after crashing into barrier at British Parliament

Video posted to Twitter by Euronews/NBC UK journalist Vincent McAviney shows heavily armed police at the scene as the man is led from the vehicle in handcuffs. Armed officers from the Scotland Yard we...

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