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Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe were quoted as saying. The Post report did not name the Federal Bureau of Investigation as its source. The Democratic attorneys general of Maryland and Washington DC filed a suit earlier this week accusing Trump of violating the emoluments clause of the US Constitution by refusing to sever relations with his multi-billion-dollar real estate business. Read More

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Mattis given authority over Afghanistan troop increases ahead of new strategy

Trump has inherited America's longest conflict with no clear endpoint or a defined strategy for American success, though USA troop levels are far lower than they were under Presidents Barack Obama and George W. John McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee's Republican chairman, blasted Mattis for the administration's failure to present an overarching strategy for Afghanistan. Read More

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Local lawmen alerted about armed escapees from Putnam County

Sills described the fugitives as violent repeat offenders who are extremely risky, having taken the guards' 9 mm pistols. That's when the inmates left the auto and ran away on foot in the area before they were captured. The bus was taking them from Baldwin State Prison in Milledgeville, Georgia - about 75 miles southeast of Atlanta - to the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson about 50 miles away. Read More

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Tillerson's Support for Paris Agreement 'Never Changed'

Tillerson's Support for Paris Agreement 'Never Changed'

Councilmember Greg Moffet made the motion at the Vail Town Council's May 2 meeting. The trump card put down by the United States in the worldwide climate game is not likely to lead to victory for anybody. And that's just what California is doing in an agreement announced this weekend that expands its efforts to battle climate change as the Trump Administration moves the USA decisively away from national efforts to do the same. Read More

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Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Prime Minister Theresa May had sent Gavin Williamson, her chief whip, to Belfast to lead talks with the party's officials. A " confidence and supply arrangement" is a far looser deal than a formal coalition or pact. Numerous key cabinet posts have already been declared as unchanged from the previous government, including Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Amber Rudd as home secretary, Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, David Davis as Brexit secretary and Michael ... Read More

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Backed forces announce 'great battle' to capture Raqqa

The assault overlaps with the final stages of the US-backed attack to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, and follows months of advances to the north, east and west of Raqqa by the SDF , which includes Arab and Kurdish militias. Thousands of civilians have fled the northern city as the SDF has closed in on it. Yesterday, the Observatory claimed an air strike had struck and killed 21 civilians as they fled the city across the Euphrates on a dinghy. Read More

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Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title

Claycourt king Rafa Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal 6-2 6-3 6-1 mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka to complete "La Decima" yesterday. No other man or woman has won 10 championships at the same major in the Open era. Nadal was given a time violation warning at the start of the second, but Wawrinka could not halt his charge as the Spaniard bounded into a 3-0 lead in the second having won seven games in a row. Read More

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Supreme Court asks CBSE to declare NEET results

Supreme Court asks CBSE to declare NEET results

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the declaration of NEET result, paving way for the admissions to MBBS and BDS courses to all medical colleges. How to Check NEET 2017 Entrance Examination and Related updates will be coming soon. Based on the apex court's orders, CBSE had conducted the examination in English, along with Hindi and some other vernacular languages. Nearly 12 lakh students across India had appeared for the NEET in various languages, including English, Hindi and others. Read More

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California plots to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate

California plots to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate

In explaining his decision to leave the Paris accord, Trump said it would cost the United States millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in lost gross domestic product over the next decade. And so that's as clear as I know to give it. The US will "continue to be a leader in the environment", but do so "under our terms", she added. And Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt dodged the question in an interview with Tapper earlier this week and refused to answer when ... Read More

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