• Washington's UN envoy urges action on Venezuela crisis
Washington's UN envoy urges action on Venezuela crisis

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, called countries that supported the U.S. in its Venezuelan resolution "lapdogs of imperialism". "Congratulations comrade! Job well done". Those countries are reportedly benefiting from discounted Venezuelan oil imports. Almost three months of political unrest were set off by the attempt by Maduro'...

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  • Trump to announce rollbacks of Obama's Cuba policy during Miami visit
Trump to announce rollbacks of Obama's Cuba policy during Miami visit

What was the Obama thaw with Cuba? US President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro (L) in New York, September 29, 2015. But watchdog groups such as Human Rights Watch are skeptical of a return to the terms of the half-century Cold War stand-off, with its total trade embargo and no diplomatic ties.

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained USA student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained USA student Otto Warmbier

Days after USA student Otto Warmbier died, North Korean state media said his death was a "mystery" and dismissed accusations he was tortured during his 17 months in captivity in the country. American doctors said Warmbier's condition was likely the result of a heart attack that halted blood flow to his brain. The world found out Warmbier ...

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  • USA military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'
USA military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

The ministry said in a statement that two frigates and a submarine launched six cruise missiles on IS installations in Syria's Hama province, destroying command centers and ammunition depots. Committee head Viktor Ozerov was quoted as saying the defense ministry would not have released information about Baghdadi's death if it believed it could be l...

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  • US President Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russia probe chief Robert Mueller
US President Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russia probe chief Robert Mueller

Mueller is investigating whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey last month after asking him to scale back the FBI's Russian Federation probe. "I think the president's statement via Twitter today is extremely clear, and I don't have anything to add beyond the statement itself", she said. Asked by ABC News' Jonathan Karl why Trump ...

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  • Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting
Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

But sources tracking the discussions say the U.S. State Department has been concerned about the potential destabilizing impact of introducing high-tech drones into South Asia, where tensions are simmering between India and Pakistan, particularly over Kashmir, which is divided between them.

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  • Trump's son-in-law Kushner launches Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts
Trump's son-in-law Kushner launches Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

Trump made a successful visit to the region last month and appears to have forged a good working relationship with both sides. Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner meets with PA President Mahmoud Abbas on June 22, 2017. They will also hear Israeli complaints about alleged anti-Israeli incitement in speeches, textbooks and social media,...

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  • Colombia terror attack: Death toll rises to three in Bogota blast
Colombia terror attack: Death toll rises to three in Bogota blast

The Andino shopping centre in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast at around 5 pm local time in the women's restroom. Three women died in an explosion at a mall in Bogota , Colombia, that authorities described as a terrorist attack.

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  • GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

But some could pay more for less. Medicaid funding is at the heart of the protester's complaints. The 142-page bill , which includes cuts to Medicaid , would end the individual mandate set up by the ACA , which was a key component that kept the law functioning.

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  • European Union leaders agree on measures to counter terrorism
European Union leaders agree on measures to counter terrorism

The Prime Minister will use a European Council summit in Brussels on Thursday to brief counterparts on her plans to offer certainty to the three million EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, an issue that she has identified as her first priority for early agreement in the talks under Article 50 of the EU treaties.

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  • Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks
Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks

Mr Trump has also hinted he may fire special counsel Robert Mueller , the man investigating him and his campaign over alleged Russian election meddling. Asked during the Senate hearing whether he anxious about the existence of tapes, Comey replied, " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ". President Donald Trump has suggested that his predecess...

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  • White House Tech Summit Good News for Small Businesses? Hope So!
White House Tech Summit Good News for Small Businesses? Hope So!

Apple CEO Tim Cook threw a fundraiser for Trump's former opponent Hillary Clinton previous year. That changed Monday, as Kushner spoke at a White House roundtable of tech leaders from across the country, meant to figure out how to modernize and improve the government's systems of technology and record-keeping (another of Kushner's many as...

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  • United States congressman's shooter had list of six lawmakers
United States congressman's shooter had list of six lawmakers

A source familiar with the condition told NBC on Friday that the Louisiana Republican remains in fair condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. During a news conference Wednesday, Tim Slater , the special agent in charge of the FBI's Washington office, said authorities believe 66-year-old James "Tom" Hodgkinson acted alone, and ther...

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  • Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering
Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., on Friday. Former Ohio Senate Minority Leader, Joe Schiavoni says elections should not be about Trump. House Democratic leaders are taking some comfort in coming in a close second for a seat that's always been firmly in GOP hands.

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  • North Korea calls United States president a 'psychopath'
North Korea calls United States president a 'psychopath'

Trump, who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail, has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea , prompting concern among Asian partners that America might go easy on the South China Sea territorial dispute. "If South Korea is not willing to use force, that creates an interesting dilemma for the USA if we want to use for...

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  • Pelosi facing challenges to her leadership of House Democrats
Pelosi facing challenges to her leadership of House Democrats

Ossoff, a noble Rousseauian who spouted loud and often about getting "money out of politics", outspent his GOP opponent by a ratio of 7:1. No, Illinois doesn't enjoy the red clay, Hot 'Lanta or the charming southern ways of Georgia. [Jon] Ossoff's age created a buzz and a political story of promise, which helped propel him into the runoff but did...

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  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest with 'tapes' tweet
Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest with 'tapes' tweet

Mueller is now said to be investigating whether the president has attempted to obstruct justice in the investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Trump's earlier suggestion about tapes evoked the secret White House recordings that led to Richard Nixon's downfall in the Watergate scandal. Trump concluded by maintaining that he had...

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  • Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX
Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 reaches its 45th year on Friday. As a result of the recent study, the Pac-12, ACC and Big 12 conferences each received a grade of "C" while the Big East, SEC, Big Ten and Ivy League all received grades of "F".

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  • Canadian suspect in Michigan airport attack tried to buy a gun
Canadian suspect in Michigan airport attack tried to buy a gun

Officials evacuated the airport Wednesday, where a witnes. Ftouhi's next court appearance, a detention hearing, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Flint. He treats everybody with respect". Luciano Piazza, Mr. Ftouhi's landlord, said he was "very surprised" to hear about his tenant, CBC News reported .

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  • North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during his incarceration
North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during his incarceration

North Korea claims it is the "biggest victim" after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma, from which he never awoke. The US student was arrested in Pyongyang a year ago accused of stealing a propaganda poster. The Hamilton County coroner is still trying to determine the cause of Warmbier's death Monday.

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