Donald Trump blasts Republican Freedom Caucus group

Republican lawmakers still await key details on what Trump's priorities are in the monumental tax reform effort they want to launch. "Drain the swamp. Most of the initial 20 interviews the committee will conduct are with "the people who helped put to... More..

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Trump's daughter, Ivanka, appointed Presidential Special Assistant

Ivanka Trump joined the White House staff officially after concerns were raised about her taking a more informal position. But that plan prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to a...More..

Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: executive
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Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: executive

Speaking to reporters prior to an upcoming auto show in Korea, Lee Ki-sang, head of green vehicle operations for Hyundai and Kia, said both companies are working on a dedicated chassis specifically for electr...More..

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Trump 'seriously considering' moving United States embassy to Jerusalem

Trump has shown significant flexibility — stunning many last month when he broke with decades of US policy by saying the USA could live with a one-state solution, rather than a two-state solution involving Pale...More..

Did Russia Influence the US Election? Putin Says, 'Read My Lips-No'
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Did Russia Influence the US Election? Putin Says, 'Read My Lips-No'

Putin asked , during an Arctic forum in the Russian city of Arkhangelsk. Those who say the opposite lie and engage in provocations that certain forces subsequently use "for the domestic political agenda" in W...More..

Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics
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Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics

Burr and Warner have pledged cooperation with each other on the committee's probe of Russia's influence during the campaign, distancing themselves from the fractured House intelligence committee's investigation...More..

Deaths feared in northern NSW amid flood chaos, SES warns
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Deaths feared in northern NSW amid flood chaos, SES warns

SES spokesman Ian Leckie said rescuers had been unable to reach many of those in distress, with 90 flood rescues still outstanding. Flood waters are tearing through the northern city of Lismore, flooding busi...More..

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Trump Pushing Forward On Tax Reform After Healthcare Defeat

The now dead GOP bill would have done away with financial penalties imposed on individuals for not buying insurance and large employers for not offering coverage to workers. In largely Trump-friendly western No...More..

Senate Intelligence Committee Opens Hearings on Russian Meddling
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Senate Intelligence Committee Opens Hearings on Russian Meddling

Fox Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute noted. Since then, Watts and his colleagues have "watched and tracked the rise of Russia's social media influence operations witnessing their update of an old...More..

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One More Victim Dies, And Police Make More Arrests

Earlier, eight arrests had been reported in the counterterrorism operation across the UK. The attack was the deadliest in Britain since 2005, when 52 people were killed by Islamist suicide bombers on London'...More..

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Cyclone Debbie continues to cause chaos in Australia

Now, the risky conditions are heading south towards Brisbane, with people in low-lying areas being urged to go and stay with relatives and friends. Flooding from the Burdekin River in Ayr in Queensland, which...More..

Huntington JC Penney store on list of closures
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Huntington JC Penney store on list of closures

Penney spokesperson Sarah Holland said the company is helping affected employees find new jobs at nearby stores if possible. Most of the store closures will occur in June , the company said in its release ....More..

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April Ryan: 'I was in shock'

Sean Spicer might have the toughest job in the world as the press mouthpiece for President Donald Trump amid a series of negative developments. Apparently a trigger phrase for Spicer. She gave an interview t...More..

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Pinoy scientists not allowed on Sino ships exploring Benham Rise-DFA

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has said that Chinese survey ships were spotted crisscrossing the Benham Rise area from July to December previous year. "We clarified from the Department of Foreign Affairs wh...More..

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Kenyan woman pulled out of cab, beaten up in Noida

This incident comes after five people were arrested and over 1,000 booked for attacking four Nigerian nationals at Ansal Plaza in Greater Noida earlier this week. The Association of African Students in India ...More..

Zuma runs into opposition over plan to fire Gordhan
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Zuma runs into opposition over plan to fire Gordhan

Zuma's abrupt order for Gordhan to cut short a long-planned trip prompted widespread speculation that the president meant to fire the finance minister. It was no secret that Zuma had wanted to get rid of Gor...More..

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Pope backs global nuclear arms ban as United Nations conference sputters

It had said that worldwide verification was essential to the global elimination of nuclear weapons, India feels that the current process does not include the verification aspect. "But today, in this day and t...More..

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Ahmed Kathrada, one of the last three Rivonia Trialists, has died

Kathrada told NPR that he initially supported passive resistance, then eventually agreed with the African National Congress, the struggle movement turned political party, to create an armed resistance to overth...More..

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North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

At 4:10 p.m., Gov. Roy Cooper announced that he has signed the bill repealing House Bill 2. "We are a welcoming state - our people are welcoming - but House Bill 2 was not", Cooper said during an afternoo...More..

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Led coalition not protecting civilians

Townsend acknowledged the USA conducted multiple airstrikes in the area of the explosions. The top American general in Mosul says the initial military assessment into civilian casualties allegedly caused by...More..

Ex-PM rejects fellow Socialist for French presidency
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Ex-PM rejects fellow Socialist for French presidency

The candidates from the traditional left and right of the political spectrum have seen their campaigns upended by the youthful Macron - seen as a fresh face in staid French politics - and Le Pen. No one should ...More..

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New Zealand and China plan to renegotiate free trade deal

While exports to China made up 30% of its total exports, imports from China stood at 22.6% of total imports, a share greater than any other country. Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday called fo...More..

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Shiv Sena MP 'grounded' for hitting AI staffer, FIR lodged (Intro Roundup)

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday said the Parliament can not take a suo-moto cognizance of the incident of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulting an Air India Duty Manager as the incident happe...More..

Rubio says hackers targeted campaign aides
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Rubio says hackers targeted campaign aides

Putin describes the allegations as part of the US domestic political struggle. Watts told reporters that trolling networks his research institute monitors were disseminating propaganda about dissension in the...More..

Le Pen Pledges Careful Steps, No Chaos to Appease French Voters
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Le Pen Pledges Careful Steps, No Chaos to Appease French Voters

Putin said Russian Federation has no intention of influencing domestic affairs in France but reserves the right to maintain contacts with representatives of all political forces in that country. U.S. authori...More..

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White House won't comment on Manafort

But who is Trump's former campaign chairman and why does he matter? A spokesman for Mr Manafort did not immediately respond to questions. The disclosures come as Trump campaign advisers are the subject of a...More..

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus
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Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

Now, some Freedom Caucus members are reassessing their no-compromise brand of conservatism, as their tactics fuel fresh resentment within the GOP. Collins accused the Freedom Caucus of trying to shift blame for...More..

U.S. senator accuses Russian Federation of 'propaganda on steroids'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

U.S. senator accuses Russian Federation of 'propaganda on steroids'

Later Watts told reporters the "trolling networks", which his research institute monitors, were disseminating propaganda about dissension in the ranks of the Republican Party over the vote for Ryan as Speaker o...More..

Tillerson in South Korea:
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Tillerson in South Korea: "Strategic Patience" With North Korean Regime "Has Ended"

But earlier on Monday North Korea said it is not frightened by United States threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt its nuclear and missile buildup. "And he looks forward to enhancing that unde...More..

Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests
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Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests

The nuclear-armed North is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes. The launch attempt was made from near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea's east co...More..

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Malaysians return from North Korea

North Korea has denied any involvement in the murder of Kim, who it is still referring to as Kim Chol , which was the name on the victim's diplomatic passport. Under the terms of the agreement, nine Malaysia...More..

Israeli cabinet approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Israeli cabinet approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Homes would be constructed for former residents of the Amona outpost that Israel's Supreme Court ordered to tear down in February, saying it was built illegally on privately-owned Palestinian land. Netanyahu ha...More..

S. Korea ex-leader arrives at detention center
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

S. Korea ex-leader arrives at detention center

Ahead of the hearing, prosecutors submitted around 120,000 pages of documents to the Seoul Central District Court in relation to the charges against Park, and said it would be "counter to the principle of fai...More..

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David Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist, dies aged 101

The sad news was announced on Monday morning via Rockefeller's official spokesperson, Fraser P. Seitel . During World War II, he served in the U.S. Nelson, who died in 1979, was the four-term NY govern...More..

Israeli lawmakers reach out to US Jews on anti-Semitism
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Israeli lawmakers reach out to US Jews on anti-Semitism

According to an article in The Daily Beast , the 19-year-old suspect's name is Michael Kaydar. Now that the center, located in DeWitt, has received three terrorist threats since January, visitors will soon...More..