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But President Donald Trump has expressed a keen interest in Manafort's fate as he seeks to publicly undermine Mueller's probe. The judge in Paul Manafort's fraud trial revealed Friday he has received threats over the case and now travels with U.S.
  • Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

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    Of those on the list, only Ohr is still employed in government service, but maintaining a security clearance is useful for finding documents if any of them are called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller investigation. A retired Navy admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is telling President Donald Trump that he'd be honored if Trump would yank his security clearance just like he did to former CIA Director John Brennan .
  • Provincial state of emergency declared in BC

    Provincial state of emergency declared in BC

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    The wildfire service says more than 1,800 wildfires have been recorded since the season began on April 1, charring almost 3,800-square kilometres of timber and bush. 566 wildfires burning in B.C. "It's across the entire province unlike a year ago where it was concentrated", he explained. As of Wednesday, there are more than 550 wildfires burning across B.C., with 29 evacuation orders in effect displacing more than 3,000 people.
  • Vatican tells abuse victims 'the pope is on their side'

    Vatican tells abuse victims 'the pope is on their side'

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    The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a US grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on Thursday expressed "shame and sorrow". Pennsylvania's report named hundreds of what it called "predator priests", including one in Harrisburg, the late Rev. Augustine Giella, who allegedly molested five sisters from one family in the 1980s.
  • Brennan says Trump's claims of no collusion with Russian Federation are 'hogwash'

    Brennan says Trump's claims of no collusion with Russian Federation are 'hogwash'

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    Brennan has repeatedly clashed with Trump on Twitter and on television, calling Trump's failure to denounce Russian interference in US elections at a recent summit with Vladimir Putin "nothing short of treasonous". "It's not us. It is a rigged witch hunt". Trump turned his ire towards former Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr for communicating with the phony dossier investigator Christopher Steele after he was sacked from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and working with Russian ...
  • Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial

    Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial

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    But that's not unusual. No one should have harbored illusions about a quick turnaround from the jury. Jury deliberations are set to resume Monday morning. Prosecutors in the USA bear the burden of proving a defendant's guilt. "The government is not required to prove beyond all possible doubt", Ellis told lawyers in the courtroom before the jury entered, explaining how he meant to answer.
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pakistan to attend Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

    Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pakistan to attend Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

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    He received 176 votes as against 96 votes by his only rival Shahbaz Sharif of PML (N) at the voting held at Parliament House in Islamabad to elect Leader of the House in the National Assembly this afternoon. It is to be seen whether other parties such as Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal and Awami National Party (ANP) would vote for the PML-N president. Its number increased to 125 after nine independent members joined it and final tally reached 158 after it was allotted 28 out of 60 seats reserved for ...
  • American Legion: Trump Should Spend Money On Vets Instead Of Parade

    American Legion: Trump Should Spend Money On Vets Instead Of Parade

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    The official spoke on the condition of anonymity. Earlier this year, a senior official said the parade would probably cost between $10 million and $30 million. "When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade , they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it", Trump tweeted Friday morning.
  • Yemeni governor escapes assassination attempt in Aden

    Yemeni governor escapes assassination attempt in Aden

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    The officials said Amin Mahmoud, the governor of Taiz, survived a roadside bomb targeting his convoy in the southern port city of Aden. "We don't always list every single thing, every single item" in the Secretary's calls with foreign officials, she said when asked why neither the strike nor a probe were mentioned in the official State Department readout.
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training center in Kabul

    Gunmen attack intelligence training center in Kabul

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    The spokesmen for the Interior and Health ministries confirmed that at least 25 people were killed and 35 injured. The majority of the victims were children, most aged between 16 and 18, authorities said , and were studying for their university entrance exams.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death Marks End Of An Era: PM Modi

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death Marks End Of An Era: PM Modi

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    The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) leader has inspired generations of politicians with his work. Full diplomatic relations were established in 1992. He gave the go-ahead for underground nuclear tests in 1998 believing nuclear weapons would be deterrent against China and Pakistan . In May 1998, just weeks into his second spell as prime minister, Mr Vajpayee ordered nuclear tests in the Rajasthan desert, which caught the worldwide community off guard and prompted sanctions.
  • Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

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

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    But Brennan says the move "is not going to deter" him. In his article on Thursday, Brennan claimed that the question was not if collusion took place, but whether it "constituted criminally liable conspiracy, whether obstruction of justice occurred to cover up any collusion or conspiracy, and how many members of "Trump Incorporated" had "attempted to defraud the government by laundering and concealing the movement of money into their pockets".
  • New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks

    New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks

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    Taos County Prosecutor John Lovelace said Abdul Ghani Wahhaj's body was washed multiple times, wrapped in sheets and buried in the squalid desert compound where 11 other children were found during a raid earlier this month. "If these were white people of Christian faith who owned guns, it's not a big deal". A distress call, originating from someone inside the compound - identified at Monday's hearing as Subhanah Wahhaj - that was obtained recently by law enforcement officials in Georgia ...