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Pompeo's statement announcing the policy on Tuesday came alongside a statement from NATO foreign ministers formally announcing that Russian Federation was in violation of the INF treaty by developing new ground-based missile systems. The U.S. would remain in compliance for the next 60 days and then begin the six-month notice period before withdrawal, he said, adding that if Russian Federation comes back into compliance before then, the U.S.
  • 'Arguable case' government committed contempt over Brexit legal advice

    'Arguable case' government committed contempt over Brexit legal advice

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    The Speaker of the House has allowed for an emergency motion on whether the government is in contempt of Parliament for failing to publish the advice in full, adding that there was "an arguable case". Such punishment is usually reserved for backbench MPs guilty of individual wrongdoing. But defeat would increase the chances of a "no-deal" exit, which could mean chaos for Britain's economy and businesses, and put May under fierce pressure to resign.
  • 'Mission complete': Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

    'Mission complete': Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

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    President Trump, who will attend the funeral at the Bush family's invitation, declared a national day of mourning for Wednesday and ordered all executive offices and government agencies to close for the day. "There is that image of him as a loving father reaching out to hold his son's hand at the National Cathedral after 9/11", said Speaker Ryan. Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman, posted an image of Sully next to Bush's casket on Sunday along with the caption, "Mission complete".
  • Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

    Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

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    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday vowed to take additional steps, including clandestine operations, to protect Israel against Hezbollah's efforts to attack the Jewish state, hours after IDF started a large-scale operation to destroy cross-border attack tunnels constructed by the Shiite terrorist organization.
  • Pakistan says Trump seeks help on Taliban talks

    Pakistan says Trump seeks help on Taliban talks

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    The American leader went on to emphasize that the two countries "should explore opportunities to work together and renew partnership", the spokesman added. Prime Minister Khan had led the sharp reaction by political leaders to Trump's tirade against Pakistan by hinting at review of foreign policy options and asking the USA president to introspect on the real reasons for America's failure in Afghanistan.
  • George Bush senior dies at 94 years old

    George Bush senior dies at 94 years old

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    Announcing the death of his "dear Dad" in a statement on Friday, Bush said: " George HW Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for". One of the youngest pilots in the Navy, he flew 58 missions off the carrier USS San Jacinto. After the war, Bush studied economics at Yale, graduating in 1948 before embarking on a lucrative career in the oil industry in Texas, the state that became his adopted political home.
  • Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania

    Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania

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    The crown prince is on his first trip overseas since the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . After offering numerous contradictory explanations, Riyadh said last month that Khashoggi had been killed and his body dismembered when negotiations to persuade him to return to Saudi Arabia failed.
  • Mourners Honor George H.W. Bush at Capitol Ceremony

    Mourners Honor George H.W. Bush at Capitol Ceremony

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    Bush's lifetime of service began in the Navy during World War II and ended with four years as president. Trump also announced that he'll be sending one of the Boeing 747s that serves as Air Force One to Houston to transport Bush's casket to Washington, D.C.
  • Trump Hopes Michael Cohen Will 'Serve a Complete and Full Sentence'

    Trump Hopes Michael Cohen Will 'Serve a Complete and Full Sentence'

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    Last week, he also pleaded guilty to lying to Congress . Trump and his campaign have repeatedly denied talks on a deal after 2015, but Cohen told a court that Trump and members of his family were informed of the discussions that continued through the middle of 2016, just months before the presidential election.
  • Russia Ukraine incident: Duma 'to honour ship seizure troops'

    Russia Ukraine incident: Duma 'to honour ship seizure troops'

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    Putin said at the summit that there's been no discussion with Ukraine about releasing the sailors or the ships. Though the substance of Trump's conversation with Putin on Friday was not detailed by the White House, Putin said that it had to do with the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  • George HW Bush: Former president's service dog honours his master

    George HW Bush: Former president's service dog honours his master

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    He wrote, "Air Force One has arrived in Houston for what will technically be called "Special Air Mission 41" tomorrow and Wednesday". "Following news of Bush's death , John Miller, President and CEO of America's VetDogs , said: "'Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bush family during this hard time.
  • ‘Mission complete’: Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

    ‘Mission complete’: Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

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    George H.W. Bush was 94 years old. Writing for the Washington Post on Saturday, Clinton declared of Bush: " I just loved him ". The couple had six children, including George W. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois, November 12, 2018. Those reflections will continue throughout the week, when Bush's casket travels from Houston , Bush's hometown, to Washington, DC to lie in state in the United States Capitol.
  • Asia markets rise after United States and China agree to trade truce

    Asia markets rise after United States and China agree to trade truce

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    The war isn't over, but it'll cool as 2018 comes to an end. "China is unlikely to compromise on this issue", the professor noted. Both parties agreed to complete negotiations within 90 days. Putin said it was "a pity" that he had not been able to have a proper meeting with Trump at the G20. The U.S. firm, led by billionaire Elon Musk, has said it will cut prices to make its cars "more affordable" and absorb more of the hit from the tariffs.
  • President Aliyev expresses condolences to Donald Trump, George Walker Bush

    President Aliyev expresses condolences to Donald Trump, George Walker Bush

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    The two men famously declared an end to the Cold War at the Malta Summit in December, 1989, weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, with Bush declaring support for Gorbachev's "perestroika" reforms. Bush. "I am grateful for every minute I spent with him and will always hold our friendship as one of my life's greatest gifts". "I will be forever grateful for the friendship we formed,"said former USA president Bill Clinton ".
  • Former Universities Minister Says PM's Deal

    Former Universities Minister Says PM's Deal "Isn't A Deal"

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    Asked what she would like her legacy to be if she is forced out of her job as a result of Conservative divisions over Brexit, Mrs May replied: "There is a lot more for me still to do, not least delivering on Brexit and being the Prime Minister that does take the United Kingdom out of the European Union ".