• Judge orders USA couple to hand crowdfunding money over to homeless veteran

    Judge orders USA couple to hand crowdfunding money over to homeless veteran

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    Bobbitt claims that she and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico stopped giving him money they had raised for him, and started using it for themselves, according to NBC Philadelphia . "What I would say to those people is thank you for your generosity", Fallon said outside court, "and we'll work hard to make sure that that money gets spent the way you all wanted it spent".
  • Bush, Obama say John McCain made them ‘better’ presidents

    Bush, Obama say John McCain made them ‘better’ presidents

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    McCain's words were a clear reference to Trump's infamous 2016 campaign slogan, " Make America Great Again ", and the subsequent rallying cry for his base. Mr Bush said one of the great gifts in his life was becoming friends with his former White House rival. They included Hollywood actor and liberal political activist Warren Beatty; former independent NY mayor Michael Bloomberg; liberal former senator Russ Feingold, who drew up campaign finance reform legislation with McCain; and Russian ...
  • Trump threatens to leave Canada out of new NAFTA deal

    Trump threatens to leave Canada out of new NAFTA deal

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    Talks to keep Canada in the trade bloc will resume this week as the two countries try to resolve thorny issues including Canada's dairy market and USA efforts to shield drug companies from generic competition. Trump tweeted about the comments Friday, saying "At least Canada knows where I stand!" "We are looking for a good deal, not just any deal", Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters earlier this week.
  • Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 in Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 in Puerto Rico

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    The report found that an estimated 2,975 deaths could be attributed directly or indirectly to Maria from the time it struck in September 2017 to mid-February of this year. "Overall, we estimate that 40% of municipalities experienced significantly higher mortality in the study period than in the comparable period of the previous two years", the report says.
  • GOP Rep says DeSantis should apologize for 'monkey' comment

    GOP Rep says DeSantis should apologize for 'monkey' comment

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    Florida's race for Governor Rick Scott's seat has been framed as a referendum on Trumpism versus progressivism-with DeSantis representing the former, and Gillum the latter. But the risk for DeSantis is that Trump is a polarizing figure, meaning the president's support for the GOP candidate might also energize Gillum's supporters.
  • Moscow warns Washington against ‘reckless steps in Syria

    Moscow warns Washington against ‘reckless steps in Syria

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    Idlib has more than 3 million Syrian civilians and several thousands of soldiers displaced from all over Syria , and some of them are backed by Ankara, opposition spokesman Yahya Al-Aridi told Arab News. In the meeting, Putin was joined by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and Alexander Lavrentiev, Putin's special representative on Syria.
  • Trump economic adviser: White House

    Trump economic adviser: White House "looking at" whether to regulate Google searches

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    Trump's tweets came the morning after Fox Business host Lou Dobbs aired an interview with the pro-Trump commentators Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, popularly known as Diamond and Silk. The right claimed Facebook trends were chosen by liberals and conservative media outlets and right-wing topics weren't allowed through. Trump's criticism and threat of action to somehow restrict Google was his latest attack on a major tech company, following a series of tweets about ...
  • US Warns Russia, Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

    US Warns Russia, Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

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    Last week, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said Iran should remove its forces from Syria. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the United States "will respond to any verified chemical weapons use in Idlib or elsewhere in Syria.in a swift and appropriate manner".
  • Trump touts DeSantis win in Florida primary

    Trump touts DeSantis win in Florida primary

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    U.S. Rep. DeSantis faces Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the GOP primary. But with 85 percent of precincts reporting, approximately 2,500 more people had turned out to vote in the GOP primary than in the Democratic primary. Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, had been endorsed by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Marco Rubio in Florida's presidential primary. Nelson ran unopposed for the nomination.
  • All Photos from Uhuru Kenyatta's Meeting With Trump at the White House

    All Photos from Uhuru Kenyatta's Meeting With Trump at the White House

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    Mr and Mrs Trump are earlier scheduled to welcome Mr and Mrs Kenyatta to the White House in a 10-minute ceremony commencing at 1:45 pm, according to the White House. During the visit, Uhuru also attended a meeting with business executives of leading United States companies during which investment deals worth billions of shillings were signed between Kenyan and USA companies.
  • British Prime Minister, Theresa May

    British Prime Minister, Theresa May

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    During a visit to South Africa, Theresa May repeated claims that no agreement with the European Union "would not be a walk in the park" but rather hopefully added it "wouldn't be the end of the world". "This week I am looking forward to discussing how we can do that alongside Africa to help deliver important investment and jobs as well as continue to work together to maintain stability and security".
  • Sen. John McCain's final statement: Americans have 'more in common'

    Sen. John McCain's final statement: Americans have 'more in common'

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    McCain will lie in state in the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, the day McCain would have turned 82 years old, according to the state's governor, Doug Ducey. After Democratic Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009, President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House flown at half-staff for five days. In McCain's case, before the flag was lowered again, the American Legion issued a statement urging the president to do so in keeping with "long-established protocol".
  • Lawyer backs off claims about information Cohen has

    Lawyer backs off claims about information Cohen has

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    Graham (R-S.C.) would not say Davis lied, but did say that his story simply does not "hold water". In fact, he straightforwardly denied such involvement last week, telling CNN's Anderson Cooper, "I think the reporting of the story got mixed up in the course of a criminal investigation".
  • NY leaders pay tribute to Sen. John McCain

    NY leaders pay tribute to Sen. John McCain

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    The president offered prayers and condolences to those slain in a Jacksonville, Florida, shooting, before pivoting to McCain, a critic with whom he has feuded. "He is a war hero because he was captured", Trump said in 2015. Republican representative Ron Estes highlighted that McCain "was dedicated to the people of Arizona" and Steve Womack, also a member of the red party, considered "he dedicated his life to serve our countruy and the US people".
  • For McCain, cross-country funeral procession in the works

    For McCain, cross-country funeral procession in the works

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    McCain's admirers made clear their wishes that Ducey tap somebody as independent and willing to criticize the president as the departed senator whose last high-profile moment in public life was to excoriate Trump's July meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation as "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president".