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Does the President imagine that the job of the Attorney General is to protect the law, or to protect him? More: Robert Mueller terrifies President Trump. Trump denied on Friday that he had ordered the firing and called reports of the episode "fake news". This admission was met with a raft of denials, not only by the president himself, but by counsellor to the President Kellyanne Conway, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and Trump's lawyer, Jay Sekulow.
  • Erdogan Vows No Let-up In Syria Campaign As US Tensions Rise

    Erdogan Vows No Let-up In Syria Campaign As US Tensions Rise

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    During the operation, three Turkish soldiers have been martyred and 30 injured, while 13 members of the Turkey's local ally the Free Syrian Army have been martyred and 24 injured. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hit out at the USA, saying "the country we call an "ally" in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is in cahoots with terror organisations".
  • Davos: Trump says 'America First' does not mean America alone

    Davos: Trump says 'America First' does not mean America alone

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    The U.S. economy is growing. Yet the outlook of those early anti-globalists and Trump's America First message - while superficially similar - could not be more different. Trump was the first USA president to attend the summit since Bill Clinton in 2000. The protectionist-leaning president's last-minute decision to attend the annual gathering for political and business elites was unexpected.
  • Trump suggests he supports protecting Dreamers: 'Tell them not to worry'

    Trump suggests he supports protecting Dreamers: 'Tell them not to worry'

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    That included $25 billion in proposed funding for Trump's long-promised wall along the border with Mexico, as well as changes to legal immigration programs. In what the White House is calling a compromise, the president would restore protections for more than twice the number of " Dreamers " threatened with deportation under the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and promise citizenship in 10 to 12 years.
  • Kurdish refugees from Turkish attack

    Kurdish refugees from Turkish attack

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    Erdogan feels emboldened by the muted global reaction. "Daesh continues to be a big threat for the Europe", Acikgoz said. "The people will not give any respite to a few ignoble men on our borders". The Turkish minister also noted that the financial market had remained stable as the operation in Afrin continued, a phenomenon that was anticipated.
  • Justice Dept.: 'Reckless' to release Nunes memo without review

    Justice Dept.: 'Reckless' to release Nunes memo without review

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    Assistant Attorney General Boyd penned a letter to the House Intelligence Committee Chairman Nunes, (R-Calif.), urging him not to make the memo available to the public arena. Both men pleaded not guilty. Liberals argued the memo lacked substance and dismissed it as another attempt to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling, even before the missing texts were recovered and a reported Strzok text about an ant-Trump "secret society" was ...
  • The NAFTA talks just got even harder

    The NAFTA talks just got even harder

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    The Canadian government has undertaken a full court marketing blitz including government ministers to reach out to state governors, state legislators, members of Congress and economic developers in the many states with whom Canada does significant trade.
  • Senate advances bill to reopen government — The Latest

    Senate advances bill to reopen government — The Latest

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    Trump said he was pleased that the Democrats had "come to their senses", and added that a long-term immigration deal would be reached "if, and only if, it's good for our country". Democratic and Republican leaders agreed to reopen negotiations on Saturday and said they were committed to getting a quick agreement. Lawmakers also approved language that will insure federal workers and members of the military will be paid, despite the funding lapse of the last three days.
  • US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown

    US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown

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    Democrats are facing intense pressure from their base to solve the issue over the young immigrants, and they are sceptical of Republicans' credibility when offering to deal. But a top Democratic leadership aide disputed Cornyn's assertion and said unless Republicans make significant changes to their offer, Democrats will likely reject it when the vote comes.
  • France leads move on Syria's chemical weapons

    France leads move on Syria's chemical weapons

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    Tillerson , Le Drian and Britain's Boris Johnson afterwards held a closed-door meeting on Syria with the Saudi and Jordanian foreign ministers. Peskov said United States officials were jumping to conclusions "without any grounds whatsoever".
  • President Trump

    President Trump "Looking Forward" To Mueller Interview

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    As McGahn expected, Trump then backed down. "There has been no collusion whatsoever", Trump said as he repeatedly did, adding "there's no obstruction whatsoever ". Comey has said publicly that Trump tried to press him to drop an investigation into Flynn. "Stunning, deeply scary Trump move to fire Mueller raises need for Special Counsel protection bill immediately", Blumenthal said on Twitter .
  • Multiple Americans killed, says US official — Kabul hotel attack

    Multiple Americans killed, says US official — Kabul hotel attack

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    A Pakistani foreign official (FO) recently disclosed that the US administration was secretly pushing Pakistan to bring the Haqqani network to the dialogue table. Of those, 14 were foreigners, and 11 of them had previously been identified. A Taliban-affiliate group later claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • Taylor to volunteer with Team Canada at 2018 Winter Olympics

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    These two will join USA skiers Sadie and Erik Bjornsen, Rosie Brennan, and Kikkan Randall, who will be competing in her fifth Olympics this year, her final Winter Games as a competitor. "I am so honored and privileged to be able to represent Team USA in PyeongChang, South Korea", Jenson wrote on her Instagram page . The 42-year-old from Mont-Tremblant, Que., will be competing in his sixth Olympics.
  • Trump Lawyer Says No Decision Made About Mueller Interview

    Trump Lawyer Says No Decision Made About Mueller Interview

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    White House counsel Don McGahn refused to order the Justice Department to fire Mueller because he disagreed with the President's reasoning, the source said. Despite that warning, and despite an Federal Bureau of Investigation interview days after Trump's inauguration, Flynn was not forced to resign until 13 February, the night of media reports about Yates' conversation with McGahn.
  • Is Trump really willing to grant citizenship to Dreamers?

    Is Trump really willing to grant citizenship to Dreamers?

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    In exchange, he said he wanted to offer the Dreamers protection from deportation and an "incentive" of citizenship, perhaps in 10 to 12 years. Democrats have been seeking a bill that covers DACA recipients, and as many as 2 million similarly situated illegal immigrants who did not apply or did not qualify for the Obama amnesty.
  • President Trump Reportedly Ordered For Robert Mueller To Be Fired Last Year

    President Trump Reportedly Ordered For Robert Mueller To Be Fired Last Year

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    He is also looking into possible obstruction of justice by the White House. McGahn reportedly refused to ask the Justice Department to remove Mueller on the basis that the move would have a "catastrophic effect on Trump's presidency". "Stunning, deeply scary Trump move to fire Mueller raises need for Special Counsel protection bill immediately", Blumenthal said on Twitter. "I'm looking forward to it , actually", Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, said of an interview with ...
  • Trump says willing to be questioned 'under oath' by Mueller — Russia probe

    Trump says willing to be questioned 'under oath' by Mueller — Russia probe

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    He was "proud" of a document that summarized his business holdings, but seemed surprised when it was pointed out in court that it wasn't a reliable report of his wealth. In one tweet, he wrote: " The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues". Speaking to Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear , Kavanagh shook off the offer as simply POTUS "giving a spontaneous interview", not a watertight commitment.
  • Willing to speak under oath with special counsel — Trump

    Willing to speak under oath with special counsel — Trump

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    Mueller is believed to be focusing on whether Trump illegally interfered with the Russia investigation , particularly when he fired FBI director James Comey last year. Terry McAuliffe, a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton who chaired Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful 2008 run for president. Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation after it was revealed he misled Congress about his own contacts with Russia's ambassador.
  • In Germany at the airport fought 180 people

    In Germany at the airport fought 180 people

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    Both sides are wrong. Turks are dizzy with joy over their army's incursion into Afrin, a Kurdish enclave in neighboring Syria. Meanwhile, Erdogan has vowed to extend the military operation to Manbij, a separate Kurdish-held enclave 100 km (60 miles) east of Afrin, possibly putting US forces supporting the Kurds against the Islamic State group at risk.
  • Trump team unveils new immigration framework with path to citizenship for DREAMers

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    It would also require Congress to budget $25 billion for a "trust fund" for constructing a wall on the US-Mexico border - a major plank of Trump's White House campaign. The White House intends to release a new immigration "framework" Monday that officials said would satisfy Trump's demands in the stalled congressional negotiations over the fate of younger immigrants known as " dreamers ".
  • Trump says he's open to pathway for citizenship for 'Dreamers'

    Trump says he's open to pathway for citizenship for 'Dreamers'

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    But activist groups said they'll still push Friday's deadline for action or a shutdown. It also would provide a 10-12 year path to citizenship for about 800,000 DACA recipients in addition to undocumented immigrants who are eligible for DACA but not actually in the program.
  • Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown

    Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown

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    With a 51-seat majority in the Senate , the Republicans did not have enough seats to pass the bill without some support from the Democrats . The White House budget chief has expressed optimism that a resolution will be found before Monday.
  • Canada Says No NAFTA Dairy Negotiating Room with TPP 11 Agreement

    Canada Says No NAFTA Dairy Negotiating Room with TPP 11 Agreement

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    MONTREAL-A pair of Canadian proposals over the next few days will provide a litmus test on one of the biggest questions looming over this country's politics, economics, and global relations: Can a new NAFTA deal be achieved? "They agreed on the need to make some progress", said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the negotiations.
  • Senate Confirms Sam Brownback As Ambassador For International Religious Freedom

    Senate Confirms Sam Brownback As Ambassador For International Religious Freedom

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    The incoming governor must quell an open revolt among GOP lawmakers. Advocates for religious freedom, particularly conservative Christian groups, have been asking the Trump administration to fill the vacant ambassadorship for months. Ward is running for governor this year. On the other hand, the Council on American-Islamic Relations criticized Brownback for his support of a 2012 anti-Sharia law bill that prohibits state courts and agencies from using Islamic law in rendering decisions.
  • The Doomsday Clock just moved closer to midnight

    The Doomsday Clock just moved closer to midnight

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    The Bulletin was founded by United States scientists involved in the Manhattan Project , which developed the world's first nuclear weapons during World War Two. Tensions also remained in the South China Sea where the US has allied with regional powers there to oppose China's militarization of the sea. The clock also ticked forward last year , and for largely the same reasons as this year: Trump's campaign rhetoric and climate change.
  • Missing Texts: Senate Investigators Demand Answers About Strzok and Page Messages

    Missing Texts: Senate Investigators Demand Answers About Strzok and Page Messages

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    The discovery came just six days after the Justice Department told Congress that it could not find the text messages because the FBI-issued cell phones had failed to capture them. "Maybe it should just be the first meeting of the secret society ", Page wrote to Strzok in the message, which CNN has viewed and was first reported by ABC News.
  • US Takes Aim at North Korea's Shipping and Oil With New Sanctions

    US Takes Aim at North Korea's Shipping and Oil With New Sanctions

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    The announcement appears aimed at capitalizing on international publicity ahead of next month's Games in Pyeongchang by boosting tourism in North Korea , one of the areas of economic activity yet to be fully choked by international sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs.
  • Trump to deliver polarising 'America First' speech on final day of Davos

    Trump to deliver polarising 'America First' speech on final day of Davos

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    The warm exchanges indicate a shift in mood since Trump sparked a diplomatic row by retweeting anti-Muslim propaganda videos made by Far Right group, Britain First. Treasury chiefs regularly stated that a "strong dollar is in the best interests of the United States". He opened his speech Tuesday by announcing Canada had finalized a major trade deal with 10 Asia-Pacific countries.
  • A call to arms as Kurdish feminist army mobilises against Turkey's onslaught

    A call to arms as Kurdish feminist army mobilises against Turkey's onslaught

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    President Donald Trump plans to raise the US concerns over the Turkish offensive in a telephone call with Erdogan expected on Wednesday, a senior USA official said . Mr Erdogan has travelled to the country's border with Syria, where was being briefed on Turkey's military offensive against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin.
  • Trump signals 'tremendous increase' in US-UK trade

    Trump signals 'tremendous increase' in US-UK trade

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    In the speech, she will say that she wants a new advisory body to co-ordinate AI efforts with other countries. "But I can tell you it's true", Trump told reporters. "You have plenty of money". So how will Trump's "America First" agenda be received? Mr Trump has also used the trip for some diplomacy, meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .British Prime Minister Theresa May whose office confirmed a Trump visit to Britain was back on in 2018, after cancelling a ...
  • Ontario PC leader denies sexual misconduct allegations against him

    Ontario PC leader denies sexual misconduct allegations against him

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    Patrick Brown is out as the Ontario Progressive Conservatives' leader with less than half a year to go before a provincial election that will be fought on key economic and fiscal issues. In Canada, the divisive and heated debate about predatory male behavior erupted into the public consciousness before the current #MeToo movement after several women in 2014 accused Jian Ghomeshi , a well-known radio host, of sexually assaulting them.
  • Sure, I'll Talk To Mueller. Trump's Lawyer: Oh God, No

    Sure, I'll Talk To Mueller. Trump's Lawyer: Oh God, No

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    The interview with Sessions marked the first time that investigators for special counsel Robert Mueller are known to have questioned a member of President Trump's Cabinet. Faced with Trump's order to instruct the Justice Department to terminate the special counsel, McGahn told the President he would resign instead and argued that firing Mueller would deal a serious blow to Trump's presidency, according to the Times .
  • Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer, Says No DACA Without Wall

    Trump Mocks 'Cryin' Chuck Schumer, Says No DACA Without Wall

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    That gives Congress plenty of time to enact a constitutional replacement. The "DREAM" stands for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of OH said that once the spending Bill was passed, "I'm hoping we can get serious about a whole host of issues". DACA was set to end early March 2018.
  • Turkey disputes USA version of Trump-Erdoğan phone call on Syria

    Turkey disputes USA version of Trump-Erdoğan phone call on Syria

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    US troops are embedded with the SDF in other parts of Syria, where they are working to prevent a resurgence of IS, but do not operate in or near Afrin . In Washington , McKenzie said the US and Turkey were continuing talks about a "secure zone" but there had been no final decision. Media captionWhy is Turkey attacking Syria? A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria.
  • Pres. Trump 'looking forward' to Mueller interview

    Pres. Trump 'looking forward' to Mueller interview

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    The doctor's note offered a laundry list of ailments afflicting Trump, including flu-like symptoms, upset stomach, headaches, dizziness, confusion, and what Jackson called a "wartime foot injury that appears to be acting up". Two days later, Trump undercut them by telling a TV interviewer that he already had chose to fire Comey before the meeting and that "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he made the decision.
  • Senate Should Change Rules If Shutdown Stalemate Continues

    Senate Should Change Rules If Shutdown Stalemate Continues

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    Absent a breakthrough, the vote early Monday will prove to be a test of unity among Democrats, who have wagered shutting down the government to push the immigration question. Graham urged Democrats to take the deal. / The deal would not, however, include the protections for DACA recipients that Democrats have insisted on, the Post noted.
  • Chuck Schumer Is Setting a Trap Over Trump's Wall

    Chuck Schumer Is Setting a Trap Over Trump's Wall

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    During the last one, in October 2013, more than 800,000 government workers were put on temporary leave. "They can pay for it out of there, if they think it's so important", said Leahy, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee.