• Rep. Jason Chaffetz to Leave Congress in June

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    His committee subpoenaed Federal Bureau of Investigation records Wednesday, sparking speculation of a showdown with the White House. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) plans to vacate his congressional seat on June 30 after a almost eight-year tenure.
  • USAF: Chinese intercept of USA plane 'unprofessional'

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    The official said then that similar incidents involving Chinese and American aircraft were infrequent, with only two having taken place in 2016. Two Chinese Su-30 fighter jets have intercepted a US Air Force radiation detection plane over the East China Sea, according to US officials cited by CNN .
  • Sweden Drops Rape Case Against Julian Assange

    Sweden Drops Rape Case Against Julian Assange

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    But the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in the United Kingdom said Assange will still be arrested on a minor offence if he leaves the embassy. Friday's development follows a letter sent to the Swedish government by the government of Ecuador saying there had been a "serious failure" by the prosecutor, including a "lack of initiative" to complete inquiries.
  • Trump vende a Riad armi per 110 miliardi

    Trump vende a Riad armi per 110 miliardi

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    Dopo il banchetto reale, Trump e il re dovrebbero avere colloqui privati e partecipare a una cerimonia di firma per diversi accordi Usa-Arabia Saudita, tra cui uno da 110 miliardi di dollari per l'acquisto di armi americane da parte dell'Arabia Saudita .
  • Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

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    Mr. Trump, the day after firing FBI Director James Comey, told Russian diplomats that firing that "nut job" Comey relieved pressure on him, according to a report the New York Times dropped moments before the Post's story. "As the president has stated before - a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in a statement in response to the Post's report.
  • Trump administration sanctions Venezuela Supreme Court

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    However, the protests which have been taking place in the since April have been against Maduro's handling of an economic and political crisis . "We just want respect for our sovereignty, we want respect for our independence, we want to be free and we want the support of the Caribbean for our sovereignty", Head of Mission Francisco Manuel Perez Santana told journalists at a news conference at the embassy in Hastings, Christ Church.
  • China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi

    China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi

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    This has been stated by Chinese President Xi Jinping during his meeting with a South Korean delegation which called on him in Beijing. Ties between the countries have plunged over the deployment in South Korea of a US missile defense system called THAAD .
  • Assad Regime: US Airstrikes on Infringing Syrian Militia Are 'Government Terrorism'

    Assad Regime: US Airstrikes on Infringing Syrian Militia Are 'Government Terrorism'

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    The Pentagon said Friday that a rare USA airstrike against pro-government forces in Syria targeted a convoy of Iran-backed troops, appearing to mark an important shift in the country's war. The area where the convoy was struck is strategically important to the United States, which wants to stabilize Iraq - where it has a long-term military and political investment - and to Russian Federation, which wants to strengthen the Syrian government's control of as much territory as possible.
  • WannaCry : North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

    WannaCry : North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

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    Speaking at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador flatly denied Pyongyang played a part in last week's unprecedented cyberattack, dismissing suspicions raised recently by security researchers in the USA and overseas.