• Flashback: Clinton White House Said On-Camera Briefings Weren't 'Necessary'
Flashback: Clinton White House Said On-Camera Briefings Weren't 'Necessary'

That was the question from CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta on Monday, at yet another off-camera press briefing held by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer . ET with Energy Secretary Rick Perry. And if a press secretary answers a question without a TV camera present, yes, he still answered a question. The White House has appeared to a...

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  • Feds Sanction Chinese Bank Linked To North Korea
Feds Sanction Chinese Bank Linked To North Korea

A statement from Treasury said that the " Bank of Dandong, a Chinese bank" serves as a "conduit for illicit North Korean financial activity". Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the US has sanctioned two Chinese citizens, a shipping company, and a bank.

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  • Cyberattaque: six entreprises suisses touchées
Cyberattaque: six entreprises suisses touchées

Conséquences, les passagers du métro de Kiev ne pouvaient pas payer en carte bancaire et des banques ukrainiennes ont été contraintes de mettre en pause certains des services proposés à leurs clients. En Suisse , la principale régie de la confédération, Admeira a émis un tweet selon lequel leur site a été touché par la cyber attaque et demeure i...

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  • Qatar condemns attempt to target Grand Mosque in Makkah
Qatar condemns attempt to target Grand Mosque in Makkah

Saudi security forces work at a scene after a suicide bomber blew himself up in Mecca, Saudi Arabia June 23, 2017. The suicide bomber blew himself up some distance from his intended target after security officers surrounded the building he was in.

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  • Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for military exercise
Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for military exercise

Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al Thani, director of Qatar's Government Communications Office, said in a statement that the blockade, now entering its third week, is tearing at the social fabric of the Gulf. "Why they didn't submit their demands yet?" To others, it's the latest effort to rein in a small country with a history of going its own way. "We d...

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  • Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss
Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

Democratic candidates have gone 0-4 in congressional special elections, including in Montana where the Republican candidate won despite being arrested in the assault of a journalist in the final days of the campaign. Can you say, "green energy" anyone? Democrats were hesitant to attack the President in such a historically heavily Republican distr...

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  • Mattis says Syria's government taking USA threat seriously
Mattis says Syria's government taking USA threat seriously

Since the United States sent a small detachment of troops into Syria in 2015, it has only become more embroiled in the six-year-old conflict. Russian Federation called the threats unacceptable and groundless, recalling that Washington has not provided any hard evidence regarding the April attack in Idlib which provoked the April 7 attack on the...

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  • European Union says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'
European Union says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'

If the fight over Britain's departure from Europe promises to be a political tug-of-war of the highest order, the first day of Brexit negotiations did not go well for the United Kingdom . And it was useful for me to sit down with my counterpart, David Davis. EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said he hoped they could agree on a format ...

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  • La photo de famille du gouvernement Philippe II
La photo de famille du gouvernement Philippe II

Emmanuel Macron et Edouard Philippe: popularité en légère baisse. Nicole Belloubet , qui a exercé des mandats locaux sous les couleurs du Parti socialiste, en étant en particulier première adjointe au maire socialiste de Toulouse, Pierre Cohen, entre 2008 et 2010, succède à François Bayrou comme garde des Sceaux, fut nommée au Conseil const...

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  • Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' wins appeals court ruling
Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' wins appeals court ruling

Circuit Court of Appeals said that it agreed with the ruling last August by William E. Duffin, a federal judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The state can still appeal to the Supreme Court or retry Dassey without the confession. They also could elect to re-try Dassey. According to the ruling released Thursday, Dassey's confession w...

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  • US President Donald Trump attacks CNN again after 'fake news' resignations
US President Donald Trump attacks CNN again after 'fake news' resignations

It claimed that Scaramucci met with the head of a Russian investment fund in the weeks leading up to Trump's inauguration as US President . CNN carried out an internal investigation and reportedly discovered that normal editorial processes weren't followed in the story's editing and publication.

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  • Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision
Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

This undated photo released by the U.S. Navy, Monday, June 19, 2017, shows Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr ., 37, from Elyria, Ohio. "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the sailors", said Adm.

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  • ISIS Counterattacks West Mosul Areas Captured By Iraq
ISIS Counterattacks West Mosul Areas Captured By Iraq

The Iraqi army and interior ministry units are also battling ISIL fighters in the Old City's maze of narrow alleyways. The week-old battle in the Old City is turning into the deadliest of the eight-month USA. Lt-Gen Assadi said Iraqi forces had linked up along al-Faruq, a main street bisecting the Old City, and would start pushing east, tow...

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  • UK Set To Raise Lenders' Capital Requirement
UK Set To Raise Lenders' Capital Requirement

In the immediate aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union last June, the BOE reversed a planned increase in the buffer to help stave off the United Kingdom slump that was predicted by economists. The Bank's latest Financial Stability Report says: "Indeed, there has been significant variation across lenders on the stressed mortga...

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  • Love Island: Will Camilla dump Jonny as she discovers truth about Tyla?
Love Island: Will Camilla dump Jonny as she discovers truth about Tyla?

One said that they won't know what to do with themselves if they split. Later in the programme, Jonny confessed to Simon that he "wants to rip [Tyla's] clothes off" but doesn't want to jeopardise a potential "long-term thing" with Camilla.

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  • Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack
Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

White House officials say there were consultations, but key officials who help make Middle East policy at the Pentagon and the State Department had no idea the statement was coming, multiple USA officials told NBC News. April 7, 2017: President Donald Trump orders 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at the Shayrat air base in Syria in response to the...

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  • Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties
Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

In a joint briefing with President Trump after the meeting, the visiting Indian premier said: "We talked about terrorism, extremism and radicalisation, and agreed to co-operate on this". "I guess it's worked very well in both cases", Trump said. On military preparedness, the progress is visible as the USA administration has already cleared the ...

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  • Mistrial Declared Again In Case Against Cincinnati Ex-Cop Ray Tensing
Mistrial Declared Again In Case Against Cincinnati Ex-Cop Ray Tensing

Intriguingly, the first trial of Tensing in the shooting death of DuBose also ended in a hung jury, thereby paving the way for his retrial and Friday's verdict. This prompted the judge to declare a mistrial Friday for the second time in a trial of Tensing. Prosecutors state that the video shows that DuBose's vehicle wasn't moving until about on...

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  • Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel
Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Johnson's testimony on Russian intrusion is consistent with the assessment of several USA intelligence agencies, including the FBI, CIA and National Security Agency . Homeland Security officials past and present warned Wednesday about the continued threat posed by Russian Federation to America's electoral system.

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  • Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?
Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?

Spicer said he had "seen the reports" from the intelligence community concluding that the Russian government ordered an influence campaign to interfere with the USA election, but that he has not asked Trump about his views. Spicer has been a lightning rod for the administration's critics since President Trump took the oath of office in January....

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  • Celebrate the Fourth in the Focus area
Celebrate the Fourth in the Focus area

Fireworks show at 9 p.m. Swimming at the park is open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Families love the DJ, getting to dance and eat with their families, and just having fun, she said. The annual vehicle show begins at 10 a.m., but participants must pre-register via the online registration form at https://northglenn.webconnex.com/17J4_carshow.

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  • Saudi Arabia: Qatar demands non-negotiable
Saudi Arabia: Qatar demands non-negotiable

Have you read Trendiee Today? Later in the evening, he met with the Kuwaiti minister of state for cabinet affairs. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, who was also in Washington , was unbudging amid attempts by U.S. There will be no weapons deals to Saudi Arabia or other countries attempting to blockade Qatar as long as the diplomatic spa...

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  • Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft
Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

However, many fans were quite sad about the price, which is $499, which is around Rs. 32,000. The Xbox One X will release November 7 , 2017. We'll have a marketing deal on those, but I don't say, hey, I need some kind of Strike or skin somebody else can't play.

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  • Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Warmbier , a student at the University of Virginia, was arrested for allegedly trying to remove a political poster from a hotel in Pyongyang in January 2016 while on a tourist visit. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as they continue to battle for Otto's life". Suzanne DiMaggio, a director and senior fellow at the New America thin...

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  • Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting bear hugs
Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting bear hugs

Even as both sides were getting ready for talks, the biggest diplomatic achievement came through when Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin was designated a global terrorist by the State Department. The statement issued collectively after the meeting of PM Modi and Trump is 1499 words long, much shorter than its preceding statements that ranged f...

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  • American student Warmbier released on humanitarian grounds - North Korea
American student Warmbier released on humanitarian grounds - North Korea

Daniel Kanter, medical director of the neuroscience intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Warmbier reportedly does not show any consistent response to stimulation, shows no sign of understanding language, responding to commands or awareness of his environment.

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  • Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'
Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'

However, students who have not yet been admitted and faculty and staff who have not yet accepted a job offer may have hard time proving a bona fide relationship with an entity in the United States. As it was explained in the federal courts, the travel ban can be regarded as so-called " Muslim ban ", discriminatory against Muslims in violation of th...

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  • Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy
Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

One of Takata's lawyers, Nobuaki Kobayashi, said it was too early to estimate the total eventual cost of the recalls and would not confirm Japanese media reports that they exceeded 1 trillion yen ($9 billion). His family - which still has control of the 84-year-old company - likely would cease to be shareholders. Takata will use part of the s...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

Ron DeSantis , R-Fla., and others in the baseball field parking lot. The VA is the second-largest department in the USA government, with more than 350,000 employees, and it is charged with providing health care and other services to military veterans.

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  • Only 'couple of hundred' ISIS fighters left in Mosul
Only 'couple of hundred' ISIS fighters left in Mosul

The fighters last week destroyed the historic al-Nuri Mosque and its leaning minaret from which their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate spanning parts of Iraq and Syria three years ago. Rasoul described blowing up the two historical Mosul sites "as blowing up the history" and said the group "added another crime against humanity" ...

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