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'WE ARE BEHIND YOU' Trump signs bills to help police officers, vets

President Trump said Friday he was “very happy” to sign into law two bills that would provide help to members of law enforcement and veterans. Seated at a table in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room, Trump approved a measure giving ...

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EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE? Spicer won't rule out WH block of Comey's testimony

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not rule out President Trump’s option to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before a congressional committee next week. At the daily White House press briefing Friday, Spicer was asked whether ...

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SUPREME COURT TEST Ruling on lifting travel ban temp stay within days?

The Supreme Court could rule within days on whether to lift a temporary stay on President Trump’s revised executive order banning travel from six mostly Muslim countries. The issue has become a major test of presidential power, especially in the ...

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Windows 10 blunder – If you get this update from Microsoft DON'T install it

Microsoft has apologised to users after it released an update to its popular Windows 10 operating system by mistake. The US technology giant said the Windows 10 build was accidentally released to members enlisted on its Insiders programme. According to ...

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Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo – EU, U.S. Sanction Top Officials

[HRW] Washington -The United States on June 1, 2017, imposed targeted sanctions against the personal military chief of staff of President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch said today. The US also imposed sanctions on ...

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'FAILURE AS A LEADER' Ex-Penn State officials get jail time in Sandusky case

Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier and two other former school administrators were sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail each for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to law enforcement. The judge sentenced Spanier and the ...

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Trans Mountain pipeline project ‘will never see the light of day,’ vows B.C. grand chief

The head of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs is challenging Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying comments she made in defence of the project earlier this week were “very reckless.” CBC ...

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'EVERYTHING… I REGRET' Accused Taliban, ISIS fighters reveal tactics

KABUL, Afghanistan — Last summer, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan was drawing to a close and the Islamic celebration of Eid was about to begin, a Taliban fighter was seen distributing propaganda leaflets in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul on ...

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