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After Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Iran deal, allies say they’ll try to save it

But the options for Europe and the other signatories are limited.

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Under banner of peace, U.S. opens embassy in Jerusalem. Sixty miles away, dozens of Palestinians are killed.

President Trump, in a video message, pledged support for Middle East peace efforts but did not offer any new outreach. 

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The brother of infamous Toronto mayor Rob Ford is running for office — and he sounds a lot like Trump

Doug Ford is contending with his brother’s legacy and comparisons to Donald Trump.

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South Korea asks: Who is that mystery man with Pompeo and Kim?

A CIA official in the middle of summit planning has become a fascination.

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Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

A Japanese climber who lost nearly all his fingers on Everest has died on his eighth attempt to summit the mountain.

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Human rights group condemns Nicaragua's use of force in protests as death toll rises

A human rights watch group is accusing Nicaraguan authorities of using excessive force, threats and torture against demonstrators since protests ...

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Harley-Davidson workers stunned by plant closure after Trump tax cut

The iconic company announced that it was slashing hundreds of jobs despite expecting to reap huge benefits from the new tax law.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Trump, North Korea, Philip Roth: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Trump Wants Aid Cut to Nations Not Helping US Stem Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a "radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from heading here. "We're going to work out something where every time someone comes from a certain country, we're going to deduct a rather large amount ...

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Rosenstein, targeted by Trump, jokes he knows all about 'piling on'

The deputy attorney general, assailed by Trump and congressional Republicans, quipped that he spoke from experience.

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Trump can't block users on Twitter, federal judge rules

Blocking users from viewing his Twitter account is unconstitutional and a violation of the First Amendment, according to the judge.

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‘I’m a walking hate crime’: Trump supporter caught on video harassing elderly women

Overzealous racists have become the targets of rampant internet backlash for the last few weeks and one would think that would send them back into ...

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Trump-Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a bad deal with the secretive state is not an option.

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Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance

Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, finally has a permanent security clearance. A background check of Kushner run by the FBI took more than a year to clear. Kushner had been working under an interim clearance, but it was revoked in February during procedural changes in the White House. The New York ...

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Ready for some Souza shade? Ex-Obama photographer (and Trump critic) is ready to throw it

Barack Obama’s shade-throwing former photographer Pete Souza just landed a book deal that will be filled with throwback pics of the 44th president’s two terms laced with the famous captions that clap back at Donald Trump. On Wednesday, publishers Little, Brown and Company announced that Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents will be released in ...

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Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.

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Trump Can't Block Critics on Twitter, Judge Rules

A U.S. judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump can't block his critics from making snarky remarks about him and his policies in ...

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US Think Tank Takes Heat for Hosting Putin-Linked Oligarchs

A dozen prominent anti-Kremlin thinkers and activists have published an open letter condemning a major Washington research organization for hosting ...

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NFL Owners Adopt Anthem Policy; Players Plan to Fight

NFL owners opted on Wednesday to approve a policy for player conduct during the national anthem. Players, coaches and personnel on the field must stand when the anthem is played, or will be fined and disciplined. The decision could tee up players and owners for litigation. Players claim they were not consulted and immediately threatened to ...

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Trump: We'll Know Fate of N. Korea Summit by Next Week

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will know by next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled. "It could very well be June 12th," Trump said Wednesday. "If we go, it'll be a great thing for North Korea." North Korea has indicated it might call off the meeting due to ...

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US Excludes China From Military Drill Over South China Sea Actions

The United States has disinvited China from a major international maritime exercise, saying Beijing's "destabilizing behavior" in the South China Sea is inconsistent with the principles of the U.S.-led drill. "China's continued militarization of disputed features in the South China Sea only serve to raise tensions and destabilize the region," ...

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White House lawn sinkhole spawns swamp jokes

After a sinkhole opened on the White House lawn, Trump critics jumped right in.

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Families of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary ...

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Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation

Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation.

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Trump Calls Informant on His 2016 Campaign 'Spygate'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the FBI's use of an informant to talk to three of his 2016 campaign associates "SPYGATE," saying it ...

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Pompeo: US Won't Tolerate Russian Meddling in 2018 Vote

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Wednesday the Trump administration would take "appropriate countermeasures" against any Russian interference in the November congressional elections, but acknowledged officials have yet to figure out what "effective deterrence" might work. Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the ...

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France: New US Sanctions on Iran Could Destabilize Region

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Wednesday if the United States imposed new tough sanctions on Iran, it risks further destabilizing the Middle East. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened earlier this week to apply "unprecedented financial pressure" on Iran if it does not change its behavior, as he laid out a 12-point list ...

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S. Korea Tries to Ease Trump’s Doubts Over N. Korea Summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was more optimistic than U.S. President Donald Trump about prospects for the U.S.- North Korea nuclear summit, following their meeting in Washington on Tuesday. President Trump said there was a "substantial ...

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