• First lady visits Holocaust museum

    First lady visits Holocaust museum

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    Trump's lawyer may have arranged a $130,000 payoff to Daniels to stop her talking about the alleged tryst before the 2016 presidential election, The Wall Street Journal reported . Trump on Thursday said she was visiting the museum in advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday to honor millions of people who were victims of the Nazis.
  • Putin congratulates Finland's Niinisto on presidential win

    Putin congratulates Finland's Niinisto on presidential win

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    Recent polls predict the 69-year-old Niinisto will get between 58 and 63 per cent of the vote while his closest rival, Pekka Haavisto of the Greens, would garner some 14 per cent. He faced flak for inviting Putin to visit shortly after the annexation. "I think there is no reason to seek a (NATO) membership as long as circumstances are as they are now", Niinisto said on Sunday.
  • Trump Jr. Bets $100 on Dems' Response to Memo

    Trump Jr. Bets $100 on Dems' Response to Memo

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    He said if Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who hired Mueller, he'd back legislation to protect the special counsel from getting the axe. That's in the wake of news reports that he sought to fire the special counsel. Senate Republicans moved quickly last August amid speculation that Trump might fire Mueller for investigating beyond his perceived mandate.
  • Rigged Ambulance Kills 95 in Kabul

    Rigged Ambulance Kills 95 in Kabul

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    Taliban attacks on two consecutive weekends in Kabul , which have killed hundreds of people, including Americans, have occurred in the midst of stepped-up efforts by the Trump administration to find a way out of the 16-year-old Afghan imbroglio.
  • Militants attack military base in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Militants attack military base in Kabul, Afghanistan

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    No-one immediately claimed responsibility, but both Taliban insurgents and militants from the Islamic State group have stepped up attacks against Afghan security forces. Earlier, a source inside the camp said explosions and gunfire could be heard coming from the direction of the entrance. Monday's attack comes two days after a massive Taliban-claimed suicide vehicle bombing in the city that killed over 100 people and left more than 200 people injured.
  • Govt to ensure passage of Triple Talaq bill in Budget session

    Govt to ensure passage of Triple Talaq bill in Budget session

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, Mallikarjun Kharge of Congress, Mulayam Singh Yadav of Samajwadi Party, Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Derek O'Brien of TMC, Bharthruhari Mahtab of BJD, CM Ramesh of TDP are among those attending the meeting.
  • North Korea condemns latest U.S. sanctions

    North Korea condemns latest U.S. sanctions

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    The members of the youth national team are likely to participate in the training, the South's Korea Ski Association said, instead of athletes directly competing at the Winter Games. Diplomacy between the two Koreas got a boost earlier this month when officials from the two countries met for the first time in years about North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which is set to begin next month.
  • No gains from the shutdown, just lots of blame to go around

    No gains from the shutdown, just lots of blame to go around

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    President Donald Trump and White House advisor Stephen Miller's nativist agenda and Republicans' paralysis and indecisiveness are jeopardizing the passage of the Dream Act , despite its overwhelming public support. They plan to get a bill on the floor that is an adequate compromise for both Democrats and Republicans by providing protections for those covered by DACA as well as increased funding for President Trump's border wall .
  • Invited To Syria Peace Congress In Russia: Moscow

    Invited To Syria Peace Congress In Russia: Moscow

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    A United Nations spokeswoman said the Syrian government delegation was due to meet with United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura at 11:30 am (1030 GMT). Turkey has poured troops into the north to fight Kurdish militias that have established regional autonomy and are seen by Ankara as a menace to its security.