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Hearing related to FBI raid at Trump lawyer's office is set

Hearing related to FBI raid at Trump lawyer's office is set

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney is trying to prevent the government from using materials it found in a search of his office and residence this week. A federal prosecutor's office says there will be a hearing Friday to address a temporary restraining order...

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Russia's lawmakers propose bans on U.S. imports and investments

Russia's lawmakers propose bans on U.S. imports and investments

 Russian lawmakers said on Friday they had drafted legislation in response to new U.S. sanctions that proposes banning imports of a raft of U.S. goods and services to Russia, and restricting economic ties. The draft law is to be discussed in the lower house of the Russian...

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Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia collusion probe. The Stormy Daniels allegations. Escalating tension with Moscow. The tempests that have buffeted the White House for months merged into a maelstrom this week and threatened to engulf President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday railed against...

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Russian embassy casts doubt on Skripal statement

Russian embassy casts doubt on Skripal statement

Russia's Embassy in London is questioning the authenticity of a statement attributed to one of the victims of a nerve agent attack in England, saying it has been crafted to support Britain's version of events. The embassy says the statement released Wednesday by the Metropolitan Police...

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Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP)- Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has  Such a shutdown was the premise of the scientifically inaccurate 2004 disaster movie "The Day After Tomorrow." Study authors said a collapse is at least decades away but would be a...

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Trump says all calm at White House, vents about Russia probe

Trump says all calm at White House, vents about Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP)- President Donald Trump insisted that all was "very calm and calculated" at the White House, even as he vented Wednesday about the Russia probe, complained about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and served noticed that "nice and new and 'smart'" missiles will be coming...

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Azerbaijan's Aliyev seeks to extend 15-year rule in election

Azerbaijan's Aliyev seeks to extend 15-year rule in election

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan cast ballots Wednesday in an early presidential election that is all but certain to extend the rule of the country's long-serving leader by another seven years. President Ilham Aliyev is expected to win...

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Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided

Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided

President Donald Trump has lashed out against special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, branding it "an attack on our country" and exhibiting mounting concern about the yearlong probe after federal authorities raided the offices of his personal attorney. Caught off guard...

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Trump blasts Mueller probe as 'attack on our country'

Trump blasts Mueller probe as 'attack on our country'

(AP) — The special counsel's Russia investigation is not only a political witch hunt but "an attack on our country," President Donald Trump complained Monday, exhibiting mounting concern about the yearlong probe after federal authorities raided the offices of his personal attorney. "We'll...

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Armenia becomes parliamentary republic as new leader sworn in

Armenia becomes parliamentary republic as new leader sworn in

Armenia's new President Armen Sarkisian was sworn in on Monday but power is expected to remain with his predecessor as the ex-Soviet republic shifts to a parliamentary form of government. The former ambassador to the United Kingdom took the oath of office at an extraordinary...

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Canadian town mourns 15 killed when truck, team bus collide

Canadian town mourns 15 killed when truck, team bus collide

(AP) — A hockey arena became the epicenter of grief for a small Canadian town Sunday as friends, relatives and those who housed members of a youth hockey team gathered to mourn 15 people killed when a semi-trailer slammed into the team's bus. Fourteen were also injured, some...

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North Korea tells US that Kim Jong Un ready to discuss nukes

North Korea tells US that Kim Jong Un ready to discuss nukes

  WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the unprecedented summit will actually...

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Swiss police use rubber bullets to disperse PKK protest

Swiss police use rubber bullets to disperse PKK protest

Swiss police used rubber bullets to disperse protesters at Saturday's unauthorized demonstration by PYD/PKK supporters in the capital Bern, local media reported on Sunday. Clashes between the police and protesters were also reported, according to daily Blick. The police had to...

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Call for ‘protected return’ of Rohingya refugees

Call for ‘protected return’ of Rohingya refugees

The European Rohingya Council (ERC) called on the international community to help protect Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing state persecution in Myanmar. “We are calling international community to bring the perpetrators of genocide into international justice. We also call...

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1 killed in fire at Trump Tower in New York

1 killed in fire at Trump Tower in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A raging fire that tore through a 50th-floor apartment at Trump Tower on Saturday killed a man inside and sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president's namesake skyscraper. New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the cause of the blaze...

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Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at auction

Russell Crowe's 'Gladiator' armor sells for $96K at auction

The torso armor Russell Crowe wore for his Oscar-winning role in "Gladiator" eclipsed expectations at a Sydney auction on Saturday, selling for 125,000 Australian dollars ($96,000). Sotheby's Australia had estimated the stunt cuirass worn in the 2000 blockbuster would fetch between...

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Brazil's Lula negotiating surrender: ally

Brazil's Lula negotiating surrender: ally

(AFP) -  Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is negotiating his surrender after dramatically skipping a first deadline Friday to start his 12-year prison sentence for corruption, a close ally said. The 72-year-old had been ordered to surrender voluntarily by 5:00 pm...

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Air France strike gathers steam; third of flights cancelled

Air France strike gathers steam; third of flights cancelled

Some 30 percent of Air France flights have been cancelled as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. Saturday's one-day walkout is affecting international and domestic travel, notably a quarter of flights at Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports. Air France is urging...

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