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Chief executive of the conservative Newsmax media, Christopher Ruddy , has told PBS Television that Mr Trump is weighing the possibility of sacking Mr Mueller, a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who was appointed as special counsel on May 17.
  • Officials Urge to Stay Cool as Heat Wave Envelops SoCal

    Officials Urge to Stay Cool as Heat Wave Envelops SoCal

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    The National Weather Service warns that Northern California is in for an extended period of hot weather. NWS forecasters blamed the high heat on strong high pressure over Western States and said it would cause temperatures to be 12-18 degrees above normal this weekend, with the Antelope Valley boasting the warmest temperatures.
  • DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

    DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

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    May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and is now desperately seeking the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party . Northern Ireland's frontier with the Republic of Ireland will be the UK's only land border with the European Union after Brexit . As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned that time was passing in an interview on Tuesday.
  • More twists and surprise to come in Champions Trophy?

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    England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has criticised his team for failing to adapt to the conditions following a shock loss to Pakistan in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy . "It was a team no one gave a chance, neither here nor back home", added the 30-year-old wicket-keeper, whose 61 not out was key to the victory over Sri Lanka .
  • Carrie Fisher: Coroner determines actress died from sleep apnea, 'other factors'

    Carrie Fisher: Coroner determines actress died from sleep apnea, 'other factors'

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    The Princess Leia actress collapsed on a plane and was hospitalized in critical condition; her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds died a day later, before Fisher finally passed away in the hospital three days later. "I would tell you, from my perspective that there's certainly no news that Carrie did drugs". Fisher, who had written and spoken openly about her struggles in the movie business, was considered Hollywood royalty.
  • UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

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    It says he would seek support from the prime minister's old friend, ally and newly appointed deputy, Damian Green. Conservatives and the DUP are committed to strengthening British unity, delivering Brexit, combating terrorism and delivering prosperity but "at the moment there isn t a deal", the source said.
  • Russian Federation claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

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    In an email to The Associated Press , U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon said Friday that "we can not confirm these reports at this time". "There are reports of his death it seems every other week", the official said, referring to past claims by the Moscow-backed Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad, whose state-controlled media began claiming last week that al-Baghdadi had been killed in an airstrike near ISIS' de facto headquarters in Raqqa, Syria.
  • Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal

    Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal

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    Whole Foods' headquarters will still be in Austin . A spokesman for Dunnhumby said it remains committed to its partnership with Whole Foods . Whole Foods recently suffered a disappointing stock performance and a change up of its board of directors that included replacing five directors, installing a new chairwoman , and hiring a new chief financial officer, the Times reported .
  • Trump ally who lost tight Va. gov primary weighs Senate run

    Trump ally who lost tight Va. gov primary weighs Senate run

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    But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "We are absolutely not going to stand behind Northam until he stands out against the pipeline", said Luca Connolly, an organizer with the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition that disrupted Northam's election party.
  • Pentagon sees more 'agility' with new power on Afghan troops levels

    Pentagon sees more 'agility' with new power on Afghan troops levels

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    The U.S. has about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan . "This administration will not repeat the mistakes of the past", Mattis said . The New York Times first reported the policy decision, and Mattis confirmed this on Wednesday. Rather, Barno said, it will likely allow him to add a few thousand troops as he sees fit. "I think it's probably something under 5,000 - and maybe quite a bit under".
  • Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents in DC melee

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    The May 16 skirmish, which was captured on video, left nine protesters injured outside the Turkish ambassador's residence and further strained ties between the two countries. "I condemn this attack, it was an affront to our values as Washingtonians and as Americans, and it was clear assault on the First Amendment", Bowser told reporters Thursday.
  • No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

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    And he essentially warned Trump that if Mueller were to be fired, Rosenstein wouldn't be the one to do it, saying he saw no "good cause" to consider such a move. Sessions lent his support to the special counsel , Robert Mueller , who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia investigation. Top Justice Department officials testified on June 13 that it's actually up to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who originally appointed Mueller to his post , to decide whether ...
  • Police arrest man in connection with Manchester terror attack

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    He is the eight person to be released from United Kingdom custody without any further action, while another ten remain in cells. A further six people who were arrested since the attack on May 22 have been released without charge. The 23-year-old, who lived in a flat raided by counter-terror police in Shoreham-by-Sea on May 29, had been held on suspicion of terror offences. ISIS said a "soldier of the caliphate" was responsible.
  • Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

    Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

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    In 2015, former U.S. President Barack Obama brokered an agreement which led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran, in return for restrictions on its nuclear program. "So, it will probably be abandoned by Tehran ", Karim said. But how have world media reacted to Trump's reaction to Iran terror attack? "In any case", Mogherini said, "the European Union will guarantee that the deal keeps, that we stick to that.
  • Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

    Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

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    Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Richard Burr (R-NC) asked Sessions if Trump's campaign's foreign policy team ever met. He dodged and weaved through the questioning like Muhammad Ali in his prime, and invoked such phrases as "To the best of my recollection", " I don't recall ", and "I can't remember" with such frequency that it made you think he should consult a neurologist.
  • Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

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    A day earlier, Tillerson told senators at a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the policy had changed. In this, Washington will seek the assistance of other countries, Tillerson said. "We have made formal requests to the State Department to brief us on the reorganization". At the top of the agenda for Tillerson's multiple hearings is the Trump administration's controversial worldwide affairs budget, which as FP reported , would gut State Department and USAID ...