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President Barack Obama looks out the window from the cell where Nelson Mandela , an anti-apartheid legend, was once jailed on Robben Island , June 30, 2013. Many of Obama's supporters have felt frustrated with the former president, who was recently voted the best president of our lifetime , and his lack of response to the Trump administration's actions.
  • 11 dead as tourist boat capsizes in MO; others still missing

    11 dead as tourist boat capsizes in MO; others still missing

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    Coast Guard, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and cities and states with varying safety requirements. Sheriff Rader says there was 29 passengers and 2 crew members on the Duck. At 7:27 p.m., a voice over the dispatch said several people had already "been picked up". "After the Miss Majestic tragedy the NTSB recommended that canopies be removed from duck oats because when the vessel sinks the buoyancy of life jackets will trap the passengers beneath the canopy, preventing ...
  • Trump comments walked back, again

    Trump comments walked back, again

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    Democratic politicians are pushing for Congress to subpoena Donald Trump's interpreter, amid a growing sense of alarm over the private summit in Helsinki between the USA president and Russia's Vladimir Putin . The first lady was also poised and collected while greeting another world leader just days before her encounter with Putin. Republican Senator John McCain accused Trump of "playing right into Putin's hands" with the president's comments in a Fox News interview on Tuesday ...
  • Trump says the European Union is a

    Trump says the European Union is a "foe" of the United States

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    If that is anathema to many in Washington, Trump's apparent concessions to Putin over the election controversy drew stinging condemnation from across the political divide. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats underscored the intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, countering his boss, President Donald Trump .
  • President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit

    President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit

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    Putin called the allegations "sheer nonsense". Trump, speaking in Helsinki after his first summit with Putin, said he saw no reason to believe his own country's intelligence agencies over the Kremlin leader's assurances that Russian Federation did not interfere in the USA election.
  • Trump says he has 'full faith' in United States intelligence after Putin summit

    Trump says he has 'full faith' in United States intelligence after Putin summit

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    Trump said he reviewed the transcript and clips from the news conference and said he made a mistake when he answered a reporter who asked the US president if he would publicly denounce the election meddling to Putin. But he says President Trump should not have confronted Putin on election interference, and the president also denied it entirely. As the bipartisan sentiment gained traction, White House aides reportedly hoped it would sway Trump and convince him to deviate from his stance, ...
  • U.S. Intelligence Chiefs, Current And Former, Fire Back At Trump

    U.S. Intelligence Chiefs, Current And Former, Fire Back At Trump

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    Following a high-stakes one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, US President Donald Trump refused to say that he trusted the US intelligence community, bashed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Democratic National Committee, and indicated that he believed Putin over American intelligence agencies.
  • Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin

    Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin

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    He defended Trump's skepticism to CBS News Tuesday citing the president's experience on the receiving end of "partisan investigations". Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican who represents Maine's 2nd District and is up for re-election in November, made perhaps his most forceful statement to date about Russia's interference but did not criticize the president directly.
  • Thunderstorms forecast for county mountains

    Thunderstorms forecast for county mountains

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    The weather service says storms today will be driven in part by terrain and sea breezes. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to impact the area through early Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service said in a new Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued Sunday morning.
  • Former UK Minister Calls for Second Vote on Brexit to End Stalemate

    Former UK Minister Calls for Second Vote on Brexit to End Stalemate

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    Some MPs have tabled an amendment to the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, also known as the customs bill, seeking a new customs union with the EU, which May has strongly rejected. Britons have expressed their outrage at the idea of a second Brexit referendum. Mr Rees-Mogg said the amendments were "broadly in line" with government policy, which is why the government accepted them.
  • Government survives EU customs union vote

    Government survives EU customs union vote

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    The prospect of continued drama in parliament and doubts over the future of May's "white paper" Brexit plan - which is itself only a starting point for talks with the European Union - is testing the patience of businesses that depend on cross-border trade.
  • Israel Cuts Off Gas Supply to Gaza

    Israel Cuts Off Gas Supply to Gaza

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    Meanwhile, on Monday evening, Israel announced it would again close the Kerem Shalom crossing, the only crossing for commercial goods and the main crossing for humanitarian aid between Israel and Gaza, after a rocket was sacked into southern Israel earlier in the day despite a cease fire declared by Hamas late Saturday night.
  • Trump not backing down amid flood of criticism over Putin meeting

    Trump not backing down amid flood of criticism over Putin meeting

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    Just hours before Mr Trump's scheduled meeting with members of Congress, Mr Ryan suggested that the president will be rigorously questioned on his remarks. As such, the former California governor didn't hesitate to call Trump's performance an "embarrassing" display. "I have great confidence in my intelligence people, but I will tell you that President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today", he said.