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Asked about Mattis, Trump says ‘Everybody leaves at some point.’ MSM: Mattis is GOING!

An apparently measured and philosophical answer from Donald Trump about the job prospects of his defense secretary incited a bout of media hysteria. Lesley Stahl, who interviewed the US president for CBS 60 minutes, which will air on Sunday night, kept repeatedly pressing her subject on persistent rumors Jim Mattis will leave his post, which have escalated following the announced ...

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Kremlin points to ‘terrorists in Idlib’ when asked about massive naval drill near Syria’s shores

On Saturday, the Russian military will start a week-long exercise in the Mediterranean, involving 25 ships and strategic bombers. The Kremlin agreed the drill may be connected with the situation in Syria’s Idlib governorate. The exercise comes amid high tension in the region, with Moscow claiming that the US is deploying additional military assets towards Syria for a likely missile ...

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Netanyahu: Trump & Trudeau asked Israel to evacuate White Helmets from Syria

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Israel to evacuate the members of the controversial Western-backed White Helmets group from Syria, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed. “President Trump and also Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, as well as others, requested us to help take out from Syria hundreds of White Helmets members,” Netanyahu said in a ...

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Trumps leaves door open when asked about Crimea recognition

In comments sure to ruffle some ‘Russiagate’ feathers, Donald Trump hinted that he may consider recognizing Crimea as a part of Russia. The remark comes two weeks before his historic summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. US President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday, was asked if Washington would accept Russia’s claim to Crimea. The ...

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Trump asked Macron to quit EU for more profitable trade deal – WaPo report

Donald Trump asked Emmanuel Macron to leave the EU in exchange for quite a profitable bilateral trade deal with better terms that the one the union offered, the Washington Post reports, citing official European sources. The article titled “Trump is trying to destabilize the European Union” was written by Josh Rogin, an American journalist who also contributes to CNN. Written ...

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Pentagon asked to accommodate ‘alien family population’ of 12,000

The Pentagon has been requested to house and take care of some 12,000 illegal immigrants at its military bases along the Mexican border, to help the White House impose its “zero-tolerance” policy. “The Department of Defense has received a request for assistance from the Department of Homeland Security to house and care for an alien family population of up to ...

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What Putin said when asked ‘when he started to believe in God’

Russian President Vladimir Putin says religion helps people in difficult times, but dodged questions about his own faith during the Direct Line live broadcast with the Russian public. “This is a very personal question, and it is hard to talk about it in public,” Putin said during the marathon Q&A session in a Moscow studio on Thursday, when asked about ...

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US wouldn’t admit backing ‘euro-meddler’ Soros, yet Moscow’s asked to comment on troll farms – Putin

The US State Department would never admit to backing George Soros’s alleged attempts to “rock the euro,” yet Kremlin is being told to come clean on private internet companies meddling in politics, Vladimir Putin told Austrian TV. In an interview published Monday, Armin Wolf of the Austrian state ORF channel went full steam ahead into the issue of the so-called ...

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Be nice & don’t spread manure: Canadian farmers asked to avoid smelly fertilizer during G7

Farmers in Charlevoix, Quebec were urged not to spread smelly fertilizer before the G7 summit in order to protect high-ranking guests from an unpleasant odor, according to media reports. The move may jeopardize crops, however. The call for farmers to avoid spreading manure on their fields came ahead of the G7 summit, which will take place in Charlevoix on June ...

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‘I can’t say’: Education Sec. DeVos scores an ‘F’ when asked about her state’s schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faces public backlash after she confessed she did not know how public schools were performing in her home state of Michigan. DeVos has been pushing reductions in funding for public schools. Trump’s Secretary of Education was quizzed about school performance in the US, in an interview with Lesley Stahl on the CBS 60 Minutes program on ...

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