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No Trump-Russia collusion uncovered by House intel probe – GOP overseer

The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee team has said that it would take “a Tom Clancy novel” to characterize Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election as ‘collusion’ with Donald Trump, as it completes its probe. “We found no evidence of collusion. We found perhaps some bad judgment, inappropriate meetings,” Michael Conaway, a Texas Republican, who led the investigation, told reporters ...

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Fair media ‘is dead’ in America – House intel chair Nunes

Chairman of the House Intel Committee Devin Nunes (R-California) believes fair media in the US “no longer exists” and that 90 percent of it is “far left” – even calling the media “part of the Democratic Party’s network.” Nunes made the comments during a lengthy interview on the Fox News Channel Sunday show Life, Liberty & Levin with conservative host ...

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Foreign sponsors boost funding of Russia’s opposition, upper house commission claims

Russian senators have registered an increase in foreign funding to various Russian opposition movements and politicians, but added that external sponsors had become more careful in hiding their schemes. The report from the upper house Commission for Protection of State Sovereignty released on Monday  reads that the signals about the increase in foreign donations that various minor and non-registered opposition ...

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‘Patriotic and law-abiding’: Democrat House leader slams arrests of illegal immigrants

Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) has attacked the recent arrests of hundreds of illegal immigrants. While half of those detained have criminal records, Pelosi called them law-abiding and patriotic. In an apparent bid to justify Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s (D) public tip to immigrants about this week’s raids by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the ...

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Trump extends Russia sanctions for another year – White House

Published time: 2 Mar, 2018 18:33 Edited time: 2 Mar, 2018 18:55 President Donald Trump has extended the sanctions against Russia and Russian individuals by another year. The sanctions were imposed by former President Barack Obama in March 2014 in response to the political crisis in Ukraine. The US has been gradually expanding the list of people and entities under ...

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‘Take the guns first’: Trump backs gun control at bipartisan White House meeting

President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through US politics during a White House meeting with lawmakers, appearing to endorse Democrats’ proposals for gun control while shutting down those from fellow Republicans. Trump sat down with over a dozen lawmakers on Wednesday, two weeks after a former student killed 17 people and wounded 14 others at a Parkland, Florida high school. He ...

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‘The whole house shook’: Second earthquake in two weeks strikes UK

An earthquake took northern England by surprise this morning, leaving Britons to describe their homes being shaken by the surprise tremor. The quake is the second to hit the country in the space of two weeks. Amid unusual weather for the UK, which is currently blanketed in snow, a 20-second quake struck in Cumbria, northern England. Residents reported their homes ...

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London's Royal Opera House given all clear after bomb scare

Published time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:01 Edited time: 27 Feb, 2018 11:16 London’s Royal Opera House and surrounding area in Covent Garden were evacuated over a bomb scare, after reports of a ‘suspicious package.’ Social media of the incident were posted, showing empty streets and crowds pushed back behind police cordons. Sniffer dogs were called to examine the scene.  London’s Royal ...

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US House Intelligence Committee Democrats release 10-page counter-memo

The US House Intelligence Committee has released a redacted, 10-page Democratic Party memo on the Russian investigation into alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, which challenges the previously released GOP memo. The Democrats’ rebuttal aims to challenge the alleged government surveillance abuses during the 2016 presidential campaign, that the GOP had outlined in their memorandum. The document accuses ...

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