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 1 day | Michael Flynn declines subpoena to provide documents

              Former U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who was fired over his contacts with Russia's ambassador, has declined to comply with a Senate committee's subpoena to provide documents related to Russia. (more)   


  United States     

 

 4 days | President Trump departs on 1st overseas trip since taking office

              U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have departed on their first overseas trip since taking office, even though investigations at home are threatening to overshadow the trip. Their first stop will be in Saudi Arabia.   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

 4 days | Anthony Weiner pleads guilty for sexting with 15-year-old girl

              Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, who became widely known because of a sexting scandal that led to his resignation, has pleaded guilty over sex chats with a 15-year-old girl. He likely faces about 2 years in prison. (more)   


  New York, NY        1 UPDATES

 


 4 days | Sweden drops rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

              Swedish prosecutors have decided to drop the rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but British police say he will still be arrested if he decides to leave the embassy where he has been holed up for nearly 5 years.   


  London, England        4 UPDATES

 

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 2 wks | President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

              President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey over his handling of the agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, saying new leadership is needed to restore the public's trust and confidence.   


  United States     

 


 2 wks | VIDEO: Macron elected French president, defeating Marine Le Pen

              Liberal centrist Emmanuel Macron on Sunday won the race for the French presidency, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Mia Womersley reports.   


  France     

 

  3 wks | Somalia’s Public Works Minister shot dead in Mogadishu

              Somalia's Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction, Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, has been shot and killed by soldiers in the capital Mogadishu. It is reported that soldiers may have mistakenly opened fire. (more)   


  Mogadishu, Somalia     

 

 3 wks | North Korea vows to bolster nuclear force in response to U.S. threat

              North Korea pledged Monday to accelerate the development of its nuclear weapons at "the maximum pace," citing U.S. "aggression" and "hysteria" and noting that nuclear weapons are the only way to avoid a U.S. attack. (more)   


  North Korea        28 UPDATES

 

 4 wks | French mayor threatens to quit after town votes for Le Pen

              Daniel Delomez, the mayor of the town of Annezin in northern France, reacted angrily when it became clear that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen had secured a victory in his town during Sunday's presidential election. (more)   


  Annezin, France     

 

BREAKING


 1 mon | President Trump orders review of nuclear deal with Iran

              U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a review of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, seeking to determine whether sanction relief agreed to by the United States should continue, a move likely to anger Iran. (more)   


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Breaking Now

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey     2 wks  

President Trump orders review of nuclear deal with Iran     1 mon  

Nuclear device placed in tunnel at North Korea’s test site     1 mon  

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     3 months  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     3 months  


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Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House     2 months  

U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons      3 months  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership     6 months  

Donald Trump rushed off stage in Nevada, man detained     6 months  

Philippines president declares state of emergency, lashes out at Obama     8 months  



Events

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     4 months  

VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference     4 months  

VIDEO: President Obama’s Farewell Address to the nation     4 months  

WATCH: President Obama delivers statement on election     6 months  

VIDEO: Donald Trump delivers victory speech     6 months  


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