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Trump Jr. appears to contradict father’s claim he never told Comey he hoped FBI director would end Flynn probe
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Trump Jr. appears to contradict father’s claim he never told Comey he hoped FBI director would end Flynn probe

Yahoo News In an appearance on Fox News, the president’s son seemed to confirm Comey’s version account of a conversation his dad had with the ex-FBI director about the investigation of former

How Saudis claim freedom
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How Saudis claim freedom

Yahoo News For his first official trip abroad, President Trump will be in Saudi Arabia this weekend, attending a dizzying number of public events. Written by Swiss entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli with

Trump faces mounting calls to produce evidence of wiretapping claim
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Trump faces mounting calls to produce evidence of wiretapping claim

Yahoo News A week after President Trump unleashed illegal wiretapping allegations against former President Barack Obama, he has yet to provide evidence for his claims or withdraw them, leaving

White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law
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White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law

Yahoo News The Trump administration has dropped a discrimination claim against a controversial Texas voter ID law, marking a shift from former President Barack Obama’s administration, which sought to

The problem with the claim that Trump is on a 'dictatorial path'
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The problem with the claim that Trump is on a 'dictatorial path'

Yahoo News Back when he was a Republican senator, Attorney General Jeff Sessions once called President Obama an “emperor.” Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey once called him a “dictator.”

Taxis claim unfair competition
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Taxis claim unfair competition

Vietnamnet - Taxi firms are calling for fair competition with tech-based rivals Uber and Grab, which have seen a rapid development in the past two years in Viet Nam.

What does Trump's claim about migrant crime tell us about Sweden?
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What does Trump's claim about migrant crime tell us about Sweden?

Yahoo News Swedish authorities probably don’t hold their breath for a mention from President Trump every time he approaches a platform. Last Saturday night, at a rally in Florida, they got an

Trump's list of underreported terror doesn't back up claim
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Trump's list of underreported terror doesn't back up claim

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House list of what it calls underreported terrorist attacks did not support President Donald Trump's claim that the media are downplaying a "genocide" carried out

France investigates 'fake job' claim against Fillon wife
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France investigates 'fake job' claim against Fillon wife

Yahoo News French investigators on Wednesday launched a preliminary probe into claims the wife of presidential candidate Francois Fillon earned 500,000 euros ($538,000) for a suspected fake job as

Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup website
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Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup website

Yahoo News LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A group of hackers in Russia say they have shut down the website of the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in protest for holding it in Gabon, where

Trump arrives in Washington to lay claim to White House
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Trump arrives in Washington to lay claim to White House

Yahoo News Donald Trump jetted into the US capital Thursday on the eve of the most consequential moment of his life -- his inauguration as the nation's 45th president and the setting of a four-year

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Izmir attack that killed two
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Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Izmir attack that killed two

Yahoo News An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has claimed responsibility for last week's car bomb attack on a checkpoint in western Turkey, a news agency which regularly

Russian hackers claim to have compromising information on Trump: CNN
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Russian hackers claim to have compromising information on Trump: CNN

Yahoo News By Eric Beech and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Classified documents presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have

Russians claim to have compromising info on Trump: CNN
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Russians claim to have compromising info on Trump: CNN

Yahoo News US spy chiefs told President-elect Donald Trump last week that Russian operatives claim to have "compromising" personal and financial information about him, CNN reported Tuesday. Citing

New court claim brings more legal woes for Brexiteers
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New court claim brings more legal woes for Brexiteers

Yahoo News A fresh legal challenge to Britain's plans to leave the European Union was launched in London on Thursday, the latest in a series of claims against the government's approach to Brexit. The

Turkey says no confirmation of IS 'burned soldiers' claim
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Turkey says no confirmation of IS 'burned soldiers' claim

Turkey on Tuesday said it had no confirmation of a video published by Islamic State (IS) jihadists purportedly showing the burning to death of two Turkish troops captured in Syria. After users in

Australia claim important Pakistan scalp in second Test
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Australia claim important Pakistan scalp in second Test

Pakistan lost an important wicket to the last ball before lunch on the opening day of the second Test against Australia at the MCG on Monday. The visitors were 60 for two with Azhar Ali on 26 at

Venezuela's claim of victim status in bribery case unlikely to convince U.S.
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Venezuela's claim of victim status in bribery case unlikely to convince U.S.

By Alexandra Ulmer and Mircely Guanipa MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - A legal strategy switch by Venezuela's state-owned oil giant PDVSA to portray itself as a victim in a massive bribery scheme

UN human rights chief urges murder inquiry into Duterte's killing claim
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UN human rights chief urges murder inquiry into Duterte's killing claim

President Rodrigo Duterte claims he killed three people as mayor of Davao City and has commanded thousands of killings in his war on drugs.

China rejects Trump claim it stole US drone
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China rejects Trump claim it stole US drone

China on Monday rejected US President-elect Donald Trump's claim that it had "stolen" an American research drone, as state media said his diplomatic inexperience could spark a confrontation between

Beijing denies US claim that China is synthetic drug king
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Beijing denies US claim that China is synthetic drug king

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. assertions that China is the top source of the synthetic opioids that have killed thousands of drug users in the U.S. and Canada are unsubstantiated, Chinese officials told the

Vietnam's winter floods claim 111
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Vietnam's winter floods claim 111

The extreme weather events have dealt about $370 million in damages to central Vietnam.

Trump's criticism of Russia hacking claim could haunt him
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Trump's criticism of Russia hacking claim could haunt him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is underscoring his doubts about the conclusion by U.S. intelligence that Russia sought through hacking to disrupt this year's election, renewing his skepticism Monday

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38
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Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Istanbul attack that killed 38

By David Dolan and Tuvan Gumrukcu ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on Sunday for twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded

Japan denies Chinese claim of dangerous fighter-jet conduct
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Japan denies Chinese claim of dangerous fighter-jet conduct

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has protested to China about what it says are groundless accusations that Japanese fighter jets had fired "jamming shells" as six Chinese military planes flew over waters between