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But in the recording, which Cohen's lawyer gave to CNN , when Trump raises the notion of using "cash", Cohen, his attorney, says, "No, no, no, no". President Trump refused to answer questions from reporters Wednesday about his taped conversation with former attorney Michael Cohen .
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    Syrian state news agency SANA , citing a foreign ministry official, said the evacuation "exposed the true nature of the organisation known as the White Helmets ", calling it a risk to stability and security "because of its terrorist nature".
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    Pakistan's top court on Sunday said it had begun reviewing statements made by a judge alleging the country's spy agencies were influencing judicial proceedings, as the powerful military called for an investigation. Meanwhile, Akram Khan Durrani, former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister and a key leader of five-party religious alliance Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, escaped an assassination attempt in Bannu district on Sunday.
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    President Donald Trump has issued a dire warning to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, escalating the war of words in a standoff over looming sanctions and Iranian threats to cripple shipping lanes in retaliation. Rouhani also dismised the idea that the USA could stop Iran from exporting oil, according to Al Jazeera. Trump was responding to a comment earlier on Sunday from Rouhani, who said: 'Mr Trump, don't play with the lion's tail, this would only lead to regret'.
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    The supplies have been made via ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean tankers that have called in port at least 89 times, the United States says. Earlier this year, the United States unveiled sanctions aimed at the illegal trade of petroleum products, coal and other goods with North Korea.
  • Toronto shooting: Gunman dead, up to eight adults and child wounded

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    The shooter was pronounced dead at the scene, while six of his victims were rushed to a trauma center. Jeremy Chohn, a local reporter who is at the scene, has tweeted "victims are spread across many blocks". "I saw at least four people shot", he said. Toronto EMS Deputy Commander Shawn Staff said they are dealing with "several high acuity critically injured patients, including one child".
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    Trump is departing for Helsinki on Sunday for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. "I have great confidence in my intelligence people". Representative Gregory Meeks, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "I think that getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing". And former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said Trump's behavior at the news conference "rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors.' It was ...
  • Donald Trump Unveils Details of Bold Air Force One Makeover

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    Donald Trump has confirmed that the new Air Force One presidential jets will be painted red, white and blue. The traditional color of scheme of light blue and white is soothing and understated, appropriate for a superpower confident in its own power.
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    A debate on no confidence motion was taken up in the house on Friday. He was speaking on a no-confidence motion against Modi that the government is certain to defeat because of its majority in parliament, but which the opposition hopes will focus attention on the government's failures in office.
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    Not all issues should be written into law. With that, the law appears to continue a trend in which fundamental changes - whether Brexit or the new Turkish constitution - have been pushed through with a razor-thin majority over strong resistance from the minority.
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    We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World . The cover follows this week's summit in Helsinki, where the two leaders met and Trump said he saw no reason why Putin would have meddled in the 2016 presidential election, despite the Federal Bureau of Investigation claiming otherwise.
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    Among those countering him : His own director of national intelligence , Dan Coats , who defended the intelligence community and described Russia's "ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy". United States intelligence officials have said the Kremlin was behind the effort to help Trump defeat Clinton, and Mueller tied the hack to the Russian government by identifying the culprits as officers in a Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU.
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    Arizona Republican basically said that the Helsinki Summit was a big mistake and that POTUS willingly made a decision to "defend a tyrant". The charges against the Russians were filed by Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as Russian collusion with Donald Trump's campaign team.
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    Other tourists hurt suffered minor burns and other more superficial injuries, he said. Lava Ocean Tours was set to take tourists out on the sunrise trip at 4 a.m., as usual, on Tuesday, although the "Hot Spot" was taken out of service after a basketball-size "lava bomb" tore a hole through its roof, a company saleswoman said.
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    Moscow believes that Washington's allegations against Russian national Maria Butina are groundless and it will do everything possible to protect her interests, according to Zakharova. He and the Russians sought to use the imprimatur of the NRA in order to arrange meetings between USA political leaders and Trump, citing a "back channel" Erickson had forged with the Kremlin.
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    During a joint press conference with Putin on Monday, Trump suggested he didn't believe intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election. The former CIA director warned that Mr. Trump could have potentially compromised or impacted intelligence capabilities during that private meeting.
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    I was asking myself when are you going to ask him for an autograph or a selfie, ' but it wasn't just name calling from the former head of California . What's the matter with you?' "Gorbachev, tear down this wall.' What happened to all that?" What happened to all that?' he concluded with a sigh. During the news brief, which came after the leaders met privately for over two hours, Trump seemed to accept Putin's denial of interfering in the 2016 presidential election - despite findings to ...
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    USA intelligence agencies believe the Kremlin acted to influence the 2016 US presidential election in which Trump won over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton . Our Intelligence Community has proven Russian Federation attempted to interfere with our elections. Trump appeared to be convinced by Russia's President.
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    There were indications of an arrangement to work together and with Israel to support a ceasefire in southern Syria, suggesting that the U.S. administration is backing off its demand that Moscow's ally Bashar al-Assad step down. John Brennan, who served as Central Intelligence Agency director, called Trump's comments "treasonous". The pair had held lengthy talks before - on the sidelines of world leader meetings in Germany and Vietnam previous year - but this was their first official summit ...
  • Affiliated Woman Charged With Spying For Russia

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    Ms Butina, a Russian national who has been living the U.S., was charged with conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian Government and accused of working to infiltrate American political organisations, including the National Rifle Association.
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    And a good competitor he is. "I hold both countries responsible". Editor-in-chief Kaius Nieme also explained that the banners are intended as a display of support for "colleagues who have to fight in ever toughening circumstances on a daily basis both in the US and Russian Federation", noting that both countries sit pretty far down on the 2018 World Press Freedom Index .