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Trump rips into United Nations in debut

US President Donald Trump has made his debut at the United Nations, using his first speech to urge the 193-nation organisation to cut red tape and more clearly define its global mission.

The FBI Wiretapped Paul Manafort And What They Heard Could Be The End For Trump

A FISA warrant was obtained, and Paul Manafort was wiretapped, as he was continuing to talk to Trump after the President took office. The FBI interest deepened last fall because of intercepted communications between Manafort and suspected Russian operatives, and among the Russia...

Manafort spokesperson testifies at grand jury

Jason Maloni, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's spokesman, testified Friday at the US District Court in DC to before a grand jury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Arriving at the courthouse, Maloni was asked if he was ready to testify. Mal...

How relevant is the United Nations?

Once again world leaders are gathering together to discuss combatting global conflicts and humanitarian crises. Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, and Iran will be high on an agenda that is clouded and complicated by the vast differences and various opinions of the 193 member states. S...

CBO won't estimate full effects of Obamacare repeal until after vote deadline

The Congressional Budget Office on Monday said it will not estimate how a new Obamacare bill will affect the number of uninsured Americans, insurance premiums and ultimately the federal deficit i...

Ahead of planned Catalan poll, Socialists side with government

Spain’s leftist parties are showing mixed reactions to the independence referendum that the Catalan government is planning to hold on October 1 despite the fact that Spanish courts have ruled i...

Boris faces showdown with PM after 'Brexit blueprint' spectacularly backfires

Boris Johnson faces a showdown with Theresa May after his “Brexit blueprint” article spectacularly backfired. The Foreign Secretary is expected to meet with the Prime Minister for crunch tal...

Boris Johnson Slammed For 'Backseat Driving Brexit' By Amber Rudd

"You could call it backseat driving" - Amber Rudd reacts to Boris Johnson comments on #Brexit #marr https://t.co/JjlWvzSdWt Boris Johnson is “backseat driving” Brexit, Amber Rudd warned toda...

Boris Johnson slammed in row with UK statistics boss on £350m Brexit claim

Boris Johnson became embroiled in a massive spat tonight with Britain’s top statistician, after the latter strongly criticised the foreign secretary for repeating the debunked claim that the UK...

Trump Heading To United Nations

President Trump makes his debut at the United Nations General Assembly this week. It comes after a week in Washington marked by possibly shifting political alliances.

Minister says Johnson's Brexit plan 'absolutely fine,' not bid for leadership

British Home Secretary (interior minister) Amber Rudd said Sunday that Boris Johnson was not starting a leadership bid by setting out his plans for Brexit in a newspaper article, adding that his ...

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