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U.S. presidents have a nuclear football, not a nuclear button

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, traded threats this week about the size, location and potency of their "nuclear buttons." The image of a leader with a finger on a button — a trigger capable of launching a world-ending strike — has for decad...

Rosenstein meets with Ryan over Russia investigation

The meeting occurred during a time of friction between the Justice Department and the committee over the investigation. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has been seeking testimony from top leadership at the FBI and Justice Department regarding the FBI's involveme...

Paul Ryan Has Surprise Meeting With DOJ Official Overseeing Russia Investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan held a surprise meeting Wednesday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray about the Russia investigation. “Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and FBI Director Wray asked to meet with the speaker and we accommodated t...

The Latest: Rosenstein meets with Ryan on Russia probe

The Latest: Rosenstein meets with Ryan on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan about the House intelligence committee's investigation into Russia...

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Release of Ethiopian dissidents meant to ‘foster reconciliation’

Ethiopia will release and pardon dissident politicians jailed on criminal charges, its prime minister said on Wednesday – an unexpected shift in stance from a government routinely accused by ri...

Telegram under fire as Iran clamps down on protests

Image copyright EPA The authorities in Iran blocked access to the messaging app Telegram over the weekend, as anti-government p...

Ethiopia frees political prisoners

Ethiopia will release politicians jailed on charges including involvement in terrorism, its prime minister says, marking an unexpected shift from a government that has denied accusations it uses ...

Provincial regulator sets OPG's nuclear budget

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has published its decision on Ontario Power Generation's (OPG's) application regarding payments for regulated nuclear and hydropower output in 2017-2021. While appr...

US will withhold $255m of US aid for Pakistan, says Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, has said America will withhold $225m (£166m) in aid from Pakistan. Ms Haley said there were “clear reasons” for stopping the paymen...

Ethiopia to release jailed politicians to 'foster national reconciliat

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia will release politicians jailed on charges including involvement in terrorism, its prime minister said on Wednesday -- an unexpected shift in stance from the gove...

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