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The U.S. cut the 50-mile ribbon of water linking the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Central American country, and it opened in 1914. USA federal prosecutors on Tuesday urged a judge not to allow former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to go free on bond as he fights extradition to his home country, saying he is a flight risk.
  • White House Torn Over Mueller's Role as Pressure Grows

    White House Torn Over Mueller's Role as Pressure Grows

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    Mueller III, would have the independence to pursue the investigation as he saw fit. Chris Ruddy to @JudyWoodruff : President Trump is considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller , who he considered for another position. Asked about criticisms that some of the members of Mueller's team and his ability to conduct fair investigation, Ryan said he didn't know the team but said, "I know Bob Mueller ".
  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

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    Chris Ruddy , a friend of Trump's and the chief executive of Newsmax , a U.S. news outlet, went so far as to suggest the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller. "I spoke to three sources that are about as high as it gets in the White House over the past 12 hours and every one of them said the same thing".
  • Oregon Becomes The First State To Issue Non-Binary Drivers Licenses

    Oregon Becomes The First State To Issue Non-Binary Drivers Licenses

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    LGBT rights organizations hailed Thursday's move. In 2016, non-binary people won a victory in OR when Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Amy Holmes Hehn legally changed Jamie Shupe's gender. "This was always the right thing to do all along", he added. "There are daily interactions such as checking out at a grocery store, checking in at a doctor's appointment - and an incorrect gender marker means the potential to be misgendered and have painful and very uncomfortable experiences at all ...
  • Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

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    The bill, known as SB 559 , seeks to broaden the state's methods to decrease carbon emissions and air pollution; the act states that these strategies "shall be closely aligned with the climate change principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement and Hawaii's share of obligations within the expectations apportioned to the United States in the Paris Agreement, regardless of federal action".
  • Conservatives and DUP start talks to agree 'programme for government' within days

    Conservatives and DUP start talks to agree 'programme for government' within days

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    That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. None of the parties got a majority in the House of Commons. "May sought a mandate". Johnson had been a favorite to win the keys to Number 10 after Cameron quit, but he pulled out of the race. The socially conservative, pro-British and largely Protestant party finds itself in the unlikely position of possible kingmaker.
  • Russian police detain Putin critic Navalny ahead of Moscow protest

    Russian police detain Putin critic Navalny ahead of Moscow protest

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    A rally in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city that's nearly 3,000 kilometers east of the capital, brought out about 5,000 people, local organizer Sergey Boyko said on Navalny's YouTube broadcast. The nationwide scale of the March protests and the participation of a large number of young people came as a surprise to the Kremlin, which faces an uphill task to ensure a decisive re-election for Putin in nine months' time amid a steep fall in living standards after the longest recession in ...
  • Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

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    About 97 percent of the votes were for statehood, representing a significant increase over the 61 percent that voted for statehood in 2012. The vote is not the first of its kind, and does not mean that Puerto Rico will automatically become the 51st state of the United States.
  • Topsy-turvy world of USA diplomacy in age of Trump

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    He said that Mscow is "ready to try to do everything in its power" to help resolve the crisis and added that unity is needed to fight terrorism. "We can not be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening", Lavrov said.
  • Backed Syrian militias push into Islamic State-held Raqqa

    Backed Syrian militias push into Islamic State-held Raqqa

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    The evening news broadcast on Al-Manar TV, which belongs to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, hailed the advance of the pro-government forces, and the Hezbollah fighters embedded with them. Tens of thousands of people have fled Raqqa and the surrounding area since the SDF launched its Operation Wrath of the Euphrates to capture the ISIS bastion last November.
  • Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

    Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

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    On Monday, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen - cut ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism. Sheikh Mohammed called attempts to isolate Doha "collective punishment" and a "systematic campaign" against Qatar, which he said continued to work alongside the United States against extremism.
  • Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

    Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

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    Ed Tarver, former U.S. District attorney and Federal prosecutor spoke to NewsChannel 6 about the likelihood of victor being released on bond and the charges she could face if convicted. "She is a victor", Gary said. "We don't know how much more she knows and how much more she remembers", Solari said. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • Clinton slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

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    Even with nearly 50 reporters devoted to constant attacks on Trump during the entire campaign, she couldn't stop him. "All that said, irony of her bashing DNC data: our models never had [Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania] looking even close to safe", Therriault tweeted .
  • Theresa May: UK will change human rights laws

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    Speaking after the London attack, Mrs May said "enough is enough" and that "things need to change" in the terror fight. Addressing activists in Slough on Tuesday evening, she did not make any specific new policy proposals but said: "I mean longer prison sentences for those convicted of terrorist offences".
  • Trump Tells Middle East to 'Drive Out' Islamist Extremists

    Trump Tells Middle East to 'Drive Out' Islamist Extremists

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    Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. His speech sought to rally Islamic leaders behind a renewed push to tackle extremism, with Trump urging religious leaders to condemn violence and governments of Muslim countries to make further efforts to end support for extremists.
  • Police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

    Police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

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    There are unconfirmed witness reports from the scene at London Bridge tonight that people may have been stabbed. The BBC reported more than one dead in the incident. Multiple people have suffered serious injuries. One witness told the BBC it was possible some pedestrians had gone over the side of the bridge and into the Thames River below.
  • Trump Nears Break With Climate Accord: Business Leaders React

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    Those briefed by the White House insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the matter ahead of Trump's announcement Thursday afternoon in the Rose Garden. Backing out of the agreement that way would take time , but would make it easier for the USA to return to climate change negotiations if a future administration would want to, says Andrew Light, a senior fellow at the World Resources Institute and a professor at George Mason University.
  • James Comey to testify before Senate next week about Russian Federation

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    Mr Comey has apparently spoken privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to work out the parameters for his testimony to ensure there are no legal entanglements as a result of his public account, CNN said. Besides Kushner, other Trump aides and advisers are also in the spotlight. He said the unmasking subpoenas are not part of the Russian Federation probe.