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Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday a plan to make changes to how the Department of Defense runs its space operations, with the eventual goal of creating a Space Force as the sixth branch of the military. "Space Force all the way!" President Donald Trump holds up the space policy directive that he signed during a National Space Council meeting in Washington , June 18, 2018.
  • Iran policy unaffected by Trump’s negotiation offer to Tehran

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    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has once again denounced the USA withdrawal from the 2015 global nuclear deal , saying the ball is now in Europe's court to make up for Washington's absence and work to keep the landmark agreement alive. The US president's comments come a few days after he and Iran's leaders exchanged barbs threatening each other with war. . "He must first return to the nuclear deal and implement it before negotiating can even be contemplated", said analyst Mohammad ...
  • What you need to know before Paul Manafort’s trial

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    Manafort was in charge of Trump's campaign when the NY real estate developer accepted the party's presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in 2016. Given the strength of the evidence, however, some legal experts have suggested Mr Manafort may be banking on an eventual pardon from Mr Trump, who has called his former campaign chairman a "nice guy" who has been treated unfairly.
  • That awkward moment when the UK Foreign Secretary forgets his wife's nationality

    That awkward moment when the UK Foreign Secretary forgets his wife's nationality

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    Hunt at a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, said, "My wife is Japanese - my wife is Chinese ". "My wife is Chinese , sorry", he said, adding: "That is a bad mistake to make". His trip follows a visit by May earlier this year where £9bn worth of trade deals were signed and new measures were agreed to open up China to United Kingdom goods and services.
  • Trump to Hit the Campaign Trail

    Trump to Hit the Campaign Trail

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    This rate of growth, however, was less than what was forecasted by economists. Figures showed that consumer spending rose at a rate of 4 per cent in the second quarter, up from the 0.5 per cent rate seen in the previous three months. Both he and Shepherdson had predicted very strong second-quarter GDP growth of 4.5 percent or higher. "If I would have used these numbers during the campaign, the fake news back there would've said he's exaggerating".
  • Trump Open to Visiting Moscow After Putin Invite

    Trump Open to Visiting Moscow After Putin Invite

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    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Wednesday that Collins had been banned because she shouted and refused to leave the Oval Office. "I repeat once again, if the right conditions for work are created". President Trump received an update from his National Security Council Friday afternoon on the government-wide effort to prevent foreign interference in the US election system.
  • Mugabe backs opposition on eve of election

    Mugabe backs opposition on eve of election

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    Following the subsequent death of long term opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai in February this year, his party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) fronted young and vibrant politician Nelson Chamisa as the party's candidate. "I was sacked from the party I founded, ZANU-PF", he said. Mnangagwa, 75, who promises a fresh start for the country, is the front-runner with the advantage of covert military support, a loyal state media and a ruling party that controls government resources.
  • Facebook Bans Infowars’ Alex Jones for 30 Days Over Hate Speech, Bullying

    Facebook Bans Infowars’ Alex Jones for 30 Days Over Hate Speech, Bullying

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    The move comes a day after YouTube removed some of Jones' videos and suspended his ability to broadcast live on YouTube for 90 days. "Our Community Standards make it clear that we prohibit content that encourages physical harm [ bullying ], or attacks someone based on their religious affiliation or gender identity [ hate speech ]", the spokesperson said.
  • 'What do we got to pay?' Inside the Trump-Cohen tape

    'What do we got to pay?' Inside the Trump-Cohen tape

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    This combination photo shows President Donald Trump and attorney Michael Cohen . While Trump suggested over the weekend that Cohen may have acted illegally in secretly taping their discussion, jurists said it might not be so simple. "The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong!" The existence of the tape, secretly recorded by his former long-time attorney Michael Cohen two months before the 2016 election, was reported last week by the New York Times, which said the ...
  • Source Close to Demi Lovato Disputes Heroin Overdose Report

    Source Close to Demi Lovato Disputes Heroin Overdose Report

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    Demi Lovato suffered a reported drug overdose on Tuesday night, TMZ report . TMZ says those close to the pop star were there when authorities arrived, but gave no information about the drug or drugs that caused the OD. Through DNA testing, Demi Lovato discovered that she is also 16 percent of Scandinavian descent and one percent of African descent. The Los Angeles Police Department told the Press Association on Tuesday they had been called out to an incident involving a ...
  • Novichok victim discharged from hospital

    Novichok victim discharged from hospital

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    Novichok victim Dawn Sturgess died after spraying perfume laced with the nerve agent onto both her wrists, her boyfriend, who was also exposed to the deadly substance, has revealed. The two spent weeks in critical condition but have since been discharged from the hospital. Sturgess died on July 8 and the police have launched a murder investigation into the matter .