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Paris Shootout Leaves Police Officer and Gunman Dead…

By at April 22, 2017 | 12:44 am | 0 Comment

Paris Shootout Leaves Police Officer and Gunman Dead…

Paris (CNN)A deadly attack on a police bus in the heart of Paris has dramatically changed the course of the French presidential election campaign. The three main candidates canceled campaign events and instead made televised statements in which they competed to talk tough on security and vowed a crackdown on ISIS. One police officer died after a gunman wielding a more...

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Uganda ‘arrests’ Chinese migrants

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

Ugandan immigration officials have raided the premises of a Chinese-owned construction company, arresting 28 Chinese nationals for allegedly living and working illegally in the East African state, Uganda's New Vision newspaper has reported . Some of the Chinese nationals locked themselves in their rooms, as they feared being arrested, it added. About 16 were more...

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South Africa’s President Zuma ‘sacks’ finance minister

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

South Africa’s President Zuma ‘sacks’ finance minister

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country's markets, reports say. Local media report that several other ministers have been fired in what is seen as a major cabinet reshuffle. Earlier this week, President Zuma recalled Mr Gordhan from planned events in the UK and US. Mr Zuma is more...

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Sticking With Trump, Republicans Resist Call for Broader Russian Inquiry

By at March 3, 2017 | 2:47 am | 0 Comment

Sticking With Trump, Republicans Resist Call for Broader Russian Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans, straining to defend the Trump administration amid investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 election, resisted growing calls on Thursday for a special prosecutor or select congressional committee to review the matter, even as Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any inquiry. That decision followed a day more...

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Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Inquiry

By at March 3, 2017 | 2:40 am | 0 Comment

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing a storm of criticism over newly disclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, recused himself on Thursday from any investigation into charges that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. His announcement, delivered at a terse news conference, came after a day of rapid-fire more...

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