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Trump pardons Patrick Nolan, Lord Conrad Black

The White House said Trump offered clemency to Patrick Nolan, a former Republican legislator who allied with Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, on prison revisions last year, and to Lord Conrad M. Black of Crossharbour, a Canadian-born form newspaper publisher who authored a book titled "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Both men have been out of …

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Trump takes flags for not joining anti-extremism pact

The White House on Wednesday declined to join a global call to combat the online world, referring to concerns about freedom of expression, but in the process, a new controversy began over its response to extremism. Migrated drug condemnation by Capitol Hill lawmakers who have demanded that technical giants clear the plagues of potentially radicalizing material on their platforms in …

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Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black

FILE PHOTO: Former media mogul Conrad Black arrives at a business luncheon where he will be making a speech in Toronto, Canada June 22, 2012. REUTERS / Mark Blinch / File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for forms media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of …

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Frustrated GOP senators want answers from Trump in Iran

Frustrated Senate Republicans say the Trump administration has largely held them in the dark for a possible military confrontation with Iran. However, what GOP legislators already know has them at the edge. Trump has deployed an aircraft carrier group, a patriot missile defense battery, and an air force bomb workforce to the Middle East, while the state has ordered a …

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Then. Ernst on the US pulling embassy staff from Iraq: We would just evacuate in the event of "imminent threat"

US. officials would only order diplomats to leave the US Embassy in Iraq "if there had been an imminent threat," Senate Commissioner Joni Ernst announced. On Wednesday, the state department ordered all non-emergency personnel at the embassy and consulate to leave the country in connection with rising tensions between the US and Iran. KELSEY GRAMMER PRAISES TRUMP, RALLER WASHINGTON POLITICANS …

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China's Huawei, 70 affiliates on US blacklist

WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) – US Department of Commerce said on Wednesday that it is adding Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 70 affiliates to its so-called "Entity List" – a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from US companies without US government approval. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is seen at its showroom in …

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Sudan Talks Collapse Amid Clashes In Khartoum

CAIRO – Power-sharing talks in Sudan between the ruling military junta and the leaders of a powerful protest movement collapsed on Wednesday after violent collapse erupted in the capital Khartoum for the second time this week. The ruling military The Transitional Council said it was uninterrupted to interrupt the negotiations, which only seemed hours earlier. But then security officers opened …

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Trump moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei in violation of China

WASHINGTON – President Trump moved Wednesday to ban US telecommunications companies installing foreign equipment that could pose a threat to national security, White House officials said, increasing the fight against China by effectively impeding the sale of Huawei, the country's leading network company. Mr. Trump issued an executive order instructing trade secretary Wilbur Ross to prohibit transactions "which constitute an …

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