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US Supreme Court Declines to Hear North Carolina Voter ID Case

The measure, approved in 2013 by the state's Republican-dominated legislature, also reduced the number of early voting days from 17 to 10 and prohibited same-day registration during the early voting period. The process was muddied when newly elected Governor Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein attempted to withdraw the appeal after taking office in 2017.


Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, D.C.

Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, D.C.

At a White House meeting, Trump lauded Erdogan as an important ally in the "fight against terrorism" and did not mention Erdogan's domestic crackdown after last year's failed coup attempt. But the USA insists that the YPG is a separate group, despite evidence Turkey has presented to the contrary . "We support Turkey in the first fight against terror and terror groups like ISIS and the PKK and ensure they have no safe quarter, the terror groups".


Trump may pick new FBI director by next week

Trump may pick new FBI director by next week

On Twitter, Trump appeared to suggest that if Comey gave his version of contacts between them, the administration might produce tapes of conversations, although it was not clear if such tapes exist. Since firing Comey, Trump has raged at Democrats and other critics who have blasted him for firing the man who was spearheading an investigation centered around him.


White House pushes back against leak allegations to Russian Federation

White House pushes back against leak allegations to Russian Federation

That disclosure included highly classified information , the Post reported . (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). In a letter to acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, the Senate Oversight Committee demanded that all memos and other documents or recordings relating to communications between Trump and Comey be turned over by May 24.


Trump accused of asking FBI to end Michael Flynn investigation

Trump accused of asking FBI to end Michael Flynn investigation

Kislyak was with Lavrov at the White House when Trump disclosed the sensitive information. While the New York Times reporters did not see the memo, one of Comey's associates read out parts of it to one of its journalists, the newspaper claims.



Iran's VP withdraws from presidential race, backs Rouhani

In a statement read by Jahangiri in Iran's southern city of Shiraz on Tuesday, he announced the decision to quit the race. According to local Iranian news outlet Tasnim News Agency, Raisi reportedly expressed his gratitude to Ghalibaf saying 'I thank him.