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Chelsea Manning a Free Woman

In 2009 and 2010, Manning admitted that she-he at the time-smuggled out several SD disks with reams of classified information, including contents of Significant Actions files, or SigActs, which detail military actions on the ground in both Iraq and Afghanistan.



Trump denies asking Comey to shelf Flynn probe

Trump wrote, referring to former President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Trump has called the decision to appoint a special prosecutor a "witch hunt". Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, told reporters after the briefing. A selloff in US stocks looked set to extend into its second day on Thursday.


Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets

Putin: I Can Prove Trump Passed No Secrets

Additionally, the meeting raised alarm bells in Washington because it came one day after Trump made a decision to fire FBI Director James Comey while the bureau investigated his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. The officer went on to say they "would not trust a partner who shared intelligence" without telling them first. Trump will be visiting Israel next week on his first foreign trip as president.


Macron Cabinet reflects left, right and centre

Macron Cabinet reflects left, right and centre

His cabinet members also come from differing political backgrounds, including conservative moderates, Republicans and socialist politicians. In the presidential election's first round, Mr Macron had his lowest score of any electorate in New Caledonia, but in the run-off round against Marine Le Pen he narrowly beat her.


Pope gives the Catholic church its two youngest Saints

Pope gives the Catholic church its two youngest Saints

Pope Francis has become the fourth Pope to visit Fatima, after Paul VI, John Paul II and Benedict XVI, and will join millions of pilgrims who visit the site every year. Addressing the sick before concluding the Mass, Pope Francis said that Christ understands the "meaning of sorrow and pain" and, through the church, offers comfort to the afflicted just as it did for Sts.


Theresa May promises 'good solid conservatism' in Tory manifesto

Theresa May promises 'good solid conservatism' in Tory manifesto

But it did not repeat the promises that former Conservative prime minister David Cameron had made not to increase income tax or National Insurance contributions - another payroll tax. In the aftermath of the NHS cyber-attack, May said her party would increase NHS spending by a minimum of £8 billion in real terms over the next five years.