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White House chides media: 'You have a responsibility to tell the truth'

White House chides media: 'You have a responsibility to tell the truth'

One reporter at the White House briefing questioned whether leaving an unclarified statement out there might be counterproductive if the president is as bent on not tipping his hand in global affairs as he says . "I'm not aware of anything specific that was in reference to". I think you have a lot of responsibility and a lot of times false narratives create a bad environment, certainly aren't helpful to the American people, and you have a responsibility to provide and report fair and accurate ...


Jalal Talabani laid to rest with Iraqi and Kurdish national anthems

Jalal Talabani laid to rest with Iraqi and Kurdish national anthems

Last month, the Kurdish-held northern region voted for independence in a referendum which was declared illegal by Baghdad . Iraq has resumed this Thursday the town of Hawija , which was one of the last two bastions of the group islamic State (EI) in the country, where nothing survives more than a pocket jihadist in the desert frontier of Syria .


Kansas affiliate of NRA opposed to 'any move to ban firearm accessories'

Kansas affiliate of NRA opposed to 'any move to ban firearm accessories'

A Las Vegas shooting shooting rampage on Sunday night killed 58 people and wounded almost 500, the most deadly mass shooting in modern USA history, and has reignited debate around regulation of firearms. Dianne Feinstein , a Democrat from California, unveiled her own bill to ban bump stocks . Feinstein's bill would ban bump stocks and similar accessories that accelerate a semi-automatic rifle's rate of fire.


US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

Mr Trump has been heavily criticised for the way he responded to the crisis, after he said at a briefing alongside Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló that the recovery effort has been as strain on the USA budget. Millions of people in Puerto Rico are still without electricity and power. Trump said again that Cruz had been 'very, very nice at the beginning, ' before adding 'all of a sudden she went a little bit on the nasty side.


Vegas shooter's girlfriend 'didn't know anything,' family says

Vegas shooter's girlfriend 'didn't know anything,' family says

In addition to the 23 weapons in his hotel suite, which he turned into a sniper's nest, Paddock had more than 50 pounds of explosive material and 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle in the hotel parking lot, police said, fueling suspicion that he meant to survive the massacre.


Italy vs Macedonia UEFA WC Qualifiers

Italy vs Macedonia UEFA WC Qualifiers

Defender Giorgio Chiellini gave Italy the lead shortly before halftime but Macedonia leveled through substitute Aleksandar Trajkovski with 13 minutes remaining. "I thought the first half was positive, the second was not, but when you run out of gas, that's what happens". However, La Roja are unlikely to concede the three points and numerous goals necessary in their final group games against Albania and Israel.