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Could Sean Spicer be the next to leave Donald Trump's team?

Could Sean Spicer be the next to leave Donald Trump's team?

Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyKey Senate Democrat wants hearings on Comey firing Senate committee asks deputy AG, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation head for briefing on Russia GOP's Grassley to Trump: "Wrong" to stop White House press briefings MORE (R-Iowa) is urging President Trump to keep holding White House press briefings after the president floated discontinuing them Friday.



New Hamas chief pledges support to hunger-striking prisoners

The balance of power within Hamas, which Israel , the United States, and much of the West define as a terrorist organization, has been shifting to Gaza , experts say. "They want to use their state to destroy our state". Hamas captured the coastal strip by violently overthrowing forces loyal to the Fatah movement, led by Abbas.


Comey declines to testify before Senate committee

Comey declines to testify before Senate committee

McCabe added that it was the "greatest privilege and honor of my professional life to work with him". Mr Trump, in his interview, also gave further details of his account that Mr Comey had told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation matter.


Russian photographer on White House outrage: 'This is nonsense'

Russian photographer on White House outrage: 'This is nonsense'

According to the Times, four congressional sources, including Sen. All of that gets harder with the need to confirm a new FBI director and fend off demands for an independent Russian Federation investigation. Outlets from the New York Times to Newsweek and Quartz reported the perceived snub to US-based media. The photos show Trump laughing with Lavrov and the ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak.


India cool on Beijing summit as

India cool on Beijing summit as "Silk Road" stirs unease

Leaders of 29 countries plus senior delegates from other nations gather in Beijing for a two-day summit starting on Sunday to map out a project that is seen as broad on ambition but short on specifics. "Cumulative investment into these zones reach 17.9 billion USA dollars, which made it possible for the host countries to create 163,000 new jobs and receive 960 million US dollars in taxes", he said.


Russia says Syria de-escalation deal takes effect at midnight

Russia says Syria de-escalation deal takes effect at midnight

The latest round of Syrian peace talks in Astana was sponsored by opposition supporter Turkey and Syrian government backers Russian Federation and Iran. The agreement says that the de-escalation areas and security zones are a temporary measure, that could be in place for six months. A previous cease-fire agreement that went into effect on December 30 helped reduce overall violence in Syria for several weeks but eventually collapsed.