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Knife-carrying man held for allegedly planning terror attack

The location of his detention is just yards from Downing Street, although Prime Minister Theresa May spent the day campaigning in Derbyshire and Leeds. The source said investigators did not now believe that the suspect had been in contact with Islamic State militants. A bearded, black-clad man could later be seen standing on the sidewalk, surrounded by police, before being put into a police vehicle.



Pentagon Joins Probe Of Michael Flynn Payments

The new DIA letter counters the suggestion by Flynn's attorney on Tuesday that Flynn followed appropriate procedures for accepting foreign funds for his trip to Moscow in December 2015 when he dined with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Elijah Cummings , the top Democrat on the House oversight committee, in a statement . "Accordingly, if you are ever in a position where you would receive an emolument from a foreign government or from an entity that might be controlled by a foreign ...


Trump says was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

Trump says was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

It was unclear whether the order would be enacted by President Donald Trump, who has vowed to pull out from NAFTA - a U.S., Mexico and Canada trade pact - if he can not win better terms for America. And it is unclear what would happen next. The moves came days after the administration announced it would slap hefty tariffs on softwood lumber being imported from Canada.



At UN, Tillerson makes case for tougher stance on N. Korea

Trump also questioned why the U.S. was paying for the $U1 billion Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile system deployed in South Korea to defend against a potential missile attack from North Korea. "They are exploring every option and the last option - and the least desirable option - is armed conflict". The top USA commander in the Pacific, Admiral Harry Harris, said the system would be operational "in coming days".



White House backs down on ACA demand, clearing path for spending deal

Trump campaigned throughout the country previous year promising a wall across the entire 2,200 mile southern border, promising that Mexico would pay for it. "Democrats jeopardizing the safety of our troops to bail out their donors from insurance companies. It is time to put #AmericaFirst", he tweeted .