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President Trump's lawyers are discussing ways to respond to an expected request by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to interview him - including offering written answers instead of a face-to-face meeting, according to a report. The president's legal team is mulling how to present the president to the special counsel for questioning when or if the times comes. Since the special counsel investigation began with the appointment of Mueller in May, four people formerly in Trump's inner circle ...
  • United States faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

    United States faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

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    The parliamentary session was called by a reformist faction of lawmakers who questioned security and intelligence officials about the causes of the unrest - which Iran's government has also blamed on foreigners. The demonstrations were the most significant anti-government reaction since 2009 protests against alleged election irregularities. "It is unfortunate that despite the resistance on the part of some of its members, this council has allowed itself to be abused by the current USA ...
  • Slurring drunk driver calls police on himself

    Slurring drunk driver calls police on himself

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    Michael Lester, of Winter Haven, Florida , called the Polk County Sheriff office dispatcher who directed officers to his location on Sunday evening. The man replied: "I'm just drunk driving". Police asked the allegedly intoxicated man to park his vehicle and said he did so in the middle of the road. He also told them he had only slept for about four hours in the past four days.and that he had swallowed meth instead of smoking it.
  • Donald Trump says he is 'stable genius' after book questions mental fitness

    Donald Trump says he is 'stable genius' after book questions mental fitness

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    The details: The diplomats, who asked to speak on conditions of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter, said the funding was frozen until the Trump administration finishes its review of USA aid to the Palestinian Authority. The writer has claimed his revelations will eventually "bring down" Mr Trump. On Friday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CNN that he had "no reason to question" Mr Trump's mental fitness.
  • BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

    BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

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    Gracie said that the dispute has been raging since last summer, when she discovered that two similarly positioned, male, global editors - thought to be U.S editor Jon Sopel and Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen - were paid more than her and a female colleague.
  • Israel's New Blacklist of BDS-Supporting Groups Sparks Outrage

    Israel's New Blacklist of BDS-Supporting Groups Sparks Outrage

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    While most of the organisations listed by Erdan are local branches of the BDS movement around the world, others include Jewish Voice for Peace , which has 13,000 members, the U.S. A spokesperson for Israel's ministry of strategic affairs told Al Jazeera that the list did not represent a "blanket ban" on all members of the organisations, but the entry of their members would be considered on a "case by case basis".
  • Making gay sex legal again? Supreme Court to review Section 377

    Making gay sex legal again? Supreme Court to review Section 377

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    A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra chose to revisit its December 2013 verdict in Suresh Kumar Kaushal vs. Naz Foundation which dismissed the LGBT community as a negligible part of the population while virtually denying them the right of choice and sexual orientation.
  • 'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists

    'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists

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    United States actress Michelle Williams walked the Golden Globes red carpet with #MeToo movement founder and racial equality activist Tarana Burke in just one of many powerful statements made by Hollywood's leading women. She added, "We're saying enough is enough". Laura Dern's date was Monica Ramirez, co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas , "who wrote the handsome letter of solidarity in Time magazine", said Dern of how she connected with Ramirez, representing female ...
  • Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

    Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

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    The roommate last heard from Roland around midnight when she sent a text saying she was anxious she was being followed from a Walgreens by a man in a blue truck, KPRC-TV reported. Courtney Roland, 29, left a football camp in an Uber auto at about 4 p.m. Saturday in Houston , according to ABC 13. Roland was a former sports intern for KPRC 2, KSAT 12's sister station, in 2010.