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U.S. Congressional Negotiators Reach Deal On Defense Policy Bill

U.S. Senate and House negotiators reached agreement on Monday on a $716 billion defense policy bill, which includes provisions on tightening foreign investment scrutiny and telecommunications security in addition to authorizing military funding.

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North East MP calls for UK to stop selling arms to Israel after Gaza protest deaths

Grahame Morris, Labour MP for Easington, led a House of Commons debate on the humanitarian situation in Gaza, a strip of land west of Israel which is home to 1.8 million people.

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It looks like John Kelly is giving up on trying to protect Trump from himself

White House chief of staff John Kelly appears to have stopped trying to be the buffer between President Donald Trump and the commander in chief’s worst impulses, according to a source familiar with Kelly’s thinking who was interviewed by Politico.

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House of Lords Brexit revolt hits Conservatives and Labour

Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered another defeat in the House of Lords on Tuesday, as peers voted for an amendment to the European Union (EU) withdrawal bill. They said that remaining in the European Economic Area (EEA) should be a Brexit negotiating objective.

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Syrians support Assad, but BBC won’t report it, British baroness tells RT after fact-finding trip

Most Syrians support their president and military, but the BBC presents Britons with a different, one-sided story, a British baroness and member of the House of Lords told RT, after returning from a trip to the war-torn country.

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UK prime minister delivers ultimatum to Russia, heightening war danger

British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons that Russia was “highly likely” to be responsible for deploying “a military grade nerve agent” against double agent Sergei Skripal, which she declared “an indiscriminate and reckless act against the United Kingdom.”

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Philippine chief justice taking leave, expects impeachment

The Philippine Supreme Court chief justice expects to be impeached by the House of Representatives next month and will go on indefinite leave to prepare for the trial, her spokesman said Wednesday.

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Report: Comey Told Lawmakers Flynn Didn’t Lie to FBI

Former FBI director James Comey told lawmakers last March that the FBI agents who interviewed retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who briefly served in the Trump White House, said Flynn did not lie to them — which contradicts what the Russia probe has concluded.

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Nunes Memo – Colossal blow to US national security, say FBI and CIA veterans

On February 2, the US House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee released a declassified memorandum which accuses the FBI and the Justice Department of bias against President Donald Trump.

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Belgium’s ‘deacon of death’ was stressed by house renovation, court hears

A former nurse and Roman Catholic deacon accused of killing at least 10 people at a clinic in Belgium was stressed out by personal difficulties including renovations on his house, investigators have told his trial.

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Qatar and Turkey support for Brotherhood is promoting division within Muslim communities, says British army officer

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood from Qatar and Turkey has promoted divisions within Muslim communities, a retired British army commander told the House of Commons.

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May expecting EU to formally agree to next phase of Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May will address the House of Commons later today in relation to last week’s deal on a Phase 1 agreement in Brexit negotiations.

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Russia has MORE sleeper agents in UK now than during the Cold War, expert warns MPs

Victor Madeira, a senior fellow at The Institute for Statecraft, provided written evidence to the House of Commons Defence Committee that was mostly focused on the fact that Russia’s intelligence services vastly outnumber those of the UK.

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Donald Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka ousted from White House

White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, who was closely aligned with a nationalist faction led by ousted senior strategist Steve Bannon, no longer works for President Donald Trump, the White House has said.

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US House decisively votes to approve new sanctions against Russia

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on Tuesday to approve new sanctions on Russia, setting up a potential showdown with the White House.

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Russia election hacking hearings to focus on state level

The Senate and House intelligence committees on Wednesday will hold two open hearings examining Russian hacking efforts during the 2016 election, featuring testimony from current and former Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials as well as state election directors.

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