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Pompeo confident of US deal with Turkey to protect Kurds

Pompeo confident of US deal with Turkey to protect KurdsABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Despite Turkey's vows to the contrary, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday he was confident the two nations can agree on a way to protect U.S.-allied Kurdish rebels in Syria after American troops withdraw from the country.



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UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for Brexit

UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for BrexitSINGAPORE (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday he is confident Prime Minister Theresa May will obtain the concessions needed to convince enough lawmakers to back an unpopular Brexit deal.



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On foreign policy, a confident Trump removes his training wheels

On foreign policy, a confident Trump removes his training wheelsIn the days preceding last July’s NATO summit in Brussels that President Trump was set to attend, administration officials including Defense Secretary James Mattis worked around the clock with European allies to seal a summit declaration before the alliance leaders’ meeting even began. The rush by Mr. Mattis and others to complete a deal they knew might not sit well with their boss – who had consistently aired his doubts about the benefits of international defense alliances like NATO and his disdain for what he considered to be freeloading allies – was striking. What it displayed was one more example of Mr. Trump’s top national security advisers working around the president’s skepticism and unpredictability toward traditional allies to confirm America’s unaltered global leadership role.



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Zimbabwe's president, opponent both confident of win after close vote

Zimbabwe's president, opponent both confident of win after close voteBy MacDonald Dzirutwe and Joe Brock HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent, Nelson Chamisa, both said on Tuesday they were confident of victory in an election the previous day which observers deemed too early to call. Mnangagwa said he was receiving “extremely positive” information on the vote. Chamisa said earlier the opposition Movement for Democratic Change had done “exceedingly well” in the vote.



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Trump Says Justice Kennedy Retired Because ‘He Felt Confident In Me'

Trump Says Justice Kennedy Retired Because ‘He Felt Confident In Me'President Donald Trump basked in the news of Supreme Court Justice Anthony



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Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debut

Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debutWashington’s newly appointed secretary of state landed in Riyadh Saturday on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. Mike Pompeo touched down in Saudi Arabia shortly after authorities in the kingdom said they had intercepted four missiles fired at the south of the country by Yemeni rebels, underlining the tensions in the region. The Saudi capital is the first stop on a three-day trip that will also take him to Israel and Jordan to update friends on President Donald Trump’s plans for the Iran nuclear deal.



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Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debut

Confident Pompeo makes Middle East diplomatic debutWashington’s newly appointed secretary of state landed in Riyadh Saturday on a tour of America’s key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some “swagger” back to US diplomacy. Mike Pompeo touched down in Saudi Arabia shortly after authorities in the kingdom said they had intercepted four missiles fired at the south of the country by Yemeni rebels, underlining the tensions in the region. The Saudi capital is the first stop on a three-day trip that will also take him to Israel and Jordan to update friends on President Donald Trump’s plans for the Iran nuclear deal.



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Trump aide confident Democratic memo will be released

Trump aide confident Democratic memo will be releasedWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are prepared to black out parts of their memo about the FBI's Russia investigation to ensure there's no harmful spilling of secrets, then try again to get President Donald Trump to let it come out. A White House aide said he's confident it will be released once Democrats "clean it up."



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Adviser: Trump confident in FBI director despite attacks

Adviser: Trump confident in FBI director despite attacksWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has full confidence in his new FBI director despite a series of attacks on the impartiality of his soon-to-retire deputy, a White House adviser said Sunday.



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President Trump confident tax bill will help middle class

President Trump confident tax bill will help middle classIn his latest remarks, President Trump touted the GOP tax bill as being most beneficial for jobs and the middle class. It is expected to be voted on and passed before Christmas.



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