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Cohen signals closer cooperation in bid to stem prison term

Cohen signals closer cooperation in bid to stem prison termNEW YORK (AP) — With prison looming, Michael Cohen now says he's in "constant contact" with federal prosecutors in New York, providing them with information in an attempt to get his sentence reduced.



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Erdogan and Putin vow closer cooperation on Syria at Moscow talks

Erdogan and Putin vow closer cooperation on Syria at Moscow talksRussian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a meeting in Moscow on Wednesday vowed to coordinate their actions more closely in Syria. “Cooperation between Russia and Turkey is a touchstone for Syrian peace and stability,” Erdogan said in translated comments at a joint press conference after their talks, which lasted around three hours. “We agreed how we’ll coordinate our work in the near future,” Putin said, calling the talks which included the countries’ defence ministers “effective”.



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Pompeo says cooperation with Israel over Syria and Iran to continue

Pompeo says cooperation with Israel over Syria and Iran to continueIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he met with Pompeo in the Brazilian capital that he planned to discuss how to intensify intelligence and operations cooperation in Syria and elsewhere to block Iranian “aggression.” In his first public comments on Trump’s decision, Pompeo said it “in no way changes anything that this administration is working on alongside Israel.” “The counter-ISIS campaign continues, our efforts to counter Iranian aggression continue and our commitment to Middle East stability and the protection of Israel continues in the same way it did before that decision was made,” he said. Trump announced last month that he planned to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, declaring that they had succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country.



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Michael Flynn sentencing delayed to allow more time for Mueller cooperation

Michael Flynn sentencing delayed to allow more time for Mueller cooperationThe sentencing of Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has been delayed during a live-wire court hearing filled with stunning reversals in which the judge accused him of having “sold your country out”. Flynn had faced sentencing on Tuesday for the crime of lying to federal investigators about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador during the presidential transition period.



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Michael Flynn's lawyers request no prison time, defend cooperation with Mueller team

Michael Flynn's lawyers request no prison time, defend cooperation with Mueller teamFlynn's lawyers defend cooperation with Robert Mueller; ask for no prison time



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Court filings reveal Michael Cohen offered limited cooperation, but point to new Russia contacts

Court filings reveal Michael Cohen offered limited cooperation, but point to new Russia contactsTwo teams of prosecutors filed memos in federal court on Friday describing their recommendations for how President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen should be sentenced after pleading guilty to several felonies.



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Trump: Cohen's cooperation with prosecutors 'almost ought to be illegal'

Trump: Cohen's cooperation with prosecutors 'almost ought to be illegal'President Trump continues to fume over the betrayal of his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, with the president suggesting Cohen’s cooperation with prosecutors should be illegal.



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North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA

North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNANorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster “strategic and tactical” cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North’s state media said on Thursday. The meeting between Kim and Xi came on the North Korean leader’s second and last day of his latest visit to Beijing where he briefed the Chinese president on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. On Tuesday, Kim and Xi were reported by North Korean media to have reached an understanding on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after discussing the outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit.



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Mexican senators demand President Pena Nieto stops cooperation with US over Trump's repeated attacks

Mexican senators demand President Pena Nieto stops cooperation with US over Trump's repeated attacksMexican senators are calling on the nation’s president, Enrique Pena Nieto, to stop cooperating with the US after Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the country. A non-binding statement demanding a suspension of joint efforts to fight against organised crime until Mr Trump treats Mexico with respect has been unanimously approved by senators in the country. The statement criticises Mr Trump for his “baseless and offensive comments about Mexico and Mexicans”.



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Ukraine says weapons decision heralds new era of cooperation with U.S.

Ukraine says weapons decision heralds new era of cooperation with U.S.By Alessandra Prentice and Sergiy Karazy KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak on Friday said the decision by the United States to approve the supply of anti-tank missiles opened the door for closer military cooperation in the face of Russian aggression. On Thursday, the Pentagon announced that the sale of Javelin missiles and launch units to Ukraine had been approved – a move the United States has been mulling since early 2015 to help Ukraine in its standoff with Russia-backed separatists. “Unfortunately the issue of giving lethal weapons was under consideration for a long time,” Poltorak said in an interview with Reuters.



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