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Poll: Virginia split on whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign; he insists, 'I'm not going anywhere'

Poll: Virginia split on whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign; he insists, 'I'm not going anywhere'Gov. Ralph Northam vowed to remain in office Sunday while Virginians appeared split on whether the besieged Democrat should resign from office.



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Brexit envoy insists EU united as UK's May seeks concessions

Brexit envoy insists EU united as UK's May seeks concessionsBRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave.



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Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico in prime-time speech

Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico in prime-time speechPresident Donald Trump used a prime-time address to the nation Tuesday to insist on $ 5.7 billion for a steel wall along the Mexican border that he said would stop the shedding of “American blood” by illegal immigrants. The nine-minute speech from the storied Oval Office in the White House contained no concessions to Democrats refusing to fund construction of the wall — a project Trump has made his signature domestic policy idea. Trump spoke in an unusually measured voice, apparently hoping to claim the moral high ground, and said he wanted to bridge the political divide in what could be the defining power struggle of his turbulent presidency.



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N. Korea insists US act first before it gives up nukes

N. Korea insists US act first before it gives up nukesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it will never unilaterally give up its nuclear weapons unless the United States first removes what Pyongyang called a nuclear threat. The surprisingly blunt statement jars with Seoul's rosier presentation of the North Korean position and could rattle the fragile trilateral diplomacy to defuse a nuclear crisis that last year had many fearing war.



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Russia insists detained Ukrainian sailors will face trial

Russia insists detained Ukrainian sailors will face trialRussia on Friday insisted that Ukrainian sailors it captured after seizing their vessels will go on trial for violating its maritime borders, despite international calls for their release. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the 24 Ukrainian sailors currently in pre-trial detention will be put in the dock for violations of Russian and international law. “When the investigation is over, there will be a trial,” he told reporters after a meeting in Milan of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).



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Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter ReelsWith 76 people dead and nearly 1,300 unaccounted for and feared dead in



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President Trump insists his lawyers did not write his answers to Mueller

President Trump insists his lawyers did not write his answers to MuellerPresident Trump told the press that he, not his lawyers, wrote the answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller.



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US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legal

US insists re-imposition of Iran sanctions is legalTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States on Tuesday defended its re-imposition of sanctions against Iran as a legal and justified national security measure that cannot be challenged by Tehran at the United Nations' highest court.



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Zimbabwe opposition leader insists he won elections

Zimbabwe opposition leader insists he won electionsZimbabwe’s main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Saturday refused to accept a Constitutional Court ruling that upheld Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in presidential elections last month. In his first comments since the country’s top court overturned the opposition’s legal challenge to have the results annulled, Chamisa vowed to lead “peaceful protests”. “I have a legitimate claim that I am supposed to lead the people of Zimbabwe,” the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party said Saturday.



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Trump insists he 'never thought of' denying Obama intelligence briefings

Trump insists he 'never thought of' denying Obama intelligence briefingsDonald Trump has insisted he “never discussed or thought of” denying predecessor Barack Obama access to intelligence briefings. “Fake news” reports claiming “I was going to” cut off the Democratic former president’s access to sensitive information were not true, Mr Trump said. The claim was made in a New Yorker story which reported that it was the president’s advisers who had urged the revocation of Mr Obama’s clearance.



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