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Trump Defends Firing of FBI Director, Pledges “Far Better” Replacement

WASHINGTON, May 10 – President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, fighting a storm of criticism that the ouster was aimed at blunting an agency probe into his presidential campaign’s possible collusion with Russia to sway the 2016 election. The Republican president’s abrupt move on Tuesday stunned Washington and

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Netanyahu Says Will Discuss with Trump “Bad” Iran Nuclear Deal

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Dec 4 – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he will discuss with Donald Trump the West’s “bad” nuclear deal with Iran after the U.S. president-elect enters the White House. During the U.S. election campaign, Trump, a Republican, called last year’s nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst deal

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Senior German Lawmaker Worried by Trump’s Lack of Middle East Policy

BERLIN, Nov 22  – A contender to be the next German foreign minister urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday not to cancel the Iran nuclear deal or move too close to Moscow, saying such policy shifts could cause more instability in the Middle East. Rolf Muetzenich, a potential successor to Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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World Leaders Pledge to Work with Trump after U.S. Election Stunner

By Noah Barkin BERLIN, Nov 9 – World leaders pledged to work with Donald Trump after his shock victory in the U.S. presidential election but some officials expressed alarm that the vote could mark the end of an era in which Washington promoted democratic values and was seen by its allies as a guarantor of

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