Kremlin rubbishes ‘stupid’ claims that Trump a Russian agent

Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Wednesday dismissed as ridiculous reports questioning whether US President Donald Trump has acted as an agent for Russia as controversy mounted over his alleged ties to the Kremlin. Trump has denied explosive news reports that he hid details of discussions with President Vladimir Putin and that the FBI investigated him as a potential national security ...

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Sheriff defends Jayme Closs 911 response

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs and the killing of her parents (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A Wisconsin sheriff says his deputies did everything they could on the night a 13-year-old girl was abducted and her parents slain. A criminal complaint says Jake Patterson told investigators he had left Jayme Closs’ ...

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Al-Qaeda Hotel Attack Kills 21, Shaking Kenya Economy Pillar

(Bloomberg) — Kenyan forces ended an Islamist militant siege at a hotel and office complex in the capital that left at least 21 people dead and highlighted the threat still posed by al-Qaeda-linked fighters to East Africa’s largest economy. Using hand grenades, automatic rifles and a suicide-bomber, the militants stormed 14 Riverside in Nairobi on Tuesday afternoon, a venue popular ...

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Woman lived with entire Tramadol packet in her throat for 17 days: ‘I had no idea’

A woman lived with a plastic pill packet in her throat for 17 days without realising, according to a medical journal.  The patient who has not been named, swallowed the packet of the painkiller Tramadol in the middle of the night last November. The woman from Northern Ireland, who is in her 40s, had to make four separate hospital visits over a three week period before ...

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