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Flynn takes the Fifth, citing 'public frenzy' against him

/ May 23, 2017

Flynn takes the Fifth, citing 'public frenzy' against him

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on ...

/ May 22, 2017

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran’s capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported Monday. Their win in Friday’s election marks the first time reformists have totally controlled Tehran’s municipal council since ...

With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

/ May 22, 2017

With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

Having declared that finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict is “maybe not as difficult as people have thought,” President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Israel with few concrete ideas of solving a problem that has vexed presidents for decades. Trump, ...