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Trump says appointing special counsel to oversee Trump-Russia probe "divides country"

When Stephanopoulos asked whether Trump's comments seemed appropriate, McMaster responded: "As you know it's very hard to take a few lines, to take a paragraph out of what are what appear to be notes of that meeting". Rosenstein spoke to lawmakers Friday following a tumultuous several weeks where Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight following President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.



Guideline for Conduct Pact in the South China Sea OK'd

China claims most of the energy-rich South China Sea , through which about $5 trillion in shipborne trade passes every year. They exchanged views on "the importance of appropriately handling concerns, incidents and disputes involving the South China Sea ", the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement that gave few details.



Government approves concessions to Palestinians requested by Trump

Netanyahu was speaking at a ceremony ahead of Jerusalem Day, which commemorates the re-unification of the city following the 1967 Six Day War in which Israel annexed east Jerusalem in a move not recognized by the worldwide community. In addition to the concessions, the Security Council - a group of Prime Ministers of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - voted to set up a committee to examine the legalization of outposts built without formal approval in the Occupied West Bank.



Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

The world is losing "a place of wonder", the New York Times reported the ringmaster, days before the final performance. Circus fans will have their final chance to see the greatest show on earth for one final performance Sunday night at 7 p.m.


Iniesta congratulates Madrid on title win

Iniesta congratulates Madrid on title win

Barcelona trails Real Madrid by three points but owns the head-to-head tiebreaker, thanks to Lionel Messi's heroics in the most recent edition of El Clasico. A 2-0 victory against Malaga ensured Madrid finished three points ahead of title rivals Barcelona and were crowned Primera Division champions for the 33rd time in the club's history.


Critical Computer Failure On The International Space Station

Critical Computer Failure On The International Space Station

Station commander Peggy Whitson and flight engineer Jack Fischer , both with NASA, will partner for the spacewalk, which is expected to last two hours, the US space agency said. After the failure, the space MDM started functioning, although NASA wants to replace the failed unit as earliest as possible. Another MDM replacement had been carried out during a spacewalk in April 2014, when crewmembers of expedition 39, Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio of NASA, carried out the task.