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Trump calls report he ordered Mueller’s firing ‘fake news’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed as “fake news” a New York Times report that he ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign. The newspaper reported Thursday that Trump demanded Mueller’s firing just weeks after the special counsel was first appointed by ...

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Trump calls report he ordered Mueller’s firing ‘fake news’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed as “fake news” a New York Times report that he ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign. The newspaper reported Thursday that Trump demanded Mueller’s firing just weeks after the special counsel was first appointed by ...

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Swiss finance minister dashes hopes for new EU treaty – NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) – It is politically impossible for neutral Switzerland to sign in the foreseeable future a new treaty binding it closer to the European Union despite pressure from Brussels, Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said in a newspaper interview. His remarks come after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made clear last year…

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Swiss finance minister dashes hopes for new EU treaty – NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) – It is politically impossible for neutral Switzerland to sign in the foreseeable future a new treaty binding it closer to the European Union despite pressure from Brussels, Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said in a newspaper interview. His remarks come after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made clear last year…

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Swiss finance minister dashes hopes for new EU treaty – NZZ

ZURICH (Reuters) – It is politically impossible for neutral Switzerland to sign in the foreseeable future a new treaty binding it closer to the European Union despite pressure from Brussels, Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said in a newspaper interview. His remarks come after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made clear last year…

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Trump ready to apologise for far-right video retweets

US President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting inflammatory videos by the far-right Britain First group. In an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Mr Trump said he had known nothing about the organisation when he made the social media postings. “I knew nothing about them and I know nothing about them today other than ...

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