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Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure' -New York Times

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) President Donald Trump told Russian officials at the White House that firing FBI Director James Comey relieved "great pressure" the president was facing from an ongoing probe into Russia and the US presidential election, the New York Times reported today, citing a document summarizing the meeting.
"I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut job," Trump said, according to the Times, which cited a document read to it by a US official. "I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off."
The Times said the document was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office. Reuters was not immediately able to verify the accuracy of the Times' account.
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Trump's first economic report projects stronger US economy

22 Feb 2018 | 4:23 PM

Washington, Feb 22 (UNI) The US economy is reviving and could log annual growth rates of 3 per cent through the next decade, according to President Donald Trump's first official economic report to Congress.

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B'desh improves on TI's Corruption Index

22 Feb 2018 | 3:11 PM

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNI) Bangladesh has improved slightly on Transparency International’s corruption perceptions Index.

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Aussie deputy PM to face leadership challenge

22 Feb 2018 | 2:15 PM

Canberra, Feb 22 (UNI) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will face a challenge to his leadership when Parliament resumes on Monday, Xinhua news agency has reported.

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NK's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate SK

22 Feb 2018 | 1:18 PM

Seoul, Feb 22 (UNI) The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told officials in the South that she was pregnant during a recent visit to the Winter Olympics, South Korean media reports say.

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