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Aid for millions caught in US-Palestinian row: UN agency

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Aid for millions caught in US-Palestinian row: UN agency

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinians said Friday the US decision to freeze of tens of millions of dollars in aid resulted from diplomatic disputes rather than the agency’s performance. The US State Department this week froze two planned payments worth more than $100 million to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA), with a spokeswoman saying it was linked to necessary “reform” of the agency. “I have to look at this as not related to our performance but a decision and a debate that was caught up in the aftermath of what of …read more

Omarosa Manigault may have taped White House conversations with Donald Trump, claims report

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Former presidential assistant Omarosa Manigault-Newman may have taped confidential White House conversations, a new report has claimed. Ms Manigault-Newman, who recently announced her resignation, is reportedly concerned that she may become a fixture of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia. The former Apprentice star has started shopping around for lawyers, sources told the New York Daily News.

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