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Top Trump advisers dodge questions about Kushner's Russia contacts

The disclosure of the back channel put White House advisers on the defensive Saturday, as Trump wrapped up his first foreign trip as president, and led lawyers for Kushner to say he is willing to talk with federal and congressional investigators about his foreign contacts and his work on the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Europa League victory lifted Manchester: Alex Ferguson

Europa League victory lifted Manchester: Alex Ferguson They don't score enough goals. United's players were clearly moved by the events and flew to Sweden with heavy hearts, vowing to deliver a display in their biggest match of the season that would serve as a tribute to the victims and their families. [Full Article...]

Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Ramadan

Ramadan is a ideal month of the year for Muslims . According to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths, Ramadan lasts 29 to 30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon. Obama also acknowledged the millions of refugees, many of them Muslim, who were displaced by war and crises around the globe. But those who are ill, those who need to travel, and breastfeed,... [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets: NATO Members' Money Pouring In After Speech

Trump Tweets: NATO Members' Money Pouring In After Speech The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Some did as Trudeau requested, but Trump did not raise his arm. "And we will win this fight", said Trump on Wednesday after meeting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, whose own country suffered Islamic State suicide attacks in March 2016. [Full Article...]

Trump trip a 'home run'

Trump trip a 'home run' Lots of very important matters under discussion. It's deeply troubling that the United States would not join world leaders in endorsing the Paris Agreement, particularly in light of the overwhelmingly clear support for the Agreement expressed by the major players in the real American economy including over 1000 United States businesses large and small. [Full Article...]

Korean DMZ Tensions Cause South Korean Soldiers To Open Fire On Balloon

Korean DMZ Tensions Cause South Korean Soldiers To Open Fire On Balloon North Korea agreed to freeze and eventually dismantle its plutonium-based bomb program in return for economic rewards under the Geneva accord in 1994. The United States has also called on all states to sever or downgrade diplomatic and commercial relations with North Korea . Sunday's missile test came as US President Donald Trump was on his first trip overseas, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, t... [Full Article...]

Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact

Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first people to climb the world's tallest mountain in 1953. "There is a lot of snow and the rock is buried under the snow", he said. "Only then we'll get more details of his death". Roland Yearwood , a 50-year-old doctor from Alabama, passed away this week at an altitude of around 27,500ft in the "death zone" - an area on the mountain notorious... [Full Article...]

DNC: Trump Must Fire Kushner 'Immediately'

Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November past year, two of the sources said . The report is another sensational detail in the deluge of allegations raising questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, whom United States intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favour and thus deny Hillary Clinton the presidency. [Full Article...]

Egypt launches offensive against Libyan camps after attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt launches offensive against Libyan camps after attack on Coptic Christians Footage on state television showed the bus riddled with bullet holes, while cellphone footage and pictures on media sites showed victims lying in the desert sand. Trump said that the USA "makes clear to its friends, allies, and partners that the treasured and historic Christian communities of the Middle East must be defended and protected". [Full Article...]

Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

Did Trump just shove aside a premier? President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders yesterday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week's bombing. [Full Article...]

S. Korea responds to presumed vessel hijacking off Somalia

S. Korea responds to presumed vessel hijacking off Somalia While officials were still gathering details on what happened, they were sure that the vessel wasn't hijacked, according to a ministry official, who didn't want to be named, citing office rules. The vessel lost contact near the coast of Somalia after relaying that "something is following the back of the ship". A South Korean navy unit in 2011 stormed a South Korean-operated chemical carrier Sam... [Full Article...]

Greece fails to secure fresh bailout funds

Greece fails to secure fresh bailout funds The row will now not be resolved before June 15 when eurozone finance ministers meet again. Greece doesn't have a large maturity deadline until July, when more than 7 billion euros in obligations come due, but delaying the resolution of the program review adds to months of uncertainty that have taken their toll on the Greek economy - which has slipped back into recession - and kept the country f... [Full Article...]

Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city

Philippines steps up bombing of Islamist militants in city Most of Marawi's 200,000 inhabitants fled after the gunmen ran amok on Tuesday, seizing and torching buildings, freeing militants from jails and taking a priest and churchgoers hostage at the city's cathedral.Duterte has dealt with separatist unrest during his 22 years as mayor in Mindanao but the Maute's rise and signs that it has ties to another group, the Abu Sayyaf, present one of the bigges... [Full Article...]

Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

When one of the gunmen's vehicles got a flat tire they stopped a truck carrying Christian workers, shot them, and took the truck. Qasemi urged countries and worldwide organizations to fulfill their global responsibilities vis-à-vis collective security and a genuine campaign against terrorism. [Full Article...]

Evacuation in Moss Side over Manchester attack

Evacuation in Moss Side over Manchester attack Interior minister Amber Rudd had described the leaks as "irritating" early on Thursday, after details about bomber Salman Abedi, including his name, first appeared in US media, adding that Britain's allies were perfectly clear that it "shouldn't happen again". [Full Article...]

Trump Frustrates G7 Climate Agreement

Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump , has derided some of the same global partnerships, including the World Trade Organisation, raising the prospect that the Republican's "America First" agenda might well mean an America more willing to act alone. [Full Article...]

We Have to Assume Russia 'Penetrated' the White House — MSNBC's Nance

The Washington Post reported Friday that Kushner proposed setting up a back-door channel to the Russians using their facilities during the transition. Trump was warmly welcomed in the Middle East, but in Europe he's faced a far cooler reception. After the G-7 summit of economically advanced countries, the president will address American troops on an Italian base before departing for home. [Full Article...]

CBI raids residences of P Chidambaram, son

CBI raids residences of P Chidambaram, son The searches were related to a case registered by the CBI to probe alleged favours granted to Peter and his wife Indrani Mukerjea's INX Media and INX News in getting clearances for foreign direct investment (FDI) when Chidambaram was the finance minister in 2007. [Full Article...]

Trump Orders Justice Dept. Review of Manchester Bombing Leaks

Trump Orders Justice Dept. Review of Manchester Bombing Leaks British Prime Minister Theresa May said she raise the issue with President Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels later Thursday. "When that trust is breached it undermines these relationships and undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump has awkward visit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, appears to shove prime minister

Countries commit to the 2% target for defense spending - a goal only five North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members now meet - within their own countries. G-7 leaders kicked Russian Federation out of the group of wealthy nations for its annexation of Ukrainian territory. Down to the final day of his lengthy first global trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled ... [Full Article...]


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