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WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back

Petersburg - retaliation for sanctions during the conflict in Ukraine. The Trump administration is working towards undoing Obama's punishment and handing the compounds back to Russian Federation, possibly as part of some sort of exchange. There, they held a private meeting with Trump. All of this noise feeds into the ongoing drama over whether Trump officials colluded with the Russians during the ... [Full Article...]

General Election: Conservatives still sitting pretty despite recent labour gains

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas , the party's only MP and who will also take part in the debate, applauded Corbyn for his decision, while asking May whether she too would finally emerge from her " hiding place ". The veteran left-winger's decision to attend reflects a growing confidence in the Labour camp, buoyed by the latest YouGov poll that suggested the United Kingdom could be heading ... [Full Article...]

Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision on Thursday

Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision on Thursday Trump tweeted Wednesday that he'll announce his decision on the agreement "over the next few days". The 2015 accord includes almost 200 nations that agreed to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions to help fight climate change. President Donald Trump looks poised to withdraw from the Paris climate accord this week, which would likely infuriate supporters of the treaty while pleasing many R... [Full Article...]

USA launches 1st missile-intercept test

USA launches 1st missile-intercept test The target was an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific, and the USA used radars in the Pacific and overhead to track it. Syring acknowledged that ballistic missile defense is an incredible challenge that is becoming more threatening as the North Koreans continue to develop even more complex technology. [Full Article...]

Nations pledge to honor Paris Climate accords despite possible United States exit

Nations pledge to honor Paris Climate accords despite possible United States exit She says in a statement that the landmark accord "honors our collective moral responsibility to leave future generations with a planet that is clean, healthy and sustainable". Apple CEO Tim Cook also reportedly called the White House to urge the president to keep the USA in the agreement. President Donald Trump says he'll announce his decision on the Paris climate accord "over the next few day... [Full Article...]

Trump Expected to Sign Veto Preventing Embassy Move to Jerusalem

One senior administration official said the final decision hasn't been officially made, but that paperwork to both keep the embassy in Tel Aviv and move it to Jerusalem has been presented to the West Wing for Trump's approval. Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it, a move not recognized internationally. Israel's government is based in the city, ... [Full Article...]

Trump returns to White House after first international trip

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) speaks beside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. Still, the trip offered the clearest picture to date of how Trump plans to put his imprint on America's relationship with the world. Summing up the tour on Saturday, Trump's advisers seemed most enthused about ... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer Can't Answer Whether Trump Believes In Man-Made Climate Change

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Dubke resigned before Trump left for his global trip earlier this month, suggesting that his departure is not linked to any pending shake-ups. Flynn handed in his resignation in February after it was revealed he misled top White House officials about his contacts with Russian officials. Spicer started the briefing w... [Full Article...]

MI5 reviewing intel on Manchester bomber

MI5 reviewing intel on Manchester bomber Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi , who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday. that they have somehow missed something", Rudd said. May attempted to hit back Saturday, announcing the new "Commission for Countering Extremism", saying that "enough is enough ... [Full Article...]

China offers United States dollars 2.2 mn worth of relief goods to Sri Lanka

China offers United States dollars 2.2 mn worth of relief goods to Sri Lanka However he said health officials have been deployed to the affected areas and steps will be taken to counter the spread of any disease following the floods. Indian Naval personnel of INS "Kirch" that arrived in the island on Saturday are now engaging in flood relief operations at Udugama and Galapatha in the Kalutara District in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council meets over Venezuela at request of US

The executive order issued Thursday marked the second time the US has sanctioned leaders of Venezuela's socialist government since Donald Trump became president this year. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is praising the Trump administration for imposing sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court. Government opponents, accusing Maduro of becoming a dictator by postponing elections and seekin... [Full Article...]

How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

Announcing he would attend the BBC event, the Labour leader challenged the Tory Prime Minister to join him arguing her failure to do so would be "another sign" of weakness. But the only way to have the money to invest was through having a strong economy "which does sometimes mean making hard choices, those sorts of choices no other party here is prepared to face up to". [Full Article...]

Reaction To Trump's Paris Accord Decision

Reaction To Trump's Paris Accord Decision Trump has made jobs a central point in his campaign promises, but according to Sterman, "I f we cede leadership to China. that's going to cost jobs in the United States". "I can get back to you". Word of Trump's decision comes a day after the president met with Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. [Full Article...]

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday that congressional investigators have asked him to turn over documents and testify about any potential contacts he has had with Russian officials. [Full Article...]

Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: PM Modi

Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: PM Modi Trump had told European Union leaders last week, according to reports in the German press."See the millions of cars they sell in the USA, terrible". Germany's Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel strongly criticized President Trump on Monday accusing him of "short sighted policies which stand against the European Union and are weakening the West". [Full Article...]

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal A formal withdrawal would take years, experts say, a situation that led the president of the European Commission to speak dismissively of Trump on Wednesday. Trump pledged during his presidential campaign to withdraw the US from the pact immediately after taking office, but had wavered on the issue since winning the election. [Full Article...]

Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested: rights group

Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested: rights group It lost contact with them last week, CNN reported on Wednesday. Two other activists involved in the investigation were missing, CLW said . He believes that the police are trying to protect this factory because it makes shoes for a family member of the USA president. [Full Article...]

Trump's attacks on Germany show he misunderstands a basic fact about Europe

Spicer was equally upbeat in his assessment of Trump's relations with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , on a day when Trump tweeted Germany was "very bad " by slacking on defense spending and holding a trade surplus with Washington . [Full Article...]

Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move The foreign ministry in Moscow said it was giving Estonia's consul in the second city of Saint Petersburg and another diplomat in the city of Pskov five days to quit the country. Relations between Russia and neighbouring Estonia, a Baltic EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state in which a large Russian minority lives, have been strained in recent years as the countries support opp... [Full Article...]

IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in downtown Kabul

IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in downtown Kabul Police said the powerful vehicle bomb exploded in an area close to the German embassy during the city's morning rush hour when the roads were packed with commuters. A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs condemned the attack "in the strongest terms". "These heinous acts go against the values of humanity as well values of peaceful Afghans", the interior ministry said in its stateme... [Full Article...]


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