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Kushner proposed secret channel with Kremlin

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Michael Flynn , Mr Trump's first national security adviser, also allegedly attended the meeting . The report is the latest allegation of potential collusion between Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation, which U.S. This is not the first time reports of Kushner's relationships with Russians have surfaced: Kushner and Flynn met with Kislyak together in Trump Tower in December, and Kushner later met with Sergey Gorkov, who runs a bank that drew sanctions from the Obama ... Read More »

Nearly 40000 AT&T Workers Are Ready to Walk Out

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Union leaders said they have been without a contract since February. The strike involves less than 14 percent of AT&T's total US workforce, Maviglio said. This weekend, a majority of AT&T wireless, wireline and DirecTV workers fighting for their contracts are expected to be on strike, according to a news release from the CWA. Read More »

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron exchanged a white-knuckled handshake

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A meeting between the French president and the American billionaire held on Thursday, around noon, at the residence of the Ambassador of the United States in Brussels . "I am very happy to be with President Trump", said Emmanuel Macron , referring to the wide range of topics on the agenda: the fight against terrorism and "climate and energy issues". Read More »

China installs new rocket launchers on disputed island

Unlike several other Southeast Asian nations, Indonesia does not have a territorial dispute with China . UNCLOS is the so-called Constitution for the Oceans while the EEZ is the 200-nautical mile area from a coastal state's baselines, within which the coastal state has the exclusive rights to explore and exploit resources. Read More »

British police, army respond to Manchester alert

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The force said it was too early to say whether the alert is linked to its investigation into the Manchester bomb attack. "Officers are in attendance and we are now assessing the situation". "And as I've said, it continues at a pace". In a speech Thursday in Berlin, former U.S. President Barack Obama condemned the bombing, saying it was "a reminder that there is great danger and terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different". Read More »

To avoid a Manchester-type bombing on American soil, integrate Muslims

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The internet can be just as bad, he said . "After any attack around the world, whether it be here in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, I think I'm always conscious about what the perception is of me within the public". "People will be pointing a finger at her and thinking, "You're a Muslim". "Therefore, who is attacked through terrorism seems to be related to how much of a blowback effect there will be against communities and Muslims, if a member of the community is the perpetrator". Read More »

Rain-triggered mudslides in Sri Lanka kill 13 people

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The Indian has diverted INS Kirch operating in Bay of Bengal being to Colombo to render immediate assistance in flood relief operations, the Navy said. As the rescue operations continue, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardana has issued a warning that the situation can worsen in the next 72 hours, as reported by AP. Read More »

India's longest river bridge inaugurated in Assam. Here are the details

He said this bridge enhances connectivity between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh , and opens the door for economic development, on a big scale. The new bridge across the Lohit river that can withstand the weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, will provide easy access to the Indian Army to reach the country's eastern borders. Read More »

US Plans First Test of ICBM Intercept, With North Korea on Mind

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If the discussion goes smoothly, the group would again seek the ministry's approval in order to ship relief goods to North Korea, the head of the group, Kang Young-sik, said. Mr Coates also testified in the hearing that what makes North Korea a particularly "grave national security threat" is Mr Kim's "aggressive" leadership. Read More »

Senate Panel Issues Two More Subpoenas To Flynn

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Everything but immunity, he added.The fired United States national security adviser will refuse to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating alleged Russian meddling in the US election.Page was not immediately available to comment.They are also sending a letter to Flynn's lawyers challenging them on "whether Flynn can take the Fifth as it relates to document production", and itemizing more specifically what documents they want Flynn to furnish.When asked by CNN whether his ... Read More »

Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour following the Manchester terror attack

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The New York Times on Thursday defended publishing crime scene photos from the Manchester terror attack, even as Trump was blasting leaks about the investigation to the Times and other media outlets that emanated from American sources. partner, apparently Israel. A Libyan neighbor says the elder Abedi returned again to Libya in 2011 after Gadhafi's government fell. At Manchester's Didsbury Mosque , where the Abedi family worshipped, the bombing was condemned and reports that the ... Read More »

Trump's goals in trip to west Asia

The paper said that US President Donald Trump's plan for Palestinian-Israeli peace assumes normalization of relations between the Arab states and Israel as a prelude to peace. "Our society can have no tolerance for this continuation of bloodshed", he said, "we cannot stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people". Read More »

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage

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A supporter reacts during a rally after Taiwan's constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, in Taipei , Taiwan May 24, 2017. where same-sex relationships are banned. Wednesday's landmark decision came as the LGBT community faces increasing persecution in the region . Conservative groups in the country have opposed the ruling, saying that allowing same-sex unions would destroy family values and some have taken ... Read More »

Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing 'photo' leak

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Trump has repeatedly called on other countries in the military alliance to share the burden of both spending and action for defense. Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter. Read More »

Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

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A potential backchannel between the Trump team and the U.S.'s former Cold War foe had previously been raised by a report in April, when the Post reported that controversial Blackwater founder Erik Prince, also Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's brother, had acted as a go-between in January. Read More »

Vandenberg to launch first test of ICBM intercept on Tuesday

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North Korea may well be beyond using launch pads, as their recent missile tests have all taken off from mobile launchers, many of which have tank-like treads to allow them to fire from hidden, wilderness locations. While North Korea doesn't now have a rocket that could fly that far, the reclusive nation has steadily expanded the range of its missiles in the last decade - and claims it is working on nuclear-capable and sub-based missiles. Read More »

Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

Let's just fight". Duterte said the militants belonged to the Maute group that has emerged only in recent years in Mindanao and gained strength on the proceeds of drug money. He has been pleading with Mindanao governors and religious leaders to work with the government to keep extremists at bay. Months of air and ground offensives in Mindanao have not dented their resolve. Read More »

United States warplanes strike Syrian pro-government militia convoy

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While U.S. forces have engaged with ISIS fighters - including a month ago at Al Tanf - they have not previously been reported to have directly engaged with elements of the Syrian regime or militias allied with it. The statement stressed that the Syrian army will continue the war on the terrorist groups and the USA attack will not terrorize the army from continuing the battles on terrorism. Read More »

Brennan Says He Had Concerns About Russian Contacts With Trump Campaign

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The paper reported that the intelligence chiefs refused. The relevant paragraph, which was attributed to three anonymous Trump administration officials, said they wondered if Trump "simply did not possess the interest or the knowledge of the granular details of intelligence gathering to leak specific sources and methods of intelligence gathering that would harm American allies". Read More »

Luxembourg's gay first husband attends North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit with other spouses

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Bettel is the first gay prime minister in Luxembourg and the third in Europe, after Iceland's Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir and Belgium's Elio Di Rupo, and the only openly gay world leader now in power. Bettel who is the only gay leader now in power and Destenay entered a civil partnership in 2010 and married in 2015 just two months after Luxembourg introduced same-sex marriage. Read More »

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast

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Fears are growing for Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, a couple from South Shields, Philip Tron, 32, 14-year-olds Nell Jones and Eilidh MacLeod, Courtney Boyle, 19, and Wendy Fawell, 50. She said: 'It is all very raw right now - we are waiting for the owner of the company to come in. Pictures of the Polish couple, Angelika and Marcin Klis, were shared thousands of times across social media on Tuesday after their daughter, Alex, appealed for information about them on Facebook. Read More »

G-7 Leaders Brace for Clashes With Trump on Trade, Climate

But remarks by Mr Trump on the eve of the meeting in Taormina attacking Germany's trade surplus with the U.S. and his refusal to swing behind the 2015 Paris agreement on curbing greenhouse gas emissions soured the atmosphere at what are usually carefully choreographed shows of unity by the leaders of the world's leading industrialised countries. Read More »

Wbbse.org, Schools9 Declared West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result Online

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Students who appeared for the exams this year can check their marks online on the board's official website after 10 am. The toppers list will be available on the official website . -Enter your roll number and other details. Students will be able to collect marksheet from their respective schools in the evening. Jagran Josh wishes good luck to all the students for the upcoming WB 10th Result 2017! Click on the submit button and the result will be displayed. Read More »

Iran slams Trump's new USA missile sanctions

Separately, the Treasury Department said it had sanctioned two senior Iranian defense officials, an Iranian company, a Chinese man and three Chinese companies for supporting Iran's ballistic missile program . PSA Group and Renault have pushed hard into Iran since its 2015 deal with countries that saw worldwide sanctions lifted in return for curbs on Tehran's nuclear activities. Read More »

Trump denounces Manchester attack as work of 'evil losers'

The hilltop site in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem is known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif compound, which includes the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, and to Jews as the Temple Mount. The holiest site in Judaism and the third-holiest in Islam, it is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and was taken from Jordan in the 1967 war. Read More »

Donald Trump Adviser, Son-In-Law Jared Kushner A Focus Of Probe

The Washington Post reported last week that a current White House senior adviser close to the president is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation into any ties between Russian Federation and Mr. The FBI's investigation is now being overseen by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director. Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is the only current White House official known to be considered a key figure in the probe, which is ... Read More »

What Next For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani?

For those who voted for Rouhani, there was a feeling of tremendous relief that his challenger, the hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi, who criticized the nuclear deal with the United States and other Western powers, had lost. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi also claimed that United States policy in the Middle East was destabilizing the region. "The fact that Rouhani won as a reformist who delivered the nuclear deal and promised to bring in foreign investment would suggest ... Read More »

Amit Shah outlines Modi government's reformist steps

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While addressing the "Maha Sammelan" in Vijayawada, Amaravati BJP president Amit Shah proudly boasted that, BJP has over 330 members in Parliament and 1,387 in state legislatures. "The authority of the Prime Minister's office has been restored". He also said the government got the new maternity leave policy passed under which pregnant women are entitled to get 26 weeks paid leave. Read More »