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Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

On Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports , The Washington Post reported that Kislyak told his superiors in Moscow that Kushner had proposed a secret channel and had suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications. Read More »

United Kingdom police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by USA leaks

The Guardian and ITV News reported that UK Prime Minister Theresa May was going to raise the issue with US President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday. " The public should remain vigilant , " Mrs May said, speaking after a meeting of the government's crisis committee. "Enormous progress has been made", he said. Read More »

Senators warn of fiscal fallout after Erdogan visit violence

The Turkish side accuses the United States of not providing adequate protection and of allowing the protesters to get too close to Turkish officials, including the president. According to the Guardian , the Senator also called for more diplomatic response from the usa, and said the government should press charges against Turkish officials involved in the brawl. Read More »

Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day


Fort Morgan Republican Representative Jon Becker delivers a speech at the Memorial Day ceremony at the Fort Morgan Cemetery on Monday, May 29, 2017. Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknowns a day ahead of his inauguration. Veterans and active duty military members and their families witnessed the powerful moments of the 21-gun salute. Read More »

Sturgeon calls on voters to "strengthen Scotland's hand against an extreme Brexit"

The SNP manifesto says winning a majority of seats in Scotland at next week's general election would give the party a "triple lock" of mandates to call a second referendum on independence. She added: "For the Tories, austerity cuts are not simply a policy response to a particular economic situation". "If the SNP really thought that this was a sensible idea and were not just playing politics then they would have introduced it in Scotland where they have the power to do so". Read More »

Nordic leaders openly troll Trump's glowing orb photo


A week after the Trump touched a glowing orb , people are still having fun with the viral photo from the summit in Riyadh. Brutal... the Nordic prime ministers' recreating Trump's orb photo. 'When the Nordic prime ministers are openly mocking #PresidentTrump and the #Saudis, ' one person tweeted. In what was a characteristically Nordic team-effort, the five PM's posted a cheerful photo of themselves clasping a soccer ball - an obvious poke at Trump's recent "orb photo", which had quite ... Read More »

Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation conference

Mr. Trump's protectionist positions on trade and environment and his relationship with Russian Federation have been of concern to Europeans, for whom the transatlantic relationship is the defining partnership of the post-war world order. Dusko Markovic , Montenegro's prime minister, felt the wrath of Trump personally as he was abruptly shoved aside by the President before a photo op. Read More »

Sweden drops Assange rape case investigation

Organizers of a protest calling for Julian Assange to be allowed to freely leave the Ecuadorian Embassy say a police threat to arrest the WikiLeaks founder is "beyond the pale". "My assessment is the transfer can not be carried out in a foreseeable future", Ny told a news conference in Stockholm, adding that Assange had avoided all attempts by British and Swedish authorities to arrest him. Read More »

Pentagon trumpets successful mock-ICBM interception test

The US has successfully shot down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile, its first-live fire test, using its own upgraded long-range interceptor warhead, in what was widely seen as a test of America's ability to counter growing threat from North Korea . Read More »

US Senate Intelligence Committee requests Trump campaign documents


Russian Federation has denied involvement, and Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. The early months of Trump's presidency have been clouded by Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional probes into Russian meddling and possible collusion by Trump's campaign. Read More »

Twitter goes nuts over Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Trump sent the tweet shortly after midnight Washington time, instantly leading to confusion among his millions of followers. The tweet came from the president's personal Twitter account and read, " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Read More »

May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

Martin responded: "I appreciate you are protecting the budgets, but we still need the staff to carry out the role of the police officer of keeping the public safe". "They are adopting an aggressive negotiating position, which can only be met by strong leadership on behalf of Britain". "I am prepared. I'm ready to go". Read More »

Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation

U.S. media, citing intelligence officials, said that Russia's ambassador to Washington , Sergey Kislyak , told Moscow that Mr Kushner had discussed establishing a secure communication channel using Russian diplomatic facilities, to ensure that those conversations were not monitored. Read More »

White House braces for more scrutiny as Trump rallies behind Kushner


President Trump tells the New York Times he has "total confidence" in his son-in-law , Jared Kushner . He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. National security adviser HR McMaster refused to talk about the allegations. Trump called his maiden trip overseas a "home run", but while the White House had hoped it would serve as a reset, attention on the Russian Federation probe has only increased. Read More »

Portland train stabbing suspect makes his first court appearance


Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, was to be arraigned on two counts of felony aggravated murder and other charges Tuesday. You have said that you will be President for all Americans. Police say when three other men on the train, including Fletcher, intervened, Christian attacked them. A nearby male witness, who was not one of the victims of the attack, attempted to "intervene and verbally de-escalate the situation but was unsuccessful" and Christian "continued shouting", the court ... Read More »

Manchester Police Make Arrests, Criticize Leaks

Police chiefs have made clear they are furious about the publication of confidential material in US media, including bomb site photographs in the New York Times , saying such leaks undermined relationships with trusted security allies. media. The dispute could have wider implications for intelligence sharing between the USA and its closest allies. United Kingdom security official says lives are being put at risk by leaks. Read More »

Indian Navy rescues people in cyclone-hit Bangladesh

Omar Farukh, a community leader in Kutupalong camp - one of several camps for Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar - described the misery of people left behind. The Bangladeshi government has estimated that in all, there are about 350,000 Rohingyas in Bangladesh following a new influx last October, when the Myanmar army launched an offensive in response to insurgent attacks. Read More »

After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US


The BBC said that home secretary Amber Rudd was confident the leaks, which she had described as irritating, would now stop. Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham told the BBC on Thursday that the leaks were "arrogant ". But she added defiantly; "We will not quit or operate in fear. She was such a clever, talented, creative girl, there was nothing she couldn't do", said Michael Healy. Read More »

Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

Mr Spicer used his first public press briefing since Mr Trump's foreign trip to set out the achievements of what he called an "historic" visit which represented "an extraordinary week for America and our people". He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". What we do know is that now Jared Kushner, top adviser and son-in-law to the president, is part of the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Car bombing in Baghdad kills 10, wounds 22

That nightly respite was abruptly ended on Tuesday, just after midnight, when Islamic State militants remotely detonated a auto rigged with explosives and parked near the shop, Iraqi authorities told reporters. Meanwhile, a second bomb went off via an explosives-laden auto during peak hour near a government building in Baghdad , leading to multiple deaths. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, promises 'change'

And this despite a Tweet from Trump on Tuesday morning, in which he called out Germany for having a large trade deficit with the USA and not paying their fair share on defense spending. On her part, Merkel said India has proved to be a reliable partner and the two sides have been able to deepen cooperation. "That benefits Europe .that benefits everybody", he said. Read More »

Manchester bombing: Two more men arrested over terror attack


This has now been deemed safe and the cordon has been removed. He did not elaborate, but those arrests around the northwestern English city include Ismail Abedi, the brother of 22-year-old Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi . His father, Ramadan, and another brother, 18-year-old Hashim, were detained a day later by Libyan authorities in Tripoli, where they now live. Six people have now been arrested over Monday night's attack, which left 119 people needing hospital treatment. Read More »

Rajasthan HC wants cow to be declared national animal


The judgement comes in the wake of the Centre's order on ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, which is facing a strong opposition by the state governments of Kerala, Karnataka and Tripura. The hashtag was a response to the new cattle trade rules that the Union environment and forests ministry notified on May 25. The announcement has come few days after the centre has ordered a ban on the sale of cattle across India. Read More »

White House Starts The Clock On NAFTA Renegotiations


USTR will publish a notice in the Federal Register requesting public input on the direction, focus, and content of the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations . "But we're going to give renegotiation a good , strong shot". Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to journalists on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada May 18, 2017 . Read More »

Trump eyes White House overhaul


Here, he was beaming giddily next to a stern-faced pope. "Wherever innocent blood is spilled, a wound is inflicted upon humanity", said President Trump in a statement. "We will win", he declared. "The Germans are bad, very bad", said Trump , according to the magazine. In Europe, he talked tough on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and trade, but won no converts to his side. Read More »

Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 27

At least 37 people were wounded in that attack, he added. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but IS frequently carries out vehicle bombings targeting civilians in the Iraqi capital. Last year, a large truck bombing in the same neighborhood in Karrada killed hundreds of people. In Mosul , Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are ... Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Hamilton


Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 miles per hour possible Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possibleSUMMARY.An intense southeastward-moving line of storms will continue to spread into additional parts of central/southern Louisiana, southeast Texas and far western MS this evening. Read More »