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Trump eyes a White House overhaul


Until this week, Kushner had largely escaped the focus on Trump's links with Vladimir Putin's Moscow regime, which has so far forced the resignation of Trump's national security adviser and the recusal of his attorney-general from the FBI investigation into Russian influence. Read More »

Putin's dinner with Michael Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Putin, speaking to NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , said he recalled the dinner in question as a routine event. "I didn't even really talk to him.That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr. "[ Putin] talked openly about his family, and it was off the record so I won't get into it, but he talked lovingly about his family ", the NBC host said. Read More »

Trump U-Turns On Climate Change: Top Aide States POTUS Is A Believer


A Washington Post-ABC News poll finds 59 percent of respondents oppose Trump's move, compared to just 28 percent who support it. A slight majority, 51 percent, think Trump's decision will do more to hurt global efforts to address climate change, compared to just 11 percent who think it will help. Read More »

Will Chris Pine's Character Be In Wonder Woman Sequel?


As it shows - she swims quite well . The Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman debut weekend peaked at 0.05 mn in America and it has become the biggest ever opening weekend for a female director . Among comic character-based films of the past 30 years, Wonder Woman's opener ranks No. 20, after adjusting for inflation. The film cost just under $150 million to make. Read More »

Germany, China vow to deepen ties to fill U.S. void


German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who has in the past even been dubbed the "climate chancellor" for her efforts to fight global warming, welcomed Li's remarks at their joint press conference. As reported by Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's worldwide broadcaster, Merkel has in recent days suggested that German-US ties were on less stable ground, having vented her frustration at Trump following last week's G7 talks in Sicily, which she described as "very unsatisfying". Read More »

Police name two London attackers as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane

The men then jumped out of the van and continued on to Borough Market, where they began stabbing people. The attackers wore what appeared to be suicide belts, authorities said. Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe". Pressure on May intensified when she faced a volley of questions over police cuts from journalists at a campaign event. Read More »

Why Saudi Arabia is mad at Qatar and why we care


Riyadh views Al Jazeera as critical of its government, but the outlet says it is an independent news service giving a voice to everyone in the region. Turkey called for a peaceful solution to the diplomatic rift and offered its role as a mediator, citing the importance of regional unity and solidarity. Read More »

Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

People were jumping from third story windows to escape and the sound of gunfire could be heard on live videos being posted to social media. "He used to work for the department of finance of the Philippines government and he was deeply in debt", our correspondent said. Read More »

After London attack, May faces election heat over police cuts

One day before the attack on Saturday, the City of London Corporation, the city's municipal governing body, said there were no plans to install barriers on London Bridge . After chairing a meeting of the government's crisis response committee yesterday, May said the official threat level remained at "severe", meaning an attack was highly likely, and additional security measures were in place. Read More »

Angela Merkel Seems To Have Had Enough

Ulrich Speck, an expert on German foreign policy, says Mrs Merkel learned that "during election campaigns, alignment with a right-wing American president is toxic". And the mutual-defense pact that was key to NATO's founding remains crucial to US interests. "That's what the president called for". Macron "set a welcome tone for European dealings with Russian Federation, especially in the context of an unreliable USA administration and multiplying questions about the dealings of Trump's ... Read More »

Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral


The huge truck-bomb attack was the latest in a long series of high-profile militant attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians in Afghanistan since most worldwide forces left the country in 2014. The Taliban , which has often carried out bomb attacks in the past, issued a swift denial that it had any role and instead blamed factional rivalries in the government's own camp, the group's spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. Read More »

Contractor Arrested On Charges Of Sending Classified Material To News Outlet

Russia's military intelligence agency launched an attack before Election Day 2016 on a USA company that provides voting services and systems, according to a top secret report posted Monday by The Intercept . Prosecutors say when confronted with the allegations, victor admitted to intentionally leaking the classified document - and she was arrested June 3 in Augusta, Georgia . Read More »

United Kingdom police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan and married with children, according to police. A vigil has taken place for the victims of the London Bridge terror attack . Most of the London Underground stations that had been shuttered after the attack were reopened, and some residents who had been cooped up inside emerged for the first time since the violence. Read More »

Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week


Comey is expected to testify about his documentation of interactions with Mr. Trump, in which the president asked Comey for his loyalty and asked Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Trump allegedly asked Comey to "let go" of the investigation into Flynn and his Russian Federation ties, a meeting that Comey chronicled in a two-page memo, the New York Times reported two weeks ago. Read More »

The Forsyth County Libraries gives away prizes to summer readers


To sign up, interested individuals may visit the library during regular business hours. "Reading by Design" is the theme of the summer reading programs at Georgetown Public Library, open to all children through fifth grade. "Throughout the summer, the San Bernardino County Library will host incredible programs and activities as well as give away fantastic rewards at all 32 of our branch libraries", said David Wert, a county spokesperson. Read More »

Turkey protests about how security guards were treated

In a statement released on Monday, Turkey protested against the "aggressive and unprofessional actions" of American security personnel toward the foreign minister's protection team outside the Turkish embassy chancery. Some, like Senator John McCain (R-AZ), have called for the Turkish ambassador to the United States to be ejected from the country as a penalty. Read More »

US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin


Flynn, a retired military general, told the Washington Post in August 2016 that he was introduced to Putin but did not talk to him and had not asked to sit next to him at the gala. During the Friday event, Putin also referred to the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance as "an instrument of U.S. foreign policy", pointing out that a lack of "constructive dialogue" with the organization impedes joint efforts on fighting terrorism. Read More »

"Trump Slammed For 'Ill-Advised" Tweet About London's Mayor After Terror Attack

May faced questions from reporters on Monday over whether she regretted cutting police numbers by around 20,000 during her time as interior minister from 2010 to 2016. Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president". Read More »

Russian Federation to continue 'good' ties with Persian Gulf states


Saudi Arabia cut all land air and sea contacts with Qatar "and urges all brotherly countries and companies to do the same ". The move by the Gulf state is coming few hours after six Arab nations severe diplomatic ties with Qatar . Dubai-based airline Emirates said it is suspending all flights to and from Doha starting Tuesday; Emirates said it was instructed to do so by the UAE government. Read More »

Macron finally speaks out about the Trump handshake: "it wasn't innocent"

He succeeded, but just barely. "My handshake with him is not innocent, it is not the alpha and the omega of a policy but a moment of truth ", Macron told JDD , as translated by Google. As the world cameras watched, Macron held on tight to Trump's notorious power grip as the two men sat next to each other, the Frenchman's mouth clenched and eyes firmly fixed at the tycoon's squinted stare. Read More »

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

After the talks, Russian President Putin told reporters that he invited France's new President Emmanuel Macron to come to Moscow. Putin, 64, cancelled his last planned visit in October after Hollande accused Russian Federation of war crimes in Syria and refused to roll out the red carpet for him. Read More »

Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

According to Fox News' Alicia Acuna , "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him". Trump did not say anything further and did not address questions about the fact that Gianforte is now facing misdemeanor charges after assaulting a reporter on Wednesday. Read More »

Check out the new images from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'!


The weapon, which "doesn't have a fancy name yet" seems to be less high tech than the usual blasters and lightsaber the Star Wars universe usually brings and instead comes in the form of a collapsible pole. While details of " The Last Jedi ", due out on December 15, have been kept secret, Vanity Fair said Fisher's role in the film was not affected by her death, other than making it "more poignant: the film farewell of both the actress and the character". Read More »

Flynn to provide documents to Senate panel


Why the change? Because after receiving Flynn's nyet, the Senate committee turned around and started sending subpoenas to Flynn's companies . Also yesterday, The Associated Press , citing a congressional aide, reported Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was given a subpoena by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario

Jeremy Corbyn has reaffirmed that if elected Prime Minister in the General Election next week, he will not seek to abolish the monarchy. The Prime Minister was seen as best choice to represent Britain on the world stage, lead negotiations on Brexit and reduce net migration, while Corbyn was rated best to improve the National Health Service (NHS), look after the interests of hard-working families and protect older people. Read More »

Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack


McHugh wrote in a tweet still pinned to the top of her timeline. Breitbart employees who spoke to CNN Sunday characterized McHugh's remarks as "appalling", "terrible", and "dumb". Speaking about McHugh, another said: 'It's a awful comment, I would never write what she said'. She once tweeted, "Mexicans wrecked Mexico & think invading the U.S. Read More »

British police know identity of London attackers

Another post said, "That's London Pride, in a glass!" London police have not said what role, if any, social media or information from the internet factored into Saturday night's attack. CNN's Melissa Bell spoke to residents there who recognized a familiar face among the three dead attackers, identifying him as one of their neighbors and describing him as a family man who kept to himself. Read More »

Japan conducts evacuation drills over possible North Korean missile attack


On the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, He Lei attributed the root cause of the issue to the mutual strategic suspicion between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States. The government permitted on May 26 the Korean Sharing Movement to contact North Koreans for Malaria-fighting efforts in border areas, the first approval since the inauguration of the Moon Jae-in administration a few weeks earlier. Read More »

United Kingdom cops detain 'number of people' over London Bridge attack

Police said on Sunday they were holding 11 people, all arrested in raids on two addresses in Barking in suburban east London . 'A number of people have been detained, ' police said in a statement after two early morning raids in east London , as commuters returned to the scene of the attacks after some security cordons were removed. Read More »

UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour


During his speech Corbyn said he had campaigned for a more peaceful world all his life and believed that the UK's interests are best served by pursuing peace. "Jobs will be lost, families will be hit and our economic security damaged for a generation if Jeremy Corbyn and the coalition of chaos are ever let anywhere near the keys to Downing Street", a Conservative party spokesperson said. Read More »