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Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

The Washington Post report states the White House plans to "aggressively combat the cascading revelations" about contacts between Russian Federation and Trump associates, including the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner . "So you know there's a lot of different ways to communicate - back-channel, publicly - with other countries". While Trump had defended Kushner , who has been his mos... [Full Article...]

Christy Clark Won't Go Down Without A Fight

Christy Clark Won't Go Down Without A Fight The agreement lists the issue of the $8.8-billion Site C project under a heading titled "climate action". Now, we're getting a first peek behind the curtain, as members of the Green negotiating team open up about the process. "The results of the election clearly demonstrated that voters wanted to put an end to the bitter, divisive and cynical politics of the past, and get on with productive go... [Full Article...]

Putting together a holistic solution to defeat ISIS: White House

Spicer even volunteered an example of what the administration considers to be fake news - a tweet from a BBC News reporter that claimed Trump was not wearing a listening device as Italian Prime Minster Paolo Gentiloni delivered remarks during his foreign trip last week. [Full Article...]

Putin and Macron have frank talks

Putin and Macron have frank talks Macron , who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russian Federation is vital in tackling a number of worldwide disputes. Despite being on different sides in the war, Macron also accepted representatives of the Syrian leader should be at future talks. [Full Article...]

Zoo was warned long before fatal tiger attack

Zoo was warned long before fatal tiger attack A full investigation is underway, the zoo said. The zoo said in a Facebook post that the zookeeper's death "appears to have been a freak accident". They also ordered the zoo to replace ageing safety barriers and fix and replace the ageing perimeter fence, adding: "The escape protocol should be amended to categorise animals of varying risks". [Full Article...]

White House Responds To Allegations About Kushner, Russia Communications

Reuters is reporting of at least three previously undisclosed contacts during Trump's presidential campaign between Kushner and the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak . "They reached out to us yesterday to make sure that we knew that was the case and I'm sure he's willing to do so", Corker said on NBC's " Meet the Press ". [Full Article...]

USA succeeds in test of ICBM defence system

A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and its "exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision", the statement said . "In addition, the GMD program remains on track to evolve and modernize this crucial national defense asset in the face of an evolving threat environment, with system upgrades and future tec... [Full Article...]

Former Panama Dictator Manuel Noriega Has Died

Bush ordered in the troops on December 20 of that year. Noriega was granted prisoner of war status after his trial, and his sentence was later reduced to 30 years. He was then extradited to France in 2010 and found guilty of money laundering. Noriega's headquarters, behind the residential high-rise in the foreground, was one of the first targets for the US military in their offensive. [Full Article...]

Baleka Mbete: Inquiry into all state capture matters would be desirable

Baleka Mbete: Inquiry into all state capture matters would be desirable For now‚ there's nothing‚ but there will be. "With structures such as the Rules Committee, Chief Whips Forum, and the Committee of Chairpersons, we are well placed to meaningfully resolve disagreements and effectively execute our mandate without inviting the courts to encroach on our constitutionally protected terrain", Mbete says. [Full Article...]

President Trump gives Memorial Day speech at Arlington Cemetery

President Trump gives Memorial Day speech at Arlington Cemetery Trump also paused to talk to a young boy dressed in a crisp Marine uniform. Trump participated in the traditional wreath-laying ceremony and a moment of silence at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, whose "name is known to God alone", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Israel to reduce Gaza electricity citing Palestinian spat

They launched hunger strike in Israeli jails to protest the inhuman conditions the Israeli jailers impose on them, including medical neglect, tourture, depriving of educaton, family visitation. WATCH: What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike? . As the strike continued and the health of many prisoners sharply deteriorated, Israel increased psychological pressure: media reports sugge... [Full Article...]

Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

The focus on Kushner will be one of the first issues confronting Trump when he returns from his first overseas trip as president this weekend. Democrats raised new concerns about Kushner. Kushner is Trump's Orthodox Jewish son-in-law. Richard Durbin, Ill., and Sen. Abby Philip of The Washington Post said one problem is that the committee is already short-staffed because many of its employe... [Full Article...]

House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

What did he give as his reasons for stepping down then? In a letter to constituents , Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , said he "never for a moment. Council. But Trump's victory complicated Chaffetz' life. Last month, Chaffetz stunned the political world by saying he would leave Congress before his current term ends in 2018. [Full Article...]

US President Trump Characterizes G7 Summit in Italy as 'Tremendously Productive'

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he would take a final decision on whether his country would back the Paris agreement to reduce global carbon emissions in the coming week. Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from USA allies in recent days. [Full Article...]

Melania and Ivanka wore veils to meet the Pope

Melania and Ivanka wore veils to meet the Pope After all, reading is fundamental. "Today's visit with His Holiness Pope Francis @ Pontifex is one I'll never forget". Draw your own conclusions as to what that could imply. Mr Trump gave the Pope a boxed set of writings by the civil rights leader Martin Luther King . Pope Francis then gave the President a small sculptured olive tree and told him through the interpreter that it symboli... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's warm-up win against Bangladesh praiseworthy: Younus Khan

But Fahim and Hasan did the unthinkable, the former smashing 64 from just 30 balls with four fours and the same number of sixes, and the latter adding 27 off 15 to deny Bangladesh a victory they thought they deserved. It was Shoaib Malik's 72 off 66 balls which kept Pakistan in the game. But the arrival of Imrul Kayes changed the course of the match, as Bangladesh produced a 142-run stand for the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Wraps Up First Foreign Trip, Won't Commit To Paris Climate Accord

Trump Wraps Up First Foreign Trip, Won't Commit To Paris Climate Accord The summit pitted him against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled. climate group not to be signed onto the deal. Chicago Tribune reported that Trump left the G7 Summit without committing to the Paris deal. Speaking with the New York Times , Trump's... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom leaks row hits Manchester probe, 8 arrested

British security forces arrested three more suspects and raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated the deadly concert bombing. "We will never be able to understand why events like this take place because it is not in our nature, which is why we shouldn't recoil", she wrote. "This is not us", he told The Associated Press . [Full Article...]

18 troopers killed, 64 wounded in Marawi City crisis

Thousands of civilians have streamed out of Marawi and more than 2,000 were still trapped inside the city. As Islamic State-linked militants besiege a city in the southern Philippines, the local military says the terrorist group wants to establish a branch in the country and "inflict the kind of violence" jihadists have used in Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

German foreign minister: Trump has weakened the West

Merkel then said that while Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, " we have to fight for our own destiny " and she also said that special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron . [Full Article...]


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