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Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Trump never endorsed a candidate in the French presidential race, which Macron won by 32 percentage points earlier this month, but he did speak publicly in favor of Le Pen. U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron . As he welcomed Macron to the United States embassy in Brussels , he added: "We have a lot to discuss , including terrorism and other things". Read More

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Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

National Security Adviser HR McMaster said backchannel communications between different governments was normal. But they did not dismiss the idea that the administration would go outside normal U.S. Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. Read More

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Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

The senior White House aide has not commented on the latest reports . General Flynn was forced to resign in February after it emerged that he had misled other administration officials about the extent of his contacts with Mr Kislyak. Current and former American officials said Kushner's activities, like those of many others around Trump, are under scrutiny as part of the investigation. Read More

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First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit, according to security experts, with the country's Interior Ministry confirming it was struck. The attack plunged dozens of hospitals and doctors surgeries in England and Wales into chaos, with operations cancelled, ambulances diverted and patients moved. Read More

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Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

The G-7 summit began in the shadow of Trump's remarkable appearance at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, in which he chastised some of the most loyal USA allies for not paying their fair share to the alliance. He used the remarks to blast North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members who don't fulfill pledges to put 2 percent of their gross domestic product toward defense. Read More

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Trump gives pledge to deliver peace to Israel

Trump gives pledge to deliver peace to Israel

President Trump was the first US president to visit the Western Wall. Palestinian leadership is both hopelessly weak and irredeemably rejectionist. There was little time to contemplate this mystery, because Trump was moving on to generate more puzzlement at his meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu , the Israeli prime minister. Read More

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Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

He said the group's leaders "sometimes have very different views" on topics such as climate change and trade, "but our role as the European Union is to do everything to maintain the unity of the G-7 on all fronts". The president discussed his first stop in Saudi Arabia , his trip to Jerusalem, his discussions with European leaders in Brussels, Belgiu, his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome and his interactions with other foreign leaders at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in ... Read More

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Death Toll from Ariana Grande Concert Bombing Could Rise

Grande is scheduled to perform six dates in Australia and New Zealand in September. There were 22 killed and 119 injured when Salman Abedi detonated an IED in the foyer as fans exited the arena following the concert. On Wednesday, British police confirmed they now know the identities of all of those who died in Monday's bombing. Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" - the highest level - on Tuesday over concern another attack could be imminent. Read More

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What We Know About The Suspect In The Manchester Arena Bombing

What We Know About The Suspect In The Manchester Arena Bombing

A statement from Grande's management said the singer's Dangerous Woman tour would be suspended until June 5. Under normal circumstances, he said, Abedi may have been able to travel to the United States because he was from Britain, a visa-waiver country, but he would have been subjected to a background check via the USA government's Electronic System for Travel Authorization, or ESTA. Read More

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What Trump And The Rest Of NATO Want From Each Other

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the US -led anti-IS coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our co-ordination within the coalition". Another top issue on the G-7 agenda in Sicily is climate change . "And I am not 100 percent sure that we can say today - "we" means Mr. President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinions about Russian Federation", said Tusk. Read More

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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Just one day after First Lady Melania Trump made headlines around the world with a video that appeared to show her swatting away her husband's attempt to hold hands, she seemingly gave an encore performance. The question is whether the gauzy talk of hope and optimism can break through monstrously tall barriers to peace. During his presidential campaign, Trump advocated breaking with decades of precedent and moving the U.S. Read More

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Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

At least one Palestinian was injured at the Qalandia checkpoint near Jerusalem . "I don't think he was around people like us much before he ran for president". And in a speech later at the Israel Museum, he reaffirmed that his administration would always stand with Israel . Trump also mentioned his talk with Abbas, telling the audience, "They [Palestinians] are ready to reach for peace". Read More

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Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

The exodus of thousands of residents has co. A police chief has been beheaded and at least 20 other people have been killed by Islamic militants who rampaged through a city in the southern Philippines. Few of Marawi's 200,000 inhabitants remained after militants ran amok, seizing and torching schools, a college and a hospital. Kababayans in the Big Apple plan to continue anti-martial law demonstrations until Duterte lifts martial law in the southern Philippines. Read More

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GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

Chuck Schumer, D-New York, said that the Trump administration is "leaning towards withdrawing the United States " from the pact. A group of 22 top Republicans senators, including majority leader Mitch McConnell urged President Trump Thursday to make good on his campaign promise and pull out of the Paris climate accord-a global pact aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

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Protesters Beaten in 'Brutal Attack' During Turkish President's United States Visit

Kheirabadi told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he joined the demonstration, saying "Erdogan is a terrorist" and "Mr. Trump, please say no to Erdogan", when Turkish security staff "just attacked us". police are trying to identify the assailants. "Groups affiliated with the PKK , which the USA and Turkey have designated as a terrorist organization, gathered yesterday without permit in Sheridan Circle in the immediate vicinity of the ambassador's residence", the Turkish embassy ... Read More

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Missing Martyn Hett confirmed a victim of Manchester bomb blast

Missing Martyn Hett confirmed a victim of Manchester bomb blast

He said: "News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends". "He taught us so much about seizing opportunities and rejoicing in everything life could offer no matter how small: a birthday, a great moment at work, a celebrity follower, he made them special, now we know why". Read More

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Trump to Open Tuesday in 'Palestine,' White House Says

The US president was greeted by diplomats and dignitaries as he arrived at at Ben-Gurion International Airport for a two-day visit of Israel and Palestine, following his visit to Saudi Arabia . Trump said. President Trump stressed the deep and longstanding ties between the US and Israel during a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday morning. Trump will then travel back to Jerusalem to visit Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and deliver a speech at the Israel Museum. Read More

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US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

Check out Federal News Radio's latest podcasts. They're protesting what they say is Trump administration's slow cooperation on the Russian Federation investigations. The Times says some of the officials bragged about ties to Flynn. The United States' top intelligence official says the USA government has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester, England, but called the deadly incident a stark reminder of how serious the terror threat remains. Read More

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Trump administration defends controversial budget before Congress

Trump administration defends controversial budget before Congress

They also argue that programs such as the charter school and voucher programs especially benefit families in low-income communities. One of the speakers at the ISTA rally was a teacher at the Gregg school. "I disagree that it undermines public education", said Kelly, R-Saginaw Township. Let's face it, these budget cuts wield a devastating blow to numerous very people who support the current administration. Read More

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Pakistan Mirage jets fly over Siachen Glacier

Pakistan Mirage jets fly over Siachen Glacier

Mirage fighter jets conducted flights near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday. According to reports, Pak Air Chief Marshal Aman flown a Mirage Jet Fighter himself as he took part in the PAF exercises. "Our response to any aggression by the enemy will be such that their future generations will also remember it", he said. Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force has categorically rejected Pakistan's claims of flying fighter jets over Siachen Glacier on the Indian side. Read More

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Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

The Arctic Council is the main forum for global cooperation in the Arctic, and the meeting has drawn foreign ministers from across the North, including U.S. The United State chaired the council for the last two years and turned the chairmanship over to Finland on Thursday. Andreassen said the document should provide some understanding of how the U.S.is approaching the Arctic. Read More

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