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Author: 0 Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

Clapper previously testified before a Senate judiciary subcommittee that he was not aware of any evidence demonstrating collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation - but he also said he had been unaware of an FBI investigation into the matter until former FBI Director James Comey announced it publicly at a House hearing in March.

World Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead
Author: 0 Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead

Despite the back and forth between the defense department and the military with the CPP-NDF and Sison, the 5th round of peace talks between the Philippine government and the NDF were set to begin Saturday, May 27, in the Netherlands. Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera, an army spokesman based in Mindanao, said 41 members of the Maute militants have been killed in the firefight that broke out since Tuesday.

World Kushner Asked to Lay Low After Reports Connecting Him to Russia Probe
Author: 0 Kushner Asked to Lay Low After Reports Connecting Him to Russia Probe

And several advisers are pushing Trump to do more of the campaign-style rallies like the one he had planned in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Thursday night. He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to USA sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.

Author: 0 Germany's Merkel calls for faster progress on EU-India trade deal

Speaking at a joint news conference with Modi, Merkel reiterated her view that "we need to take our fate in Europe into our own hands". BERLIN , May 30 ( Reuters ) - U.S. "It doesn't have to be this way, a vote for the Liberal Democrats can change Britain's future and we can avoid this extreme Brexit that Theresa May is pursuing", he said.

World Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school
Author: 0 Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school

Whitaker's attorneys called the decision "groundbreaking", marking the first time that a federal appeals court has found that transgender students have the right to be treated according to their gender identity , under both Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S.

World Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future
Author: 0 Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

They covered areas of digitalisation, skill development, sustainability, cyber policy, development cooperation, advanced training, vocational education, health sector, alternative medicine, foreign service institutes, railway safety and sustainable urban development.

Author: 0 Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

The report, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who U.S. intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor. The newspaper cited anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. The move came during a meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

World BJP ally differs on new cattle trade, slaughter rules
Author: 0 BJP ally differs on new cattle trade, slaughter rules

The decision is expected to hit export and trade of meat and leather, as well. The ministry had notified the stringent Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, banning the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter.

World Madras HC stays ban on sale of cattle for slaughter
Author: 0 Madras HC stays ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Last week, the Union environment ministry had notified stringent new rules, imposing ban on sale and purchase of cattle from any animal/livestock market for purposes of slaughter or religious sacrifice. Lok Sabha MP and National People's Party president Conrad K Sangma, a constituent of the NDA on Tuesday shot a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to de-notify the new rules in the "larger interest of the people".

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser under Carter, dead at 89

Brzezinski was born in Poland and wielded "considerable influence over global affairs", The New York Times detailed in a biography of his life. The German-born Kissinger and Polish-born Brzezinski were considered foreign-policy realists with innate distrust of the Soviet Union.

Author: 0 White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

He also said a global order based on democracy is the need of the hour, in an interconnected and interdependent world. India today thanked Germany for backing its membership bid in the Nuclear Suppliers Group as the two countries supported each other's candidature for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council.

World Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

They could be part of a new rapid response team. In that case, Trump's reluctance to cut him loose would be understandable - and the Russian Federation scandal would lead directly to the president himself. He is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. Spicer concluded the briefing on what has become a familiar point of contention between the White House and the press: namely, Trump's frustration with the "perpetuation of false narratives" and the news ...

World Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump
Author: 0 Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

Ms. Merkel said "days when Europe could completely count on others are over to a certain extent". " Very bad for U.S. This will change ". Trump flipped traditional USA foreign policy upside down on his tour through the Middle East and Europe, coddling Middle Eastern leaders with questionable human rights records while demanding traditional European allies pay more for their defense.

World Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland
Author: 0 Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Trump tweeted Monday: 'The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. Almost 1,000 people gathered at a vigil on Saturday around a mound of bouquets and photographs, praising the men as heroes and saying they hoped others would stand up against hate.

Author: 0 Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

On May 22, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of USA singer Ariana Grande's concert, claiming the lives of at least 22 people and leaving some 120 injured. Manchester Police searched a new property Tuesday for clues to the bomb attack targeting an Ariana Grande concert, as the pop star announced plans to return for a benefit performance.

Author: 0 Montenegro's Markovic Shrugs Off Trump Shoving Incident At NATO Summit

But Mr Markovic, Montenegro's leader who was pushed out of the way, took the high ground, dismissing claims that Mr Trump's behaviour was insulting. Trump is expected to decide later if the USA will stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change and has been soft on Russia's aggression in Ukraine in past remarks.

World Govt appeals for help; toll hits 193
Author: 0 Govt appeals for help; toll hits 193

Over 768 houses have been destroyed, 5,869 more have been partially damaged and 80,409 people are temporarily displaced in 361 safe locations, according to the government. People in Agalawatte, 46 miles from the capital Colombo , said they were losing hope of water levels falling soon. "I'm particularly anxious we could start seeing even more dengue cases because of the floods, as stagnant water provides the ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes".

World Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty
Author: 0 Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Sunday that Europe could no longer completely depend on the USA and the United Kingdom, and that the European Union must make its own destiny. Peace in the Middle East: Instead of criticizing the Saudi regime or encouraging a more democratic way of governing, Trump was decidedly diplomatic: "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship".

World What Trump And The Rest Of NATO Want From Each Other
Author: 0 What Trump And The Rest Of NATO Want From Each Other

Tusk said he told the billionaire USA president that they should consolidate "the whole free world around those values, and not just interests". British police said the leaks have "undermined" the investigation. "NATO members must finally contribute their fair share and meet their financial obligations". Therefore, Germany will indeed makeour contribution to security and solidarity in the common alliance.

World Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'
Author: 0 Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

During his European trip, Trump met privately at the Vatican with Pope Francis, who presented him with a copy of his papal encyclical on environment and climate change . "Scotland? He said he had opened a club". Business leaders say the Paris deal, also called COP21, will help generate new jobs, limit damage from climate change and help assert American leadership on the global stage.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora weakens after landfall on Bangladesh coast

Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, said damage in different camps was severe. One of the six people died of a heart attack during the storm, while others were killed by falling trees and houses in Cox's Bazar and Rangamati, local media reported.

World Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

A teenage boy and a woman arrested by British police this week have since been released without charge, leaving nine in custody on United Kingdom soil who were arrested "on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act". The stadium held a minute of silence for the bombing victims. She said that she saw her concerts as a place for her fans "to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves".

Author: 0 Trump Reacts To Merkels Comments About The US Under Trumps Presidency

Where Europe's relationship with the US during the Cold War and in its immediate aftermath had a strong emotional component, Merkel's comments suggest she now sees them as more "pragmatic and transactional", said Sylke Tempel, an expert with the German Council on Foreign Relations.