• Donald Trump: I have absolute right to share information with Russia

    Donald Trump: I have absolute right to share information with Russia

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    The White House said the allegations were false. The White House dismissed the report Monday night, issuing several statements before sending H.R. Apparently, the Trump people did report to the NSA and Central Intelligence Agency what they talked about with the Russians, and that some of it was highly classified.
  • White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

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    National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters outside the White House that the "story that came out tonight, as reported, is false". Top administration officials are denying a report that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian officials during a meeting at the White House last week.
  • China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

    China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

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    Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the media in Beijing earlier this month that ‚India will have a representative. If India doesn't want to take a part on the stage, then it should just be a good member of the audience. Indian officials have privately argued that India had no problems with joining the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank because there were extensive consultations between China and India prior to its establishment.
  • What to know about travel ban appeals

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    Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit filed by Hawaii over the ban. Last week, a federal judge in MI ordered the Trump administration to turn over communications from former NY mayor Rudolph W. A Trump administration lawyer says the president's travel ban is nothing like the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II. Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall told a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S.
  • UNSC Agrees to Take Further Measures Regarding North Korea Missile Launches

    UNSC Agrees to Take Further Measures Regarding North Korea Missile Launches

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    The missile seems to have been equipped with a new, high-powered engine that was tested at the Tongchang-ri launch pad in remote North Pyongan Province in mid-March. "Its continual use and testing of ballistic missiles is unacceptable", Pence said. Under UN resolutions, North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and missile technology, with six sets of sanctions imposed on the isolated regime since it first tested an atomic device in 2006.
  • John Oliver urges Congress to act on Comey's firing: 'It's on you'

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    Garcia, a former NY prosecutor, held high-level positions in the Commerce Department, the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. Under fire over Mr Comey's abrupt dismissal last week, the United States president told Fox News host, Jeanine Pirro, that he held off doing so to avoid the controversy overshadowing his inauguration.
  • Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

    Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

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    Erdogan is scheduled to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday for talks expected to center on the friction between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over a U.S. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak to reporters. Turkey has opposed Trump's decision as he granted the Pentagon an official authorization to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria to fight against ISIS militants in Raqqa, a Syrian city taken over by ISIS in 2014.
  • Jordan's king, Trump to speak later Tuesday

    Jordan's king, Trump to speak later Tuesday

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    Garland, the federal judge nominated to the Supreme Court a year ago by President Barack Obama, was denied a Senate hearing by McConnell. One official, who requested anonymity to discuss dealing with the president, said last month: "He has no filter; it's in one ear and out the mouth".
  • Named new French prime minister

    Named new French prime minister

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    Les Republicains met the news coolly, with the party's legislative campaign committee saying it regretted Philippe's "individual decision". On Monday, Macron will fly to Berlin to meet the German chancellor, Angela Merkel . "That means that Mr. Macron could be forced to replace his prime minister, depending on the outcome of the June elections". Last week Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) - junior partner in Merkel's coalition - accused Finance ...