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The newspaper said ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Mr Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. Jared Kushner , senior advisor to President Donald Trump , speaks with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, before leaving Ramstein Air Base, Germany, en route to Baghdad on April 3.
  • Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change

    Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change

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    They were joined by First Lady Melania Trump , Ivanka Trump , Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Fox News reports. But it seems the Pope's gift was laced with a touch of side-eye. "I won't forget what you said". The late-night host highlighted the difference in Pope Francis's demeanour when he's with other world leaders compared with his sullen face standing beside Trump.
  • Tripura GST Bill to be tabled in State Assembly on May 23

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    The GST Council has fitted the goods and services in tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent. Tax saving will be relatively higher in automobiles sector, specifically sports utility vehicles (SUVs), as the tax incidence will reduce from current effective tax rate of over 50 per cent to 43 per cent (28 per cent GST plus 15 per cent cess), it said.
  • Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

    Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

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    Sri Lanka appealed to the worldwide community including the United Nations and neighbouring countries for help as the numbers of dead and missing climbed. Kalutara District Secretariat Field Officer said 38 deaths were reported from the district alone. The government advised any residents whose homes stand in low-lying areas or near hills prone to mudslides to evacuate immediately.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, ex-Carter aide, dies at 89

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    He also appeared on numerous daily or Sunday talk shows - including opposite his daughter on " Morning Joe ". "Look at what happened in Iraq in 2003 - the public basically supported it". When the communists took over Poland at the end of World War II, the family remained in the West. He took part in the long-awaited reunification of Europe as a delegate to proceedings created to bring the former Soviet republics into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  • US strikes Syria militia threatening US-backed forces

    US strikes Syria militia threatening US-backed forces

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    A USA official said pro-Assad "forces must now withdraw outside of the established de-confliction zone to avert further Coalition action and remove the threat to our forces". The rebels being trained at al-Tanf are from a number of Arab rebel groups, referred to by the U.S.as Vetted Syrian Opposition , or VSO, who oppose both the Assad regime and ISIS .
  • Lawyer says Kushner wants to cooperate in probe

    Lawyer says Kushner wants to cooperate in probe

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    Why would Trump's transition team need to secretly talk to the Russians, using their Russian channels? Spokespeople for Burr and Warner declined to comment. That's not to say meeting with the Russians equates to colluding with the Russians. USA intelligence agencies believe Moscow used hackers as part of an effort to swing the outcome in favour of Mr Trump.
  • Things About the Sean Hannity Seth Rich 'Conspiracy Theory' Boycott

    Things About the Sean Hannity Seth Rich 'Conspiracy Theory' Boycott

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    Or at least that's the other narrative he's doubled down on this week, besides a now-retracted story concerning a false conspiracy theory involving the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich . Last month, Bill O'Reilly was sacked from Fox News after scores of advertisers cut off ties with his show in the wake of a scathing New York Times report that claimed he sexually harassed several women.
  • US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

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    Noerper, a former senior analyst in the US Department of State, said that in a meeting this week with the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, a US-based think tank, the Chinese delegates said they felt the US should not expect too much more from China because it was already doing all it could.
  • Did Melania Trump Really Bat Donald's Hand Away?

    Did Melania Trump Really Bat Donald's Hand Away?

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    Trump praised Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip organizing skills during a meeting in Jerusalem with Rivlin. "We have a lot in common", Trump replied. As soon as Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara and Mr and Mrs Trump exchanged greetings in a formal welcoming ceremony at the airport, USA president Donald Trump sought to reach out for his wife's hand, showing an appreciable moment between the two to the world, Mrs Trump has made a relatively freaky move as she tended to keep aloof ...
  • Britain's May to Confront Trump Over Manchester Leaks

    Britain's May to Confront Trump Over Manchester Leaks

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    The Prime Minister and the USA president will be in the Belgian capital for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, and she is expected to confront him over media leaks regarding the Manchester attack investigation. "In any case, (he had) links with Daesh (Islamic State) that are proven". A statement from Libya's Special Deterrent Forces claims the brother told investigators both he and Salman belonged to the Islamic State group.