• White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

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    Kushner expressed interest in setting up an info share with the Fox Network show, in order to convey his ideas to Trump in a way "the president would find more receptive". When questioned about any possible shake up, the spokesman answered that the president is happy with his existing team. In response, Spicer told reporters that any questions not relating to President Donald Trump's agenda should be taken to Trump's outside attorney, Marc Kasowitz .
  • The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

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    He further said that there was enough evidence to make a strong case against him. "The real facts may be different". They ask why Kushner would suggest secret conversations with the ambassador and meet the head of a Russian bank under US sanctions, failing - like a number of Trump associates - to mention it on his security-clearance form, all amid allegations Russia meddled in the USA election.
  • UN says Trump climate move won't derail accord

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    Today, he did it. The price of oil has fallen sharply as investors bet that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement will increase the country's oil and gas production. He's at odds with the last four presidents on this issue. This is the American Brexit. LIASSON: That's true. But pulling out says something important about how America views its place in the world.
  • Ex-FBI Chief Comey To Testify Next Week In Russia Probe

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    Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chair Mark Warner said in a joint statement that Comey would testify in a public hearing on June 8 about Russia's attempts to influence the outcome of the 2016 Presidential elections. One of these notes, allegedly written by Comey, was recently leaked and it appears to reveal Trump directly asking Comey to kill the Flynn investigation .
  • Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

    Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

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    Resorts World Manila is now on lockdown, following reports of gunfire from unidentified men, who claimed to be part of the ISIS. A masked gunman stormed a hotel-casino complex in the Philippine capital early Friday. "When we first started five years ago, it was perceived very differently than what it is now", said Ho, adding that growing ties between China and the Philippines at a national level was helping to drive visits and tourism.
  • Political fallout from Trump climate change decision

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    Bonn , The Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted by 194 countries is a historic treaty and can not be renegotiated, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said on Friday. U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J. It's hard to say they (the Trump administration) understand things. Zender dismissed arguments that the Paris Accord would kill jobs because it will stimulate employment in clean energy industries instead of the fossil fuel industries.
  • Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

    Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

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    Putin, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in St Petersburg today, said, "A special nature of trust and friendship exists in the relations between the two countries and its people". On a question if Russian Federation will use its influence to get Pakistan to stop terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, he said , "We will always support India in its fight against terrorism ".
  • NY leadership to honour Paris Accord with executive orders

    NY leadership to honour Paris Accord with executive orders

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    History will not be kind to President Donald Trump , for many reasons. "They will have to prove that they are right - which I don't think they are", Lowenthal said. "This put the United States of America to a very very big economic disadvantage", he said, adding that as a result of the deal, the USA would not be able to compete with other countries in the world.
  • EU, China seek to save Paris deal

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    But he may be overstating how much it would have hurt the economy. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country".
  • Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

    Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

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    After years of butting heads with Trump's predecessor, Netanyahu celebrated a new American president's arrival as a moment of hope in the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians. In a sunlit ballroom Sunday morning at the Tuwaiq Palace in Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump's proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund - a concept she first shared during her own inaugural global trip as first daughter last month to Berlin, Germany - was promised a combined $100 million by Saudi Arabia and the United ...