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by | May 29, 2017 | 04:45

Asked about reports that President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret channel of communication with Russian Federation before the president took office, US National Security Adviser H.R. White House officials are also trying to find ways to revive Trump's stalled policy agenda in Congress and to more broadly overhaul the way the White House communicates with the public.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:38

The city has been wracked by violence since Tuesday night when militants swept through the city. Mujiv Hataman, governor of the Autonomous Region in Mindanao, said militants freed 107 prisoners, among them Maute rebels. Hapilon is an Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher who pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014. Earlier, Padilla said the ongoing clash in the city is aimed at neutralizing Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, who was spotted along with an estimated 15 followers in the area.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:41

The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity. Mr. Trump came into office promising improved relations with Russian Federation on numerous issues, including greater cooperation to try to end the civil war in Syria.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:40

German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" on its vehicle sales to the USA, and vowed to "stop this". "I'd rather take my time , I'd rather understand the issues, and I'd rather get to right decision on that, '" Mr. Cohn said. She told reporters: 'The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:38

Trump, earlier in the day, rode the streets of Taormina in a golf cart as the leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada and the United Kingdom walked ahead of him. Trump had said he would listen to what United States partners have to say at the G7 before making a decision on how to proceed. Since taking office, US President Donald Trump , has derided some of the same worldwide partnerships, including the World Trade Organisation, raising the prospect that the Republican's "America ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:39

Though the White House disavowed that comment, the assurance rang false when National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster wouldn't say if he thought the Wall was in Israel . Those who deemed the administration to be neutral doubled to 21 percent, compared to 10 percent in January. Respondents that did not know what his position was rose from 8 to 19 percent.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:37

Assistant FBI Director Gregory Brower told Chaffetz on Thursday the agency is evaluating his request and will update him as soon as possible. "The committee is seeking a broad set of material, some of which may be related to the special counsel's investigation, but some of it certainly is not".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:38

Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris, but had yet to decide whether to withdraw the United States from the pact. Speaking at a post-summit news conference Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "There is no indication of any kind as yet whether the United States will remain in the Paris Agreement", according to the German Press Agency dpa.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:30

If the sources are to be believed, all Army units in Kashmir have taken a vow to eliminate every terrorist before winter descends into the Valley. SATURDAY'S incidents of violence in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) once again reminded the grim situation prevailing in the territory due to vicious cycle of terror unleashed by occupying forces there.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:31

Security Council resolutions banning them. Earlier on Monday, North Korea test fired a new missile. The planned missile shoot down is meant to test the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, the Missile Defense Agency said this week.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:31

The suspect - identified as 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian of North Portland - was captured south of the Hollywood transit center shortly after the 4:30 p.m. Police said one of the two young women on the train was wearing a hijab. "The courage of the people who stood up for them is a reminder that we as a city need to stand together to denounce the hate", Eudaly said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:28

Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC's "This Week" that Kushner should appear before the panel and that his security clearance needs to be reviewed. Investigators are also interested in a meeting Kushner had with the Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, according to reports from The Post and NBC News .

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:31

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte - congratulated last month by Donald Trump for his murderous war on drugs - told his soldiers that he will back them up if they rape women while enforcing martial law. He made another rape joke during his campaign , about a prison riot in 1989 where an Australian missionary was gang-raped, then killed. "I was mad she was raped but she was so handsome".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:27

The ground-based system has not had the best record, with only nine of 17 attempts successful since 1999. The Pentagon has also moved an anti-missile system to South Korea , the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. Eight more are supposed to come on-line by the end of this year, AP reported . President Donald Trump has been briefed on the launch, a U.S. National Security Council spokesman said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:29

In the July 5 hearing, Comey did say that while Clinton was secretary of state, she had been "extremely careless" when she set up a private email server in her home in NY. Still, Comey did not let on to lawmakers that there were doubts about the veracity of the intelligence, according to sources familiar with the briefings.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:28

Fabregas, who won the FA Cup with the Gunners in the 2004/5 season, started just 15 games for Chelsea across the entire campaign and was unable to help the Blues to add further silverware after their Premier League triumph under Antonio Conte.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:27

Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran , said: " Rouhani's first term only saw a spike in suppression, executions, injustice and poverty, and an increase in Iran's meddling in neighbouring countries and expenditures on ballistic missiles , military and security projects".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:25

Clinton still believes in her strategy not to get angry, despite the public outcry for her to act differently. Far right media outlets have been fixated on Clinton's infrequent coughing episodes from over the years, compiling brief moments across hundreds of speaking events where the former secretary of state would cough once or twice and adding them in videos questioning her overall health and wellness.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:23

Trump advisers repeatedly described the trip as historic and groundbreaking, including one senior official who brashly said without evidence that Trump had "united the entire Muslim world". The group photograph was taken after Trump had delivered a haranguing speech, giving a stern warning to fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of state to contribute their fair share to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and to step up efforts to secure their borders against infiltration by ISIS ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:24

The police believe he assembled his deadly bomb in a rented Airbnb flat in a mansion block on Granby Row in the city centre, near Canal Street. A Greater Manchester Police statement said: "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners and securing the arrests of 11 people who remain in custody".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:22

The Egyptian military said on Saturday that Libyan terrorist elements took part in planning and executing the Minya attack. The Egyptian President, in a televised address shortly after the attack, indicated that he had ordered quick retaliation on the militants: air raids against terrorist camps which allegedly trained the attackers of the Coptic Christians in Minya province, Southern Egypt.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:20

Isnilon got away and fighters loyal to him took over parts of the city, burning buildings and seizing about a dozen hostages, including a priest. ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:19

The newly elected, pro-business and pro-EU president stressed "the importance that the European project has" for him and his willingness to offer his "full support". If Macron's party doesn't win a majority in the June 11 and 18 parliamentary elections, he might have to form a coalition and adjust the makeup of the government.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:19

Photos showed an army bomb-disposal unit at the property. He said the numbers can not be directly linked to the attack. Authorities have detained a total of 11 people since the attack, but a 16-year-male and an adult woman were released without charges.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:15

Blessings to all", she noted in a follow-up tweet along with a photo of her meeting the pope. On the other side of Trump, with a foot of separation, stands a stone-faced Pope Francis , looking dignified and resplendent in his white papal vestments and his white skullcap.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:16

Police swoop on a man near to Wigan town centre. Photos shared on social media appear to show him being led away by plain clothes officers with their faces covered wearing black police caps. "I can genuinely say we've been absolutely overwhelmed by the reaction". "Everyone's just anxious aren't they, everyone, no matter where they are...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:14

He has delegated execution to "the level where people are trained and equipped to make decisions so we move swiftly against the enemy", Mattis said . "Our strategy right now is to accelerate the campaign against ISIS ". He said the USA plans to "strip them of any kind of legitimacy" and deny any country from providing Islamic State with any degree of protection as well as dry up the group's fundraising.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:14

Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal, which saw Iran accept curbs on its contested nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some worldwide economic sanctions. Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Trump said the U.S. and Israel faced "common threats - from [Islamic State] and other terrorist groups, to countries like Iran that sponsor terrorism and fund and foment awful violence".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:12

Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC's "This Week" that Kushner should appear before the panel and that his security clearance needs to be reviewed. The disclosures dogged the president during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young administration.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:07

Whatever respite President Trump may have received from his nine-day overseas trip came to an abrupt end Sunday as administration allies sought to beat back allegations about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner , while the leader of Europe's most powerful nation suggested the USA was no longer a reliable ally.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:00

The majority of Iranians take them seriously because the president does matter in Iran , no matter how curtailed his powers may be. Rouhani also criticized Saudi Arabia , Tehran's main regional rival, just hours after Trump departed the country bound for Israel , where he arrived Monday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:01

The hunger strike of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, which entered its 39 day, remained a top front page story in the three dailies. Trump became the first US president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem . "There is no regional peace process or anything like it", Majdi al-Khalidi told The Times of Israel . The president's visit to the site "destroyed UNESCO's propaganda and lies", Netanyahu said , referring to several resolutions passed in recent months by the ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:54

At another, Trump seemed to forcibly grab Macron, who had been avoiding him, for a handshake. At last year's summit in Japan, leaders issued a lengthy communique in support of resisting protectionism, as well as helping refugees and fighting climate change.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:56

Winning the games would be a big boost for France after years of fading global influence - and a boost for Mr Macron as the untested 39-year-old president embarks on his term and a risky effort to reinvigorate the French economy. Olympic fencing champion Laura Flessel became the Sports Minister. Television presenter Nicolas Hulot was recruited to the ecology ministry and Gerald Darmanin, another Republican, was named budget minister.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:55

But in policy terms, the trip did not address how Trump will grapple with the core problems the United States has with each of these close allies, Saudi Arabia and Israel . Where President Obama tried to encourage Iran to reform through the Iran nuclear agreement , President Trump sees a new alliance of Sunni Arab states and Israel , united against their common enemy Iran, as the key to curtailing terrorism and to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.