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Trump says United States is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

Trump says United States is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

The Romanian leader and Trump are likely to discuss North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, recent British and French elections and possibly the president's first official trip to Europe. "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance'". Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee chairman, Comey said he had never been an anonymous source for news outlets about the investigation involving Trump's team or authorized anyone at the FBI to be. Read More

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British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

Italy's main newspapers named the suspect as Youssef Zaghba, 22, the son of an Italian mother, from Bologna, and a Moroccan father, who had passports from both countries. Analysts say the security debate favours Corbyn, who already seems to have been gaining ground ahead of the vote. In Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months, three men on Saturday rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before running into the Borough Market area, where they slit throats and stabbed ... Read More

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Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

The office said in a press release it has its own IT department that has their own voter registration software and electronic poll book check-in system. "In no way did this have any effect on the counting of the ballots", she said. The software is not used to tabulate voting results. Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections attorney Ron Labasky says even with the intrusion, hackers never got access to ballots or voting software. Read More

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Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

In a scathing letter to Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein, Julio Borges called the deal an "outrage" that provides a "lifeline to [an] authoritarian regime that is systematically violating the human rights of Venezuelans". On May 29, Goldman Sachs issued a statement regarding the purchase. Maduro has said the protests are a violent effort to overthrow his government, and insists that the country is the victim of an "economic war" supported by Washington . Read More

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Ariana Grande returns to Manchester with triumphant performance of 'Be Alright'

Grande, wearing a baggy " One Love Manchester " sweat shirt and a pair of sweat trousers, invited students from Manchester's Parrs Wood High School to perform with her on stage. The all-star show was held to remember the victims of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. Her manager Scooter Braun released a statement on Twitter early Sunday morning, hours after the London attack, saying the Manchester benefit concert would go on as scheduled. Read More

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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Bush's 2002 roadmap to peace which brought the worldwide community into the equation. In public remarks in the West Bank town of Bethlehem and in Jerusalem , Trump avoided mention of a two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict, and made no references to controversial Jewish settlements or to recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More

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As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

World leaders pledged Thursday to keep up the fight against global warming and urged Donald Trump to be part of that effort, hours before the USA president was due to announce whether he would pull out of the Paris climate accord. Later on Thursday, Li will travel to Brussels for the annual EU-China summit, where he will meet top EU officials to discuss issues including trade, greenhouse gas emissions and North Korea's missile tests. Read More

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte had warned the people in the besieged southern region of the country that he will be harsh in enforcing the martial law there in the wake of a Muslim extremist siege on the city. The militants have murdered 19 civilians, the military has said, while insisting none have died in any air assaults or the intense street-to-street battles. Read More

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Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back — WaPost

Obama said the measures were taken in response to Moscow's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential elections. But there could've been a good reason for this according to a report from The Washington Post . "Before making a final decision on allowing the Russians to reoccupy the compounds, the administration is examining possible restrictions on Russian activities there, including removing the diplomatic immunity the properties previously enjoyed", the report said. Read More

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White House aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

White House aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". "It would be another trainwreck", an anonymous White House official "bluntly" told the Beast . "He has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the president's worldwide trip and come to work every day and work hard even through that trip", Conway said. Read More

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Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

Mike Dubke, an experienced Republican strategist, was hired to revamp the White House media strategy. Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18. The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications during and after the campaign between his son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, and Russia's ambassador to Washington . Read More

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Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

All eyes are back on Washington D.C.as President Trump has returned from his nine-day trip overseas and as business picks back up following the Memorial Day holiday, Mr. During the Trump administration's first week, administration officials said they were considering an executive order to unilaterally lift the sanctions, which bar Americans from providing financing to and could limit borrowing from Gorkov's bank, Vnesheconombank. Read More

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White House communications director resigns amid tensions

The Washington Post reported on Friday that Kushner discussed the possibility of setting up a direct and secret line of communication with Moscow. "It's very important to recognise that the president has expressed full confidence in Jared Kushner and also went on to note the considerable progress and very large important portfolio that Jared oversees here at the White House", she said . Read More

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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

He said Hapilon suffered a stroke after a government airstrike wounded him in January. Military chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano said the militants erected ISIS flags at several locations. A woman touches an image of Jesus Christ shortly after attending a mass for victims of the recent attack in Marawi by Muslim militants linked to the Islamic State group and also for extrajudicial killings inside a church in Man. Read More

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G-7 source: United States gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: United States gets more time for climate pact answer

The president thanked the troops and their families for their service to the country and vowed that the USA will "win" the fight against terrorism. "Today if the U.S. In a hangar at Naval Air Station Sigonella, which is also on Sicily, Trump was introduced by his wife Melania. The U.S. inked a $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia and unveiled numerous business commitments in the region, though the White House never provided specific details about the scope of the agreements. Read More

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OPEC set to extend oil production cuts by 9 months

Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates, UAE, arrives at a hotel in Vienna , Austria, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. "Everybody I talked to... "This (stocks decline) is a bit tricky as production cuts cause higher prices which will incentivise more production for the USA shale oil and reduce the impact of the production cuts". Read More

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