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by | June 01, 2017 | 06:20

Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officers.

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:26

Residents described a mushroom cloud over Kabul and windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a kilometer (half mile) from the blast site. The Chinese, Turkish, French, Iranian embassies also suffered damage. Four others had been injured, although their injuries were not "life threatening".

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:44

The German chancellor, the most powerful politician in Europe, grew up in Eastern Germany, and her upbringing there has always been credited for her staunch support for closer European-American ties. Her foreign minister, a political rival, upped the rhetoric Monday by declaring that with Trump's policies, "the West has become smaller". Gabriel's comments came a day after Merkel had declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the U.S.

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:07

The British embassy said all its staff were accounted for. The interior ministry, which put the number of wounded at 320, said a suicide bomber had detonated an explosives-packed vehicle in Zanbaq Square around 8:30am. The explosion also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. The Indian embassy is among those close to the area.

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:09

Trump was highly critical of the military alliance on the campaign trail, but has softened his stance to some extent since taking office in January. Donald Trump lashed out at the "fake news" media in a series of Twitter messages yesterday after wrapping up his first foreign trip as president, a nine-day excursion from Saudi Arabia to Sicily, without once holding a news conference.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:00

Thibaut Courtois laments the decision to allow Arsenal's opener, where he feels Ramsey clearly interfered. The Spaniard, who helped Arsenal win the FA Cup in 2005, said he would "never say never" about leaving Chelsea . "We go home with a bad taste because of what has happened but for sure we would rather win the Premier League than the FA Cup ", said Fabregas. "Sometimes it is all about the coach's decision".

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:06

Brzezinski joined Carter's campaign as his principal foreign policy adviser in 1976 and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the US arming of mujahideen in Afghanistan before the country's occupation by the Soviet Union.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:51

But it is not clear if Flynn's willingness to comply with the new subpoenas means that the committee will be satisfied with the documents he turns over - or whether those documents will do anything to prove or disprove allegations that Flynn had improper contacts with Russian officials while acting as a surrogate for President Donald Trump.

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:30

First lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump also visited the separate area for women to pray at the Western Wall . US President Donald Trump ended his tour of the Middle East with another call for peace between Israel and Palestine, but as it is with the current US president the entire affair was about optics.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:52

The UN office in Sri Lanka reports that authorities have fully or partially evacuated 16 hospitals directly affected by floods or landslides. Inflation could rise in the short term, especially due to crop damages and distribution difficulties with regard to fresh food produce and staple food items, they said .

by | June 01, 2017 | 07:32

Not only has President Trump averted economic disaster for the United States, he has preserved the constitutional powers of Congress by undoing one of President Obama's most egregious executive overreaches . Paris effectively sets up the reporting framework and the temperature goals, but each country's individual target is voluntary. The decision comes a day before the European Union and China hold a two-day summit in Brussels, during which they're expected to emphasize and deepen their ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:48

Clinton linked Russia's interference in the 2016 elections to Trump and said she hoped investigators would be able to unmask a plot to interfere in the USA elections. The former secretary of state did not make herself appear any more trustworthy to voters, which was already an uphill battle given the laundry list of Clinton scandals .

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:01

Last week, leaders of other wealthy democracies urged Trump to commit his administration to the agreement at the G-7 summit in Sicily, but they said in their closing statement that the US, for now, "is not in a position to join the consensus".

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:15

He's said that he will totally comply with the investigation and give every ounce of information that they need. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump tweeted.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:16

Bhuyan was earlier a member of the Asom Gana Parishad, but had joined the BJP in 2015. The bridge cuts the distance between Rupai on NH-37 in Assam to Meka or Roing on NH-52 in Arunachal Pradesh by 165 km, limiting the travel time to just one hour.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:26

Schiff said he expected Kushner, who serves as an unpaid adviser to Trump, to appear before his committee and suggested his security clearance be reviewed . The culmination of distracting and damaging scandals at the White House have caused the president to withdraw from others, a source told CNN . Moreover, the Trump administration's attempt to characterize the Kushner-Russia controversy as an acceptable form of back-channel communications is "infuriating", Glenn Carle, a Central ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:30

The injured policemen have been identified as head constable Noor Muhammad, head constable Ghulam Hassan Bhat, constable Abdul Rehman and constable Bilal Ahmad. No militant outfit so far has claimed responsibility for the attack. At least 1 to 2 militants are suspected to be present in the area. Lone had retired after serving the Jammu and Kashmir electricity department and according to local media reports is an activist of ruling PDP.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:24

The bomb, which went off near the entrance to the German embassy, was hidden in a sewage tanker, police spokesman Basir Mujahid told Reuters . The German Embassy, the Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Palace are all in the area, as are the British and the Canadian embassies.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:31

People are still arriving at local hospitals and the death toll is expected to rise, the Interior Ministry said, putting out an urgent appeal for blood donors. The U.S. Embassy's Special Charge d'Affaires Hugo Llorens put out a statement saying the "horrific and shameful attack demonstrates these terrorists' complete disregard for human life and their nihilistic opposition to the dream of a peaceful future for Afghanistan".

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:56

During Tuesday's press briefing, Spicer nimbly jumped out of the way of a question about Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner having allegedly tried to set up a backchannel with the Kremlin through the Russian embassy and whether Trump was aware of this effort.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:37

Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, said nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps had been destroyed in the storm. It is also the month of Ramadan. At least 194 people have been killed and almost 100 are missing after the storm started swamping the southern and western areas of the Indian Ocean island nation last Friday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:13

Mrs May's decision to call an early election had provided a boost to the pound - with the currency shooting up from less than $1.26 to above $1.29 in one day and later creeping above the $1.30 mark. The first estimate of euro zone inflation this month showed at fall to 1.4 percent from 1.9 percent April, falling short of analysts' forecast of 1.5 percent.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:52

The cable network first said it was evaluating her role, but announced Wednesday afternoon it was terminating her contract. Much of the first family also weighed in on the image. "It wasn't amusing. I get it". "I will continue. I ask your forgiveness". Griffin, a comic known for her abrasive style of humor, had apologized on Tuesday, conceding that the brief video, which she originally described as an "artsy-fartsy statement" mocking the commander in chief, was "too disturbing" and ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:35

Failure to strike a deal that ushers Britain out of the European Union in an orderly way is not an option Brussels wants to consider, its chief negotiator said yesterday (22 June) as the EU gave a final green light for him to launch talks next month.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:03

If the US stays in the agreement, the company said it would advocate changes including a more rigorous reassessment of emissions goals and an increased emphasis on carbon capture research. Still, Trump expressed an open mind toward the Paris agreement after entering the White House. "China and the European Union need to steadfastly adhere to the Paris agreement", Yang said in a written briefing to reporters.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:20

Kushner reportedly flew home Thursday from Rome with his wife, Ivanka Trump, and arrived in his West Wing office on Friday to meet with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus to discuss the presidential trip. In an interview on Fox News on Tuesday, Conway said Dubke "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 because there was much to do here back at the White House".

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:55

In a behind-the-scenes video posted by Shields, Griffin asserted to the camera that she and Shields were "not afraid to do images that make noise". I beg for your forgivness. Mr Trump's youngest child was reportedly watching television at home when he saw Kathy Griffin's controversial stunt appear on screen. Kathy Griffin didn't realize the gravity of what she had done until she posted it, but this photo shoot caused the public to turn on her very quickly.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:34

The Obamas will also hang on to their $1.5 million six bedroom, six bathroom home in Chicago's South Side neighborhood of Kenwood ― to the chagrin of some neighbors who don't want the home to be a tourist attraction. It's completely gated and private, though it sits close to the road. The Washington Post reports they paid $8.1 million for the home which they had already been living in as a rental since moving our of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:16

A noose was found on Wednesday inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), the Smithsonian said in a statement. U.S. It's the second noose found on the National Mall in the last five days. The museum's founding director Lonnie Bunch III released a statement on Twitter expressing the meaning behind the noose.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:59

Last night Tory chairman Patrick McLoughlin said: 'The SNP and Jeremy Corbyn are getting ready to do a deal to prop him up as prime minister, in return for a second independence referendum'. Nicola Sturgeon can talk about opposing austerity all she likes, but the reality is that the SNP has cut £1.5bn from local services like schools and care of the elderly.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:58

In the debate, which will be shown live at 7.30pm on BBC One, the Conservatives will instead be represented by Amber Rudd, the home secretary, who performed strongly in a similar encounter as a Remain campaigner ahead of the European Union referendum.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:57

As tourists tossed food to the sea lion , a little girl and her family got really close to the edge of the docks. The little girl leans over the edge of the dock so she could get a closer look, and the animal pokes his head out of the water to do the same.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:16

South Africa are placed in Pool B alongside India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Hashim Amla plays all three formats of crickets. He achieved this milestone in the third ODI against England at Lord's. Incidentally, he is also the fastest to reach 2 000 runs, 3 000, 4 000, 5 000 and 6 000 runs. Meanwhile, other players to gain in the rankings after the England-South Africa series include Quinton de Kock (up two places to fourth) and Eoin Morgan (up five places to 17th) among batsmen and Liam ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:27

Sterling fell in early dealings Wednesday after a shock opinion poll warned Prime Minister Theresa May could lose her majority in next week's general election . YouGov said a wide margin of error meant the poll data could point to the Tories winning as many as 345 seats, or as few as 274. That seems, on present assumptions, the most likely outcome'.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:28

Returning home from a nine-day overseas trip, US President Donald Trump has plunged headlong into the ongoing Russian Federation probe controversy, determined to defend his administration and his son-in-law Jared Kushner from its growing reach.