What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?

He also didn't offer much when asked what action the Trump administration plans to take following the death of Otto Warmbier , an American college student who died Monday just days after being released from a North Korean prison. Publicly, Trump has been all over the place on the issue of Russian hacking, implying at various times both that he believed Russians were behind the hacking and that he wasn't sure.

Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

Mackey also said that he had a dream that Whole Foods would merge with Amazon about 18 months ago, presaging the industry-rattling deal. There's been a lot of chatter that rivals might emerge to try and outbid Amazon for Whole Foods. Milstein Properties' Michael Milstein, whose company has Whole Foods as a tenant at 1551 Third Avenue, said he sees three likely motivations for Amazon's deal, with the company possibly looking to implement one or some combination of the three.

Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Qatar Row

The elevation places Mohammed bin Salman as first-in-line to the throne and removed the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the line of succession. "The security establishment will be unhappy he's gone, more so because the new crown prince has really cut out institutions and is building a direct relationship with the White House".

EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

The two are on opposite fronts of the Brexit negotiations - French President Emmanuel Macron wants the remaining European Union nations to stand tough and unite even more closely as Britain departs. Britain was rocked by a suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester on May 22nd, which killed 22 people. Katz reported from London . Morocco's King Mohammed VI, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron, left, review the honor guard upon his arrival at Rabat airport, Morocco, Wednesday, ...

Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar has been elected Taoiseach . "The government I lead will not be one of left or right". In his inaugural speech to the Dáil , Varadkar promised that his government would be one of the "new European centre", thus firmly positioning Ireland's future as part of the EU.

Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists

Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists "baseless"

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters shortly before Trump's remarks, said the Gulf countries' land and air blockade of Doha is hurting the campaign against ISIS, an assessment Pentagon officials only partially corroborated.