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Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told his Russian counterpart in Wednesday's meeting that he wanted to use talks in Moscow to understand why Russia and Washington had sharp differences and find a way to bridge those gaps. Earlier in the day, Mr Putin said trust had eroded between the USA and Russian Federation under Mr Trump, as Moscow delivered an unusually hostile reception to Mr Tillerson.



US 'sword stands ready', Mike Pence warns North Korea

In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".



Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News

The protests are growing more intense, and Bill O'Reilly's advertisers aren't coming back. Inside the company, women expressed outrage and questioned whether top executives were serious about maintaining a culture based on "trust and respect", as they had promised last summer when another sexual harassment scandal forced the ouster of Fox News' chairman, Roger Ailes.


Theresa May: We won't be doing television debates

Theresa May: We won't be doing television debates

The election gives the British people the chance to change direction". The Prime Minister easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. Speaker John Bercow had to intervene as the shouts from the Labour benches intensified. "A stronger economy, an economy with the deficit almost two-thirds down, with 30 million people with a tax cut, four million people taken out of income tax altogether, record levels of ...


Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Any such request is likely to draw attention because ExxonMobil's former chief executive, Rex Tillerson, is now U.S. secretary of state. Texas-based ExxonMobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil producer, wound down drilling in Russia's Arctic in 2014 after those sanctions were imposed.