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Senior US officials warn Trump against Jerusalem embassy move

Senior US officials warn Trump against Jerusalem embassy move

A spokesman in Netanyahu's office confirmed the phone call took place on Tuesday afternoon but did not say who initiated it. Trump promised to move the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, but has yet to announce the move. Due to the lack of global recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem, a presidential visit into the heart of the Old City could be seen as a tacit endorsement of Israel's claim to East Jerusalem.


Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Dies. He Was 60

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Dies. He Was 60

Mr. Dave was appointed as Minister of State (Independent) for Environment, Forests and Climate Change previous year. Dave became the environment minister past year on the eve of his birthday on 6 July, when the PM reshuffled his cabinet. Dave's death was confirmed by family friend, Meena Agarwal. "The minister (Dave) was brought to AIIMS, New Delhi at around 8.50 AM. My condolences", PM Modi tweeted.



Two killed in US tornadoes

This photo provided by Stacey Valdez shows hail Valdez took in Sayre, Okla., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Helicopter footage from News 9 in Oklahoma City showed extensive damage, as a large portion of a subdivision was destroyed by Tuesday's twister.



It's time for President Trump and James Comey to come clean

Mark Warner of Virginia, top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee , said he would ask Comey for additional material as part of that panel's investigation. Amash has not been the only Republican to bring up Trump's impeachment, either; while he was certainly one of the first, Florida Rep. Since US intelligence agencies last October accused Russian Federation of trying to swing the presidential election in Trump's favor, questions have swirled about whether some in his campaign ...


GOP lawmaker demands inquiry of Turkish leader's bodyguards

GOP lawmaker demands inquiry of Turkish leader's bodyguards

Witnesses told the Guardian that members of Erdogan's security detail incited the violence after spotting protesters carrying the flag of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD. A group of protesters outside of the Turkish Embassy showed support for the groups that Erdogan regularly cracks down on in Turkey. Referring to the YPG Mr Erdogan said after his meeting with Mr Trump: "There is no place for terrorist organisations in the future of our region".


US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congress must gather all relevant information before "rushing to judgment" on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . The move by Chaffetz comes just hours after the disclosure that Comey wrote in a memo that Trump asked him to shut down a federal investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .