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From crisis to crisis: Trump's struggling presidency

The President has the utmost respect for the law enforcement agencies, and all investigations, the White House said, adding that this is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Comey. "I think Putin gets personal pleasure from exploiting the vulnerable position Trump has found himself in", said Valeriy Solovey, a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.


France's Macron lays groundwork for transition to presidency

France's Macron lays groundwork for transition to presidency

Macron's 577 candidates in the elections are expected to be announced Thursday. "He stands for cosmopolitanism and social market economy and we know that Germany and France are bound together historically". In Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said Macron's win makes it even more important for British voters to back her Conservatives and strengthen Britain's hand in European Union exit talks.


Comey Hid Among White House Curtains to Avoid Trump

Comey Hid Among White House Curtains to Avoid Trump

But Trump, speaking in the East Room of the White House during a joint press conference alongside the visiting Colombian president, said while he respected the move by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint a special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, " the entire thing has been a witch hunt ".



Syria building crematorium to cover up mass murders, says US

Administration officials told Democratic lawmakers at the time the legislation would impact fragile ceasefire negotiations between then-Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the Washington Post reported in October.



Trump Seemingly Applies Carrot and Stick over Sanctions for Iran

Stuart Jones , the top USA diplomat in charge of the Middle East, said the U.S.is still forming a "comprehensive Iran policy" that addresses Iran's support for Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and militant groups in Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.


South Korea wants to reopen communications with the North

South Korea wants to reopen communications with the North

The North also said that it has the capability to deliver a strong "retaliatory strike", and that all US targets in the Pacific were 'in its sights'. The pair told the AP that if the North ultimately thought it was under immediate attack or threatened, one possible scenario would be that it would first target the South Korean city of Busan, which is often used as a port by the US Navy .