Who Is the Feds' 'Significant Person of Interest' at the White House?

Trump also passed highly classified information to top Russian officials the day after he fired Comey, while reportedly calling the former director a "nut job" in a conversation with those officials and predicting the firing would lessen the pressures on his administration.

US President and Saudi Arabia King sign defense deals

Trump arrived here accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump on Saturday on a two-day trip, beginning his first foreign trip as President that includes visits to Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy where he is to take part in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits.

Russia, Syria slam United States over airstrike

Thursday's air strike did not on its own suggest a shift in the USA military's focus in Syria, which has been on battling Islamic State militants. "We discussed the massacre that the USA aggressor committed yesterday in our country", Syrian government negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari said , referring to a conversation with United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura and referring to the USA action as "government terrorism".

Trump denies asking ex-FBI chief Comey to stop Flynn probe

The top cop, who was abruptly fired by Trump last week, had reportedly grown concerned over a number of interactions with Trump and other White House officials that he felt compromised the FBI's autonomy. "I hope you can let this go", the U.S. president was quoted as telling Comey in the report. Russian Federation has denied U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in the election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor.

Assad Regime: US Airstrikes on Infringing Syrian Militia Are 'Government Terrorism'

This "flagrant aggression launched by the global coalition exposes the falsity of its allegation about fighting terrorism and undoubtedly demonstrates the reality of the Zionist-American project in the region", the Syrian official said. Iran, which has been accused of exposing sectarian fault lines in the region, especially in Yemen, Syria and Iraq, tried to soften its rhetoric as Rouhani said there should be greater unity between Shiites and Sunnis and that they had coexisted side by side ...

China's Xi Jinping Wants Relations With South Korea Back To Normal

China's Xi Jinping Wants Relations With South Korea Back To Normal

President Xi Jinping said Friday that China was ready to work with the Republic of Korea (ROK) to return bilateral ties to the normal track. Mr Xi called the South Korean leader to congratulate him shortly after his election victory last week, and the pair spoke of the common goal of a denuclearised Korean peninsula.