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Trump on sharing intelligence with Russians: I never said 'Israel'

Trump on sharing intelligence with Russians: I never said 'Israel'

The Western Wall visit drew controversy before Trump even left Washington, when U.S. officials declined to say whether it belonged to Israel . David Friedman sat between Israel's President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu at the event on Sunday evening, the night before US President Trump arrived in Tel Aviv .



UN Security Council vows new sanctions on North Korea

South Korea's incoming left-leaning government has taken a more conciliatory line with Pyongyang than its conservative predecessors, but has reacted strongly to the latest two missile tests . North Korea claims it successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which met all technical requirements and is now ready for mass production.



President 'leant on officials to deny any Russian links'

Following Trump's firing of James Comey on May 9, it was revealed that the former FBI director reportedly wrote a memo detailing a request Trump made to him in February to drop the FBI's investigation of National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.



Might be "milking" S. Arabia of United States dollars 480 billion: Iran's Foreign Minister

Trump received a warm welcome from the leaders, who set aside his rhetoric about Muslims and focused on his desire to crackdown on Iran's influence in the region, a commitment they found wanting in former US President Barack Obama. Over the next week, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, and more. The president also convened the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council as part of his effort to counter Iran with a Nato-like Arab force.



United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

While this might seem like just more saber-rattling from Pyongyang's leadership given the relatively continuous chain of test launches since President Donald Trump's inauguration (a total of 10 so far this year), this launch and the launch on May 13 carry a bit more weight.



Flynn's lies to investigators could land him in prison for five years

But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn's lawyers questioning the legal basis for his refusal to cooperate with the request for documents. Flynn apparently misled Pentagon investigators about his foreign connections when he sought to renew his security clearance in early 2016, according to a document obtained by congressional Democrats and released in part on Monday.