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Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Deny Russia Collusion

Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Deny Russia Collusion

Trump , on his first major trip overseas as President, has sought to shake off the damaging political blowback from the drama, exacerbated by the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller last week. Former CIA Director John Brennan says Russia has a history of trying to "suborn individuals" and he anxious last summer about the number of contacts Russian officials were having with Americans.



Jewish groups praise Trump call for Muslim nations to confront Islamist extremism

President Trump's keynote speech to more than 40 leaders of Muslim nations takes him into risky territory. Military force alone is not the answer because "we know these groups can only be defeated if we defeat their ideology", said Mohammed al-Issa , secretary-general of the Saudi-based Muslim World League.



Trump calls for peace in the region, tougher line against Iran

Abbas was among those attending the United States president's anti-Iranian diatribe in Riyadh , and he is reportedly prepared to present a new proposal for "peace" negotiations that drops all references to Jerusalem and cedes to Israel three times as much land as the PA previously offered.


Comey to testify before Senate committee

Comey to testify before Senate committee

He also reportedly told them: "I'm not under investigation". The Senate select committee says the former director agreed to testify after May 29th. The newspaper cited a document detailing the White House meeting Trump held with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to Washington in the Oval Office the day after he fired Comey.



FBI Russia Probe Is Targeting "Someone Close to the President"

The New York Times reported that Trump called ousted FBI Director Comey "crazy" and "a real nut job" during a May meeting with Russian officials at the White House - and said firing the top cop had relieved "great pressure" on him. Issa said. The White House did not dispute the account portrayed, and instead said that the FBI investigation had put unnecessary pressure on the President's ability to conduct diplomacy with Russian Federation.



Missing Indian Mountaineer found dead on Mt Everest

His climbing guide, Lakpa Wongya Sherpa, was found unconscious after suffering from frostbite at a camp. The Slovakian climber who died Sunday was 50-year-old Vladimir Strba , Tourism Ministry official Gyanendra Shrestha told the AP.