Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, declined to say whether he would be concerned if a private citizen attempted to set up backchannel communications with a foreign government to influence U.S. The information, which Kislyak relayed to Moscow after their meeting on December 1 or 2, was intercepted by the United States intelligence agencies, the daily said quoting an unnamed USA official briefed on intelligence reports.

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims

Based on what the bomber's brother has told the militia, "everything was prepared in Manchester " since the end of 2016, he said. Hashem and Ismail Abedi (left) and their father Ramadan. "We have seized thousands of exhibits which are now being assessed", Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said. But the agreement was restored after Britain was given " fresh assurances ".

Manchester attack: Donald Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police stop sharing intelligence

If confirmed , the halt to the sharing investigative details with Britain's most important defence and security ally would underscore the level of anger in Britain at leaks to the US media of details about the police investigation. United Kingdom officials are said to be "furious" that their investigation was compromised when photos appearing to show debris from Monday's attack appeared in the " New York Times ".

Emmanuel Macron French President to unveil first French government

Emmanuel Macron French President to unveil first French government

France's new Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was a respected defence minister in the outgoing Socialist government, praised for his pragmatism and the flurry of orders he chalked up for the arms industry. By appointing him, Macron has passed over some loyal followers including Richard Ferrand , a former Socialist who was one of the first to join Macron's cause past year and is secretary general of REM.

Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

Sutton said pairing Trump's visit to Israel with the other Middle Eastern countries shows he's not trying to side with any country, but with both Israelis and the Muslim nations. The US president met with Abbas in the biblical city of Bethlehem, which serves as a visual relic of the complexities of the region's conflict. He said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours to build confidence and create a real opportunity for peace".

Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Just like his position on the European Union , the president has recently shifted gears, praising NATO's necessity.Earlier, addressing a news conference in Brussels , NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said alliance would join the worldwide coalition fighting the militants, but will not wage direct war against the extremists.