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Five odd moments from Trump's Israel trip

Five odd moments from Trump's Israel trip

The President said that only when remembering the families "torn apart from everyone they loved, who suffered that awful darkness and evil, who endured the unbearable horror of the Holocaust, only then can we prevent this agony from ever repeating".


Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. "Mr. Trump's repeated scolds are not just condescending but embarrassing". The club of leading democracies also looks set to fall short of last year's declaration on refugees and migration - the sort of language that is anathema to a White House that wants to impose a ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries.


Macron blurs party lines with mixed French Cabinet

Macron blurs party lines with mixed French Cabinet

The naming of two conservatives naturally irked those on the right. A number of key figures during his election campaign have also been given senior roles with the mayor of Lyon, Gerard Collomb, named as interior minister and centrist ally Francois Bayrou put in charge of justice.


Israeli defense minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

Israeli defense minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

In fact, the Saudis first offered Israel a regional deal in 2002 of normalization with the Arab world known as the Arab Peace Initiative in return for a peace deal with the Palestinians. Trump, indeed, urged Muslim leaders to "honestly (confront) the crisis of Islamic extremism and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds" and redouble their counterterrorism efforts, calling on them to carry their "part of the burden" of fighting terrorism .


DNC: Trump Must Fire Kushner 'Immediately'

DNC: Trump Must Fire Kushner 'Immediately'

Kushner, then and now an adviser to Trump, went so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from being monitored, the Post said , quoting U.S. The Democratic National Committee called on President Donald Trump to "immediately fire" Kushner. The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump’s son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials.