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Senate panel seeks documents from Trump campaign

Mr Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn was said to be present at the meeting . Apparently, Mr Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between Mr Trump's transition team and Moscow using Russian facilities, according to the Russian ambassador's report home.


Ending hunger strikes, Palestinian prisoners declare victory

Ending hunger strikes, Palestinian prisoners declare victory

It ratcheted up popular pressure on Abbas during the visit of President Trump to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23. The deal came hours before the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Besides the candy bar farce which made Barghouti look foolish, there have been speculations in the Israeli media that elements in the PA have been working to derail the hunger strike in an effort to curb Barghouti's rising clout as the aging Mahmoud Asbbas's heir apparent.



Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

The exit of the United States, the world's largest economy and second-largest greenhouse gas emitter after China, would not immediately dissolve the climate pact, which was legally ratified previous year. The Trump administration has argued that trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. "On climate change , (the G7) wisely framed the issue as one of energy security, pointing out that clean technology could bring the growth and the jobs that Trump so badly wants at home", Kirton told ...



Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

The meeting with Merkel came just a day after Trump reportedly called Germans "bad". "Trump's unwillingness to support the Paris Agreement highlights his utter contempt towards science, the global community and welfare of millions of people across the globe", said Mr Bennett.


US Lawmakers to Fight Massive Trump Saudi Arms Deal

US Lawmakers to Fight Massive Trump Saudi Arms Deal

Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut; and Al Franken, D-Minnesota - have introduced companion legislation in that chamber. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee received formal notice of the pending sale on 19 May. Murphy warned the ongoing conflict, and the USA support for Saudi Arabia, is leading to Yemenis "being radicalized against the United States". Amash, who represents the Grand Rapids area, introduced a resolution Thursday with Wisconsin Democratic Rep.



Trump son-in-law contacted Russian envoy

The political warfare in Washington has intensified with media reports that Jared Kushner , a senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump's son-in-law, is among those being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller for possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government.