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Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake

While the recent firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and an ongoing inquiry into ties between his campaign and Russian Federation were subjects Trump wanted to avoid discussing, that imperative was only heightened by revelations in the closing days of the trip about the FBI's growing interest in engagement with Russian Federation by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner .


DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical standpoint".


Just In: British Police arrest 25-year-old over Manchester attack

Just In: British Police arrest 25-year-old over Manchester attack

This is a handout photo taken from CCTV and issued on Saturday , May 27, 2017 by Greater Manchester Police who have altered the surrounding area of Salman Abedi, in an unknown location on the night of the attack. The straps of a backpack are visible on his shoulders. The statement did not say where Abedi had come from, but a relative in Libya earlier told AFP that the bomber had travelled from the North African country to Manchester.



South Korea: North Korea fires unidentified projectile off coast

Japan lodged a protest against the North's latest missile launch, which appeared to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. However, North Korea's two most recent missile tests have demonstrated significant progress of its missile program. Monday's launch was the third ballistic missile launch by North Korea since South Korea's President Moon Jae-in was inaugurated on May 10.


G7 communique: Trump agrees to pledge

G7 communique: Trump agrees to pledge "to fight all forms of protectionism"

There will be agreement on the need to do more to tackle violent extremism, and there will be serious discussion with Japan's prime minister about the threat from North Korea, our correspondent says. French President Emmanuel Macron struck a more positive note, saying the talks had been useful. Mr Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honour the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions.



Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today

After raiding various addresses in the northwestern English city, police arrested two men aged 25 and 19, bringing the number now detained on United Kingdom soil to 13. Armed police were on the streets Saturday outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arrived for the FA Cup soccer final between Chelsea and Arsenal, one of the biggest sporting events of the year.