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Sleepy seaside town in Sicily braces for G7 protests

Sleepy seaside town in Sicily braces for G7 protests

The two-day G7 summit will officially open at 09:30 GMT in Sicily's picturesque town of Taormina . The G7 consists of Canada, France , Germany , Italy , Japan , the United Kingdom and the US. The signing ceremony was broadcast live in the summit's press center. His agenda includes discussions on emerging markets and global issues, specifically migration, food security and gender.


Korea has shown 'great disrespect' for China post ballistic missile test

Korea has shown 'great disrespect' for China post ballistic missile test

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile off its east coast on Monday into the Sea Of Japan , South Korean and Japanese officials say, its ninth launch this year. While the United States and its allies in the region are seeking to step up more pressure on North Korea , Kim's regime has shown no signs of halting its nuclear and missile programs.


Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Music ioneer, Passes On at 69

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Music ioneer, Passes On at 69

Country music great Charlie Daniels said on Twitter: " Gregg Allman had a feeling for the blues very few ever have, hard to believe that magnificent voice is stilled forever". "I suggested that they should get Mercer University to give him an honorary doctorate of music", said Barker, himself a professional musician. "I think it just creates a diversion from the pain itself".



Brazilian president drops bid to suspend own corruption probe

A girl from the Landless Rural Workers Movement looks out window, next to signs written in Portuguese that read "Agrarian Reform Now" and "Out Temer ", during a protest, in Brasilia , Brazil, Monday, May 22, 2017. " Just as we begin this virtuous circle, abandoning the vices of the past, comes an edited, adulterated recording, widely reported, that jeopardises our achievements , " Temer said.



Kushner Asked to Lay Low After Reports Connecting Him to Russia Probe

The AP and other news organizations reported that Kushner in December proposed a back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. Yesterday, he sought to downplay recent news reports portraying his administration in disarray, calling it "fake news" on Twitter.



Trump reportedly mulling major overhaul to White House staff

Reuters , meanwhile, citing seven unnamed current and former USA officials, reported Friday that Kushner had at least three contacts with the Russian ambassador that he did not previously disclose, including some during the campaign. Now communication is a bad thing for them? Jared Kushner's vaguely-defined role an unpaid senior White House adviser includes relations with China.