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Merkel rams home frustration with Trump

Merkel rams home frustration with Trump

Though the Chancellor underlined the need for continued friendly relations with the United States, Britain and Russian Federation, she said that "we Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands". "Trump accelerates it, but it was to be expected".Merkel's challenger for the chancellor job in September elections told public broadcaster ARD later today that the answer to Trump's go-it-alone approach is for European countries to bond ever closer together.US President Donald Trump, ...


North Korea official: China within striking distance of Hwasong-12 missile

North Korea official: China within striking distance of Hwasong-12 missile

While most USA policy makers remain concerned about North Korea's ability to deliver a nuclear-tipped missile to the continental US, the speedy development of the Pukguksong-2, or the Polaris-2, highlights how quickly North Korea is mastering other critical missile technologies that are making Pyongyang a bigger threat to the US military and its allies in East Asia.



Trump to pull US out of Paris Accord

Trump was cajoled for three days first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 but will leave Italy without making clear where he stands. A tough debate is expected on issues like trade and climate change, already raised in Brussels at talks between Mr Trump and European Union leaders on Thursday.



Federal Bureau of Investigation director candidates paraded past reporters

Earlier at a White House appearance with Santos, Trump was asked if Lieberman was one of the finalists , he answered with an emphatic "Yes". Mr Lieberman was among four candidates Mr Trump interviewed at the White House on Wednesday. But several Democratic senators said during a caucus lunch Thursday that they would not support Lieberman, according to a person familiar with the meeting who declined to be identified because the lunch was private.



Ivanka Trump Brand Popsicle Tweet Gets Backlash

It's gotten 3,600 replies and counting-far outpacing its predecessors-many of which call out the brand for ignoring or downplaying the reason for the holiday by, poignantly, offering remembrances of their own. Ms Trump kept to the tone of Memorial Day on her personal, verified Twitter account . The President, meanwhile, said Memorial Day was to "remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving".


Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

Jared Kushner's vaguely-defined role an unpaid senior White House adviser includes relations with China. The SF-86 question about foreign contacts asks: "Do you have, or have you had, close and/or continuing contact with a foreign national within the last seven years with whom you, or your spouse, or cohabitant are bound by affection, influence, common interests, and/or obligation?" Trump has frequently dismissed his campaign's connection with Moscow as an excuse made up by Democrats to ...