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Putin, Macron discuss situation in Korean peninsula

President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria. PARIS President Emmanuel Macron held talks with the head of the Syrian opposition on Tuesday, affirming his support for them, a day after meeting Russian leader Vladimir Putin , a key backer of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.



Trump Dismisses Reports on Kushner, Leaks as 'Fake News'

Back on American soil from his first foreign trip, President Trump on Sunday held meetings that could shake up White House operations and released a flurry of Twitter posts dismissing White House leaks as "fake news". "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", Kelly said on ABC News' "This Week". It's a well-known fact that Donald Trump prefers not to be involved in controversies that could affect his new job as President, or his family.


Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

Europe's most powerful leader said it was up to the continent to become more "involved internationally", citing conflicts in Ukraine and Libya and the pressing issue of mass migration. But we must know, we have to fight for our own future", she said. On local issues, there were discussions on how India-Germany must together standby strengthen rule based global orders.



South Africa cruise to Lord's success

England still won the three-match series 2-1. Before many spectators had taken their seats, England were, unbelievably, 20 for six, the sixth wicket falling earlier than in any other one-dayer, and Rabada had claimed four of them with an outstanding display of fast bowling.



Texas OKs requiring schools to teach sex abuse prevention

Straus refused to give a committee hearing to the Texas Privacy Act, also known as the Bathroom Bill , which would limit the usage of public restrooms to transgenders, forcing them to use the restrooms designated for the gender they were born with.


Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Destinee Mangum , who was travelling with a Muslim friend when the attack began, said the men had saved her life. The attacks occurred hours before the start of Ramadan, a month-long Muslim holy period of fasting, prayer and charity.