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Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be

Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be

The summit of G7 wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled. that is, morally speaking, a crime on our part". Merkel today repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East.


WH communications director stepping down

WH communications director stepping down

Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as well as rollout plans for policy and other initiatives. Dubke told a pool reporter of his decision Tuesday morning. In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service. Dubke was not part of the team that traveled overseas with President Donald Trump, and as of Tuesday is still on the job.


Former US Diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies at 89

Former US Diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist and former US President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, has died at the age of 89. Mika Brzezinski made an announcement through Instagram , saying that her farther - a renowned political scientist and a diplomat - has "passed away peacefully".


Filipinos in city under siege wave white flags at airstrikes

Filipinos in city under siege wave white flags at airstrikes

Six jihadists, including Indonesian and Malaysian citizens, were killed as the army continued its operation to drive the rebels out of the city of Marawi . The southern Philippines has been troubled by decades-long Muslim separatist uprisings in the predominantly Catholic nation. "It is clear that the number of men from both Indonesia and Malaysia who have travelled to Mindanao has increased over the past year", Ms Jones explains.



Oil edges up after disappointing OPEC meeting

Prior to the meeting, traders had bid up the price of oil , factoring in the possibility of additional steeper production cuts into the price of oil . During the meeting, Khalid al-Falih reportedly said, while the oil market is on its way to recovery, "more time is needed" before oil supplies can be expected to return to their five-year average.