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PM Modi had a 'Good Interaction' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

PM Modi had a 'Good Interaction' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

He also appeared to respond to Mr. Trump's conduct during the G-7 summit of rich countries over the weekend. Merkel on Monday repeated nearly word for word her message from Sunday, when she told her Bavarian conservative allies in a packed Munich beer tent that "we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands".



Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State: US senator

Senator McCain told an audience in Sydney the United States needs its allies more than ever. Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon said Australia needed to be very careful about getting involved needlessly in a dispute in the South China Sea.


Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

This is a developing story . He has been trying to help restructure the press and communications operation, and is parting on good terms, a senior administration official said. Dubke was the rare Trump newcomer in a White House in which personal relationships and proximity to the president are the currency. Dubke did not work on the Trump campaign, and did not know Trump before his hire.



Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Macron said he also spoke to Putin about LGBT rights in Chechnya and about NGOs in Russian Federation. Speaking after talks Monday with Macron, Putin said Moscow didn't try to influence the French vote. Moscow strongly denied all allegations of election meddling, and Putin on Monday again poo-pooed the idea as unfounded press speculation. According to two polls, Macron's new centrist party, En Marche! is in first place, followed by the center-right Republicans and the far-right ...



Korea accuses United States of provocation by sending B-1B bombers to Seoul

The test launch, the first of its kind in almost three years, was seen from miles away, but the missile intercept was not visible, according to the air base. The tide turned in June 2014 when the agency notched a successful intercept test, bringing its success record to four in 17 tests. The interceptors are, in essence, the last line of US defense against an attack by an intercontinental-range missile.


Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

Rinaldi says his Democratic colleagues were encouraging protesters "to disobey law enforcement" and that when he mentioned calling federal authorities he was "physically assaulted" by one Democrat. Did state Rep. Matt Rinaldi just assume the protesters would be undocumented since a lot of them belonged to minority communities? Local officials will also be allowed to inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain.