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Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of his handshakes to draw attention online, reports CNN. Trump tweeted Saturday that he'll make a decision next week. Then during the French election campaign the Macron camp alleged Russian hacking and disinformation efforts, at one point refusing accreditation to the Russian state-funded Sputnik and RT news outlets which it said were spreading Russian propaganda and fake news.


Is a White House, Trump administration shake-up underway?

Is a White House, Trump administration shake-up underway?

The president has denied any collusion, repeatedly denouncing the probes by a special counsel at the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several congressional panels as a Democrat-backed effort to explain Hillary Clinton's upset defeat in the White House race.



United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency will conduct the test, according to a press release from the Department of Defense, which will involve firing a simulated ballistic missile from a site in the Marshall Islands. Davis also mentioned Iran's missile systems as a particular concern. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense system is created to detect, intercept and destroy long-range ballistic missiles during their midcourse phase of flight.



Leaked information 'undermines' Manchester attack probe

British officials were infuriated on Wednesday when the New York Times published forensic photographs of sophisticated bomb parts that United Kingdom authorities fear could complicate the investigation into what they now believe to be a terrorist network .



Turkey slams U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

The Turkish Foreign Ministry now says the U.S. ambassador has been given a " written and verbal protest " over the US's handling of the situation. USA officials and police have blamed Erdogan's bodyguards for the incident, accusing them of attacking a small group of pro-Kurdish protesters gathered outside the building and the incident ignited a storm of controversy.



SNP manifesto: What it says and what it means

However, Sturgeon added: "If the SNP wins a majority of Scottish seats in this election , that will further reinforce our mandate". Unsurprisingly, Nicola Sturgeon's manifesto calls for an independence referendum at the end of the Brexit process.