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Trump lashes out at Merkel, saying Germany 'very bad for US'

Spicer described Trump's personal relationship with Merkel as excellent. His comments came days after Merkel said Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional ally the U.S. The visit by Asian leaders in quick succession have led to the western media calling it an "Asian pivot" to Europe and Germany, the most important pillar of the European Union now that Britain was preparing to exit the largest single market.



Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament

I've been astonished at the rage that there is out there, including from some people who did vote for the SNP last time, and they want to stop it now. "SNP MPs will always be a strong voice for Scotland, standing against Tory cuts". The SNP claims leaving the single market could cost 80,000 jobs in Scotland, and says it would "demand a place for Scotland at the Brexit negotiating table" if it wins the election.



Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident

Several family members, including his mother and brother, were flown from the United States to be at his bedside. "We are all so proud of that", Tommy said. Our thoughts and condolences are with the Hayden family at this time. Rossi, a seven-time MotoGP champion, spoke fondly of Hayden before Sunday's French MotoGP in Le Mans.


May confronts Trump on intelligence concerns after leaks row

May confronts Trump on intelligence concerns after leaks row

His father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli soon after, and has been accused of being a member of the al-Qaeda-backed Libyan Islamic Fighting Group in the 1990s. Authorities insisted United States officials' loose lips were impeding their investigation. Trump was widely criticized this month after it emerged he had discussed sensitive Syria-related intelligence, originating from an ally, with Russian officials at a White House meeting.


Trump meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact

Trump meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact

And Trump tweeted that he would announce his official decision within the next few days. Speaking in May, British member of the European Parliament Janice Atkinson attacked the Paris deal as creating stealth taxes, and praised President Trump for potentially taking the United States out of the agreement , as it would encourage others.


Deadly bombing near German Embassy in Kabul kills 80, injures hundreds

Deadly bombing near German Embassy in Kabul kills 80, injures hundreds

The Taliban immediately denied responsibility, maybe because the number of civilians killed in the attack is big and they don't want people to question their Islamic values and stance. He said more than 30 vehicles were destroyed or damaged. The Taliban - now in the midst of their annual "spring offensive" - tweeted that they were not involved and "strongly condemn" the attack.