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Trump trip a 'home run'

President Donald Trump and Canada's prime minister met on the sidelines of the G-7 summit to discuss economic issues. "I saw someone who listens and who is willing to work", Macron said . After taking office, President Trump changed his position following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Those calls had mixed results.



Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

In his latest attack on Berlin , Trump tweeted that the U.S. was running a huge trade deficit with Germany, having previously complained that too many German cars were bought on the US. Trump's shaky grasp of trade policy - or manufacturing in the USA generally - notwithstanding, he has already done grave injury to an alliance of democratic nations at a time when the common threat is more obvious than ever: a territorially ambitious Vladimir Putin .


Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164, 111 missing

Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 164, 111 missing

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka's Meteorological Department has predicted thunder showers in the coming days, and fresh warnings have been issued to people living close to the island's main rivers to immediately evacuate. The second Indian relief ship, INS Shardul arrived at Colombo Port yesterday. "We have started sending additional doctors, nurses and medical supplies to prevent any outbreak of diseases such as rat fever (leptospirosis) and diarrhoea", said Senaratne, who is also health minister.


Flooding and mudslides kill 200 in Sri Lanka

Flooding and mudslides kill 200 in Sri Lanka

Sirisena who also visited the worst affected district of Ratnapura on Sunday ordered authorities to provide maximum and immediate relief to the victims and ordered the treasury to release funds to compensate those affected. India, Pakistan and China have sent relief ships containing emergency supplies to Sri Lankan ports after a call for global assistance. Search-and-rescue operations are still ongoing.



White House communications director Mike Dubke quits after 3 months

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Does anyone notice how the Montana Congressional race was such a big deal to Dems & Fake News until the Republican won? He said the question is if it was a crime for Kushner to speak to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak as a representative of then-President-elect Trump, and the answer is no.