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Congress investigating another possible Sessions-Russia meeting

Investigators on the Hill are requesting additional information, including schedules from Sessions, a source with knowledge tells CNN . They are focusing on whether such a meeting took place on April 27, 2016, at the Mayflower Hotel here, where then-candidate Donald Trump was delivering his first major foreign policy address.


Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning

Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning

A Republican consultant, Mr Dubke joined the White House team in February after campaign aide Jason Miller - Mr Trump's original choice for communications director - withdrew from the White House team. The Washington Post has leveled explosive allegations that Kushner proposed a secret communications link to the Kremlin. The White House has also not provided a name of who will be replacing Dubke's role.


Leaving Paris accord will harm U.S. global influence — United Nations leader

Leaving Paris accord will harm U.S. global influence — United Nations leader

China says it will work with the European Union to uphold the worldwide agreement on climate change even if the US pulls out. Trump will announce his decision on whether to leave the accord on Thursday at 3 p.m. Later, during a campaign stop, Merkel escalated her barbs against Trump, suggesting the USA was no longer a reliable ally for Germany. "If something happens in a positive direction in the rest of the world, that can completely offset what's going on in the U.S.", Peters said.



Modi invites Spanish industry to invest in India

Modi also signed the visitor's book at the memorial. Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, a major emerging economy, didn't reply directly Tuesday when asked whether it would stick with the accord if Washington leaves. He added that Spain had "enough skills and mastery" to contribute to India's requirements in the railways, smart cities and infrastructure sectors. Highlighting India's historical relations with Russia based on trust, PM Modi said: "India, Russia friendship is very old, ...


Top Trump communications aide resigns

Top Trump communications aide resigns

He interviewed two more candidates on Tuesday to replace James B. Comey, whom he fired as F.B.I. director this month. "I haven't seen that evidence yet, and there's a lot of speculation". Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, asked Dubke to remain on the job a few more days to ease the transition. Security experts have said a smartphone given to a president would have extremely limited uses.


Armenia slides in Global Peace Index over 4-Day War

Armenia slides in Global Peace Index over 4-Day War

The world has nonetheless become a more peaceful place overall, with 93 countries recording higher levels since previous year, the first improvement since the Syria conflict began in 2011. Last week's terror attack in Manchester , which killed 22 people, was not reflected in the figures. Countries are rated according to the degree of crime, access to weapons, size of their army and contributions to peace missions.