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Angela Merkel claims Brexit talks will be about STRENGTHENING Europe

Merkel today repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East. Spicer said that Trump feels he and Merkel have a "fairly unbelievable" relationship. European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm USA support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge .



Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

This provoked Jim Messina, May's USA consultant, to tweet that he had spent the day "laughing at another stupid poll from YouGov " and offering a charity bet that they had got it wrong. We can't sit around and moan about how the older generations robbed us of a future if we, as young people, can't be bothered to get off Twitter for two minutes in order to mark an X in a box on a piece of paper.



Jeremy Corbyn: 'I will deal with those already burdened with student debt'

Worse, she insists on cutting net migration by almost two-thirds. In an attempt to counter the criticism of his leader, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson slammed the BBC Thursday for its audience selection at the debate, calling it "the most leftwing audience I've ever seen" - a claim also made on the front page of Thursday's Daily Mail.



Philippine police looking at 'person of interest' in connection with casino attack

Amateur video and pictures from inside the Resorts World Manila entertainment complex showed people in panic and in shock. The gunman's actions caused a stampede as people tried desperately to escape the shooting and the smoke. He said it seemed like the gunman was focused on the gambling table and stealing chips. US President Donald Trump said Washington was closely monitoring events unfolding in Manila .



World Reacts To Trump's Decision To Withdraw From Climate Agreement

Supporters of the pact said Trump's move meant the United States could no longer be trusted to fulfill global commitments. Macron said that he respected Trump's decision to leave the agreement but added "I do think it is an actual mistake both for the U.S.


Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

The controversy over Comey's firing escalated after it was revealed that Comey drafted a memorandum detailing how Trump had allegedly pressured him to end the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . The former CT senator flashed a thumbs-up as he left the White House after the interview Wednesday, saying he and Trump had a "good meeting". Following Mueller's appointment, it was unclear whether Comey would be allowed to testify before the Senate committee.