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Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Although " Russia must be held accountable for its meddling in USA elections", Tillerson told House Foreign Affairs Committee members, "I would urge Congress to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".


Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay leader

Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay leader

The election was called after the current prime minister, Enda Kenny, stepped down in May. I am not a half-Indian politician, or a doctor politician or a gay politician for that matter. Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach , as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the victor in the leadership race for the Fine Gael party.


Seven US Sailors Missing in Navy Destroyer Collision With Merchant Vessel

Seven US Sailors Missing in Navy Destroyer Collision With Merchant Vessel

President Trump on Saturday tweeted his thoughts and prayers for seven missing USA sailors after a collision between an American destroyer and merchant vessel near Japan. Her grandson Jackson Schrimsher is a 23-year-old sailor aboard the Fitzgerald. She last heard from him a few days ago. NHK also described the other vessel as a Philippine merchant ship, and the U.S.


Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Trump did not specify who he was referring to. In early May, on the day Comey was sacked, Rosenstein wrote a scathing memo about the way Comey conducted himself during the Hillary Clinton email investigation . As for the " witch hunt " claims , Friday wasn't the first time Trump used that term to referr to news reports surrounding the investigations.


US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

Takeshi Aikawa of the Japan coast guard said that so far no damage or injuries were reported on the container ship , he said. Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the U.S.