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Republican senators urge Congress to revisit bill to protect Mueller

Republican senators urge Congress to revisit bill to protect Mueller

The senators, Lindsey Graham of SC and Susan Collins of ME, also urged special counsel Robert Mueller to review whether Trump tried to fire him last June, an accusation the president has labeled "fake news". "I don't think there's a need for legislation right now to protect Mueller ", McCarthy told NBC News' Chuck Todd on " Meet The Press ", adding, "Right now there is not an issue".


Theresa May visits China augmenting golden era trade bonds

Theresa May visits China augmenting golden era trade bonds

Executives from 50 firms and university representatives will fly with the Prime Minister on the three-day tour of Wuhan , Beijing and Shanghai. Regardless, the Chinese market is significant for Ms May's post-Brexit Britain-especially for financial services-so she is likely to tell Beijing that Britain is still open for Chinese business.


Trump Signs Order to Keep Guantanamo Prison Camp Open

Trump Signs Order to Keep Guantanamo Prison Camp Open

The announcement expands on a Trump campaign promise, but it doesn't change the current operation of the detention center, where 41 prisoners remain from a population that once reached almost 800 after its 2002 opening in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.



Palestinians stopped US-coordinated marketing workshop in occupied West Bank

Popular Resistance activist Ibrahim Musallam said that the move was based on a national decision against USA policy in the region and a political stance to boycott the unwelcome Americans until the U.S. Diplomatic efforts have been made by the Palestinians to challenge the USA decision. His declaration drew universal condemnation from Arab leaders, stirred Palestinian street protests and drew widespread global criticism.


US releases list of Russian politicians, tycoons for potential sanctions

US releases list of Russian politicians, tycoons for potential sanctions

She said that usa officials estimate other countries have cancelled plans to buy several billion dollars' worth of products from Russia's defense industry. Members of Congress, including Democrats and some of Trump's fellow Republicans , have been clamoring for his administration to use sanctions to punish Moscow for past election interference and prevent future meddling with American democracy.


Syria talks agree to set up constitution committee

Syria talks agree to set up constitution committee

Participants of a Russia-hosted conference for peace in Syria have agreed to set up a commission to rewrite the war-torn country's constitution. "To that end we agreed to form a constitutional committee comprising the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation along with wide-represented opposition delegation for drafting of a constitutional reform as a contribution to the political settlement under United Nations auspices in accordance with Security Council Resolution 2254", the ...