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Trump to meet Russian foreign minister Lavrov on Wednesday - senior U.S

Trump to meet Russian foreign minister Lavrov on Wednesday - senior U.S

Lavrov is scheduled to meet with US State Secretary Rex Tillerson on Wednesday. The US president recently described them as being at an "all-time low" but his talks with Sergey Lavrov mark the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russian Federation of the American leader's term in office.



Trump to meet top Russian diplomat

Kislyak has been a key figure in investigations of alleged ties between Trump associates and the Russian government. "He chose to receive him because Putin asked him to", a White House spokesman told the outlet of Trump's meeting with Lavrov.


Name sought for rare albino orangutan rescued on Borneo

Name sought for rare albino orangutan rescued on Borneo

The spokesman for the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, Nico Hermanu, has said that she likely was only able to survive in the wild because of a protective mother, which she has since become separated from. They are also being poached; about 2000 orangutans are illegally killed every year. Conservationists rescued her on Borneo Island, and It is the first albino orangutan encountered by the foundation in its 25 years of conservation work.


US Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

US Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

President Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, sending political observers into a tailspin. Flynn is part of a larger investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In March, Flynn's lobbying firm registered as a foreign agent for the Turkish government, under a $500,000 contract. Yates is likely to testify Monday that she warned White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn's contacts " and the discrepancies between what the White ...



Theresa May 'more in touch' than Nicola Sturgeon, says Ruth Davidson

Ms Sturgeon said: "Yes, the Tories made gains and had a good performance by their standards - but that support came from Labour not the SNP, so Labour and the Tories are fighting it out for second place while the SNP continues to be comfortably in first place".


Liberal Democrats promise an extra month of paid paternity leave

Liberal Democrats promise an extra month of paid paternity leave

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to give fathers a month of paid parental leave if they win the General Election. "It has given control of the market to criminals, who make lots of money and don't care about people's heath". "Prohibition never works. Legalisation will save money, reduce crime , and improve public health - it's clearly the right thing to do". People in possession of cannabis now face up to five years in prison, while the class B drug carries a 14-year sentence for ...