• Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

    Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

    President Donald Trump is welcoming Romanian President Klaus Iohannis to the White House for what press secretary Sean Spicer described as a "working visit" on Friday. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote. Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to lay off Flynn, the president responded: "I didn't say that".

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  • Indian official says key rebel leader dies in Myanmar

    Indian official says key rebel leader dies in Myanmar

    Khaplang, 77, died at the NSCN-K Council Headquarters in Taga in Myanmar's Sagaing Division on Friday night. The NSCN-K and the Narendra Modi government have refused to re-enter the ceasefire for peaceful dialogue to this day. After Angami Zapu Phizo, Khaplang was the tallest Naga rebel leader who dominated the insurgency of Northeast for last 50 years, sources said, adding he was the unifying factor for the insurgent groups of the region.

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  • Shivraj Singh Chauhan begins fast to restore peace

    The chief minister reached the venue on Saturday morning with his wife and was accompanied by some other ministers as well. Expressing grief over the escalating farmers' agitation, the Chief Minister said that he is open to discussions with them and is sitting on the ground as he understands their pain.

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  • Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

    It is also considered a major obstacle to creating a Palestinian state alongside Israel . Israel's unlawful construction and expansion of settlements and their related infrastructure on Palestinian soil is one of the most defining features of Israel's occupation and has bred mass violations against Palestinians over the past five decades.

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  • Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship

    And Joe Papp (@JoePaBike ) was blocked after posting this comment on a tweet of Trump's weekly address. The White House did not immediately comment on the letter but the lawyers are prepared to go to court if the president does not heed their advice, said Alex Abdo, one of the lawyers representing the blocked users.

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  • Oliver Stone pans Megyn Kelly over Putin interview

    Oliver Stone pans Megyn Kelly over Putin interview

    Stone, who is producing his own documentary of the Russian leader, complimented Kelly's appearance and questioning, but trashed the "machine-gun like" pace of the interview. It was not immediately clear how Putin answered, though he has repeatedly denied the accusation. Many criticised Kelly's interview for not pressing Putin hard enough on some of his accusations - which included a claim that the U.S.

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  • Chinese missiles able to send nukes to Western Pacific: Pentagon

    Chinese missiles able to send nukes to Western Pacific: Pentagon

    In the South China Sea , the report said , Beijing "continued construction at its military outposts in the Spratly Islands ", including dual-use airfields and other facilities. Last year, Beijing had signed an agreement with Pakistan for the sale of eight submarines of which first four will be built in China, with the remaining four in Pakistan.

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  • NewsAlert: Body from Thames River may belong to eighth London Bridge victim

    NewsAlert: Body from Thames River may belong to eighth London Bridge victim

    British police said the formal identification of the body had not yet taken place but that the family of the missing Frenchman, 45-year-old Xavier Thomas, had been informed of the discovery. Ms Delcros is being treated for severe injuries, but there has been no sign of Mr Thomas. The current death toll stands at seven people after three assailants wearing fake suicide vests mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a stabbing spree in bars in nearby Borough Market.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Results: England Tops New Zealand, Reaches Semi-Finals

    New Zealand will look to revive their Champions Trophy campaign by beating England in Cardiff today after a frustrating start to the one-day worldwide tournament. With a similar outcome from their first game against New Zealand , Australia have two points from two washouts and now have to beat England in their final group game to have a chance of making the semi-finals.

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  • Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets

    Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets

    This was the second executive order President Trump signed on the matter. The original order from January and a revised version have been caught up in the courts. In an interview, Jadwat said the president's tweets "seem to undermine the picture the government's been trying to paint". The New York Times reported last week that George Conway withdrew his name from consideration for a post overseeing civil litigation at the Justice Department.

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  • Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

    Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

    US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a joint statment with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the President's House on May 22, 2017 in Jerusalem , Israel. "This is what I've spent the last few days talking about during my trip overseas", Trump said. The two leaders expressed their support for the Riyadh Summit leaders' condemnation of terrorism and corresponding pledge to counter terrorist financing and combat extremist ideology.

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  • President Trump Touched an Orb and Illuminated the Internet

    His chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, has called Islam "the most radical religion" in the world and warned of a "major shooting war" in the Middle East. "Love your shoes. Boy, those shoes". Trump , arriving from Saudi Arabia , declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran.

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  • United Nations chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

    President Donald Trump unequivocally promised to withdraw from the deal if elected. White House aides were divided on the topic and had been deliberating on "caveats in the language" as late as Wednesday, one official said. The Pruitt team is deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal which could take three years or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty, which would be faster but more extreme, Axis reported.

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  • Putin on climate deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

    He described the focus on Kislyak's contacts as "catastrophic nonsense". "There are only assumptions and conclusions on based on suppositions". Putin also said that United States' intelligence agencies blaming Russian Federation for the interference "reminds me of anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews".

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  • Sydney Leathers celebrates Anthony Weiner's guilty plea

    According to the terms of his plea deal. He said he continues to follow the treatment daily. "I appreciate your service". He said nothing to reporters. The US attorney's office in Manhattan confirmed the court appearance but declined to release additional details about the charges against the Democrat.

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  • Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

    Padilla said Wednesday the militants had murdered 19 civilians but insisted that the military's "precision airstrikes" had not killed any of the trapped residents. Precision-guided bombs were used earlier in airstrikes in Marawi's urban areas, but the military ran out of the high-tech munitions and used conventional ones in Wednesday's bombing run, he said.

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  • China makes concessions to Germany on electric auto quotas

    China makes concessions to Germany on electric auto quotas

    Li said all foreign companies, including German businesses, were welcome to invest in China, adding that competition must be fair and therefore regulation strong. She said Beijing will uphold the outcome of the Paris Agreement and its implementation. The deal commits the countries to cut carbon emission. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has in the past even been dubbed the "climate chancellor" for her efforts to fight global warming, welcomed Li's remarks at their joint press conference.

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  • Trump administration may return U.S. compounds to Russian Federation

    US media reported earlier in the day that both the US Congress and Federal Bureau of Investigation were looking into whether Sessions and Kislyak met at Trump's campaign event in April 2016. Senior Tillerson adviser R.C. Hammond told the Post that "U.S. and Russian Federation have reached no agreements", but Moscow is talking like it's a done deal.

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  • White House communications director resigns amid tensions

    He shares his insight on the unnamed sources who say Jared Kushner's possible back-channeling was Russia's idea. "That's the kind of thing that the BBC and, ultimately, a reporter who's now joining The New York Times push out and perpetuate with no apology", Spicer said as he pointed out The New York Times reporter Peter Baker .

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  • Lebanon Protests Against Israeli 'Wonder Woman' Actress Gal Gadot, Call for Ban

    Lebanon Protests Against Israeli 'Wonder Woman' Actress Gal Gadot, Call for Ban

    Wonder Woman is an origin story, and as such it runs down everything you need to know about Diana - where she's from, how she was raised, what her objective in life is, and how she came to be the fearless heroine we know and love. DC's latest blockbuster Wonder Woman doesn't hit Australian cinemas until tomorrow, but young girls worldwide are already demonstrating why it's an important step forward for superhero films.

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