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Barack Obama dances with his grandmother on Kenya trip

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Obama's critiques of Trump and his party are likely to grow more frequent this fall, when the former president is expected to campaign actively for Democratic House and Senate candidates. "You have to believe in facts". "It is a singular honour for me to be here. gathered to celebrate the birth and life of one of history's true giants", Obama said on taking the podium. Read More »

Finnish Newspaper Dings Trump Ahead of Putin Summit

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Jeff Merkley, Oregon Democrat, said the Russian government likely has salacious information on Mr. Trump or unflattering video. He added: 'Duing todays meeting I addressed directly with President Putin the issue of russian interference in our elections... Read More »

May faces defeat as Labour backs customs union amendment

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Hard Brexit Tories had threatened to resign at the rate of one a day to derail Theresa May's Chequers Brexit compromise, and in the 10 days since her White Paper deal was hailed as finally bringing her warring party together on Brexit, 10 Tory MPs have resigned . Read More »

Trump tells Hannity Russians 'have no information on Trump'

And so, yes, I think we have elevated this Russian Federation thing to a degree that we are simply deranged by it. Trump appeared to accept Putin's denial that Russian Federation had anything to do with the attack on the USA political system during the 2016 presidential race. Read More »

China, EU agree to defend multilateral trade

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The European Union called Monday on the United States, China and Russian Federation to work together to cool worsening global trade tensions, warning that they could spiral into violent "conflict and chaos". "This is a measured, perfectly reciprocal, dollar-for-dollar response to the USA tariffs - within our WTO and NAFTA rights", Adam Austen, Freeland's press secretary said in an emailed statement. Read More »

Finnish Summit: Trump Greets Putin

A wary and robust stance toward Russian Federation has been a bedrock of his party's world view. Friday's U.S. indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence agents over the meddling controversy exploded with embarrassing timing for Trump he prepared to meet Putin. Read More »

How Fans Around Country Celebrated Croatia's World Cup Silver

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New Jersey soccer fans gathered Sunday to watch Croatia and France face off in the highest-scoring World Cup final since 1966. Croatia soccer fans shout chants and cheer as they watch a television broadcast of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup match between France and Croatia in downtown Zagreb , Croatia, Sunday, July 15, 2018 . Read More »

Attendee removed from room ahead of Trump-Putin press conference

At a summit between the two leaders in Helsinki yesterday, Mr Trump said the Russian collusion investigation has been a "disaster" for the United States and has kept the two countries "separated". But key Republicans, Democrats and others in Washington appeared stunned that Trump refused to publicly condemn Russian interference in the 2016 election or warn against future meddling during the joint press conference with Putin in Finland. Read More »

UK PM May promises to protect planemakers' supply chains in Brexit

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Asked if now was the moment for Johnson to lead the UK, Bannon said: "I believe moments come". The president's meeting with her seemed to go well, but some in the British press criticized Trump for briefly walking in front of the 92-year-old queen while they were reviewing an honour guard on the castle grounds. Read More »

Trump arrives in Finland for summit with Putin

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Donald Trump , who is set to meet Vladimir Putin in Russian Federation next week, has reportedly been briefed on the news. The 12, who are members of the GRU, a Russian intelligence agency, are accused of stealing usernames and passwords of volunteers in Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign, including its chairman John Podesta. Read More »

Trump Says Putin ‘Probably’ A ‘Ruthless Person’

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Although Trump did not react publicly to the video, he "lashed out at the Russian President in a phone call", the report says, citing sources with direct knowledge of the call. "The collective blood pressure between the United States and Russian Federation is off-the-charts high so it's a good thing these presidents are getting together", he said during an appearance on NBC's " Meet the Press ". Read More »

Trump favors improving US, UK ties with Russian Federation and China

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Its politically volatile trade surplus with the United States widened by 14.2 percent to $29 billion. "Ten years ago, it was 40 percent". "We are going to be in a awful situation because we don't have a plan". The commerce ministry also said this week it will use funds collected from tariffs charged on imports from the United States to help ease the impact of United States trade actions on Chinese companies and their employees. Read More »

Microsoft's collaboration tool 'Teams' gets a giant update; how will Slack react?

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The Microsoft Teams free version , launched this week, is designed for small businesses or groups of people within a company that does not have a commercial Office 365 subscription. The move comes as the software behemoth tries to bolster the appeal of the Teams product, launched in 2016 to directly challenge the rise of Slack , by letting non-Microsoft licensees on board without having to stump-up cash first. Read More »

Twitter Purge Costs Obama Millions of Followers

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Trudeau's account lost 30,000 followers between July 11 and July 13; Harper's account lost 20,000 followers in that time frame; and Singh's follower count dropped by 15,000. Uhuru, who is the most followed Kenyan on Twitter , had 3,234,935 followers as of July 12 but lost 16,071 of them in the purge. Celebrities, start kissing your Twitter followers goodbye. Read More »

Theresa May to face furious Tory Brexiteers at showdown backbench meeting

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Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of a group of Brexit supporters in the Conservative Party, signalled that he would not vote for May's plan, apparently agreed by the cabinet at Chequers on Friday, if it came to a vote in parliament. But she said: "We do not agree about the best way of delivering our shared commitment to honour the result of the referendum". "I get along with her very well, I have a very good relationship", he said. Read More »

John McCain to Trump: Cancel Putin Meeting

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her campaign chairman, John Podesta, arrive in the Capitol to meet with Senate Democrats, July 14, 2016. The allegation is in an indictment against 12 Russian operatives announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani touts Russian hacking indictments as 'good news for all Americans'

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Regardless, Trump and his allies have attempted to cast the new charges, which Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced Friday, as a win. The hackers were identified as Viktor Borisovich Netyksho , Boris Alekseyevich Antonov , Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, Ivan Sergeyevich Yermakov , Aleksey Viktorovich Lukashev, Sergey Aleksandrovich Morgachev , Nikolay Yuryevich Kozachek , Pavel Vyacheslavovich Yershov , Artem Andreyevich Malyshev , Aleksandr Vladimirovich Osadchuk , ... Read More »

Russians charged in DNC hacking case

That revelation, buried inside the 29-page indictment , could be an attempt by special counsel Robert Mueller , who sought the indictment , to draw a connection between Trump and the Russian election hacking . As the American presidential election entered the final stretch in 2016, a dozen Russian military intelligence officers were scattered throughout Moscow, unleashing a massive cyber operation to disrupt the vote. Read More »

Russian Federation dismisses indictment as attempt to "spoil" Trump-Putin meeting

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He accused her nation of being beholden to and a "captive" of Russian Federation for a pipeline deal while at the same time presiding over an economy that seeks to rip off the United States. So he does what we all do. Trump then suggested, "But maybe we'll get along with the group that we're protecting against". The failure of many allies to release a plan to achieve the two percent goal has drawn the fury of the president, even as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders acknowledge ... Read More »

EU's Top Negotiator: Brexit Deal Is '80 Percent' Done

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The Speaker rebuked new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab , saying it was "most regrettable" that journalists had been briefed on the contents of the document yesterday morning, before MPs had a chance to look at a copy. The UK proposal to create a single market in goods is likely to meet resistance in the face of the EU's long-standing demand that there can be "no-cherry picking" of its internal market, nor division of its "four freedoms" - goods, services, people and capital. Read More »

Protests gear up to greet Trump on United Kingdom state visit

Protesters were readying their assortment of paraphernalia in anticipation. "That's good", Trump said . But even before he arrived, the president criticized May's Brexit plan, said the country was in "somewhat turmoil" and that meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week - the British premier's geopolitical enemy - would be easier than meeting with her. Read More »

Cuomo rallies in Yonkers for women's rights

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Meanwhile, polling shows continued support from Americans for upholding Roe . " Brett Kavanaugh is an extreme conservative who would overturn Roe v. Wade. Only nine have laws to protect the right to an abortion regardless of Roe . "Some supporters are getting more creative - considering donating air miles so women can travel for abortions and looking into building or finding temporary housing for women in places where abortion will likely remain legal should Roe be overturned". Read More »

Trump ready to help some NATO states buy U.S. arms

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He linked calls for higher defence spending to complaints about Germany's trade surplus and renewed a threat to raise tariffs on EU-made cars if trade terms do not change. When the summit resumed for a session with the leaders of non-members Ukraine and Georgia, Trump failed to appear for almost an hour, officials said. Read More »

Minister: Defence spending to be raised gradually

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In a statement ahead of Trump's arrival, she said the visit would focus on trade and strengthening defence and security ties, saying there was no stronger alliance than Britain's "special relationship with the US". North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders pose for a family photo at the start of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Belgium, on July 11, 2018. Read More »

Donald Trump touches down in the United Kingdom after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation controversy

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The first part of the president's working visit will be a black-tie reception at Blenheim Palace, a stately home to the northeast of London where legendary Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born. May will host Trump and tuxedo-clad government ministers and representatives of fund managers BlackRock and Blackstone Group, as well as Arup and drinks manufacturer Diageo, for a dinner of Scottish salmon, beef and strawberries and clotted cream ice cream to discuss post-Brexit trade. Read More »

China Trade Talks Come to Halt

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The U.S. dollar strengthened against the Japanese yen on Wednesday as trade tensions mounted and after the Labor Department's expectation-beating inflation report, which increased prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates another two times this year. Read More »

Redesigned MacBook Pro keyboards finally fix problems (hopefully)

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Other new products could include Apple Watch updates with larger displays (1.57-inch and 1.78-inch screens) with enhanced heart rate detection. In the wake of issues with recent-generation MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards, Apple has also updated the keyboard of the new MacBook Pros to a new, quieter third-generation model. Read More »