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Iran accuses US of spreading 'Iranophobia' selling arms to 'dangerous terrorists'

Some said the pattern was all too familiar from Rouhani's first victory four years ago and Khatami's victories the previous decade. Vardan Voskanyan also noted that Iran will continue its involvement in Syria and Lebanon processes and will maintain influential leverages in the Arabian Peninsula and Yemen, continuing to ensure serious presence in Afghanistan developments. Read More »

Duterte declares martial law in south

Last month, government forces killed dozens of Maute militants and captured a jungle camp belonging to them, where they found bombs and other weapons, along with passports belonging to suspected Indonesian militants. "I've never been to their country, and when they invited me to Trump's inauguration I declined, because I was planning to visit Russian Federation". Read More »

President Rodrigo Duterte says won't allow US to treat Philippines as colony

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea , the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region. Amid the threats of terrorism, drug trafficking and transnational crime, it is important to reach an agreement with Russian Federation in the area of security and defense, he said. Read More »

Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

Mulvaney insists that the proposed reduction in spending isn't a cut - it's simply growing less than the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office expects the needs of the program to be. "These cuts that are being proposed are draconian". He calls estimates below 1.9 percent annual growth "a pessimistic look at what the potential for this country and for what this country's people is". Read More »

Manchester death toll reaches 22; ISIS claims responsibility

The increased threat level means "not only that an attack remains highly likely, but that a further attack may be imminent", May said. Singer Ariana Grande, pictured September 7, 2016 in NY, was photographed with her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, a day after a bomb exploded at the end of her concert in Manchester, killing 22 and injuring dozens. Read More »

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

Here is what's known about the murder. The Fox News producer and editor who worked on both stories did not respond to CNN's requests for comment. This has been debunked , as Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have said that Rich's computer had no correspondence with WikiLeaks . He was just 27-years old. Read More »

Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call For Muslim Nations To Confront Islamist Extremism

Trump, arriving from Saudi Arabia , declared he saw the possibility of new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe - Iran. Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. "He's trying to bring them close, to make them economically reliant on us and therefore it means they're more likely to do what we want them to do, while making the case it's also in their own best interest", O'Connell said. Read More »

Loesch: Pres. Trump 'Said Islamic Extremism to Saudi Arabia's Face'

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Trump is to travel Tuesday to Bethlehem to visit with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank. He spoke on condition of anonymity pending a formal government announcement. There is "widespread and growing hatred of the USA for its support of the war, which Yemenis find hard to comprehend", says April Longley Alley, a senior Arabian Peninsula analyst with the International Crisis Group, in a report about a late-April visit to Sanaa. Read More »

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

The new budget plan builds on Trump's March proposals , adding details to his goal of boosting defense spending by $54 billion, a 10 percent increase, for this year, with that boost financed by an equal cut to nondefense programs. "It used to be normal". "It's not right when you look at it from the perspective of people who pay the taxes", Mulvaney declared. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Goldwein calls that magical thinking. Read More »

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians: Make peace

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How do you define peace?" "Now, let's think, before we jump and say no, no, the Western Wall is not part of Israel ". President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded US leaders for decades. Read More »

President Trump: No Iranian Nukes on My Watch

Rove also cautioned that President Trump should not raise expectations of a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians because that leads the Palestinians to think America will be willing to give them concessions they wouldn't be able to get at the negotiating table with Israel . Read More »

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

The following are stories and tables about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018 starting Oct 1, unveiled by the White House on Monday and due to be delivered to Congress on Tuesday . Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in NY. Analysts say Trump's budget proposal is unlikely to resemble what makes its way into law, based on what's reported to be included. Read More »

Trump expects 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director replacement

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Justice Department officials warn Comey against sending the letter, saying that doing so would be inconsistent with department policy meant to avoid the appearance of prosecutorial interference or meddling in elections. Rogers is the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary, in his press briefing, denied that President threatened the former FBI Director. Read More »

President Trump makes request for Mexico wall

The Trump administration wants to allow states to expand the use of tolling on interstate highways while sharply cutting grants for transit projects and raising airline passenger security fees, according to the White House budget released on Tuesday. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

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According to Duterte, Russia has advanced high precision systems and is better in production of this type of military equipment compared to the United States. Despite a huge number of Filipinos being active smokers, accounting for nearly a third of the adult population (17 million) according to Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance , the order has generally been received positively by the general population. Read More »

Texas Lawmakers Advance Restrictions on Trans Public School Kids

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Patrick said he has "concerns about its ambiguous language , which doesn't appear to do much". "Let's not ring the victory bell just yet". "I don't think there's any question the Senate will accept it", he said. And President Donald Trump is in Israel while controversy surrounding the White House and Russian Federation continues. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott , a proponent of transgender bathroom restrictions, has indicated he'll sign the measure into law. Read More »

Donald Trump admits no easy peace for Middle East

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Not once during his Middle East trip did he mention in public the "two-state solution", under which Israel and Palestine would recognise each other as sovereign entities, or indeed any form of Palestinian entity at all. Abbas called on Israel to accept the demands for better conditions by hundreds of imprisoned Palestinians who have been on a hunger strike for 37 days. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

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President Trump addressed what happened while speaking with reporters in Bethlehem during his visit to the Middle East. "Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and the families harmed in this senseless attack". Authorities are billing the incident as a terrorist attack and have arrested a 23-year-old man outside of Manchester in connection with the bombing. Read More »

U.S. stock indexes bounce back from slump a day earlier

BIG BEAT: Wal-Mart Stores climbed 3 percent after the world's largest retailer's latest quarterly results beat Wall Street's forecasts. Revenues were up 1.4 per cent at $117.5 billion. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to 2.24 percent from 2.23 percent late Thursday. Net sales at Walmart International were $27.1 billion, a decrease of 3.5 percent. Read More »

Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'

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Security will be tight for President Trump's journey to Bethlehem , a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but located across Israel's controversial separation wall. Trump initially sparked deep concern among Palestinians when he backed away from the long U.S. commitment to a two-state solution to the conflict. "I had a meeting this morning with [Palestinian] President Abbas". Read More »

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields' retirement

The automaker announced on Monday that Jim Hackett will be its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields , who, Ford says, "has elected to retire from Ford after a successful 28-year career with the company". Fields resurrected Ford's luxury Lincoln brand and grew sales in China. "With Tesla worth more than most vehicle makers, Wall Street is valuing auto companies on the degree on their participation in the self-driving market". Read More »

Trump $603Bln Budget Proposal for Pentagon Inadequate - McCain

In fact, not once in the next 10 years does Trump actually propose to spend less on Medicare spending than the year before. "We haven't decided yet on the best kind of wall", he said. Medicaid spending, which Trump promised to spare as a candidate, would be reduced $800 billion over the next decade. It also proposes tax reductions on American businesses and people in order to meet the target of 3 percent annual economic growth. Read More »

Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

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We will be guided by the lessons of experience, not the confines of rigid thinking. Trump travels to Europe on Wednesday, where he is guaranteed to face protesters. Yet the two-day effort to recast his administration's ties with the Muslim world sounded starkly different in homes across the Middle East, where there's deep distrust of US intentions and entrenched cynicism over autocratic local leaders who often fail to deliver on heady promises. Read More »

Senate considers holding Michael Flynn in contempt

Reuters reported on Thursday that Flynn and other advisers to Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the USA presidential race. The investigation report explicitly determined that Flynn did not receive a reward from any foreign country. "It was the Obama White House that this would have fallen under", Chaffetz told MSNBC's Greta Van Susteren. Read More »

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

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They also said the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel has created a legally risky environment for him to cooperate with the Senate panel's investigation. It's the latest case where justices ruled against race-based redistricting, even after tossing many protections for minority voters. In Cooper v. Harris , North Carolina voters sued state officials, alleging "impermissible racial gerrymanders". Read More »

Irony in reaction to Comey's firing

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The White House disputed that account. His testimony during the past week before Congress - so flawed at one point that the Justice Department had to issue a correction - clearly prompted Trump to decide the time to fire Comey had come. Read More »

Manchin Warns About Trump Administration Budget Cuts

The proposal also includes big cuts in Social Security's disability program. There will also be significant cuts to U.S. funding for global health programs, food aid, worldwide peacekeeping and cultural exchanges, if Trump gets his way. Read More »

Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation

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Senators also expressed concern about Trump's sharing of classified intelligence on an Islamic State bomb plot with the Russian foreign minister in his visit to the White House this month. The country is being tested in unprecedented ways. "I might mention that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in Manchester", Coats said. Read More »

Trump seeks to slash government spending in budget plan

The proposal would eliminate $499 million for the popular TIGER program, which awards grants to states for transportation projects, and would also cut $928 million for transit work and $630 million for Amtrak. "President Trump's new budget should lay to rest any belief that he's looking out for the millions of people the economy has left behind". U.S. Sen. Read More »

Xi-Moon talks dwell on Korean nuke tensions

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They agreed to closely cooperate in dealing with North Korea's nuclear weapons development program. Moon has long said the next South Korean government should review the Thaad deployment and decide to allow it only after seeking China's understanding. Read More »

France's Macron steps down as En Marche! leader

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In interviews on Monday her campaign director David Rachline said the party founded by her father would get a new name as bait to pull in a broader spectrum of supporters in France . "As of today, he (Valls) does not fit the criteria that would allow the investiture committee to take him on, so., (until he joins) the national investiture committee that I preside over can not consider the candidature of Mr. Read More »