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House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance


Kushner , Trump added, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". The FBI and separate congressional committees are each conducting investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, as well as whether any Trump associates colluded with Russian officials. Read More »

Christian group urges Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

A US -born Israeli says he was both delighted and disappointed by President Donald Trump's visit to Israel. "Thank you President Trump for your steadfast friendship to the Jewish people and the Jewish state!" said a beaming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Read More »

Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem


Abbas is ready to work with Israel on a peace agreement. The Middle East, which has been an area of sectarian conflict since the early years of Islam - yet remained relatively calm under the rule of the Ottoman Empire - has been dragged into a new sectarian wave as anachronistic disputes have been triggered by regional powers with the intention of expanding their influence. Read More »

EU, U.S. agree to work on increasing trade cooperation - Commission


The White House's slow decision-making on the issue led to the European leaders' persuasion campaign. While the first half of the week saw leaders in Saudi Arabia and Israel greet Trump with open arms, Trump's arrival in Europe resurfaced questions about the US President's position toward Russian Federation and drew attention again to the federal investigation in Washington. Read More »

Watch Trump strut his stuff into prime position

No "Excuse me" or "Pardon me". With a grimace, Mr. Trump emerges from behind Mr. Markovic and slaps him on the arm. Although he has since softened his tone in phone calls and meetings with Western leaders, Trump's sharp words on Thursday recalled his awkward meeting with Angela Merkel in March, when he pressed the German chancellor for Germany to meet Nato's military spending target. Read More »

Gregg Allman 'Will Always Be My Hero': Read Chuck Leavell's Touching Tribute


The pioneer of the Southern Rock music Gregg Allman has died at the age of 69. "I loved his playing, but I loved his singing more than anything", Fritts said. The Allman Brothers reunited in 1989 and would tour on and off over the next 25 years. "Growing up in the South at that time, there was a proximity to a lot of different kinds of music", says Alan Light, co-author of Allman's autobiography, My Cross To Bear . Read More »

Letters: Trump's Middle East trip a triumph

But there is a larger elephant in the room that Trump is unwilling to address. Instead, the White House hoped to let the images of Trump in statesman-like settings tell the story of his first trip overseas, and perhaps ease questions about his preparedness for the delicate world of global diplomacy. Read More »

United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu


The so-called two-state solution - meaning an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel - has always been the basis of US policy but Trump suggested in February he was no longer wedded to it. Although Trump does want a deal, he assigned his son-in-law Jared Kushner and former Trump Organization attorney Jason Greenblatt, two novice individuals who know even less about the complexity of the conflict than he does, to find a solution that has eluded several presidents before him. Read More »

Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval


President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. Trump also deviated from a prepared speech about fighting Islamist extremism, causing controversy. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russian Federation as a "good thing", ... Read More »

Backed Obamacare repeal bill disliked by 2 to 1 in poll

Jones, who voted against the ACA when it was adopted by the House in 2010 and has voted often since for its repeal, joined 19 other Republicans and all House Democrats in voting against the American Health Care Act last week. "We're going to have that", he said. Collins and Cassidy said they expected the bipartisan lawmakers to meet again. "Only about 10 percent of Obamacare was changed with this bill that we passed in the House , only 10 percent", he told constituents Thursday evening, ... Read More »

Asus Announces New Laptops At Computex 2017

The device is 17.9mm thick and 1.5kg in weights with a 7th gen Intel Core i7 processor and upto 16GB of RAM . Also also Asus releases a ZenBook Pro woth uhd screen powered by a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti . During this event we saw five new laptops announced, alongside a new smartphone, two all-in-one PCs and a new "Designo" monitor. It weighs just 4 pounds and features two USB Type-C ports (supporting Thunderbolt 3), two USB Type-A 3.1 ports, a microSD card reader, a full-sized HDMI ... Read More »

Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports


The wider investigation into Russian Federation s alleged election meddling is being led by Robert Mueller, a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9. Read More »

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert


Salman was not the only one in his family who caused concern in Manchester. According to his father, he was studying economics in Manchester. As of Wednesday morning, police say, they've identified all of the fatalities and contacted all of the families involved. Read More »

Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal - Axios


Group of Seven (G-7) nations yesterday were in an impasse over climate change as United States President Donald Trump rebuffed pressure to toe the collective line in the club of powerful democracies. They are discussing foreign policy and security, with the Manchester bombing casting a shadow over the meeting. One expert group ran a worst-case computer simulation of what would happen if the US does not curb emissions, but other nations do meet their targets. Read More »

United States officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters


PRESIDENT TRUMP laid out the welcome mat this week for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the strongman apparently felt so much at home he thought it okay for his thugs to beat up peaceful demonstrators. The Turkish Embassy released a statement Wednesday that made no mention of any role played by the presidential guards but said that a group of Turkish American citizens who had gathered to greet Erdogan "responded in self-defense" to a "provocative demonstration". Read More »

Veterans honored at Memorial Day ceremony in Boulder City

Rita Hickey walks through the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery after visiting the grave of her husband, Dan, following a Memorial Day ceremony in Boulder City on Monday, May 29, 2017. Earlier Monday, Pence, his wife and second lady Karen Pence, and Veterans' Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke at the kickoff of a bike race for Project Hero, an organization for veterans and first responders. Read More »

Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn , both contenders in just 10 days to win the keys to 10 Downing Street faced a tough grilling Monday at the hands of a presenter known as the Rottweiler of broadcasting. There has been anger within the party at plans in the manifesto to reform social care, only for Mrs May to have to backtrack on a proposal to scrap a planned cap on care costs. Read More »

American arms deal with Saudis is under fire in Israel


While the president reiterated his desire to broker a peace deal, his visit produced no announcement on steps toward renewing negotiations. Phased over a 10-year period, U.S. " President Trump stressed the importance of creating an environment consistent with the desire for peace", the readout said. There were many unprecedented moments during the two-day Saudi-US summit in Riyadh in May. Read More »

Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

As criticism against his comments continued to mount in the days that followed Trump's ABC interview, the then-GOP nominee repeatedly defended himself by claiming the Khans had "viciously attacked" him . Elizabeth Dole, and other Gold Star families and service men and women in the audience. Despite the rainy weather, many came out for a special service today at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Read More »

Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

When Air Force One took off for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, last Friday, President Trump's week already had been upended by four significant news reports related to Russian Federation. "He's a friend of mine, and he means it", he said. If Europeans thought a more diplomatic president would show up in this most diplomatic of settings, they obviously hadn't paid attention to Trump's first months in office, when American voters found out that at age 70, he is who he is. Read More »

Middle Georgians honor fallen veterans at Georgia Veteran Memorial Cemetery

Chairwoman of the memorial board Brenda Barnette said she's happy to see young and old come out to honor the fallen. Asked what meaning Memorial Day held for him, Secretary Kelly said: "Sad". "They're the ones that have served, the families are serving in their own way, but I'm glad to be with them to honor those people", she said. More veterans and active duty military members sang their service songs from their seats, played by the Alamo City Community Marching Band. Read More »

Sato takes Michael Andretti to victory lane at Indy


Takuma Sato had victory in sight once before at the Indianapolis 500 . The Spanish racing driver had led laps and had the fastest average speed of the race at the time of his retirement. "In 2012, going into Turn 1 with Dario was a big risk". Sato finished in 2nd place. Sato will get the full celebrity treatment when IndyCar sends the victor out for a media blitz next week. Read More »

Manchester attack arrests "significant", important items found

People wait for the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester , England , Sunday, May 28, 2017. Police believe suicide bomber Salman Abedi , who was born in the city , acted as part of a network. Manchester police said on Twitter that Thursday's arrests bring the total number of men in custody in the eight. Latest reports said 14 men had been interrogated in connection with the investigation into the attack. Read More »

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump's Agenda in Israel


The marchers, mainly ultranationalist religious Jewish youths, waved Israeli flags and blew horns as they passed through the Old City's Muslim Quarter en route to the Western Wall, above which is the city's most sensitive site , a hilltop compound where the al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site to Muslims, resides. Read More »

Trump tweets thanks to US service members

She is the sister of a veteran. Patti Sampers and Jeanette Early are Gold Star wives whose husbands were killed in Vietnam, an unpopular war. Immediately after the war ended, more land was acquired to provide a burial ground for almost 300,000 Union dead. Read More »

Trump feeling pressure for embassy move to Jerusalem


U.S. President Donald Trump strove to warm ties with the Middle East during his first overseas trip since taking office , but the lack of detail in his plans for peace have left some wondering whether he would only add to turmoil in the region. Read More »

President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel


Trump became the first US president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem . Nevertheless, Trump managed to do plenty of things during his visit . Prior to the Manchester terror attack, Trump explained in his speech in Saudi Arabia that America alone "cannot crush this enemy". More than 400,000 Israelis live in settlements on the West Bank which are considered illegal under worldwide law and a major obstacle to Middle East peace. Read More »

Steve Kerr not planning to return for Game 1 of NBA Finals

The Cavs are also better than past year. They were not boring because the three best players in the National Basketball Association won all their games . It highlights the different types of critics and doubts Curry has endured since he first started playing basketball. They have a lot of options. Even Kevin Durant has expressed his preference to stay in Oakland and possibly earn as many championship rings that time and opportunities will permit. Read More »

Memorial Day Ceremony Held at Sprint Pavilion

The National Memorial Day Parade heads down Constitution Avenue, in D.C., Monday. The face of Kathy Fries-Wilson's brother, Dan, is etched into one of the 12 pillars , which represents the local men killed, that lines the pathway leading up to the wall. Read More »