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Kushner's contact with Russians is under fire

Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S. It is reported that Kushner met at least once in December with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak apart from meeting up with a Russian banker Sergey Gorkov a year ago. Read More »

Trump, May reaffirm commitment to post-Brexit trade deal

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Merkel said that Trump's criticism was "not really something new". Trump tweeted Saturday, "Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should". "Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". Read More »

President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

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Cohn said Europeans had made more progress in curbing emissions than the United States and suggested that if US industries tried to catch up too quickly, it might prove costly. Other G7 nations are leaning heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal. The source said G-7 members were still wrestling over a statement on trade and whether it would condemn protectionism, as previous G-7 statements have. Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI)

Among 14 analysts covering Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Its up 0.14, from 1.08 in 2016Q3. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 0% of its portfolio in Triumph Group Inc (NYSE:TGI) for 43,400 shares. 34 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. Read More »

Health Canada approves new supervised consumption sites in BC and Montreal

SafePoint will be located along the notorious Whalley strip on 135A Street, a location selected after "consultation with the people who are most likely to access services there", according to the announcement. Perry Kendall, B.C.'s chief provincial health officer. The service will be located in a drop-in centre for people living with mental health and substance use challenges called the Powell Street Getaway at 528 Powell Street. Read More »

Massive landslide takes out California's famous Highway 1

Severe erosion led highway officials to shut down a bridge in Pfeiffer Canyon in February, and a March landslide closed a stretch of the road near Lime Kiln State Park. There were no injuries or damage reported, officials said. Kirk Gafill, president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce and owner of the historic Nepenthe Restaurant, said people who make a living in the area have to contend with Mother Nature more so than global economic cycles. Read More »

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

In a separate development, the Washington Post also reported that the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, has asked Trump's political organization to produce all documents, emails and phone records dating from his campaign's launch in June 2015. Read More »

Trump to go all out for Middle East peace!

By aligning the United States uncritically with a Saudi-led authoritarian regional order, Trump may hope that he is turning the clock back to a more stable time. Abbas welcomed Trump's "noble and possible mission". It was a ideal image of why Trump's temperament is so poorly suited to this job. Why did he dictate all Muslim countries to take a stand against Iran? This was music to the ears of Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel , who has always been saying that his country is ... Read More »

President Trump Attends Meeting Of G-7 Leaders In Italy

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Climate change was "one of the greatest threats facing Canadians and the world and it is a global threat which needs global solutions", Freeland said . "It would be going back to square one and I think it would further signal that the U.S. is not a trustworthy partner". Ottawa hoped to get Trump to adopt a more progressive view on environmental issues by making "strong, fact-based arguments", foreign minister Chrystia Freeland told a Friday news conference that was held beside a ... Read More »

5th suspect in bombing arrested near Manchester

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Police also set up a roadblock near the Cherry Gardens pub further back on Wigan Lane, with those wishing to access Wigan Infirmary urged to use the entrance near to the Cherry Garden roundabout. A Greater Manchester Police spokeswoman said: "Officers have this afternoon carried out a search at an address in Manchester City Centre as part of the investigation into the horrific incident at Manchester Arena". Read More »

United Nations honours 2 Ghanaian peacekeepers who died in action

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Khare said "peacekeeping is cost effective", saying the current $7.8bn budget supports 16 missions, a regional center and logistics base and the deployment of over 113,000 personnel. "The three fallen Chinese peacekeepers sacrificed their young lives for UN peacekeeping operations", said Chinese Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi. Last month, the United States administration cut funding to the UN Population Fund, which provides reproductive health and birth control services in more than 150 ... Read More »

Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement

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US President Donald Trump has been urged by the other leaders of the Group of Seven (G-7) countries not to ditch the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change as he promised during his election campaign. And now Trump is at the final stop of his maiden worldwide trip, a grueling nine-day, five-stop marathon. "And he wants to clearly hear what the European leaders have to say", said Mr Cohn, director of the National Economic Council. Read More »

Greater Manchester Police Say Soldiers Deployed to Incident at Local College

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For the first time in rail history, specialist firearms officers will patrol trains across the United Kingdom network to ensure that the travelling public are kept safe after Monday's terrorist attack. Over the coming days we'll be keeping a close eye to keep you safe, as well as making sure the nation's railways keep functioning as usual. "We will continue to work with police forces nationally to ensure that the travelling public remain safe and reassured". Read More »

Reported Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing

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Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. "Therefore he spent a short time in the transit area", police said in a statement . British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. The official threat level was raised after the Manchester attack to " critical ", its highest level, meaning a further attack could be imminent. Read More »

Trump condemns 'evil losers' for Manchester attack

My Faith Votes leader Jason Yates also hailed Trump's trip, particularly to Israel . It should not be controversial to endorse a position that has been adopted by the American , Israeli, and Palestinian governments, yet Trump seems to be going out of his way to purposely not do so. Read More »

Sessions vows to stop leaks about Manchester attack

A day after New York Times published detailed images of Manchester Arena crime scene following the terror attack, United States President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to bring anyone caught leaking USA intelligence to justice. "But I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again". But the National Counter Terrorism Policing body said the investigation was being "undermined". Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee requests Trump campaign documents

The Senate Intelligence Committee said it is issuing new subpoenas for documents from two Virginia-based business entities controlled by Michael Flynn . Burr's statement came after the ranking Democrat on the committee, Sen. Flynn previously offered to testify on supposed Russian influence in exchange for immunity. Read More »

Rouhani Win Seen Speeding Iran's Oil Push Amid Trump Threats

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President Rouhani won 23.5 million of Iran's total 41 million votes, his next nearest rival winning only 15.8 million votes. As this move was considered a major betrayal, Saudis welcomed President Trump's hardline stance on Iran which he highlighted in his speech at the Summit with more than 50 Arab and Islamic countries. Read More »

Trump's Popularity Plummets Among Israeli Jews Ahead of Visit

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Former Israeli intelligence officials expressed grave concern over reports President Trump divulged secrets to the Russians provided by Israel, breaking with the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , which in the wake of the revelation sought to portray the bilateral ties as business as usual. Read More »

Israel Alters Intelligence Sharing with US

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In response, Israel, up to this point America's closest Middle East ally, has changed its intelligence-sharing protocols. "I will make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure", she said following a cabinet-level security meeting. Read More »

Indian Navy Ship reaches Colombo relief material

As Indian medical and emergency teams arrive in Sri Lanka to aid rescue and recovery efforts after devastating floods and landslides , the torrential rains of the past several days are easing. Mudslides in Sri Lanka have killed dozens and left more than 100 missing. But officials said most reservoirs were now so full they were in danger of spilling over and causing dangers of flooding to people living downstream. Read More »

North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

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China hopes to work to bring the situation quickly back to the correct track of dialogue, Mr Wang said, adding that China already fully implements its sanctions commitments. "We don't see why dialogue can not take place in the current situation now". "It takes political will". According to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop, if North Korea was recognised as a nuclear weapons state, "then Japan and [South] Korea would have little option than to develop their own nuclear weapons ... Read More »

Daesh-linked foreign fighters involved in battle for Philippine city

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Do not tell me any of you will enjoy martial law". The violence prompted Duterte to cut short a visit to Moscow, during which one of his top priorities was to acquire Russian-made precision armaments to use against the militants. "Their refusal to surrender is holding the city captive", it said. Duterte is known for often making deeply offensive remarks and loading his speeches with profanity , threats and jokes about taboo subjects. Read More »