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Jared Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel


The Post report cited communications intercepted by USA intelligence officials as Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow. This latest revelation comes two weeks after Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, who was responsible for overseeing the probe. The FBI, in the course of its investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election, is now also looking at Kushner's multiple roles in Trump's campaign operation and his contacts with Russian ... Read More »

G-7 Leaders, Trump Ready For Trade, Climate Clashes


President Donald Trump is kicking off the final day of his first trip overseas with a meeting with Group of Seven and African nation leaders. In another speech before becoming president, he remarked how the USA needlessly "pays billions of dollars" for signing onto the agreement, comparing it to the Iran deal. Read More »

Daley Blind: ''Our tactics were decisive in Europa League Final''


Manchester United at Friends Arena , with Swedish player Zlatan Ibrahimovic wearing a red shirt. "We know things like this are very sad all over the world", said Pogba referring to the attack. Jose Mourinho celebrated after the game and who can blame him! Souness said last week that United had their "pants pulled down" by Juventus in reference to the world record transfer fee, and he was just as critical of the midfielder last night in TV3. Read More »

Trump son-in-law Kushner comes under FBI scrutiny

The Washington Post report also divulges that Kushner also sought a bug proof communication line with Kremlin (official residence of the President of the Russian Federation) before Trump took office. The person with knowledge of the investigation says the request is the first time any investigators have made inquiries with Trump's campaign officials. Read More »

British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

The leak prompted Home Secretary Amber Rudd to launch into a "highly unusual public criticism" of Britain's foremost ally, says the Daily Mail , calling the leak "irritating" and saying she had spoken to USA officials to warn against further indiscretions. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: "The lack of respect from some has been a disgrace"

The Premier League 2017 victor had only two losses in the last seven games in various competitions. I think he deserves to work with Arsenal . The game will be John Terry's last in Chelsea's colours and although he is not expected to start, he could bow out by lifting his 17th trophy as captain and 18th in total. Read More »

Merkel says G7 debate on climate was "very unsatisfying"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more downbeat, calling the G-7 climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". "The United States is evaluating its policy with regard to the climate, so the six other G7 countries will reaffirm their commitment (to the global Paris accord ) while taking note" of the USA position, a French official said at the G7 summit in Sicily. Read More »

FA Cup Final livestream: Arsenal v Chelsea

If we have this in the same proportion as Arsenal in that respect, we have the possibility to do the double and win. "Do I want Wenger to stay? It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it". The Premier League champions beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 last month to secure their place in the FA Cup showpiece. This is especially so against Chelsea and therefore I think the Gunners will need the extra support from the wing backs in a 343, who can help ... Read More »

U.S. backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique

The dramatic announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with U.S. partners voicing frustration at the president's failure to commit to the deal aimed at stemming global warming. The White House, however, believes that Trump has made personal breakthroughs with his peers, having now met one-on-one with all the leaders of G-7. Read More »

United dedicate win to terror attack victims


Blind reflected on the bad events in Manchester over the past week and dedicated the win to the city, "Of course, we think of the awful events in Manchester". Winning this trophy means a lot for Man U. It nearly guarentees that Antoine Griezmann will make the switch from Atletico Madrid to United, and it is also enough to likely keep Swedish beast Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who said that he would probably leave the club if they didn't make the Champions League . Read More »

Neighbor charged in Ohio fire that killed 5 kids, 2 adults


He was calm as one charge of aggravated arson and seven charges of aggravated murder were read out to him. Another neighbor says Ford "seemed like a straight-up gentlemen". "The loss of life can never be replaced, but through the collaboration of state and local officials, we can bring to justice the man responsible for this horrific incident", Interim State Fire Marshal Jeff Hussey said. Read More »

Trump told Macron he's under 'heavy pressure' on Paris accord

European leaders have used Trump's stops on the continent this week, including at the Group of 7 meeting in Sicily , to launch a last-ditch campaign for Trump to stay in the climate accord. Mr. Trudeau and the other leaders are concerned that the USA president might promote a protectionist agenda. So foreign bureaucrats are gonna be controlling what we're using and what we're doing on our land in our country. Read More »

Foreign terrorists killed in Marawi

The exodus of thousands of residents has continue. Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Read More »

G-7 Source: US Gets More Time for Climate Pact Decision

European Union officials are scrambling to persuade US President Donald Trump not pull out of the Paris climate accord after his advisers warned of legal problems if Washington stayed in but lowered its commitments. But he hasn't retracted the pledges themselves. White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt oppose the Paris agreement. Read More »

Trump says Mideast deal not easy


But the Trump family's visit to the wall once again highlighted the issues raised by groups such as Women of the Wall, prompting concerns that Melania and Ivanka Trump would shun tradition in order to pray with the president. While the API, when proposed by Saudi Arabia in 2002, originally offered peace between Israel and the Arab world after a complete Israeli withdrawal to boundaries existing prior to the 1967 Six Day War , the proposal has since been modified by the Arab states to ... Read More »

Miles translates as Pope offers olive branch to Trump

Does that look like two influential figures who agree on every issue on the planet? "We can use peace", Trump said . Did the Argentinean and the Slovenian really talk ' pizza ' when they met? In the pope's 2015 encyclical on climate change , he argues that climate change is backed by a very consistent scientific consensus and that the world must confront the causes of climate change while mitigating the effects. Read More »

U.S. grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". President Donald Trump called for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian relations after he met Tuesday in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Read More »

Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO

President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders yesterday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week's bombing. Read More »

G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts


On the one side, leaders of Canada, Japan , France , Germany , Italy and the United Kingdom, plus two European Union representatives. "President Trump and Prime Minister Abe agreed their teams would cooperate to enhance sanctions on North Korea , including by identifying and sanctioning entities that support North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs", the White House said after the two men held a one-on-one meeting in Sicily. Read More »

Churches plan for summer Bible school


Memorial Day Program , 3 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Rt. For more information or for transportation requests, call the church at 423-587-9466. First Baptist Church will hold its 150 years Sesquicentennial Celebration on Sunday. The event will feature Doc McKenzie and the Hilites of Lake City, S.C., Roy and Revelation of Hopkins, S.C., the Prodigal Sons of Jackson and others. Read More »

Abe, Trump seek global pressure on N. Korea


The ground-based system has not had the best record, with only nine of 17 attempts successful since 1999. Though it succeeded in the last test in 2014, it failed during the three prior attempts. "I've been trying to tell our government that it's really time that we go talk to them", former Los Alamos National Laboratory director Siegfried Hecker said Thursday night before speaking about his new book, "Doomed to Cooperate" at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas. Read More »

The Senate Intelligence Committee is turning up the heat on Michael Flynn

Warner said. They also addressed Kelner's complaint that the original subpoena was not specific enough. "I hope you do", Trump said. Former CIA Director John Brennan says he can't say whether there was collusion during the USA presidential election between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's campaign, but he knew there was reason to have investigators "pull those threads". Read More »