• White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns
White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Kushner is being scrutinized in the agency's investigation into Russian meddling in the USA election over his meetings with at least two Russian officials, Moscow's ambassador to the US and a banking executive, sources have told ABC News. How did Jared Kushner get away with lying on his top secret security clearance? What happened, of course, ...

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  • Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria
Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry released a video footage demonstrating how the strikes against the Daesh terror group were carried out. Russian Federation announced on Wednesday that one of its warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean Sea have fired cruise missiles at Islamic State (ISIS) targets near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

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  • Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon
Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon

The White House still hasn't confirmed whether Trump will yank the United States out of the global pact to join Nicaragua and Syria as the only non-signatories. Trump promised during his 2016 campaign that he'd withdraw the United States from the deal. The U.S.is one of the world's top offenders when it comes to Carbon dioxide emissions f...

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  • Trump welcomes Vietnam leader to White House
Trump welcomes Vietnam leader to White House

The two countries' leaders are scheduled to hold talks to discuss measures to promote the bilateral comprehensive partnership in the coming time, especially in the fields of politics, external affairs, economics, and trade. Vietnam is America's 10th largest agricultural export market. Vietnam wants its former enemy more engaged in the region to b...

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  • Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'
Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'

The prime minister said a global order based on democracy is the need of the hour, in an interconnected and interdependent world. "As strategic partners, India and Germany are committed to close coordination, bilaterally and with partners, in the G20, the United Nations and other multilateral fora, to address existing and emerging challenges to w...

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  • Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round
Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round

Granollers, who has thrice reached the second week in Paris , is not the easiest of first-rounders, and Djokovic handled everything that was thrown his way without ever really losing the plot. Muguruza raced to a 3-0 lead in the opening set and just when Schiavone was starting to work around her opponent's power as she reduced the arrears to 3-2...

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  • Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019
Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Exelon Corp.'s announcement comes after what it called more than five years of losses on the single-unit power plant and its recent failure in a capacity auction to sell Three Mile Island's power into the regional grid. The Pennsylvania Nuclear Caucus , a group of lawmakers who want to keep the state's five nuclear plants operating, will face s...

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  • Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord
Big business wants Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

But a communique released by G7 leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, made clear they have been unsuccessful thus far. On Saturday, during a G7 Summit in Italy, Trump refused to join his G7 counterparts in pledging to remain faithful to the Paris agreement, and offered his explanation why on Twitter.

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  • No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again
No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

More memorable than even the outcome of the game was a 27-foot three-pointer from the left corner with 2:40 left in the third quarter that pushed James past his childhood idol, Michael Jordan, for first place on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list.

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  • Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said Duterte's offer was made in the spirit of Ramadan. Padilla said 11 soldiers, two policemen and 31 militants had been confirmed killed in the fighting, which has involved the military bombing buildings where the militants have been hiding.

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  • Did Trump really favor Macron in France?
Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

A similar photo-op during a meeting between Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House spurred some embarrassing worldwide headlines when the US President seemingly ignore repeated media prompts to shake the German leader's hand.

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  • McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports
McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

He was echoing the sentiment of National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who declined to address the contents of Kushner's December meeting with the Russian diplomat to reporters in Sicily over the weekend and suggested that back-channel communications were commonplace and not concerning.

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  • British police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing
British police make two more arrests after Manchester bombing

A woman was arrested late Wednesday but was later released without charge. Eight men have now been detained in connection with Monday's attack. Flowers and messages of condolence are left for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. Information in so-called "IS Files" - a huge cache of documents obtained by " Sky News " - shows how an ISIS f...

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  • Jared Kushner said to have weighed creating secret channel with Russian Federation
Jared Kushner said to have weighed creating secret channel with Russian Federation

The conversation between Mr. Kushner and the ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, took place during a meeting at Trump Tower that Mr. Trump's presidential transition team did not acknowledge at the time . But President Trump has described the Russian Federation investigations as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".

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  • Hopes fade for 99 missing after Sri Lanka mudslides
Hopes fade for 99 missing after Sri Lanka mudslides

Sri Lanka stepped up its military-led relief operations Saturday as almost half a million people were displaced after a monsoon deluge killed at least 113 people. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was scheduled to return to Colombo Friday night after a two-day state visit to Australia and plans to hold an emergency meeting with emergen...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: It has to be police, not Army, protecting Britain's streets
Jeremy Corbyn: It has to be police, not Army, protecting Britain's streets

She is also seen as the leader most likely to keep Britain safe from terrorist threats. But her ratings on this and nearly every other measure had declined over the fortnight since the questions were last asked, while the Labour leader's had improved.

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  • Brother and sister from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
Brother and sister from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

After being crowned the victor, Salvador took to the stage for one final rendition of his winning song, this time being joined on stage by his sister Louisa, who as well as composing the song filled in for her sibling whilst he was absent from rehearsals.

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  • Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack
Manchester bomber's father says he did not expect attack

Some British officials have suggested that US officials are leaking sensitive information to American media outlets about the investigation into the Manchester attack. Hashem and Ismail Abedi (left) and their father Ramadan. It says he previously flew from Frankfurt to Britain in 2015. A German security official told the Post that Abedi was ...

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  • Egypt: Germany condemns attack on Copts in Egypt
Egypt: Germany condemns attack on Copts in Egypt

The attack followed church bombings in December and April claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group that killed dozens of Egypt's Coptic Christians. The convoy was travelling to the monastery, carrying both worshippers and workers heading for the holy site. Ahmed al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt's al-Azhar, the world's foremost seat of Su...

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  • Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director
Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

On Thursday , Trump touted Lieberman, a longtime Democratic senator from CT and Al Gore's vice presidential nominee during the 2000 presidential election, as his top choice. "Or who's campaigned for president". "I think the question is whether you want someone with a political pedigree or whether you want someone with a law enforcement pedigree"...

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  • Russian Federation may replace India in Farzad-B gas field project - Iran's minister
Russian Federation may replace India in Farzad-B gas field project - Iran's minister

The minister said that during the years of punitive sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, the industry faced a severe shortage of pipes and were the sanctions still in place, "we would be unable to produce them now". The foreign wing of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. of India (ONGC) began the process of acquiring the rights to develop th...

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  • Rouhani looks set to secure second term in Iran
Rouhani looks set to secure second term in Iran

Iran's hardliner Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has congratulated the Iranians for their big show in the exercise for democracy. Rouhani sealed a second term in the office after he won with more than 57% percent of the votes in Friday's election.

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  • Minister says Manchester bomber likely did not act alone, criticises USA leaks
Minister says Manchester bomber likely did not act alone, criticises USA leaks

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya and Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. "Three men have been arrested after police executed warrants in South Manchester in connection with the ongoing investigation into Monday night's horrific attack at the Manchester Arena ", a Greater Manch...

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  • Melania trump has publicly shamed his wife
Melania trump has publicly shamed his wife

Some said Melania "slapped" away the president's hand. The first of what appears to be a pointed avoidance by Melania of her husband occurred after the couple touched down in Tel Aviv Monday for President Trump's two-day visit to Israel .

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  • US warship challenges China in South China Sea
US warship challenges China in South China Sea

U.S. Navy vessels sailed within 12 nautical miles of a China-claimed artificial island in the South China Sea , Reuters news agency reported Wednesday, citing U.S. This is the first such "freedom of navigation" exercise undertaken by the United States under President Donald Trump, a U.S. official said. What is Freedom of Navigation? The UN C...

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  • Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel
Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel

He has spoken of reviving long-stalled peace efforts between the Israelis and Palestinians, but few specifics have emerged of how he intends to do so. Trump's tough stance against Israel's archenemy Iran. A Palestinian man was killed after an attempted stabbing at a checkpoint just outside Jerusalem shortly after Trump had entered the Old City,...

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  • Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank
Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Abbas is an unpopular leader, according to polls , and the Palestinian political landscape is split between his Fatah party and Hamas , the Islamist movement that is in control in the Gaza Strip and opposes negotiations with Israel . Trump has yet to clarity if he still supports a two-state solution, whether he remains opposed to Israeli sett...

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  • The Difference Between Trump And Obama's Yad Vashem Notes Says A Lot
The Difference Between Trump And Obama's Yad Vashem Notes Says A Lot

This difference was on stark display during Trump's visit to Israel this week . On a visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem , the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are buried.

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  • Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar
Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

He said if the demand for justice to Dalits at the Jantar Manatr protest doesn't reach the Yogi Adityanath government then the next venue would be Ramleela Maidan. The Delhi Police yesterday denied permission for a demonstration by several Dalit unions. In the police investigation too, cases against Dalits were filed and almost no case was regist...

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  • Trump arrives in Bethlehem for Abbas meeting
Trump arrives in Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

Trump asserted that both Israel and the Palestinians are ready to pursue a peace agreement and reiterated his "personal commitment" to helping them achieve that goal. From Israel , Trump was heading to Italy for an audience with Pope Francis. "Our real problem is with the occupation and the settlements and Israel's failure to recognize the s...

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