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Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports The White House has tried to downplay Kushner's contacts, and Trump himself issued a statement Sunday night saying that " Jared is doing a great job for the country". His last day at the White House has not yet been determined. The appointment of a special counsel to lead the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the election, has also prompted the president to seek outside legal... [Full Article...]

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal: Axios

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal: Axios G7 in Sicily - Never mind "Where's Wally" where's Theresa? Trudeau, this official says, focused on fact-based arguments in the private meetings and steered away from personal or ideological ones. Putting a positive spin on it Emmanuel Macron said he was sure Trump, who he praised as " pragmatist ", would back the deal having listened to his G7 counterparts. [Full Article...]

Transgender student at Wisconsin high school wins appeal

Transgender student at Wisconsin high school wins appeal There's no telling what the Supreme Court may ultimately decide in the area of transgender rights, but SCOTUS will no longer be able to dodge the issue as it did earlier this year in the case of a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding the right of a Virginia student to gain access to the school bathroom congruent with his gender identity . [Full Article...]

Putin visits new Orthodox Church in Paris

During a press conference with the Russian leader, Macron said that he had emphasised to Putin "how important it is for France to respect all people, all minorities". The claims of Russian interference were driven by the "desire of those who lost the US elections to improve their standing ", Putin said in the interview recorded during his Monday visit to France. [Full Article...]

Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

Trump to decide on Paris accord next week Recounting what they described as successes over the past week, they noted pledges by Arab countries - made during Trump's first stop in Saudi Arabia - to step up their coordination in the fight against terrorism, including a renewed crackdown on militant financing and ending destructive Iranian activity in the region. [Full Article...]

Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

According to local media, Christian has a long history of violence and radical politics. Telephone messages left at the home of Christian's mother on Sunday and Monday were not immediately returned. Jeremy Joseph Christian began yelling when he walked into the courtroom Tuesday. He asked the federal government and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events set to... [Full Article...]

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia Herzog, who met with Trump briefly on Tuesday, has said repeatedly in the last few days that he would back Netanyahu - from outside the coalition - were the prime minister to push for substantive progress in peacemaking with the Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Gal Gadot Thinks Wonder Woman Could Win In A Fight With Superman

Gal Gadot Thinks Wonder Woman Could Win In A Fight With Superman Lebanon has officially been at war with Israel since the 1948 war, and has passed legislation that allows it to boycott products from its southern neighbor, though previous Gadot films, such as the Fast & Furious series, avoided the attention of the censors, who frequently ban foreign productions, including this year's Oscar victor for Best Picture, " Moonlight ". [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims Today in a simultaneously heartwrenching and inspiring letter on Twitter , Grande announced that she'll return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert "in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families". The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, but British investigators have not yet concluded whether the perpetrator, 22-year-old British citizen Salman Abedi , ac... [Full Article...]

Australia Plans To Deny Passports To Child Sex Offenders

Australia Plans To Deny Passports To Child Sex Offenders Sex offenders from the country are notorious for taking cheap holidays to nearby south-east Asian and Pacific island countries to abuse children. In a statement , the Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop said the legislation prohibiting registered child sex offenders from leaving Australia or holding Australian passports would "make Australia a world leader in protecting vulnerable chi... [Full Article...]

New Requirement For Texas Schools About Sex Abuse

The letter , as first reported by The Dallas Morning News , was also signed by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft President Brad Smith, and Jeff Wilke, CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon, among others. "This amendment is the bathroom bill and the bathroom bill is an attack on transgender people", Rep. Joe Moody (D-El Paso) said. While Patrick is holding onto a significant bargaining chip... [Full Article...]

May could lose parliament majority

May could lose parliament majority The analysis is based on a complex model and suggests Mrs May's gamble of calling a snap election in the hope of a landslide win could backfire spectacularly. YouGov's chief executive, Stephan Shakespeare told The Times that the model used on this latest poll had been tested before the European Union referendum previous year when it consistently put the Leave campaign in the lead. [Full Article...]

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios Reportedly speaking to the head of the Environmental Protection Agency in the USA, he said the country would drop its commitment to the Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015 under Barack Obama . The U.S. pulling out could result in 3 billion more tons of carbon dioxide being released. Trump pushing big White House changes as Russian Federation crisis grows. [Full Article...]

Trump could decide soon on Cuba policy

Trump could decide soon on Cuba policy Cuban officials have refrained from direct comment. The Trump administration has been collaborating with three Cuban-American congressmen to help craft their new policies with Cuba. Tightening up on those categories would likely impact earnings for the USA airlines and cruise ship companies that began service to Cuba in 2016 and go against a rising anti-travel sanctions sentiment. [Full Article...]

Russia probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday refused to answer questions about Jared Kushner's reported efforts to establish a secret communications channel with the Kremlin using Russian facilities. Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker asked. Amid revelations that Kushner had undisclosed contacts with Russia's ambassador, Trump issued a statement that "Jared is doing a great jo... [Full Article...]

The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

Putin emphasized the need for closer co-operation between Russian Federation and France, two nuclear-armed permanent members of the UN Security Council. He also shrugged off allegations that Russian hackers infiltrated Macron's campaign. Macron said the Russian media organizations are " organs of influence and propaganda" and "behaved like structures of the government". [Full Article...]

No conspiracy behind Babri demolition: Uma

No conspiracy behind Babri demolition: Uma But the Supreme Court on April 19, 2017 revived the conspiracy charges and and shifted their case from the Rae Bareli court to Lucknow court along with other accused who had been booked for the actual demolition of Babri Masjid, says the report. [Full Article...]

Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

The meeting was the latest of Netanyahu's provocations against Palestinian sensitivites around Jerusalem, which have increased under pressure from Israeli hardliners who wish to assert their country's authority over the holy city. The measure also slammed Israel's excavations in East Jerusalem al-Quds and the Old City. A new elevator to the Western Wall will ease access for people with disabilit... [Full Article...]

Macron and Putin hold 'extremely frank talks'

He clarified that it was not just Trump , but also the Russian and Turkish leaders who weigh relationships in the form of a balance of power but he himself did not see it that way. Both sides though sought to present Putin's visit, which was meant to mark 300 years since Tsar Peter the Great visited France, as an occasion to relaunch Franco-Russian relations. [Full Article...]

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

In Rome, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said he agreed with Merkel that Europe needed to forge its own path. These divergences were aired at a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily at the weekend at which Trump found himself isolated over his threat to ditch the 2015 Paris accord aimed at slowing climate change. [Full Article...]

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