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Trump Facing Challenge on Climate at G7

May 26, 2017 0

From CBS News: Background from ABC News Radio: President Trump is in Italy for the G7 summit with uncertainty over the U.S.’s commitment to the Paris accord. During his campaign, Trump said he would “cancel” the Paris agreement but has […]

Tillerson Apologizes for Manchester Leaks

May 26, 2017 0

The Guardian The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has flown to the UK to deliver in person an apology for leaks by US officials of details of the police investigation into the Manchester bombing. Tillerson, who met the foreign […]

Theresa May Will Tell Off Trump

May 25, 2017 0

Vice News The U.K. government has stopped all information sharing related to the Manchester bombing with U.S intelligence agencies after they continued to leak sensitive information related to the attack. The decision was taken Wednesday, after images purportedly showing bomb […]

Why Trump Didn’t Speak to the Knesset

May 25, 2017 0

Times of Israel Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein revealed Tuesday that US President Donald Trump wanted to give the major address of his Israel visit at the Knesset, but Israel couldn’t guarantee that lawmakers would behave. “The Knesset was the first […]

Russia Probe Troubles for Trump

May 25, 2017 0

Time Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy was just trying to help. But as they have for weeks, attempts to defend President Trump against the accelerating investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia just seem to make things worse. At […]

Trump Visit with Pope Francis

May 24, 2017 0

CNN After a highly anticipated meeting, Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on President Donald Trump. “Thank you. I won’t forget what you said,” Trump told Pope Francis, before leaving the Pope’s private study after a half-hour private […]

DeVos Testifying on Trump Budget

May 24, 2017 0

The Washington Post Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to travel to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about the Trump administration’s proposed budget, her first public appearance before Congress since her rocky confirmation hearing in January. DeVos will be […]

EU Pushing Tough Laws for Social Media

May 24, 2017 0

The Guardian Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are facing tough new pan-European laws, forcing them to remove hate speech and sexually explicit videos or face steep fines. European Union ministers approved proposals from the European Commission on Tuesday, which seek to […]

Duterte Declares Partial Martial Law

May 23, 2017 0

NPR Gunfire erupted between Philippine security forces and militants in Marawi City in the mid-afternoon Tuesday. By the time the sun had set on the small southern city, President Rodrigo Duterte had declared martial law in the region and vowed […]

Do Not Compare Trump and Obama on Words

May 23, 2017 0

The Telegraph Donald Trump is fond of comparing himself to Barack Obama, describing how he is stronger, and generally better than his predecessor. But when it comes to signing guest books, Mr Trump may decide it’s better to cede the […]

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