• Trump says hopes to play golf in Scotland ahead of Putin meeting
Trump says hopes to play golf in Scotland ahead of Putin meeting

The charges shine an even brighter spotlight on Trump's treatment of Putin, who has repeatedly denied that Russian Federation sought to skew the election that Trump, a Republican, unexpectedly won. Then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump had pressed Putin on the matter, while the Russian foreign minister said Trump had accepted Putin's den...

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  • Protesters plan to fly Trump baby blimp near Scottish Parliament
Protesters plan to fly Trump baby blimp near Scottish Parliament

The issue dominated Mrs May's talks with the President, and at Chequers Mr Trump told his host: "Whatever you do is OK with me". Trump said that May's "soft" blueprint for the UK's future dealings with the European Union would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the US.

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  • Donald Trump: May presses case for U.S. trade deal at dinner
Donald Trump: May presses case for U.S. trade deal at dinner

Opponents to the controversial United States leader have threatened mass protests but Mr Trump is expected to avoid areas such as central London where demonstrators are likely to gather. Ahead of his arrival the PM said she would use the visit to "forge a strengthened, ambitious and future-proof trade partnership" with the USA after Brexit.

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  • Read the ‘very nice’ letter Kim Jong-un sent Trump last week
Read the ‘very nice’ letter Kim Jong-un sent Trump last week

It comes after Mr Trump released a "very nice note" from Mr Kim, signalling his optimism about efforts to end the nuclear stand-off with North Korea . President for the improvement of relations between the two countries and the faithful implementation of the joint statement". North Korea reportedly has the remains of about 5,300 United Stat...

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  • Abortion issue takes center stage in governor's race
Abortion issue takes center stage in governor's race

Mary Ann Dzuback , chair of the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, suspects that conservative justices will continue chipping away at reproductive choice, rather than mount a frontal assault on the Roe decision that has stood since 1973.

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  • China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat
China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

The Commerce Ministry on Wednesday gave no details, but Beijing responded to last week's United States tariff hike on $ 34 billion of imports from China by increasing its own duties on the same amount of American goods. The US Chamber of Commerce, which had supported Mr Trump's domestic tax cuts, was less enamoured of his tariff policies. "But...

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  • World Cup fever soars in England on #WaistcoatWednesday
World Cup fever soars in England on #WaistcoatWednesday

It might be tempting to hope for good luck at such a crucial juncture, but the only superstitious spell in the England manager's coaching career was fleeting. Anyway, we won and the staff made this big thing about my lucky socks, saying I had to wear them next game. England have reached the semi-finals for the first time since 1990.

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  • Trump says Putin ‘easiest’ of meetings in Europe
Trump says Putin ‘easiest’ of meetings in Europe

Trump has described North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as "obsolete" on the campaign trail and, since taking office, has pressured the alliance to rebalance the amount of money that member nations pay. The U.S.is spending many times more than any other country in order to protect them. "I think there will be more give and take but I'm not underes...

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  • Russian jets hit Syrian south, UN urges Jordan to open border
Russian jets hit Syrian south, UN urges Jordan to open border

Pedersen said the United Nations organizations need to respond to the populations in southwest Syria, especially the displaced returning home from the Jordanian border and from near the Golan Heights, where they have fled airstrikes and shelling in the past weeks.

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  • Judge rejects blanket delay to reunite separated children
Judge rejects blanket delay to reunite separated children

He said the ACLU instead wanted a detailed explanation of when all families will be reunited. At the Monday morning hearing, which reporters could listen to by phone, Judge Sabraw asked attorney Lee Gelernt of the American Civil Liberties Union, who is representing the thousands of separated families, if he believes the Trump administration is ...

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  • US tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'
US tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

As of 12:01 eastern this morning, computers at USA customs should have been reconfigured to apply new tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, which include printers, cars and industrial parts. What's worse is that the Trump administration has paved no way out of this situation, said Matthew Gold , former deputy assistant US trade repres...

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  • Trump's Supreme Court Shortlist Narrows To 3 Finalists
Trump's Supreme Court Shortlist Narrows To 3 Finalists

Cruz is also actively lobbying against Judge Brett Kavanaugh , one of the frontrunners to replace Kennedy on the bench. Kethledge, 51, is another former Kennedy clerk. And in endorsing judicial recusal, they cite a law review article urging the same result for an anti-abortion judge who is compelled by precedent - and the status of being a low...

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  • Arrests made as groups rally in Hartford to abolish ICE, detention centers
Arrests made as groups rally in Hartford to abolish ICE, detention centers

If it's a useful slogan for Democrats , why are Republicans thrilled? And a few counties - including San Diego and Orange - and some cities have voted to support the Federal lawsuit. "They can not be ordered by the White House to basically ignore their mission and the law, and that's what's happening". "You must not know what ICE really does", t...

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  • Trump mocks #MeToo movement in Montana rally
Trump mocks #MeToo movement in Montana rally

Calls to abolish the agency sprang up after Trump's administration began separating migrant children and adults entering at the U.S. -Mexico border. Tester tried to counter that narrative before Trump got to the state by taking out a full-page ad in more than a dozen newspapers across the state thanking him for signing 16 bills the Democrat spo...

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  • Iran vows to attack oil trade if U.S. sanctions bite
Iran vows to attack oil trade if U.S. sanctions bite

Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter who previously served as the newspaper's Tehran bureau chief and was imprisoned during the Iran nuclear negotiations, expressed disbelief that Trump would " quote propaganda". Meanwhile, a major focus of Trump's campaign is to drive Tehran's economy-sustaining oil exports to zero. Washington has since ...

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  • American Woman Dead After Tour Boat Explodes in Bahamas
American Woman Dead After Tour Boat Explodes in Bahamas

Also among the injured was 22-year-old Stefanie Schaffer , a dancer and athlete who had both legs amputated after the blast, NBC News reports. The boat's engine reportedly exploded, causing a raging fire and black smoke. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends", said Chester Cooper , Exumas and Ragged Island MP, in a...

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  • White House taps team for Supreme Court pick
White House taps team for Supreme Court pick

Wade and their writings and their work show that they are very fair". Although a couple of men made [AUL president Catherine Glenn Foster's] short list, she is hoping for 'one of those outstanding female candidates, to provide some ideological balance on the Court.

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  • North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production
North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production

Joel Wit, a former diplomat who helped the US negotiate with North Korea including a nuclear agreement between the USA and the regime in 1994, said the USA believed the rogue regime had two sites to "enrich nuclear fuel" including Yongbyon and another, but the name of the center was not revealed.

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  • Women’s March Calls for Abolishing Border Security at D.C. Protest
Women’s March Calls for Abolishing Border Security at D.C. Protest

Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington state tweeted Thursday that she was proud to be arrested to protest the policy that has separated families at the southern border. The president is not at the White House during the protest as he is spending the weekend in New Jersey. Sharaf and three other women recently fired up their laptops and cellpho...

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  • First lady Melania Trump making second visit to border detention facility
First lady Melania Trump making second visit to border detention facility

Myra Gutin, a professor at Rider University in New Jersey who studies first ladies, says that the aims of Trump's advocacy - and the extent to which they differ from her husband's - seem opaque. Asked whether the first lady agrees with her husband's polices, Ms Grisham said: "She definitely believes in strong border laws" and wants Congress to stre...

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