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Jared Kushner and the Russians

Earlier, Kushner was named in news reports as a focus of the FBI investigation into alleged Russian tampering with the US election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Neither side foll...

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Trump returns to White House, faces slew of challenges

According to The Post , Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, reported to Moscow in a cable that was intercepted by American spies that Kushner had suggested to him using Russian diplomatic facil...

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Will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

Will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

The U.S. broke from the other six nations in a joint statement issued at the summit's conclusion, saying America is reviewing its climate policies while the other G-7 members remain committed to the P...

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Trump says to decide position on Paris climate deal next week

Trump says to decide position on Paris climate deal next week

US Defence Secretary James Mattis, in comments to be aired fully in a TV interview Sunday, said Trump - famously sceptical of global warming - is now "wide open" on the issue. On this subject, the...

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Trump calls first trip abroad a 'home run'

On his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the USA president stated that the Palestinian leader "assured me he's willing to reach for peace with Israel in good faith", and told...

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Trump Pushing Big White House Changes as Russia Crisis Grows

The story also appeared the same day The Washington Post reported that Kislyak told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Kremlin and t...

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Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change

Pope Francis presents Trump with papal writing on climate change

The two global leaders, vastly different in temperament and views of the world, talked seriously and extensively in a 30-minute private meeting about terrorism, the radicalization of young people , i...

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Trump to Palestinians, Israelis: Compromise for peace

Trump to Palestinians, Israelis: Compromise for peace

In his meeting with Trump, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had said: "I do offer my warm condolences to the prime minister of Britain, families of victims, and the British people". A scandal-p...

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Donald Trump Tweets 'Money Is Beginning To Pour In' To NATO

Donald Trump Tweets 'Money Is Beginning To Pour In' To NATO

But one senior diplomat said Trump , who left the leaders' dinner before it ended to fly to Italy for Friday's Group of Seven summit , said the remarks did not go down well at all. Praise was alwa...

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G7 talks on climate mark some progress: French president

G7 talks on climate mark some progress: French president

Doctors Without Borders issued a statement critical of the summit. "We urge him to surprise us all next week and come out showing his support for Paris". Former President Barack Obama signed the Paris...

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Bomber Salman Abedi's father says he did not expect Manchester attack

Bomber Salman Abedi's father says he did not expect Manchester attack

As hundreds of British soldiers protected some of the world's most visited tourist sites in London and elsewhere, police are pressing to uncover the network that is thought to have helped Abedi in t...

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Xi urges countries to coordinate development policies, reject protectionism

Xi urges countries to coordinate development policies, reject protectionism

Russia, like China, wants North Korea to reform its economy and pursue the path of denuclearization. The main goal of this initiative is to encompass pipelines and a port in Pakistan , bridges in B...

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Allman Brothers' Gregg dies at 69

Allman Brothers' Gregg dies at 69

The legendary founder of The Allman Brothers Band has died at age 69 on Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Bassist Oakley was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1972, and the band graduall...

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United Kingdom police make 11th arrest over Manchester bomb attack

United Kingdom police make 11th arrest over Manchester bomb attack

British-born Salman Abedi , 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the packed Manchester Arena at the end of Grande's concert, attended by thousands of children and teenagers, killing 22 people a...

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Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul

Iraq has also opened an inquiry into claims that its forces abused and killed civilians in the battle for the city. The move came a day after the Iraqi Air Force dropped leaflets telling residen...

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UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network

Abedi's relative said the suspected bomber was pained by the killing of Abdel-Wahab Hafidah, an 18-year-old who news reports say was chased by a group of men, run over and stabbed in the neck in Manc...

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Jeremy Corbyn's £48B manifesto plan

In a candid interview, Mr McCluskey said: "The scale of the task is enormous". People like me are always optimistic. things can happen. But I don't see Labour winning. "And on Scotland , Labour can o...

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Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

No one was injured in the incident, which happened at 8:22 p.m., airport officials said. “They wouldnt let you share bread with them, ” she said Abedi told her. The airport says travelers should exp...

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Poll shows Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as general election approaches

Corbyn, who this week repeated his verdict that the war on terror had failed, will pledge to spend more money on expanding the security services and hiring more police and border guards. The poll for ...

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White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump's inner circle

White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump's inner circle

But he did say that his "dashboard was lit up" with concerns about Trump advisers' interactions with Russians before he left office on January 20. Kushner, 36, went so far as to suggest using Russia...

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President Jacob Zuma Congratulates President of Iran On His Election Victory

President Jacob Zuma Congratulates President of Iran On His Election Victory

Iran's hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday Saudi Arabia's rulers faced "certain downfall" for aligning themselves with the United States, hours after the country's pragma...

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Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

The story also appeared the same day The Washington Post reported that Kislyak told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Kremlin and t...

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'Large part' of Manchester attack network held

All the suspects were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences and eight remain in custody. Medics, who battled to save the lives of children caught up in the atrocity, told the queen as she tour...

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Jared Kushner reportedly proposed 'secret communication channel' between Trump team and Russian Federation

Jared Kushner reportedly proposed 'secret communication channel' between Trump team and Russian Federation

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russian Federation investigation, according to U.S. "He will do the same if he is contacte...

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Rouhani slams US after Trump's barbs

Rouhani slams US after Trump's barbs

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Trump of being "hand in hand with the supporters of terrorism, human rights victimised in the dances of swords". "And above all, the United States...

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Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

The Washington Post reported Friday night that Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transit...

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Ariana Grande will return to Manchester

Police said on Saturday that overnight they had made two further arrests as they closed in on other possible cell members. All are men, aged between 18 and 44. Gallagher tweeted that he was "in total...

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Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

A joint statement from all seven countries at the summit's conclusion acknowledged that the USA "is in process of reviewing its policies on climate change ", while reaffirming the other G-7 members...

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United States summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

United States summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

The unseemly incident is adding to U.S. He added that some members of the pro-Erdogan group were carrying firearms, which made it more hard for police to contain the scene. Erdogan has been unhappy wi...

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Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters

This person says the administration felt there was no need for a back channel once Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was confirmed, and the Trump team made a decision to communicate with Moscow through...

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