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Sergei who? Why investigators are concerned Jared Kushner met with Sergei Gorkov

Frustration amongst communications team members reportedly peaked after they were kept in the dark regarding the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. "I don't like it...

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Kabul blast: 11 US citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

The other likely suspect is the Islamic State which has been making inroads in recent months and was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy near the U.S. ...

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Former Trump Aide Boris Epshteyn Latest to Be Investigated in Russia Probe

Former Trump Aide Boris Epshteyn Latest to Be Investigated in Russia Probe

Dubke, the founder of Crossroads Media, a conservative media relations firm, replaced Jason Miller, who accepted the communications director job before changing his mind in December , citing family ...

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Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

He dropped a further hint on Twitter this morning, writing: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". The officials cautioned the plans could change until Trump ...

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Trump expected to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv

Trump expected to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv

The day after the PA TV show was aired, Abbas and Trump met again in Bethlehem and the PA president reiterated his commitment to fighting terror and fostering a "culture of peace, nonviolence, no in...

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Neighbours actor Troy Beckwith missing in Melbourne

Neighbours actor Troy Beckwith missing in Melbourne

He had been in contact to tell his partner an appointment had been cancelled, but had not responded to any calls since. A statement from Victoria Police read: 'Police are appealing for public assist...

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United Kingdom opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

United Kingdom opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

However, the prime minister chose to send Home Secretary Amber Rudd to represent the Tories at Wednesday's televised debate on the BBC . Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn asked "where is Theresa May, what happe...

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China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact

China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact

The decision would put the USA at odds with almost every other nation on earth. Trump's administration has already begun the process of killing Obama-era climate regulations. French President Emmanu...

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In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Returning to Washington , Mr Trump has been faced with new allegations that his campaign may have colluded with Moscow before the election, as his son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner's Russian...

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Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opens

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opens

The park boasts more than 300 miles of hiking trails. Last year, Trail Ridge Road opened on May 28. However, because weather conditions can change rapidly, the status of the road also may change. Th...

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Pakistani president condemns bombing in Kabul

Passers-by helped them into private cars, while others went to the nearby Italian-run Emergency Hospital. A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in in the centre of Kabul killing at le...

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Activist Seeks Trumps' Help in Freeing Labor Investigators in China

Hua Haifeng, Li Zhao and Su Heng - working undercover under the direction of New York-based China Labor Watch at a factory operated by shoe manufacturer Huajian Group in the southeast province of Ji...

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MA officials urge Trump to stay in climate deal

MA officials urge Trump to stay in climate deal

The White House declined to confirm the reports , and President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he would announce his decision "over the next few days". Mr Trump refused to endorse the Pa...

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Paris climate deal: European Union and China rebuff Trump

Paris climate deal: European Union and China rebuff Trump

The U.S. has about 4 percent of the world's population and accounts for about 25 percent (and falling) of global economic output. The US has the world's largest economy and is the second-biggest pol...

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White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

Jason Miller, the Trump campaign's senior communications adviser, was slated to serve as communications director in the White House , but he stepped aside a few weeks before Inauguration Day, saying ...

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Germans again a Trump target; Merkel, Modi bond

Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer insisted that the leaders "get on very well" but - as is often the case - his warm words from the White House podium were overshadowed by the president's intemperate ...

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Theresa May defends her no-show for election debate on BBC One

Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time election victor Blair has split the party. Farron said. ...

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Pound rising as United Kingdom voting day nears

The best case scenario for the Conservatives would give the party as many as 345 seats, 15 more than it now holds , while a bad election night could result in just 274 seats for May. In a fiery ele...

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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh Indian states to be affected

All flights from Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport were cancelled from Tuesday morning to this afternoon. He said around 475,669 people took shelter in 11,820 cyclone centres in 14 dist...

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Gov. Brown looks to China for climate bond

Campaigners have reacted angrily to reports that President Donald Trump is poised to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement . Strong science-influenced and clear-eyed leadership - bo...

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Venezuela Opposition Blames Goldman Sachs for Aiding Dictatorship

For its part the bank has stressed it never transacted directly with the Maduro government when it bought $2.8 billion of bonds for pennies on the dollar. The transaction also comes as Venezuela's oil...

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More nations facing historically high levels of terrorism, study finds

More nations facing historically high levels of terrorism, study finds

This was driven by a drop in state-sponsored violence, including torture and extrajudicial killings, and a decrease in the murder rate. The most notable increases in the impact have been seen in hig...

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Trump Plans to Exit Paris Climate Deal, White House Official Tells AP

Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist and the former head of Breitbart, had pressed Trump to stick with his campaign promise and leave the deal. "I think there is a general sense that it would be b...

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Donald Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set To Leave White House

Trump also has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs. " Jared Kushner can not be...

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President Trump Expected To Make Decision On Paris Climate Accord

President Trump Expected To Make Decision On Paris Climate Accord

Now that the withdrawal seems imminent, the global community is trying to assess the impacts of such a major action. In the absence of federal action to address climate change , some left-leaning ...

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What is a hung parliament?

When May called the snap June 8 election at the beginning of March, the Conservative Party led Labour by some 20 points in most opinion polls. Mr Corbyn's human side shone through as he brought a ...

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Trump to announce decision on global climate pact on Thursday

Trump to announce decision on global climate pact on Thursday

But officials cautioned that details were still being finalized. The organization's main Twitter page quoted Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying, "Climate change is undeniable". The agreeme...

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Decision on Paris deal very soon

Decision on Paris deal very soon

Asked via Twitter what he'll do if Trump decides to leave, Musk responded that he would "have no choice but to depart [the] councils in that case". "The downside.is that if they (the United States...

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British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the U.S. after leaks

British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the U.S. after leaks

While attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on Thursday, both U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the leaks stemming from a gr...

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Corbyn wrong-foots May by taking part in United Kingdom election debate

Scottish National Party (SNP) deputy leader Angus Roberston said the prime minister had put her party before the country in calling an election because she thought she would win a massive majority, d...

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House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn

According to media reports, senior adviser Jared Kushner is under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny for his relationship with Russian officials during the transition period before Trump took ...

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British PM Theresa May boycotts TV debate as election looms

Corbyn, a 68-year-old peace campaigner, has been speaking at modestly-attended fringe rallies and demonstrations for decades. "I'm sure you all agree that one of the most important things that Jer...

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Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant rocks Cambria, officials say

She said two of them are out safe, but two are still missing. Crews are still trying to determine how secure the building is. Officials did not release any additional information, but did say ther...

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Trump to take United States out of climate change accord

Failing that, Trump should say farewell to Paris on his own, and never look back. To remain in the deal, the US must cut its emissions by 26 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. According to Axios news o...

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Another Trump Staffer Jumps Ship! White House Communications Director Michael Dubke Resigns!

On Tuesday, it was revealed that Michael Dubke has resigned from his post as the White House communications director. Dubke , who had been in the job just three months, gave no reason for leavi...

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Trump Expected to Leave Climate Deal - But With 'Caveats'

This is a good time to remember that even two degrees of change will have significant global ramifications. However, the impact of federal policies is cushioned by the momentum that exists at state ,...

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Sean Spicer Thinks We're Dumb Enough To Believe Donald Trump *Meant

Sean Spicer Thinks We're Dumb Enough To Believe Donald Trump *Meant

Kasowitz was recently hired to navigate Trump through the legal proceedings of the scandal enveloping the White House. Mr Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, on Tuesday held his first ...

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Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

It's ironic to see American corporate behemoths jumping behind the Paris deal, when climate change regulations are often bad for their bottom line. "It sends a combative signal to the rest of the ...

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General Assembly elects Slovakia's Lajcak as next president

General Assembly elects Slovakia's Lajcak as next president

Lajcak is now the minister of foreign and European affairs of Slovakia . Lajcak, who ran unopposed for the large ceremonial one-year position that rotates between five geographic areas, stressed re...

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What does Donald Trump's 'covfefe' mean?

For Trump's critics, that was evidence of unbridled hubris - a sign the president and his aides had no idea how hard it is to run the White House , America and the world. Through this medium, Trump c...

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