• The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'
The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later announced Thursday Trump had directed National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to the White House for another summit later this year. Vladimir Putin proposed holding a referendum in war-torn eastern Ukraine when he met Donald Trump in Helsinki this week, it has been reported. The Wh...

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  • British Police Identify Russian Suspects Behind Skripals' Poisoning, Media Says
British Police Identify Russian Suspects Behind Skripals' Poisoning, Media Says

It is not clear whether the pair are Russian . Britain previously confirmed that border officials searched an incoming Aeroflot plane at London's Heathrow Airport on March 31 in what it called "routine" checks for criminal activity. Counter-terrorism detectives believe the substance was in a discarded perfume bottle found by the couple somewhe...

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  • Imported Cars Are Not a National Security Threat - Hit & Run
Imported Cars Are Not a National Security Threat - Hit & Run

The procession of industry groups and foreign governments lining up to oppose President Donald Trump's vehicle tariffs is starting to look like a rush-hour traffic jam. The Center for Automotive Research says auto tariffs would wipe out more than 700,000 jobs. The Japanese diplomat said new auto tariffs, if invoked, would significantly affect U...

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  • Cohen lawyer: 'Spin' can't change what's on tape
Cohen lawyer: 'Spin' can't change what's on tape

The recording was part of the documents and electronic records seized by authorities from the longtime Trump fixer earlier this year. Trump tweeted today that the federal government's raid of his former attorney, Michael Cohen , was " inconceivable " but that Cohen's alleged taping of his conversations with Trump are "totally unheard of & perhap...

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  • Turnbull calls on the Pope to sack disgraced Archbishop Philip Wilson
Turnbull calls on the Pope to sack disgraced Archbishop Philip Wilson

In May, Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, became the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of not disclosing to police the abuse happening at the hands of another priest. On August 14, the Australian judiciary is set to announce if the archbishop should serve his detention under house arrest or in jail, since the sentence mandated that he has to ...

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  • Trump says it's
Trump says it's "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client

The Wall Street Journal said the September 2016 conversation between Trump and Cohen was about buying the rights to McDougal's story, which she sold a month earlier to The National Enquirer for $150,000. "Nothing in that conversation suggests that he had any knowledge of it in advance", Giuliani told The Times. "In the big scheme of things, it...

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  • Trump's stunning comments about the Federal Reserve could actually backfire
Trump's stunning comments about the Federal Reserve could actually backfire

President Donald Trump says he is "ready" to place tariffs on every Chinese good imported to the U.S.as the trade war between the two countries escalates. The central bank has always been seen as needing to operate free of political pressure from the White House or elsewhere to properly manage interest rate policy.

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  • Briton discharged from hospital after Novichok poisoning
Briton discharged from hospital after Novichok poisoning

According to London, former Russian military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Sergei Skripal, 66, who had been convicted in Russia of spying for Great Britain and later swapped for Russian intelligence officers, and his daughter Yulia, 33, suffered the effects of an alleged nerve agent in the British city of Salisbury on March 4.

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  • Survivor of deadly duck boat accident in Missouri speaks about life jackets
Survivor of deadly duck boat accident in Missouri speaks about life jackets

So this is going to be an all night, into tomorrow [search],' Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader told reporters about 9.30pm. The personal flotation devices, and whether they were worn, will "definitely be a focus of the investigation and certainly one of the questions we will be looking to ask", U.S.

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  • Company claims to find sunken treasure ship-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily
Company claims to find sunken treasure ship-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Shinil maintains that the ship holds at least 200 tons of gold worth 150 trillion won (around $132 billion); the company said it plans to release evidence next week supporting its assertion, Josh Smith of Reuters reports. And according to the AP, another Korean company made similar claims about the Donskoi in the past-and was subsequently accus...

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  • U.S. Bid To Ban Fuel Shipments To North Korea Fails
U.S. Bid To Ban Fuel Shipments To North Korea Fails

French Ambassador Francois Delattre said both Pompeo and Kang sought to "confirm the unity and firmness of the Security Council in the full implementation of the sanctions". Mr Pompeo's talks followed an unprecedented summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last month at which Mr Kim agreed to work toward the ...

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  • Trump invites Putin to USA as Democrats call for Helsinki details
Trump invites Putin to USA as Democrats call for Helsinki details

The U.S. director of national intelligence Dan Coats, who on Monday immediately defended intelligence personnel on the election issue, expressed surprise at Trump's invitation on Thursday to Putin to visit Washington in the autumn. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Thursday on CNN's New Day . Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said Russian Federation "was...

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  • U.S. officials in the dark over Trump's Helsinki deals
U.S. officials in the dark over Trump's Helsinki deals

There was also Putin's controversial suggestion that the USA could sit in on the questioning of the 12 indicted Russians - but only if the US would allow Russia to question of Americans whom the Kremlin has accused of committing " illegal activities ".

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  • Trump Doesn’t Get Why U.S. Has to Defend NATO Allies
Trump Doesn’t Get Why U.S. Has to Defend NATO Allies

The response to this latest infliction of totally insane gibberish on the rest of the world was predictably unkind, even from the ordinarily gentle people of Montenegro. Andrew Weiss, the vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said the President was "parroting Kremlin talking points".

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  • Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin morphed in latest Time cover
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin morphed in latest Time cover

No Russian leader has visited the White House in almost a decade and it would be a diplomatic coup for Mr Putin, who has been isolated by the West for activities in Ukraine, Syria and the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. In Moscow, Antonov said it was important to "deal with the results" of their first summit before jumping too fast into a new on...

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  • Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle Leaving Network To Campaign With Boyfriend, Don Jr
Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle Leaving Network To Campaign With Boyfriend, Don Jr

She has recently become a fixture in the gossip rags thanks to her relationship with Donald Trump Jr . "FOX News has parted ways with Kimberly Guilfoyle ", the official statement reads, offering no further elaboration. A second person familiar with discussions said America First, which supports President Donald Trump's stances, has been try...

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  • 'Say that again?': USA intelligence chief's shocked response to Putin invitation
'Say that again?': USA intelligence chief's shocked response to Putin invitation

Army Gen. Joseph Votel, head of US Central Command, which is responsible for US military involvement in the Middle East including Afghanistan and Syria, said Thursday he had received " no new guidance as a result of Helsinki ". In a tweet on July 19, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders wrote that Trump "asked [national security adviser John ...

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  • The Fed Is Learning What Being Donald Trump's Ex-Girlfriend Feels Like
The Fed Is Learning What Being Donald Trump's Ex-Girlfriend Feels Like

Oil prices edged up as a weakening dollar and lower expected August oil exports from Saudi Arabia supported the market, offsetting concerns about U.S. He said he was "not happy" about recent rate hikes. "The reason we are not up more is the push and pull that has been the case for the past two months", said Walter Todd, chief investment officer a...

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  • Modi stupefied after Rahul Gandhi gives him a hug in Parliament
Modi stupefied after Rahul Gandhi gives him a hug in Parliament

Wrapping up the debate on the no-confidence motion against his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested the House to reject the motion so that his government could continue to do its good work. He stressed that the Congress has no hatred for anyone, not even the BJP. The defence minister and the Prime Minister have not been truthful. ...

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  • Putin accuses USA forces of trying to ruin Trump summit outcome
Putin accuses USA forces of trying to ruin Trump summit outcome

Trump has refined and sharpened his presentation since Helsinki . Then on Wednesday, Sanders attempted to give a different meaning to the president's comments earlier in the day, when he said "no" to two questions about whether he believes Russian Federation is still attacking the US.

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