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08 June 2017 6:41 AM States backing terror risk 'falling victim' themselves: Trump to Iran

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed sympathy for the victims of a terror attack in Iran that killed 13 people, but issued a barbed warning that the country was reaping what it sowed. Gunmen and suicide bombers, acting almost simultaneously, attacked Iran's parliament and a shrine to the revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini in the first 39

04 June 2017 8:59 PM UK elections to go ahead after London attack

London - Prime Minister Theresa May says Thursday's election wouldn't be halted by the latest attack in London, because "violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process". She made the statement after politicians agreed for the second time in two weeks to halt their election campaigns for grief and reflection in the aftermath of the deadly 34

04 June 2017 6:35 PM Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks

Trump seized on comments by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who said Britons should not be alarmed to see more police in the streets following the attack. WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump came under fire on Sunday for criticizing London's mayor in the aftermath of attacks in the city that killed seven people and injured at least 48 others. In a tweet 34

03 June 2017 2:58 PM AP FACT CHECK: A blast of hot air with Trump’s climate move

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will leave the Paris climate accord came with a blast of hot air. TRUMP: “The cost to the economy at this time would be close to $3 trillion in lost GDP and 6.5 million industrial jobs, while households would have 7,000 less income, and in many cases, much worse than that.” — Rose Garden 47

28 May 2017 11:49 PM As White House defends Jared Kushner, experts question his back-channel move

The Trump administration argued over the weekend that back-channel communications are acceptable in building dialogue with foreign governments, part of an effort to minimize fallout over White House adviser Jared Kushner’s reported discussion about creating a secret conduit to the Kremlin at a Russian diplomatic compound. But some former administration 52

28 May 2017 6:12 PM Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

Hope Yen and Vivian Salama, Associated Press Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling them "fabricated lies," in a flurry of tweets. And his Homeland Security head defended the idea of establishing that kind of communication as a "smart thing" and said he didn't see "any big issue 64

28 May 2017 5:10 PM Reported Talks by Jared Kushner With Russia Would Be ‘Good Thing,’ Trump Official Says

Mr. Trump’s administration has been straining to contain the fallout from news reports that Mr. Kushner spoke in December with Russia’s ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, about establishing a secret channel to Moscow to discuss the war in Syria and other matters. In television interviews on Sunday, Mr. Kelly defended Mr. Kushner’s conduct and his character 51

21 May 2017 7:41 PM Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

Washington - Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the US presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job. Comey was fired by President Donald Trump earlier this month. The former director will testify before the Senate intelligence 32

21 May 2017 3:24 AM ANALYSIS: President's attempt to dig in risks leaving Brazil with lame duck

BRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer’s refusal to resign in the face of a Supreme Court investigation raises the prospect of a drawn-out fight for survival by an unpopular leader that would stall reforms, deter investors and leave Latin America's largest economy adrift. Legal experts and some of Temer's political allies said his determination to fight 33

19 May 2017 3:19 AM Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

Washington - Brimming with resentment, President Donald Trump fervently denied on Thursday that his campaign had collaborated with Russia or that he'd tried to kill an FBI probe of the issue, contending that "even my enemies" recognise his innocence and declaring himself the most unfairly hounded president in history. Asked point-blank if he'd done anything 31