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  • Germany no longer sees the U.S. as a leading power
    Germany_no_longer_sees_the_u.s._as_a_leading_power 2017-05-30 05:48:33 UTC
    BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel unleashed a voll...
  • The collapse of U.S. foreign policy: Europe can't rely on the United States
    The_collapse_of_u.s._foreign_policy-_europe_can't_rely_on_the_united_states 2017-05-28 21:32:24 UTC
    MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Europe has to forge its own path forward, as the United States were no longer reliable partner. "We have to wage our own fight for our future, as Europeans, for our fate." "The times when we co...
  • With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
    With_respect__mr_president-_sir__you_are_an_idiot 2017-05-28 21:41:50 UTC
    BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult. With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot. It is above all the stup...
  • Kushner wanted to use Russia facilities to secure the channel to Kremlin
    Kushner_wanted_to_use_russia_facilities_to_secure_the_channel_to_kremlin 2017-05-27 08:04:24 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and forme...
  • "America First" might turn out to be rather lonely
    %22america_first%22_might_turn_out_to_be_rather_lonely 2017-05-28 09:02:33 UTC
    At the NATO summit in Brussels, US President Donald Trump acted like a diplomatic bully. He arrived late, then shoved the Montenegrin prime minister aside to ensure his place in the front row. He turned what was planned as a short ceremonial addre...
  • Trump causes deep divisions with G7 leaders over trade, migration and climate
    Trump_causes_deep_divisions_with_g7_leaders_over_trade__migration_and_climate 2017-05-26 17:42:42 UTC
    TAORMINA, ITALY — Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump over trade and climate change....
  • NATO: Trump Just Embarrassed America Again
    %22america_first%22_might_turn_out_to_be_rather_lonely 2017-05-25 21:24:30 UTC
    "America First" might turn out to be rather lonely. BRUSSELS — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this w...
  • Barack Obama speaks in Berlin: "We can not hide behind a wall"
    Barack_obama_speaks_in_berlin-_%22we_can_not_hide_behind_a_wall%22 2017-05-25 10:25:11 UTC
    Former US president Barack Obama addressed the church congress saying 'we can not hide behind a wall.' This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is the featured topic, with many big names making an appearance. The most famous guest am...
  • GOP-Trump Healthcare Plan: A Nightmare For 23 Million Americans
    Gop-trump_healthcare_plan-_a_cancer_on_the_american_healthcare_system 2017-05-25 04:03:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON — A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy insurance, a budget watch...
  • Democrats Ask Deutsche Bank If Trump Accounts Have Russia Ties
    House_democrats_ask_deutsche_bank_if_trump_accounts_have_russia_ties 2017-05-24 20:04:14 UTC
    Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Mosc...
  • I saw signs of possible collusion between Trump and Russia, says former CIA chief Brennan
    I_saw_signs_of_possible_collusion_between_trump_and_russia-_says_former_cia_chief_brennan 2017-05-23 22:17:53 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu | WASHINGTON — Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he had seen signs of possible collusion between Moscow and President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign that merited investigation, and h...
  • Authorities trying to determine if the suspect was part of a larger network
    Authorities_trying_to_determine_if_the_suspect_was_part_of_a_larger_network 2017-05-23 22:19:53 UTC
    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with...
  • Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi
    Manchester_suicide_bomber_suspect_identified_as_salman_abedi 2017-05-23 17:39:50 UTC
    Washington — Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi, three U.S. officials said. The police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the suicide attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert last night. Prim...
  • Trump budget plan cuts healthcare and food assistance for poor
    Trump_budget_plan_cuts_healthcare_and_food_assistance_for_poor 2017-05-23 05:39:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The White House is set to deliver U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday, a plan that would slash funding for healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while it trims t...
  • UK: 22 people dead and 59 injured in Manchester blast
    Explosion_at_a_music_concert_in_the_city_of_manchester_in_uk 2017-05-23 16:06:37 UTC
    Manchester City — Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi: three U.S. officials A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left ...
  • Flynn Invoked the 'Fifth Amendment' and Declined to Collaborate
    Senate_intel_has_not_received_a_subpoena_response_from_flynn 2017-05-22 20:41:54 UTC
    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. He invoked his Fifth Amen...
  • Trump's Comey remark to Russians shows his weakness
    Trump's_comey_remark_to_russians_shows_his_weakness 2017-05-21 19:29:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, two top administration off...
  • Trump to Lavrov: U.S. FBI director was crazy, a real nut job
    Trump_revealed_highly_classified_information_to_russians 2017-05-20 06:24:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported that U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump boasted to Russian officials at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from a law-enforcement ...
  • Trump's people were in excessive contact with Russians
    Trump's_people_were_in_excessive_contact_with_russians 2017-05-19 05:58:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and fo...
  • Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
    Senate_intel_has_not_received_a_subpoena_response_from_flynn 2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
    Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
  • Ex-FBI Director Mueller Appointed to Investigate Trump-Russia Ties
    Ex-fbi_director_mueller_appointed_to_investigate_trump-russia_ties 2017-05-18 18:04:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi welcomed the appointment of Ex-FBI Director Mueller in the Russia probe involving U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump but said on Thursday an independent commission...
  • Start Counting the Last Days of Trump's Presidency
    Start_counting_the_last_days_of_trump's_presidency 2017-05-17 06:46:20 UTC
    By leaking extraordinarily sensitive intelligence to the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador, Trump risks helping enemies who would subvert the government of the United States. There is little or no chance that a hue and cry like “...
  • Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into Flynn
    Trump_asked_comey_to_shut_down_the_investigation_into_flynn 2017-05-17 04:02:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who ha...
  • Trump Undermines Trust Between Partners: "I Have the Absolute Right"
    Trump_undermines_trust_between_partners-_%22i_have_the_absolute_right%22 2017-05-16 16:31:12 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Facing a deluge of criticism over his handling of highly classified information, U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump defended having shared "facts" with senior Russian officials, saying on Tuesday he had an "absolute rig...
  • Ford plans to shrink its salaried workers in US by 3000
    Ford_plans_to_shrink_its_salaried_workers_in_us_by_3000 2017-05-16 06:32:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON/DETROIT — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump promised: "Car companies coming back to U.S. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!" Now Ford plans to shrink its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by about 10 percent as it works t...