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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...
  • Trump Isolated at G7 Summit, "Six against One"
    Trump_isolated_at_g7_talks__%22six_against_one%22 2017-05-27 17:30:33 UTC
    TAORMINA, ITALY — Trump's isolationism is his first great export, and Italy could be first in line. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several iss...
  • "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....
  • 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...
  • Facebook focuses on Vox, BuzzFeed and others for video service
    Facebook_is_focusing_on_vox__buzzfeed_and_others_for_video_service 2017-05-24 20:47:43 UTC
    NEW YORK — Facebook has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with a...
  • 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...
  • Barack Obama to join Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin
    Barack_obama_to_join_chancellor_angela_merkel_in_berlin 2017-05-24 21:01:36 UTC
    BERLIN — Former U.S. President Barack Obama will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to highlight his foundation's new global effort to inspire and support young people active in narrowing inequality, combating c...
  • Senate panel to subpoena Flynn businesses after he declined to collaborate
    Senate_panel_to_subpoena_flynn_businesses_after_he_declined_to_collaborate 2017-05-23 22:12:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses after Flynn declined to comply with a subpoena for documents in the panel's R...
  • 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...
  • Roger Moore dies at 89 after "a short but brave battle with cancer"
    Roger_moore_dies_at_89_after_%22a_short_but_brave_battle_with_cancer%22 2017-05-23 18:25:59 UTC
    LONDON — Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. His 12 years as action man 007, the fictitious spy with a voracious ...
  • 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...
  • Controversial study: The evolutionary lineage arose in Africa?
    Controversial_study-_the_evolutionary_lineage_arose_in_africa_ 2017-05-23 07:10:13 UTC
    Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa. Sc...
  • 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 ...
  • Trump Looks For the Arab-Israeli Alliance Against Iran
    Trump_looks_hopeful_for_the_arab-israeli_alliance_against_iran 2017-05-22 18:26:52 UTC
    JERUSALEM — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and...
  • Ankara criticizes US over Turkey's 'brutal attack' on peaceful protesters
    Ankara_criticizes_us_over_turkey's_'brutal_attack'_on_peaceful_protesters 2017-05-22 18:10:35 UTC
    Ankara — Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said. During Erdogan's visit to Washington to mee...
  • TPP agreed to move the trade deal forward without U.S.
    Tpp_agreed_to_move_the_trade_deal_forward_without_u.s. 2017-05-21 04:56:58 UTC
    Countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed on Sunday to explore ways to move the trade deal forward after U.S. President Donald Trump's pulled out in his switch to an "America First" policy. The so-called TPP-11 countries held thei...
  • Re-elected Rouhani pledges to open Iran to the world
    Re-elected_rouhani_pledges_to_open_iran_to_the_world 2017-05-20 17:51:58 UTC
    Tehran — President Hassan Rouhani pledged on Saturday to open Iran to the world and deliver freedoms its people have yearned for, throwing down a defiant challenge to his hardline opponents after securing a decisive re-election for a second term. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mexico to import record amount of corn from Brazil instead US
    Mexico_to_import_record_amount_of_corn_from_brazil_instead_us 2017-05-19 07:08:25 UTC
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico expects to import a record amount of yellow corn from Brazil this year after its livestock producers secured lower prices in deals with suppliers on a recent visit to South America as NAFTA talks loom, a Mexican official said ...
  • 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...
  • Moscow plays Russian roulette with Washington
    Moscow_is_playing_russian_roulette_with_washington 2017-05-17 17:55:28 UTC
    SOCHI/MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript. But a leading U...
  • 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 “...