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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...
  • Trump's Anarchy Causes Uncertainty in U.S. Businesses
    U.s._hate_incidents_rise_sharply_after_trump_win 2017-05-29 16:09:40 UTC
    Confusion surrounding the trade policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration means U.S. companies no longer know the rules of the game, a board member and former CEO of toymaker Hasbro (HAS.O) told an international conference on Monday...
  • 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...
  • Joe Biden's Strong Message to Americans
    Joe_biden_delivered_an_emotional_speech_in_austin__texas 2017-05-27 18:10:42 UTC
    "The American people will not sustain this attitude for long, I promise you," former Vice President Joe Biden said to cheers. Biden denounced the spread of populism and lingering embrace of hate speech in an enthusiastic commencement address Sa...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • FBI investigating Trump's son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe
    Executives_of_sanctioned_russian_bank_met_trump's_son-in-law__jared_kushner 2017-05-26 07:08:03 UTC
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported on Thursday. Kushner is being investigated...
  • Montana elected a bully GOP candidate for Congress
    Montana_elected_a_bully_gop_candidate_for_congress 2017-05-26 05:52:08 UTC
    BOZEMAN, MONTANA — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly beat a political novice to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. A race that was expected to b...
  • 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...
  • Federal court upholds decision blocking Trump's travel ban
    U.s._federal_judge_allows_hawaii_to_challenge_trump's_new_travel_ban 2017-05-25 19:01:29 UTC
    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced. A majority of j...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Comey wants to speak with FBI investigator Mueller before testifying
    Comey_aimed_to_expand_investigations_of_trump%e2%80%99s_ties_to_russia_before_firing 2017-05-23 00:39:26 UTC
    Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel's chairman said on Monday. In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from...
  • 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 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...
  • Far-right nationalist Trump looks increasingly isolated
    Trump's_nonsense_economic_plan_doesn't_work_with_simple_math 2017-05-22 18:26:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In the Trump White House, it’s getting lonely at the top. U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress are showing signs of going their own way, both on politics and policy, determined to salva...
  • 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 ...