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The activities of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, U.S. media reported on May 25.
The United States Embassy in Ankara has denied accusations that the U.S. supported terrorist groups fighting in Syria. The statement came a day after President Erdoğan said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces have given support to terrorist groups, including ISIL and Syrian Kurdish forces
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said Dec. 24 he intends to dissolve his controversial philanthropic foundation to avoid conflicts of interest, but the move was quickly complicated by an ongoing legal probe.
HONOLULU – Reuters
U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Dec. 26 that he would have won most Americans’ support if he had been able to run against Donald Trump for a third term.
Thousands of residents were loaded onto military trucks in the Philippines on Dec. 25 as they fled from the path of a powerful typhoon barreling towards the disaster-prone archipelago.
Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Dec. 26.
MANILA – Reuters
A Philippine provincial newspaper publisher has been shot dead after writing a column alleging official negligence over a recently discovered methamphetamine laboratory, in the first killing of a journalist during the country’s war on drugs.
SANTIAGO – Reuters
A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Dec. 25, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump called for an expansion of the United States’ nuclear capabilities on Dec. 22, to which Russian President Vladimir Putin said there was “nothing unusual” in these statements.
A powerful typhoon left at least four people dead and eight missing as it crossed the Philippine archipelago on Dec. 26, spoiling the Christmas holidays with strong winds, heavy rains and destructive flooding.
The former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno said the United States has given its leadership in the Middle East to Russia.