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A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russia -- a bombshell allegation the U.S. president swatted down as “fabricated.”
The leading US newspaper is reporting that the FBI is now investigating meetings that Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials
COCHASQUI, Ecuador - Agence France-Presse
Ecuador’s new president Lenin Moreno warned Julian Assange on May 25 not to interfere in the politics of the South American country, whose embassy the WikiLeaks founder has lived in for the past five years.
Canada’s official opposition Conservatives on May 27 chose a 38-year-old leader to fight a 2019 election against Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau but only after a fierce contest that revealed internal divisions
BRUSSELS - Reuters
Asmiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on May 25 but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change
A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on May 27
Brazilian soldiers deployed on May 24 to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters demanding the exit of President Michel Temer smashed their way into ministries and fought with riot police.
TAORMINA, Italy - Reuters
Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on May 27, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
Senior U.S. lawmakers want the House of Representatives to formally condemn Turkish security forces’ violent response to a street protest in Washington during a recent visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
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.
Faced with mounting unrest, Venezuela’s unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed on May 23 to push ahead in July with the formation of a “constituent assembly” to rewrite the constitution before regional elections in December.