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President Donald Trump's Wednesday meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas appeared to go off without a hitch - but what happened hours after the visit ended has left some scratching their heads. It's the first direct meeting between Trump and Abbas. And he again demanded Israel end its occupation "of our people and of our land". During a joint press conference with the president, Abbas expressed a desire for peace and claimed that Palestinian children are brought up in ...
  • Investigation will prove lack of links with Russia: US President Trump

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    It is, without question, a massive political risk for the Trump administration as well as Congressional Republicans - and a risk undertaken by a man in Rosenstein who hasn't been on the job for a month yet. There is no specific deadline for a special counsel's investigation, and generally speaking it ends when the counsel decides it ends. Such an appointment would obviate the need for an independent counsel.
  • More US Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

    More US Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

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    US President Donald Trump has complained that "no politician in history" has been treated worse as pressure mounted over his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. The Republican head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, went further by requesting Comey himself appear before the panel "in both open and closed sessions".
  • Google Scoops Apple with 2 Major Announcements About Assistant

    Google Scoops Apple with 2 Major Announcements About Assistant

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    Google says that it'll be able to optimize all components that way. Google wants to bring Android to more people around the world. Google is also redesigning many of its own apps to use less memory, storage space, and mobile data, including Chrome, Gboard, and a new version of YouTube called YouTube Go.
  • Oil prices rise to $52 as Saudi, Russia back longer supply cut

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    The two countries, along with nations in the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC countries are set to review current limits later this month. US shale drillers aren't the only ones threatening to offset OPEC's oil production cuts. ― Reuters picSINGAPORE, May 16 ― Oil prices rose today, extending gains after a joint announcement by top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to push for an extension of supply cuts until the end of March 2018 ...
  • Vulnerable House Republicans distance themselves from Trump

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    Monday night's denials from National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell weren't straightforward either. The Washington Post has reported Donald Trump allegedly leaked classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak while the group met in the Oval Office last week.
  • Robert Mueller to oversee Trump-Russia investigation

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    In this memo, Trump allegedly says, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Another top Republican in Congress is calling for a special prosecutor to get to the bottom of the Comey memo and whether the president obstructed justice in asking the head of FBI to drop a federal investigation.
  • Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

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    The White House was lit Monday in blue to honor fallen police officers, and flags were flown at half-staff. "We don't want to forget them, and we want the community to back those officers who are out here doing everything they can to protect the citizens", said Green.
  • What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

    What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

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    As widely reported over this past weekend, a large-scale "Ransomware" cyber attack was executed on Friday that has impacted a large number of businesses and users through the "WannaCry" or "WannaCrypt" virus . FedEx, Nissan, and the United Kingdom's National Health Service were among the victims. But those attacks - blamed on Russian Federation, which has repeatedly denied them - followed an entirely different modus operandi involving penetrating the accounts of individuals and political ...
  • Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

    Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

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    Shocking footage has emerged showing violent clashes between people protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his suited bodyguards and supporters in Washington DC. Trump and Erdogan used part of their meeting Tuesday to discuss the ongoing fight against ISIS. Turkish officials had spoken enthusiastically about Trump's election as a chance to turn a new page.
  • Seoul: Moon, Xi agree on denuclearization goal

    Seoul: Moon, Xi agree on denuclearization goal

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    He has said he would be prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". South Korea says it needs Thaad to defend itself from North Korea, but China believes its radars threaten regional security. Moon took office instantly, without a transitional period. South Korean President Moon Jae-in holds a telephone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at his presidential office in Seoul on May 12, 2017.
  • Paul Ryan on Russian Federation investigation: 'We need the facts'

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    In December he penned a letter with Republican Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina, asking former President Barack Obama for a classified briefing on any evidence that Russian Federation tampered with the 2016 elections. I also say that this can happen with a Republican-controlled House and Senate if the public weighs in by demanding that the Republican President be charged by way of impeachment.