Accused spy Maria Butina not mentioned in US readout of Russia call

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news Moscow says Butina’s case did come up between Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo Play Video 1:30 Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, poses with politicians and questions Trump – video The US version of what the Läs mer…

Hillary Clinton speaks out on Trump and Russian interference – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:10 Hillary Clinton has criticised Donald Trump’s performance at the Helsinki summit. ‘The great mystery is why the president has not spoken up for our country,’ said the former US secretary of state, speaking at OzyFest in Central Park, New York. She Läs mer…

'An insult to women': newly hired ex-Fox exec fuels new turmoil at White House

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump administration Bill Shine has failed to discipline Trump and faces scrutiny of his own following sexual harassment allegations against former colleagues Bill Shine, a former Fox News co-president, was hired as White House communications director this month. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters When the White Läs mer…

US intelligence chief says he meant no disrespect to Trump over Putin comments

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Dan Coats says he did not intend to be critical of decision to invite Putin to Washington Play Video 0:29 ‘Say that again’: US intelligence chief surprised by White House’s Putin invitation – video The top US intelligence official has said he Läs mer…

Fighter jet intercepts plane near Donald Trump’s golf club

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump F16 scrambled and private plane lands without incident as president spends weekend at his club in Bedminster, New Jersey A US F16 fighter jet intercepted a small aeroplane flying near a golf club owned by Donald Trump. Photograph: Jonathan Synder/AFP/Getty A US Läs mer…

Trump claims Cohen tape may be illegal and insists he did nothing wrong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Tape contains discussion of payment to Playboy model New York state law allows recording of conversations Donald Trump calls out as he arrives on Air Force One in New Jersey on Friday, en route to his Bedminster golf club. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP Läs mer…

US immigration: baby did not recognise parents after five-month separation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US immigration Fifteen-month-old Honduran boy came to symbolise America’s draconian policy of separating migrant families Adalicia, Johan and Rolando are reunited in Honduras. Photograph: Esteban Felix/AP A 15-month old baby who came to symbolise the US government’s draconian policy of separating migrant families did Läs mer…

Putin holds winning cards as Syrian war nears Idlib showdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Syria Saudi and Israeli fears over Iran have benefited Assad Benjamin Netanyahu with Vladimir Putin at their Moscow meeting on 11 July. The Israeli leader wants Russia’s help in keeping Iran forces at bay. Photograph: Yuri Kadobnov/EPA The surrender of rebel forces Läs mer…

Marching with my mother: why the anti-Trump march was the perfect day out

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hadley Freeman’s Weekend column Donald Trump Marching with my mother: why the anti-Trump march was the perfect day out Hadley Freeman We started with political chat, visited Zara to see how it compared to with M&S, then carried on protesting ‘It was striking how Läs mer…

Who's wooing who in the Trump-Putin relationship?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump The US president’s invitation to Washington raises questions about the motives Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin together in Helsinki. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump’s invitation to Vladimir Putin to visit Washington violates diplomatic norms in that the guest learned about the Läs mer…

Trump threatens to hit all $505bn of Chinese imports with tariffs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; International trade President indicates readiness to slap tariffs on the entirety of Chinese goods, saying it is ‘the right thing to do for our country’ Donald Trump also lashed out at the EU and the Federal Reserve in an interview on Friday. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock Läs mer…

Trump's tariffs threaten global prosperity, warns Angela Merkel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; International trade US levies on European and Chinese goods may also break WTO rules, says German leader President Trump says he is ready to put tariffs on almost all Chinese goods entering the US. Photograph: CNBC The war of words over President Donald Trump’s Läs mer…

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to Playboy model – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Michael Cohen New York Times reports tape seized by FBI in raid Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani confirms recording exists Michael Cohen, seen in May. Photograph: Seth Wenig/AP Donald Trump was secretly recorded two months before the 2016 election discussing a potential payoff to a Läs mer…

Trump says other countries 'taking advantage' of US – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:46 China, the EU, Mexico and Japan are taking advantage, says Donald Trump, because they all have trade surpluses with the US. ‘I don’t like it, and I haven’t liked it for many years,’ the US president tells CNBC. He then threatens Läs mer…

Do Republicans disapprove of Trump's meeting with Putin? 'They couldn't care less'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Invitation to Russian leader to visit White House illustrates Trump’s confidence in weathering another storm Donald Trump receives a football from Vladimir Putin after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Photograph: Grigory Dukor/Reuters Donald Trump began the week facing accusations of treason over Läs mer…