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Trump didn't know source of information shared with Russian Federation, adviser says

Trump didn't know source of information shared with Russian Federation, adviser says

McMaster also emphasized a point made earlier in the day by the President, once more criticizing leaks from within the Trump Administration and the Intelligence Community. "The story that came out tonight as reported is false", McMaster said. He said that he thinks that the "national security is put at risk" by such actions.



SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) reports upbeat Q1 earnings

For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 119.00% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 42.80%. SINA Corp's revenue was up 40.0% on a year-over-year basis. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,774 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 2,443 shares in the last quarter.



Syria fighting eases as deal takes effect

The Observatory's spokesman Rami Abdel Rahman said violence had however "sharply reduced" as Saturday progressed. On Saturday the Observatory said rockets hit Qaboun, where the government has been pressing an offensive for several weeks, and there were clashes between rebels and government and allied forces.


Donald Trump defends 'right' to share intelligence secrets with Russian Federation

Donald Trump defends 'right' to share intelligence secrets with Russian Federation

The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump revealed highly classified intelligence information to Russia's foreign minister and ambassador while meeting with them last week in the Oval Office. According to a White House spokesperson, Trump's latest tweets do not confirm that he leaked classified information to Russian Federation. Representative Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Trump's disclosure ...


Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

On Monday, two USA officials said Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State (ISIS) operation. McMaster said the story, initially reported by the Washington Post , was false. No US media were allowed into the meeting. "In taking the oath President Trump swore to "faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States" and to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States" to the best of his ...



Oil prices rise on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Even if the OPEC and non-OPEC cuts are extended into the second half of 2017, the IEA said, "stocks at the end of 2017 might not have fallen to the five-year average, suggesting that much work remains to be done in the second half of 2017 to drain them further".