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British Airways London flights cancelled due to global IT outage

Delays were also reported in Rome, Prague, Milan, Stockholm and Malaga, with the airline unable to say when flights would resume during the busy bank holiday weekend. British Airways added that there was no evidence the outage is the result of a cyber attack. Malcolm Ginsberg, editor in chief at Business Travel News , expected the disruption to last for "three or four days".


Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math

Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math

The government hasn't run a surplus since the late 1990s when a budget deal between Democrat Bill Clinton and congressional Republicans combined with the longest USA economic recovery in history produced four years of black ink from 1998 to 2001.


Kushner proposed secret back channel between Russia, Pres

Kushner proposed secret back channel between Russia, Pres

The Washington Post said Kushner's secret communications proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials. McMaster said "we have back channel communications with a number of countries". By early this year, Kushner had become a focus of the FBI investigation into whether there was any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, said two other sources-one current and one former ...



French President Macron to Meet Vladimir Putin Next Week

He said he had discussed Mali with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday and the two chose to "strengthen our cooperation further to help the countries of the region". France intervened in its former colony in January 2013 to drive out al-Qaeda-linked groups that hijacked a rebellion in 2012 by ethnic Tuaregs and attempted to take control of the central government in Bamako.



Trump asked Macron to swap cell phone numbers

Speaking at a joint press conference with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the heels of their meeting in Brussels , Macron said:"As for climate, President Trump can assert his position". The president and first lady Melania Trump greeted Macron at the USA ambassador's residence in the Belgian capital in advance of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.