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Controversy over Trump's Israel policy continues ahead of visit

Controversy over Trump's Israel policy continues ahead of visit

The drama unfolded when a senior White House official said that the Western Wall was part of the West Bank and not part of Israel's territory, as Channel 2 reported on Monday. Israel was in an uproar Wednesday after US officials confirmed Trump shared highly classified intelligence about the Islamic State group with senior Russian officials visiting the White House.



More killed, hundreds injured in Venezuela protests

Luis Alviarez, 18, was hit in the chest during clashes with police in the western state of Tachira. Videos of the violence in Tachira on Monday showed protesters throwing rocks and in one case setting an armored truck on fire. Rather, in a statement released Monday , the global organization declared that "fundamental rights of the Venezuelan people must be respected, including the right to peacefully demonstrate".


House GOP leader suggested Putin was paying Trump

House GOP leader suggested Putin was paying Trump

Lawmakers laughed at McCarthy's comment, the Post reported, and then he added, "swear to God". He added that McCarthy had reminded him of the exchange Wednesday. At the time, USA intelligence agencies knew that the Russians had hacked the DNC and other institutions, but Moscow had yet to start publicly releasing damaging emails through WikiLeaks to undermine Trump's Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton.



'TRUTH' -- Donald Jr. Says Trump Didn't Obstruct Justice

Ryan said House Oversight and Government Reform Committee had requested a memo reportedly written by Comey following the White House meeting, which came the day after Flynn resigned under pressure over his contacts with Russian Federation. "I don't worry about things that are outside of my control", Ryan said. -The Senate intelligence committee invited Comey to appear in both open and closed sessions.



Labour manifesto pledges to tax top earners 'to help the many'

McDonnell also said people earning more than £80,000 will face a "relatively modest" tax increase. So will Labour also look to reform pension tax relief? "Behavioural change by those facing these tax rates becomes as important as the rates themselves - as does government action to try and respond to those changes".



Comey's Unceremonious Firing Boomerangs On Trump

Lawmakers around New England are already reacting to the latest bombshell to rock the White House. "Everyone is walking around saying, 'What is next?'" The New York Times first, then The Washington Post and other outlets have reported that Trump had asked Comey in a February meeting not to pursue the Flynn probe and pursue reporters in leak cases instead.