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Trump set to exchange views with Pope Francis at Vatican

Multiple times during the US presidential election, Pope Francis made comments referring either directly or indirectly to debate subjects and actions of then-candidate Trump. His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence.


United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

But while Trump said earlier this month that he believed brokering peace is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", he measured his comments on Tuesday. "That Palestinians have to negotiate their freedom and prove ourselves worthy of freedom is repugnant", Buttu added, arguing that Trump should use its multi-billion dollar financial support to Israel as weight to pressure it from ending its occupation of Palestinian territory.


U.S. president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

U.S. president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Speaking at a press conference alongside Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas , Mr Trump said: "I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families - so many families - of the victims".


Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Trump spoke at a press conference alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday morning where he declared his commitment to peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. What's more, peace advocates across ethnic and ideological lines have struggled to come up with ways any American president, of any political persuasion, can shift growing skepticism among both Israelis and Palestinians as to whether a two-state solution is achievable.



Cummings says Flynn lied about info provided in security clearance

The refusal is especially egregious in light of new allegations from House Democrats that Flynn lied to executive-branch investigators who, in 2016, interviewed him as part of his security clearance renewal. Flynn was shown sitting next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the 2015 dinner. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private interactions between Flynn and the committee.


USA stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading; oil down

USA stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading; oil down

Wal-Mart Stores rose 2.7 percent and L Brands climbed 3.5 percent Thursday after both companies reported better earnings than analysts were expecting. TheStreet raised shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, was up 98 cents, or 1.9 percent, at $53.49 a barrel in London.