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SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

Last month Donald Trump spoke by phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and was widely criticized by members of both parties for inviting the strongman to meet with him in the White House. Adm. Dennis Blair, who was the director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama , recently told a crowd at the Harvard Club that there was just no way to safely knock out all of North Korea's nuclear capabilities in one go.



RFE/RL: Trump lectures NATO allies on defense spending

From 2ndL, Belgium's King Philippe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , U.S. President Donald Trump , Montenegro's Prime Minister Dusko Markovic , Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Dutch Prime Minster Mark Rutte walk together inside the new NATO headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017 .



Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Conte

Fair play. In that game, for example, I wasn't playing at my top level. Having struck five times in his last four fixtures, the 28-year-old looks like the best bet at 6/1 (7 .00) to break the deadlock in the capital, and even more enticing at 9/5 (2 .80) anytime odds.


G7 group to meet African leaders

G7 group to meet African leaders

The matter was also expected to be a central focus of Trump's two days of talks at the Group of 7 summit, which kicked off Friday on the picturesque Sicilian coast. The president also raised eyebrows with his comment in a private meeting that Germans are "bad" for having a large trade surplus with the U.S. But on the issue of climate, there was no breakthrough .


Trump arrives at G-7 summit in Siciliy

Trump arrives at G-7 summit in Siciliy

His Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has said the United States reserves the right to be protectionist if trade arrangements are unfair to US companies and workers. "That's a hard balancing act". German Chancellor Angela Merkel says G-7 talks on climate change were "unsatisfactory". European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the report was "exaggerated" and that Trump was "not aggressive" in his comments.


Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House

Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House

Cohn was referring to whether Trump would execute his campaign threat to walk away from the Paris accord on combatting climate change , after arguing that global warming is a hoax concocted by China . My friends on the other side of this debate counter that more than 600 companies - including some of the largest multinational corporations - have urged the United States to remain in the agreement, and that staying somehow gives the US more leverage in what is supposedly a voluntary deal.