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Activist probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China detained: NGO

A spokesman for the company told AFP in October that it had made about 100,000 pairs of Ivanka Trump-branded shoes over the years. Nine West did not respond to requests for comment. In a letter sent to Ivanka Trump in April, the group alleged a number of labor violations at two unnamed factories that supply the Ivanka Trump brand, including that employees were forced to work at least 12 1/2 hours a day for wages below China's legal minimum - a monthly salary equivalent to about a ...


Clinton Ex-Presidential candidate slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

Clinton Ex-Presidential candidate slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

The message was finally deleted early Wednesday, and Trump joked about it in a subsequent tweet. Hillary Clinton has blamed her unexpected defeat in the United States presidential elections on a variety of factors including Russian meddling, her own party, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the media and "a very broad assumption that I was going to win".



At least 90 killed, hundreds hurt in Kabul blast

A suicide bomb attack hit near the German Embassy in Kabul during rush hour Wednesday morning, killing 80 people close to a highly secure diplomatic area, Afghan officials said. In scale, it was one of the worst such attacks since the US-led campaign to oust the Taliban in 2001 but in kind, it was only the latest in a grim series that has killed thousands of civilians over the years.



Trump and Merkel 'get along well' despite spat

Trump's tweet came after Merkel told a meeting last Sunday that "the times in which (Germany) could fully rely on others are partly over", a reference to the U.S. At the Italian G7 summit itself, Trump announced that it would take more time to say whether the United States was going to renege on the Paris climate accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions.



May avoids debate as Labour cuts Tory lead

Asked how he would respond should Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn want to tap into his European Union experience, Mr Clegg told the Press Association: "I'm very happy to provide advice and share some expertise". "The Prime Minister didn't have the guts to come along this evening to tell us". "Judge us on our record", Rudd declared, with some members of the public bursting into laughter.


Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

Dubke, who had been in the job just three months, gave no reason for leaving. But now it turns out that the president's preferred method of communication with other world leaders isn't sliding into DMs. The question Spicer declined to take on Tuesday was direct: Did Trump obstruct justice in his conversations with James B. Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired on May 9? "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", Spicer insisted.