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Trump's Twitter remarks intensify row between US and Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday - at a campaign event, she's up for re-election - that Germany, the European Union and the United States no longer enjoy close ties. "As far as wiretapping, I guess, by - you know - [the Obama] administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps", Trump said in March during a press conference with Merkel.


Explosions kill at least 4 at funeral in Kabul

Explosions kill at least 4 at funeral in Kabul

The bomb exploded during the morning rush hour in one of the worst attacks since the drawdown of foreign forces from Afghanistan in 2014. Protesters have demanded the execution of Anas Haqqani , son of the Haqqani network's founder, who has been held by the Afghan government since 2014.



Ariana Grande benefit concert to air on ABC

After the visit from her hero, the ecstatic schoolgirl tweeted: 'I got to meet my queen today. Never seen Jaden so happy! The US singer was pictured delighting fans who were hospitalised after a nail bomb was detonated at her concert at Manchester Arena on 22 May.


Vladimir Putin urges 'joint work' with Donald Trump on climate

Vladimir Putin urges 'joint work' with Donald Trump on climate

It's unclear if Putin was suggesting he has seen the classified reports. Putin asked Kelly, smiling. Kelly asked Putin about evidence that he was personally involved in a covert campaign, cited by USA intelligence officials, to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump .



N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China

Though there is some dispute about where exactly the missile landed. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile towards Japan, which reached an altitude of 75 miles and flew for nearly 300 miles. Meanwhile, Russia and China, widely considered to hold the most sway with Pyongyang, were critical of the latest missile test but called for calm.


Question on Saudi democracy gives US State Department pause

Question on Saudi democracy gives US State Department pause

Trump needs to ask himself: What made his trip so successful? Another news site, The Week, suggested the official had been "completely stumped" by the question , and many social media users joked they thought their video footage had frozen.