Politics

Putin dances, speaks German at Austrian FM’s wedding

Putin dances, speaks German at Austrian FM’s wedding



When Austria’s foreign minister gets married, you can expect politicians to be there – but maybe not a foreign head of state. However, one of Karin Kneissl’s guests was Vladimir Putin, who arrived with a bouquet of flowers.
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Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation

Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation




Dana White, one of Secretary James Mattis’ most senior civilian advisers, is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands and business matters, sources say. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.

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USA: Eleven years old and locked up

USA: Eleven years old and locked up




The separation of migrant children from their parents at the border was part of President Trump’s zero tolerance policy towards immigrants.
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The world watches as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki

The world watches as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki



The world’s two disrupters-in-chief started the day trying to out-disrupt each other – President Putin’s opening gambit, arriving an hour late, leaving President Trump twiddling his famously small thumbs.
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Watch Trump and Putin speak ahead of one-on-one meeting

Watch Trump and Putin speak ahead of one-on-one meeting



President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin speak with the media before they engage in a one-on-one meeting in Helsinki, Finland.

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Trump’s UK visit ends in controversy ahead of Putin meeting

Trump’s UK visit ends in controversy ahead of Putin meeting



Donald Trump has left Scotland after four eventful days in the UK.
This morning he described the EU as the foe of the United States.
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Cooper: Trump doesn’t know how NATO works

Anderson Cooper: Trump doesn’t know how NATO works



CNN’s Anderson Cooper says that President Trump’s attacks on NATO are predictable, but not based in fact.

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The Heat: US-China Trade War escalates

US-China Trade War escalates



The United States hits China with a new list of an additional $200 billion on Chinese products to be hit with tariffs. To discuss the new tariffs, Afshin Molavi, a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Foreign Policy Institute; Michael Johns, the Co-founder of the National Tea Party movement; Jessica Stone, CGTN’s White House Correspondent; Victor Gao, the director of the China National Association of International Studies.

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Trump asked advisers about invading Venezuela

Trump asked advisers about invading Venezuela




Last August, President Donald Trump asked several top foreign policy advisers about the possibility of invading Venezuela during a meeting about diplomatic sanctions the US was enacting on the autocratic government, a senior administration official familiar with the comments said.

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Senate panel agrees Putin tried to help Trump

Senate panel agrees Putin tried to help Trump



Breaking with their House Republican counterparts, the Senate Intelligence Committee said that the intelligence community properly concluded in January of 2017 that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to help Donald Trump when Moscow meddled in the 2016 election.

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