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‘Call them yourself’: Girlfriend of Kushner’s brother in hot water for urging fans to call lawmakers

Victoria’s Secret model and girlfriend of the brother of top Trump aide Jared Kushner, Karlie Kloss, got scorched on Twitter for urging fans to “call politicians” to support a US bill limiting the separation of immigrant families. “Politicizing the lives of these defenseless children is heartless. We have to be the voices for these kids, and I support anyone standing ...

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Trump repeats call to halt US-South Korea drills, stirs unease among military & allies

Military exercises put the US in a “bad light” during talks with North Korea and are expensive, Trump said, calling again for the drills to be cancelled. His plans have apparently unsettled both the Pentagon and regional allies. “Holding back the ‘war games’ during the negotiations was my request because they are very expensive and set a bad light during ...

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Seeds of discord? Trump’s call to bring Russia back to G7 sparks fear of ‘division’ in Berlin

The US President Donald Trump’s proposal to bring Russia back into the G7 has seemingly unnerved the German authorities. Such a move would only sow further discord within the EU, a German Foreign Ministry official said. “One should not sow further seeds of discord by [fueling] this debate under the present circumstances,” Niels Annen, a parliamentary political aide to the ...

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‘We never left’: Putin on Trump’s call to have Russia back with G7

Russia has never turned its back on the G8 (now G7), Vladimir Putin said, speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The latter, however, is now stronger in some aspects, including power parity, he added. “As for Russia’s return to ‘the seven,’ ‘the eight’ [G7, G8] – we have not left it. Our colleagues once refused to come to Russia ...

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Organization of American States starts Venezuela suspension procedure after US call

The members of the Organization of American States have voted overwhelmingly to start the process that could lead to Venezuela’s suspension from the pan-American 34-state body, accusing Caracas of clamping down on democracy. At a session on Tuesday, 19 delegates representing OAS member-states voted in support of the resolution that might lead to the suspension of Venezuela’s membership in the ...

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Macron-Trump bromance soured by ‘terrible’ phone call – report

A phone call between Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron last week reportedly went badly, after Macron berated Trump for his trade policies, a media report claims. The two leaders talked about trade and the migration problem in Libya. According to CNN’s anonymous ‘sources familiar with the call,’ it was “just bad, it was terrible.” “Macron thought he would ...

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‘Why does Israel get impunity?’ UNSC call for protection of Palestinians vetoed by US

The United States has vetoed a Kuwaiti proposal to the United Nation Security Council (UNSC), which sought to offer “international protection” to Palestinian civilians in the wake of more than 120 of deaths in the Gaza strip. In a speech to the council, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley criticized the proposal, describing it as a “grossly one-sided view”. ...

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‘Improved relations’ with Russia subject of first Pompeo-Lavrov call

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called up his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and discussed better relations with Russia and the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the State Department said. In the first call to Lavrov that Pompeo has made since he took over as the US top diplomat in April, the two discussed “issues and concerns related to the ...

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Putin & Abe call ISS from Kremlin after Russia-Japan talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe held a video a call with the International Space Station after talks in Moscow, praising the level of cooperation in space between the two nations. The link with was established right from the Andreevsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, where a large screen was erected for the call. The two ...

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Russian business leaders call for softening of bill punishing Western sanctions compliance

Business leaders are seeking to soften the recently-drafted bill introducing punishment for observing anti-Russian restrictions in Russia. A proposal for replacing criminal responsibility with civil culpability was put forward. Representatives of major Russian business associations and federal lawmakers met the press after participating in a conference Wednesday. They want the current draft, which allows for criminal responsibility and prison terms ...

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