Five Questions About Jared Kushner's Alleged 'Back Channel' Request to Moscow

He added: "It allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". The Post story cautioned that " Russia at times feeds false information into communication streams it suspects are monitored as a way of sowing misinformation and confusion among U... More..

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Lexington mom and 4 kids kidnapped at gun point
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lexington mom and 4 kids kidnapped at gun point

The statement says Octivas Crout remains at large. There's no word on a on motive at this time. He may be in a dark brown 2010 Hyundai Sonata with TN license plate 856-QDG. More..

Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises

Dean Heller, R-Nev., said of a Congressional Budget Office analysis projecting that the House bill would cause 23 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026 and create prohibitively expensive costs for ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

DON MCKEE: Trump's Mideast visit: Favorable editorials for a change

In Bethlehem, Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. According to the sa...More..

Ex-CIA director says he warned Russia
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

ABC News said Page himself told it about the scheduled testimony . The New York Times reports that the information focused on two of the president's closest aides during the election: former campaign chair...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Who should compromise in the future or in the event of a special session? The full Texas House and Senate must weigh in on the budget before it can go to Gov. Straus refused to give a committee hearing to t...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump shoved Montenegro leader at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but he's okay with it

Russia, the subject of so much controversy for Trump at home, also shadowed his European tour. Rounding out a 28-hour stay in Jerusalem, Trump praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Jared Kushner Sought Back Channel With Russians… Say Russians

There was no response from the White House or Kushner's lawyer for hours significantly after the reporting of these new revelations - inevitably branded " bombshells " by some commentators and TV news anchors -...More..

FBI assisting investigation in Portland attack
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

FBI assisting investigation in Portland attack

Two men stabbed to death on a train in OR have been called "heroes" after it emerged they died trying to stop an anti-Muslim attack. Police say they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of a...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump's unconventional first trip overseas

US President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver press statements before an official dinner in Jerusalem on 22 May 2017. Rubin points out that Trump's visit came just days ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, report says

Mr. Kushner's relationship with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn - who resigned after it emerged that he discussed sanctions with Mr. Kislyak in a conversation wiretapped by U.S intelligence - c...More..

Baseball Star Jim Bunning, Former US Senator, Dead at 85
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Baseball Star Jim Bunning, Former US Senator, Dead at 85

Bunning threw the first of only two ideal games in Phillies history, his being even more significant by pitching it on Fathers Day. Family, friends, former teammates and colleagues are paying tribute to Jim ...More..

Police Reveal Photos Of Manchester Bomber Salman Abedi On Night Of Attack
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Police Reveal Photos Of Manchester Bomber Salman Abedi On Night Of Attack

She posted the statement on Twitter and Instagram. Nine people are now being held by police in connection with the bombing after an arrest in Rusholme, Greater Manchester on Friday. Members of the mosque ...More..

FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee

The FBI sent a letter to House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz Thursday saying it would not be turning over memos written by former FBI Director James Comey. Comey's memo stated that Trump, afte...More..

Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

Speaking alongside Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr Trump was referencing revelations that he divulged classified information about an Islamic State threat during a recent meeting in Washington...More..

Lawyer: If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, he's ready
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lawyer: If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, he's ready

The contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials during the presidential campaign coincided with what United States intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hack...More..

Oregon train killing suspect has criminal record
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Oregon train killing suspect has criminal record

Two of them, Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche died, while the third victim, Micah Fletcher was treated for minor injuries. Meche's mother, Asha Deliverance of Ashland, Oregon , confirmed ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

An FBI investigation into Trump's possible collusion with Moscow as well as Russia's alleged meddling in the USA 2016 presidential election recently pointed to a current White House official as a "perso...More..

Inside the White House's History of Secret
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Inside the White House's History of Secret "Back Channels"

She said Mr Kushner could not remember any calls with Mr Kislyak before the election. The revelation, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who United ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump satisfied with G7 defence of free trade agreement

Macron won the French presidency on May 7. Alden Meyer, who's followed climate talks for two decades as director of policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said Trump's reluctance to support it puts him ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

U.S. backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique

There was widespread speculation in Taormina that Trump will ultimately agree to the Paris Agreement but only under specific conditions. After the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas Legislature Passes Letting First Responders Carry Guns

The House bill allows states to opt out of the Affordable Care Act's ban on higher premiums for those with pre-existing conditions if they provide high-risk pools, with federal funding help. Despite the tremend...More..

Joe Straus to Dan Patrick: House won't budge on bathroom bill
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Joe Straus to Dan Patrick: House won't budge on bathroom bill

The Senate rejected that and asked for a conference committee on the issue - which Straus has now declined. On Wednesday, the Senate voted to seek a conference committee to work out compromise language on the...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Portland Man Accused of Yelling Slurs, Fatally Stabbing Two Men

Namkai-Meche graduated with a degree in economics from Portland's Reed College a year ago. Best was a 23-year U.S. Army veteran who leaves behind three sons and a daughter. In Southwest Portland , families...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump 'looks to contain damage' from latest Jared Kushner Russia revelations

Kristol, editor at large of The Weekly Standard, took to Twitter after The Associated Press reported that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who is now a senior adviser, talked with Russi...More..

'Discrimination Sunday': Texas Lawmakers Advance Anti-LGBT Bills
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

'Discrimination Sunday': Texas Lawmakers Advance Anti-LGBT Bills

After numerous entertainers and sports associations canceled major events in the state, North Carolina lawmakers repealed the bill in March. The bill now goes back to the Senate , which could accept the Ho...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

My Trip Saved US Billions of Dollars, Millions of Jobs

Trudeau's office said in a statement. The White House had hoped to use Trump's five-stop trip as a moment to reset. Hosts Italy hope the luxurious, relaxed surroundings will give the rich-nation leaders a...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last ISIS enclave in Mosul

The statement did not specify if an attack was being carried out on the Old City itself. The Iraqi security forces have missed a self-appointed deadline on Saturday at which time they said the entire western ...More..

Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump reportedly tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal

Many suspect President Trump-who previously called global warming a hoax, is trying to use the climate change issue as leverage in other debates but his decision left a sour taste with leaders and diplomats...More..

Two Palestinian children die by Israeli fire
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Two Palestinian children die by Israeli fire

Spokesmen for Hamas and other organizations designated "terrorist" accused Trump of being an advocate for Israel and admonished that "resistance is not terror". One small problem was that the USA government d...More..