Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

/ May 27, 2017

Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, according to seven current and former U.S. officials. Those contacts included two ...

/ May 25, 2017

KHL to cut Metallurg Novokuznetsk over cash woes

The Kontinental Hockey League has cut a Russian team as it tries to fix worsening financial problems, including debts to league players of over $17 million. KHL president Dmitry Chernyshenko said Wednesday that the league is removing the Metallurg Novokuznetsk team, which had a ...

Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

May 25, 2017

Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism after Islamist militants rampaged through a southern city. Duterte declared martial law on Tuesday for the southern region of Mindanao — which makes up roughly one-third ...

Russians reportedly discussed how to influence Trump via his aides

/ May 25, 2017

Russians reportedly discussed how to influence Trump via his aides

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers, according to information gathered by American spies last summer, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, Citing three current and former U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence, the newspaper ...

Subpoenas mount for Flynn's business documents; Page to testify

/ May 25, 2017

Subpoenas mount for Flynn's business documents; Page to testify

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The prospect of new congressional subpoenas came one day after the committee’s Senate ...

Thousands in 'hellhole' Brussels turn out to protest Trump visit

May 25, 2017

Thousands in 'hellhole' Brussels turn out to protest Trump visit

Thousands of protesters carrying effigies of Donald Trump marched through Brussels on Wednesday after the U.S. president arrived for talks with the EU and NATO. “Trump not welcome” said banners waved by the crowd, which police said numbered around 9,000. Organizers put the size ...