"Europeans spend on defense many times more than Russian Federation and as much as China and I think you have no doubt, Mr. President, that this is an investment in common American and European defense and security, which can not be said with confidence about Russian Federation or Chinese spending", Tusk said.
The president appeared to be referring to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would bring gas from Russian Federation to Germany's northeastern Baltic coast, bypassing Eastern European nations like Poland and Ukraine and doubling the amount of gas Russian Federation can send directly to Germany.
She said: "We have a tight relationship with our allies in the European Union, yet this government is tearing us away from them just as Trump is making a mockery of our so-called special relationship".
He vowed not to be "taken advantage" of by the European Union, which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defence while blocking U.S. imports into the bloc, the world's biggest market.
"So we're supposed to protect Germany but they're getting their energy from Russian Federation".
That would send the alliance into a tailspin, damaging security by opening the question of whether NATO's most powerful member is still willing to defend its allies if one were attacked.
"Germany is captive of Russia because it is getting so much of its energy from Russia", Mr Trump said.
Suspects sought in beating of 92-year-old man on sidewalk Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said the woman allegedly confronted the elderly man because he bumped into the child. Mendoza later told news channel KTLA-TV that he couldn't believe anyone would do that to an elderly man.
"European troops have been fighting shoulder-to-shoulder with American soldiers in Afghanistan; 870 fearless men and women sacrificed their lives, including 40 soldiers from my homeland, Poland", said Mr. Tusk. Trump's first words signalled this one is not going to be like this.
The NATO chief revealed the "main topic" of this week's summit will be how to make "further progress on burden sharing". "NATO has not treated us fairly, but I think we'll work something out".
Mr Stoltenberg said it was not up to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to decide on the pipeline and that it was a national decision.
German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen also responded defiantly to Mr Trump's barb.
Donald Trump speaks to media before leaving the White House for Europe. "'And it means a lot more to you than protecting us because I don't know how much protection we get by protecting you'".
Britain's summer 2016 referendum saw the leave side prevail by a 52-48 margin - a populist victory combined with Trump's surprise victory in the USA presidential race later in the year that sparked upheaval in the global order. For years, countries like Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada, and others have not even come close to meeting their obligations to the collective defense alliance.
Mr Trump predicted as he departed Washington that the "easiest" leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Mr Putin.
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday in a message to Trump that "it is always worth knowing who is your strategic friend and who is your strategic problem".
"The president has asked repeatedly what progress we've made in Afghanistan since he made his decision, and how much we've invested there since 2001", said the senior official.
Turkish media dubbed the decree as the "last" with officials indicating the state of emergency could end as early as Monday. Turkey has been in a state of emergency since the attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016.
Scores of jets, aeroplanes and helicopters were taking part in the "once-in-a-lifetime" event, spanning the history of the RAF. Later today, Meghan and Harry will fly to Dublin where they'll spend the next two days.
A helicopter flies over Mabi town which was flooded by the heavy rain in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan , on Monday. Flooding and landslides caused by record rains are believed to have killed more than 100 people, with scores missing.
Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning of the Skripals, but Russian Federation has denied involvement. Mr Rowley was left in a critical condition and Dawn Sturgess was killed after they were poisoned by the substance.
Tropical Storm Chris is now tracking the East Coast of the United States and is set to cross the Atlantic to the UK. Friday and Saturday our July thunderstorms return mainly late in the afternoon with highs in the lower 90s.
Rescuers are moving ahead quickly because they are afraid monsoon rains will completely flood the caves. He added that the divers were the "same multinational team" that rescued the four boys on Sunday.
They claimed to be keeping invasive species off of their land but prosecutors claimed they tried covering up evidence of poaching. Joseph Astarita allegedly shot rancher Robert "LaVoy" Finicum when officers arrested leaders of the occupation.
Do not blame OPEC, oil producer group says of Trump criticism
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Williams back in Wimbledon semi-finals
World No 52 Giorgi blasted 20 winners and really took it to Williams, taking the first set thanks to one break, in the sixth game. Rapper friend Drake and fellow singer Justin Timberlake were among those rooting for her on Centre Court.
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However, Andrej Kramarić equalized the scoreline with a header from Mario Mandžukić's assist in the 39th minute. Croatia began warming up its backup goalkeepers in case Subasic was unable to continue into extra time.
Rick Zamperin: Kawhi Leonard joining the Raptors is a longshot
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Iran detains teenage girl for posting dance videos on Instagram
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Kavanaugh is Trump's nominee for court
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