John McCain, Top Democrats Call On Trump To Cancel Putin Meeting
John McCain, Top Democrats Call On Trump To Cancel Putin Meeting
Emmanuel Macron rubbishes Donald Trump's increased Nato spending claim
14 July, 2018, 16:15
Graham said Trump approaches the Monday meeting having strengthened North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as well as after receiving the "blessing" of United Kingdom Prime MinisterTheresa May.
He also denied reports that Mr Trump had threatened to withdraw the United States from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
PresidentDonald Trump took a victory lap Thursday before leaving the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, referring to himself as a "stable genius" and taking credit for securing a commitment from allies to increase their share of defense spending, a point he constantly drove home during the talks in Brussels.
The grand jury indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges they hacked into Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications.
All NATO members agreed in 2014 to mandate spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense within 10 years, spending that effectively buys NATO protection. But Trump seems to have a view that those relations are nearly entirely about personal chemistry, and the primary determinant of how the United States relates to allies, adversaries, and every nation in between comes down only to whether he is able to "get along" with the leader in question. He also said he expects member states to boost their spending by next year.
"I have a lot of faith in President Trump", he said.
In 2014, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries committed to spending 2 percent of their annual gross domestic product on defense, with the goal of reaching that number by 2024.
Earlier, Trump dictated his concerns on Twitter.
Japan Struggles To Restore Water Supply To Flood-Hit Towns The death toll on Tuesday rose to more than 150 people in the flooding and mudslides in western Japan , the government said . Emergency rescue teams recover the body of a victim in the heavy rains, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Hiroshima, Japan .
"Germany is totally controlled by Russia", Trump said in a searing critique of Germany's gas pipeline deal with the country North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls its greatest threat to their alliance. "They pay only a fraction of their cost".
Nonetheless, he has simultaneously asserted that the USA should pay less.
He continued the attack Thursday, complaining that, "Germany just started paying Russian Federation, the country they want protection from, Billions of Dollars for their Energy needs coming out of a new pipeline from Russian Federation".
"The challenge with Vladimir Putin is that he wants to expand the influence of the Russian empire.The only place he really has to maneuver is the Middle East".
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel said: "We presented the current situation".
However, the US President suggested he wanted the target to rise to 4% of GDP. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his already has plans to spend more. Also Thursday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insisted that Georgia will one day join the world's biggest security alliance, despite separatist ambitions in parts of the former Soviet republic. The United States is due to hold mid-term elections in November.
Moscow has repeatedly said it has never interfered in U.S. elections.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet face-to-face Monday at the presidential palace in Helsinki - a move author Joel Rosenberg believes is a bad idea.
The host President will hold separate bilateral summits with Putin and Trump.
Neither men dispute that Coronado was stabbed, but Crenshaw said he was attacked first, according to the arrest report . After stabbing him, he says he placed the scissors in his waistband and walked away from the scene.
The nails have a combined measurement of 909.6 centimetres, with his thumbnail as the longest single nail at 197.8 centimetres. Chillal's nails were estimated to have a combined length of 909.6 centimeters, as measured by Guinness on November 17, 2014.
That year, Cilly Aussem and Hilde Krahwinkel went on to set up the only all-German women's final in Grand Slam history. Pliskova was beaten 6-3, 7-6 (1) by No. 20 Kiki Bertens , who eliminated Williams' sister, Venus, last week.
Chief among them: Don't get too affectionate with the queen , who does not expect to be hugged or kissed by guests. He said first lady Melania Trump shares his admiration: "My wife is a tremendous fan of hers".
Kerber had beaten Williams in the Australian Open final in January, but the German couldn't produce another shock. Earlier, Kerber neutralized the booming groundstrokes of Ostapenko to reach her second Wimbledon final.
The current commitment is to reach two percent by 2024 but with get-out terms that would allow some to stretch it out to 2030. May's government is in turmoil over how to exit the European Union following the Brexit vote.
British Parliament member Kate Hoey on President Trump's comments about British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he did not feel Britain should be "rolling out the red carpet" to Mr Trump.
He was the former chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , the restive province in northwest Pakistan that borders Afghanistan. The spokesperson said Washington will continue to stand with the people of Pakistan in their fight against terrorism.
In exchange, the company had a naming-rights agreement with the school that extended through December 31, 2040. For the first three months of this year, the chain said a key sales figure fell 5.3 percent in North America.
The talk show host bid on a number of items at the Russell Crowe divorce auction and sent them to one of the stores in Anchorage. Slowly but surely, Blockbuster began to fade away like Thanos performed the "Snap" on all of the store's locations.
Both players had set points on their own serve, and both were denied until Anderson scooped a forehand wide and Isner was ahead. He converted his second set point when Nadal netted a backhand, minutes past the tournament's 11 pm curfew.
The United States, for a number of geopolitical reasons, is vehemently objecting to the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline.
Serena Hits The Second Round On Wimbledon Return
Sunday brought the withdrawal of two-time Wimbledon titlist Andy Murray , who had hip surgery in January. It might take time to figure out how to balance her job with her career, just like for many a parent.
The UK's white paper - key points for expatriates
Trump also said that if May's Brexit plans included sticking to European Union rules it could prevent a US-UK trade deal. Donald Trump and Theresa May watch a military performance by the bands of the Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards.
Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic
It may cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions off the Carolina coast, but is unlikely to hit mainland. Storm Chris has now been upgraded to a hurricane and is set to hit the United Kingdom with gales and damper weather.
Anderson wins to reach SW19 final
In the United States, the match is scheduled to start after the John Isner vs Kevin Anderson match and will be broadcast on ESPN. I'm definitely going to have to recover as much as I can. "I'm in the final of Wimbledon and that's half of a dream come true".
Twitter purge: Don't be surprised if you lose followers
A Twitter spokesperson told Newsweek the platform will see a drop in around six percent of followers in the coming days. A Twitter crackdown on "locked" accounts has lead to some of its most high profile users losing millions of followers.
Jahanbakhsh heading for Leicester City?
Speaking at his formal unveiling at the City Football Academy, Mahrez said: "It's a club who wants to win this type of trophy". We didn't think we were going to lose but we did. "They have everything to try to win the Champions League".
Charles Oakley arrested for cheating at casino
It's not known what game Oakley was playing at The Cosmopolitan, but TMZ reported the incident was captured on surveillance video. Former NBA star Charles Oakley has been arrested in Las Vegas for attempting to cheat while gambling, USA reports said Thursday.
Nets trade Jeremy Lin to the Hawks
As for the Nets, the Nets backcourt will now be mostly handled by Spencer Dinwiddie, D'Angelo Russell, and Caris LeVert. Lin, 29, played just 25 minutes last season before suffering a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night.