Putin on alleged US election interference: I don’t care

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he doesn’t care about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election because the actions weren’t connected to his government. In an interview with American broadcaster NBC News that aired Saturday, Putin also suggested that some of the 13 Russian nationals indicted by the United States may […]

Trump-Kim Meeting Could Have Negative Implications for Iranian Nuclear Deal, Officials Say – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Trump-Kim Meeting Could Have Negative Implications for Iranian Nuclear Deal, Officials SayWall Street JournalDonald Trump's acceptance of an offer to meet with North Korea's leader could hurt the Iranian nuclear deal. Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Press Pool. By. Laurence Norman. Laurence Norman. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyLaurence Norman · @laurnorman …ANALYSIS: How President Trump […]

South Korea’s president praises potential Trump-Kim meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks, a whiplash development that would put two leaders who’ve repeatedly insulted, threatened and dismissed each other in the same room, possibly in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. It would have […]

Russian spy: Salisbury attack was ‘brazen and reckless’ – BBC News

BBC News Russian spy: Salisbury attack was 'brazen and reckless'BBC NewsThe attempted murder of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, using a nerve agent was a "brazen and reckless attack", Amber Rudd has said. Mr Skripal and his daughter are still critically ill after being found collapsed on a bench in …Ex-Russian Spy […]

Carter Center say Kenya’s polls were a setback for democracy

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Carter Center says Kenya’s 2017 elections were a setback to this East African country’s democratic development. In its final report on the elections the U.S.-based center said the process of tallying final results suffered from delays and a lack of transparency. The center and other international observers were criticized for […]

North Korean dictator, Seoul envoys have ‘openhearted talk’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had an “openhearted talk” in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday. It’s the first time South Korean officials have met with the young North Korean leader in person since he took power after his dictator father’s death […]

Italy election: Populist Five Star and League vie for power – BBC News

BBC News Italy election: Populist Five Star and League vie for powerBBC NewsThe leaders of two anti-establishment parties have each claimed they have the right to govern Italy, after voters in Europe's fourth-largest economy did not return a majority to any single party. The Eurosceptic, populist Five Star Movement was the …Messy election results in […]

Trump links tariff relief for Canada, Mexico to NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will get no relief from his new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports unless a “new and fair” free trade agreement is signed. The Trump administration says the tariffs are necessary to preserve the American industries — and that doing […]