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    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House
    Jan27

    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House

    Washington, Jan 28: US President Donald Trump met British Prime Minister Theresa May here in his first meeting with a visiting foreign leader since taking office. Trump was meeting May in a session fraught with tension as the new US President contemplates lifting sanctions against Russia despite the objections of many Europeans wary of Moscow,...

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs
    Jan27

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his defense secretary’s opposition to torture would override his own belief that enhanced interrogation “does work,” addressing concerns about a return to Bush-era use of waterboarding and other especially harsh procedures. Three issues — whether Trump would allow the use...

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law
    Jan27

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law

    WASHINGTON ― Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sent a clear message to President Donald Trump on Friday amid speculation that he may lift sanctions against Russia: Don’t even think about it or I’ll lead a congressional effort to pass them into law.“For the sake of America’s national security and that of our allies, I hope President...

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions

    Washington, Jan 27 (PTI) US President Donald Trump today played down speculation that he may lift sanctions on Russia, even as British Prime Minister Theresa May urged him to continue with them until Moscow implements the international agreement on Ukraine. At a joint news conference with May, Trump told reporters that it is too early to talk...

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine
    Jan27

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine

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    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay
| Reuters
    Jan27

    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Elizabeth Piper | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to have good relations with Russia and declined to say whether he was ready to lift sanctions on Moscow, which visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said must stay in place.Speaking at a news conference after his first meeting...

    Hungary Hails Putin Visit, Says Sanctions On Russia ‘Useless’
    Jan27

    Hungary Hails Putin Visit, Says Sanctions On Russia ‘Useless’

    The foreign minister of Hungary says economic sanctions imposed by the European Union against Russia have been “bad news for Europe” and welcomed the timing of President Vladimir Putin’s planned trip to Budapest next week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Republicans warn Trump against lifting Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    Republicans warn Trump against lifting Russia sanctions

    Two Republican senators on Friday warned President Donald Trump not to unilaterally ease sanctions against Russia — reminding him there’s bipartisan support for blocking such a move. Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain and Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman urged Trump to rule out any rollback of punitive measures against Moscow hours after White House...

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide
    Jan27

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the sanctions that Washington imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine when the two leaders speak by telephone on Saturday, a senior White House aide said. Trump has said in the past that, as part of a rapprochement he is seeking with...

    Chuck Schumer To Vote Against Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State
    Jan27

    Chuck Schumer To Vote Against Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Friday that he plans to vote against former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state. “I will oppose his nomination, and I encourage the full Senate to do the same,” Schumer said in a statement released shortly before President Donald Trump was scheduled to speak to Russian President Vladimir...