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Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria

According to TurkStat, Turkey's exports to Russian Federation rose by 40.9 percent to $498.1 million in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2016. The delegation met later with a USA observer mission at the talks and spoke to the United Nations Syria mediator Staffan de Mistura, but insisted they were sticking to their decision to withdraw. Read More

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Trump Ends CBS Interview Over Obama Wiretap Questions

I think it's a very big topic. While chatting at the Oval Office, Dickerson asked the president about a number of relatively neutral topics from infrastructure to White House décor. " John Dickerson is a fair-minded journalist and one of the most competent people who will ever walk into your office, and you treat him like that?" However, it must be noted that Trump already had sat down for a lengthy interview with Dickerson in the Roosevelt Room, which aired Sunday on " Face the ... Read More

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Food world's best recognized at James Beard Awards

Food world's best recognized at James Beard Awards

Years and years ago, Ted did some reviewing for us and when asked if he knew what I looked like (during my anonymous-critic days), he'd always say, "Yes, and she's fat and ugly". Originally from Wisconsin, McHugh came to San Antonio by way of New Orleans when Chef John Besh asked him to head the kitchen at Lüke, which recently closed. Read More

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Zidane says people should stop Le Pen in French election

But repeated scandals - including Le Pen's own claim that France was not to blame for atrocities committed against its Jewish population - have weakened her claim to having built a different kind of far-right party. As Le Pen and her party grappled with the latest turn of events, Macron had troubles too. Le Pen has sought to purge the FN of the anti-Semitism that has been the hallmark of her firebrand father, party co-founder Jean-Marie Le Pen. Read More

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Magnitude-6.3 aftershock shakes Canada, Alaska

Magnitude-6.3 aftershock shakes Canada, Alaska

Agency geophysicist Amy Vaughan said it's not completely uncommon for an aftershock to be larger than the triggering quake, though normally the following quakes are smaller. The Great Alaskan quake of 1964 was a 9.2 megathrust event and the most powerful in North American history. Mulder says there could be more aftershock quakes to come after Monday's temblor. Read More

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Middlesbrough defender Chambers: Gabriel left us gutted

Middlesbrough defender Chambers: Gabriel left us gutted

Sergio Aguero pulled City level in the 69th with a penalty hotly disputed by Boro after Marten de Roon was ruled to have brought down substitute Leroy Sane. But Gabriel Jesus' leveler leaves Middlesbrough six points off safety with just three games to go. To score 10 goals this season for a team consigned to relegation is quite an achievement. Read More

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Front-runner unexpectedly withdraws from Canada Conservative Party race

Front-runner unexpectedly withdraws from Canada Conservative Party race

No frontrunner has ever dropped out of a leadership race before the first ballot in living memory in this country. Bernier supports abolishing the system, while O'Leary has called it vital to Canada's agriculture sector. O'Leary's lack of French knowledge going into the election may be one of his reasons for struggling in the province. "Yesterday in New York City I defended Canada's position in our trade relationship with that country on CNBC, with [Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia] ... Read More

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Russian soldiers missing after ship collision off Istanbul

Russian soldiers missing after ship collision off Istanbul

A hole was punched in the starboard side of the Liman during the collision, which occurred around midday on Thursday about 25 miles north-west of the Bosphorus Strait. The Russian crew members were taken aboard two Turkish coast guard boats, it said. Polish manufactured intelligence vessel, the Liman served with the USSR's Northern Fleet before joining the BSF in 1974, according to a Russian-based website. Read More

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Turkey says US, Russia informed of strikes on Kurd militia

Turkey says US, Russia informed of strikes on Kurd militia

Turkey notified the United States that it would attack a wide area north of the Syrian city of Raqqa "less than an hour" before launching the airstrikes Tuesday, said Air Force Col. "The Turkish military bombed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets unexpectedly in an attack that also killed Kurdish fighters who are working with the United States fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria". Read More

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