Trump says 'up to the people' whether to back Prime Minister May

Moscow drafts a blueprint for the Putin-Trump summit in Helsinki

Ahead of his first formal visit to Britain as US President, Mr Trump delivered a damning indictment of Mrs May's government saying it was in "turmoil" and Russian President Vladimir Putin may be less of a problem.

In direct costs, the USA now pays about 22 percent of NATO's "principal budgets" that are funded by all alliance members based on a cost-sharing formula that factors in the gross national income of each country.

But Merkel has actually benefited at home from Trump's attacks, since the USA president is deeply unpopular among the German electorate, as he is with voters across much of western Europe.

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized world leaders on his way to the NATO Summit in Brussels. And, the prospect of a less-than-committed US has thrown some of Europe's military weaknesses into plain view.

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However, according to the BBC , this was a decision made "some time ago" and it's not due to health reasons. Louis is set to wear the same christening gown used by his siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte .


President Donald Trump will head to Brussels this week where USA allies are bracing themselves for what could be an unpredictable North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

Meanwhile, the Trump-Putin relationship is blossoming (or perhaps just coming out into the open).

With Trump crossing allies on multiple issues in recent months, experts say the environment at the summit may not be conducive for Trump to make more progress on his signature goals. Seven nations-the Czech Republic, Romania, Montenegro, Albania, Denmark, Croatia and Germany-contributed more troops to Afghanistan operations, as a percentage of their total military force, than the United States did between 2015 and 2017, according to analysis by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

While it's true that only a handful of the 28 member countries now spend 2 percent or more of their GDP on defense, a 2014 agreement gave all of them a decade to get to the 2 percent level.

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Hamilton had a slow start, which meant Vettel and Bottas were quick to overtake him. I could have easily taken second place today, but we made a decision to go for it.


"I think there will be more give and take but I'm not underestimating the challenges". U.S. doesn't have and won't have a better ally than EU.

And despite Trump's outward rhetoric, the USA contribution hasn't gone down, suggesting that nervousness around the summit may be overplayed, said Michaels.

European Union and U.S. government data put the USA trade deficit with the European Union at around $100 billion, including services such as finance, where the United States has a surplus.

With the established global order on shaky footing, President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office.

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The rescue workers need 20 hours before the third operation , Osatanakorn said Monday afternoon, according to a Guardian reporter. Four boys were rescued from the underground caves on Sunday, bringing the total number of recovered children to eight.


After Putin mentioned that White House officials were trying to interfere, a person with direct knowledge of the conversation said that Trump told to Putin, "Those are stupid people; you shouldn't listen to them, "The New York Times reported Monday". The NATO chief said that the Europeans and Canada are projected to spend around US$266 billion more on defence by 2024. Poland's spending, however, was at 1.99% of GDP.

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