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New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal ‘to spite Obama’

New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal ‘to spite Obama’

World
Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador in the US.Sir Kim Darroch described the move as an act of "diplomatic vandalism", according to the Mail on Sunday.The paper says the memo was written after the then Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appealed to the US in 2018 to stick with the nuclear deal.The latest leak came despite the Met Police warning against publication.The first memos criticising President Trump's administration, which emerged a week ago, prompted a furious reaction from the US president and resulted in Sir Kim resigning from his role.What have we learnt from the latest leak?The Mail on Sunday reports that Sir Kim wrote to Mr Johnson informing him Repu...

Here's When Trump Could Cut Social Security Benefits

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Social Security is our nation s most successful social program but it s also in some pretty big trouble According to the April released Social Security Board of Trustees report the program won t bring in enough revenue over the long term the next 75 years to cover outlays Latest Articles in
Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter, court rules

Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter, court rules

Technology
US President Donald Trump is not allowed to block critics on Twitter because he dislikes their views, a federal court has ruled.A panel of three judges in Manhattan said the president was forbidden from limiting access to his feed under the first amendment of the US Constitution. The legal challenge was brought by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and seven people blocked by Mr Trump after criticising his policies. Image: Mr Trump regularly uses Twitter to attack his critics In the court's ruling, circuit judge Barrington Parker wrote: "The first amendment does not permit a public official who utilises a social media account for all manner of official purposes to exclude persons from an otherwise-open online...
Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ

World
SEOUL, June 30 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un at the DMZ and stepped across the border into North Korea on Sunday afternoon, marking the first time a sitting U.S. president has set foot on North Korean soil. Emerging from a scrum of security service and traveling press, Trump and Kim met at the military demarcation line, a low concrete ridge in the truce village of Panmunjom that marks the border between North and South. They shook hands and chatted briefly before Kim invited Trump to cross into the North, where they shook hands and posed for photos. The two then crossed to the other side of the border, where South Korean President Moon Jae-in was waiting for them. Answering questions from reporters, Kim noted said that the meeting was an expression of Trump's willingnes...
G20 summit: Trump and Xi agree to restart US-China trade talks

G20 summit: Trump and Xi agree to restart US-China trade talks

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device The US and China have agreed to resume trade talks, easing a long row that has fuelled a global economic slowdown.US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping reached agreement at the G20 summit in Japan.Mr Trump also said he would allow US companies to continue to sell to the Chinese tech giant Huawei, in a move seen as a significant concession. Ahead of the G20 summit Mr Trump had threatened an additional $ 300bn (£236bn) in tariffs on Chinese imports.However after the meeting on the sidelines of the main summit in Osaka, he confirmed that Washington would not be adding the additional tariffs, and that he would continue to negotiate with Beijing "for the time being".And at a subseque