Donald Trump was like a “drunk tourist” on his first trip abroad, which saw awkward handshakes with the French President, shoving the Prime Minister of Montenegro and causing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare the end of the US alliance with Europe. A US State Department official blasted the “arrogance” of the President as he flew from Saudi Arabia and Israel to Europe last week. “When it comes to diplomacy, President Trump is a drunk tourist,” the unnamed official told The Daily Beast.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A woman who tried to help one of the Portland train stabbing victims in his final moments is speaking out about his last words. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is accused of stabbing three men who intervened when he allegedly yelled racial slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, on a Portland light-rail train Friday night. Ricky John Best, 53, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, were killed in the incident. Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, of Portland, was also stabbed in the attack and is in serious condition at a Portland hospital, police said. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said. All are being hailed as heroes. "To have people
At least 100 people are believed to have been killed so far as the Philippine military tries to fend off fighters who claim to have aligned themselves with ISIS.
Hong Kong (CNN)China is planning to build a massive underwater observation system across the disputed East and South China seas, that experts say could be used to detect the movement of foreign ships. In the East China Sea, disputed islands have soured relations between Beijing and Tokyo for decades, and led to tense stand-offs between Chinese and Japanese warplanes and ships.
Ivanka Trump cooked up some controversy after her “Team Ivanka” business account tweeted about one way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.
As grocer Lidl plans its U.S. launch, American incumbents like grocer Kroger (KR) are bracing themselves for heightened competition from the low-cost German rival. Lidl plans to open its first U.S. stores on June 15, with 20 stores opening this summer in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina and a total of 100 East Coast locations by next summer. The privately held German chain operates over 10,000 stores in Europe and is known for its price competitiveness. According to an analysis by Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh, there will be four Lidl stores within one mile of a Kroger location and nine within one mile of a Walmart (WMT) . Expanding the radius to ten miles, all 20 Lidl locations
Nearly three days after two people were fatally stabbed on a Portland train for standing up to a white supremacist spewing anti-Muslim comments, President Trump condemned the attack in a tweet. "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them," Trump tweeted from the official @POTUS account, which has 18 million followers. (Trump's personal account, @realdonaldtrump, which he uses more often, has nearly 31 million followers.) The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them. Trump was criticized for taking so long to