Thursday, July 6th, 2017

 

German ambassador completely shuts down media hype of Trump, Merkel’s non-handshake 

German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig said Thursday that media coverage of President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel not shaking hands during Merkel’s White House visit in March was “overblown” and was not representative of the two leaders’ relationship.Wittig’s comment came during an interview with CNN’s John Berman, just hours after Trump had arrived in Hamburg, Germany, for the G-20 summit. Upon arrival, Trump greeted Merkel with a handshake. Source: German ambassador completely shuts down media hype of Trump, Merkel’s non-handshake – TheBlaze Read more on The Blaze…


Russia nixes U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution against North Korea

President Trump’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t getting any easier.Russia on Thursday blocked a U.N. Security Council Resolution drafted by the U.S. that called for “significant measures” in response to North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).The U.S. circulated the statement among the 15-member council after announcing plans for a new sanctions resolution against the nuclear-armed regime in North Korea. But an objection by Russia killed the statement, said a U.N. diplomat. Read more at the Washington Times… Source: Russia nixes U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution against NorthRead More


DNC email server most wanted evidence for Russia investigations 

It is perhaps the key piece of forensic evidence in Russia’s suspected efforts to sway the November presidential election, but federal investigators have yet to get their hands on the hacked computer server that handled email from the Democratic National Committee.Indeed, the only cybersecurity specialists who have taken a look at the server are from CrowdStrike, the Irvine, California-based private cybersecurity company that the DNC hired to investigate the hack — but which has come under fire itself for its work. Read more At the Wastington Times… Source: DNC emailRead More