Trump has said maintaining a strong personal relationship with Putin is in America's interest and has signaled to allies that he trusts his own instincts in dealing with Russia's president. "But the United Kingdom certainly has a lot of things going on". He has been very nice to me.
Labour MP Alison McGovern told HuffPost: "These frankly shocking comments show even more why it's a good thing that Boris Johnson is no longer in his job".
Of the divisions and tensions likely to be in attendance at the Brussels meeting, he conceded that "there are disagreements and different views, and I expect actually also honest and frank discussions during the summit".
Mr. Johnson resigned from his post on Monday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said he hoped Mr Trump would have a positive image of Britain following his visit this week after Mr Trump's remarks on the UK's "turmoil".
The row at the G-7 was followed by Trump's historic meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
Phase two of Thai cave rescue underway
The operation cranked up again Monday morning local time, which was Sunday night in the USA , and four more boys were brought out. But he could not confirm if all five would come out today. "The rescue has been vast ", said volunteer helper Somjit Saenset, 56.
UK queen misses christening of William and Kate's baby son
It was a family affair for the Middletons, who all stepped out on Monday afternoon to celebrate Prince Louis' christening. Prince Louis was christened in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family as well as his six godparents.
On another front, Trump has connected the defense issue with trade, criticizing Europe for a $150 billion trade surplus (though it can also be calculated as $100 billion) and trade barriers.
This week's two-day summit, beginning on Wednesday at Nato's new headquarters in the Belgian capital, is expected to be dominated by United States demands for increased spending by other members of the 29-nation alliance. 'I'm confident the UK-US alliance will play a leading role in advancing our shared values of democracy and freedom, ' he said. In comparison the United Kingdom paid 2.14%, but just six of the 29 members spend more than the 2% figure. "'And it means a lot more to you than protecting us because I don't know how much protection we get by protecting you'".
Also, the U.S. president tweeted that "NATO countries must pay MORE, the United States must pay LESS". "On top of this the European Union has a Trade Surplus of US$151 Million with the USA, with big Trade Barriers on USA goods. NO!"
NATO's European allies have spent more on defense for a second consecutive year in 2017, but the majority of them still failed to meet the target of spending two percent of their GDP on defense.
European Council President Donald Tusk has insisted that the USA has no better ally than the EU.
Last month, the United States raised fears of a trade war by slapping tariffs on steel and aluminium from the EU, Canada, Mexico and other U.S. allies.
Evidence also suggests that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 Presidential election, interference that has been confirmed by the USA intelligence community and the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee.
Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen is the first Tory reported to have submitted a letter declaring no confidence in Theresa May. Conservative party leadership rules mean rival contenders for the top job can not simply challenge the prime minister.
Nevertheless, many Brexiteers were furious after Downing Street said it would be be briefing Labour MPs on the Chequers plan. May's government was rocked overnight by the resignations of Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis .
With Johnson out, Corbyn sharpened his criticism further. "As I said then, the Government now has a song to sing". Mrs May insists her plans are the "the best way to honour" the Brexit vote, amid a deepening political crisis.
Thank you very much to our fans. "He can feel very comfortable but equally still look very formal and stylish". I'm sure that this is the reason why we have made it to the last eight and showed a decent performance.
In Hiroshima , 12 people were caught up in landslides in the residential areas of Kawasumi in Kumano-cho section of Hiroshima . At the same time , it has been impossible to confirm the security and location of 78 others, " Suga told a news conference.
Relishing the suspense, Trump insisted he still hadn't locked down his decision, which he wants to keep under wraps until a 9 p.m. During her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee , Barrett was questioned about her religious beliefs.
The four boys rescued first are "well, they're up and about", Sky News' southeast Asia correspondent, Siobhan Robbins, said. Two of them possibly have a lung infection but all eight are generally "healthy and smiling", he said .
In exchange for this act of good will, Democrats will insist that Kavanaugh answer all fair questions at his confirmation hearing. Indeed, Vox points out, CNN's Jim Acosta reported that the Trump team reviewed these comments by Kavanaugh before choosing him.
Some divers rescuing the boys trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have traversed about 10 miles (16 km) over the past two days. A family member told CNN Monday that they hadn't been told which boys had been pulled out, and who is still trapped in the cave.
Froome makes up for lost time
Among the top contenders, last year's runner-up Rigoberto Uran of Colombia is 10th, 35 seconds behind. It also put American teammate Tejay van Garderen in second place at the same time.
Prince Harry and Meghan visit Republic of Ireland
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. Prince George and Princess Charlotte holding onto their father Prince William \'s hands as they leave the chapel.
TV demands rejig English Premier League matches
According to The Times , Facebook will live-stream all 380 games in England's top flight in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Amazon secured the rights to live Premier League matches last month as the competition for Premier League action grows.