US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Finland on July 16th. This will be the first time that Trump and Putin will be meeting at a summit. Both world leaders had rubbed shoulders on the sidelines of major gatherings in the past.
The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council. Washington is citing “chronic bias against Israel” as the reason. The decision was announced by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN.
Trump’s executive order banning travel to the United States from a number of Muslim countries is in front of the Supreme Court. This time, the ban faces better prospects after it was rejected the first time by most federal courts around the country.
The US and the UK are warning of a massive cyber attack by Russian hackers. The two governments say that the Russians are trying to take control of routers inside government agencies and other critical infrastructure.
President Donald Trump told Russia to prepare for a potential missile strike on Syria. In a tweet sent on Wednesday morning, the President taunted the Russians with what he called “nice and new and smart” missiles.