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Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

Trump's Helsinki performance in the U.S. Russian President Putin, 65, said the U.S. and the Kremlin needed talks on global conflict and Tehran. "In 2021, the New START treaty expires", he said, ref...

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Japan’s heat wave drives up food prices, prison inmate dies

Japan’s heat wave drives up food prices, prison inmate dies

Temperatures on Monday reached a high of 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41.1 degrees Celsius) in the city of Kumagaya, which set a new national heat record (the government began recording temperatures in 200...

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Deputy AG Rosenstein still standing despite conservative push to impeach

Deputy AG Rosenstein still standing despite conservative push to impeach

The articles were introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus , and Rep. Jim Jordan of OH, along with 9 cosponsors. "Please call your GOP ...

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Laos: Bodies found amid flooding but hundreds remain missing

Laos: Bodies found amid flooding but hundreds remain missing

The collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam caused flash flooding in six villages of Sanamxay district including Yai Thae, Hinlad, Mai, Thasengchan, Tha Hin, and Samong. Its government depe...

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Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Cohen is ready to testify that he was present when the president was informed of an offer of material detrimental to Clinton ahead of the meeting, CNN said today, citing people with knowledge of the...

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Turkey told U.S. it opposes sanctions on Iran -foreign minister

Turkey told U.S. it opposes sanctions on Iran -foreign minister

In May, Washington withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and pledged to re-impose sanctions on Tehran. US Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea had described the...

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Zoo accused of painting donkeys to look like zebras

Zoo accused of painting donkeys to look like zebras

Running makeup aside, the animals also sport distinctively pointy donkey ears and lack a zebra's black snout. And thirdly, even a rudimentary glance upon the animal would tell you the stripes look v...

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Trump Delays Proposed Putin Meeting Until 2019

Trump Delays Proposed Putin Meeting Until 2019

The bill also includes the creation of the national center for response to threats posed by Russian Federation and the division for coordination of sanctions with the U.S. intelligence community. Trum...

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YouTube pulls 4 videos from right-wing Infowars

YouTube pulls 4 videos from right-wing Infowars

After the site removed Jones's video, titled "David Hogg Can't Remember His Lines In TV Interview", he begged Hogg, a survivor who he had accused of being a crisis actor, to come on his show. "We appl...

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Turkish President: ‘Hitler’s Spirit’ Lives In Israel’s Nation-State Law

Turkish President: ‘Hitler’s Spirit’ Lives In Israel’s Nation-State Law

Responding swiftly on Twitter, Mr Netanyahu accused Mr Erdogan of "massacring Syrians and Kurds and imprisoning tens of thousands of his fellow citizens". The Jewish Nation-State Law defines Israel ...

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House speaker: Putin will not be invited to address…

House speaker: Putin will not be invited to address…

Trump said in a Twitter post on Tuesday that "Tariffs are the greatest!" because they force countries to negotiate fair trade deals or pay. This comes on the heels of the two leaders' summit las...

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Flagging friendship: New Zealand demands Australia change national banner

Flagging friendship: New Zealand demands Australia change national banner

Though similar, the countries' flags are not identical. Key had hoped that a fresh design would better differentiate New Zealand from Australia . New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Pete...

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Pompeo: I warned Russia about election meddling

Pompeo: I warned Russia about election meddling

Intelligence Community that Russian Federation interfered with the election itself. Pompeo remarked that he would need a "truck" to deliver documentation of all of the ways the Trump administration ...

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Body Of Newborn Baby Found On Flight To Delhi From Imphal

Body Of Newborn Baby Found On Flight To Delhi From Imphal

A dead baby was found abandoned inside a plane toilet shortly before the flight landed in India . One of the passengers who happened to be a medical practitioner confirmed that it was a human foetus....

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Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges

Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges

The Israeli military launched artillery strikes on seven Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening after an IDF officer was moderately wounded when a group of troops patrolling the border...

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North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US

North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US

Pompeo insisted that "progress is happening" and that Trump is "upbeat about the prospects of North Korean denuclearization". He declined to answer questions about whether the North's nuclear progra...

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Turkey's Erdogan to go on new Africa trip, attend BRICS summit

Turkey's Erdogan to go on new Africa trip, attend BRICS summit

The bank left its one-week repo rate at 17.75 percent. Analysts interpreted that as due to pressure from Erdogan's government, which wants low rates to encourage growth. Human Rights Watch said it w...

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More than 450 parents from separated families no longer in U.S.

More than 450 parents from separated families no longer in U.S.

The government is still trying to determine whether reunification is required or even possible for another 260 children. But he also ordered the government to release more information about the hu...

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Elections in Pakistan marred by violence and explosions

Elections in Pakistan marred by violence and explosions

Mr Sharif's brother Shehbaz, who nows leads the PML-N, rejected the vote, calling it "sheer rigging". But if his party is delayed in forming a government, it could further damage the country's eco...

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CNN reporter banned: Fox joins outcry after exclusion from White House event

CNN reporter banned: Fox joins outcry after exclusion from White House event

As CNN points out, Collins was the pool reporter on Wednesday, meaning that she was representing all of the major TV networks-a role that rotates from network to network each day. "She said it didn'...

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Greece searches for answers in wake of deadly fires

Greece searches for answers in wake of deadly fires

Among the dead were 26 people found huddled together near a beach , with experts saying some bodies may be hard to identify. "They had tried to find an escape route but unfortunately these people...

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Japan executes 2 more Aum members of deadly sarin attack

Japan executes 2 more Aum members of deadly sarin attack

The execution of the six Aum Shinrikyo members, years after they were put on death row, draws a line under the horrific attack which shocked the world and prompted national soul-searching over the gro...

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Blast heard near U.S. Embassy in China in 'suspected self-immolation' attempt

Blast heard near U.S. Embassy in China in 'suspected self-immolation' attempt

The individual was the only one injured in the incident and their condition was not immediately known , the spokesperson added. A witness spoken to by the Reuters news agency says they have seen off...

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Greece fires: At least 74 dead, hundreds rescued

The fast-moving flames quickly consumed homes and buildings fueled by 50 miles per hour wind gusts. Mati was popular with local tourists, including pensioners. Dimitri Piros, director of medical ser...

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Asian stocks inch up after Trump, Juncker pledge cuts to trade barriers

Asian stocks inch up after Trump, Juncker pledge cuts to trade barriers

Beijing imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of USA products, including soybeans, earlier this month. On July 10, the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese goods that c...

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Mexico president-elect writes Trump, urging swift conclusion to NAFTA talks

Mexico president-elect writes Trump, urging swift conclusion to NAFTA talks

Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo spoke with Marcelo Ebrard, Graciela Marquez and Jesus Seade, who have been designated by president-elect Andres Manuel ...

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More than 2000 killed in string of attacks in southern Syria

More than 2000 killed in string of attacks in southern Syria

The Observatory noted that the remaining 94 dead were local fighters from the pro-government popular defense groups, who had taken up arms to defend their villages against Daesh terrorists. The extrem...

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Vandal smashes President Trump’s Hollywood Star to pieces

Vandal smashes President Trump’s Hollywood Star to pieces

This is at least the second time Trump's star has been vandalized in the last two years. Walk of Fame visitors stopped to take pictures of the smashed star and have a closer look. Graffiti was ...

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North Korea making bomb fuel despite denuclearization pledge: Pompeo

North Korea making bomb fuel despite denuclearization pledge: Pompeo

Pompeo says while the U.S.is engaged with "patient diplomacy" with North Korea, he pledged not to let negotiations "drag out to no end". Pompeo declined in open session to comment on whether North K...

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House GOP members introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

House GOP members introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Justice Department officials said they have provided the vast majority of information sought in subpoenas from two key House committees - and are almost done with providing all of the outstanding in...

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Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'

Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'

President Donald Trump blasted his former attorney Michael Cohen on Wednesday, the morning after CNN aired the audio of a recording Cohen made of the two. Audio of the tape was released to CNN ...

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Video shows cops pinning 10-year-old boy to ground

Video shows cops pinning 10-year-old boy to ground

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department, in the USA state of Georgia , released the footage after officers were accused of using excessive force when a video taken from a different perspective by ...

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Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan asylum-seeker on plane

Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan asylum-seeker on plane

Deutsche Welle reports that the Afghani man remains in custody and will be deported some time in the future. Errson continues filming for around 15 minutes as she negotiates with aircraft staff w...

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Russian hackers are said to have infiltrated United States electric utilities

Russian hackers are said to have infiltrated United States electric utilities

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials who talked to the Wall Street Journal . Some companies that were compromised may not yet know they have become a victim in a Russian attack , accor...

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Trump refuses to answer questions about secret recording with Michael Cohen

Trump refuses to answer questions about secret recording with Michael Cohen

Eyebrows were raised over the weekend after multiple outlets reported that President Donald Trump's lawyers waived privilege claims over a bombshell tape seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigat...

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American Airlines and Cathay Pacific bow to China pressure on Taiwan

American Airlines and Cathay Pacific bow to China pressure on Taiwan

Last year , it squeezed the economy of South Korea, which had angered the Chinese government with the deployment of a United States missile defense system. Taiwan's Foreign Ministry had said that it...

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French soldiers arrive in Sweden to help fight wildfires

French soldiers arrive in Sweden to help fight wildfires

In a statement, the EU's Emergency Response Coordination Centre said seven planes, 7seven helicopters, 60 vehicles and 340 firefighting staff had been offered to Sweden via Italy, France, Germany, Lit...

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Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript

Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript

We'll see if the White House takes the hint and goes to a plan B. While the sanctions proposed by Republican Lindsey Graham and Democrat Bob Menendez were seen by most political risk analysts ...

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Attorney argues Brock Turner's sexual assault conviction should be overturned

Attorney argues Brock Turner's sexual assault conviction should be overturned

Multhaup argued that evidence against Turner was largely circumstantial. The argument follows his legal team's December filing to appeal Turner's case , arguing that it was "fundamentally unfair". ...

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Civil rights suit planned after 911 caller killed by police

Civil rights suit planned after 911 caller killed by police

The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court alleges Justine Ruszczyk Damond's civil rights were violated when she was shot July 15, 2017, by Officer Mohamed Noor, who has since been fired and charged w...

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