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May had to fight hard to secure the agreement of her cabinet of ministers at her Chequers country residence earlier this month for her vision for Britain's future relationship with the EU. "On the one hand on the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and European Union member the Irish Republic and secondly on the undivided internal market, where Britain can not cherry-pick", he added.
  • Putin chides Trump's opponents, calls summit a success

    Putin chides Trump's opponents, calls summit a success

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    Since Trump's press conference with Putin on Monday, the White House has scrambled to keep Trump's message on Russian interference in the 2016 election accurate. The cover follows this week's summit in Helsinki, where the two leaders met and Trump said he saw no reason why Putin would have meddled in the 2016 presidential election, despite the Federal Bureau of Investigation claiming otherwise.
  • Parliament debates no-confidence motion against Modi's gov't

    Parliament debates no-confidence motion against Modi's gov't

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    The motion was defeated by 325-126 votes by the lawmakers. Replying to the no-confidence motion moved by the BJP's former ally TDP and supported by Congress among other opposition parties, Modi said only the 125 crore people of the country can decide who would sit in the prime minister's chair or who can be unseated.
  • Trump arrives in Finland for one-on-one summit with Putin

    Trump arrives in Finland for one-on-one summit with Putin

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    Former CIA Director John Brennan denounced Trump's performance as "treasonous", and Republican U.S. Senator John McCain called the meeting with Putin a "tragic mistake", although some other Republicans were more cautious. Asked last week whether he intends to recognize Crimea as part of Russian Federation when he meets with Putin, Trump blamed the situation on his predecessor.
  • Thai boys leave hospital and speak about their rescue from cave

    Thai boys leave hospital and speak about their rescue from cave

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    An worldwide team of rescuers using diving equipment and pulleys extracted the 12 boys and their coach through the tight, flooded passageways in three separate missions last week. Then, they tried going deeper into the cave, thinking there might be another way out - which is when they got stuck in the flooded tunnels. One boy said he believed he would be "scolded" by his mother after realising they were trapped.
  • Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he’ll have to call

    Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he’ll have to call

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    The plea had come as European leaders scrambled to save the hard-fought deal signed between Iran and world powers in 2015 under which Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear capacities in exchange for relief from crippling economic sanctions. "We're not making any commitments", Mnuchin said. The issue figured during 15th round of Foreign Office Consultations between the two countries during which a host of other issues including implementation of Chabahar port project also figured, official ...
  • Activist interrupts Trump Putin summit in Helsinki

    Activist interrupts Trump Putin summit in Helsinki

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    Iraq War veteran Chris Sheppard, a former combat engineer with the U.S. Marine Corps who left the military after 13 years in 2005 and is now a tax attorney, sat glued to his cellphone screen in his downtown Seattle office on Monday as the American president suggested he believed Putin.
  • Trudeau walks fine line with condemnation of Putin, silence on Trump

    Trudeau walks fine line with condemnation of Putin, silence on Trump

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    In a new departure, Putin waded directly into that USA domestic debate. But, one weekend story in The New York Times - based on several anonymous sources described as close to the president - suggested that the president's pride in winning the White House simply can not abide any suggestion that he had help.
  • Trump says he 'misspoke' on Russian Federation meddling, hails United States intelligence

    Trump says he 'misspoke' on Russian Federation meddling, hails United States intelligence

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    Sanders said Trump believes the threat from Russian Federation to undermine November's US midterm elections still exists and that Moscow would still target American elections. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing that allegation and any possible collusion by Trump's campaign. Immediately after Monday's news conference, Trump's mood was buoyant, people familiar with the matter said.
  • Schwarzenegger calls Trump a 'little wet noodle' after Putin news conference

    Schwarzenegger calls Trump a 'little wet noodle' after Putin news conference

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    Schwarzenegger added that Trump "sold out" the USA intelligence community and justice system by not acknowledging Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. He then referenced Ronald Reagan's relationship with the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, whom Reagan worked with the dismantle the Berlin Wall in the 1980s.
  • China's trade grows in June despite tensions with Washington

    China's trade grows in June despite tensions with Washington

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    China's Commerce Ministry said that Beijing had no choice but to fight back after the USA "launched the largest trade war in economic history", accusing Washington of violating the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). On this front, Ottawa feels it has more work to do. After briefly moving higher on early gains in China's share markets, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 percent.
  • China's Foreign Trade up 7.9 pct in H1, Surplus Down

    China's Foreign Trade up 7.9 pct in H1, Surplus Down

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    Over the first six months of the year the surplus climbed to US$133.8 billion, up 13.8 percent from last year, as total two-way trade continued to expand despite the face-off. Economists had forecast China's overall trade balance to widen to only $27.61 billion in June from $24.92 billion in May. China is trying to step up pressure on Washington in a growing tariff war by suggesting USA companies lobby American leaders.
  • Hillary Clinton trolls Trump before his summit meeting with Putin

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    Democrats called on Trump to cancel the meeting with Putin. Over the weekend, he blamed President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee for leaving the Democratic email servers vulnerable to hacking. "As far as wiretapping, I guess, by - you know - [the Obama] administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps", Trump said in March during a press conference with Merkel.
  • Russians not likely to face court in US over hacking

    Russians not likely to face court in US over hacking

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    He and his wife, Melania, spent the weekend at a golf resort Trump owns in Turnberry. US President Donald Trump (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk as they make their way to take the "family photo" during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.
  • Cops Toss Coin in Driver's Arrest in Georgia

    Cops Toss Coin in Driver's Arrest in Georgia

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    Brown then returns to her auto to consult with fellow officers about whether to arrest Sarah Webb or just give her a ticket. It was Brown who allegedly pulled out her phone, and opened a coin-flip app. It makes me so upset to know what they have done to her. Sarah could have lost her job and she could have lost her license. CNN affiliate WSB reported charges against the motorist have since been dropped.
  • On eve of Russian Federation summit, Trump calls European Union 'a foe'

    On eve of Russian Federation summit, Trump calls European Union 'a foe'

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    They were doing whatever it was during the Obama administration", he added, echoing previous tweets on the matter. Trump said in a series of tweets. Shortly after, news broke of the indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence agents for hacking Democrats during the 2016 elections. The summit is scheduled for just days after special counsel Robert Mueller filed an indictment Friday charging 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

    Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

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    Gaza's Health ministry said two teenagers were killed in the strike and ten others injured. The raids were a response to rockets fired into Israel , he said. "We are talking about the biggest offensive strikes since Protective Edge", Brigadier General Tzvika Haimovic told journalists, referring to Israel's name for its 2014 operation in the Gaza Strip.
  • Trump in the UK: What now for the 'special relationship'?

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    Speaking at Chequers, Mr Trump told Mrs May "whatever you do is OK with me" on Brexit , but urged her to "make sure we can trade together". He said the PM "can't walk away" from the talks, but suggested she could use other means to get a good deal.
  • Smoke rises over Gaza as Israeli military renews bombing

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    This tunnel is part of a Hamas terror tunnel network", a statement by the Israeli army said . The cause of the blast, hours after a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the enclave was announced, was not immediately known.
  • Jaguar escapes New Orleans zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals

    Jaguar escapes New Orleans zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals

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    The zoo is to remain closed for the day due to the unsafe situation from Saturday morning. "This is a devastating loss for our team". "We closed the zoo today to help our team mourn". Zoo officials are launching an investigation into what occurred. At 7:20 a.m., a staff member saw Valerio outside of his enclosure. "We're looking at every possible cause", Kyle Burks, the zoo's vice president and managing director, said at a news conference at the zoo.
  • Israeli army says patriot missile shot down syrian drone

    Israeli army says patriot missile shot down syrian drone

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    Israel is anxious about the presence of Iran, another Assad ally, in Syria, and demands all Iranian forces would completely withdraw from Syria. It was shot down over the Sea of Galilee and the army has ordered all boats off the water as a precautionary measure, the Jerusalem Post reported .
  • McCain: Trump's meeting with Putin 'should not move forward'

    McCain: Trump's meeting with Putin 'should not move forward'

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    After a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Mr. Trump said he would address election meddling with Putin . "It was a little tough for a little while". "The question is for how long will they continue to flog this shameful comedy that disgraces the United States ". But Mr Trump seemed satisfied they had agreed to meet the target soon.
  • New Britain native Manafort transferred to Alexandria jail

    New Britain native Manafort transferred to Alexandria jail

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    Paul Manafort has moved, over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests. Manafort asked to delay the trial in Alexandria, until after he's been tried in Washington, where he's accused of failing to register in the U.S.as an agent of Ukraine, laundering millions of dollars and obstruction of justice.
  • Charges dropped after Stormy Daniels arrested at OH strip club

    Charges dropped after Stormy Daniels arrested at OH strip club

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    Daniels smacked that female officer's face with her breasts, according to the affidavit. The documents did not indicate if the officers were in plain clothes or in uniform at the time. Daniels canceled her Thursday night performance in Columbus because of the charges. "Are you kidding me?" he wrote. "We will fight all bogus charges", Stormy's lawyer Michael Avenatti tweeted.
  • Donald Trump Visit To UK: Full Schedule For The US President

    Donald Trump Visit To UK: Full Schedule For The US President

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    But any good vibrations from that moment soon dissipated when Trump, the same day, announced plans to ban migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries - a decision that drew fierce global criticism and appeared to blindside May. Firebrand politician and Trump ally Nigel Farage labelled the move "the biggest insult to a sitting US President ever" but others have welcomed the playful rebuke.
  • Sunglasses and chocolates: Eight boys rescued from Thai cave recovering

    Sunglasses and chocolates: Eight boys rescued from Thai cave recovering

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    He said one of the other four boys sent to the hospital on Monday has irregular heart beats, but every one is in high spirits and happy to get out. They are still being quarantined from their parents because of the risk of infection and would likely be kept in hospital for a week to undergo tests, officials said.
  • Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous NATO leaders

    Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous NATO leaders

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    He leaves Brussels for two days in London Thursday, followed by a weekend in Scotland and his summit with Putin in Helsinki next Monday. Trump has shown little regard for America's traditional bonds with the Old World, publicly upbraiding world leaders at NATO's new headquarters a year ago for not spending enough on defense and delivering searing indictments of Western trading partners last month at an worldwide summit in Canada.
  • Theresa May Chequers Brexit plan in front of EU leaders

    Theresa May Chequers Brexit plan in front of EU leaders

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    Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a leadership crisis following the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson . Dominic Raab , a Brexit supporter and former housing minister, was appointed to replace Davis. The MP for Aylesbury campaigned to remain in the European Union . Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her Brexit plans. Mrs May appeared to have limited the rebellion on Tuesday after swiftly replacing the two rebellious ministers and securing the backing of the most ...
  • USA to move forward on US$200b China tariff list

    USA to move forward on US$200b China tariff list

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    Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, chair of the Senate Finance committee. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday evening unveiled a proposed list of more than 6,000 products to be hit with 10-per-cent import taxes. On Monday, Chinese and German companies including BASF and Volkswagen signed business deals worth 20 billion euros ($23.6 billion) during a visit to Berlin by China's No.
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for special session on abortion rights

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for special session on abortion rights

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    Wade . Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee that holds hearings on Supreme Court nominees, responded on "This Week" that Trump has "outsourced" his decision to the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation, which helped compile a list of 25 potential nominees from which the president has said he would make his selection.
  • Putin to Attend 2018 World Cup Final

    Putin to Attend 2018 World Cup Final

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    Artem Dzyuba in this match to be different did not, but was one of the most active players. Russia national soccer team players react at the end of the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi , Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018 .
  • Mitch McConnell Is the Master of Confirming Judges

    Mitch McConnell Is the Master of Confirming Judges

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    Alliance for Justice pointed to the Minnesota Law Review article he wrote in 2009 in which he argued that criminal investigations against the president should be deferred while they are in office. At the top of that list is abortion. While he has yet to reveal his sentiments on the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access, he was involved with a dispute over whether a pregnant migrant woman who was being held by immigration authorities could ...
  • Itinerary of U.S. President Trump’s visit to Britain

    Itinerary of U.S. President Trump’s visit to Britain

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    Mr. Trump has two golf courses in Scotland. The six-meter-high orange balloon, in the form of Trump wearing a nappy, will fly above Westminster for about two hours on the morning of July 13 to coincide with a "Stop Trump" demonstration in central London which about 50,000 people are expected to attend.
  • Factors beyond youth, conservative cred in high court pick

    Factors beyond youth, conservative cred in high court pick

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    Multiple sources told Fox News that while Lee is on the president's broader list of 25 potential candidates he has vowed to choose from, he is not now under consideration to replace Kennedy. Judge Thomas Hardiman, the runner-up to Justice Neil Gorsuch , is still in the mix, though seen as fourth on the list. On Saturday morning, Trump tweeted: "Big decision will soon be made on our next Justice of the Supreme Court!" He is based in MI.
  • Trump Wants 40 Foreign Mar-a-Lago Workers

    Trump Wants 40 Foreign Mar-a-Lago Workers

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    According to records submitted to the U.S. Labor Department on Thursday and Friday , Mar-a-Lago also filed requests to obtain several visas for non-American servers and cooks , stating that the potential hires would stay in the U.S. According to the July 3 federal job order, Trump wants 40 workers on H2-B visas to work as full-time restaurant servers from October 1, 2018, through May 31, 2019.
  • North Korea says United States attitude in denuclearization talks 'extremely regrettable'

    North Korea says United States attitude in denuclearization talks 'extremely regrettable'

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    When asked about the report from June, Pompeo said the US has talked to North Korea about the issue and how to achieve "what Chairman Kim [Jong-un] and President Trump both agreed to". "Some places a great deal of progress, other places there's still more work to be done", he said. It also offered to discuss the closure of a missile engine test site that would "physically affirm" a move to halt the production of intercontinental range ballistic missiles and setting up working-level ...
  • United States tariffs on Chinese imports take effect

    United States tariffs on Chinese imports take effect

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    Minutes later, China's Commerce Ministry issued a statement , saying that "the United States has violated World Trade Organization rules and waged the biggest trade war ever in economic history". U.S. exporters stand to lose, as they will miss out on the massive tariff reductions by the Chinese government, which is determined to open its market wider.
  • Blistering heat wave claims 54 lives in Quebec

    Blistering heat wave claims 54 lives in Quebec

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    Temperatures soared to 93 Fahrenheit with a humidity that made it feel much hotter than that, the meteorological service said. Most of the victims linked to the "overwhelming heat" were in the Montreal area, which recorded 28 fatalities, metropolitan health authorities told AFP in an email.