• Trump has 'low expectations' for summit with Putin today
Trump has 'low expectations' for summit with Putin today

Asked whether he would press Putin to send to the U.S. members of the Russian military intelligence agency accused of hacking Hillary Clinton's failed presidential campaign, he said: "Well, I might". "If he took the same posture toward Russian Federation as he did today toward Germany, I will sleep much better at night", said Banks. Dingell agree...

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  • Why did Donald Trump ‘side with Russia’ on election meddling?
Why did Donald Trump ‘side with Russia’ on election meddling?

Mr Trump said he was not convinced it was Moscow. Immediately after his news conference, Trump's mood was buoyant, people familiar with the matter said. When asked directly on Monday if he held Russian Federation "accountable for anything", Trump said he held "both countries responsible". "Basically, Trump spent most of the press conferenc...

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  • Trump Praises Queen and Announces 2020 Presidential Run
Trump Praises Queen and Announces 2020 Presidential Run

In a sometimes heated debate Conservative Anna Soubry said the plan May agreed at her meeting with ministers at her Cheqeurs retreat had now been wrecked by caving in to no-deal Brexiteers. She added it was "also an opportunity to tear down the bureaucratic barriers that frustrate business leaders on both sides of the Atlantic". Khan's office a...

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  • Theresa May survives knife-edge customs vote
Theresa May survives knife-edge customs vote

And why did she do so when even in her own party the Brexiter ultras are a small minority, and an even tinier minority in parliament as a whole? The three Labour MPs who rebelled against their party whip by voting with the government were Frank Field, Kate Hoey and Graham Stringer - all of whom are pro-Brexit.

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  • Now Theresa May faces recess rebellion (and another Brexit bill)
Now Theresa May faces recess rebellion (and another Brexit bill)

Amendments to a British parliament bill over a future cross-border customs arrangement after Brexit with the European Union were said in the House of Commons to risk wrecking the new trade deal blueprint May set out last week in her white paper.

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  • Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools
Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group was responsible for today's barrage against Israel and that it was carried out "in response to the Israeli air strikes". "This is what we did yesterday", Netanyahu said. The drill was launched in the Negev region, with Beersheba serving as a stand-in for the type of urban terrain IDF soldiers would e...

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  • NWS Forecast: Hot, Stormy Tuesday With Possible Flooding
NWS Forecast: Hot, Stormy Tuesday With Possible Flooding

Sun: High: 92 Low: 69 Decreasing clouds. Shower or thunderstorm early; turning out mostly clear and more comfortable late. Storms should push into the city anytime around or after 2pm today and leave sometime after 6pm. Wind: SE/S 5-10. Low: 77. By 9 p.m., storms will lose daytime heating, and will likely diminish in intensity. In add...

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  • Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin
Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers over alleged crimes tied to Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. But for the United States, and frankly the U.K. and other places, to get along with Russian Federation and China and all of these other places...that's a good thing, that's ...

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  • Families bury two Gaza teens as Hamas chief vows bigger border protests
Families bury two Gaza teens as Hamas chief vows bigger border protests

In a relatively rare admission, Hamas said it fired the rockets to deter Israel from further action. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not accept a ceasefire unless all hostilities end including incendiary kites and balloons from Gaza, even as Egypt-brokered ceasefire holds after a day of intense fighting.

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  • Donald Trump entering meeting with Vladmir Putin with 'low expectations'
Donald Trump entering meeting with Vladmir Putin with 'low expectations'

Trump signaled as much at a joint news conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. "America and the European Union are best friends", Tusk wrote. His manner towards Putin was also a contrast to the anger Trump flashed at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies at a combative summit of the alliance in Brussels last week, which cri...

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  • Theresa May's office quickly dismisses MP's call for new Brexit referendum
Theresa May's office quickly dismisses MP's call for new Brexit referendum

Supporters of the amendment, however, indicated it may not be moved to a vote on Monday night, partly because Remain-supporting Conservatives do not want to undermine the prime minister when she is vulnerable on her right flank. Greening said that with divisions in the Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party over how to proceed with Brexit, t...

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  • U.S. challenges trading partners' retaliatory tariffs at WTO
U.S. challenges trading partners' retaliatory tariffs at WTO

U.S. president Donald Trump added 25% tariffs on 34 billion dollars (£25.7 billion) of Chinese goods on July 6 in response to complaints Beijing steals or pressures companies to hand over technology. Unless the two sides restart negotiations, "the conflict will escalate further, with major economic implications for themselves and the global eco...

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  • Bombs kill more than 130 after Pakistan election rallies targeted
Bombs kill more than 130 after Pakistan election rallies targeted

Raisani, who was a candidate from PB-35 (Mastung), was among those killed in the attack . The Islamic State group has a muted presence in Pakistan but has carried out brutal attacks there in the past, including the blast at a Sufi shrine in February previous year which killed almost 90 people.

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  • Ahead Of Summit With Putin, Trump Calls China, Russia And EU
Ahead Of Summit With Putin, Trump Calls China, Russia And EU "Foes"

Russia's a foe in certain respects. "Now you wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe", Trump said. But simply because he considers these actors to be a "foe" does not necessarily mean that they are bad, he clarified. "I hadn't thought of that", Trump said. Mr Trump repeated his previous assertion that the European Union has "rea...

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  • Chicago clashes after USA police kill black man
Chicago clashes after USA police kill black man

The Chicago Police Department said an officer fired at 37-year-old Harith Augustus about 5:31 p.m. when Augustus reached for his weapon. The size of the crowd created a tense situation, and police cordoned off the area. The protest came amid long-simmering tensions over frequent instances of police shootings and brutality against African-Amer...

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  • Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Won't See World Cup Final Live Tonight
Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Won't See World Cup Final Live Tonight

The boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach had planned to explore the Tham Luang cave complex for about an hour after soccer practice on June 23. They are scheduled to be released from the hospital Thursday. After the patients are discharged, the hospital will deploy its "family care team" to follow up and help care for them until the...

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  • Twitter suspends 2 accounts linked to Russian intelligence after hacking indictment
Twitter suspends 2 accounts linked to Russian intelligence after hacking indictment

Buried in today's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for their role in hacking the DNC and Clinton campaign, is a small paragraph which clearly implicates a 2016 Congressional candidate. Trump told the Washington Post he chose to terminate Stone, "because he no longer serves a useful function for my campaign". Stone has said there i...

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  • Pres. trump: NATO Allies Will Finally Commit To Increase Defense Spending
Pres. trump: NATO Allies Will Finally Commit To Increase Defense Spending

Secretary of State John Kerry called for more . A line of police officers separated them from the course. Now, she said , "no lower court could possibly rule against President Trump's decision in light of Zivotofsky ". Lawmakers from his own party said Friday that was no longer enough. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain, a leading Republican sena...

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  • Video shows cops using coin flip to decide whether to arrest
Video shows cops using coin flip to decide whether to arrest

The two officers determine they will arrest Webb if it lands on heads and release her if it lands on tails. Brown says she didn't record the actual speed at which Webb had been driving. Twenty-three is a Roswell police code for arrest. Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant said an internal department source told him about the incident right before...

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  • ‘Trump baby’ balloon flies outside British parliament in London
‘Trump baby’ balloon flies outside British parliament in London

Mr Trump said he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, marking an abrupt change from the Sun newspaper article which quoted him saying Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy would kill such an agreement.

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  • Meeting on American War Remains Skipped by North Korea
Meeting on American War Remains Skipped by North Korea

Suga said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "drew in U.S. President Donald Trump and created a framework involving him to put pressure on North Korea". The Americans called North Korean representatives and scheduled a generals' meeting between the two nations to take place Sunday.

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  • Senate sends Trump a message to slow down on tariff escalation
Senate sends Trump a message to slow down on tariff escalation

Although the provision is toothless, it represents the first concrete step by Republicans toward reining in a protectionist agenda that has upended decades of GOP dogma in support of free trade. should rethink its approach" on national security tariffs. "I just don't understand sometimes why this body continues to tie the hands of this president ...

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  • Manafort loses bid to stay in 'VIP' jail
Manafort loses bid to stay in 'VIP' jail

Paul Manafort has moved , over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests. "It is surprising and confusing when the counsel identifies a problem and then opposes the most logical solution to that problem", Ellis wrote Wednesday, adding, "Defense counsel has not identified any general or specific threat to defendant's saf...

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  • Kremlin hopes Helsinki summit may pave way for Trump Moscow visit
Kremlin hopes Helsinki summit may pave way for Trump Moscow visit

The number of demonstrations taking place during the Trump-Putin summit has risen to 10, says Helsinki Police. So in a sense we're competitors, not a question of friend or enemy. Even before Friday's jaw-dropping indictments against 12 of Putin's operatives, the Mueller investigation into the Russian cyberattack on our elections had already...

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  • Immigrant Toddlers Reunited With Families, US Officials Say
Immigrant Toddlers Reunited With Families, US Officials Say

Javier, a 30-year old from Honduras, holds his 4-year old son William during a media availability in NY after they were reunited after being separated for 55 days following their detention at the Texas border, U.S., July 11, 2018. Under the new guidelines, DNA testing can be used only if the government has a specific concern about a child's paren...

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  • 'I'm a little surprised': Theresa May's reply to Boris Johnson's resignation
'I'm a little surprised': Theresa May's reply to Boris Johnson's resignation

Under Conservative Party rules, a confidence vote in a leader can be triggered if 15 percent of Conservative lawmakers - now 48 - write a letter requesting one. The two departures shatter May´s own proclamation of cabinet unity last Friday, when she believed she had, after two years of wrangling, secured agreement on Britain´s biggest foreign and...

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  • Trump lands in Great Britain for first United Kingdom visit
Trump lands in Great Britain for first United Kingdom visit

Similar protests are planned on Thursday evening outside the United States ambassador's home at Regent's Park and in Scotland when Mr Trump visits on Saturday. She said they will discuss security and defense, an aspect of the relationship that is causing anxiety for some British politicians. Only one person, the digital entrepreneur and philant...

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  • North Korea didn't show up at meeting with U.S.
North Korea didn't show up at meeting with U.S.

That's when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Pyongyang and seemingly made little progress in fleshing out details of North Korea's commitment for "complete denuclearization". It is unknown whether the North Korean side gave any prior notification to the U.S. about this. " Great progress being made! ". Although Trump may have been deligh...

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  • Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling - Thai official
Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling - Thai official

The rescue process started at 10am local time on Sunday and involved 13 worldwide divers and five Thai navy seals, who were referred to as "an all-star team" by NarongsakOsatanakorn, who is the Governor of Chiang Rai province and head of the joint command centre coordinating the rescue.

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  • Reproductive rights advocates warning against Kavanaugh as High Court nominee
Reproductive rights advocates warning against Kavanaugh as High Court nominee

As of now, four states - Louisiana, Mississippi and North and South Dakota - have what are known as abortion "trigger laws". Kavanaugh hasn't publicly expressed opposition to Roe v. Legal experts, however, told Business Insider the more likely scenario is for the court to slowly chip away at abortion access one decision at a time.

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  • China vows to fight back as the trade war escalates
China vows to fight back as the trade war escalates

The public will have a chance to comment on the list before the new tariffs - to be imposed at 10% -come into effect. The announcement was a response to China's decision to impose 25 per cent tariffs on US$34 billion of American goods last Friday in response to a similar U.S.

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  • Off-centre Museum of London 'target' Southgate's waistcoat 1 hour ago
Off-centre Museum of London 'target' Southgate's waistcoat 1 hour ago

Southgate's England take on Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow, having beaten Sweden 2-0 in the last eight in Samara. So what are you waiting for? England have been rewriting history in Russian Federation, and Southgate is hoping there will be more to come as they play their most important World Cup game since losing to West Germany on p...

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  • Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders
Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders

In a pointed apparent reference to Mr Trump's upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , Mr Tusk noted that European military spending "is an investment in our security, which can not be said with confidence about Russian and Chinese spending".

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  • Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight
Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight

A Democratic senator from Hawaii is leaving open the possibility of voting for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee despite widespread calls for an automatic "no" vote from her party. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to slam far-left criticism of Mr. Trump's picks, saying no matter who is selected, the nomi...

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  • Eight boys now rescued from flooded cave in Thailand
Eight boys now rescued from flooded cave in Thailand

Five ambulances were seen driving toward the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex on Monday afternoon, and at least one helicopter was also seen heading towards the cave entrance. Doctors were being cautious because of the infection risk and were isolating the boys in the hospital. As reported by us earlier, twelve boys belonging to a football cl...

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  • 'Race Against Time' to Rescue Japan Flood Victims: PM
'Race Against Time' to Rescue Japan Flood Victims: PM

Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate, although rain had stopped and floodwaters receded in some areas. In neighbouring Okayama prefecture, rescue workers flew in helicopters over areas that are still submerged and otherwise unreachable, looking for signs of life.

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  • Divers re-enter cave as Thai rescue restarts
Divers re-enter cave as Thai rescue restarts

Thai authorities are being tight-lipped about who was inside an ambulance seen leaving the site of a flooded cave Monday, as they were the night before when four of the 13 people trapped inside the underground complex were rescued. Narongsak said rescuers had to tighten a guide rope as part of their preparations for the second phase of the rescue...

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  • Insider attack kills US service member in Afghanistan
Insider attack kills US service member in Afghanistan

A Taliban spokesman said in a statement that the attack occurred at an airbase in Tarinkot, capital of Uruzgan province. It was not immediately clear what became of the shooter. NATO's statement did not elaborate on the exact circumstances of the attack, but said it was under investigation. The attack comes a year after three United State...

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  • Woman killed in crash of helicopter into Va. condo
Woman killed in crash of helicopter into Va. condo

The Red Cross is helping those displaced by the crash, and police are working to account for all homeowners and renters who lived in the building, Anaya said. "Just want to say thanks to all of the emergency personnel who came out and kept everybody safe and also just praying for those who lost everything in the fire", said Chris Robertson.

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  • Syrian govt., rebels reach ceasefire deal
Syrian govt., rebels reach ceasefire deal

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said he was gravely concerned for the welfare of civilians and humanitarian aid workers in Daraa province, a region of opposition-held Syria on the Jordanian border. An Islamic State group affiliate, which holds a small pocket in the southwest of Daraa, is excluded from the deal. The negotiat...

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