• Republican Mark Sanford Loses Primary, After Criticizing Trump
Republican Mark Sanford Loses Primary, After Criticizing Trump

Rep. Mark Sanford , a vocal criEtic of President Donald Trump , appeared to be on the verge of losing his SC congressional seat Tuesday after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair seven years ago.

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  • Fox News host calls President Trump a dictator, apologizes
Fox News host calls President Trump a dictator, apologizes

The agreement said the two countries would co-operate towards "new relations" while the United States would provide "security guarantees" to North Korea. North Korea, however, has shown little appetite for surrendering nuclear weapons it considers vital to the survival of Kim's dynastic rule. The meeting marks the first ever meeting between a...

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  • Japan eying Abe-Kim summit with possible Pyongyang visit - paper
Japan eying Abe-Kim summit with possible Pyongyang visit - paper

Using the military exercises as a massive negotiating chip in exchange for the North denuclearizing is a pretty orthodox policy proposal, but it stunned nearly everybody that Trump seemed to be giving this away for free after his meeting. "No longer - sleep well tonight!" The North Korean leader is also apparently taking defensive measures to pre...

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  • White House says Trump plans early summit departure
White House says Trump plans early summit departure

President Trump had just left Canada after the G7 summit. Kim Jong-un's bodyguards are some of the fittest in the business. American leaders have traditionally criticized North Korean leaders for their totalitarian rule over their country and violent suppression of dissent.

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  • Proposal to split California into three states makes November ballot
Proposal to split California into three states makes November ballot

The measure , which qualified Tuesday for the November 6 ballot, would divide California into three states, including one dubbed " Southern California " that would include San Diego, Orange County and the Central Valley - but not Los Angeles - for a jurisdiction with real red-state possibilities.

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  • Donald Trump Arrives in Singapore for Summit with Kim Jong Un
Donald Trump Arrives in Singapore for Summit with Kim Jong Un

They believe Kim's latest engagement is aimed at getting the United States to ease the crippling sanctions that have squeezed the impoverished country. Monday's session was held for 2 hours, with the US Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim, taking part. The fighting ended on July 27 1953, but the war technically continues today because i...

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  • Stranded raccoon scales skyscraper in downtown St. Paul
Stranded raccoon scales skyscraper in downtown St. Paul

The raccoon then steadily ascended UBS Tower, taking the time to groom itself and lay down along the way. He started climbing. And he's now on the 22nd floor. The account also tweeted: "Oh great ..." "We have seen him pace back and forth and sniff, but he hasn't moved", said attorney Sheila Donnelly-Coyne.

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  • WH adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' slam at Trudeau
WH adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' slam at Trudeau

There is no obvious precedent for such a coordinated and acerbic series of attacks by White House advisers on a stalwart US ally. And Finance Minister Bill Morneau is also planning to meet with his American counterpart, Steve Mnuchin, in Washington this week as well.

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  • What the Supreme Court Voter Purge Ruling Means
What the Supreme Court Voter Purge Ruling Means

The case, Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute , was taken to the high court after the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of OH resident Larry Harmon, who'd been removed from the state's registered voters list. Six states have similar laws, according to the Brennan Center for Justice. And thus Ohio's program for maintaining v...

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  • Talks at North Korean summit moving 'more quickly than expected'
Talks at North Korean summit moving 'more quickly than expected'

We have to step up and we can. "We are confident that we have put security in place". That modest vision marks a break with the stratospheric goals he set after he agreed on March 8 to this meeting. But "now that they've told me not to go, I have to go", he added. Mr Lee also said it was "not easy" to find a location in the world that is suit...

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  • France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump
France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump

Last week, Macron candidly criticized Trump's policies during a phone call over trade and immigration that turned sour, two sources told CNN . He arrived behind schedule and planned an early leave from the G7 meeting today for Singapore , where he will attend the highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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  • Rouhani at SCO summit: Unilateral sanctions damage legal int'l business
Rouhani at SCO summit: Unilateral sanctions damage legal int'l business

Commenting on the G-7's statement, Putin said: "It's time to stop that chatter and deal with real issues". While the 17-year-old Shanghai Cooperation Organization has increasingly extended into trade and economic cooperation - the G-7's central focus - it was founded as a security group.

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  • Prince Harry covering Beatrice's mouth on Buckingham Palace balcony
Prince Harry covering Beatrice's mouth on Buckingham Palace balcony

Some criticized the off-the-shoulder design for being "inappropriate". Meghan stepped out in an off-the-shoulder pale pink, Carolina Herrera dress with matching Philip Treacy hat, but the off-the-shoulder look was hailed as "highly inappropriate" by many royal watchers .

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  • China Has No Evidence of Alleged Illness of US Diplomats
China Has No Evidence of Alleged Illness of US Diplomats

The U.S. Embassy in China on Friday sent out an alert to Americans traveling overseas that they needed to seek medical attention immediately if they start to experience similar symptoms shared by U.S. "Instead, move to a different location". Asked about the latest incidents, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the...

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  • Kim Kardashian declared a 'war angel' by Alice Johnson
Kim Kardashian declared a 'war angel' by Alice Johnson

Johnson said she has not heard directly from the White House but she'd like to tell Trump how grateful she is for having her released - for herself and her family. " Kim Kardashian is part of the family now". Kardashian West visited the White House in May to advocate for Johnson. "This is one case that went viral so a lot of people were made...

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  • Putin says he'll meet with Trump whenever United States is ready
Putin says he'll meet with Trump whenever United States is ready

In early April, Kremlin aide Vladimir Ushakov said Trump had proposed a meeting with Putin during a telephone call . Stressing that Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination remains Russia's diplomatic priority, Putin said the two countries have taken care of each other's core interests and major concerns, actively promote...

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  • Senate approves pot bill with dozens of amendments
Senate approves pot bill with dozens of amendments

The legislation would ensure states have the right to determine the best approach to marijuana within their borders. Earlier this year, Gardner retaliated against Sessions's attacks on legal weed by threatening to block Justice Department nominations in the Senate.

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  • Five reasons why the SCO summit is important
Five reasons why the SCO summit is important

Chinese President Xi Jinping will open late Saturday a two-day regional security summit attended by Russia, Iran and other allies confronting rising tensions with the United States over trade and Washington's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal.

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  • Hawaii volcano eruption: Satellite images show DEVASTATING impact of Mount Kilauea
Hawaii volcano eruption: Satellite images show DEVASTATING impact of Mount Kilauea

The fast-moving lava poured into low-lying coastal Hawaii neighbourhoods in the space of just two days this week, destroying hundreds of homes. The latest estimate of property losses from Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, far surpasses the 215 structures consumed by lava during more than 30 years of an earlier eruption cycle that...

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  • Almost 200 missing after Guatemala volcano eruption
Almost 200 missing after Guatemala volcano eruption

Authorities in Guatemala have released otherworldly photos of the area around a recently-erupted volcano covered in white ash, as nearly 300 people are declared missing or dead after an eruption. The images show lava shooting into the air as a glowing flow of molten lava floods down the mountain and a cloud of boiling ash lands on villages. The v...

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  • Palestinians killed in protest near Gaza-Israeli border
Palestinians killed in protest near Gaza-Israeli border

An activist group named him as Ezzedine al-Tamimi, from Nabi Saleh, citing witnesses saying he was more than 40 metres (yards) from the soldiers when shot. On Wednesday an Israeli parole committee rejected the 17-year-old's appeal for early release, said a spokesperson for a group campaigning on her behalf.

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  • Human rights campaigners lose Northern Ireland abortion appeal
Human rights campaigners lose Northern Ireland abortion appeal

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party and her alliance partners. "The highest court in the land has ruled that the United Kingdom is in breach of its own human rights obligations to women in Northern Ireland who are governed by this draconian law".

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  • From bourbon to boats, Mexico strikes back against United States steel tariffs
From bourbon to boats, Mexico strikes back against United States steel tariffs

If Donald Trump doesn't care about "being isolated", then G7 may be better being G6, says Emmanuel Macron . The Canadian prime minister will host the leaders of Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States for an annual G7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec on Friday and Saturday.

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  • David Koch stepping away from his empire for health reasons
David Koch stepping away from his empire for health reasons

That is up from $250 million in the 2016 elections. Last year, the network nearly single-handedly killed a tax on imported goods, known as the border-adjustment tax, that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wanted to use to pay for cuts to corporate and individual tax rates.

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  • At Guatemala volcano, time running out for rescue chances
At Guatemala volcano, time running out for rescue chances

So far officials have identified about a third of the bodies recovered. My children say they would rather be in the streets. Pope Francis said he is praying for the dead and for all those affected by a powerful volcanic eruption in Guatemala in which at least 69 people have died.

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  • Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say
Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say

Kīlauea Volcano's current eruption centered in Leilani Estates on the Big Island of Hawai'i has destroyed almost 200 homes over the past day and a half. Barbara McDaniel, a retiree who moved with her husband to Vacationland from Washington state five years ago, said they fled as soon as evacuations began, taking little else but their dog and cat ...

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  • Pastor mauled by giant crocodile during baptismal ceremony
Pastor mauled by giant crocodile during baptismal ceremony

A recent shortage of fish in Ethiopia's Lake Abaya has led to more aggressive behaviour from its resident crocodiles. Members of the congregation, as well as fishermen on the lake, attempted to rescue the clergyman - an nearly impossible task.

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  • Trump can pardon himself, says Giuliani
Trump can pardon himself, says Giuliani

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Monday that the White House hasn't asked for an updated or new legal opinion on the matter. After explaining the situation to his viewers, He is entertained by another excuse being given by Trump's team, saying to be interviewed by Mueller would demean the office of the president ...

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  • New Jersey Primary Elections: Menendez, Hugin win Senate nominations
New Jersey Primary Elections: Menendez, Hugin win Senate nominations

Democrats and Republicans from Montana to Alabama and MS to New Jersey will pick their nominees to face off this November for the inaugural midterm elections of Donald Trump's presidency. Iowa House of Representatives District 99: Democrats Brad Cavanagh, Pat Cullen and Lindsay James facing off to represent the party for the seat being vacated ...

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  • Here's When Melania Trump Is Making Her First Public Appearance Since Surgery
Here's When Melania Trump Is Making Her First Public Appearance Since Surgery

Images uploaded to Twitter showed the first lady wearing a sleeveless black dress and strolling into the East Room accompanied by President Trump. He showed her to a front-row seat across the aisle from Vice President Mike Pence before heading to the microphone.

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  • The Kremlin Has Invited North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un to Russian Federation
The Kremlin Has Invited North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un to Russian Federation

The removal of top North Korean military officials from their positions is inviting speculation about internal instability in the Kim Jong Un regime. 'They're all young but capable people, ' Yang said. President Trump , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis have already made it clear that no progress will be made ...

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  • Mueller's team accuses Manafort of witness tampering
Mueller's team accuses Manafort of witness tampering

The contacts occurred while Manafort is under house arrest. Manafort messaged and called one of the witnesses the day after his co-defendant and business partner, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty and continued reaching out over the next several days, according to a sworn affidavit filed by an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in the case.

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  • US Supreme Court backs baker in gay wedding cake case
US Supreme Court backs baker in gay wedding cake case

The larger issue of refusing service to the gay couple must "await further elaboration" in the courts. Kennedy also noted that the Colorado Civil Rights Decision, which investigates discrimination claims, had ruled for three bakers who refused to bake cakes that conveyed disapproval of gay marriage.

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  • Philippines Duterte tells United Nations human rights expert - 'Go to hell'
Philippines Duterte tells United Nations human rights expert - 'Go to hell'

During the event , two women were called up to the stage to receive a book from the Filipino president. In an interview posted on social media by a Duterte supporter, one of the women involved in the incident later explained that "there was no malice" in the kiss, and that the president had asked if she is single or married.

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  • Melania Mystery Continues: First Lady Won't Accompany President To G7 Or Singapore
Melania Mystery Continues: First Lady Won't Accompany President To G7 Or Singapore

Mrs. Trump accompanied her husband to the G7 summit in Italy a year ago. She has not been seen publicly since the early hours of May 10, when she joined the President at Andrews Air Force Base to welcome three American detainees home from North Korea.

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  • Preet Bharara says Trump pardoning himself would be 'almost self-executing impeachment'
Preet Bharara says Trump pardoning himself would be 'almost self-executing impeachment'

In the case of former President Richard Nixon, the Justice Department said he could not pardon himself, but others argue it is not precluded in the US Constitution. "He probably does ", Giuliani said, when asked on ABC's "This Week" if Trump has the ability to pardon himself. It is unclear, too, whether and to what extent Mueller might be ab...

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  • Dollar falls, euro recovers as Italy tries to end turmoil
Dollar falls, euro recovers as Italy tries to end turmoil

The parties came close to forming a government last weekend, before Mattarella "torpedoed" incoming prime minister Giuseppe Conte's choice for foreign minister, says The Daily Telegraph . Supporters of the Five Star Movement celebrate the new Italian government on June 2, 2018 in Rome . "We should now call this a crisis", said Kit Juckes, an ...

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  • United States military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report
United States military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report

The counter-terrorism report said the DoD had "no credible reports" of civilian casualties due to us military actions in Libya or Somalia in 2017. However, the report adds that " more than 450 reports of civilian casualties from 2017 remained to be assessed", meaning the number of civilian casualties caused by U.S.

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  • Trump says Mueller leaking documents to press on goal
Trump says Mueller leaking documents to press on goal

A court battle is likely if Mr. Trump's team argues that the president can't be forced to answer questions or be charged with obstruction of justice. Though the letter predates Giuliani's involvement with Trump's legal team, the president's longtime lawyer verified its contents to ABC News , adding that the legal strategy the letter outlines r...

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  • Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after 'projectiles' fired
Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after 'projectiles' fired

Two rival UN Security Council resolutions on Israeli-Palestinian tensions in Gaza failed to pass muster Friday, as a draft sponsored by Kuwait drew a veto from the United States and a US -authored measure condemning Hamas was unusually unpopular, getting only one vote from its sole sponsor.

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