• Niece of ‘Novichok’ victim to run in Russian regional election
Niece of ‘Novichok’ victim to run in Russian regional election

Rowley and Sturgess were poisoned by the nerve agent just months after the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were exposed to Novichok . Wiltshire Police said it would "continue to coordinate activity at a local level to ensure that Mr Rowley continues to receive the support he needs in his ongoing recovery".

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  • Trump invites Putin to USA after bipartisan backlash over Helsinki summit
Trump invites Putin to USA after bipartisan backlash over Helsinki summit

Analysts pointed out that there are many options between embracing Putin and going to war, and that Trump has provided conflicting signals about whether he believes the USA intelligence on Russian efforts to undermine the 2016 US election.

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  • Cohen Lawyer: Trump Suggestion That Tapes Were Illegal Is 'Flawed' Strategy
Cohen Lawyer: Trump Suggestion That Tapes Were Illegal Is 'Flawed' Strategy

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal claims she had a months-long affair with Trump after they met in 2006, shortly after Trump's wife Melania gave birth to their son Barron. Mueller, and has already been decried by Cohen's lawyer as " inappropriate and unnecessary ". He also said that Trump told Cohen that any payment should be by check, not ca...

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  • Boston Duck Tours: ‘We Continuously Monitor The Weather Conditions’
Boston Duck Tours: ‘We Continuously Monitor The Weather Conditions’

Nine relatives were among 17 people killed when a boat carrying tourists sank during a storm earlier this week in the USA state of Missouri , according to officials. A microburst is a severe, localised wind gust, blasting down from a thunderstorm, typically covering an area less than 4km in diameter and lasting less than five minutes.

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  • Montenegro Responds To Trump: 'We Are Proud Of Our History'
Montenegro Responds To Trump: 'We Are Proud Of Our History'

This interview has gone viral on social media where people are comparing Trump's declaration to the famous article of May 4, 1939, which asked: "Why die for Danzig?", which encouraged Hitler to invade Poland in September of that year. Carlson: "And I'm not against Montenegro". Instead, it's seen as a key geopolitical asset for the group, a check...

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  • Miscommunication Reigns After Trump's Meeting with Putin
Miscommunication Reigns After Trump's Meeting with Putin

It began with President Trump doubting the findings of the USA intelligence agencies about Russian interference in the 2016 election, statements he later walked back. Coats issued a defiant statement, and in a Thursday interview on several occasions made light of the chaos that has become ordinary in the Trump administration.

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  • Trump 'disagrees' with Russian Federation interview offer
Trump 'disagrees' with Russian Federation interview offer

A White House official told the Associated Press that the next Trump-Putin meeting would address national security concerns discussed in Helsinki, including Russian meddling. 'That's gonna be special, ' he said candidly. "So ask yourself, why would Putin be trying to get Donald Trump elected president?" "I have President Putin, he just said...

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  • Here's What Archaeologists Found Inside Egypt's Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus
Here's What Archaeologists Found Inside Egypt's Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Sarcophagus

Inside were three skeletons floating in foul-smelling sewage that had leaked into the vessel from the road above through a small crack in the sarcophagus, according to Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities . Shaaban Abdel Amonem, one of the specialists in mummification who attended the opening, said initial assessments showed the trio were probably ...

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  • Trump says he would hold Putin responsible for alleged interference
Trump says he would hold Putin responsible for alleged interference

Mr Trump told the world Mr Putin had been "strong and powerful in his denials" of Russian interference on the 2016 United States elections, and insisted: "All I can do is ask the question". Trump later walked back that remark, but lawmakers say they're more anxious about what Trump and Putin might have discussed behind closed doors.

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  • Vladimir Putin says 'forces' in the United States are blocking worldwide progress
Vladimir Putin says 'forces' in the United States are blocking worldwide progress

Our lawyers and diplomats should use this confession while preparing suits in worldwide courts. "We will see how events develop further, moreover, as certain forces are trying to disavow the results of the meeting in Helsinki ", Putin said .

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  • Trump Walks Back Controversial Comments On Russian Election Interference
Trump Walks Back Controversial Comments On Russian Election Interference

Mr Trump said it was "sort of a double negative", adding, "I think that probably clarifies things pretty good by itself". While some of Trump's staunchest promoters defended his performance at the press conference, others broke from him .

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  • Israel Passes Controversial Law Reserving National Self-Determination For Jews
Israel Passes Controversial Law Reserving National Self-Determination For Jews

The Palestinians strongly condemned the Jewish nation-state bill that was approved by the Knesset on Thursday, dubbing it a "racist and apartheid law". The fact that so many people believe that for Israel to declare Jewish settlements as a mission is controversial - that's a reason. Most European countries ignored their wishes and continued to vi...

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  • Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting
Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau levelled fresh condemnation at Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, but refused to weigh in on the Russian president's meeting with Donald Trump - underscoring what experts say is the hard tightrope act that the USA president is forcing Canada to walk on the world stage.

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  • People Killed After Tourist Boat With Dozens On Board Capsizes Near Branson
People Killed After Tourist Boat With Dozens On Board Capsizes Near Branson

The tourist boat apparently capsized and sank at Table Rock Lake during severe weather Thursday evening. He noted winds may be even stronger over the lake, adding: "There's nothing to slow down winds in an open area". At least eight people have died after a tourist boat capsized Thursday in Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, according to eme...

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  • Brexit Headache: PM Theresa May starts two-day visit to Northern Ireland
Brexit Headache: PM Theresa May starts two-day visit to Northern Ireland

Labour MP Mary Creagh also threw her weight behind a no vote, saying "this is no time for a holiday", while SNP MP Dr Philippa Whitford accused Mrs May of wanting an early recess "because she is running scared". Mrs May will again refuse to countenance any backstop that creates a divide between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. "The priority...

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  • Social media baffled as Melania Trump pulls bizarre face next to Putin
Social media baffled as Melania Trump pulls bizarre face next to Putin

Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle have expressed concern - even outrage - about Trump's positive take on Putin during Monday's post-meeting joint press conference . He didn't really finish his statement about his own "strong statement" to Putin, but it seems where he was going with this was to say that we can't expect a strong sta...

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  • Now you can't forward WhatsApp messages beyond this number
Now you can't forward WhatsApp messages beyond this number

WhatsApp said bit.ly/2uPNKYa for India , it will also test a lower limit of five chats at once and remove the quick forward button next to media messages. With this move, WhatsApp hopes to control the spread of fake news in India. WhatsApp said Thursday it is planning to limit message forwarding in India, where two dozen people have been ki...

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  • 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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