• US urges strict UN sanctions until N Korea acts on denuclearisation
US urges strict UN sanctions until N Korea acts on denuclearisation

South Korea's top diplomat Kang Kyung-wha told reporters before heading into Friday's closed meeting that the North Koreans made "a clear commitment on complete denuclearization repeatedly and, of course, very forcefully at the Singapore summit with president Trump , and we will hold them up to that commitment".

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  • Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza - Hamas
Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza - Hamas

Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over the past decade and Hamas agreed to the second such cease-fire in a week under heavy Egyptian and worldwide pressure. On Thursday, the Washington Post published a detailed opinion piece targeting Hamas' terror policies, authored by President Donald Trump's special adviser Jared Kushner, his Mide...

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  • President Trump Says He Holds Putin 'Responsible' for Election Meddling
President Trump Says He Holds Putin 'Responsible' for Election Meddling

He also sounded the alarm about potential attacks on USA infrastructure or the financial system. "We're doing very well, probably as well as anybody has ever done with Russia ", Trump said at a cabinet meeting at the White House. Trump also crossed out a line about bringing those involved "in that meddling to justice", and that's because "he h...

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  • Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses set to testify against Manafort
Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses set to testify against Manafort

Mueller says the witnesses haven't been publicly identified in the case, and haven't been charged. Mr Manafort's trial in the federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is due to begin on July 25, where he faces charges of bank and tax fraud.

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  • First, RaGa says PM can't see eye-to-eye, then hugs him
First, RaGa says PM can't see eye-to-eye, then hugs him

After first deciding to support the government on Thursday afternoon, then pulling back the same evening, and finally deciding to boycott the motion and the vote entirely, the party's swings reflects its complicated relationship with the BJP.

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  • Trump calls European Union a 'foe'
Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

Trump is also under pressure from Britain to press Putin over the nerve agent poisoning of four people in the city of Salisbury. The European Union is a "foe" of the United States because of "what they do to us in trade", President Donald Trump said Sunday.

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  • After passing Nation-State law, Israel officially adopts apartheid system
After passing Nation-State law, Israel officially adopts apartheid system

The statement called on the worldwide community to take a stand against the law, meant to end the vision of a two-state solution. "We will remain steadfast holding on tightly to the historic, national and human rights of our people, wherever they are, including by fully ending the Israeli occupation by freeing the state of Palestine on the 1967 bor...

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  • Trump holds Putin responsible for election meddling
Trump holds Putin responsible for election meddling

When asked if Russian Federation is still targeting the United States and its midterm congressional elections, President Donald Trump on Wednesday responded "no" - again breaking with his top intelligence official . "It's insane and should be called insane and outrageous, not just by me, but by the USA government", McFaul said. Senate Majori...

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  • Late-night hosts skewer Trump for 'treasonable' Putin summit
Late-night hosts skewer Trump for 'treasonable' Putin summit

Moscow has also been refuting these allegations. Why did Trump take Putin's side? Trump was still being raked over the coals for claiming that Russian Federation had "no reason" as far as he can see to have carried out an election hacking scheme that his own intelligence officials have linked to the Kremlin.

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  • White House struggles to contain fallout from Trump-Putin summit
White House struggles to contain fallout from Trump-Putin summit

The House was working on spending and other bills, while the Senate continued to process Trump's nominees. There is a plethora of evidence in the public record that suggests the "conscious tool" assessment of Donald Trump is reasonable; the evidence is not absolutely conclusive, but it does strongly suggest that the president has been compromis...

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  • Shock, alarm as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit ZlotoNews
Shock, alarm as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit ZlotoNews

Having denied Russian interference in the election and the possibility that the Russian government may have blackmail on Mr. Trump, Putin said that the USA and Russia are "starting to achieve some understanding" between each other. Coats said last week that the USA faces a "critical" threat of potentially devastating cyberattacks from several s...

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  • Hawaii: Flying lava shoots through roof of tour boat, injures 23
Hawaii: Flying lava shoots through roof of tour boat, injures 23

A volcanic explosion injured more than 20 people on a sightseeing boat that was watching lava flowing from Hawaii's active volcano into the ocean, officials said Monday. The water flashes to steam, which causes the lava to explode into fragments, she said. According to the U.S. Geological Survey , a field crew noticed lava oozing from this i...

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  • Trump's Putin Leniency Suggests Kremlin Has Dirt on Him, Dems Say
Trump's Putin Leniency Suggests Kremlin Has Dirt on Him, Dems Say

Lindsey Graham of SC called the summit a "missed opportunity by President Trump to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver a strong warning regarding future elections". Based on USA intelligence community findings, as well as the findings of the House Intelligence Committee, it is abundantly clear that Russian Fe...

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  • Boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died
Boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died

Experts have urged caution amid the global intrigue surrounding the boys' stories, saying they would all need to be monitored closely for signs of psychological distress that could take months to manifest and could be triggered by probing media interviews.

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  • Russian spies indicted with hacking Malaysian server during Trump campaign
Russian spies indicted with hacking Malaysian server during Trump campaign

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice , Friday, July 13, 2018 , in Washington . Mueller's team claimed the Russians posed as Guccifer and "communicated with USA persons about the release of stolen documents", though Stone is not named in the 29-page indictment .

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  • Trump and Putin take to summit stage
Trump and Putin take to summit stage

Trump also said in the interview that he had given no thought to asking Putin to extradite the dozen Russian military intelligence officers indicted this past week in on charges related to the hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. The two meet face-to-face for the first time in July 2017 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany in an ...

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  • British Cave Diver Describes Finding Thai Soccer Team
British Cave Diver Describes Finding Thai Soccer Team

The Tham Luang cave complex lies under the mountains in Thailand's northernmost province, on the border with Myanmar. "The cave has become of interest for both local and foreign travellers", Karuna Dechatiwong, TAT director in Chiang Rai , was quoted by the Bangkok Post as saying.

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  • US, N.Korea hold talks on war dead repatriation
US, N.Korea hold talks on war dead repatriation

The four-paragraph letter , in which Kim expressed hope about a "new future" and spoke of his "invariable trust" in the US president was, however, penned on the day when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in North Korea for talks that turned out to be acrimonious, agencies reported.

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  • Georgia cops flip a coin to decide whether to arrest motorist
Georgia cops flip a coin to decide whether to arrest motorist

When Roswell Police Officer Courtney Brown stopped Sarah Webb for speeding past her, she didn't mince words. "What do you think?" officer Kristee Wilson is heard on the video. Rusty Grant , the chief of police in Roswell, told NBC News that the officers have been placed on leave. "She said, "I have watched the videos and I absolutely re...

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  • Trump Tweets, Hits Links During Stay at Scottish Golf Resort
Trump Tweets, Hits Links During Stay at Scottish Golf Resort

Trump was later seen on the links. The president was sporting a white baseball cap emblazoned with "USA". Trump, on the third day of his four-day trip to Britain, was on a private visit to his Turnberry luxury golf resort in southwest Scotland ahead of Monday's summit in Helsinki.

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  • May makes pitch for United States post-Brexit trade deal
May makes pitch for United States post-Brexit trade deal

A pro-Trump demonstration in London has been scheduled for Saturday. He added: "The only thing I ask of Theresa is that we make sure we can trade and we don't have any restrictions because we want to trade with the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom wants to trade with us".

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  • Finnish brewers create 'problem-solving' beer for Trump-Putin summit
Finnish brewers create 'problem-solving' beer for Trump-Putin summit

Both investigations unfolded during the presidential election, causing the FBI - which prides itself on independence - to become entangled in presidential politics in ways that are continuing to shake out. It contains no allegations that USA citizens committed a crime, he said. The White House seized on those points in a statement that offere...

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  • Russian Federation mulls $50bn Iran oil spend as United States sanctions loom
Russian Federation mulls $50bn Iran oil spend as United States sanctions loom

Iran and Russia's presence in Syria will continue to protect the country against terrorist groups and USA aggression, the Iranian senior official said. While in February Israel said an Iranian made drone was spotted approaching which led to escalation between the two countries and consequently leading to the the Syrian side to shoot down an Isr...

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  • Donald Trump hits China with $200 billion in new tariffs
Donald Trump hits China with $200 billion in new tariffs

China hasn't yet clarified how it will respond to the latest salvo. In Beijing , Li Chenggang, assistant minister at China's Commerce Ministry, said at a forum in Beijing that the latest U.S. Americans could soon find themselves paying more for goods they might not have known were imported from China. Further, tariffs aren't the only tactic ...

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  • Officer Who Appeared to Ignore Puerto Rican Flag Shirt Episode Resigns
Officer Who Appeared to Ignore Puerto Rican Flag Shirt Episode Resigns

Timothy Trybus , 62, of Des Plaines now is charged with two felony counts of committing a hate crime in addition to misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct he already faced. The video shows Trybus continuing to confront Irizarry and her friends for about 10 minutes before additional police officers arrive and eventually arrest him.

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  • Russian Federation dismisses indictment as attempt to
Russian Federation dismisses indictment as attempt to "spoil" Trump-Putin meeting

Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general, on Friday announced new charges stemming from the ongoing Department of Justice investigation led by Muller, into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election. "There is no debate that the Russians meddled in the election". "There is no allegation in the indictment that the Americans knew ...

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  • New Britain native Manafort transferred to Alexandria jail
New Britain native Manafort transferred to Alexandria jail

In ordering his transfer to Alexandria, Judge T.S. Ellis wrote, "The professionals at the Alexandria Detention Center are very familiar with housing high-profile defendants including foreign and domestic terrorists, spies and traitors". "Defendant's access to counsel and his ability to prepare for trial trumps his personal comfort", Ellis said. Whe...

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  • Month After Summit, Trump Tweets
Month After Summit, Trump Tweets "Very Nice" Letter From Kim Jong

Kim also voices hope "the invariable trust and confidence in Your Excellency Mr. President will be further strengthened in the future process of taking practical actions". In publishing the letter, President Trump tweeted: "Great progress being made!" One problem - no North Korean officials showed up, The New York Times reported.

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  • Donald Trump and Melania arrive at Theresa May's banquet amid protests
Donald Trump and Melania arrive at Theresa May's banquet amid protests

But, he added: "Whether he sees it, whether he reacts to it, we don't really care". The black-tie dinner was hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May, with other attendees including newly-appointed Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and his wife Lucia, and business leaders from firms including Blackstone, Blackrock, Diageo, Mclaren and Arup.

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  • Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe
Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe

After Watson Coleman had concluded her questioning, New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Upper West Side) said he prepared a letter that called for former Breitbart editor and former Trump adviser Steve Bannon be called to testify before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.

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