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May strikes deal with pro-EU rebels ahead of crunch Brexit votes

In a statement, he added: "I am incredibly sad to have had to announce my resignation as a minister in Her Majesty's government so that I can better speak up for my constituents and country over how Brexit is now being delivered". Addressing a meeting of the backbench 1922 committee yesterday evening, the Prime Minister told MPs to consider the signal that would be sent to Brussels if the government was defeated, and
asked potential rebels not to undermine her negotiating position. Read More »

Kim summit to cost Singapore 'around $20 million': PM Lee

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With a handshake in Singapore , President Trump and Kim Jong Un made history Tuesday morning in the first meeting between a sitting USA president and the head of the North Korean regime. Of this, half is on security, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday. "I got death threats", Rodman said breaking down in tears. Despite the optimistic rhetoric, the summit did not produce an ironclad nuclear agreement or a peace treaty to end the Korean War - two possibilities Trump raised ... Read More »

Trump Kim summit: Face-to-face

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If the joint statement does lead to a lasting detente, it could fundamentally change the security landscape of Northeast Asia, just as former US President Richard Nixon visit to Beijing in 1972 led to the transformation of China. Trump asked photographers: "Getting a good picture everybody?" The two men kicked off their summit with a handshake shortly after 9 a.m. local time Tuesday - 9 p.m. Read More »

Ethiopia Offers Reassurances to Egypt Over Nile Waters

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In a press conference with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo on Sunday, Abiy said that the president had pardonned the 32 prisoners. The chief of staff in the office of the Ethiopian prime minister, Fitsum Arega said the two leaders also reiterated their commitment to set up a joint fund for infrastructure development. Read More »

Trump predicts 'terrific relationship' with Kim Jong Un as historic summit begins

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Trump said he was sure they would have a "terrific relationship". Trump hopes the talks with the rogue kingdom's despotic leader will amount to a historic breakthrough. "It's unbelievable when I said those things, when I said those damn things, when I went back home, I got so many death threats", Rodman said. The handshake was firm but passed without Trump's customary antics as the two portly leaders smiled and looked each other in the eye for about 12 seconds. Read More »

U.S. hits five Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

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OFAC slapped sanctions on a firm called Digital Security and two subsidiaries for their work on an unspecified project "that would increase Russia's offensive cyber capabilities" for agencies including FSB, the Treasury Department said. All of these individuals work for Divetechnoservices. None of the sanctioned parties were immediately able to respond to Sky News for comment. "From my opinion it's the only one connection we have with Digital Security". Read More »

Trump tweets that his top economic advisor suffered heart attack

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This post will be updated when more information is available. He said Mr Kudlow has been "working so hard" on trade and the economy. Vice President Mike Pence also tweeted about Mr Kudlow's heart attack. Before joining the White House, he had vehementlyopposed the protectionist trade agenda that Trump promoted, but he became a forceful advocate for Trump's policies since joining the administration. Read More »

1 killed, 2 injured in stabbing incident on Japan's Shinkansen bullet train

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Local authorities told reporters that a man with severe neck injuries was transported to hospital but was reported dead. Police arrested the suspect as the train stopped at Odawara Station, south of Tokyo. Some were carrying seat cushions to protect themselves. According to him, he didn't plan the attack and attacked the passengers of the train "only because I was highly annoyed". Read More »

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano creates new coastline

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Ige and Kim also announced the formation of a federal, state and local task force that would develop a recovery plan for the hardest-hit communities. Lava completely covered the Big Island's Vacationland neighborhood, destroying hundreds of homes and pouring into the Kapoho Bay, where it formed at least 0.8 miles of land that juts into the sea, the Associated Press reports . Read More »

Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

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French President Emmanuel Macron said France and Europe were standing by the G-7 statement , adding "whoever reneges on them is showing incoherence and inconsistency". Kennedy in the early 1960s. Trump's needless attack on Trudeau was not a show of strength, as Kudlow and the bootlickers insist. We have come together to lay out where we agree, to highlight the need to continue to work together to serve the citizens who elected us. Read More »

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says

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The White House didn't immediately comment on his condition. Kudlow's wife, Judy Pond, told the Washington Post late Monday night that "he's doing fine". Kudlow joined Trump last week in Canada for the G-7 meeting of world leaders. Kudlow had worked as a White House budget aide in the Reagan administration, and had also been an informal advisor to the 2016 Trump campaign. Read More »

Missing Air Force officer found 35 years later

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He had been last seen in New Mexico, where he withdrew almost $30,000 from his bank account at 19 different branch locations. After the Air Force formally declared Hughes a deserter in December 1983, his family said in an Associated Press article printed in the Journal on January 20, 1984, they believed he had been abducted. Read More »

Trump says Larry Kudlow suffers a heart attack

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During President Ronald Reagan's first term, Kudlow was associate director for economics and planning in the White House's Office of Management and Budget. "He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center", Mr. Trump wrote. Kudlow went on to label Trudeau's news conference, at which the prime minister said "Canadians will not be pushed around" on the issue of tariffs, as a "betrayal ". Read More »

The Trump administration will stop granting asylum to domestic abuse victims

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Sessions reopened the case for his review in March. The attorney general's ruling said it is still possible that crime victims could win asylum in the United States, but they would have to pass a tougher test in the courts, including showing that their home government is unable or unwilling to protect them, and that they cannot safely relocate to another part of their own country. Read More »

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

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Ms Smyth, who has more than 40 years experience in the mineral and petroleum industries and now chairs the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority, said everyone she had worked with in her career should share her pride in being awarded an AC. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in crisis as Donald Trump lashes out at key allies

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Trump was reacting to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who said Saturday that Canada would retaliate for Trump's proposed new tariffs. According to Trudeau , he told the president that Canadians may be polite and reasonable but they will not be pushed around and that his nation doesn't "relish" putting tariffs on USA goods and services but is willing to do so. Read More »

Trump tweeting about G-7 before Kim meeting

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US President Donald Trump's attempt to overthrow or renegotiate a series of worldwide agreements constitutes a threat to the post Cold War order, European Union president Donald Tusk warned on Friday. When the German government protested, the Trump administration backed Grenell. The European leader-famed for negotiating compromise without political histrionics-gave an uncharacteristically candid and combative assessment of relations with Trump as she spoke to German channel ARD, after last ... Read More »

"Fair trade now fool trade", Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Trudeau

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Hayden added that the display reminded him of Sean Spicer lying about crowd sizes in a press briefing after Trump's inauguration: "He did it for personal survival", Hayden said. Kudlow said Trump won't let people "take pot shots at him" and that Trudeau "should've known better ". On Sunday's CNN's " State of the Union ", Kudlow called Trudeau's criticism of US tariffs "non-factual", adding that Canada had "enormous tariffs" on USA imports. Read More »

EU agreed time not right for G7 to readmit Russia: Merkel

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She added that with Trump's "unpredictable" leadership and the US turn toward isolationism, the European Union needs to hone its response to a raft of issues in an environment in which global institutions need to be "newly proven". The photo was tweeted by Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert. The two-day summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, ended in disarray after Trump said the U.S. wouldn't endorse the joint communique, and insulted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court allows OH and other state voter purges

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The state said it only uses the disputed process after first comparing its voter lists with a U.S. Postal Service list of people who have reported a change of address. Currently Congress, the Justice Department, and a big majority of states are under the control of a Republican Party that has all but abandoned any interest in vindicating voting rights. Read More »

"Fox & Friends" Anchor Accidentally Calls Donald Trump A "Dictator"

As she was talking about the upcoming summit between the USA president and the North Korean leader, she candidly described Trump and Kim's summit as a meeting between " two dictators ". "Frightening evidence of how it really is possible to let democracy slip away, simply by having too much tolerance for Donald Trump ". According to CNN , Trump landed in Singapore Sunday morning, ahead of his Tuesday meeting with the North Korean leader. Read More »

Merkel Allies Call for Unity After Trump's G-7 'Affront'

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Mr Trudeau, who had said at the news conference that Canada would retaliate over new USA tariffs, did not respond to questions about Mr Trump when the prime minister arrived at a Quebec City hotel on Sunday for meetings with other world leaders. Read More »

Air Force officer missing for 35 years found living in California

Air Force who disappeared 35 years ago, and was ultimately classified a deserter, has been found in California living under another name, authorities said . Hughes said he became depressed in the Air Force, created the fictitious identity and has been living in California ever since, according to an Air Force press release. Read More »

First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington

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On Friday, Trump made comments about the procedure that suggest Melania's condition and "operation" weren't as minor as we previously believed. In the hours afterward, aides wore scrubs around the first lady, a precaution that specialists said would be unnecessary for an embolization procedure. Read More »

Trump lashes out at USA allies in Twitter rant

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Kim Jong-un "must not see American weakness", Kudlow said , shaking his jowls in a very Nixonian fashion. The Australian and New Zealand dollars also declined amid risk-averse price action. "We share and agree with the United Kingdom's assessment that it is highly likely that the Russian Federation was responsible for the attack, and that there is no plausible alternative explanation", they said in the joint statement . Read More »

US F-15 fighter crashes into sea off Okinawa, pilot rescued

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Kadena is the largest USA military base in Japan, and hosts around 47,000 American troops under a decades-long security alliance. The plane's pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected shortly before the crash and was safely recovered by search and rescue teams. Read More »

Explained: What is the UK's Trooping the Colour parade?

After all, it is a huge responsibility being a Duchess, and although Meghan boasted a refined sense of fashion even in her acting days, it is a different ball game when you are part of the royal family . Basically, Meghan's first Trooping the Colour was a lot less scary than Princess Diana's , but both members of the royal family looked flawless and appeared to enjoy their induction into one of the royal family's most important rituals. Read More »

Projectile launched by Yemeni rebels kills 3 in Saudi Arabia

The coalition said it would retaliate against anyone who threatened the safety of its citizens and residents. Jeddah: Two more ballistic missiles were fired from Yemen towards Saudi Arabia. Yemeni security officials say gunmen shot dead a pro-government army colonel in the southwestern city of Taiz. The spokesman also blamed Iran for this act of Houthis . Read More »

Donald Trump Has a Go at Allies After Discordant G7 Summit

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Hilton labeled them as "self-regarding, after-dinner pontificators" who "glide over" real issues happening in the world and only criticize the president . He described all seven leaders coming together to sign the joint declaration despite having "some strong, firm conversations on trade, and specifically on American tariffs". Read More »

More evacuations as Durango blaze grows

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Friday's priority was protecting structures around Hermosa, Brian Eaby, a spokesman for a federal team in charge of the firefighting effort, told The Durango Herald . A stubborn Colorado wildfire grew by around a fifth on Saturday and was expected to continue to grow Sunday, consuming sparsely populated land as low humidity and high winds left firefighters bracing for it to spread, officials said. Read More »

NATO Secretary General welcomes ceasefire announcement by Taliban

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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the Afghan government's decision to announce a ceasefire with the Taliban on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr Muslim holidays in the war-stricken country. The group also claimed responsibility for an attack on an Afghan military base in the southern province of Kandahar. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said this could, for example, allow the U.S.to partially shift the focus of aerial surveillance from the Taliban to IS fighters as ... Read More »

Woman sentenced for kidnapping baby, raising her as her own

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She will also be credited for 511 days served. Gloria Williams pleaded guilty earlier this year to posing as a hospital employee on July 10, 1998, taking 8- pound 2-ounce Kamiyah Mobley from her mother's arms, walking out of the hospital and driving to SC. Read More »

Pope urges oil majors to combat global warming and aid poor

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He urged them to stop searching for fossil fuels and start focusing on clean energy. Energy experts and those who advocate fighting climate change expressed doubts before the conference that it would amount to anything other than a PR opportunity for the companies to burnish their image without making meaningful changes. Read More »

Italy and Malta refuse to dock migrant ship carrying 629 people

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Salvini pointed to Malta's unwillingness in accusing Europe as a whole of leaving Italy on its own to deal with the refugee crisis. In practical terms, no ships of this type will be able to land without cooperation of the Italian coastguard, which is under the direct command of the Italian government. Read More »