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G-7 summit with Trump was a ‘sobering’ experience, Merkel says

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But within minutes of the official summit communiqué, Trump lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accusing him of making " false statements " during the closing news conference. Trudeau, who announced that the G7 had issued a joint communique, had to suffer the wrath of Trump. "I can not be part of an integration summit where there is one participant who in an article compared my strategy on homeland to the homeland understanding of the Nazis", Seehofer told reporters. Read More »

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

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But that's what state-run news outlets do, taking advantage of every shred of propaganda it can to prop up the hermit nation's bonafides, USA Today reports. The other thing that they have said, Balbina Hwang, is that Chairman Kim is inviting President Trump to come to North Korea, and he accepted the president's invitation to come to Washington. Read More »

White House Seeks to Block Senate Bid to Kill ZTE Deal

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The bipartisan amendment would reimpose penalties on ZTE for violating USA sanctions against exporting to Iran and North Korea that the Trump administration sought to lift in exchange for the company paying a $1 billion fine and funding an in-house compliance team of US officials. Read More »

Nebraska woman and her boyfriend charged with Sydney Loofe's murder

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While it's still unclear how Sydney Loofe died , the Lincoln Journal Star reported that the last two people to see her alive, Aubrey Trail, 53, and Bailey Boswell, 23, were charged Monday for the 24-year-old's murder. "She took to Tinder to look for that person and unfortunately, found someone that had nothing but evil plans for her." Trail told the outlet that Loofe was accidentally suffocated during the sex act. Read More »

Trump contradicts United States military stance on Korea war games

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If Washington does not bring back its military from South Korea , there will be no denuclearization. Since he was on the campaign trail, Trump has called on Seoul to pay much more for the upkeep of the USFK and has ordered USA negotiators to make sure that Seoul pays over 1.5 times more than its current annual share of W960.2 billion (US$1=W1,078). Read More »

Mix of Western, Asian dishes served at Trump-Kim summit during lunch

Projecting authority comes easily to Trump, who as a global leader, businessman and former television personality is well-versed in using body language effectively. Still, Trump's desire for dominance was on display. "To convey what they wanted to see or what's in store for the future". "They both want to show dominance and that is why there's this bone-crushing handshake". Read More »

Virginia Primary Voter Guide

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Under the system, used now in a few local jurisdictions, the election is over if one candidate wins a majority. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sanford had been battling to ensure a runoff, which would have occurred if no candidate reached the 50 percent-plus-one vote threshold. Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Read More »

Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen's Hodeidah

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The Saudi-led coalition has been accused of conducting indiscriminate and unlawful airstrikes, as well as blocking food, fuel, and medicine into Yemen , according to Human Rights Watch. The support has continued despite worldwide alarm over the coalition's air campaign against the Houthis, which has killed thousands of civilians in airstrikes that human rights groups have alleged are frequently indiscriminate. Read More »

Canada parliament slams US' Trudeau attack

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Speaking at a conference in Washington on Tuesday , Navarro said his "job" in appearing on Fox News Sunday in the chaotic aftermath of the G7 summit in Quebec had been "to send a signal of strength". Francis agreed that "the trade deficit thing is nonsense, because we get the benefit of that", but made an appeal for bringing all tariffs down. Monday afternoon, NDP Member of Parliament Tracey Ramsey introduced a motion, which was unanimously adopted in the House, to stand in ... Read More »

IL officer saves 1-year-old seen running on highway

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The 1-year-old was running alongside traffic, including large trucks whizzing by at unsafe speeds. The Naperville , Illinois Police Department awarded Mannino for his life-saving actions. "You're OK. You're OK", said Mannino, when he caught up to the boy. Mannino then alerts dispatch that he has him and would begin searching for his parents. Read More »

Trump signs `comprehensive document' with Kim as summit ends

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Giving voice to the anticipation felt around the world as the meeting opened, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday he "hardly slept" before the summit . delegation is composed of Secretary of State Pompeo, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and National Security Advisor John Bolton. More officials took part in the working lunch, with the additional participants on the USA side, including White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, National Security Council Senior Director for Asia Matt ... Read More »

Selfie death as British tourist plunges off cliff in Portugal

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The bodies were reportedly discovered below at Pescadores Beach by a council worker and later transported to Lisbon's National Legal Medicine Institute. Michael Kearns, 33, and his British partner Louise Benson, 37, are believed to have died early on Tuesday local time after the fall in the popular tourist town of Ericeira, about 35 kilometres north of Lisbon. Read More »

Greece and Macedonia reach deal to end decades-old name dispute

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Critics of the deal, who organized opposition rallies in both countries in the days leading up to the announced agreement , repeated their objections on June 12 and signaled they will oppose its ratification. Greece had objected to the name " Macedonia ", fearing territorial claims on its eponymous northern region, as well as cultural appropriation of the Greek nature of Ancient Macedonia , a historically Greek province and important part of Ancient Greek history that has no direct ... Read More »

North Korea Summit: Best Donald Trump & Kim Jong-un Memes

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Mr Trump insisted that strong verification of denuclearisation would be included in a final agreement, saying it was a detail his team would begin sorting out with the North Koreans next week. According to the spokesman, the meeting also enhanced the building of an enduring peace and stability, the denuclearisation efforts in the Korean Peninsula , as well as recovery and repatriation of Prisoners of War/Missing in Action. Read More »

Raccoon scales Minnesota office tower, captivating public

Although the local fire department and building workers tried to rescue it by using a makeshift ladder, it scampered away and started climbing the nearby UBS Plaza . It appeared, by about 1:30 p.m. local time, he had almost reached the top of the building. Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News . "Any other measures we think would endanger him". Read More »

Dennis Rodman broke down in tears talking about North Korea-US situation

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Just like Kanye was big mad that he didn't get a meeting with Obama, Rodman shed MAGA tears that Obama wouldn't meet with him over his North Korean BFF. Dandong is a little more than 500 miles from Beijing , but sits extremely close to the elusive North Korea. "I'll give whatever support is needed to my friends, President Donald Trump and Marshall Kim Jong Un ", Rodman tweeted ahead of the summit . Read More »

Trump critic Mark Sanford falls in South Carolina GOP primary

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Gov. Bill Bolling tweeted . Arrington made Sanford's disagreements with Trump a cornerstone of her campaign. The onetime insurgent has made allegiance to his leadership a litmus test in many Republican races. That includes one of the most competitive districts in the nation , Rep. Barbara Comstock's in the outer D.C. suburbs. Sanford was critical of Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, and has found himself on opposite sides with the president since. Read More »

Vienna Possible Venue For Putin-Trump Meeting

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Britain blamed Russian Federation for the poisoning of the Skripals with a nerve agent in March in the British city of Salisbury, the accusations Moscow has vehemently denied. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated President of Russia Vladimir Putin in connection with the Russia Day. Earlier Sunday, Putin criticized the USA withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a speech at the summit. Read More »

Ireland: Polish man Mikolaj Wilk murdered in home invasion, partner seriously injured

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The Gardai have opened a murder investigation into the killing of Wilk and are appealing for information from anyone in the area, who may have noticed suspicious or unusual activities that night. They say the group fled the scene in a auto, believed to be a BMW Three Series, which was later found burnt out at Inniskenny in Waterfall. The couple's home now remains sealed off in order for a forensic examination to take place. Read More »

Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments

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He also addressed the viral photo from the G-7 summit , in which Merkel is shown planting both hands firmly on the table as she addresses Trump, who is seated before her with his arms crossed wearing a dispassionate expression. And it concludes with a direct shot at Trump, calling on the House to "reject disparaging and ad hominem statements by US officials which do a disservice to bilateral relations and work against efforts to resolve this trade dispute". Read More »

Trump, Trudeau trade fight: Map of Canada exports to US

Mulroney began working with Trudeau a year ago. Mr. Trump's actions led to an extraordinary juxtaposition: an abrupt public feud and deterioration of ties between the USA and Canada at the same moment as warm words and a detente between the US and North Korea. Read More »

Immigration Deal Taking Shape in House With Deadline Approaching

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The progress came after House GOP members spent two hours behind closed doors huddling Thursday morning, a rare full-party confab on the issue of immigration. "It's about protecting Republican incumbents", he said. Meadows declined to comment on that claim. Trump previously announced he was ending the DACA program but it remains in place as a result of a legal battle. Read More »

South Korea Blindsided By Trump War Games Agreement

Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official, said Trump's comments on the drills confirmed what many in South Korea had feared all along _ that North Korea would attempt to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul and gain substantial concessions from an unconventional U.S. Read More »

G7 allies confront Trump with trade numbers in tense G7 summit

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Friday's trade session, where G7 allies planned to confront the USA president over trade tariffs, had "some emotions" but was civilized and diplomatic, said the official who followed the talks. Moscow was expelled from the then-G8 in 2014 after it annexed Crimea . In comments to reporters from her home country, Merkel offered what may be her strongest direct criticism of Trump so far as the relationship between the two leaders continues to fray. Read More »

Dennis Rodman breaks down in tears during CNN interview on North Korea

He appeared on television wearing a Trump supporters' "Make America Great Again" hat and a tee-shirt from his cryptocurrency sponsor. "Who knew this would have happened five to six years ago. Kept going back. I showed my loyalty and my trustworthiness to this country. The basketball Hall-of-Famer said that he had received threats on his life after returning from North Korea in 2014. Read More »

Disclosures show Kushner’s wealth and debt have risen

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President Trump's daughter and son-in-law have continued to invest heavily and trade in real estate. The financial disclosures released by the White House and filed with the US Office of Government Ethics routinely show both assets and debts compiled in broad ranges between low and high estimates, making it hard to precisely chart the rise and fall of the financial portfolios of federal government officials. Read More »

ICC overturns former DRC Vice President's war crimes conviction - worldwide

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Bemba had appealed an 18-year sentence handed to him in June 2016 for crimes committed in the Central African Republic. It added that the Trial Chamber made serious errors in its assessment of whether Mr. He may not have murdered anyone with his own hands, but as the supreme commander of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo rebel forces, he is responsible for the crimes they committed. Read More »

Fox News host calls Trump a 'dictator' in TV gaffe

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The Freudian slip took place as Huntsman interviewed former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about the summit. Before signing what Trump described as a "comprehensive letter", Kim said the two leaders had a historic meeting "and chose to leave the past behind". Read More »