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Iran Was Behind Paris Bomb Plot, State Department Suggests

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on American allies on Thursday to help impose economic pressure on Iran , and accused Tehran of continuing to sell weapons in the Middle East despite United Nations resolutions. Pompeo said they seek to "deny Iran the financial capacity to continue this bad behavior" using a broad range of sanctions. "Iran's regime wants to start trouble wherever it can". Read More »

Trump calls the European Union a 'foe' of America

The President added that "Russia is a foe in certain respects". "China is a foe economically. but that doesn't mean they are bad". " Germany's like sitting back silent, collecting money and making a fortune with probably the greatest leader in the world today, Merkel", Trump said in a 2015 interview with United States news magazine Time. Read More »

Theresa May: Trump told me to sue EU

He said: "Well it wasn't my blimp or my balloon, but we have in our city and our country, as indeed does the United States of America, a rich history of the right to protest, the right of free speech and the right to express our views and the idea that we would curtail these rights because it may cause offence... Read More »

Missing Oregon woman found alive near Big Sur

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Angela Hernandez , 23, of Portland, was found by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office while responding to a report of a white Jeep with OR plates "over the cliff" off Highway 1. Fog did not allow for an air search. "I just want to thank everybody that helped", Hernandez's sister, Isabel Hernandez told KGO, according to the paper. Read More »

Obama in Kenya for launch of sister’s sports center

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President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya, the country of his father's birth, for a private visit, his first to this country since leaving office. After landing in the capital, Obama met President Uhuru Kenyatta at the official residence, according to Kenyatta's twitter account. This is Mr Obama's fourth visit to the country. Read More »

Theresa May reveals Donald Trump's European Union nugget of advice

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Asked Sunday on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show what that suggestion was, May said with an amused expression: "He told me I should sue the EU . Actually, no . "Don't walk away from those negotiations because then you'll be stuck". Donald Trump's visit to Aylesbury Vale was eventful to say the least and you can relive it with our feed and first-person take on the day. Read More »

Once criminality of Art 377 goes, stigma against LGBTQ also will

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But the prejudice and stigma piled on the LGBTQ community has denied it even basic medical care in the country. India's Supreme Court is now hearing a challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality. No one, no one has the right to dictate who one should love. What one does inside the privacy of one's room and until its consensual, no one has the right to interfere or object. Read More »

May warns there could be 'no Brexit at all'

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May declined to agree, saying that "over the years, overall, immigration has been good for the U.K". Pro-Brexit lawmakers are expected to use a debate on Monday on customs legislation to try to force her to harden up her Brexit plan, while a debate on trade on Tuesday will see pro-EU lawmakers push for even closer ties with the bloc. Read More »

Italy and Malta in another heated fight over latest migrant ship

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The migrants had been aboard a large fishing boat when the Italian and Maltese coast guard control centres began squabbling Friday over who was responsible for taking them in. The dispute over what happened next to the migrants was the latest standoff since Italy's populist government took power last month. Malta said Friday it had fulfilled its obligations by monitoring the vessel to see if it needed help. Read More »

China chemical plant explosion kills 19

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Local government officials said none of the injured are in critical condition, The South China Morning Post reported. An eyewitness told Beijing News that he heard seven explosions in ten minutes. The reports say the fire continued to burn for about 5 hours and gutted 3 three-story buildings. A year ago the provincial Environmental Protection Department approved its application to lease more land in the industrial zone to build more facilities for producing chemical intermediates, ... Read More »

Syrian Observatory - air strike death toll climbs to 54

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It was not immediately clear if the strike was carried out by an Iraqi plane or by one of the US-led coalition fighting Daesh, the monitor said. On April 19, the Iraqi Air Force conducted strikes against Islamic State forces near the Syrian-Iraqi border, in coordination with the Syrian government in Damascus. Read More »

Woman Missing a Week Found Alive Down a Cliff

To stay hydrated, Hernandez reportedly used a radiator hose from her vehicle to siphon water from a nearby stream. Big Sur Fire, the CHP and Monterey County Sheriff responded to the scene. "I just want to thank everybody that helped", Hernandez's sister, Isabel Hernandez told KGO, according to the paper. Ms Hernandez's sister Isabel updated friends online, posting: "My sister survived seven days alone 200ft down a cliff on HW1". Read More »

Trump says Britain must get Brexit 'carve out' for US trade deal

Yet by Friday afternoon, Trump and May were fast friends. The interview was "generally fine" but missed out his positive comments about May - so amounted to "fake news", he said . The President said: "This incredible woman right here is doing a fantastic job, a great job". The bonhomie could not mask strong differences between Trump and politicians in Britain, from both government and opposition parties. Read More »

Brexit minister quits in blow to May

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However, he also reportedly threatened to resign from government on a number of occasions, most recently during talks to resolve a dispute with pro-EU Conservative lawmakers who wanted a greater say for parliament over the final Brexit deal. Read More »

Israel and Hamas exchange fire after day of deadly protests

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The reports said the truce was achieved thanks to mediation efforts made by Egypt and other worldwide and regional parties. Israel blamed Hamas for the escalation, pointing to months of protests and clashes along the border that its military argues the Islamist movement is seeking to use as cover for attacks. Read More »

I didn't criticise Theresa May to The Sun

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But in a rambling 50-minute press conference in which he denounced several outlets including the Sun as being "fake news", Mr Trump's comments to a less helpful turn when he confirmed he had offered the Prime Minister an unspecified "suggestion" on Brexit . Read More »

2 people injured in apparent shark attacks at same beach

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Florida is no stranger to shark sightings. When fully grown, bull sharks reach 7 to 11 feet in length and weigh between 200 and 300 pounds. A 14-year-old girl was airlifted after suffering a possible shark bite Saturday afternoon at Playalinda Beach, Florida. Read More »

Zimbabwe opposition marches on electoral agency to demand reforms

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Senior leaders of the party submitted a petition to ZEC demanding a raft of electoral reforms which they said if not availed "will threaten the holding of the election scheduled on the 30th of July 2018". "Mnangagwa said he will give us a free and fair election but at the moment, the election will not be free and fair". "We want a proper voters roll, a free and fair election". Read More »

Israelis wounded by rocket fire from Gaza

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Fifteen people have been wounded across Gaza, the ministry said. According to the sources, the Egyptians warned the Hamas officials that a military confrontation would have a serious and negative impact on global efforts to improve the living conditions of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Read More »

Trump brings reality-show style to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and leaves satisfied

I think it's very much hurt other parts of Europe. "And I know it's politically not necessarily correct to say that, but I'll say it and I'll say it loud". "Look at what's happening". Mr Trump never specified which countries said they would contribute and what amount. That would be an interesting argument if Trump didn't have his own very public bromance with Russia's Vladimir Putin . Read More »

Indictment Ties Russian Government To Election Hacking

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The 12 individuals hacked into computer systems of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party , stole information and then made the obtained documents public while working for the Russian GRU military intelligence service, the indictment said . Read More »

Trump in the UK: What now for the 'special relationship'?

Trump's rebuke of May came even as the United Kingdom prime minister offered her support for Trump's controversial upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . While Trump took tea with Queen Elizabeth, a USA federal grand jury charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with stealing data from the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Palestinian teenager killed in Israel-Gaza border protests

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Most of the recent rockets from Gaza have been fired by smaller factions but Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said it was an "immediate response" that was meant to "deliver the message". The Israeli military claimed that its so-called Iron Dome missile defense system had managed to intercept 16 of the projectiles. Around 10 other passers-by were wounded, the officials said. Read More »

Salisbury street evacuated after man 'falls ill' in police incident

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Police in the United Kingdom town of Salisbury were called to an incident near a restaurant visited by ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal before they fell ill from nerve agent poisoning, but later said it was a false alarm. "There was a very heavy police presence there along with the fire service and ambulances". The poisoning of the Skripals with the Soviet-developed nerve agent Novichok plunged British-Russian relations to their lowest point since the end of the Cold War. Read More »

Was Russia listening? Democrats hacked hours after Trump speech

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Mueller, appointed by the Justice Department in May 2017 to take over an investigation earlier handled by the FBI, is investigating whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation and whether the president has unlawfully sought to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

U.S. Senate backs non-binding tariff measure, minor…

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At a committee hearing with administration officials and business leaders, members repeatedly questioned the notion that Canada poses a risk to America, as implied by Trump's use of the "section 232" national-security provision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and other countries. Read More »

Israel seizes boat from Gaza seeking to challenge blockade

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A United Nations panel in September 2011 concluded in a repeatedly-delayed report that the loss of life and injuries resulting from the use of force by Israeli troops was "unacceptable". "We will crack down immediately on the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip", Netanyahu told his parliamentary faction, to applause from lawmakers. On Tuesday, 6,567 tons of goods in 216 trucks entered Gaza through the Kerem Shalom crossing, . Read More »

Trump Should Cancel Putin Summit Over Indictments, Democrats Say

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Presidents of Russian Federation and the United States are scheduled for their first summit meeting in the Finnish capital of Helsinki next Monday, July 16. "I don't think you'll have any, 'Gee, I didn't, I didn't, you got me, '" he told reporters. "These indictments are further proof of what everyone but the president seems to understand: President Putin is an adversary who interfered in our elections to help President Trump win", Schumer said in a statement . Read More »

Stone reverses: I'm 'probably' unnamed person in Mueller indictment

The U.S. government is now saying Guccifer 2 .0 was part of a Russian military intelligence unit that conspired to sway voters in the 2016 presidential elections. On July 27, 2016, Donald Trump denied Russian Federation was the likely culprit in the email hacks, but also announced, " Russia , if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing". Read More »

Russian hack of Clinton's campaign followed Trump speech

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The indictment stands as the clearest Justice Department allegation yet of Russian efforts to interfere, through illegal hacking, in the U.S. presidential election before Americans went to the polls - and the first to implicate the Russian government directly. Read More »

Trump, NATO head Stoltenberg have testy exchange at summit

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Trump erased that timeline Wednesday as he stepped up his calls for increased defense spending, saying allies should do so "immediately". Trump and May will hold bilateral talks before he meets Queen Elizabeth II, who has met every US president since 1952 except Lyndon Johnson. Read More »

Trump falsely calls his bombshell interview with The Sun 'fake news'

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Trump said that May's plan for a "soft Brexit" could scuttle an American trade deal with the United Kingdom because the island nation would remain too close with the European Union. Chanting "say it loud, say it clear, Donald Trump not welcome here", tens of thousands of people came together in London to direct their displeasure at the US leader's views, ranging from climate change and immigration to chlorinated chicken. Read More »