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Putin says United States unilateralism undermines global trade

Russian President Vladimir Putin said U.S. efforts to push Chinese tech giant Huawei out of the global market might be a sign that a new technological war is coming. Putin added that attempts to monopolize a new technological wave by some countries impede solving the global inequality problem and will lead to destabilization. Read More »

USA will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russian Federation defences


In addition to not delivering the four F-35 aircraft that Turkey has already purchased Shanahan said no additional Turkish pilots would be trained in the United States past July 31. The Pentagon position seems to have been hardened by the recent acknowledgment by Turkey that it had already sent military personnel to Russian Federation to train on the S-400 systems. Read More »

Trump to decide on next China tariffs after G20 summit

If the USA imposes 25% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of imports from China, China's GDP growth could decelerate to 6.0% in 2019 despite more aggressive stimulus, with quarterly growth dropping below 6.0% by the second half of this year, they said. Read More »

Scottish Labour to decide second Brexit referendum policy


Her team has been eager to shape her legacy beyond the Brexit failure, but she bequeaths to her successor a nation where traditional political identities are being eroded by strong beliefs on whether Britain should leave the European Union , and how it should do so. Read More »

Massive ladybug swarm moving through SoCal


Joe Dandrea, a meteorologist with the weather service's San Diego office, told The Los Angeles Times that the bloom appeared to be 80 miles by 80 miles, with the most concentrated group of bugs being about 10 miles around. The state is actually known for its hearty ladybug population, and June tends to be a good time to see them in action. A Los Angeles Times report details how in spring, ladybugs annually pick up and migrate from the Sierra Nevada mountains to mate, eat, and lay eggs. Read More »

Putin Says Iran's Nuclear And Missile Programs Are Separate Issues


While noting that global security depends largely on negotiations between the USA and Russia, Putin encouraged other nuclear states to join the discussion. Putin said that his most recent phone conversation with Trump gave him some cause for "optimism" concerning issues related to arms control, but he insisted that practical steps are needed. Read More »

Police arrest man accused of planning to throw explosives in Times Square


He lives with his parents. After telling people he wanted to attack politicians in NY and Washington, the suspect from the Queens borough instead focused on Times Square. "Imagine what the news channel would call me, the Looney Tunes Terrorist or the Blind Terrorist". In 2017, a man detonated a pipe bomb in the crowded subway corridor that connects the busy Port Authority Bus Terminal to Times Square. Read More »

Australian media decry police raid on ABC


The ABC's chair has told the federal government she has grave concerns over this week's police raid on the national broadcaster. The raid sought information about a 2017 story titled The Afghan Files , revealed incidents of Australian troops killing unarmed men and children, with the cases being investigated as potential unlawful killings. Read More »

Rescue of injured hiker spins out of control


At first, the basket and the woman swayed before starting to rotate at increasing speed as the chopper crew brought the basket closer to the rotors. In the incident that took place in Phoenix , Arizona , USA, the woman was being airlifted by a helicopter of the Phoenix Fire Department when the stretcher she was on began spinning wildly mid-air. Read More »

97-year-old WWII paratrooper commemorates D-Day with 75th anniversary jump


On Wednesday, Trump joined British Prime Minister Theresa May and about 300 veterans - ages 91 to 101 - on the southern coast of England where he read a prayer delivered by President Franklin Roosevelt on D-Day . The volunteers, including 97-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice, made the jump out of the C-47 transporter in tribute to the many men who jumped into the gunfire and death ahead of the 6 June 1944 seaborne invasion. Read More »

Ohio MD Charged with Murder for Deliberately Overdosing Patients


Husel has pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $1 million at Wednesday's arraignment. Mount Carmel Health System first removed Dr. Husel from patient care in November 2018 after receiving several formal reports about his actions. More than two dozen wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed against Husel and the hospital system, some of which have been settled by the hospital for hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the Associated Press. Read More »

Russia, US trade charges after near naval collision

They cited a Russian Pacific Fleet statement as saying the incident took place early Friday morning in the eastern part of the East China Sea at a time when a group of Russian warships was on a parallel course with a USA naval strike group. Read More »

Trump Threatens China With New Tariffs Worth $300 Billion


Although, he didn't specify which products would be affected. In response to Trump's provocation, Beijing vowed to "fight to the end" to protect its interests. In apparent retaliation, the regime said last week that it would establish its own "unreliable entities list" of foreign companies, persons, and organizations that have harmed Chinese firms' interests, without providing further detail on the entities to be included or the punishments imposed. Read More »

U.K.'s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test


The Labour Party have defied the odds of every single major bookmaker in the country to beat Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the Peterborough by-election - managing to hold the seat by a clear margin despite hugely negative media coverage of their candidate and the former Labour MP, and the fact that the constituency voted overwhelmingly for Brexit in the 2016 EU Referendum. Read More »

Dubai airport bus crash kills 17


The group was returning from Oman after the Eid break when the tourist bus which bore Oman's number plate rammed into a divider and then a sign board at Al Rashidiya exit on Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Road. The bus, carrying 31 passengers, crashed into a height barrier, which slashed the rear window, cut into the left side of the bus and killed passengers sitting on that side, the Gulf News reported. Read More »

PM candidate Cleverly withdraws from leadership race, BBC reports


The Tory party could be wiped out unless Brexit happens on October 31, Boris Johnson warned his fellow MPs as he set out his pitch to be the next prime minister. " That's how we get Brexit done, defeat Corbyn and unify the country", he said . International Development Secretary Mr Stewart told the event: "I began this race believing I should be a truth-teller on principle - ironically I have discovered that it is very popular - and the only way to avoid an election and win the next one ... Read More »

Toddler killed by leopard in KNP


According to Zaid Kalla, Ledet provincial spokesperson, it is suspected that the lions escaped from Kruger National Park (KNP) and that Ledet has allocated fieldrangers to closely monitor the pride's movement prior to action to be taken. "This is the risk we live with on a daily basis as we help conserve our species for the benefit of all", said Mketeni. "The change in natural behaviour can then lead to unfortunate incidents such as this", he said. Read More »

Large-scale protest against Trump visit held in Dublin


The pair have conflicting views on the issue - Charles is a strong advocate for the environment, while Mr Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation in 2017. Trump suggested he did not believe the Earth is getting hotter, but that "it changes both ways ". " Don't forget , it used to be called 'global warming , ' that wasn't working". Read More »

Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown


The Afghan Files reports emerged out of hundreds of pages of secret military documents that were leaked to the ABC by David William McBride, a former lawyer for Australian special forces in Afghanistan . News Corp Australia, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, called the raid "a risky act of intimidation". The police said no arrests were planned and agreed on what Lyons called a two-week "hiatus" with the ABC, during which the warrant and any seized documents could be challenged ... Read More »

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration

Members of the National Institute of Migration (INAMI) and federal police detain Central American migrants in Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico. While the vast majority of the migrants complied with law enforcement directives and boarded buses and immigration agency vehicles, some resisted and were wrestled to the ground by unarmed agents. Read More »

KNP: 2-year-old mauled to death by leopard in Malelane camp

Following the incident, park rangers tracked down the leopard involved and shot it dead "to remove the danger of another person falling victim". He was bitten repeatedly on the head and neck and rushed to the the Shongwe Hospital in the eastern province of Mpumalanga. Read More »

3 controversial statements Donald Trump has made about the royal family


Donald and Melania Trump were accompanied by their children- Ivanka, Donald TrumpJr., Tiffany and Eric. According to Gerrard, rubies have a symbolic meaning in Burmese culture - "to protect from illness and evil". And now, people reckon that the Queen actually threw some shade at the president, with her choice of tiara. The veteran was filmed receiving a high-five from the First Lady and later revealed that he had wanted to hug her but froze up upon meeting her. Read More »

Huawei agrees to develop 5G in Russian Federation


On the sidelines of the two leaders' summit, Huawei, having been banned in the U.S., signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in Russia. The US has encouraged allies to block Huawei from their 5G networks, saying the Chinese government could use its products for surveillance, the report says. Read More »

US Border Arrests of Families Hit Another Record, amid Mexico Tariff Threat


United States authorities apprehended more than 130,000 migrants at the nation's Southwest Border with Mexico in May, the highest number in 13 years , according to data released on Wednesday by the Customs and Border Protection. Pursuit of such claims can take years because of ballooning court backlogs. Pooling resources at the southern border will impact operations elsewhere and increase wait times at ports of entry, especially as the summer travel season picks up, officials said. Read More »

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress


One reason given for the recommendation, according to an unnamed White House official quoted in the Washington Post , was that the former staffers would not be authorized to turn over documents that are White House property. But Nadler on Tuesday evening sent a new letter to the Justice Department rejecting its request to resume negotiations on the committee's subpoena on the condition that the House would delay the contempt vote scheduled for June 11. Read More »

Trump Says US and Britain Will Work Out Differences Over Huawei


Notwithstanding Britain's enduring alliance with the United States , some British voters see Trump as crude, volatile and opposed to their values on issues ranging from global warming to his treatment of women. Asked if he would impose any limits on intelligence-sharing if Britain did not restrict the use of Huawei technology , Trump said: "No, because we are going to have absolutely an agreement on Huawei and everything else". Read More »

Pelosi: ‘I Want to See [Trump] in Prison’


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is about to have the weight of the liberal world on her shoulders. "She's a disaster", Trump said, according to excerpts released by Fox News . Several House committees have targeted Trump for investigation, and Democrats have been in ongoing conflict with the administration over its refusals to submit documents and testimony. Read More »

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism


State media often reports on Kim scolding factory officials, educators and others perceived as not performing to his standards. In his comments, Trump appeared to mistake the senior official who was reported to have been sent to hard labor for the negotiator who was reported to have been executed. Read More »

Sudan military ruler offers new talks as death toll rises to 60


Protest groups and opposition parties have been demanding that the Transitional Military Council, which took power after the army overthrew longtime-president Omar al-Bashir on April 11, hand power to a civilian-led authority. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, then canceled any agreed-upon points from the talks and said the military would form a government to hold elections within seven to nine months. Read More »

'Punished' official seen at concert with Kim


South Korean President Moon Jae-in has stuck to a policy of engagement and negotiation with North Korea since his election in 2017. Supposedly executed officials have later appeared trotting alongside Kim on state TV after their reported demise. Read More »

97-year-old D-Day veteran parachutes into Normandy 75 years later


World leaders including US President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings . Also of concern to them is that the memorial bus routes will go through their village rather than bypassing it, bringing with it more traffic and commotion but not necessarily more money, as visitors will only be on short stays. Read More »

Arriving in Ireland, Trump says Brexit will be fine for the country


The Metro leads with Mr Trump's claim that he rejected a meeting request from Mr Corbyn. "And I think it will all work out very well , and also for you with your wall, your border ". We have a border situation in the United States and you have one over here , but I hear it's going to work out very well ". Tánaiste Simon Coveney, who is also the country's Foreign Secretary, spent the afternoon taking part in discussions with the five main political parties in Northern Ireland, along ... Read More »

Tick tock goes the political clock in United States as Democrats weigh impeachment


Impeachment advocates like Rep. But he stopped short, again, of saying he should be impeached . As with impeachment, Mr. Trump could wear a censure resolution as a badge of honor. In 1868, Andrew Johnson was impeached after removing War Secretary Edwin Masters Stanton in violation of a law that was created to protect them. "It's not the means to the end that people think - all you do is vote to impeach, bye bye birdie". Read More »