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China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping

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In a speech at a plenary session, Mr Putin accused Washington of seeking to "extend its jurisdiction to the whole world". He said globalization "becomes a parody of itself when common global rules are replaced with laws, administrative and judicial mechanisms of one country or a group of countries". Read More »

Wildfire in Yolo County quickly grows to 125 acres, forces evacuations

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State investigators concluded that PG&E's power lines caused the fire, which leveled almost 19,000 homes and other structures and caused some $16.5 billion in losses. It is 4 miles east of Lake County, which has seen numerous very large wildfires over the last several years. The warning late Saturday afternoon to Butte, Yuba, Nevada, El Dorado and Placer counties came shortly after the utility said it was ending daylong power shutdowns to 1,600 customers in Napa, Solano and Yolo counties. Read More »

Moldova's new acting president calls snap election

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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Moldova to "respect the rule of law and guarantee democracy". The court intervened after the pro-European ACUM bloc, led by Maia Sandu and Andrei Nastase, reached an agreement with the opposition pro-Russian Socialists on Saturday and voted into office a new Socialist Speaker, Zinaida Greceanii. Read More »

Trump says tariff threat remains if Mexico falls short on pledges

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The talks had been focused, in part, on attempting to reach a compromise on changes that would make it harder for migrants who pass through Mexico from other countries to claim asylum in the USA, those monitoring the situation said. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan credited Trump's tariff threats - which would have placed a 5 per cent levy on Mexican goods starting tomorrow, ratcheting up over several months to as much as 25 per cent - with producing a breakthrough. Read More »

US and Russia blame each other over near-collision of warships

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The U.S. Navy called the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville and the Russian destroyer , the Admiral Vinogradov , "unsafe and unprofessional". "A protest over the global radio frequency was made to the commanders of the American ship who were warned about the unacceptable nature of such actions", the Russians said. Read More »

'It affects everybody': Vancouverites protest Hong Kong extradition bill

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Hong Kong's officials say the legislation will consider transfers on a case-by-case scenario and will close a long-standing "loophole". The bill has caused political gridlock, outcry among the city's usually pro-conservative business community, and even physical scuffles in the city's legislature, as well as criticism of the Hong Kong government by the United States and European Union. Read More »

Priti Patel Tells Nigel Farage: I Trust Boris Johnson To Deliver Brexit

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Johnson said withholding the £39 billion-pound financial settlement will be a "great solvent and a great lubricant" in forcing the European Union to offer a good deal to the UK. He said Mr Johnson was a "true believer" in the opportunities Brexit could deliver and was best equipped to "recapture the electorate, deliver Brexit and re-establish our one nation credentials". Read More »

China finds new ways to pressure Trump amid trade impasse

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The narrowing trade gap could cheer President Donald Trump , who has made cutting America's trade imbalance a priority, but the deficit in goods trade with China expanded in the latest month, despite the steep tariffs Trump imposed. "China does not want to fight a trade war, but also is not afraid of one. we'll adopt necessary countermeasures and resolutely safeguard the interests of China and its people". Read More »

Maldives confers highest honour on PM Modi

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In the Maldives , PM Modi had brought up the issue of state-sponsored terrorism and how there is an urgent need to blunt it. 'Terrorism is a danger not just for a country but the entire civilization. The bilateral ties between Maldives and India saw improvement with the inauguration of President Solih into office in 2018. He said India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy. Read More »

'Mayor Pete' Surging In Iowa According To Latest CNN Poll

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Former US Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters, with Bernie Sanders , Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place. The Washington Post's Dave Weigel noted that, collectively, Biden and Sanders have lost about 12 percentage points from a prior poll. Warren and Harris were in third and fourth place in March, and Buttigieg was largely unknown. Read More »

UK's Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test

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Raab has provoked a fierce political dispute after saying midweek he wouldn't rule out suspending parliament for several weeks if he wins, in order to force through Britain's departure from the European Union , whether the country has a finally agreed to withdrawal agreement or not. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi meets nurse who held him as a newborn

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Rahul Gandhi shares a light moment with Rajamma. Addressing a public meeting as part of the road show held here on Saturday, Rahul said Narendra Modi might have won the elections and might have all the money and institutions with him but he does not have the truth on his side. Read More »

Michael Gove: Cocaine 'mistake' a 'deep regret'

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Sajid Javid has launched a veiled attack on his leadership rival Michael Gove over his cocaine use, warning that " drugs destroy countless lives". "I believe that every life is precious and that everyone has worth and that whatever people have done in the past, we should look for the treasure in the heart of every man and try to give people the change to make a contribution". Read More »

School District Thinking About Tearing Down Columbine Due to People’s ‘Morbid Fascination’

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But 20 years later, the rampage and the Columbine High School is a "morbid fascination of practice", the school district Director Jason Glass . According to Glass, the local law enforcement would restore the authorities and the school authorities to contact hundreds of people who wanted to enter the school to sit down with the massacres of 1999, in any Form, in connection. Read More »

Pickup Hits Amish Horse-Drawn Carriage, Killing 3 Kids

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It happened on Algansee Township Road in south MI on Friday, state police said. The crash occurred in Algansee Township, Branch County near borders with in and OH about 125 miles east of Detroit. A 3-year-old was taken to the hospital suffering life-threatening injuries, alongside a woman suffering serious injuries. Wood TV reported that the injured passengers were taken to hospitals in Ft. Read More »

Russian journalist in disputed drugs case in hospital

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Ivan Golunov was charged with the attempted "large-scale" sale of narcotics, according to rights lawyer Pavel Chikov of the legal-aid group Agora, whose staff is defending the reporter. "We have reason to believe he's been targeted because of his work as a journalist", Meduza said in a statement . The respected site is based in European Union member Latvia to avoid Russian censorship, but some journalists live in Russia . Read More »

G20 frets over global economy amid US-China trade war

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Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's 20 biggest economies, the G20, are meeting this weekend in the Japanese city of Fukuoka to discuss the global economy, with trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies seen as a key risk to global growth. Read More »

US, Mexico Reach Deal on Migration, Averting Tariffs

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According to the agreement, Mexico will deploy its National Guard throughout the country to apprehend migrants, "giving priority to its southern border" with Guatemala a statement from the U.S. The US-Mexico deal comes amid a surge in migrants crossing into the US, straining the resources of federal immigration and border authorities. The Trump administration says numerous claims are not valid. Read More »

Venezuela's Maduro says border with Colombia to reopen

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Venezuelan border guards dressed in green uniforms helped in controlling the crowd. The economically-devastated South American nation is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials amid a power struggle between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido , who has been recognized as interim president by more than 50 countries including the United States. Read More »

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor

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There were no casualties but Saudi Arabia has said two of its ships suffered "significant" damage. US and Saudi officials have previously said Iran was responsible. "Based on the evaluation of radar data, and the short time several of the targeted vessels had been at anchor prior to the attacks, it appears most likely that the mines were placed on the vessels by divers deployed from fast boats", it added. Read More »

US President Donald Trump departs from Shannon Airport

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After spending the night there, Mr Trump tweeted: "A big and handsome day today". While a couple of hundred protesters gathered outside the airport in County Clare for the president's arrival on Wednesday afternoon, a short drive away in the small village of Doonbeg there was a very different atmosphere. Read More »

InsureMyTrip Reports 'Significant Travel Impact' Following Cuba Cruise Ban

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The Cruise Lines International Association said the new USA measure will affect almost 800,000 reservations that were already made or being finalised. The Department of Commerce amendment (84 FR 25986) revises the scope of AVS with the result that only commercial aircraft, air ambulances, and cargo vessels for hire for use in the transportation of separately authorized items are now eligible to use AVS to authorize temporary travel to Cuba.Thus, even if travel to Cuba would be authorized ... Read More »

Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after migration deal

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The denial was even reportedly made to Richard Grenell, America's ambassador to Germany, who is the most senior openly gay person in Trump's administration and who is leading a worldwide push to decriminalize homosexuality. US border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, the highest monthly level since 2006. Companies were rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump . Read More »

Donald Trump: Queen and I know each other so well

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He was also sat next to the Queen at the D-Day commemorations at Southsea Common in Portsmouth on Wednesday. D-Day is seen by many as a great symbol of transatlantic cooperation, with thousands of young American servicemen sacrificing their lives to end the Third Reich's grip on Europe. Read More »

Canadian women abducted in Ghana

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News reports from 3news.com, which the Post has been unable to independently confirm, said the two were students at the Kumasi Technical University and that they were abducted around 8 p.m. He was later rescued at Parkoso in the Asokore-Mampong Municipality by a team of police officers. Ghana is a country of some 30 million people, where more than two-thirds of people follow Christianity and the rest Islam and other religions. Read More »

Justine Damond: US policeman jailed for Australian's murder

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A jury found former Minnesota cop Mohamed Noor, 33, guilty in April of third-degree murder and manslaughter, almost two years after he shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond on July 15, 2017. "The law is not concerned necessarily with what's good for the community", Ms Sweasy said. The judge noted that third-degree murder calls for a 150-month sentence, but given it is a lesser offense, she did not impose a sentence for that crime. Read More »

Iran slams new U.S

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The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions on Iran targeting the country's petrochemical industry, including its largest petrochemical holding group, over its financial support for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the Treasury Department said. Read More »

Tariff war averted as United States and Mexico reach agreement on border controls

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President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that the United States and Mexico had reached a deal on stemming migration to the border, averting threatened tariffs that were set to be imposed on Mexico on Monday. USA and Mexican officials returned to the negotiating table Friday for a third day of talks to find a way to stem the migrant flow. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, who quickly flew to Washington and had stayed ever since following Trump's tariff threat by Twitter on ... Read More »

PM Modi's departure statement before his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka

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On Sunday, Modi is due to stop in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo , where security is likely to be high on the agenda. The parliament passed to grant PM Modi's request to give the speech at Parliament during a sitting on 29 May. The two countries have also chose to hold the Maldives-India business forum later this year to boost private sector investments. To consolidate people-to-people relations, Modi's latest emphasis is on cricket diplomacy in the island nation, helping the mission of ... Read More »

S.Korea 'Idle' in Crackdown on N.Korean Smuggling

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President Moon said in his speech on Thursday that the independence fighter group led by Kim was incorporated into the Korean Liberation Army, which was the root of the liberated Korea's armed forces and the foundation of the South Korea-U.S. Read More »

Killer nurse says sorry for his 'terrible deeds'

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Between 2000 and 2005 , while working at two hospitals in the northern German cities of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst he repeatedly induced cardiac arrest in patients so that he could resuscitate them. During the trial, the court's judge said that Hoegel's actions were "incomprehensible". But the court was unable to say for sure because of gaps in Hoegel's memory and because many likely victims were cremated before autopsies could be performed. Read More »

Mexican soldiers blocking migrants as they cross the border from Guatemala

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Provost also told CNN that she would like to see an increase in the current cooperation between the USA and Mexican authorities on their shared border . But despite a shoving match, the authorities managed to force the caravan to a stop. Mexican authorities have intercepted a US-bound caravan of roughly 500 Central American migrants a few hours after entering Mexico. Read More »

US authorities monitoring probes into American deaths in Dominican Republic

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The vacation destination started grabbing worldwide headlines after a newly engaged couple from Prince George's County, Nate Holmes and Cynthia Day , was found dead in their room at the Grand Bahia Principe La Romana resort on May 30 . He found out Schaup-Werner had died from the news, he said. Americans traveling to the Dominican Republic have been warned to be vigilant by the State Department since April, when the country was placed on a Level 2 advisory because of crime on the island. Read More »