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Trump Lifts Huawei Ban, US Companies Can Continue Selling To Them

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But the USA president has said he would extend tariffs to cover nearly all imports from China into the United States if there was no progress from the meeting on wide-ranging US demands for economic reforms. very complex things. "China has agreed that, during the negotiation, they will begin purchasing large amounts of agricultural product from our great Farmers . Read More »

Man, pregnant woman killed in separate stabbings in London

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The 26-year-old victim, who was about a month from her due date, was found with fatal stab wounds at a home in Thornton Heath, Croydon, about 3.30am on Saturday. Her aunt, whose husband was at the hospital, said: 'I don't know very much about the father of the baby. The motive behind the killing has not yet been established, police said. Read More »

Trump and Kim are going to reopen conversations

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After crossing to the South Korean side of the DMZ, the two leaders spent an hour at Freedom House. Russia hails Sunday's contact between United States and North Korean leaders, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, the Russian foreign ministry said in a press statement on Monday. Read More »

G20: Trump reverses US Huawei block

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HUAWEI HAS BEEN THROWN a surprise lifeline this weekend after the US-China trade war was put on a semi-sort-of-hold-type-thing. Despite the trade truce, both the USA and China made no plans to reduce the current tariffs on one another's goods. Read More »

Dozens wounded as vehicle bomb rips through diplomatic district in Kabul

Rahimi said several gunmen took positions in a nearby under construction multi-story building following the blast before Afghan security forces engagement them in the gunfight. According to local media, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health said that at least 53 people were wounded in the blast. 'When I opened my eyes, the office was filled with smoke and dust and everything was broken, my colleagues were screaming, ' Usman said. Read More »

Imprisoned Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran

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Rebecca Ratcliffe, Nazanin's sister-in-law, told Matt Frei she has managed to eat some fruit and porridge, is in "good spirits" and "not doing too bad". His wife had come under "a lot of pressure" from prison guards to break the strike, he said, and had been feeling nauseous. "I feel a deep sense of anguish for what she has been going through". Read More »

Body of suspected plane stowaway found in London garden

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Closer inspection revealed a bag containing food as well as some clothing hidden away at the left rear landing gear. In 2015, the body of a man was discovered on the roof of a building in south-west London after falling from the undercarriage of a plane as it came to land from South Africa. Read More »

Nerve agent sarin detected in Facebook mailroom

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PT, without providing additional details. Two people were possibly exposed to sarin at a Facebook Inc mail facility in Menlo Park, California which has been evacuated, Reuters reported a fire official saying on Monday. It's an odourless substance which is clear, colorless, tasteless, and dissolves easily in water. Sarin is a "human-made chemical warfare agent classified as a nerve agent", according to the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

Protesters storm Hong Kong parliament on China handover anniversary

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Earlier, the authorities in Hong Kong were forced by protesters to hold a flag-raising ceremony indoors marking the day the United Kingdom handed over the city to China for the first time in its history. " Hong Kong is a society that respects the rule of law, and has never tolerated violence". Police responded by firing pepper spray and beating some people with batons. Read More »

Trump aide lashes out at N.Korea nuclear freeze idea

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It would help Mr. Trump argue that he is making progress, albeit slowly, on one of the world's most intractable crises. He said that he hopes a comprehensive deal can be reached, but added that he isn't looking for a quick fix: "We're not looking for speed". Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days

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In a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held forth on the S-400 air defence system deal and how his government is trying to deal with the United States sanctions under its Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), sources said. Read More »

European Union summit suspended a day over jobs debate

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Mr Weber would instead be put forward for election as speaker of the European Parliament, while a liberal candidate would become president of the EU Council of national leaders. According to Bloomberg news , in that scenario Belgium's liberal Prime Minister Charles Michel would succeed Mr Tusk as European Council president and the foreign policy post would go to Bulgaria's Mariya Gabriel, a centre-right politician like Mr Weber. Read More »

Killed In Texas Plane Crash

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The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team to investigate at the airport north of Dallas, and officials said during a Sunday evening news conference that it was too early to determine what caused the crash. The NTSB said it may release a preliminary report on the crash within two weeks. Landsberg said that there are reportedly 3 videos of the accident in existence. Read More »

Trump gives OK for USA companies to sell hardware to Huawei

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It has drawn bipartisan criticism from U.S. Senators concerned that Huawei has close ties to Chinese intelligence agencies that could exploit the global distribution of its technology. "We're talking about equipment where there's no great national security problem with it", the U.S. President said. "As Trump did with ZTE, it appears he's willing to accept a fistful of dollars while trading away our security", U.S. Read More »

NGO ship didn't mean to hit Italian boat

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His comments were met with a swift retort from Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini , who earlier called the Sea-Watch 3 captain a "criminal" who committed an " act of war " by ignoring orders to keep out of Italy's waters. In its attempt to dock, the Sea Watch 3 rammed a border-control vessel that was trying to stop it from reaching shore. Offering no resistance, she was escorted from the vessel without handcuffs and taken away in a auto as Salvini slammed what he termed a ... Read More »

Timeline: Ups and downs in Trump-Kim negotiations

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The North Korean state news agency said the meeting "at the suggestion of Trump", was "historic". Trump and Kim agreed to set up teams to hold working-level talks, which have stalled since a second summit in February in Vietnamese capital Hanoi failed to agree on USA calls for denuclearisation and North Korean demands for sanctions relief. Read More »

G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade, says Japan’s Abe

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According to Reuters news reports , speaking after concluding the G20 Osaka summit 2019, Abe stated the leaders found their common grounds on "climate change" despite big "differences" in the leaders' view during the discussions. "I know we're going to have a successful day", Trump said. Likewise, Trump hailed Abe, for sending "many automobile companies" to the United States, apparently heartened by a document Abe gave him showing investment into the US. Read More »

Freak hailstorm covers Mexico's Guadalajara in thick layer of ice

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A freak hailstorm hit the Mexican city of Guadalajara, burying cars in a metre of ice. Trucks are buried in ice after a heavy storm of rain and hail which affected some areas of the city in Guadalajara, Mexico June 30, 2019. Low pressure extending south from the United States and Mexico border had been forecast to contribute to developing storms along the boundary separating different air masses, CNN Meteorologist Michael Guy said. Read More »

Protestors push Hong Kong flag raising ceremony indoors

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The turmoil comes at a delicate time for Beijing , which is grappling with a trade dispute with the United States, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea. The leader of Hong Kong is chosen by a committee dominated by pro-China elites. Local media reported that a 21-year-old Hong Kong student who fell to her death from an apartment building on Saturday had left behind a note opposing the extradition law. Read More »

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm

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Several people had to be rescued from the roofs of their vehicles as streets were turned into rivers of moving hail accumulation. Almost 200 homes and businesses reported hail damage, and at least 50 vehicles were swept away by the deluge of ice in hilly areas, some buried under piles of pellets. Read More »

Mass Rallies Turn Deadly in Quest for Civilian Rule

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Yesterday, police fired tear gas on protesters approaching the presidential palace after organisers called for a march on the building that houses offices of the ruling transitional military council, an AFP correspondent reported. Marchers on Sunday also passed the homes of some people killed since protests broke in December after the government tripled the price of bread. The European Union, several Western nations and rights groups have called on the generals to avoid any violence on ... Read More »

South Korea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs

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The news comes after Tokyo announced its plans to remove South Korea from a list of so-called "white nations", like the United States and European countries that have minimum restrictions on trade. Japan rejected South Korea's proposal last month to create a joint compensation fund for victims with contributions from both nations' companies. Many South Korean companies, including Samsung Electronics, depend on these key items, and Japan accounts for 90 percent of fluorinated polyimides ... Read More »

‘Israeli missile strikes’ on Damascus & Homs kill 4 civilians, including a toddler

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An Agence France-Presse correspondent in Damascus reported hearing loud explosions on Sunday night. When asked about the report an Israeli spokeswoman said, "We don't comment on such reports". Israel has carried out dozens of strikes in Syria since civil war broke out in the country in 2011. Tel Aviv previously admitted to carrying out "hundreds" of air attacks against Syria in recent years, and said that the strikes are aimed at countering an alleged Iranian and Iranian-linked presence in ... Read More »

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference

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Despite Palestine's rejection of his peace efforts, the president was optimistic that there is a "very good chance" of reaching an agreement, which he said, "may very well be the toughest deal of all". "We look fwd to continuing our conversation w all who attended the workshop & anyone else who wants a better future for the Palestinians", he wrote on Twitter. Read More »

White House: Trade Agreement with China Not Close

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The rest of whatever arrangements may have been discussed by Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping remain unclear. " Donald Trump suggests he would allow #Huawei to once again purchase US technology!" "Are you closer, do you think after that meeting, to a trade deal?" "I have agreed to allow them to continue selling the products I like our companies selling things to others. Read More »

Trump 'in no hurry' for a deal with China

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Speaking on lifting the ban on Huawei , Mr. Trump said that it would be discussed at "the very end" of trade talks. "We won't be adding an additional tremendous amount, 350 billion dollars left which could be taxed, tariffed we are not doing that, we will work with China on where we left off.China is going to be buying a tremendous amount of food and agricultural product and they will start that very soon, nearly immediately". Read More »

Hampton police: Mother of missing 2-year-old is in custody

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However, little Noah still has not been found. Court documents say her then-1-year-old daughter was severely burned after Tomlin sat the baby down on a hot kitchen stove, WTKR reports . It is unclear if there are other suspects involved in Noah's disappearance . In 2010, Julia spent five months behind bars after pleading guilty to felony child neglect. Read More »

Canadian cartoonist loses job after viral Trump cartoon

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A Canadian editorial cartoonist, Michael de Adder, was reportedly fired from his job after a cartoon on US President Donald Trump made by him went viral on social media. was terminated after 17 years. He further wrote: "It got to the point where I didn't submit any Donald Trump cartoons for fear that I might be fired". Read More »

Powerful Blast Rocks Center Of Kabul

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For hours after the attack, sporadic gunfire and explosions could be heard in the area, cordoned off by special forces. Mohammad Karim, a police official in the area of the attack, said a auto bomb exploded outside a defence ministry building. Read More »