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Trump to visit France on Bastille Day

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While Macron has been spared some of the public criticism Trump has poured on European leaders such as Germany's Angela Merkel, the two have had some sparring from a distance. In a TV broadcast made both in French and English, Macron said he believed that Trump had made a historic mistake, and invited frustrated U.S. climate scientists and entrepreneurs to come and work in France. Read More »

Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem 'terrorist' attacks

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The two leaders also launched a unique startup Portal - the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub ( IPISH) - aimed at providing information on start-up hotspots in the two countries and associated policies. "Today world is inter dependent and inter connected therefore its absolutely natural that in our discussions that we will not only discuss bilateral issue but also worldwide issues of importance.", PM Modi said. Read More »

GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

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McConnell had originally planned to call a vote by the end of this week. "As drafted, this bill will not ensure access to affordable health care in West Virginia, does not do enough to combat the opioid epidemic that is devastating my state, cuts traditional Medicaid too deeply, and harms rural health care providers", Capito's portion of the statement said . Read More »

Cubs, Commissioner's Trophy visit President Trump at White House

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We have a lot of questions for Dan Gilbert , but right now our main concern is why he joined the Chicago Cubs' visit to the White House today. The Cubs already visited President Barack Obama back in January, but decided to make another stop at the White House to see President Trump while in town to play the Washington Nationals. Read More »

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

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Dassey and his uncle, Steven Avery , were convicted in separate trials of killing freelance photographer Teresa Halbach at Avery's home and scrap yard. The writ of habeas corpus is granted unless the State of Wisconsin elects to retry Dassey within 90 days of issuance of this court's final mandate, or the Supreme Court's final mandate. Read More »

Census Data Reveals How Multicultural Australia Really Is

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After English, the most common languages are Mandarin, Arabic, Cantonese and Vietnamese of the 300 languages being spoken in Australian homes. Sydney is still the largest city, but Melbourne continues to catch up. Rental stress is the one of greatest pains of the 21st century with Australian families' scrambling to keep their head above water. "I never got into the housing market and, these days with the way rents are, it's very hard if you're on a lower income or even a medium ... Read More »

Trump hails 'energy revolution' as exports surge

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The White House is launching its " energy week " with a series of events focused on jobs and boosting USA global influence. During his meeting with a group of energy leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Trump told them that the U.S. Read More »

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

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Hua declined further comment but said he had not been mistreated. Abigail Klem, the president of the Ivanka Trump brand, said earlier this month that its products have not been produced at the factory in question since March, and that licensees are "required to operate within strict social compliance regulations". Read More »

Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

On Monday, the White House warned that Syrian forces would " pay a heavy price " if they carried out another chemical strike. The security official said if the U.S.is right it must allow the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) investigate the issue . Read More »

Police search for woman missing from Raleigh airport

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Allison Cope , 24, was reported missing on Monday at 7pm after she clocked out for a break from her job in Terminal 2 of the North Carolina airport at 3pm. It has not been disclosed if she drove away in her auto, though it is also missing. Justin Ferrell is another close friend of Cope's who lives with her and Kosinski. Read More »

Manslaughter charges filed in YouTube stunt gone wrong

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According to a criminal complaint filed in Norman County the 19-year-old Perez told authorities Ruiz had wanted to make a YouTube video of her shooting a bullet into a book he was holding against his chest for quite some time. Life-saving measures were attempted, but Ruiz was declared dead at the scene. It was not immediately clear when or if a trial for the manslaughter charges against Perez would begin. Read More »

CNN journalists resign over retracted story

Thomas Frank , Eric Lichtblau and Lex Haris resigned after the story on CNN's website had to be retracted on Friday. Russian officials have also repeatedly dismissed reports of alleged talks on various occasions. Zucker has a long and sometimes fraught relationship with Trump , having greenlighted his reality shows, "The Apprentice" and "Celebrity Apprentice", while he ran NBC, but occasionally drawing criticism from Trump while running CNN . Read More »

Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously

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As for Washington's claims about the Syrian military's " preparations for another chemical weapons attack" in general, Pushkov suggested that these kinds of accusations were on par with the "fake news bullsh*t" put out by mainstream media networks like CNN. Read More »

CNN's Overzealous Trump Coverage Is Making Everyone's Job Harder

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Trump gloated over the news of the reporters' resignations, tweeting about it at 6:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday. "I think there a lot of like liberal CNN viewers who want to see Trump really get scrutinized". Sanders ignored CNN reporter Jeff Zeleny's attempt to ask a question before ending her briefing. Said CNN: "Those are the facts". Much of the investigative unit's work (including the Scaramucci story) appears not on TV, but on CNN .com, which is among the most heavily trafficked ... Read More »

'Arrogant' Trump sees U.S. image plummet worldwide

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Only 22 percent of respondents expressed confidence that Trump will "do the right thing regarding world affairs", while Putin received a 27 percent confidence rating. Indians respondents exhibited an 18 percentage points drop in confidence in Trump's leadership. There were also some who see Trump as a strong leader. Read More »

Iraqi military says it has retaken two Mosul neighborhoods from Islamic State

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The mosque was also hugely symbolic - it was from a pulpit there that the Islamic State group's top leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in July 2014 declared a self-styled "caliphate", encompassing territories held by IS in Syria and Iraq. According to a Farsi report by Entekhab , as Mosul liberation operation is underway, the Iraqi army has saved a large number of the city's residents who had been used by ISIS as human shields. Read More »

Taekwondo Team Opens Door to Inter-Korean Cooperation

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However, North Korean International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Chang Ung ruled out the idea of a North-South team, telling the Dong-a Ilbo newspaper that it was an unrealistic aim in the present political climate. "You could see it as a reflection of the president's commitment to having Seoul take the initiative in addressing Korean Peninsula issues", the expert said. Read More »

Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner Appears in Federal Court, Trial Date Set

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Victor was arrested earlier this month, barely an hour after online publication the Intercept published a report containing a highly-classified NSA document on Russian interference during the USA presidential election. A trial date has been set for suspected NSA leaker and Kingsville native Reality Winner. Attorneys discussed Tuesday how classified information will be handled in the case. Read More »

Trump accepts Macron invite to attend Bastille Day parade

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US President Donald Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron's invitation to attend Bastille Day ceremonies in Paris on July 14, a senior White House official said on Wednesday. "I call on them, come and work here with us, to work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment". "My handshake with him, it wasn't innocent", Macron told a French newspaper. Read More »

Shooting suspect arrested after police chase on Hwy. 400

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He also allegedly shot officers who intervened in connection with the shooting, before fleeing on August 400 with the vehicle of the victim. Multiple police services pursued the suspect northbound on Highway 400 to Highway 11. No police officers were wounded. A weapon allegedly discarded by the suspect was later located in a grassy area near the highway. The woman was rushed to hospital via emergency run with serious injuries. Read More »

Euro surges to 15-month high against yen

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The euro has surged to a new 2017 high in Wednesday morning trading as investors continue to adjust to hints of the tapering of quantitative easing from European Central Bank ( ECB ) president Mario Draghi . But the banking and insurance sectors outperformed on expectations of higher rates. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen had said in London that it was appropriate to "gradually" raise US rates, although there was an acknowledgement that inflation had seen some slippage. Read More »

Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

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But the message he delivered to them before reporters were ushered out of the room was not entirely hopeful. I also wonder why you spent all that time on the Small Business Committee (we all know nobody likes it) if your Super-A committee was just going to get passed over when the time came to write the health care bill , which is likely the most consequential legislation of this decade. Read More »

Spider-Man will play key role in Phase 4 of the MCU

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I can confirm that as of today. "I literally had a conversation with [Marvel Studios president] Kevin Feige only 20 minutes ago". It's cool. I like the idea that Peter Parker has been in the universe since the beginning. Phase 3 began with last year's Captain America: Civil War (which introduced Holland's new Spider-Man), and there are still seven more films to go before it ends. Read More »

Your smartphone is a 'brain drain' - even when it's off, study says

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The study found that people with their phones in another room "significantly outperformed" those who had their phones on the desk, and did slightly better than those who had their phones in a pocket. Researchers noted that the subjects who were instructed to put their phones in a different room handily outperformed those who had their devices readily available, while the participants who had their phones in their pockets also beat out those whose phones were visible on the desk in front of ... Read More »

Burn Victim Who Inspired "Judy's Law" Dies At 33

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Malinowski, a former Miss Albany who had beat ovarian cancer, had been hospitalized with severely disfiguring burns for the last two years, according to NBC 4. An official cause of death has not been released. She wanted to testify against Slager in court, but that did not happen as Slager agreed to a plea bargain after admitting to setting her on fire. Read More »

The Government Still Uses Floppy Disks - Trump Wants To Change That

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For many, it was the second group meeting with Mr. Trump since the election - and another demonstration of the administration's ability to summon top business executives, even amid controversy. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that their political differences wouldn't hinder their working together. Elon Musk [bottom row, left], founder and CEO of Tesla and Space X, announced on Twitter: "Am departing presidential councils". Read More »

Trump travel ban revival gets mixed reaction in NH

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Vega said, even so, more people could enter if they prove a bona fide connection. Trump has since revised his order so it will only affect the issuance of new visas to people in Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen . Rather than pursue an appeal, the administration said it would revise the policy. Several freezes on the order from courts across the country quickly followed , culminating in a nationwide restraining order on the ban passed by a federal judge in ... Read More »

Trump urges India to do more to ease trade barriers

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The designation of Syed Salahuddin (also known as Mohammed Yusuf Shah) as a global terrorist marks a diplomatic victory for India which has been battling a decades-long insurgency by separatist groups in Kashmir, a Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan and claimed in full by both. Read More »

London police raise Grenfell fire toll to 80

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The material used on that tower is reportedly banned in Germany . He added that the apparent scale of the building safety crisis risked being inflated by the cladding being scrutinised in isolation, rather than as part of a whole design system which could be safe. Read More »

Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe

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He has no idea whether Trump is or isn't under investigation by special prosecutor Robert Mueller . "No Chris, I said that the inve-any...let me be crystal clear so you completely understand". On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Sekulow says that when people study the 2016 presidential election, they'll look back at Trump's communications as "the most successful utilization of social media platforms and communication in our lifetime". Read More »

Trump's Warning To Syria On Chemical Weapons Worked, Jim Mattis Says

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On Tuesday, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said his country had backed Trump's response in April over a chemical attack and would do so once again if required. But comments by Nikki Haley , the US Ambassador to the United Nations , indicated that the current administration may continue to take a less conciliatory approach. Read More »

U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

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The US military said that it will continue to shoot down "pro-regime aircraft" if they persist to pose a threat to coalition and allied militias. On Sunday, a Navy F/A-18-E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian air force SU-22 fighter over the skies of Syria. Davis said the USA did not attempt to dissuade the drone from advancing through an established communications line with Russian Federation, which is allied to the Syrian government but does not have command of forces aligned with ... Read More »

Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue in Gulf

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Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Persian Gulf after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month. Read More »