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Britain Fuming At Donald Trump For Walking In Front Of The Queen Britain Fuming At Donald Trump For Walking In Front Of The Queen
- July 16, 2018

It was more than 10 minutes before the black Range Rover pulled up on the gravel. The Coldstream Guards gave a royal salute and played the USA national anthem. She is not known to show anger in public, and the only times most people have seen her show unbridled glee is when one of her racehorses performs extremely well in a competition. (more...)
Trump Names European Union a 'Foe' of US - Leah Barkoukis
- July 16, 2018

It doesn't mean anything. But that doesn't mean they are bad. Trump, a 72-year-old former NY real estate developer who praises his own deal-making skills, and Putin, a 65-year-old former KGB spy who cultivates a macho image as a man of action, are due to have some time alone at the summit. (more...)
Trump says he won't turn 'Perry Mason' on Putin over election meddling Trump says he won't turn 'Perry Mason' on Putin over election meddling
- July 15, 2018

His performance so far also will leave Putin - and the American public - wondering what they can believe. You say you want us to protect you from Russian Federation, but then you take this money that we spent on you and give them to Russian Federation to buy gas. (more...)
Russian spies charged by Justice Department over meddling in United States election
- July 15, 2018

President Donald Trump was briefed about the indictments earlier in the week. Rod J. Rosenstein arrives for a hearing at US District Court, October 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. Trump has frequently dismissed the Russian Federation probe as a "witch hunt" and expressed his anger that Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from overseeing the investigation. (more...)
President Trump unleashes on British leader - and it’s really bad President Trump unleashes on British leader - and it’s really bad
- July 15, 2018

Trump and Mrs May are having a working lunch at Chequers, her country retreat in Buckinghamshire today. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a statement after the interview was published, saying Trump "likes and respects Prime Minister May very much". (more...)
Top official says Tehran has no intention of leaving Syria Top official says Tehran has no intention of leaving Syria
- July 15, 2018

Any agreement is likely to be general in nature, and discussions are likely to be centered more on limiting Iran's presence rather than ending it, analysts say. In his view, if Russian Federation and Iran withdraw from Syria, "terrorists will come there". Comments by some USA officials have also indicated what might be an emerging compromise. (more...)
Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons
- July 15, 2018

Justice Department pressed charges against 12 Russian intelligence agents concerning the interference in the elections, as CNN reports . US President Donald Trump said that a relationship with Russia would benefit the entire world, but warned that he had low expectations going into his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week. (more...)
China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high
- July 15, 2018

Firing the first shots in a trade war that has rattled financial markets and raised risks to the global economy, Washington last week imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, drawing rapid retaliatory duties by Beijing on the same amount of United States exports to China. (more...)
Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Boasts of VIP Treatment in Jail Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Boasts of VIP Treatment in Jail
- July 14, 2018

Judge T.S. Ellis said the move will "ensure that the defendant has access to his counsel and can adequately prepare his defense", The Washington Post reported. "Defendant's access to counsel and his ability to prepare for trial trumps his personal comfort", Ellis said. In recent phone calls, they say, Manafort also has said he has "all my files like I would at home" and has "gone through all the discovery now". (more...)
Malware, spearphishing, and phony identities - indictment provides details of Russian hacking conspiracy Malware, spearphishing, and phony identities - indictment provides details of Russian hacking conspiracy
- July 14, 2018

A dozen Russian intelligence officers are facing new USA federal indictments alleging they hacked into American computers with the explicit intention of interfering with the 2016 presidential election. Trump said he did not know who was orchestrating the election hacking but suggested it was "probably China", adding that if it was hypothetically Russian Federation intelligence, it would show their lack of reverence for the United States . (more...)
Trade War Escalates as Trump Pushes for $200 Billion in Tariffs Trade War Escalates as Trump Pushes for $200 Billion in Tariffs
- July 14, 2018

President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Mats Harborn speaks during the release of a report in Beijing , China, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. "As a result of China's retaliation and failure to change its practices, the president has ordered USTR to begin the process of imposing tariffs of 10% on an additional $ 200 billion of Chinese imports", Lighthizer said. (more...)
All 12 boys, coach rescued from flooded Thai cave All 12 boys, coach rescued from flooded Thai cave
- July 14, 2018

The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old assistant coach became stranded when they went exploring inside after a practice game. The eight boys brought out by divers on Sunday and Monday were doing well and were in good spirits, a senior health official said Tuesday. (more...)
Cuomo calls on NY lawmakers to strengthen pro-choice laws Cuomo calls on NY lawmakers to strengthen pro-choice laws
- July 14, 2018

In custody. His campaign manager? There is a very good chance if Trump is involved in making personnel decisions they will definitely be bad. "My standard for reviewing Supreme Court nominees remains rigorous and exacting". The woman carrying the fetus. Among those ages 50 to 64, 74% know that Roe v. Wade dealt with abortion, the highest percentage of any age group. "I think the Republican Majority had been the problem, and we need to change that". (more...)
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam to be transported to Adiala jail via helicopters Nawaz Sharif, Maryam to be transported to Adiala jail via helicopters
- July 14, 2018

Flights that were to arrive at Islamabad airport this morning have been diverted to Lahore airport. They would be kept at Adiala jail for 1 day and then would be transferred to Attock Fort. Ousted Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, appears with his daughter Maryam, at a news conference at a hotel in London, Britain July 11, 2018. (more...)
May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil
- July 13, 2018

The tousle-headed blond Johnson is one of Britain's best-known politicians, and one of the most prominent advocates for Brexit. Britain's finance ministry declined to comment on the FT report, but said finance minister Philip Hammond has argued that the EU's existing equivalence system would not work for Britain. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states to increase defence funding
- July 13, 2018

Merkel said she welcomed the chance to have an "exchange of views" with Trump . But Trump seemed to be anxious to do a victory lap after his antics this week, and that meant the world got to see the Full Trump at a news conference in a way we haven't seen in some time . (more...)
1st LD: Trump starts United Kingdom visit amid protests 1st LD: Trump starts United Kingdom visit amid protests
- July 13, 2018

That is one of the few central London locations Mr Trump will visit during his time here. Trump then heads to Windsor Castle later Friday for tea with Queen Elizabeth II. Trump will meet again with May for a visit to a defence site. Protests are also planned in Scotland when he travels to play golf at his Trump Turnberry course. (more...)
Trump goes head to head with Tusk on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funding Trump goes head to head with Tusk on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funding
- July 13, 2018

The step would fracture the notion of collective defence that is central to NATO's identity and, Europeans worry, delight Moscow ahead of Donald Trump's meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Flake said he's glad Trump is meeting with Putin. Trump used Germany as an example. "Frankly, Putin may be the easiest of them all", noted the USA president comparing his Europe schedules. (more...)
Historic photos show every time American presidents met British Kings and Queens Historic photos show every time American presidents met British Kings and Queens
- July 13, 2018

Donald Trump's son Eric has arrived in Scotland ahead of his father's visit to the UK. On reaching the residence the pair walked across the lawn hand-in-hand. She will then head to Windsor Castle for tea with Queen Elizabeth II in the afternoon. That includes this week's resignations of members of the Cabinet and Parliament over May's proposals to keep some agreements intact after leaving the European Union next year. (more...)
Brexit crisis - what's next for Theresa May? Brexit crisis - what's next for Theresa May?
- July 11, 2018

Other MPs in the region backed Mrs May following the resignations of Brexit Secretary David Davis , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and MP Chris Green. Former Shropshire Council leader Keith Barrow has threatened to leave the party if Mrs May does not step down, adding: "I think she absolutely has to go". (more...)
After North Korea talks disappoint, Trump points finger at Beijing After North Korea talks disappoint, Trump points finger at Beijing
- July 11, 2018

USA news accounts in recent days have shown pictures of what is said to be the expansion of nuclear-related buildings in North Korea . The money extorted this way can amount to hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars paid directly to the Korean People's Army. (more...)
Judge says USA must reunite migrant families or face penalties Judge says USA must reunite migrant families or face penalties
- July 11, 2018

The filing noted 13 others now deemed ineligible for reunification, for reasons ranging from parents now in the custody of other criminal justice agencies to a parent who is being treated for a communicable disease, and one who lives in a home with another adult who has a criminal background. (more...)
Trump to announce pick for Supreme Court Trump to announce pick for Supreme Court
- July 11, 2018

Sources have told NPR that those four finalists are all USA appeals court judges; Brett Kavanaugh , Amy Coney Barrett , Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman . Departing his New Jersey golf club on Sunday afternoon, Trump told reporters he was still making up his mind. If confirmed by the Senate. He now works for the Washington-based lobbying firm Covington & Burling. (more...)
Pompeo: N. Korea Could Have Ties With US Like Vietnam Pompeo: N. Korea Could Have Ties With US Like Vietnam
- July 10, 2018

Pompeo had previously offered a more optimistic view of the talks, which were held with top North Korean party official and former spy chief Kim Yong Chol. However, many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle defended the drills as a necessary deterrent, and say they need to prepare for a potential conflict on the peninsula. (more...)
Trump teases pick for Supreme Court Trump teases pick for Supreme Court
- July 10, 2018

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the conversation publicly. John McCain away from Washington, any defections by Republicans could begin to imperil a nominee. "Past Republican presidents have repeatedly nominated justices who failed to live up to the principles they were selected to represent", Cruz wrote. (more...)
Giuliani: No Cohen Concerns 'As Long As He Tells The Truth' Giuliani: No Cohen Concerns 'As Long As He Tells The Truth'
- July 10, 2018

When pressed, Guiliani maintained there was no wrongdoing by the president, and that the truth could therefore not harm him. "We have no reason to believe he did anything wrong", Giuliani said on ABC's "This Week". Giuliani said, "If the president says, 'I fired him for the good of the United States, '" it was justification enough. "One day I will answer ", he said. (more...)
December 16 Gang Rape Convicts To Hang, SC Rejects Review Plea December 16 Gang Rape Convicts To Hang, SC Rejects Review Plea
- July 10, 2018

On Monday, the court rejected the review petition of three of the six assailants - Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma , all in their 20s - who had asked the court to consider commuting their death sentence to life imprisonment. On May 5 a year ago, the top court had upheld the death penalty to the four convicts. May 2017: The Supreme Court upholds the high court's decision to give them death sentences. (more...)
North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’ North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’
- July 09, 2018

The secretary of state also said that despite a critical statement released by North Korea's Foreign Ministry on Saturday night, he thought the two sides had made progress during the meeting and that his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol, negotiated in "good faith" during the meeting. (more...)
Dead, Homes Destroyed As Klamathon Fire Rages Out Of Control Dead, Homes Destroyed As Klamathon Fire Rages Out Of Control
- July 09, 2018

Total calm Saturday morning replaced the 50 miles per hour (80.5 kph) gusts and forward progress of the fire was stopped at about 100 acres (40.5 hectares) or less, said county fire Capt. Firefighters battled destructive fire Saturday that snaked through a hillside area of Goleta, one of several blazes that destroyed homes during a record-setting heat wave in Southern California . (more...)
British Police Continue Hunt for Poison Used Against Ex-Spy British Police Continue Hunt for Poison Used Against Ex-Spy
- July 09, 2018

Interior minister Javid said police were still working to discover how exactly the two individuals were exposed to the nerve agent . Britain blames Russian Federation for the assassination attempt, but Moscow denies any involvement. Now that British investigators have determined that the agent used was Novichok , they are now trying to determine whether or not it's from the same batch . (more...)
Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday
- July 09, 2018

Foreseeing inevitable news break-ins to offer coverage and analysis, broadcasters are rejiggering their primetime lineups so as to keep too much fresh summer fare from being preempted. Thapar, 49, a Cincinnati-based federal appeals court judge, was among the first four candidates interviewed by Trump on July 2. Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee that holds hearings on Supreme Court nominees, told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on ... (more...)
Former Pakistan PM gets 10 years for corruption, daughter sentenced to seven Former Pakistan PM gets 10 years for corruption, daughter sentenced to seven
- July 06, 2018

A copy of the verdict said the Sharif family had failed to prove a legal source of income for the purchase of the Avenfield apartments. His family, however, insist they legitimately acquired the four properties. Shehbaz said the actual verdict will be given on July 25 when the elections will be held. Sharif has a history of conflict with the military even though his political career was initially nurtured by military dictator Zia ul-Haq in the 1980s. (more...)
Statue of Liberty Climber Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy Statue of Liberty Climber Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy
- July 06, 2018

She was released on her own recognizance after she posted bail. The group said that Okoumou's decision to climb the statue was not a part of its action. The woman told the authorities that she wouldn't come down from the statue until " all the children are released ", according to CNN . "I wouldn't have done it", said the President, "I would have said, 'Let's get some nets, and let's wait till she comes down". (more...)
Bolton Claims US Has Plan to Disarm North Korea Within a Year Bolton Claims US Has Plan to Disarm North Korea Within a Year
- July 06, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave for North Korea on Thursday, seeking agreement on a plan for the country's denuclearization despite mounting doubts about Pyongyang's willingness to abandon a weapons program that threatens the United States and its allies. (more...)
Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak given bail after pleading not guilty Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak given bail after pleading not guilty
- July 05, 2018

According to the New Straits Times , the criminal breach of trust charges involved the embezzlement of RM27 million (US$6.75 million), RM5 million (US$1.25 million) and RM10 million (US$2.5 million) from SRC International Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the controversial 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) state fund, while he was serving as Prime Minister and Finance Minister. (more...)
Woman's Legs Amputated Following Bahamas Boat Explosion Woman's Legs Amputated Following Bahamas Boat Explosion
- July 05, 2018

A GoFundMe campaign to assist with the Schaffer's medical and travel expenses has raised more than $80,000 as of Monday evening. It is not yet clear what caused the explosion on the 40ft (12m) chartered vessel, minutes into the trip off Barraterre island in the Exuma Cays. (more...)
Wildfire sweeps across northern Bay Area, claiming more than 44,000 acres Wildfire sweeps across northern Bay Area, claiming more than 44,000 acres
- July 05, 2018

Along the northern front, the area placed under mandatory evacuation late Tuesday was bounded by Highway 16 on the east, Berryesssa-Knoxville Road on the west, Old County Road on the north and County Road 53 on the south end. "It burned very actively overnight (Monday), was still burning in the morning and is still burning now", said Cal Fire Capt. Jordan Motta. The massive blaze was choking skies with ash and smoke, prompting some officials to cancel Fourth of July fireworks shows and ... (more...)
Austria says to 'protect' its borders after German migrant deal Austria says to 'protect' its borders after German migrant deal
- July 04, 2018

Ahead of a hard Bavarian state election in October, the CSU is determined to show it is tough on migration. Seehofer wants to unilaterally turn back refugees already registered in other European Union (EU) member states, while Merkel opposes it and has been calling for a European solution . (more...)
When Trump meets Putin, United States News & Top Stories When Trump meets Putin, United States News & Top Stories
- July 04, 2018

In early June, Russia promised "consequences" in response to Norway's plan to more than double the presence of U.S. Marines within its borders starting next year. Trump's praise of Putin as a strong leader and his stated desire to forge better relations with Russian Federation are of concern to critics. He said the USA has wanted to learn about Russia's main objectives, "but without this kind of discussion, which has been precluded for some time by the political noise over the allegations ... (more...)
Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims
- July 03, 2018

Killed in the rampage were Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fields questions from reporters over what happened with the Annapolis mayor's request to lower US flags on federal property. (more...)
North Korea just first stop on round-world trip for Pompeo North Korea just first stop on round-world trip for Pompeo
- July 03, 2018

The State Department said Pompeo would head on Saturday from Pyongyang to Tokyo, where he would discuss North Korean denuclearization with Japanese and South Korean leaders. Bolton, who has expressed hard-line views on North Korea, said that if Pyongyang has chose to give up its nuclear weapons program and is cooperative, then "we can move very quickly" and they can win sanctions relief and aid from South Korea and Japan. (more...)
N Korea knows USA nuclear position: Pompeo N Korea knows USA nuclear position: Pompeo
- July 01, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is confident that North Korea fully understands the scope of the American desire for complete denuclearisation. But Harris has since toned down his rhetoric in cue with the Trump administration's engagement with the North on denuclearization talks. Pompeo said he would be leading the ongoing talks with Pyongyang, but declined to discuss details. (more...)
Watch as Jeff Sessions Disgustingly Jokes About Separating Children at the Border Watch as Jeff Sessions Disgustingly Jokes About Separating Children at the Border
- July 01, 2018

On the way to McAllen, Grisham told a small group of reporters traveling with the first lady that the trip was Mrs. Trump's idea - not her husband's or that of their staffs. " 'I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?' written on the back of Melania's jacket, refers to the Fake News Media". Their visit comes despite fears of mass protests from United Kingdom critics of the US President. (more...)
Victims and suspect in deadly shooting at Maryland newspaper named Victims and suspect in deadly shooting at Maryland newspaper named
- June 30, 2018

Ramos directed scores of profanity-laced tweets at the paper's journalists, AP reports. Hiassen was an assistant editor and columnist. Within a week of his conviction, the paper published an article titled "Jarrod wants to be your friend" in the Sunday edition of the Capital Gazette . (more...)
Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban
- June 30, 2018

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker says he is disappointed at the Supreme Court's ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban , but says the ban itself is less than what the president initially wanted to do - which Booker said had amounted to a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. (more...)
Kremlin says Trump-Putin summit a go after Bolton visit Kremlin says Trump-Putin summit a go after Bolton visit
- June 30, 2018

One reporter asked Bolton whether he felt it was appropriate for Trump and Putin to meet given that Russian Federation has not changed any of its behavior in the past. Ties between Washington and Moscow have been strained by the wide-ranging probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign as well as the poisoning case of a former Russian spy. (more...)
Supreme Court Justice Kennedy's retirement promises huge battle for greens, others Supreme Court Justice Kennedy's retirement promises huge battle for greens, others
- June 30, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump addressed the coming U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, his chief of staff , the upcoming summit with Russian Federation, tariffs and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Friday while aboard Air Force One en route from Washington to his private golf club in New Jersey. (more...)
Thousands Of Women In D.C. Protest Trump's Migrant Family Separations Thousands Of Women In D.C. Protest Trump's Migrant Family Separations
- June 30, 2018

President Donald Trump was inaugurated in 2017, then spread internationally, has called on women to risk arrest at Thursday's protest. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. (more...)
Immigration: Democrats Obstruct and the GOP Falters - Again Immigration: Democrats Obstruct and the GOP Falters - Again
- June 30, 2018

That's what the Congressman said last week , before Republicans were unable to pass two immigration bills in the GOP-controlled U.S. House of Representatives. Ultimately, the legislation was only officially authored by House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte , Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul and moderate GOP Reps. (more...)
Fresh Accident Occurs On Otedola Bridge Fresh Accident Occurs On Otedola Bridge
- June 30, 2018

Petrol tanker fires are not uncommon on Nigeria's roads, which are often in disrepair and where vehicles are frequently old and badly maintained. The incident on Thursday occurred at about 17:30 local time (16:30 GMT) on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, one of the main motorways into the city. (more...)