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Senate voices protest over Trump's aluminum, steel tariffs

Senate voices protest over Trump's aluminum, steel tariffs He was referring to recent moves by President Donald Trump to impose levies on imports of steel and aluminum from close allies including Canada, Mexico and Europe, and plans for some tariffs on automobiles and auto parts. "The president is taking a different approach, sometimes controversial, but I believe he's a pragmatist". It asks senators selected to join their House counterparts in a conferen... [Full Article...]

Manchester protest over Donald Trump's visit to UK

Manchester protest over Donald Trump's visit to UK Standing next to May during a joint news conference at the British Prime Minister's official country house, Chequers, Trump announced he had at least started to apologize earlier in the morning. In a statement following the publication of the Sun interview, the White House press secretary said Mr Trump "likes and respects Prime Minister May very much" and he "never said anything bad about he... [Full Article...]

Finland reinstates border checks for Trump-Putin summit

Finland reinstates border checks for Trump-Putin summit Earlier Friday, Trump said he would question Putin about Russian election meddling when the two meet in Helsinki . Dmitry Kiselyov, presenter of Russia's main weekly TV news show "Vesti Nedeli", said Moscow had seen how Trump had received other leaders on home soil, showing footage of Trump holding Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hand in a vice-like grip, brushing dandruff off French P... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets 'very nice note' from Kim Jong Un

Trump tweets 'very nice note' from Kim Jong Un Pompeo said his discussions in Pyongyang last week had been productive, although he left without a North Korean agreement to take specific steps toward dismantling its nuclear weapons program. Trump met with Kim in Singapore on June 12-the first meeting between leaders of the two countries. Recent reports suggest that the North has continued to expand infrastructure at nuclear and missile si... [Full Article...]

Trump’s campaign manager Manafort says he’s treated like VIP in jail

Trump’s campaign manager Manafort says he’s treated like VIP in jail Far from being restrictive, prosecutors said Manafort had been given a personal telephone in his cell, which he used for more than 300 calls with attorneys and others over the past three weeks, and found a workaround to the jail's ban on email. [Full Article...]

Furious Trump unleashes unhinged tweet against ‘Ex-FBI LAYER Lisa Page’

Furious Trump unleashes unhinged tweet against ‘Ex-FBI LAYER Lisa Page’ Some former Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials say the tactics observed in recent months illustrate a clear desire by House Republicans to score political points instead of genuine fact-finding. "It appears that Lisa Page has something to hide". She was expected to appear before the Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Wednesday, Fox News reported Monday. [Full Article...]

Pune Man With Longest Fingernails Finds Hand Disabled After Cutting Them

Pune Man With Longest Fingernails Finds Hand Disabled After Cutting Them Chillal, 82, recently retired his fingernails to Ripley's after growing them for 66 years. He was flown from Pune to NY for this ceremony by Ripley's Believe It or Not museum - where his nails will be immortalized. "Chillal dedicated his life to something truly remarkable and Ripley's is the flawless home to honor his legacy", a rep says, per the Hindu . The museum will host a "nail clipping ... [Full Article...]

North Korea snubs U.S., skips meeting on returning soldier remains

At high-level talks last week, North Korea and the USA confirmed they are still poles apart on the next steps to be taken in the process. The source said that Kim did not see any need to hold dialogue with Japan before his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April, instead favoring relations with the United States, China and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Man With No Arms Arrested for Stabbing Chicago Tourist

Miami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight Tuesday, the Miami Herald reports . Police found Coronado bleeding from his left arm. The victim was treated for his injuries and Crenshaw was taken to jail and charged with aggravated battery , the report states. [Full Article...]

All migrant kids under five to be back with parents by Thursday

All migrant kids under five to be back with parents by Thursday The government argued that the progress showed they were in compliance with the court order, even if the deadline was missed, but plaintiffs argued otherwise. Last December, the Trump administration quietly reversed an Obama-era directive that prevented Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from detaining pregnant women except in extreme cases, altering the policy to prevent holding onl... [Full Article...]

Suker backs Croatia 'role model' Modric for Ballon d'Or

Suker backs Croatia 'role model' Modric for Ballon d'Or But there were stunned reactions as Croatia scored the equaliser through Ivan Perisic. The 51-year-old made it his mission to change that and the results have been spectacular, most notably a 3-0 demolition of Argentina in the group stage, although the side has needed penalties to get past Denmark and hosts Russian Federation in the knockout stages. [Full Article...]

Man harasses woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt, saying it's 'un-American'

Man harasses woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt, saying it's 'un-American' On Tuesday, Cook County's Board President Toni Preckwinkle tweeted , "I am very sorry for the experience the young woman had to en [d] ure and I'm further troubled by the lack of response and action by the initial officer on the scene". It nonetheless spread around social media, being viewed nearly 2.5 million times just through a version produced by social news outlet NowThis. "I am appalled, sh... [Full Article...]

TS Chris to become Hurricane - Warning out for Maritimes

TS Chris to become Hurricane - Warning out for Maritimes The storm is expected to generate high surf and unsafe rip currents from North Carolina to ME, according to The Weather Channel. More than 20,000 homes and businesses were without power as the storm passed over the island, including at least 1,500 who have been without electricity since Hurricane Maria devastated the island a year ago, Lt. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: Trump urges members urged to double defence spending

But other countries still have several years to reach the target commitment, and for those experiencing significant economic growth, increases in defense spending may take some time to reflect change to the share of GDP. Arriving at Nato, Ms Merkel sought to put her countries ties to the western alliance in historical context. "We're protecting everybody. And yet we're paying a lot of money to pro... [Full Article...]

President Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

President Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court His first, Justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the high court in April 2017. He is also a robust supporter of the executive power of the presidency. Trump's other leading candidates for the post were fellow federal appellate judges Thomas Hardiman , Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barrett . Jon Tester of Montana - told reporters on Monday that he was not invited to the White House for Mo... [Full Article...]

Thailand cave operation called off for day with 8 now rescued

Thailand cave operation called off for day with 8 now rescued Eight of the 12 boys trapped in a flooded and labyrinth cave system in far northern Thailand are safe and recuperating in a hospital after another four were brought out by divers on the second day of a high-stakes rescue operation, a top official said. [Full Article...]

Trump admin releases names of children under 5 separated at border

Trump admin releases names of children under 5 separated at border Looking for news you can trust? A federal judge in San Diego will receive an update Tuesday from the federal government and ACLU on the progress of reuniting children under age 5 who were separated from their parents at the U.S. The ACLU and others have blasted the Trump administration for shoddy record-keeping after they separated the families, saying the government apparently had no plan to ... [Full Article...]

Will Elon Musk’s ‘kid submarine’ be used in Thai rescue?

Will Elon Musk’s ‘kid submarine’ be used in Thai rescue? Mild weather and falling water levels over the past few days created optimal conditions for an underwater evacuation, but that won't last if it rains again, Narongsak said . The operation to rescue the boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach by having them dive out of the flooded cave began Sunday morning, with expert divers entering the sprawling complex for the complicated and unsafe mi... [Full Article...]

North Korea calls denuclearisation talks with U.S. 'regrettable'

North Korea calls denuclearisation talks with U.S. 'regrettable' Pompeo said he had won commitments for new discussions on denuclearization and announced a Thursday meeting between US and North Korean military officials on the repatriation of the remains. "If those requests were gangster-like, the world is a gangster", Pompeo said, as he noted that the U.N. Security Council has demanded numerous times that the North dispose of its nuclear weapons and end its ... [Full Article...]

Japan Floods and Heavy Rain Leave at Least 55 Dead, Dozens Missing

Japan Floods and Heavy Rain Leave at Least 55 Dead, Dozens Missing Some 30,000 people remained in shelters on Sunday, while the evacuation orders and advisories were issued for almost 6 million people, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. The agency is also maintaining the same warning that has been issued to Gifu Prefecture. TV footage showed crews in military trucks delivering emergency water supplies to areas where water infrastructure was d... [Full Article...]


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