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Doubts on North Korean denuclearization shadow Pompeo visit

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Responding to the report, Trump said , "I think they (North Koreans) are very serious about it (denuclearisation)". Satellite images taken nine days after the Singapore summit showed North Korea continuing to build on the infrastructure at a key nuclear reactor. Read More »

Charges filed in Canadian hockey team bus crash case

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The driver faces 16 counts of risky operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and 13 counts of unsafe operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury, said Curtis Zablocki, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner in Saskatchewan. Read More »

Trump Warns NATO Allies Over 'Growing U.S. Frustration'

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As the security alliance prepares to meet next week in Brusels at Nato's new headquarters, it has emerged that Germany, Belgium, Canada, Norway and the United Kingdom, among other member states, have received pointed letters from Mr Trump informing them that the existing arrangement "is no longer sustainable" for the US. Read More »

Resurrecting the near-extinct white rhinoceros

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Additionally, the worldwide team established stem cell lines from blastocysts of the SWR with typical features of embryonic stem cells. The scientists published their results in the journal Nature Communications . Professor Renfree says the key to the project was new technology developed by Professor Thomas Hildebrandt, who's based at the Leibniz-Institut in Berlin, that for the first time allowed collection of eggs from the ovaries of rhinoceroses. Read More »

Texas mom shoots man who allegedly stole SUV with kids inside

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Police identified the man as Ricky Wright, 36. She said she ran out and climbed into the backseat and told the man to stop the vehicle. "I don't know what to think". Meanwhile, Booker-Hicks doesn't have a license to carry but was allowed to carry her gun in her auto. As he recovers the mother wanted to pass on this message: "I wish I would've killed you, if I didn't already". Read More »

'We will never abolish ICE': Pence says to staff at ICE HQ

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To a handful of Democratic lawmakers and some progressive candidates, ICE has become a symbol of the Trump administration's aggressive immigration policies. Despite this information, locals maintained that ICE and its actions were immoral. Thirty-six percent said they should be allowed to stay. "Although ICE is clearly in need of significant reform, abolishing the agency charged with executing the administration's misguided policies won't change the policies". Read More »

First hurricane of the season forms in the Atlantic Ocean

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Its hurricane-force winds extended only about 10 miles from the storm's center, and tropical storm-force winds extended up to about 35 miles from the center. Beryl's size was still small and there was much uncertainty in predicting the hurricane's intensity because of its size, the agency said . The storm should begin to weaken once it reaches the eastern Caribbean on Monday. Read More »

British couple sickened by same poison used on Russian spy

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Salisbury MP John Glen said: "The latest incident is most likely the isolated result of discarded paraphernalia from the attack in March". "The eyes of the world are now on Russian Federation, not least because of the World Cup", British Home Secretary Sajid Javid said. Read More »

Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term

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An anti-corruption court in Islamabad on July 6 sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison. The younger Sharif said that there were other cases in which corruption had been proven in black and white and yet no verdicts were announced against the culprits. Read More »

DCI: Israel killed 25 children in 2018

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Mladenov confirmed that the meeting with President Abbas was part of the ongoing meetings with the PA, Israel, Egypt, and all other relevant parties to show that the United Nations fully supports ending the division between the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Read More »

Heartbroken over Hamas: IDF intel uncovers more Hamas honeypots

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Hamas militants, posing as an attractive woman, would initially reach out to soldiers on platforms such as Facebook , then shift conversations to the Whatsapp texting service. In March 2016 a Palestinian from Gaza was charged with hacking into Israeli military drones. One of the apps, "Golden Cup", was set up last month as the World Cup soccer championship kicked off in Russian Federation, the Israeli officers said. Read More »

Senate panel backs intel assessment of Russian meddling

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The committee's report indicates lawmakers also intend to address questions about an explosive "dossier" of allegations about Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties. The committee is still investigating any possible collusion, interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence, officials said. Trump tweeted last week. Read More »

Trump holds rally in Montana

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Appearing in a state he dominated in 2016, Trump cast Tester as a "liberal Democrat", railing against his voting record on issues like abortion, immigration and taxes. During a speech in Montana, the current president dissed Elizabeth Warren , and while trying to be amusing, he also mocked the #MeToo movement . "Maybe you should focus on fixing the lives you're destroying", Warren tweeted . Read More »

Key Trump ally Scott Pruitt forced to resign

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Read the full report at Fox News. Chmielewski also leveled new claims against the administrator, including "improper retaliation against EPA staff". " Scott Pruitt was the worst EPA administrator in the history of the agency". "We can't afford more pollution and asthma attacks - our children's health and their future depends on it". Read More »

Japan hangs doomsday cult members who attacked subway with sarin

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Aum Shinrikyo was founded by Shoko Asahara of Japan in 1987 and sprang into global focus in 1995, when its adepts sprayed the nerve agent Sarin in the Tokyo subway. Rights group Amnesty International said justice demanded accountability but also respect for civil rights. Shizue Takahashi, whose husband was a subway deputy station master who died in the attack, also expressed regret that six of Asahara's followers had been killed. Read More »

Protester Climbs On Statue Of Liberty

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WABC reports the woman started climbing around 3 p.m. ET, shortly after a protest group called Rise and Resist revealed a banner calling for the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Lady Liberty herself is 111 feet, 6 inches tall, according to the Statue of Liberty Foundation . At first, he says Okoumou was not friendly with them, but they got a dialogue going with her so she could trust the officers. Read More »

Polish PM defends controversial judiciary reform

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On Tuesday evening the three biggest opposition parties had organized protests "In Defense of the Supreme Court" in Warsaw and other major cities. The 26 other justices also showed up for work Wednesday. That forces Gersdorf, who is 65, and as many as one-third of the court's 73 sitting judges to step down, unless they ask the president for special permission to remain and he grants it. Read More »

DNA tests for separated migrant children

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Azar said the reports are false and said his department is working hard to comply with the most recent order, which demanded the children be reunited with their parents. "When the government wants to marshal its resources to separate families, it has shown that it can do it quickly and efficiently, but when told to reunite families, it somehow finds it too hard and cumbersome to accomplish", Gelernt said. Read More »

Amesbury poisoning victims fell ill after handling contaminated item

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The Skripals eventually recovered after treatment, but not before the British government lead the charge for a major diplomatic pushback against Russian Federation for orchestrating the attack-something Moscow continues to deny. Rex Features Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. He said: "We know what the nerve agent is but we don't know what the transmission of it was". Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull says Nauru's ban on ABC journalists 'regrettable'

Amnesty International said the ban was a "brazen" attempt to suppress coverage of the treatment of asylum seekers in the Australian-funded offshore processing centre. While the many political and media figures who have spoken out against Nauru's ban on the ABC ahead of September's Pacific Island Forum are correct in what they say, they appear to be missing an important point. Read More »

US Secretary of State lands in N Korea for peace talks

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He said relations between the USA and North Korea have "dramatically shifted" in North Korea's favor over the past few months. A delegation of South Korean basketball players, government officials and journalists arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday for friendly basketball games with North Korea in the latest round of sports diplomacy between the two countries. Read More »

Dozens Remain Missing in Thai Waters a Day After Tourist Boat Capsizes

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But officials said the 39 Chinese and European tourists forced to abandon that boat were rescued and have returned to land. Four of those saved are being treated in hospital because of slight bruises, the official said. The two people missing from the Senerita - boat mechanic Aroon Habinsun and 30-year-old Chinese tourist Sun Hua Fang - were recovered this morning. Read More »

Trump plans to meet with Putin one-on-one, without aides

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A heady sequence of high-profile events, summits and photo-ops at home and overseas will position Trump as a dominant figure in global politics whose wrecking ball leadership style could be felt years after he has left office. Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to US President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017. Read More »

Japan executes doomsday cult leader behind Tokyo subway attack

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The justice ministry would not immediately confirm that Asahara had been hanged, nor reports that several other cult members would also be put to death Friday. He pleaded not guilty and never testified, but muttered and made incoherent remarks in court during the eight years of his trial. The cult was also linked to the disappearance and subsequent murder of Tsutsumi Sakamoto and his family in 1989, while he was working as a lawyer on a class action lawsuit against the emerging ... Read More »

Ky. Judge Not On Top 3 List For Supreme Court Position

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The future of Roe v Wade , the court's 1973 decision that enshrined a woman's right to abortion , is widely held to be at stake and has galvanised both sides. The campaign will invest heavily in the ME and Alaska markets to stoke the mounting pressure on Collins and Murkowski to vote against the nominee. "We're going to do it at 9 p.m.in the White House", he told reporters. Read More »

Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

Rangers and emergency services got there first and attempted to perform CPR on this person but unfortunately they couldn't be revived. Duty Superintendent Shaun Gill confirmed the incident, which required the use of a rescue helicopter to transport the patient to hospital. Read More »

Is Michael Cohen About To Flip On President Trump?

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The interview consisted entirely of Cohen criticizing and distancing himself from Trump . A source close to Trump and Cohen told CNN that they believe Cohen is making the case to justify why he will turn against the President. "His sentencing would be delayed until the federal prosecutors had fully used him to cooperate on all matters". Cohen also addressed that question, adding that he has not been interviewed by Mueller's team. Read More »

Donald Trump: US President asked repeatedly if he could INVADE Venezuela

Taking military action against Venezuela would be a dramatic escalation of the US's so-far exclusively diplomatic and sanctions-focused response to the political and economic crisis roiling the South American country. official. Trump reportedly prefaced the conversation with the leaders with the phrase: "My staff told me not to say this". Trump then went around asking each leader if they were sure they didn't want a military solution , according to the official, who added that each ... Read More »

Trump Administration Drafting Bill to Pull US Out of WTO?

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Trump early Tuesday tweeted that the USA economy is "doing perhaps better than ever before, and that's prior to fixing some of the worst and most unfair trade deals ever made by any country ". Here, we are talking about the millions of businesses - large and small - that use the global trading system every day to exchange their goods and services, creating value for local economies and spreading prosperity more widely. Read More »

Woman Killed, Another Loses Legs in Tour Boat Explosion

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Jackson's husband also suffered burns and was transported to a Florida hospital Monday. Tiran Jackson was also injured, as he suffered burns, ABC News reported. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation by the Exuma branch of the Bahamas Police Force. A GoFundMe page that has been created to help the family with medical and travel expenses. Read More »

United States seeking second Trump-Kim meeting in NY

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The South Korean delegation is led by Unification Minister Cho Myung Gyun and consists of about 100 people, including government officials, and male and female basketball players as well as members of the press. "But the Trump Administration will have to act quickly". Over the weekend, a USA envoy met with the North Koreans at the DMZ. North Korea has consistently refused in past rounds of failed negotiations to provide an inventory of its weapons program and US intelligence remains ... Read More »

White House Forms Team to Oversee Supreme Court Nomination

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The Supreme Court legalized abortion in 1973, but anti-abortion advocates hope Roe v. Wade will soon be overruled if Trump gets the chance to appoint a justice who could cast a potentially decisive vote against it. At her confirmation hearings, the Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein expressed concern that Barrett, who had suggested that Catholic justices might have to recuse themselves from death penalty cases , would be guided by church law instead of the constitution. Read More »

Person climbing the Statue of Liberty

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In a tweet, the group said the person climbing the statue has no affiliation with the earlier protest. Police are trying to coax the woman down. Activists with the group say they hung the banner to protest USA immigration policy. The large banner said "Abolish I.C.E". Seven people have been arrested on Liberty Island, all of whom are believed to be protestors, law enforcement sources told CNN . Read More »

J.K. Rowling, Merriam-Webster mock Trump over misspelled ‘pour’ tweet

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He says in his tweet: " I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized! ". "The Washington Post is constantly quoting "anonymous sources" that do not exist", tweeted the president. Rowling, the award-winning author of the seven-book Harry Potter series, seemed to enjoy the president's take on his alleged writing prowess. The official Twitter account for the dictionary Merriam-Webster also made light of Trump's error . Read More »

United Kingdom police declare ‘major incident’ over ‘unknown substance’

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Amesbury , located close to the megalithic site Stonehenge, is about seven miles from Salisbury, where Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent in March. Wiltshire Police said further tests on the substance were being carried out in a bid to identify it. The UK's chief medical officer said during the press conference on Wednesday that the risk to the general public from the Wiltshire case was low. Read More »

Jacob Rees-Mogg in backlash from Tories over Brexit threat

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A senior cabinet minister hoped that Friday's summit would prove to be a "big moment" in the history of the Brexit process. But Mr Rees-Mogg came in for stinging criticism from his own party, with Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan telling him to " pipe down ". Read More »

Leaked Trump Draft Bill Would Ditch WTO Trade Rules

The proposed "United States Fair and Reciprocal Trade Act" would give the president unilateral power to renegotiate with individual countries or apply tariffs, bypassing worldwide WTO rules for collective negotiation. "The fundamentals of the Chinese economy at present are good", he said. "Years of practice have shown this system to be effective and must continue to be adhered to". Read More »

Russian Federation meddled in U.S. polls: Senate panel

Neither the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which reported the intelligence agencies' findings in January 2017, nor the Senate committee has concluded that Trump's campaign or aides colluded with Russian Federation. In a new document on the panel's progress, the Intelligence Committee also said it would release its review of the US government's handling of the so-called "Dossier" in a future part of its investigation. Read More »

Church puts Holy Family in cage to protest 'zero tolerance'

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A church in Indianapolis has put up a display that shows statues of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus in a cage to protest the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy . "I think our faith tells us where we need to be. Our scripture is very clear how we're to receive those families who come to us, seeking safety for their children seeking safety for themselves - it's the same thing my family wanted three generations ago, when they came here from Norway". Read More »

What we know about the upcoming Trump-Putin summit — Focus at Four

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Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told a delegation of USA lawmakers he hoped their visit to Moscow would help restore relations between the two legislatures, Interfax news agency reported. "Perhaps not a utopia - I'm still looking for the utopia in the world - but a better day", Shelby told Russian's lower house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin on Tuesday. Read More »

Larissa Beilby was allegedly brutally beaten before she was murdered

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Specialist police, including snipers, surrounded a unit at Alexandra Headland while negotiators worked at convincing an allegedly armed Sikorsky to come out. A man accused of murdering a Brisbane teenager has been charged with additional 16 offences. He was arrested after a 28-hour stand-off with police on the Sunshine Coast over the weekend. Read More »

Facebook shares slip on report of widened probe into Cambridge Analytica scandal

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Facebook has admitted that up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked by British consultancy Cambridge Analytica , which worked for US President Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign. Facebook decided against doing an audit of Cambridge Analytica at the time. When Wylie came forward with allegations that Cambridge Analytica misused the data, Facebook told CNN that it was investigating Chancellor's involvement in the scandal. Read More »

US police say woman, 92, killed 72-yr-old son

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Court documents said that as Blessing was escorted from the home she said to detectives that she had told to her son "you took my life, so I'm taking yours". "It is always concerning when domestic issues escalate to violence or tragic outcomes", Sheriff Paul Penzone said in a statement. They found her sitting in her reclining chair, her son deceased in a bedroom. Read More »