• Israel for Jews: Parliament passes controversial law
Israel for Jews: Parliament passes controversial law

Saeb Erekat, said on twitter that the passing of the "Jewish Nation-State" Bill by the Israeli Knesset a risky and racist law par excellence, since it denies the Arab citizens their right to self-determination to instead be determined by the Jewish population.

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  • 'Time' morphs Trump and Putin's faces in horrifying cover you'll never unsee
'Time' morphs Trump and Putin's faces in horrifying cover you'll never unsee

Speaking to a conference of Russian diplomats in Moscow today, the Russian president described the summit this week in Helsinki as successful overall. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed later in the day that Trump was saying "no" to answering additional questions. Time magazine cover of President Donald Trump and Vlad...

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  • Israeli army launches large-scale attack on Gaza
Israeli army launches large-scale attack on Gaza

Israel's government and army rarely comment on ceasefires in the enclave, but a military spokeswoman said civilian life should return to normal in areas next to Gaza. Explosions were seen across the coastal enclave on Friday evening and Israel said three rockets had been fired at its territory, two of which were intercepted.

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  • Confronted with Putin's lies, Trump flinches again
Confronted with Putin's lies, Trump flinches again

Trump faced withering criticism earlier this week after he seemed to side with Putin over the US intelligence community over Russian interference in the 2016 election. "Sadly, it is not being reported that way - the Fake News is going insane!" he proclaimed. Last week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats said that Russian Federation an...

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  • Judge Denies Request to Move Manafort Trial
Judge Denies Request to Move Manafort Trial

He said it's clear that Mueller's team is targeting Trump and the people around him, and they're attempting to use Manafort to do so. The lawyers argued that extensive pretrial media coverage in Washington had interfered with Manafort's right to a fair trial and the Alexandria jury pool would be drawn from a population that voted heavily in fav...

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  • No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history
No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history

The government's win of the no-confidence motion seemed like only an afterthought, with: "Oh yes, government wins 325-126". Given that it was certain the outcome would be adverse, the Congress's entire aim with the no-confidence motion was to attack the government and project Rahul Gandhi as a formidable leader.

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  • Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things'
Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things'

Hours before the Helsinki summit , Trump was asked if he would press Putin over Russia's alleged manipulation of the 2016 election that brought the mercurial property tycoon to power. But that doesn't mean they are bad. "There is no moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation, which remains hostile to our most basic val...

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  • Trump almost alone in Russian Federation meddling doubts
Trump almost alone in Russian Federation meddling doubts

Trump on Monday said there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russians. KING: President Trump did sign on to this joint declaration at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, which criticized Russian Federation for its annexation of Crimea.

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  • Trump says meeting with Putin ‘even better’ than with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Trump says meeting with Putin ‘even better’ than with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Trump's defence of Russian interests at the expense of European allies and the United States intelligence community is a trend that has been building for months, leaving America's closest allies bewildered. Republican Senator John McCain said Trump's seeming acceptance of Putin's denial was a historical "low point" for the USA presidency and th...

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  • Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia
Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia

At a later briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president was saying "no" to answering questions, not to the question itself. She said the threat to the United States electoral system "still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it".

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  • Trump now says he misspoke on Russia meddling
Trump now says he misspoke on Russia meddling

If Trump "can't say directly to President Putin that he is wrong & we are right & our intelligence agencies are right, it's ineffective & worse, another sign of weakness", he wrote on Twitter . We love Hollywood, we just have a amusing way of showing it. Trump said he was hoping that Tehran " will call us and we'll maybe make a new deal ".

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  • At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling
At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling

He was the news anchor directing CNN's coverage, as opposed to a pundit paid to be opinionated. "The agenda should be I think, number one, that we should let Vladimir Putin - the president, and his team should let Vladimir Putin know, 'If you want a better relationship, if you want, for example, sanctions to be lifted, it's going to be up t...

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  • Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died
Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died

Rick Stanton, along with fellow diver John Volanthen, were the first two divers to find the missing boys and their football coach inside the cave. They had lost an average of 4 pounds (2 kilograms) during the 17-day ordeal. "Thank you so much". They also posed with a drawing of former Thai navy SEAL Petty Officer Saman Gunan, the sole fatality of...

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  • Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'
Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

Trump meets with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, three days after special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking Democratic party officials and organizations to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election.

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  • 'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in investigation | Officers placed on leave
'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in investigation | Officers placed on leave

Batman villain Two-Face liked to flip a coin to decide one's fate. Officer Courtney Brown was heard asking Webb whether she knew how fast she was going. Bodycam footage then shows Brown returning to her police cruiser to consult with her partner. Webb told CNN she spent the day in jail. Heads: officers arrest Webb.

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  • USA indicts 12 Russians on 2016 election meddling charges
USA indicts 12 Russians on 2016 election meddling charges

Charges also include tampering with elections software, although it isn't clear whether the hackers influenced the electoral voting process. Although a February indictment accused other Russians of spying and spreading propaganda on social media, it did not link those efforts with hacking, phishing attempts or distribution of hacked informati...

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  • Trump Unleashes New Attacks on US Media, Democrats
Trump Unleashes New Attacks on US Media, Democrats

Now, you wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe. The president then stated he sees Russian Federation as a "foe in certain respects", and China as a "foe economically". "And this is a very serious matter", he said told ABC. Other issues include the potential for nuclear arms talks and North Korea's nuclear challenge, given that...

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  • Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals
Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

The male jaguar's escape was reported about 7:20am on Saturday when the zoo was still closed to the public. Officials said there are protocols in place if an escape happened during hours where the zoo would have been open, and employees run drills multiple times a year to prepare for that situation.

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  • Navy SEAL who died during Thai cave rescue honoured posthumously
Navy SEAL who died during Thai cave rescue honoured posthumously

Rescue workers extracted the last group of the "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach from the Tham Luang cave on Tuesday night, ensuring a happy ending to a 17-day ordeal that had gripped the world. But he said: "The most important thing to have was a full face mask which had been applied inside with positive pressure to enable them to breat...

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  • Trump shares 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim
Trump shares 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim

After Pompeo left Pyongyang, North Korea's Foreign Ministry released a critical statement that described the stance of US officials as "regrettable" and condemned their focus on nuclear weapons. Trump asked Kim if he had heard of the Elton John song. Pyongyang has been vying for denuclearization for years, but his vision includes removing the 28,50...

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  • May presses Trump for post-Brexit trade deal with United States
May presses Trump for post-Brexit trade deal with United States

A high fence has been erected around the USA ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night and the embassy has sent out an alert warning Americans in London to keep a low profile in case protests turn violent.

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  • Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller
Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

Trump said this past week during his trip to Europe that he would "absolutely, firmly" raise the election-meddling issue with Putin at their meeting, though he added, "I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it, I did it. Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said on Twitter that the indictments were "good news for all Americans". "This is consisten...

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  • Trump Claims Victory in NATO Spending Dispute
Trump Claims Victory in NATO Spending Dispute

Trump had spent his time in Brussels berating members of the military alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defence, accusing Europe of freeloading off the USA and raising doubts about whether he would come to members' defence if they were attacked.

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  • Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out
Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out

Because of the Puerto Rican flag shirt Irizarry is wearing, the man in the video asks if she is a USA citizen and says "you're not going to change us, you know that?" and "the world is not going to change the United States of America". please officer" as the officer is seen walking away from her. "All of the lying, hostility and racism is takin...

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  • Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment
Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said no Americans knew they were communicating with Russians in this indictment and he had no evidence that the outcome of the election was affected. A few hours before the indictments were announced, Trump described the Mueller investigation as a "rigged witch hunt" that is hurting the United States rel...

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  • Manafort Is Transferred From Jail Where He Was Treated Like a ‘VIP’
Manafort Is Transferred From Jail Where He Was Treated Like a ‘VIP’

He told people over a recorded phone line from the jail that he was being treated like a VIP and had reviewed all of the evidence before the trial, prosecutors said. "Defendant's access to counsel and his ability to prepare for trial trumps his personal comfort", Ellis said. Prosecutors working for Justice Department special counsel Robert Muel...

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  • Kim hopes for 'improvement of relations' with U.S. in letter to Trump
Kim hopes for 'improvement of relations' with U.S. in letter to Trump

Kim also voices hope that "the invariable trust and confidence in Your Excellency Mr. President will be further strengthened in the future process of taking practical actions". And US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was condemned by Kim's right-hand man Kim Jong chol for his "gangster"-like attitude during a summit in Pyongyang last weekend".

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  • Texas lawmaker attacks FBI agent over affair
Texas lawmaker attacks FBI agent over affair

Republican and Democratic lawmakers openly yelled at one another as the chair of the House's judiciary committee, Republican Robert Goodlatte of Virginia said Peter Strzok needed to answer questions and suggested they might recess the hearing and hold him in contempt.

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  • United States unveils $200 billion list of China imports for tariffs
United States unveils $200 billion list of China imports for tariffs

Trade Representative's office to identify US$200 billion of Chinese goods that could be hit with 10 percent tariffs. "The Trump administration is gambling that by wielding such a big club, it will force China to back down", said Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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  • NARAL President Demands ‘Affirmative Declaration’ SCOTUS Nominee Will Uphold Roe v. Wade
NARAL President Demands ‘Affirmative Declaration’ SCOTUS Nominee Will Uphold Roe v. Wade

Over the years the Supreme Court has reversed many earlier decisions, among them Brown v. Board of Education and Plessey v. Ferguson. It's not the only pressure being placed on Murkowski: The left-leaning grassroots organization Indivisible Anchorage plans a protest outside her Anchorage office Monday ahead of Trump's expected announcement.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders hope to 'avert disaster' amid concern Trump may undermine alliance
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders hope to 'avert disaster' amid concern Trump may undermine alliance

The European Council President said: "I would like to address President Trump , directly, who has been criticising Europe nearly daily". European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday in a message to Mr Trump that "it is always worth knowing who is your strategic friend and who is your strategic problem".

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  • Croatia ends Russia's run in shootout
Croatia ends Russia's run in shootout

Denis Cheryshev had put Russian Federation in front in the first half but Andrej Kramaric and Domagoj Vida scored for Croatia before the late leveller from Fernandes. In the other quarter-final match, England defeated Sweden 2-0 to secure their place in the semi-finals where they will be facing Croatia . Every time a Croatian player appears be...

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  • 1 dead, several injured after plane crashes in South Africa
1 dead, several injured after plane crashes in South Africa

Unconfirmed reports said one person was critically injured. "We are unsure as yet of how the incident occurred". A charter aircraft crashed in Kameeldrift on Tuesday afternoon. The plane was marked Martin's Air Charter, but no information was immediately available about the air company. South African Civil Aviation Authority said it will is...

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  • Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 bus gang rape
Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 bus gang rape

She succumbed to the injuries at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on December 29, 2012. Read Also: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi urges Jadavpur University students to call off hunger strike AP Singh, one of the counsels of the three convicts, argued before the SC that death penalty in India needs to be abolished.

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  • Mike Pompeo dismisses North Korea's 'gangster' comments, says talks are going well
Mike Pompeo dismisses North Korea's 'gangster' comments, says talks are going well

Speaking later to members of the US-Vietnamese business community in Hanoi, Mr Pompeo called on Mr Kim to replicate Vietnam's "miracle" of economic growth by improving ties with the US, vowing that America keeps its promises with former foes.

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  • Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will be ‘outstanding’: former clerk for Justice Scalia
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will be ‘outstanding’: former clerk for Justice Scalia

Kavanaugh graduated from Yale Law School and clerked for Kennedy in the mid-1990s. Kavanaugh also worked with special counsel Ken Starr during the Whitewater investigation of President Bill Clinton. "The most important thing we can do". "The Senate should quickly confirm President Trump's well-qualified nominee to the Supreme Court". The De...

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  • Secretary of State Pompeo Travels to Afghanistan, Calls for Peace Talks
Secretary of State Pompeo Travels to Afghanistan, Calls for Peace Talks

An earlier statement from NATO Resolute Support Mission said the incident was under investigation and that the injured service members were in stable condition. The last insider attack occurred in August 2017. During a press conference with Pompeo and Gani, Pompeo said the Trump administration's strategy of sending more US troops into Afgha...

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  • Moscow drafts a blueprint for the Putin-Trump summit in Helsinki
Moscow drafts a blueprint for the Putin-Trump summit in Helsinki

The planned summit between Trump and Putin is set for July 16th. "But this prerequisite is now undermined from within - by a couple of illiberal governments in the alliance, and now even by the US president". President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin , January 28, 2017. The list goes on, and I'm sure Pu...

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  • How will Florida women fare after President Trump picks a SCOTUS nominee?
How will Florida women fare after President Trump picks a SCOTUS nominee?

Of the court's liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 and Stephen Breyer turns 80 next month, so Trump may well get another opportunity to cement conservative dominance of the court for years to come. Kennedy was the swing vote on many landmark decisions, including those involving abortion and same-sex marriage. He tweeted Monday morning...

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  • Thousands evacuated ahead of fast-moving California wildfire
Thousands evacuated ahead of fast-moving California wildfire

Firefighters in Butte County were busy putting out multiple fires Saturday afternoon. It's estimated at 100 acres (40.5 hectares) or less. Fire officials do not know what caused the blaze, he said. However, the fire continues to spread into the timberland of Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou national forests. It marked the first fatality of the ...

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