• 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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  • Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More
Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

On Thursday, he suggested the possibility of tariffs on nearly $500 billion more of Chinese goods. The U.S. exported 30 percent of its overall soybean production to China previous year. economy. It might be the trade war of the century, but US and Asian markets were not rattled by the formal start of the US-China trade war on Friday.

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  • Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 people in Quebec
Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 people in Quebec

Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois said none of the deaths occurred in a hospital or long-term care facility and that the people who died were already suffering from health problems, including mental-health issues or drug and alcohol addiction.

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  • Mother exposed to nerve agent dies ten days after exposure
Mother exposed to nerve agent dies ten days after exposure

Officers are still trying to work out how Ms Sturgess and Mr Rowley were exposed to the nerve agent although tests have confirmed they touched a contaminated item with their hands. The new poisoning has frightened some residents who thought an extensive cleanup had removed the threat of any further Novichok exposure. Sergei Skripal and his da...

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  • 'Today is D-Day': Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys
'Today is D-Day': Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

Meanwhile, as CNN reported on Sunday , the rescue effort in Thailand has assembled divers and Navy Seal personnel from various countries including the United States and Thailand itself, which saw one elite diver die on Friday during the operation to save the boys.

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  • Trump says he's close to making final Supreme Court decision
Trump says he's close to making final Supreme Court decision

He's also had a hand in Trump's picks for lower courts; the president has gotten a whopping 21 circuit court judges confirmed since taking office and almost all were outsourced to The Federalist Society to fill. "I've never seen a president of the United States in effect make himself a puppet of outside groups and choose from a group of right-win...

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  • Hurricane Beryl gains strength as it heads toward islands
Hurricane Beryl gains strength as it heads toward islands

Beryl is an unusually small hurricane, a characteristic that forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say make it hard to measure and predict. Beryl is the Atlantic's first hurricane of 2018. The storm is heading west-northwestward towards the Lesser Antilles at a fairly slow pace but is expected to gain forward momentum through the weeken...

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  • Pompeo in North Korea vows to get details of nuke commitment
Pompeo in North Korea vows to get details of nuke commitment

Trump and Kim Jong Un last month agreed to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, although they made no mention of how or when Pyongyang might give up its nuclear weapons program. She also denied that the USA has eased its demand for "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization", speculation that emerged ...

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  • Another Former Wrestler Says Jordan Knew of Abuse
Another Former Wrestler Says Jordan Knew of Abuse

Jordan's spokesman says in a statement the congressman never saw or heard about any abuse or had any abuse reported when he was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State . Jordan said that DeSabato had a "a criminal record". Male athletes from 14 sports at Ohio State have reported alleged sexual misconduct by Strauss, who was on the faculty a...

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  • Trump delaying NAFTA deal until after midterm elections
Trump delaying NAFTA deal until after midterm elections

But the NAFTA talks have been stalled for several weeks and Lopez Obrador enters the scene as tensions between Canada and the United States have intensified as the two countries have become embroiled in a trade dispute. Diab said in an interview that the tomato-processing facility will increase prices of its products as a response to the Canada and...

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  • Iran eyes oil for goods barter plan to fight sanctions
Iran eyes oil for goods barter plan to fight sanctions

This U.S. government will not stay in office forever. Washington has since told countries they must stop buying Iranian oil from Nov 4 or face financial measures. "We don't keep it [to] ourselves", he said. "They have talked without thinking carefully", Rouhani said. But all the other signatories to the nuclear deal say they still support it.

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  • Vt. woman seriously injured in Bahamas tour boat explosion
Vt. woman seriously injured in Bahamas tour boat explosion

George said Stefanie had both of her legs amputated and remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma at Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau. Two men are seen wading out to the boat to pull one of the victims from the burning vessel, while one man, who fled the blaze, was seen bleeding and yelling for a doctor to help.

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  • Talks held over south Syria towns
Talks held over south Syria towns

The transfer took place Thursday night and included the delivery to refugee camps on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights of 300 tents, 13 tons of food, 15 tons of baby formula, three pallets of medical gear and medicine, and 30 tons of clothing, the Israel Broadcasting Corp.

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  • Michael Cohen 'loyal to family and US' over Donald Trump
Michael Cohen 'loyal to family and US' over Donald Trump

One such dramatis persona is Michael Cohen , the president's longtime fixer at the Trump Organization whose home, offices, and NY hotel room have recently been paid a visit by the FBI-and had a lifetime of shady business dealings tossed into very public view.

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  • Hero golden retriever protects owner from rattlesnake attack, suffers bite on face
Hero golden retriever protects owner from rattlesnake attack, suffers bite on face

The post has been liked more than 131,000 times. But Todd swooped in and saved her, she said. "Please say a little prayer for my sweet hero". A smooch for Todd from his owner Paula Godwin . According to patch.com, Godwin's medical expenses for Todd were $1,500 . He was in the hospital for about 12 hours and is going to recover well, said the ...

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  • Capital Gazette Shooting Suspect Sued News Outlet For Defamation In 2012
Capital Gazette Shooting Suspect Sued News Outlet For Defamation In 2012

Altomare said investigators were frustrated as they tried to determine exactly why the gunman attacked. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the man charged with killing five employees at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis .

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  • Trump Defends Embattled Immigration Control Agency
Trump Defends Embattled Immigration Control Agency

Huntsman said "don't blame ICE, blame the lawmakers" for policies like child separation which can affect those seeking asylum rather than those bringing drugs or gangs. Which raises an interesting question: Just how far should candidates for Congress go, and is it really a problem if all their ideas aren't immediately practical? Moved by accounts...

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  • Protest Encampment Cleared at ICE Building in Portland
Protest Encampment Cleared at ICE Building in Portland

Meanwhile, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stance that ICE should be abolished has gained prominence since her longshot victory in Tuesday's Democratic congressional primary over U.S. He continued by offering ICE agents a word of encouragement. U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan claims the agency's practices under Republican President Donald Trump's administrat...

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  • Mystery surrounds 11 family members found dead at home
Mystery surrounds 11 family members found dead at home

The police control room says they are investigating whether they were members of a family who died by suicide or were killed. Preliminary investigation revealed that the head of the family is running a plywood shop in the same premises. One of the dead was 75-years-old while three others were minors. There he saw the door open and was shocked to ...

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  • Calls grow to abolish USA immigration agency
Calls grow to abolish USA immigration agency

His tweets follow Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have in common with almost 20 U.S. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, take aim at the agency. On Saturday, Mr. Trump took to Twitter to praise the service of the men and women of ICE, and to blast Democrats suggesting the agency be eliminated.

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  • Hundreds of Women's March Protesters Arrested in Senate Office Building
Hundreds of Women's March Protesters Arrested in Senate Office Building

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Where are the marches, the protests, the outpouring of concern for Americans who die from drugs brought into this country by those here unlawfully? The protest was organized and promoted by Women's March, the same group that mounted a massive protest effort past year shortly after President Donal...

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  • SCOTUS: Five key senators who could decide fate of Trump's nominee
SCOTUS: Five key senators who could decide fate of Trump's nominee

North Dakota is the fourth state the president has visited in the past week. President Donald Trump is trumpeting the primary loss of Democratic Rep. Right now, with Democrats heavily invested in their Heidi-is-pro-Trump narrative, would be the flawless time for Trump himself to descend on the race and rile up the Republican base for Cramer.

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  • European Union mini-summit tackles migration crisis political flare-up
European Union mini-summit tackles migration crisis political flare-up

Germany is hesitant to accept more immigrants as people are becoming increasingly tired of the recent influx. The prevailing honesty and benevolence on display Sunday barely lower the stakes for a full European Union summit opening Thursday.

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  • Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump major high court pick
Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump major high court pick

Justice Neil Gorsuch, whom Trump nominated early a year ago to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court , was seen as a crucial vote with fellow conservative justices in upholding the travel ban. Trump already has left an imprint on the court, restoring its 5-4 conservative majority with the appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch past year after the p...

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  • Ardern names new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha
Ardern names new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha

At the time, she said she'd found out about the pregnancy just one week before her Labour Party formed government and that it came as a surprise to her, and her partner, as they believed they would not be able to conceive naturally. Ardern and Gayford are yet to name their baby but the Deswals named their girl Aayushi, which is a traditional Indian...

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  • Mike Pompeo Says He Won't Put a Timeline on North Korea Denuclearization
Mike Pompeo Says He Won't Put a Timeline on North Korea Denuclearization

The prime minister also said at the ceremony the United States and South Korea have made a decision to suspend joint military exercises and the North and South agreed to reunite 100 individuals from each side during a family reunion late August.

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

Zsa Zsa and her large tongue not only beat out the other dogs, but she brought ome $1500. Zsa Zsa's owner, Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will earn a pretty penny for her victory-a $1,500 prize, to be precise. She was almost blind from neglect when she was rescued in Sonoma County, California. She will also be flown, with Zsa Zsa , to ...

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  • Women drivers greeted with flowers by Saudi traffic police
Women drivers greeted with flowers by Saudi traffic police

The end of the driving ban comes alongside Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030-an "ambitious yet achievable blueprint, which expresses our long-term goals and expectations and reflects our country's strengths and capabilities", crown prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud proclaimed online .

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  • Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test
Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

Republican Peoples Party's (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem Ince greets people after casting his ballot at a polling station during the parliamentary and presidential elections, in Yalova on June 24, 2018. They have said election law changes and fraud allegations in the 2017 referendum raise fears about the vote's fairness. But he reckoned w...

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