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Scaramucci: CNN reporter was doing her job Scaramucci: CNN reporter was doing her job
- July 31, 2018

Putin said Friday he's ready to invite Trump to Moscow and ready to visit Washington if conditions are right. A White House reporter for CNN was disinvited from a Rose Garden photo opportunity Wednesday after having called out questions to President Trump in an earlier Oval Office meeting about former personal attorney Michael Cohen tape-recording him. (more...)
More than 700 children remain separated from migrant parents More than 700 children remain separated from migrant parents
- July 29, 2018

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego commended the government Tuesday for its recent efforts and for apparently being on track to reunify the roughly 1,600 parents it deems eligible, calling it "a remarkable achievement". The Trump administration insists that all of the migrant parents who were deported gave their written consent and were duly informed of their rights in their native tongue. (more...)
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from prison Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from prison
- July 29, 2018

A teenager who came an icon of the Palestinian struggle after being jailed for slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier has been freed. But some Israeli lawmakers said that the 17-year-old's punishment should have been much harsher - the deputy speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Bezalel Smotrich, wrote on Twitter in April that Tamimi "should have gotten a bullet, at least in the kneecap". (more...)
PM Modi meets Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin to give ties further boost PM Modi meets Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin to give ties further boost
- July 29, 2018

In his address to the BRICS summit (comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Modi had reaffirmed India's commitment to multilateralism, global trade and a rules-based world order. He called on the two sides to strengthen strategic communication, increase mutual trust, promote practical cooperation, as well as cultural and people-to-people exchanges, strengthen dialogue and properly manage differences, it said. (more...)
The coastal city of Mati in Greece nearly completely destroyed by fire The coastal city of Mati in Greece nearly completely destroyed by fire
- July 28, 2018

Mati is a popular tourist spot for Greeks, particularly pensioners and children at summer camps. Firefighters said they were battling blazes on several fronts and that gale force winds helped spread the flames. More than 170 people were treated in hospitals for injuries including burns. The country is awaiting 60 firefighters from Cyprus and two water-bombing planes from Spain, the fire department's spokeswoman said. (more...)
North Korea starts dismantling key part of launch site: United States group North Korea starts dismantling key part of launch site: United States group
- July 28, 2018

The factory visit was the latest of a series of site inspections by Kim, including industrial facilities and special economic zones near North Korea's border with China, according to state media, after Kim shifted his focus from nuclear missiles to the economy in April. (more...)
Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse is Happening Tonight, Mars at Its Brightest Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse is Happening Tonight, Mars at Its Brightest
- July 28, 2018

Blues and purples have shorter wavelengths and scatter in our atmosphere, giving the sky its inky colour, but reds and oranges have the highest wavelengths and pass through our atmosphere before it is bent or refracted around Earth, hitting the surface of the Moon and making it red. (more...)
Facebook Suspends Profile of Conspiracy Theorist, InfoWars Founder Alex Jones Facebook Suspends Profile of Conspiracy Theorist, InfoWars Founder Alex Jones
- July 28, 2018

According to a report from CNET , Facebook banned Jones after it determined four videos on his pages violated its community standards. This week, Facebook determined that one of Jones' recent videos - an inflammatory rant in which he accused Robert Mueller, the special counsel charged with the Russian Federation probe, of supporting paedophilia and pantomimed shooting him - did not violate its policies. (more...)
Zoo accused of painting donkey to look like a zebra Zoo accused of painting donkey to look like a zebra
- July 27, 2018

Sarhani was visiting the International Garden municipal park in Cairo earlier this month when he came across the weird exhibit. A vet contacted by Extranews.tv said that a zebra's snout is black, while its stripes are more consistent and parallel than those of the animals in the zoo enclosure. (more...)
Health leaders consider stockpiling drugs in case of no-deal Brexit Health leaders consider stockpiling drugs in case of no-deal Brexit
- July 27, 2018

On Sunday sugar maker Tate & Lyle, which backed Brexit , said the Prime Minister's white paper was confusing. Earlier, Mr. Raab suggested to the Sunday Telegraph that he was still persuading other cabinet ministers that the government's "pragmatic" strategy for leaving the European Union was the "best plan" and that the United Kingdom could refuse to pay its so-called divorce bill, a payment from the United Kingdom to the European Union estimated to be about £39bn, if it does not get a ... (more...)
US plane heads to North Korea for war remains US plane heads to North Korea for war remains
- July 27, 2018

Command on the other. Washington's reluctance to declare an end to the Korean War until after North Korea abandons its nuclear arsenal may put it at odds not only with Pyongyang , but also with allies in South Korea . But Yonhap reported Thursday that the North would begin returning the remains. Despite soaring rhetoric about denuclearization ahead of their meeting, Mr. (more...)
Secret Trump-Cohen Tape Shows ‘An Obvious Fraud’ Secret Trump-Cohen Tape Shows ‘An Obvious Fraud’
- July 26, 2018

McDougal later sued, claiming that AMI paid for the story with the intention of burying it to protect Trump. "The end result is, no payments were made, no cash was given, so this is a big deal about nothing", Dershowitz said. President Trump speaks during a "Made in America Product Showcase" event at the White House on Monday. In recent weeks, Cohen, who has not been charged with any crimes, has shown increasing signs of a willingness to turn against Trump. (more...)
Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan say Vladimir Putin won’t be welcome in Congress Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan say Vladimir Putin won’t be welcome in Congress
- July 26, 2018

The expression of concern about Russian meddling is a change in tone for the president, who has repeatedly expressed doubts about Russia's role in interfering in the 2016 US election. It is a rare admission by the United States president of Russia's continued attempts to sway American elections. Eight days after the Helsinki summit, the backlash on US President Donald Trump is now felt on his approval numbers and leadership approach, according to a latest poll by Quinnipiac University. (more...)
Twelve Michael Cohen audiotapes released to federal investigators Twelve Michael Cohen audiotapes released to federal investigators
- July 26, 2018

Federal prosecutors have received 12 audio tapes seized from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump warns Iran's Rouhani: Threaten us "and you will suffer" Pompeo: Iran's leaders resemble the mafia NYT's Haberman: Trump "often tells the truth" MORE 's former attorney, Michael Cohen . (more...)
White House blames Iran for war of words with Trump White House blames Iran for war of words with Trump
- July 26, 2018

Rouhani warned in a speech in the Iranian capital, Tehran , on Sunday that a conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars" and that the USA would "regret it" if it didn't stop escalating tensions with the country, prompting a response from Trump. (more...)
Cohen’s Lawyer: Cohen’s Lawyer: "Michael Has Turned [On Trump]" :: Politics :: Features :: Michael Cohen
- July 26, 2018

Trump is heard saying "pay with cash" but the audio is muddled and it's unclear whether he suggests paying with cash or not paying. Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis , released the recording to CNN on Tuesday night in what is seen as an open hostility between the USA president and Cohen. (more...)
Satellite photos show North Korea ‘dismantling rocket launch site’ Satellite photos show North Korea ‘dismantling rocket launch site’
- July 25, 2018

The images published by 38 North , a US-based website focused on North Korea that is affiliated with the Stimson Center in Washington, were taken by the commercial companies Digital Globe and Airbus Defence and Space on July 20 and July 22, respectively. (more...)
Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoning Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoning
- July 25, 2018

Police are continuing their search of Salisbury's Queen Elizabeth Gardens, where they believe Mr Rowley and Ms Burgess found the bottle containing the Novichok . Wiltshire Police said it would "continue to coordinate activity at a local level to ensure that Mr Rowley continues to receive the support he needs in his ongoing recovery". (more...)
'Never, ever threaten the United States again' Trump tells Iran via Twitter
- July 25, 2018

A prominent Iranian political analyst has downplayed President Trump's warning to Iran and the escalating rhetoric, stating they were in his opinion "the storm before the calm". "If anybody's inciting anything, look no further than to Iran", said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is bitterly opposed to Iran, praised Trump's "strong stance" on Tehran. (more...)
Heat wave kills more than 50 in Japan, South Korea Heat wave kills more than 50 in Japan, South Korea
- July 24, 2018

The heat wave has lasted several weeks and comes from a ridge of high pressure over Japan, which remains stationary and draws warm air from the south. Meanwhile searing hot temperatures are forecast for parts of South Korea. The agency also advised residents to "take appropriate measures", including staying hydrated, avoiding direct sunlight and staying in air conditioned settings. (more...)
President calls taping 'unheard of and perhaps illegal' President calls taping 'unheard of and perhaps illegal'
- July 24, 2018

When The Wall Street Journal reported on AMI's payments to McDougal days before the election, the Trump campaign denied knowing about them. Rudy Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, said the recording demonstrated no wrongdoing by Trump. "Any attempt at spin cannot change what is on the tape". The record is seized within the investigation of the Ministry of justice about the attorney's involvement trump the benefits to women with the objective of concealing the statements discrediting the candidate. (more...)
Two killed, 12 injured in shooting in Toronto's Greektown Two killed, 12 injured in shooting in Toronto's Greektown
- July 24, 2018

Saunders said the other shooting victims are now being treated. Local media is reporting up to 10 people, possibly including a child, have been involved in a shooting in Greektown, The Star reports. "I'm keeping everything open. I certainly want to find out exactly what it is, so I'm not closing any doors or any chapters on this and I certainly don't want to speculate as well". (more...)
Trump & Putin Helsinki Summit with Russian Expert William Taubman | Connecting Point Trump & Putin Helsinki Summit with Russian Expert William Taubman | Connecting Point
- July 24, 2018

Trump was widely criticized for his rhetoric and demeanor in Helsinki after he appeared to side with Putin over the United States intelligence community on the subject of Russian election interference. Trump and Putin met behind closed doors for more than two hours with only their translators in the room with them. In the press conference and interviews afterwards, Trump did not offer any specific details on any agreements he might have made with Putin, drawing scorn from Democrats, who ... (more...)
Pyongyang urges Seoul to help it end Korean War Pyongyang urges Seoul to help it end Korean War
- July 24, 2018

Trump and Kim also agreed to the "building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula", including the providing of "security guarantees" to North Korea. Kim unilaterally announced a moratorium on long-range missile launches, pleasing Trump, but has pointedly said nothing about the mid-range missiles that concern Japan the most . (more...)
United States presses China and Russian Federation to enforce sanctions on North Korea United States presses China and Russian Federation to enforce sanctions on North Korea
- July 24, 2018

Speaking at the White House later Thursday, Trump said he had just spoken with military officials, as well as the leaders of South Korea and Japan. North Korean tankers reportedly obtain clandestine oil cargo in worldwide waters from ships that often switch off their satellite tracking systems to prevent any monitoring of their activities. (more...)
Marco Rubio Breaks With Trump: FBI 'Did Not Spy' On President's Campaign Marco Rubio Breaks With Trump: FBI 'Did Not Spy' On President's Campaign
- July 23, 2018

The Trump administration has released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a one-time adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Trump reluctantly accepted their assessment amid the firestorm - was fraudulent, or just the investigation of potential collusion by Mr. Trump associates with Russian agents. (more...)
Multiple victims in Toronto shooting Multiple victims in Toronto shooting
- July 23, 2018

Reports suggest that as many as 10 people were shot, including a child. . They said a young girl is one of the nine victims, while local media reported that the victims were "spread across several blocks". Merella Fernandez from CTV News tweeted that police have "buses in the area to take witnesses to divisions to be interviewed". A GUNMAN has opened fire in the city of Toronto, with early reports saying victims can be seen scattered across the ground for "many blocks". (more...)
North blasts South for sticking with US alliance North blasts South for sticking with US alliance
- July 23, 2018

Since Pompeo's departure, a North Korean negotiating team has stood up their USA counterparts at the demilitarised zone. The leaders signed a joint statement agreeing to firm security guarantees for North Korea, the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, and new peaceful relations between the reclusive state and the US. (more...)
Florida shooting over handicapped spot argument was self-defense, cops say Florida shooting over handicapped spot argument was self-defense, cops say
- July 23, 2018

Pinellas deputies continue to look at a shooting they say started with an argument over a handicapped parking spot and brings the "Stand your Ground" law back into the discussion. Upon seeing Drejka screaming and cursing at Jacobs, McGlockton shoved him to the ground. A representative from the state attorney's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Saturday. (more...)
Democrats Demands Hearings Into Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit Democrats Demands Hearings Into Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit "Immediately"
- July 23, 2018

That's not my job". "Putin is telling the world what was said but we hear crickets from the White House ". On " State of the Union ", Rubio said Putin is not interested in better relations and wants to get an advantage. Driscoll said her credit card had been issued by a Russian bank, "so she went to the bank to make a credit card payment [in the amount of $ 3,500 TASS], and the Government presented that to the court as though she made some kind of money transfer to Russia as evidence of ... (more...)
Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification
- July 21, 2018

CHANG: Now, Trump also said today that he's been tougher on Russian Federation than any previous president . President Donald Trump has said he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election . (more...)
Sudden Storm Sinks Missouri Boating Attraction, Death Toll Rises to 17 Sudden Storm Sinks Missouri Boating Attraction, Death Toll Rises to 17
- July 21, 2018

Suzanne Smagala with Ripley Entertainment, which owns Ride the Ducks in Branson, said the company was assisting authorities with the rescue effort. This incident has deeply affected all of us. The police chief told reporters: "There was actually two ducks [boats]". People pray next to a auto believed to belong to a victim of a last night's duck boat accident , Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo. (more...)
One word gets Donald Trump in trouble again One word gets Donald Trump in trouble again
- July 21, 2018

When tensions are higher than they've ever been - including the Bay of Pigs - when tensions are higher between the USA and Russian Federation than ever before, I'm not going to stand next to the man and call him a liar to his face because it would undo all of the great progress we had just made. (more...)
Donald Trump 'looking forward' to next meeting with Vladimir Putin Donald Trump 'looking forward' to next meeting with Vladimir Putin
- July 21, 2018

Clapper added that there is "no telling" what Trump exposed to Putin during their closed-door meeting on Monday in Helsinki , and that "makes me very nervous". Mr Trump has faced fierce criticism for contradicting his own intelligence agencies by refusing to blame Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
Trump criticized for his backing of Putin at summit Trump criticized for his backing of Putin at summit
- July 19, 2018

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , a Republican and a Trump appointee, in an unusual statement responding to Trump's remarks, stood by the US agencies. Lasha Tchantouridze is a professor of diplomacy and global relations at Norwich University, who specializes in Russian Federation and the U.S. He says this meeting between the two leaders could be the start of something different. (more...)
Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit' Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit'
- July 19, 2018

The prime minister, criticised... A senior Government source said "no decision yet" had been made on whether to accept the amendments supported by arch-Eurosceptics including Jacob Rees-Mogg, Sir Bernard Jenkin, Priti Patel and Iain Duncan Smith. (more...)
Trump, Putin promise a fresh start to troubled relations Trump, Putin promise a fresh start to troubled relations
- July 19, 2018

Trump's comments, at a joint news conference Monday after summit talks with Putin, drew heavy criticism back in the US, including from prominent Republicans. I think that the United States has now stepped forward along with Russian Federation", he added. On Friday, the Justice Department laid out details of what it said was a far-reaching hacking scheme in an indictment of 12 Russian agents whom it accused of trying to undermine the US election. (more...)
Trump says he's tougher on Russian Federation than any other president Trump says he's tougher on Russian Federation than any other president
- July 19, 2018

Asked by reporters before a morning Cabinet meeting at the White House whether Russian Federation was still targeting the United States, Trump shook his head and said , "No". "You know, Russian Federation and the United States control 90% of the nuclear weapons in the world and getting along with Russian Federation - and not only for that reason - it's a good thing, not a bad thing", he said. (more...)
Trump suggests he will bring up indicted Russians with Putin Trump suggests he will bring up indicted Russians with Putin
- July 19, 2018

Trump has said that he will raise the alleged Russian election meddling with Putin but does not expect to get anywhere, has spoken vaguely about the possibility of halting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation war games in the Baltic region, and has said repeatedly that it would be good if he could get along with Russia . (more...)
Moscow slams US over arrest of Russian agent Moscow slams US over arrest of Russian agent
- July 19, 2018

Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson found that the Justice Department had demonstrated by a preponderance of the evidence that nothing short of pretrial confinement could reasonably ensure that Butina would appear for her trial. Alexander Torshin (center). AP Erickson first invited scrutiny previous year, when The New York Times reported that he emailed Trump campaign aide Rick Dearborn in May 2016, with the subject line "Kremlin Connection", telling him that he could arrange a backdoor ... (more...)