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Putin hosts aide to Iran's supreme leader amid Syria talks

As fighting wanes after seven years of war, the USA has made curtailing Iran's influence in post-war Syria a strategic objective - one strongly backed by Israel. In a statement on Thursday, the Kremlin said the meeting between Putin and Velayati focu...

May's Brexit plan could 'kill' U.S. trade deal

In further embarrassment to Mrs May, Mr Trump claimed that Boris Johnson has "got what it takes" to be prime minister. "Maybe they're taking a little bit of a different route [on Brexit], so I don't know if that's what they voted for", he told a ...

5 takeaways from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's explosive congressional hearing

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, who was Democratic National Committee chairwoman at the time of the hacking, issued a statement Friday that said the organization "was the first major target of the Russian attack on our democracy".

Florida man with no arms charged with stabbing man with scissors

Just after midnight on Tuesday, police said he stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado , who was visiting the area from Chicago . The Jonathan Crenshaw argues that in General " was lying on the pavement, no touching " when Coronado for no reason hi...

Thousands protest in Scotland as Donald Trump hits the golf course

Discord over a golf course dating back over a decade means there is little love lost between Donald Trump and the pro-independence government in Scotland , where he will be teeing off over the weekend during his visit to Britain. Trump often likes...

Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

All 12 defendants are members of Russia's intelligence service, according to the court filing. It also mentions contact with "a person who was in regular contact with senior members of the presidential campaign of Donald J. On Friday, a federal grand...

Trump, May pledge cooperation on trade after explosive interview

President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged full cooperation on trade and other issues Friday, easing tensions following Trump's explosive interview in which he criticized her handling of " Brexit " and called into question ...

Officers caught on video flipping coin to decide whether they'll arrest driver

This past Monday the charges against Webb were dismissed. Webb had pleaded that she was late for work, Brown told her fellow Roswell Police Department officer in a traffic stop captured on Brown's body camera. The television station said Brown open...

US indicts 12 Russian officers for meddling in 2016 presidential elections

In the meantime, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday that they should not expect a joint communique when both presidents meet. And as Trump has talked about bringing Putin back into the global fold, the Treasury Department has ...

Trump meets Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle

May's proposal was finalized Friday. Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson arrives at 10 Downing Street in London , Britain, July 3, 2018. It's a blow May doesn't need as she tries to sell her Brexit s...

Trump tweets 'very nice note' from Kim

The North, instead, reportedly proposed holding general-level military talks with the United Nations Command (UNC) to discuss returning the war remains to the U.S. The message came after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo returned from his third visit...

Senate approves non-binding resolution to reign-in Trump's tariff authority

The statute uses national security as a basis for raising barriers to trade and has been used by the Trump administration to slap tariffs on metals imports from important United States allies. Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice Presi...

Trump says bond with UK's May is 'very, very strong'

Trump said May's in trouble because she ignored his advice on both Brexit and migration, and he thinks Johnson would make a great prime minister. "The prime minister has a good relationship with the president". He also said that if Ms. The blimp ...

Man finds wife and 'her lover' dead of carbon monoxide poisoning

The sources said they believed Hargrave had been paying the man to fix her auto by having sex with him. Kahali Johnson, of Newark, discovered the pair inside a running vehicle just before 9 p.m., according to NBC 4 . 'We want to know why - what wa...

Canada extends leadership of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battlegroup in Latvia for four years

I want to be clear: "we are absolutely committed to the protection of our allies and global peace and security", Trudeau said at a news conference following his talks with Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis. France, meanwhile, is expected to pled...

Tragic end for World's Ugliest Dog

Zsa Zsa gained worldwide attention after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest last month, which was held in the San Francisco Bay Area. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota , said the dog died in her sleep early on Tuesday morning.

10 killed in second attack on Election Rally

Witnesses said that Siraj Raisani of the regional Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) was preparing to address hundreds of supporters in the Mastung district when the bomber near the stage detonated explosives strapped to his body. At least four people w...

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

Democratic lawmakers urged Trump to cancel the get-together with Putin . Are we contributing the kinds of resources and demonstrating the kind of commitment to the alliance that always needs to be there?' Trump has described the spending situation...

Tom DeLay: I Approve of Trump Blowing Off CNN

Although the Sun has been criticized for its journalism in the past, Cooper said, "Trump's explanation that comments in the interview were "fake news" was greeted with derision by British journalists". He criticized the newspaper for not printing...

US forces European Union into buying LNG

In slamming Germany for its deal to double imports of Russian gas through Nord Stream II, Trump charged Berlin was spending billions of euros for its energy needs from Russia that it could be spending on Nato's defence. On Wednesday, Trump criticiz...

China trade surplus with U.S. hits record high in June

China's monthly trade surplus with the U.S. hit a record high of almost $29bn (£22bn) in June as exports to America remained strong. That leaves about $80 billion for penalty tariffs after Beijing's previous increases either imposed or threatened o...

Trump administration threatens tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports

The list includes agricultural products, minerals and consumer goods such as handbags, among other items. "China apparently has no intention of changing its unfair practices related to the acquisition of American intellectual property and techno...

Protesters stage noisy gathering at U.S. ambassador’s official residence

After this, the two will join the new British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt for talks and a working lunch at the prime ministerial Chequers country retreat. The organizers claim that flying the balloon is their right "pursuant to the rights of Free...

Ontario woman becomes accidental auto thief after key fob mix-up

He said the woman - who won't face any charges - was a "bit embarrassed" but shrugged it off, and the man whose vehicle was stolen "had a good chuckle". That car's owner had also been shopping in Walmart before realising his vehicle had vanished. T...

White House Responds to Mueller's Latest Russia Indictments - Katie Pavlich

Remember back on July 27 of 2016, when Trump took the stage to goad Russian Federation into hacking Hillary Clinton , saying, " Russia , if you are listening I hope you are able to find the 30K emails that are missing"? The Kremlin denied anew...

Meghan Bonds with Royals at Buckingham Palace

Her Majesty, the RAF's Air Commodore-in-Chief, presented the Queen's Colour to the RAF in the forecourt of the palace. "Tenacity, skill and gallantry have been your hallmarks as you have helped to safeguard freedom and security in many parts of...

NYT Conservative Columnist Rips Strzok Hearing: ‘Republicans Are Called the Stupid Party’

Representative Louie Gohmert went so far as to call out Strzok over his affair with Page, while other House Republicans , including Trey Gowdy , Jim Jordan and Bob Goodlatte , chastised him over what they believed was bias toward Trump during th...

Donald Trump shares 'a very nice note' from Kim Jong

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has a "little gift" for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but wouldn't reveal what it is. " I deeply appreciate the energetic and extraordinary efforts made by Your Excellency Mr. "We agreed to the de...

May thanks Trump for expelling ‘Russian spies’ after Salisbury, urges ‘strength & unity’

For US President Donald Trump, a summit with Vladimir Putin risks a political backlash at home and overseas. "Will we be talking about meddling?" "I let them know that I was extremely unhappy", he said, but added that the talks ended on the bes...

Queen Elizabeth Looks Unimpressed in Photo With Trumps

She also helped the children as they assembled paper poppies in memory of fallen soldiers from World War I, and listened on as they asked the pensioners questions. 'Policies that are having very real impacts on real lives not just in the U.S. but all...

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Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...