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Trump backtracks, says he misspoke on Russian election tampering

Trump backtracks, says he misspoke on Russian election tampering

US President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 ...

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Senator McCain: Trump summit with Putin tragic mistake

Senator McCain: Trump summit with Putin tragic mistake

Every major USA intelligence agency has concluded there was such interference by Russia during the election and the matter is the focus of a major federal investigation that has targeted not only Ru...

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Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

And he said Britain should be "great independent actors" on the world stage, not "rule takers". Sterling has struggled to capitalise in recent weeks on signs the economy is improving because of moun...

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Trump accepts Vladimir Putin's denials of election meddling

Trump accepts Vladimir Putin's denials of election meddling

Though Trump has invested in nuclear modernization and set a new U.S. nuclear posture, the US's nuclear arsenal is virtually the same as it was before his election. Look, EU is very hard, I want t...

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Barack Obama visits Kenya to launch sister´s project

Barack Obama visits Kenya to launch sister´s project

Obama is in Kenya to launch a youth centre set up by his half-sister Auma Obama . At present Kenya facing issues such as tribalism and the need for better education. He was born in Hawaii, where he...

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Diplomat emphasizes USA ‘espionage’ arrest timed to undercut Putin-Trump summit

Diplomat emphasizes USA ‘espionage’ arrest timed to undercut Putin-Trump summit

The 29-year-old told a Russian official she must remain "incognito" and keep everything "quiet and careful" the month before the 2016 USA election, according to messages allegedly uncovered by the Fed...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Trump a ‘wet noodle’ after Putin news conference

Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Trump a ‘wet noodle’ after Putin news conference

After the rather disturbing joint media appearance in Helsinki on Monday, Schwarzenegger posted a disappointed response on Twitter , calling the press conference "embarrassing", and accusing the ...

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Putin leaves World Cup ball in Trump's half

Putin leaves World Cup ball in Trump's half

The South Carolina senator also recommended Trump check a soccer ball Putin gifted to him for "listening devices" and urged him to never bring it to the White House . And he said Trump and Putin "s...

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China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.7 percent, down from the previous quarter's 6.8 percent, the government reported Monday. China faced an "extremely complex environment both at home a...

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USA arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

USA arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

She also offered to testify before the office of special counsel, " which has not expressed interest ", the attorney added. The Russian Central Bank declined to comment. McClatchy previously reported ...

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Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

Of course, we will never know the full details of what was discussed in the two men's private meeting , unless Trump's translator spills the beans. He just said it's not Russian Federation. "I hope...

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Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

Asked in a BBC interview Sunday what that was, May responded with an amused expression: " He told me I should sue the EU ". "Sue the EU. Not go into negotiations - sue them". The White Paper publis...

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U.S., Russian Federation will ‘work jointly’ to ensure Israel’s security

U.S., Russian Federation will ‘work jointly’ to ensure Israel’s security

Fellow Idaho Republican Sen. Senator Pat Toomey released a statement in response to President Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. I will say this. Fox Busin...

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Roger Stone Communicated With Russian Hackers, Mueller Indictment Suggests

Roger Stone Communicated With Russian Hackers, Mueller Indictment Suggests

Defendants include four former Trump campaign and White House aides, three of whom have pleaded guilty and agreed to co-operate, and 13 Russians accused in a powerful social media campaign to sway USA...

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Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit

CBS television anchor Jeff Glor asked Trump if he planned to ask Putin to allow their extradition, but he said , "I hadn't thought of that". Russia's constitution prohibits extraditing its citizen...

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Trump under pressure to confront Putin after Mueller indictments

Trump under pressure to confront Putin after Mueller indictments

Trump, who has publicly praised Russian president Vladimir Putin , brashly criticized his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not spending enough on defense during a summit early Wednesda...

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United Kingdom pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

United Kingdom pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

The criticisms sparked unfavorable comment across the British media, with the Financial Times newspaper writing in an editorial that Trump's criticism "deliberately weakens the United Kingdom prime...

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US, South Korea hold ceremony to return home war remains

US, South Korea hold ceremony to return home war remains

Trump has sought to cast his summit with Kim as a major victory, although reports have suggested North Korea is continuing with its nuclear programme and promises of "denuclearisation" remain v...

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U.S. Senate backs non-binding tariff measure, minor…

U.S. Senate backs non-binding tariff measure, minor…

Trump invoked Section 232 on May 31 when he imposed stiff tariffs on aluminum and steel coming from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. "We will continue to push for a binding vote and are hopeful ...

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Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

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. In the letter dated July 6, Kim thanked Trump for his "energ...

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Finland Erects Border Controls Ahead of Putin-Trump Summit

Finland Erects Border Controls Ahead of Putin-Trump Summit

The number of demonstrations taking place during the Trump-Putin summit has risen to 10, says Helsinki Police. "I think it changed the fabric of Europe and, unless you act very quickly, it's never...

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House Committees Will Interview Lisa Page This Week

House Committees Will Interview Lisa Page This Week

Mr. Strzok is scheduled to testify Wednesday before both committees. Strzok will testify Thursday before a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Reform committees, ...

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British-US trade deal possible after Brexit, say May and Trump

British-US trade deal possible after Brexit, say May and Trump

He told The Sun newspaper that May's plan would "probably kill the deal" as it would mean the U.S. "would be dealing with the European Union " instead of with the UK. Mr Trump said he thought Mr ...

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Armless man charged with stabbing tourist in Miami

Armless man charged with stabbing tourist in Miami

Crenshaw is well-known in Miami Beach as a street artist who uses his feet to paint, according to local media. A police report claims Jonathan Crenshaw clutched a pair of scissors between his fe...

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World’s longest fingernails finally cut after 66 years

World’s longest fingernails finally cut after 66 years

Shridhar Chillal , 82, finally got his fingernails cut after 66 years of growing them out. After about 64 years, when he had grown his nails to a total length of 909.6 cm (9.1 m), Chillal's name fou...

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57 migrant kids under age 5 reunited with family, US Government says

57 migrant kids under age 5 reunited with family, US Government says

In the case of those ages 5 and up-at least 2,000 minors-the Administration was given until July 26. On Tuesday, with the court-mandated deadline looming, the government responded. The Department ...

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North Korea no-shows at meeting to discuss return of U.S. soldier remains

The talks Sunday are expected to involve officials from the Pentagon and the U.N. Command, which commanded USA -led allied forces during the war and is involved in maintaining the armistice that ended...

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Trump brands Germany a "captive of Russian Federation", days before he meets Putin

Trump's criticism involved countries he said are not spending enough on their own defenses in exchange for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation protection. But the US president did not stop his critic...

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Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica

Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica

The remnants of Beryl, the Atlantic season's first hurricane, brought heavy winds and rain to Puerto Rico resulting in power outages and mudslides in areas of the island still recovering from Hurrican...

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Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat

Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat

The immortal line from the Baddiel and Skinner and the Lightning Seeds' Three Lions (Football's Coming Home) has moved beyond a social media trend to become a mantra for fans who are desperate to see ...

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Man berates woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt, video shows

Man berates woman for wearing Puerto Rico shirt, video shows

Footage of the incident, which took place last month, resurfaced online in recent days and one Facebook post with the clip had almost 2 million views at time of publication. "Please, officer", the wo...

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Government Won’t Reunite All Under-5 Children With Parents Before Tuesday Deadline

Government Won’t Reunite All Under-5 Children With Parents Before Tuesday Deadline

Mr. Gelernt, what did the court decide today about these children under five, who should be reunited with their families? Children are escorted to the Cayuga Center, which provides foster care and ...

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More Boys Pulled From Flooded Cave In Thailand

More Boys Pulled From Flooded Cave In Thailand

On Sunday, teams of divers brought out four of the trapped boys but waited several hours before confirming their safe rescue. Rescuers working at a cave site in northern Thailand have suspended ...

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Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai caves, now up to 'rain god'

Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai caves, now up to 'rain god'

The rescued boys had to travel almost two and a half miles from inside the cave to reach the outside, a path that is partially submerged in fast-flowing freezing water and with peaks and crevices extr...

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North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

The top USA diplomat, visiting the Vietnamese capital after two days of talks in Pyongyang aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program, said 23 years of normalized us relations with...

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