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Putin-Trump summit gets underway

Putin-Trump summit gets underway Relations between the press and government officials in both the US and Russian Federation have been problematic throughout the years. "That changed, about four hours ago". Noting that "mutual interests abound", he said he gave specific suggestions on dealing with crises under discussion. He cited his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June as a "good thing", along with m... [Full Article...]

Accused Russian agent traded sex for influence, prosecutors say

Accused Russian agent traded sex for influence, prosecutors say Butina's involvement in US political affairs has also extended beyond the pro-gun camp. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents discovered March 2017 messages between Butina and Alexander Torshin , the Russian government official whom they've described as her main point of contact in Russia, in which he allegedly wrote: "You have upstaged Anna Chapman ". [Full Article...]

At summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

At summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row Rand Paul applauded President Trump for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, days after 12 Russian officials were indicted for allegedly hacking the Democratic National Committee. Wallace pushed back saying that those people don't "end up dead". "And it's not limited to the territory of the United States, these are efforts they undertake in many other parts in the world",... [Full Article...]

Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over United States intelligence amid bipartisan anger

Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over United States intelligence amid bipartisan anger Trump made no mention of his having walked back comments that called into question USA intelligence findings of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Mr Trump had sought to calm the storm over what critics said was his failure to hold Mr Putin accountable for what U.S. intelligence agencies said was meddling in the 2016 United States election, saying he misspoke in the joint news c... [Full Article...]

Ahead of Summit, Trump Blames US - Not Putin - For Sour Relationship

Ahead of Summit, Trump Blames US - Not Putin - For Sour Relationship After meeting one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than two hours - a first for an American president - President Trump seemed to side with Putin over USA intelligence agencies on Russian interference in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Injured when lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

Injured when lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat All other passengers who went to the hospital were treated for minor scrapes and burns. A basketball-sized lava bomb punctured the vessel's roof, and explosion debris littered the floor of the boat, said officials. Up until Monday's injuries, the Coast Guard had set a limit of 50 meters, safety permitting, for experienced lava boat operators such as Shane Turpin, captain of the boat caught in Mo... [Full Article...]

'My meeting with Putin was even better than great' claims Trump

'My meeting with Putin was even better than great' claims Trump In a tweet , Mr Trump alluded to last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, which ended with him saying he had secured extra money for defence - something disputed by allies in the Western military alliance. "I've been clear from day one", Ryan said. Trump again said that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. Trump denies collusion, as he did repeatedly... [Full Article...]

Showers and strong thunderstorms develop today

Showers and strong thunderstorms develop today High temperatures will be in the middle 90s. Some could be slow moving and produce very heavy rain, leaving to flooding in urban, small stream and poor drainage areas. But once the system clears, crisp Canadian air will follow, finally breaking the oppressive heat and humidity that has been gripping the tri-state. [Full Article...]

Theresa May bows to pro-Brexit pressure to survive parliamentary scare

Theresa May bows to pro-Brexit pressure to survive parliamentary scare The Prime Minister's strategy for leaving the European Union faces fresh turmoil if MPs vote to pass a series of amendments to Brexit legislation passing through parliament. The White Paper covers mutual recognition of professional qualifications inasmuch as it confirms the agreed position set out in article 25 of the Withdrawal Agreement published on 19 March (covering those who are in th... [Full Article...]

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin Where is the server? When asked by "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace about Russia's "annexation" of Crimea, Putin replied: "I'd like to make a correction". The prime minister says Canada is also committed to standing with eastern European nations like Latvia, where he recently visited 450 Canadians troops leading a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battle group whose task is to prote... [Full Article...]

China files WTO challenge to Trump's $200 billion tariff plan

China files WTO challenge to Trump's $200 billion tariff plan Resolving worldwide trade disputes is a key role of the WTO. Besides the steel and aluminium tariffs on the EU, Russia and major USA trading partners, Mr Trump earlier this month implemented tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports, drawing a tit-for-tat response from Beijing . [Full Article...]

Triumphant France parade Fifa World Cup trophy down Champs Elysees

Triumphant France parade Fifa World Cup trophy down Champs Elysees In some of the other posts, it is vivid that it is not on objective that the umbrellas have been kept away from French President Emmanuel Macron and his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Was it because it was the first time Croatia got to a World Cup final or because she had fun with the company of the handsome and young French president? Its tournament is slated to be hosted acro... [Full Article...]

Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

The timing, which was first made apparent through a series of criminal charges disclosed Friday against 12 Russian nationals, reveals the complex and apparently reactionary nature of the now infamous foreign hacking operation. No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant. "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naivete, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for ... [Full Article...]

Couple describes finding missing OR woman near Big Sur

Couple describes finding missing OR woman near Big Sur Hernandez was on a road trip from her home in Portland to visit her sister Isabel in Lancaster, Los Angeles County, when she crashed. First responders used ropes to pull Hernandez to safety after she drove her Jeep over a cliff in coastal California. [Full Article...]

Russian woman charged in Washington DC with spying on behalf of Moscow

Russian woman charged in Washington DC with spying on behalf of Moscow Driscoll, said in a statement Monday. However, she is pictured in numerous photographs on her Facebook page with Alexander Torshin, the deputy head of Russia's Central Bank, and a person familiar with the matter confirmed to Reuters that she worked for him. [Full Article...]

Police shot dead in USA state of MA

Police shot dead in USA state of MA A man accused of fatally shooting a MA police officer with the officer's own weapon and an innocent bystander is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on murder charges. One neighbor said she heard between 10 and 20 gunshots during the incident. "It does happen everywhere". You can see a brief video of Kraft's visit here . [Full Article...]

European Union chief cautions Trump, Putin to protect order

The Republican firebrand said: "I think it's a good thing to meet". But again, this was during the Obama administration. Any Trump request for Russia to extradite hacking suspects is likely to fall on deaf ears, however, as the Kremlin, citing the Russian constitution, has a policy of not handing over suspects wanted by other countries. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says ahead of summit with Russian president

Donald Trump says ahead of summit with Russian president Moscow has repeatedly slammed the deployment of U.S. missile systems in eastern Europe, while Washington has condemned Russia's alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, under which the signatories are obliged to eliminate all short- and medium-range nuclear and conventional missiles. [Full Article...]

#ObamainKenya: Barack Obama fourth visit to Kenya

#ObamainKenya: Barack Obama fourth visit to Kenya Obama landed in the country on Sunday afternoon and held talks first with President Kenyatta at State House then later with Odinga at Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi. Obama and his guests will attend the launch of Sauti Kuu , his half-sister Auma Obama's NGO for youth empowerment, in Kogelo, Siaya County (Western Kenya) on Monday. [Full Article...]

Many Civilians among 54 Dead in Anti-IS Strike in Syria

Many Civilians among 54 Dead in Anti-IS Strike in Syria The monitor said the casualties "included 28 civilians, majority Iraqi nationals" who had fled to Syria earlier on during the war against the jihadis that took over half of both countries in 2014. The US-led coalition was initially blamed for the attack but US officials later said it had been carried out by Israel, which has carried out several raids on Iran-linked targets in Syria. [Full Article...]


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