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Here's what Barack Obama says in Mandela address in South Africa

Here's what Barack Obama says in Mandela address in South Africa The former President of South Africa, whose government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism, is honoured every year on July 18 . President Cyril Ramaphosa , however, also is poking fun at Obama, saying he cannot dance as well as Mandela could dance. Nelson Mandela , who spent 27 years in prison , is still celebrated as an inspirational figure for... [Full Article...]

Burial of an Egyptian great? Mystery of newly discovered tomb now solved

Burial of an Egyptian great? Mystery of newly discovered tomb now solved As a result, the three mummies were seriously decomposed, leaving just bones among red-brown sewage water. Despite rumours it is unlikely the tomb belongs to Alexander the Great - although it could contain the body of a wealthy nobleman. [Full Article...]

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law Ahmed Majdalani, a senior PLO official in Ramallah, said that the nation-state law "exposed the true face of the state of terrorism, fascism and racism". Palestinians have long demanded to have their own state in the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, which were occupied during the 1967 war. The bill has bitterly divided Israeli lawmakers, with some arguing that the law will institutionalise "... [Full Article...]

UK's May demands new deal from EU on Irish border backstop

UK's May demands new deal from EU on Irish border backstop The same member of the press office went on to confirm that they were not entirely sure where within the county that the prime minister would be. And he complained that his own suggestions for technical solutions to keep the border open had never been "properly examined", but were treated as a "taboo" following the agreement of a backstop arrangement last December. [Full Article...]

When will North Korea denuclearise? Trump now says no ‘time limit’

When will North Korea denuclearise? Trump now says no ‘time limit’ President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russian Federation would help with North Korea and offered an enthusiastic update on the USA process of negotiating with the antagonistic Asian nation over nuclear weapons. Diplomats expect Pompeo to push for continued strict enforcement of UN sanctions on North Korea during the meeting, also to be attended by South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Ky... [Full Article...]

Boat capsized on Missouri lake, several taken to the hospital

Boat capsized on Missouri lake, several taken to the hospital Steve Lindenberg, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Springfield, Missouri, said the agency issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Branson area Thursday evening. At 7:27 p.m., a voice over the dispatch said several people had already "been picked up". Winds at the time were blowing as hard as 65 miles per hour (105 kph), according to the National Weather Service. [Full Article...]

Trump blames Putin personally for election meddling in latest reversal

Trump blames Putin personally for election meddling in latest reversal As it is customary for presidents and first ladies to shake hands and then pose for a picture, the Trumps shook hands with Putin before the summit started. I will say this. MICHAEL MCFAUL: The prosecutor general's spokesperson implied that I was being considered as a criminal in this investigation and that somehow in their cockamamie schemes that Bill Browder was laundering money out of ... [Full Article...]

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...]


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