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China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges In Xi's own words, 70 years on China-Russia ties have become a major-country relationship featuring the highest degree of mutual trust, the highest level of coordination and the highest strategic value. The partnership is yielding increasing trade, which has increased by 25 percent in 2018 to hit a record $108 billion (96 billion euros), he added, calling China "Russia's most important economic... [Full Article...]

Four killed in mass shooting in northern Australia

Four killed in mass shooting in northern Australia The first victim was identified on Wednesday as 33-year-old taxi driver and Charles Darwin University IT graduate Hassan Baydoun. Following the attacks, Chief Minister Michael Gunner launched an immediate review into the Territory's electronic monitoring and parole systems, as well as into the Parole Review Board, who granted Mr Hoffmann freedom this year. [Full Article...]

Woman died days before Maryland couple at same Dominican Republic hotel

Woman died days before Maryland couple at same Dominican Republic hotel Speculation is surrounding a small hotel resort in the Dominican Republic after the deaths of three American tourists in less than a week. But after an attack on a DE woman inside her resort near Punta Cana in mid-April, the State Department alerted travelers to exercise "increased caution in the Dominican Republic due to crime". [Full Article...]

Impeach Trump? No, Pelosi Says Let's Just 'Put Him in Prison'

Impeach Trump? No, Pelosi Says Let's Just 'Put Him in Prison' Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in April. Pelosi is walking an increasingly thin line as the clamor for impeachment grows in her caucus, despite her insistence that before impeachment there needs to be broad public support and bipartisan backing, neither of which has materialized. [Full Article...]

Trumps, royals dine together at Buckingham Palace

Trumps, royals dine together at Buckingham Palace Labour Party in boycotting the state visit. After being greeted at Buckingham Palace with a cannon salute and marching Guards band, Trump had a private lunch with the monarch and tea with her son Prince Charles . De Blaiso, a Democrat, is a longshot candidate in the 2020 presidential race. Khan supporters have previously accused Trump of being racist against London's first Muslim mayor. [Full Article...]

Authorities Believe Engaged Maryland Couple Found Dead In DR Resort Is ‘Unusual’

The Dominican Republic National Police say Holmes and Day died of the same cause as Schaup-Werner. An engaged Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room during a trip to the Dominican Republic. The couple were checking out five days later when they were found. Cynthia Day and Nathaniel Holmes checked into the hotel the same day as the Werner's, and were set to leave on May 30th. [Full Article...]

Helicopter rescue of 74-year-old woman goes wildly wrong

Apolinar said there are firefighters stationed on the ground during those rescues to pull on a line and add tension to prevent spin, but if it's a strong, windy day sometimes "it'll spin on us". After approximately one minute, the basket stopped spinning and the crew was able to transport the woman to the hospital. "We're not trying to minimize what happened up there", Dubnow said. [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister says United States sanctions are 'economic terrorism'

Iran's foreign minister says United States sanctions are 'economic terrorism' Before Trump flew to Japan, the United States had announced it was sending 1,500 extra troops to the region, adding to the aircraft carrier group and nuclear-capable bomber planes already dispatched. "He is imposing pressure", Zarif said . "It's next to us". How would you treat that? Accusing the Trump administration of waging "economic terrorism" affecting the rights of both Iran and Turkey, F... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump refuses meeting with ‘negative force’ Jeremy Corbyn

Donald Trump refuses meeting with ‘negative force’ Jeremy Corbyn Corbyn addressed an anti-Trump rally when the USA leader held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at her Downing Street official residence, criticizing him over his treatment of refugees and his attack on the London mayor, Sadiq Khan . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump set to meet Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove

Donald Trump set to meet Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove He then tweeted Sunday morning: " I never called Meghan Markle 'nasty '". Tomorrow, Mr Trump will hold talks with the British prime minister, Theresa May , just days before she formally steps down as leader of the Conservative party. Trump, who endorsed Johnson over the weekend and said he would "do a very good job - he would be excellent", landed in the United Kingdom earlier today on an off... [Full Article...]

'Purged' aide to Kim Jong-un reappears alongside dictator

'Purged' aide to Kim Jong-un reappears alongside dictator Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before the failed summit, had been sent to a labor and re-education camp, citing an unidentified North Korean source. Kim Yong Chol (far right) was North Korea's top nuclear negotiator during talks recent summits with the US. [Full Article...]

USA ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo

USA ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo The brief stop in The Hague on Monday is the third leg of a four-nation tour of Europe in which Pompeo is trying to calm nerves over US-Iran tensions while also stressing that America will not relent in raising pressure on the Islamic Republic through economic sanctions, AP reported. [Full Article...]

Sudan troops clear protest camp in assault, killing 13

Sudan troops clear protest camp in assault, killing 13 The military council took control of Sudan in April after ousting the long-ruling president, Omar al-Bashir, in a coup. There have been reports of gunfire and explosions heard in the centre of Khartoum and neighbouring city Omdurman. The protesters and Sudan's military rulers had been negotiating over who should govern in a transitional period following the overthrow of Bashir after months o... [Full Article...]

Trump denies calling Meghan Markle 'nasty.' Here's Trump calling Meghan Markle 'nasty.'

Trump denies calling Meghan Markle 'nasty.' Here's Trump calling Meghan Markle 'nasty.' But the audio it posted clearly included Trump's "I didn't know that she was nasty" comment. 'What can I say? Sadly, she has now been dragged into another mess, thanks to Trump having called her "nasty". Considering Trump was invited for a state visit by Queen Elizabeth-making him one of just three USA presidents to receive the honour-insulting a fellow royal was particularly ill-advised... [Full Article...]

Pompeo Casts Doubt Middle East Peace Plan Will Work

Pompeo Casts Doubt Middle East Peace Plan Will Work The Palestinian leadership has boycotted a diplomatic effort that Trump has touted as the "deal of the century". In the " Axios on HBO " interview, Kushner said that the Palestinian territories must become "investable", and in order for that to happen, there has to be "a fair judicial system", as well as freedom of the press, freedom of expression, and tolerance for all religions. [Full Article...]

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government Eventually, legislators voted for fresh elections to be held on 17 September. Despite 65 of the Knesset's 120 seats going to traditionally right-wing parties and politicians in April's elections, Netanyahu could not cobble together a majority coalition of 61 seats. [Full Article...]

Two Australians Injured After Enormous Cruise Ship Collision At Venice Dock

Two Australians Injured After Enormous Cruise Ship Collision At Venice Dock Earlier, medical authorities said four of the women - an American, a New Zealander and two Australians between the ages of 67 and 72 - were injured falling or trying to run away when the cruise ship rammed into the River Countess . Nicola Fratoianni, an MP with the Italian Left party, noted Italy's welcoming attitude to cruise ships contrasted sharply with its hostile approach to charity ... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn: Referendum on Brexit deal 'reasonable' if backed by MPs

Jeremy Corbyn: Referendum on Brexit deal 'reasonable' if backed by MPs Ms Swinson has promised to lead a movement that will tackle "nationalism and populism". Ms Swinson, who also served as a minister in the coalition government, is already the bookmakers' favourite. Speaking ahead of meetings with the Irish President and Prime Minister in Dublin, Corbyn said on Wednesday Labour would "work with anyone across party boundaries and do whatever is necessary to stop ... [Full Article...]

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. tariffs threat

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. tariffs threat Trump threatened via tweet on Thursday to impose the tariffs not for business reasons but to force Mexico to stop people from entering the US illegally. They have warned that the new tariffs will nearly certainly bring about negative economic consequences, as they are essentially taxes on American businesses and consumers. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson ordered to face court over Brexit 'lies'

Boris Johnson ordered to face court over Brexit 'lies' I have always liked him. Trump is scheduled to arrive in London on Monday for a three-day visit. Polls suggest that the flamboyant politician is well ahead of the other 10 declared candidates in the contest to replace Mrs May as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. [Full Article...]


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