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World News Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'
Author: 0 Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

Tweeted Trump in a series of tweets starting last night: "Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the USA massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers". When Mrs Merkel was asked if she was concerned about President Trump's retaliation against European Union counter-measures by imposing tariffs on cars, she said: "First of all, we'll try and see if we can prevent this and then hope that the European Union will respond again in the same unity".

World News Row over ship with 600 migrants aboard adrift off Italy
Author: 0 Row over ship with 600 migrants aboard adrift off Italy

Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli, who is nominally in charge of the ports, said: "Malta can not continue looking the other way when it comes to respecting worldwide conventions". However, the ship has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian capital, after Leoluca Orlando, the mayor of Palermo, defied the new Italian populist government's orders.

Author: 0 Grandmother caught transporting children in dog kennels

Cheeks told police that she placed the children in the kennels, but she made sure to check on them periodically. According to an affidavit, Cheeks drove the kids from Whitehaven to Collierville, then to Downtown Memphis in 95 degree heat.

World News Putin says ready to meet Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready
Author: 0 Putin says ready to meet Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready

The Skripals were in critical condition for weeks before recovering. Putin's latest trip has emphasised the positive mood music between the Russian and Chinese presidents which is underpinning the wider warming of ties . Nebraska Republican Sen. Ben Sasse said in a statement, "Putin is not our friend and he is not the President's buddy". In the energy sector, the two states have signed a $400 billion natural gas supply deal for an approximately 3,200km gas pipeline from eastern Siberia to ...

World News Fox News host calls Trump a 'dictator' in TV gaffe
Author: 0 Fox News host calls Trump a 'dictator' in TV gaffe

With Trump riding on a fresh wave of controversy after his rather short appearance at the G7 Summit in Canada, and his following Twitter tirade against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, it would be interesting to see how the USA president would handle a face-to-face meeting with one of the most volatile leaders in the world.

World News Trump Considers Pardoning Muhammad Ali, Whose Conviction Was Already Overturned
Author: 0 Trump Considers Pardoning Muhammad Ali, Whose Conviction Was Already Overturned

But Ali, a conscientious objector, had his conviction reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court four years later. "The U.S Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Ali in a unanimous decision in 1971". Following the good deed, Trump announced plans for other presidential pardons on Friday . Trump has also floated a possible pardon for TV personality Martha Stewart and potentially commuting the sentence of former IL governor Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted on corruption charges in 2011.

World News Cuba says cause of USA diplomats' illness still a mystery
Author: 0 Cuba says cause of USA diplomats' illness still a mystery

China earlier said it had looked into the case announced last month but came up with no clues about the cause of the symptoms. The State Department has sent a medical team to China to offer medical screenings to all American government workers and family members who want them.

World News Putnam's office responds to Tampa Bay Times report
Author: 0 Putnam's office responds to Tampa Bay Times report

The Tampa Bay Times reports that since February 2016, the Florida Department of Agriculture stopped using the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. She never mitigated this issue. A Putnam spokesman said Friday that the employee responsible for the problem had been fired. They were a willful neglect of her very important duty to run background checks to ensure public safety.

World News Keith Davidson files defamation lawsuit against Stormy Daniels after collusion accusations
Author: 0 Keith Davidson files defamation lawsuit against Stormy Daniels after collusion accusations

One of the things Giuliani said was this , about Stormy Daniels: "I respect women-beautiful women and women with value -but a woman who sells her body for sexual exploitation I don't respect". "I don't even think there's a slight suspicion that it's true", Giuliani said. Trump has denied the allegation of an affair despite a $130,000 payment to Daniels to remain silent by Trump attorney Michael Cohen .

World News Dozens Of Afghan Security Personnel Killed In Taliban Attacks
Author: 0 Dozens Of Afghan Security Personnel Killed In Taliban Attacks

It will see a three-day halt in hostilities against the country's security forces, which has been greeted with relief by war-weary Afghans. Speaking on the sidelines of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defence ministers' meeting in Brussels , Nicholson said USA forces would respect the apparently unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban announced by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday.

World News Jean-Pierre Bemba: Congo warlord's conviction overturned :: Kenya
Author: 0 Jean-Pierre Bemba: Congo warlord's conviction overturned :: Kenya

Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, had been sentenced to 18 years in prison in June 2016 for alleged crimes including murder and rape. "5,229 survivors of Bemba's atrocities participated in the ICC proceedings - for these courageous individuals, as well as thousands of other victims in vehicle, the pursuit of truth, justice and reparations will continue", he said.

World News Aletta, first 2018 hurricane, reaches Category 4 near Mexico
Author: 0 Aletta, first 2018 hurricane, reaches Category 4 near Mexico

Breaking waves and rip currents will be a threat along those beaches into at next week. "All residents and interests in this area should continue to closely monitor the progress of this evolving system". The Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 through November 30. An average Eastern Pacific hurricane season produces 15 to 16 named storms, with eight to nine becoming hurricanes and four becoming major hurricanes.

Author: 0 Viral photo sums up Trump’s ‘unusual’ behaviour at G7

Shortly afterward, the White House issued a separate photo showing a sitting Trump speaking as Merkel, Abe and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listen. "He says that we are the problem with tariffs". The Trump administration imposed aluminum and steel tariffs on the other G-7 members - the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Canada and Japan - ratcheting up tensions between the us and its allies in the run-up to the summit.

World News Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender
Author: 0 Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender

Trump said as he departed the White House for the summit in Quebec. Trump has said he was open to having a summit with Putin, who U.S. intelligence officials have said directed Russian meddling in the 2016 election to help Trump win. A senior British government source said Russian Federation needs to change its approach before any conversation about it rejoining the G7 can begin.

World News Tensions over USA tariffs dominate G-7 summit, Americas News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Tensions over USA tariffs dominate G-7 summit, Americas News & Top Stories

Mr Trump gave "a long, frank rant", the official said, repeating a position he carried through the 2016 USA election campaign into the White House that the United States had suffered at the hands of its trading partners, with French President Emmanuel Macron pushing back on the assertion and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe chiming in.

World News Trump issues warning to trade partners over retaliatory tariffs
Author: 0 Trump issues warning to trade partners over retaliatory tariffs

Mexico slapped a 25% import tariff on US steel products, as well as 20% on pork products, 25% on bourbon and duties on other agricultural goods including cranberries. Trump is heading to Singapore, where he is scheduled to meet on Monday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Trudeau had announced on June 1 that Toronto will levy tariffs on USA products worth about $13 billion (approximately Rs 87,426 crore) from next month.

World News PM Narendra Modi addresses plenary session, joins SCO leaders for group photo
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi addresses plenary session, joins SCO leaders for group photo

India said previous year that China had not stuck to an agreement to share hydrological data, or scientific information on the movement, distribution and quality of water for the Brahmaputra river. The Chinese president said the SCO now stands as a new model for worldwide cooperation. "Our talks will add further vigour to the India-China friendship", Modi tweeted after the meeting.

World News Savannah Phillips Prince George Trooping the Colour celebrations
Author: 0 Savannah Phillips Prince George Trooping the Colour celebrations

This year's Trooping the Colour , in honor of the Queen's official birthday , saw Meghan Markle's first appearance at the event. Their public appearance together followed media speculation in recent weeks that they had been on honeymoon, although Kensington Palace, Harry's office, has not provided details of any trip.

World News Russian Federation never asked to be allowed back to G8, Lavrov says
Author: 0 Russian Federation never asked to be allowed back to G8, Lavrov says

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he told President Trump he will go through retaliatory tariffs after Mr. Trump's decision not to exempt allies such as Canada from tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Mr Trump said the move would protect domestic producers that were vital to U.S. security. Trump says they will either have a better agreement on NAFTA or two deals involving separate trade deals with both Canada and Mexico .

Author: 0 Vienna being considered as venue for possible Putin-Trump summit

Meanwhile, tensions are expected to be high as Trump faces his Western allies for the first time since hitting the Canada , EU and Mexico with steel and aluminum tariffs . friends as allies. "On issue after issue, he's failed to do that", Schumer said. Russian Federation is willing to enhance cooperation with China in areas of economy, trade, investment, energy and infrastructure, he said.

World News China hacks computers of US Navy contractor, secures highly sensitive data
Author: 0 China hacks computers of US Navy contractor, secures highly sensitive data

It said the stolen information amounted to 614 gigabytes of material, including secret plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on US submarines by 2020. US officials believe China has for years carried out hacking attacks on the USA military, the USA government and US companies. 'They are completely focused on getting advanced weapons technology through all kinds of means.

World News Trump floats possibility of pardoning Muhammad Ali
Author: 0 Trump floats possibility of pardoning Muhammad Ali

The latest potential recipient of his largesse is the late boxing icon Muhammad Ali , Trump said Friday. An earlier statement issued by Mr Tweel said while the Ali family appreciate President Trump's sentiment, a pardon is unnecessary.

World News FB questioned on sharing user data with phone makers
Author: 0 FB questioned on sharing user data with phone makers

In a heated encounter with the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Nix told MPs: "If you were sitting where I am right now you'd probably feel quite victimised". Brittany Kaiser, a director at Cambridge Analytica, met with Assange on February 17, 2017 to have a "retrospective" discussion about the election, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.

World News Donald Trump: Melania Trump 'Can't Fly for One Month'
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Melania Trump 'Can't Fly for One Month'

Dr. Kelvin Hong, the director of the Johns Hopkins Interventional Radiology Center, said a four-hour operation to treat the condition described by the White House would be unusual. Mrs. Trump made her first public appearance in almost a month earlier this week. She later said medical professionals who have been discussing the first lady's case with journalists are "uninformed".

World News What you need to know for voting on election day in Guelph
Author: 0 What you need to know for voting on election day in Guelph

And that could take weeks, depending on how many stops he makes at In-N-Out along the way. Participation figures for this Ontario election aren't in yet, but in the last federal election in 2015, almost 374,000 students from 2,783 high schools across Ontario took part in Student Vote, a 60-per-cent participation rate among the schools enrolled in the program.