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World News China trade tensions escalate as Trump approves $50bn of tariffs
Author: 0 China trade tensions escalate as Trump approves $50bn of tariffs

But his proposed tariffs against China risk igniting a damaging trade war involving the world's two biggest economies. The announcement also caps months of sometimes fraught shuttle diplomacy in which Chinese offers to purchase more American goods failed to assuage Trump's grievances over the soaring trade imbalance and China's aggressive industrial development policies.

Author: 0 Trump boasts North Korea stand-off 'largely solved'

But, asked why he had praised Kim at all, given his history of rights abuses and the death of U.S. student Otto Warmbier after he fell into a coma in North Korean custody, Trump set up a stark choice. Trump blamed the aggressive act by Russian Federation and the lack of U.S. response as Obama's "fault". "A reporter told Trump that 'war games" was the way North Korea describes the exercises.

World News Reporters rip Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Trump family separation tactic
Author: 0 Reporters rip Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Trump family separation tactic

Acosta's demand to talk about specifics instead of broader biblical principles, shot back: "That's not what I said". White House Secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday repealed the reports of her leaving the White House. Sanders went on to blame congressional Democrats for refusing to close supposed "loopholes" in immigration laws that protect migrants throughout the asylum process.

World News Greek opposition to file censure motion against PM over Macedonia deal
Author: 0 Greek opposition to file censure motion against PM over Macedonia deal

The name dispute has prevented Macedonia from joining institutions such as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and caused diplomatic tensions to bubble since the Balkan country declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. He also ruled out a Greek referendum on the name-change. Greece's main opposition New Democracy party on Thursday called a censure vote against the government in a bid to block a name deal with Macedonia seen as "harmful" to Greek interests.

World News Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians
Author: 0 Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians

A second witness at the scene told Reuters about the driver of the taxi: "He was pulled out of the vehicle, he ran off but bystanders apprehended him". The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200 meters (650 feet) from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade, an area popular with tourists.

World News 2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting
Author: 0 2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

The inmate, whose name was not immediately released, shot Wyandotte county deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer on Friday in a gated area behind the county courthouse. In 2015, Wyandotte County Deputy Scott Wood was shot seven times but survived. Fox News reports that a second Kansas City, KS police office has died after being shot Friday by a prisoner during inmate transportation.

World News Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd
Author: 0 Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd

Moscow Police said the driver likely lost control of the vehicle rather than deliberately steering his auto into pedestrians. Eight people have sought medical assistance, the Moscow police said. Thousands of Mexican soccer fans have descended on Russian Federation for the World Cup , which is taking place in 11 cities until July 15. Asked if the driver appeared drunk, the witness said: "No, he wasn't drunk".

World News Harvard gives Asian-Americans lower personality ratings than other races, lawsuit claims
Author: 0 Harvard gives Asian-Americans lower personality ratings than other races, lawsuit claims

On Friday, the two sides put out a flurry of motions, memoranda and declarations, seeking summary judgments and showing how they intend to argue the case - which goes to trial in mid-October. The inquiry, uncovered by Blum's group, was conducted amid earlier allegations of discrimination against Harvard. A chart from the report indicates that, even considering factors like legacy status and extracurricular activities, Asian-Americans would be expected to make up about 26 percent of the ...

World News Massive blaze is a 'devastating loss for Glasgow'
Author: 0 Massive blaze is a 'devastating loss for Glasgow'

Sam Patterson, vice president of the Glasgow Institute of Architects, said the spread of the fire throughout the entire building would make any restoration effort extremely hard. A file photo of the school's Mackintosh building. The building was designed in 1909 by renowned Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and is one of the world's most important examples of Art Nouveau architecture.

World News Memorial services held for Grenfell victims
Author: 0 Memorial services held for Grenfell victims

Wearing a green fabric sash around his neck as a sign of solidarity, he greeted and hugged residents before writing a message on the tower's perimeter fence. The day's first service saw a community mosaic unveiled and a gospel choir perform songs including Bridge Over Troubled Water . The names of all the dead, including stillborn baby Logan Gomes and Maria del Pilar Burton, who died in January, were read out by different members of the community.

World News Russian Women Should Avoid Sex With Foreign World Cup Fans, Lawmaker Says
Author: 0 Russian Women Should Avoid Sex With Foreign World Cup Fans, Lawmaker Says

Siberian-born Pletnyova, head of the Russian parliamentary family committee, said young women should "get something clear in their heads regarding foreigners". The lawmaker also said that the products of the sex between Russian women and foreigners risk being abandoned and just left with their mother. A spokesperson for the Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that Russian women can manage their own affairs and that they are the best women in the world.

World News Rand Paul Calls War Hawk Lindsey Graham 'A Danger to the Country'
Author: 0 Rand Paul Calls War Hawk Lindsey Graham 'A Danger to the Country'

On status of a bill curbing President's power on tariffs: I'd like to see Senator Porter get a vote on his amendment in the defense bill that we're debating in congress right now. "They've done this twice", he said. The United States has nuclear weapons. Graham said such a move would destabilize Asia. Lindsey Graham is "a danger to the country" for suggesting lawmakers authorize use of military force against North Korea in case the two countries failed to reach an agreement during ...

World News Stephen Colbert Delivers An Emotional Plea To Fellow Americans About Immigration
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert Delivers An Emotional Plea To Fellow Americans About Immigration

Instead, she said , "they're playing political games and attacking the president". "I know it's hard for you to understand", she said to the reporter, "even short sentences, I guess". country". American history professor John Fea told the Washington Post that Romans 13 has been used before to justify other immoral acts. Evangelist Franklin Graham , a supporter of Trump, told the Christian Broadcasting Network on Tuesday that the policy is "disgraceful, and it's bad to see families ...

World News Walmart not housing immigrants for DHS
Author: 0 Walmart not housing immigrants for DHS

Children held in custody by the health department's Office of Refugee Resettlement are spread out in a network of federally licensed facilities . "A phone call or two a day like you're incarcerated, everything is dictated on a schedule. -Mexico border. The temporary shelter near El Paso is the first to be erected by the Trump administration since the new "zero tolerance" policy . From April 19, 2018 through May 31, 2018, 1,995 minors who looked to illegally cross the USA border with ...

World News House won't take on immigration without Trump's support, after Trump expresses doubts
Author: 0 House won't take on immigration without Trump's support, after Trump expresses doubts

The White House later walked back the comments, formally endorsing the measure and saying Trump had been confused. The freakish twist is that the GOP leaders' legislation perfectly matches Mr. Democrats are expected to solidly oppose both GOP bills, giving Republicans little leeway for losing support. The conservative measure is virtually certain to be rejected due to opposition and moderate Republicans and perhaps all Democrats.

World News 120 countries at United Nations condemn Israel over Gaza violence
Author: 0 120 countries at United Nations condemn Israel over Gaza violence

The resolution was presented by Algeria and Turkey on behalf of the Arab and Muslim countries. With a significant majority, 120 countries voted in favor of the resolution, 45 abstained, and 7 joined Israel in voting against it: the United States , Australia, Togo, the Marshall islands, Solomon Islands, Micronesia and Nauru.

Author: 0 Pak Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in U.S. drone strike

According to a statement attributed to U.S. Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Lt. Col Martin O'Donnell, the U.S. carried out a "counterterrorism strike" on Thursday in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan targeting 'a senior leader of a designated terrorist organisation'.

World News Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown
Author: 0 Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown

According to Bild , Mr. Seehofer and Mrs. Merkel had disagreed over the idea of returning migrants to the border if they had been refused asylum in other nations or had applied for asylum in more than one European Union member state. Earlier, Reuters reported that the Hessischer Rundfunk in its Twitter account spoke about an internal e-mail from German federal state of Hessen's Minister-president Volker Bouffier from the CDU who told the media that the coalition between the CSU and ...

World News Sanford upset in GOP primary
Author: 0 Sanford upset in GOP primary

Corey Stewart , a combative conservative Republican and immigration hard-liner who almost upset Ed Gillespie for the party's gubernatorial nomination previous year, won the right to face Democratic Senator Tim Kaine , the 2016 vice presidential candidate, in November's U.S.

World News The savage beauty of Hillary’s tweet on Comey’s email use
Author: 0 The savage beauty of Hillary’s tweet on Comey’s email use

It also sharply rebuked FBI officials who traded politically charged, anti-Trump text messages even as the investigation into the campaign was underway. In undertaking our analysis, our task was made significantly more hard because of text and instant messages exchanged on FBI devices and systems by five FBI employees involved in the Midyear investigation.

World News Reporter grills Sanders over 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
Author: 0 Reporter grills Sanders over 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

Dobbs played a clip of reporter Brian Karem questioning press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in the briefing room. "I can say that it is very biblical to enforce the law ". The president's turnover rate stands at 51 percent, according to the Brookings Institution . Don't you have any empathy for what these people are going through.

Author: 0 Murder of Australian comedian sparks outcry over violence against women

Heartbroken friends remembered her as bright and amusing. Social media blew up at the suggestion women shouldn't walk home at night, mainly because that implies there is a safer option. Australia's human rights commission has said that the country has "a disturbingly high rate of violence against women". "But the bigger issue here is actually understanding and addressing the behaviour of the perpetrators and that's where we should be focussed".

World News Putin invites North Korea's Kim Jong Un to visit Russian Federation in September
Author: 0 Putin invites North Korea's Kim Jong Un to visit Russian Federation in September

What followed was a 30-minute one-on-one interview with Doocy. Kim was clearly the star of the 42-minute program as his handshake with Trump didn't appear until 20 minutes in. "I want my people to do the same". He repeated this position later in an interview to Fox News after the summit. Trump is now being called "the president of the United States of America", "President Donald J.

World News US Drone Kills Pakistani Taliban Leader in Afghan Province
Author: 0 US Drone Kills Pakistani Taliban Leader in Afghan Province

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai speaks during an interview with Reuters at a local hotel in Islamabad on March 30. "U.S. Forces-Afghanistan and NATO-led Resolute Support forces continue to adhere to". They were staying at a house when the drone fired missiles and martyred them", said Taliban member Maulvi Abdur Rasheed. In 2006 he began delivering fiery sermons on his own FM station, earning the nickname "Mullah Radio", railing against polio vaccination programmes and ...

World News 6 hurt when Daytona Beach coaster derails, 2 riders drop 30 ft
Author: 0 6 hurt when Daytona Beach coaster derails, 2 riders drop 30 ft

The middle auto partially derailed with four riders in it, and two more riders were in the last vehicle. Six of those individuals, including the two that fell, were transported to the hospital, the department said on Twitter . They plucked the two riders from it and the others on the ride to safety. A total of six people were taken to hospital . "They had to be rescued from firefighters on the ground", she said.