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Author: 0 Putin Summit In Helsinki Confirmed For July

President Niinistö issued a statement on Thursday saying he was contacted last week by high-level U.S. and Russian officials about the possibility of a meeting between Trump and Putin. The meeting will follow Trump's visit to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit as well as his first official visit to the United Kingdom.

World News Supreme Court justice's retirement is a gift for Donald Trump
Author: 0 Supreme Court justice's retirement is a gift for Donald Trump

Earlier on Wednesday, Trump told reporters that he would begin the search for a nominee "immediately" and said the pick would come from the list of 25 conservative judges that his campaign compiled early on during the 2016 election. Grassley said the Senate could provide the extra funds for additional committee majority and minority staff, and he would want the nomination right away.

World News Former NATO chief denied entry to USA over Iran trips
Author: 0 Former NATO chief denied entry to USA over Iran trips

But an electronic authorization system rejected a U.S. visa for Solana because of recent trips he'd taken to the Islamic republic, which is among seven countries blacklisted by the U.S. As the EU's head of diplomacy, Solana was one of the first people to promote a nuclear deal with Iran . "It's a bit of a mean decision", he said regarding the United States' decision to deny him the ESTA .

Author: 0 U.S., Russian Federation agree to hold summit in ‘third country’, Kremlin says

Ushakov wouldn't comment on what Russian Federation expects from the summit, but voiced hope it would give a "strong impulse" to normalize U.S. -Russia relations and would be "this summer's most important worldwide event". The primary issues in US-Russia relations are Russia's interventions in the Ukraine and Syria, the country's interference in the 2016 US election, and its alleged role in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in the UK.

World News Pelosi on Ocasio-Cortez's win: They made a choice in 1 district
Author: 0 Pelosi on Ocasio-Cortez's win: They made a choice in 1 district

They certainly weren't supposed to win. As Ocasio-Cortez put it at the close of her campaign video: "It doesn't take 100 years to do this". Should she win the general election in November, an all-but-inevitable assumption given the heavy Democratic-leaning NY-14 district, she'll become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress .

World News Brexit bill officially becomes law, allowing Britain to leave the EU
Author: 0 Brexit bill officially becomes law, allowing Britain to leave the EU

The bill, which translates thousands of pieces of European Union law into British statute, faced a rocky journey through parliament. "We are calling on the United Kingdom government and the EU to inject pace and urgency in the negotiations, bringing about measurable progress, in particular a backstop arrangement to avoid a hard border in Ireland", a statement from business leaders and unions on both sides of the English channel said .

World News Erdogan secures sweeping executive powers
Author: 0 Erdogan secures sweeping executive powers

Erdogan won a fresh five-year term in Turkey's presidential election on Sunday, also securing sweeping new powers under a constitutional overhaul approved by a narrow majority of Turks in a referendum last year. Despite the Iranian refusal to support a Turkish attack on Qandil, Turkey's relations with Iran will continue to improve under Erdogan-who has not forgotten Iran's support to him on the night of the failed coup of July 2016.

Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

If she could win, though, literally anything is possible. In his one televised debate with Ocasio-Cortez, Crowley briefly went on the offensive, telling viewers that his opponent had once said that New Yorks gun laws didnt need to be applied in other states.

World News Kremlin aide says time, place for Putin-Trump summit set
Author: 0 Kremlin aide says time, place for Putin-Trump summit set

Bolton, who arrived in Russia to prepare the summit and met with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, said that both the United States and Russian presidents shared a belief that their face-to-face meeting will improve relations between the two nations.

World News Ocasio-Cortez just did Democrats a big favor
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez just did Democrats a big favor

She essentially declared the yet-to-be-launched Ocasio-Cortez campaign an impossibility. The Associated Press called the race at 9:52 with Ocasio-Cortez leading by 15 percentage points with more than 85% percent of precincts reporting.

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is A Strong Critic Of Israel
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is A Strong Critic Of Israel

It might seem unbelievable that after Bernie Sanders' vast success in the 2016 democratic primaries running on a grassroots campaign that condemned Wall Street's influence and called for social justice that Democrats can still be caught off guard by progressives unseating their heavyweights.

World News Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe
Author: 0 Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe

The single most expensive item was a diamond necklace worth at least 6.4 million ringgit. Jewellery accounted for the biggest portion of the seizure - 12,000 pieces of jewellery that Mr Amar said would cost between 660 million and 880 million ringgit (between $222 million and $296 million) at retail prices.

World News Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel Ban In 5-4 Ruling
Author: 0 Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel Ban In 5-4 Ruling

Speaking in the Oval Office during a meeting with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Trump said that when considering the next nomination he would draw from a list of 25 candidates that his campaign collected during his presidential run.

World News Israel hits Hezbollah arms depots in Syria, war monitor says
Author: 0 Israel hits Hezbollah arms depots in Syria, war monitor says

Other pro-government media said the army intends to bring the entire province under its control and is likely to move on to western Daraa, where it conducted a series of airstrikes Monday. Another six million are displaced inside the country. Daraa's residents described living in extreme fear and said many had also headed to territory bordering Israel near the Golan Heights , believing it to be safer.

World News European Union migration summit sees snubs and snark
Author: 0 European Union migration summit sees snubs and snark

Still, some leaders cited modest progress on a few issues - including a plan to set up migrant reception centers that is backed by France and Spain - even as Italy called for a major overhaul of the EU's current system of dealing with migration .

World News U.S. House to vote on Republican immigration bill on Wednesday
Author: 0 U.S. House to vote on Republican immigration bill on Wednesday

The statement added that children are given the opportunity to communicate with a "vetted" parent or relative within 24 hours of arriving at an HHS-funded facility, but advocates and an organization providing foster care for separated children have told NBC News it can take weeks for parents to be tracked down and able to communicate with their children by phone.

World News Rihanna and Cardi B pay tribute to murdered teen
Author: 0 Rihanna and Cardi B pay tribute to murdered teen

Community members have ripped the owner and those inside the store that night for seemingly doing nothing to help save Guzman-Feliz as the gang members yanked him out. Guzman-Feliz's sister-in-law, Lone Feliz, said she could not understand why the store's "owners or employees or whoever is there" neglected to get the teen proper medical attention when he re-entered the store with multiple wounds.

World News Lake County Blaze Forces 3,000 Residents To Evacuate
Author: 0 Lake County Blaze Forces 3,000 Residents To Evacuate

Cal Fire said the blaze was "out of control" and the threat to homes in the Spring Valley are was "imminent". "We have over 200 firefighters now on scene, and more resources have been ordered, both air and ground", Cox said. The latest evacuation information can be found here. Also, includes Mule Skinner, Long Branch, Watertrough Rd, Flintlock, Muzzleloader, No Guns, Antelope, Cougar, Marianne, Ramrod, and Moccasin.

World News North Korea calls off 'anti-US imperialism' rally
Author: 0 North Korea calls off 'anti-US imperialism' rally

For the first time in years, North Korea will skip its annual "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally, according to the Associated Press . Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million (9.04 million pounds) on hosting the summit between U.S.

World News SCOTUS Mostly Sides With Texas In Racial Gerrymander Case
Author: 0 SCOTUS Mostly Sides With Texas In Racial Gerrymander Case

The justices ruled 5-4 Monday in an unusual case involving congressional and state legislative districts that had first been adopted by the lower court on an interim basis, then approved by the Texas Legislature. But when the Republican-controlled legislature drew political maps the following year, it created four new districts that were largely controlled by white voters.

World News US Will Not Intervene in South Syria to Back Anti-Gov't Forces
Author: 0 US Will Not Intervene in South Syria to Back Anti-Gov't Forces

The officials' remarks came a few hours after thousands of Syrians started fleeing to makeshift camps near Jordan border as bombing escalated in south of Syria. The observatory blamed the bombing raids on regime ally Russian Federation, according to AFP. The three rebel-held towns are located in the southern province of Daraa, known widely as the cradle of Syria's seven-year uprising.

World News Melania Trump Breaks Her Silence After
Author: 0 Melania Trump Breaks Her Silence After "I Really Don't Care" Jacket Scandal

But then Melania Trump wore it back home too. Products in the Wildfang line feature the message, "I really care, don't u?" He said it's time for the media and others to stop treating Melania Trump with kid gloves. "It's a jacket . There was no hidden message", Stephan Grisham told reporters. It wasn't clear how numerous 522 children had been reunited with parents or guardians since Trump announced on Wednesday that the government would no longer separate families.

World News Mahad Deaths: Woman taunted about colour poisoned guests
Author: 0 Mahad Deaths: Woman taunted about colour poisoned guests

And when she was fed up with her relatives' constant taunts, she chose to take action. Soon after consuming the food, guests started complaining of stomach-ache and started vomiting. A total of 21 of the 88 patients are still undergoing treatment in various hospitals after being admitted on Monday. Survase, who is divorced from her first husband, believes her first marriage broke down because another relative, Ulka Shinde, had "cast aspersions on her character", said police.

World News Toronto Pride Parade to kick off amid tensions between LGBTQ community, police
Author: 0 Toronto Pride Parade to kick off amid tensions between LGBTQ community, police

Toronto's annual Pride Parade, usually a colourful and joyous celebration, was sombre at times on Sunday as marchers and spectators remembered the alleged victims of suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur. Previous year the march lasted 9 hours and 38 minutes and some streets remained closed overnight in Greenwich Village. Tensions involving police and the parade started brewing in 2016, when members of Black Lives Matter abruptly halted the march to present several demands, among them that ...