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World News Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates
Author: 0 Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates

But it's hardly the only one. Underpinning the dispute is Trump's anger at America's $376 billion deficit in goods trade with China. China has threatened to respond with tariffs on hundreds of US goods, including top exports such as soybeans, sorghum and cotton, threatening USA farmers in states that backed Trump in the 2016 USA election, such as Texas and Iowa.

World News North Carolina mother alleges racism at private pool
Author: 0 North Carolina mother alleges racism at private pool

A black woman is accusing a white man of racism after he demanded that she show identification to him so that she could access a North Carolina neighborhood pool. Once she gave him the address, he asked her for an ID to verify the address, which is when Edwards resisted. "My own pool", Edwards says in the video.

World News We can make life hard for England, says Swede Larsson
Author: 0 We can make life hard for England, says Swede Larsson

Speaking about his Rangers team's win against Bury, Gerrard was upbeat and said both he and the squad were eagerly looking forward to the start of Europa League play and the Premiership campaign. "In the World Cup play-off, Italy couldn't score in 180 minutes, Germany only scored (their winner) with a free-kick at the end". " Sweden don't have a Kane, Sterling or a Neymar.

World News Rescue postponed for soccer kids trapped in cave
Author: 0 Rescue postponed for soccer kids trapped in cave

The boys, 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach went exploring in the cave after a soccer game, when monsoon flooding cut off their escape and prevented rescuers from finding them for nearly 10 days. Rescue teams have been pumping millions of liters of water from the cave in an attempt drain the cave but the impending weekend rains threaten to undermine the work.

World News Malaysia halts $22 billion China-backed deals
Author: 0 Malaysia halts $22 billion China-backed deals

Malaysia's finance ministry said yesterday that 88 per cent of two gas pipeline projects costing 9.4 billion ringgit ($2.32 billion) had been paid to the Chinese contractor despite only 13 percent of the work being completed. Last month, Eng announced he had asked the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission to probe a "highly suspicious" payment of USA $2 billion made to China Petroleum when only 15 percent of its work on the two pipelines was complete.

World News Reporter who accused Trudeau of groping says she won't pursue incident
Author: 0 Reporter who accused Trudeau of groping says she won't pursue incident

Initially the Canadian Prime Minister told The Washington Post that he remembered "no negative interactions from that day". "I remember that day in Creston well, it was an Avalanche Foundation event to support avalanche safety". The editorial , which wasn't signed, accused Mr. Trudeau of " groping " a young female reporter and said Mr. Trudeau had apologized for his behavior that day after learning the reporter was also writing for another newspaper with a larger circulation.

World News Bus driver charged in Canada hockey team crash with 16 dead
Author: 0 Bus driver charged in Canada hockey team crash with 16 dead

Sixteen people, including 13 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team, died on April 6 when their team bus was hit broadside by a semi-tractor trailer at an intersection near Armley. He is facing 16 counts of unsafe operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of risky operation of motor vehicle causing bodily injury, according to the CBC .

World News Syria regime retakes key Jordan border crossing: Monitor
Author: 0 Syria regime retakes key Jordan border crossing: Monitor

The Israeli military said it had hit struck a Syrian army location that shelled a buffer zone on the Golan frontier during fighting with rebels. A brief collapse of the talks on July 4 ushered in a blitz of Russian and Syrian air strikes, barrel bombs, and missiles, following a pattern Russia and Syria have pursued repeatedly to regain control over rebel territory.

World News Video Shows Woman Fall From SUV Into Busy Intersection
Author: 0 Video Shows Woman Fall From SUV Into Busy Intersection

The woman had been riding with her boyfriend, his sister and the sister's 1-year-old son, the release said. The incident on Monday afternoon was captured on video at the intersection of E. He then drags her back to the SUV and places her inside before driving off. The video was shared by the sheriff's Office in hopes of getting the public's help in finding the woman, who seemed to fall from the passenger side of the vehicle, The Associated Press reported.

World News Hybrid Test Tube ‘Baby’ Rhinos Are Now Being Grown In The Lab
Author: 0 Hybrid Test Tube ‘Baby’ Rhinos Are Now Being Grown In The Lab

Wildt, senior scientist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, who was not involved with this research. This lab achievement is a very early step towards the much longer-term goal of resurrecting a population of full-blooded northern white rhinos, said Jan Stejskal, director of worldwide projects at the Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic and an author of the paper , in a press briefing on Tuesday.

World News Jordan to keep border closed to Syria’s displaced
Author: 0 Jordan to keep border closed to Syria’s displaced

A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said Monday. After the peace talks failed on Saturday, warplanes launched a new wave of strikes on the rebel-held towns of Bosra al-Sham, al-Nuaima and other areas, the Observatory reported , causing deaths, injuries and damage.

World News PM meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte: 3 July 2018
Author: 0 PM meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte: 3 July 2018

Speaking during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte , Mr Trump again denied plans to withdraw the United States from the WTO but told reporters in the Oval Office that the trade organisation needed to change its ways. economy". Trump is also threatening to impose tariffs on vehicles. CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller said the Dutch leader was "clearly in disbelief at the lack of decorum".

World News US using DNA to reunite 3000 migrant children, parents
Author: 0 US using DNA to reunite 3000 migrant children, parents

Falcon also said it's not possible the migrant children - some as young as two months old - are giving their consent to DNA testing. Azar also used a new and much higher number for migrant kids separated from their parents , "under 3,000" as compared with the figure of 2,047 he provided at a Senate hearing last week.

World News World powers back Iran oil exports despite U.S. sanctions threat
Author: 0 World powers back Iran oil exports despite U.S. sanctions threat

The other partners so far appear powerless to stop their countries' companies pulling out of Iran for fear of United States penalties. "We want this agreement to be maintained in the future". The US Navy stands ready to ensure free navigation and the flow of commerce, the US military's Central Command said on Thursday, after Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned they would block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz.

World News YouTube stars have died after falling into a waterfall pool in Canada
Author: 0 YouTube stars have died after falling into a waterfall pool in Canada

Scraper's boyfriend, Lyakh, as well as Gamble, dove in to save her. Mr Gamble's partner Alissa Hensen posted a tribute to the adventurer and shared her grief. Gamble was among a group of young men who earned worldwide headlines in 2016 after being charged by authorities in Wyoming with misdemeanours for walking off a boardwalk in Yellowstone National Park to get closer to the landmark's iconic Grand Prismatic Spring.

World News Read Scott Pruitt's Odd, Unapologetic Resignation Letter to Trump
Author: 0 Read Scott Pruitt's Odd, Unapologetic Resignation Letter to Trump

Although Pruitt has always been known for his high-profile appearances dating back to his successful run for Oklahoma attorney general, reports paint Wheeler as a quieter political actor. "Andrew is one of the most well-known, well-respected policy professionals in Washington on energy and environment-he knows everybody", Matthew Dempsey, a lobbyist who knows Wheeler from Inhofe's office, told the New York Times (paywall).

World News Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term
Author: 0 Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term

Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison in the Avenfield properties case while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to seven years. Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister past year for corruption, was also fined $8m by the National Accountability Bureau court.

World News Israel, Australia Cut Payments to Palestinian Authority
Author: 0 Israel, Australia Cut Payments to Palestinian Authority

He also noted the latest report of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, which points out that since 1967, around 250 Israeli settlements and outposts were established in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, which led to the loss of properties and sources of income while the attacks of Israeli settlers against Palestinians were encouraged by the lack of any global accountability.

World News Trump urges senator’s ouster at rally for Montana Republican
Author: 0 Trump urges senator’s ouster at rally for Montana Republican

Trump said . Trump vowed he'll be prepared for the July 16 summit in Finland. He served many years admirably. Mr. Trump said Kennedy had chose to leave the High Court because he knew the president would pick a stellar replacement. Tester is one of 10 Democrats running in states Trump won in 2016. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) heritage and mocked the Me Too Movement . But before Trump arrived in Montana, Tester's campaign took out full-page ads in newspapers across the state, ...

World News Poland's Chief Justice Defies Government as Crisis Deepens
Author: 0 Poland's Chief Justice Defies Government as Crisis Deepens

Legislation enforcing the retirement of some Supreme Court judges, including the tribunal's chief, is at the center of a conflict between Poland and the European Union. But even as the Tuesday deadline for the 27 judges to hand in their resignations came and past, none came and on Wednesday hundreds of supportive protesters swarmed chief justice Malgorzata Gersdorf as she returned to work .

World News Victims of deadly nerve agent 'handled contaminated item'
Author: 0 Victims of deadly nerve agent 'handled contaminated item'

Police have cordoned off a home in nearby Amesbury and other places that the latest victims visited, including a church, a pharmacy and a park in Salisbury , near where the Skripals were found. Health chiefs said the risk to the public was low , repeating their earlier advice that the public should wash their clothes and use cleansing wipes on personal items.

Author: 0 Australia's Public Broadcaster Banned from Pacific Forum

Senior Director of Global Operations Minar Pimple says the ABC banning is a "brazen" move and a clear attempt at suppressing critical coverage of its inhuman treatment of refugees at the Australian detention centre on the island. "The Nauru government must not dictate who should and shouldn't be attending, nor should it be issuing guidance on what journalists can and cannot report".

World News Putin meeting an accomplishment in itself, envoy says
Author: 0 Putin meeting an accomplishment in itself, envoy says

The meeting of the presidents of the U.S. and Russian Federation will take place on 16 July in Helsinki . The prospect of Trump and Putin meeting alone has raised concern among members of the USA national security community, some of whom have fretted that Putin, who has served as either president or prime minister since 2000, will use the meeting to gain leverage over the U.S.

World News Trump confirms that tariffs against China will take effect
Author: 0 Trump confirms that tariffs against China will take effect

Trump has for years slammed what he describes as Beijing's underhanded economic treatment of the United States in terms of trade, with the U.S. trade deficit in goods with China ballooning to a record $375.2 billion last year. States such as Louisiana export about $5.7bn of goods to China. The aim is to produce global champions - not just national ones - and Xi's government is ready to use the commanding heights of its one-party state to steer subsidies and use preferential policies and ...

World News ‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter
Author: 0 ‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter

Trump made the mistake of typing "pour over" instead of "pore over" which means to carefully observe something. Following Trump's new tweet, Rowling fired back, tweeting that someone taught "him how to spell "pore". The tweet from the president's account criticised " fake news " press - saying journalist liked to "pour over" his tweets looking for errors. Best-selling author Rowling picked up on the unfortunate typo, retweeting it and writing "hahaha" over and over in a series of tweets.

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