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World News Kremlin rejects Trump's description of Germany as Russian 'captive'
Author: 0 Kremlin rejects Trump's description of Germany as Russian 'captive'

Trump is set to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for their first ever summit in Helsinki on July 16 though Moscow said the former's remarks were unlikely to affect what was always going to be a hard summit between two countries known to have several differences, the Reuters report added.

World News Canada offers to lead new NATO operation in Iraq
Author: 0 Canada offers to lead new NATO operation in Iraq

Prior to the June NATO meeting and this week's annual ministerial, Pentagon sources told The Washington Times that Mr. Mattis meant to present the US plan to expand the size and scope of the Iraqi military training operation - putting it on par with the ongoing mission in Afghanistan.

World News Trump meets with Theresa May after candid British tabloid interview
Author: 0 Trump meets with Theresa May after candid British tabloid interview

Ahead of the President's first United Kingdom visit, Downing Street was keen to stress the importance of the "special relationship", as the government looks to secure new trade deals ahead of Britain's departure from the EU. Organizers blasted audio in the direction of the ambassador's house, which they said was a recording of child migrants who had been separated from their parents while trying to enter the United States.

World News Final Rescue Mission For Trapped Thai Boys' Football Team Is Underway
Author: 0 Final Rescue Mission For Trapped Thai Boys' Football Team Is Underway

If all goes according to plan, the remaining boys, their coach , and the doctor and Navy SEAL divers who have been with them in the cave will be brought out today . Also emerging from the cave: a doctor who has treated the 13 stranded people after they were found last Monday, and several Thai navy SEAL divers who helped to carry out the complicated and precarious rescue operation.

World News Donald Trump makes his first trip to Britain
Author: 0 Donald Trump makes his first trip to Britain

Mr Trump has sparked a backlash from UK politicians after telling The Sun the PM's Brexit plan would "probably kill" a UK-US trade deal. On Brexit, he said: 'I would have done it much differently. He also said meeting the queen would be an experience Trump "will really cherish". Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, Trump on Wednesday also turned a harsh spotlight on Germany's own ties to Russian Federation, alleging that a natural gas pipeline venture with ...

World News Mueller team indicts 12 Russian agents for hacking in 2016 election season
Author: 0 Mueller team indicts 12 Russian agents for hacking in 2016 election season

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says that Russian intelligence agents stole information on 500,000 US voters after hacking a state USA election board. The Russia investigation has now led to charges against 32 people, including previous charges against 14 Russian nationals for their work on spreading Russian-based propaganda.

World News Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases
Author: 0 Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

But I would also encourage the president to exercise caution with Russian Federation - which has proven to be a hostile nation to the United States and our Western allies. The number that the president mentioned - 2 percent of countries' GDP - was in fact a main product of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings four years ago, when member nations pledged to either maintain the threshold or to meet it by 2024 - a deadline that seemingly still stands after this week's North Atlantic Treaty ...

World News Trump scuppers trade deal with United Kingdom under May's Brexit
Author: 0 Trump scuppers trade deal with United Kingdom under May's Brexit

Donald Trump appeared to crush Theresa May's trade deal hopes this morning. -British trade deal and said he thought May's rival, Boris Johnson, would make "a great prime minister". Despite the protests, Trump insisted ahead of his trip to the United Kingdom that he was well-liked in the country. The visit is also being marked with protests in central London , as well as outside the USA ambassador's residence where the Trumps are staying, while others lined the streets in Blenheim ...

Author: 0 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lost 200,000 followers in account purge

Twitter began culling locked accounts from follower figures Thursday, and as the process continues to the numbers could decline further. The new policy could be substantial for some Twitter users because follower totals serve as a top selling point when celebrities and so-called social media influencers negotiate deals with advertisers.

World News Trump tweets out letter he got from Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Trump tweets out letter he got from Kim Jong Un

In the letter Trump released on Thursday, Kim repeatedly referred to the USA president as "Your Excellency". What was in Kim's letter? Trump tweeted accompanying a Korean and English version of the note from Kim. It had been expected on Thursday at the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom. A scheduled meeting between North Korean and U.S. officials on Thursday in the demilitarised zone between the two Koreas to discuss the return of the remains was postponed to Sunday.

World News Armless transient man stabs tourist with scissors on South Beach
Author: 0 Armless transient man stabs tourist with scissors on South Beach

Coronado, 22, was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center to be treated for his injuries, police said. Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, is accused of holding a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbing 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight on Tuesday morning, according to Miami Beach police.

World News Dozens injured after storm hits RV park in North Dakota
Author: 0 Dozens injured after storm hits RV park in North Dakota

But, this storm, it made me shake uncontrollably", Bowden said . The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office says several people are trapped or injured. The early Tuesday twister that hit Watford City destroyed 122 structures and damaged about 200 more, though about 120 are still habitable, Mike Nowatzki, spokesman for Gov.

World News China vows to hit back over US proposal for fresh tariffs
Author: 0 China vows to hit back over US proposal for fresh tariffs

Adding $200 billion in goods to the list of existing tariffs would bring the total value of tariffed goods to $450 billion-just shy of the $505 billion in exports that China sends to the U.S. The growing share of worldwide trade under threat has raised the prospect the escalating trade war could harm the global economy, shrinking investments and undermining supply chains.

World News Blast sets off fire outside Egypt's Cairo airport
Author: 0 Blast sets off fire outside Egypt's Cairo airport

Egyptian firefighters battled flames that erupted after an explosion at a chemicals factory outside Cairo's main airport on Thursday, with a dozen people reported injured in a blast an army spokesman said was caused by high temperatures. In February 2015 authorities discovered bombs planted at the Cairo International Airport on the same day that a blast killed a man in Egypt's second city of Alexandria.

World News Charges against Stormy Daniels dropped after arrest at strip club
Author: 0 Charges against Stormy Daniels dropped after arrest at strip club

After the undercover investigators witnessed Clifford touching strip club patrons, they approached the stage where Clifford was performing, and Clifford made her way toward them - apparently not realizing that they were undercover officers - and treated them much in the same manner as she had previous patrons.

World News Flights canceled as Taiwan battens down for powerful typhoon
Author: 0 Flights canceled as Taiwan battens down for powerful typhoon

According to ChannelNewsAsia.com, some 3,500 people across the island were evacuated from areas prone to floods and landslides, with about 2,000 soldiers mobilized to help. In neighboring Zhejiang Province, more than 144,400 people in five cities had been evacuated as of 4 p.m. Tuesday, and about 20,800 fishing boats and 4,950 other boats had returned to port or safe waters.

World News Explosion rocks Sun Prairie, Wisconsin after natural gas main struck
Author: 0 Explosion rocks Sun Prairie, Wisconsin after natural gas main struck

As of 2:15 p.m. on July 11, the fundraiser had exceeded its goal - $20,184 of $15,000. Dane County Sheriff's Office operations manager Paul Logan said some people were taken to hospitals, but that no deaths had been reported. Kevin Konopacki. Steve Owen , a small business owner, told reporters what he saw when firefighters and police officers started to mobilize, and he also recalled that the building across the street from his shop was "literally lifted up" by a fireball.

World News Dramatic photos show the devastating flooding and landslides in Japan
Author: 0 Dramatic photos show the devastating flooding and landslides in Japan

Over 50,000 rescue workers, police and military personnel have been mobilised to respond to the disaster, which has left entire villages submerged by flooding, with just the top of traffic lights visible above the rising waters. "It's not raining today but we must stay alert for the possibility of landslides", she told AFP. Flash floods and landslides across central and western areas have sparked evacuation orders for more two million people.

World News Eleven people from Alaska plane crash saved
Author: 0 Eleven people from Alaska plane crash saved

The pilot of the aircraft that crashed 2,000 feet up into the mountains told the National Transportation Safety Board Wednesday morning that he tried to avoid mountainous terrain, according to the Associated Press. "It is imperative we understand the factors surrounding this incident to help prevent similar ones". "Taquan Air has suspended all scheduled flights today and is cooperating fully with the NTSB, FAA and other authorities to examine every aspect of this event", it continued.

World News Pakistani Ex-PM Sharif to Return For Prison Sentence
Author: 0 Pakistani Ex-PM Sharif to Return For Prison Sentence

She said, while talking to media outside Harley street clinic, "I will return Pakistan along with my father via Ittihad Airways' flight EY:018, which will depart from London on Thursday evening at 8:45". NAB officials took Safdar into custody after he appeared at a party rally in Rawalpindi. "Since the road option may be hard for the authorities concerned with regard to provide security cover, a helicopter should be provided to the NAB to avoid problems in the arrest and shifting them ...

World News Police officer resigns ahead of hearing on Puerto Rico shirt incident
Author: 0 Police officer resigns ahead of hearing on Puerto Rico shirt incident

Foley said Timothy Trybus faces two counts of felony hate crime, which are enhancements on the charges of misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct he was previously charged with. Puerto Rico is a USA territory, and its residents are American citizens. Besides the man's actions and comments, it was the apparent inaction of a forest preserve police officer, seen in the background, that elicited heavy criticism.

World News Classmates of trapped boy in Thai cave reveal heart-warming gesture
Author: 0 Classmates of trapped boy in Thai cave reveal heart-warming gesture

Harris played a pivotal role in the rescue effort mounted after days of strategising how to get the boys out, assessing their fitness for the perilous journey back to the outside. The father of Richard Harris, a key member of the team of global experts involved in the dramatic rescue mission , died soon after all the boys were freed.

World News Dele Alli, Lingard blamed for England’s loss to Croatia
Author: 0 Dele Alli, Lingard blamed for England’s loss to Croatia

Having been largely absent during England's run to last night's World Cup semi-final, a host of additional English fans travelled to Russian Federation ahead of their country's game against Croatia last night. "Knockout football is about fine margins, we had spells in the game against a side with real quality and you've got to make them count", said Southgate on ITV after the game.