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World News Cornyn Calls on Senate to Consider Russia Sanctions
Author: 0 Cornyn Calls on Senate to Consider Russia Sanctions

If the resolution were passed, the Senate would also resolve to "move aggressively to protect our election systems from interference by Russian Federation or any foreign power" and demand sanctions be "fully implemented by the president". The resolution also calls on relevant Senate committees to exercise congressional oversight, "including prompt hearings and the release of relevant notes and information, to better understand the impact of the recent summit in Helsinki, Finland on the foreign ...

Author: 0 Trump and Putin 'discussed Ukraine' crisis at Helsinki summit - Russian leader reveals

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), a frequent critic of the president, said he would "absolutely not" support having the translator testify before Congress, arguing it would have a chilling effect on future presidential meetings. "Who do you believe?", Lemire had asked, referring to Trump's well established disbelief in the USA intelligence community's ironclad conclusions about Russia's efforts to subvert America's democracy.

World News Facial recognition helped identify suspects in Novichok poisoning case
Author: 0 Facial recognition helped identify suspects in Novichok poisoning case

Investigators have trawled through thousands of hours of CCTV footage seeking to identify all pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles that passed through areas significant to the probe, using facial recognition technology. Russian Federation has said it does not possess Novichok, and President Vladimir Putin dismissed the notion that his government would be involved. Her partner Charlie Rowley, 45, was left in a critical condition after also being contaminated by the chemical weapon.

World News Auto Care Association Joins Groups Opposing Tariffs in Letter to Trump
Author: 0 Auto Care Association Joins Groups Opposing Tariffs in Letter to Trump

Citing national security concerns, the Trump administration in May called for an investigation into auto imports, which could lead to tariffs of up to 25 percent on foreign vehicles and parts. Since May, it's also been considering whether to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imports of cars and auto parts. The Auto Alliance recommended the Trump administration focus on creating jobs by growing USA exports, and warned tariffs would result in less capital for investments and therefore ...

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Author: 0 "Illegal": Trump After Reports That Lawyer Taped Conversation With Model

On Saturday, Giuliani told Reuters the conversation was held at Trump's office in Trump Tower and that Cohen used a hidden device to record the conversation. The former model, Karen McDougal, said she began an almost yearlong affair with Mr Trump in 2006 shortly after his wife, Melania, gave birth to their son, Barron, the Times said.

World News Australian PM says Pope must sack archbishop
Author: 0 Australian PM says Pope must sack archbishop

Wilson is the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted of helping cover up abuse allegations. Earlier this month, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said only the Pope had the authority to compel Wilson to resign. On May 22, a judge found him guilty of not reporting to the police sexual abuse committed by Fletcher. Catholic bishops and community leaders were quick to issue dramatic and heart felt mea culpas over the church's failures following the release of the Royal ...

Author: 0 Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

The FBI is also investigating Cohen's payment of $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the weeks leading up to the election in exchange for silence about an alleged one-time encounter with Trump. Trump has denied any affair with either Daniels or McDougal. The US president was responding to reports he had been recorded by Michael Cohen discussing payments to a Playboy model, who said she had an affair with Mr Trump.

Author: 0 Sliding yuan hits world stock markets, stokes trade war fears

US President Donald Trump says he is ready to impose tariffs on all $US500 billion ($673.7 billion) of imported goods from China , threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets. I put a very good man in the Fed. I want them to do well. The economy has continued to grow since Trump took office, with unemployment rates down, growth rising and the stock market up - though it closed down about 135 points on Thursday.

World News Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
Author: 0 Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital

The attack on Skripal has made an already tense UK-Russia relationship even frostier . Ms Wilkinson said the treatment involved decontaminating Mr Rowley. Paul Cosford, Director of Health Protection and Medical Director at Public Health England , added: 'Mr Rowley is well enough to leave hospital. He left Russian Federation for Britain in a 2010 spy swap.

World News Victims identified in Missouri duck boat tragedy
Author: 0 Victims identified in Missouri duck boat tragedy

The driver died, but the captain survived. "He was at every event". Glenn's wife, Tia Coleman, and Angela's older son, whose name has not been released, survived the accident, Coleman Douglas said . Duck boats have had a history of fatal accidents both in the water and on land. A similar tragedy played out in 1999 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, when 13 people were killed when a duck boat sank to the bottom of the lake just seven minutes into the tour due to poor maintenance.

World News Doubts Swirl Over Claims of Gold-Filled Russian Shipwreck
Author: 0 Doubts Swirl Over Claims of Gold-Filled Russian Shipwreck

Today, that amount of gold is worth 150 trillion won, or $130 billion, CNBC reports. Whenever private treasure-hunting companies succeed and really come across boxes filled with gold or silver, there is a high likelihood that the finding will draw lawsuits by countries or private stakeholders who claim they deserve a share.

World News India, Iran hold foreign office consultations
Author: 0 India, Iran hold foreign office consultations

The Trump administration is pushing countries to cut all imports of Iranian oil from November when the USA reimposes sanctions against Tehran. The United States rejected appeals from the European Union to give exemptions to EU countries that would be affected by sanctions on Iran.

World News Russian Federation and China block U.S. on North Korea oil — United Nations diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation and China block U.S. on North Korea oil — United Nations diplomats

But "it will take full enforcement of sanctions for us to get there" as well as Kim following through "on his personal commitments" to Trump. The U.S. Coats said it was not a matter of trusting the North Koreans but of ensuring proper verification mechanisms were in place. Citing a China-based source, South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported on Thursday that China has almost doubled its exports of crude oil to North Korea since North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited there in June.

World News Putin's idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House
Author: 0 Putin's idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

He said they discussed counterterrorism, Israel's security, nuclear proliferation, cyber attacks, trade, Ukraine, Middle East peace and North Korea. The Russian envoy to the U.S. but they can ALL be solved!" Antonov gave details of their discussions on arms control, but said the US has been reluctant to back Russia's proposals so far.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin’s soccer ball gift to Donald Trump gets routine security check

Returning from a day off after his Trump criticism, Cavuto said he returned to plenty of feedback on his Trump criticism. McKeon said if the president does a one-on-one session as he did with Putin, it's not necessarily "unusual" but added the "burden" of keeping a record and handing it over to the national security adviser is on the interpreter or the president.

World News North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says

Carlson questioned why the USA should have to defend Montenegro, as required by Article 5 of the NATO treaty. The host raised the issue and proposed a hypothetical: "Let's say Montenegro, which joined previous year, is attacked". U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Montenegro may start World War III, but the government on issued a statement today saying it was proud of the country's "history and tradition and peaceful politics".

World News Modi stunned after getting unexpected hug from Rahul Gandhi in Parliament
Author: 0 Modi stunned after getting unexpected hug from Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

The BJD was allotted 15 minutes slot to present its views on the motion.The party has 19 members in the Lok Sabha after the resignation of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Jay Panda. In his speech, Gandhi said that the Modi government was known for " jumla strikes" and has failed to fulfil promises made to the people. Some of this might have been because the BJP was hoping to get more than 350 votes.

World News Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle Leaving Network To Campaign With Boyfriend, Don Jr
Author: 0 Fox's Kimberly Guilfoyle Leaving Network To Campaign With Boyfriend, Don Jr

Kimberly Guilfoyle , " The Five " co-host who has often defended President Donald Trump , will reportedly leave the network to focus on helping Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections. According to the website, the PAC America First is the "the primary super PAC dedicated to electing federal candidates who support the agenda of the Trump-Pence administration".

World News Trump on Putin meeting: it wasn't all rosy
Author: 0 Trump on Putin meeting: it wasn't all rosy

The US president "disagrees" with a proposal made by Mr Putin that Russia be allowed to question US citizens in return for access to 12 Russians indicted by the US over alleged hacking and election interference. The official was informed about the invite on live television, while he was speaking at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado. A White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity did not specify if that included Russia's interference in United States elections.

World News House Republicans sink new spending on election security
Author: 0 House Republicans sink new spending on election security

David Cicilline, D-R.I. Villalba's impeachment request comes after Trump was widely criticized by Democrats and some Republicans for the handling of his Helsinki meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , in which the president sided with Kremlin talking points on United States election tampering over his own intelligence services.

Author: 0 Trump is threatening to put a tariff on every Chinese good

In a further breach of established protocol, Trump redoubled his recent criticism of the Federal Reserve's decision to steadily raise interest rates this year. According to the US, China uses predatory practices in a push to challenge American technological dominance - and allegedly forces American companies to hand over technology in exchange for access to the Chinese market.

World News US Stance on Russian Federation in Syria Remains Unchanged, General Says
Author: 0 US Stance on Russian Federation in Syria Remains Unchanged, General Says

He singled out the "Fake News Media" as the real enemy of the people in a series of tweets in which he said Israel, Ukraine and peace in the Middle East would be discussed at the next meeting. The White House later said the USA president had been saying "no" to further questions from reporters and that the threat to the U.S. electoral system "still exists".

World News Trump says looks forward to second Putin meeting
Author: 0 Trump says looks forward to second Putin meeting

That performance set off a bipartisan backlash in Washington, forcing days of damage control efforts by an embattled West Wing. British financier Bill Browder, who lobbied for sanctions in 2012 against Moscow after the death of his Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in prison, said Thursday that President Donald Trump allowing the Kremlin to question him was "effectively a death sentence for me".

Author: 0 Several Hurt In "Knife Attack" On Bus In Germany

The attack took place at 1.47 p.m. local time (1147 GMT). "We can not now rule anything out". "It is important to us to only disclose reliable information in order not to fuel speculation and not to obstruct the investigation". The agency also quoted Ulla Hingst, a spokeswoman for prosecutors in Luebeck, as saying that police are investigating a suspicious rucksack. "For that reason we have, as the investigation now stands, no indications that there was a terrorist background to this act".

World News GOP congressman says Trump is being ‘manipulated’ by Putin
Author: 0 GOP congressman says Trump is being ‘manipulated’ by Putin

Mr Trump faced a backlash after contradicting his own intelligence chiefs at a joint post-summit news conference with Mr Putin by doubting Russian interference in the 2016 USA election. ThinkProgress" Aaron Rupar reports that afterwards, in a follow up with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, "Alexander said, "there wasn't a condemnation of white nationalism and white supremacy that I think a lot of people would want to hear from the secretary of Homeland Security on this issue'".

World News Israel pounds Gaza after Palestinian sniper kills IDF soldier
Author: 0 Israel pounds Gaza after Palestinian sniper kills IDF soldier

Israel carried out "wide-scale" airstrikes and deployed tanks against militant sites in Gaza , killing four Palestinians on Friday after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said. Gaza health officials say more than 130 Palestinians have been killed and 15,000 injured by Israeli forces during that time. "Those who want to provoke Palestinians and Israelis into another war must not succeed".

World News Turkish court rejects appeals to release jailed American pastor
Author: 0 Turkish court rejects appeals to release jailed American pastor

The measure, which normally lasts three months, but was extended seven times , has seen the detention of some 80,000 people and about double that number sacked from jobs in public institutions. The spokesman of Turkey's ruling AK Party, Mahir Unal, said that just as Washington had responded repeatedly to Ankara's requests for Mr Gulen's extradition by saying it was a matter for the U.S.

World News White House rejects Russian proposal for Ukrainian referendum
Author: 0 White House rejects Russian proposal for Ukrainian referendum

Helsinki regrets . Coats, a former GOP senator appointed by Trump a year ago, told Mitchell he wished things had happened differently during the president's Helsinki summit with Putin, NBC News reports. It said the proposals include setting up a Russian-US-Jordanian monitoring group in Amman and a similar group in Lebanon. "We didn't know whether she was an agent of a foreign power, but certainly had deep concerns over her activities", Schiff, the top Democrat on the intelligence ...

World News European Union urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 European Union urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

With Brexit negotiations in a deep rut, EU Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said Thursday that "we need to be prepared for all eventualities". 'Worst of all, we allowed the question of the Northern Irish border, hitherto assumed by all sides to be readily soluble, to become so politically charged as to dominate the debate'.