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World News Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official
Author: 0 Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official

At the news conference following the private meeting, Trump also appeared to accept Putin's denials of trying to undermine the USA election, even though U.S. He then changed the subject, demanding to know why the Federal Bureau of Investigation never examined the hacked computer servers of the Democratic National Committee, and asking about the fate of emails missing from the server of Clinton.

World News Woman impaled in chest by rogue Ocean City beach umbrella
Author: 0 Woman impaled in chest by rogue Ocean City beach umbrella

The 46-year-old woman from Pennsylvania was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Seaside Heights Detective Steven Korman said that emergency crews needed to use a bolt cutter in order to free Margaret Reynolds , whose ankle was fully punctured by the umbrella.

World News Former British PM calls for new referendum on Brexit
Author: 0 Former British PM calls for new referendum on Brexit

He added: "Certainly it needs to go into the arrangements we have at global level with our European Union partners". That kind of selective snippet that makes it into the media I think is - to the extent that the public pay attention to it - I think is unhelpful'.

World News Japanese heat wave pushes temperature to record
Author: 0 Japanese heat wave pushes temperature to record

On Monday, the thermometer peaked at 41.1C (106F) in Kumagaya, near Tokyo, breaking the previous national record of 41C from 2013. The temperature reached 102 degrees on Monday in central Tokyo, the highest temperature this year. The authorities have advised that people should stay inside and stay where air con is available. Hundreds of people have been rushed to Japanese hospitals with heat stroke symptoms in the more than weeklong heat wave.

World News Nawaz Sharif suffering from chest pain; doctors warn of possible kidney failure
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif suffering from chest pain; doctors warn of possible kidney failure

Dr Aijaz Qadeer is chairman of the medical board which comprises PIMS Head of Cardiology Dr Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr Shajee Siddiqui, Dr Sohail Tanvir and Dr Mashood. Nawaz was sentenced to 11 years in prison by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court over his family's purchase of luxury apartments in London, whereas, his daughter Maryam was sentenced to seven years in prison.

Author: 0 3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician

Faraz Mughul, Gandapur's assistant, confirmed the casualties. The Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. On the same day , 149 people, including a top nationalist leader, were killed and over 200 others injured in a powerful suicide blast in Mastung area in the troubled Balochistan province.

World News Trump looking to revoke security clearances
Author: 0 Trump looking to revoke security clearances

Sen. Rand Paul said he's meeting with President Donald Trump Monday and plans to ask him to block access to sensitive information by a former top USA intelligence official who's been fiercely critical of the White House. Hayden responded Monday via Twitter, saying a revocation wouldn't "have any effect on what I say or write". Sanders went on to say that "at this point" there were no plans to revoke the security clearances of former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe ...

World News Sen. Lindsey Graham says Trump's tough talk
Author: 0 Sen. Lindsey Graham says Trump's tough talk "not working" on Putin

In an interview on "This Week", ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., "Just bluntly, do you believe he is compromised by Vladimir Putin? ". The next day brought a fresh challenge. And that is of great concern to those keeping their eyes on Putin's planned White House visit in the fall. The State Department, by contrast, rejected the proposal - which Trump days earlier had called an "incredible offer - as "absurd".

World News Trump Reacts to Cohen Recording: ‘Your Favorite President Did Nothing Wrong!’
Author: 0 Trump Reacts to Cohen Recording: ‘Your Favorite President Did Nothing Wrong!’

US President Donald Trump is asserting that his former personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is " inconceivable " and "perhaps illegal". "It is the client who owns the privilege and not the lawyer", the source said. In this specific instance, it was Trump who waived the privilege after Special Master Jones ruled the tape was privileged.

World News UK to set out more details of Brexit plans on Tuesday-minister
Author: 0 UK to set out more details of Brexit plans on Tuesday-minister

Mr Raab also defended the controversial Chequers Cabinet compromise on withdrawal aims, insisting he wanted to persuade voters and Cabinet colleagues that it is the way forward. But he questioned the UK's plans for a common rulebook as it only referred to goods checked at the border, not areas like pesticide use, adding: "How can we protect consumers in Europe?" Britain's banks and insurers must plan for a "hard" Brexit in case a transition period is not in place next March, a senior ...

World News Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting
Author: 0 Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting

The fact that USA intelligence chief Dan Coats didn't know what was discussed during the Helsinki summit was revealed during the Aspen Forum, according to CNBC . Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said his Thursday comments at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado were not meant to be critical of Mr.

World News Temperature soars to 41.1 C in Kumagaya; highest ever in Japan
Author: 0 Temperature soars to 41.1 C in Kumagaya; highest ever in Japan

The Tokyo Fire Department said 3,091 requests were made for ambulances in the capital on Sunday, the most for a single day since the department started emergency medical operations in 1963, reported Kyodo News . 'The weather recently in Japan is like being in a sauna, ' Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said at a news conference focusing on the 2020 Summer Olympics, which open in Tokyo two years from Tuesday.

World News Israel Evacuates Syria's 'White Helmets' to Jordan
Author: 0 Israel Evacuates Syria's 'White Helmets' to Jordan

The White Helmets have allegedly saved the lives of more than 100,000 people since its founding in 2013, BBC reported . Hundreds were evacuated from the southwest of the war-torn country as part of what Israel described as a "humanitarian effort".

World News Victims in duck boat tragedy weren't wearing life jackets when found
Author: 0 Victims in duck boat tragedy weren't wearing life jackets when found

A memorial service for those who died on the duck boat was held Sunday at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. Missouri Highway Patrol said the ages of the deceased range from one to 70. They were throwing life rafts out to everybody, but I couldn't reach it. A Ride The Ducks boat is seen Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo. "It's just heartbreaking", said friend Russ McKay, who talked to Hamann the day before the accident.

World News Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight
Author: 0 Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight

The chances for storms exist on Monday mainly in the morning then again possibly late Wednesday but with better chances starting Wednesday night and lasting on and off through Friday . Low temperatures will be in the mid 70s to low 80s. As a low pressure system remains nearby, more scattered showers and storms will pop up on Monday , Tuesday , and Wednesday with highs in the mid/upper 80s, lows near 70º.

World News G20 ministers share trade war concerns
Author: 0 G20 ministers share trade war concerns

Mr Mnuchin's offer to the European Union and Japan - along with a renewed effort to jump-start stalled talks with Mexico and Canada to modernise the North American Free Trade Agreement - come as the U.S. As the Group of 20 gathering wound up Sunday, European financial affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici said that differences of position remained despite the talks.

World News European Union prepares for possible 'cliff edge' Brexit
Author: 0 European Union prepares for possible 'cliff edge' Brexit

He said: "The margin is closing on these votes and we will keep at it". He highlighted the UK's plan is to align with European Union standards on goods only that are checked at the border, and the added bureaucracy. She will strongly reject the EU's proposal for a backstop stating it would mean the creation of a border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.

World News Multiple people shot outside restaurant in Toronto
Author: 0 Multiple people shot outside restaurant in Toronto

Paramedics said a number of victims have sustained significant injuries. Unconfirmed reports say as many as 10 people were shot, including possibly a child. Toronto Star, quoting eyewitnesses, described a man dressed in black firing between 15 and 20 shots. A child is believed to be among the victims, who were found at multiple locations.

World News Silver Lake hostage suspect identified: Gene Evin Atkins, 28
Author: 0 Silver Lake hostage suspect identified: Gene Evin Atkins, 28

Police were called to the scene at around 3:30pm local time (11:30pm BST), saying: "We can confirm that there is an active barricaded suspect within a Trader Joe's in Silverlake". After about 30 minutes, police came inside and rushed some of the customers out, he said. He added that officers tried to pull the man over and were led on a pursuit.

World News Los Angeles shootout: One dead, suspect held after taking hostages at supermarket
Author: 0 Los Angeles shootout: One dead, suspect held after taking hostages at supermarket

Meanwhile, authorities said that approximately 40 and 50 others-including children-in the store had hidden in the store's freezer, in bathrooms and in closets during the tense almost three-hour standoff. Throughout the ordeal, officers with riot gear, armed with rifles, stood along the side of the Trader Joe's and used mirrors to try to look inside as hostages periodically came out the front door with the hands raised.

Author: 0 Coats says he was not criticizing Trump for inviting Putin to visit

The head of USA intelligence has said that he did not mean to disrespect President Donald Trump with his " awkward response" on hearing the news that he had invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit Washington. Trump decided Thursday morning to have national security adviser John Bolton schedule a second summit and officially invite Putin to visit, The Washington Post has reported .

World News Russians Blocked From Hacking Three 2018 Candidates
Author: 0 Russians Blocked From Hacking Three 2018 Candidates

Tom Burt who holds the position of corporate vice president in charge of customer security as well as trust, observed at the panel that the company had uncovered a number of attempts to make use of non-genuine Microsoft domains for the goal of espionage acts back in the year 2016.

World News The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment
Author: 0 The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment

Federal investigators uncovered the recording during raids on Cohen's home and offices in April. The raid, conducted under a search warrant, was aimed at seizing records related to two women who received payments in the run-up to the 2016 election after they alleged extramarital affairs with Trump, among other documents.