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World News German Migrant Rescue Captain Appears in Italian Court
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On Sunday, another Italian coast guard boat was escorting 40 severely dehydrated migrants to tiny Lampedusa after the rescue ship of a Spanish humanitarian group spotted the migrants' boat at sea, according to the group. The captain steered her vessel toward the island before dawn, ramming the much smaller police boat, which was blocking Sea-Watch 3's path to the dock.

World News Freak hailstorm hits Mexican city of Guadalajara
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Some 200 homes and businesses reported damage though there were no injuries registered. Aerial view of vehicles buried in hail in the streets in the eastern area of Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico , on June 30, 2019. Guadalajara is sometimes hit by severe weather because it is 5,100 feet above sea level, according to Sky News . "This is a natural phenomenon that we haven't seen before", the governor said in a video posted to Facebook.

World News Yen sags, yuan soars after US-China trade truce
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Last month, Huawei was put on the trade blacklist , and Trump said its status won't be decided until the end of the China-U.S. trade talks. Trump also said the US Commerce Department would study in the next few days whether to take Huawei off the list of firms banned from buying components and technology from US companies without government approval.

World News South Korea tracks unidentified flying object near border with North Korea
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The move would shrink North Korea's missile program, but would at least halt the production of new nuclear weapons . The border encounter was a made-for television moment. The North has balked at Trump's insistence that it give up its weapons before it sees relief from crushing global sanctions. "North Korea, and the companies that help it evade USA and United Nations sanctions, should know that we will use all tools at our disposal - including a civil forfeiture action such as this one ...

World News #UnwantedIvanka: Ivanka Trump's Odd G20 Appearance Is Now A Meme
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At the G20 summit, Trump spoke during a meeting called the Special Event on Women's Empowerment where she said female talent was "one of the most undervalued resources in the world". "I would like to hear Ivanka Trump's explanation about this video ". Among widespread reaction on social media, most of it critical of the first daughter , the New York Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said such behaviour "hurts our diplomatic standing".

World News Protesters clash with police again in latest Hong Kong street demonstrations
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Demonstrators staged a silent stand-in downtown Vancouver Sunday to continue protesting a Chinese extradition bill in Hong Kong . Following is a timeline of the key dates around the extradition bill and the protests it triggered. Opponents of the extradition bill, which would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party, fear it is a threat to Hong Kong's much-cherished rule of law and are demanding it be scrapped and Lam step down.

World News Canadian Cartoonist Fired for Viral Trump Comic: I Am 'Not a Victim'
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The image reignited anger and debate surrounding America's immigration policy and the humanitarian crisis at the country's southern border. De Adder announced his termination from the newspapers owned by Brunswick News Inc . "Michael told me once that not only were the [industrial conglomerate] J.D. Irving owned New Brunswick newspapers challenging to work for", Tyrell wrote, "but there were a series of taboo subjects he could not touch".

World News South Korean Trade Official Says Japan's Export Curbs Violate WTO Rules
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The materials to be restricted are fluorinated polyimide , which is used in smartphone displays, and resist and high-purity hydrogen fluoride (HF), which is used as an etching gas in the making of semiconductors, the paper said. In January, Japan demanded talks with South Korea over the forced labour issue but Seoul did not respond, the newspaper said. Export, which accounts for about half of the export-driven economy, declined 13.5 percent over the year to 44.18 billion USA dollars in ...

World News Iran's enriched uranium stockpile 'passes 300 kg limit' set under nuclear deal
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A spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organization announced earlier this month that Tehran would surpass the nuclear deal's 300-kilogram limit if the countries still participating in the nuclear accord did not negotiate new terms. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated that his country would not bow to foreign pressure, the state-run IRNA news agency reported Monday.

World News Syria: 4 killed in Israeli strikes near Damascus, Homs
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Israeli warplanes fired missiles at military sites in Homs and the Damascus outskirts, the Syrian military said on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human rights, a United Kingdom based watchdog group, said Israel was targeting Iranian linked bases, including a base where Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps forces are headquartered.

World News USA envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition
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The Palestinian Authority released Palestinian businessman Saleh Abu Mayaleh on Sunday, following his arrest for attending the U.S. economic workshop held in Bahrain, Arab48.com has reported. Palestinians have cut off all contacts with the Trump administration since the president broke with decades of bipartisan policy to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel in December 2017.

World News Huawei’s ban lifted but with a catch
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USA stock futures jumped ahead of Monday's open as investors reacted to the progress between the US and China at the G20 as well as the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean's leader Kim Jong Un . "I've agreed to allow them to continue to sell that product". -China trade war, putting itself in Trump's crosshairs, may lead to some moves in the nation's stock market: Kinh Bac City, Gemadept, Thanh Cong Textile, Vietnam National Textile & Garment Group, FPT Corp., Mobile ...

World News Round 2 of Democratic debate is party's most-watched ever
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Biden's defensive and sometimes faltering response was viewed as a blow to his status as the Democratic race's front-runner. A former Obama bundler said that while he expected Biden to initially lose only three to four percentage points in public opinion polls , the effect could quickly compound.

World News Trump says Huawei can still deal with U.S. companies
Author: 0 Trump says Huawei can still deal with U.S. companies

As a matter of fact, after 80 minutes of talk with the Chinese President Xi Jinping over the sidelines of latest G20 summit in the Japanese city of Osaka , Trump told to the reporters, "We're right back on track". Andy Rothman, an investment strategist with Matthews Asia and a former economic official with the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, said the Trump-Xi meeting was more conciliatory than he expected.

World News New Round Of Afghan Peace Talks Held Amid Deadly Attacks
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The seventh and latest round of peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban is "critical", said Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen on Sunday, the second day of talks with Washington's peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Mideastern state of Qatar, where the militant group maintains a political office.

World News U.S. indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering
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The Washington Post, citing unnamed "officials", reported earlier this month that U.S. President Donald Trump is losing interest in Venezuela with Maduro still in place, a report the administration has denied. Asked whether momentum had been lost in efforts to oust Maduro , Trump told reporters: "No, not at all". The Trump administration has pursued a similar approach to the children of businessmen close to Russian President Vladimir Putin - so-called second generation oligarchs - as ...

World News Trump tells Erdogan on Russian Federation missile deal
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When asked, Trump said, "We have a complicated situation because the (Turkey's) President was not allowed to buy the (American) Patriot missiles". President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defence systems, adding that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the first half of July.

World News Princess flees billionaire with $56m
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Princess Haya Bint Al-Hussein, the wife of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai , looks on after presenting Shanshan Feng of China with a trophy for winning the Dubai Ladies Masters golf tournament in the Gulf emirate on December 12, 2015.

World News AOC Criticizes Ivanka Trump: Being Someone's Daughter 'Isn't a Career Qualification'
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The U.S. wants our President working the G20. The so-called First Daughter of the United States was involved in a discussion with a host of world leaders including Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May . "Bringing a qualified diplomat couldn't hurt either", the freshman representative continued. President Trump ordered officials to grant security clearances to his daughter and son-in-law against their recommendations, and the process by which Ivanka , Kushner, and others secured their ...

World News Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in Gaza Strip
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The agreement on restoring clam in the Gaza Strip was made few hours before the Palestinians join the weekly anti-Israel rallies and protests that had been organized in eastern Gaza Strip since March 30 a year ago, known as the Great March of Return.

World News Turkey says six nationals held in Libya
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The decision announced early Saturday also says Turkish interests on Libyan soil are to be considered enemy targets, as Haftar's forces have accused Ankara of assisting the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and aligned militia fighters resisting the LNA.

World News Brussels' top jobs: a special summit is to bring breakthrough
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The special summit meeting to consider Jean-Claude Juncker's successor is taking place after the EU Council failed to reach agreement earlier this month. The Visegrad 4 countries-Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia- also made their opposition to Socialist candidate Frans Timmermans clear in a series of meetings with western European leaders.

World News G20 meeting may offer more clarity for OPEC, non-OPEC - Russia's Novak
Author: 0 G20 meeting may offer more clarity for OPEC, non-OPEC - Russia's Novak

China and India are among the world's top oil consumers while Russian Federation, the world's second biggest oil exporter after Saudi Arabia, supplies oil to both of those nations. But prices could stall as a slowing global economy squeezes demand and U.S. crude floods the market, a Reuters poll of analysts found. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih also said deal would likely be extended.

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