• North Korea ‘replaces’ military top brass in pre-summit shake-up
North Korea ‘replaces’ military top brass in pre-summit shake-up

Moon Chung-in, an adviser to President Moon, said in a recent interview with the Atlantic, that he would like to see the end of the US alliance at some point after the North Korean nuclear threat is resolved, so that South Korea no longer has to take sides between the USA and China.

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  • Mueller’s investigative team accuses former Trump campaign chair of witness tampering
Mueller’s investigative team accuses former Trump campaign chair of witness tampering

Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, asked the judge overseeing the case in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to revoke or revise an order releasing Manafort ahead of his trial.

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  • Masterpiece Cakeshop Wins Supreme Court Decision
Masterpiece Cakeshop Wins Supreme Court Decision

He runs his business guided by religious principles, closing on Sunday and refusing to make cakes containing alcohol or celebrating Halloween. Dissenting in the ruling was U.S. The case began back in 2012 when couple Charlie Craig and David Mullins visited Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop to order a cake for their wedding, and were told that ...

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  • Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust
Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte drew condemnation Monday kissed a Filipina during his visit to South Korea and touched off a furore. Making the rounds also on social media was a spoof photo of the same kiss, but with the woman replaced by superimposed image of China's President Xi Jinping, in an attempt to poke fun at Duterte's high regar...

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  • Where is Melania Trump? Mystery as public absence extends to 22 days
Where is Melania Trump? Mystery as public absence extends to 22 days

She checked into Walter Reed Medical Center for treatment of what the White House called a benign kidney condition May 14 and didn't leave until May 19. It is a phrase she has never used on social media, but one Mr Trump has used in at least eight of his tweets. The first lady has not been seen publicly for 24 days.

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  • Donald Trump would be impeached if he pardoned himself: Rudy Giuliani
Donald Trump would be impeached if he pardoned himself: Rudy Giuliani

When asked whether Trump has the power to pardon himself, Giuliani replied , "he probably does ". When pushed, however, Giuliani said he generally agrees that the president has stunningly broad powers - even if using them would be political suicide.

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  • France gives USA 'a few days' to avoid trade war
France gives USA 'a few days' to avoid trade war

Washington's new trade tariffs on its allies and its threat to sanction companies doing business with Iran have alienated America's main trade partners. It was not. It's the G7. Trump, Trudeau , and several other world leaders are scheduled to meet next week in Canada at the G-7 meeting. The EU is preparing to hit back at the US with tariffs...

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  • Theresa May expresses disappointment over 'unjustified' United States tariffs
Theresa May expresses disappointment over 'unjustified' United States tariffs

In an op-ed for CNN, Sachs, who runs Columbia University's Center for Sustainable Development, blasted Trump's decision this week to implement stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a move that angered top US allies including Canada, Mexico and the European Union (EU).

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  • Financial crisis haunts Italy amid poll turmoil
Financial crisis haunts Italy amid poll turmoil

New Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte , 53, was sworn in at the head of the first populist government in an European Union founding member that was forged by the Five Star Movement and the far-right League. Juncker to deny remarks that he deemed "unacceptable", opening a new front in Italy's increasingly complicated relations with its EU partners. "...

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  • U.S. Hints at China Talks Progress as Trump Riles Trade Allies
U.S. Hints at China Talks Progress as Trump Riles Trade Allies

Wilbur Ross sounded upbeat on Sunday after having dinner the previous evening with China's Vice-Premier Liu He. "If the U.S. side imposes trade restrictions, including high tariffs, then all trade agreements reached as result of talks will have no binding force", the statement read.

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  • Deal with St. Louis prosecutors led to Greitens' resignation
Deal with St. Louis prosecutors led to Greitens' resignation

My focus is on helping to ensure a smooth transition of power so that state government can continue to serve Missourians without interruption. "The state has a reputation as being fiscally conservative with strong finances and a low pension liability".

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  • Trump Contradicts Himself by Claiming He Didn't Fire Comey Over Russia
Trump Contradicts Himself by Claiming He Didn't Fire Comey Over Russia

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C., has reportedly interviewed former FBI Director James Comey about whether his deputy, Andrew McCabe , committed a crime by lying to federal agents. "Regardless of the recommendation I was going to fire Comey", Trump told Holt . On the other hand, the idea that Trump fired Comey because he b...

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  • Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls
Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls

By default, that effort would have helped Mr Trump, but Mr Mueller is looking into whether Trump associates played a more active role. Mueller was a REPUBLICAN when he received medals for his actions in the Vietnam war, while Trump won a "Yellow Heart" and "Bronze Bone Spur Star" for obtaining FIVE DEFERMENTS.

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  • Japan urges caution on any North Korea agreement
Japan urges caution on any North Korea agreement

Yet he also said a news conference that hard work remains including hurdles that may appear to be insurmountable as negotiations progress on the US demand for North Korea's complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization. Trump told reporters he hadn't read the letter yet and added with a smile, "I may be in for a big surprise, folks". W...

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  • UCLA ranks as second-best public university nationwide, ninth in world
UCLA ranks as second-best public university nationwide, ninth in world

Japan has five institutions across the top 100 (down from six), and four of these have declined. The rating lists The Hebrew University in the 91-100 band, together withBoston University, University of Copenhagen, France's Ecole Polytechnique, the University of Helsinki and the India Institute of Science, among others.

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  • Trump Wants Mercedes-Benz Off American Streets And He's Playing Hardball
Trump Wants Mercedes-Benz Off American Streets And He's Playing Hardball

This could destroy exports by German carmakers, which control 90 percent of the US premium market and are the biggest European Union exporters of cars to the United States. The result could be a 25 percent tariff on foreign-made cars, similar to the result of the Section 232 investigation into steel and aluminum imports.

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  • Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

Kurdish forces, which are supported by the U.S., now control around a third of the country. having taken huge swathes of territory from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). "This is the first option". "We were close to have direct conflict between the Russian forces and the American forces", he said. Iraq is no exception, and Syria is n...

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  • Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich eligible to become Israeli
Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich eligible to become Israeli

With a net worth of $11 billion, Abramovich instantly became one of the richest Israelis . Abramovich flew to Israel on Monday after receiving confirmation that he was eligible for citizenship under the country's Law of Return, which allows Jews to become citizens.

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  • European Union retaliates to Trump's tariffs
European Union retaliates to Trump's tariffs

Keanin Loomis said Thursday "I don't even think that customs on the U.S. side really knows how to process this or what the instructions are from Washington. It's already prepared $1.6 billion in retaliation against USA goods including steel, orange juice, motorcycles and bourbon whiskey. Former Hamilton mayor Bob Bratina, now Liberal MP for Ham...

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  • Dam safe from mudslide; mandatory evacuations lifted in western NC
Dam safe from mudslide; mandatory evacuations lifted in western NC

McDowell County Emergency Management confirmed 200 people from campgrounds and residential communities near the dam and lake were at shelters, and there may be more later since water levels were expected to rise. A voluntary evacuation for Chimney Rock was also requested. Residents were urged to avoid traveling unless they needed to escape from ...

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  • Study puts Puerto Rico hurricane deaths at 4,645
Study puts Puerto Rico hurricane deaths at 4,645

When the researchers extrapolated those mortality rates to the population of Puerto Rico, they calculated that the number of hurricane-related deaths was somewhere between 793 and 8498. As part of Harvard researchers' report, over 3,200 households were randomly visited and surveyed, which included over 9,500 people. The Harvard study says the Pue...

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  • Russian Federation and Israel 'reach a deal' with Assad on Syrian territory
Russian Federation and Israel 'reach a deal' with Assad on Syrian territory

The United States, Russia, and Jordan agreed previous year to include Daraa in a "de-escalation zone" and freeze lines of conflict there. Sources said the two national security advisers will make changes to the agreement that reflect the "new reality" of the United States no longer being party to the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.

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  • Flash flooding in historic Maryland town leaves one person missing
Flash flooding in historic Maryland town leaves one person missing

Rescuers are searching for Eddison Alexander Hermond, 39, of Severn, who reported missing to Howard County police about 12:30 a.m. Monday . Governor Hogan said state and local rescue workers, as well as law enforcement, will be working throughout the night to help those in need in Ellicott City.

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  • Hero Ind. Teacher: Actions Were 'Only Acceptable' Options to Save Kids
Hero Ind. Teacher: Actions Were 'Only Acceptable' Options to Save Kids

Seaman also thanked a Noblesville High School student who set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for his medical bills . "I want to make it clear that my actions on that day, in my mind, were the only acceptable actions I could have done given the circumstances", Seaman said in a video conference shared by CBS News .

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  • Wide US-North Korea gulf over nuclear deal terms
Wide US-North Korea gulf over nuclear deal terms

Trump's initial cancellation of the summit blindsided treaty ally Seoul , with President Moon Jae-in calling the move "shocking and very regrettable". "The two leaders exchanged views frankly in order to make the US -N.K. summit talks happen successfully and to carry out the 4.27 Panmunjeom Declaration", said Yoon Young Chan, a presidential spokes...

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  • Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations
Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

Reiterating what he writes in his book, Clapper said Wednesday that he thinks that the Russians "did have a profound effect on the election" given how close the electoral college results were and the "massive" effort Russia mounted to sow discourse among Americans using social media.

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  • U.S. team heading to Singapore to work on summit
U.S. team heading to Singapore to work on summit

In a Friday tweet, Trump said the US would allow ZTE to reopen with "high level security guarantees, change of management and board", and require the telecom giant to purchase USA parts and pay a $1.3 billion fine. Earlier this week, in Washington, President Moon said he anticipates the resumption of inter-Korean talks after the Max Thunder air e...

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  • Irish abortion referendum: No campaign concede defeat
Irish abortion referendum: No campaign concede defeat

The Women's RIghts Foundation, a Maltese non-governmental organisation that has supported the Irish Yes vote, said it will refrain from commenting until the Irish referendum results are official. Abortion is now only legal in Ireland in cases where the mother's life is at risk, and remains illegal in cases of rape, incest or fetal abnormality.

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  • How to win prizes in San Bernardino Public Library's summer reading program
How to win prizes in San Bernardino Public Library's summer reading program

Participants can sign up and track the amount read either by minute for children and teens or pages for adults. Many libraries receive a small amount of money through the institute grant annually in OR (typically between $1,000 to $5,000 per library based on population served) as an annual grant called the Ready to Read grant.

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  • Former NAACP Leader Exposed as White Faces Fraud Charges
Former NAACP Leader Exposed as White Faces Fraud Charges

However, as Dolezal continued to promote her book In Full Color , investigators found a typical contract would include payments of $10,000 to $20,000 as advances against later royalties. According to the investigation , the money came from sales of Dolezal's autobiography as well as "the sale of her art, soaps, and handmade dolls".

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  • Donald Trump Cannot Block People on Twitter, US Judge Rules
Donald Trump Cannot Block People on Twitter, US Judge Rules

A district court in NY has ruled that Donald Trump would be violating people's first amendment rights if he were to block them on Twitter. "The answer to both questions is no", Buchwald said in her 75-page judgement. The judge's ruling rejected a series of contentions made on behalf of the president , including that the plaintiffs lacked sta...

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  • Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer
Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer

But Democrats slammed the fact that Flood was there at all. However, Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee and a member of the Gang of 8, told MSNBC late on Wednesday that it was possible the group might attend Thursday's briefing.

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  • Census: GR population grows, Detroit sees decline
Census: GR population grows, Detroit sees decline

Our growth rate in that period - 2.5 percent - was second only to Atlanta among the 50 largest US cities. Overall, Michigan continued a slow growth pattern. "I think I was the first one on this street", she said looking around her neighborhood. Meanwhile San Antonio's burgeoning population is causing traffic congestion .

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  • 'Active shooter' taken into custody at Indiana middle school
'Active shooter' taken into custody at Indiana middle school

The son of a WISH-TV producer has said that a shooter is in custody. At least three people have been taken to hospitals, and two of those were reportedly shot. There was a secondary threat made at Noblesville High School, Jowitt said. Jowitt said there is "no reason to believe there is any kind of threat connected to this incident anywhere else".

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  • MH17: Australia and Netherlands accuse Russian Federation of complicity
MH17: Australia and Netherlands accuse Russian Federation of complicity

He told reporters gathered for a press conference in Utrecht that "the 53rd Brigade forms part of the Russian armed forces". FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014. Thursday's presentation went a step further by identifying the exact unit allegedly involved in the transport. It said Malaysia had consistently called for and supported a fully t...

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  • Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'
Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'

The 19-year-old contestant from Iowa wowed the judges and audiences alike throughout the final, performing Fleetwood Mac's Landslide and original song Don't Ever Let Your Children Grow. So dim the lights, here we go: The victor of " American Idol " Season 16 is ... Judge Lionel Richie killed the opening with his iconic " All Night Long " and ...

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  • Stephen Curry Goes Ballistic: Warriors Shoot Down the Rockets
Stephen Curry Goes Ballistic: Warriors Shoot Down the Rockets

In this picture, Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors looks on during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets at ORACLE Arena on May 20, 2018, in Oakland, California. "I don't think there was a difference", Capela said about Curry, per Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated . Iguod...

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  • Justice Department IG to investigate reports of Federal Bureau of Investigation informant inside Trump campaign
Justice Department IG to investigate reports of Federal Bureau of Investigation informant inside Trump campaign

Trump's demand potentially sets up a high-stakes showdown with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray, who have resisted requests from Republican lawmakers to hand over some documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

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  • Two dead, many injured in New Jersey school bus, dump truck crash
Two dead, many injured in New Jersey school bus, dump truck crash

The governor said the students were on their way to a field trip. NorthJersey.com is citing "multiple sources" in reporting that one person died in the crash. The students - fifth-graders at East Brook Middle School in Paramus, New Jersey - were on the way to a field trip at the time of the collision, New Jersey Gov.

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  • Senate confirms CIA's first female director
Senate confirms CIA's first female director

After Trump went for former Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo as the USA secretary of state to replace Rex Tillerson, the position became vacant and he nominated Haspel to fill it. Haspel, 61, is a native of Kentucky but grew up around the world as the daughter of an Air Force serviceman. However, this version of events is underm...

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  • Crude Oil Smashes $80/b On Iran Sanctions, Lower Supplies
Crude Oil Smashes $80/b On Iran Sanctions, Lower Supplies

EDT. The CEO of French oil giant Total said on Thursday (May 17) he would not be surprised to see the price of a barrel of crude reach US$100 later this year. When sanctions were imposed in 2012, Iranian exports fell by about 1.2 million barrels per day, the organisation said. Refined oil product exports soared 46 percent on the year in April, bu...

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  • The date of the transfer to Jerusalem of the Embassy of Paraguay
The date of the transfer to Jerusalem of the Embassy of Paraguay

It also called on Israel to respect the basic human rights of Palestinians as well as global law. The Rafah border crossing has been opened for six days this week to allow injured Palestinians in Gaza to receive treatment in Egypt. Previous violations included "bad faith nominal implementation, undue delays, new sanctions and designations, dero...

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  • Putin, Assad hail achievements in Syria
Putin, Assad hail achievements in Syria

Putin said that along with giving a boost to a political process, it is important "to take necessary steps towards rebuilding the Syrian economy, as well as settle long-pending hard, but pressing humanitarian issues". Russia, Iran and Turkey have been attempting to resolve the conflict in the talks that started past year - in competition with a US-...

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  • Kilauea threatens Hawaii but is less deadly than other types of volcanoes
Kilauea threatens Hawaii but is less deadly than other types of volcanoes

Lava illuminates volcanic gases (L) from the Kilauea volcano near fissure 13 on Hawaii's Big Island on May 16 - the summit of the volcano erupted on Thursday. On May 4 , Hawaii's Big Island was hit by a magnitude 6.9 natural disaster, the most powerful to hit the island since 1975. "Just a little while ago we had something that sounded like th...

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  • Pro-Trump Lawyer Has Meltdown When Deli Worker Speaks Spanish in NYC
Pro-Trump Lawyer Has Meltdown When Deli Worker Speaks Spanish in NYC

Suazo wrote on the post that his wife and her friend were speaking Spanish with the cashier when Schlossberg went off and threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement . WARNING: Video contains profanity . One of five U.S. residents speaks a language other than English at home, or a record 61.8 million, according to the 2013 American...

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  • Trump calls some illegal immigrants as
Trump calls some illegal immigrants as "animals"

Wednesday's meeting will include Escondido Mayor Sam Abed , Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel , and Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar along with a dozen other local California officials. "And it's happening more and more". The House leaders fear the winning legislation would be a compromise bill backed solidly by Democrats but opposed b...

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  • Swachh Survekshan 2018: Welcome to Indore, India's cleanest city
Swachh Survekshan 2018: Welcome to Indore, India's cleanest city

Last year BMC was at the 29th position. There's no doubt in the fact that our city lovely Chandigarh is also one of the cleanest city in the country as per 2018 survey by bagging the 3rd spot. The total number of interactions on Swachchhata app by citizens were around 1.18 crore. The results of Swachh Survekshan 2018 were announced yesterday wh...

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  • Trump Jr. untroubled by meeting Russian
Trump Jr. untroubled by meeting Russian

But the invitation shows the determination of Russians with close Kremlin connections to convince the Trump team that the Magnitsky Act, which imposed sanctions on a host of Russian officials for human rights abuses, was a mistake. Sawyer asked. After his counsel objected to the question, Trump, Jr., went ahead and answered it. But the story began ...

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  • Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form
Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form

The deputy attorney general is overseeing the Department of Justice investigation into whether Trump aides colluded with alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election. Ms Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, tweeted, "Mr Trump's disclosure today conclusively proves that the American people were deceived ". President ...

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  • The Soros Foundation is suspending its operations in Hungary: the reason
The Soros Foundation is suspending its operations in Hungary: the reason

Orban, an avowed nationalist and critic of Western Europe's embrace of refugees, blamed Soros for much of the country's economic woes ahead of his recent reelection. The office of Orban's spokesman Zoltan Kovacs issued a one-line reply after a request for comment by Newsweek about the departure. Soros has remarked that the Hungarian government ...

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