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Trade war erupts as China fights back against U.S. tariffs

Trade war erupts as China fights back against U.S. tariffs The Chinese Foreign Ministry said "retaliatory tariffs " took effect. Chinese officials reject accusations they steal or force foreign companies to hand over technology. The US trade deficit in goods with China ballooned to a record $375.2-billion past year, further stoking Trump's ire. But the trade gap between the USA and China widened sharply, Commerce Department said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to press Vladimir Putin on election meddling, Ukraine aggression

Donald Trump to press Vladimir Putin on election meddling, Ukraine aggression Previously, Putin and Trump have had meetings on the margins of other global gatherings. Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to US President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017. [Full Article...]

Dallas Mom Shoots Carjacker Who Took Her SUV with Kids Inside

Dallas Mom Shoots Carjacker Who Took Her SUV with Kids Inside Police say the vehicle crashed into a telephone pole and the suspect was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. Booker-Hicks said that her husband had helped her reload the gun earlier that day before she placed it in the glove compartment. [Full Article...]

World powers back Iran oil exports despite USA sanctions threat

World powers back Iran oil exports despite USA sanctions threat Despite the USA threat to penalise companies and banks that do business with Iran , the remaining signatories said they would work to promote investment and trade. "For August it seems a bit short, but we are trying to do it by November", he said. "It's also not just about what the Europeans can do, but also how the Chinese, Russians, Indians, others can contribute", said a senior European diplom... [Full Article...]

Thailand Boat Accident Death Toll Climbs to 33

Thailand Boat Accident Death Toll Climbs to 33 Another 39 people were saved when a second boat, carrying mostly European passengers, overturned at about the same time. Phuket's governor has declared the area a disaster zone. The second boat, the Serenita , had almost 40 passengers on board, Sophakarn said. Some cried while others appeared dazed as they walked around still wearing their life vests. [Full Article...]

Pruitt's resignation finally ends his corrupt assault on human health, Pallone rails

Pruitt's resignation finally ends his corrupt assault on human health, Pallone rails Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. Pruitt incurred a sizable number of investigations into his spending and practices at EPA, including inquiries by the House, Senate, the EPA itself and the White House. Pruitt defended himself against numerous allegations, saying that people are creating controversy because they are against his and the administration's agenda at EPA. [Full Article...]

Trump Baby Balloon Gets Approval to Fly in London

Trump Baby Balloon Gets Approval to Fly in London Activists had raised over 17,000 pounds (22,490 USA dollars) to fund this crowdfunding campaign and thousands of people signed a petition calling on London local authority to grant permission. Continuing the military theme on Friday, the president and Theresa May will watch a demonstration at a defence site to showcase the UK's "cutting edge military capabilities and integrated UK-US milit... [Full Article...]

Underwater camera added to search for trio missing near B.C. waterfall

Underwater camera added to search for trio missing near B.C. waterfall Mr Gamble's partner Alissa Hensen posted a tribute to the adventurer and shared her grief. Witnesses told Search and Rescue officials that Gamble and Lyakh followed Scraper into the pools to try and help her. The Squamish RCMP and Squamish SAR have now turned the file over the BC Coroner's service and have not released the victims' names officially. "Fortunately in the past they have been able... [Full Article...]

'No Nukes, No THAAD': South Korean town calls for missile defense withdrawal

'No Nukes, No THAAD': South Korean town calls for missile defense withdrawal He did not elaborate in these comments. Cho's visit will overlap with a trip to Pyongyang by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who is tasked with fleshing out details for the denuclearization deal between Kim and Trump . He said that North Korea, "by dangling the possibility of giving up nuclear weapons and calling for a post-summit summit", another meeting with Trump, is managing to dra... [Full Article...]

Trump Apparently Has a Leading Contender for SCOTUS

Trump Apparently Has a Leading Contender for SCOTUS But, he added, Hardiman is "very much in the mix". President Donald Trump has said he plans to pick a young Supreme Court justice who could be on the court for 40 years or more. "The court could use some perspectives that were forged in different kinds of regions of the country and different kinds of academic backgrounds", said former Michigan Sen. [Full Article...]

Anti-ICE Protesters Gather Outside Oakland Home Amid Child Sex Trafficking Investigation

Anti-ICE Protesters Gather Outside Oakland Home Amid Child Sex Trafficking Investigation Around the country, this sentiment is being echoed by several prominent Democrats seeking to bolster their progressive credentials. Sen. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the insurgent Democratic Socialist who won a stunning primary upset in NY last week, ran on this issue. [Full Article...]

Trump holds rally in Montana

Trump holds rally in Montana Mr. Trump called Jackson a "beautiful person" who did not really want to be VA secretary but accepted the nomination out of a sense of duty. "He's an outstanding man", Trump added. "It's time to retire liberal Democrat Jon Tester ". Jon Tester for re-election. Tester welcomed Trump to Montana with a tongue in cheek full page ad in the Great Falls Tribune and other newspapers, and thanking ... [Full Article...]

Jordan insists he didn't know about alleged OSU sex abuse

Jordan insists he didn't know about alleged OSU sex abuse Jordan has repeatedly denied the allegations this week. Rep Jordan's spokesman said Thursday the Republican is working with investigators to set up a meeting. Dunyasha Yetts, the captain of the wrestling team for the 1993-1994 season, who was named in the NBC story, also implicated the congressman. A source in Jordan's office, who described the emails as " freaky, seemingly unhinged", told ABC... [Full Article...]

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets EPA deputy Andrew Wheeler would "assume duties as the acting Administrator of the EPA". Scott Pruitt survived months of misconduct allegations by preserving his relationship with one person at all costs: President Donald Trump . Pruitt was recently harassed by a woman at a Washington restaurant, who urged him to "resign before your scandals push you out ". As of last October, 67 envi... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail in corruption case

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail in corruption case Sharif and Maryam are now in London visiting Kulsoom, who is suffering from cancer and is undergoing treatment there. "Nawaz Sharif has always fought bravely", he added. In July, last year, Sharif was ousted by the Pakistan supreme court in the Panamagate scandal. The verdict immediately raised questions over whether he would return to Pakistan, with analysts saying he was in a "difficult position... [Full Article...]

Novichok confirmed as cause of mystery poisoning near Salisbury

Novichok confirmed as cause of mystery poisoning near Salisbury Flanked by the chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies, and amid speculation the British couple had been struck down by sites still contaminated after the attempted assassination of the Skripals, Basu said: "I do want to reassure the public, however, that there is no evidence that either the man or woman recently visited any of the sites that were decontaminated following the attempted murders o... [Full Article...]

President Macron: Why I visited Afrika Shrine

President Macron: Why I visited Afrika Shrine Late Tuesday, Macron touched down in Lagos and went directly to the Shrine, where he praised Nollywood - Nigeria's massive film industry - and the country's music. French president Emmanuel Macron offered to support Nigeria's efforts to realise security within its borders and eliminate terrorist organisation, Boko Haram, through securing the Sahel region . [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression Two forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression Two forms in the Atlantic Typical of small tropical cyclones, however, it could gain just enough intensity to become Tropical Storm Beryl. This system appears to be less organized, the center said , and the chances for a tropical depression to form are diminishing. [Full Article...]

Protesters flood U.S. cities to fight Donald Trump immigration policy

Protesters flood U.S. cities to fight Donald Trump immigration policy Judge Dana Sabraw of the Southern District of California ruled that the government must reunify the separated parents from their children, but made no stipulation that parents must be allowed to remain in the U.S. The Becoming American Initiative said it is concerned with the current state of the Republican Party regarding its immigration message . News published a copy of the form it repo... [Full Article...]

Arch-Brexiteer Gove says - No senior British ministers will resign over Brexit

Arch-Brexiteer Gove says - No senior British ministers will resign over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Tuesday with her Dutch counterpart in a crunch week when she is due to thrash out with ministers the shape of trade ties with the European Union after Brexit . "If we don't deliver Brexit, if we're half in and half out, it's going to be catastrophic for the Conservative Party", she told the ConservativeHome website. [Full Article...]


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