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Tornado weaves path of destruction through Iowa

Tornado weaves path of destruction through Iowa Injuries have been reported in Pella, Iowa, after a tornado hit a factory where people were still working, the Associated Press reported. A flurry of tornadoes swept through the state of Iowa in the USA, flattening buildings and damaging the courthouse in Marshalltown and hitting an agricultural machinery plant in Pella as people were working. [Full Article...]

Trump Fails to Force Allies to Immediately Boost Defense Spending

Trump Fails to Force Allies to Immediately Boost Defense Spending Trump brushed off the protests, saying, "I think they like me a lot in the United Kingdom". Trump launched his blunt attack against Germany on the very first day of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit that took place in Belgium on Wednesday and Thursday, saying it was wrong to back importing more Russian gas and not meeting the Nato's target for defence spending. [Full Article...]

A Secret Service Agent Has Passed Away - Katie Pavlich

A Secret Service Agent Has Passed Away - Katie Pavlich He had been receiving "critical care" from medics in Scotland after falling ill while carrying out his duty to protect the president on Sunday, but died on Tuesday morning surrounded by family members. We are so sorry for your loss and are grieving with you, ' she said. Remagen served five years in the United States Marine Corps before beginning a 19-year career in the Secret Service . [Full Article...]

Israeli fire kills four Palestinians as troops shot at on Gaza border

In an opinion piece published by The Washington Post on Friday, the two US officials in charge of Washington's Middle East policy - Jared Kushner, who is US President's Donald Trump son-in-law, and Jason Greenblatt - along with David Freedman, the ambassador to Israel , blamed Hamas for the poverty and unemployment in Gaza over the past 70 years, attributing it to "corrupt and hateful leade... [Full Article...]

White House opted for Russian Federation indictments before Putin meeting

White House opted for Russian Federation indictments before Putin meeting The latter comment contrasted sharply with the assessment of various USA intelligence agencies about what happened in the election that saw Trump become president, and sparked an uproar in the U.S.as officials and pundits blasted Trump for siding with Putin over American authorities. [Full Article...]

Turkey halts state of emergency in the country

Turkey halts state of emergency in the country The state of emergency in Turkey was extended for the seventh time in April this year. Under the state of emergency, tens of thousands of people were arrested or dismissed from their jobs. Protests and gatherings will be banned in open public areas after sunset, although they can be authorized until midnight if they do not disturb the public order. [Full Article...]

Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?'

Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?' The official did not specify if that meant Russia's interference in US elections. Only Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.) and Richard Shelby (R., Ala.) were absent for the vote. The interview was conducted after Trump met Russian President Vladimir Putin. In Moscow , Antonov said it was important to "deal with the results" of their first summit before jumping too fast into a new one. [Full Article...]

White House: 'Threat' from Russian Federation still exists

White House: 'Threat' from Russian Federation still exists Despite numerous warning from members of Congress , Trump attended the two-hour meeting with Putin alone, save for U.S. State Department interpreter Marina Gross. Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer said Trump's tweets on Wednesday showed he was not committed to accepting the findings of intelligence agencies, and his Tuesday comments were merely damage control. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Asked Why All His Political Rivals "End Up Dead"

Vladimir Putin Asked Why All His Political Rivals That all changed when Putin became president again later that year, and the Kremlin " actively sought to discredit and undermine him ", according to McFaul's book From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Trump Promises 'Big Results' From Controversial Putin Summit

Trump Promises 'Big Results' From Controversial Putin Summit The self-defense came after Trump returned home into a firestorm of criticism for his performance during a joint press conference with Putin. Trump on Tuesday said he misspoke, and meant to say "I don't know why it wouldn't be" Russian Federation that meddled in the election, rather than "would". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to USA despite uproar after Helsinki meeting

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to USA despite uproar after Helsinki meeting One of those being sought by Russian Federation is former USA ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul, but allowing him to be questioned would breach the legal immunity normally granted to a country's foreign service. After a backlash, Trump said he misspoke , meaning to say he didn't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russian Federation who interfered in our election. [Full Article...]

Girl power: Waitress tackles diner who groped her backside in pizzeria

Girl power: Waitress tackles diner who groped her backside in pizzeria After reviewing the surveillance footage taken inside the restaurant, police arrested him and handed him over to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office on June 30. "I was like, ‘no, youre not going anywhere". "I didn't even know I could do that". Still, she said, shes happy to be a source of inspiration for women, particularly those facing harassment in the service industry. [Full Article...]

President Trump Eyes an Additional $500B Worth of Tariffs on Chinese Goods

Even though he's frustrated, Trump said he's "letting them do what they feel is best". "We don't think the dollar rally is at a risk of ending as the economic momentum is still quite strong, though Trump's comments have given an impetus for profit taking", said Manuel Oliveri, a currency strategist at Credit Agricole in London. [Full Article...]

Britain vows to intensify talks with European Union for Brexit deal - global

Britain vows to intensify talks with European Union for Brexit deal - global The commission pointed out that the bloc should get prepared for Brexit at all levels, from the European Union institutions to the regional level. May had given him the plum post of Foreign Secretary in the hope that it would console him, while she went about the hard graft of actually formulating a Brexit plan. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron under pressure to sack aide Alexandre Benalla for attacking protester

The uproar over Benalla's punishment - a two-week suspension and a change in responsibilities - upended regular business in parliament with lawmakers aghast that the security official still has an office in the presidential palace two-and-a-half months after the incident, and that he was not immediately reported to judicial authorities. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp launches new controls after widespread app-fueled mob violence in India

New Delhi: WhatsApp announced curbs on its service in India on Friday in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in its biggest market . This move is yet another measure to fight the menace of fake news and viral misinformation, and comes after WhatsApp recently made a decision to specially label forwarded messages. [Full Article...]

Independence man charged with endangering girlfriend’s children

Independence man charged with endangering girlfriend’s children While there, Independence police handed the officers a recording made by Watson's boyfriend, in which she admitted to watching the child get raped several times by two men, according to court documents. So far, no additional suspects have been arrested in connection to the child's rape. She was free on bond and did not appear in court for her preliminary hearing in December, adding a contempt of c... [Full Article...]

Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling Trump on Monday shied away from criticising the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the election and cast doubt on USA intelligence agencies, prompting calls by some politicians for tougher sanctions and other actions to punish Russia . [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg clarifies his Holocaust comments

Mark Zuckerberg clarifies his Holocaust comments Many people also disputed Zuckerberg's statement that Holocaust deniers do not intend to do any harm and warned that allowing them to continue could lead to potentially risky consequences. In his clarifying email to Swisher , he concluded, "I believe that often the best way to fight offensive bad speech is with good speech". Zuckerberg has since introduced a number of features on the pop... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to White House in autumn

Donald Trump to invite Vladimir Putin to White House in autumn The two leaders held a summit in Finland on Monday but few details of what they discussed have emerged. Numerous lawmakers have criticized Trump for his post-summit statements raising doubts about Russia's interference in the 2016 US elections, and past and current intelligence community officials also differed with many of his statements. [Full Article...]


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