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World News Japan, EU eliminating most tariffs in trade deal
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Abe, standing alongside the two European Union officials, said the agreement, "shows the world the unshaken political will of Japan and the European Union to lead the world as the champions of free trade at a time when protectionism has spread".

World News Did the Queen commit 'brooch warfare' during Trump visit?
Author: 0 Did the Queen commit 'brooch warfare' during Trump visit?

Citing the work of the blog Her Majesty's Jewel Box , she explained that the Queen makes hundreds of appearances and always wears a brooch . "Jewel watchers almost died, because it is the brooch worn in the famous "Three Queens in Mourning" photo, worn by the Queen Mum", at her husband George VI's funeral.

World News Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin
Author: 0 Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

Matthew Rowley said Charlie, who remains in a serious but stable condition after he was exposed to the poison, told him he picked up the container. Britain and its allies blamed Russia for the attack in March on the Skripals, prompting the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War.

World News 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, sheriff says
Author: 0 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident, sheriff says

Southern Stone County Fire Protection spokesman Eric Nielsen said he heard that more than 10 people were injured. United States National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Linderberg said a top wind speed of 101 kilometres per hour was measured at a nearby airport at around the same time.

World News USA files five WTO cases challenging retaliatory tariffs
Author: 0 USA files five WTO cases challenging retaliatory tariffs

The White House has repeatedly claimed its trade policies are aimed to level the playing field on trade and to prevent the theft of US technology and intellectual property. Its complaint to the organization, which oversees global trade rules, comes less than one week after the US government proposed 10 percent tariffs on a $200 billion list of Chinese goods, to take effect in September at the earliest.

World News Zuckerberg: I 'Didn't Intend To Defend' Holocaust Deniers By Not Deleting Posts
Author: 0 Zuckerberg: I 'Didn't Intend To Defend' Holocaust Deniers By Not Deleting Posts

During an interview with Kara Swisher of Recode , Zuckerberg shed light on a plethora of issues ranging from Russia's interference in the U.S. elections, data breaches to Facebook's business model and much more . His comments drew immediate condemnation on social media, in the press, and among civil rights activists. Within hours, Zuckerberg had already sent a follow-up email to clarify his remarks.

World News Shark attacks target children at popular NY beaches
Author: 0 Shark attacks target children at popular NY beaches

The beaches operated by the Town of Islip and Fire Island National Seashore were closed for the rest of the day. The incidents took place in the waters off of Fire Island, a popular beach destination off Long Island. Carpenter, the Islip town supervisor, said a midsummer reminder was in order for south shore beachgoers. Lola says the ordeal won't stop her from going in the water, but she'll make sure to be more careful next time.

World News Israel passes controversial Jewish nation-state bill
Author: 0 Israel passes controversial Jewish nation-state bill

The law speaks of Israel as being the Jewish historical homeland and says Jews have the right to self-determination there. Ahead of the vote, opposition members of the Knesset said the law meant to harm the status of Israel's Arabs, with several clauses downgrading the status of the Arabic language from an official language to one with "special status", according to the newspaper.

World News Trump blames ‘double negative’ for furor over Putin meeting
Author: 0 Trump blames ‘double negative’ for furor over Putin meeting

Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued to defend the president on Tuesday by blasting "ridiculous" calls for Trump's national security team to testify in wake of the explosive summit. "The Mueller investigation must continue so we can fully understand what happened in the 2016 election and make sure it never happens again". Several senators from both parties backed tougher sanctions on Russian Federation, but it was unclear if Republican congressional leaders would support such a move or what new ...

World News Assad forces move to secure Syria-Israel border zone
Author: 0 Assad forces move to secure Syria-Israel border zone

Some stopped midway and waved white cloths in the direction of the Israelis. "Go back, we don't want to hurt you", a soldier called out to them. In less than a month, regime forces backed by Russian air power have been able to seize control of most of southwestern Daraa province, including the provincial capital of the same name.

World News Woman arrested for 'biting off another woman’s nose in drunken rage'
Author: 0 Woman arrested for 'biting off another woman’s nose in drunken rage'

After spending Wednesday evening at a local bar, the three women returned to the victim's home, where Collins-seeking to keep the party going-asked her host for booze and cigarettes. She added: 'I started calling my husband when I was in the ambulance. She said she did not realize the extent of her injuries until she was in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

World News Bucks mother charged in infant's death from drug-tainted breast milk
Author: 0 Bucks mother charged in infant's death from drug-tainted breast milk

Jones told police that she was prescribed methadone for a painkiller addiction and was taking it both before and after giving birth to her son. She also told police she had primarily been breastfeeding the baby but had switched to formula three days before his death out of concerns he wasn't getting enough milk.

World News Novichok search teams recover 400 items in 'painstaking' investigation
Author: 0 Novichok search teams recover 400 items in 'painstaking' investigation

The incident came after ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with the same substance in Salisbury in March, sparking widespread accusations that Russia was responsible. It said a "significant number" of the items are potentially contaminated and have been sent to laboratories for analysis. Search teams investigating the poisoning have recovered more than 400 exhibits, samples and items - with police warning that searches could last months.

World News Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit'
Author: 0 Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit'

The problem is not that we have failed to make the case for a free-trade agreement of the kind spelt out at Lancaster House. Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary last week in protest against Theresa May's Brexit plans, throwing the Cabinet into further chaos and raising the prospect of a leadership challenge against the prime minister.

World News Mossad had 'six hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'
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Instead, according to the diplomats, Pompeo and Mnuchin wrote that the U.S. wanted to create "unprecedented financial pressure" until Iran makes a "tangible, demonstrable and sustained shift" in policies. Under the JCPOA , Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the termination of nuclear-related sanctions imposed against Tehran .

World News Area smoke coming from fire near Yosemite
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West. Heavy Equipment Operator Varney is survived by his wife, Jessica, five-year-old daughter, Malhea and three-year-old son, Nolan. He was part of the Cal Fire unit that was assisting Sierra National Forest crews, Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich said.

World News Trump says the European Union is a
Author: 0 Trump says the European Union is a "foe" of the United States

And he gets to greet the President in private. Those leaders are already fuming over Trump's imposition of trade tariffs on various countries, including Russian Federation. But Putin's spokesman said he hopes the summit is a "baby step" toward fixing the two country's relations. He had ramped up his rhetoric ahead of the talks - including in three separate tirades on Twitter last Monday and Tuesday - making the summit one of the most hard in years for the military alliance that has ...

World News 'Defended a Tyrant': McCain, GOP Lawmakers Rip Trump Over 'Tragic' Putin Summit
Author: 0 'Defended a Tyrant': McCain, GOP Lawmakers Rip Trump Over 'Tragic' Putin Summit

Following a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which Putin denied any meddling, Trump said he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered. " Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to and exceeds the threshold of "high crimes and misdemeanours". Mr Coats' statement was seen as an uncommonly brusque pushback by the U.S.

World News USA asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial
Author: 0 USA asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

It is not known from the filing what job Butina was seeking or whether her offer of sex in exchange for the job was accepted, however. An FBI affidavit submitted along with a criminal complaint against Butina last week said she and US Person 1 worked together to arrange introductions to other Americans who are influential in US politics, "including an organization promoting gun rights ...

World News Abby Huntsman slams Trump for siding with Putin
Author: 0 Abby Huntsman slams Trump for siding with Putin

He wants them to "ratchet up" sanctions against Russia; "demand" the president's national security team promptly testify about the behind-the-scenes parts of the week-long European trip; end "once and for all the attacks on the Justice Department, FBI and Special Counsel Robert S.

World News Mob slaughters 300 crocodiles after one kills a man in Indonesia
Author: 0 Mob slaughters 300 crocodiles after one kills a man in Indonesia

Nearly 300 crocodiles were killed in Indonesia this weekend by a mob reportedly numbering in the hundreds, inflamed by the death of a villager at a sanctuary and breeding farm. The slaughter was in retaliation for a local man thought to have been killed by one animal from the site. Mr Manullang said the Natural Resources Conservation Agency was coordinating with police efforts to investigate the incident.

World News Spectacle or substance? World awaits details from Trump-Putin summit
Author: 0 Spectacle or substance? World awaits details from Trump-Putin summit

On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers over alleged crimes tied to Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. "There must be other Americans in the room". Pompeo is scheduled to attend the summit Monday in Helsinki . Maas welcomed the meeting, at which the United States president has said he will raise the issue of nuclear weapons reduction.

World News Hillary Clinton Just Snubbed Trump's Meeting With Putin In Four Simple Words
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Just Snubbed Trump's Meeting With Putin In Four Simple Words

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain of Arizona led the charge, saying in a statement Monday that "no prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant". "The cover story to accompany the cartoon is titled 'Putin's Poodle: Trump sells out US intelligence agencies with the world watching". Top administration officials have accepted this conclusion, such as former Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo who is now Mr Trump's secretary of state.

World News Bellhops CEO gives new employee auto after walking 20 miles to work
Author: 0 Bellhops CEO gives new employee auto after walking 20 miles to work

So he recorded his answers again. "It was his first day on the job with this moving company (Bellhops) and he was "training" today", Lamey wrote . He didn't know anyone else on his work team, so he couldn't call them for a ride. Marklin was so touched by the story of his new employee's dedication to work that he drove his own barely-used auto over from Tennessee to surprise the student.

World News Trump and Putin open historic summit
Author: 0 Trump and Putin open historic summit

Mr. Trump kicked off his day by tweeting that U.S. -Russia relations were being soured by U.S. "foolishness" including the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election . "I respect the leaders of those (European) countries", Trump said. The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on steel and aluminium from Europe as well as on products from Mexico, Canada and China, sparking retaliation and fears of a trade war.

World News Mother Teresa India homes in 'baby trade' investigation
Author: 0 Mother Teresa India homes in 'baby trade' investigation

On July 5, the Jharkhand Police had arrested a nun and an employee of a Ranchi-based organisation run by the Missionaries of Charity on charges of selling a baby allegedly for Rs 1.2 lakh. The move apparently was made to avoid any similar situations at sister shelters. Sister Consalia, a nun of "Nirmal Hriday", a shelter home in Ranchi, confessed on Saturday about selling three children for money and giving away the fourth child.