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World News G7 allies prepare for clash over tariffs with Trump at leaders' summit
Author: 0 G7 allies prepare for clash over tariffs with Trump at leaders' summit

The dispute over U.S. President Donald Trump's new levies on steel and aluminum imports is driving a wedge in the G7 group of industrial nations. The United States was singled out by some of its closest allies Saturday over the imposition of tariffs that they warn will undermine open trade and weaken confidence in the global economy .

World News United States isolated as trade outrage roils G7 ministerial meet
Author: 0 United States isolated as trade outrage roils G7 ministerial meet

Bruno Le Maire, France's economy and finance minister, said he wanted to avoid a G7 trade war - but added they had "no choice" but to respond to the "attack". The European Union is also planning a tariff counter strike and filed a request on Friday for consultations with the World Trade Organisation. Mexico plans to retaliate against the tariffs by targeting US cheese, among other products, while Europe is threatening to target Kentucky bourbon and Wisconsin-based motorcycles ...

World News Vietnam condemns China's violations of national sovereignty at sea
Author: 0 Vietnam condemns China's violations of national sovereignty at sea

The U.S. Navy has been carrying out a series of exercises aimed at challenging China's claims that parts of the South China Sea are part of its territorial waters, most recently by sailing two U.S. That's a core competency of the United States military that we've done before. A Chinese navy frigate is seen on the horizon in waters close to the Haiyang Shiyou 981 in the South China Sea, July 27, 2014.

World News Family Of Man Shot Dead By Sheriff's Deputy Swarded $4 Damages
Author: 0 Family Of Man Shot Dead By Sheriff's Deputy Swarded $4 Damages

The attorney of a family, whose father was shot dead by police inside his own garage, can not imagine how to tell the three children the young man left behind that their "pain and suffering... The sheriff's office said in a statement that Newman was "placed in a very hard situation" and "made the best decision he could for the safety of his partner, himself, and the public given the circumstances he faced".

World News Twitter mocks Trump over giant letter from Kim Jong
Author: 0 Twitter mocks Trump over giant letter from Kim Jong

Trump had called off plans for a summit in a letter to Kim on May 24, complaining of "the tremendous anger and open hostility " in comments from North Korea. "These talks go to the question of security and if anything that's probably most immediately paramount to Kim", he said. Despite Kim's apparent eagerness for a summit with Trump, there are many doubts that he would fully relinquish his nuclear arsenal, which he may see as his guarantee of survival.

World News Modi Lays Out Strategy to Bolster India's Regional Role
Author: 0 Modi Lays Out Strategy to Bolster India's Regional Role

Airstrips have already been constructed, and in May, China landed nuclear capable bombers on contested islands in the area. Maritime co-operation, security and peace in the Indo-Pacific region are the key focus areas of ties between India and Singapore , Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singapore counterpart said today.

World News United States says it will veto UN Palestinians proposal
Author: 0 United States says it will veto UN Palestinians proposal

In her verdict, Hayut said that the previous ruling had endorsed a criminal reading of worldwide law where Israelis could steal private Palestinian land, even as the rest of the world viewed this as violating global law. The Israeli leader's remarks came as calm was achieved in the area of the fence separating the besieged Palestinian enclave and Israel, Xinhua reported.

World News UK's highest court to rule on Northern Ireland's strict abortion law
Author: 0 UK's highest court to rule on Northern Ireland's strict abortion law

Campaigners used a small robot Thursday to distribute pills, before three women swallowed the tablets. Police officers seized the pills and robot, and attempted to lead one woman away. "We are very concerned about what is happening here today and we welcome the presence of the PSNI to ensure that our laws are upheld here in Northern Ireland", she said.

World News Three days after invoking cease-fire, Gaza mortars strike Israel
Author: 0 Three days after invoking cease-fire, Gaza mortars strike Israel

The 21-year-old was a volunteer medic who had attended numerous rallies in Gaza against the decade-long Israeli and Egyptian economic blockade of this tiny strip of land. Later, a second, USA -drafted resolution that blamed Hamas for the violence and upheld Israel's right to defend itself failed to attract any other country's support when it was put to vote in the 15-member council.

World News Trump says he wouldn’t mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals
Author: 0 Trump says he wouldn’t mind replacing NAFTA with 2 deals

Britain has stressed the importance of United Kingdom steel to the American defense industry. "We will put tariffs on Harley-Davidson, on bourbon and on blue jeans-Levi's", he said according to Reuters . However, that is not to say that trade tensions won't intensify further in the coming days and weeks. Trump accused Mexico - a location where USA and European automakers conduct manufacturing - as having "taken" US companies.

World News Door to trade negotiations with USA closed
Author: 0 Door to trade negotiations with USA closed

David O'Sullivan, the EU's ambassador in Washington, said the retaliation will probably be announced in late June. Mr Trudeau said: "Canada is a secure supplier of aluminium and steel to the USA defence industry, putting aluminium in American planes and steel in American tanks".

World News Koreas hold high-level talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Koreas hold high-level talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit

He was speaking at an global security conference in Singapore , which is hosting the June 12 summit. It will be a beginning, ' President Trump told reporters on the South Lawn after the group's departure. United States officials said that at the White House , Kim Yong Chol would deliver a letter that may not clear up all the questions about the agenda but may bring the planned Singapore meeting a step closer.

World News Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by troops
Author: 0 Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by troops

The incident triggered fresh protests against the government and security forces. The police eventually took custody of the youth's body and permitted a select group of family members to carry out the funeral ceremonies, the Hindustan Times reported.

World News Russian Federation gives 'green light' for Israeli action against Iran in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation gives 'green light' for Israeli action against Iran in Syria

But Director of Joint Staff Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie said: "Any interested party in Syria should understand that attacking U.S. forces or our coalition partners will be a bad policy". Those comments have raised concerns that US -supported forces could end up in the Syrian government's crosshairs in the near future. That would be along Israel and Jordan's borders with Syria.

World News Hurricane Maria killed more than death toll
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria killed more than death toll

The authors then adjusted the figure based on estimates of the number of people who lived and died alone as a result of the hurricane, giving them the adjusted figure of 5,740. The death toll of victims of the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico is significantly higher than the official government statistic. The results of research requested last February from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, in partnership with the local government and the ...

World News Spanish PM Rajoy ousted by absolute majority, replaced by Socialist leader
Author: 0 Spanish PM Rajoy ousted by absolute majority, replaced by Socialist leader

Last week, dozens of former PP officials were jailed for money laundering and fraud, and the party fined €240,000 over a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme they ran between 1999 and 2006. Sanchez, who will be Spain's seventh prime minister since the country's return to democracy in the late 1970s, arrives in power after a spectacular turnaround in his political fortunes.

Author: 0 President Trump To Impose Total Ban On German Luxury Cars

Daimler declined to comment on the proposed ban, but a spokesperson pointed out that the company supports more than 150,000 jobs here, and 22.8 percent of Daimler's shareholders are from the US. Trump's auto tariff is a test of Franco-German solidarity since French carmakers have hardly any US sales, while German carmakers generate up to 30 percent of global sales there.

World News Russia: Lavrov says Syrian troops only should control southern border
Author: 0 Russia: Lavrov says Syrian troops only should control southern border

The Syrian president reveals he does not have a nickname or insult for Donald Trump and says it's time for the USA to leave Syria . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday Iranian advisers and Hezbollah fighters will be withdrawing from the southern regions of Daraa and Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

World News 'Dead' journalist describes how Ukraine helped to stage his murder
Author: 0 'Dead' journalist describes how Ukraine helped to stage his murder

He went on to thank the Ukrainian Security Service, the SBU, for saving his life and said the most important thing was that what he called other big acts of terror had been thwarted. While saying he did not know why Russian authorities would want to kill him, he said he personally loathed Putin, whom he accused of starting several wars and being responsible for thousands of deaths.

World News North Korea Summit Is Back On
Author: 0 North Korea Summit Is Back On

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to departing Washington en route Houston, Texas from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., May 31, 2018. The envoy's visit, the first by a top North Korean official in 18 years, came after two days of meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NY to lay further groundwork for the summit.

World News Michael Rotondo, evicted New York son, moves out after Lego row
Author: 0 Michael Rotondo, evicted New York son, moves out after Lego row

Millennial Michael Rotondo is finally moving out of his parents' upstate NY home - thanks to conservative host Alex Jones who gave him $3,000 to help him move. On Friday, Rotondo stood outside the place he once called home but had some trouble before then. Officers arrived and the Lego bricks were found in the meantime, the newspaper said.

Author: 0 Visa says it is suffering service disruption in Europe

Stephen O'Shea, Head of Media Relations for AIB, also confirmed to JOE that while it is not a localised issue, it is affecting Irish customers. Scores of people posted on our Facebook page to say they had been rejected at various shops using different bank cards.

World News Trump says he wishes he had not picked Sessions for Attorney General
Author: 0 Trump says he wishes he had not picked Sessions for Attorney General

I think, you know, Cabinet secretaries serve at the pleasure of the president. Lawmakers demanded the briefing following reports a government informant approached Trump campaign officials. Pressed by the Fox News anchor on whether Special Investigator Robert Mueller's investigation is too broad, Gowdy demurred , saying that the facts should come out.

World News Trump awaits Kim letter as summit talks make progress
Author: 0 Trump awaits Kim letter as summit talks make progress

North Korea's envoy Kim Yong Chol , who held talks with the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over the past two days, is supposed to deliver its leader's letter to Trump on Friday. On his Twitter account, Pompeo posted a series of photographs from meetings with Kim on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. Last month North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho held rare talks with Lavrov in Moscow as Pyongyang moves to improve strained ties with global powers.

World News Stormy Daniels' lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

Avenatti , they said, focused on "smearing" Cohen. Lawyers for President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen are racing to review millions of files seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in last month's raids of his home, office and hotel room, but they say they are running out of time .

World News In new reversal, Trump says he didn't fire Comey over Russia
Author: 0 In new reversal, Trump says he didn't fire Comey over Russia

Lying to investigators carries a five-year prison sentence, but McCabe has denied any wrongdoing. "A little more than a month ago, we confirmed that we had been advised that a criminal referral to the U.S. A batch of FBI records related to President Trump's father sought under the Freedom of Information Act was released October 30, while some FBI Clinton Foundation-related records were published on November 1, 2016.

World News Ukraine blames Russia for shooting of journalist Arkady Babchenko
Author: 0 Ukraine blames Russia for shooting of journalist Arkady Babchenko

The Ukrainian Security Services says it was "normal" because "Sherlock Holmes did it". Ukrainian police said they had made one arrest in connection with the sting. "I've been at the funeral of many friends and colleagues, and I know this nauseous feeling". "Let it always happen", she said. He left Russian Federation past year after receiving death threats and being denounced by pro-Kremlin politicians over his criticism of the Syrian and Ukrainian wars.

World News China cuts import duties on some consumer goods
Author: 0 China cuts import duties on some consumer goods

Proposed investment restrictions will be announced by June 30 and also take effect at a later date. In a further indication of the Trump administration striking a tougher tone before the negotiations later this week, the White House issued a separate statement running through its major grievances over China's trade practices from forced technology transfers to automobile import tariffs .