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World News Students graduate from Texas school where shooting killed 10
Author: 0 Students graduate from Texas school where shooting killed 10

The White House says Trump will hold the meetings after he arrives in Houston to attend several political events in the state. In a Facebook post , Stanich said she was "sick of a-holes bashing our President". The nation's largest gun rights group and President Donald Trump are both strong supporters of getting faculty and staff locked and loaded to counter attacks.

World News Chrystia Freeland On Canada Being A Threat To The US: 'Seriously?'
Author: 0 Chrystia Freeland On Canada Being A Threat To The US: 'Seriously?'

The nations responded with retaliatory measures of their own , with critics, like Trudeau, calling the new tariffs " totally unacceptable ". Canada is imposing tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of USA products. Canada recently instigated an anti-dumping investigation on Chinese steel, and in March introduced greater powers for Canada customs agents to search for steel products attempting to dodge duties with various measures like incorrect labelling or slight modifications.

World News Trump lawyers' made case to Mueller against subpoena
Author: 0 Trump lawyers' made case to Mueller against subpoena

In a confidential letter obtained by The New York Times , lawyers for President Trump reveal their legal strategy and inform special counsel Robert Mueller that Trump will not comply with requests for an interview. In the letter to Mueller, Trump's lawyers had contended that the Constitution gives the president the power to "terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon", and that meant he could not illegally obstruct the investigation, the Times reported.

Author: 0 Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo Thanks To New Genetic Insight

The study gives clinicians "high-quality data to inform personalised treatment recommendations for women", said Joseph Sparano, lead author of the study. No less daunting than the diagnosis itself was the prospect of chemotherapy and its associated side-effects - hair loss, nausea, etc. Angela Harris, head of Scotland at Breast Cancer Care, said: "This incredible news is game-changing as it means thousands of women in Scotland and across the United Kingdom will be able to avoid ...

World News Mueller probe spending tops $17mn
Author: 0 Mueller probe spending tops $17mn

If the President does not consent to an interview with the special counsel and Mueller does subpoena him, the interpretation by Trump's lawyers of broad executive powers would likely be tested in court if they chose to fight the subpoena. The subpoena would then be contested. In addition to the legal battles, Trump's team and allies have waged a public-relations campaign against Mueller to discredit the investigation and soften the impact of the special counsel's potential findings.

World News Seven killed as gathering condemning violence targeted in Kabul
Author: 0 Seven killed as gathering condemning violence targeted in Kabul

The attack happened at the main entrance of a sprawling compound where about 2,000 Muslim clerics had gathered to deliberate on the current war and attacks by the Taliban and the Islamic State, which are battling the Afghan government and US and other foreign troops in the country.

World News Merkel, Netanyahu agree Iran is a concern for Israel's security
Author: 0 Merkel, Netanyahu agree Iran is a concern for Israel's security

He said: "Some Europeans are talking about limiting our defensive missile programme". Khamenei was speaking almost a month after President Donald Trump announced the United States was pulling out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal. After the US withdrawal on May 12, Iran said it would remain in the nuclear deal only if were protected from renewed USA sanctions on key sectors of its economy such as oil, in cooperation with other signatories of the pact.

World News Clinton Defends His Handling Of Lewinsky Scandal
Author: 0 Clinton Defends His Handling Of Lewinsky Scandal

The nation's 42 president is catching flak from all sides and ideologies over his response to a question about whether he owes Monica Lewinsky a private apology over the White House affair that got him impeached 20 years ago. "I defended the Constitution", Clinton said. She was a 21-year-old intern. The abbreviation stands for Deny the behavior, attack the accuser, and reverse the roles of victim and offender .

World News Melania Trump attends first official event in 24 days
Author: 0 Melania Trump attends first official event in 24 days

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R). Mrs. Trump was last seen publicly during the overnight hours of May 10 when she and the president welcomed home three Americans who had been detained in North Korea.

World News Saudi Arabia issues its first driver's licenses to women
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia issues its first driver's licenses to women

Worldwide media were not present for the event. "The first group of women today received their Saudi driving licences", the official Saudi Press Agency said . Women 18 years of age and older will be allowed to apply for a driver's license, Bassami said. But the kingdom faces steep economic challenges and a burgeoning young population that has access to the world through the Internet and sees women in neighbouring Muslim countries driving freely.

Author: 0 Mueller: Manafort tried to tamper with potential witness

Manafort, 69, faces five federal charges including illegal lobbying for Ukraine and conspiracy to launder money in a revised indictment filed against him in February. "I have made clear that [the Hapsburg group] worked in Europe". The person told investigators that he interpreted Manafort's efforts to reach him as a way to influence his potential statements.

World News Spain: Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Spain: Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

The end of Rajoy's, more than six-year, reign as Spanish prime minister was the first ouster of a serving leader by the country's parliament in four decades of democracy. Trained as a lawyer, Rajoy turned to politics at a young age, joining the Popular Alliance, the party founded by ministers of former dictator Francisco Franco which later became the PP.

World News Sworn in as Spain’s leader, Sanchez faces Catalan conundrum
Author: 0 Sworn in as Spain’s leader, Sanchez faces Catalan conundrum

Catalonia has sworn in a new government, automatically ending a seven-month takeover by Spain's central authorities following a failed secession bid by the restive region. Sanchez' majority is the smallest for a Spanish government since the return to democracy following Francisco Franco's death in 1975, making it unclear how long his administration can last.

World News Supreme Court rules baker can refuse to make gay wedding cake
Author: 0 Supreme Court rules baker can refuse to make gay wedding cake

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission , however, determined that Masterpiece Cakeshop had violated Colorado Civil Rights laws by discriminating against the couple for their sexual orientation. "Ultimately, the Court ruled that when a state prohibits public accommodation discrimination, the process must be free from overt religious hostility", Kreis said.

World News Kim Jong Un said to replace three aging, top military leaders
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un said to replace three aging, top military leaders

Kim Su Gil had replaced Kim Jong Gak as director of the Korean People's Army General Political Bureau , according to Reuters . A senior USA official, who declined to be identified, quoted a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency on Sunday which said all three of the North's top military officials were believed to have been replaced.

World News Dancing FBI Agent loses gun during back-flip, bar patron shot
Author: 0 Dancing FBI Agent loses gun during back-flip, bar patron shot

It struck a man in his lower leg. Officials say the victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment is expected to recover. It's unclear if the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent was drinking and authorities are awaiting blood tests to determine if alcohol was a factor in the incident, CBS Denver reports .

World News Canada's PM calls Trump metals tariffs an insult
Author: 0 Canada's PM calls Trump metals tariffs an insult

This year's event took place against a background of rising fuel costs and global trade tensions. USA apple growers are in a similar situation. "And we regret that deeply", he predicted. He said the G7 was "extraordinarily valuable because it's an opportunity for like-minded nations to come together and talk about shared challenges". The news organization reports House Speaker Paul Ryan said there were better means to help American makers of steel and aluminum, and that he hopes to show ...

World News Knife-wielding man and cop both shot in Berlin Cathedral ‘rampage’
Author: 0 Knife-wielding man and cop both shot in Berlin Cathedral ‘rampage’

The injured police officer and a 53-year-old Australian suspect were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. On Sunday at 4pm, local time, police put a stop to a rampaging man waving a knife. The area around the cathedral is typically crowded with tourists and visitors, particularly on Sunday. Deutsche Welle journalist Dana Regev has tweeted that the police do not now suspect a terrorist motive, and are describing the suspect as a "hooligan" in his fifties.

World News Local officials say not to wait when thinking up a hurricane plan
Author: 0 Local officials say not to wait when thinking up a hurricane plan

More specifically, the NOAA forecasters predict a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 25 percent chance of a below-normal season for this hurricane season. Hurricane Harvey was the largest storm of last year's season and cost between $40 - $59 billion in reconstruction costs. "There's potential we will see El Nino conditions later in the summer, which can reduce hurricane activity in the Atlantic", Brown said.

World News Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala
Author: 0 Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala

A river of lava destroyed homes and burnt people inside as the Fuego volcano pumped black smoke into skies southwest of Guatemala City this morning. The conical Volcan de Fuego reaches an altitude of 12,346ft (3,763 meters) above sea level at its peak. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales has now declared three days of national mourning.

Author: 0 North Korea replaces top three military officials

The prospect of a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un this month is sharpening focus on the dividends should North Korea - one of the world's poorest nations - become plugged into one of the globe's most dynamic economic regions.

Author: 0 Chris Christie says 'no way' Trump will pardon himself: 'He'll get impeached'

Meanwhile, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski told "Fox News Sunday" that President Trump's legal team will "take it to court" if Mueller subpoenas him as part of the Russian Federation probe. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie agreed on Sunday, telling "This Week" that there is "no way" Trump will pardon himself . Pardoning other people is one thing.

World News Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena
Author: 0 Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena

Giuliani added that Trump "has no intention of pardoning himself " but that the US Constitution, which gives a president the authority to issue pardons, " doesn't say he can't ". We'll say, "Hey, you've got everything you need". "Other presidents have pardoned people in circumstances like this, both in their administration and sometimes the next president even of a different party will come along and pardon".

World News China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead
Author: 0 China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

Ross was accompanied by agriculture, treasury and trade officials for the meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, a leafy compound on Beijing's west side. The U.S. delegation at the Beijing talks included Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney, and United States Trade Representative Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud.

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 .