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China vows to retaliate to Donald Trump's tariffs on $50bn of goods

China vows to retaliate to Donald Trump's tariffs on $50bn of goods

Renewed worries about an escalating trade conflict sent shares in Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp tumbling on Friday. Tariffs from the United States have already prompted reciprocal measures ...

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Macron backs Merkel in German row over migrants

Macron backs Merkel in German row over migrants

Germany should ally itself with Austria and Italy on migration and security policies, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, a shift that could prove uncomfortable for Chancellor Angela...

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Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

HuffPost asked some Bible scholars what they make of Trump administration officials invoking Scripture to defend their immigration policy. "The Bible does not justify discrimination masked as racism...

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Trump Says He Won't Sign Compromise Immigration Bill

House Immigration Bill seeks to end family separation at border. President Donald Trump said he won't sign a compromise immigration bill that, among other provisions, would end his administrat...

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Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort sent to jail ahead of trial

Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort sent to jail ahead of trial

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the District of Columbia, who ordered the incarceration Friday, said she had made a decision to take this step because less drastic measures would have been...

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North Korea sanctions remain until complete denuclearization - U.S

The footage, which was part of a 42-minute documentary released by North Korean broadcaster KCTV, shows Mr Trump and Kim entering a room filled with several military officials from the secretive regim...

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Tiny Japan shipping shares jump on North Korea detente hopes

Tiny Japan shipping shares jump on North Korea detente hopes

Trump continued, "I want to have a good relationship with North Korea ... if you remember, if you're fair, and most of you aren't, but if you're fair, when I came in people thought we were probabl...

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UN Votes Not to Condemn Hamas Over Gaza Riots

UN Votes Not to Condemn Hamas Over Gaza Riots

Arab countries backing the measure turned to the General Assembly after the United States used its veto in the Security Council to block the resolution on June 1. "By supporting this resolution you ...

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Trump to G7: Crimea Part of Russia Because Everyone Speaks Russian

Trump to G7: Crimea Part of Russia Because Everyone Speaks Russian

Kim Yong Nam is head of the presidium of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly. He later backed down after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders s...

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US President Donald Trump approves $50 billion tariff on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump approves $50 billion tariff on Chinese goods

The US says tariffs are justified because of China firms' longstanding theft of US companies' intellectual property , and the move follows President Trump's decision to levy tariffs on steel an...

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Leader of Pakistani Taliban killed by US drone strike, Afghanistan says

Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed during a United States drone strike that took place in north-eastern Kunar, Afghanistan , on Wednesday. Although the group still stages attacks i...

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Peter Navarro Apologizes for 'Special Place in Hell' Comment - Cortney O'Brien

Peter Navarro Apologizes for 'Special Place in Hell' Comment - Cortney O'Brien

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday apologized for making inappropriate comments attacking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . The Canadian prime minister has been under a...

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Sultan declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr Day

Sultan declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr Day

In 2018, Eid al-Fitr will take place on Friday, June 15 after the crescent moon is seen on the evening of June 14 in Saudi Arabia . "Saturday will be the first day of Eid across country", Mufti Munee...

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Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea

Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea

A river of molten rock is flowing toward community that was wiped out last week. As of June 10, Kilauea's Fissure 8 continued to spew lava up to 180 feet into the air, according to USGS . An erupti...

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Italian mayor offers to accept stranded migrants, then retracts

Italian mayor offers to accept stranded migrants, then retracts

The rescue mission has come amid forecasts of deteriorating weather conditions on the route to Valencia. "I have given instructions for Spain to welcome the #Aquarius ship in the Port of Valencia". ...

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Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration

Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration

Ms. Merkel's weekend decision to veto a plan by her interior minister aimed at controlling and reducing illegal migration-and the minister's refusal to back down-has shattered an uneasy truce between ...

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Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

The senior journalist died on his way to the hospital. His killing is an attack on the freedom of press and the civil society's attempts at resolving Kashmir through talks and mediation. Official ...

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British MPs Vote Down Amendment to Veto Brexit Deal

British MPs Vote Down Amendment to Veto Brexit Deal

Ministers saw off a move to give MPs the decisive say on what happens over Brexit if they do not agree with the deal negotiated by the United Kingdom government. "It is not in accordance with the norm...

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Watching coverage of the Trump-Kim summit

Watching coverage of the Trump-Kim summit

Along the way, Trump tossed out pronouncements on US alliances, human rights, and the nature of the accord that he and Kim had signed . But in an extraordinary media conference later, Mr Trump anno...

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Roller coaster derails at Daytona Beach boardwalk, two riders fall 34 feet

Roller coaster derails at Daytona Beach boardwalk, two riders fall 34 feet

Fire crews arrived on the scene and rescued eight riders who were stuck in the three derailed cars. The fire department tweeted after 9 p.m. that they were still trying to rescue the two riders in...

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Sarah Sanders responds to reports of pending departure

Sarah Sanders responds to reports of pending departure

The White House did not respond to TheWrap's request for comment. Sanders was at her daughter's school event when the CBS report came out. As a voter, as a taxpayer, I want to know where the adm...

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Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado

Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado

The National Weather Service on Thursday confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down at a major shopping hub, causing widespread destruction. Photos and videos on social media showed shattered storefro...

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NWS: Confirmed tornado hit Wilkes-Barre shopping area

NWS: Confirmed tornado hit Wilkes-Barre shopping area

Damaged cars are parked in a debris filled lot on Mundy Street near the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., after a powerful storm moved through the area on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Th...

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NY sues Trump and his foundation over 'illegal conduct'

NY sues Trump and his foundation over 'illegal conduct'

Trump has been president of the foundation since he founded it in 1987. It alleges that Trump's actions were "willful and knowing", having been caught out for illegal payments multiple times and for...

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IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI

IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI

Wray says the report only addresses a specific set of facts and the actions of a handful of officials. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the report "reaffirmed the president's suspicions a...

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And he won't be fooled by Kim, says activist

And he won't be fooled by Kim, says activist

Trump's embrace of Kim stands in sharp contrast to the harsh language and threats he has lobbed at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the aftermath of the G-7 summit, which wrapped up shortly...

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Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

The summit's venue is the Capella hotel on Sentosa, a resort island off Singapore's port with luxury hotels, a Universal Studios theme park and man-made beaches. The lobby of President Donald Trump'...

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Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought

Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought

The Badger Creek Fire in southern Wyoming exploded in size. Fire officials battling the 416 Fire north of Durango have issued a containment date, or a date they believe a line will be built all ...

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Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim Jong Un 'The Beast'

Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim Jong Un 'The Beast'

North Korea is now under both global and unilateral USA sanctions for its nuclear and missiles tests. The 1950-53 Korean War ended without an official peace treaty. The action drew criticism from...

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Federal government hails US, North Korea over nuclear deal

Federal government hails US, North Korea over nuclear deal

In talks that continued until 2008, North Korea halted nuclear activities again and disabled some key elements at its main nuclear complex in return for security, economic, and energy benefits. The po...

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3 nations vow to cooperate to denuclearize N. Korea

3 nations vow to cooperate to denuclearize N. Korea

He said the administration of President Donald Trump would not repeat mistakes by earlier administrations. On Wednesday North Korea's state-run media had reported that Donald Trump , the USA ...

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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 million a year ago

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 million a year ago

Reports also indicate that the minimum value of Kushner's assets rose from $137 million to at least $174 million since March of past year. This week, the Times stated that the couple's holdings had...

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Singapore summit a 'crucial and necessary step'

Toward the end of the meeting. Castaldo, who identifies politically as Independent, says his company produces "inspirational" movies that "have something to say", and doesn't think Trump's film ...

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Proposal to split California into 3 states will be on November ballot

Proposal to split California into 3 states will be on November ballot

The new California would consist of coastal regions including Monterey County and Los Angeles . The upper portion of the state, which would include San Francisco and the state capital Sacramento, w...

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Brexit secretary confident government can secure deal parliament will support

Brexit secretary confident government can secure deal parliament will support

During three and a half hours of tense debate on amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, government whips held whispered conferences with a handful of Tories on the Commons benches. The government has a...

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