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Ultimately, to be able to reach as many Syrians as they need help, he said, United Nations agencies must be able to access southern Syria through cross-line and cross border operations. The Russian demands, handed to negotiators in a meeting in a town in southern Syria on Saturday, had prompted a walkout by the rebels, who said the terms amounted to a humiliating surrender.
  • Pompeo brings Kim ‘Rocket man’ CD from Trump

    Pompeo brings Kim ‘Rocket man’ CD from Trump

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    Last year, amid escalating rhetoric between the two countries, Trump repeatedly referred to Kim as " Rocket Man " and " Little Rocket Man " and brought up the nicknames at the recent summit. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by North Korean Director of the United Front Department Kim Yong-chol, and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, as he arrives at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang , North Korea, on July 6, 2018.
  • Trump will delay NAFTA talks until after mid-terms Nov

    Trump will delay NAFTA talks until after mid-terms Nov

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    The front-runner in Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has already said that he would name a new negotiating team for the NAFTA revision. "I think he is going to be a better negotiator because of this", Gomez said. "U.S. businesses are really paying attention". Canada has retaliated with $16.6 billion in counter-tariffs and the USA midterm elections are in the fall.
  • Trump ‘pressed aides about Venezuela invasion’

    Trump ‘pressed aides about Venezuela invasion’

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    The first one to report this news was Associated Press , and Trump even said it publicly that he is keeping a military option against Venezuela on the table, as he was standing next to the former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S.
  • Dozens missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket island

    Dozens missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket island

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    The boat was carrying 105 people, including 93 tourists, 11 crew and one tour guide when it toppled in 5-meter (16-foot) -high waves on Thursday evening. local time (0900 UTC) on Thursday, according to the ship's captain Somjing Boontham. A further 10 pleasure boats were stranded at sea and being attended to by rescue vessels from the police and navy while two other separate boat capsizes were reported in the same area this evening.
  • Nawaz, Maryam to be arrested upon return to Pakistan: NAB sources

    Nawaz, Maryam to be arrested upon return to Pakistan: NAB sources

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    Maryam, considered the heir apparent of Sharif, also received a 7-year sentence with a 2-million-pound fine (USD 2.6 million), while her husband Captain (retd) Safdar was sentenced to one year. Khan backs down from lockdown threat. Sharif and his daughter were in London on Friday with Sharif's wife, Kulsoom, who is being treated for cancer and is in a coma after suffering a heart attack last month.
  • Elizabeth Warren Slams President Trump Over $1Million DNA Challenge

    Elizabeth Warren Slams President Trump Over $1Million DNA Challenge

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    Trump called Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson a friend, and said he felt "guilty" about having asked him to serve as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. "I'm glad that the president has signed 16 of my bills", Tester said, pointing to one measure created to improve accountability at the VA. The notion that the United States should get along with other countries did not appear, however, to extend to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, as Trump vowed to demand more payment from the ...
  • Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

    Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

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    An Ohio native, Wheeler served as a special assistant in the EPA's Pollution Prevention and Toxics office in the early 1990s before moving over to the Senate environment panel, where he eventually became GOP staff director under Sen. "I think the most grievous threat that we have today is this imperialistic judiciary, this judicial monarchy that has it wrong on what the First Amendment's about and has an objective to create religious sterility in the public square, which is wholly ...
  • Tiny Beryl becomes a hurricane

    Tiny Beryl becomes a hurricane

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    A faster westward to west-northwestward motion is expected to begin over the weekend and continue through early next week. The hurricane center said: 'Satellite data indicate the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour (120 km/h) with higher gusts.
  • Polish Supreme Court chief will go to work despite 'retirement'

    Polish Supreme Court chief will go to work despite 'retirement'

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    Manfred Weber, a German member of the conservative European People's Party group, hailed Poland's great democratic legacy, praising the 10 million Poles who joined Solidarity in the struggle against communism in the 1980s. Nevertheless, she wants to show up for work on Wednesday. But he noted that shifting from coal to natural gas was particularly challenging for Poland because the latter could only be sourced from Russian Federation, "so all efforts to increase our use of gas would have ...
  • Donald Trump raises stakes as US-China trade war begins

    Donald Trump raises stakes as US-China trade war begins

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    After that, the hostilities could intensify: Trump said the U.S.is ready to target an additional $ 200 billion in Chinese imports - and then $300 billion more - if Beijing does not yield to US demands and continues to retaliate. The Trump administration plans to impose 25 percent duties on Friday on $34 billion of Chinese goods in its biggest sanctions yet over complaints Beijing steals or pressures companies to hand over technology.
  • Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits

    Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump , pictured at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany last July, are scheduled for talks on July 16. Separately, U.S. Representative to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison told reporters Thursday that the alliance is moving forward together, and "everyone has the same goal, and that is a strong deterrent and an alliance that is unified" against threats like Russian Federation and China.
  • Donald Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Scott Pruitt resigns

    Donald Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Scott Pruitt resigns

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    Scott Pruitt , who has led the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Trump administration, has resigned and deputy director, Andrew Wheeler , is expected to take his spot as acting director. This differs from Pruitt, who drew attention not only for his aggressive moves to cut back regulations but also for mounting scandals and questions about potential ethics violations .
  • US, North Korean officials met Sunday

    US, North Korean officials met Sunday

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    United States officials, led by Ambassador Sung Kim, met with their North Korean counterparts Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides North and South Korea, the first such meeting since the Singapore summit. ".And as far as the one-year timeline, Ambassador Bolton said if North Korea makes the decision to denuclearize , their ballistics programs could be dismantled in a year".
  • AccuWeather Alert: Excessive heat warning in effect

    AccuWeather Alert: Excessive heat warning in effect

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    As the heat wave that has left at at least three dozen people dead in Canada, the northeast USA and and Kansas recedes, heat is building in the western U.S. The National Weather Service said Tuesday some spots in the state will see their fifth day of temperatures around or above 90 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms have their best chance of forming this afternoon into early evening.
  • Trump compares immigration enforcement to 'liberating a town'

    Trump compares immigration enforcement to 'liberating a town'

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced May 7 that all immigrants crossing the border illegal would be arrested. Those who came here by choice to provide for themselves and their families, those who are called to and inspired by this country, I want them to be able to be free from the fear of deportation, to be able to continue to contribute to the success of their communities, to be on an earned path to citizenship.