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He initially served as an adviser to Trump's 2016 campaign but left amid controversy in 2015. "Please tell me if i can help u anyhow...it would be a great pleasure to me, '" the message said . "In a news conference Friday, Rosenstein said the indictment does not name an American citizen as a knowing participant". The indictment lays out how the Russian intelligence officers, posing as Guccifer 2 .0, discussed how to release the stolen documents to "heighten their impact" on the election ...
  • Syria Raises Flag Over Fallen Rebel City of Deraa

    Syria Raises Flag Over Fallen Rebel City of Deraa

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    The victory over rebels in the cradle of the uprising , and the reclaiming of the entire city for the first time in seven years, is a powerful symbol heralding the military defeat of a rebellion that aimed to unseat the Assad dynasty but was waylaid by violent government repression, the rise of Islamist extremists, the unwavering support of the regime's allies Russian Federation and Iran and the dithering of western powers.
  • China trade surplus with U.S. hits historic high & timing couldn’t be worse

    China trade surplus with U.S. hits historic high & timing couldn’t be worse

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    The US trade deficit with China hit a record high in June, according to a Reuters analysis, despite President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani: Trump interview with Mueller "further away" ACLU calls for Trump officials to hand over info on immigrant children Kushner to join Pompeo for meetings with Mexican leaders MORE 's efforts to alter the trade relationship between the world's two largest economies.
  • IS claims election rally bombing in Pakistan

    IS claims election rally bombing in Pakistan

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    Sharif's arrival in the eastern city of Lahore was delayed until 8pm. The bomb targeted the convoy of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate Akram Khan Durrani, who survived the attack, police said. District Police Officer Bannu Khurram Rashid has said the incident took place as Durrani was returning from an election rally and explosives were detonated close to his vehicle with the help of remote control.
  • United States lists $200 bn in Chinese goods to be hit with tariffs

    United States lists $200 bn in Chinese goods to be hit with tariffs

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    The spiraling conflict over Chinese technology policy threatens to chill global economic growth. The National Retail Federation, an industry group, warned about the impact on prices from the new measures. China responded to that action by imposing tariffs on $ 34 billion of US products, and the country has vowed to take countermeasures against the current action as well.
  • Trump Inspires Confusion at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Anger in London

    Trump Inspires Confusion at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Anger in London

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    Tens of thousands, or more, are expected to participate. But it's not simply the protesters, who are expected to dog Mr. Trump throughout his visit, including his weekend in Scotland, but his fraught relationship with political leaders accustomed to harmonious exchanges with USA leaders, a tradition of unity that goes back at least to the vital World War II partnership of Franklin D.
  • Woman accidentally steals vehicle for two weeks

    Woman accidentally steals vehicle for two weeks

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    After leaving the store, the woman got into a vehicle that resembled her new rental, however she got into a 2015 black Infiniti QX50 . After contacting the police, it was confirmed that the Infiniti had indeed been listed as stolen. The owner of the vehicle she drove away in had left his fob in the auto. "Once inside, the woman spoke to the manager and commented about how unkept the inside of the vehicle was and the fact that there was a set of golf clubs in it as well", reads a Facebook ...
  • Iranian Supreme Leader's Adviser Hails 'Very Constructive' Meeting With Putin

    Iranian Supreme Leader's Adviser Hails 'Very Constructive' Meeting With Putin

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    The presence of these issues, in the letters delivered to Putin, underscores the assertion by Tehran's embassy in Moscow that Velayati will meet the Russian energy minister after his meeting with Putin. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special adviser on global affairs to the speaker of Iran's parliament, said Velayati was scheduled to meet Putin on Thursday and would discuss ways to confront U.S.
  • 'We are not heroes', says United Kingdom diver involved in Thai cave rescue

    'We are not heroes', says United Kingdom diver involved in Thai cave rescue

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    Flanked by other members of the dive rescue team, Mr Stanton was asked about his emotions when the boys were found and replied: "Initially, of course, excitement". The news was greeted with worldwide jubilation. When he emerged, he was suffering from hypothermia, dehydrated and shivering. By the time he was brought out of the cave, he was dehydrated, shivering, and showing signs of hypothermia , and authorities learned he sacrificed his rations of food to keep the boys alive .
  • RAF marks centenary with flypast

    RAF marks centenary with flypast

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    The Royal Air Force marked its official centenary on 1st April but made a decision to wait for exactly 100 days until the 10th July to have the formal parade and flypast. Earlier, the royals and more than 2,200 people packed Westminster Abbey for a service also attended by Theresa May, defence secretary Gavin Williamson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
  • Cut off North Korea’s oil supplies — USA to UN

    Cut off North Korea’s oil supplies — USA to UN

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    A total of 7,697 personnel remain unaccounted for from the Korean War. Soon afterwards the USA sent about 100 coffins to Panmunjom to put the remains into, but they have been sitting there ever since. The president says he believes the North Korean leader wants to denuclearize, and that he "trusts" him. State Department officials had said that the meeting would likely take place on July 12, though they added that the date could shift.
  • Donald Trump to talk to Vladimir Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

    Donald Trump to talk to Vladimir Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

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    Trump added: "It's also a very expensive thing but that's the least important". " Helsinki Calling is not a protest against Trump or Putin ", Hussein said. "But it could be a good start", said Raitasalo. "Because I said it was unfair". "I think he's got what it takes". Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during negotiations with Belarusian officials in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
  • Read the ‘very nice’ letter Kim Jong-un sent Trump last week

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    North Korea watchers downplayed the significance of the letter. "A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea", Mr Trump tweeted alongside a copy of the letter. Kim, despite North Korean officials criticizing the U.S.in recent weeks. Pyongyang has asked the UN Command Armistice Commission to upgrade the talks to a higher level to include a United States general, South Korea's foreign ministry said.