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World Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience
Author: 0 Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience

It is among several photos the White House sent to news media after the German government released the Merkel photo. The EU has already said it will announce counter-measures against Trump's metals tariffs on Jul 1. Mrs Merkel's photo has taken off on social media, spawning all sorts of memes and amusing caption contests. Macron also tweeted Saturday a photo of the other leaders and aides surrounding Trump, who was one of just two people sitting.

Author: 0 Air Force officer who vanished in 1983 is found in California

He deserted in July 1983 after a temporary assignment in the Netherlands , and was last seen around Albuquerque , N.M., withdrawing $28,500 from 19 different bank locations. Linda Card , spokeswoman for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations , told the Albuquerque Journal that at this stage, investigators have had "no indication that he had any classified information or that he gave any classified information".

World Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade
Author: 0 Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

After leaving the summit Saturday, Trump announced that the USA was pulling back its endorsement of the G7 communique in part because of what he called "false statements" at a news conference by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . Captured and circulated by Mr Trump's team, another photo doesn't even show Mrs Merkel as the Republican firebrand takes centre stage in the middle of a crowd of world leaders who look to get his attention.

World Germany inching toward French position on eurozone, Macron says
Author: 0 Germany inching toward French position on eurozone, Macron says

In an interview Sunday on German public television, Merkel also says European leaders won't be "taken advantage of" on trade. The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of Seven summit in Canada.

World Putin Says Russia Has Not Left the G-7 - Not True
Author: 0 Putin Says Russia Has Not Left the G-7 - Not True

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shut down Trump's push to readmit Russian Federation when he told the president it is "not something that we are even remotely looking at at this time". "This reiteration [of cooperation] is very important", Putin said regarding the results of his visit to China. "It's time to stop that chatter and deal with real issues".

World Trump considering pardon for boxing legend Muhammad Ali
Author: 0 Trump considering pardon for boxing legend Muhammad Ali

President George W. Bush (R) presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civil award, to boxer Muhammad Ali in the East Room of the White House 09 November 2005 in Washington , DC. When Ali appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court for the final time in 1971, liberal stalwart Justice William Brennan convinced his colleagues to hear the case.

World Aletta, first 2018 hurricane, reaches Category 4 near Mexico
Author: 0 Aletta, first 2018 hurricane, reaches Category 4 near Mexico

Hurricane Aletta rapidly intensified to Category 4 intensity, but is quickly weakening. The center of the storm was located about 455 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. If it becomes a tropical storm, it will be named Bud. The east Pacific hurricane season, which starts on May 15 each year, has its first official hurricane.

World Judge temporarily blocks deportation of New York pizza worker
Author: 0 Judge temporarily blocks deportation of New York pizza worker

Villavicencio had been waiting for a green card application to process when he was arrested on June 1 at the Fort Hamilton garrison in Brooklyn where he was delivering a pizza. "Please don't stop him, don't take him away from us", said Chica. But when he reached the delivery address, he said, he was confronted by another officer and was asked to show another form of identification, which he did not have.

World 291 concealed weapons permits revoked after employee stopped reviewing background checks
Author: 0 291 concealed weapons permits revoked after employee stopped reviewing background checks

A Florida agency in charge of vetting applicants for concealed gun carry permits didn't run tens of thousands of them against an Federal Bureau of Investigation database, as an employee could not log in. The followup investigation led the department to revoke 291 permits, Putnam said. The report states that DOL manager Lisa Wilde , who was supposed to use NICS, was having trouble logging in to her account at the database.

Author: 0 Trump shocks leaders with Trudeau insult to upend G7 summit

Navarro also said "there's a special place in hell " for any foreign leader engaging in "bad faith diplomacy" with Trump, referring to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "And I highlighted it was not helping in our renegotiation of NAFTA and that it would be with regret but it would be with absolute certainty and firmness that we move forward with retaliatory measures on 1 July - applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the Americans have unjustly applied to us".

World Putin Hits Trump for Leaving Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Putin Hits Trump for Leaving Iran Nuclear Deal

At the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization this weekend, Messrs. The SCO gathering comes as US President Donald Trump meets America's closest allies in Canada for a two-day G7 summit , which concludes Saturday. 'Once again, nothing concrete was said, ' Putin said, referring to the G7 statement. Xi also presented Putin with China's first "friendship medal", calling him a "good and old friend of the Chinese people" during a live broadcast on state television.

World Trump wants Russian Federation to rejoin G-7
Author: 0 Trump wants Russian Federation to rejoin G-7

The Italian prime minister was due to meet the leaders of France, Germany and the UK before the main summit in a session seen as a European "huddle" created to present a united front to President Trump, who has imposed trade tariffs on the EU and disagrees with the bloc over a nuclear deal with Iran.

World Stormy Daniels' lawyer calls Rudy Giuliani an 'absolute pig' over comments
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' lawyer calls Rudy Giuliani an 'absolute pig' over comments

Clifford, and instead elected to be a "puppet" for Mr. Cohen and Mr. Trump in order to advance their interests at the expense of Ms. Clifford", the complaint states. Not true, argued Davidson Thursday, saying she had pushed him repeatedly to make a nondisclosure deal with Cohen and wanted to do anything she could to avoid breaching the agreement and potentially having to forefeit the $130,000.

World Larry Kudlow calls Justin Trudeau's verbal attacks 'amateurish,' a 'betrayal'
Author: 0 Larry Kudlow calls Justin Trudeau's verbal attacks 'amateurish,' a 'betrayal'

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) meets with US President Donald Trump during the G7 Summit in the Charlevoix town of La Malbaie , Quebec, Canada on June 8, 2018. "Canadians are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", Mr Trudeau said. When Mr Trump left Quebec, it was thought that a compromise had been reached, despite the tension and the determination of European leaders Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to push back against the U.S.

World Cuba releases details of incident involving US official
Author: 0 Cuba releases details of incident involving US official

The U.S. government has deemed the Cuba incidents "specific attacks" on American workers but hasn't publicly identified a cause or culprit. More recently, U.S. "Instead, move to a different location". The U.S.is also examining new potential cases from a U.S. consulate in China. Most of the incidents were accompanied by freakish, unexplained sounds that initially led USA investigators to suspect a sonic attack.

World Donald Trump calls for barrier-free trade within the G7
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls for barrier-free trade within the G7

The United States and Japan, however, did not sign the charter. Officials from European delegations quickly leaked copies of the joint statement to AFP , and it was published online moments before Trump tweeted. President Donald Trump warned trading partners not to retaliate against US duties on steel and aluminum imports, before departing from the Group of Seven summit in Quebec on Saturday.

World Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit
Author: 0 Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit

He told the G7 leaders during the summit that the United States wanted a quick end to trade practices that he said have led to an exodus of American companies and jobs to other countries. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, June 7, 2018.

World Britain to publish Irish border Brexit backstop plan on Thursday
Author: 0 Britain to publish Irish border Brexit backstop plan on Thursday

A new BBC survey has shown that just over 42% of Northern Irish citizens want a united Ireland . "We are not going to be intimidated by this form of blame game", Barnier told a press conference in Brussels . "The time has come today to take decisions and make choices", said Mr Barnier. The EU says ensuring the same rules apply across the island of Ireland in areas such as goods, agriculture, energy, electricity, and environment policy will be crucial to avoid border checks.

World What are realistic outcomes from the Trump-Kim summit?
Author: 0 What are realistic outcomes from the Trump-Kim summit?

Observers say these are among the key reasons why Singapore, entrusted with hosting Tuesday's summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is well on its way to becoming "Asia's Geneva". "And if I think it won't happen I'm not going to waste my time, I'm not going to waste his time". "The situation was much more shocking than I had expected", he said.

World NATO Agrees To 'Four 30s' Plan To Counter Russia
Author: 0 NATO Agrees To 'Four 30s' Plan To Counter Russia

The new joint force command for the Atlantic will be based at Norfolk in the United States, and another new enabling command will be based in Ulm, Germany, Xinhua reported. tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum. We haven't yet decided the exact formats and the exact types of meeting, but he will be invited. Before the meeting, U.S.

World Yellowstone Bison Gores Woman in National Park
Author: 0 Yellowstone Bison Gores Woman in National Park

Wenk could not immediately be reached by Reuters. Montana Stockgrowers Association interim vice president Jay Bodner said Zinke "understands the issues around bison, not only in the park but how that impacts the livestock issue". "Nobody has even been nominated by the White House for that position", he noted. The fracas over Wenk's ouster is the latest controversy surrounding an Interior secretary who has been reviled by conservationists but hailed by industry and conservatives in Western ...

World INTERNATIONAL - Guatemala volcano eruption toll reaches 109
Author: 0 INTERNATIONAL - Guatemala volcano eruption toll reaches 109

Still-hot volcanic material and the threat of heavy rains displacing loose deposits were posing a serious risk to the safety of emergency workers, said agency spokesman David de Leon. It updated on Thursday the previous day's count of 99 victims after ten more bodies were delivered to local morgues, according to a statement on Twitter .

World Guatemala volcano: Dozens dead, injured or missing after Fuego volcano erupts
Author: 0 Guatemala volcano: Dozens dead, injured or missing after Fuego volcano erupts

A lack of electricity in the most heavily hit zone makes safely searching at night impossible. Cabanas said those who were killed had been overrun by fast-moving burning material discharged by the volcano Sunday. "There are victims, people with burns and killed", - said the representative of the service for natural disasters. " Conred [the country's disaster agency] never told us to leave".

World AFP photographer shot in the leg by IDF amid Gaza protests
Author: 0 AFP photographer shot in the leg by IDF amid Gaza protests

The session was requested by Turkey as the term president of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ( OIC ) and Algeria in the name of Arab Union, a joint statement said Friday. Two-thirds of Gaza's 2 million residents are descendants of refugees. Israel and Hamas, which seeks Israel's destruction, have fought three cross-border wars since 2008.

World Duchess Meghan joins the royal family for first Trooping the Colour
Author: 0 Duchess Meghan joins the royal family for first Trooping the Colour

Camilla , The Duchess of Cornwall , and Kate , The Duchess of Cambridge , also took part in the procession, along with the Queen's cousin, the Duke of Kent. Meghan Markle is still breaking protocol despite her newly minted royal status. Click through the gallery to see the most stylish looks donned by the royals at 2018's Trooping the Colour .

World Trump will know in first minute if North Korea summit will succeed
Author: 0 Trump will know in first minute if North Korea summit will succeed

Some analysts suggest that, rather than lead to a US-North Korea confrontation, a failed summit will result in renewed diplomatic efforts by South Korea - and possibly others - to restore stability and maintain North Korean restraint, so as to avoid the prospect of renewed escalation of military conflict.

World How much power does the China and Russia-led SCO wield?
Author: 0 How much power does the China and Russia-led SCO wield?

In the meeting, the two leaders will take stock of the implementation of decisions taken at the informal summit just over a month ago in Wuhan. India and China will hold the 21st round of talks on the unsettled boundary-seen as the cause of a tense military face off between the two countries last year-in the second half of this year.

World Kabul welcomes Taliban's agreement to truce
Author: 0 Kabul welcomes Taliban's agreement to truce

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban on Thursday, until June 20, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State . It is not clear how many Afghan troops the Taliban holds captive. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has led worldwide security efforts in Afghanistan since 2003.

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