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World Sino-US Trade War Begins
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They kicked in just after midnight ET, which is noon in Beijing. Reprising the tactic he used against steel and aluminum imports, Trump in May ordered the Commerce Department to investigate whether imported vehicles and auto parts pose a threat to US national security that justifies tariffs .

World Israeli forces strike Syrian Army outpost in response to cross-border shelling
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Fighters battling a government-led offensive in southern Syria have agreed to a ceasefire deal with Russian Federation, a major ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to a rebel spokesman. It killed six civilians on Thursday, including a woman and four children, according to the Britain-based Observatory. He said Syrian and Russian jets had pummeled towns across the southwest and villages near the border crossing.

World Donald Trump Says North Korea Talks
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A team of U.S. officials led by envoy Sung Kim met with North Korean officials Sunday at Panmunjom, the border village between North and South Korea in the demilitarized zone, in the first face-to-face conversations between the two countries since the summit last month, according to senior State Department officials.

World Malaysia demands 'drastic' price cut for Dollars 20 billion Chinese rail link
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Mahathir wants to renegotiate the terms of those deals with Beijing. Yesterday, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had announced that the ECRL cost is actually RM81 billion and in order for the project to proceed, costs must be reduced first. "We are upset and concerned about the livelihood of our 2,250 local staff, as well as several hundred subcontractors, suppliers and consultancy firms", the statement read.

World 5 insane numbers from the 2018 World Cup
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England's dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Colombia on Tuesday was emotional - to say the least - and now, only Sweden stand between the team and a place in the World Cup semi-finals. "You won't find a better team - Sweden are world champions of team spirit". "I can see a draw and extra-time". It will be very tight. Italy tried in the qualifiers for 180 mins and they didn't score.

World Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino
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The paper states how "hybrid" rhino embryos can effectively be formed through IVF, after two decades of unsuccessful conventional methods of Assisted Reproduction Techniques. In 2008, Dr Thomas Hildebrandt and his team at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research collected semen from the last remaining northern white rhino males, in hopes of reviving the species in the future.

World Dozens missing after tourist boat capsizes off Thailand
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The boat was carrying 105 passengers while 56 are unacoounted for. He said that another boat sank off Koh Hae, 10 kilometres south of Phuket , while a yacht carrying other Chinese nationals also sank off Koh Mai Ton, 9 kilometres south-east of Phuket , Somsak said.

World Regime offensive to retake Syria's Daraa province
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Mr Safadi said his meeting with Sergey Lavrov would produce more understandings and would "take us more steps forward to contain this crisis and prevent more destruction". The opposition's chief negotiator in wider United Nations peace talks , Nasr al-Hariri, last week accused the USA of complicity in al-Assad's southwest offensive, saying U.S.

World The government hasn't answered key questions on family separations
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The order gives the government until July 10 to reunify children under 5 with their parents, and until July 26 for older children. "When the government wants to marshal its resources to separate families , it has shown that it can do it quickly and efficiently, but when told to reunite families , it somehow finds it too hard and cumbersome to accomplish", Gelernt said.

World Leader of Japan Doomsday Cult Executed
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The attack shocked the world, and prompted a massive crackdown that saw Asahara and some of his followers arrested. The Sarin attack, Japan's worst terror incident, killed 13 people and injured thousands more. The Matsumoto attack was a warm up to the main event, which began nearly eight months later on March 20, 1995, according to a report by the Federation of American Scientists.

World Amesbury victims poisoned by same nerve agent used on ex-spy
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Counter Terrorism Policing, said in a statement Wednesday night. British officials blamed the March poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal on Russian Federation. "It is unacceptable for our people to be either deliberate or accidental targets, or for our streets, our parks, our towns to be dumping grounds for poison".

World Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader
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Trump replied but Rutte wasn't going to back down. The Prime Minister then made the case for an ambitious economic and security partnership with the European Union. "The relationship with U.S. and Netherlands is 400 years old". In May, Trump commissioned an investigation by the Commerce Department into the state of automobile imports into the US, prompting European Union leaders to send Trump an 11-page document last Friday (June 29) threatening to levy taxes on $290 billion in USA ...

World Trump will meet one-on-one with Putin, ambassador confirms
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And that the very holding of this meeting is in itself a great achievement. The meeting comes on the heels of the president's summit last month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - a meeting that critics fear legitimized one of the world's most hostile actors, while winning few concessions.

World 'Trump baby' blimp to fly in London during President's visit
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As busloads of anti-Trump protesters head to London on Friday morning, the US President and May will visit a defense site "to witness a demonstration of the UK's cutting-edge military capabilities and integrated UK-US military training", according to a spokeswoman for May.

World Canada presses United States to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks
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Trump said in an interview that aired Sunday that he could quickly sign an agreement with the United States' neighbours, "but I'm not happy with it". Speaking on Sunday in Leamington, Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Canadians for standing united against President Donald Trump's sanctions.

World Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, US official says
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But the same month, Trump reportedly also pondered military intervention much closer to the United States , in Venezuela . But a National Security Council spokesman told the news agency that "all options" remain open to "help restore Venezuela's democracy and bring stability".

World Poland's Supreme Court chief defies retirement law
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Several thousand people greeted Chief Justice Malgorzata Gersdorf as she made her way into the Supreme Court building in Warsaw . The first woman to serve as the chief justice of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf has become a symbol of judicial independence as the rightwing government pushes through reforms criticised by the European Union as upending the courts' independence.

World EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals
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But this less flashy style is unlikely to endear him to environmental groups that had been critical of Pruitt. The list of regulations opens with a letter addressed to Vice Pres. In the end, it wasn't "religious sterility", that brought him down. Pruitt was also known for questioning the human role in global climate change.

World With US out, others reaffirm commitment to Iran nuclear deal
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Speaking after three hours of talks, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who chaired the talks, read a statement from the six delegations repeating previously-announced broad priorities ranging from guaranteeing Iranian oil revenue to shipping ties, banking and all other trade and investment co-operation.

World YouTube stars have died after falling into a waterfall pool in Canada
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They pled guilty to walking onto the Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest hot spring in the United States, which has a fragile ecosystem and on which visitors are not allowed. "The terrain is extremely hard, very unsafe, and the water flow will be heavy with the warm temperatures today increasing the risk to those in the recovery effort", police Cpl.

World Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty to trespassing
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When confronted by police, the woman initially claimed she would only come down when every migrant child and parent separated by the United States' zero-tolerance policy on its southern border had been reunited. She told the crowd: 'Trump has wrecked this country apart. "Our message was that ICE must be abolished, families must be reunited now, deportations must be halted, and the policy of detention as deterrent must end", New York-based advocacy group Rise and Resist said in a statement .

World Pompeo arrives in North Korea to hammer out details on nukes
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The latest gift - Elton John's hit song, which first appeared on John's 1972 album - tells the story of a man feeling " lonely out in space ", and features the following line: "I'm not the man they think I am at home, oh no, I'm a rocket man , rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone".

World Top Supreme Court Candidate Authored Report on Impeachment that Would Implicate Trump
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President Trump has interviewed six candidates to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy . "The president said he would make his mind up on Monday and make the announcement. Hardiman has served on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2007, after being appointed by President George W. Bush and winning unanimous approval in the Senate .

World Trump Accuses Democrats of 'Demeaning' Immigration Agents
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And we have to have immigration laws - and this is on Congress - that reflect our values and our interests. "Do you think ICE should be abolished?" "I don't support open borders . "These guys, they walk into those areas, they take 'em out of there so fast". The activists pushing for ICE abolition, meanwhile, said they aren't anxious about potential blowback or any difficulties for Democrats facing more conservative voters, including those potentially swayed by Trump's repeated ...

World Trump urges senator’s ouster at rally for Montana Republican
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Normally, I go through the transcript of Trump's speeches to pick out 30 or 40 (or 50) of the most eye-popping lines, the sentences that stood out most to me for whatever reason. President Trump held a campaign style "Make America Great Again" rally in Great Falls, Montana with thousands in attendance. But Clinton and Tester weren't the only Democrats who drew fire from Mr.

World Fourth Ohio State wrestler claims Jordan knew about sexual abuse
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Jordan has very recently been accused of having knowledge of accusations that the Ohio State wrestling team doctor was sexually abusing wrestlers. President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Handler issues July 4 apology to world: "We're sorry about our president" United States pork producers prepare for steep tariffs: "I don't want to be the patriot who dies at the end of the war" ACLU membership grew from 400,000 to 1.84 million after Trump was elected: report MORE on Thursday stood ...

World Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns
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Andrew Wheeler , Pruitt's former deputy administrator, an erstwhile Senate aide, and a former coal industry lobbyist, will act as the agency's interim director, President Trump revealed via Twitter. Inhofe hailed Wheeler's ascension to EPA chief. Pruitt was also under fire for frequent first-class air travel and for purchasing costly items for his office, including a soundproof telephone booth.

World Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail
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Sharif, who is in London with his ailing wife, was not in the courtroom for the verdict and was sentenced in absentia. Nawaz Sharif said he would utilize all the legal and constitutional rights against the verdict in Avenfield reference.

World Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains
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A doctor and a nurse, both medics with the Thai military's Underwater Demolition Assault Unit, have reached the boys, who have been stranded deep underground in the Thuam Luang cave complex since June 23. Meditation could also help those trapped manage their anxiety, "allowing their fearful and negative thoughts to flow through them like a storm passing, rather than fighting their fear", said David Spiegel, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University's medical ...

World Tropical wave in Atlantic strengthens to depression
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Then, meteorologists expect, the depression will encounter stronger wind shear as it approaches the Lesser Antilles, preventing much strengthening in the short term and likely dissipating it entirely. Tropical Depression Two has formed between west Africa and the Lesser Antilles, but is unlikely to survive as a tropical cyclone by the time it reaches the Lesser Antilles this weekend.

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