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World Iranian leader says Trump's 'empty threats' not worth a response
Author: 0 Iranian leader says Trump's 'empty threats' not worth a response

President Donald Trump has said the USA is ready to make a "real deal" with Iran over its nuclear programme, days after he warned Tehran of historic consequences for threatening America. Danon says the regime is anxious and that's why there were so many tweets and comments and that the new administration is doing the right thing. Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

World CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape
Author: 0 CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

The context matters. Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis who provided the tape to CNN , stressed repeatedly that Mr. Trump said "cash". On the tape, Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, is heard telling Trump he plans to open a company to finance the purchase of the rights to Karen McDougal's story from American Media, parent company of the National Enquirer .

World Thunderstorm warning issued for Lincolnshire
Author: 0 Thunderstorm warning issued for Lincolnshire

While the United Kingdom is sometimes mocked for being bad at dealing with hot weather , these heat health warnings are far from UK-exclusive. Blackpool can usually expect highs of 16C and lows of 13C during July, therefore this Thursday's peak of 25C is well above average.

World White House Postpones Proposed Visit By Putin, Citing Russia 'Witch Hunt'
Author: 0 White House Postpones Proposed Visit By Putin, Citing Russia 'Witch Hunt'

The discrepancy between the two transcripts appears to stem from an overlap in the audio feed, not from an intentional misrepresentation on the White House's part. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said at the Aspen Security Forum last week that she stood by her comments that she has no indication so far that "Russia is targeting the 2018 midterms at a scale or scope to match their activities in 2016".

World California appellate court weighs Brock Turner's conviction
Author: 0 California appellate court weighs Brock Turner's conviction

Brock Turner , 21, is released from jail in Santa Clara County, California, Sept. 2, 2016. Multhaup said Turner had no intent to rape the woman the court calls "Emily Doe" outside a Stanford frat party, citing witness accounts that he was found to be "violently thrusting but fully clothed" when two exchange students broke up the encounter.

World Pakistan votes after controversial, bitter campaign
Author: 0 Pakistan votes after controversial, bitter campaign

His brother Shahbaz is leading the party's campaign. A political party has to secure at least 172 seats to form the government in the 342-seat National Assembly. Several smaller parties made similar complaints in public statements. Khan is campaigning on populist promises to build a "New Pakistan", vowing to eradicate corruption, clean up the environment and construct an "Islamic welfare" state.

World Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues
Author: 0 Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues

The civil suit, which was filed in federal district court in Minnesota, names Noor and his partner Matthew Harrity, and accuses them of conspiring to hide the facts around the shooting of Damond and failing to record the incident on their body cameras .

Author: 0 Half of USA voters think Russian Federation has damaging information on Trump

Trump's proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been delayed until 2019. Putin's top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov said that several days after the Helsinki meeting the Kremlin received a USA proposal to organise a new summit in Washington "at the end of the year".

World Patriot Destroys Donald Trump's Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Author: 0 Patriot Destroys Donald Trump's Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The star, which Trump received in 2007 for his role on NBC's " The Apprentice ", was defaced with spray paint in 2016. This is the second time in as many years that Trump's star has been destroyed in a similar fashion. Interested in Donald Trump? Our democracy is based on respect for the law. The star will be replaced immediately, according to WAFB. Also in 2016, a person apparently protesting Trump's border proposals constructed a tiny wall around the star, complete with "barbed ...

World From Now on Theresa May Will Directly Handle British Separation From EU
Author: 0 From Now on Theresa May Will Directly Handle British Separation From EU

The prime minister also said DExEU would recruit new staff and a number of Cabinet Office officials to support the downgrade. They will be supporting the prime minster with me deputising for her in the negotiations. Mr Raab, however, says he is still hopeful a deal can be concluded this year. Questioned about the change, May's Europe adviser Oliver Robbins said he doubted the change would see her meeting European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier to negotiate directly.

World Teen Killed, Sister Wounded In BART Station Stabbing Attack
Author: 0 Teen Killed, Sister Wounded In BART Station Stabbing Attack

BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas says the motive for the attack is still being investigated. Officers were able to take Cowell into custody. He has not commented. "The suspect is an African American man who stands 5'8" to 5'10", medium build with a dark complexion. "Negative. All we know now is a white male".

Author: 0 Trump Is 'Concerned' Russia Wants To Elect Democrats

Trump's claim that Moscow would favor Democrats in the November 6 congressional contests - when the entire 435-member House of Representatives and a third of the Senate is up for election - is at odds with the USA intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election to help Trump win the White House .

World Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'
Author: 0 Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'

The FBI investigation is separate from Mueller's probe. In a tweet , Trump called such taping "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal". Speaking to the NYT, he said that the recording, less than two minutes long, would show that while the discussion of payments did occur, no payment was ever made and would prove that the current president did nothing wrong.

World Paul Ryan: Donald Trump is 'trolling' people over security clearance threats
Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Donald Trump is 'trolling' people over security clearance threats

One official, former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan , was especially harsh last week. Sen. Rand Paul continued his all-out attack against former CIA Director John Brennan this week; saying the senior Obama aide should have his security clearance revoked after he almost "cost the life of a double agent".

World Theresa May to keep United Kingdom under European Union law until end of transition
Author: 0 Theresa May to keep United Kingdom under European Union law until end of transition

May will this week meet Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. Discussions at today's Cabinet meeting will focus on implementing the government's Modern Industrial Strategy, making sure the government delivers a Brexit deal works for every corner of the United Kingdom, and discussing the pivotal role of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in boosting growth and prosperity across the Northern Powerhouse.

World Donald Trump scores best average approval in latest Gallup poll
Author: 0 Donald Trump scores best average approval in latest Gallup poll

The intelligence community has concluded that Russian Federation used a campaign of propaganda and hacking to interfere in the 2016 presidential election to aid Trump's candidacy, and has warned that Moscow is working to meddle in the November congressional elections.

World Russians Have Something on Trump, Half of U.S. Voters Say
Author: 0 Russians Have Something on Trump, Half of U.S. Voters Say

Taking to Twitter, Mr Trump told his 53 million followers that he was "very concerned" that Russian Federation would be "pushing very hard for Democrats" in the November midterms. Ryan said he did not have a problem with Trump sitting down with foreign leaders like Putin , as long as he was delivering the right message. "The speaker and I have made it clear that Putin will not be welcome here at the Capitol", the Kentucky Republican told reporters .

Author: 0 Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps

Help Israel with he Iranian Hezbollah. Others were more straightforward in their criticism, questioning why it was necessary for the President to tweet in capitals - and whether the vicious response was appropriate for someone in his position.

World Israel shoots down Syrian regime jet over Golan Heights
Author: 0 Israel shoots down Syrian regime jet over Golan Heights

Israel rebuffed on Monday a new Russian offer to keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line, an Israeli official said , complicating Moscow's bid to stabilize the country as the civil war there wanes. He said they did not know if it had deliberately crossed into Israel. The plane crashed inside Syria. The army radio report said the condition of the pilot was unclear.

World Donald Trump claims Russian Federation is interfering in U.S. midterms to help Democrats
Author: 0 Donald Trump claims Russian Federation is interfering in U.S. midterms to help Democrats

In Helsinki last week, Trump said he didn't "see any reason why" Russian Federation would be behind election meddling in 2016. His reasoning? "They definitely don't want Trump". "We have November. I think we should be absolutely prepared to assume that they will try to interfere in all 50 states". "I'm very concerned that Russian Federation will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election".

World Home of Emmanuel Macron’s ex-bodyguard raided by French cops
Author: 0 Home of Emmanuel Macron’s ex-bodyguard raided by French cops

Alexandre Benalla, who heads Presidential Emmnauel Macron's security detail, was filmed hitting a young man and abusing a young woman on a street in Paris in front of police officers. Lawmakers were aghast to learn that Benalla initially received only a two-week suspension and still had an office in the presidential palace 2.5 months after the beating instead of having been reported to judicial authorities.

World North Korea begins dismantling nuclear and ballistic missile facilities
Author: 0 North Korea begins dismantling nuclear and ballistic missile facilities

The satellite snapshots dated July 20 depict the presence of a crane and vehicles conducting deconstruction work on a building used to assemble space-launch vehicles, including a rail-mounted transfer structure. And as Trump has long promised, these crippling sanctions won't be lifted until North Korea verifiably abandons its nuclear weapons programs. Bill Richardson, a former USA diplomat with experience negotiating with North Korea, including during the recovery of the remains of seven ...

World Search for Iowa college student continues after she vanished on a jog
Author: 0 Search for Iowa college student continues after she vanished on a jog

A Facebook page devoted to the search for Tibbetts said that every home, farm building, barn and shed in the Brooklyn , Iowa , area has been searched. A Facebook group dedicated to finding Ms Tibbetts has 10,266 members, as the community desperately searches for the missing woman. Tibbetts attends the University of Iowa .

World Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan
Author: 0 Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan

A spokeswoman for the German interior ministry said Berlin would take in eight White Helmets plus their families. Syrian Civil Defense , the official name of the White Helmets , is a volunteer organization that has worked in rebel areas of Syria providing medical support during the Syrian conflict.

World British PM Theresa May to lead Brexit talks with EU
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May to lead Brexit talks with EU

The new Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday the prime minister was still trying to persuade members of the cabinet that her strategy was the best way forward. Discussions at today's Cabinet meeting will focus on implementing the government's Modern Industrial Strategy, making sure the government delivers a Brexit deal works for every corner of the United Kingdom, and discussing the pivotal role of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in boosting growth and prosperity across the ...

World North Korea takes down some launch site facilities: United States group
Author: 0 North Korea takes down some launch site facilities: United States group

Trump said after the summit that North Korea would shut down the site, also known as the Tongchang-ri missile test site. The dismantlement at Sohae Satellite Launching Station , located near the Chinese border and about two hours' drive from North Korea's major facility for producing nuclear bomb fuel, serves as the sole example of North Korea's willingness to work with the Trump Administration since the landmark summit in Singapore on June 12.

World Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court
Author: 0 Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court

By March 2016, Mr Trump identified Mr Page as one of a handful of campaign foreign policy advisers. "The FBI believes Page has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian Government", the document reads. intelligence community; he later said he misspoke. A Quinnipiac poll last month found Republicans said Mueller's probe was a "witch hunt" by a margin of 81 percent to 12 percent.

World The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning
Author: 0 The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

On the other hand, the next lunar eclipse is closer and will occur on January 21 2019, it will not be visible in India. That color is where the term " blood moon " comes from. The total duration of the various stages of eclipse will be 6 hours, 14 minutes in the Kingdom. A lunar eclipse can be seen from Earth at night. It is safe to look at the spectacle without any additional protection.