• Trump says looking forward to second meeting with Putin
Trump says looking forward to second meeting with Putin

The Russian leader praised Mr Trump's mediation efforts in North Korea, but slammed his decision to pull out of the worldwide accord curbing Iran's nuclear activities. "Say that again", Coats said at the forum Thursday, when Mitchell shared news of a possible second Putin meeting. Mr Trump tweeted a list of topics discussed at the summit, inclu...

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  • Man arrested for grabbing waitress Emilia Holden’s bum revealed
Man arrested for grabbing waitress Emilia Holden’s bum revealed

The video went viral when it was posted to Reddit a few days ago and received more than 50,000 "upvotes", which is similar to Facebook likes, by Thursday evening. Holden later told People magazine she told the man: "You don't touch me, motherf--!" I don't know how I reacted the way I did. My cousin takes this pervert down for grabbing her...

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  • Scandal surrounds Macron security aide
Scandal surrounds Macron security aide

Critics say the incident reinforces the image of Macron as a man out of touch with the French people. Paris prosecutors also said Mr Benalla has been detained for questioning in the assault inquiry, where he also faces charges of impersonating a police officer.

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  • Ex-FBI chief James Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall
Ex-FBI chief James Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

Comey's tweet came one day after the USA president took Vladimir Putin's side over allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 election. Trump responded by calling Comey an "untruthful slime ball" and praising his decision to dismiss him in May 2017 in an act that has been under scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • Russian warship carrying £100BILLION worth of GOLD found off South Korea
Russian warship carrying £100BILLION worth of GOLD found off South Korea

Local laws aimed at preserving national territory and property require the company to deposit 10 per cent of the estimated value of the shipwreck before starting its salvage works. South Korea's financial supervisory service subsequently warned that it will be keeping a close eye on trading around Jeil. Countries may either claim parts of treasu...

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  • Trump jokingly blames USA intelligence for White House power cut
Trump jokingly blames USA intelligence for White House power cut

And while Trump's tried-and-true base will stick by him, most voters won't easily forget watching the president get his hat handed to him by none other than Vladimir Putin , the former KGB agent and now head of the Evil Empire. With Democrats pouncing on the remarks as ammunition to gin-up anti-Trump fervor among their base, Republicans are once...

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  • Trump is deploying his post-Charlottesville playbook amid Putin press conference backlash
Trump is deploying his post-Charlottesville playbook amid Putin press conference backlash

President Donald Trump , who has been under fire for not aggressively confronting Russian President Vladmir Putin over election interference, on Wednesday said he believes Russia is no longer targeting the United States. On Tuesday, Trump walked back his earlier remarks and read a statement saying he misspoke, adding that he had accepted the int...

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  • Govt may sue WhatsApp for abetting lynchings
Govt may sue WhatsApp for abetting lynchings

More than 20 people have been lynched in India after being accused of child abduction in the last two months, according to media reports. As you can imagine, the details of these unfortunate events are chilling, but perhaps WhatsApp's upcoming forwarding limits can help stop the bloodshed.

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  • Time magazine morphs Trump and Putin together
Time magazine morphs Trump and Putin together

Sarah Huckabee Sanders , White House press secretary. Before the meeting in Helsinki, Coats publicly warned that the USA was facing a growing cyber threat, singling out Russian Federation as the country's most hostile adversary. She said at the Aspen Forum that Russian Federation is attempting to "cause chaos on both sides". The week was on...

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  • After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington
After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Trump had asked Secretary of State John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the autumn. "There are many answers, some easy and some hard, to these problems.but they can ALL be solved!" he added.

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  • European Union strikes free trade deal with Japan amid rising USA protectionism
European Union strikes free trade deal with Japan amid rising USA protectionism

European Council President Donald Tusk said the deal showed that the EU and Japan "stand together against protectionism ". We wrote about the potential of the Japan-EU deal to put American food exports at a disadvantage when it was finalized in December.

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  • Coats On Trump: 'Obviously, I Wished He Had Made A Different Statement'
Coats On Trump: 'Obviously, I Wished He Had Made A Different Statement'

Obama told then-Russian President Dmitri Medvedev he would "have more flexibility" after the 2012 election to negotiate with Putin, who would soon take office, on missile defense issues. "People came to me, Dan Coats came to me, and some others - they said they think it's Russia", Trump said. Minutes after Sanders announced Trump's disapproval o...

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  • Egypt archaeologists find 4,500-year-old pottery workshop
Egypt archaeologists find 4,500-year-old pottery workshop

On July 1, Egypt unearthed a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus in Alexandria, revealing that it is made of black granite of about 265 meters in length and 185 cm in height. What Egyptian archaeologists actually found was not so dramatic, but still fascinating and a little disgusting: three decomposed mummies marinating in a soup of dark sewage water tha...

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  • At least 8 dead after duck boat capsizes near Branson, Missouri
At least 8 dead after duck boat capsizes near Branson, Missouri

A spokeswoman for Ripley Entertainment , the parent company of Ride the Ducks Branson, said the company is in contact with their employees at the scene, said. Jim Pulley, owner of Sea Tow Table Rock Lake, said the storm hit the lake with 80 miles per hour winds that kicked up waves 5 feet high. Emergency crews are staging at the Branson Belle Do...

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  • Upping the Trade War with China
Upping the Trade War with China

However, WTO proceedings can drag on for years. Kudlow said on Wednesday that Xi was "holding the game up". China-US trade dispute: what role does the WTO have to play? The secretariat report, one of two major reports prepared for the TPR, noted China's significant role in stimulating the global economy, while stating that China's "real GDP...

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  • Spain drops global arrest warrants for Catalan separatists
Spain drops global arrest warrants for Catalan separatists

Puigdemont was cleared last week of extradition to Spain on the charge of rebellion by a court in Germany, where he is now in exile, on the grounds his actions during the vote were non-violent. Rebellion is the most serious charge levelled against Mr Puigdemont. Several other top Puigdemont aides, including Oriol Junqueras, have been jailed i...

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  • High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported
High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported

At least, five high-pressure steam pipes exploded in Flatiron District, according to the New York Post . The blast sent thick smoke into the sky and spewed debris all over the streets, turning the area into a ghost town as millions of commuters were forced to find another way to work.

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  • Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent
Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

Sky said the investigators were sure the perpetrators were Russian. The attacka in Salisbury revived memories of the 2006 poisoning of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, and UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain would respond "robustly" if Russia was found responsible.

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  • Mark Zuckerberg talks Holocaust deniers and the battle against 'fake news'
Mark Zuckerberg talks Holocaust deniers and the battle against 'fake news'

Mr Zuckeberg, who is Jewish, said if a post "crossed the line into advocating for violence or hate against a particular group, it would be removed". Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has moved to clarify comments he made in an interview about his platform's controversial methods of cracking down on fake news and conspiracy theories.

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  • EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order
EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

Over the last few years the Chinese government has launched a campaign to reduce financial risk by tightening lending and reining in excess debt. Separate customs data on Friday showed imports of commodities from soybeans to crude oil eased compared with a year ago, but China's steel mills and aluminum smelters sold much more overseas spurred b...

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