• What Trump and Putin agreed to in Helsinki
What Trump and Putin agreed to in Helsinki

That performance set off a bipartisan backlash in Washington, forcing days of damage control efforts by an embattled West Wing. I will say this, I don't see any reason why it would be. "So certainly as the leader of a country you would have to hold him responsible, yes", Mr. Trump said. "For us, the case is closed", he said. "I know in this par...

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  • Serious injuries after knife attack on bus in Germany
Serious injuries after knife attack on bus in Germany

The driver stopped the bus and was then struck by the suspect. "The background to this act is completely unclear", she said. Earlier, authorities tweeted about a "major police deployment in Luebeck". Police said eight people were injured. "There are no indications that the man was politically radicalized", police and prosecutors said in a st...

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  • PM calls premiers to autumn meeting to reduce internal Canadian trade barriers
PM calls premiers to autumn meeting to reduce internal Canadian trade barriers

The shuffle also gives a boost to some good performers, and a long-time member of the prime minister's inner circle. "And when conservatives across the country are playing the fear card, uh, we need, uh, strong, reassuring voices, uh, to counter that and to demonstrate that the safety and security of Canadians in their communities is something,...

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  • USA intelligence chief in the dark over Trump summit
USA intelligence chief in the dark over Trump summit

Controversy has raged over the Helsinki summit , with Mr Trump having to correct his own words from the press conference which followed it. What reaction is there to the planned Putin visit? The White House's announcement of an autumn visit came as a surprise to some, including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

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  • Israeli fire kills four Palestinians as troops shot at on Gaza border
Israeli fire kills four Palestinians as troops shot at on Gaza border

The militant Islamic Hamas that rules Gaza said three of the Palestinians killed were members of the group. There have been several small exchanges of fire this week after a shaky truce was reached last weekend, but by Friday that calm had ended.

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  • Why Rahul Gandhi hugged PM Narendra Modi in Parliament
Why Rahul Gandhi hugged PM Narendra Modi in Parliament

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman immediately refuted his claim. Startled by Gandhi's gesture, Modi froze in his seat but later called Gandhi back to his seat and shook hands, smiling . These states are prospering. "I remember a statement made by a TDP MP who had said that the special package is better than special status. The Congress d...

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  • Trump 'filled with sadness' after death of secret service agent in Scotland
Trump 'filled with sadness' after death of secret service agent in Scotland

Remagen, according to the White House's statement , spent five years in the Marine Corps before joining the Secret Service, where he worked as park of the Presidential Protection Division. The Secret Service said the agent was a " dedicated professional of the highest order " and thanked the medical personnel who gave him "exceptional care and...

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  • Israel Launches ‘Wide-Scale Attack’ Against Hamas Targets in Gaza
Israel Launches ‘Wide-Scale Attack’ Against Hamas Targets in Gaza

Israel's military said it had targeted "eight military posts" belonging to Hamas. He added that Hamas is part of the Palestinian people, and the USA must first try to end the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Jerusalem , as well as the blockade of Gaza which would help bring peace and prosperity to the region.

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  • As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws
As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws

The state of emergency ceased to operate July 19 at 01:00 (GMT +3). The state of emergency saw the detention of some 80,000 people and about double that number sacked from jobs in public institutions. People walk past the Izmir Resurrection Church, a small Protestant congregation in western Turkey, where Andrew Brunson , from North Carolina, had...

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  • Trump invites Putin to visit US
Trump invites Putin to visit US

News of Mr Trump's invite caught many in Washington by surprise. "We are ready for discussions on this subject". Meanwhile, officials across the USA government are still trying to determine what deals may have been reached in the first summit in Helsinki.

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  • Boris Johnson launches attack on Theresa May's Brexit plan in British Parliament
Boris Johnson launches attack on Theresa May's Brexit plan in British Parliament

With Brexit negotiations at an impasse largely because the British government is struggling to command a majority in parliament, there is growing concern that the country could end up crashing out of the European Union without a deal. 'Instead, we dithered and we burned through our negotiating capital. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May , lea...

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  • Trump invites Putin to USA as Democrats call for Helsinki details
Trump invites Putin to USA as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Other officials familiar with the White House's scheduling say the White House has been so busy mitigating the backlash that the debriefings that would have normally taken place had yet to be conducted, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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  • At least 14 wounded in suspected knife attack in Lubeck, Germany
At least 14 wounded in suspected knife attack in Lubeck, Germany

Two people were seriously injured, the local Luebecker Nachrichten newspaper reported, adding that the attacker had been arrested by the police. Investigators found a flammable substance in a backpack aboard the bus, but no explosives. Five of the victims were still hospitalized Friday evening. A police spokesman nobody was killed in the atta...

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  • Lava injures 23 and blasts hole in roof of tour boat
Lava injures 23 and blasts hole in roof of tour boat

Like any heavy lava flow area, the new island is going to be a draw for tourists , even though this one is remote. Up until Monday's injuries, the Coast Guard had set a limit of 50 meters, safety permitting, for experienced lava boat operators such as Shane Turpin, captain of the boat caught in Monday's explosion caused by lava mixing with seawa...

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  • Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?'
Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?'

The White House later clarified that the president was saying "no" to answering more questions. "I would argue most important for voters to consider is the relationship between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin ", Clinton says in the 2016 clip.

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  • Trump accepts intel on Russian Federation poll meddling
Trump accepts intel on Russian Federation poll meddling

Trump now says he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusions that Russia DID meddle in the 2016 election. Trump made the remarks on Twitter on July 18, as he continued to face sharp criticism from US lawmakers and others who denounced his statements at a news conference with Putin after the meeting in Helsinki.

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  • 1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea
1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea

But it is Isaias' potential to reform Eritrea that holds the greatest sway over this pattern, said John Ashbourne of consultancy Capital Economics. The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday to be greeted by dancers waving flags and flowers, cementing a stunning rapprochement that has...

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  • Russian ambassador: Trump made ‘verbal agreements’ with Putin
Russian ambassador: Trump made ‘verbal agreements’ with Putin

Fox News host Chris Wallace pushed Putin to answer on his question, that was referring to the recent nerve agent attacks in Britain and killings of Putin's political opponents. "We never said just kidding". "What about the "alt-left" that came charging at, as you say, the "alt-right"?" "I can only say that I do have confidence in our intel agen...

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  • Lib Dem MP accuses Tory chairman of cheating over customs union vote
Lib Dem MP accuses Tory chairman of cheating over customs union vote

Pairing is a parliamentary convention by which pairs of MPs on opposing sides of the House of Commons agree not to vote so that being absent due to reasons such as being on maternity leave, like Lib Dem MP Jo Swinson, does not count against that member.

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  • Tornadoes surprise central Iowa
Tornadoes surprise central Iowa

The National Weather Service relayed reports of "catastrophic damage", with overturned vehicles and tops of buildings "gone". Marshalltown resident Stephanie Moz said she, her husband and 2-month-old baby were in the downtown clothing store she owns when tornado sirens went off.

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