• Wreck of Russian warship carrying $130bn in gold found off South Korea
Wreck of Russian warship carrying $130bn in gold found off South Korea

It noted that investors already suffered great losses in 2003 when the bubble burst and Donga Construction Co, which claimed the discovery of the "treasure ship", went belly-up. It promised additional coins to those who helped sign up others. Shinil Group is not listed. Russian scholars have noted in the past that it was unlikely so much gold wou...

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  • Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest
Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

His address pursued a week in which Russian impact was displayed once again to have a cathartic impact on modern American political life. Rosenstein came under fire in recent days after he indicted 12 more Russian agents just hours before President Trump was set to meet Vladimir Putin in Helsinki; prompting many to question the logic of charging ...

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  • Iran currency halves in less than a year
Iran currency halves in less than a year

Iranian officials have in the past threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, the oil sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open ocean and one of the world's most strategically important choke points, in retaliation for any hostile US action.

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  • Michel Barnier takes apart Theresa May's Chequers plan
Michel Barnier takes apart Theresa May's Chequers plan

With the ruling Conservative party deeply divided over Brexit, Johnson said he backed the Prime Minister but savaged her Brexit policy saying it would leave Britain in a "miserable, permanent limbo". Davies has submitted a letter of no confidence in the PM to the chair of the backbench 1922 Committee over her " unacceptable " post-Brexit trade de...

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  • Shooting Suspect At Los Angeles Trader Joe’s Shot Grandmother And Girlfriend
Shooting Suspect At Los Angeles Trader Joe’s Shot Grandmother And Girlfriend

The chase ended when the suspect crashed the vehicle into a pole outside of the Trader Joe's police said. Twenty-two people are believed to be hiding in a closet and are now texting police. Police were still trying to determine whether there are any hostages inside the store. Police are advising residents to stay clear of the area. Photos pos...

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  • Brexit Headache: PM Theresa May starts two-day visit to Northern Ireland
Brexit Headache: PM Theresa May starts two-day visit to Northern Ireland

Mrs May said she looked forward to hearing from cross-border businesses about Brexit . Prime Minister Theresa May is due in Northern Ireland on a two-day visit. May denied suggestions that a no-deal Brexit was more likely. "What we are doing at the moment is working for a deal", she told members of the House of Commons liaison committee.

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  • Former president’s doctor killed in bicycle drive-by shooting
Former president’s doctor killed in bicycle drive-by shooting

Bush, 94, issued a statement through his spokesman on Twitter after authorities said Dr. Mark Hausknecht was shot and killed by a fellow cyclist while riding near the Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in downtown Houston . Mark Hausknecht , and 41 sends his most honest condolences to the Hausknecht family, his colleagues at Houston Method...

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  • Arab League Condemns Israel’s Approval of National Law
Arab League Condemns Israel’s Approval of National Law

It was passed by a vote of 62-55 after a long and stormy debate early on Thursday. These Israelis of Palestinian origin are denied right to self-determination by exclusion, which is now enshrined in a rule of constitutional rank only in favor of Jewish people.

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  • Sheriff: Clearwater shooting fits 'Stand Your Ground'
Sheriff: Clearwater shooting fits 'Stand Your Ground'

The Florida law stirred controversy in particular when it was successfully invoked in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. "There was no threats, but it was a disturbance that they were yelling at each other and he was complaining about her parking in the handicap spot".

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  • Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation, slams Fed
Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation, slams Fed

China exported goods worth $505.5bn to the U.S. in 2007, compared to $129.9bn of American goods sent to China. "I'm ready to go to 500", the president told CNBC's Joe Kernen in a " Squawk Box " interview aired on Friday. But in the CNBC interview, the president said he was seeking to do only what's fair. I am not happy about it. "I want them...

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  • Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires, Europe News & Top Stories
Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires, Europe News & Top Stories

Swedish authorities said there were 37 fires raging across the country on Wednesday, urging locals living close to the blazes in the central counties of Gavleborg, Jamtland and Dalarna to evacuate. Emergency services company SOS Alarm warned on Wednesday that dry conditions would "likely" increase the number of fires. More than 80 wildfires are r...

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  • Australian nun Patricia Fox ordered to leave Philippines again
Australian nun Patricia Fox ordered to leave Philippines again

Taule said in a mix of Tagalog and English. Philippine Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the confiscation of Fox's visa did not have a legal basis but warned that a deportation process was in progress. Duterte has made no secret of his annoyance at Fox and has said he personally ordered an investigation into her activities. Taule also c...

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  • North Korea, Eritrea have world's highest rates of modern slavery
North Korea, Eritrea have world's highest rates of modern slavery

Another defector Jang Jin-Sung said North Koreans do not consider themselves slaves. North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of enslaved people, said a global survey released on Thursday that focused on the roles of conflict and government repression in modern slavery .

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  • Senate Votes 98-0 Against Russian Interrogations of U.S
Senate Votes 98-0 Against Russian Interrogations of U.S

Last week, a total of 12 members of the Russian intelligence service were indicted in the investigation into American election hacking for a "sustained effort" to access information. He also reiterated denials of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. For his part, McFaul tweeted earlier that he expects the US government to defe...

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  • Myanmar officials planned genocide of Rohingya: NGO
Myanmar officials planned genocide of Rohingya: NGO

Roshan Begum, a Rohingya refugee, wipes her eyes after hearing the news that her son has been found in Buthidaung prison in Myanmar through trace message request program of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Bangladesh, at a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, July 3, 2018.

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  • Spain drops intl warrants for Catalan separatists
Spain drops intl warrants for Catalan separatists

The extradition requests were for six Catalan separatist politicians, including ex-regional president Carles Puigdemont , wanted on rebellion charges. In his ruling, Judge Llarena criticised... "Withdrawing the EAW is proof of the vast weakness of the legal case", Puigdemont posted on Twitter."To revoke pretrial detention would be the signal t...

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  • Rand Paul: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' Invades Senate
Rand Paul: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' Invades Senate

Trump told the world he accepted Putin's claim that the Russian government did not interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election. Notably, this measure is not legislation; it is a Senate resolution that would not become law. "Trump derangement syndrome has officially come to the Senate", Paul declared. John McCain, R-Arizona, calling it "one of...

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  • Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports
Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports

At a joint press conference in Helsinki, Putin said Trump "continues to maintain" that the annexation of Crimea was illegal, and he disagreed. Trump also said he misspoke in Helsinki. "Now, with that being said if that doesn't work out I'll be the worst enemy he's ever had - the worst he's ever had", he added. "So, certainly as the leader of ...

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  • Canada vows to retaliate if USA imposes auto tariffs
Canada vows to retaliate if USA imposes auto tariffs

Trump has ordered Commerce to investigate whether auto imports pose a threat to US national security that would justify tariffs or other trade restrictions. In June, the Trump administration imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Trump is widely expected to make up his mind by late August or early September.

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  • ‘Totally unheard of & perhaps illegal’: Trump responds to secret lawyer tapes
‘Totally unheard of & perhaps illegal’: Trump responds to secret lawyer tapes

President Donald Trump reacted on Saturday to news that Michael Cohen , his former longtime lawyer, secretly recorded a conversation with Trump in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who says she had an affair with Trump.

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