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PM prepares for G20 summit

PM prepares for G20 summit

In his talk with Gentiloni, the US leader again voiced his appreciation of the Italian official's efforts in hosting a successful Group of Seven meeting in May, the White House said. In an article for German newspaper Handelsblatt ahead of the G20 summit, which Trump will attend, Abe wrote: "Global warming has already resulted in the earth, which sustains human life, experiencing various crises for a long time". Read More

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Short Says Repealing Obamacare With Later Replacement an Option

Short Says Repealing Obamacare With Later Replacement an Option

In January, Paul seemed to warn about the exact dangers that he's now advocating, particularly the political dangers to repealing Obamacare without a follow-through plan to replace it. White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump did not see July 10 as a deadline to pass legislation. President Trump last week tweeted that if Republicans senators are not able to pass the healthcare bill they are working on now, "they should immediately REPEAL, and then REPLACE at a later date". Read More

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World leaders bid farewell to 'patriot' Helmut Kohl

World leaders bid farewell to 'patriot' Helmut Kohl

The ceremony, starting at 11.00 CET (14:00 Yerevan Time) on Saturday, will be attended by the presidents of European Union institutions, former and current heads of state and government and other dignitaries. Speaking next to his coffin, which was draped in the European Union flag, Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was up to this generation to preserve his legacy. Read More

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Brian Head Fire continues to ravage southern Utah

Brian Head Fire continues to ravage southern Utah

Dewey-Humboldt has about 4,000 residents, while Mayer has about 1,400. Thousands of residents from six nearby towns and subdivisions are still under evacuation orders. Investigators said they know who the culprit is, but they have not yet released the person's identity or what charges will be levelled. "750 people have been evacuated so far". Read More

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North korea: first us sanctions against a chinese bank

North korea: first us sanctions against a chinese bank

Mnuchin made clear that the United States is "in no way targeting China with these actions" and that US officials "look forward to continuing to work closely with the government of China to stop the illicit financing in North Korea ". He says the U.S.is committed to cutting off all illegal funds to North Korea, which conducts 90 percent of its foreign trade through China. China, which borders North Korea and is considered its only major ally, argues that negotiations are the best way to ... Read More

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Aston Martin Vantage AMR Unveiled, Only 300 Will Be Made

Aston Martin Vantage AMR Unveiled, Only 300 Will Be Made

The four colour schemes available are white with orange, black with blue, blue with red and silver with grey. All the usual players competed on the world stage, which saw Aston-Martin Racing blowing the doors off of the competition. There is also a choice of three different finishes for the V8 Vantage AMR's five-spoke alloy wheels and the V12 Vantage AMR's 10-spoke alloy wheels. It has both with 430bhp V8 or 595bhp1 - up from 565bhp - V12 powertrain options. Read More

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Macron's Party Set To Win Parliamentary Vote In France

Macron's Party Set To Win Parliamentary Vote In France

If next Sunday's vote confirms the first round, Macron will have nearly no opposition in parliament, with the traditional main parties struggling to have their voices heard. Rating agency S&P Global Ratings said on Monday it was likely to raise its growth outlook for France and the euro zone now that Macron looks poised to win a huge majority. Read More

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Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

Galvez said there are "strong indications" that two or three of the Maute brothers - among the key players in the siege - had been killed, including Omarkhayam Maute, believed to be the group's top leader. "Be that as it may, if there are any complaints, our armed forces are open to receiving these complaints and acting on them immediately", said the presidential spokesperson. Read More

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PM off to Portugal on way to USA and Netherlands

He will be visiting Portugal, the United States and the Netherlands and meeting the leaders of the country to build and strengthen bilateral ties with them. "The US also has a defence partnership with Pakistan ". But however shaky Mr Trump's presidency may appear day-to-day, he is still the locus of power in the USA capital. Read More

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Four more Grenfell Tower victims identified

The move comes as a vast operation is under way across the United Kingdom to identify buildings with cladding like that used on the Grenfell Tower fire in north Kensington where a fire killed at least 79 people. The London Metropolitan Police is considering filing criminal charges against the company, including manslaughter charges. Hotpoint said Friday that "words can not express our sorrow at this bad tragedy" and added it was working with authorities to examine the appliance. Read More

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

John McCain , R-Ariz., proposed that prospective American travelers complete a form declaring they won't hold the USA government responsible for what happens. The South Koreans actually over many decades have seen thousands and thousands of their citizens abducted and held in the North, and six are being held right now just within recent months and years. Read More

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

It was marked by a proposal to force elderly people to pay more for their care and her decision to skip a televised debate. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power. Read More

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Rosenstein may be asked to address the issue when he speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning. (Message: I'll protect you.) He allegedly told Comey the next day, "I hope you can let this go". The Trump confidant told TheDC that this wording from Ruddy is clearly an attempt to convince the president that firing Mueller would be a poor decision. Read More

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Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Even though Mueller is technically leading the investigation, the DOJ controls the funding for the investigation and can fire Mueller if the department decides it's warranted. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say . Read More

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Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

It is not clear, however, if Trump was referring in Friday's tweet to Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommending that the president fire Comey. Trump tweets . Echoing tweets from Thursday, he concludes by adding: "Witch Hunt". As Bob Mueller, the special investigator now heading the FBI's probe into allegations of Russian election meddling, filled out his legal team and prepared to begin interviews , ... Read More

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Dozens killed and wounded in attack on regional Afghanistan police headquarters

Dozens killed and wounded in attack on regional Afghanistan police headquarters

The attack was reportedly by an afghan Soldier and it is termed as a insider act. Two attackers were immediately killed by the Afghan forces while one attacker is absconding. Another Afghan soldier was wounded. "One attacker blew up his vehicle at the entrance of the headquarters, opening the way for two others who opened fire on the security forces while another suicide bomber was killed", Mr Shirzad said. Read More

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Jeff Sessions Knocked 'Hysteria' Out of Kamala Harris, Former Trump Adviser Says

Jeff Sessions Knocked 'Hysteria' Out of Kamala Harris, Former Trump Adviser Says

But she cautiously noted that, alongside the progress the country has made, "We also recognize this is an incredibly challenging moment in our history". McCain stepped in to tell Burr , who is the chairman of the committee, that Sessions "should be allowed to answer the question". PAULA FARRIS: Well you want that, but you have to let him qualify, you still have to let them finish he wasn't done speaking. Read More

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

They also point to entertainer Kathy Griffin, who posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama? WANG: She got a lot of questions from reporters. That's the reaction many expressed on Thursday following the shootout at the baseball diamond in Alexandria, Va., a day earlier. Here's what she said. Read More

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Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

When asked whether he expected to increase US troop levels in Afghanistan to anywhere near USA 2011 peak of about 100,000 troops, Mattis dismisses the chances. Throughout his tenure, Obama's White House reviewed even small changes in US troop levels in Afghanistan. Jon Tester (D-N.M.), Mattis said that peace in Afghanistan is possible but will require the global community to "hold with it and when we reduce, we reduce based on conditions on the ground, not an arbitrary timeline". Read More

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2 local congressman missed being at shooting scene

Sen. Flake, of Arizona, said he took cover in the dugout as the gunman and law enforcement exchanged fire. The 2006 case was dismissed after the alleged victim didn't show up for the court hearing. Formerly with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bailey was praised by House Speaker Paul Ryan for his heroic efforts. "He was hunting us at that point", said Rep. Read More

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