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After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

Some on social media thought First Lady Melania Trump looked "horrified" after shaking hands with Russian president Vladimir Putin at the July 16 summit in Finland. ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul . Jackson continued by saying this was the second time in three days that Trump or the White House has reversed course on what the president has said.

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After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington

The invitation came as an apparent surprise to the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats when he was told about it during a live interview at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colorado. While they aren't necessarily expecting this to lead to war, they are determined to see it not lead to peace. The White House continued to fuel the week-long fire when White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee announced on Wednesday that Trump was considering a widely-panned request from Russian ...

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Strong, severe thunderstorms expected Tuesday afternoon

Highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. SPRINGS: High - 86; Low - 60. Late day showers and storms will primarily be near I-94 or along and on east of US-131. That means a chance for a showers and thunderstorms straight through the weekend, with highs in the low to mid 80s. Thu: High: 99 Sunny and hotter.

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Trump unfazed by GOP criticism, says Putin meeting was great

Trump's top national security officials, Democrats and most Republicans in Congress say U.S. intelligence agencies got it right in finding that Russians secretly tried to sway the election. interests and brought up the Republican lawmakers who were putting out statements against the summit, such as Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) and Jeff Flake (R-Arizona).

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Trump calls the European Union a foe of the United States

He added: "You wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe". Asked who he considers to be the biggest foes of the United States, Trump cited the European Union and its trade practices before mentioning Russian Federation and China - a fact the reporter doing the interview immediately noticed.

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Police say 4 protesters arrested after shooting

Guglielmi says a weapon was recovered at the scene but did not say where or whether it was on the man. The incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. Two hours later, protesters had gathered at the scene of the fatal shooting on 71st St. and faced off with authorities who used their batons to push back the furious crowds.

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Protesters refused permission to fly Trump baby blimp at Holyrood

During his visit to the country, which included a dinner with Prime Minister Theresa May , Londoners came out in the thousands to protest the US president . If we don't want to do that, clearly we have got more scope to do trade deals internationally. "Let me tell you, he's a very talented guy". Gyimah said on Twitter the day after British tabloid The Sun published an interview in which the president criticizes May for her "soft" Brexit plan, among other critical comments.

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Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

Replying to that, Trump blamed former US President Barack Obama for not doing enough at the time to respond to the crisis. Anti-fascist groups and political activists were joined by others waving an array of makeshift anti-Trump banners who said they had never demonstrated before.

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Trump tweets 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim

In the note, Kim addresses Trump formally, calling him " Your Excellency Mr. President ", ( five times) and describes the June 12 meeting of the two leaders as " the start of a meaningful journey ". The discussions about returning Americans soldiers killed nearly 70 years ago was perhaps the most tangible outcome from Pompeo's trip, which analysts expected would at least secure the release of some remains.

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How Supreme Court Justices Align With Their Presidents

The appointment of another conservative justice to the Supreme Court creates the possibility that the court could overturn its landmark 1973 abortion rights ruling, opening the door for Republicans to legislate a sea change in abortion access across the country.

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USA unveils $200 billion list of China imports for tariffs

This most recent maneuver follows a threat President Trump made last month, and comes days after the USA and China imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on more than $30 billion in goods. "The Chinese side is shocked by the actions of the USA", a statement on the ministry's website declared. The United States complained China used predatory practices in a push to challenge American technological dominance.

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Southgate waistcoat wanted by Museum of London

Gareth Southgate believes his heroes have the power to unite England by securing a place in the World Cup final . So what are you waiting for? He might only be the third man ever to guide England to the last four of a World Cup but due to his sartorial elegance he will also go down as the man who revived the waistcoat from the wastelands of fashion.

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Trump has no clue how North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funding works

Member countries are anxious that Trump will spurn them and threaten to unravel the organization, their fears stemming from the G7 meeting last month. And the United States ranks 18 in refugees taken in due to Mideast instability as a percentage of total population, with Turkey, Sweden and Norway accepting the most.

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Trump admin wants more time to reunite migrant children with their families

At that hearing, Judge Dana Sabraw asked how numerous approximately 100 children under age 5 the government believes could be reunified by the Tuesday deadline. The process takes about a week, he said in the declaration, though it can take longer to complete verification. The states also argued they need to gather testimony from migrant parents and children who are in federal custody and could be moved to different detention centers at any time .

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Kim Jong Un wants to meet Donald Trump in Switzerland

Pompeo joked once the meeting started that if he comes again after this, his third trip to North Korea this year, he will have to start paying taxes. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to North Korea on Thursday to talk about denuclearization.

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The unintended consequences of Trump’s trade war with China

China said Friday it had already imposed retaliatory measures on U.S. goods, moving immediately after Washington implemented tariffs on Chinese goods at the stroke of midnight. The cumulative goods trade deficit with China through the first five months of the year totaled $152.2 billion, compared with $138.5 billion in the same period last year.

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Schumer suggests longest shot ever for Supreme Court

Trump said he'll announce his choice by Monday. With a narrow 51-49 GOP majority in the Senate , losing any Republican senator could begin to doom a nominee. President Donald Trump is set to announce his Supreme Court nominee next week, but according to aides, he might spill the beans early and his selection will come down to who he personally feels "most comfortable".

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These Democrats want to abolish ICE

And if Penn's findings are correct, most Americans are now closer to President Trump than present-day Democratic leaders. "It is the policies, and the people making them, that need to change", said Murphy campaign spokeswoman Christie Stephenson.

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His Montana rally reveals Trump’s emerging midterm campaign strategy

Trump championed legal immigration on a merit system, noting that businesses are coming back to the USA, wages are going up, and that we "need people". Trump singled out Tester in April, saying the farmer from Big Sandy "will have a big price to pay" for releasing allegations against VA nominee Jackson that included drunkenness, overprescribing medication and fostering a hostile work environment.

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Two NU alumnae on Trump's shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement

Susan Collins of ME said she was not comfortable with everyone he has considered . His republican opponent, Corey Stewart, has called on the president to nominate someone who will "move the court further in a conservative direction that respects the Constitution and our freedoms".

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Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win

After the announcement, Current President Enrique Peña Nieto congratulated the 64-year veteran politician and offered him support to make an orderly and efficient transition. Campaigning relentlessly around Mexico for the past 13 years, Lopez Obrador has watched political careers rise and fall as established parties were consumed by the country's social and economic problems and the responsibility of power.

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Melania Trump Travels To Arizona To Visit Migrant Detention Facilities

Congresswoman for Nevada, Dina Titus tweeted a picture of a piece of paper on her back with "I care" written on it to the First Lady. On Thursday, the first lady set off from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for Arizona wearing a black shirt and white trousers, which she paired with black flats.

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Facing Cuomo, Cynthia Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win for inspiration

Focussing on economic justice , Medicare for All, and the abolition of US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Ocasio-Cortez spent the final weekend of the campaign not ringing doorbells in her district but instead confronting ICE agents at a detention center on the Texas border.

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Debate over migrants divides European Union

Macron also said France favoured financial sanctions for EUcountries that refuse migrants with proven asylum status. Leaders from 16 European Union countries are holding an emergency summit in Brussels on Sunday, in a bid to shore up the conservative coalition government of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel , which was left teetering after a row over migration .

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#JusticeForJunior: Lala Anthony & Carmelo Anthony Visit Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz's Family

The slaying was captured on video by surveillance cameras and a cellphone. According to witnesses, Guzman-Feliz got slashed in the neck with a machete as a result of the fight. "R.I.P. These Bronx streets are ruthless", she wrote. Following his death, a GoFundMe page was set up for the family - it has so far raised $146,627 (£110,638) of a $15,000 (£11,318) goal.

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House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure

Trump made the remarks on Friday in an auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, adjacent to the White House, where he presided over an event with "Angel Families" - those who have had relatives killed by people who have entered the country illegally.

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George Will Says to Vote Against GOP in Midterm Elections

Reps. Jeff Denham, R-California, and Carlos Curbelo, R-Florida, who have led the Republicans' immigration reform effort, told McClatchy all options were open if the compromise bill failed, including forcing a vote without leadership approval.

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Iran demands USA alter position on Israel’s nuclear capabilities

Because of the American measures, a number of major European corporations, including German engineering company Siemens and French oil giant Total, have abruptly pulled out of business deals with Iran that were agreed after the majority of the sanctions were lifted in 2015.

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EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change

With just four months to go before the deadline for a Brexit deal, he warned: "The hardest parts are still to do and there is not much time left to find a concrete agreement". "My job is to represent my country, Ireland, and to do that as part of the European Union and we remain at the heart of the European Union". Juncker's a two-day visit to Dublin, accompanied by EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan, is meant to reinforce the message that the ...

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Trump to sign new order on immigrant family separations at United States border

Currently, Nielsen's department must transfer them to the Department of Health and Human Services after 72 hours if they are unaccompanied, or release them after 20 days if they're with parents or other caregivers. A potential executive order could emerge as a fallback option for the administration if it wants to alleviate the crisis should the House bill not pass - but talk that it is a possibility seems likely to undermine momentum for Republican senators to take a tough immigration vote.

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North Korea 'already starting' denuclearization

They're destroying their engine site. Trump undoubtedly was referencing North Korea's demolition in late May of a nuclear test site at Punggye-ri in a remote area in the northeastern part of the country. Trump repeated his thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping for supporting sanctions, although he said that the border between China and North Korea was "getting a little weaker now".

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The Supreme Court will not save our democracy

People line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to hear arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country, October 3, 2017. The court said the challenges should instead be brought district by district and sent the case back to a trio of federal judges who will determine whether the challengers can modify their lawsuit with plaintiffs in each district.

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When is the first day of summer?

The summer solstice festival dates back thousands of years and is one of the most important dates in the pagan calendar. A solstice is an astronomical event during which the sun is at its greatest northerly or southerly distance from the equator.

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Canada's Senate votes to approve legal weed

The bill previously passed in the House of Commons. Speaking today, Trudeau said: "We have been talking about this since well before we formed government". The date for legalising is now expected to be early or mid-September. In the neighbouring U.S., nine states and the District of Columbia have legalised marijuana.

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United States leaves ‘hypocritical’ UN Human Rights Council, citing China and Israel

In a span of less than two months, USA officials have separated some 2,300 children from their parents after they crossed the border into the US, according to the Department of Homeland Security. She said the decision was an affirmation of U.S. respect for human rights, a commitment that "does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organisation that makes a mockery of human rights".

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‘We will not apologize:’ Homeland Security chief Nielsen defends immigration policy

David Valadao of Hanford said in a statement to McClatchy. "It is irresponsible and unproductive", Nielsen wrote, neglecting to mention data from her own department showing that almost 2,000 children have been separated from their families in just six weeks due to the Trump adminstration's so-called "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI

Then he turned to other reporters and went over the same list for another 20 minutes. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the report "reaffirmed the president's suspicions about Comey's conduct and the political bias amongst some of the members of the FBI ".

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Sultan declares Friday 2018 Eid-el-fitr day

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, which is a lunar calendar based on the cycles of the moon. This means Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Friday. Thursday June 14, 2018. The Muslim community gathers at masjids to pray. "If the crescent is sighted by Muslims of impeccable character on the said evening, His Eminence would declare Friday, 15th June, 2018 as the first day of Shawwal and the day of 'idul fitr ".

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Feds piece together Michael Cohen's shredded documents, still can't access BlackBerry

Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion, and Russian Federation has denied interference. In a letter to the presiding judge in the case against Michael Cohen , President Donald Trump's long-time personal attorney, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Southern New York revealed today that it had obtained additional evidence for review-including a trove of messages and call logs from WhatsApp and Signal on one of two BlackBerry phones belonging to Cohen.

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Spain to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said his country had " asked for a gesture of solidarity from Europe and this gesture has been made". "Italy is done bowing its head and obeying". "People are in distress, are running out of provisions and need help quickly", the United Nations refugee agency had said, urging governments to set aside political considerations.