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North Korea still evading petroleum sanctions: US' Pompeo

North Korea still evading petroleum sanctions: US' Pompeo The United Nations Security Council tightened sanctions on North Korea in August in efforts to contain its nuclear weapons and ballistic-missile program, appearing to remove some exceptions for penalties that might cause "adverse humanitarian outcome". [Full Article...]

Quiet in southern Israel and Gaza as Hamas ceasefire holds

Quiet in southern Israel and Gaza as Hamas ceasefire holds Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over the past decade and Hamas agreed to the second such cease-fire in a week under heavy Egyptian and worldwide pressure. Last weekend saw the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza since the 2014 war. "At the end of an assessment by the southern command this morning it was chose to maintain a full civilian rout... [Full Article...]

Trump and Putin set for Helsinki talks

Trump and Putin set for Helsinki talks Following the one-on-one meeting, Trump and Putin began a larger meeting with other US and Russian officials, and will end the summit with a joint press conference. President Trump also expressed concern with Germany's recent pipeline with Russian Federation, calling them " captives ". A post-NATO trip to Britain, supposedly America's partner in a "special relationship", was riddled with c... [Full Article...]

Trump reveals details of planned Air Force One makeover

Trump reveals details of planned Air Force One makeover Trump revealed the changes in an interview with CBS anchor Jeff Glor in Scotland. "Cancel order!" Trump said in a tweet, suggesting that the original price for the planes were significantly lower than what the White House claimed and the difference between the asking and final prices is less than 1.4 billion. [Full Article...]

Israeli Parliament passes contentious Jewish nation law

Israeli Parliament passes contentious Jewish nation law In a statement following the law's passage, Mr Odeh "today I will have to tell my children, along with all the children of Palestinian Arab towns in the country, that the state has declared that it does not want us here". The Nation-State Basic Law, which has constitutional status, is anti-democratic: The law negates the main goal behind the introduction of a democratic constitution according t... [Full Article...]

Trump says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

Trump says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent His reaction came as Trump fired off a series of tweets Thursday in which he slammed the "Fake News Media" for their "total fiction" reports - and accused the mainstream press of hoping for a confrontation between the two countries. But I think we also get hacked by other countries and other people. The White House is facing further criticism for not ruling out a Russian proposal to question... [Full Article...]

Efforts to Isolate Russia Have Failed - Putin

Efforts to Isolate Russia Have Failed - Putin A longtime critic of President Trump , Brennan tweeted Monday, " Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes & misdemeanors.' It was nothing short of treasonous ". Saying "not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin". "I think we should have conversations", Paul said. Trump and Vladimir Putin . [Full Article...]

Hawaii volcano: Lava bomb crashes through roof of tour boat, injuring 23

Hawaii volcano: Lava bomb crashes through roof of tour boat, injuring 23 FILE - In this May 20, 2018 file photo, people watch a plume of steam as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii . "The explosion looked like a very big firework, right off the side of the boat", said passenger Kirk Olsen, who says the sightseeing boat was about 100 yards off the coast when a basketball-sized lava bomb crashed through the roof. [Full Article...]

Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina held without bail

Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina held without bail Person 1 sex in exchange for a position within a special interest organization ". During a preliminary hearing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the lead prosecutor in the case showed a photo of Butina in a Washington restaurant meeting with someone whom they believe is a Russian intelligence agent. [Full Article...]

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump President Donald Trump reversed course from his Monday statement in Helsinki , saying that he accepts the findings of the us intelligence community that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election, and that his administration will work to prevent Russian Federation from meddling in the upcoming 2018 midterms. [Full Article...]

'Like a little wet noodle': Schwarzenegger unloads on Trump after summit

'Like a little wet noodle': Schwarzenegger unloads on Trump after summit Trump stunned the world on Monday by shying away from criticising the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the election and cast doubt on United States intelligence agencies, prompting calls by some USA lawmakers for tougher sanctions and other actions to punish Russia. [Full Article...]

Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, didn't interfere

Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, didn't interfere Putin, basking in congratulations from Trump and other world leaders for the successful staging of the World Cup in Russian Federation, said: "The time has come to talk in a substantive way about our relations and problem areas of the world". [Full Article...]

Maria Butina accused of spying after bid to infiltrate NRA

Maria Butina accused of spying after bid to infiltrate NRA Butina, a Russian national who has been living the USA, was charged with conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. None of the Americans with whom the Russians made contact are charged with any wrongdoing, for example; it's unclear whether there might be additional charges down the line and whether the Justice Department feels the USA citizens involved in the ma... [Full Article...]

Rush Limbaugh Ravages US Media Over Coverage of Trump-Putin Summit

Rush Limbaugh Ravages US Media Over Coverage of Trump-Putin Summit Sen. John McCain, meanwhile, issued a statement saying the "damage inflicted by President Trump's naivete, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate". In an exclusive interview, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace tried to do just that. U.S. intelligence officers concluded, in 2016, that Russian Federation authorised cyber attacks and fake news stories on social... [Full Article...]

Putin meet to take place despite indictments in Russian case

Putin meet to take place despite indictments in Russian case On Saturday morning, two days before he meets with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, President Trump once again blamed President Obama for failing to prevent the Russian hacking of Democratic National Committee servers in 2016. And now one has to wonder, just how much did he know about what Russian Federation was actually doing? Friday's indictment shows the lengths the Russians allegedly we... [Full Article...]

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin At another notable point in the 30-minute conversation, Trump reportedly falsely claimed his administration's widely criticized policy of separating undocumented immigrants from the border was actually an Obama-era policy. As for Russian Federation, it's a "foe in certain respects". The indictment , which alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy involving sophisticated hacking and staged releases of d... [Full Article...]

French NBA stars (and others) react to France World Cup win

French NBA stars (and others) react to France World Cup win US President Donald Trump quickly congratulated France and praised his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the eve of the Helsinki summit between the two leaders. "The turnout is spectacular". I think that in the group matches it went ok even though a lot of French journalists after our third match against Denmark were saying we were not very lovely, but we were qualified and we had seven poin... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump waves at protesters as he plays golf during United Kingdom visit

Donald Trump waves at protesters as he plays golf during United Kingdom visit Trump's visit has been labelled a diplomatic disaster as he criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan, saying a soft Brexit will kill any chances of a US trade deal. He will travel to Helsinki late on Sunday for the hastily-convened summit with President Putin. "I did it. You got me", Mr Trump said, referring to Mr Putin. [Full Article...]

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired From Gaza Amid Israeli Strikes

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired From Gaza Amid Israeli Strikes Israel says Hamas, the Islamist group that rules Gaza, has been orchestrating the protests to distract from their governance problems and provide cover for militants' cross-border attacks. More than 130 Palestinians have been killed during the Israel-Gaza frontier protests which have entered their fourth month and have drawn a lethal Israeli army response. [Full Article...]

Israel, Hamas Reach Ceasefire Deal Following Rocket Fire, Airstrikes

On Sunday, the Israel's military announced that the strikes on the east of Gaza were in response to mortar fire from the besieged enclave. There was no immediate comment from officials in Cairo. "In the wake of events overnight we have attacked 40 terrorist targets, including the destruction of the headquarters of the Beit Lahia Battalion", said Chief IDF Spokesman Brig.Gen Ronen Manelis. [Full Article...]


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