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Donald Trump Meets The Queen For Tea During UK Visit

Donald Trump Meets The Queen For Tea During UK Visit

He told The Sun newspaper that May's plan would "probably kill the deal" as it would mean the U.S. "would be dealing with the European Union " instead of with the UK. "I don't take questions from CNN ". Mrs May said: "We will do a trade deal with them and with others around the rest of the world ". I think she's a terrific woman, and I think she's doing a terrific job. Read More

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Trump tweets out letter he got from Kim Jong Un

The date of the letter suggests it may have been sent around the time of Secretary of State Michael Pompeo's visit to Pyongyang last week, in which the United States and North Korea struggled to make headway on the denuclearization issue. "We were ready", the official said. There was no indication of whether the North Koreans intentionally blew off the meeting . The meeting was about returning the remains of American soldiers from the Korean War. Read More

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Trump Slams NATO Spending on Eve of Departure for Summit

Trump Slams NATO Spending on Eve of Departure for Summit

Jans said it is vital to discuss not just how much countries are spending but if they are doing so in a way that makes them able to work together. Trump's tweet, which was the third one he directed against America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on Tuesday alone, reveals a profound misunderstanding of how North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funding actually works. Read More

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Woman killed after helicopter crashes into condominiums in Williamsburg

Woman killed after helicopter crashes into condominiums in Williamsburg

The crash is under investigation, but state police released a statement saying "federal, state and local police, with the assistance of the Williamsburg Fire Department, are working to locate and identify the pilot of the helicopter". The Daily Press newspaper quoted Virginia State Police as saying there was "one confirmed fatality within the residential structure". It was not immediately clear who owned the aircraft. Read More

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Federal judge declines to ease deadlines for government to reunite separated families

Federal judge declines to ease deadlines for government to reunite separated families

The government turned over a list of all 102 children under the age of 5 to the ACLU as part of an ongoing court case. "But I need more information". The infant is one of hundreds of children who have yet to be reunited with their parents, with many separated from their families under the Trump administration's recently rescinded " zero tolerance " family separation policy. Read More

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China-U.S. tariffs: Trade war will push prices up, growth down

China-U.S. tariffs: Trade war will push prices up, growth down

The U.S.is considering an additional 25% duty on another $16 billion of Chinese goods, and China has said it will follow with similar measures if the U.S. The US trade deficit in goods with China now stands at about $375bn. "By threatening unilateral action without having any allies and not reducing domestic discord on trade, the Trump administration has invited China to stand tough", said Scott Kennedy, director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at the Center for ... Read More

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Search stepped up after Amesbury poisoning

Search stepped up after Amesbury poisoning

Sam Hobson was with Rowley when he became violently ill on Saturday. Authorities initially thought the two had taken a contaminated batch of heroin or crack cocaine. Mr Javid told the House of Commons: "The use of chemical weapons anywhere is barbaric and inhumane. It's the fear factor, for everybody". The areas include the couple's home, a chemist where they had gone to pick up a prescription, a Baptist church where they attended a fete and a park. Read More

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It is still hot and humid in Toronto

It is still hot and humid in Toronto

A cooldown isn't expected until Friday, when a cold front finally passes through. Mylene Drouin, the Montreal Regional Director of Public Health, confirmed the deaths were due to heat. He said the Montreal heat exposure victims were between 50 and 80. "Usually in a normal situation we have 10 deaths per day, so we're not in an excess of mortality", Drouin said. Read More

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Senate Republicans Meet Lavrov in Moscow Ahead of Trump-Putin Summit

Senate Republicans Meet Lavrov in Moscow Ahead of Trump-Putin Summit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , left, listens to U.S. Sen. When asked by reporters Saturday whether he would consider recognizing Russia's annexation of Crimea, Trump said that "we'll have to see". Left unsaid was that the move would also likely require removing top Russian lawmakers from a U.S.travel "blacklist" imposed past year. "I think the resumption of the inter-parliamentary dialogue is very timely in the run-up to the Helsinki meeting between the two presidents due in two ... Read More

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North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim

The White House has characterized ongoing meetings as positive but not commented on recent news reports of USA intelligence assessments saying North Korea has been expanding its weapons capabilities. Officials from North Korea and the U.S. Bolton's remarks on CBS's "Face the Nation" appeared to be the first time the Trump administration had publicly suggested a timeline for North Korea to fulfill the commitment Kim made at the summit with Trump for the "complete denuclearization" of the ... Read More

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Thousands march in NYC to protest immigration policies

Thousands march in NYC to protest immigration policies

On Thursday, more than 1,000 female activists marched through Washington Thursday to protest the separation of children from their immigration parents at the US-Mexico border. Her jacket had "I really don't care". This week, a federal judge in San Diego ordered the government to quickly reunite migrant children with their families, though it's not yet clear how officials will meet the court's deadlines for doing so. Read More

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Melania Trump to Border Agents: ‘I Am Here to Support You’

Melania Trump to Border Agents: ‘I Am Here to Support You’

Doug Ducey. The speech came at the height of the controversy over the policy to take immigrant children from parents who cross the USA border. She got the chance to see the conditions of detained children at the border. Jeff Sessions was already under fire for his policy separating immigrant children from their parents when he was filmed joking about the children's plight at a speech to a conservative foundation this week, igniting widespread protest. Read More

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European Union mini-summit tackles migration crisis political flare-up

European Union mini-summit tackles migration crisis political flare-up

Hundreds of people fleeing conflict and persecution at home are caught in the midst of a worsening row over how to deal with the influx against a backdrop of mass drownings in the Mediterranean in recent years. Macron's comments drew a furious reaction from Italy's new populist government. " France's generosity can not be called into question by anybody and it is not for Mr. Read More

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