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There’ll be no winners in global trade war, China’s Xi warns

There’ll be no winners in global trade war, China’s Xi warns

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses delegates at the 10th BRICS Summit. Ramaphosa will host Xi and the leaders of Brazil, Russia and India at a summit of the BRICS group of emerging economi...

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Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

There had been conflicting reports as to the drugs involved in the reported hospitalization. Celebrities and fans rushed to social media Tuesday in support of pop musician Demi Lovato , who was r...

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Donald Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

Donald Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

On the recording, Trump can be heard saying "pay with cash", to which Cohen replied, "No, no, no". According to people familiar with the matter who spoke to the WSJ, the Federal Bureau of Investigat...

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James Mattis: No plans for U.S., Russian military cooperation in Syria

James Mattis: No plans for U.S., Russian military cooperation in Syria

USA and coalition commanders overseeing anti-Islamic State operations in Syria remain committed to military deconfliction with Russian forces in the country, deployed to support government troops loya...

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CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

At a roundtable Sunday on ABC News , the lawyer for adult-film star Stormy Daniels said that the secret recording of Trump that was revealed two days ago is far from the only one made by Trump's long...

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US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs

US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs

President of United States lobby group the National Farmers Union, Roger Johnson welcomed the aid, but said the United States government needs to do more to provide a long-term fix to the damage t...

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Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East

Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East

This could lead to flooding of homes and businesses, hard driving conditions and potential power cuts. The Met Office issued an amber heatwave alert for parts of England yesterday as Santon Downham ...

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Goodlatte, Nunes Call for Carter Page FISA Applications To Be Unredacted

Goodlatte, Nunes Call for Carter Page FISA Applications To Be Unredacted

The FBI was investigating the Russian attack on the election and it believed that Page - and potentially other people working for Trump - were conspiring with that attack. One central issue was wh...

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Greece fires: state of emergency declared as deadly blazes rage

Greece fires: state of emergency declared as deadly blazes rage

A Reuters witness also saw several bodies in the area. "Instinctively, seeing the end nearing, they embraced", Economopoulos said. "The sea was burning, the flaming pine cones were falling into i...

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May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

Gerald Mason, senior vice president at Sugars, said told BBC Radio 4's Broadcasting House: "In theory the white paper allows the United Kingdom to have an independent trade policy, in practice the m...

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French investigators raid home of Macron's bodyguard

French investigators raid home of Macron's bodyguard

And while the Elysee said Benalla had been transferred to an administrative role after the incident, he has nonetheless been seen several times since then in Macron's security detail. The BBC's Hugh ...

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BART Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Oakland Stabbing

BART Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Oakland Stabbing

Rojas described the assault as a "prison yard type of attack", with Cowell allegedly approaching from behind and stabbing Nia Wilson twice in rapid succession. It was unclear whether Cowell has ...

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New Trump-Cohen audio recording captures talk of Playboy model payoff

New Trump-Cohen audio recording captures talk of Playboy model payoff

Davis said the tape is among audio recordings that were seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a raid of Cohen's home and office in April. "For ten years Michael Cohen had a window into ...

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Trump's Lawyers Waive Privilege on Secret Cohen Recording

Trump's Lawyers Waive Privilege on Secret Cohen Recording

He said the FBI's raid on Cohen's office was " inconceivable ", but alleged Cohen's actions were "even more inconceivable " and "perhaps illegal". He tweeted: " The good news is that your favorit...

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WH says Trump still weighing security clearances

WH says Trump still weighing security clearances

Others, including Comey, had already had their clearances revoked. In his Twitter post last week, Mr Brennan stated, "Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin". ...

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Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Tibbetts' relatives first became concerned about her safety when she failed to report to work Thursday. A massive ground search involving more than 200 people broken up into 37 teams was conducted...

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Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

Reuters quoted a Chinese official insisting his government has not helped North Korea undermine sanctions and has duly reported all oil shipments to the U.N. This Sohae Satellite Launching Station had...

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SC’s Trey Gowdy says Trump aides should consider quitting over Russian Federation performance

SC’s Trey Gowdy says Trump aides should consider quitting over Russian Federation performance

Mr Trump again repeated the phrase that "no President has been tougher on Russian Federation than [me]", and that "they [Russia] definitely don't want Trump!" "We may not know exactly why Trump is so ...

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Trump Tweets: ‘Tariffs Are the Greatest’

Trump Tweets: ‘Tariffs Are the Greatest’

Holtz-Eakin, a Republican, is one of several conservative economists who have been sharply critical of Trump's trade approach, and he said Tuesday that the programs the Agriculture Department will...

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Tensions rise as Israel shoots down Syrian jet near Golan Heights

Tensions rise as Israel shoots down Syrian jet near Golan Heights

Israel's military monitored the plane throughout and shot it down with two Patriot missiles, Conricus said . "I do not know of any reports of parachutes being spotted, and we do not know if any pilot...

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Blast hits Kabul airport on return of exiled Afghan vice president

Blast hits Kabul airport on return of exiled Afghan vice president

Presidential spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri said Saturday that Dostum had been "treated" and would resume his duties upon his return. An explosion was heard as the convoy of vehicles was departing fro...

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Iran general warns Donald Trump: 'US will regret threatening Tehran'

The tirade signaled an immediate escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran, and capped a weekend of angry tweets by the President on the Russian Federation investigation and the legal pro...

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Temperatures to rise even higher this week, says Met Office

Temperatures to rise even higher this week, says Met Office

The Met Office is predicting a maximum temperature of 28C (82.4F) for Shropshire and Mid Wales on Tuesday, rising to 29C (84.2F) on Wednesday and pushing past 30C on Thursday (86F). Dr Thomas Waite, c...

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Trump wants to strip security clearances from Obama intel officials

Trump wants to strip security clearances from Obama intel officials

Rand Paul of Kentucky tweeted that he was planning to talk to Trump about revoking Brennan's clearance. President Trump is looking into revoking the security clearances of several former hi...

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Israel accomplishes rare shoot-down of Syrian fighter jet

Israel accomplishes rare shoot-down of Syrian fighter jet

Syria claimed that its jet was flying inside Syrian airspace during an operation against "terrorist groups" when it was hit by Israeli fire, according to a state media report. The Israeli military s...

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Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

Democrats are pushing back amid the possibility of Trump revoking security clearances. But, as Ryan noted, some of the figures Sanders mentioned - like Comey and McCabe - don't even have security cl...

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Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

The Syrian army wants full control over Quneitra province where Israel has deep concerns over the presence of Iranian backed militias in the so-called Triangle of Death area. Syrian men and civil...

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Sarah Sanders: Trump Will Not Tolerate 'Empty Threats' From Iran

Sarah Sanders: Trump Will Not Tolerate 'Empty Threats' From Iran

Saudi Arabia and other large producers are ramping up production to offset losses from Iran that are likely to come with the approach of the November deadline for other countries to comply with US ...

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UK Brexit secretary threatens to withhold divorce bill

UK Brexit secretary threatens to withhold divorce bill

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday said that the UK government's white paper for a future UK-EU partnership opened "the way to a constructive discussion", adding however that ...

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Gunman kills two, injures 12 on Toronto street, police say

Gunman kills two, injures 12 on Toronto street, police say

Saunders added the injured range from 10 to 59 years of age, and their condition varies from minor to "serious in nature". The department has not ruled any motivation out, including terrorism, Saunder...

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Hundreds missing, homes swept away after dam collapses in Laos

Hundreds missing, homes swept away after dam collapses in Laos

A computer generated image of the hydroelectric dam being constructed in Laos. The 410 megawatt capacity dam , close to the border with Cambodia, was meant to begin commercial operations by 2019. T...

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Following Trump's warning, Iran's FM tweets back: 'Be Cautious!'

Following Trump's warning, Iran's FM tweets back: 'Be Cautious!'

Zarif went on to say that Iran has received "harsher bluster" from other countries in the past few months, and that Iran has been around for millennia , hinting that the United States is a younger c...

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Judge to rule on Manafort request to delay trial

Judge to rule on Manafort request to delay trial

In addition, US District Judge T.S. Ellis has granted the request for five witnesses to testify with immunity. The judge said he meant to get a jury seated expeditiously and then keep the process mo...

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Jeremy Hunt meeting German foreign minister for Brexit talks in Berlin

Jeremy Hunt meeting German foreign minister for Brexit talks in Berlin

The UK government is poised to issue advice to the public about how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, as well as instructing health officials to stockpile medicine and planning emergency measures to en...

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Met Office warning over heatwave

Met Office warning over heatwave

Forecasters were expecting the prolonged heatwave to continue with temperatures set to peak on Thursday and Friday. Coastal areas could see temperatures between 85 to 92, while inland areas could re...

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Israel Shoots Down Syrian Jet Fighter

In response, Syria claimed that the plane had been carrying out an operation against jihadists. Syrian state media said , however, that a Syrian warplane had been targeted by Israel and hit while c...

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PM Narendra Modi to gift 200 cows to Rwanda

PM Narendra Modi to gift 200 cows to Rwanda

Officials said the cattle are sourced locally since they are adapted to the natural surroundings of the region, The Indian Express reported on July 17. Modi is also expected to address about 10,000 ...

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Pakistan set for historic election amid charges of army meddling

Pakistan set for historic election amid charges of army meddling

He "succumbed to his injuries in Combined Military Hospital after a suicide bomber blew himself up near his Land Cruiser (SUV) this morning", district police chief Zaheer Afridi told AFP . Pakistani ...

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Residents flee as two major forest fires rage near Athens

Residents flee as two major forest fires rage near Athens

Two major forest fires raged out of control on either side of Greece's capital Monday, leaving at least three people dead, injuring dozens, burning houses and sending people fleeing to beaches and int...

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Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

And it can also be a back-up option for people in the eclipse viewing zone in case of cloudy skies . We'll be treated to a total lunar eclipse on January 19, 2019, that will be visible from from Nort...

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