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Both the European Union and Canada have already opened legal challenges to the United States at the WTO, the Geneva-based arbitrator of worldwide trade disputes that is loathed by President Donald Trump who on Friday imposed duties of 25 per cent for steel and 10 per cent for aluminium against his allies.
  • Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

    Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

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    High-ranking officials from the United States and North Korea met over two days to discuss the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and the much-anticipated summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim . "I think they want to do that". Trump said the lengthy conversation Friday "went very well" and called it "a get to know you kind of a situation".
  • Attorney: Wildwood officers arresting client was 'overreaction'

    Attorney: Wildwood officers arresting client was 'overreaction'

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    Weinman repeatedly refuses to give the officer her last name, and the officer says, "OK, that's it, I'm done with you", and moves toward her. Weinman walks away yelling, "Don't f***ing touch me". the cop said, "I was gonna let you go but now I'll write you up" and he asked my name". Wildwood police asked anyone who was present and has video of the altercation to come forward to help their internal affairs investigation, in which Cape May County officers will also be assisting.
  • 30-Year-Old Man Leaves Parents Home After Judge Orders Him Out

    30-Year-Old Man Leaves Parents Home After Judge Orders Him Out

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    Michael Rotondo became a well-known name in May after his parents asked a court to help them evict him, after he ignored multiple letters asking him to leave, including offering him US$1,100 to help find an apartment. Michael Rotondo expressed relief Friday morning as he left his parents' home in Camillus. Greenwood ruled in favour of Rotondo's parents, Mark and Christina, setting into motion the 30-year-old's eviction.
  • Trump says June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim is back on

    Trump says June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim is back on

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    President Donald Trump told Reuters that North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol will likely visit him at the White House after Kim finishes meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York City. But they have to denuclearize. North Korea is estimated to have more than a dozen nuclear weapons. That episode is tentatively set for June 12 in Singapore.
  • Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

    Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

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    Navarro's comments underscore the frequent shifts in the Trump administration's position on China - which the president has both praised and denigrated since before he took office past year - and come shortly before US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross departs for Beijing for a third round of high-level talks aimed at defusing the trade dispute.
  • Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for contempt of court

    Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for contempt of court

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    Tommy Robinson is the founder of the English Defense League. Robinson was outside Leeds Crown Court that day, hosting a Facebook live about a child grooming trial that was underway, one of a series of high-profile child grooming cases that the United Kingdom has seen over the last decade.
  • Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

    Moon, Kim hold surprise meet over US-N. Korea summit

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    And I suspect, at the end of the day, that there will be a compromise between immediate overnight denuclearization and North Korea's vision of denuclearization, which is, you know, a long-term objective. His journey to the USA caps a frenetic few days of meetings between North Korean and American officials. Ahead of a potential summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, their negotiators are trying to hash out details over an array of hitherto intractable issues, including ...
  • Donald Trump to pardon Dinesh D'Souza

    Donald Trump to pardon Dinesh D'Souza

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    He also produced the films " 2016: Obama's America " and "Hillary's America ". When Trump says D'Souza was being "unfairly" he probably probably means prosecutors went after D'Souza so aggressively because of politics ( Barack Obama was the president and D'Souza had created and released an anti-Obama documentary before the 2012 election).
  • Giuliani Demands Docs On Confidential FBI Informant As Condition Of Trump Testimony

    Giuliani Demands Docs On Confidential FBI Informant As Condition Of Trump Testimony

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    Giuliani said Trump's legal team would advise him to refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review the information. But when key Republicans in Congress informed him that he did not have the votes to defeat it, he resigned. "If they don't show us these documents, well, we are just going to have to say 'no'".
  • Hamas Agrees to Ceasefire with Israel to Halt Violence

    Hamas Agrees to Ceasefire with Israel to Halt Violence

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    In southern Israel, angry residents complained about the renewed rocket fire. On Monday, the Israeli military killed a Palestinian it said approached the Gaza border fence with Israel. "Hamas [either] allows the fire to go ahead, turns a blind eye or is party to it. Hamas is not interested in escalation and yet allows the incidents to continue".
  • India will continue doing business with Iran: Sushma Swaraj

    India will continue doing business with Iran: Sushma Swaraj

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    Iran and India enjoy deep relations in political and economic sectors. On Capitol Hill, opponents of the nuclear accord are working on parallel efforts to ensure that any foreign nation caught skirting new US sanctions on Iran faces harsh repercussions, including massive economic penalties and a possible cutoff from the USA financial system.
  • FACT CHECK: Are Democrats Responsible For DHS Separating Children From Their Parents?

    FACT CHECK: Are Democrats Responsible For DHS Separating Children From Their Parents?

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    Hundreds of children already have been separated from parents who have been arrested since October. A DHS official who declined to be named said they expect implementation in a few weeks. "Sometimes they don't even talk to the kid", he said. Donald Trump Jr. posted a photo with two of his children , Spencer and Chloe, and received similar comments.
  • Trump blasts NYT for rally crowd size estimate

    Trump blasts NYT for rally crowd size estimate

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    Speaking at a boisterous rally in Nashville , Mr. Trump criticized Democrat Phil Bredesen , a former two-term governor, as "very liberal". "And this is why we call the blood-thirsty MS-13 gang members exactly the name I used last week", Trump said.
  • Russian Federation: foreign forces must quit Syria's southern border

    Russian Federation: foreign forces must quit Syria's southern border

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    Netanyahu is scheduled to head to Europe on Monday for a three-day trip, during which he will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, Xinhua reported . According to Elaph, Iran may have been willing to negotiate with Israel this weekend as a result of losses Tehran has sustained in recent Israeli attacks in Syria.
  • Prominent Russian journalist who criticised Kremlin shot dead in Kiev

    Prominent Russian journalist who criticised Kremlin shot dead in Kiev

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    Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko told local media they suspected Mr Babchenko was killed because of his "professional activities". Before ushering Babchenko into the room, Gritsak said the Ukrainian allegedly recruited by Russian agents to kill the reporter had hired an acquaintance to be the gunman.
  • Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters

    Police Fatally Shoot Copper Plant Protesters

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    According to police and government, the protesters pelted stones at the policemen and also set their vehicles on fire. "Taking moral responsibility, [Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu] Edappadi K Palaniswami should resign", local politician and a member of member of the Indian parliament Anbumani Ramadoss said , as cited by the Times of India .
  • Two US warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

    Two US warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

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    China's Ministry of National Defense said the United States "seriously violated China's sovereignty" and undermined peace, security and mutual trust between the two nations and their militaries. China's foreign minister said China had a right to take whatever measures it deemed fit on its island holdings, and the defence ministry criticized the USA move as "unconstructive", saying it would do nothing to change China's resolve to "play a role in maintaining peace and stability in the ...
  • Kim, Moon meet to rescue meet

    Kim, Moon meet to rescue meet

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    But North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the demilitarized zone on Saturday in an effort to maintain good relations between their two nations and discuss the possible summit with the USA, in a meeting that was kept secret until after it happened.
  • The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban

    The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban

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    Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said Mrs May should take advantage of the current lack of a devolved administration and push for reform from Westminster. Siobhan Donohue, chairwoman for Termination for Medical Reasons (TFMR), an abortion rights group, said the vote is a relief for women who previously had to travel to Britain to get an abortion.
  • Pentagon cancels China's invitation to Pacific military drills

    Pentagon cancels China's invitation to Pacific military drills

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    The decision to withdraw China's invitation was made by Defense Secretary James Mattis in coordination with the White House, according to a United States official, after Beijing's recent deployment of missile systems and the first landing of a Chinese bomber on an island in the South China Sea.
  • Abe backs Trump's cancellation of U.S.-N. Korea summit

    Abe backs Trump's cancellation of U.S.-N. Korea summit

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    So with the summit in Singapore possibly back on, President Moon pledged to call or meet with his North Korean counterpart whenever necessary. Moon said both he and Kim had "agreed the June 12 North Korea-U.S. A White House team will leave as scheduled for Singapore this weekend to prepare for the possible summit, a White House spokeswoman said on Saturday.
  • Three lava flows reach coast as volcanic eruption batters Hawaii

    Three lava flows reach coast as volcanic eruption batters Hawaii

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    As the lava burns up vegetation in its path, it can create the flammable gas, USGS explains, which then seeps into underground apertures, rising from cracks and burning blue once ignited. The island is breathing a sigh of relief as it seems that one hazard has been narrowly averted at the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) plant, which provides about a quarter of Big Island's electricity.
  • Trump administration reaches deal to lift ZTE ban

    Trump administration reaches deal to lift ZTE ban

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    ZTE was initially banned from buying products exported by American technology companies due to findings showing that it had been selling American technology to Iran and North Korea. William Evanina, the acting director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said at his May 15 confirmation hearing that he would not use a ZTE phone nor recommend that anyone in a sensitive position in government use one.
  • As Ireland Considers Repeal of Abortion Ban: Consider Women’s Health | Trending

    As Ireland Considers Repeal of Abortion Ban: Consider Women’s Health | Trending

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    Voters have until 10:00pm (2100 GMT) on Friday to cast their ballots at some 6,500 polling stations, after which an exit poll of 3,000 voters will be released on national broadcaster RTE . Exit polls indicate that the highest Yes vote was in Dublin , with 77 percent. Many expatriate Irish have travelled home to vote in one of the few European Union countries that does not allow those overseas to vote via post or in embassies.
  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as a black woman, charged with welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as a black woman, charged with welfare fraud

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    The Jasmine Brand reports the former NAACP chapter president, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, allegedly made false statements on government forms with the intent of defrauding the welfare system. On November 2, 2017, court documents said DSHS got a call from Dolezal to report a change of circumstances. Rachel Dolezal was pressured to resign from the NAACP in February 2017 after it was discovered she was white but had been identifying herself as African American ...
  • Arizona women's golf beats Alabama to win national championship

    Arizona women's golf beats Alabama to win national championship

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    Moresco and Abe still had enough holes to provide the winning match if either had been needed. Abe's approach shot landed in a bunker just in front of the green while Moore's went left off the fringe, barely rolling into the rough. Alabama pounded Kent State 4-1 in the quarters Wednesday morning before moving on to the No. 3 seeded Trojans in the afternoon. It capped off a wild three-day run for the Wildcats, who snuck into the match-play quarterfinals after beating Baylor in a playoff ...
  • Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct

    Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct

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    Boulton, a Des Moines attorney who was elected to his first term in the Iowa Senate in 2016, did not deny the accusations in a statement released shortly after the report was published. Standing up for those who have been marginalized, forgotten, or ignored is a core value of the Democratic Party, as such, we as a community have a special obligation to strongly condemn every incident of sexual harassment, particularly when it occurs within our own party.
  • Ukraine expands sanctions on Russian companies, individuals

    Ukraine expands sanctions on Russian companies, individuals

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    The outgoing CEO , Alexandra Bouriko, only took up the role in March. His departure follows those of the company's CEO and seven other directors, which were announced Thursday. The sources said Deripaska's representatives were in discussions with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which oversees sanctions, to establish if the manoeuvre would be deemed enough to remove the companies from the sanctions blacklist.
  • Memorial Day weekend is filled with events and fun

    Memorial Day weekend is filled with events and fun

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    A reception will take place in the Atrium building following the ceremony . For more information, contact Veterans Service Officer Rebecca Jennings at 508-699-0120 or rjennings@nattleboro.com . The parade continued up Narragansett Avenue to the Four Corners cemetery at the intersection of North Road. This year's event will feature various military aircraft, barring any weather or mechanical issues; bands and representatives from community agencies.
  • New census numbers show which Southern Illinois communities are shrinking

    New census numbers show which Southern Illinois communities are shrinking

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    The nation's housing stock grew by more than 1 million past year, reaching over 137 million units, according to Census reports. Texas is again leading the nation in fast-growing cities, according to newly released data from the U.S. Excluding Seattle, the county grew by just about 15,000 people previous year, for a growth rate of 1 percent. On the list of cities with the most population increases, San Antonio took the No.
  • Michael Cohen's business partner may flip under plea deal

    Michael Cohen's business partner may flip under plea deal

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    U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen arrives at his hotel in New York City, U.S., May 11, 2018. "I plead guilty to a felony, I am humbled and shamed!" This is me taking responsibility for my action. The Ukrainian side were angry, the official went on, because Cohen had taken "hundreds of thousands" of dollars from them for something it seemed he could not deliver.
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuclear test site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuclear test site closing

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    Could it turn into an embarrassment? South Korea anxious about Kim's bellicose weapons testing and Trump's similarly bellicose warnings about a looming war, was instrumental in convincing the two Cold War foes to sit down and talk. "For Moon, it's mission impossible", Kazianis said. That same day, Pyongyang also warned Mr. Kim might "reconsider" the USA summit over hard-line comments from Mr.
  • Congressional leaders to review information on Russian Federation probe

    Congressional leaders to review information on Russian Federation probe

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    Thursday's meeting is the latest example, although it wasn't clear precisely what documents Nunes and Gowdy are expecting and whether they will receive them then. While the president fumed over surveillance, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen stunned some lawmakers by saying she wasn't aware of the USA intelligence assessment that Russia's meddling was meant to help Mr.
  • DOJ Says Watchdog Will Look Into Trump Campaign Surveillance

    DOJ Says Watchdog Will Look Into Trump Campaign Surveillance

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    Trump lambasted the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation as the "world's most expensive Witch Hunt". Bruce Fein, a former USA associate deputy attorney general, says there are valid reasons for the Russian investigation as too many people from Trump's campaign team associated with foreign officials.
  • New Trailer Released For Warner Bros.' Mowgli

    New Trailer Released For Warner Bros.' Mowgli

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    The story was famously made into a beloved animation in 1967 by Disney and then was recreated as a CGI extravaganza by Jon Favreau in 2016. Serkis claims this movie hews closer to the original novel and is a "much darker" version of the story.
  • IPL: Chennai in final; beat Hyderabad by two wickets in Qualifier 1

    IPL: Chennai in final; beat Hyderabad by two wickets in Qualifier 1

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    With 43 needing off last three overs, Du Plessis, who opened the batting, launched into Carlos Brathwaite's 18th over smashing him for 20 runs which included two sixes and two fours. Medium-pace bowler Sandeep Sharma also got two wickets . In addition, Kane Williamson and team had a great stint with the ball in this season but CSK was the only franchise to hammer them twice this year.
  • "American Idol" victor Maddie Poppe reveals she's dating finalist Caleb Lee Hutchinson

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    Maddie and Caleb Are a COUPLE?! He said on the finale last night that he and Maddie are dating. For her encore song, she took a big risk in choosing an original, "Don't Ever Let Your Children Grow Up". "Maybe I was meant to run. No one deserved it more than you babe". Can they both win the title? They were on Good Morning America on Tuesday chatting about the outcome of the show and their relationship.
  • What Do You Want To Know About Guns And Schools In Texas?

    What Do You Want To Know About Guns And Schools In Texas?

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    The last day of school in the Arlington ISD is June 1. Abbott spokesman Stephen Chang said the governor was finalizing plans for the roundtables, including the dates and participants. In the footage, obtained by TMZ , Dimitrios Pagourtzis is seen wearing traditional Greek clothing while dancing with other members of a Greek Orthodox Church days before he allegedly killed 10 people and wounded 13 more in an attack at Santa Fe High School.