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Cong chief in hurry to get PM’s chair: Modi..

Cong chief in hurry to get PM’s chair: Modi.. Members also cheered the gesture. After returning to his corner seat in the second row, the Congress president winked at his party colleagues - Jyotiraditya Scindia and KC Venugopal. Sharply criticising the deal with the French government for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, he said the Prime Minister unilaterally announced the deal during the visit to Paris. [Full Article...]

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire The military wing of Hamas, which has fought three wars with Israel since 2009, said three of its fighters were killed in the strikes. Israel and Hamas later agreed to restore calm along the Gaza Strip following the flare-up which lasted several hours. [Full Article...]

Finns protest Trump-Putin meeting

Finns protest Trump-Putin meeting The crowd repeated a refrain heard at many anti-Trump protests including one that drew tens of thousands to London as the president visited Britain last week: "No Trump , no KKK, no fascist U.S.!" "They had bad defenses and they were able to be hacked". [Full Article...]

White House Buys Two Air Force One Planes For $3.9 Billion

White House Buys Two Air Force One Planes For $3.9 Billion Air Force One plane with U.S. President Donald Trump onboard lands at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. He says he decided against it. "You're gonna have many presidents, hopefully, use it and enjoy it", Mr Trump said. Ms Sanders said the administration was able to shave a cheeky $1.8 billion off the initial contract proposal in a deal between Trump, the Air Force... [Full Article...]

Knesset enshrines Israel’s Jewish character in law

Knesset enshrines Israel’s Jewish character in law Israeli Arab MPs condemned the legislation, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised it as a "defining moment". Among the most vocal proponents of the law is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who vowed to pass the legislation before the Knesset summer recess, which begins Thursday. [Full Article...]

Putin Offers First Comments On Helsinki Summit Since Returning To Russia

Putin Offers First Comments On Helsinki Summit Since Returning To Russia The U.S. president on Thursday listed the topics discussed as "stopping terrorism, security for Israel, nuclear proliferation, cyber attacks, trade, Ukraine, Middle East peace, North Korea and more ". The president addressed coverage of the summit in a tweet early Thursday. Putin, in his first public comments about the summit , told Russian diplomats Thursday that U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump says misspoke on Russian meddling

Trump says misspoke on Russian meddling Then the US president tossed the ball to his wife Melania, sitting in the front row. Trump played into the hands of the Russian rhetoric that NATO is weak, leaving US allies with the impression of "the USA being a non-dependable ally for NATO", Flake said . [Full Article...]

Intelligence community, political experts criticize president’s comments at summit with Putin

Intelligence community, political experts criticize president’s comments at summit with Putin I felt this was a message best delivered in person. At the press conference that even Republicans are blasting , Trump also said he had confidence in his intelligence people but that Putin was "extremely strong and powerful" in his denial today. [Full Article...]

Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii

Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii The nine others who were injured drove themselves to the hospital with what the fire department calls "superficial" injuries. Lava Ocean Tours , whose website promised excursions allowing passengers to "see, hear and feel the heat" from lava flows entering the ocean, is the oldest of several tour boat companies operating in the region. [Full Article...]

Social media baffled as Melania Trump pulls freaky face next to Putin

Social media baffled as Melania Trump pulls freaky face next to Putin President Donald Trump has said he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "After the carnage of the last few days, we've seen plenty of punters Putin money on Trump's impeachment again - although I'm sure they'll soon get a message, in Russian, urging them to stop", a Paddy Power spokesman told Yahoo New... [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly ‘Gave the Go-Ahead’ to Announce Indictments Before Putin Summit

Trump Reportedly ‘Gave the Go-Ahead’ to Announce Indictments Before Putin Summit The president concludes his United Kingdom visit on Sunday, before travelling to Helsinki for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "They had bad defenses and they were able to be hacked". While Putin acknowledged Monday that he wanted Trump to win in 2016, Trump insists he hasn't done Moscow's bidding as president. The Russian Foreign Ministry rejected last week's indictment as p... [Full Article...]

Russian woman working with Kremlin in U.S. indicted as foreign agent

Russian woman working with Kremlin in U.S. indicted as foreign agent Maria Butina , 29, who accompanied Republican activist Paul Erickson to President Trump's inauguration, was charged with a second offense of acting as a foreign agent, which has its own 10-year-maximum prison sentence, as Politico reported; she had been arrested Sunday on a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. [Full Article...]

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

'Like a little wet noodle': Schwarzenegger unloads on Trump after summit Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, following the news conference, released a statement saying the USA intelligence community "have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and their ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy". [Full Article...]

Sebastian Gorka: 'A president is never measured by his pressers'

Sebastian Gorka: 'A president is never measured by his pressers' Most of us had hoped that this was the president's opportunity to be with Vladimir Putin to let him know that the United States will not turn a blind eye to Russia's activities on so many levels, whether it's the invasion of Crimea, sovereign territory of Ukraine, whether its meddling in the American elections, continuing to side with the Assad regime in Syria . [Full Article...]

Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Say 'Thank You' In New Video

Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Say 'Thank You' In New Video Harris is an experienced diver and an underwater photographer, and has undertaken cave-diving expeditions in Australia, New Zealand, Christmas Island and China. Mr Pearce gave no cause of death or the age of Dr Harris' father, Jim. The Australian Federal Australian police said the scale and risk of the operation was "unprecedented" as rescuers moved approximately 20 tonnes of equipment includin... [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller But to do it the Friday before the Monday meeting? ■ They also hacked into the computer networks of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic National Committee , monitoring the computers of dozens of committee employees, implanting hundreds of files containing malware, and stealing e-mails and other documents. [Full Article...]

US President Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit

US President Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit President Trump has said he "had not thought" about asking Mr Putin to extradite the dozen Russians but said that "certainly" he would "be asking about it". "I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade", Trump said on CBS' " Face the Nation " on Sunday. They are accused of using keystroke reading software to spy on the chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) an... [Full Article...]

France defeats Croatia 4-2 to capture title

France defeats Croatia 4-2 to capture title Mbappe had just shown his electrifying speed in the 52nd minute when play was held up by four protesters who ran onto the field in the second half. The women of Pussy Riot , a Russian punk rock group, rose to global prominence with their daring outdoor performances critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2012 that sent two members to prison for almost two years. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in Pakistan terror strike targeting political rally

Dozens killed in Pakistan terror strike targeting political rally Khan said Sharif will appeal his conviction and apply for bail before the deadline expires on Monday. Earlier Friday, a group of Pakistani and worldwide academics issued a statement condemning intimidation and harassment of Sharif's supporters, saying that the crackdown threatened the country's ability to hold free and fair elections. [Full Article...]

Georgia cops caught on bodycam ‘flipping coin to decide arrest’

Georgia cops caught on bodycam ‘flipping coin to decide arrest’ The video obtained by WXIA-TV showed Roswell police Officer Courtney Brown consulting with fellow officers about whether to arrest Sarah Webb or just give her a ticket after she was stopped for allegedly speeding. WXIA-TV reported the department denied Webb's request to see the video. "I have a really big day at work", Webb said , crying, in the caught-on-camera moment. [Full Article...]


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