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Global News Rudy Giuliani Tells Cohen To Testify To Mueller
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Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on former FBI Director James Comey in a confidential memo a year ago to the special counsel, casting him as "Machiavellian", dishonest and "unbounded by law and regulation" as they sought to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader they see as a critical witness against the president.

Global News North Korea's angry response to Pompeo visit signals the honeymoon is over
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During that meeting, leaders will also address the destruction of a missile-testing facility in North Korea, which was first brought up during the summit in Singapore . "If those requests were gangster-like, the world is a gangster", says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , noting that numerous UNSC resolutions have demanded the North rid itself of nuclear weapons and end its ballistic missile programme.

Global News Kavanaugh Nomination Sparks Partisan Uproar On Abortion Rights
Author: 0 Kavanaugh Nomination Sparks Partisan Uproar On Abortion Rights

A Yale graduate and devout Catholic who went to a Jesuit high school, he once clerked for Justice Kennedy , the man he would replace. Trump a year ago appointed Gorsuch, who has already become one of the most conservative justices, after Senate Republicans in 2016 refused to consider Democratic former president Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy left by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.

Global News Insider Attack Kills U.S. Soldier in Afghanistan
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The attack took place in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, a statement from the Nato-led Resolute Support mission said. It was not immediately clear what became of the shooter. The Taliban have been battling USA -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in an attempt to restore their version of strict Islamic law in the country after being toppled by a US -led campaign in 2001.

Global News England making amends at World Cup for Iceland flop, says Dier
Author: 0 England making amends at World Cup for Iceland flop, says Dier

Roll on to 2018; a young, inexperienced team (in terms of the World Cup ) has been selected by Gareth Southgate who is now the manager. There may be an air of euphoria back home but England midfielder Eric Dier is adamant that for all the progress, success has yet to be achieved for the Three Lions at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Global News Trump scolds NATO members days ahead of summit
Author: 0 Trump scolds NATO members days ahead of summit

He then laced into German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who will be in attendance in Brussels, complaining about how much the United States put toward Germany's defense: "And I said , you know, Angela, I can't guarantee it, but we're protecting you, and it means a lot more to you".

Global News Can the Supreme Court confirmation process ever be repaired?
Author: 0 Can the Supreme Court confirmation process ever be repaired?

Trump is scheduled to announce a nominee at 9 p.m. Monday. Trump last week spoke with seven candidates, all drawn from a shortlist compiled by the conservative Federalist Society, about the Supreme Court. So the reality, you know, as we've said, is that all these potential nominees have been vetted by conservative groups and have a conservative track record .

Global News Trump Narrows Supreme Court Pick, Announcement Coming MONDAY — THREE LEFT
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Another person familiar with the process said Friday the White House was focusing on Kavanaugh, Barrett, Kethledge and Thapar, as well as Thomas Hardiman, another appeals court judge. But the second time around, Murkowski could prove to be more hard for the White House to get a solid yes. Kavanaugh previously served as a law clerk for Kennedy, an independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation, and as senior associate counsel and assistant to the president in the Bush administration.

Global News United Kingdom woman dies after poisoning by Soviet-era nerve agent
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Fire trucks and emergency response vechiles are parked outside a residential house in Amesbury , southern England, July 7, 2018, where a couple was exposed to the same nerve agent as the Russian double agent Sergei Skripal . It is with great sadness that we have learned of the tragic death of 44 year old Dawn Sturgess, as reported by AC Neil Basu and the Prime Minister.

Global News Thai cave rescue: 'D-day' for trapped boys
Author: 0 Thai cave rescue: 'D-day' for trapped boys

According to the Guardian , the rescue has concluded for the night and will resume in about 10 to 20 hours. Musk's small submarines will reportedly be light enough for two divers to carry. The area outside the Chiang Rai hospital was cordoned off by police. It was reported that heavy rain was falling at the media centre, around a mile from the cave entrance, which could scupper plans to get the boys out today.

Global News Sen. Lindsey Graham Says Red State Dems Should Support SCOTUS Pick
Author: 0 Sen. Lindsey Graham Says Red State Dems Should Support SCOTUS Pick

Mr Trump has chosen prime time to make the announcement . The US President interviewed seven candidates from his master list of 25 judges, the White House said. "Other people, I think they just want to go along with the flow and make themselves sound intelligent and smart", he said. "It is extraordinary", Blumenthal said.

Global News Michael Cohen Has to Put Up
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But don't try and convince me at this point that he deserves the benefit of the doubt any more than any of the people with whom he used to work, let alone the guy for whom he used to run errands. The raid, he added, "was obviously upsetting to me and my family. If not, it will be obvious he lied to the public in an effort to paint himself as a good guy", he said.

Global News This is your song: Trump 'sends Rocket Man' to Kim
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Donald Trump has signed and gifted an Elton John CD to Kim Jong-un amid denuclearisation talks, in a joking reference to earlier feuds between the two leaders in which the United States president branded the dictator as a " little rocket man ".

Global News Trump Believes Jim Jordan ‘100%,’ Among ‘Most Outstanding’ in D.C.
Author: 0 Trump Believes Jim Jordan ‘100%,’ Among ‘Most Outstanding’ in D.C.

Jordan is the powerful Republican founder of the House Freedom Caucus and dark horse candidate for speaker. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), facing claims that he knew about alleged sexual abuse at Ohio State University three decades ago and failed to act, has scheduled an interview with lawyers investigating the case, his office said Thursday.

Global News Nawaz Sharif announces return, says being punished for demanding respect for vote
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif announces return, says being punished for demanding respect for vote

The verdict was delivered in the absence of Sharif , 68, who is in London attending to his wife Kulsoom Nawaz who was diagnosed with throat cancer previous year. He said the decision was also an effort to influence the upcoming elections. The military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for nearly half of its history, denies involvement in civilian politics.

Global News Iranian President No One Will Benefit From U.S. Nuclear-Deal Exit
Author: 0 Iranian President No One Will Benefit From U.S. Nuclear-Deal Exit

Iran's president has called on the worldwide community to defy Washington's stated intention of choking Iranian oil exports, describing the plan as a careless act of criminal aggression that doesn't care about consequences. Rouhani said the new USA pressure would never succeed. The Iranian president reiterated Tehran's position that it would remain committed to the JCPOA so long as the country can enjoy its "benefits".

Global News How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans
Author: 0 How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans

Trump said a year ago he'd asked for input from the Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation on potential Supreme Court justices; Casey called them "hard-right organizations". Wade has been judicial precedent now going on 40 years". "They are outstanding people, they are really incredible people in so many different ways, academically and every other way and I had a very, very interesting morning", he said, according to White House pool reports.

Global News Slain journalist to be honoured at memorial
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It is unclear if that victim is the same woman who warned the police official about Ramos. "This person was prepared today to come in, this person was prepared to shoot people". A Twitter account in Ramos's name directed abuse at the newspaper and the local judiciary. He barricaded the rear exit of the building to prevent people from escaping, the Anne Arundel County state's attorney says.

Global News ICE Officials Call to Abolish ICE Over Trump's Policy
Author: 0 ICE Officials Call to Abolish ICE Over Trump's Policy

Trump on Saturday claimed he has "watched ICE liberate towns from the grasp of MS-13". "The president's deeply immoral actions have made it obvious we need to rebuild our immigration system from top to bottom starting by replacing Ice with something that reflects our morality and that works", Warren said .

Global News Chaos in Merkel's coalition after Seehofer dangles resignation
Author: 0 Chaos in Merkel's coalition after Seehofer dangles resignation

Seehofer and Merkel have been at odds over Germany's approach to mass migration. Patzelt also thinks there is a high probability that Seehofer, who has previously issued warnings to such effect, will use his power to make sure that asylum seekers are refused entry to Germany if they have already been registered in another European country.

Global News Trump meets with lawmakers to discuss Supreme Court vacancy
Author: 0 Trump meets with lawmakers to discuss Supreme Court vacancy

Senate", said Tim Rasmussen, communications director for Cramer's campaign, "In recent weeks, Senator Heitkamp has attempted to convince North Dakotans of her conservative ideals and her alleged allegiance to President Trump ". "MyPillow" founder and Trump friend, Mike Lindell, was also at the rally. Right now, with Democrats heavily invested in their Heidi-is-pro-Trump narrative, would be the ideal time for Trump himself to descend on the race and rile up the Republican base for Cramer.

Global News Jared Kushner: U.S. Ready to Work with Abbas
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Kushner's direct appeal to the Palestinians - through an interview with the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper published on Sunday - drew sharp criticism from several senior Palestinian officials. Kushner insisted that the peace plan was "almost done", but he offered few details except the vague promise of economic prosperity for the Palestinians.

Global News United States to Present North Korea with Timeline Outlining Specific Requests
Author: 0 United States to Present North Korea with Timeline Outlining Specific Requests

Mike Pompeo , the USA secretary of state, said he wanted to see continued progress towards North Korean denuclearisation and that the administration would regularly assess Pyongyang's seriousness about abandoning its nuclear program. would soon present North Korea with a timeline of " specific asks " on denuclearisation. "DoD remains committed to supporting the ongoing diplomatic process with the DPRK, of which there is no specific timeline", White wrote.

Global News Saudi women hit the road as kingdom lifts ban on female drivers
Author: 0 Saudi women hit the road as kingdom lifts ban on female drivers

This is as sweeping social reforms pushed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aimed at ending dependency on oil exports force the Gulf nation to start doing away with some of its traditional norms. "I never even imagined it in my dreams". "In the beginning years, like to two and three, I'm a little scared about the people. Now we're going to be in a better place", said Maram Al-Hazer, a manager at several auto showrooms, including Ford, who has two family drivers.

Global News Erdogan takes big lead in Turkey presidential vote, results show
Author: 0 Erdogan takes big lead in Turkey presidential vote, results show

Muharrem Ince, the main opposition's presidential candidate, stood at 29.4 percent nationwide, television channels said. A count of less than 10 percent for the parliamentary election also showed that Erdogan´s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) was well ahead and set for an overall majority.

Global News China expected to relax sanctions on N. Korea
Author: 0 China expected to relax sanctions on N. Korea

It could signal North Korea is willing to include a moratorium on satellite launches in addition to their missile and nuclear tests, which has been a point of contention in past agreements and derailed negotiations in the past. That method enabled USA researchers to keep the remains more intact and to glean clues from their surroundings. "I wouldn't expect that at this point".

Global News A Man Has Been Charged With The Murder Of Rapper XXXTentacion
Author: 0 A Man Has Been Charged With The Murder Of Rapper XXXTentacion

He was booked on charges of first-degree murder and operating a vehicle without a license, in addition to a probation violation . His attorney, David Bogenschutz, said Tuesday that investigators told him XXXTentacion had visited a bank shortly before the shooting and possibly withdrew cash to buy a motorcycle at Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach .

Global News Catholic priest slaps infant across the face before baptizing him
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And then, we are going to embrace the little guy, because he will have become a little more Christian". People have more than enough reasons to be outraged these days. "I was saying "be quiet" but he wouldn't calm down ", the priest told France Info radio on Friday. "And yet another reason why I'm not bringing up my kids as Catholics", wrote a Reddit user.

Global News President Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations At Border
Author: 0 President Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations At Border

There, members of the President's party are facing pressure to distance themselves from the Trump administration's policy that has led to the separation of children from their parents at the southern border. Instead, the process requires coordination between Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which holds numerous parents, and HHS, which takes custody of children and places them with adult "sponsors".

Global News Trump's immigration order sparks confusion and deep concern - worldwide
Author: 0 Trump's immigration order sparks confusion and deep concern - worldwide

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending his policy of taking migrant children away from their parents at the border. Immigrant children housed in a tent encampment under the "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, on June 19.

Global News Speaker Ryan Plans Immigration Votes Amid Doubts That Bills Can Pass
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan Plans Immigration Votes Amid Doubts That Bills Can Pass

Trump issued an executive order Wednesday aimed at reversing his own policy of taking immigrant children from their detained parents, but emotions remained high. "But now that he's finally admitted that his administration does have the power to take action, I urge him to address these serious, unresolved issues".

Global News Time magazine puts Trump opposite sobbing child on cover
Author: 0 Time magazine puts Trump opposite sobbing child on cover

The issue carries the simple coverline, " Welcome to America ". President Trump's Executive Order issued on Wednesday is meant to act as a temporary solution to the issue of child separation, allowing families to remain together while detained and awaiting adjudication.

Global News PM May faces another day of Brexit compromise in parliament
Author: 0 PM May faces another day of Brexit compromise in parliament

May had faced the prospect of losing the vote on the customs union after rebels had indicated their support for a change introduced by the House of Lords to require ministers to report what efforts they had made to secure a customs union. On Wednesday, parliament will consider a challenge to her commitment to leave the EU's single market and customs union, which will transform Britain's future trading relationships for many years to come.

Global News Militant groups will be flushed out of J&K: Rajnath
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A former Congress leader, the veteran politician had been a proponent of "healing touch" to the people of the Valley, what with his party driven by the idea of self-rule and not autonomy. Though going with BJP cost us many workers". This comes after the BJP pulled out of its alliance with PDP in the state on June 19, 2018. He will address a meeting from the very place from where the Praja Parishad started its agitation against Kashmir hegemony and for "full integration" of J&K with India.

Global News USA withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
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USA withdrawal from the council follows efforts by Haley and the U.S. delegation to implement reforms, including more stringent membership criteria and the ability to remove members with egregious human rights records. "The world's most inhumane regimes continue to escape its scrutiny, and the council continues politicizing scapegoating of countries with positive human rights records in an attempt to distract from the abusers in its ranks".

Global News Donald Trump says he will not let United States become 'migrant camp'
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he will not let United States become 'migrant camp'

Officials said Tuesday that 2,342 minors were separated from their parents who were caught trying to come to the USA illegally from May 5 to June 9. "Well, we have an orchestra here", he says, in Spanish. "Go for it! WIN!" "He can fix it tomorrow if he wants to, and if he doesn't want to, he should own up to the fact that he's doing it", said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY.

Global News Protest held at Courthouse in opposition to Trump administration's border actions
Author: 0 Protest held at Courthouse in opposition to Trump administration's border actions

Donald Trump's administration has repeatedly denied that its policy is to separate children from their parents when they cross the USA border illegally. In Drollinger's interpretation, there are citizens, legal immigrants, and foreigners - the latter were known as being "illegal", he said - and the Bible only forbids family separation for citizens and legal immigrants.

Global News China’s Xi praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump summit, promises support
Author: 0 China’s Xi praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump summit, promises support

Trump separately announced that he had chose to halt military exercises with South Korea , describing the "war games" as too costly and "provocative" - a frequent North Korean criticism of the drills. South Korea's foreign ministry spokesman said South Korea and China shared the strategic goal of completely denuclearising the Korean peninsula .

Author: 0 Trump Moves to Retaliate Against China's Retaliation for New Tariffs

It gave no details. Trump's latest salvo in a brewing trade war would mean a sizable amount of Chinese goods shipped to the USA would be exposed to tariff threats and raises new questions about the impact on American consumers. United States president has asked to target $200b worth of imports for a 10% levy. Economists warn Washington might be undercutting its negotiating position by alienating potential allies.

Global News 3 dead after quake hits Osaka in western Japan
Author: 0 3 dead after quake hits Osaka in western Japan

Another man, 85, died from a falling bookshelf, while another 80-year-old passed away after being struck by part of a wall. The Japan Meteorological Agency warned residents of Osaka and surrounding prefectures June 18 to brace for strong aftershocks over the coming week following the magnitude-6.1 natural disaster that rocked the region around the morning commute.

Global News Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash
Author: 0 Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

The driver is now in custody with Homeland Security Investigations, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The auto was traveling around 100 miles per hour, according to Boyd. The crash took place in the city of Big Wells outside San Antonio after Border Patrol agents tried to stop the driver of an SUV, ABC television affiliate KSAT reported .

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