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President Donald Trump's trade adviser says: "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump also predicts a positive outcome, emphasizing, his "good relationship" with "my friend" Macron, despite what he called "a little test" on trade.
  • USA fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

    USA fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

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    They have included emergency landings by U.S. military helicopters, a piece of a helicopter falling on a Japanese school ground, and a deadly crash previous year of an MV-22 Osprey that forced a massive rescue operation. Interested in Japan? Add Japan as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Japan news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "We can not fulfil our responsibilities to our children and their children if such a situation becomes the norm", Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga said.
  • Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's First Royal Tour Announced: Details!

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    It's a hairstyle choice that her sister-in-law, Kate , Duchess of Cambridge , has learned-after much criticism-should not be used for such events, especially when the winds will play havoc. Earlier, the pomp and pageantry of Trooping the Colour was staged on Horse Guards Parade. He said he and his wife Lucy looked forward to hosting the newlyweds and watching the games, which were founded by Prince Harry in 2014 after he served with the British military in Afghanistan.
  • G7 photograph memifies Trump diplomacy

    G7 photograph memifies Trump diplomacy

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    The summit was soured by a row over the United States president Donald Trump's decision to impose higher import taxes on aluminium and steel imports. "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad-faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", he said .
  • More Colorado wildfire evacuations ordered

    More Colorado wildfire evacuations ordered

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    Highway between mile markers 46.5 to 53.1. No homes have burned but fire managers have said the flames could reach the small town of Hermosa Friday. Residents of about 1,300 homes have been ordered to evacuate, including 220 on Saturday. The fire in this area is behaving as predicted, according to fire authorities.
  • France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump

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    He's my friend, we have had a great relationship from the very beginning". Trump made his remarks on Friday while departing the White House for what is likely to be a fractious summit with European, Canadian and Japanese leaders. Up until now, the German government has largely adopted a policy of quiet disapproval in Trump's direction, but Maas broke the silence ahead of the G7 summit in Canada , which begins Friday.
  • Taliban kill 5 Afghan forces days ahead of truce

    Taliban kill 5 Afghan forces days ahead of truce

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    Many Afghans believe that the government's cease-fire pledge came at the urging of the United States, which is looking for a way out of the war after sending thousands more troops a year ago to bolster Afghan forces. Mattis spoke to reporters during a break in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers meeting. Since then, Pakistan and China believed to have quietly pushed the Afghan Taliban to accept the offer.
  • Woman sentenced to 18 years for kidnapping infant in 1998

    Woman sentenced to 18 years for kidnapping infant in 1998

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    Williams was given 30 days to file an appeal on the sentencing, although she can not appeal her guilty plea. Gloria Williams learned her fate in a Jacksonville courtroom Friday almost four months after pleading guilty to taking Kamiyah Mobley on July 10, 1998.
  • Pope Francis: 'There Is No Time To Lose' On Climate Action

    Pope Francis: 'There Is No Time To Lose' On Climate Action

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    Pope Francis on Saturday warned some of the most powerful figures in the global energy sector that without their help climate change could put human civilization at risk. While correctly noting that " more than one billion people without electricity today need to gain access to it", the pope rules out affordable fossil fuels, which have been the key to economic development in all first-world countries.
  • Rescue boat drifts at sea as Italy takes anti-migrant stance

    Rescue boat drifts at sea as Italy takes anti-migrant stance

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    Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Facebook that he had called on his Maltese counterpart, Joseph Muscat, to "explicitly at least take on the human assistance of persons in difficulty aboard the Aquarius". As of Monday morning, the Aquarius was circling in global waters off Malta after the Italian maritime coordination centre in Rome ordered the vessel to stay put (see map).
  • Woman charged for transporting children in pet kennels

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    According to an affidavit, Cheeks drove the kids from Whitehaven to Collierville, then to Downtown Memphis in 95 degree heat. The little girl can be seen getting out of the cage. According the the affidavit, Cheeks said "there was no room inside the vehicle earlier in the day", so she "told them to get inside the kennel". Local 24 spoke with Cheeks' neighbors about her arrest.
  • Iran, Russia vow to uphold nuclear deal at China summit

    Iran, Russia vow to uphold nuclear deal at China summit

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    The Skripals were in critical condition for weeks before recovering. "I just don't see anything wrong with the American president suggesting that the G7 go back and have another discussion with Russia", Kudlow said on CNN's "State of the Union".
  • War of words erupts between United States and G7 allies

    War of words erupts between United States and G7 allies

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    Following his departure from the summit Saturday evening, Trump tweeted that Trudeau was "Very dishonest & weak" during the summit, drawing criticism from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, including Arizona Republican Sen. But President Donald Trump has helped bring together the most bitter of Canadian enemies, as he lashed out at Trudeau following the Group of Seven meeting in Quebec, and even the country's most staunch conservatives have publicly backed up their Liberal prime ...
  • "Fox & Friends" Anchor Accidentally Calls Donald Trump A "Dictator"

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    Abby Huntsman made the comment while speaking on live to short-lived former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci . Fox News is President Donald Trump's favorite TV network, and Fox & Friends is his favorite show, which makes this recent slip up by Fox & Friends host Abby Huntsman so hilarious.
  • Iraq ballot warehouse hit by blaze as country prepares for recount

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    The ballot boxes are part of a manual recount of votes from the May parliamentary election, mandated in a law passed on Wednesday. Videos shared on social media showed civil firefighters removing ballot boxes from the site. It comes amid mounting fraud allegations surrounding the 12 May elections, when Sadr was announced the surprise victor of the vote. The Saeroon Alliance led by al-Sadr, the Shia who many U.S.
  • Trump renews criticism of Trudeau

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    After Trump left the summit early to fly to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Trudeau conducted a press conference in which he said Canada would not be pushed around by Trump's tariff threats. Navarro added that Trudeau's move was "one of the worst political miscalculations of a Canadian leader in modern Canadian history". The president's team asserted that Trump and his team had agreed to the Communique in good faith, but now it is unclear what trade agreement ...
  • White House slams Canadian PM Justine Trudeau; accuses him of betrayal

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    Krishnamoorthi, who represents Illinois' 8th District, said Trudeau's comments will only hurt the long-term relationship between the United States and Canada . "This year's G7 meeting is already going down as the G6 + 1, with six members on one side and President Trump on the other", Al Jazeera's John Hendren, reporting from Quebec, said.
  • In eye of storm, scant news of Trump summit in North Korea

    In eye of storm, scant news of Trump summit in North Korea

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    Singapore is one of the few countries that have diplomatic relations with both sides. But since taking power after his father's death, the youthful Kim has displayed a mixture of ruthlessness, pragmatism and statecraft to get this prize: to sit across the table with the leader of the United States and be treated as an equal.
  • Trump torpedoes G7 united front as summit ends

    Trump torpedoes G7 united front as summit ends

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    Trump also took aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and said he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry, throwing the G7's efforts to show a united front into disarray. "He was polarizing", Kudlow said during a Sunday morning appearance on CNN's "State of the Union ". "They should have said to him, 'God speed, you are negotiating with the insane nuclear tyrant in North Korea, and we are behind you, '" Kudlow said.
  • Pizza delivery could lead to Hempstead man's deportation

    Pizza delivery could lead to Hempstead man's deportation

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    Republican Rep. Dan Donovan, whose district includes the base, called criticism of the arrest "just more insanity". But Villavicencio disputes this: in an interview from the jail in New Jersey where he is now detained, he told Telemundo, "At no time did I sign a document".
  • Trump withdrew from G7 statement to show toughness: Kudlow

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    At a press conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , Macron called Trump's tariffs "unilateral and illegal". After Trump departed for Singapore for a highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Trudeau criticized Trump for triggering a trade dispute and said Canada would retaliate with tariffs against the U.S.
  • U.S. issues new alert for China

    U.S. issues new alert for China

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    If confirmed by doctors to have the same condition, the two individuals would mark the 25th and 26th confirmed patients from the weird incidents in Cuba that were first disclosed previous year and have been deemed "specific attacks" by the US government.
  • Putin says he’s ‘ready’ to return to G7 after Trump suggestion

    Putin says he’s ‘ready’ to return to G7 after Trump suggestion

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    Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russian Federation was unlikely to gain any traction at the gathering of the group that includes the United States, Canada , Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany. "As far as I know, the USA president has stated that the United States is considering the possibility of additional regulation of deliveries of the automotive vehicles to the U.S.
  • G7 ends in disarray as Trump insults Trudeau

    G7 ends in disarray as Trump insults Trudeau

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    He did a great disservice to the whole G7 ", Kudlow said. In the communique , the group of major industrial nations - Canada , the U.S., the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany - had initially agreed on the need for "free, fair, and mutually beneficial trade " and the importance of fighting protectionism.
  • China says it does not want U.S. trade frictions to escalate

    China says it does not want U.S. trade frictions to escalate

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    Commerce Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said that talks on Sunday between US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Beijing included in-depth discussions about agriculture and energy trade, but he did not confirm that China had made a $70 billion offer.
  • U.S. senators introduce legislation to limit Trump's authority to impose tariffs

    U.S. senators introduce legislation to limit Trump's authority to impose tariffs

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    Congress would have 60 days to approve such proposals by a 60-vote supermajority, or else the tariff proposal would die. "While we all agree on the need to ensure (that) the worldwide trade system is fair for American workers, companies and consumers, unfortunately, the administration is abusing the Section 232 authority delegated to the president by Congress", Corker said Wednesday in a statement.
  • Emmanuel Macron Says 'Things Moving Forward' After G7 Trade Spat

    Emmanuel Macron Says 'Things Moving Forward' After G7 Trade Spat

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    But Kudlow said he doesn't know whether there will be a deal and that Trump had no alternative but to respond the way he did to Trudeau's "very unfortunate" statements. Trudeau said he found the USA move to impose tariffs "insulting" and that he would continue to stand up for Canada's interests, eliciting Trump's tweet backing out of the consensus agreement while flying to Singapore for a summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jon UN.
  • The Queen has successful cataract operation

    The Queen has successful cataract operation

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    If left untreated this can result in the person becoming completely blind. People who have a family history of cataracts are more at risk of developing them. It is the most common operation performed in the United Kingdom, with a high success rate in improving eyesight. The surgery is performed under local anesthetic and is usually over within 40 minutes.
  • Hague court judges overturn ex-Congo VP Bemba's war crime convictions

    Hague court judges overturn ex-Congo VP Bemba's war crime convictions

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    He may not have murdered anyone with his own hands, but as the supreme commander of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo rebel forces, he is responsible for the crimes they committed. He was not released immediately on Friday because he has also been convicted of witness tampering, and an appeals judgment in that case is still pending.
  • North Ireland abortion law illegal: U.K. court

    North Ireland abortion law illegal: U.K. court

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    Sarah Ewart, who in 2013 travelled from Northern Ireland to England after being told her baby would not survive outside the womb, was one of three cases referred to in the Supreme Court judgment. Dismissing calls for Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene, Sir Jeffrey added: "This is a devolved matter and any attempt to change the law without the consent of the Assembly would be a breach of the devolution settlement".
  • In bombshell, Trump says USA backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau

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    It ended worse, with Trump and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatening a trade war, and Trump revoking the US approval of the summit's final joint statement. He also denied the summit had been contentious, a remark that contradicted what one G7 official described as an "extraordinary" exchange on Friday in which Trump repeated a list of trade grievances, mainly concerning the European Union and Canada.
  • US plans to release American captured in Syria in September

    US plans to release American captured in Syria in September

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    After being blocked by a Washington court from handing over the dual US-Saudi citizen, identified only as "John Doe " to Saudi Arabia, the Justice Department said in a filing that it had chose to release the man in Syria, where he was originally taken prisoner.
  • President Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Alli

    President Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Alli

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    Certainly his memory is very popular now. "The pardons are a very positive thing for a president", he said. Ali's legal fight ended in 1971, when the Supreme Court ruled in his favour, reversing his conviction on a technicality. On Wednesday, CNN reported that the White House was preparing paperwork for at least 30 new pardons, which included a pardon for Alice Marie Johnson , a grandmother serving a life-sentence in prison for a non-violent drug crime.
  • Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

    Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

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    According to Arabic-language media, the Israeli Air Force ignited the tire piles to prevent their use later in the day. The protests have seen thousands gather to demand the right of return to their families' lost homes or lands, now in Israel.
  • Foreign leaders stop playing nice with Trump on trade

    Foreign leaders stop playing nice with Trump on trade

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    Trudeau and other leaders who stood up to him. Lashing out at the longtime USA ally and northern neighbor, President Donald Trump tweeted that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is "dishonest & weak" and that the US was pulling back its endorsement of the G-7 summit's communique in part because of what he called Trudeau's "false statements" at a news conference.
  • What's happening in this image from the G7 summit?

    What's happening in this image from the G7 summit?

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    The joint communique, advocating a "rules-based trading system", was reached despite tension over USA tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Awkward handshakes are nothing new for Trump, just ask British Prime Minister Theresa May , Supreme Court Judge Neil Gorsuch and many more.
  • Who Is Keith Davidson? Attorney Claims Stormy Daniels Defamed Him

    Who Is Keith Davidson? Attorney Claims Stormy Daniels Defamed Him

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    The ménage à trois between Donald Trump , Sean Hannity and the increasingly investigated Michael Cohen got stickier today thanks to Stormy Daniels . The claim accused Davidson of failing in his duties as Daniels' ex-attorney. "Mr. Davidson abdicated his role as an advocate and fiduciary of his client Ms.
  • Readmit Russia to G7, US President Donald Trump says to world leaders

    Readmit Russia to G7, US President Donald Trump says to world leaders

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    Xi placed the large golden medal around Putin's neck at the grandiose Great Hall of the People in Beijing in front of dignitaries from both countries. "Economic globalisation and regional economic integration are the trend of the times", Xi said. "He is my best, most intimate friend". "But he's also a very dependable man to work with".
  • Putnam Draws Fire After Background Checks Report

    Putnam Draws Fire After Background Checks Report

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    While there are no statistics as to exactly how many applications went unchecked during that time , it may be well over 260,000, as within the fiscal year from July 2016 to June 2017, a total of 268,000 applications were approved, while 6,470 were denied.