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Trump . "Of course it's wrong to lie, it breaks one of the commandments, I think", Giuliani replied before arguing Trump's "distinction is a correct one". "No, I'm saying the Justice Department should do it". Giuliani says Mr Trump retains his right to pardon and could do so after special counsel Robert Mueller's report is complete, if people were treated "unfairly".
  • Quake strikes Kilauea volcano summit for fourth day

    Quake strikes Kilauea volcano summit for fourth day

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    In early May, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauwe, located on Big Island, is the largest island in the island of Hawaii. A lava fountain is pulsing to heights of 185 to 200 feet. This comes as thick vog, or volcanic smog, continues to surround the southern area of the island, and is expected to move into Kona through the weekend.
  • Migrant 'detente' time with Italy - Macron

    Migrant 'detente' time with Italy - Macron

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    The French and Italian leaders have agreed to work together to push for changes to the European Union's migration rules after previously disagreeing on the issue. While the two leaders were engaged, Italy's foreign minister met with his Maltese counterpart. While Italy has taken much of the flak over the Aquarius, Macron has come in for criticism at home - for remaining silent for two days while the ship was adrift and then laying the blame exclusively at Italy's feet.
  • Greek lawmakers debate no-confidence vote amid name dispute

    Greek lawmakers debate no-confidence vote amid name dispute

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    Friday's often tense debate was disrupted by an extreme right-wing lawmaker calling on the country's military to arrest top government officials for backing the deal. Senior EU officials are to attend Sunday's ceremony, according to Greek reports. And Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said after talks with Ivanov that, in the light of the deal with Greece, Bulgaria should seek to revise aspects of the friendship pact it signed with Macedonia previous year.
  • Pray for Nana, Bawumia - NPP to Muslims

    Pray for Nana, Bawumia - NPP to Muslims

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    The Eid al-Fitr celebration follows the completion of one month of fasting known as Ramadan. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman greeted Saudis and Muslims around the world on the eve of Eid Al-Fitr, which is on Friday. Examples include eating an odd number of dates before they head out to do their prayers, happily greeting family, friends and even strangers, taking a different route home, spraying fragrance, and praying the Eid prayers in congregation.
  • Donald Trump's quip about Kim Jong Un sparks outcry on social media

    Donald Trump's quip about Kim Jong Un sparks outcry on social media

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    Speaking about the highly-contested dictator, the current Commander in Chief notes how "he's the head of the country, and I mean he's the strong head". Since then, he has sent out tweets and messages, peaking with his Friday visit to the White House driveway for the impromptu press availability. But given Mr.
  • Merkel, allies heading for showdown over immigration policy

    Merkel, allies heading for showdown over immigration policy

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    Merkel also rejects the idea, saying any move must be coordinated with fellow European Union government first. The survey found that 62 percent of respondents were in favour of turning back undocumented migrants at the border, in line with the stance of Interior Minister Horst Seehofer who is openly challenging Merkel.
  • Spain prepares to welcome hundreds of migrants on Aquarius rescue ship

    Spain prepares to welcome hundreds of migrants on Aquarius rescue ship

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    A U.S. Navy ship was also on the scene, but according to Lifeline, the Italian coastguard ordered the migrants to be placed on the cargo vessel, which is headed for the Libyan port of Misrata. The Aquarius was then rejected at ports in Malta and spent several days at sea before Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez offered to take in the migrants, among them six pregnant women and more than 100 unaccompanied minors from more than 20 countries including Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan and Ghana.
  • Unbelievable! Taliban fighters, Afghan troops embrace amid ceasefire

    Unbelievable! Taliban fighters, Afghan troops embrace amid ceasefire

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    Some Afghan citizens have been calling on the Afghan government and the Taliban to extend the unprecedented cease-fire. The first formal, nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 USA invasion had been met with jubilation across the country as Afghans - Taliban, security forces and civilians - celebrated Eid, the holiday that caps the fasting month of Ramadan.
  • Shooting at New Jersey arts festival kills 1, injures 20

    Shooting at New Jersey arts festival kills 1, injures 20

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    According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, the incident took place at 3am at Trenton at the Art All Night Festival. He did not identify the fatality. The 24-hour event, which is meant to showcase local talent, was being held at the Roebling Wire Works Building in Trenton and was attended by around at least one thousand people, authorities said.
  • Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort sent to jail ahead of his trial

    Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort sent to jail ahead of his trial

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    On the White House lawn, he took a break from insisting that his administration's policy of imprisoning immigrant children was somehow a law that Democrats made to opine about how unfair it was that Manafort. But the president also declined to say directly whether he believes Manafort or others who are part of Mueller's probe should be pardoned. Kilimnik, who prosecutors say is living in Russian Federation, did not appear in court.
  • New York AG announces lawsuit against Donald J. Trump Foundation

    New York AG announces lawsuit against Donald J. Trump Foundation

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    The attorney general's office is seeking the Trump Foundation to pay $2.8 million in restitution, the amount raised for the foundation at a 2016 Iowa political fundraiser. The Trump Foundation's mission says its funds are to be used "exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, literary or educational purposes", either directly or through other organizations, according to the lawsuit.
  • Beijing bites back as Trump slaps tariffs on China

    Beijing bites back as Trump slaps tariffs on China

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    The tariffs will cover 1,102 Chinese product lines worth about $50 billion a year. Trade between the United States and China "has been very unfair, for a very long time". Beijing's countermeasures closely mirrored Washington's, with 545 American exports, also valued at US$34 billion, facing punitive duties as of Jul 6, including agricultural products and vehicles, according to the official news agency Xinhua.
  • Whiskey bottles littered interstate after crash

    Whiskey bottles littered interstate after crash

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    The accident happened on June 14th at around 10:45 a.m.in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Danny Straessle with the transportation department said one of the truck's cab caught fire during the crash. Crews has to use a mechanical broom to clear the glass from the highway. Trooper Liz Chapman, a spokeswoman for Arkansas State Police, said injuries were reported in the crash, though they were not believed to be serious.
  • Tory MP Sir Christopher Chope blocks bill to make upskirting a crime

    Tory MP Sir Christopher Chope blocks bill to make upskirting a crime

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    Under the new legislation, which will have its second reading in the House of Commons Friday, perpetrators would face up to two years in jail and the most serious offenders would be named on the sex offenders register, PA said. In a statement, campaigner Ms Martin said she had spoken to Sir Christopher, who agreed to discuss the Bill with her. This behaviour is a disgusting invasion of privacy which leaves victims feeling degraded.
  • Border Patrol investigating video of BP vehicle allegedly hitting man

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    U.S Border Patrol ran over an O'odham man today on the Tohono O'odham Nation. He can then be heard reading out the vehicle's license plate number as it drives away. It's an area where Native Americans encounter agents often as they look for illegal immigrants and drug traffickers. After Remes's video began circulating, tribe chairman Edward D.
  • DHS: Nearly 2000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

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    Trump blamed Democrats on Friday for the policy of taking children from their parents, saying, "The Democrats have to change their law, that's their law". Members of a Central American family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepare to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, April 29, 2018.
  • Billions in new tariffs signal start of US-China 'trade war'

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    The Chinese commerce ministry announced that it would place equal tariffs on US goods, and said that all previous trade agreements with the USA are no longer valid. Even though China and the US probably want to negotiate, "the risks are high and the tariffs could well be implemented before the issue is resolved".
  • Moscow taxi mounts pavement and injures people 'wearing Mexico colours'

    Moscow taxi mounts pavement and injures people 'wearing Mexico colours'

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    Yesterday's shocking incident was captured on video, which shows the taxi approach a set of stationary cars waiting in traffic. The driver of the cab then ran from the vehicle as passerby ran after him. Moscow city health officials put that number at eight. Police said that the driver had been detained and that they had opened a criminal case in connection with traffic violations.
  • Canada agrees to continue NAFTA talks, no date set

    Canada agrees to continue NAFTA talks, no date set

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    Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters in Washington: "I'm confident we will have full ratification in the end, and the important thing is this agreement has entered into force as an economic matter". Brian Kingston of the Business Council of Canada was encouraged to hear the NAFTA talks could continue this summer. On Thursday, Champagne said 12 countries have already ratified the deal and he argued Italy's exports to Canada are up eight per cent since the provisional ...
  • She went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python

    She went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python

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    The victim was a 54-year-old woman identified as Wa Tiba who had suddenly gone missing while tending her vegetable garden. Family and other villagers launched a search for her, and found the bloated snake around 50 meters from where her belongings were found.
  • Sherman marches in support of keeping families together

    Sherman marches in support of keeping families together

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    Washington, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people protested in dozens of cities in the United States against the policy implemented by the Donald Trump administration to separate immigrant families detained on the south border.
  • Trump Wants to Be Treated Like North Korea Chief Kim Jong

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    Later Friday, Trump told reporters at the White House that he hasn't criticized Kim's human rights records because he doesn't want to "see a nuclear weapon destroy you and your family". But Trump seems keen to claim a quick diplomatic victory, and the halt to United States military exercises on the peninsula is a significant concession to both Pyongyang and Washington's rival China.
  • Eid truce between Afghan army and Taliban marred by deadly blast

    Eid truce between Afghan army and Taliban marred by deadly blast

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    For many Afghans it has been first glimpse of peace in their lifetime. The Taliban are fighting USA -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, combined under the Resolute Support mission, and the US -backed government to restore Shariah, or Islamic law, after their ouster by US -led forces in 2001.
  • Greek parliament debates no-confidence motion in government

    Greek parliament debates no-confidence motion in government

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    The deal with Greece was reached on June 12 after decades of disputes. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev of Macedonia agreed Tuesday to rename the latter's country North Macedonia, ending a disagreement that has prevented it from joining global institutions such as NATO.
  • Taxi driver crashes into group of World Cup fans in Russian Federation

    Taxi driver crashes into group of World Cup fans in Russian Federation

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    Russian news agency Interfax has quoted a source as saying the driver may have been drunk. There were no immediate details on the severity of the pedestrians' injuries. An ambulance is parked near a damaged taxi, which ran into crowds of people in central Moscow , Russia June 16, 2018. Seven or eight people were injured during the crash, according to local media reports.
  • New York Sues Trump for Using His Foundation As A Slush Fund

    New York Sues Trump for Using His Foundation As A Slush Fund

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    Underwood says the non-profit organisation should be dissolved after supporting Trump's 2016 United States presidential campaign and more than 10 years of illegal conduct. "In 2016, the board knowingly allowed the foundation to be coopted by Trump's presidential campaign", the suit says. An official for the watchdog group Common Cause said the NY investigation provided details of actions that could also violate a federal ban on campaigns funneling "soft money" through nonprofits.
  • Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

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    The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on objective. Mexico are due to play Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday in the city and two Mexican women are in a stable condition after the incident, the country's embassy in Moscow said on Twitter.
  • Australia apology for institutional child sex abuse

    Australia apology for institutional child sex abuse

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    Turnbull said Wednesday that Australia must 'do everything in our power to honor the bravery of the thousands of people who came forward'. In December, a special commission investigating the institutional response to allegations of sexual abuse of minors presented its final report, with more than 400 recommendations regarding what it described as a national "tragedy", including 122 for the government, reports Efe news.
  • Father's Day weekend will be dangerously hot, meteorologists warn

    Father's Day weekend will be dangerously hot, meteorologists warn

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    The Kansas City metro area is in for a sweltering weekend with temperatures and heat indexes pushing toward 100 degrees. That is a whole lot better than the heat of yesterday and the heat of this upcoming weekend. There were flashes of summer last month, however, when two days in late May reached 95 degrees, Mott said. Still, Elk Grove Village is taking no chances.
  • Kansas sheriff’s deputies shot and killed while transporting inmate

    Kansas sheriff’s deputies shot and killed while transporting inmate

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    The inmate was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area near the Wyandotte County Courthouse and was taken to a hospital. Pictures taken by local media show the white van, its doors wide open, parked in a gated portion of the parking lot and surrounded with yellow evidence markers.
  • Glasgow fire: Art school's Mackintosh building ravaged

    Glasgow fire: Art school's Mackintosh building ravaged

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    It said: "There is a fire at the Mackintosh Building". "Operations control mobilised a number of fire engines to the scene after the call came in at 11.19pm on Friday, 15 June", a police spokesperson told Sky News. Flames and plumes of smoke engulfed the world-renowned Mackintosh building in the city centre. Connor Neil, 22, said people were being evacuated from their homes and there was a "big orange light" which could be seen from streets away.
  • Fires break out in towers in Britain on Grenfell anniversary

    Fires break out in towers in Britain on Grenfell anniversary

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    She also visited a local fire station to thank emergency services personnel who attended the incident. One by one, relatives announced the names of the deceased accompanied by a flurry from a bongo drum, before pinning their pictures at the "wall of truth" - a section of the fencing around the tower featuring messages and candles.
  • Donald Trump wants his ‘people’ to be like Kim’s ‘people’

    Donald Trump wants his ‘people’ to be like Kim’s ‘people’

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    Speaking on Trump's possible visit for the World Cup, Peskov said "for this there is even no need for North America to win". Trump said he told Kim he would like to get the American remains being held in North Korea. The President is understood to have questioned why United States officials could not move the date to an earlier point in time according to people familiar with the matter.
  • Democrats rebuff Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea

    Democrats rebuff Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea

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    The United States has nuclear weapons. Graham said the Singapore summit was a good start. Asked whether he would sign onto an AUMF as an alternative, Menendez said, "I'm not ready to give an authorization for use of military force to this President or any other one until I understand the path for peace is not attainable, and the threat continues to be a real challenge to the national security of the United States, and we have all of the intelligence on a robust debate in the Senate on ...