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There is no certainty it would attract support in Washington from leading Republicans. "I don't know why people would believe them when they say their description of the meeting". At a news conference wrapping up the two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Trudeau was pressed to provide more details about the USA president's sudden insistence that allies have agreed to spend more - and to do it more quickly.
  • Stormy Daniels arrested in OH during strip club show

    Stormy Daniels arrested in OH during strip club show

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    Avenatti said the arrest was a politically-motivated "sting operation". They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this? Avenatti did not provide details on the "act" in question, but he said Daniels was "arrested for allegedly allowing a customer to touch her while on stage in a non sexual manner".
  • ‘I think they like me a lot in the UK’

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    Trump was making his first trip to Great Britain as president after a tense summit with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels that began Wednesday and on the heels of ruptures in May's government because of the crisis over Britain's exit from the European Union .
  • London awaits Trump's visit, braces for protests

    London awaits Trump's visit, braces for protests

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    Ms Elliott, who is originally from Virginia, said she is hopeful there could be a state visit by Mr Trump next year. "But I believe the people in the UK, Scotland, Ireland - as you know I have property in Ireland, I have property all over - I think that those people, they like me a lot and they agree with me on immigration ".
  • Gaza Sanctioned by Israel for 'Kite Blazes'

    Gaza Sanctioned by Israel for 'Kite Blazes'

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    Palestinians in Gaza, which the United Nations said would be " unliveable by 2020 " have been demonstrating against Israel's decade-long blockade of the territory and in support of their right to return to lands they fled or were driven from during the war surrounding the creation of Israel in 1948.
  • Professor's cat climbs onto his head in TV interview

    Professor's cat climbs onto his head in TV interview

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    Unfortunately for the world, Targalski's interview was pre-taped so the footage of Lisio crawling up his arm never actually aired on TV. Amazingly, Targalski was unfazed by his cat, even moving Lisio's tail out of his way when it covered his eyes.
  • Michael Avenatti calls Stormy Daniels arrest 'politically motivated'

    Michael Avenatti calls Stormy Daniels arrest 'politically motivated'

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    Avenatti went on. "This was a complete set up.it's absurd that law enforcement resources are being spent to conduct a sting operation". The porn star's lawyer said the arrest "reeks of desperation", and said Daniels was performing the same routine she had done "at almost a hundred strip clubs" throughout the country.
  • Will Donald Trump meet Boris Johnson? 'Not sure,' says USA ambassador

    Will Donald Trump meet Boris Johnson? 'Not sure,' says USA ambassador

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    Boris Johnson has been a friend of the president, was a friend during the election and he has a warm and close relationship with the president. "And, as Prime Minister, it is the Brexit I am determined to deliver". Speaking at the Institute of global and European Affairs in Dublin, Minister Coveney said there had not been a clear British negotiating position for many months.
  • Thailand cave: Museum and movie in the works for Tham Luang

    Thailand cave: Museum and movie in the works for Tham Luang

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    The 12 young footballers - aged between 11 and 16 - and their 25-year-old coach were trapped in the cave in an ordeal that riveted people around the world. Meanwhile divers involved in the rescue operation have broken their silence on how the team managed to extract the boys and their coach from the cave where they had been stuck for more than two weeks.
  • Woman accidentally stole auto, kept it for two weeks

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    After renting the auto, MacKay said the woman drove three or four minutes to the local Walmart where she did some grocery shopping. The woman accidentally stole his vehicle after driving to Walmart right after picking up her rental Nissan Sentra from the local Enterprise Rental auto.
  • White House Unhappy With Pompeo-North Korea Visit

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    North Korea did not take kindly to the content of Pompeo's visit, which covered what the US definition of denuclearization is and what would be needed for sanctions relief. North Korea may soon allow the U.S.to resume the search for the remains of thousands of American service members killed in the Korean War. The approximately US$14 million is not an insignificant sum, but represents only a tiny portion of the Pentagon's US$700 billion budget.
  • Kane ‘gutted’ as England’s World Cup dream dies

    Kane ‘gutted’ as England’s World Cup dream dies

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    If they had beaten Croatia, England would have reached only their second World Cup final. "We were planning to leave, but now we have to stay until Monday", said Sinisa Pavlek, a Croatian living in Germany as he emerged from the stadium with a broad smile on his face.
  • Cotton: Democrats’ Opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘Laughable Political Game’

    Cotton: Democrats’ Opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘Laughable Political Game’

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    Trump said Monday he picked Kavanaugh for his "impeccable credentials, unsurpassed qualifications and proven commitment to equal justice under the law". On the other hand, if a nominee was a law professor, academic writing can sometimes be more damaging than helpful. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., pointed to the Women's March statement as proof that he was correct when he said Sunday that Trump "could nominate George Washington and the left would go insane".
  • Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to increase defense spend to 4 percent

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    Germany , one of America's closest allies, is doubling its energy imports from Russia's Gazprom just as the US continues to spend billions of dollars to protect Germany and the rest of Europe from Russian Federation. on trade and needed to immediately boost spending. The tough rhetoric against a core ally comes just days before Trump is set to meet one-on-one with Putin in Finland.
  • Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

    Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

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    Had Kane added to his six goals in Russian Federation with either of his back-to-back chances in the first half against Croatia on Wednesday, when England was dominating and led 1-0, he could yet be lifting the trophy on Sunday. "People say I had a hard season but I don't agree with that", Lovren said . "We will go into this final to win it as we have still not gotten over the [2016] final".
  • Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

    Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

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    Mr Trump raised eyebrows when he went out of his way to praise Boris Johnson after he resigned as foreign secretary , while insisting it was up to the British people whether Mrs May remained in office or not. "But from the public, the welcome will be far from warm", he added saying there would be protests across the country against Trump's "abysmal record on human rights, his repugnant attitude towards women and his disgusting treatment of minorities".
  • Trump Confronts NATO. Then Pompeo Praises It

    Trump Confronts NATO. Then Pompeo Praises It

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    President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met after the US leader publicly lambasted the longtime ally over its spending on national defense and a Russian oil pipeline. According to Eurostat , the European Union's main statistics agency, Russian Federation is the source of 25% to 50% of Germany's oil imports and 50% to 75% of its gas imports.
  • Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling

    Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling

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    Another four were rescued on Monday and the last four boys and the coach were brought out on Tuesday, prompting rounds of spontaneous applause as ambulances and helicopters passed. Eight of the boys were brought out on stretchers over the first two days - four each on Sunday and Monday. Rescue efforts bore fruit on Sunday as four of the children were pulled from the ordeal , while an additional four were added to the rescue tally on Monday.
  • British Woman Exposed To Nerve Agent Dies; Murder Investigation Launched

    British Woman Exposed To Nerve Agent Dies; Murder Investigation Launched

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    Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu described her death as "shocking and tragic news" and said the force's thoughts are with the families of both victims. The nominally retired double agent Sergei Skripal spent several weeks in a coma after being discovered on a bench in Salisbury in March; he eventually recovered enough to be released from the hospital.
  • Lisa Murkowski is ‘annoyed’ with prejudging of Trump’s Supreme Court pick

    Lisa Murkowski is ‘annoyed’ with prejudging of Trump’s Supreme Court pick

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    Troy Covington, a practicing litigator with Supreme Court-related expertise, told Business Insider on Tuesday that Kavanaugh's record on abortion is less clear-cut than some on the left make it out to be. Golston's group is nonpartisan, and she said they would back Republicans for election to the Senate if they supported the Reproductive Health Act, but so far, no GOP candidate has done so.
  • Trump Opens NATO Summit by Pitching a Fit

    Trump Opens NATO Summit by Pitching a Fit

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    And he said: "Dear America, appreciate your allies - after all you don't have that many ". The U.S. spends the most at 22.1 percent because it has the largest economy. "Germany is a captive of Russian Federation", the president said. In 2017, the USA paid more to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation than Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom combined, and President Trump has made the case the U.S.
  • Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

    Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

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    The match then went to extra-time, and Mandzukic gave his team the lead 19 minutes in, running onto a headed pass from earlier goalscorer Perisic and smashing a low drive past England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford . Pushing wide players Ante Rebic and Ivan Perisic into more advanced roles was not the most complex move but it was one that turned the match on its head.
  • China vows retaliation for latest $200bn USA tariff threat

    China vows retaliation for latest $200bn USA tariff threat

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    China's commerce ministry said it was "shocked" and would complain to the World Trade Organisation, but did not immediately say how it would retaliate. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative's office, gives notice to those who wish to comment on the proposal and lists hundreds of products that would be subjected to the new tariffs.
  • Trump Floats Idea NATO Allies Should Double Defense Spending Target

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    Democratic leaders attacked President Donald Trump as signifying he is " more loyal" to Russian President Vladimir Putin than he is to the United States' NATO allies after Trump launched his latest attacks on US partners. Germany is totally controlled by Russia, Trump said. In a bilateral breakfast meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , in front of reporters, Trump immediately launched into a tirade about the pipeline.
  • Paul Manafort treated as prison 'VIP', to be moved

    Paul Manafort treated as prison 'VIP', to be moved

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    Manafort doesn't even have to wear a prison jumpsuit. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is being held on witness tampering charges as he awaits trial on fraud, money laundering and other charges related to the Russian Federation probe.
  • USA unveils $200 billion list of China imports for tariffs

    USA unveils $200 billion list of China imports for tariffs

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    Although it was not a direct reaction to the new move from Trump's administration, the official English-language newspaper China Daily said in an editorial that Beijing had to stand up to Washington. " China stands in line with the worldwide community on the correct side of history to together protect the rules of the multilateral trade order", foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua said on Wednesday.
  • Stray shot kills California woman in Mexico City for wedding anniversary

    Stray shot kills California woman in Mexico City for wedding anniversary

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    The Mexico City prosecutor's office said Mirutenko was shot by one of two men on a motorcycle as she and three others left the restaurant, El Universal reported. Wasyl Mirutenko says they were selecting flowers for a wedding a year ago, adding "today we were looking at flowers for the funeral". As a mother, we always say things, but she inspired me to be better.
  • ‘UK is in turmoil’, says president

    ‘UK is in turmoil’, says president

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    Johnson has so far remained out of the spotlight since he resigned, and there has been little comment from potential leadership contender, leading pro-Brexit lawmaker, Jacob Rees-Mogg, who has been critical of May's proposals. Will Boris Johnson sing a new tune now that he is just another unhappy Conservative MP over Brexit? "We're two years on from the referendum and the party of government seems more divided than ever", the Labour MP said.
  • Pakistani authorities arrest son-in-law of ousted premier Sharif

    Pakistani authorities arrest son-in-law of ousted premier Sharif

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    The drama of the arrest continued for four hours during which the NAB team remained unable to take him into custody as police contingents acted as silent spectators. His daughter Maryum Nawaz Sharif is also arriving with him for offering their arrests to NAB authorities at Lahore Airport. Sharif's 44-year-old daughter and co-accused Maryam was given seven years for abetment, and one year for non-cooperation with the NAB - also to run concurrently.
  • Trump's Personal Driver Sues Him for 3300 Hours of Unpaid Overtime

    Trump's Personal Driver Sues Him for 3300 Hours of Unpaid Overtime

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    The complaint describes Trump's actions towards his driver as " an utterly callous display of unwarranted privilege and entitlement " and says that Trump demonstrated "callousness and cupidity" when he denied Cintron a raise. In total, Cintron is owed "in excess of $350,000", Larry Hutcher, one of Cintron lawyers, told NBC News. In addition, Cintron is alleging that he only received pay increases on two occasions in the past 15 years.
  • Man harasses woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it’s ‘un-American’

    Man harasses woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it’s ‘un-American’

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    Puerto Rico is a USA territory and Puerto Ricans are US citizens, dating back to the signing of the Jones-Shafroth Act in 1917. The United States acquired Puerto Rico as a territory in 1899. "You never know, you're right", Connor says. The park is now investigating the conduct of the police officer in question, who has been assigned to desk duty till the investigation reaches its conclusion.
  • Looting follows protests in Haitian capital

    Looting follows protests in Haitian capital

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    The public can call the State Department about US citizens stuck in Haiti at 888-407-4747 from the U.S and Canada, or 202-501-4444 from outside of North America. "I want to tell [President] Jovenel [Moise] that Haiti is not for him and his family". The protests and the resulting violence take place in a nation whose people are in despair and have lost confidence in the government as Haiti experiences depreciation of the local currency, the Haitian gourde, double-digit inflation, and no jobs.
  • Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president with vast new powers

    Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president with vast new powers

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    He defeated a coalition of opposition parties in a snap election last month to hold onto power. Erdogan previously said that there will not be any members or parliamentarians of his Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in the new cabinet, hinting that it will be made up of ex-politicians and bureaucrats.
  • World's ugliest dog Zsa Zsa dies just weeks after winning title

    World's ugliest dog Zsa Zsa dies just weeks after winning title

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    Her life began at a Missouri puppy mill, where she spent five years before being purchased by the nonprofit Underdog Rescue . Zsa Zsa , who made worldwide headlines when she won the World's Ugliest Dog competition in San Francisco less about two weeks ago, made headlines again with news of her death.
  • Victorian death linked to listeria outbreak

    Victorian death linked to listeria outbreak

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    Woolworths said that while random tests on the product had found no evidence of listeria, the move was a precautionary measure and had been taken on global instruction. All of the affected supermarket products have been made by Greenyard Frozen UK even though many of them are sold as supermarket own brand products.
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk on EU-NATO cooperation

    Remarks by President Donald Tusk on EU-NATO cooperation

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    Trump was referring to the controversial $12 billion proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russian Federation and Germany. Brussels is the first stop of a week-long European tour that will include stops in London and Scotland, as well as a highly anticipated meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin .
  • Facebook hit with first fine in Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal

    Facebook hit with first fine in Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal

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    The tech giant is accused of not properly protecting user data and not sharing how people's data was harvested by others. The data regulator found that the social network failed to safeguard users' information and allowed people's personal data to be harvested by others, constituting a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • British man injured in Amesbury incident regains consciousness

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    We sincerely apologise if any offence was caused, especially to the families of Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley, and understand the timing of the release of this product may have lacked sensitivity . Mr Basu, the Met Police's assistant commissioner for specialist operations, said scientific advice suggested that the nerve agent could remain active for decades.