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Trump has taken issue with this promise, and in an interview, he responded to Fox News' Tucker Carlson's question over why American soldiers should be sent to defend, for example, Montenegro. McCain tweeted , "The people of #Montenegro boldly withstood pressure from #Putin's Russian Federation to embrace democracy". Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Clarifies Remark About Holocaust Deniers Following Online Furor

    Mark Zuckerberg Clarifies Remark About Holocaust Deniers Following Online Furor

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    Zuckerberg: It's hard to impugn intent and to understand the intent. The first type gets banned, and the second doesn't. In a podcast interview with Recode's Kara Swisher , Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that he wouldn't ban Holocaust deniers from the platform because it's not Facebook's job to prevent anyone from saying something false - it's more focused on stopping misinformation campaigns and other malicious activity.
  • Trump Makes Statement on Putin Summit

    Trump Makes Statement on Putin Summit

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    During the press conference, Putin denied Russia had meddled in the U.S. election, but admitted: "I wanted him to win because he talked about normalising Russian-American relations". Senior administration officials told CBS News that a "damage control" effort is underway to clean up the mess created by Trump's comments in Helsinki.
  • United Kingdom police close in on possible suspects in Novichok poisoning

    United Kingdom police close in on possible suspects in Novichok poisoning

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    Last week, the London Metropolitan Police, which is investigating the incident, said they found the source of the nerve agent - a small bottle in Rowley's house. The newspaper quoted an American official as saying that Britain was "closing in on identifying the individuals they believe carried out the operation" although it was not ruled out that other agencies could have been involved.
  • Donald Trump and Melania Trump Honor Return of Fallen Secret Service Agent

    Donald Trump and Melania Trump Honor Return of Fallen Secret Service Agent

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    They said: "The Secret Service thanks the medical personnel in Scotland, in addition to the members of the White House Medical Unit and Police Scotland who provided exceptional care and support for a member of our family ". Trump had traveled from London to Scotland on Friday evening and was there until Sunday. "Melania and I deeply grateful for his lifetime of devotion.
  • Musk apologises for 'pedo' caver tweet

    Musk apologises for 'pedo' caver tweet

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    In a series of tweets Tuesday night, the Tesla CEO said that he "spoke in anger" and that he should not have branded the diver a "pedophile". Musk's " pedo " tweet caused Tesla's shares to fall Monday, although they have since recovered the losses.
  • Fired FBI Director James Comey: Vote Democrat, Or You're A Traitor

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    The intervention from Comey urging Americans to vote for Democrats in this year's midterms will be seen as ironic by some, as many blame the ex-FBI chief for Hilary Clinton's loss to Trump in 2016. At a summit in Helsinki with the Russian president, Trump said, "I have President Putin; he just said it's not Russia". Trump responded by calling Comey an "untruthful slime ball" and praising his decision to dismiss him in May 2017 in an act that has been under scrutiny by special counsel ...
  • Wisconsin bicyclist gets stuck in drawbridge after riding through gates

    Wisconsin bicyclist gets stuck in drawbridge after riding through gates

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    Deputy chief Brett Halderson said: 'Our officers were called out because a woman had ridden through a barrier and fallen into the crevice when the bridge was pulled up. Police say the woman was treated at a hospital for facial injuries. They rush to her aide and manage to get her out just in time, while one of them is calling 911.
  • Israeli enemy targets a military site in Aleppo countryside

    Israeli enemy targets a military site in Aleppo countryside

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    Israel has carried out several attacks on this specific air base in the past, claiming it was targeting Iranian fighters and weapons. The official Syrian news agency SANA cited an unnamed military source as saying that Israel was responsible for the attack, and said that it caused "only material damage".
  • British police investigating how Novichok bottle ended up in home

    British police investigating how Novichok bottle ended up in home

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    Her partner Mr Rowley, 45, is still seriously ill in hospital. It's thought the novichok she was exposed to was from the batch used in a failed bid to kill ex-KGB spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in March. Police said this was being done in close consultation with the hospital and the doctors. Search teams must wear protective equipment which takes 40 minutes to put on and take off inside sterile tents where, thanks to the recent hot weather, temperatures have ...
  • USA sanctions against Iran will hurt European Union companies

    USA sanctions against Iran will hurt European Union companies

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    The ICJ is already due to hear a complaint on October 8 that Iran lodged two years ago against the United States for freezing around $2 billion of its assets held overseas. Zarif addressed world diplomats and Iranian businessmen at a lavish Tehran hotel on Monday night, in a meeting designed as a show of continued mutual support in the face of U.S.
  • Trump Press Conference With Putin Sparks Bipartisan Ire

    Trump Press Conference With Putin Sparks Bipartisan Ire

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    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Monday directly challenged comments by President Trump , saying the US intelligence community has been "clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election". John Bolton, Trump's national security adviser, said in an interview with ABC's "This Week" that the United States would not be looking for "deliverables" and that the meeting would be "unstructured", beginning with a one-on-one session between the two leaders.
  • Dozens of fleeing Syrians turned away from Israeli border

    Dozens of fleeing Syrians turned away from Israeli border

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    The government is now in control of more than four-fifth of that province's territory, the monitor said. In two days since Sunday, at least 43 regime fighters have been killed in both Daraa and Quneitra , while 48 jihadists and rebels have lost their lives, the Observatory said.
  • Theresa May: there could be 'no Brexit at all'

    Theresa May: there could be 'no Brexit at all'

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    In the past few days, Trump's first official visit to Britain has been steered wildly off course by a series of humiliating remarks he has made about May's leadership - especially her handling of the tense Brexit negotiations. The accused were part of "active cyber operations to interfere in the 2016 presidential elections", Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a press conference on Friday.
  • Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet

    Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet

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    Trump, just hours before his highly anticipated one-on-one meeting with Putin, took to social media to cast blame for the state of the American relationship with Moscow . Trump's remarks at the news conference brought swift condemnation from Democrats and Republicans alike. Commentators on popular Sunday night talk show "Vecher" or "Evening" said Putin goes into Monday's summit in Helsinki as the stronger figure, notably coming off his hosting of the World Cup.
  • Trump now says no 'time limit' to denuclearise North Korea

    Trump now says no 'time limit' to denuclearise North Korea

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    USA and North Korean officials met on the inter-Korean border on Sunday to discuss the return of remains, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said. The president echoed his own statement to reporters from a day before, when he said that "we have no time limit [on denuclearization]".
  • Putin says he told Trump that Russia prepared to extend START treaty

    Putin says he told Trump that Russia prepared to extend START treaty

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    According to Masha Gissen of The New Yorker , their meeting reflected "their shared understanding of power: the triumph of nothing over everyone". Putin denied the notion that Russian spy bosses may hold compromising information on Trump , who in his previous business career oversaw the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013.
  • Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue

    Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue

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    Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. They were trapped more than a mile from the main entrance, and rescue divers had to navigate tight and treacherous passages to retrieve them. He has been hailed as a hero who sacrificed himself for the boys' safety.
  • Prosecutors: Butina is flight risk, should stay in jail until trial

    Prosecutors: Butina is flight risk, should stay in jail until trial

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    The filings also describe certain actions taken by Butina to further this effort during multiple visits from Russian Federation and, later, when she entered and resided in the United States on a student visa. Person 1 sex in exchange for a position within a special interest organization". She is scheduled for a detention hearing Wednesday afternoon on whether to release her from jail before trial, and prosecutors filed a motion this morning outlining why she should be held without bond.
  • Former intel chiefs condemn Trump’s news conference with Putin

    Former intel chiefs condemn Trump’s news conference with Putin

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    Trump hasn't announced specific goals for his meeting with Putin, but said that " nothing bad is going to come out of it and maybe some good will come out". "Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news", Tusk tweeted late Sunday during an EU-China summit in Beijing, without naming Trump directly.
  • Donald Trump: New Air Force One Will Be Red, White, and Blue

    Donald Trump: New Air Force One Will Be Red, White, and Blue

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    President Donald Trump says the new Air Force One planes will be red, white and blue, a shift away from the classic "baby blue" design that they have had for decades. "Red, white, and blue", Trump said. Trump told CBS he was able to save $1.5 billion on the deal, although those savings couldn't be confirmed. Air Force budget documents released in February for fiscal year 2019 disclosed a $3.9 billion cost for the two-aircraft program.
  • The world watches as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki

    The world watches as Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki

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    Senator Lindsey Graham strongly criticised Mr Trump for failing to deliver a strong warning to Russian Federation. He pitched the idea when asked if he would extradite 12 Russian spies accused of hacking Democrats during the campaign to the USA where they could face trial.
  • Putin summit: U.S. president reverses remarks on Russian meddling

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    James Clapper, who was director of national intelligence under Obama between 2010 and 2017, described Trump remarks as "truly unbelievable". When asked about election meddling during a joint news conference with Putin on Monday, Trump said , "President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today".
  • Turkeys plan to buy Russian defence system a risk for Nato

    Turkeys plan to buy Russian defence system a risk for Nato

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    Norway, Britain and Italy will have a total of 40 F-35s in Europe by the end of the year, with 24 more to be delivered next year and the Netherlands to receive two jets as well, according to a spokesman for the U.S. The fighting superiority of the new F-35 jet fighter could be compromised if Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, purchases the S-400 defense system from Russian Federation.
  • Trump condemns Russian Federation probe after Putin talks

    Trump condemns Russian Federation probe after Putin talks

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    Looking sombre, the two leaders exchanged a few opening remarks in front of the press at the start of their summit in Helsinki . After welcoming Trump to Helsinki , Putin told Trump that it was time to talk about relations between Moscow and Washington and he suggested they should discuss hard multi-national issues.
  • Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

    Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

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    Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki was due to arrive in Ethiopia on Saturday to cement a stunning rapprochement between the neighbors that has swept away two decades of hostility in a matter of weeks. The global community has embraced the reunion as a welcome development in a key, and often unstable, region along one of the world's busiest shipping lanes and across from the Arabian Peninsula .
  • Chennai: Divyang minor gang raped for 7 months

    Chennai: Divyang minor gang raped for 7 months

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    The arrests were made following a complaint by the victim's father that his 11-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by several men in the apartment complex. Three days later two men from outside the complex also raped her and videotaped the incident. The decision came amid spiralling outrage over the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir and several other cases of sexual assault involving minors in recent months.
  • Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

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    Immunity would relieve them of the need of Fifth Amendment protections, so the witnesses could then be forced to testify. Prosecutors say that if they do testify, they are requesting "use immunity". They claimed that potential jurors in Alexandria were more likely to have supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. The trial is set to begin July 25 in Alexandria, Va.
  • Alabama man’s 32-kilometre walk to work attracts praise, new auto

    Alabama man’s 32-kilometre walk to work attracts praise, new auto

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    Here's what you need to know. His reward fit the amount of dedication and determination he put in into that single gesture: when he heard of Carr's feat, his new boss gave him his own auto as a present, AL.com reports. At 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning, another officer, Scott Duffey, brought Carr to the home of Jenny Lamey, where was set to meet his new colleagues and begin helping her family move.
  • Trump dismisses idea of Russian Federation having compromising intel

    Trump dismisses idea of Russian Federation having compromising intel

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    MICROBLOGGING SITE Twitter has suspended two prominent accounts which are believed to be linked to Russian's propaganda efforts during the 2016 presidential election. The president has said he will raise the issue of election meddling with the Russian leader but doesn't expect him to admit to it. Though U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation intervened in the U.S.
  • Cher blasts Donald Trump's 'inexcusable' behaviour with the Queen

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    Since the theory went viral, other jewel watches have come forward to say that the Queen was showing her disapproval through more than just her brooches. The Queen's snowflake brooch features 48 sapphires mined from Canada's Baffin Island. Julie noticed that the Queen received the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar for an audience at Windsor Castle wearing a brooch verbally called The American State Visit Brooch .
  • May's Brexit plan on knife-edge as defeat avoided by 6 votes

    May's Brexit plan on knife-edge as defeat avoided by 6 votes

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    To dispel the Tory infighting on Tuesday, May is expected to ask MPs to vote to start the parliament's summer recess on Thursday, five days before the expected end to the political season. On Monday, he was among those supporting amendments to a customs bill created to toughen the Chequers deal and reduce May's scope to make concessions when she negotiates with the European Union.
  • Possible serial killer caught after Houston-area manhunt

    Possible serial killer caught after Houston-area manhunt

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    Police say he led them on a 14-minute auto chase, before being taken into custody without incident. "At this point I would have to say that from all evidence what we're seeing so far, that's what we're facing right now - a possible serial killer ", Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters.
  • Trump Tells Hannity Putin Denied Meddling: He Was ‘Very, Very Strong’

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    We don't know if Trump's performance at Monday's news conference was a weak attempt at diplomacy or perhaps vanity about his 2016 election victory. He also insisted that he saw no reason why Putin - who said on Monday that Trump was his preferred candidate in 2016 - would have wanted to influence the USA election.
  • Officer shoots through windshield during wild vehicle chase

    Officer shoots through windshield during wild vehicle chase

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    Police say Miranda was shot and killed by a shotgun bullet from a different officer, Paul Solomon. Nunez was taken to the hospital and has been booked for murder and attempted murder of a police officer. Umana fires several more shots at the SUV before it crashes in front of a school. 30-year-old Rene Nunez was found hiding and wounded on the school grounds and was arrested.
  • Public anger mounts in Iraq's Basra over poor utilities

    Public anger mounts in Iraq's Basra over poor utilities

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    On Saturday night, protesters attacked and set fire to branches of Prime Minister Haider al Abadi's Islamic Dawa Party, the National Wisdom movement led by Ammar al Hakim, the Iranian-backed Al Badr Organisation and the Shia Supreme Islamic Council Party in Maysan.