• U.S., Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises
U.S., Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

Mattis said , "We maintain a strong collaborative defensive stance to ensure diplomats continue to negotiate from a position of unquestioned strength". On Thursday in Seoul Mattis defended Trumpa's decision to halt a war games, saying it would help diplomats negotiate, but assured the South Korean government of an ironclad commitment to its sec...

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  • French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter
French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter

According to news channel BFM-TV, the breakout was pulled off while Faid was in the prison's visiting room around 11.30am local time. "An armed commando group landed in the courtyard of the Sud-Francilien prison in Reau while he was in the visitors' room", the authority said.

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  • Axios: Trump wants to withdraw from WTO
Axios: Trump wants to withdraw from WTO

It is unlikely that Trump will ultimately pull the U.S. out of the WTO , the report said, and White House officials said there was no plan to do so. The US President has not shied away from taking actions by imposing steep trade tariffs on countries such as China, Canada and Mexico.

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  • Japan eases North Korea missile alert system
Japan eases North Korea missile alert system

Harris, who previously served as the commander of US Pacific Command, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday. Siegfried Hecker, a nuclear scientist and Stanford University professor, has predicted it would take around 10 years to dismantle and clean up a substantial part of North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site.

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  • Maryland shooting suspect had been fired by a government contractor
Maryland shooting suspect had been fired by a government contractor

Ramos had a well-documented history of harassing the paper's journalists, a feud that apparently began over a column about Ramos pleading guilty to harassing a woman. After his grandmother died several years ago, Ramos stopped attending family gatherings, she said. Little has been released about Ramos, other than that he is single, has no childre...

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  • 9 stabbed in 'evil,' unprovoked spree at apartment complex
9 stabbed in 'evil,' unprovoked spree at apartment complex

Police responded to a call of a man with a knife at 8:46 p.m. (10:46 p.m. ET) and arrived at the apartment complex four minutes later, Bones said. All were taken to a hospital, police said, and at least four had life-threatening injuries. The attack resulted in the most victims in a single incident in Boise Police Department history, the police chi...

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  • Trump told what will speak with Putin
Trump told what will speak with Putin

Trump and Putin will discuss "the current state and prospects of further development of Russian-US relations and also vital issues of the worldwide agenda", the Kremlin press service said . Asked about potentially lifting sanctions on Russia, Trump told reporters, " We'll see what Russia does". "Well, we'll see ", Bolton quipped. We're going ...

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  • North Korea plotting to keep arsenal
North Korea plotting to keep arsenal

He said the administration was well aware of North Korea's track record over the decades in dragging out negotiations with the U.S.to continue weapons development. The Financial Times reported that Pompeo hopes to visit Pyongyang in the second week of this month. Suspicions over North Korea's commitment to denuclearize has been growing as ...

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  • Immigration protests: Thousands rally to condemn Trump policies
Immigration protests: Thousands rally to condemn Trump policies

One protester was arrested after "unwanted contact with a Trump supporter", Orlando Police Lt. Jacqueline Howard said. Last week the US House of Representatives, as expected, defeated a Republican "compromise" bill aimed at dealing with a crisis over immigrant children being separated from their families.

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  • Delhi: 11 members of a family found dead in Burari, investigation on
Delhi: 11 members of a family found dead in Burari, investigation on

He found the bodies and informed police. Police said Sunday there were no bullet marks on the bodies of seven women and four men. According to initial reports, all of them were from the same family. Today, after seeing that the shop was not open even at 7.30 am, one of the neighbours went to their house. Law enforcers have cordoned off the area...

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  • 5 dead in newsroom shooting
5 dead in newsroom shooting

Jarrod Ramos , a resident of Laurel, Maryland, sued the newspaper in 2012 , accusing a former reporter of defamation over an article titled "Jarrod wants to be your friend". At the White House, spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said: "There is no room for violence, and we stick by that". One suspect is said to be in custody. In the piece, Hartley is sai...

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  • 17 states sue Trump administration over family separations
17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

The Democrat signed the legislation at a community college in the Bronx on Wednesday, a day after a federal judge ordered immigrant families separated at the border to be reunited. -Mexico border. But Mr Trump had suggested the families would instead be detained together. He eliminated the separations, but still insisted that his zero tolerance ...

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  • Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS
Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS

The order stopped children being taken from parents who face criminal prosecution as part of the president's policy of " zero tolerance " towards illegal crossings of the USA border from Mexico. Trump, who on Saturday was at a golf club he owns in Bedminster, New Jersey, criticized the handful of Democratic politicians who have urged for an elimina...

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  • Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest veteran
Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest veteran

Thankfully, the bank account was not connected to Overton's GoFundMe page , which finances his 24/7 in-home care. Someone has stolen the identity of the oldest living man and military veteran in America and emptied his bank account. The bank is helping the family track down the culprit, Volma Overton Jr. said, but the family wanted to share thei...

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  • Pompeo: N. Korea understands scope of United States request for denuclearization
Pompeo: N. Korea understands scope of United States request for denuclearization

Critics have said that the document was vague, and did not provide enough details on how North Korea planned to approach denuclearization. It might be impossible to embark on such projects unless North Korea denuclearizes, which isn't a sure thing.

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  • ND congressional delegation reacts to Supreme Court's travel ban ruling
ND congressional delegation reacts to Supreme Court's travel ban ruling

Under the ban, nationals from five majority Muslim countries, Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia and Yemen, can not travel to the United States. It also adds a ban on travelers from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and government officials from Venezuela.

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  • Trump Administration: Migrant Families Can Be Detained For More Than 20 Days
Trump Administration: Migrant Families Can Be Detained For More Than 20 Days

Though many participating in the marches are seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others are new to immigration activism, including parents who say they feel compelled to show up after heart-wrenching accounts of children forcibly taken from their families as they crossed the border illegally.

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  • Trump begins Supreme Court search with outreach to Senators
Trump begins Supreme Court search with outreach to Senators

He mocked Crowley for losing after the NY lawmaker was said to be a major contender for the next leader of House Democrats . Trump stressed the importance of appointing a conservative justice to the U.S. Donnelly said he had a "good conversation" with Trump and "will thoroughly review the record and qualifications" of the nominee. She said n...

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  • Trump and Putin Will Meet in Helsinki for Their First Bilateral Summit
Trump and Putin Will Meet in Helsinki for Their First Bilateral Summit

They followed it up with a dinner chat Nov 11, 2017: Trump met Putin on the sidelines of an APEC meeting held in Vietnam. The venue and the date for the summit were announced on Thursday after US National Security Advisor John Bolton went to Russian Federation to meet Putin and other top officials of the Kremlin.

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  • France's Macron brings back national service
France's Macron brings back national service

When he first floated the idea, during the 2017 race for the presidency, it was a sort of military service in miniature, with all French citizens forced to have a "direct experience of military life" for a minimum of one month between the ages of 18 and 21.

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  • House rejects Republican immigration bill, ignoring Trump - International
House rejects Republican immigration bill, ignoring Trump - International

Despite weeks of debate and negotiations over the details of the measure, the bill fell short of the 193 votes a more conservative version of immigration reform garnered last week . Immigration has always been among the most intractable issues in American politics, with Congress repeatedly failing to pass comprehensive reform.

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  • Suspect in Maryland newspaper to appear in court on 5 murder charges
Suspect in Maryland newspaper to appear in court on 5 murder charges

Five people-Wendy Winters, Rebecca Smith, Robert Hiaasen, Gerald Fischman and John McNamara-were killed during Thursday's shooting and others were injured. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan commended the quick police response and ordered Maryland flags to be flown at half-staff. In 2012, Ramos had filed a defamation lawsuit against the Capital Gazette...

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  • Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9
Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

Trump told reporters he planned to begin interviewing possible candidates Monday but he may meet with some over the weekend in New Jersey. Reproductive rights experts say numerous recent state laws are so extreme that they could set up a showdown over Roe v.

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  • Main opposition candidate Ince accepts results of Erdogan's victory
Main opposition candidate Ince accepts results of Erdogan's victory

The Region said Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) fared less well, taking 43% in the parliamentary election held on the same day. Around 531,007 security personnel, including 264,526 police officers, 195,695 gendarmerie officers, 50,793 village guards and 19,993 voluntary village guards were on duty.

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  • Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for end of ICE
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for end of ICE

He also claimed he has "watched ICE liberate towns from the grasp of MS-13 & clean out the toughest of situations", though it is unclear what he was referring to. -Mexico border, the government has not yet been able to provide clarity on the status of the more than 2,000 children who were originally separated from their parents under the "zero tole...

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  • Trump softens trade stance toward China and raises optimism
Trump softens trade stance toward China and raises optimism

United States stocks traded higher on Wednesday morning after Trump announced the new approach to USA investment restrictions. "#China is strategically buying up U.S. He has often criticized China harshly, accusing it of "economic aggression", yet insisted that he considers Chinese President Xi Jinping a friend. Experts say the panel has examin...

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  • Myanmar Military Leaders Should Face Trial For Rohingya Atrocities: Amnesty
Myanmar Military Leaders Should Face Trial For Rohingya Atrocities: Amnesty

The decision underlined that the violations included unlawful killings, sexual violence and the systematic burning of Rohingya houses in 2017. The seven face asset freezes and are banned from travelling to the European Union , after the bloc extended an arms embargo and prohibited any training of, or cooperation with Myanmar's armed forces.

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  • Bali volcano eruption halts some flights, including from Singapore
Bali volcano eruption halts some flights, including from Singapore

Volcano trackers reported two eruptions from Mount Agung, an active volcano in northeastern Bali, between June 10 and June 12. Thousands of tourists were stranded Friday as Bali shuttered its worldwide airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that shot a thick plume of ash and smoke thousands of meters into the sky, o...

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  • Multiple people shot at Maryland newspaper
Multiple people shot at Maryland newspaper

Phil Davis , a reporter at the paper, said the gunman first fired through the office's glass doors, then " opened fire on multiple employees ". The first shots were reported at 2:40 p.m. The Capital Gazette had received threats on social media earlier in the day, according to law enforcement officials. Up to 170 people were evacuated fr...

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  • U.S. has strongly urged Pakistan to not allow terror havens: Nikki Haley
U.S. has strongly urged Pakistan to not allow terror havens: Nikki Haley

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, wave after a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential palace, in New Delhi , India, February 17, 2018. "We remain firmly committed to our partnership with India and look forward to rescheduling the 2+2 as soon as possible", he added. Bilateral trade ro...

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