• Afghan police killed in Taliban attack on base

    Afghan police killed in Taliban attack on base

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    Ghani on Thursday, June 7, 2018 announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday. "Mujahideen are instructed to halt offensives against local opponents, but defend if they are attacked ", the group said. It is underpinned both by the heavy daily toll of the long war on ordinary Afghans and U.S. President Donald Trump's limited patience for the costly U.S.
  • [US-NK Summit] Trump dangles White House invite for Kim

    [US-NK Summit] Trump dangles White House invite for Kim

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    Speaking just before embarking on his marathon journey to Singapore for the pair's historic summit, Trump bristled with confidence as he boasted that contacts between their respective negotiating teams had been positive. He said he thinks "it's going to work out very well". Saying he has a "clear objective in mind" to convince Kim to abandon his nuclear program in exchange for unspecified "protections" from the U.S., Trump acknowledged that the direction of the high-stakes meeting is ...
  • Rescuers search for missing near Guatemala volcano as death toll climbs

    Rescuers search for missing near Guatemala volcano as death toll climbs

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    Rescuers scoured a lava- and ash-ravaged landscape in Guatemala for a third straight day on Wednesday in search of survivors and victims of Fuego volcano's calamitous eruption, which has killed at least 99 people . The confirmed death toll has climbed to 99. That's the length of time officials had said earlier that some victims might have survived. A U.S. Air Force C-17 has carried six Guatemalan children who were badly burned in a volcanic eruption to Texas for treatment.
  • Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

    Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

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    US President Donald Trump's attempt to overthrow or renegotiate a series of worldwide agreements constitutes a threat to the post Cold War order, European Union president Donald Tusk warned on Friday. The series of snubs and demands from Trump - in combination with other long-simmering disagreements with key USA allies - prompted speculation that the US would be left out of the joint communique with the other G-7 leaders.
  • Chinese Hackers Stole Large Amounts of Secret U.S

    Chinese Hackers Stole Large Amounts of Secret U.S

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    The Post said that those behind the breach are alleged to have obtained secret plans for a supersonic anti-ship missile. As a whole, the stolen data can be considered as classified, according to the officials, even though the data was being stored on the contractor's unclassified network.
  • Critics take aim at President Trump's call for Russian Federation to rejoin G7

    Critics take aim at President Trump's call for Russian Federation to rejoin G7

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    US President Donald Trump at G7 Summit. Although Trump says his tariffs are necessary to protect USA industry and workers, Canada and the European Union have denounced them as illegal. The War of 1812 lasted from 1812 to 1815 while James Madison was president; numerous most famous battles occurred in Upstate New York. G7 leaders had meant to use the summit to confront Trump on the tariffs, which they have described as protectionist and a threat to the global economy.
  • India strikes river, rice deals with China as relations thaw

    India strikes river, rice deals with China as relations thaw

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    They also agreed - as decided during their first informal summit at Wuhan in April - to maintain strategic communications through various channels, including telephone calls and frequent meetings on the sidelines of multilateral events. "Our talks will add further vigor to the India-China friendship". Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping apart from holding meetings with various other participating leaders.
  • U.S. Senate leader points to farm bill vote around July 4

    U.S. Senate leader points to farm bill vote around July 4

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    Nevertheless, some Republicans are concerned that the cancellation may become a regular occurrence, but this year is quite different than others. They're trying to prevent the moderates from joining with Democrats to pass the "Dreamer" protections, which polls suggest are popular, but which would be a setback for GOP leaders and expose the majority to complaints from the conservative base.
  • Could do better: two universities slide down global rankings

    Could do better: two universities slide down global rankings

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    Waikato has the world's 92nd highest score for Citations per Faculty, meaning that the impact of Waikato researchers on the global academic literature places it among the world's 100 most influential universities . Latin American and African universities continued to struggle, although Argentinas Universidad de Buenos Aires reaches its highest-ever rank (73rd, up from 75th).
  • Trump's Trade Policies Have Nothing To Do With Economics Or Reality

    Trump's Trade Policies Have Nothing To Do With Economics Or Reality

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    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 summit , which began on Friday. "But, with that being said , Russian Federation should be in this meeting". "Because these 6 countries represent values, they represent an economic market which has the weight of history behind it and which is now a true worldwide force".
  • Witness says gator dragged woman into lake

    Witness says gator dragged woman into lake

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    The next time he turned around she was gone, her dogs were barking at the pond and one of the pooches had a bite. "Divers are searching", Davie Police Maj Dale Engle was quoted as saying by the Sun Sentinel newspaper . Alligators are opportunistic feeders that will eat what is readily available and easily overpowered. Feeding wild alligators is illegal because they could lose their fear of humans.
  • Mueller Adds Obstruction Charge on Manafort and Indicts His Right-Hand Man

    Mueller Adds Obstruction Charge on Manafort and Indicts His Right-Hand Man

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    Kliminik has denied any ties to Russian intelligence, telling The Washington Post that he has "no relation to the Russian or any other intelligence service". In court papers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is alleging that at least one witness in the Manafort case was contacted by the former Trump aide and coached on what he should say about his lobbying practices.