• Trump's mixed messages on Russian Federation renew doubts on what he thinks
Trump's mixed messages on Russian Federation renew doubts on what he thinks

Trump sounded "grudgingly convinced" when he was shown the findings of Putin's interference on January 6 of a year ago - just two weeks before his inauguration, according to the report, which cited multiple people who attended the briefing.

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  • Donald Trump 'looking forward' to next meeting with Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump 'looking forward' to next meeting with Vladimir Putin

In a Thursday morning tweet, the president suggested that another meeting is forthcoming. The invitation was extended to Putin by Bolton earlier on Thursday, according to a National Security Council spokesman. When you go into a meeting with Russians, either of the intelligence variety or of the diplomatic variety, the one thing you can be abso...

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  • Levin Slams Media for 'Hysterical, Insane Attack' on Trump After Putin Summit
Levin Slams Media for 'Hysterical, Insane Attack' on Trump After Putin Summit

Trump now says he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusions that Russia DID meddle in the 2016 election. "The sentence should have been 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia, ' " Trump said while reading from a prepared statement at the White House.

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  • Russian Ministry of Defence shows new missile test videos on social media
Russian Ministry of Defence shows new missile test videos on social media

The video shows the cruise missile being fired into the sky in a cloud of flames and smoke, with a plane apparently tracking its progress. US intelligence believes was the 13th test of the Kinzhal, whose name means "dagger". "In the meantime, launching systems are also being designed, while technological processes to manufacture, assemble and...

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  • Russian Military Tests Putin's 'Invincible' Hypersonic Missiles
Russian Military Tests Putin's 'Invincible' Hypersonic Missiles

Putin announced the development of a new series of missiles ahead of his re-election in March that would reportedly be capable of circumventing US missile defenses. Meanwhile, Russia's Defense Ministry posted the first known video of a launch of the newly developed hypersonic Avangard missile on Thursday. Putin's boasts about the new weapons ...

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  • Fatalities After Duck Boat Sinks Near Branson
Fatalities After Duck Boat Sinks Near Branson

The National Weather Service said wind gusts were as strong as 60 miles per hour and caused three-foot waves. A dive team was assisting. He said an off-duty sheriff's deputy working security helped rescue people and that recovery efforts were ongoing, with some passengers still to be accounted for.

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  • Johnson slams May's Brexit plan in speech to Parliament
Johnson slams May's Brexit plan in speech to Parliament

Whitehall sources suggested that Mr Selmayr, the commission's secretary-general, was responsible for deliberately stoking up business fears of a hard Brexit in an attempt to undermine Britain's negotiating hand. "I can not give you the answer today", he said. The document further points out that even if there is a deal, there would be changes in ...

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  • Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook
Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

Zuckberg said that, although he finds Holocaust denialism deeply offensive , it's not Facebook's job to prevent anyone from saying something false, but rather to combat fake news and misinformation that's spread maliciously. Conspiracy sites such as InfoWars have also repeatedly promoted misinformation, including that 9/11 was an inside jo...

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  • Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt
Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

There was speculation at the time the discovery was announced earlier this month that the massive coffin held the remains of Alexander and that opening the sealed and foreboding-looking box would unleash a curse. "The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse", Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of Egypt's Supreme Council of A...

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  • Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel
Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel

President Donald Trump . McFaul , ambassador to Russian Federation under Democratic former President Barack Obama and a critic of both Trump and Putin, expressed deep concern that the White House failed to defend him. American intelligence agencies past year announced their conclusion that Russian Federation carried out a campaign of hacking an...

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  • EU expresses concern over Israel's Jewish nation-state law
EU expresses concern over Israel's Jewish nation-state law

Israel passed the "nation-state" law earlier on Thursday after months of political argument. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a Knesset plenary session ahead of the vote on the National Law, July 18, 2018. The newly-adopted measure is categorized as among Israel's so-called "Basic Laws", which underpin the regime's legal system and a...

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  • China Files Challenge to WTO After Tariff Threats
China Files Challenge to WTO After Tariff Threats

China has made the utmost efforts to avoid an escalation of trade frictions, Hua said, reiterating that China does not want a trade war but is not afraid of one. Industrial capacity, he said, was a collective problem, while also highlighting the difference between being a major steel producer, like China, and a major steel exporter, like others.

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  • Weeks later, Hawaii volcano gushes on
Weeks later, Hawaii volcano gushes on

Eyewitness video footage from a nearby vessel showed a towering cloud of steam and ash billowing into the sky, punctuated by the glow of red-hot embers and flashes of lightning. Geologists say such explosions may be due, in part, to large volumes of lava rapidly flowing into the Pacific Ocean. Officials have warned of the danger of getting close ...

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  • Trump backtracks on comments over Russian meddling
Trump backtracks on comments over Russian meddling

Reporters in the room noticed there was a handwritten note on the paper saying "THERE WAS NO COLUSION", misspelling "collusion". President Donald Trump attempted to retract his comments about Russian Federation on Tuesday. Clarifying his supposed error, Trump explained: "I realise that there is a need for some clarification". I thought it would...

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  • Rescued soccer kids pray for safety while visiting Buddhist temple
Rescued soccer kids pray for safety while visiting Buddhist temple

Parents of other missing boys waited together and supported each other, he added. He said he had to be pulled out. On July 11, health ministry inspector, Tongchai Lertvirairatanapong said the boys were in good condition, however that had lost an average of 4.4 lbs.

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  • 2 children possibly bitten by sharks off Fire Island in New York
2 children possibly bitten by sharks off Fire Island in New York

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said investigators are now analyzing a fragment of tooth to determine the specific species of fish that bit the boy. She said despite the scary encounter, she'll still go into the water again - but she'll be more careful. The girl, identified by her parents as Lola Pollina during a pre...

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  • Aide to French President Emmanuel Macron suspended after beating protester
Aide to French President Emmanuel Macron suspended after beating protester

The video of the May 1 event shows Mr Benalla dragging off a woman then beating a young man on the ground. Benalla was a popular and ever-present member of Macron's campaign team, usually found several steps behind the then-candidate, and transferred to the presidential staff in May 2017.

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  • FBI Director Wray says Russian Federation continues to sow discord in US
FBI Director Wray says Russian Federation continues to sow discord in US

Later that evening Trump was on CBS for an interview and said Putin was only to blame "because he's in charge of the country". When Trump said he couldn't see any reason why Russian Federation "would" have been involved in the USA presidential election what he meant to say was "wouldn't".

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  • Over 400 items found in United Kingdom nerve agent poison probe
Over 400 items found in United Kingdom nerve agent poison probe

Mr Rowley's condition continues to improve in hospital, but Ms Sturgess - a mother of three - died just over a week after being poisoned by the deadly nerve agent. "If you didn't drop it, then don't pick it up", officials said on Friday. Detectives said they were still trying to find out where the bottle came from, and why it ended up in the hous...

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  • Mueller requests immunity from prosecution for 5 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial
Mueller requests immunity from prosecution for 5 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

The request came on the same day the judge, T.S. Ellis, of the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia, denied a request by Manafort to have the trial moved from Alexandria to Roanoke. Prosecutors asked Ellis to seal five separate motions about the potential witnesses and unseal any of them if they are called to testify. "Alt...

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