• FBI releases documents on surveillance of former Trump adviser Carter Page
FBI releases documents on surveillance of former Trump adviser Carter Page

Materials released to The New York Times and other agencies that filed a Freedom of Information Act for the documents include an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Page, as well as renewal applications.

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  • N.Korea economy declines at sharpest rate in 20 yrs in 2017
N.Korea economy declines at sharpest rate in 20 yrs in 2017

Discussions are ongoing, and they're going very, very well . Ahead of the UN General Assembly, there has been talk of the possible three-way summit as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been cranking up diplomacy with the outside world apparently to get sanctions relief and ease global isolation, according to the report.

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  • Iran builds new centrifuge rotor factory: Nuclear chief..
Iran builds new centrifuge rotor factory: Nuclear chief..

The use of the more than 60-year-old long forgotten treaty between the two now enemy states is the latest out-of-left-field action undertaken by the Islamic Republic in its attempt at deploying all legal and official channels to counter USA economic aggression against the country.

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  • Rosenstein: No Role For Politics In Response To Foreign Threats
Rosenstein: No Role For Politics In Response To Foreign Threats

Russians took on the identities of American citizens and spread toxic and divisive messages about race, immigration and religion online to manipulate voters, prosecutors said. "Influence operations are a form of information warfare". Rosenstein noted that influence operations are not new. Meanwhile, the Justice Department says it will do what i...

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  • Al Sharpton: Cohen meeting me sends ‘a signal’ to Trump
Al Sharpton: Cohen meeting me sends ‘a signal’ to Trump

Rudy Giuliani, the public face of Trump's legal team, said the payment was never made and suggested that the recording was "exculpatory" when the New York Times first reported on the matter. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. He said the tape would show that Trump makes clear that if there is going to be a payment, it sho...

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  • No relief for Nawaz Sharif before elections as court adjourns appeal hearing
No relief for Nawaz Sharif before elections as court adjourns appeal hearing

Mr. Sharif is being held amid increasing political tensions ahead of Pakistan's July 25 parliamentary vote. The appeal highlighted the legal flaws in the Avenfield verdict and pleaded to nullify the Islamabad Accountability Court's verdict.

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  • May to Reaffirm Brexit Vow in Belfast Talk: No Hard Irish Border
May to Reaffirm Brexit Vow in Belfast Talk: No Hard Irish Border

In a speech to politicians and business leaders in Belfast, May sought to turn the focus onto the European Union and the fate of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, one of the main stumbling blocks in the negotiations.

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  • Russian shipwreck could be laden with lost gold: The Cube
Russian shipwreck could be laden with lost gold: The Cube

The team aims to raise the ship in October or November and it believes that it holds £100 billion worth of gold as of today. That's according to CNBC , but what's so newsworthy about an old, rusty ship off the coast of South Korea? The company's ability to salvage the sunken ship is also doubted.

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  • Suspected gunman barricaded in Los Angeles grocery store
Suspected gunman barricaded in Los Angeles grocery store

CBS2 reports that the gunman may be holding as many as 20 people might in the store. Police surround a Trader Joe's in the US. Some witnesses took to social media. Events began with a shooting in the 1600 block of 32nd Street around 1:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET) in which an elderly woman and a young woman were victims, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez told ...

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  • Steam pipe explosion in Manhattan
Steam pipe explosion in Manhattan

Testing found the potentially deadly carcinogen near the scene of the blast, de Blasio said during a news conference nearby. Andrew Cuomo says he has directed the Department of Public Service to conduct a full investigation into the cause of the steam pipe explosion in Manhattan.

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  • Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats
Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats

Speaking next to Russian President Vladimir Putin , Trump repeatedly rejected the conclusions of the USA intelligence agencies and failed to publicly condemn Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election. Ex-FBI director James Comey's message to Americans was clear: Vote for Democrats in the 2018 midterms. Trump has tried to cast Comey ...

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  • Germany silent on Israel's 'Jewish nation-state' law
Germany silent on Israel's 'Jewish nation-state' law

Arab citizens account for some 17.5 percent of Israel's more than 8 million population and have long complained of discrimination. Clauses that were dropped in last-minute political wrangling - and after objections by Israel's president and attorney general - would have enshrined in law the establishment of Jewish-only communities, and instructed...

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  • Kim Jong-Un Fails to Respond to Pompeo Proposals at Pyongyang Meeting
Kim Jong-Un Fails to Respond to Pompeo Proposals at Pyongyang Meeting

Last week, the United States asked the U.N. Security Council committee that monitors sanctions implementation to ban further fuel shipments to Pyongyang in a bid to cut off revenue to its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. North Korea is now smuggling petroleum products "into the country at a level that far exceeds the quotas established by th...

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  • Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation, blasts Fed
Trump accuses China, EU of currency manipulation, blasts Fed

US government bond yields rose as Trump repeated his criticism a day earlier of the Federal Reserve's policy on raising interest rates, saying it takes away from the United States' "big competitive edge". Business Insider points to a report from Chinese publication Global Times claiming that Chinese textile manufacturers that produce Trump gea...

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  • Novichok victim released from United Kingdom hospital
Novichok victim released from United Kingdom hospital

The mother-of-one died in Salisbury District Hospital on July 8 after battling for life for nine days in intensive care. LONDON-Nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital after three weeks of treatment since being poisoned , United Kingdom officials said Friday.

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  • Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Tapping Is 'Perhaps Illegal'
Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Tapping Is 'Perhaps Illegal'

The Wall Street Journal reports that the taped September 2016 conversation took place in person rather than over the phone, and the recording cut off after less than two minutes. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been under investigation for his Shady business dealings for quite some time now. Cohen's attorney Lanny Davis said in ...

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  • Missouri: eight people dead after tourist boat capsizes on Table Rock Lake
Missouri: eight people dead after tourist boat capsizes on Table Rock Lake

However one of the two members of the family who did manage to survive was named as Tia Coleman by Fox59 News. Brayden Malaske, from Oklahoma, said no one was anxious when they first got on the boats, but it "suddenly got very dark". The boat, he told United States media, " shouldn't have been in the water " due to the weather. "If there's ...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says

Mr Trump replied: "I understand what you're saying, I've asked the same question". This interview has gone viral on social media where people are comparing Trump's declaration to the famous article of May 4, 1939, which asked: "Why die for Danzig?", which encouraged Hitler to invade Poland in September of that year.

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  • Turnbull calls on the Pope to sack Archbishop for concealing abuse
Turnbull calls on the Pope to sack Archbishop for concealing abuse

Turnbull was speaking ahead of a meeting yesterday with senior Catholic officials. "As far as Philip Wilson is concerned, he should have resigned, he should have resigned". Since that process is not yet complete, I do not intend to resign at this time, " he added. "However, if I am unsuccessful in my appeal, I will immediately offer my resignat...

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  • Russian FM demands release of citizen detained in US
Russian FM demands release of citizen detained in US

Putin has sought to become a Trump ally at a time when USA ties to Europe are fraying, and both presidents are critical of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Only one other American, State Department translator Marina Gross, was in the room with the American and Russian presidents, and the White House has offered few details...

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