• China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion of USA goods
China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion of USA goods

Washington imposed 25 percent duties on $34 billion of Chinese goods on July 6 in response to complaints Beijing steals or pressures companies to hand over technology. China'a new tariffs would see 5,207 US-made products taxed at rates of 25, 20, 10 or five percent. The ministry also warned that it reserves the right of further countermeasur...

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  • Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent
Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent

And that's why I go back to saying that at the end of the day this is all about the constitution. "If it's what you say I love it", Trump Jr. responded. "The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it's TRUE", Trump tweeted from his Bedminster golf resort in New Jersey.

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  • At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island
At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

A spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from a shallow, magnitude 6.4 quake on Lombok Island has increased to 10 with 40 injured. "We were still sleeping when we felt the natural disaster, so we rushed outside of our building. There were waves in the pools but only for 20 to 30 seconds", he said, adding that t...

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  • Accountants testify Manafort inflated loans, failed to disclose foreign accounts
Accountants testify Manafort inflated loans, failed to disclose foreign accounts

Laporta testified she knew an accounting treatment for a loan was wrong when preparing Manafort's tax return for 2014. Tax preparer Cindy Laporta says she agreed under pressure from Manafort's longtime deputy Rick Gates to alter a tax document for one of Manafort's businesses to show the $900,000 loan.

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  • News media not 'enemy of the people,' Ivanka Trump says, contradicting father
News media not 'enemy of the people,' Ivanka Trump says, contradicting father

We do not have a border crisis; the zero-tolerance policy was created to punish migrants and to excite Trump's base. She added that "we have to be careful about incentivizing behavior that puts children at risk", by encouraging unsafe journeys across the border.

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  • Air Tanker Deployed to Contain Devastating Mendocino Complex Wildfires
Air Tanker Deployed to Contain Devastating Mendocino Complex Wildfires

President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in California , a move that makes it easier for residents, businesses, cities and counties to gain access to federal money, food aid and other programs. "The sheriff knew there were people who had not evacuated", said Cal Fire spokesman John Clingingsmith Jr., referring to the Shasta ...

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  • Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia a Week After Another Deadly Temblor
Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia a Week After Another Deadly Temblor

The centre said there was no tsunami threat to Australia. Indonesia's resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7.0 quake on Sunday, triggering panic among holidaymakers and residents. Lombok and Bali are famed for their pristine beaches and mountains, with local planning restrictions in both locations being prohibited from exc...

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  • 10K Druze protest Israel 'Jewish state' law
10K Druze protest Israel 'Jewish state' law

The Druze, numbering around 130,000 in Israel, have had special status since the 1950s, when they were drafted into the military, unlike Israel's Muslim and Christian populations. "We are Israelis. We are brothers", Tarif said at the rally. According to the plan submitted by the prime minister's representatives, "the law will recognise the contri...

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  • Second plane crashes in Swiss Alps on Saturday
Second plane crashes in Swiss Alps on Saturday

Local newspaper Blick reported that all passengers aboard the plane were killed. It was not clear how many people were on the plane. Both crashes remain under investigation. In another Swiss plane crash on Saturday, a tourist plane carrying a couple and two young children crashed in a forest in the Nidwald canton and immediately burst into fl...

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  • Judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA program
Judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA program

The decision comes less than a week before a hearing in a related case in Texas. In closing, Bates wrote that Friday's ruling does not imply that the government can not revoke DACA but that it simply has not provided a sound legal justification for doing so.

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  • Judge says Trump team '100 percent' responsible for finding deported immigrant parents
Judge says Trump team '100 percent' responsible for finding deported immigrant parents

During a court hearing on Friday, Judge Dana Sabraw said the USA government "has the sole burden and responsibility and obligation" to reunite these families, not immigration advocacy groups as the Department of Justice had claimed . A majority of those children's parents have already been deported and aren't in the country, according to the lat...

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  • U.S. police search for abducted Chinese girl in 'extreme danger'
U.S. police search for abducted Chinese girl in 'extreme danger'

Abducted is JinJing Ma, Asian, Female, Black hair, Brown eyes, 12 years of age, 4 foot 11 inches tall, weighing 90 lbs. The pair got into a white Infiniti with NY tags being driven by a man, who's also a suspect. Police say Ma was on a group trip to America from China. Police issued the AMBER Alert warning that she is "believed to be in extreme d...

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Chief: "More questions than answers" after mother drowned daughter in river

She was pronounced dead at a local hospital. According to Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, police received a call about a woman who had possibly thrown a child into the river near Rome Avenue and Aileen Street. "She starts dragging Je'Hyrah by the arm and heads toward the Hillsborough River. I loved her with every bone in my body", the report said...

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  • Omarosa's back, charges Trump showed signs of mental decline
Omarosa's back, charges Trump showed signs of mental decline

The DailyMail .com obtained an excerpt from Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House, in which Omarosa writes about watching the US president's interview with Lest Holt last May. The White House later said she was sacked, but Manigault-Newman denied the account. In December of previous year, Omarosa was sacked from her communi...

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  • Iran preparing naval exercises amidst heated rhetoric with Trump
Iran preparing naval exercises amidst heated rhetoric with Trump

Iran launched a naval exercise in the Persian Gulf on Thursday, just days before the USA reimposes sanctions on Tehran , a defense official told AFP . The official said it's not clear if the timing of the exercise is tied to the USA only having one warship inside the Gulf at this time. "Certainly, we'll continue to maintain freedom of navigat...

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  • Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park
Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park

He walks towards the bison, makes arm movements and appears to yell at it. All the people in the vehicle can do is laugh as the bison moves away from the man. A press release from Yellowstone on Friday says that Reinke was arrested on Thursday at about 10:45 p.m.by Glacier National Park rangers. As the animal approaches, the man is seen dodging i...

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  • UK Labour Has 'a Real Problem' With Anti-Semitism, Says Corbyn
UK Labour Has 'a Real Problem' With Anti-Semitism, Says Corbyn

They were Rabbi Hershel Rader, of the Brighton and Hove Hebrew Congregation, Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah, of the Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, and Rabbi Dr Andrea Zanardo, Brighton and Hove Reform Synagogue. In a shocking week for the Labour leadership, Mr Corbyn was forced to apologise after it emerged he had chaired a parliamentary event o...

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  • Explosive drones detonate in 'attempt' on Venezuelan president
Explosive drones detonate in 'attempt' on Venezuelan president

Venezuela, a once-wealthy oil nation, is in the grips of a five-year crisis under President Maduro's socialist government. The Minister for Communication and Information of Venezuela, Jorge Rodríguez, has confirmed that the Venezuelan leader was targeted in a failed assassination attempt, that was broadcast live on national TV.

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  • New Zealand PM returns to work from maternity leave
New Zealand PM returns to work from maternity leave

Ardern has been forthcoming about her situation, noting she is privileged and lucky to be able to have Neve with her at work as well as a devoted co-parent. "Throughout my time of leave I've had two briefcases a week coming my way on a Tuesday and a Friday, so just making my way through these as I usually do".

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  • Missing Australian climber found in 'good spirits' on Mt Aspiring
Missing Australian climber found in 'good spirits' on Mt Aspiring

This has been a long and drawn out Search and Rescue Operation and the cooperation, skills and expertise shown by the Alpine Cliff Rescue Teams, Wanaka LandSAR, New Zealand Police SAR (Wanaka), along with Southern Lakes Helicopters and Aspiring Helicopters has been nothing short of fantastic.

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