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Donald Trump is still defending his disastrous meeting with Vladimir Putin

Iraq War veteran Chris Sheppard fumed as he watched President Trump's joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Senate Democrats said they wanted the American interpreter at the Helsinki meeting to testify to Congress on what was said during the private Trump-Putin session.

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Trump Invites Putin To Washington For Fall Summit

The Democrats' letter includes a list of 13 questions "critical to USA national security" the senators want answered to show that Trump still holds "America's interests first". "I look forward to our second meeting so that we can start implementing some of the many things discussed, including stopping terrorism, security for Israel, nuclear", he added, also citing "proliferation, cyberattacks, trade, Ukraine, Middle East peace, North Korea, and more".

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Africa is celebrating Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday

Mandela spent 27 years behind bars to fight against White Supremacy in South Africa. Although Wakoli may not be a household name, Obama distinguished her to be "among the 200 people from the African continent who are striving to make changes in their communities and reflecting Mandela's values and are poised to lead the way".

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Video shows the last moments before duck boat sinks in Missouri lake

The Ride the Ducks Branson boat had 31 people aboard when the storm swept in Thursday evening at Table Rock Lake near Branson , officials said . Central time. It appeared there were life jackets on board, Rader said, but it was not yet clear how many people were wearing them. In 2010, two Hungarian tourists died in Philadelphia when a barge hit a Duck boat on the Delaware River.

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Markets fall after Trump criticises Fed rate hikes

For two straight days, President Donald Trump has committed a major break in American political convention by commenting on the actions of the Federal Reserve and the criticism echoes one of the worst monetary-policy mistakes in United States history.

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Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

At the beginning of the meeting, Putin offered "to discuss sore points" in bilateral relations. Grigory Dukor/ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin on Monday denied his government interfered in the 2016 U.S. But Trump didn't direct his tough words toward Russian Federation, the aggressor. In the runup to the summit, Tusk delivered a blunt message to Trump to stop criticizing European allies.

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Judge orders alleged Russian agent Maria Butina jailed

USA federal prosecutors suggest Maria Butina used her gun-lobbying efforts to infiltrate the NRA and the Republican Party, both during the 2016 presidential campaign and after Trump's election. She added that the Russian Consul in U.S. was attempting to get access to Butina. "On at least one occasion, Butina offered an individual other than U.S.

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Trump's Russia Remarks Were No Gaffe

House Speaker Paul Ryan , a Republican from Wisconsin, had to remind Trump that Russian Federation "is not our ally" and "remains hostile to our most basic values and ideals". There are a lot of people out there. The day-after cleanup may not be enough to quell the blowback on Capitol Hill. "President Trump proved not only unable, but unwilling to stand up to Putin".

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US' Trump: "I think the European Union is a foe"

Trump had said that he and Putin "spent a great deal of time" discussing allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the election as they met for several hours before the joint press conference . This was after he tweeted earlier that Washington's " foolishness and stupidity " was the reason for bad relations. Clinton's remark comes after Trump received sweeping criticism for his comments about Putin and the U.S.

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John Podesta on Russian Indictments: 'We've Just Found Some Witches'

Asked what he would say to Putin, Trump said: "We'll do just fine, thank you". " Russia , If you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing", Trump said that day. Standing alongside Putin at a joint news conference, Trump acknowledged that his intelligence chiefs believe Russian Federation hacked Democrats' emails and leaked them to help push him to victory over his rival Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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Intelligence chief Daniel Coats stands by findings on Russian election interference

In his first public statement since his WTF presser following his summit With Russian ruler/former KGB officer Vladimir Putin , President Donald Trump tweeted this he has "GREAT confidence in MY intelligence people" - not clear why he all-capped "my" - but can not liveexclusively on the past.

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Multiple people injured after lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

The dangers of these trips are now abundantly clear after a woman was seriously injured yesterday when molten rock crashed through the roof of her boat. The lava bomb, explained the post, came through the roof of the boat, and also damaged a railing. One woman suffered a broken leg and others were burned when the blast sent rocks crashing through the boat's roof.

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Putin: Summit with Trump 'very successful, useful'

Trump said he'd give it to his 12-year-old son Barron, a soccer fan. Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election may have been meant more as a warning to Hillary Clinton about Moscow's capabilities than an earnest bid to boost then-candidate Donald Trump , former US attorney general Michael Mukasey argues.

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Severe Thunderstorms In Forecast Tuesday

Wednesday and Thursday will be both be mostly sunny with a high in the low-80s. Storms will fire-up in Colorado and Nebraska then roll east-southeastward into our area. SUNDAY | Scattered shower and storm chances. Wind: SE 5-15. High: 89. Tuesday Night: Cloudy, few leftover showers. Offshore wind with near seasonal daytime highs with waves of wet weather expected.

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European Union issues warning to avoid trade 'conflict and chaos'

Besides the steel and aluminium tariffs on United States trading partners, in July Trump implemented tariffs on $34bn worth of Chinese imports, drawing a tit-for-tat response from Beijing . A recent survey conducted by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China concluded that China is "one of the most restrictive economies in the world". Currently, European companies have restricted access to the Chinese market and must enter into joint ventures with local companies to operate in the ...

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Celebration as France lifts the trophy

In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final . From Montenegro and Serbia in the east and Slovenia in the west, people in Croatia's neighboring countries were split over whether to support Croatia or France in the soccer tournament's final match, reflecting the persistent divisions.

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Donald Trump Tweets Walk-Back After Playing Vladimir Putin Lapdog in Helsinki

The US and Russian leaders came out of their meeting in Helsinki expressing a desire to cooperate on global challenges , after talks on an array of issues from Syria, Ukraine and China to trade tariffs and the size of their nuclear arsenals.

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Woman found alive week after driving off cliff near Big Sur

Chelsea and Chad Moore - Morro Bay residents who both work in San Luis Obispo - spotted a white 2011 Jeep Patriot belonging to 23-year-old Angela Hernandez , who was last seen July 6, at the bottom of an oceanside cliff while hiking along the beach about 6:30 p.m.

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Woman arrested in U.S. accused of acting as Russian agent

Ms Butina, who lives in Washington , was arrested on Sunday and was ordered held in jail pending a hearing set for Wednesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement. He said Butina's Washington apartment was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in April, and said she had offered to answer questions from the Justice Department and Mueller's team but the special counsel's office "has not expressed interest".

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Neighbors mourn Vera Adams, woman killed in shooting in Weymouth, Massachusetts

A MA police officer, Army veteran and father of two who died this weekend after being shot by his own weapon would have marked his six-year anniversary on the force Monday, authorities said. Chesna's body was removed from the hospital, and transported via procession of multiple law enforcement agencies to the state's medical examiner office, where he will be evaluated.

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Today is the Donald Trump Vladimir Putin Helsinki Summit

Trump is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin tomorrow in Helsinki , Finland, but the commander-in-chief predicts that 'no matter how well [he does]' at the summit, that America's mainstream media will still criticize him.

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Amid investigations and tensions, Trump-Putin going 1-on-1

In fairness to Trump, and Putin, the Russia World Cup was a huge success and was relatively free of the controversies and problems many predicted might mar the tournament before it began. He also described the European Union as a foe on trade. Paul said both countries spy on each other but adds that Russian interference in the 2016 election isn't "morally equivalent" to USA interference in Russian elections, but "I think in their mind it is".

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Airstrike In Eastern Syria Sends 28 Civilians To Early Grave

US-led coalition carried out the air strike near the town of Albu Kamal east of the Euphrates River. Attacks spiked after the extremists were evacuated from their last bastion outside Damascus in May, many heading to the Badiya desert, the Observatory said.

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Obama arrives in Kenya, meets Kenyatta and Odinga

Although chances of accessing the Sauti Kuu Vocational Centre compound where Obama will be inaugurating the institution appeared remote due to tough security, the groups said they are determined to hand over their wish lists to Obama. Barack barely knew his late father for whom he was named, Barack Obama , an economist. President Kenyatta congratulated the former U.S. president for establishing the Obama Foundation which seeks to empower the youth to become the agents of change in Africa.

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Trump scolds Europe on gas

The Kremlin on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's description of Germany as a " captive " of Russian Federation due to its energy reliance, saying Moscow and Berlin were equally dependent on each other. He said he also mentioned tripartite talks [on gas - EU-RF-Ukraine], which they will hold. The United States: On the global stage, critics accuse Berlin of ignoring the interests of its allies by filling Russia's coffers at the time of a diplomatic conflict.