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Eight injured after taxi ploughs into ‘World Cup fans’ in Moscow

Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle, and Russia's state-run Interfax news agency said he was drunk at the time. Argentina took on Iceland at the Sparatak Stadium in Moscow earlier today. The driver said the incident was an accident, traffic authorities said in a subsequent tweet. A medical source cited by Interfax said none of the people hospitalised was critically injured.

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Trump claims vindication over DOJ report

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday that a newly released Justice Department watchdog report "reaffirmed" President Donald Trump's "suspicions" about the conduct of former FBI Director James Comey and what she described as "political bias" among some FBI members.

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Donald Trump Says Zero NFL Players Reached Out After Pardon Offer

The White House says President Donald Trump does indeed support an immigration bill crafted by House leadership that he said he wouldn't sign in a morning interview. The other is a conservative Republican measure that would sharply reduce legal immigration, build a wall on the Mexican border and deny Dreamers the chance of citizenship.

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U.S. prosecutors pull encrypted messages from phones seized in Cohen raids

Should Cohen cooperate with prosecutors it could potentially be an unwelcome turn of events for Trump, as Cohen is believed to have intimate familiarity with both the president's various hush-money deals with women, as well as his sometimes-dodgy business dealings and other compromising information.

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Why North Korea's priority isn't its underdeveloped economy

President Moon Jae-in, who has been instrumental in pushing the peace process forward and who had his own historic meeting with Kim in April, praised Trump and the North Korean leader for "taking a daring step towards change". Moreover, the US seems to have made broad concessions about stopping its military operations in South Korea - something which is being seen as a victory for the North Korean regime.

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Sarah Sanders criticizes report that she is leaving White House

According to a CBS report , which cited anonymous sources inside the White House, Sanders told her friends she planned to leave her post at the end of the year. Earlier on June 12, Sanders had tweeted to congratulate Trump for concluding a successful, unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

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Roller Coaster Derails On Daytona Beach Boardwalk

They also say the extent of their injuries wasn't immediately known. The fire department explained that the front auto came off of its tracks, which was when two of the four passengers plummeted to the floor. The four passengers in the middle auto and the two in the rear vehicle were unaffected. Jennifer Meale of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said the roller coaster was checked out on the day of the crash.

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White House Hits China With New Tariffs, Ramping up Trade War

The US has said the punitive measures have been created to combat what it says is theft of its intellectual property. Mr. Trump unveiled a 25-per-cent tariff on a list of strategically important imports from China, promising further measures if Beijing struck back.

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‘I May Get Involved’ in Justice Department ‘If It Gets Worse’

Former Maryland governor and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley - a 2016 presidential candidate - did not escape the agents' wrath. The inspector general's report reveals a previously undisclosed text message written by Strzok that, in Horowitz's estimation, showed a "willingness to take official action" to prevent Trump from becoming president.

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Trump says he trusts Kim with denuclearisation promise

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was not surprised by President Donald Trump's call to end US military exercises with South Korea and had been consulted beforehand, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. "I just thought I was going to play basketball and just treat the people and be happy and that was it". He characterized Kim as "not a dumb man" and " more like a big kid".

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'Catastrophic' risk of death for 300,000 Yemeni children trapped by attack

It said the landing was being attempted in support of the coalition offensive to capture the port city of Al-Hudadayah. People fled by routes to the north and west. The Arab states say they will try to keep the port running. A major battle could test that support, especially if many civilians are killed or supplies disrupted.

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Sarah Sanders leaves open question about her future at White House

Sanders marveled in Thursday's press briefing that the network's reporter never reached out to ask her. "I'm glad to work for the president", Sanders told reporters". Sanders, the daughter of former Arkansas Governor and failed presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, assumed the role of press secretary after the exit of Sean Spicer in June 2017.

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Italy summons French envoy as migration dispute escalates

Salvini has accused European aid groups of essentially operating taxi services for Libya-based human traffickers, and has said Italy will now refuse their rescue ships entry. The Aquarius will now dock in Valencia, which is 800 miles from where the ship had been stranded. "It's a relief for everyone, our teams and of course above all for the survivors, to know that they are finally allowed to head to a safe port in Europe ", Beau told reporters in Marseille, France.

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Japan working to arrange Abe-Kim talks

President Donald Trump . Critics also feel that Trump, the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean head of state, lavished praise on Kim, legitimising the young authoritarian leader. Under such conditions, South Korea needs to flexibly change its military pressure in accordance with the Panmunjom Declaration, in which Moon and Kim agreed to build mutual trust after holding the third-ever inter-Korean summit on April 27 at the truce village of Panmunjom.

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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Likely to Flip and Cooperate With Feds

Cohen doesn't yet have a replacement law firm but is searching for a federal criminal lawyer in NY, people familiar with the matter said . Dershowitz said that until it's known who Cohen's new lawyer is, "we won't have a sense of what is going on".

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White House Adviser: 'There's a Special Place in Hell' for Justin Trudeau

They said the country's leaders have been reconsidering their approach to the U.S. because the Trump campaign was so vocal in its criticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and that the issue was of concern across the Canadian political spectrum.

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Three Californias? What you need to know

One of the many, many efforts to break up the state of California into smaller, more governable chunks has made it onto the November ballot. Vikram Amar, a law professor who has written extensively about Draper's plans, pointed out last fall that the shift in California's votes in the Electoral College - which have been awarded for a quarter-century to Democratic nominees - would be split between three states.

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Trump And Kim Arrive In Singapore For Unprecedented Summit

So the summit was almost derailed by talk from Trump's hawkish National Security Advisor John Bolton of a "Libya model" of disarmament. Officials from the two sides held last-minute talks aimed at laying the groundwork for a meeting that was nearly unthinkable just months ago when the two leaders were exchanging insults and threats that raised fears of war.

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Eid-il-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

In Pakistan, the holy month of Ramazan began on Thursday, May 17. The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is set to hold a meeting on Thursday (June 14) for Shawal moon sighting in Karachi. Stay tuned here for the live eid moon sighting news and updates from uae. Some 70% of its residents - about eight million people - have headed for other cities and villages across the vast archipelago, home to the world's biggest Muslim-majority population.

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Kim Trump summit: Leaders meet in Singapore

Alluding to the North's concerns that giving up its nuclear weapons could surrender its primary deterrent to forced regime change, Pompeo told reporters that the USA was prepared to take action to provide North Korea with "sufficient certainty" that denuclearization "is not something that ends badly for them".

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One US soldier killed in battle against militants in Somalia

USA forces have been working with the Somali government to fight the al-Shabab terror group, which has publicly boasted of its alliance with al-Qaeda and has been fighting Somalia's internationally recognized government for control of the country since the militant group was ousted from Mogadishu in 2011 by African Union-led forces.

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Fla. Approved Concealed Gun Permits Without Background Checks

In February 2016, an Office of Inspector General investigation found a " negligent " employee - later fired - admitted that because she wasn't able to log in to the FBI database, 291 permits were improperly licensed. She never mitigated this issue. "As soon as we learned that one employee failed to review applicants' non-criminal disqualifying information, we immediately terminated the employee, thoroughly reviewed every application potentially impacted , and implemented safeguards to ...

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Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

Premier-designate Doug Ford and his majority Progressive Conservative government could theoretically adjust the cutoff point and allow the Liberals to enjoy the numerous benefits of official party status. He said Mr. Ford talked during the campaign about requiring the Environment Ministry to give an answer on an application within one year, which would bring needed certainty for developers .

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Afghan Taliban call for ceasefire during Eid

The Taliban's cease-fire is expected to run from June 12 to June 14, while the government's will last until around June 20. "Meanwhile, the Afghan government and the Americans must work on a long-term peace deal in Afghanistan , which is only possible if they sit across the Taliban and negotiate directly", he added.

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Ex-Senate intel aide charged after DOJ seizes reporter's records

The Times reported that Watkins had denied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that she used Wolfe as a source for classified information. Wolfe, 58, served as the panel's security director for 29 years, according to the feds. Despite all the dots connected by the Justice Dept. after hoovering up email and phone records of four reporters, none of the charges brought against Wolfe involved mishandling classified info.