• Meghan Markle steals the show as royals celebrate Queen
Meghan Markle steals the show as royals celebrate Queen

From left, Britain's Camilla Duchess of Cornwall , Kate Duchess of Cambridge , Meghan Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry attend the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London . Prince Harry appeared to be caring for his wife as they made their first appearance in public since they returned to the United Kingdom from their honeymoon i...

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  • Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender
Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

After having her sentence commuted by President Trump , she was freed Wednesday after nearly 22 years in a federal prison. She went on to say that her heart "is so full of gratitude for the lovely inside and out Kim Khardashian West who chose to advocate for and essentially save the life of my mother, someone she had never heard of or met!" ...

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  • Can Trump and Kim Bring an End to the Korean War?
Can Trump and Kim Bring an End to the Korean War?

A planned summit between Trump and Kim will be held in Singapore on June 12 . Beyond the speculation over motivation, however, Trump and Kim Jong-un may face huge obstacles to settling a deal on their own; some even question whether a treaty, if they managed to pull it off, could lead to disaster, not peace.

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  • N. Korean Official Arrives in Beijing from Singapore
N. Korean Official Arrives in Beijing from Singapore

The White House this week confirmed the summit between Trump and Kim would be held on Singapore's southern island of Sentosa. According to her, the White House and State Department were also not soliciting other countries (ie, Singapore ) to pay for North Korea's accommodations.

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  • United States can not lose a trade war
United States can not lose a trade war

He said Canada would impose retaliatory tariffs against American-made steel and aluminum, as well as on other goods. The summit will be Trump's first visit to Canada as president. Before the establishment of the federal income tax in 1913, tariffs were a big money raiser for the US government. He has said his concerns are rooted in what he's c...

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  • Trump lawyers argue President can't obstruct Russia probe
Trump lawyers argue President can't obstruct Russia probe

Trump's legal team used the argument to assert that the president has the authority to deny a subpoena against him to testify before the special counsel, a bold claim that expands traditional understandings of executive power. "That would be going on for months", Giuliani said. "The appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!"...

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  • Where Is Melania? Twitter Spins Wild Theories About 'Missing' FLOTUS
Where Is Melania? Twitter Spins Wild Theories About 'Missing' FLOTUS

Melania was last seen in public on May 10 when she and President Trump welcomed home three North Korean Americans who had been released from detention. In a tweet, she revealed how she was doing and reiterated that she was still "working hard". Drawing a parallel between her tweet and POTUS' earlier tweet, social media went on a rollercoaster...

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  • Israel warns Macron PULL OUT as Iran threatens to develop NUCLEAR BOMB
Israel warns Macron PULL OUT as Iran threatens to develop NUCLEAR BOMB

The announcement came one day after Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei ordered preparations for increasing uranium enrichment if the nuclear agreement disintegrates. Iran's nuclear chief says the country has upgraded the power installations at its Natanz facility to realize its long-term goals. "We are not in agreement on all questions, but we are frien...

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  • Hurricane Season 2018 — Travel Tip
Hurricane Season 2018 — Travel Tip

Cumberland County has seen two strikes during this time. Experts are forecasting a 75 percent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near or above normal. Matthew, the last notable storm to impact the state, was a Category 1 storm when it reached the region. One local retailer predicts only a modest increase in shoppers at his...

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  • Giuliani, Echoing Leaked Memo, Says Trump Has
Giuliani, Echoing Leaked Memo, Says Trump Has "Broad Powers" Over Mueller Investigation

Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , said in an interview Sunday that the president holds Constitutional powers to pardon himself in the Russian Federation investigation or to terminate that investigation. Legal experts cited by the Times are divided on whether the president has the power to pardon himself , as no president has previously tried to...

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  • Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village
Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village

At least seven people were killed and many more injured in the eruption of Volcan de Fuego, near Guatemala City . Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defence staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event. "Unfortunately El Rodeo was buried and we haven't been able to reach the La Libertad village because of the la...

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  • India clocks 7.7 per cent GDP growth for Q4FY18
India clocks 7.7 per cent GDP growth for Q4FY18

The gross domestic product (GDP ) in the March quarter remained higher than market expectations - the highest in seven quarters - even as the overall growth of 6.7 per cent during the year was the lowest in last four fiscal years, Devendra Pant, Chief Economist at India Ratings, said.

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  • Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

Syrian civil war erupted in 2011 when Assad regime reciprocated to protesters poured into streets to demand more rights and freedom with harsh treatment. With the support of Russian Federation and Iran, the Syrian regime mounted an offensive on the eastern Ghouta enclave and seized it in April. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned his...

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  • White House to impose 25% tariff on $50bn worth of Chinese goods
White House to impose 25% tariff on $50bn worth of Chinese goods

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is due in Beijing on Saturday after the White House renewed its threat of 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods. President Trump is moving forward with imposing tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, the White House said Tuesday, ending a brief cease-fire in the trade war after talks broke down th...

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  • Russian journalist who faked death: I wanted to avoid Skripal’s fate
Russian journalist who faked death: I wanted to avoid Skripal’s fate

At the news conference in Kiev , Grytsak thanked Babchenko and his family, who he said were in the loop about the secret operation. "Maybe they wanted to collect proof that would be 100 percent solid", he told reporters. The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced the Ukrainian government, saying it was "fanning anti-Russian hysteria". The Russian jo...

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  • Greitens' resignation won't move muni market on Missouri
Greitens' resignation won't move muni market on Missouri

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the city has dropped charges in the felony tampering computer case against Gov. Greitens. Gardner previously handled a felony invasion of privacy case against Greitens related to his 2015 extramarital affair.

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  • Where Avenatti's winning streak comes to an end
Where Avenatti's winning streak comes to an end

Attorney Michael Avenatti explained the incriminating evidence that could be found on recordings between President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen - and legal analyst Maya Wiley sputtered in disbelief. The bad news for Michael Cohen just got worse today, as federal prosecutors are poised to receive more than one million f...

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  • White House to Impose Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods
White House to Impose Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods

The Trump administration said in its statement trade talks with China will continue and it will request China remove all of its many trade barriers, including non-monetary trade barriers, and that tariffs and taxes between the two countries be "reciprocal in nature and value".

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  • Markets take breather as Italian leaders attempt solution
Markets take breather as Italian leaders attempt solution

Italy's premier-designate went to the presidential palace Sunday evening to report on whether he has succeeded in assembling a Cabinet for a populist government that wins the staunchly pro-Europe Italian president's approval while satisfying coalition leaders' demands for a euroskeptic economy minister.

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  • U.S. tariffs on steel will hit Canadian defence industry: minister
U.S. tariffs on steel will hit Canadian defence industry: minister

The US has imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imported from three of America's largest trading partners, including the European Union , after a deadline for trade negotiations passed without a deal. Reverse tariffs could be slapped on items like Harley-Davidson motorcycles . "The EU believes these unilateral US tariffs are u...

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  • President Trump Announces Pardon for Author, Filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza
President Trump Announces Pardon for Author, Filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza

White House spokesman Raj Shah denied that this pardon was an effort by Trump to send a message to political allies wrapped up in the Russian Federation investigation. Who is Dinesh D'Souza? "It smacks of selective prosecution". The last three US Presidents - Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama - each waited more than two years...

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  • Iran says int'l consensus over nuclear deal isolates US
Iran says int'l consensus over nuclear deal isolates US

It said New Delhi wants the nuclear deal's signatories to engage constructively with Tehran. Iran is India's third largest oil supplier and there were apprehensions about possible impact of the USA decision on India's oil imports .

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  • Sessions Is A Key Witness In Mueller Probe
Sessions Is A Key Witness In Mueller Probe

Trump's anger at Sessions has often prompted speculation in Washington that the US leader would fire him, or his deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Mueller probe after Sessions recused himself from the oversight role.

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  • U.S. to slap restrictions on some Chinese investments
U.S. to slap restrictions on some Chinese investments

The status of the agreement is unclear now that United States tariffs look set to go forward. The tariff threat is a "very powerful" negotiating tactic, said Lester Ross, chairman of the American chamber's policy committee. Under that program, China aims to take a leading role in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and electric car...

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  • Seoul: North Korea committed to U.S. summit, denuclearization
Seoul: North Korea committed to U.S. summit, denuclearization

Pompeo has travelled to Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, twice in recent weeks for meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and has said there is a "shared understanding" between the two sides about what they hope to achieve. Kim Yong Chol previously was chief of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, a top North Korean military intelligence...

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