• Trump 'WILL walk away' from North Korea talks 'without compromise'
Trump 'WILL walk away' from North Korea talks 'without compromise'

On the central question for the summit, however, Mr. Pompeo stopped short of saying that Pyongyang is committed to giving up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Yet he also said at his news conference that hard work remains including hurdles that may appear to be insurmountable as negotiations progress on the U.S.

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  • 30-Year-Old Evicted By Parents Leaves Home Hours Before Deadline
30-Year-Old Evicted By Parents Leaves Home Hours Before Deadline

He reportedly waved to reporters and honked his horn as he pulled out of the driveway eight years after moving back in, rent-free. Michael Rotondo , the 30-year-old man who grabbed national headlines when his parents had to go to the New York State Supreme Court to get him out of their house, is finally, really, and truly leaving home, report...

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  • Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?
Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?

Trump's expected announcement has had the knock-on effect of hitting hard German vehicle manufacturers' valuation on the European stock markets. VW's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant makes Volkswagen's Passat model. The threats made to the auto sector are part of a bigger trade dispute with the United States. Volkswagen was not immediately avail...

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  • Knife-wielding cyclist lunges at driver's vehicle in terrifying video
Knife-wielding cyclist lunges at driver's vehicle in terrifying video

The attacker managed to breakthrough one of the vehicle's windows, and the driver subsequently fled the auto in fear of his life. But the driver has nowhere to go and hits an oncoming auto. CCTV footage shows the man kicking at a blue Volkswagen on a busy south London street before he pulls the massive blade out and attempts to attack its 19-year...

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  • China urges USA to stop hyping up South China Sea issue
China urges USA to stop hyping up South China Sea issue

When pressed on his comments later on in the briefing , Lt. Gen. McKenzie said such operations are "a core competency" of the USA military, telling reporters, "You shouldn't read anything more into that than a simple statement of historical fact".

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  • Gowdy disputes Trump's 'spy' claim, says FBI acted properly
Gowdy disputes Trump's 'spy' claim, says FBI acted properly

A senior House Republican who was part of a highly classified Justice Department briefing last week said on Tuesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation acted properly when it deployed an informant to gather information from advisers to President Donald Trump's campaign in 2016.

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  • Study reports Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll at more than 4,600
Study reports Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll at more than 4,600

When President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico on October 3, he noted the storm's relatively low death toll - then 16. "Our results indicate that the official death count of 64 is a substantial underestimate of the true burden of mortality after Hurricane Maria", the study reported.

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  • Canada to impose tariffs on USA, challenge at WTO
Canada to impose tariffs on USA, challenge at WTO

Brussels lodged an eight-page list at the worldwide trade body of goods it would hit with retaliatory measures. "Trade unions across the world must stand together in opposition to these measures", he said. The S&P 500's packaged foods and meats industry sub-index fell 2 per cent, with shares of meat producer Tyson Foods Inc falling 3.9 per cent. ...

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  • Spanish government falls, Socialist opposition leader takes power
Spanish government falls, Socialist opposition leader takes power

An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of "Yes we can", converting Rajoy into the first prime minister to be ousted by such a vote since Spain transitioned to democracy in 1977. He can try to leverage his position to recharge the Socialists' support, which has been eroded by the rise of both Ciudada...

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  • Lions and tigers break out of zoo cages in western Germany
Lions and tigers break out of zoo cages in western Germany

Police say they are responding the situation but now have no further details. The zoo is home to about 400 animals, many of which are big cats. The police encouraged people living near the zoo in Luenebach, in western Germany , to stay at home and report to them any sightings of the animals, Bild said, adding that a bear had been shot dead.

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  • Russian Federation says won't be pushed around over downing of flight MH17
Russian Federation says won't be pushed around over downing of flight MH17

Russia's Defense Ministry rejected all the allegations and said that none of the missile systems belonging to the Russian Armed Forces had ever been taken overseas. Australia and the Netherlands said they are holding Russian Federation responsible for downing the jet; while Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the incident.

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  • Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko alive and well
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko alive and well

Mr Gritsak said investigators had identified a Ukrainian citizen who was recruited and paid $40,000 by Russian security services to organise the journalist's killing. "Russian authorities" had reportedly hired someone to kill Babchenko for an estimated $30,000. Agency Chief Vasily Gritsak said the killing was ordered by "Russian special ser...

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  • Scottish First Minister to Meet EU Brexit Negotiator in Brussels
Scottish First Minister to Meet EU Brexit Negotiator in Brussels

The European Commission is furious at the plan, which was devised by the EU council representing individual member states. British prime minister Theresa May has informally raised the possibility of keeping the United Kingdom tied to European Union customs rules for years as a last resort to keep the Irish border open, though her government h...

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  • Another journalist killed in Mexico
Another journalist killed in Mexico

Among the topics dealt with Gonzalez a question of security in the state of Tamaulipas. Gonzalez is the sixth journalist killed this year in Mexico, one of the deadliest countries in the world to practice journalism. Journalist Juan Carlos Huerta was gunned down at his home in Tabasco on May 15, just one year after reporter Javier Valdez was...

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  • Pedro Sanchez set to become Spain's prime minister
Pedro Sanchez set to become Spain's prime minister

Although Rajoy survived a similar no-confidence vote previous year, Friday's ballot draws a line under his rollercoaster time in office which began in 2011 and saw him implementing drastic spending cuts before winning re-election in 2015 and 2016.

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  • Spain's Mariano Rajoy Ousted From Power After Corruption Scandal
Spain's Mariano Rajoy Ousted From Power After Corruption Scandal

MADRID-Spanish lawmakers voted to oust Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday, ushering in a center-left government whose new leader pledged to enact a moderate, pro-European agenda unlikely to knock Spain's robust economic recovery off course.

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  • Russia critic Browder says he's been arrested in Spain
Russia critic Browder says he's been arrested in Spain

Browder was a driving force behind getting the Magnitsky Act enshrined in law in the U.S. He believes it's Putin's No. 1 priority to get the U.S.to lift sanctions under the act, which now affect 44 Russians. Tory MP Mr Seely said: "The Kremlin's attempts to go after its critics does not seem to have been diminished by the Skripal poisoning case in ...

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  • Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office
Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office

Mr Rajoy is the first prime minister in modern Spanish history to be defeated in a no-confidence motion. Many observers said Sanchez was in any case unlikely to call any vote until after European, local and regional elections take place in May next year.

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  • Hungarian Tycoon to Launch Campaign to Secure 2nd Anti-Brexit Referendum
Hungarian Tycoon to Launch Campaign to Secure 2nd Anti-Brexit Referendum

Soros said he feared the European Union could be heading towards another major financial crisis triggered by austerity and populist political parties intent on blowing the bloc apart. This could be achieved if there's a clear differentiation between the European Union and the eurozone, Soros noted, adding that the bloc should recognize that certa...

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  • UN Security Council delays vote on ‘international protection’ proposal for Palestinians
UN Security Council delays vote on ‘international protection’ proposal for Palestinians

A Palestinian demonstrator uses a slingshot as another takes cover during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the fence between the Gaza Strip and occupied territories, east of Gaza City on May 18, 2018. Israeli airstrikes during the last Gaza war in 2014 . Early on Tuesday, some 28 mortar shells were fired toward Israe...

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  • New US sanctions target Iran for human rights abuses, censorship
New US sanctions target Iran for human rights abuses, censorship

It was the latest round of sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Iran following the US withdrawal from the landmark Iran nuclear deal earlier this month. Reuters said that some insurance companies have asked Reliance to end its exposure to Iran before the sanctions take effect in November. Iran rejected the accusations of human rights...

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  • What’s behind Trump’s weighing of Martha Stewart pardon?
What’s behind Trump’s weighing of Martha Stewart pardon?

Stewart told CNNMoney during the 2016 presidential campaign that she would vote for Hillary Clinton and had harsh criticism of Trump . James Comey , who would later become Federal Bureau of Investigation director and feel the sting of a Trump pink-slip, prosecuted the case.

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  • June 15 deadline in study of materials in Cohen raids, judge says
June 15 deadline in study of materials in Cohen raids, judge says

In a setback for Donald Trump , a judge denied a request by lawyers for Michael Cohen , Trump's longtime personal attorney, in federal court on Wednesday for more time to review material seized in the FBI raid last month on Cohen's home, hotel room and office.

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  • Adviser to Iran's top leader pushes uranium enrichment
Adviser to Iran's top leader pushes uranium enrichment

Russian President Vladimir Putin will also attend the summit, he added. Defying the U.S.' closest European allies and most of the American political establishment, U.S. "Our hope is that China and Iran will have close consultation on the basis of observing the deal and push forward development of bilateral cooperation", Chinese deputy foreign min...

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  • Top North Korean official travels to U.S. to salvage Trump summit
Top North Korean official travels to U.S. to salvage Trump summit

In Singapore, a team of USA officials was at a hotel on the resort island of Sentosa but declined to comment. The United States and South Korea blacklisted him for supporting the North's nuclear and missile programmes in 2010 and 2016, respectively, so a visit to the United States would indicate a waiver was granted.

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