• Saudi-led forces begin Yemen assault
Saudi-led forces begin Yemen assault

It would be the first time since they joined the war on behalf of Yemen's exiled government that the foreign armies have attempted to capture such a well-defended major city. Saudi Arabia's Western allies, under increasing scrutiny for selling arms to the states fighting in Yemen, have not publicly made clear whether they approve of an assault on ...

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  • Singapore agreement will end Cold War, S. Korea president says
Singapore agreement will end Cold War, S. Korea president says

The KCNA news agency says Mr Trump made the promise after pledging to end joint military exercises with South Korea. The US secretary of state has said Washington will demand "complete, verifiable and irreversible" denuclearisation. military presence in Asia. "He had a lot to do with us being here today", said Trump. Chinese Foreign Ministry sp...

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  • British woman falls to her death 'taking selfie' in Portugal
British woman falls to her death 'taking selfie' in Portugal

Their bodies were found by a beach cleaner on Tuesday morning and a cell phone was found at the top of the wall. The couple left Australia in January this year to go travelling and were in Portugal to attend a friend's wedding. "Since we found a mobile phone on the wall, everything suggests the victims might have been taking a selfie, when they a...

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  • Trump contradicts USA military stance on Korea war games
Trump contradicts USA military stance on Korea war games

Seoul accused him of masterminding deadly attacks on a South Korean navy ship and an island in 2010. The wording recalls Seoul's reaction to Trump's initial cancellation of the summit with Kim two weeks ago, after North Korean officials lobbed personal insults at National Security Adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence.

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  • What Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump's body language reveals
What Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump's body language reveals

He mainly looked down, listening, as Trump spoke, but did look up at several times during the conversation. Trump places his hand on Kim's back, nearly shoving him into the room. Writing for Forbes , Michael Shellenberger saw value in the video, writing, "As cheesy as the video is, it's precisely the vision of a high-energy planet that poor na...

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  • Sterling rises as PM May wins parliament vote on Brexit
Sterling rises as PM May wins parliament vote on Brexit

The two sides aren't yet clear exactly on the terms of their deal, but it looks likely that Parliament will emerge with a greater say in the process. "It enables parliament to dictate to government its course of action in an worldwide negotiation".

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  • Trump targets this SC candidate with a primary day tweet
Trump targets this SC candidate with a primary day tweet

There are also primaries in some of South Carolina's seven congressional districts. The Post and Courier reports Sanford has conceded the race. Meanwhile, Trump - who was captured on a 2005 tape bragging about groping women - has also been accused of sexually inappropriate advances by women, all of which he has denied.

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  • Ireland: Polish man Mikolaj Wilk murdered in home invasion, partner seriously injured
Ireland: Polish man Mikolaj Wilk murdered in home invasion, partner seriously injured

Gardaí have confirmed that a man has passed away following a serious assault at a house in Ballincollig , County Cork, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Gardai investigating the murder on Sunday said that after a technical examination of the BMW vehicle found in Iniskenny Ballinora, Waterfall, a firearm was recovered which will be sent for f...

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  • Trump adviser apologizes for
Trump adviser apologizes for "inappropriate" comments targeting Trudeau

Just as the G7 meeting of the world's leading industrialised nations had seemed to weather Mr Trump's threats of a trade war, the president backed out of the group's joint statement that Mr Trudeau said all the leaders had come together to sign.

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  • Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau
Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau

The G7 summit came after the Trump administration made a decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union (EU), Canada and Mexico, which had drawn strong opposition from the domestic business community and US major trading partners.

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  • White House aide apologises for 'special place in hell' comment
White House aide apologises for 'special place in hell' comment

US President Donald Trump said the recent G7 spat-dominated meeting in Canada was "good", but in the same breath warned the host country would pay for the comments of its prime minister. Navarro said he had been trying to use strong words to back Mr. Trump's trade stance but went too far. He learned. You can't do that. In the same set of tweets...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 29 Nigerians for alleged internet fraud
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 29 Nigerians for alleged internet fraud

Operation WireWire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, was conducted over a six-month period. The effort, known as "Operation Wire Wire", led to the arrests of 42 suspects in the USA, 29 in Nigeria and others in Canada, Mauritius and Poland, as well as the seizure of almost $2.4 million.

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  • Backflipping FBI Agent Charged With Assault Over Wild Denver Bar Shooting
Backflipping FBI Agent Charged With Assault Over Wild Denver Bar Shooting

Bishop has been charged with assault and additional charges might be filed. As he scrambled to pick up the handgun, it fired, shooting Thomas Reddington in the leg. Video from the June 3 incident shows Bishop landing a backflip at the Mile High Spirits bar, and reaching down to pick up the weapon that had fallen from his trousers.

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  • Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon
Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon

Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump pledged to stop conducting USA "war games" with South Korea on the Korean Peninsula . "We would like to seek an understanding of this between Japan, the US and South Korea", Japan's defence minister, Itsunori Onodera, said.

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  • Small raccoon makes big climb up skyscraper in downtown St. Paul
Small raccoon makes big climb up skyscraper in downtown St. Paul

At midnight local time (6am BST) it was reported by radio news reporter Tim Nelson that the raccoon was moving around the building and had moved down to the 17th floor. The drama started after maintenance workers removed the creature from the roof of an office block in St. Paul, Minnesota. It moved to the neighbouring UBS Tower, and started cli...

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  • United Kingdom justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes
United Kingdom justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes

But the resignation by Phillip Lee, who has always been critical of the government's Brexit strategy, underlined the deep rifts in the party over Brexit that makes such votes anything but easy. Some MPs wanted a meaningful vote to give Parliament a real say - and vote - over the final Brexit deal negotiated by the United Kingdom and the European ...

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  • Japan Concerned About Trump's Plans to Stop Joint Drills With Seoul
Japan Concerned About Trump's Plans to Stop Joint Drills With Seoul

President Trump is right: North Korean leader Kim Jung-un is "very talented", and Chinese President Xi Jinping is "a very special person". CNN's "Chris Cuomo Primetime" was a close third with 2.362 million viewers. "Glad I fired him on Apprentice!" He called the drills " provocative ", and said ending the exercises will also save the US mone...

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  • Greece and Macedonia reach deal to end decades-old name dispute
Greece and Macedonia reach deal to end decades-old name dispute

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras [left] and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev [right] in Sofia in May. Macedonia , the name of the ex-Yugoslav republic since its independence in 1991, has poisoned relations between Athens and Skopje for almost three decades.

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  • Acacia says ZTE business to remain suspended until ban lifted
Acacia says ZTE business to remain suspended until ban lifted

Lifting the ban under Trump's deal would result in ZTE still buying from U.S. suppliers, but paying massive fines upwards of $1 billion with USA law enforcement monitoring the company's actions. Several Senate sources told CNN their understanding was the Trump administration struck the deal before that language could become law and apply - someth...

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  • Government avoids EU Withdrawal Bill defeat after last-ditch deal on 'meaningful vote'
Government avoids EU Withdrawal Bill defeat after last-ditch deal on 'meaningful vote'

Anna Soubry , a pro-EU Conservative MP, said she knew of one legislator who would not vote with their conscience because of "threats to their personal safety" and that of staff and family. Earlier, Brexit minister David Davis told parliament a government defeat would undermine negotiations with Brussels and warned lawmakers the government would n...

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  • Grandmother drove with 2 children locked in dog kennels, police say
Grandmother drove with 2 children locked in dog kennels, police say

A police report obtained by the Commercial Appeal shows temperatures "reached 95 degrees" and Cheeks' SUV doesn't have vents in the back. Cheeks told the police that she checked on the children periodically before letting them out. According to Local Memphis , Nikita Blake, another of Cheeks' neighbours, added: "It's very sad. It's a huge mist...

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  • Bashar al-Assad says West fueling Syria war, hoping to topple him
Bashar al-Assad says West fueling Syria war, hoping to topple him

Syria is allied with Iran and Russian Federation, and has had turbulent relations with the West. Syria is technically at war with Israel, which occupies the Syrian Golan Heights, but a cease-fire has largely held since the 1970s. In his interview, Assad denied Moscow had ever had prior knowledge of such strikes, despite close cooperation between I...

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  • Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea
Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

South Korea's Presidential Blue House said it needed to "to find out the precise meaning or intentions" of Trump's statement, while adding that it was willing to "explore various measures to help the talks move forward more smoothly". Since the 1970s, the United States and South Korea have held a major summertime exercise called Ulchi Freedom ...

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  • Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch
Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch

Trump was asked a question about the video at the press conference, during which he said he commissioned the video as a way to sell peace to Kim. Speaking at a press conference after the signing, President Trump also suggested the US would suspend its joint-military exercises with South Korea in exchange for denuclearization, calling them "ve...

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  • Alec Baldwin says he would
Alec Baldwin says he would "absolutely win" race against Trump

In the interview embedded above, Baldwin and Stern's conversation turns to the 2020 election, and Baldwin admits that he "can only think of a couple people who I think could beat Trump". "I'm told she loves...more than one person, now a second person has come to us and said, yeah, it's true", he claims. Baldwin did say, however, that he would lov...

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