• Merkel says open to international talks on slashing car tariffs
Merkel says open to international talks on slashing car tariffs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would back a lowering of EU tariffs on USA vehicle imports, responding to an offer from Washington to abandon threats to impose levies on European cars in return for concessions, Reuters reports.Merkel said any such measures would require the European Union to also lower tariffs on cars i...

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  • In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump
In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump

Prior to North Korea's comments this afternoon, Pompeo had said: "These are complicated issues but we made progress on nearly all of the central issues". A meeting will take place between a team from the Pentagon and North Korea at the South-North border next week, Pompeo explained. Both said they needed to "clarify" certain elements of the...

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  • Trump teases pick for Supreme Court
Trump teases pick for Supreme Court

Here's what to know about each of the candidates. He co-wrote part of the Starr Report, which made the case for Clinton's impeachment . But in recent days the White House has seen the pressure ebb, as Kavanaugh's defenders - most recently Alberto Gonzales, who served as attorney general under President George W.

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  • New Wildfires Sweep Through California, Burning Homes
New Wildfires Sweep Through California, Burning Homes

The Klamathon Fire that broke out Thursday south of the Oregon-California border exploded in size Friday to almost 22.000 acres and spread into Oregon as one person was reported killed and 40 structures destroyed, with another 350 homes threatened in the two states.

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  • Third night of riots after France police shooting
Third night of riots after France police shooting

Interior ministry Gerard Collomb strongly condemned the violence, and authorities said prosecutors have opened a judicial investigation. Police also opened an internal probe looking at the officer's actions and his decision to use a firearm.

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  • Beryl strengthens as new tropical depression forms
Beryl strengthens as new tropical depression forms

Wind speeds are reported at 65 miles per hour, which have slowed down since Friday night, and is moving west to northwest at 14 miles per hour. The storm is now moving 14 miles per hour in a west-northwest direction and is still expected to begin affecting the territory late Sunday into Monday .

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  • Iconic Images Of Black Women Protesting In The 21st Century
Iconic Images Of Black Women Protesting In The 21st Century

The group initially tweeted that the climber had "no connection" to the demonstration. Okoumou's attorney says she is a naturalized citizen who immigrated from the Congo. A quote on the statue welcomes immigrants, reading: "Give me your exhausted, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free", and many believe Okoumou found that ic...

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  • Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village
Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village

Police reported two arrests and said stones were thrown at officers. Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) on Wednesday announced Khan Al Ahmar Bedouin area as a closed military zone, in preparation for its demolition. For years, the Israeli government has tried to dismantle the Abu al-Nawwar community to make way for its massive E1 settlement...

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  • North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’
North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’

But while Pompeo on Saturday painted a positive picture of the follow-up talks , North Korean officials accused the USA of trying to unilaterally pressure their country into abandoning its nuclear programme . It also offered to discuss the closure of a missile engine test site that would "physically affirm" a move to halt the production of interc...

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  • Japan: Floodwaters batter Hiroshima prefecture
Japan: Floodwaters batter Hiroshima prefecture

At least 31 people have died and others are still missing in western Japan areas hit by torrential rain over the past few days to Saturday, according to authorities. In Motoyama, a town on Shikoku island, about 600 km (373 miles) from the capital Tokyo, 583 mm (23 inches) of rain fell between Friday and Saturday morning, the agency said.

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  • 2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale
2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale

Police said they recovered 65,000 rupees in cash from Indwar that they suspected was part of the amount paid by the couple, Saurabh Kumar Agrawal and Preeti Agrawal of Uttar Pradesh. "But if it has happened, we must look into it". He said: "It should never have happened; it is completely against our moral conviction". Mother Teresa, a Nobel ...

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  • Air tankers at Medford fighting the Klamathon Fire
Air tankers at Medford fighting the Klamathon Fire

Governor Brown declared a state of emergency for Siskiyou County due to the so-called " Klamathon Fire ", which started around 1PM Thursday afternoon in Hornbrook. Another fire on the Camp Pendleton Marine base prompted the evacuation of 750 homes. It destroyed 22 structures and burned 15,000 acres. CHP photo.

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  • Pompeo wraps up talks in N. Korea without seeing Kim Jong Un
Pompeo wraps up talks in N. Korea without seeing Kim Jong Un

Pompeo spoke after emerging from more than eight hours of talks over two days with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's right-hand man Kim Yong Chol in a Pyongyang diplomatic compound. Kim said he heard Pompeo was "quite pleased" with the two sides' first meeting, but dropped a warning that "there are things that I have to clarify".

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  • Scott Pruitt Was 'Devastated' that Trump Finally Wanted Him Out
Scott Pruitt Was 'Devastated' that Trump Finally Wanted Him Out

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is reportedly devastated after he was forced to resign , contradicting President Donald Trump's account that the decision "was very much up to" Pruitt. Through attrition, Pruitt and Trump aimed to cut EPA staff in half by 2021 . "The president shouldn't expect the critici...

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  • Dublin faces water restrictions as lush Ireland swelters
Dublin faces water restrictions as lush Ireland swelters

The Irish Water Conservation Order ( hosepipe ban ) does not apply to private wells or private group water schemes. The Water Conservation Order and hosepipe ban for the Greater Dublin Area is in place until July 31 but Irish Water will keep the situation under review and may have to extend the period of time the order is in place.

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  • China 'ready to fight back' as U.S. begins trade war
China 'ready to fight back' as U.S. begins trade war

BEIJING, July 6 - China said today it was "forced to take necessary countermeasures", after Washington launched what Beijing called "the largest trade war in economic history", imposing tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese imports .

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  • Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool
Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool

The black woman confronts him in the video , asking Bloom if he could tell her where exactly the rule is mentioned on the pool's premises, but he stumbles to give her an answer. A North Carolina man accused of racial profiling at his neighborhood pool has lost his job after a video of the incident went viral on social media this week, the Winston...

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  • England would hate to lose to Sweden, says Sven-Goran Eriksson
England would hate to lose to Sweden, says Sven-Goran Eriksson

With a number of his rivals having fallen by the wayside, there is every chance that Kane will grab the coveted trophy, especially if England do go all the way and "bring it home". "We are both very unsafe at set pieces". Italy couldn't score in 180 minutes in the qualifying play-offs. "We don't have Zlatan Ibrahimovic anymore, we don't have ...

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  • Videos show rescue teams navigating narrow passageways to save Thai soccer team
Videos show rescue teams navigating narrow passageways to save Thai soccer team

He had been placing the tanks throughout the caves in an attempt by Thai authorities to eventually ferry the boys out using scuba gear, reports the New York Post . Two divers from the United Kingdom were the first to make it, on Monday, to the area where the boys and their coach took shelter. "At first, we thought the children could stay for a...

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  • Justin Trudeau Groping Incident: Prime Minister Acknowledges He Apologized To Reporter
Justin Trudeau Groping Incident: Prime Minister Acknowledges He Apologized To Reporter

The event in question was the Kokanee Summit festival in August 2000, which Trudeau attended to accept a donation to the Kokanee Glacier Alpine Campaign. The piece said Trudeau apologized one day after the incident, but that the woman felt "blatantly disrespected". In a statement just released to the CBC, Knight said that she was revealing her id...

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  • Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Arrest, Charges Laid: Saskatchewan RCMP
Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Arrest, Charges Laid: Saskatchewan RCMP

The driver of a transport truck that collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team is facing criminal charges. Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks. The RCMP made the announcement this morning, though details of the charges and suspect were not released. If convicted of unsafe operation of motor...

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  • Jordan Gets South Syria Rebels Back to Talks After Brief Collapse
Jordan Gets South Syria Rebels Back to Talks After Brief Collapse

Syrian rebels in Daraa said on Friday a ceasefire deal had been reached with regime ally Russian Federation. Taking over Nassib crossing would allow the Syrian army to drive further southwards through the area immediately east of Deraa city, where rebel territory narrows to a thin corridor along the Jordanian border.

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  • Thai rescuer in cave dies from lack of oxygen
Thai rescuer in cave dies from lack of oxygen

SEAL commander Rear Adm. Arpakorn Yookongkaew said Tuesday that there was no rush to bring the group out of the cave, since they are safe where they are. Samarn Poonan, a former member of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit who was part of the rescue team in Chiang Rai , died on Thursday night after entering the cave to lay oxygen tanks along a ...

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  • Caught On Camera: Woman Fell Out Of Moving SUV
Caught On Camera: Woman Fell Out Of Moving SUV

The freaky incident was caught on camera around 4:12 p.m.at the intersection of 131st Avenue and 15th Street. The woman had been riding with her boyfriend, his sister and the sister's one-year-old son. He puts her in the vehicle's passenger seat and drives away. Detectives say they want to find the woman to ensure that she is not hurt. "We have...

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  • Lab-made embryos may save near-extinct rhino species
Lab-made embryos may save near-extinct rhino species

The last male, named Sudan, died this past March. The global team believes that assisted reproduction technologies used for other large mammals, including horses and cows, could be transferred to the surviving northern white rhinos as a way of boosting their reproductive capacity.

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