• Protesters clash with police amid Macedonia name row
Protesters clash with police amid Macedonia name row

Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov stressed the importance of the name deal, which would pave the way for the country to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union . Scuffles broke out and police used stun grenades and tear gas to prevent them from entering the building. Speaking at the ceremony, Tsipras described th...

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  • China slams U.S. threat to impose tariffs on $200 billion in imports
China slams U.S. threat to impose tariffs on $200 billion in imports

According to United States data, China imported $129.89 billion of U.S. goods past year, while the USA purchased $505.47 billion of Chinese products. All told, Trump is now threatening to penalize up to $450 billion of Chinese goods - a value representing about 90 per cent of Chinese imports previous year.

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  • U.S. Rep. Yoder urges Sessions to halt separation of families
U.S. Rep. Yoder urges Sessions to halt separation of families

Interestingly enough, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen pushed back on that characterization earlier today as she defended the policy during the White House press briefing. Michigan Republican Representative Fred Upton on Monday called for an immediate end to the "ugly and inhumane practice", adding, "It's never acceptable to us...

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  • Japan hopes U.S. defends region despite Korea drills' suspension
Japan hopes U.S. defends region despite Korea drills' suspension

He also said the drills were "very expensive" and " provocative ". Last year, 17,500 American and more than 50,000 South Korean troops participated in the Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, although the exercise is mostly focused on computerized simulations rather than live field exercises that use weapons, tanks, or aircraft.

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  • Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch
Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch

The Pentagon , however, sees space as a venue for even more costly boondoggles. He said the Space Force will "lead the management of traffic and mitigate the effects of debris in space ..." President Trump signed an executive order on Monday, establishing a sixth military branch , the Space Force .

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  • DEVELOPING: ‘Explosion’ Reported in LONDON Tube Station, Injuries Reported
DEVELOPING: ‘Explosion’ Reported in LONDON Tube Station, Injuries Reported

British Transport Police said a "small number" of people had been treated at the scene. The nature of the injuries was not immediately clear. "Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the reported explosion, which appears to have been minor.

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  • United States 'to announce withdrawal from UN human rights council'
United States 'to announce withdrawal from UN human rights council'

While previous U.S. administrations have criticized Item 7, President Donald Trump's government has raised the prospect of quitting the council unless it is scrapped. She has also called for ways to expel members of the council that have poor human rights records themselves. Israel's Ambassador Aviva Raz Shechter gestures during a special sess...

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  • Senate Votes to Reimpose ZTE Ban Despite President Trump's Efforts
Senate Votes to Reimpose ZTE Ban Despite President Trump's Efforts

But the Senate measure nullifies that action, proposing an outright ban on the government buying products and services from ZTE and another Chinese telecoms firm, Huawei. Too many jobs in China lost. Trump has talked a big game about dealings with these countries and the need for shows of American strength. "The NDAA is not really a reversa...

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  • Expert Panel Set To Look At Medicinal Cannabis Benefits
Expert Panel Set To Look At Medicinal Cannabis Benefits

Mr Javid's announcement is a direct response to recent high-profile cases where children with severe epilepsy have been blocked from accessing cannabis oil to control their seizures. But Downing Street rejected the claim. A spokesman for the prime minister denied that the government had lost the war on drugs and the government department responsi...

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  • Injured, 1 Dead at New Jersey Art Festival Shooting
Injured, 1 Dead at New Jersey Art Festival Shooting

Tahaij Wells , 33, the suspect who was killed, was recently released from prison and was on parole since February on homicide-related charges, Onofri said on Sunday. "I've been going for the past several years, never anything like this", Lennon said. The festival, which was scheduled to continue through Sunday, has been canceled.

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  • US poised to withdraw from United Nations human rights council
US poised to withdraw from United Nations human rights council

This is the first time since the Human Rights Council was formed in 2006 that a sitting member would volunteer to step aside, though Libya was suspended in 2011 after a government crackdown on unarmed protesters. It was not immediately clear if the US would remain a non-voting observer on the council. There are 47 countries in the Human Rights Co...

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  • Meghan Markle's father: Prince Harry told me to give Trump a chance
Meghan Markle's father: Prince Harry told me to give Trump a chance

Mr Markle, who had been scheduled to walk his daughter down the aisle, missed the Royal wedding in May due to heart problems. "So that upsets me somewhat". I wish it had been me. Harry said "I've got one of my military friends to look after you". But he was quick to add that he was "honored" that Prince Charles , Harry's father and heir to the...

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  • U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council
U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council

Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, who lead Middle East policy for the White House, are slated to consult with regional leaders next week about the peace plan the two have been working on since President Donald Trump took office. It's not clear whether the USA will quit the council in a way that means it will not cooperate with it in any form or w...

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  • Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy
Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

After being placed in a shelter, they can be placed with a sponsor US family. Representative Jim Jordan, a Republican from OH and a member of the Freedom Caucus, said he's skeptical that even a full-throated endorsement from Trump will be enough to get the compromise bill through the House.

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  • On Father’s Day 24 Million American Children Without Dad
On Father’s Day 24 Million American Children Without Dad

But even for women whose fathers had been neglectful or abusive, I found a hunger for approval. The father says things like, don't run with the wrong crowd and how to keep his own heart recognizing that out of it are the issues of life. It's really about love. "Just to sit there and color with a child on the floor of the living room means more to...

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  • Hillary Clinton cites another Bible quote to fight Trump on immigration
Hillary Clinton cites another Bible quote to fight Trump on immigration

Attorneys, led by Preet Bharara from the Southern District of NY, argued the policy deviates from previous norms enacted by Republican and Democratic administrations and ignores the past precedent of maintaining a balance between "effective enforcement and deterrence with humanity and compassion", the letter said .

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  • 'Allahu Akbar' Woman Carries Out Box Cutter Attack in Southern France
'Allahu Akbar' Woman Carries Out Box Cutter Attack in Southern France

A woman injured two people with a cutter by shouting " Allahu akbar " Sunday in France's southeast department of Var, French media reported, adding that the suspect was under custody now. Officials said it was an "isolated incident" and cited the woman's history of mental illness, but admitted terrorism could not be ruled out. An investigation ...

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  • Uproar grows as administration digs in on child separation policy
Uproar grows as administration digs in on child separation policy

Her spokeswoman said that Mrs. Trump believes "we need to be a country that follows all laws ", but also one "that governs with heart". The U-S president has repeatedly stoked fears of migrant-driven crime to advance his anti-immigration agenda.

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  • Ahead of Macron meeting, Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer'
Ahead of Macron meeting, Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer'

Merkel's talks later Monday with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Germany could prove crucial if she is to have any chance of forging an agreement in Brussels. Speaking at a Monday briefing, the key Merkel ally and Christian Social Union (CSU) party head said that the chancellor effectively approved nearly all provisions of his so-called " ...

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  • Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh hurt in auto crash; wife killed
Former Cambodian PM Ranariddh hurt in auto crash; wife killed

The accident, which occurred when a taxi swerved into the incoming lane and collided head on with Prince Ranariddh's vehicle on national road 4 in Ou' Oknha Heng commune on the way to Sinhankville, killed his wife, Ouk Phalla. The Norodom Ranariddh from 1993 to 1997, was Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1998 to 2006 - Chairman of the National Assemb...

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