• Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'
Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'

He's hired an outspoken Trump critic, Lanny Davis, a former attorney for President Bill Clinton, to help respond to the US probe. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment Saturday, but in the past, the president's aides have called the account of the affair by the former model, Karen McDougal, "an old story that is jus...

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  • Woman impaled on Ocean City beach by unattended beach umbrella, officials say
Woman impaled on Ocean City beach by unattended beach umbrella, officials say

The Ocean City emergency services later posted footage on social media of the helicopter arriving to transport the woman to hospital. Her condition is now unknown at this time, but officials say her injuries are not life threatening. Last week, another woman was impaled in the ankle by a wind-driven beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore. B...

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  • Israeli PM to meet Russian FM in Moscow for Syria talks
Israeli PM to meet Russian FM in Moscow for Syria talks

Israel, concerned that Iran's growing presence in Syria poses a threat to its security, has escalated in recent months its strikes on suspected Iranian and Iran-backed positions in Syria. Trump on Sunday night warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani of dire consequences for threatening the US. Israel has carried out numerous raids inside Syria ...

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  • Democratic Socialists Campaign for Kansas Democrats
Democratic Socialists Campaign for Kansas Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, on track to represent a NY district in Congress after a primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley , declined on Sunday to say whether she will back House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for the speakership if Democrats retake the House.

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  • USA intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump
USA intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump

I think he's said it about 1,000 times". But, absent any evidence to the contrary, I'm going to assume that he did not know what Putin was doing. " Carter Page is one of these guys; we never would have heard of him before all this", Rubio said.

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  • Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region
Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

The reading broke the previous record of 105.8 degrees, set August 12, 2013 in the town of Ekawasaki, located on Shikoku Island. South Korea, Japan's neighbour to its west, has also experienced high temperatures recently. There are still about 4,500 people living in emergency shelters in the wake of the flooding and Japanese authorities were co...

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  • Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'
Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'

Rudy Giuliani , the president's personal attorney, confirmed the existence of the recording, but told the Times a payment was never made and the tape shows Trump did nothing wrong. The recording, which hasn't been made public, was discovered as part of an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in April on attorney Michael Cohen's home office an...

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  • Irish border issue: PM rejects 'unworkable' European Union plan, says hard border 'inconceivable'
Irish border issue: PM rejects 'unworkable' European Union plan, says hard border 'inconceivable'

The Irish border has been the sticking point in the Brexit talks. "The British government need to understand that they can't simply arrive in Ireland and set out a plan that is so destructive to our interests and expect that there won't be a mighty reaction to that", he said .

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  • Unilateral Sanctions on Iran in Violation of Nuclear Deal: Russia
Unilateral Sanctions on Iran in Violation of Nuclear Deal: Russia

In the meeting, he also presented an elaborated report on what has gone in the recent talks between Putin and Donald Trump in Finland. Imposing unilateral sanctions on Iran is against the global nuclear deal, a special envoy of Russian Federation said on Thursday adding that the stance has been emphasized by President Vladimir Putin in talks with...

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  • Record high temperature in Japan as deadly heat wave grips the region
Record high temperature in Japan as deadly heat wave grips the region

The previous high was the 41C recorded in the western prefecture of Kochi in August 2013, the Japan Meteorological Agency says. Japan has been battered by intense heat for close to two weeks but the mercury soared on Monday, breaking above 40 deg C in one part of the broader Tokyo metropolitan area, while the centre of the capital marked a high o...

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  • Trump administration releases Carter Page wiretap documents
Trump administration releases Carter Page wiretap documents

The FBI released documents part of an investigation into whether Page conspired with the Russian government to undermine the 2016 USA election. The release comes in the aftermath of a bitter dispute over the government's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

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  • Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area
Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area

The Syrian government and Russian Federation have labelled the White Helmets as foreign "agents" and have accused them of staging scenes of alleged chemical weapons attacks. The White Helmets work exclusively in rebel-held areas and receive donations from several Western governments, including Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United St...

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  • Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff
Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff

He added that officers tried to pull the man over and were led on a pursuit. About three hours after he took hostages in the store, the suspect surrendered. "Duck down! Duck down!" an officer shouted at her. He was driving her auto when he wrecked it near the Trader Joe's. Meanwhile, as the suspect entered the store, employees and customers...

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  • Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family - governor
Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family - governor

Nine members of an IN family died as a result of the tragedy. Coleman and her 13-year-old nephew were the only of the 11 members of her family who boarded the boat to make it out alive. "The duck boat is notoriously unstable and unsuited for what they were attempting to do with it", said Daniel Rose, an attorney whose New York-based law firm has re...

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  • G20 finance chiefs share concerns over escalating trade friction
G20 finance chiefs share concerns over escalating trade friction

But those efforts will be complicated by frustration over USA steel and aluminum import tariffs on the European Union and Canada. "We refuse to negotiate with a gun to our head ", Mr Le Maire told reporters on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting.

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  • Brexit: Barnier kills customs plan - but opens door on backstop
Brexit: Barnier kills customs plan - but opens door on backstop

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator highlighted Gibraltar's future outside the bloc as one of the "important" pending issues that must be resolved by October before a withdrawal agreement can be concluded with the UK. Former prime minister Sir John Major also backed a fresh Brexit vote , as he attacked the "irreconcilable" attitude of Tory Brexiteers...

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  • Taxi war ambush leaves 11 dead on return from funeral
Taxi war ambush leaves 11 dead on return from funeral

Parliament's Police Portfolio Committee has called for an effective strategy to eliminate illegal firearms following a shooting that's left 11 members of a Gauteng taxi association dead . Private minibuses provide essential transport for millions of South Africans , but violence is common between rival taxi groups as profitable routes are hotly c...

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  • Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance
Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance

The survey was taken over a four-day period that started July 15, a day before Mr. Trump's news conference with Mr. Putin in which he questioned the conclusion of US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election.

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  • Trump threatens Iran with consequences 'few have ever suffered before'
Trump threatens Iran with consequences 'few have ever suffered before'

Rouhani said the president can't have it both ways. He said: "War with Iran is the mother of all wars ". "Today", Rouhani said, "we can easily tell the world that the Americans are not at all committed to peace, worldwide treaties and organizations".

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  • Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto
Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto

Victims are said to be spread out across nearly two to three blocks as witnesses reported hearing anywhere between 10 and 20 shots fired. According to paramedics quoted in local news reports, the crime scene covers several blocks. The shooting began in front of a bar in Greektown in the city's Riverdale neighbourhood, and as many as 10 people m...

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