• Food security and regulation risks of Brexit explored in new report
Food security and regulation risks of Brexit explored in new report

The respected Fraser of Allander think tank has warned that Scottish growth would shrink by 5 per cent below expected levels if the United Kingdom was forced to revert to World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules outside the Brussels block. "We know that everyone is going to have to take steps toward the other to reach an agreement". Numerous rights a...

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  • Trump considering revoking ex-Obama officials' clearance
Trump considering revoking ex-Obama officials' clearance

Press secretary Sarah Sanders read a list of officials being considered for revocation of their clearances on Monday and said the White House is "exploring the mechanisms" by which the government might take them away. Brennan has hinted darkly about revelations that might be in the offing about Trump, among other criticisms; Clapper has likened T...

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  • Prosecutors Get Access To 12 Cohen Recordings After Privilege Waived
Prosecutors Get Access To 12 Cohen Recordings After Privilege Waived

Per CNN , Trump's attorneys waived attorney-client privilege on his behalf on the recording about ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal , and that it is among the 12 now in the government's possession. President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani notably reacted to the news, saying it shows Trump did nothing wrong. Avenatti declined to reveal a...

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  • Ecuador to withdraw asylum for Julian Assange
Ecuador to withdraw asylum for Julian Assange

Greenwald noted that it's likely Moreno won't seek a guarantee that British officials won't order Assange extradited to the United States to face threats from President Donald Trump's administration to prosecute him and take down WikiLeaks.

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  • Stormy Daniels' husband seeks divorce
Stormy Daniels' husband seeks divorce

In May Rudy Giuliani, one of Mr Trump's attorneys, said the President had repaid Mr Cohen for the payment to Ms Daniels , contradicting Mr Trump's prior claims that he did not know the source of the money. Earlier this month Daniels was arrested by undercover vice cops during a sting operation in OH, but the charges have since been dropped. Da...

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  • China, Russia blocked U.S. request for North Korea oil suspension at UN
China, Russia blocked U.S. request for North Korea oil suspension at UN

A USA -sanctioned North Korean technology research and development entity is seeking to expand its business into the Russian Far East by disguising itself as a local company, sources close to the matter said Sunday. Pompeo said the USA will need to see concrete actions from Pyongyang before the sanctions can be eased. Pompeo said North Korea is ...

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  • Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years
Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have announced plans to stage a friendly game in Asmara next month. The president said at the ceremony earlier this month that it had "special significance" because it was occurring after Eritrea and Ethiopia had made peace.

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  • Iranian official responds to Trump, threatens United States troops overseas
Iranian official responds to Trump, threatens United States troops overseas

The conflict between Iran and the US traces back to the 1979 Islamic Revolution, but Obama attempted to paper over the country's problems with the Iran deal. "America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war with Iran is the mother of all wars", Rouhani told a group of diplomats .

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  • Led Sanctions Still Crippling North Korea's Economy
Led Sanctions Still Crippling North Korea's Economy

The U.S. State Department warned that South Korea was potentially violating worldwide regulations. A report in The Washington Post at the weekend said that in spite of positive assessments Trump has given on progress with North Korea, he has vented anger at aides over a lack of immediate progress.

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  • Judge postpones Manafort trial to July 31
Judge postpones Manafort trial to July 31

Lawyers sought the delay for Manafort, a long-time Republican operative and businessman who is a target of Special Counsel Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election. Prosecutors had asked for the information to be sealed unless and until the witnesses actually testified. A federal judge in Virginia has agreed to postpone ...

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  • Top intelligence official says he meant no disrespect to Trump
Top intelligence official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

Whether on objective or by pure coincidence, it was around this time that press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that the president was starting to plan a second meeting with Putin, this time at the White House in the fall. That's not all - Parkhomenko has announced a new sound system arriving Monday to ensure the group is heard, and a singer w...

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  • Brexit minister warns Britain may refuse to pay Brexit divorce bill
Brexit minister warns Britain may refuse to pay Brexit divorce bill

He went on: "That means, therefore, that this is a deal, whether people like it or not, however impartial they may be, they must bring forward a deal which can be voted through by the Conservative Party. Only Ireland with a projected fall back of 4% in national income would be worse affected, the International Monetary Fund said. Mr Raab said cri...

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  • Nawaz Sharif Shifts to Hospital due to Deteriorating Health
Nawaz Sharif Shifts to Hospital due to Deteriorating Health

Former primer minster Nawaz Sharif is not getting the facilities that he is entitled to in jail , said the Sharif family's lawyer Amjad Pervaiz. The source said that Sharif was suffering from dehydration, because of the heat, which led to multiple health problems.

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  • Israel strikes Syrian position in central region
Israel strikes Syrian position in central region

On Saturday, more than 400 rescuers and their family members were evacuated from Syria's Quneitra province through Israel to Jordan, after the rebels surrendered the last areas they held in the southwestern province to the government. The agency identified the Syrians as civil defence workers who fled areas controlled by the Syrian opposition aft...

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  • Indian media, global establishment stands with Nawaz, says Imran Khan
Indian media, global establishment stands with Nawaz, says Imran Khan

Also, in the northwestern city of Peshawar , a suicide bombing this month killed another provincial assembly candidate and 20 others. Ikramullah Khan Gandapur, a provincial assembly candidate for the Pakistan Justice Party in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, died of injuries after a bomb detonated near his auto, officials said.

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  • Nicaragua’s Ortega battling protests, calls for peace on anniversary
Nicaragua’s Ortega battling protests, calls for peace on anniversary

Ortega scrapped the cuts, but the violent repression of dissent sparked wider protests, leading to accusations that the president increasingly resembles former dictator Anastasio Somoza, whom he helped to topple almost 40 years ago. The Nicaraguan government, though, dismisses the claims as warped by antagonistic media. With Venezuela's economy c...

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  • Feds have 12 Michael Cohen audio recordings
Feds have 12 Michael Cohen audio recordings

In February, a White House spokesperson told ABC News , "This is an old story that is just more fake news". "If I'm wrong" about the existence of more tapes, Avenatti said on "This Week", "then why don't we have Mr. "The only way that it would be improper for me to have it would be if I got it from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or somebo...

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  • Rand Paul Seeks Bar on Trump-Critic Brennan's Classified Access
Rand Paul Seeks Bar on Trump-Critic Brennan's Classified Access

In justifying the president possibly removing these former officials' security clearances, Sanders accused them all of "monetizing" their security clearances for personal gain. Hayden responded Monday via Twitter, saying a revocation wouldn't "have any effect on what I say or write". "Today I will meet with the President and I will ask him to rev...

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  • Donald Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation 'illegally spied' on Carter Page, campaign
Donald Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation 'illegally spied' on Carter Page, campaign

The heavily redacted documents were released after a week of developments following the U.S. president's meeting on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Its release marks the first time a FISA application for surveillance has been released, the Washington Post noted, and such documents are considered to be highly classifi...

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  • Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official
Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official

Six days ago, President Trump held a news conference to walk back comments he made suggesting that he did not believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a plan to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. The next day brought a fresh challenge. Republican Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform, sai...

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