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Author: 0 Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as Russian Federation ambassador

The previously undisclosed conversation between the two leaders was first revealed on Tuesday by Ian Bremmer, president of the geopolitical risk firm Eurasia Group. The New York Times described it as a private, hourlong conversation and the contents of the meeting remain unknown. "Any intelligence out there that suggests that somebody is of interest to us, we have to pursue it", the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump announces Jon Huntsman Jr. for Russian Federation ambassador

Still, given their earlier meeting at the G20 had attracted so much attention - with differing accounts of exactly what was said - and the ongoing USA investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, any discussion between the pair without United States aides present was bound to lead to fevered speculation.

Global News Why Trump's Base of Support May Be Smaller Than It Seems
Author: 0 Why Trump's Base of Support May Be Smaller Than It Seems

The barrier, as employed by both parties, is at the heart of an escalating fight over the pace of confirmations and the Trump administration's ability to fill jobs. In addition, 29 percent said he sets a bad example for the United States when he makes personal attacks; 62 percent said they dislike his use of Twitter; 53 percent dislike Trump's refusal to release his personal tax returns; and 51 percent disagree on how Trump is handling Russia's interference of the 2016 election.

Global News South Preparing for Cindy, Possible Flash Flooding
Author: 0 South Preparing for Cindy, Possible Flash Flooding

It will be sticky outside as the storms hang around. In addition to bands of drenching rain, the storm brought high winds and numerous, short-lived tornadoes and waterspouts. The commonwealth is expecting heavy rain, remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy . So far no damage has been reported although a few downed trees, especially dead ones, may have come down in some of the more rural areas.

Global News Is Shah Rukh Khan giving a message with this Instagram post?
Author: 0 Is Shah Rukh Khan giving a message with this Instagram post?

He asked if Salman will do a role in his upcoming Aanand L Rai movie, to which Salman replied in the affirmative. I said, "Salman, there's one role", he said, "Yeah, let me know". This welcoming news comes right after SRK shared the 5th mini trailer of the film. "He (Rai) has edited some portions, we have a good amount of film ready".

Global News Freed Minks Die as Animal Rights Activists Rejoice
Author: 0 Freed Minks Die as Animal Rights Activists Rejoice

Minks are native to Minnesota, but wildlife officials worry that these formerly captive minks will have trouble surviving in the outside world. There was a report Monday night from a nearby farmer who lost 10 chickens, likely to the mink.

Global News Gov't Officially Disbands Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia
Author: 0 Gov't Officially Disbands Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia

The government has disbanded Muslim hardline group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia ( HTI ) for conducting activities that contradict state ideology Pancasila , a set of founding national principles that promote pluralism and tolerance. Another protest is planned for Wednesday. Although the HTI mentioned Pancasila as its ideology in its statute, facts show that its activities are not in line with Pancasila , he said.

Global News China's PLA moves troops, lots of heavy equipment to Tibet, say reports
Author: 0 China's PLA moves troops, lots of heavy equipment to Tibet, say reports

A former USA diplomat also said that China must acknowledge that India is a force to reckon with, adding that China's stand in the Indo-China border dispute in Sikkim has miffed quite a few neighbours. India also accused China of building roads on the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction and its People's Liberation Army (PLA) of intruding into Indian territory in Sikkim and destroying bunkers, while China has claimed India is provoking them and the issue can be resolved only if India withdraws ...

Global News Mnuchin, Ross Seeking Increased Access to Chinese Markets
Author: 0 Mnuchin, Ross Seeking Increased Access to Chinese Markets

Mnuchin hopes to see China ease its foreign ownership restrictions in its financial services sector, allowing for more US integration, as well as the removal of barriers to trade in China's information and communication technology sector. "The giant ship of China-US economic and trade relations is sailing on the right course", Xinhua news agency quoted Wang as saying on Tuesday at a China-US business luncheon ahead of the first China-US Comprehensive Economic Dialogue.

Global News One dead in Wales church collapse
Author: 0 One dead in Wales church collapse

A warning was sent to a train heading towards the scene, but the driver did not report anything "untowards" on the line, Network Rail said. "Disruption is expected to continue until approximately 18:15". Keen golfer Jeff Plevey, 55, was working on scaffolding around the "unsafe" former Splott Road Baptist Church building in Cardiff when it fell down.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton even less popular than Donald Trump, poll shows

Just 8 percent said that before the election. According to a poll released by Bloomberg Tuesday, Trump sits a clear two points higher than Clinton in the eyes of the American people, even though Clinton has spent her post-campaign life vacationing alone , shopping another book about herself, and endorsing Trump's biggest insult against her.

Global News Super PAC Vows to Primary Any GOPers Opposing Repeal
Author: 0 Super PAC Vows to Primary Any GOPers Opposing Repeal

At a mid-Missouri town hall meeting earlier this month, McCaskill asked the audience of 265 people how many support the GOP House or Senate health care plan. Others, like Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), expressed skepticism. He says that stability comes from money the federal government pays to insurers to subsidize certain people on Obamacare plans as well as the requirement that individuals buy insurance, which balances out costs in the overall marketplace.

Global News Nelson Mandela's Birthday Celebrated with Volunteer Service
Author: 0 Nelson Mandela's Birthday Celebrated with Volunteer Service

Mandela was sentenced to life in prison but became a global symbol for change. Shortly afterwards in 1994, Mandela had the honour of becoming the first black president of South Africa, a position principally earned by him in the form of his life-long service for the black rights movement in South Africa.

Global News Northern California wildfire spreads to 7100 acres
Author: 0 Northern California wildfire spreads to 7100 acres

It's burning near Highway 49, a historical route winding its way up California foothills of the western Sierra Nevada dotted with communities and landmarks that sprouted up during the state's Gold Rush. The Lake County News is reporting that forward progress on the Murphy Fire has stopped, you can read their story here . Highway 140 is closed west of Mariposa and parts of Highway 49 are closed north of Mariposa.

Global News Civilian casualties in the war against ISIS are skyrocketing on Trump's watch
Author: 0 Civilian casualties in the war against ISIS are skyrocketing on Trump's watch

President Donald Trump's war against ISIS is leading to a shocking number of civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria, according to an investigation conducted by the watchdog Airwars and The Daily Beast . Rights groups have accused all parties in the battle for Mosul of human rights violations, including ISIS and the Iraqi security forces. Another possible culprit for the increase in deaths: structural differences in the way air strikes are carried out.

Global News Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed visit at G20 dinner
Author: 0 Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed visit at G20 dinner

The two world leaders had met for the first time earlier that day and, according to the White House, "developed a rapport". "There was no "second meeting" between President Trump and President Putin, just a brief conversation at the end of a dinner", the statement continued.

Global News Allies cringe at Moon's overture for talks-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily
Author: 0 Allies cringe at Moon's overture for talks-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

NORTH Korea must make " serious moves" towards giving up its nuclear weapons programme before talks with the European Union can take place, Boris Johnson has said . "as early as possible" through which South Korea needs to build a joint defense posture spearheaded by "our military". The U.S. president said, " North Korea is behaving in a very risky way" and something needs to be done about it soon.

Global News SKorean police investigating defector's return to North
Author: 0 SKorean police investigating defector's return to North

He spoke on condition of anonymity because of office rules. She, however, introduces herself by another name, Jeon Hye-sung, in the propaganda video. "When I was alone in a dark, cold room, I was heartbroken and I wept every day, missing my fatherland and my parents back home". The Korea Times cited unnamed North Korean defectors as speculating that she may have been abducted on the China-North Korean border while trying to help her relatives escape.

Global News N. Korean Missiles Have Range to Reach US without Accuracy
Author: 0 N. Korean Missiles Have Range to Reach US without Accuracy

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-Gyon also called for the restoration of military and government hotlines across the border, which had been cut by the North past year in response to the South imposing economic sanctions after a nuclear test by Pyongyang , Reuters reported on July 16.

Author: 0 Trump Had Second Conversation With Putin While at G-20 Summit

President Trump dismissed suggestions of a "secret dinner" as "fake news". The news of the second meeting was broken by political scientist Ian Bremmer , who said that Putin's translator was present for the meeting, not Trump's, and that it lasted for about an hour.

Global News Trump and Putin held a secret second meeting at G-20
Author: 0 Trump and Putin held a secret second meeting at G-20

Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a couples-only social dinner at the summit in Hamburg, Germany, the official said. Earlier reports said Putin and Trump had one meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit that lasted for 2 hours and 15 minutes, instead of half an hour as scheduled.

Global News U.S. lifts 'laptop ban' for Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 U.S. lifts 'laptop ban' for Saudi Arabia

Saudia operates to three destinations in the United States: Los Angeles ( LAX ), New York (JFK) and Washington DC (IAD). The TSA has eased their laptop ban from flights originating in the Middle East, lifting restrictions on flights from Saudi Arabian Airlines , the last of the many affected Middle-Eastern airlines.

Global News Police probe launched post rape charges on Bal Gangadhar Tilak's grandson
Author: 0 Police probe launched post rape charges on Bal Gangadhar Tilak's grandson

Deputy Commissioner of Police Basavraj Teli said that the victim and the accused have known each other since 2015. Tilak is the great-great-grandson of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak , a grandson of former Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Jayantrao Tilak, and son of Dipak Tilak, the Vice-Chancellor of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth.

Global News BBC reveals its top earners… but only a third are women
Author: 0 BBC reveals its top earners… but only a third are women

I blame my agent and the other TV channels that pay more. "But I felt - and the Government felt at the time - that this is public money and if somebody is earning the equivalent of 1,000 households' licence fees put together, then the licence fee payer deserves to know about that and reach a judgment for themselves of whether that is good value for money".

Global News McCain has blood clot removed; health care vote delayed
Author: 0 McCain has blood clot removed; health care vote delayed

According to a statement released by the Mayo Clinic where he is being treated, Senator McCain underwent a routine physical examination followed by which the blood clot was detected in his brain. McCain's absence cast doubt on whether the Senate would be able to pass the legislation to dismantle and replace Obamacare. The No. 2 Senate GOP leader, John Cornyn of Texas, said he still expected the Senate to move quickly, holding a vote as soon as McCain returns.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte seeks to extend martial law in Mindanao

Abella said the possible martial-law extension is meant to "deal with local terrorist groups and anything that threatens public safety in Mindanao". On Monday night, Duterte was reported to have verbally requested a 60-day extension but apparently changed his mind before drafting the letter.

Global News Philippines promotes establishment of Muslim autonomous region
Author: 0 Philippines promotes establishment of Muslim autonomous region

The draft - approved by the 21-member Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) on June 6 - was turned over to Mr. Duterte in Malacañan Palace in the presence of House Speaker Pantaleon D. Irene Santiago, who oversees the Bangsamoro peace accords, said that a successful communications strategy will help overturn the negative public opinion against the BBL, which rose highest following the deaths of 44 members of a special police unit in an encounter with Moro groups, including MILF combatants, ...

Author: 0 Al-Bashir to tour Gulf countries over crisis with Qatar

On the following day, a story appeared on the Qatari News Agency's website quoting a speech by Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, in which he allegedly praised Iran and said Qatar has a good relationship with Israel. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt forced a land, ocean and air blockade on Qatar on June 5. "But we can not have a member who is undermining us and supporting extremism", he said.

Global News Trump's Poll Numbers are Bad, But….
Author: 0 Trump's Poll Numbers are Bad, But….

Almost every day, another mainstream media poll emerges that claims President Trump has the lowest approval rating since Caligula. Bloomberg notes that the former secretary of state, USA senator, and first lady has always been a polarizing figure, but this survey shows she has lost popularity even among those who voted for her in November.

Global News East Ukraine Rebels Announce Referendum for a New State
Author: 0 East Ukraine Rebels Announce Referendum for a New State

In exchange, the government would permit local elections and give the area the power to self-govern. The political aspect of these agreements is, for its part, remained a dead letter, the belligerents are rejecting each other the responsibility for this failure.

Global News China interfering in state, thanks to BJP: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 China interfering in state, thanks to BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Speaking on the presidential elections, she said, "We voted for Meira Kumar to register our protest against present atrocities in the country", reported PTI . China is interfering and we are suffering. How is VHP giving arms training to children in the name of Durga Vahini? Mamata Banerjee also spoke about the ongoing border row with China in the Sikkim sector, criticising the government for leaving the "borders open".

Global News Quake hits off North Korea but experts rule out nuke test
Author: 0 Quake hits off North Korea but experts rule out nuke test

North Korea tested the missile on July 4. The US knew this missile was different than any they had seen before, and the US knew it could destroy it with a variety of percision-fire platforms in the region. USA intelligence feels that the North probably does not yet possess the ability to build one small enough to sit atop an ICBM. Aside from its nuclear stockpiles, North Korea also possesses thousands of tons of toxic gases that can also be used in a major chemical warfare.

Global News Hillary Clinton Still Less Popular than Donald Trump
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Still Less Popular than Donald Trump

President Trump has failed to enact promised sweeping changes on health care or tax reform, and the budget still hasn't been passed. Bloomberg's last poll was taken prior to the election and it revealed that a small 8 percent of those likely to vote for Clinton had an unfavorable view of her.

Global News Justin Rose: 'To win it would kind of close my Open story'
Author: 0 Justin Rose: 'To win it would kind of close my Open story'

Open, headed off to Las Vegas and hasn't been seen in the golfing world since then. "I played Liverpool, here and West Lancashire, so I've seen the course". "I recognize that being five years in now. and five years doesn't make me a veteran, but it helps me realize kind of how things go", he said . It's a very tough but fair test, one that's demanding off the tee.

Author: 0 Iran state media accuses Saudis of planting false news story

Reports surfaced in the Washington Post on Sunday claiming that government officials in Abu Dhabi orchestrated the planting of a fabricated story in Qatari media on 24 May that contributed to the current political spat in the region. But the Trump administration shares most Arab governments' fixations with Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood, so after Trump's visit, they likely assumed their offensive against Qatar would be well-received.