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Global News Mueller Asks Manafort Judge to Give Immunity to 5 Witnesses
Author: 0 Mueller Asks Manafort Judge to Give Immunity to 5 Witnesses

Mueller's office told a federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday that they were seeking to compel the witnesses to testify under condition of immunity. "Such concern potentially would be heightened by the additional revelation that they have invoked their privilege against self-incrimination".

Global News North Korea to return USA soldiers' remains in weeks: Pompeo
Author: 0 North Korea to return USA soldiers' remains in weeks: Pompeo

Trump made the comments in a series of early morning tweets after his highly criticized meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland and his visit with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. The two Korean countries are still technically at war, although Moon and Kim had pledged at the inter-Korean summit that they will sign a peace treaty to end the six-decade Korean War formally.

Global News Firefighter died in bulldozer near Yosemite
Author: 0 Firefighter died in bulldozer near Yosemite

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Deputy Chief Scott McLean says Varney's body is in a precarious location in steep terrain and conditions are too risky to allow crews to get close Sunday. Those fires are both now 90 percent contained, but a series of other small fires has popped up across the state. Firefighters have maintained an honor guard by Varney's body since his death.

Global News US officials react to summit between Pres. Trump and Putin
Author: 0 US officials react to summit between Pres. Trump and Putin

On Monday, President Donald Trump joined Putin in Helsinki , Finland, for a one-on-one meeting , after which Trump received significant condemnation for his remarks made at a joint news conference. "[Russia] remains hostile to our most basic values and ideals". "You're the president of the United States". "The president had the chance to warn Putin, to tell him, "'Do not do this again, ' and he failed to even meet the minimum standards of that", Brennan continued.

Global News Trump orders a bold paint job for new Air Force One
Author: 0 Trump orders a bold paint job for new Air Force One

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. Boeing (ba) finally secured the $3.9 billion deal to build two new planes to be used as Air Force One by the USA president. 'Why would anyone want to discard an Air Force One design that evokes more than a half-century of American history?' Michael Beschloss asked Axios .

Global News Trump faces backlash after Putin meeting, press conference
Author: 0 Trump faces backlash after Putin meeting, press conference

In a Monday press conference, President Trump did not attempt to push back on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election. "I was an intelligence officer myself, and I do know how dossiers are made up", replied Putin. I felt this was a message best delivered in person.

Global News Trump, Putin Open Summit in Helsinki
Author: 0 Trump, Putin Open Summit in Helsinki

It doesn't mean anything. Trump and Putin said they are exploring ways to protect Israel from conflict raging near its border in Syria. Since Trump assumed the presidency, the two leaders have held several phone conversations, including the latest one on March 20.

Global News Prosecutors: Butina is flight risk, should stay in jail until trial
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Butina is flight risk, should stay in jail until trial

According to the documents she had terminated her apartment lease, packed her boxes, visited a U-Haul truck rental facility and transferred $3,500 to an account in Russian Federation. Authorities added that Butina has ties to wealthy businessmen in the Russian oligarchy. In October 2016, "U.S. Person 1" told Butina in an email that he had "been involved in securing a VERY private line of communication between the Kremlin and key "Political Party 1" leaders through, of all conduits, the "Gun ...

Global News Mattress store serial killer captured after deadly crime spree, cops say
Author: 0 Mattress store serial killer captured after deadly crime spree, cops say

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters that it was too early to say what triggered the parolee's deadly "rampage". Deputies said they also found a pistol inside the auto. It appeared Rodriguez surrendered to police without a fight, KPRC reported . Authorities, who believe Rodriguez was on the hunt for his next victim when he was caught, have not offered details on the evidence allegedly linking him to the crimes.

Global News Putin Doesn’t Deny He Has Compromising Material on Trump
Author: 0 Putin Doesn’t Deny He Has Compromising Material on Trump

The special counsel investigating potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin on Friday charged a dozen Russian military intelligence officers with hacking the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign and then releasing the stolen communications online as part of a sweeping conspiracy to meddle in the election.

Global News Girl, 7, killed on interstate after walking away from crash
Author: 0 Girl, 7, killed on interstate after walking away from crash

Her phone apparently could not place calls. The little girl was in a vehicle with her father when he crashed, reportedly while driving drunk. Michigan State police spokesman Lt. The scope of the tragedy took some time to become clear as police tried to piece together what appeared to be separate incidents but in reality were three connected reports - a drunken driving crash, a girl in need of help and a woman who thought she hit a pedestrian with her vehicle.

Global News Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet
Author: 0 Clinton trolls Trump ahead of Putin summit with World Cup tweet

John Huntsman, US Ambassador to Russian Federation, added the meetings were beneficial for both nations due their current fractious bilateral relationship. Finland has a long legacy of hosting US-Russian summits because of its perceived neutrality and geographic location, as per several media reports. His latest statements come days after the special counsel indicted 12 Russian intelligence agents for interference in the 2016 United States presidential election .

Global News Brexit tests for Theresa May as premiership hangs in the balance
Author: 0 Brexit tests for Theresa May as premiership hangs in the balance

Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran, a champion of the anti-Brexit campaign group Best For Britain, said Mr Johnson was "playing a stupid game". May said she was sticking with her plans. He told Today: "But our energies are going into negotiating a positive way forward with out European counterparts". I'm afraid the Prime Minister doesn't see that.

Global News Trump Condemns Russia Probe After Putin Talks
Author: 0 Trump Condemns Russia Probe After Putin Talks

Now, it's Trump's turn to remake US-Russia relations, and he's already preemptively blamed the media for misrepresenting it. " Most importantly we have a lot of good things to talk about", Trump said after opening his remarks with praise for Russia's hosting of the soccer World Cup.

Global News Inspect all child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity: Maneka Gandhi
Author: 0 Inspect all child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity: Maneka Gandhi

A nun, identified as Sister Koncilia, and a staff member, Anima Indwar, were arrested in connection with trafficking. The shelter home is administered by the Missionaries of Charity, which was founded by Nobel laureate Mother Teresa . The Missionaries of Charity stopped facilitating adoptions in India in 2015 after government reforms that removed obstacles for single, divorced or separated people to adopt children.

Global News Obama warns of odd times in Madiba tribute
Author: 0 Obama warns of odd times in Madiba tribute

While delivering a lecture in Johannesburg in South Africa on Tuesday, July 17, former USA president Barack Obama urged governments, especially in Africa, to embrace inclusive capitalism. "We have lived with all these awesome icons such as Mother Theresa, Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela , among others that we should have learned from".

Global News Now Theresa May faces recess rebellion (and another Brexit bill)
Author: 0 Now Theresa May faces recess rebellion (and another Brexit bill)

The newspaper reported that Conservative whips, who enforce discipline in the party, issued the warning to pro-EU MPs, led by the former ministers Stephen Hammond and Nicky Morgan, minutes before a crucial vote on customs last night. The European Union must show "flexibility" in the Brexit talks to avoid a "catastrophic" no-deal scenario, the first minister has said. MPs will carry on debating Brexit on Tuesday when the Trade Bill comes to the Commons.

Global News 11-year-old raped by 17 men over weeks
Author: 0 11-year-old raped by 17 men over weeks

Among the people who were arrested are security guards, gardener and elevator operator of the building. The horror story came out when the hearing-impaired girl from Chennai , confided her ordeal to her older sister. Just a day earlier, reports emerged of a 6-year-old girl being raped outside a temple in New Delhi and left to die on the street. Her examination reportedly confirmed she had been raped by many men.

Global News U.S. lawmakers slam Trump's embrace of Putin, look to punish Russian Federation
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers slam Trump's embrace of Putin, look to punish Russian Federation

And joke about it these men did, in segments ranging from a few minutes long to several minutes long, with varying degrees of political insight and legitimately amusing comedy. That's sparked controversy around the world, including in Trump's own Republican Party. What did he say at the summit with Putin? Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said there was no doubt Russian Federation had meddled in U.S.

Author: 0 Piers Morgan and Donald Trump: Why is GMB host pals with president?

The interview was conducted on Air Force One at Stansted Airport, as Trump prepared to fly to his Turnberry resort in Scotland, for two days of golf ahead of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. "I especially feel for the poor old Queen having to have him to tea". I met him a couple of times... However, the meeting itself went smoothly, with Mr Trump saying: "It was really something special".

Author: 0 Trump Faces Tidal Wave Of Criticism Over Handling Of Summit With Putin

We saw Trump - one day after National Security Adviser John Bolton said "we're quite concerned" Russian Federation would interfere in a future USA election - say that he didn't see "any reason why" Russian Federation meddled in 2016. "This is shameful", tweeted Sen. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican candidate for president, called Trump's behavior "disgraceful and detrimental to our democratic principles" and said it "undermines our national integrity and impairs our global credibility".

Author: 0 Journalist bravely confronts Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Corker said "the first step" will be hearing from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who will testify before Congress on Russian Federation next week. Also charged one day later was Maria Butina, a 29-year-old Russian national charged with using contacts she built up within the National Rifle Association (NRA) to facilitate communications between Russian officials from the Kremlin and a USA political party that was not named in the court documents.

Global News Emmanuel Macron's Joyful World Cup Celebration
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's Joyful World Cup Celebration

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Friday she couldn't sit tight for the World Cup last against France, as authorities worked extra time to meet the tremendous requests from fans requiring travel papers. Putin ceremonially handed a football to the emir to mark the transfer to Qatar, which will be the first Arab country to host the tournament. Grabar-Kitarovic has managed to win the hearts and admiration of countless amounts of people who watched the final of the 2018 ...

Global News Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels
Author: 0 Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

But despite the rebels' rejection of this overture, Mrs May emerged triumphant by a margin of just six votes, as the Commons rejected the key amendment by 307-301. By 305 votes to 302 - with 14 Tories rebelling - MPs backed an amendment that prevents the United Kingdom from collecting taxes on behalf of the European Union, unless the rest of the European Union does the same for the UK.

Global News Trump sides with Russian Federation against Federal Bureau of Investigation at Helsinki summit
Author: 0 Trump sides with Russian Federation against Federal Bureau of Investigation at Helsinki summit

A top Republican senator says President Donald Trump's refusal to condemn Russian interference in the 2016 USA election makes the US "look like a pushover" in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "I don't see any reason why it would be", he added. In a joint press conference , Putin said that the leaders touched on issues including tensions on the Korean peninsula and the situation in Syria during their first summit.

Global News Trump not backing down amid flood of criticism over Putin meeting
Author: 0 Trump not backing down amid flood of criticism over Putin meeting

During a high-profile meeting in Helsinki on Monday, Trump said he didn't see "any reason why" Russian Federation would have interfered in the 2016 US election, despite the findings from his own intelligence agencies. Asked if he trusted US intelligence agencies, which concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election, Trump said he had been told by his CIA chief that Russian Federation was to blame, but he was not certain.

Global News PM hit by fresh resignation in knife-edge Commons Brexit vote
Author: 0 PM hit by fresh resignation in knife-edge Commons Brexit vote

Rebellion from pro-Europe MPs in her party saw May narrowly avoiding defeat on two of the amendments by just three votes, 303 to 300, with the Prime Minister dependent on pro-Brexit opposition lawmakers to get the changes through. May, vulnerable in parliament after losing her party's majority at an ill-judged election past year, has come under fire from both wings of her party over a hard-won Brexit plan, with one ex-minister calling it the "worst of all worlds".

Global News Captain America: Donald Trump is 'Putin's puppet'
Author: 0 Captain America: Donald Trump is 'Putin's puppet'

On Capitol Hill, US politicians from both parties and former intelligence officials are condemning Trump's remarks . He said Putin was "playing Trump and the United States like a fiddle". "OK, egotism plus naivete times false equivalence equals. yeah, treason". "But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake", said Republican Senator John McCain, who chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee.

Global News Cave diver considers suing Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo'
Author: 0 Cave diver considers suing Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo'

Musk said that he makes annual donations to Democratic and Republican candidates, and these donations ensure lawmakers remain "willing to listen when I call to object about issues that negatively affect humanity". Musk, who has recently made a habit of arguing with critics on Twitter, has been fiercely defending his involvement in the rescue mission. "The caver told AFP he would make a decision when he flies back to the United Kingdom this week, but said the episode with Musk 'ain't ...

Global News N. Korea's Kim lambasts officials during 'field guidance' visits
Author: 0 N. Korea's Kim lambasts officials during 'field guidance' visits

There was no immediate word from the US side, but South Korean media said that the USA team was led by Air Force Maj. "I firmly believe that the strong will, honest efforts and unique approach of myself and Your Excellency Mr. Some 21 nations fought alongside the South Korean military during the three-year conflict as part of UN multinational forces. The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency said Monday that the amnesty would be granted for "those who had been convicted of the ...

Author: 0 Putin: Trump was 'of no interest' to Russian Federation before 2016 election

The event today will also try to warm relations between Russian Federation and the USA since the annexation of Crimea by Russian Federation in 2014. Trump however chose to side with Putin instead of his own country. "I don't see any reason why it should be", he replied. Asked if he believed US intelligence agencies, which concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election in an effort to help him defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton, Trump said he was not convinced it was Moscow.

Global News Anderson Cooper of CNN calls Trump-Putin news conference 'disgraceful'
Author: 0 Anderson Cooper of CNN calls Trump-Putin news conference 'disgraceful'

Former CIA Director John Brennan denounced Trump's performance as "treasonous", and Republican U.S. Senator John McCain called the meeting with Putin a "tragic mistake", although some other Republicans were more cautious. Much of the Republican rebuke came from politicians who have been willing to openly criticise the President, a group that remains a minority in the GOP.

Global News We are all Supreme Court skeptics now
Author: 0 We are all Supreme Court skeptics now

Trump said in 2016 that he would use any Supreme Court nomination opportunities to appoint judges who would overturn Roe . All three are considered must-have votes for Democrats to block Kavanaugh , as they voted past year for Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch .

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