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Trump Jr.'s Russia emails could trigger probe under election law

Look at the Trumpkin with his ready-made talking point. Brett Bruen studied Russian influence operations for Obama's National Security Council following the invasion of Ukraine. We have a Supreme Court judge already confirmed. I don't know, but you don't care. But Trump is no Humphrey or Kennedy. Often, he says, the rope is a friendly, innocuous-seeming middleman, encouraged to pull a target into conversation. Read More »

Trump Lands in Paris Hoping For Common Ground With His Counterpart Macron


But Jean-Pierre Maulny, co-director of the French Institute for International Relations, says the two presidents will find common ground on Syria. A report on the social media pushback from said Macron's use of the term "civilizational" was likely sufficient to get him into trouble, as it sounds "like a casually racist assessment that Europe's "civilization" is different from, and perhaps better than, Africa's". Read More »

Trump insists son is innocent, slams 'witch hunt'

Emails Create Short-Term Uproar, Long-Term Problem - "For months, the hope in President Donald Trump's world-sometimes realistic, sometimes strained-was that the story of Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election would quickly shrivel up and blow away". Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon to meet EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier


Michel Barnier pointedly said "I'm not hearing any whistling, just the clock ticking" as he warned the March 2019 deadline for leaving the bloc is looming. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the bill, which covers outstanding liabilities for programmes which the United Kingdom signed up to as an EU member, as well as ongoing costs including staff pensions, could be around £50 billion, while unconfirmed reports have claimed it could reach nearly twice that ... Read More »

Bryce Harper: Let top vote-getters pick teams for All-Star Game


The fans would love to see Harper hit a homer off Max Scherzer or see Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge batting in the same lineup. " Mets fans are kind of rude", Harper told Miller . Now that the MLB All-Star Game is no longer used to determine home field advantage in the World Series, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper - Mr. Read More »

Tour de France 2017, Stage 11: Marcel Kittel Wins


George Bennett rides through the wet streets of Dusseldorf during the opening stage time trial at the Tour de France . Froome crossed the line safely in the pack, keeping the three-time Tour victor 18 seconds clear of Italian national champion Fabio Aru in the general classification. Read More »

North Korea First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile


The Soviets, even at their most hard-line, never lobbed nuclear missiles toward America, and never declared the nuclear annihilation of the United States as a stated goal (indeed, the Soviets forced Castro to stand down when he wanted to empty his silos at the United States during the Crisis). Read More »

US Women's Open at Trump National may be unpredictable


But, as Trump's political fortunes rose, so did the call for the USGA to move the event away from Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster . "This is one of the biggest tournaments in US, and I strongly say this is best tournament in USA, and everybody wants to win this tournament and, well, he's President of well, so I think no matter his coming or not, the fact is not going to be changed", Ryu said. Read More »

Etats-Unis : le fils de Trump savait que Moscou soutenait son père


Ses affirmations étaient vagues, ambigües, et n'avaient pas de sens. Des mails dont des extraits ont été révélés le même jour, par le New-York Times et qui confirment que les Russes ont offert aux équipes de Trump leur soutien. Mais M. Trump a aussi indiqué dimanche sur Twitter avoir évoqué avec Vladimir Poutine la création d'une "unité de cybersécurité impénétrable", apparemment conjointe aux Etats-Unis et à la Russie . Read More »

Senate Will Work Through First 2 Weeks of August Recess


Perdue said not taking the traditional August recess is "much bigger" than repealing and replacing Obamacare . Speaking to CNN affiliate KVEO last week, Cruz said the demonstrators were an illustration of democracy at work. Internal Republican differences have left the measure's fate in question. So, we wait. No one seems to be entirely sure what this newest bill entails. Read More »

Trump Defends Ivanka Holding Seat at G-20 Meetings


Both the Russians and the Americans took pains to describe the meeting as "constructive", cordial and wide-ranging, covering key topics including cyber security and North Korea. "This was about responding to an outrageous attack against a White House senior advisor". More surprisingly, he also cited the backing of another world leader as proof. Read More »

Good Samaritans Form Human Chain To Save Family From Rip Current

The government agency advises that if caught in a rip current , swimmers should not fight the current's pull but instead try to swim parallel to the shore and then back to land at an angle. "I practically lived in a pool". 'It was like, "Oh God, this is how I'm going"'. Eight people may owe their lives to dozens of complete strangers who lent them a hand, quite literally, this past weekend. Read More »

We now know seven Overwatch League owners


Now they're directly in the esports competition. It's a pretty insane game to watch. Immortals has been a part of the league's development since the beginning, even before it was announced. Their involvement "absolutely lends credibility", said Tim O'Shea, an analyst at Jefferies. Earning and maintaining a local fan base will be critical in each team's success. Read More »

Sale, Scherzer to be All-Star starters


While the contest will no longer be used to determine home field advantage for the World Series , it should still be an entertaining matchup with the most talented players in the world in the spotlight. And while there was plenty of late drama, the Midsummer Classic also had its fair share of light-hearted moments. For the team representing the National League , fans vote for eight position players. Read More »

Amarnath Yatra continues unabated post terror strike


It appears the bus in question was not registered with the authorities running the pilgrimage, and was not a part of the pilgrims' convoy for which tight security was provided. Later, the ministers met the Chief Miinister and expressed deep anguish over the yesterday's attack in which seven Amarnath Yatris were killed and conveyed sympathies with the bereaved families. Read More »

Wenger fears competition in race to land Kylian Mbappe

A Marine Corps spokesperson said that the aircraft "experienced a mishap", believed to be structural failure at 20,000 feet. Wenger told reporters that outlets in Chile were wrong in their claims that Sanchez told Wenger he wants to leave. Read More »

Police search for 4 missing young men in Bucks County, Pennsylvania


Sources said pieces of forensic evidence uncovered in one of the buildings the DiNardo family owns is of particular interest to investigators, but did not reveal why. On Friday, Meo, Finocchiaio and Sturgis all vanished. The Facebook page of Cosmo DiNardo shows that he is friends with 19-year-old Jimi Patrick . Read More »

Ad Campaign Urges Portman, Capito to Oppose Medicaid Cuts in Health Bill


State-based Health Insurance exchanges were created to provide premium tax credits to low-income and lower middle class individuals and families to purchase a comprehensive health insurance plan in the individual/non-group marketplace. A new study strongly rejects the common GOP talking point that Medicaid enrollees are unhappy with their health care coverage, and that they would be better off buying private insurance or going without insurance altogether. Read More »

Take Your 'Fat Ass' To Another Beach!


A deeply unpopular, term-limited governor, Christie was looking ahead to life after elected office. He is filling in for longtime host Mike Francesca who is retiring at the end of this year. "On the day of a commuter nightmare, our governor chose to audition for a sports-radio show", said Gill, referring to the kickoff on Monday of extensive railroad-track repairs in Manhattan's Penn Station. Read More »

State troopers attend funeral for fallen NYPD officer


Officer Familia was a 12-year police veteran. Even the left-wing New York Times noted de Blasio's freaky trip to Hamburg - in which he dissed the American president on foreign soil - as a "much criticized" trip. Inside, de Blasio praised Familia's resolve. "It's very sad. It broke my heart because she has three babies", said Suzan Jones, a Bronx resident. Read More »

JAHAN NAMA: North Korea Warns Of Nuclear War


The move comes after Russia's deputy U.N. Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said at the U.N. Security Council Moscow's data indicate North Korea launched a midrange projectile, and not an ICBM. Trump's frustration with China has grown since Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that some experts say could reach Alaska or other parts of the U.S. Read More »

Trump Backtracks on Proposal to Form Cybersecurity Unit With Putin


Tillerson told reporters that Trump "took note" of congressional efforts to push for additional sanctions against Russian Federation, but that he and Putin focused their discussion on "how do we move forward from here". That comment, coming as pundits began referring to the G-20 Summit as the "G-19 plus one" to signal how isolated the USA and Trump appeared, was met with "putting the fox in charge of the henhouse" derision - referencing repeated findings by US and foreign intelligence ... Read More »

Murray, Konta reach Wimbledon quarter-finals


Nadal has a 5-1 record over Muller although the Luxembourg grass court specialist beat him at Wimbledon in 2005. He lost first time out in his only warm-up tournament at Queen's Club and was forced to pull out of two exhibition matches the following week because of a hip injury. Read More »

Official: FBI arrests Hawaii-based soldier on terror charges


He, then, pledged his loyalty to ISIS . "I couldn't afford college, so I said go in the army and get a trade", said Kang, "and that's what he did, and it's not a bad life if there's no war". His computer was subjected to an FBI forensic search . Kang reportedly had a history of threatening to harm - or kill - other enlisted service members, according to law enforcement officials. Read More »

Iraqi forces, remaining Islamic State militants clash in Mosul


Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has promised to bridge the gap between the two Muslim communities, formally declared victory over IS in Mosul on Monday. All across Iraq, people gathered in the streets, as they did in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, dancing, cheering and waving the Iraq national flag in celebration. Read More »

China Refuses to Trump Calls over North Korea Nuclear Crisis


On Sunday (NZ time) the two leaders agreed to progress work on two pressing issues - the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and bilateral trade deals. Washington earlier shot down Beijing and Moscow's joint initiative proposing a suspension of the US and South Korean joint military drills in return for a freeze on North Korea's weapons testing. Read More »

Trump expects 'very powerful' US-UK trade deal


Paul Manafort, then Trump's campaign chairman, was there too but never participated and spent much of the meeting on his phone, she said. Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on June 21, 2017 ahead of the State Opening of Parliament. Read More »

Facebook's Oculus Cuts VR Hardware Bundle Price by 33%


The promotion is also occurring in the United Kingdom, with the same Rift and Touch bundle now priced at £399. It's not enough to pioneer a market so brimming with world-changing potential as virtual reality to ensure long-term domination, steady profits and continuously rising sales. Read More »

US, Japan, South Korea conduct joint drill

Moreover, their regime continues to grow bolder in their threats and responses, especially to truculent language from Donald Trump and his administration. "It may take longer than I'd like". "The U.S. will receive more "gift packages" of different sizes from the DPRK in endless succession, as it tries harder to destroy, by means of sanctions and pressure, the overall national power and strategic position of the DPRK", the unidentified ministry spokesperson said in the statement . Read More »

Comey pal says memos he received were not marked 'classified'


Solomon writes that those investigators will now also delve into whether Comey did, in fact, mishandle classified material. What's more, the memos themselves have still not been released publicly. Comey's actions help explain a lot of things that people have puzzled over since previous year. Mr. Comey was sacked for his handling of the Clinton email case. Read More »

Game of Thrones costume designer reveals huge spoiler


Jimmy Kimmel Live was fortunate enough to get their hands on Kit Harington's other auditions thanks to showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff reaching back into the archives for these incredible screen tests. With only a few days left before the season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones , HBO has released yet another teaser in the form of episode titles and plot summaries. Read More »

Conte rejects Costa's u-turn to stay at Chelsea


But Rummenigge thinks confirming the German champions' interest in the pair would hinder them in any transfer negotiations. Whether or not he was, Lukaku always looked like a viable replacement for Costa. Thusfar Chelsea's recruitment for a season that will throw up the extra challenge on the squad of Champions League football has seen experienced Argentinian goalkeeper Willy Caballero join for free and German worldwide defender Antonio Rudiger sign for £29m on Sunday. Read More »