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Beijing calls on U.S. to ease trade rules

Beijing calls on U.S. to ease trade rules

The Trump administration launched its first economic talks with China on Wednesday, amid signs that new difficulties were emerging in the friendly dialogue the two governments have been holding over the past three months. statement said. Noting that it is natural for the two countries to have economic disagreements and friction, Lu said the two sides could properly handle disputes through dialogue with the principle of equal treatment and mutual trust. Read More

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After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign

After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign

Exxon's "senior-most executives" were aware of the sanctions when two of its subsidiaries signed deals with Russian oil magnate Igor Sechin , it added. Tillerson was not involved in the decision to punish Exxon for violating sanctions on Russia, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. So while the Obama administration was much more lax in its approach, the Trump administration is taking a much harder line stance on the Russian sanctions. Read More

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US Ends Laptop Ban with Riyadh Exemption

US Ends Laptop Ban with Riyadh Exemption

The 4-month ban which was partially been lifted earlier this month has now been completely dissolved for the Middle Eastern and North African airlines and airports . In addition to adding explosive-detection equipment, airlines must, by this fall, demonstrate that they have the ability to conduct tougher security checks, including interviewing passengers as part of the screening, The Times has previously reported . Read More

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Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests

In a press conference in Berlin , he said, "We have to be clearer than before, so the authorities in Ankara understand that their policies are not without consequences." . This week's flare-up was prompted by the arrest by Turkish authorities of German rights activist Peter Steudtner and five others on the grounds that they were part of a terrorist organization - an act denounced by Merkel as "absolutely unjustified". Read More

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New California Wildfires Prompt Evacuation Orders

New California Wildfires Prompt Evacuation Orders

A plume of smoke could be seen from Parducci Winery in Ukiah at 3 p.m. As of Tuesday morning, the fire has grown to 15,500 acres and is 5 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. CalFire says it's also threatening power lines that supply electricity to Yosemite National Park. Traffic on highways 41 and 49 will be impacted as a result of the closure of Highway 49. Read More

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Heroic Dog Rescues Drowning Fawn as Owner Cheers on from Shore

Heroic Dog Rescues Drowning Fawn as Owner Cheers on from Shore

The epic rescue would have been less surprising if Storm was a female: Male animals have been known to kill their own kids in times of need, whereas female animals are known to care for and even adopt the young of other animals. "It was a do-or-die situation", he said, according to the News. "I really didn't have much of a choice". The vet was able to get the fawn to her vehicle and is now being treated. Read More

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Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination for Vice President

Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination for Vice President

Ending all speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday has nominated union minister Venkaiah Naidu as its vice-presidential candidate to take on the Opposition's nominee Gopal Gandhi. He owed his journey from Nellore to Delhi to the party but clarified that "I am above any party now". Unlike most politicians from southern India, Naidu made an effort to master Hindi, going on to address public rallies in northern India. Read More

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Chances increase for Northern Lights across MI tonight

Chances increase for Northern Lights across MI tonight

Meteorologists predict the peak viewing times will be between 11:00 p.m. Sunday and 2:00 a.m. Monday morning. If you get away from the city lights, you should be able to see them late Sunday night into Monday morning. "The better viewing area is going to be over northern New England, like New Hampshire, northern Vermont, Maine, that whole area", Doody said. Look north on the horizon. Read More

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No direct involvement of Pak Army in JIT investigation: ISPR

No direct involvement of Pak Army in JIT investigation: ISPR

Making a statement on situation in Afghanistan, Asif Ghafoor said Afghan forces are losing its hold over the areas under its control. During these operations 22 terrorists were killed in crossfire. DG ISPR said that Pakistan Army is not directly linked with joint investigation team (JIT). All eyes are fixed on the apex court as the future course of the case is likely to be determined today. Read More

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Voting in presidential election ends

Voting in presidential election ends

Out of the 288 legislators, two members of NCP - Chhagan Bhujbal and Ramesh Kadam - are now lodged in jail. PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss will be boycotting the presidential elections since the BJP had failed to meet the PMK's demand for a promise to constitute the Cauvery Management Board within one month for extending support to Kovind. Read More

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ISP Releasing New Information Related To Delphi Murders

ISP Releasing New Information Related To Delphi Murders

Kim Riley said in a news release. Fourteen-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams vanished February 13 while hiking a trail near their hometown of Delphi, about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Sketch of suspect in murders of two in teens. Riley said investigators believe the man captured in the photos and in the new artist's sketch killed both girls. Read More

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United States denies visas to Russian replacements for expelled diplomats - Moscow

United States denies visas to Russian replacements for expelled diplomats - Moscow

Russian Federation is considering reducing the number of personnel working at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow if the United States doesn't return two diplomatic compounds in Maryland and New York, Foreign Ministry officials said Friday. The FBI, as well as the intelligence committees of both houses of the US Congress, are presently investigating whether Trump's associates were in contact with Russian officials during the 2016 US presidential elections. Read More

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Two Arrested For Murders of Four Missing Pennsylvania Men

Two Arrested For Murders of Four Missing Pennsylvania Men

Police early on focused on DiNardo as a person of interest in the case of the missing men, after a signal from Finocchiaro's cellphone was traced to DiNardo's family farm. On Thursday, his attorney was in Philadelphia court to request a continuance for further investigation in that case. Authorities believe one was killed on July 5, and three were killed on July 7. Read More

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Donald Trump Jr. in the Russiagate hot seat: Editorial Board Roundtable

Donald Trump Jr. in the Russiagate hot seat: Editorial Board Roundtable

White House staffers are said to be pointing fingers at each other as the fallout from Donald Trump Jr .'s emails with a Russian lawyer roiled the Trump administration this week, CNN reported on Thursday night. He accepted the meeting on the premise that he would be offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton . Additionally, it is interesting to note that Jared Kushner recently revised his list of foreign agents he had met, adding over 100 individuals, and this individual ... Read More

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Florida sinkhole swallows 2 homes, continues to grow

Florida sinkhole swallows 2 homes, continues to grow

Fortunately, no one was inside either house at the time and no injuries have been reported, but firefighters did rescue two dogs from one of the homes before it fell into the giant sinkhole. "We're now at a situation where we're trying to conserve property, but Mother Nature is going to take what Mother Nature is going to take", Guthrie said. Read More

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Turkish Coup Anniversary: Erdogan Accused of Using It to Create 'Dictatorship'

Turkish Coup Anniversary: Erdogan Accused of Using It to Create 'Dictatorship'

Erdogan was speaking nearly a year to the day since the July 15 attempted military coup. Speaking about the ongoing crisis involving Qatar and four Arab nations, including Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain, Erdogan said that Turkey was not part of the rift and that the country wanted to promote "dialogue and peace" in the Gulf region, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Read More

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Second Marine identified in plane crash

Second Marine identified in plane crash

James did not specify what he meant by "cruise altitude". "On board were 16 great Americans representing the US Marine Corps and US Navy", James said. The force of the crash almost flattened the plane, Jones said. U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina said in a press release: "This is a tragic reminder of the dangers our service members are confronted with on a daily basis, including the training missions that are needed to help keep our nation safe at home and overseas". Read More

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Seoul readies to defend 'win-win' trade deal against Trump pressure

Seoul readies to defend 'win-win' trade deal against Trump pressure

Together with this, Lighthizer demanded that a special joint committee meeting be held in Washington, DC next month. Such formal notice was sent in a letter by U.S. The administration focuses on trade in goods, like airplanes and washing machines. "This is quite different from what the previous administration sold to the American people when it urged approval of this agreement", he said. Read More

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Sen. Chuck Grassley to send Trump Jr. letter asking him to testify

Sen. Chuck Grassley to send Trump Jr. letter asking him to testify

Just weeks ago, Manafort retroactively registered with the Department of Justice as a foreign agent after being paid more than $17 million overseas. Grassley is now asking how it was possible for Veselnitskaya to enter the United States for the meeting without a visa. "Obviously it would be appropriate for anybody to get into anything that went on at that meeting, and he was at that meeting", Grassley told Iowa reporters. Read More

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Stewart Marine Reservists killed in KC-130 crash

Stewart Marine Reservists killed in KC-130 crash

Officials said a Marine Corps refueling plane that crashed and burned on Monday in the. The transport plane was moving personnel and equipment from North Carolina to a western base to train before deploying. Authorities say it took off from Memphis and then crashed in a field in Mississippi's delta region this afternoon. The commandant of the Marine Corps , General Robert Neller said: "On behalf of the entire Marine Corps , I want to express my deepest condolences to the families ... Read More

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Body of missing Pennsylvania man found among other human remains

Body of missing Pennsylvania man found among other human remains

The body has been identified as 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro . Earlier Wednesday, Weintraub said police would " continue digging and searching that property until we're satisfied that they are not there ". His bail was set at $5 million cash after Weintraub argued he was a flight risk. Finocchiaro was last seen Friday around 6 PM getting into a vehicle and has not been seen or heard from since. Read More

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Flash flood watch issued for Livingston, other counties

Flash flood watch issued for Livingston, other counties

The Watch goes into effect at 5 p.m. and is expected to stay in place through tomorrow morning. But the Weather Service said flash flooding is possible in any large urban area in southern Wisconsin as the severe storms move through. Even though water has started to recede in some areas, high water levels and saturated ground conditions will quickly lead to renewed flooding and life threatening situations. Read More

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