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Putin says ready to meet Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready

Putin says ready to meet Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready Experts said the award was a clear sign that both countries were growing closer amid increasing pressure from the US. "I think the ball is in the Americans' court", Putin was quoted as saying by Interfax. Aside from the dispute over Russian Federation annexing the Crimea from Ukraine, the Kremlin's standing within the global community has been eroded by its meddling in elections in other countri... [Full Article...]

White House economic advisor says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

White House economic advisor says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’ After the conclusion of the G7 summit in Quebec on Sunday , President Donald Trump and his top economic advisers hurled a barrage of insults at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "But President Trump has every right to push back publicly on this Trudeau amateur scheme". His tweet also accused the prime minister of being "dishonest and weak", and claimed that he only placed tariffs ... [Full Article...]

Pizza delivery man detained by ICE wins stay of deportation

Pizza delivery man detained by ICE wins stay of deportation Though he will remain in detention at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, New Jersey - in the custody of ICE - the stay will allow Villavicencio to work on obtaining permanent USA residency and hopefully be reunited with his family, legal aid said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Withdraws Endorsement Of G7 Joint Statement

In Washington, the top White House economic adviser accused Canada's prime minister on Sunday of betraying Trump with "polarising" statements on United States trade policy that risked undermining the American leader on the eve of a historic summit with North Korea. [Full Article...]

U.S. pulls 2 Cuba envoys, cites eerie illness

U.S. pulls 2 Cuba envoys, cites eerie illness But President Donald Trump and other US officials have accused Cuba of having targeted USA personnel with some kind of "acoustic sonic weapon" for unknown reasons, an allegation the Cuban government has forcefully denied . In April, Canada, whose personnel were also stricken, said it would remove families of diplomats posted at its embassy in Cuba as information from medical specialists has raise... [Full Article...]

Putin Hits Trump for Leaving Iran Nuclear Deal

Putin Hits Trump for Leaving Iran Nuclear Deal Speaking about the Skripal case, discussed at G7 summit , Putin noted, that "nothing new" was said on the matter, stressing that "it is necessary to stop chatter and move on to cooperation". The bloc includes China, Russia, four ex-Soviet Central Asian nations, India and Pakistan. He emphasized the need for the group to closely follow the situation in Afghanistan to fend off the threats posed b... [Full Article...]

‘Betrayal!’ Kudlow claims Trudeau ‘stabbed U.S. in the back’ with G7 comments

‘Betrayal!’ Kudlow claims Trudeau ‘stabbed U.S. in the back’ with G7 comments In recent weeks, trading partners of the U.S. have criticised new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports imposed by the Trump administration . "We have a very good relationship with President Trump ", May said. " Canada does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks. and we refrain particularly from ad hominem attacks when it comes from a close ally", Freeland told reporters in... [Full Article...]

China's export growth steady in May, trade surplus with US widens

China's export growth steady in May, trade surplus with US widens China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States widened in May from a year earlier while its global trade gap shrank as imports accelerated. The warning came after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu He ended two days of talks in Beijing aimed at settling the simmering trade dispute, in which Beijing pledged to narrow its trade surplus. [Full Article...]

First Pacific hurricane of 2018 explodes to Category 4

First Pacific hurricane of 2018 explodes to Category 4 By 9 am local time on Friday, and it had upgraded to category 4 storm with speed of 140 miles per hour winds. As of 9 a.m. MT on Friday, the center of Aletta was located about 815 kilometers (505 miles) southwest of Manzanillo in Mexico. Such type of storms are classified as major hurricanes, and when they have hit Category 3 intensity or greater, then the danger rises ad they are expected to th... [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Supports Trump's Authority on Tariffs

Lindsey Graham Supports Trump's Authority on Tariffs The senators' positions are a setback for efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and other business groups seeking GOP allies in a fight against Trump's recent duties on aluminum and steel imports from key US trade partners. "But my goal is to give the president space so he can try to get better deals", Sen. He later told the press, "I talked at length with the president about it today". [Full Article...]

Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of backstabbing after G7

Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of backstabbing after G7 Trump called Trudeau "dishonest and weak" in a tweet on Saturday . Mr Trudeau said: "Canadians, we're polite, we're reasonable but we also will not be pushed around". Speaking on US broadcaster Fox News, US trade adviser Peter Navarro blamed Canada for the disastrous ending to the G7 summit . Der Spiegel , the German weekly, called Trump's performance in Quebec "a scandal without preced... [Full Article...]

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery However if you look at recent photographs, you'll notice that she's been wearing sunglasses in quite a few of them. Following the procedure, the Queen did not cancel or postpone any engagements, and has been seen on good form at events including the Buckingham Palace Garden Party and the Chelsea Flower Show. [Full Article...]

ICC acquits former Congolese Vice President, Bemba

ICC acquits former Congolese Vice President, Bemba The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court ruled Friday that the lower court decision had "made serious errors" when it found Bemba responsible for the violent crimes his militia carried out in the Central African Republic in the early 2000s. [Full Article...]

UK top court says it can't demand #abortion law change in #NorthernIreland

UK top court says it can't demand #abortion law change in #NorthernIreland Unlike in other parts of the United Kingdom which are covered by the 1967 Abortion Act , a termination in Northern Ireland is only permitted if a women's life, or permanent mental or physical health is at risk. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom where the procedure is banned except in exceptional circumstances. Mrs Ewart intends to take a case to the High Court in Belfas... [Full Article...]

US Representatives Told by Trump to Not Endorse G7 'False Statements' Communique

President Donald Trump withdrew USA support for a joint G-7 statement on trade after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announced his country would move forward with retaliatory tariffs . According to reports from inside the summit in Canada, Mr Trump caused deep divisions between the seven major nations - the US, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Britain and Italy - by delivering a "rant" on global tr... [Full Article...]

Iraq launches airstrike against ISIS target in Syria

Iraq launches airstrike against ISIS target in Syria The Defense Department "has taken all necessary and feasible precautions to ensure the safe release of petitioner", according to a court filing. The man has been detained without charge by US forces in Iraq since he was captured by Kurdish troops in 2017. [Full Article...]

Trump may eye Ali pardon, ask football players for ideas

Trump may eye Ali pardon, ask football players for ideas President Donald Trump worked overtime to stay at top of the news cycle this morning, announcing he might pardon Muhammad Ali , revealing details of his wife's surgery, and arguing to return Russian Federation to the G-7 summit. He was convicted of violating the Selective Service Act for refusing to register for the draft in 1967. He told reporters outside the White House Friday , that h... [Full Article...]

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid But it has largely halted the practice since a war in 2012. In addition, tens of projectiles have been fired from Gaza into Israel in recent weeks, with Israel often responding with strikes on Hamas targets. The ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict has continued since the Western-backed creation of Israel by occupying Palestinian territories in 1948. The incursion comes one day before the last... [Full Article...]

Trump throws G-7 into disarray with tweets after he leaves

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he has asked U.S. representatives not to endorse the joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "false statements" at a news conference. [Full Article...]

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs He plans to leave the summit four hours earlier than originally planned to fly to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the White House said. "This is unknown territory in the truest sense but I feel really confident", Trump told reporters. "I guess they're going to go back to the drawing board and check it out, right?" he said, warning that if his fellow six leaders make goo... [Full Article...]


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