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Putin, Trump will likely have contact on sidelines of G20: Lavrov


The G20 leaders will meet in Hamburg on July 7 and 8 and Gabriel welcomed the possibility that the summit could facilitate bringing together Trump and Putin, who have yet to meet. On Monday, a spokesperson for the Kremlin said Russian Federation was ready to attend a full-scale meeting - the first since Trump has taken office - in addition to any interactions the pair would have at the summit. Read More »

Manzanita Fire Jumps To 5000 Acres, Evacuations In Place


As of Thursday morning, the human-caused Brian Head Fire had burned more than 58,000 acres and was 15 percent contained. The estimated firefighting costs now top 7 million USA dollars (£5.5 million) for a fire which started on June 17 near the Brian Head Resort by someone using a torch tool to burn weeds, they said. Read More »

Venus Williams to jail? Charged with vehicular manslaughter?

Barson's wife, the driver, reportedly told police that the SUV suddenly darted into the intersection as she was driving through it with the right of way, and T-boned the auto. There is no mention in the report of Williams being cited. Williams is the 10th seed at Wimbledon which begins on Monday NZT. Omnisport contacted the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department, but messages left were not immediately returned. Read More »

Turkish police use tear gas to disperse gay pride march


A series of terrorist attacks has rocked Istanbul over the a year ago. As LGBT Pride Month draws to a close and cities around the world host marches in solidarity and in search of equality, we're taking it back to where the modern-day movement began: Stonewall . Read More »

Samsung Invests $1.9 Billion in US Ahead of Trump-Moon Summit


Yoon Boo-keun, CEO of Samsung's consumer electronics division, signed a letter of intent to build a new factory in Newberry, South Carolina at a hotel in Washington Wednesday. International Trade Commission (ITC) upon compliant by U.S. washer maker Whirlpool that had lost its top position in the U.S. washing machine market to Samsung Electronics. Read More »

Tinder update shows who is swiping right


But not everyone likes surprises and are willing to pay for a degree of certainty in their swipes, which is why Tinder is now willing to let you know who's already liked your profile - for a price. Likes You makes a lot of sense as a feature but it does make us wonder if it's actually a positive thing. This includes unlimited swipes, rewinding swipes, unlimited likes and five " Super Likes " a day. Read More »

Energy Secretary: US To Aim For Energy Dominance


NBC reporter Peter Alexander brought up the remarks that Perry , then a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, made in July of 2015, shortly after Trump launched his bid for the White House. Trump has long used "dominance" to describe his approach to energy, and Perry and other administration officials have begun echoing the phrase as a short-hand for policies that "unleash" unfettered energy production on USA land and waters. Read More »

CNN producer caught admitting its Trump coverage is bogus


CNN is under fire for having to retract a patently false story claiming Trump associates were under investigation for holding previously undisclosed meetings with Russian officials. The story was retracted and the journalists resigned today. What about the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost? Scaramucci, who describes himself on Twitter as an "American entrepreneur", graciously accepted CNN's apology on Saturday. Read More »

Trump thinks that Russian Federation was 'probably' behind the election hacking


The administration did not impose sanctions on Russian Federation until late December 2016 , some five months after the CIA's intelligence report was hand-delivered to the White House, according to the Post . The Post reported that the Central Intelligence Agency gave top-secret information to the White House last August showing direct involvement by Putin in ordering an effort to damage or defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton and to help elect Trump - though the paper did not reveal ... Read More »

Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev


According to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, the incident, which occurred at about 8:00 a.m. local time (0500 GMT), also left two passers-by slightly injured by shrapnel. "The national police, rescuers, as well as explosives and forensic experts are working at the scene", the Defense Ministry said. Reports said that the incident is the second one in four days. Read More »

State celebrates International Yoga Day


Modi himself led over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing "asanas" in Lucknow this morning amid showers. Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and cabinet ministers were also be present at the event. Addressing the participants in Lucknow, Modi said yoga, which connects body with mind and intelligence, was on Wednesday playing an important role in connecting the whole world with India. Read More »

United States lists China among worst human trafficking offenders


USA allies Ukraine and Qatar were among the states upgraded from the Tier 2 watch list to Tier 2 , in both cases due to "increasing efforts" by government officials to take on traffickers. Several products produced by countries with low TIP Report rankings are now on the Department of Labor's list of goods produced with forced labor, yet they continue to be imported into the United States in large quantities, including sugar from the Dominican Republic, where the United States imports ... Read More »

Uber adds remote pickups for elderly family members and friends


This will call up a request dialog that asks whether the ride is for your, or for "Someone Else", which will then open up your address book, let you pick a contact and then set the destination for the ride and send the request. The rider will then receive a text message when their vehicle is on the way, as well as contact details for the driver, and a link to track their route. Read More »

US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy


On those issues, mayors highlight local actions and investment, but are asking the federal government for more resources and cooperation. Today, more than ever, our nation and the people of our nation are looking to mayors to meet the challenges of everyday life as Washington, DC is devoid and bereft of providing leadership, answers and actions to help them in their daily lives. Read More »

Chinese Nobel Peace laureate freed on medical grounds


The literature professor was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". While the Nobel Committee said it was "delighted" to learn that Liu was finally freed, it "strongly regrets that it took serious illness before Chinese authorities were willing to release him from jail". Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

Reuters/Damir SagoljSoldiers walk in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea April 16, 2017. The 22-year-old was returned comatose to the U.S. "So you can always use American hostages as leverage". They showed his phone, passport, notebook, even the blazer worn during his trip to North Korea. Read More »

Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats


Early last month, the North test-fired what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, in a bid to bring the USA mainland within reach. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, watches a test launch of the Hyunmoo-2 missile at the Agency for Defense Development in Anheung, South Korea, Friday, June 23, 2017. Read More »

Arab Nations Demand Qatar Shut Down Al Jazeera


Altogether, there is a list of 13 wide-ranging demands , including calls for it to expel Turkish military forces from its territory and sever all connections with the Muslim Brotherhood . The point of putting forward that list of demands , the analyst says, is "to empty the hands of Qatar from the merits and winning aces that it had, or that made it a heavyweight". Read More »

United Kingdom fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London


Residents also want the Council to improve on fire safety measures by installing sprinklers, fire alarms and providing fire blanket, all of which are now absent in the high-rise apartments. Renee Williams, 90, who has lived in Taplow Tower since 1968, told Britain's Press Association: "No official came and told us what's going on". "There have been a couple of fires [at the estate] already but nothing has happened to the cladding, so I don't see why anything would happen now". Read More »

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win


But in the second race there were no such errors and Spithill, who was wearing a bandage on his wrist after injuring it during a hard week's training, got away at the start. Team NZ, who need three more wins to secure victory, had made few apparent changes to their boat during the five-day break after having opened up a 3-0 lead. Read More »

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer


It is unclear whether his shooter was placed on administrative leave. Two officers, " fearing for their safety ", fired at the suspects, striking one in the ankle, according to a department summary of the shooting . Tate says a "black professional in law enforcement" was "treated as an ordinary black guy on the street". They say one other suspect is still on the loose. Read More »

Colton Haynes joins 'American Horror Story' season seven cast


Little is known about the new season of American Horror Story , but Ryan Murphy has previously confirmed that it will be connected to Freak Show and set in the modern day. "American Horror Story" season 7 will debut this fall on FX. Horror Story is always about allegory, so the election is allegory. It could be that we're about to see Colton Haynes' darkest side yet. Read More »

Thousands stretch and pose for International Yoga Day


Originating in ancient India , yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual disciplines, and - when combined - has a number of benefits , some of which are listed below. Despite heavy rains the mass yoga sessions organised by AYUSH department witnessed tremendous participation from yoga practitioners, youth, students and elderly. Read More »