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Author: 0 G7 expresses "unanimous concern and disappointment" with US over tariffs

President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser is brushing off concerns over escalating trade disputes with a host of US allies as nothing but a "family quarrel". Morneau has called the tariffs "absurd", saying Canadian metal sales are no security risk to the U.S. He warns the measures will destroy jobs on both sides of the border.

Author: 0 Melania Trump not joining husband at Camp David this weekend

First lady Melania Trump will not be accompanying President Trump to Camp David, the White House confirmed Friday. Four days later, the White House announced that she had been hospitalized to treat a kidney condition described only as benign.

People Auto barrels onto Sanford baseball field during game, kills man
Author: 0 Auto barrels onto Sanford baseball field during game, kills man

The driver then "sped toward the open main gate" and hit a pedestrian as she fled the scene, investigators said . Bystander video showed a maroon sedan driving across home plate and up the third base line. B, in Sanford , was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated on Maplewood Avenue after her auto struck a pole on the bridge over the North Mill Pond.

People Pakistan’s ex-top judge to become interim prime minister
Author: 0 Pakistan’s ex-top judge to become interim prime minister

Following the ceremony, Justice Mulk was presented a guard of honour by the armed forces. Mulk was a surprise choice for the role of prime minister , with PPP's Shah saying he was not the front-runner when the ruling party and the opposition began discussing the six likely candidates.

People U.S. warns of ability to take down Chinese artificial islands
Author: 0 U.S. warns of ability to take down Chinese artificial islands

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie told reporters at the Pentagon. "That's a core competency of the USA military that we've done before". Vietnam's consistent stance is that all disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved by peaceful means in accordance with worldwide laws, according to Hang.

People Giuliani says legal battle would ensue if Mueller subpoenas President Trump
Author: 0 Giuliani says legal battle would ensue if Mueller subpoenas President Trump

In what amounts to a veilled threat, the letter also warns Mr Mueller that the White House has the constitutional authority to "if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon". He told The Washington Post last week that Trump's lawyers are drafting a letter to Mueller laying out those terms and that Jane and Marty Raskin, a husband-and-wife team from Florida assisting Trump's defense, are in contact with Mueller's office three times a week.

Author: 0 US slams China on South China Sea island weaponisation

The Chinese officer also slammed Washington's pursuit of closer ties with Taiwan, which Beijing views as the violation of the One-China Policy. South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo also told the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit that U.S.

People MH370 search ends - probably - without finding missing 777
Author: 0 MH370 search ends - probably - without finding missing 777

In a statement issued Wednesday, new Malaysian Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook urged the International Civil Aviation Organization Annex 13 investigation to finalize the report into the crash "in the near future to be published by July hopefully".

People June 12 Singapore summit with Kim is back on
Author: 0 June 12 Singapore summit with Kim is back on

Before meeting with Trump, Kim, who is now a target of US sanctions, spent Wednesday and Thursday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NY. "It'll be a beginning, I don't say, and I've never said it happens in one meeting". "But the relationships are building, and that's a very positive thing", Trump told reporters after taking photographs with Kim Yong-chol and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo .

Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses Robert Mueller of leaking secret letter from lawyers

In the letter, the Trump's lawyers argue that a charge of illegal obstruction is moot because the Constitution empowers the president to, "if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon". Though it is written as a defense of the president, the letter recalls the tangled drama of early 2017 as the new administration dealt with the Russian Federation investigation.

People Double homicide and shooting of Steven Pitts are related
Author: 0 Double homicide and shooting of Steven Pitts are related

He later went on to be an adviser for the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office following the Columbine School Shooting in 1999, where two students killed 12 students and one teacher while injuring another 21 before committing suicide.

People Family of man shot dead by sheriff's deputy awarded $4 damages
Author: 0 Family of man shot dead by sheriff's deputy awarded $4 damages

According to the accounts of the two deputies, Hill was intoxicated when they opened up his garage door. The jury award was broken down to $1 for Hill's mother, Viola Bryant, for funeral expenses and $1 to each of Hill's three children. After almost two weeks of trial and 10 hours of deliberation last month, a jury sided with police and found that Newman did nothing wrong. He had been shot in the head, abdomen and groin.

People US vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians
Author: 0 US vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians

The exchange of fire on Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday began with a barrage of rocket and mortars into Israel from Gaza . Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike in Gaza on May 29, 2018. He specified that the amendments were from the United States. The Security Council has been deeply divided and paralyzed over dealing with the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

People Brexit secretary plans to give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status
Author: 0 Brexit secretary plans to give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status

Ireland's government is planning to draw up a new abortion law within weeks after a historic referendum overturned a constitutional ban, health minister said on Tuesday. After a tense hour-long encounter staged in an open area between Belfast's Crown and High Courts, the pro-choice activists boarded a bus. The appeal judges said the law in Northern Ireland should be left to the Stormont Assembly and not judges, saying that the complex moral and religious questions behind the issue should ...

People Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’
Author: 0 Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’

And another posted a digitally fabricated version of a Melania Trump "tweet". Grisham says that the First Lady would like to be out in public promoting her initiatives, but her health does come first. Despite Trump's assurances, reporters saw no sign of the first lady watching from above. Donald Trump points to a White House window where he said Melania Trump could be seen.

People New Hurricane Maria Death Toll Numbers Surpass Katrina
Author: 0 New Hurricane Maria Death Toll Numbers Surpass Katrina

To be sure, Puerto Rico presented unique challenges. A Pennsylvania State University study put the number at 1,085 (which the Buckee team appears to misreport as 1,218). Reporters like CNN's Leyla Santiago kept close, but the news cycle never stopped spinning. Even now, eight months after Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, parts of the island are still struggling; and with hurricane season about to start, there are concerns that Puerto Rico is ill-prepared to deal with new emergencies.

People Youth mowed down by CRPF vehicle succumbs to his injuries
Author: 0 Youth mowed down by CRPF vehicle succumbs to his injuries

Residents say youths from the funeral regrouped in the winding streets of the city's downtown and threw stones at troops. "He had suffered a serious chest injury and fractures", doctors at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences said. Friday's incident was the second of its kind in recent weeks. Recalling the incident, a CRPF spokesperson told The Indian Express that a mob had charged at the vehicle in which one of their officers was travelling.

People WhatsApp and Facebook users to be taxed in Uganda
Author: 0 WhatsApp and Facebook users to be taxed in Uganda

The law will go into effect as of July 1st, but it's not clear how the government will monitor its citizens or collect the tax. According to David Bahati , state minister for finance, the tax increase will help Uganda pay off its rising national debt.

People Italy weighs new chances for gov't based on vote
Author: 0 Italy weighs new chances for gov't based on vote

The Italian president reappointed law professor Giuseppe Conte as Prime Minister-designate on Thursday in order to lead a coalition government . This led to Conte briefly resigning his position as leader of the coalition. "To overcome our common challenges, we need unity and solidarity more than ever", he said in a letter. Their first try failed when Mattarella rejected their choice of economy minister as dangerously euroskeptic.

People Trump's warning to Canada: Fair NAFTA deal, or no deal at all
Author: 0 Trump's warning to Canada: Fair NAFTA deal, or no deal at all

Britain has stressed the importance of United Kingdom steel to the American defense industry. Republicans on Capitol Hill were fuming after the White House abruptly announced it would begin imposing steel and aluminum tariffs Friday on United States allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union .

People Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan Al Saud was named culture minister, while Mr Al Rajhi replaces Ali bin Nasser Al Ghafis. According to a report by Wall Street Journal quoting USA government intelligence and a Saudi art-world figure familiar with the purchase, the 32-years-old aspiring Saudi King used Prince Bader as a proxy who bought the record-breaking da Vinci painting of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", during an auction at Christie's in New York City.

People United States allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs
Author: 0 United States allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs

The US did it citing national security concerns, which one European Union official said was an illegal argument. "The government is absolutely prepared to and will defend Canadian industries and Canadian jobs". The tit-for-tat trade spat comes after nine months of negotiations between Canada , Mexico and the United States to revamp NAFTA bogged down. "But hey, the decision was made, and we always said that we were going to be ready to react".

People North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on
Author: 0 North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on

The letter from Kim Jong Un had to first be inspected by United States officials before it was delivered to the president, a White House official confirmed. "And there is a possibility of something like that". "If it takes place on June 12, we're gonna be prepared", she told reporters aboard Air Force One Tuesday as Trump flew to Nashville, Tennessee, for a rally.

People United States accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea
Author: 0 United States accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that the U.S.is considering handing over trainer aircraft and other equipment to Vietnam to reinforce military ties between the two countries. He added there would be "consequences" if China does "not find the way to work more collaboratively with all of the nations who have interest". China claims the self-governing island as its own territory to be brought under its control by force if necessary.

Author: 0 USA metals tariffs won't 'break' Canada's economy: Economist

Brussels has lodged an eight-page list at the worldwide trade body of goods it would hit with retaliatory measures. Trudeau said he was prepared to travel to Washington this week to try and finalize a rework of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but Pence - in the phone call - said a meeting would only occur if the "sunset" provision was agreed to in advance.

People Donald Trump will 'transform' North Korea after Kim Jong-un letter
Author: 0 Donald Trump will 'transform' North Korea after Kim Jong-un letter

The revival of the summit came after Trump met with a North Korean emissary on Friday afternoon at a meeting that extended for almost two hours, much longer than was expected. Before heading back to the Oval Office, Trump told reporters he has not read Kim's letter delivered to him by the North Korean envoy. "They want Trump in the center stage", he said.

People ‘Asia will have a better future if India, China work together’
Author: 0 ‘Asia will have a better future if India, China work together’

India has been intensely engaged as a part of Prime Minister's Act East policy in the region, he said. In a speech to a USA think-tank in October, then-US secretary of state Rex Tillerson had contrasted India's benign rise with China's more assertive one and sought a larger role for India to stabilize the Indo-Pacific region.

People New Book Reveals Obama's Initial Reaction To Trump's 2016 Win
Author: 0 New Book Reveals Obama's Initial Reaction To Trump's 2016 Win

As noted by cnbc.com , the unemployment rate peaked at 10 percent in 2009, Obama's first year in the White House, but it had fallen to 4.7 percent by the time he handed power to Trump. Earlier this week, Trump took his claim further alleging with no evidence in a Twitter posting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation placed multiple "spies...

Author: 0 United States vetoes UN Security Council resolution calling for protection of Palestinians

During a second vote, when the U.S. put forward its own rival measure, eleven countries abstained, while Russian Federation and two others opposed it. Tuesday's torrent of rockets and mortars prompted the U.S. to call for Wednesday's meeting, where UN Mideast envoy Nikolay Mladenov said the latest escalation in Gaza was a warning of "how close to the brink of war we are every day".

People US military renames its Pacific Command
Author: 0 US military renames its Pacific Command

Even the then commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel Locklear, regularly calling the waters he oversaw as "Indo-Asia-Pacific". Admiral Philip S. forces and "limit. the degree with which the United States will feel comfortable in bringing additional technology" into India, House Armed Services Committee chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) told Indian media on Wednesday.