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Global Media Ryan: Putin will not be invited to address U.S. Congress
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McConnell said Russian Federation must absolutely not interfere in future elections. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not invite Russia President Vladimir Putin to address Congress if Putin comes to Washington because "that is something we reserve for allies".

Global Media Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence
Author: 0 Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence

The one-week repo rate , which the bank has made clear is its main policy rate, now stands at 17.75 per cent following an emergency hike of 3.0 per cent points on May 23 and another 1.25 per centage point hike on June 7. Turkey's parliament on Wednesday passed a security law giving authorities broad counter-terrorism powers following the lifting of the two-year state of emergency imposed after a July 2016 failed military coup.

Global Media Elin Ersson Protests Afghani Migrant's Deportation
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Ulf Mossberg, a spokesman at the Swedish Prison and Probation Service confirmed the pilot eventually decided that Ms. Ersson, the Afghan asylum seeker in his 50s, and the escorts accompanying him had to leave the plane, thereby halting the planned deportation.

Global Media Faisal Hussain, gunman in Danforth shooting rampage, killed himself: police source
Author: 0 Faisal Hussain, gunman in Danforth shooting rampage, killed himself: police source

During the attack that left two victims dead and 13 injured, police located Faisal Hussain , 29, near Danforth and Bowden avenues. The statement says the Sunday evening attack in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood had been carried out in response to Islamic State's call on its followers to target citizens of countries participating in a USA -led alliance fighting the radical militia.

Global Media White House Postpones Proposed Visit By Putin, Citing Russia 'Witch Hunt'
Author: 0 White House Postpones Proposed Visit By Putin, Citing Russia 'Witch Hunt'

Mason asked, "President Putin , did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?" Democrats have demanded access to Mr. Trump's contention that Moscow would favor Democrats in the November 6 congressional contests -when the entire 435-member House of Representatives and a third of the Senate is up for election - is at odds with the US intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential ...

Global Media Turkey moves US pastor from prison to house arrest
Author: 0 Turkey moves US pastor from prison to house arrest

A source in the United States familiar with the developments said the sudden shift came a day before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had been set to unveil a harsh new policy on Turkey. Although it is unclear when Brunson will be transferred from prison, his lawyer said the pastor's family was "elated" by the news he would be moved to house arrest.

Global Media Suspect identified in Toronto mass shooting that leaves 2 dead
Author: 0 Suspect identified in Toronto mass shooting that leaves 2 dead

Police Chief Mark Saunders said the shooting on Sunday night in the city's bustling Greektown neighbourhood was not random and he did not rule out terrorism as a motive. However, the staff member said the exchange left them "creeped out" for years after. "There isn't a handgun culture here", said Toronto resident Alison MacLean, shaking her head and wearing a T-shirt with symbols of a peace sign, a heart and a moose.

Global Media Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight
Author: 0 Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

According to the airliner the stillborn was found unattended and lifeless in the lavatory. One of the passengers who happened to be a medical practitioner confirmed that it was a human foetus. Police suspect that the infant was delivered in a stillborn condition and AirAsia said that a medical examination conducted by a doctor at the New Delhi airport had confirmed that the baby "had been delivered onboard".

Global Media North Korea making bomb fuel despite denuclearization pledge: Pompeo
Author: 0 North Korea making bomb fuel despite denuclearization pledge: Pompeo

Asked at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing whether North Korea was still making bomb fuel, Pompeo responded to Democratic Senator Ed Markey by saying: "Yes, that's correct". On North Korea, Pompeo insisted that "progress is happening" toward denuclearization but "we will not let this drag out to no end". CNN, citing a United States official, reported earlier this week that Washington expects to receive an initial 55 sets of remains and planned to send officials to North Korea to ...

Global Media ISIS Attacks Kill at Least 150 in Southern Syrian City
Author: 0 ISIS Attacks Kill at Least 150 in Southern Syrian City

Since Thursday, clashes between both sides have killed at least 43 regime fighters and 61 IS jihadists, the Observatory said. On Wednesday, Russia-backed regime forces pressed their heavy bombardment of the ISIS-held pocket in Daraa. It put the death toll for those attacks and others elsewhere in the surrounding province, also called Sweida, at 38. It says coalition forces killed an Isis intelligence official named as Simak in a kinetic strike on June 12th, linking him to a terror cell ...

Global Media Sen. Jeff Merkley: North Korea is 'playing its normal game' with Trump
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He called for Russian Federation to respect principles and "end its occupation of Crimea". Pompeo conceded that there was an "awful long way to go" with North Korea but in answer to a question, said the USA goal was for North Korea's complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization by the end of Trump's current term in office, which runs until January 2021, and "more quickly if possible".

Author: 0 Pakistan's Imran Khan vies for power as country heads to polls

The fiercest part of the race is expected to be between the two right-wing parties - the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) of three-time Premier Nawaz Sharif , who is now in jail following a corruption verdict against him, and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ( PTI ) led by former cricket star Imran Khan .

Global Media USA farmers: We need markets not cash handouts
Author: 0 USA farmers: We need markets not cash handouts

It sounds at least like the European Union is moving towards new purchases of liquefied natural gas, and Trump sounds bullish in the clip below about soybean exports. A senior European official told Fox News ahead of the meeting between Juncker and Trump that the aim of the meeting was to build on a conversation the two had at a G7 summit in Canada last month and to work out what exactly the USA wants.

Global Media Justine Damond's family files $67m lawsuit over police shooting
Author: 0 Justine Damond's family files $67m lawsuit over police shooting

Damond Ruszczyk, 40, formerly of Sydney, was dressed in her pyjamas just before midnight on July 15 previous year at her Minneapolis home when she heard what she feared was a woman being raped. The lawsuit, which seeks monetary damages, also claims that the Minneapolis Police Department failed to discipline the two officers for not using their body cameras.

Global Media House GOP lawmakers move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein
Author: 0 House GOP lawmakers move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein

Meadows, Jordan, Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz and others have been turning up the heat on Rosenstein, the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation since last autumn. It alleges he is a "witness" to the ongoing investigation into potential abuse since he signed off on an FBI surveillance renewal application to wiretap Carter Page .

Global Media Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV
Author: 0 Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV

The existence of the tape and the substance of its conversation had been public, but broadcast networks have begun airing it since it was obtained by CNN on Tuesday night. "Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client - totally unheard of & perhaps illegal". Trump denies the affair ever happened. At one point, Cohen says of David, "I'll have to pay him something".

Global Media President Donald Trump's 'Hollywood Walk of Fame' star vandalized
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His identity was not disclosed. Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed early Wednesday. Police told CBS Los Angeles that whoever damaged the star apparently also called it in to authorities. As the news station noted, this isn't the first time the star has been destroyed or damaged. "Then he went around the corner and I think he left".

Global Media Airlines cave to China's Taiwan name demand
Author: 0 Airlines cave to China's Taiwan name demand

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines still included references to Taiwan late on Tuesday. American, Delta and United declined to comment. The carriers were told to remove references on their websites and other materials that suggest Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau are part of countries independent from China, but several USA operators, including Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, had requested more time to handle the matter.

Global Media Deputy Jerusalem mayor: Fallen Western Wall stone a message to Reform Jews
Author: 0 Deputy Jerusalem mayor: Fallen Western Wall stone a message to Reform Jews

A security camera captured the rare occurrence at the site revered by Jews as a remnant of the compound of the Second Temple destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Mr Barkat visited the scene - a section where men and women are allowed to pray together - with the city engineer and safety officials, who declared the spot unsafe and closed it to the public pending further inspection.

Global Media Majority think Russian Federation will interfere in midterm elections
Author: 0 Majority think Russian Federation will interfere in midterm elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied meddling in the 2016 US general election, despite the USA intelligence community's conclusion that Russia actively attempted to try to help Trump win. He has been facing mounting pressure to act since the US Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials and charged them with hacking and stealing Democratic emails.

Global Media 'A real offer' - Raab suggests #Brexit proposal to European Union may be final
Author: 0 'A real offer' - Raab suggests #Brexit proposal to European Union may be final

He replied then: "No, it is the Prime Minister and the Cabinet". Mrs May said that DExEU will recruit some new staff to work on preparations for Brexit , while a number of Cabinet Office officials will move over to the department. And the bitterness among Brexit supporters at the parliamentary committee was clearly targeted at Robbins, with some suggesting he had hijacked the talks and softened May's position.