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Author: 0 The President Says 4.1% GDP GROWTH is JUST THE BEGINNING

The recent stretch of subpar growth - just over 2 percent annually - is unprecedented. The Trump administration's official goal is for sustained GDP growth of 3 percent, which would well exceed the average 2.2 percent pace during this expansion and the Fed's longer-run expectation of 1.8 percent.

Author: 0 White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

Both sides appear hesitant to arrange a summit similar to last week's in Helsinki . Putin said that, in the meantime, it was possible that he and Trump would meet on the sidelines of the G 20 summit in Argentina in November. Putin at their July 16 summit in Helsinki. Trump and Putin may meet on the sidelines of an worldwide conference at some point, the Russian government had said, but the upshot of Friday's back-and-forth was that both leaders want another bilateral summit as well at ...

Global Media GREECE Death toll from wildfires hits 74
Author: 0 GREECE Death toll from wildfires hits 74

People jammed roads and freeways, trying to get away from the fires only to be trapped in their cars by the deadly flames. "There were all these people in the water, some knew how to swim and some didn't", he said. Witnesses reported seeing a hillside of homes gutted by flames east of Athens . Civil Protection Spokesman Spyros Georgiou told The Associated Press that the formal request would be made later Monday.

Global Media Domestic violence paid leave bill passes
Author: 0 Domestic violence paid leave bill passes

This paid time off is meant to give victims the chance to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children. The bill, first introduced in 2016, is expected to take effect in April 2019 . "A workplace in which domestic violence is acknowledged and survivors and victims are acknowledged". Advocates for survivors say it's common for survivors to stay in abusive situations for fear of losing their jobs.

Global Media Kuwait social media star unapologetic over remark on Filipino domestic workers
Author: 0 Kuwait social media star unapologetic over remark on Filipino domestic workers

According to changes in the Kuwaiti law, a maid will work 12 hours a day, with a one hour break. " ... To take a day off every week, that's four days a month", she said. Most comments are too offensive to publish. "We now do not have any partnerships with her and will no longer be working with her on any brand activities", the company said in a statement provided to Gulf News .

Author: 0 Trump Org CFO subpoenaed in Cohen probe

When asked if Trump would be willing to talk about the Russian meeting with special counsel Robert Mueller , Giuliani said, "I still have my doubts about the people around Mueller" and said the president's team remained undecided about whether to agree to a sit-down conversation with federal investigators about that topic and others.

Author: 0 Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

The meeting between members of the president's inner circle and a Russian lawyer with links to the Kremlin has been a central focus of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Global Media Worcester acid attack: father of three-year-old boy appears in court
Author: 0 Worcester acid attack: father of three-year-old boy appears in court

The 39-year-old dad of the little boy, who can not be named for legal reasons, also appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court. The suspected attack occurred in the Tallow Hill area of Worcester. "She had called an ambulance when the child's face turned red". All five men were charged with conspiracy to commit GBH over the incident in Worcester on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Trump denies foreknowledge of meeting with Russians

Rudy Giuliani , Trump's attorney, furiously denied the new reports in an appearance on CNN late Thursday, arguing that Cohen is a "pathological liar" who can not be trusted. Trump Jr responded "I love it" when first offered the " dirt " on Clinton, the Democratic nominee. "So what would be the significance if these reports are true about what Michael Cohen is supposedly asserting?" As many were quick to note following the new reporting on Thursday, Cohen's reported claim is hardly ...

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Russian Federation

I am ready for that. He has a desire to have further meetings, to hold further meetings. "Regarding our meetings, I understand very well what President Trump said ". "The friendship between Putin and the Chinese regime is based on personal gain", Li said. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Friday that Putin would come to Washington next year.

Global Media Israel’s Netanyahu accuses Erdogan of ‘massacring Syrians and Kurds’
Author: 0 Israel’s Netanyahu accuses Erdogan of ‘massacring Syrians and Kurds’

Speaking to members of his ruling AK Party, Erdogan claimed the law showed Israel was "the most Zionist, fascist and racist country in the world", and called on the global community to mobilize against the Jewish state. Ayman Odeh, leader of the joint Arab list in Parliament, warned about the implications of the rule: A law of Jewish supremacy was passed that tells us that we will always be second class citizens.

Global Media Tucker Carlson defends Infowars’ Alex Jones after Facebook suspension
Author: 0 Tucker Carlson defends Infowars’ Alex Jones after Facebook suspension

His channel, which boasts more than 2.4 million subscribers, is in danger of being removed if he receives another two "community strikes" within three months. This wasn't Jones' first warning this week. Infowars posted a statement on its website saying that YouTube had slapped the Jones channel with a "community strike", barring him from broadcasting live on its platform for 90 days.

Global Media President Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow
Author: 0 President Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow

He has such an invitation , I told him that". Interfax quoted Putin as saying he is ready to visit Washington "if the appropriate conditions are created there". He said: "Yes, we have contacts on a working level, but sometimes that's not enough. In 2021, the New START treaty expires", he said, referring to a nuclear arms control treaty.

Global Media At least 100 missing after Laos dam collapse
Author: 0 At least 100 missing after Laos dam collapse

The exact number of victims was unclear. "People don't usually go in that area during the rainy season". The rescue is ongoing and survivors are being relocated to the highest building in the area. "The warning appeared to come very late and was ineffective in ensuring people had advance notice to ensure their safety and that of their families".

Global Media Israel says to build 400 units after 'stabbing attack'
Author: 0 Israel says to build 400 units after 'stabbing attack'

Palestinian health officials say three Palestinians were killed and one other was critically wounded. The attacker, identified as Mohammed Tareq Dar Yousef, 17, by family members was shot and killed at the scene Thursday night. Israel says the fate of settlements must be resolved through peace talks. "The best answer to terrorism is the expansion of settlements", Mr Lieberman said.

Global Media GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein
Author: 0 GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein

This comes after 11 top House Republicans - including Meadows - filed articles of impeachment against Rosenstein. Asked what concessions and agreements those were, Meadows said , "We had a conversation with the Judiciary chairman and leadership in terms of how important it is for us to get the documents, I think we have a mutual understanding".

Global Media Turkey will not abide by USA sanctions on Iran: FM
Author: 0 Turkey will not abide by USA sanctions on Iran: FM

As reported by PressTV , Russia's energy minister and Iran's oil minister met in Moscow and discussed a comprehensive plan of action to cooperate with each other in key sectors. After this deal, Iran will be able to use Russian machinery, equipment, installations. The US sent a delegation to Ankara to lobby for co-operation on the measures a week ago but Mevlut Cavusoglu , the Turkish foreign minister, said yesterday: "We buy oil from Iran and we purchase it in proper conditions".

Global Media Cops pin 10yo boy to ground as dad is arrested
Author: 0 Cops pin 10yo boy to ground as dad is arrested

Collins, who shared the video on Sunday, wrote in a status update that what her footage did not capture was the officers slamming her young cousin against a auto. The responding officers also said in the statement that they were simply attempting to "de-escalate" the situation, "assuring the child was not under arrest and that we would let him up if he would remain calm".

Global Media Cairo Zoo Denies Its Zebras Are Really Donkeys With Painted Stripes
Author: 0 Cairo Zoo Denies Its Zebras Are Really Donkeys With Painted Stripes

Mahmoud A. Sarhan took a photo of what appeared to be a donkey painted with black stripes to resemble a long-eared, miniature-sized zebra during a visit to the International Garden municipal park in the Egyptian capital. The animal in the photo lacks the larger shaggier mane that a zebra usually has on the nape of its neck, says the newspaper, and the black paint appears to have smudged in the heat.

Global Media In the US Senate announced a bill to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation
Author: 0 In the US Senate announced a bill to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation

Trump explained that, because of his tough stance on Putin, "they will be pushing very hard for the Democrats". Faced with widespread criticism from members of his own party over his apparent acquiescence to Vladimir Putin's claims that Moscow had not meddled in the 2016 election, Trump has sought in recent days to portray himself as tough on the Russian leader.