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Puzzled and angry, some called for twice-thinking by the USA president and his administration. Trump last week announced that his administration would begin implementing tariffs targeting Mexican imports, starting at 5 percent on June 10 and steadily increasing by an additional 5 percent on the first of each subsequent month until they reach 25 percent if the flow of undocumented migrants to the U.S.is not stopped.
  • Saudi Arabia seeks united front against Iran after Gulf attacks

    Saudi Arabia seeks united front against Iran after Gulf attacks

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    Tehran has rejected the charge. The Saudi monarch said his country would always be open to "cooperation and dialogue" towards achieving peace in the Gulf, including for Iran. Bolton however said the extra United States forces were sent to the Middle East as a "deterrent" and that Washington's response would be prudent.
  • OIC summit condemns any decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    OIC summit condemns any decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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    Day commemorations, which are held on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, were launched by Iran's revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and are held by pro-Iranian groups across the region. But Saudi King Salman told leaders of the OIC countries gathered at the summit: "The Palestinian cause is the cornerstone of the works of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and is the focus of our attention until the brotherly Palestinian people get all their legitimate ...
  • Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak

    Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak

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    Kim Hyok Chol , a special envoy to the United States, along with four other foreign ministry officials who helped set up the summit , were reportedly executed and blamed for meeting's failure. The message to the United States would be that such negotiations are over, and that "they are negating all they have discussed" with the previous team.
  • At least 11 dead, multiple injured in Virginia Beach shooting; shooter killed

    At least 11 dead, multiple injured in Virginia Beach shooting; shooter killed

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    It houses departments such as planning, public works and public utilities, and employees were seen exiting the building in tears, with some in need of medical assistance, according to reports by Fox News affiliate WAVY News 10 . "This day will not define Virginia Beach, our response will define Virginia Beach", Councilman Aaron Rouse said. "My team and I are actively monitoring the situation in Virginia Beach", Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said.
  • China creating blacklist to hit back at US for Huawei ban

    China creating blacklist to hit back at US for Huawei ban

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    The moves come amid growing U.S. Huawei is now fighting to maintain access to major markets for next-generation communications as the USA claims the company threatens global cyber-security. The objective of the list is to oppose unilateralism and trade protectionism, as well as safeguard China's national security, he said. The Chinese government has said it's developing an "unreliable entity list " in response the USA government's decision to blacklist Huawei, and prevent Huawei from ...
  • Julian Assange misses brief London court hearing, WikiLeaks says founder is ill

    Julian Assange misses brief London court hearing, WikiLeaks says founder is ill

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    He was arrested April 11 after he was pushed out of the Ecuadorian Embassy. Assange now is serving a 50-week sentence in United Kingdom prison for skipping bail. "We strongly condemn the refusal by the Swedish court to postpone a hearing on 3rd June on the basis of Mr Assange's health condition". The group quotes a defense lawyer saying that "it was not possible to conduct a normal conversation with him" on May 24.
  • Meet world's tiniest surviving baby

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    During Wednesday's news conference , Dana Chortkoff, the OB/GYN who delivered Saybie, said the mother had "severely elevated blood pressure" and that if the baby's life were to be saved, she needed to come out. Paul Wozniak, a neonatologist at the San Diego hospital, told The San Diego Union-Tribune. Baby Saybie, who was born in December and weighed the same as an apple at only 8.6 ounces, has been described as a "miracle".
  • Mueller's public statement fuels calls for Trump impeachment

    Mueller's public statement fuels calls for Trump impeachment

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    He told the Grand Rapids crowd he chose to call for Trump's impeachment after reading Volume 2 of the Mueller report , which he says lays out "all the elements of obstruction of justice". Jayapal. He also made clear there were many instances of obstruction of justice. Robert Mueller tried, ever so carefully, as if he was weighing his words on a scale, to deliver a neutral summary of his report and then vanish from public life.
  • 1 dead, 90 injured as tornadoes rip through OH and Indiana

    1 dead, 90 injured as tornadoes rip through OH and Indiana

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    It is about 50 miles southwest of the Kansas City International Airport. Two people suffered minor injuries, NJ.com reported . In Trotwood, Mayor Mary McDonald reported "catastrophic damage" in the community of some 24,500 people. Marsh said. One person was killed and dozens of others injured after a rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across IN and OH overnight, packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another.