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China files WTO challenge to US $200 billion tariff plan:The Asahi Shimbun

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Resolving worldwide trade disputes is a key role of the WTO. The Chinese yuan also dipped on the data but only briefly. The EU and China pledged to strengthen their cooperation in the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity and develop "a new set of guidelines for government-supported export credits within the International Working Group on Export Credits". Read More »

US intel chief warns of cyber threats to US infrastructure

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Coats said as he cautioned of cyberthreats. Coats compared the "warning signs" to those the United States faced ahead of the September 11 terrorist attacks. 'They intend to undermine the democracy every day, regardless of whether elections are taking place now, ' Coats noted. In his remarks, Coats pointed to the indictment as showing "exactly what they're trying to do or what they've done through their military intelligence relative to elections". Read More »

U.S. lawmakers slam Donald Trump's remarks at Helsinki summit

In a tweet , he wrote: "Our relationship with Russian Federation has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of USA foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" He just said it's not Russian Federation. Trump did not respond; Putin appeared to smirk. United States intelligence agencies believe Putin ordered hackers and propagandists to intervene in the 2016 election to help Trump win, but the U.S. Read More »

Brexit climbdown as Theresa May accepts rebel amendment

A Downing Street spokesman said the government would not fight the amendments because it sees them as consistent with the prime minister's plan as set out in a formal white paper last week. "The reality is parliament is now stalemated. It's the worst of both worlds ". Justine Greening became the most high profile Conservative to endorse the idea of a second referendum, to end what she said would be a likely parliamentary deadlock over Brexit, warning that Theresa May's Chequers plan did ... Read More »

U.S. arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations, including a gun-rights group, at the direction of a senior Kremlin official. Prosecutors said the Russian official since has been sanctioned by the U.S. The agency said Butina, 29, who lives in Washington, D.C., acted as an agent inside the U.S. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May: President Trump Suggested Suing the EU

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Trump said at a news conference Friday that he had given May advice that she found too "brutal" to accept. Sunday, May explained the advice on BBC's Andrew Marr Show . "The chance to become a credible trading partner will be compromised and we will be unable to strike free trade deals". Brexiteer Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg yesterday accused Mrs May of being "a Remainer who has remained a Remainer " and called her approach to the negotiations "hopeless". Read More »

Arrest Made In April Tinsley Homicide Case

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Miller lived alone in a mobile home in Grabill, and earlier this month Fort Wayne police went through his trash. Miller is now booked in the Allen County Jail. He is slated to make his first court appearance Monday. Documents show that the arrest was not the result of intense media attention over the years — the case was featured twice on Americas Most Wanted as well as a 2016 episode of Crime Watch Daily — nor the repeated pleas for information that followed the 30th anniversary of ... Read More »

Two France fans dead following wild World Cup celebrations overnight

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Even Hugo Lloris has been given the nod ("Victor Hugo Llloris") despite the goalkeeper's shambolic error leading directly to Croatia's first goal of the game. The motorcyclist fled the scene, according to officials. Central Paris saw fans riot and loot shops as French police fired tear gas into the crowds in the Champs Elysees. Read More »

Helsinki summit: Trump condemns Russian Federation probe after Putin talks

If being stood up by Putin wasn't bad enough, Hillary Clinton , 70, got a sick burn in ahead of the summit . Accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of causing a breakdown in ties with the Kremlin, Mr Trump also boasted that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was now united despite his fractious meetings with leaders from the alliance last week. Read More »

Stone Admits Being Unnamed Person In Indictment

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Donald Trump was in direct communication during the 2016 presidential election with Roger Stone, a longtime adviser, who is likely the "unnamed person" in the indictments issued Friday morning by Russian Federation investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Read More »

Donald Trump opens up about his conversation with the Queen

Let me tell you what I can talk about... she is an incredible woman, she is so sharp, she is so lovely, when I say handsome - inside and out. Trump has said Theresa May must make sure she has a "carve out", meaning the United Kingdom can make a deal with the USA post-Brexit. Read More »

Sen. Sullivan backs Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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Of the 28 percent would like to see the ruling reversed, 51 percent were Republicans and 13 percent were Democrats. "If we put another two or perhaps three justices on, that will happen. Several swing-vote senators, including moderate Republicans and vulnerable Democrats in red states, have given GOP leaders cause for optimism that Brett Kavanaugh will soon be confirmed to replace retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Read More »

U.S. more isolated than ever over Iran sanctions, Rohani says

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Speaking during a televised government meeting on July 14, Rohani said Iran had chosen the path of "perseverance, resistance". "Trump administration will push for zero crude, condensate and products exports from Iran", said Sri Paravaikkarasu, Head of East of Suez Oil at energy consultancy FGE. Read More »

President Trump is 'highly unlikely' to recognize Putin's 2014 annexation of Crimea

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If his instinct proves right and the pair find common ground, then the summit may take the heat out of some of the world's most risky conflicts including Syria. against China. Those leaders are already fuming over Trump's imposition of trade tariffs on various countries, including Russian Federation. 'Fake News' European Council President Donald Tusk said in a Twitter message that "America and the EU are best friends". Read More »

Patriots’ Robert Kraft pays visit to Weymouth police

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According to WCVB 5 the "officers engaged in a foot pursuit with Lopes when he fired off Chesna's gun three more times, with one of those bullets striking a woman who was in her home and killing her. Chesna is survived by his wife and two children, ages four and nine. As the procession traveled, dozens of police saluted the vehicle carrying Chesna and police placed bouquets by the Weymouth Police Headquarters. Read More »

Trump meets Putin: fears that secrets will slip out in Helsinki

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In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from Hillary Clinton , his Democratic opponent in the US presidential campaign. Several state officials said the federal government is doing a better job of communicating about the risks. Trump was notified about the indictments earlier last week as he prepared for the July 16 summit between him and Putin. Read More »

France Celebrates Soccer World Cup Triumph

France was also compared to former five-weight world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, who always knew how much to give to win, but never gave more, even though he could. 10 for Kylian Mpappe, the breakout star who hails from the Paris suburb of Bondy. And plans are in place for a France victory, with a large area around the Champs Elysées likely to be blocked off to traffic if Les Bleus are crowned World Champions. Read More »

Techie Beaten To Death By Mob In Karnataka After WhatsApp Rumours

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On Saturday night, Azam's body was laid to rest at the Shaheen Nagar graveyard near Pahadi Shareef Dargah. A District Armed Reserve police van has been stationed in the village following the violence. Also, the auto that the group was travelling in was without a number plate, fuelling their suspicion. The Mob pulled them out of the vehicle and thrashed them. Read More »

May demands rebels back her plan or risk 'no Brexit'

May is now facing a possible rebellion from Brexit supporters in her Conservative Party who want her to ditch her plan when lawmakers vote on amendments to legislation on the government's post-Brexit customs regime on Monday. To win, the prime minister has to win over half of the Tory party's 316 MPs, and if she does, another no-confidence vote could not be held for 12 months. Read More »

May reveals Trump told her to 'sue' the EU

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She added: "But the legacy of Brexit can not be a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland that unpicks the historic Belfast Agreement. Not go into negotiations, sue them". May did not provide details of what sort of legal case the US president had in mind, and it was not immediately clear what practical effects such an intervention would have during tense negotiations over Brexit. Read More »

Chicago police officer put on desk duty after fatal shooting sparks protests

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Four protesters were arrested and some police officers suffered minor injuries from thrown rocks and bottles, some of which were filled with urine. No officers were injured during the shooting, which Fox 35 Chicago reported is now being investigated by Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability to determine whether the deadly use of force was justified. Read More »

3 detectives shot in KC; person of interest in homicide killed

The three officers' wounds were not life-threatening, police said . Undercover and tactical officers were following a person of interest in the murder of a university student when suddenly and unexpectedly he fired on them with a rifle, according to police in Kansas City, Missouri. Read More »

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

What has Mr Trump been doing so far in Europe? Mr Trump's comments come ahead of his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President, Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. "Well, I might", Trump said. "Trump is unprepared, Putin will be ultra-prepared". The president has spent the weekend before the summit playing golf at his resort in Turnberry, Scotland. Read More »

Chicago Police Release Bodycam Video Of Cop Fatally Shooting Harith Augustus

In the video, officers try to grab Augustus, who pushes the officers' arms away and flails his arms. A suspect in the murder of college student in Missouri was killed by police after he shot three officers in a stand off on Sunday. Police plan to release footage from officers' body-worn cameras later Sunday. Johnson said he made a decision to release the video on Sunday because "the community needs answers and they need them now". Read More »

Trump calls the European Union a foe of the United States

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Mr Trump has lashed out at Brussels' trading policies with the U.S., during a pre-summit interview with CBS News, dubbing the European Union in the same category as Russian Federation and China as trade rivals. But Jon Huntsman, the USA ambassador to Russian Federation, says Monday's meeting "is really the first time for both presidents to actually sit across the table and have a conversation and I hope it's a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and ... Read More »

President Trump unleashes on British leader - and it’s really bad

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About 150 people turned out in Swansea to voice their displeasure at the visit. Most of the protests will take place that day in central London , the USA officials said , with some occurring the days before and after. "Now he might not like the current president, but I represent the United States". Britain "is in somewhat turmoil", Trump said before departing Washington, remarking that dealing with Putin might surprisingly be the easiest part of the European trip. Read More »

Trump says has 'low expectations' for Putin meeting

In recent months, he has also been highly critical of the European Union in trade terms, arguing that its policies make it hard for USA exporters. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One upon arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Helsinki, July 15, 2018 , on the eve of a summit in Helsinki between the President and his Russian counterpart. Read More »

Scientists expect Lake Erie's 2018 algae bloom to be "significant"

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Saying that nutrient runoff from agricultural fertilizer applications is a leading contributor to harmful algal blooms that have plagued the western end of the lake, Kasich said the order is meant to kick efforts to reduce nutrient discharges from farm fields 40 percent by 2025 "into overdrive". Read More »

Trump Calls European Union a U.S. `Foe,' Citing Trade Tensions

US President Donald Trump has described the European Union as a foe on trade. US officials have said they hope to make progress during the talks persuading Russian Federation to use its influence to get Iranian forces out of Syria, as part of a wider campaign to rein in Iran's influence in the Middle East. Read More »

Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

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Augustus was shot during a confrontation with officers about 5:30 p.m.at 2098 E. 71st St.in the South Shore neighborhood, near where he worked at a barber shop, according to friend Antoine Howell, 42. Protesters shouted insults at the police and threw some bottles at them. Police released the video earlier than normal "to dispel inaccurate information", Guglielmi said on Twitter . Read More »

6 takeaways from the indictment of Russians for DNC hacking

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The 29-page indictment accuses members of the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU of carrying out "large-scale cyber operations" to steal Clinton campaign and Democratic Party documents and emails. Brazile called on Trump to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin about the indictment during the leaders' meeting on Monday in Finland, and to ensure that federal agencies are prepared to defend against any future attacks on US elections. Read More »