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World Trump Calls Russia Scandal A 'Hoax' While Touting Stock Market Numbers
Author: 0 Trump Calls Russia Scandal A 'Hoax' While Touting Stock Market Numbers

He said he served in the Soviet military in a unit that was part of counterintelligence but he was never trained as a spy. Trump Jr. has said no such information was provided by Veselnitskaya, who instead wanted to talk about the separate issue of a US law targeting Russians for human rights abuses known as the Magnitsky Act and countermeasures from Russia prohibiting USA adoptions of Russian children.

World Big 12's Bob Bowlsby expects to sign extension through 2025
Author: 0 Big 12's Bob Bowlsby expects to sign extension through 2025

With both the SEC and ACC finishing up their preseason introductions to the upcoming season, Monday marked Day 1 of the Big 12 Media Days. "It gets a little tiresome because I know we play at a very high level, and I know that top to bottom we're the best in the country in terms of balance", Bowlsby said.

World Massive natural disaster expected to trigger tsunami
Author: 0 Massive natural disaster expected to trigger tsunami

It told Interfax that Nikolskoe residents reported feeling tremors as did some people living in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the provincial capital. A powerful quake of magnitude 7.4 which hit the far western tip of Alaska is expected to cause tsunami waves, the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre says.

World Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Soledad boy
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Soledad boy

The California Highway Patrol cancelled the alert about 90 minutes after issuing it. The unknown suspect was last seen driving off at 4:47 a.m. this morning in the Honda Accord with Emiliano in the back seat. The boy has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black and white shirt and gray trousers. No description of the suspect was immediately available.

World Korea Offers Talks on Tension, Family Reunions With North
Author: 0 Korea Offers Talks on Tension, Family Reunions With North

The United States enacted a law in February 2016 when Barack Obama was president to strengthen sanctions against North Korea . The offer comes after North Korea claimed to have conducted the first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) earlier this month, and said it had mastered the technology to mount a nuclear warhead on the missile.

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Makes Cameo in 'Game of Thrones' Premiere

The trailer for Episode 2 of Season 7, " Stormborn ", shows a direwolf barking followed by a quick cut to Ayra's astonished face (watch it at the 0:13 second mark below). Last month, Sheeran had spoken about his famed cameo on the fantasy-saga Game of Thrones . Honestly though, the kid who made the wine *totally* carried this scene so I'd feel fleeting sympathy if they did.

Author: 0 Trump's six-month approval rating falls to a record low

President Donald Trump at a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace in Paris on July 13. Some media outlets went as far as to say Trump's low approval ratings were the worst in 70 years for any president after six months in office, and one publication said it was the worst ever for any White House incumbent at this stage.

World China defends imports of North Korean iron ore
Author: 0 China defends imports of North Korean iron ore

The new data reflects China's attempt to pull off a delicate balancing act between the USA and North Korea , where it wants to prevent the regime collapsing because it worries about what that would mean for regional stability. The last reunions were held in October 2015 at a resort at Mount Kumgang on North Korea's east coast. The news comes as the Trump administration continues to call on Beijing to use its economic leverage over Kim Jong Un's regime.

World North Korea may have more nuclear weapons material than previously thought
Author: 0 North Korea may have more nuclear weapons material than previously thought

According to the statement, North Korea also urged the United States to think of Pyongyang's strategic position, instead of exerting pressure and introducing sanctions against the country. The timing and scope of the USA action will depend heavily on how China responds to pressure for tougher steps against North Korea when US and Chinese officials meet for a high-level economic dialogue in Washington on Wednesday, the administration sources told Reuters .

World Police release last text from girl electrocuted in bathtub
Author: 0 Police release last text from girl electrocuted in bathtub

Madison Coe , 14, was at her father's house in Lovington, NM on July 9th when she plugged her cell phone into an extension cord while taking a bath. Additional investigation was conducted by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Lovington Police Department and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

World YOUTUBE Tromba d'aria a Ostia, bagnanti travolti da ombrelloni e lettini
Author: 0 YOUTUBE Tromba d'aria a Ostia, bagnanti travolti da ombrelloni e lettini

Sul posto un'automedica e quattro ambulanze. Stando a quanto si apprende, quattro feriti sono stati medicati in spiaggia, due di essi che invece sono stati ricoverati in codice giallo in ospedale per aver riportato un trauma cranico. Momenti di paura, ma per fortuna non troppi danni per la tromba d'aria che poco dopo le 12 è stata notata su oltre 40 chilometri di costa del litorale nord di Brindisi.

World Turkish opposition: Govt blocks full probe into failed coup
Author: 0 Turkish opposition: Govt blocks full probe into failed coup

The previous day, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had commemorated the first anniversary of the attempted coup by promising to "behead traitors". Tezcan said inquiries into how Gulen's network allegedly rose within the state were obstructed to hide the "political side" of the coup and to protect the current government.

World Car Launches into Roof of St. Louis Home
Author: 0 Car Launches into Roof of St. Louis Home

Authorities arrived at the house about 12:40 p.m.to find the SUV on the roof and the driver trapped in the SUV. The front yard of the house was a steep grassy slope. He never took his foot off the gas. "Everybody up and down here has had their yards redone", he said , adding that numerous parked cars on the street are frequently hit by speeding cars.

World Sacha Baron Cohen Explains Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic
Author: 0 Sacha Baron Cohen Explains Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic

Malek as the strutting, operatically-voiced Mercury is "utterly dedicated to the project", according to bandmembers Roger Taylor and Brian May . The band is encouraging fans to keep up with Queen Online and the Queen Facebook page for more updates as the project goes on.

World Sunny skies, high of 93 expected Saturday in capital city, northeast Kansas
Author: 0 Sunny skies, high of 93 expected Saturday in capital city, northeast Kansas

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Rinse & repeat forecast Saturday-Tuesday, with high rain chances each afternoon. Right now at 7:30 a.m., there is light fog, which will burn off soon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Some storms could be severe, and up to half an inch for total rainfall is possible.

World China says upholds United Nations sanctions as North Korea trade rises
Author: 0 China says upholds United Nations sanctions as North Korea trade rises

Air Force, said the latest North Korean missile is the first with sufficient range and payload capacity to deliver a single nuclear warhead into United States territory. "They may just consider this success to be sufficient for the moment, and not risk embarrassing themselves with a failure". The legislation gives those that now conduct trade with North Korea a clear choice - either do business with this heinous outlaw regime or do business with the world's leading economic and military ...

World Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law
Author: 0 Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said in a statement that worldwide monitoring was needed in the standoff between Qatar and its Arab neighbours. UAE Ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba denied the report in a statement, saying it was "false", the Post said. Shortly after the hack, citing the emir's reported comments, the UAE, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt blocked all Qatari news sites and severed ties with Qatar.

World Gas Prices Rise Over Last Week
Author: 0 Gas Prices Rise Over Last Week

The most expensive gas price averages in Florida are in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.24), Pensacola ($2.23), and Miami ($2.22). In Allen County, prices were down 2 cents from last month's average of $2.14 and fell 7 cents from last year's average of $2.19.

World Small cap plunge drags China stocks lower despite strong GDP growth
Author: 0 Small cap plunge drags China stocks lower despite strong GDP growth

China " s Gross Domestic Product ( GDP ) has grown about 6.9 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, about 38.15 trillion yuan ($5.62 trillion USD), the National Bureau of Statistics reported today. Part of China's economic health in the second quarter reflected robust exports, with demand beginning to recover in Europe and particularly the USA after a long period of depressed growth.

World Grand Jury Indicts Texas Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Teenager Jordan Edwards
Author: 0 Grand Jury Indicts Texas Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Teenager Jordan Edwards

Two of Edwards' brothers, along with two friends, were in the auto at the time of the shooting. Following his termination, the Balch Springs police chief said Oliver had violated department policies. Through a FOIA request , NBC News learned that Oliver had previously been suspended for anger problems and was ordered to take anger management training.

World Insurance Companies Say Cruz Amendment 'Unworkable'
Author: 0 Insurance Companies Say Cruz Amendment 'Unworkable'

Capito said she continues to be anxious about the bill's original language reducing the amount of federal money states receive if they expanded Medicaid to cover people making just above the poverty line. "Policy solutions exist to create more stability in the market by reducing premiums and attracting enrollment of younger and healthier individuals", AHIP said.

World South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month
Author: 0 South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month

North Korea didn't immediately respond to the latest offers. After the ICBM launch, Kim said he would never negotiate over his weapons programs as long as USA hostility and nuclear threats persist. This computer generated image shows South Korea and North Korea shaking hands. "The way to a peaceful Korea will not be smooth with the North's missile development and ever-changing worldwide affairs", Father Lee said.

World This Is What A Massive Subway Delay Looks Like
Author: 0 This Is What A Massive Subway Delay Looks Like

It suspended service on the B and C lines, and partially suspended A and D train service. Riders from Brooklyn to Manhattan were inconvenienced during their morning commute. Some trains turned off their power. For service to/from the Bronx customers are advised to use 125 St cross town bus to 125 St and Lexington Av, then transfer for the northbound train service making nearby station stops.

Author: 0 Seoul offers military talks with Pyongyang

But it's unclear if those talks will be realized. Moon suggested earlier this month hostile military activities at the border be ended on July 27, the anniversary of the 1953 armistice agreement that ended the Korean War. But over the past decade, the sides have pulled back on talks and reconciliation programs, though there have been some high-profile meetings to try to reach a breakthrough in strained ties or pull back from the brink.