• Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz
Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

After the Iranians shined the laser, they turned their spotlight onto the Bataan and scanned it from bow to stern and back before leaving the area, Urban said. The incident occurred in the Strait of Hormuz, a heavily trafficked waterway off Iran's southern coast that connects the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

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  • PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate
PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate

Framework Convention on Climate Change , based on which the Paris accord was concluded. "I believe engaging in global discussion is of the utmost importance to the United States when it comes to environmental issues", he said in the statement .

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  • Trump to host Indian PM Modi at White House in late June
Trump to host Indian PM Modi at White House in late June

Trump has said little about India's role as a USA strategic partner since taking on the presidency, but recently cited India, along with China, as an unfair beneficiary of the Paris climate agreement, signed in December 2015. While withdrawing support from the Paris accords, Trump had accused India and China as the biggest polluters of the world an...

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  • Tensions from US presidential race rile Southern Baptists
Tensions from US presidential race rile Southern Baptists

Meanwhile, the resolution against the "alt-right" had been proposed by the prominent African-American pastor Dwight McKissic of Arlington, Texas. Leaders within the SBC only reconsidered after facing intense backlash, The Atlantic reported .

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  • Gingrich on Shooting: Left's Hostility Increasing Since Election Day
Gingrich on Shooting: Left's Hostility Increasing Since Election Day

When former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich went into the belly of the beast on Tuesday to promote his new book "Understanding Trump" and do a little back and forth with the hens on ABC's " The View ", he likely expected a logical contradiction or two.

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  • War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son
War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son

Have you read Trendiee Today? Last Friday the Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion, which had been holding Saif al-Islam prisoner, announced his release, which was confirmed by his lawyer. An arrest warrant was issued by the ICC in 2011 for crimes against humanity - including murder and persecution - allegedly committed in Libya in the same year as the c...

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  • Comey's dad says son 'laughs' over subject of leaking
Comey's dad says son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

When he was asked about this, Comey said he wasn't "Captain Courageous" during this, or other meetings with President Trump. Comey said that after his firing he actually tried to spur the special counsel's appointment by giving a damning memo he had written about a meeting with Trump to a friend to release to the media.

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  • Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting
Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Scalise's position as whip in the Republican-controlled House makes him one of the most senior figures in Congress. Mr Trump said Mr Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". Scalise saying, " Steve , I want you to know you have the prayers not only of an entire city behind you, but an entire nation". Alabama Rep. Mo B...

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  • Suspected N. Korean drone crashes with images of United States missile sites
Suspected N. Korean drone crashes with images of United States missile sites

South Korea's football association today said it wanted talks with China and Japan about a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup along with North Korea , an initiative aimed at easing tensions in the region. In recent weeks the United States has sent a fleet of warships into North Korean waters, and brought several new launchers for a def...

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  • Author eats his own book after incorrect prediction about UK elections
Author eats his own book after incorrect prediction about UK elections

He said Labour would remain on a General Election footing due to the instability of the minority Tory government and set out plans to visit 65 Conservative seats over the coming months. Two percentage points makes a big difference, and I am a man of my word. "I'm just going to sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on". Once he swallow...

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  • London apartment fire: Death toll rises
London apartment fire: Death toll rises

About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats when the blaze ripped through the building. After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished. I don't know what happened to them.Even when the lights went off, people were waving with white shirts to be ...

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  • Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament
Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament

President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party is set to trounce France's traditional main parties in a parliamentary election and secure a huge majority to push through his pro-business reforms, projections after the first round showed on Sunday (11 June).

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  • May to face fury of own MPs
May to face fury of own MPs

The two opposing sides forged alliances when they campaigned side by side in the European Union referendum, and last night senior Conservative and Labour sources confirmed that talks were ongoing and look set to intensify over the coming weeks as negotiations with European Union leaders begin.

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  • Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar
Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar

On Friday, Tillerson urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade and called for "calm and thoughtful dialogue". But the terrorism list published by the UAE and Saudi revealed the depth of Doha's patronage to Islamist and extremist groups.

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  • Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing
Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing

The other issue on which Sessions was unconvincing and grew less convincing as the hearing went on was his refusal to answer questions about his own conversations with Trump on grounds that "Justice Department policy" prevented him from testifying on matters where the president might, at some point in the future, choose to assert executive pri...

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  • California governor named adviser for UN climate conference
California governor named adviser for UN climate conference

Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The California governor traveled to China last week where he spoke with President Xi Jinping about climate change and signed bilateral climate deals. The PM also expressed his disappointment in the recent announcement by the US President on America's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate C...

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  • The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore
The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

While his departure day is still unknown, he resigned on May 18th in a private meeting with president Trump and offered to stay on until the President completed his first global trip to ease the transition. "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"???" he wrote . Andrew McCarthy, contributing editor at the National Review has said that...

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  • Jeff Sessions blamed for impeding investigation at hearing
Jeff Sessions blamed for impeding investigation at hearing

The poll also found that 43 percent of voters thought Comey's testimony last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee hurt Trump more than helped the president. Sessions corroborated that Comey came to him the next day and asked not to be alone with the president. Namely, they were upset with his very public handling of the Hillary Clinton ...

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  • Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'unIslamic'
Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'unIslamic'

In London, British foreign minister Boris Johnson called for calm and said he would meet this week with his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. The agency was commenting in reaction to remarks made by Qatar Airways' chief executive that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were violating worldwide law by shutting o...

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  • Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster
Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster

Sessions was adamant that he did not have a private meeting with Kislyak at that event. "My comments encouraged him to do just that and indeed, as I understand, he did". Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., pressed the issue, noting that two days after Comey was let go, the president said he would have fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation direct...

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