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Trump to invite Putin to White House for talks

Friday  00:05,   20 july 2018
news.sky

Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite the Russian president to the White House in the autumn. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Twitter that Mr Trump had "agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the [...]
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British 'hitman' hunted after man shot in head

Thursday  23:25,   19 july 2018
news.sky

A suspected British hitman is being hunted by police over a gangland shooting in Amsterdam. The National Crime Agency is searching for a Briton, possibly from Manchester or Merseyside, who is believed to have shot a 55-year-old man in Stromarkt on[...]

Trump rejects Putin offer on interviewing suspects

Thursday  22:40,   19 july 2018
msn

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the proposal was made in sincerity the Russian president.In return, Mr Putin wanted permission for Russia to interview Americans the Kremlin accuses of unspecified[...]

Trevor Noah has hit back at criticism from the French Ambassador about his 'Africa won the World Cup' joke

Thursday  21:56,   19 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The French Ambassador to the United States wrote a letter to Noah criticising the joke.So Trevor Noah obviously covered it on ‘The Daily Show’ and made a joke that didn’t exactly go down well in[...]

A skeleton with a hole in the head found in 1975 is no longer just a ‘Jane Doe’ — thanks in part to Internet sleuths

Thursday  20:01,   19 july 2018
washingtonpost

A skeleton with a hole in the head found in 1975 is no longer just a ‘Jane Doe’ — thanks in part to Internet sleuthsThe human skeleton stuck in the mud along the banks of the Rocky River took the three boys by[...]

How the Obamas managed to become invisible in Washington

Thursday  19:56,   19 july 2018
washingtonpost

How the Obamas managed to become invisible in WashingtonThe conventional move for a post-presidency life is back home: a return to roots, a presidential library and distinguished service. No modern president has remained in the nation’s capital[...]

Four-week-old baby ‘safe and well’ after car-jacking ordeal

Thursday  19:56,   19 july 2018
msn

The girl was on the back seat of the car when it was taken in Birmingham.Dozens of officers had been deployed to search for a grey Audi A3 S-line in connection with the incident, and social media flooded with a police public appeal for help, on[...]

Maria Butina, explained: the accused Russian spy who tried to sway US politics through the NRA

Thursday  17:30,   19 july 2018
vox

She met with Donald Trump Jr. and lived with a Republican consultant. Where will this investigation lead? Amid the sprawling scandal over Russian interference with the 2016 election, there’s long been an odd subplot over Russian ties to, of all[...]

Commemorative china celebrates Charles’s 70th

Thursday  17:05,   19 july 2018
msn

The Prince of Wales reaches his milestone birthday on November 14.Heir to the throne Charles reaches his milestone birthday in[...]

Revealed: The mystery of why a Confederate submarine sank, after becoming the first in the world to sink an enemy warship, has been solved… the crew failed to release a 1,000lb block that would have allowed it to surface

Thursday  16:55,   19 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The Hunley and its eight crewmembers disappeared in February 1864 in Charleston Harbor shortly after signaling it had placed explosives on the hull of the Union ship the USS Housatonic.  The Hunley had delivered a blast from 135 pounds of[...]

The Story Behind TIME's Trump and Putin 'Summit Crisis' Cover

Thursday  14:25,   19 july 2018
time

The Story Behind TIME's Trump and Putin 'Summit Crisis' Cover © Photo illustration by Nancy Burson for TIME (Digital imaging by John Depew. Source photographs Trump... The composite image, by visual artist Nancy Burson,[...]

EU states told to step up 'no deal' Brexit preparations

Thursday  14:21,   19 july 2018
news.sky

EU member states have been told to step up their preparations for a possible "no deal" Brexit.The European Commission said "everyone must now step up preparations for all scenarios and take responsibility for their specific situation"[...]

Reporters, Facing a Hostile White House, Try a New Tactic: Solidarity

Thursday  14:05,   19 july 2018
msn

At a West Wing briefing, a reporter from The Hill ceded the floor to an NBC correspondent as Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to move things along.It was a subtle exchange, about 20 minutes into yet another clamorous White House press briefing, and a[...]

Trump's Consideration of Putin's Request to Question 11 Americans for Unspecified Crimes Sparks Concern

Thursday  13:51,   19 july 2018
time

Trump's Consideration of Putin's Request to Question 11 Americans for Unspecified Crimes Sparks Concern Even as the White House said the offer, made by Putin to President Donald Trump at their summit in Helsinki on Monday, was under[...]

Israel's Parliament Has Passed a Controversial Jewish Nation Bill

Thursday  13:25,   19 july 2018
time

Its critics warn that the legislation sidelines minoritiesThe government says the bill, passed in the early morning hours, will merely enshrine into law Israel’s existing character. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called its passage a[...]