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Trump says Kunshner reports are 'fake news'

The disclosures dogged the president during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young administration. Questions continue about allegations that his campaign and associates had contacts with Russian officials before he entered the White House. Many indicated they would withhold judgement until the reports were fully investigated and pressed for investigators to do so.


Rajasthan high court wants cow to be declared national animal

Rajasthan high court wants cow to be declared national animal

The court further suggested that anyone guilty of cow slaughter should be sentenced to life imprisonment. The petition comes at a time when a number of states in the country are protesting the government's decision to impose ban on the slaughter of cattle, primarily cows, for commercial purposes.


South Sudan troops tried for rape, murder in Juba compound attack

South Sudan troops tried for rape, murder in Juba compound attack

Thirteen South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing their local colleague on July 11, 2016, in Juba were arraigned in a military court Tuesday to answer to the charges. Chief prosecutor Abukuk Mohammed Ramadan said they were expecting some of the survivors of the attack to return to the country and testify. "What I know, the area was under operation at the time and rebels were controlling the area", the defendants' lawyer Peter Malaul argued.



USTR Moves Forward with NAFTA Renegotiation

USTR will publish goals for the negotiations at least 30 days prior to negotiations. U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer has notified Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA. In addition to guaranteeing fairer treatment of our industry in Mexico and Canada, the agreement led to economic growth in all three countries. "We are ready to roll up our sleeves".



Iraqi officials raise death toll from Baghdad bombing to 15

President Bashar Assad's forces and their allies have also been on the offensive, moving toward the Iraqi and Jordanian border but are still far from reaching it. Iraqi security forces made small gains along the forward line of troops yesterday, bringing to 577 square kilometers the gains since the west Mosul offensive began February 19, he said.


Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

That's when you need to take immediate action. Damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour could cause some trees and large branches to fall. "It has been a calm day", said First Alert Meteorologist Tim Miller. The average high for this time of the year is 23 C. An unsettled weather pattern is taking hold for much of the week. The risk of severe weather should start at about 10 p.m.