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Russian Federation says United States sanctions 'dangerous' and 'short-sighted'

Russian Federation says United States sanctions 'dangerous' and 'short-sighted'

The bill had overwhelmingly passed both houses of Congress by "veto proof" type margins before landing on Trump's desk to sign into law. With regards to Russian Federation, the sanctions notably constrains Trump's ability to waive the penalties - a statement of mistrust from the Republican-controlled Congress, which remains unsettled by Trump's warm words for President Vladimir Putin.


Thailand's former PM Yingluck to deliver closing remarks in criminal case

Thailand's former PM Yingluck to deliver closing remarks in criminal case

Yingluck was greeted by a huge crowd of supporters when she arrived at the courthouse to deliver her closing statement. A crush of supporters at the Supreme Court, many with banners reading "We love Yingluck" and "We're by your side", mobbed the former prime minister, whose personal appeal among her heartlands has surged as her legal travails have deepened.


Germany Says Vietnam Kidnapped Ex-Oil Official in Berlin

Germany Says Vietnam Kidnapped Ex-Oil Official in Berlin

A Vietnamese foreign ministry spokeswoman said she felt "great pity" about the German government statement. Mr Thanh, who had reportedly been seeking asylum in Germany, handed himself in to Vietnamese authorities on Monday in his home country.


Camera gets up close and personal with Great White Shark

Camera gets up close and personal with Great White Shark

The shark approached the camera and tried to eat it, giving Skomal incredible video inside the shark's mouth. "Check out this awesome underwater footage of one of the regions visiting white sharks from yesterdays research trip". Skomal is working with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy . 'Public education on great white sharks will bring a greater awareness and appreciation for this vulnerable apex predator.


Starting in September, Americans will be banned from traveling to North Korea

Starting in September, Americans will be banned from traveling to North Korea

A USA passport will only get you into North Korea for the rest of August, the State Department announced Wednesday. Professional reporters, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross or the American Red Cross travelling on official missions, those travelling to North Korea for "compelling humanitarian considerations" and those whose requests are "in the national interest" may ask for a special validation of their passports in order to travel to the country, the State ...