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Tensions e bubbling over between Trump and Senate Republicans

Tensions are bubbling over between President Trump and Senate Republicans. White House officials are blaming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for getting stuffed at the goal line on ObamaCare repeal-and-replace legislation, while GOP senators say Trump failed to provide any meaningful political momentum for the prized measure. Show More Summary

How Kim Jong Un's Government Cements Control Over North Korea With Public Executions

Charges punishable by death reportedly include stealing farm produce and distributing South Korean media.

Trump had another, undisclosed conversation with Putin at G20 in Germany

President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, […]

Saudis release woman in viral miniskirt video without charge

Saudi Arabia says a woman detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. Police in Saudi Arabia had arrested the young woman for wearing “immodest clothes” after an outcry from people who say she flagrantly violated the kingdom's conservative Islamic...

Trump, Putin held secret meeting at G20 Summit

The White House confirms reports that President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke twice during the recent G20 Summit. Only the first meeting was known about at the time. The second discussion was not revealed until this week. Major Garrett reports.

SitRep: Trump’s Secret Putin Meeting; Pentagon Gets New No. 2; NATO, Russia Square Off in War Games

  With Adam Rawnsley Trump, Putin, alone: The White House failed to disclose a second, hour-long private meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Germany earlier this month. And the most remarkable bit? The only other person involved was Putin’s Russian translator, a Russian government employee. No...

Eighth person in Trump Tower meeting identified

CBS News has confirmed that Ike Kaveladze, a Soviet-born businessman who came to the U.S. in 1991, was the eighth person who attended Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting in Trump Tower in June 2016. His lawyer said Kaveladze doesn't remember saying a single word and left "scratching his head" and wondering "why am I here?" Jeff Pegues reports.

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Deaths on Greek island of Kos as magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Greek Dodecanese Islands and Turkey's Aegean coast.

Deadly earthquake shakes Greece, Turkey

The 6.5 earthquake was centered 6 miles south of Bodrum, Turkey, and 10 miles east-northeast of Kos with a depth of 6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey

Ban on laptops in airplane cabins lifted, U.S. officials say

All airlines and airports with flights leaving Middle East to U.S. met Homeland Security's first phase of new security measures

Indian Court: 10-Year-Old Rape Victim Can't Get Abortion

A 10-year-old rape survivor in India has been denied an abortion, despite the fact that giving birth is risky at such a young age, the Times of India reports. Medical termination of pregnancy is allowed up to 20 weeks gestation, though exceptions are allowed if the mother's health is at...

Russia's Secret Weapon: Armored Vehicles That Can 'Fly'

Sebastien Roblin Security, Since the 1970s, the Russian military has possessed a diverse fleet of armored vehicles it can drop out of airplanes … with parachutes, of course. Since the 1970s, the Russian military has possessed a diverse...Show More Summary

Could Textron's Scorpion Light Attack Jet Take Over the OA-X Competition?

Dave Majumdar Security, Could this be the winner?  Textron is preparing its privately developed Scorpion light attack jet for the United States Air Force’s OA-X experiment this summer. Together with the company’s Beechcraft AT-6 turboprop...Show More Summary

The World's Most Powerful Aircraft Carrier Will Soon Join the U.S. Navy

Dave Majumdar Security, And it will pack quite a punch.  The United States Navy will formally commission Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) into service on July 22 at Naval Station Norfolk on the Virginia coast. The new vessel is America’s first new carrier design in over 40 years since USS Nimitz (CVN-68) entered service in May 3, 1975. Show More Summary

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

The latest surge in fighting with Russian-backed rebels along the volatile frontline is the bloodiest in recent months.

Qatar's Emir orders changes to law combating terrorism

Decree defining terms such as 'terrorist acts' follows a deal between Qatar and US to fight 'terrorism financing'.

Police use tear gas to halt Morocco 'million-man march'

Riot police in Al-Hoceima fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of protesters who defied a ban to march against 'injustice'.

Millions heed anti-Maduro strike in Venezuela

The 24-hour strike was meant as an expression of national disapproval of Maduro's plan to reshape the political system.

Deadly ambush near Damascus hits pro-Assad forces

Firefight in village east of Damascus comes as clashes between two anti-government factions continue in Idlib province.

Turkey accuses Germany of harbouring 'terrorists'

Reaction follows German threat to slap sanctions and decision to issue travel advisory amid row over activists' arrest.

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