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Sellers Ask If Trade Tariffs Will Impact eBay and Amazon

Sellers Ask If Trade Tariffs Will Impact eBay and Amazon Retaliatory measures "took effect immediately", Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Lu Kang (陸慷) said . Companies worry the spiraling dispute could chill global economic growth. Under the banner of his "America First" policy, Trump has also targeted other traditional trade partners of the U.S., such as the European Union, Japan, Mexico and even Canada. [Full Article...]

Boston Commuters Band Together to Free Woman Caught Between Train and Platform

Boston Commuters Band Together to Free Woman Caught Between Train and Platform The reporter recalled the woman feared a $3,000 ambulance bill, but EMS said it would be between $1,200 and $1,900 for her particular situation. But there was something the woman was more anxious about than her injuries: the ambulance. Another bystander told CNN , "She made it a point to say 'you don't understand, I have bad insurance.'" The woman was eventually convinced to go with emergency... [Full Article...]

Trump mocks #MeToo movement and praises Putin in latest rally

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) before taking a shot at #MeToo, was the president going off script as he is known to do at his rallies to the delight of his supporters. "I want to apologize". The crowd booed and yelled out 'No!' as Trump talked about apologizing. "While you obsess over my genes, your Admin is conducting DNA tests on little kids because you ripped them from their mamas & you are too inc... [Full Article...]

A roar goes up, loud enough to reach the Russian stadium

A roar goes up, loud enough to reach the Russian stadium As witnessed by the tragic downfall of the Brazilian squad at this year's World Cup , sometimes the weight of expectation is impossible to shake, no more than in England , the country that gave the world soccer . "What I think about England national team is more or less what I think about France: a group of young players with talent". Another standout performer for England was Leiceste... [Full Article...]

United States service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan 'insider' attack

United States service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan 'insider' attack Officials said the incident is now under investigation. The last insider attack that resulted in a US casualty occurred in June 2017, according to NATO Resolute Support officials. In that incident, a Romanian soldier was injured. An insider attack would indicate one carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces. However, the statement said it was "an apparent insider attack". [Full Article...]

Dershowitz calls out MSNBC host, talks about Martha Vineyard fallout

Dershowitz calls out MSNBC host, talks about Martha Vineyard fallout The column was meant to denounce the political division encouraged by Maxine Waters and the current administration, but instead has caused the public to mock Dershowitz for his complaints. Alan Dershowitz is challenging the hosts of Morning Joe to face him if they're going to keep poking fun at him. "Let's see if he has the guts to put me on his show so I can tell his viewers the truth", ... [Full Article...]

Merkel accused the Hungarian Prime Minister Orban in the "lack of humanity"

Merkel accused the Hungarian Prime Minister Orban in the Orban said that his country built a fence on its southern borders to regain control over its territory, the move protecting not only Hungary but also Germany by not allowing refugees to enter Hungary. Under pressure from the CSU, Merkel has been scrambling to get an EU-wide solution, fearing that there will be a domino effect if Germany takes unilateral action, leading to border closures across ... [Full Article...]

Trump Zeros in on Supreme Court Pick

Trump Zeros in on Supreme Court Pick Circuit Court of Appeals. The president is poised to reshape the court for what can be decades since Supreme Court appointments are for a lifetime term. Democrats say that a Barrett nomination would simplify the task of opposition research. According to biographical information submitted in 2006, he was born in Winchester and grew up in Waltham, where he even briefly worked as a taxi driver after ... [Full Article...]

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job Trump named Shine to be assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications, a job that has been vacant since Hope Hicks, the president's campaign confidante, left in February, the White House said in a statement . Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, celebrated Shine's appointment . Shine himself was never accused of harassment, but lawsuits accused him of helping t... [Full Article...]

Cal Fire: One killed in Klamathon Fire burning in Siskiyou County

Cal Fire: One killed in Klamathon Fire burning in Siskiyou County Forest Service says, noting the dry winter and near-drought conditions in much of the western U.S. Officials called for immediate evacuations for residents in the Alpine area, which had reached a record daily high of 109 degrees . Nine structures have been destroyed and some 100 homes were said to be in danger. One person has died due to the fire, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Friday, ... [Full Article...]

Mar-A-Lago Files Request To Hire 40 Foreign Temporary Workers

Mar-A-Lago Files Request To Hire 40 Foreign Temporary Workers But it is seeking to pay those cooks slightly less than in 2017: the posting says Mar-a-Lago's pay for cooks starts at $13.31 per hour, down 3 cents from the year before. In order to obtain H-2B visas, employers are required to prove there aren't enough US workers who are "able, willing, qualified and available" to do the work. [Full Article...]

French government calls for calm after night of violence

French government calls for calm after night of violence The full circumstances in which the 22-year-old driver died earlier on Tuesday are being investigated by police. The incident added to what the Nantes prosecutor said was already a "climate of tension" in the neighborhood of Breil. Local residents have been deeply upset by the scale of the destruction caused by the riots. After his death, the group agree with the official version of the events... [Full Article...]

North Korea Calls Latest Nuke Talks "Regrettable"

North Korea Calls Latest Nuke Talks But previous demands by the USA for "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization", have made way for the phrase "final, fully verified denuclearization", as used in a tweet by Pompeo, Friday. "We had anticipated the USA side would come with a constructive idea, thinking we would take something in return", the North Korean spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

'Historic' rain in Japan kills several, evacuates thousands

'Historic' rain in Japan kills several, evacuates thousands At least 50 people were missing and four in critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 38 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Hiroshima Prefecture was hit the hardest by landslides that claimed 22 lives, while 18 died in Ehime Prefecture, with others killed in Osaka, Shiga, Hyogo, Okayam... [Full Article...]

Missionaries of Charity 'looking into' baby trafficking case in Jharkhand

Missionaries of Charity 'looking into' baby trafficking case in Jharkhand The Ranchi child welfare committee, whose FIR on Wednesday had unearthed the racket at Nirmal Hriday, on Friday also took 22 children, all aged below five and mostly girls, into its custody from Shishu Bhavan, another Missionaries of Charity-run shelter in Hinoo. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Talks with Pompeo 'regrettable'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was ensconced in an elegant Pyongyang guest house for a second day of talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's right-hand man Kim Yong Chol. Kim Yong Chol later said that "there are things that I have to clarify" to which Mr Pompeo responded that "there are things that I have to clarify as well". [Full Article...]

Goleta fire burns homes in Santa Barbara County

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said at 7 a.m. Friday that the blaze had burned almost 8,000 acres and was 5 percent contained. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says Alexander Ricardo Braid, 45, of Goleta, was arrested Thursday evening after deputies responded to reports of a family disturbance at a home there. [Full Article...]

Hosepipe Ban Goes National

Hosepipe Ban Goes National The scope of this National Water Conservation Order is the same as the one applied to the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) on Monday, July 2. Put into place during periods of hot weather to conserve water supplies, a hosepipe ban prohibits the use of hoses for all purposes. [Full Article...]

Sombrero-clad UK mayor trolls Trump, says he's "banned" from city

Sombrero-clad UK mayor trolls Trump, says he's They include Trump's "ridiculous, racist "Muslim ban"," his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement , " mindlessly moving the us embassy to Jerusalem ", "the imprisonment of children at borders " and "defending the violence and actions of White Supremacists ". [Full Article...]

Trump calls Statue of Liberty climber a clown

Trump calls Statue of Liberty climber a clown A woman was charged with trespassing, interference with government agency functions, and disorderly conduct for climbing the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July . But outside court, Okoumou refused to answer questions about what she has to say to the thousands of visitors to the statue, whose 4th of July plans were upended by her actions. [Full Article...]


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