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The Latest: Macron 'regrets' Iran might break nuclear deal – (Associated Press)
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):9:05 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron...

Ousted ex-Egyptian president Mursi dies after court hearing: state TV – (Reuters)
Ousted former Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Mursi died on Monday after he fainted in court following a hearing, state television reported.

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding cake – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for...

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment – (Reuters)
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region.

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court – (Associated Press)
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state TV says the country's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died.The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a...

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed – (Reuters)
Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year.

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban – (Reuters)
Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said.

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30 billion off revenue – (Reuters)
China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said, and slashed revenue expectations for the year.

Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies in court – (BBC News)
Egypt's former president, Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, dies in court, state TV says

Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank in revamp – (Reuters)
Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a so-called bad bank to hold tens of billions of euros of non-core assets, a source close to the matter said on Monday.

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a...

Suspect fought off by boy with machete arrested – (BBC News)
The man, due in court later, was arrested two days after fleeing a hospital with a head injury.

Virtual Brand Promoters Are So Lifelike, You Just Might Believe What You See – (The New York Times)
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.

Khan: Trump a 'poster boy' for racists – (BBC News)
The US President dubbed Mr Khan a "disaster" following a spate of violent crimes in London.

Gloria Vanderbilt, Builder of a Fashion Empire, Dies at 95 – (The New York Times)
An illustrious family name became synonymous with designer jeans, as Ms. Vanderbilt became a celebrity in her own right.

Hunt begins for the cause of huge South American blackout – (Associated Press)
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The lights were back on Monday across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a huge blackout that affected tens of millions people, but authorities remained in the...

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM – (Reuters)
Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond – (Reuters)
Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said.

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95 – (Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and...

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, U.S. denounces 'blackmail' – (Reuters)
Iran announced on Monday it would breach uranium enrichment limits in 10 days in a move that drew an accusation of "nuclear blackmail" from Washington, but it added that European nations still had time to save the nuclear deal that sets those curbs.


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EXCLUSIVE: Leeds United Make Bid For In-Demand Fulham Youngster – (The Sport Bible)
The 17-year old has a list of potential suitors but Leeds are leading the race...

Qatari funds transferred to Gaza withdrawn, not paid out to poor families – (The Jerusalem Post)
Clashes between Hamas ruled Gaza Strip and the West Bank lead to a disagreement over the usage of funds.

Netanyahu administration asks court for Khan al-Ahmar extension – (The Jerusalem Post)
The Bedouin West Bank herding village will not be evacuated at least until the next elections are over, court rules.

French-Israeli Billionaire Drahi to acquire Sotheby's in $3.7 billion dea – (The Jerusalem Post)
“Patrick Drahi is one of the most well-regarded entrepreneurs in the world, and on behalf of everyone at Sotheby’s, I want to welcome him to the family,” Sotheby’s chief executive Tad Smith said.

German political student groups reject BDS antisemitic campaign – (The Jerusalem Post)
“What remains is the call for more Israel solidarity & against all antisemitism!” wrote Ruben Gerczi, a member of the executive board of Jewish Student Union Germany, wrote on Twitter.

Analysis | Trump rails against Iran. But who’s listening? – (The Washington Post)
On Iran and much else, Trump has a credibility problem.

Israel to assist developing countries improve cyber resilience – (The Jerusalem Post)
"There is great demand from African and Asian countries for Israeli knowledge in the field of cyberspace," said National Cyber Directorate director-general Yigal Unna.

Mohamed Morsi death: Ousted Egyptian President dies during court appearance – (Independent)

It Looks Like Germany's Worst Fear Just Happened: a Far-right Political Assassination – (Vice News)
“There has never been a case like this in the history of [modern Germany]”

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The case had caused concern for some online speech advocates – (The Verge)
In a case closely watched for its potential implications for social media, the Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit running public access channels isn’t bound by governmental constraints on speech.

Heiress, designer Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95 | CBC News – (CBC News)
Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the 'poor little rich girl' of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, has died at the ag…

A 'stain on the fair name of our soldiers': Remembering a Canadian riot that turned deadly in England in 1919 | CBC News – (CBC News)
A riot by Canadian soldiers in 1919 that left an English police officer dead has come to be regarded as a tragic consequence of the uncertainty and anxiety the Canadians felt as they waited to be sent back home after serving in the First World War.

Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi dies, state TV reports | CBC News – (CBC News)
Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has died, state television reported on Monday.

Search is on for alligator with a knife stuck in its skull – (Fox News)
Wildlife officials in Texas have called in an expert to locate an alligator with a knife in its skull.

Two more hospitals where patients died in Listeria outbreak named – (Mirror)
We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' – (Fox News)
Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages."

Fears of 'secularism police' in Quebec raised by last-minute changes to religious symbols bill | CBC News – (CBC News)
In the final hours before Bill 21 was passed late Sunday, the Coalition Avenir Québec government introduced several amendments, including provisions to ensure the law is being followed and to impose disciplinary measures if it is not.

The future of diversity and inclusion in tech – (TechCrunch)
Silicon Valley is entering a new phase in its quest for diversity and inclusion in the technology industry. Some advocates call this part “the end of the beginning,” Code2040 CEO Karla Monterroso tells TechCrunch. At first, advocates were focused on calling o…

The Queen makes kings of Spain and Netherlands Knights of the Garter – (Daily Mail)
The Queen has welcomed King Felipe of Spain and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands to Windsor today to officially make them 'Stranger' Knights of the Garter.


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All about Trump

Analysis | Trump rails against Iran. But who’s listening? – (The Washington Post)
On Iran and much else, Trump has a credibility problem.

What the Supreme Court's Double Jeopardy Decision Means for Trump – (Fortune)
SCOTUS ruled in a case that might have extended the impact of President Donald Trump’s pardon power.

Trump to raise Hong Kong protests with Xi at G20: Pompeo - Breitbart – (Breitbart News)
Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20

Supreme Court ruling deals potential blow to Paul Manafort as he battles state charges – (Fox News)
A Supreme Court ruling in the case of an Alabama man who pleaded guilty to a gun charge could have major implications for the unrelated white-collar case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in New York -- by keeping him exposed to another set …

Sadiq Khan brands Donald Trump a 'poster boy for racists' – (Daily Mail)
The Mayor said it was 'remarkable' the President was 'amplifying a racist tweet'. It comes after Trump said Khan was a 'national disgrace destroying London'.

Pro Rata Podcast: The tortured chamber – (Axios)
Democrats can't make up their minds on impeaching Trump.

Khan: Trump a 'poster boy' for racists – (BBC News)
The US President dubbed Mr Khan a "disaster" following a spate of violent crimes in London.

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond – (Reuters)
Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said.

Netanyahu Just Put a Giant Gold “Trump” Sign up in the Golan Heights – (Vice News)
Trump has recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967.

Six gems from Trump's ABC interview – (BBC News)
President Trump's thoughts on coughing, UFOs and how he is more mistreated than even Abraham Lincoln.

Jeremy Hunt says he '150% agrees' with Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan – (Metro)
When asked specifically about the word ‘Londonistan’, Mr Hunt said ‘I wouldn’t use those words myself’, but did not explicitly condemn the phrase.

McConnell to force vote next week on Trump border funding request | TheHill – (The Hill)
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is pledging to force a vote...

Trump's biggest risk in 2020 isn't losing young people. It's losing their grandparents. – (MSNBC)
Seniors have always been a reliable Republican voting bloc. Slowly but surely, they're backing away from this president, though.

Supreme Court upholds 'double jeopardy' standard that could blunt impact of potential Trump pardons – (USA Today)
The justices upheld the ability of federal and state prosecutions to try defendants twice for the same crime, which could affect anyone Trump pardons.

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump – (The New York Times)
At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down.

U.S. National Security Officials Still Consider Trump a Security Risk – (New York Magazine)
The Mueller report focused on criminal matters, not counterintelligence. Whether Russia has leverage over Trump is a huge, unresolved question.

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher To Begin War Crimes Trial – (The Huffington Post)
Trump is considering pardoning Gallagher, who faces trial for murdering an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempting to murder civilians.

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list – (Reuters)
Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports.

Opinion | Trump is afraid he’ll lose reelection, and he’s in a fury over it – (The Washington Post)
Leaked internal polling by the Trump campaign tells a larger story.

Trump fires the polling firm Kellyanne Conway built over leak of polls he said didn’t exist – (Google News)
“They’re giving out phony polls."


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