Past Headline News July 2018
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Iran just heated up tensions with Trump in a major show of force to practice closing the Strait of Hormuz - Iran is reportedly expected to launch a major military exercise in the Persian Gulf intended to show it can close the Strait of Hormuz. Iran has been threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz in response to President Donald Trump's threats to sanction countries that import Iranian oil.
China vows retaliation if Trump slaps 25% tariff on $200 billion of Chinese importt - The Trump administration is considering slapping a 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The proposal would increase the potential tariff rate from 10 percent the administration had initially put forward on July 10. China said "blackmail" wouldn't work and that it would hit back if the U.S. takes further steps hindering trade.
Korea remains: US finds one 'dog tag' among war dead returned by North Korea - North Korea has returned 55 boxes believed to contain the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, but included just one military identification tag, US officials say.
Russia Says It 'Cannot' Kick Iran Out of Syria Like Israel and U.S. Want - Russia's envoy to Israel told local media Monday that his country had no intention of expelling Iranian forces from Syria and, even if it wanted to do so, it would not be capable.
North Korea Reportedly Building More ICBMs - Satellite imagery gathered by U.S. intelligence agencies indicates that North Korea is building new ballistic missiles at a factory just outside its capital, according to The Washington Post.
Top Iranian general warns Trump that war would unravel U.S. power in region - The powerful commander of Iran’s special forces warned the United States on Thursday to halt threats of military action against Tehran, raising the stakes in an already fiery exchange between U.S. and Iranian leaders this week.
Vladimir Putin's soccer ball gift to Trump may have had microchip - The soccer ball that Vladimir Putin gave President Donald Trump may have had a bug after all. Though it's not what you're thinking. Adidas says that particular ball is embedded with a microchip that accesses Adidas content for display on smartphones.
Trump abortion 'gag rule' hurts AIDS fight, advocates say - The ban on abortion funding hurts clinics that provide a broad range of health services, experts said at the International AIDS Conference.
Michael Avenatti: 3 More Women Were Paid ‘Hush Money’ For Relationships With Trump - Asked if he had evidence that the women had relationships with Trump, Avenatti said: “Yes.”
American Racists Look for Allies in Russia - Pro-Trump hate groups are praising Russia and its ‘macho’ leader after the president’s summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
The Midterm Elections Are in Serious Danger of Being Hacked, Thanks to Trump - Why has the White House and its GOP allies in Congress done so little to combat the threat?
As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding - “It makes absolutely no sense. It doesn’t even make dollars and cents.”
Sarah Sanders pushes debunked theory from podium - White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pushed a debunked theory about the media and Osama bin Laden during Wednesday's press briefing. The panel discusses the White House's current relationship with truth.
Crown jewel thieves escaped on bikes before jumping into speedboat, police say - Authorities continue to search for the thieves who stole two royal crowns and an orb from a cathedral in Sweden in broad daylight on Tuesday.
Employee at immigrant shelter in Arizona arrested for allegedly sexually abusing teen girl - The employee faces charges of molestation, aggravated assault, and sexual abuse.
Manafort trial begins in biggest test yet for special counsel Robert Mueller - The biggest test of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election begins Tuesday with the trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
Trump threatens another government shutdown — this one, a month before midterms - Trump is demanding sweeping hardline immigration reforms.
Advocates warn of cover-up as Trump moves to scrap worker-safety rule - The administration has moved to roll back an Obama-era requirement that big employers submit info about workplace injuries to the government.
New polls show Democrats with huge leads in the Midwest in 2018 midterms - The good news for Democrats — and the important caveats — in the latest 2018 election polls.
Jim Jordan, under cloud of sex abuse scandal, announces bid for House Speaker - Former Ohio State wrestlers say Jordan turned a blind eye to sex abuse by the team doctor while working as an assistant coach.