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Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump (World, 18 articles) [UPDATE]
On Monday, when asked about the meddling, Trump said that while his intelligence officials had said "they think it's Russia" that Putin " just said it's not Russia. As the U.S. president stood with Putin after their one-on-one summit in Helsinki on Monday, the Associated Press's Jonathan Lemire rose to put a query to President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump. While the U.S. leader went home to widespread criticism after their Monday meeting, the Russian president came home to universal praise in Moscow - even though there were no major breakthroughs. Trump met behind closed doors for more than two hours Monday with Putin, as the two leaders tackled weighty issues amid political pressure back home for Trump to get tough with the Russian president. Heading into his summit in Finland Monday with Putin, Trump has an important goal: improve relations with the world's second-ranked nuclear power - but only if doing so will benefit the United States. Greenpeace, in a statement, claimed the protest forced the president to take cover, saying " as the glider appears overhead the president can be seen making for the entrance breaking into a trot.
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    Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton attend Wimbledon in first solo outing (Entertainment, 4 articles) [UPDATE]
    During the first-ever public outing without their royal husbands, the new Duchess was not allowed to accessorize her blue and white pinstriped blouse and white pant look with her iconic straw hat. The hat, which Meghan sported a similar version of in 2016 while cheering on close friend Serena Williams , was now excluded from her royal Wimbledon wardrobe. Unlike Markle's top and pants look, the Duchess of Cambridge opted for a crisp, white dress to wear while watching the tourament where Angelique Kerber beat Williams in the final.
    Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai cave (World, 5 articles) [UPDATE]
    The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said. A team of more than 150 worked together to free the group from Tham Luang cave , a 6-mile limestone cave system, in an operation that scared even the most seasoned professionals. New details of the rescue were revealed Monday night on Four Corners, an Australian television series, including how it was decided which of the 12 boys were rescued first.

    Firefighters in Bath have fought 12 suspicious fires in just six weeks. (U.S., 6 articles) [UPDATE]
    Toronto police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a Monday night fire at the Old City Hall courthouse. Police allege the suspect broke into the building and set three separate fires within an office in the southeast corner of the building, causing considerable damage. Dwayne Killingbeck said some people don't realize the provincial ban applies in the city as well.
    Afghan official: Taliban kill 7 police in eastern province (World, 4 articles)
    An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail, according to officials. The stepped up activity in Afghanistan comes as Washington considers a Taliban demand for direct talks in hopes of jump-starting a negotiated end to what is now the longest military engagement by U.S. forces. In northern Afghanistan's Sar-i-Pul province, Abdul Qayuom Baqizoi said Tuesday's attack by IS took place as village elders met with Taliban officials.
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