"Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country’s largest trading partner. https://reut.rs/2NevJj0"
"Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens. https://reut.rs/2IKtwY8"
"Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels’ Democratic chairmen said. https://reut.rs/2NePxCD"
"The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said. https://reut.rs/2INmCSa"
"The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to overcrowded conditions. https://reut.rs/2IM3Jz1"
"Denmark became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen finalised terms for a one-party minority government, making her the country’s youngest-ever prime minister. https://reut.rs/2ILoXwE"
"BBC weather presenter Matt Taylor answered your questions on Europe's heatwave. France could see temperatures exceeding 40C (104F) this week – potentially breaking the record for June. Some meteorologists also predicted new June records will be set in Germany, Switzerland and Belgium. bbc.in/2NdM5rU"
"England captain Eoin Morgan defended his team’s high-risk/high reward mantra in the World Cup after another display of rash batting contributed to a heavy defeat by Australia that left the hosts in danger of missing out on the semi-finals. https://reut.rs/2INNT72"
"Boris Johnson, the favourite to become British prime minister, said he was prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 and said any EU attempt to impose trade tariffs would be akin to a Napoleonic-era blockade. https://reut.rs/2NbrFjp"
"British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May next month, said on Tuesday he believed a Brexit deal could be done with the EU that would unite all wings of the Conservative party. https://reut.rs/2IO2KhH"
"The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which Palestinians and many other Arabs dismiss as pointless without a political solution to the decades-old conflict."
"The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards’ aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency. Tensions have spiked between Iran and the United States after the Islamic Republic shot down a U.S. drone they claim was flying over their territorial waters last Thursday. Washington says the drone was in international airspace. https://reut.rs/2NewfNY"