The 10 most important things in the world right now

Kylian Mbappe of France celebrates with the World Cup Trophy following his side’s victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Monday.

1. Russia’s Vladimir Putin will meet US President Donald Trump for their first summit talks. The two sides may discuss improving US-Russia relations and nuclear arms control, though neither side expects major breakthroughs from the talks.

2. President Trump named the European Union as a “foe”, along with Russia and ChinaTrump’s comments double down on his criticism of NATO member countries at last week’s summit.

3. President Trump told UK Prime Minister Theresa May to sue the EU over BrexitOn Friday, Trump said he gave Theresa May advice on how to negotiate Brexit, but she found it too “brutal.”

4. China is training foreign officials to spread its political model and “guide public opinion” onlineAn academy in China’s remote Guangxi region is targeting government officials in ASEAN member countries in an effort to expand its influence.

5. Elon Musk called a British diver from the Thai cave rescue a “pedo guy” then deleted his tweet with no explanationMusk was responding to criticism from British caver Vernon Unsworth, who told CNN that Musk “can stick his submarine where it hurts.”

6. Migrant children who were detained after being separated from the parents at the US border say they weren’t allowed to hug each other, run, cry, or use nicknamesChildren who have acted up have been physically handled or injected with sedatives by employees, according to those who were in the facilities.

7. Haiti’s prime minister resigned following violent protests that killed at least seven peopleRiots erupted from July 6-8 to protest the government’s attempt to raise fuel prices by up to 51%.

8. Israel deployed its Iron Dome system in Tel Aviv area after a heavy exchange of fire with Gaza. Almost 200 projectiles were fired at Israeli communities from Gaza, and Israel dropped about 100 bombs on dozens of targets in Gaza.

9. French police clashed with unruly fans following their World Cup win. Fans gathered to celebrate in the Champs Elysees, and some threw stones and other projectiles at riot police, who responded with tear gas.

10. Jared Kushner’s real-estate company is getting sued for “relentless construction” that forced hundreds out of their homes in Brooklyn, New York.Kushner Companies has been converting the rent-stabilized building’s apartments into condos and selling them for much higher prices.

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