RT America - June 20, 2018

Trade War: US, China Stocks Dip
The trade dispute between China and the United States is heating up. Domestic markets and stocks in China have suffered for a second day. Fear is growing among farmers, steel unions and even oil manufacturers.  RT America’s Manila Chan reports. 

Trump Admin Has ‘Contempt’ for UN - activist

Washington's withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council has been roundly condemned by the international community, even close NATO allies from Europe describing the decision as regrettable. US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley made the announcement on Tuesday, arguing that the Human Rights Council possessed a “chronic bias” against Israel. For more on this RT America’s Natasha Sweatte is joined by Brian Becker director of Answer Coalition.

World Cup: Russia and Uruguay Advance  

Both Russia and Uruguay have advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup after eliminating Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Former FIFA President  Sepp Blatter makes a rare public appearance attending the World the Cup match at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In tennis, Karen Khachanov defeated Kei Nishikori to advance to the quarter finals of the Gerry Webber Open. RT America’s Steve Christakos reports.