Business as usual in North Korea as public unaware of summit

Choi's fiery outburst at Trump's national security adviser , John Bolton, and Vice President Mike Pence a fortnight ago was blamed for Trump suddenly, and briefly, cancelling the summit. The invitation to Pyongyang contained in the letter, which was... More..

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Trump's North Korean gamble ends with 'special bond' with Kim
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Trump's North Korean gamble ends with 'special bond' with Kim

After Trump's stern speech about North Korea's nuclear weapon program last November, Kim's government responded by calling the USA president an "old lunatic" - to which Trump responded by passively call...More..

White House to block Congress from stopping ZTE deal
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

White House to block Congress from stopping ZTE deal

The current Senate bill "would trample on the separation of powers and undercut the Trump administration's authority to impose these penalties", Perdue said . Among other things, it would restore penalties o...More..

Proposal to split California into 3 states qualifies for November ballot
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Proposal to split California into 3 states qualifies for November ballot

Tim Draper, a billionaire Silicon Valley venture capital investor, sponsored the ballot measure to divide America's most populous state into three jurisdictions, the Mercury News of San Jose, Calif., repor...More..

Michael Cohen Dropped His Legal Representation, Is Expected to Cooperate with Mueller
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Michael Cohen Dropped His Legal Representation, Is Expected to Cooperate with Mueller

A replacement firm has not been named, ABC News said. "As the investigation widens, and with Mr. Cohen's legal team in turmoil , the chances increase that Mr. Whether or not that's the case (and whether or...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

May in fresh standoff with Tory rebels over Brexit demands

But they face a revolt by pro-EU Tory MPs determined to retain as numerous changes as possible in the legislation. Former attorney general Dominic Grieve had tabled an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill to...More..

Trump credits his tweet in Rep. Sanford's defeat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump credits his tweet in Rep. Sanford's defeat

Sanford told his supporters shortly before 11 p.m. he was likely to lose his bid for re-election Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the state's Governor, Henry McMaster , will face-off against fellow Republican John...More..

Incumbent, state senator win Va. primaries in key House race
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Incumbent, state senator win Va. primaries in key House race

It is worth noting that though backing President Trump helped a number of Republican candidates in Tuesday's primaries, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's past endorsement of President Trump was not enough to...More..

Trump says Canadian leader Justin Trudeau 'learned' from trade comments
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump says Canadian leader Justin Trudeau 'learned' from trade comments

But after Mr. Trump left the summit he announced he was pulling out of the statement, citing statements by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a post-summer press conference , where Mr. On Tuesday , M...More..

China wasn’t at the table but Trump-Kim talks reinforced its role
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

China wasn’t at the table but Trump-Kim talks reinforced its role

However, no specific plan or timeline was set forth for the denuclearization. Still, he credited the summit for starting a diplomatic process between North Korea and the United States. Chinese Foreign Minis...More..

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'

The attack on a longtime ally and its leader drew sharp criticism. Later, he echoed Trump's baiting of Trudeau, repeating the line that the Canadian statesman is " weak " and " dishonest ". "That will not stand...More..

Macedonian Name Deal Faces Opposition, Tests In Parliament
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Macedonian Name Deal Faces Opposition, Tests In Parliament

In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Athens , Tuesday, June 12, 2018 . Mickoski charged that Prime M...More..

Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready

In an interview with the Media China, Putin said that his gift to XI Jinping during a June visit to China is a secret. G7 leaders demanded Saturday that Russian Federation stop what they described as attempts t...More..

Police officer lauded for saving toddler on IL highway
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Police officer lauded for saving toddler on IL highway

Mannino alerted dispatch that he caught the boy and would begin the search for his parents, according to the Naperville Sun . Police said the boy had "escaped his mother's watchful eye" at home and was not h...More..

Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on the menu as Trump-Kim meet
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on the menu as Trump-Kim meet

Speaking following a one-on-one meeting with Trump, Kim said he hoped the two leaders could avoid the mistakes of the past. The motorcades of the two leaders have left the resort island. "President Obama said t...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Paul raccoon reaches roof after death-defying climb up downtown tower

As a raccoon scaled a St. Paul, Minn. skyscraper on Tuesday, social media got wind of it and cheered it on. There wasn't much St Paul Animal Control could do because a rescue mission would be too unsafe fo...More..

New disclosure shows Jared and Ivanka growing wealth as presidential advisers
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

New disclosure shows Jared and Ivanka growing wealth as presidential advisers

Kushner's disclosure also showed that he has assumed growing debt over the past year, both expanding his use of revolving lines of credit and taking on additional debt of between $5 million and $25 million as p...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dennis Rodman Weeps With Joy on Live TV Over Trump-Kim Summit

I said I have something to say from North Korea and he just brushed me off. If they can move the ships back from South Korea, then I could do what I have to do to listen.' I tried to do that with Obama , and ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump's summit with North Korea deemed a photo opp by skeptics

Geng said Beijing would continue to fulfil its global obligations and play a constructive role on the Korean peninsula. "The U.S. has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its a...More..

Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau

While many said that the picture sums up Trump's time at G-7, several others called it a "power dynamic". "We must stop this escalation of tensions, the tit-for-tat process is not going to be helpful. He re...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, European Union and Canada's Trudeau

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. Lawmakers gave una...More..

Attorney General Sessions limits asylum for domestic violence victims
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Attorney General Sessions limits asylum for domestic violence victims

She appealed and, in 2016, the board ruled in her favor, saying it was clear that the Salvadoran government was unable to protect her even after she moved to another part of the country. She anticipates other c...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Theresa May's day of Brexit reckoning is coming, sooner or later

In the months that followed, May struggled to assert her authority over her party and government, with a string of ministers resigning from the Cabinet and disunity over Brexit among those who remained around...More..

Trump planning on 'straightening out unfair trade deals' at G7 summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump planning on 'straightening out unfair trade deals' at G7 summit

The president has imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico , fueling fears of a trade war as a number of countries mull retaliatory measures. Speaking on US broadcast...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

United States offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit

Even before the two leaders had left their separate city centre hotels and driven the 13 minutes through blocked-off police-lined roads to the island summit venue, the USA president used Twitter to claim vi...More..

Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake

Dale Engle told the Sun Sentinel on Friday when the search began. She was out walking her dogs, one of which was found by the side of the water with a large, fresh wound on its coat when authorities arrived...More..

Fox News host calls Trump a 'dictator' in TV gaffe
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fox News host calls Trump a 'dictator' in TV gaffe

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are due to meet on Tuesday. Huntsman, whose father is Jon Huntsman , the ambassador to Russian Federation and former Republican presidential ...More..

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

Trump called the prime minister "dishonest" and "weak" on Twitter , and denounced a joint G7 communiqué that German Chancellor Angela Merkel said affirmed a commitment to "rule-based trade order". We have a ...More..

Picture worth a thousand words: Trump, Merkel 'standoff' captures G-7 tensions
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Picture worth a thousand words: Trump, Merkel 'standoff' captures G-7 tensions

Over the course of his presidency, Trump has inflamed allies with his isolationist policies, including withdrawing the USA from the Paris climate accord and the global Iran-nuclear agreement. Slamming Trump for...More..

Volcanic Eruption In Guatemala Kills 25 And 'Buries' Three Villages
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Volcanic Eruption In Guatemala Kills 25 And 'Buries' Three Villages

The charred bodies of victims lay on the steaming, ashen remnants of a pyroclastic flow , as rescuers attended to badly injured victims in the aftermath of the eruption . People flee El Rodeo village, Escui...More..