• North Korea summit 'important milestone' towards denuclearization, says United Nations chief
North Korea summit 'important milestone' towards denuclearization, says United Nations chief

But Republican and Democratic hawks in the U.S. Congress thought the president made too many concessions and wanted to sabotage the Agreed Framework . ■ Kim changes tactics: After taking power with his father Kim Jong Il's death in late 2011, Kim Jong Un started carrying out an unusually large number of weapons tests as part of his stated object...

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  • Proposal To Split California Into 3 States Lands On November Ballot
Proposal To Split California Into 3 States Lands On November Ballot

Vikram Amar, a professor and dean of the College of Law at the University of IL in Urbana-Champaign, said California's conservative-leaning inland empire (which would be part of the new Southern California ) could swing Republican. Efforts to split up California are nothing new. "You get this fantastic opportunity to start rethinking all the...

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  • Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation
Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it has denuclearised in a way that is "complete, verifiable and irreversible". Xi asked Pompeo to convey his greetings to President Trump. Mr Trump's surprise promise to call off military exercises, describing them as expensive and ...

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  • New disclosure shows growing Kushner wealth, debt
New disclosure shows growing Kushner wealth, debt

His previous 2017 disclosure showed assets in the $140 million range. The newspaper estimated Mr Kushner's assets at $179m to $735m past year, compared to between $55.3m and $75.6m for Mr Trump's daughter, noting that the Office of Government Ethics uses broad ranges for assets and liabilities.

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  • South Korea alarmed after Trump says no more war games
South Korea alarmed after Trump says no more war games

Max Thunder's air combat exercises so unnerved North Korea that it issued threatening statements that almost scuttled the summit. In his post-summit press conference, Trump alleged that China was relaxing sanctions at its North Korean border as the situation improved.

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  • The lesson of today's government climbdown: we're likely heading for soft Brexit
The lesson of today's government climbdown: we're likely heading for soft Brexit

During a frantic day of discussions between ministers and Conservative backbenchers, potential rebels were eventually persuaded to back down when Solicitor General Robert Buckland told MPs that ministers were willing to "engage positively" with their concerns.

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  • Supreme Court upholds Ohio voter registration purge policy
Supreme Court upholds Ohio voter registration purge policy

If they fail to respond to the warning and do not vote within the next four years, their name will be removed from the voting register. " It was Congress's judgment that a reasonable person with an interest in voting is not likely to ignore notice of this sort ", he added.

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  • A Fox News anchor apologised after accidentally calling Trump a 'dictator'
A Fox News anchor apologised after accidentally calling Trump a 'dictator'

The first episode of this close encounter with Kim had the whole world binge-watching, from the first handshake to the dictator's tour of the presidential limousine, known as "The Beast", courtesy of Trump. With destiny calling, Trump was the first to arrive at the colonial-era Capella Hotel on Sentosa, a resort island off Singapore's port with l...

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  • Melania Trump to appear at Ford's Theatre gala
Melania Trump to appear at Ford's Theatre gala

Right there", Mr Trump said, pointing to the White House. "Tonight reminds all of us about the power the arts have in cultivating the American voice". The Fake News Media has been so unfair, and vicious, to my wife and our great First Lady, Melania. The first lady's office announced on May 14 that she had had an embolisation procedure to treat a ...

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  • Merkel-Trump photos reveal power play at tense G7
Merkel-Trump photos reveal power play at tense G7

Mr Trump departed before the other leaders, and complained that America was "like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing". U.S. President Donald Trump called earlier on Friday for Russian Federation to be brought back into the global grouping.

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  • USA air force deserter found alive in California after 35 year manhunt
USA air force deserter found alive in California after 35 year manhunt

Hughes was last seen the New Mexico area withdrawing $28,500 from 19 separate banks. Hughes, who had top-secret clearance when he was in the Air Force, worked on classified North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems, the AFOSI says. There were even rumors he might have been defected to the Soviet Union. Pressed on inconsistencies, the man sa...

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  • Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender
Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender

This is Mr Putin's first visit this year to China, which Beijing billed as "boasting great significance in planning the future course of China-Russia relations". "But he's also a very dependable man to work with". "The nuclear energy state-owned corporation Rosatom is one of Russia's most internationally competitive companies", Lukin said.

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  • Donald Trump withdraws endorsement of G7 joint statement, slams Trudeau
Donald Trump withdraws endorsement of G7 joint statement, slams Trudeau

The two men also traded jibes on Twitter in the build-up to the summit in Canada , which has been soured by Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum exports from the European Union. Trudeau's office responded to Trump's tweet saying "We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the #G7 summit". Europe, Canada and Ja...

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  • Rudy Giuliani Thinks Women in Sex Work Don't Deserve Respect
Rudy Giuliani Thinks Women in Sex Work Don't Deserve Respect

Based on Grisham's statement, it sounds like Giuliani said what he hopes Melania thinks, rather than what she actually believes. Giuliani had initially said at an event in Tel Aviv, "I respect all human beings". Giuliani also said he hasn't interviewed Melania Trump about the Stormy Daniels issue. She is fighting to invalidate a nondisc...

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  • What you need to know: San Mateo County Election Day
What you need to know: San Mateo County Election Day

Premier Kathleen Wynne , who narrowly hung on to her seat, resigned as Liberal leader and all but a handful of the staunchest Liberal ridings fell. In his victory speech near Toronto, a beaming Ford declared Ontario is "open for business", pledging his government will usher in "an era of economic prosperity the likes of which Ontario has never...

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  • Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan
Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

He said the Afghan security forces immediately responded to the attack by deploying forces and at least eight militants were killed in the retaliatory fire. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to media. In February Ghani unveiled a plan to open peace talks with the Taliban, including eventual...

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  • Chinese Hackers Stole Large Amounts of Secret U.S
Chinese Hackers Stole Large Amounts of Secret U.S

Pentagon officials would not name the government contractor. Among the data seized was also information on the US Navy's plans to mount a supersonic anti-ship missile on a submarine, The Post reported. navy over fears it could compromise national security. "The news comes as the Trump administration is seeking to secure Beijing's support in...

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  • Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces more charges in Russian Federation inquiry
Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces more charges in Russian Federation inquiry

The latest charges increase Manafort's legal jeopardy if he continues an aggressive battle with prosecutors, and could be an effort by Mueller to induce a guilty plea and secure the testimony of a critical campaign adviser to Trump . U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson will hold a hearing on the matter on June 15. The White House did not imme...

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  • Senate Dems to hit GOP on health care in August
Senate Dems to hit GOP on health care in August

Republicans have made it a top priority to get Trump's nominees on the bench, to the alarm of Democrats , who say Republicans are working to stack the federal judiciary with young ideologues who will shape it for decades to come. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Prompting criticism from...

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  • European Union sets July timeframe for U.S. tariff reprisals
European Union sets July timeframe for U.S. tariff reprisals

The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment. According to CNN , the two leaders were discussing on May 25 new USA tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum imports from Canada . Given that the U.S. and Canada are close allies on geopolitical issues, Trudeau took particular offense to the justification. Following the meeting of G7 financ...

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  • Jemima Goldsmith to sue Reham Khan if book is published
Jemima Goldsmith to sue Reham Khan if book is published

The book's manuscript has infuriated a number of PTI leaders, who even took to the social media to claim that Reham was part of an "agenda" ahead of the July 25 polls. The serious allegations against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief have been made in Reham's autobiographical book " Reham Khan ", a leaked manuscript of which is available onl...

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  • Primary ballots mailed; unaffiliated voters to participate for first time
Primary ballots mailed; unaffiliated voters to participate for first time

Voters in eight states are heading to the polls for primary elections , setting the stage for the midterm elections in November. That would mean returning to an election office with a valid I.D.to have the vote counted later. Jeanne Watkins of Clovis said Nunes has her support. Will it make a difference? For years sidelined on the national pol...

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  • Woman drives on field during Little League game
Woman drives on field during Little League game

Screaming bystanders and ballplayers fled as Carol Sharrow, of Sanford , drove through an open gate onto the field Friday night, police said. On a chilly Halloween night in 1968, Carolee Ashby was crossing a street in Fulton with her older sister, Darlene, the Post-Standard reported in 2014.

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  • Britain may give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status: gov't official
Britain may give Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status: gov't official

The UK must submit written proposals on how it plans to keep a frictionless Irish border after Brexit in the next two weeks, Ireland's foreign minister has said . Sinn Fein accused Mr Davis of trying to "hide a hard border in a buffer zone". "Once again this shows the lack of knowledge of border areas and the concerns they face", Anderson said...

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  • Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker Who Refused Service to Gay Couple
Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker Who Refused Service to Gay Couple

Jack Phillips , the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, refused to bake a cake for couple Charlie Craig and David Mullins . Only Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor opposed the narrow ruling in favor of the baker. Shunning customers based on their sexual orientation or gender identities is still illegal in or - and the Supr...

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  • Spain's prime minister not considering resigning
Spain's prime minister not considering resigning

Two Catalan pro-independence parties as well as leftist Podemos also said they would back Sanchez. Barring any last-minute U-turn, an absolute majority of lawmakers, among them Catalan separatists and Basque nationalists , will vote through a no-confidence motion filed last week by the Socialists following a corruption scandal involving the PP.

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  • Syria's Assad to meet Kim Jong-un: KCNA
Syria's Assad to meet Kim Jong-un: KCNA

They replaced older, more conservative officers who have been recently sacked, according to a senior USA official and North Korea leadership analysts in Seoul. David Maxwell, associate director for the Centre for Security Studies at Georgetown University, told the NYT that given the upcoming summit with Mr Trump, a possible visit from the Syr...

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  • North Korea state media says Syria's Assad wants to meet Kim
North Korea state media says Syria's Assad wants to meet Kim

It would be "nothing short of tragic to let this opportunity go to waste", Pompeo told reporters after 2½ hours of discussions with Kim Yong Chol , the former North Korean intelligence chief and top nuclear arms negotiator. A letter being delivered to me from Kim Jong Un . Kim Yong Chol was accused by South Korea of masterminding deadly att...

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  • Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala Kills Dozens
Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala Kills Dozens

Charred bodies of victims laid on the steaming, ashen remnants of a pyroclastic flow as rescuers attended to badly injured victims. It's the second time this year it has erupted . "Not everyone escaped, I think they were buried ", survivor Consuelo Hernandez told CNN . Fuego has been erupting since 2002, and was continuously active in 2017.

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