• The Trump-Kim peace summit has been downgraded to a half-day
The Trump-Kim peace summit has been downgraded to a half-day

Both leaders were greeted on arrival by Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan . The summit will be the first between a North Korean leader and a sitting American president. It's not just the logistics of Kim's trip that are unclear. "The haters, they say, 'Oh, you're giving him a meeting, '" Trump said . As anticipation for his h...

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  • Taliban in 3-day truce
Taliban in 3-day truce

In past years, Mujahid said , the Taliban have instructed their fighters to abstain from attacks; but they could not announce that publicly out of fear that the government and the USA military would take advantage of it and amplify attacks.

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  • Kim covered by ‘wall of bodyguards’ strolls Singapore quay before meeting Trump
Kim covered by ‘wall of bodyguards’ strolls Singapore quay before meeting Trump

Another possibility from the summit is a deal to end the Korean War, which North Korea has long demanded, presumably, in part, to get US troops off the Korean Peninsula and, eventually, pave the way for a North Korean-led unified Korea. Jeff Merkley, D-OR and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Wee...

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  • Memphis grandmother busted transporting kids in dog kennels in hot auto
Memphis grandmother busted transporting kids in dog kennels in hot auto

Neighbors were shocked at news of the incident and said that Cheeks had just bought two German Shepherd puppies, which is why the kennels were in her vehicle. People convicted of child endangerment charges are typically sentenced to between one and 10 years in jail, depending on the seriousness of the case.

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  • Italian mayors rebel against Salvini’s order to block migrant ship
Italian mayors rebel against Salvini’s order to block migrant ship

On Sunday, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte asked Malta to take the African migrants aboard the Aquarius , but Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat rejected the request, arguing his country had no obligation under worldwide law to accept them.

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  • Russian Federation calls for implementation of JCPOA on Iran: Putin
Russian Federation calls for implementation of JCPOA on Iran: Putin

I would recommend - it's up to them. Definitely, the US has monitored the reactions to its withdrawal from the JCPOA and considers the lack of response to its unilateral withdrawal as not being costly, which will have very bad consequences for the global community.

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  • White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

Trudeau added that he had not agreed to a new North American Free Trade Agreement with a sunset clause. Trump, en route to Singapore, called Trudeau's news conference "very dishonest & weak" following his tweet ahead of the G7 summit calling Trudeau "indignant".

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  • Judge Halts Deportation Of Detained New York Pizza Delivery Man
Judge Halts Deportation Of Detained New York Pizza Delivery Man

The day he was detained, Villavicencio was trying to deliver an order to the Fort Hamilton Army base in Brooklyn. "Although we are disappointed that Pablo will remain detained, today's stay is a victory for him and his family, and also for due process and the fair administration of justice", one of his lawyers, Gregory Copeland of the Legal Aid...

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  • Iraqi Parliament Orders Full Recount of May 12 Vote
Iraqi Parliament Orders Full Recount of May 12 Vote

The council ditched the leadership of the election commission and made a decision to annul votes from Iraqis out of the country. Iraq's highest judicial authority, the Supreme Judicial council, had said this week that the courts could not force the IHEC to conduct a manual recount because the law stipulated the use of electronic vote-counting d...

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  • Trump slams Trudeau's post summit remarks as 'very dishonest & weak'
Trump slams Trudeau's post summit remarks as 'very dishonest & weak'

Navarro was referring to the prime minister's announcing after the Group of Seven meeting Saturday that Canada will "not be pushed around" by the US with its decision to slap tariffs on some imports from Canada and other countries. The accusation came "right from Air Force One", said Navarro, as Trump was flying to Singapore for a historic sum...

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  • Taliban announce brief ceasefire, offering Afghans hope for lull in war
Taliban announce brief ceasefire, offering Afghans hope for lull in war

In the Zawol district of western Herat province, the governor's spokesman said 18 members of the Afghan army and police were killed in an overnight ambush Friday. Over the past few years, as the US has drawn down from the peak of about 100,000 troops in Afghanistan, it has increasingly embraced a political settlement as the only end to the long Afg...

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  • Trump Rejects G-7 Statement, Claiming Trudeau Is 'Very Dishonest and Weak'
Trump Rejects G-7 Statement, Claiming Trudeau Is 'Very Dishonest and Weak'

On Saturday, Trump arrived late for the first working session on gender equality but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau forged ahead with opening remarks without him, commenting wryly about "stragglers". "Tariffs are going to come way down because we people can not continue to do that". Leaders from Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, Fran...

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  • Cuba releases details of incident involving United States official
Cuba releases details of incident involving United States official

Since the incident, other employees from the consulate and their families have been evacuated. "The State Department received medical confirmation that a USA government employee in China suffered a medical incident consistent with what other US government personnel experienced in Havana, Cuba", it said in an emailed statement.

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  • Trump signals support for legislation lifting federal ban on marijuana
Trump signals support for legislation lifting federal ban on marijuana

Trump said he is likely to support the federal legalization effort despite a warning against it from the coalition of narcotics officer groups. His comments came a day after Democratic Sen. As he was boarding the presidential helicopter he fielded a question from a reporter regarding a current bill making its way through Congress. Recreationa...

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  • Canada raises more than $3.8B for girls' education at G7
Canada raises more than $3.8B for girls' education at G7

Tweeting en route to his next summit in Singapore, Mr Trump said he had instructed USA officials "not to endorse the communique as we look at tariffs on automobiles". "It is going to stop or we are going to stop trading with them". "Canada can't believe they got away with it", Mr. Trump said. Trudeau said he told Trump that readmitting R...

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  • Gaza border protests: 4 Palestinians killed
Gaza border protests: 4 Palestinians killed

US President Donald Trump's recent transfer of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem sparked protests in the Gaza Strip in which dozens of Palestinians were killed. Israel and Egypt argue that they must maintain the blockade to contain Hamas and other militant groups, which have built weapons arsenals over the years, including s...

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  • Trump leaves summit, slams Trudeau and backs out of joint communique
Trump leaves summit, slams Trudeau and backs out of joint communique

Trudeau said he had told Trump that the talks had been made more complicated by a USA decision to impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, ostensibly for national security reasons. "It allowed a dialogue, where for weeks there were uncoordinated unilateral actions and non-cooperation". French President Emmanuel Macron , who met Trump as ...

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  • Stormy Daniels releases new perfume called Truth
Stormy Daniels releases new perfume called Truth

Davidson denies her claim, saying that he only ever contacted Cohen at Daniels' direction. Giuliani said during a news conference in Israel this week that while he respected "all human beings", he holds a lower level of respect for Daniels, because of her profession.

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  • Singapore foreign minister to visit North Korea
Singapore foreign minister to visit North Korea

Meanwhile Trump has promised to "transform" the rogue state after a meeting with the dictator's right-hand man, Kim Yong Choi. The White House confirmed the venue detail for the off-on 12 June summit, now back on having been called off two weeks ago by President Trump .

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  • Putin criticizes U.S. withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal
Putin criticizes U.S. withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal

After the Beijing visit, Putin will join Xi at a weekend summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao. I can confirm this. I can reiterate that in our last telephone conversation he expressed his concern about the threat of a new round of the arms race.

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