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The man sent by North Korean leader to United States for high-level talks

The man sent by North Korean leader to United States for high-level talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a top North Korean official met in NY on Wednesday over a steak dinner to try to salvage next month's summit between the North Korean and US leaders. The U.S. secretary of state, who spoke with Trump on Wednesday night and with National Security Adviser John Bolton early Thursday, was accompanied by Andrew Kim, the head of a Central Intelligence Agency unit as... [Full Article...]

Trump and Mexican president spar over border wall again

Trump and Mexican president spar over border wall again Trump is using the campaign appearances to mobilize his core backers by highlighting his accomplishments in office, like improving economic indicators and moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and resurrecting some of his go-to lines from the 2016 campaign. [Full Article...]

U.S. imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June

U.S. imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June Earlier, the Wall Street Journal reported that the trade talks between the two countries scheduled for June 2 in Beijing may be derailed by the fresh threat from Washington . Ivanka Trump has scored a batch of new trademarks in China as her father continues trade talks with Beijing. "Without a coherent strategy, it's hard to see the renewed commitment to threatening tariffs and investment res... [Full Article...]

Hamas: Gaza groups agree to truce if Israel ceases fire

Hamas: Gaza groups agree to truce if Israel ceases fire The new text "calls for the consideration of measures to guarantee the safety and protection of the Palestinian civilian population" in the occupied Palestinian territories and the Gaza Strip, according to the draft obtained by AFP news agency. [Full Article...]

Italy's Woes Exact A Toll On Wall Street

Italy's Woes Exact A Toll On Wall Street A power struggle between Italy's presidency and populist parties today shook global markets and called the country's continued membership in the European single currency into question. "That being said , a heavy data calendar from Wednesday could shift some attention back to economic growth and monetary policy", Jingyi Pan of IG said in a commentary. [Full Article...]

Lava reaches area of geothermal power station in Hawaii

Lava reaches area of geothermal power station in Hawaii As of Friday, the oozing lava had destroyed 82 structures on the Big Island, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno said. The Kilauea volcano on Big Island of Hawaii has been in the news for a couple of months. So far the lava has covered almost 3.5 miles of land, cutting off access to dozens of homes. We're told the valves on the top of the wells can easily withstand 200-d... [Full Article...]

Subtropical storm Alberto makes landfall on Florida Panhandle

Subtropical storm Alberto makes landfall on Florida Panhandle A tropical storm warning remains in effect for an area stretching from Florida's Suwannee River to the border of Alabama and Mississippi. The storm, coming on the last day of the Memorial Day weekend, was expected to scramble holiday travel. [Full Article...]

Indiana School Shooting: Hero Teacher, Jason Seaman, Recovering After Tackling Student Gunman

Indiana School Shooting: Hero Teacher, Jason Seaman, Recovering After Tackling Student Gunman Along with Whistler's family, Seaman also thanked all of the first responders and the support he's received from his students. Jeremie Lovall said his daughter, a seventh-grader in the school, was in the classroom when the shooting started. [Full Article...]

Trump says United States team in North Korea to ‘make arrangements’ for summit

Trump says United States team in North Korea to ‘make arrangements’ for summit Another US team went to Singapore, where the meeting is planned to take place, over the weekend to focus on logistics. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday that practical talks will be held between the us and North Korea "very soon", and the outcome of those talks will dictate if the June 12 summit will go ahead. [Full Article...]

Israeli tanks shell Gaza Strip, Islamic Jihad group says two militants killed

Israeli tanks shell Gaza Strip, Islamic Jihad group says two militants killed To counter that threat, the Israeli military said it has mobilized private drone-racers as army reservists, who then try to ram into the kites with the remote-controlled aircraft. Palestinians inspect an Islamic Jihad observation post after it was targeted in Israeli tank shelling, in the southern Gaza Strip May 27, 2018. The Gaza Strip has been under Israeli blockade for more than a decade. [Full Article...]

Sinn Fein calls for united Ireland referendum following abortion poll

Sinn Fein calls for united Ireland referendum following abortion poll But neither May nor the DUP can ignore the will of the people of Northern Ireland . Sources said there would not be a free vote or referendum. He said Savita's death had devastated the family. The nationwide rejection of the amendment represented a growing tolerance on social issues in the traditionally Roman Catholic country. The Government has proposed legislating for access to terminatio... [Full Article...]

Power powers to win in 102nd Indianapolis 500

Power powers to win in 102nd Indianapolis 500 I've had a lot of good fortune here, and did still have some this month. "I'm just so thrilled, 17 wins". "It was a pretty warm day today". "I guess I'll stop there". "I'll look forward. We have to be back next year". While there was plenty of disappointment in Patrick's words there was not a hint of regret, having been steadfast in the buildup to Sunday's race she would not get behind the whe... [Full Article...]

Oman, Yemen prepare for hurricane-strength Cyclone Mekunu

Oman, Yemen prepare for hurricane-strength Cyclone Mekunu Oman's civil aviation authority announced that Salalah airport would be closed for 24 hours from midnight (2000 GMT Thursday). Head of the directorate Abdullah al-Khoduri told Oman TV that the cyclone, which intensified to category 2 early Friday, was downgraded to category 1 after losing some of its strength. [Full Article...]

LANDSLIDE: 'Quiet Revolution' As Ireland Ends Abortion Ban

LANDSLIDE: 'Quiet Revolution' As Ireland Ends Abortion Ban Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , who had campaigned in favour of liberalisation, praised the country's " quiet revolution ". "What we've seen today is the culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland for the past 10 or 20 years", Mr. [Full Article...]

Two Koreas’ leaders hold second summit: Cheong Wa Dae

Two Koreas’ leaders hold second summit: Cheong Wa Dae At their first meeting on April 27, Moon and Kim agreed to pursue "complete" denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and to work toward a formal end to the 1950-1953 Korean War . Koh Yu-hwan, am expert on Korean relations at Dongguk University, said Saturday's meeting between Moon and Kim increased the likelihood of the Singapore summit taking place as originally intended. [Full Article...]

NFL Notebook: Owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

NFL Notebook: Owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests The NFL announced a new policy Wednesday that effectively bans players from kneeling during the national anthem . You knew this was coming: President Donald Trump , whose fiery comments on National Football League protesters previous year inflamed his populist base, spoke with satisfaction Thursday morning about new rules that sharply restrict pregame protests . [Full Article...]

Wall Street sags on Trump's North Korea remarks, fading trade hopes

Wall Street sags on Trump's North Korea remarks, fading trade hopes The Pentagon recently banned us bases from selling Huawei and ZTE devices in retail stores, as they "may pose an unacceptable risk to the department's personnel, information and mission". He added that he also had to think about the USA companies that do business with ZTE, which employs about 80,000 people and relies on parts from U.S. [Full Article...]

Memorial Day events honor vets

Memorial Day events honor vets From 10 a.m. -noon, kids games. They will also install new officers at this ceremony, which is open to the public. At 8 a.m., a procession will gather at the VFW hall on Caledonia Street to begin a series of brief wreath laying ceremonies at each of the official monuments. [Full Article...]

Census: St. Johns County is nation's 14th fastest-growing county

Census: St. Johns County is nation's 14th fastest-growing county New York City is No. 1 with 8.6 million, followed by Los Angeles with nearly 4 million and Chicago with 2.7 million. Tineh said the area is not seeing the kind of growth from foreign-born people that it did from 1990 to 2000. It's a different story for the state's 20 biggest cities. "I think it's too soon to tell if the trend will change", Frey said. And it's not just Chicago that's shedding p... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande wishes she was with her fans in Manchester

Ariana Grande wishes she was with her fans in Manchester The Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group were among the acts that performed during the Manchester Together - With One Voice tribute concert in Albert Square, staged to mark the first anniversary of the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena , which cost 22 Grande fans their lives on 22 May, 2017. [Full Article...]


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