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North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success President Donald Trump seemingly justified the brutal actions of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , and said he thinks the two leaders "understand each other". Mr Trump's claim that North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat is questionable considering Pyongyang's significant weapons arsenal. "I would like to re-extend, and ask you to convey to the leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un , ou... [Full Article...]

Government compromise on 'meaningful vote' avoids Brexit defeat

Government compromise on 'meaningful vote' avoids Brexit defeat Lee, who voted for Britain to remain in the E.U.in the 2016 referendum, said in a statement he was "incredibly sad" to resign but did so in order to vote against the government's position on a key amendment to the bill. It paid off. "I'm quite satisfied that we are going to get a meaningful vote on both "deal" and "no deal", Grieve told Sky News. Theresa May argued that the Conservative pa... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit With less than 24 hours until his historic face-to-face encounter with Kim, Trump spent his Monday in Singapore fuming on Twitter over his weekend trade spat with G-7 allies and paying a visit to Singapore's prime minister. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, said on Monday that preparatory talks had moved "quite rapidly", with the US prepared to provide North Korea security assurances ... [Full Article...]

G-7 Officials Toil Through Night to Paper Over Differences

G-7 Officials Toil Through Night to Paper Over Differences German Chancellor Angela Merkel created a storm on the internet when she shared a picture from the G-7 Summit held in Canada on her official Instagram account on Saturday. She also said the U.S. president wasn't entirely wrong in pressing Germany to increase defence spending. He said he was unhappy at an end-of-summit press conference by Trudeau after he left the summit, in which Trudeau sai... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Bestows First Post-Summit Sit Down On Sean Hannity

Donald Trump Bestows First Post-Summit Sit Down On Sean Hannity They shook hands for several seconds, Trump reaching out to touch the North Korean leader on his right shoulder. In the lead up to the summit , North Korea rejected any unilateral nuclear disarmament, and KCNA's reference to denuclearisation of the peninsula has historically meant that Pyongyang wants the United States to remove its "nuclear umbrella" protecting South Korea and Japan. [Full Article...]

'Fair trade, fool trade', Trump's tweets spew ire on NATO allies, Trudeau

'Fair trade, fool trade', Trump's tweets spew ire on NATO allies, Trudeau He complained that he had been blindsided by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's criticism of his tariff threats at a summit-ending news conference. Reneging on the commitments agreed in the communique showed "incoherence and inconsistency", it said in a statement. He said US representatives will examine the tariffs on automobiles coming into the country and bemoaned the Canadian tari... [Full Article...]

UAE to send more troops to train Afghan forces

UAE to send more troops to train Afghan forces Militants' attack on a security checkpoint in Arghandab district of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province claimed the lives of 13 policemen on Sunday, an official said on the condition of anonymity. Reacting to the agreement, Shehbaz welcomed the initiatives for the ceasefire in Afghanistan during Eid-ul-Fitr, mooted first by the Afghan government and then also by the Afghan Taliban. [Full Article...]

North Korea media breaks tradition to report summit

They'll be joined later by their staffs for an expanded meeting and a working lunch. "Everything that we see, say and do is based on observable, testable, referential behavior", he told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo on " Mornings with Maria " on Monday. [Full Article...]

S$20m bill to host US-North Korea meeting

S$20m bill to host US-North Korea meeting Hammering out a complete plan for North Korea's denuclearization would be "an impossible chore" at this summit, Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution told NPR. Iran said North Korea should be wary of negotiating with Mr Trump following his withdrawal from the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement . Singapore is one of the few countries that have diplomatic relations with both the United... [Full Article...]

Woman arrested after two children traveled in pet kennels in auto

Moments later, a girl straightens her bent knees to emerge from the pet enclosure. Cheeks was charged with child endangerment . "My prayers will and shall remain with the children that are involved and the ones that we don't know that are going through things like this". [Full Article...]

'Migrants' search and rescue took place outside operational waters' - Frontex

'Migrants' search and rescue took place outside operational waters' - Frontex But after Italy's new far-right interior minister said it couldn't dock, and then Malta said the migrants were Italy's responsibility since Italy's coast guard oversaw the rescue, the ship was running out of provisions. Migrants are rescued by staff members of the MV Aquarius , a search and rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres in the centra... [Full Article...]

Iranian Prez slams US for withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

Iranian Prez slams US for withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal If the G-7 were to expand, it should include India and Brazil, both democracies that have larger economies than Russia's. Recalling that China and Iran announced the establishment of comprehensive strategic partnership during his state visit to Iran in 2016, Xi said the two countries since then have increased cooperation and fully implemented the consensus reached between him and President Rouha... [Full Article...]

Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of backstabbing after G7

Trump's top economic adviser accuses Trudeau of backstabbing after G7 Tusk was referencing a comment made by Trump aide Peter Navarro, who shocked even the US President's Republican colleagues when he called Trudeau a backstabber - over the issue of trade tariffs - and verbally consigned him to "hell" after a G7 meet in Canada over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle makes first appearance since honeymoon to celebrate the Queen’s birthday

Meghan Markle makes first appearance since honeymoon to celebrate the Queen’s birthday Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge 's adorable three-year-old slipped and fell down, hitting her head on the railing. The former Suits star looked quite at home during the parade as she waved and smiled alongside her prince charming. [Full Article...]

Putin says Russian Federation must not use blanket bans to make internet safer

Putin says Russian Federation must not use blanket bans to make internet safer Russian Federation has been hit with sanctions by the USA and the West over its 2014 annexation of Crimea, its support for separatist rebels in Ukraine's east and its alleged interference in the US 2016 presidential election. Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed a desire to fix ties with the European Union, insisting he does not want to divide the 28-nation bloc. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to leave G7 early, tensions high after 'rant' over trade

Donald Trump to leave G7 early, tensions high after 'rant' over trade The two-day summit in Canada has been marred by fears of a trade war and tit-for-tat exchanges of hostile tweets , with USA trading partners furious over Mr Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, the European Union and Mexico as part of his "America First" agenda. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Siding with the 'Deep State,' GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says

Paul Ryan Siding with the 'Deep State,' GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says In what the New York Times described as the GOP beginning to show "signs of resistance", on Wednesday, Paul Ryan joined the handful of Republican lawmakers standing up to President Trump's war on the rule of law - sort of. After Ryan's remarks, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr - who was briefed with Ryan and other top lawmakers on the informant last month - said Gowdy's ... [Full Article...]

France Warns Trump That It Will Not Sign a G-7 Statement

France Warns Trump That It Will Not Sign a G-7 Statement In response, Trump quipped to Trudeau, "Didn't you guys burn down the White House?" referring to the War of 1812. US senior economic adviser Larry Kudlow called his country's trade dispute with Canada little more than a "family quarrel" Wednesday as media reports swirled about a tense phone exchange last month between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . [Full Article...]

Conway Hints That Kelly Sadler Could Get Another Administration Job

Conway Hints That Kelly Sadler Could Get Another Administration Job Kelly Sadler , the White House communications aide who made a imprudent comment about Republican Sen. Sadler mocked McCain, who is suffering from brain cancer , at an internal meeting at the White House last month. Two people familiar with the matter told The New York Times that Sadler may have been forced out for allegedly telling Trump that White House strategic communications director ... [Full Article...]

'I have a right to pardon myself'

'I have a right to pardon myself' He previously covered the Trump White House. " The president has not done anything wrong", she said. In it, they say the president personally "dictated" a misleading statement about his son's meeting with the Russian representative during the last election, despite repeated assurances from his lawyer Jay Sekulow a year ago that he had done no such thing. [Full Article...]


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