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by | June 14, 2018 | 07:50

While Trump claimed a historic breakthrough at the most significant diplomatic event of his presidency, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, was more measured. Congress should also pass a resolution indicating its standards for confirming a North Korea deal. No longer - sleep well tonight!' Kim's commitments did not appear to go beyond what he already pledged to do in April when he met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in along their countries' border.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:47

There were screams of "Kim!" In one video clip, Mr Kim waves to crowds as he enters Marina Bay Sands Hotel surrounded by a team of robotic body guards. Some 2,500 journalists are reporting on the event, which is costing Singapore government about 20 million Singapore Dollar (SGD). Security is tight throughout Singapore , with armed police roaming the streets and motorcades of the global delegations bringing traffic to a standstill.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:33

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will certify the initiative as qualified for the November 6th ballot on June 28. The new Northern California would include 40 counties, including Sacramento, San Jose and San Francisco as well as the state's wine country and rural northern areas.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:23

But questions remain over Kim's willingness to fully abandon his nuclear program, dismantle weapons and allow independent experts in to verify and inspect every site in the country that might be involved. They watered down the joint communique - scaling back comments on issues of climate and other concerns of the liberal order - in a bid to get Trump on board.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:34

Reporters on the ground are posting that yjr St. Paul's raccoon saga appears to have come to an end as footage shows the little guy crawling up and over, onto the roof of the building, around 2-3am local time. As the raccoon climbed higher and higher on Tuesday, animal welfare officials hoped that it would reach the roof of the UBS Plaza building so it could be trapped.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:35

The president said that Canada , Mexico and the European Union have taken advantage of an worldwide trading system, benefiting from low US tariffs while imposing high trade barriers of their own. Scaramucci went on to say that Trump has great respect for Trudeau, likes him personally and thinks he is an effective leader - and that Canadians shouldn't read too much into Trump's personal attacks.

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:40

The justices rejected arguments that practices by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted violate a federal law meant to increase the ranks of registered voters. If they do nothing, their names eventually fall off the list of registered voters. Voting-rights groups led by the Ohio-based A. Philip Randolph Institute had challenged Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's (R) process of purging hundreds of thousands of voters.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:39

In a statement , Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the precise dates of the visit have yet to be announced but it will be after the Invictus Games in Australia . The Trooping the Colour ceremony is an event the Queen knows well and she would have inspected the Guardsmen, in their scarlet tunics and bearskins with a keen eye.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:33

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.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:20

He said Mrs Trump had wanted to join him at an annual summit of leading industrialised nations, as she did a year ago, but that she "can't fly for one month". The First Lady wore a $2,700 gown to the annual event, which was mostly black and featured white paneling across the chest, as well as shimmering gold straps.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:54

The State Department said on Friday the cases were similar to those of 24 diplomats and family members taken ill through 2017, leading to a drawdown of personnel in Havana to a skeleton staff and the expulsion of 17 Cuban diplomats from Washington .

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:47

Johnson's attorney Michael Scholl said his client was a model prisoner for more than two decades. Following the announcement, Kardashian took to Twitter to praise the President's "compassion" and to thank everyone who had contributed to the "countless hours" it took to free Johnson.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:33

Hours before he boarded Air Force One to fly to Quebec for the G7 meeting, U.S. President Donald Trump launched a series of fresh salvos at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and called on Russian Federation to be readmitted to the exclusive club of leading industrial nations.

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:18

The two senators announced a partnership on the legislation in April in an effort to hold Trump to his word about favoring a states-rights approach to recreational pot, a position he voiced during the 2016 presidential campaign. Several marijuana proposals are floating around Congress, including sweeping bills embraced by leading Democrats that would end federal prohibition for good and decriminalize marijuana nationwide.

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:12

Trappers who captured a gator that they believe dragged a woman into a lake while she was walking her dogs said Friday afternoon. The witness called police when he couldn't find the woman, Gallinal said. Law enforcement officers gather at the entrance of Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Davie , Fla. Neighbors say they often see people walking their dogs around the lakes and have even seen kids go swimming in them.

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:11

On the occasion, President Mamnoon said that Pakistan supported the Chinese chairmanship of SCO and appreciated the various initiatives proposed by China in the organization during the a year ago. At a time of mixed messaging from US President Donald Trump, how important is the SCO? The latter's meeting is supposed to focus on cooperation in various areas and prospects for the development of an economic corridor connecting the three countries.

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:38

Kilauea, the most active of Hawaii's five volcanoes, is feared to be on the brink of another major eruption after being rattled by more than 500 earthquakes over the weekend. That's on top of the losses at Leilani Estates, one of the first areas to feel the destructive power of Kilauea. The lava is "enough to cover Manhattan 6.5 feet deep" and fill 11.3 million average dump trucks, it said.

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:17

President, my family is missing", she said. Super-heated volcanic debris swept through small communities on the volcano's flanks Sunday with little warning for residents. This has been the volcano's biggest eruption in the past four decades, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, rescuers scoured a lava- and ash-ravaged landscape in Guatemala for a third straight day on Wednesday in search of survivors and victims of Fuego volcano's calamitous eruption.

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:12

Since late April thousands of Palestinians have been taking part in protests along the Gaza-Israel border that quickly turned violent, calling for the right to return to their ancestral homelands in what is now Israel . "We need real Arab support and solidarity with our cause", said Saleh, a student of Arabic literature who wore a medical mask against the tear gas. Israel accuses Hamas of using demonstrators as human shields while trying to carry out attacks and says it is defending its ...

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:01

Lord Mance, the Deputy President of the Supreme Court, made the case for an immediate change in the law very powerfully in his comments in the judgment. Theresa May is likely to repeat her mantra that abortion is a devolved matter. "The commission had argued the law criminalizes vulnerable women and girls and subjects them to inhumane and degrading treatment in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights", NPR's Debbie Elliott reports .

by | June 08, 2018 | 06:46

Multiple State Department employees in China will undergo further medical evaluation after one staffer suffered a mild brain injury. Four American members of staff at the US consulate in Guangzhou referred Reuters to the Beijing embassy press office when asked about the situation.

by | June 08, 2018 | 04:33

Soldiers "fired towards the terrorists, killing one of them", it added, without clarifying what happened to the second suspect. "The killing of medical staff who were clearly identified by security forces during the demonstrations was very disgraceful", said Jamie McGoldrick, UN Humanitarian Coordinator, as reported by the Times of Israel .

by | June 08, 2018 | 04:29

She called 911 and started driving to the hospital, and her husband began having seizures, lost his vision and had internal bleeding, the channel reported . He remains hospitalized but is in stable condition, according to his family. Dr. Michael Halpert, a trauma surgeon at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital, said although dying from a snakebite is rare, it happens.

by | June 08, 2018 | 03:25

The 78-year-old NY resident is suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter from older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials Tuesday. An infusion of money into media, grassroots mobilization, lobbying and policy analysis into the domestic debate on free trade could embolden Republican candidates in the November congressional elections to part ways with the president on the issue.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:26

Municipal firefighters search for victims in the ash-covered village of San Miguel Los Lotes, in Escuintla Department, about 35 km southwest of Guatemala City, on June 6, 2018. People who lived in the area are now staying in temporary shelters. "The people ended up buried in almost 3 metres of lava", Ortiz said. As President Jimmy Morales toured the area and met with survivors on Monday, a woman begged him to help her loved ones in Los Lotes.