• Trump's vow to end US-SKorea drills catches Pentagon off guard
Trump's vow to end US-SKorea drills catches Pentagon off guard

A spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said during a weekly briefing with reporters Monday that Iran views the Trump-Kim summit with "great pessimism", the Times of Israel reports. Panetta pointed to previous USA administrations that tried to negotiate with Pyongyang, but failed to make the deals stick. The comments come just hours after Pres...

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  • Trump Meets Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit
Trump Meets Kim Jong Un in Historic Summit

I think that's yet to be decided, but what we're seeing on screen is nothing but people saying, 'Look, let's cheer. "The way coming here was not easy", said Kim. The two men shook hands for several seconds beneath the white-washed walls of an upscale hotel in neutral Singapore, Trump reaching out to touch the North Korean leader on his right ...

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  • 'I Would Absolutely Win' Against Trump in 2020
'I Would Absolutely Win' Against Trump in 2020

While it wasn't clear whether or not Baldwin was making a joke, he seemed pretty genuine when talking to Stern. Baldwin also said his campaign would be "the funniest, most exciting, most insane campaign". "I'm only saying that [about running for president] because people really don't have a sense of who is gonna come up. I'd love to run for tha...

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  • Staffers must tape back together presidential records Trump rips up, report says
Staffers must tape back together presidential records Trump rips up, report says

Lartey said the papers he received included newspaper clips on which Trump had scribbled notes, or circled words; invitations; and letters from constituents or lawmakers on the Hill, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. "I'm looking at my director, and saying, 'Are you guys serious?'", Mr Young said. 'We're making more than $60,000 (...

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  • United Kingdom minister resigns, plans to rebel over parliament's Brexit role
United Kingdom minister resigns, plans to rebel over parliament's Brexit role

Remain-supporting Tory MP Phillip Lee has resigned as a justice minister over the United Kingdom government's policy on Brexit . Theresa May ultimately persuaded all but two of her MPs to back her in the decisive vote in Westminster on Tuesday - but she increasingly appears little more than a hostage to the warring factions in a bitterly divid...

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  • Officials warn of falling ash after explosion at Kilauea summit
Officials warn of falling ash after explosion at Kilauea summit

The fissure's plumes of lava are feeding a fast-moving channel that is flooding into the sea at Kapoho Bay-an area that was recently an oceanside resort. Many won't: FEMA payments generally won't cover second homes or vacation property or buildings erected without proper permits, and numerous properties in the path of the lava fall into those cat...

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  • Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments
Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has apologized for saying Justin Trudeau earned " a special place in hell " with his response to Donald Trump's complaints about US-Canada trade. 'I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message, ' says Navarro. Margaret Wente: Donald Trump has finally made u...

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  • Trump Makes Last-Minute Endorsement Against Mark Sanford
Trump Makes Last-Minute Endorsement Against Mark Sanford

FILE PHOTO: Representative Kevin Cramer (R-ND), with his wife Kris and sons Abel and Beau, cheer after the party endorsed Cramer for the U.S. Senate race against Democratic Sen. Florence attorney Marguerite Willis, who has said she was driven into the race by "the racist, sexist president of the United States", has argued that a woman is needed to ...

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  • Iraq Interior Minister Says Ballot Boxes Fire ‘Deliberate’ as Sadr Urges Unity
Iraq Interior Minister Says Ballot Boxes Fire ‘Deliberate’ as Sadr Urges Unity

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that serious violations occurred in Iraq's parliamentary elections after multiple complaints were received about the tallying of votes and the possible falsification of ballots. His victory came on the back of an election campaign of opposing foreign interference in Iraq, as well as promising...

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  • Man arrested after hostage incident in Paris: minister
Man arrested after hostage incident in Paris: minister

The hostage-taker also claimed he had an accomplice outside the building with a bomb, according to Lefebvre. Rue des Petites Ecuries. At this time, police do not now believe the situation is terror-related. Anti-terrorist police are surrounding the Mixicom computer store in the French capital's 10th arrondissement, close to the Gare du Nord Euros...

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  • Taliban launch coordinated attack on Moqor district on first day of ceasefire
Taliban launch coordinated attack on Moqor district on first day of ceasefire

In the meantime, a security official said the militants have detonated a Humvee armored personnel carrier packed with the explosives near the district security commandment compound. The Taliban on Saturday issued a statement saying it had ordered its fighters not to clash with Afghan security forces for the first three days of Eid.

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  • United States offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit
United States offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit

Brit Hume, a Fox News senior political analyst, said Monday it was "disconcerting" to see President Donald Trump shake hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , whom he called a "thug". "I said boy, look at that beach. Think of it from a real estate perspective". Destiny Pictures presents a story of opportunity. Kim has personally...

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  • Trump Says That Without Otto Warmbier, North Korea Summit Wouldn't Have Happened
Trump Says That Without Otto Warmbier, North Korea Summit Wouldn't Have Happened

The sides signed a four-point declaration, which includes a commitment to establishing bilateral relations, joining efforts to build peace and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. However, he was released by North Korea on "humanitarian grounds" in June 2017 and sent home in a coma, where doctors described his condition as " unresponsive w...

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

Russian Federation was expelled after the annexation of Crimea, and other members such as Canada and the United Kingdom are still opposed to letting them return. They are also a fresh reminder that efforts by other leaders to woo Trump in hopes of swaying his opinion have been largely unsuccessful. Putin's remarks follow a report that White House...

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  • USA unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan
USA unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan

But the USA still enjoys a " robust unofficial relationship " with the island nation of 23 million people, according to the State Department. The recently completed American Institute in Taiwan office in a suburb of the capital Taipei will house US representatives and serves American interests in the absence of formal diplomatic ties.

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  • Northern light: Macedonia makes name change deal with Greece
Northern light: Macedonia makes name change deal with Greece

Neighbouring Macedonia and Greece announced on Tuesday they have reached a historic compromise solution to their decades-long name dispute, agreeing that Macedonia will use the composite name "Republic of North Macedonia ". Greece and Macedonia are involved in a longtime dispute over the name of the Republic of Macedonia . Greek Defense...

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  • Paris incident: Armed man takes hostages
Paris incident: Armed man takes hostages

The French Special Forces have been photographed arriving at the scene. The hostages are being held in the internal courtyard of the building, which contains a mix of offices and residential apartments. Police would not immediately confirm whether the person holding the hostages was armed or describe the nature of his demands. Videos and images...

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  • Body of woman bitten by alligator found
Body of woman bitten by alligator found

Law enforcement officers gather at the entrance of Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park (Picture: AP) Her body was found by a diver (Picture: AP) Alligators are opportunistic feeders that will eat what is readily available and easily overpowered.

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  • Toddler wandering dangerously close to highway rescued by quick-thinking officer
Toddler wandering dangerously close to highway rescued by quick-thinking officer

Mannino on Thursday with their "Life Saving Award" for his actions. At one point in the video, a large truck passes just a few feet from the boy, who appears to veer toward the center lane of traffic. The officer then picked the child up, carrying him out of harm's way. Luckily, no one was hurt, and we attribute that to Sgt. Mannino's observation w...

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  • Police operation over hostage situation in Paris
Police operation over hostage situation in Paris

A pregnant woman also managed to escape and was being treated for shock by ambulance services on the scene. Police said the incident does not appear to be terrorism-related. Police officers of the BRI intervention squad prepare a shield on June 12, 2018 near the site of an ongoing hostage taking in central Paris . But the police source said he h...

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