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Kim Jong-un meets President Xi in China

Kim Jong-un meets President Xi in China The president has suggested strongly that the meeting with Kim ensured that North Korea was no longer a threat. "There may be differences ahead between the DPRK (North Korea) and the U.S. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also visited Beijing last week during which China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke of "the importance of China being a constructive participant in the next steps". [Full Article...]

Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China

Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China And the markets are unnerved . The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 400 points, or 1.7% Tuesday. As the words flew, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended down 3.78%, or 114.08 points, at 2,907.82 while Hong Kong was 3.12% lower in late afternoon trade. [Full Article...]

First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated

First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated The policy, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April, allows the prosecution of adults separately from children when families seek asylum at the border. When the families are separated , they are temporarily placed in detention centers. The current bill proposed by House leadership would give amnesty to over 1.8 million children of illegal immigrants in exchange for modest border se... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe That's what he did on the Sunday shows. Some of the officials who worked on the Clinton investigation also worked on the FBI's Russian Federation probe, but the report did not find that political bias had tainted the Clinton review. The President on Friday took issue with the report's conclusion. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed last week, prompting new questions w... [Full Article...]

Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in UAE

Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in UAE The decision was announced at a press conference after a meeting of the committee held in Karachi under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. The Islamic month of Shawwal comes after the 29 or 30 days of the month of Ramadan when Muslims across the world observe a month long fasting. [Full Article...]

3 killed as 5.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka

3 killed as 5.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka Local police said a girl, aged nine, had died in the city of Takatsuki, north of Osaka city. The quake hit western Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. NHK showed footage of firefighters tackling a blaze that ripped through a home north of Osaka. The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster near the major city of Osaka killed t... [Full Article...]

Five killed in auto chase involving US Border Patrol agents in Texas

Five killed in auto chase involving US Border Patrol agents in Texas Dimmit County deputies took over the chase near Big Wells, Texas . Twelve people were ejected from the vehicle. He said at least one and possibly two others died at a hospital. Four people were pronounced dead at the scene while a fifth died at a hospital. "I think we need a wall in my opinion". The passenger, also believed to be a US citizen, is now in custody. [Full Article...]

How 27ft Python swallowed mother of two — Trending

How 27ft Python swallowed mother of two — Trending It was 23 feet long and so bloated it could barely move. Videos shared on the internet showed villagers slicing open the python's carcass to reveal the woman's body. "This is like a horror movie - people are terrified", said a villager, Ayu Kartika. Last year, the body of a 25-year-old farmer was sliced out of a giant python on the same island of Sulawesi, after he was eaten alive. [Full Article...]

Heat relief and storms arriving this week

Heat relief and storms arriving this week With several days of showers and storms possible. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect in Cook County on Father's Day. Father's Day will be a touch cooler but not by much for the metro. If you can not afford an air conditioner, spending some time each day (during hot weather) in an air conditioned environment affords some protection. [Full Article...]

Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of key Yemen port

Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of key Yemen port The United Arab Emirates ambassador to U.N. agencies in Geneva maintained the Saudi-Emirati coalition had no choice but to act. Griffiths is scheduled to brief the Security Council on a proposed roadmap for peace talks next Monday. He said the rebels had countered "hostile naval warships" off the coasty of al-Olifika, to the south. The requests were for aerial satellite imagery, other surveillan... [Full Article...]

President Trump raises eyebrows with ‘joke’ comparing himself to Kim Jong Un

President Trump raises eyebrows with ‘joke’ comparing himself to Kim Jong Un It was an unprecedented encounter that saw the leader of the world's most powerful democracy shake hands with the third-generation scion of a dynastic dictatorship. They do this for economic reasons and national security. Meanwhile, the presidential Blue House of South Korea said earlier in the day that whether to halt the South Korea-U.S. [Full Article...]

When is Eid in Saudi Arabia and how is the time decided?

When is Eid in Saudi Arabia and how is the time decided? India will celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on June 16. Eid al-Fitr is a popular Islamic festival, which is celebrated across the world. According to an official press release, the witnesses' account of moon-sighting can be shared with the zonal committees. [Full Article...]

North Korea sanctions stay for now: Pompeo

North Korea sanctions stay for now: Pompeo South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told reporters afterward that the military drills issue "was not discussed in depth". Mr Pompeo also said the U.S. As an "important party", China offered to assist North Korea and the USA in further talks and in implementing decisions made at the summit. There has been deep scepticism about the agreement, with observers saying it lacked detail on ho... [Full Article...]

California Will Vote Whether to Split Into 3 States This Fall

California Will Vote Whether to Split Into 3 States This Fall Proponents of the ballot measure say California is just too big and unmanageable. He's made several attempts at breaking apart the state. Even if voters approve the initiative an actual split would still require the approval of the state Legislature and Congress . [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia boss Pizzi laughs off sack talk after thrashing

Saudi Arabia boss Pizzi laughs off sack talk after thrashing Cheryshev and Golovin hit a further two in injury time, the latter from a free kick, to complete the visitors' misery. The other Group A teams Uruguay and Egypt meet Friday in Yekaterinburg. Even Russian President Vladimir Putin , sitting next to Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, found... [Full Article...]

Justice report expected to slam Federal Bureau of Investigation actions in Hillary Clinton email case

Justice report expected to slam Federal Bureau of Investigation actions in Hillary Clinton email case But Horowitz said in the report to be issued on Thursday that "we did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that improper considerations, including political bias, directly affected the specific investigative actions we reviewed". [Full Article...]

Pompeo Says No Sanctions Relief For Pyongyang Until Denuclearization

Pompeo Says No Sanctions Relief For Pyongyang Until Denuclearization Meeting with Kim Jong Un was an interesting and very positive experience. The statement came despite the lack of concrete proof that North Korea will discontinue its nuclear program. Menendez told Harris, who was initially nominated to be ambassador to Australia, that he would be going to Seoul "at a time when our allies and adversaries are questioning our commitment to Asia". [Full Article...]

President Trump And Kim Jong Un Set To Begin Summit In Singapore

President Trump And Kim Jong Un Set To Begin Summit In Singapore Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo , now secretary of state, secretly met with Kim shortly afterward, setting in motion the sometimes tense negotiations that led to Monday's meeting at the very highest level. "The Trump administration deserves tremendous credit for bringing Kim Jong-un to the table through its pressure campaign". Democratic People's Republic of Korea leader Kim Jong... [Full Article...]

With a handshake, Trump and Kim make history in Singapore

However, Leong said both found it hard to hide their nervousness once they were seated, with Trump displaying a slanted smile, and fidgeting with his hands and Kim leaning and staring at the ground. Trump was flanked in the larger meeting by chief of staff John Kelly, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton. State television aired the same photographs of Kim's ... [Full Article...]

China suggests sanctions relief for N. Korea after USA summit

In order to verify North Korea's dismantling of its nuclear program, inspectors will have to dispatched to the state, which Trump stated he will have happen. I said, 'Boy, look at that view. FILE PHOTO - Otto Frederick Warmbier is taken to North Korea's top court in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo March 16, 2016. [Full Article...]


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