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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...]

David Davis says parliament vote can not reverse Brexit

Junior Minister quit the government so he could back the veto proposal. But a government official said they had just agreed to open talks on the basis of the rebel amendment. LONDON - Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat on Brexit after making a major concession to Conservative rebels which could hand MPs an effective veto on her Brexit deal. [Full Article...]

Special counsel indicts Russian, adds charges against Manafort

Special counsel indicts Russian, adds charges against Manafort In a court filing Monday night, attorneys with the special counsel accused Manafort of "attempting to tamper with potential witnesses" while awaiting his trial, which thereby "has violated the conditions of his release". In the court filing earlier this week Mueller accused Manafort of attempting to call, text and send encrypted messages in February to two people from "The Hapsburg Group", a polit... [Full Article...]

Trump adviser says there’s a ‘special place in hell’ for Canadian leader

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, in Canada , June 9, 2018 . The verbal volleys by Navarro and Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, picked up where Trump had left off Saturday evening. "That will not stand", he noted. [Full Article...]

Two tweets and an insult spoil G-7 unity

Two tweets and an insult spoil G-7 unity Germany's Angela Merkel on Sunday chided US President Donald Trump's decision to retract his endorsement of the G7 communique via Twitter . In a lengthy press conference ahead of his departure on Saturday, Trump said he spoke to world leaders about trade policies and called for the elimination of tariffs, trade barriers or subsidies. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un's Jogging Bodyguard Unit Make Another Appearance in Singapore

Kim Jong Un's Jogging Bodyguard Unit Make Another Appearance in Singapore He's also repeatedly expressed his support for a meeting between Trump and Kim - even offering to facilitate it or serve as an ambassador of sorts. Pyongyang has taken some steps to show sincerity, returning USA detainees and blowing up its nuclear test site. [Full Article...]

One US soldier killed and four wounded in Somalia attack

One US soldier killed and four wounded in Somalia attack The joint-coalition forces had been conducting an operation against al-Shabab militants about 217 miles southwest of the capital, Mogadishu, when the attack occurred, the statement said. President Donald Trump shared his condolences in a Twitter message Friday evening. Three of the four USA service members were transferred for medical treatment while the fourth received medical care on the spo... [Full Article...]

US expands China health alert after acoustic incident

US expands China health alert after acoustic incident The message urges staff and family members to contact their health care provider if they experience "any unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns". China on Thursday said it has investigated the U.S. allegations of mysterious sound attacks on its diplomats in the city of Guangzhou and found "no clue" even as two more American diplo... [Full Article...]

Warren, Gardner Unveil Marijuana Bill Easing Federal Enforcement

Warren, Gardner Unveil Marijuana Bill Easing Federal Enforcement We're looking at it, but we'll probably end up supporting that, yes". Senator Warren took to Twitter to promote the bill in a series of social media posts , writing that the "federal government's marijuana policies are broken, outdated, and disregard the rights of states like MA & CO that have taken their own thoughtful approaches". [Full Article...]

Entry of India, Pakistan strengthens security cooperation of SCO: Chinese official

Entry of India, Pakistan strengthens security cooperation of SCO: Chinese official Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in China on Saturday to attend the 2-day long 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO) summit . This is the PM's second visit to China in the last 6 weeks. Luo said it was the 14th meeting between the two leaders over past four years. Though new and old contentious issues remain, there has been a turnaround in bilateral ties since the military s... [Full Article...]

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit US President Donald Trump gives a news briefing at the G7 Summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie , Quebec, Canada , June 9, 2018 . The president said the USA was "pretty close" to reaching an agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico and had discussed two types of sunset provisions in which any of the countries could leave the deal. [Full Article...]

GOP House Members Split on Trump's Russia Claims

GOP House Members Split on Trump's Russia Claims He added that the briefing also suggested that the informant had "nothing to do with Donald Trump ". Ryan, R-Wis., said he thought "Chairman [ Trey] Gowdy 's initial assessment is accurate". Matt Gaetz (R-FL) openly mused about removing Ryan from his role as House Speaker ahead of November's elections . Instead, some are carrying water for a Justice Department that has already resisted congre... [Full Article...]

Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head

Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head Sutcliffe says her husband quickly took his shovel and cut off the snake's head. Snakes can still bite and inject venom for up to two hours after being decapitated. "I heard him screaming that it had bit him ", said Jennifer, who was in the house at the time. "He got all of the snake's venom in the bite". In fact, he said, "If you left the dead head there long enough the venom would degrade". [Full Article...]

EPA staffers say Pruitt sent them on errands to get snack food

EPA staffers say Pruitt sent them on errands to get snack food Pruitt spoke Wednesday to a correspondent for Nexstar Media Group. We need more of them in Tulsa, we need more of them across the country. For six months previous year, Pruitt enjoyed one of the sweetest housing arrangements in Washington: a condominium on Capitol Hill that he could rent for the far-below-market rate of $50 per night, paying only when he was in town. [Full Article...]

Trump Tariffs Result in Tariffs Negatively Impacting Food/Beverage Industry

Trump Tariffs Result in Tariffs Negatively Impacting Food/Beverage Industry The fallout from Trump's imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on his G7 partners, as well as broader disagreements on trade and climate change, was also fuelling the G6-plus-one divide that has the USA increasingly offside with its allies. [Full Article...]

Search for El Fuego eruption survivors focuses on mountain hamlets

Search for El Fuego eruption survivors focuses on mountain hamlets In the first few hours, the ash and mud was so hot, rescuers had a hard time reaching victims and by the time they made it out to some of them it was too late. Thousands of people were affected by the volcanic eruption, with about 3,500 seeking refuge in shelters. With tragedy all around, hope stays alive for miracles as at least 10 people have been pulled alive from the ash, including a baby fo... [Full Article...]

China general slams ‘irresponsible comments’ on South China Sea

China general slams ‘irresponsible comments’ on South China Sea Speaking on the sidelines of the Singapore conference, He Lei, of the PLA's Academy of Military Sciences, said China had every right to continue to militarize its South China Sea holdings. Mattis said there was little doubt about Beijing's intentions. The South China Sea, a key trade route, is subject to overlapping claims by China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei. [Full Article...]


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