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S Korea seeks India's support in achieving lasting peace in peninsula

The U.S. military has " suspended all planning " for a joint military exercise with South Korea that was scheduled for August, the Pentagon announced Monday. No...


Canada's Trudeau says cannabis will become legal in mid-October

Trudeau said in Parliament that the government is committed to better protecting Canada's youth and hopes to take money away from organized crime. Bill C-46, ...


China bearing the brunt of trade tensions

Trump threatened to impose a 10 per cent tariff on $200 billion USA of Chinese goods in addition to $ 50 billion of import duties that had already been a...


Trump administration pulls United States out of UN human rights council

Human Rights Watch criticised the move, warning that Washington's absence at the top United Nations body would put the onus on other governments to address th...


News agency releases audio of screaming children inside Border Patrol facility

President Trump doubled down on his administration's practice of separating illegal immigrant families at the Mexican border yesterday, saying the United S...


3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

Local authorities confirmed the number of deaths, a nine-year-old girl and two old men. Several people were trapped in elevators and roads were cracked with b...


South Carolina Primaries: Sanford Loses, Parnell Wins, McMaster Headed To Run-Off

Today, three hours before the polls closed, President Trump came out against Sanford , calling him "nothing but trouble". He is better off in Argentina. Sanfo...


First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

US President Donald Trump has tried to blame Democrats, who hold no levers of power in the government today, for a situation that has sparked fury and a natio...


United Nations council meets amid call for freeze on Yemen port offensive

The UN security council - which discussed the battle on Thursday - says the Hudaida port must remain open for humanitarian deliveries. The missile was interce...


Trump Wants to Be Treated Like North Korea Chief Kim Jong

But earlier this year, Trump accused China of continuing to conduct and support cyber intrusions into US computer networks "to gain access to valuable busines...


Former Trump campaign chief Manafort sent to jail

Mr Manafort , a longtime political operator and businessman, has been a focus of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 201...


Missing woman found inside Python's stomach in Indonesia

The stomach-churning incident left residents of the remote village in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, terrified for their lives. Police chief Agung Ramos said...


Norwegian politicians nominate Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

A group of US lawmakers nominated Trump for the prize earlier this year, before the summit had taken place (and before it was canceled, then reinstated). "Divis...


Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

Both officers were with the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Department. One of the deputy's high school classmates started the fund. A candlelight vigil for the de...


Trump says Michael Cohen is 'not my lawyer anymore'

Prosecutors in NY said in a court filing later Friday that they are still processing material seized from Cohen in an April raid . Judge Kimba Wood set a Jun...


China, US trade war heats up over Trump tariffs

The tariffs will come in two steps, beginning with duties on 545 US products worth $34 billion that will be focused on farm goods, cars and seafood, Xinhua...


Colorado wildfires: Crews battling dry conditions, winds up to 30 miles per hour

The Badger Creek Fire in southern Wyoming exploded in size. At least six wildfires are burning in the state of Colorado this week, bolstered by hot, dry win...


Saudi-led coalition keeps up Hodeidah assault before UN meeting

For years, coalition leaders have clamored for the Pentagon, which already provides intelligence, midair refueling capabilities and munitions to the campaign, t...


Angela Merkel calls US retraction of support 'sobering and somewhat depressing'

Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" "We won't let ourselves be ripped off again and again", she...


Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau

Speaking on the condition of anonymity a Canadian official told national broadcaster CBC that not only had Trudeau made these remarks prior to the meeting, o...


British PM Supports G7 Communique to Keep Russia Sanctions

Russian Federation was expelled from what was then called the G8 in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Asked if Mr Trump was a good frie...


North Korea: Trump has agreed to step-by-step denuclearization

Iran said Monday that North Korea should be wary of negotiating with Trump in light of his withdrawal from the landmark agreement , which the Obama adminis...


Putin says G7 criticism is ‘babbling,’ happy to hold talks with US

In April, the White House confirmed the two leaders spoke in a phone call about meeting at the White House "in the 'not-too-distant-future'". 'As soon as th...


US, North Korea officials in final summit preparations

Trump was greeted by Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.Asked by a reporter how he felt about the summit , Trump said: "Very good". Kim and...


Palestinians killed and injured at Gaza border

Some threw rocks and burned tyres, according to the statement. "I think what happened yesterday is a red card from everybody to the Israelis to (get them to...


Human rights campaigners lose Northern Ireland abortion appeal

Despite this, numerous judges said the existing law was incompatible with human rights law in situations of fatal foetal abnormality and sexual crime. This su...


Meghan Markle Joins Royal Family on Palace Balcony

Prince Philip , who retired from public duties a year ago, did not attend the ceremony that involves more than 1,400 soldiers, 400 musicians and 200 horses. "I...


North Korea leader Kim's cargo plane bound for Singapore

But as Trump said that, he was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , who had traveled from Tokyo to prepare for the North Korea summit. April's di...


Scientists fare poorly in Super Tuesday primary vote

The party avoided its worst-case scenario: Being shut out of several potentially competitive races because of California's unusual primary system , which advan...


Isolated Trump heads to G7 as backlash over trade deepens

He engaged him on Twitter. Behind the scenes at the White House, there have been staff-level discussions for several days about whether Trump may pull the plu...


Visitors to Singapore island face increased scrutiny

Rodman last visited North Korea in June 2017 on one of his so-called "basketball diplomacy" trips. "We're not going to go in and sign something on June 12th...


Pa's Toomey among group of 10 senators challenging Trump over tariffs

Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican who has voted with Trump almost 92% of the time, said Congress should assert "its constitutional authorities on tariff...


Trump tweets 'absolute right' to pardon himself - 6/4/2018 12:49:42 PM

Giuliani says they would contest it if Mueller tried. The memo , with a letterhead in Comic Sans font , is dated January 29 and was obtained by The New York ...


First Lady Will Not Join President on Trips to G7, NKorea Summit

The White House said that Melania Trump had surgery for a " benign kidney condition " on May 14. It was a "successful procedure", President Donald Trump ...


Netanyahu shifts emphasis in Merkel meeting to Iranian aggression

Before the deal was reached, Tehran enriched uranium to up to 20 per cent purity. Iran is to inform the United Nations' nuclear agency that it is beginning th...


Socialist sworn in as new Spanish PM

In Spain, a no-confidence motion is designed not just to oust the standing prime minister but to choose a replacement. Before King Felipe, Mr Sanchez was sw...


Singapore declares 'special event area' for Trump-Kim summit

The US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was commenting on a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency that all three of the North's top militar...


Guatemala: 25 killed, almost 3,100 evacuated as Fuego volcano erupts

Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales declared three days of national mourning. More than 1.7 million people could be affected by the eruption. Rescue operati...


Oh no, here we go again: Atlantic hurricane season

Of those, seven are expected to be hurricanes, three of them Category 3 or greater. The expectation among state economic observers is that consumers might b...


Donald Trump 'could pardon himself' from Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation

A private letter from Trump's legal team to Mueller, written in January, asserted what amounts to an unlimited right to halt federal investigations and issue ...