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South Korea will not compromise on denuclearization: Moon

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Trump has agreed to meet Kim by May. Skoog added, however, the talks in Stockholm would "hopefully" help "create a good environment for such a meeting" and declined to comment when asked if Sweden would host a meeting of the USA and North Korean leaders. Read More »

Amber Alert for Baby in Stolen Car

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The 10-month-old girl, identified by police as Zoe Jordan, was in her auto seat wearing a pink onesie when she was taken. "Thank you!" Authorities said they're still searching for the suspect. "She was described as being 2'2" tall, weighing 17 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. The baby was wearing a pink onesie and a black jacket. If you have seen Zoe, please call the Memphis Police Department Crime Stoppers 901-528-CASH or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. Read More »

Trump lawyer claims porn star Stormy Daniels is liable for $20million

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She has offered to return the $130,000 she was paid. "The Settlement Agreement provides for liquidated damages of $1,000,000 per instance of breach", the court filing says. Cliffords' attorney, Michael Avenatti, told CNN Saturday morning that Friday was the first time that he had learned that Harder was representing the President . Read More »

Russian Federation vows to respond to United Kingdom over spy attack 'any minute'

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Speaking during a visit to a west London military bunker with the Polish foreign minister, Mr Johnson said the UK's "quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin". Some 220 police officers from 16 forces, 80 ambulance staff, 50 fire officers, 200 armed forces personnel and 250 specialist officers have so far been deployed as part of the investigation, Wiltshire Police said. Read More »

Obama tweets bracket, says more free time doesn't mean better picks

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He's going with a No. 3 seed to win it all. This marks the third straight year Obama has picked North Carolina to make the Final Four. In the women's bracket, Obama is rolling with the Final Four of UConn , Notre Dame , Mississippi State and Louisville , with UConn taking down Mississippi State in the final. Read More »

Russian Federation opens probe into poisoning of ex-spy's daughter in Britain

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However, Russia has vigorously denied involvement in the attack. The foreign ministry said it would also shut down a Consulate General in St Petersburg. Earlier Britain's foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, accused the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, of ordering the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are in critical condition. Read More »

Turkish military says it has encircled Syria's Afrin

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Redur Xelil, head of foreign relations for the Syrian Democratic Forces , a US-backed alliance of fighters that includes the YPG , accused the Turkish forces of carrying out "demographic change" in Kurdish territory captured in Afrin . Read More »

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in response to spy-poisoning accusations

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On Wednesday , May called the attack a " barbaric act " and announced retaliatory measures including: the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats she called "undeclared intelligence officers"; uninviting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to visit the United Kingdom; freezing certain Russian government assets in the United Kingdom; and suspending "high-level" diplomatic contacts. Read More »

White House downplaying results of Pa

Pelosi lavished praise on Lamb, saying he had an "extraordinary personal record" and ran a campaign that was "laser-focused" on pocketbook issues. Mitch McConnell clearly remains a "Never Trumper" but very cleverly, instead of wailing about how bad Trump is, or admitting how successful Trump has become in his first year, drags his feet in getting Trumps nominees confirmed, his programs enacted or protecting his flanks from attacks from the dysfunctional media and crazed socialists in the ... Read More »

Russia to expand American 'blacklist' after new US sanctions

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May's office says President Donald Trump told the prime minister the USA was "with the United Kingdom all the way". May had weighed a range of economic and diplomatic measures against Russian Federation in response to the assault, which has left Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia in critical condition in a Salisbury hospital. Read More »

Ten dead as Philippine plane crashes into house

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Nine people, including three minors, were killed after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Plaridel, Bulacan shortly after it took off Saturday. The Department of Social Welfare and Development identified them as Rissa Dela Rosa, the mother, and her children John Noel Dela Rosa, 17, Timothy Noel, 10, and Krissa, 7. Read More »

First conviction in lynching over cow: 11 held guilty in Jharkhand

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According to police, Ansari was transporting beef in his Maruti van from the Chitarpur area of Ramgarh when he was intercepted by the accused who beat him, threw the meat on the road and set the van on fire. Jharkhand, which is being ruled by the BJP, has witnessed a series of lynching of Muslim cattle traders in the months of May and June. The state also approached the Jharkhand high court, requesting that it constitute a fast-track court to try the Ramgarh lynching case. Read More »

Kremlin says 'unforgiveable' to link Putin to ex-spy's poisoning

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said today Moscow's would expand its own "black list" of Americans, adding that additional measures had not yet been ruled out. "He should understand that we are working for the same thing", Sobchak said. "At this stage there is nothing to suggest any link to the attempted murders in Salisbury, nor any evidence that he was poisoned". Read More »

Captain of chaos reigns in White House

Several other officials who attended said the secretary told everyone he appreciated their service. Over the past year, the United States has helped draft the rulebook for implementing the Paris climate accord, signed worldwide memoranda calling for global action to fight climate change, boosted funding for overseas clean energy projects, and contributed to global research on the dangers and causes of the Earth's warming. Read More »

Minus top scorer, Kansas State tops Creighton

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I think Creighton has too strong of shooting for the Wildcats to hold them in check. In the first half, the Wildcats made the first bucket and did not give up the lead for the remainder of the game. McGuirl went to the line where he connected on the free-throw to convert the four-point play and bring the score to 57-46. Percentages: FG.338, FT.800. Read More »

Kansas basketball: Seton Hall preview, where to watch

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The Seton Hall men's basketball team plays the biggest game of an era on Saturday, going up against No. 1 seed Kansas . "I thought Silvio played well enough that we should have confidence using Silvio in pressure situations", Kansas coach Bill Self said . Read More »

Sweden says happy to help on N.Korea amid summit speculation

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But it's unclear if Sweden and North Korea will discuss the potential meeting between Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump. South Korea said on Friday it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit and that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Donald Trump before the US president's planned meeting with the North Korean leader. Read More »

Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources

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The diplomatic communication pointed out that: on March 16, a counsellor was followed by one vehicle with two people inside in "an intimidating manner"; and that three instances of harassment were reported on March 14, including the vehicle of a counsellor being aggressively followed by men on motorcycles in a market in Islamabad and another officer being closely followed and intimidated when he went to a super market. Read More »

Turtle euthanized as row continues over reports it ate a puppy

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The Idaho Statesman reports that Crosland could face a misdemeanor charge due him having the turtle without a permit. While the district certainly does not condone individual actions that may violate district policy or reasonable expectations of behavior, we hope that any errors in judgment made by a teacher in this instance will not cause us to forget the years of care, effort and passion the teacher has given to the students of the Preston School District. Read More »

Karachi through to playoffs with easy win

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While the Qalandars - who are already out of the running - will be looking to extend a surprising three-win streak, the game holds vast importance for Zalmi as a loss today will knock the defending champions out of the race for the PSL 3 trophy. Read More »

China Isn't Happy Trump Signed The Taiwan Travel Act

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US President Donald Trump has defied Chinese pressure to sign legislation promoting closer ties between the US and Taiwan. In addition, both Taipei and Washington have seen their ties running deeper than ever after raising their efforts in participating in the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF), which was established in June 2015 to support bilateral cooperation in worldwide public health, humanitarian assistance and other global issues, the MOFA added. Read More »

Deputy in Parkland school shooting 'aided the shooter — Retired FBI agent

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The angle of the remaining footage shows the two pull up to the southeast corner of Building 12 as what appears to be a group of students - the images are blurred under orders from the judge - seem to be moving about frantically on a lawn. "We're talking about the 1200 building, " Peterson said at one point, according to the audio recordings. But Couvertier says law enforcement is trained with the expectation to engage with active shooter, even without backup. Read More »

Oil prices barely in the black in Friday trading

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This week saw reports from OPEC , the U.S. Energy Information Administration and the International Energy Agency that showed production from non-OPEC producers, notably the United States, outpacing demand. Other oil-market news. Increased U.S. oil output "is likely to take prices back below USD60/bbl, and that shale's ability to meet a significant portion of global demand growth will keep prices in the USD50-60/bbl range over the long term", said Fitch Ratings in a note out Wednesday . Read More »

NSA Janjua to leave for Kabul today

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But the country's powerful security services still seems to be supporting the Afghan Taliban, the official said, most likely because it sees the Taliban as aligned with Islamabad's interest in keeping India from influencing Afghanistan. The offer was made at the second meeting of the "Kabul Process" in early March. "Pakistan is always prepared to work in a cooperative framework and provide every help to win peace in Afghanistan", the statement noted. Read More »