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Trump talks to Kim, then Hannity


In that first meeting they'll be joined only by translators, a break from standard practice of having at least one aide present for high-stakes huddles. The sides first spoke through intelligence channels, with U.S. analysts working to determine Kim's true willingness to abandon a nuclear program started by his grandfather and viewed by Pyongyang as a security blanket from outside aggressors. Read More »

United Kingdom justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes


They are rallying around an amendment giving the House of Commons power to send the government back to the negotiating table with Brussels if lawmakers don't like the terms of the Brexit deal struck with the EU. It would also give hard Brexiteers the chance to "scupper a good deal", she claimed. She told BBC Radio 4's World At One that "at least half a dozen" junior ministers had been "very uncomfortable for some time" at the Government's direction on Brexit. Read More »

News Theresa May narrowly dodges Brexit parliamentary crisis By NEOnline


May's officials begin work on Wednesday, drafting a new clause in her key piece of Brexit legislation after she narrowly avoided a defeat in Parliament by offering last-minute concessions to pro-EU lawmakers. Anna Soubry , a pro-EU Conservative lawmaker, said she knew of one legislator who would not vote with their conscience because of "threats to their personal safety" and that of staff and family. Read More »

British and Australian tourists die in Portugal 'fall'

Kearns, a fly-in, fly-out worker and recreational diver, had left Australia in January on vacation with Benson, and attended a friend's wedding in Portugal in recent weeks, according to his mother. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: "We are in touch with local authorities following the death of a British woman in Portugal and stand ready to provide support to her family". Read More »

Former high school footballer player-turned-alleged cartel boss to be sentenced


A 49-year federal prison term likely means the 44-year-old Valdez-Villareal will spend the rest of his life incarcerated. If he's alive at the end of his sentence, he will serve 10 years of probation, the Justice Department said. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration used wiretaps, witness testimonies, seizures of cocaine and $4 million of drug proceeds to build a case against Valdez-Villareal. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Chase Bishop charged after backflip shooting


A video of the incident that was released to the public shows Bishop, in a navy shirt and khaki trousers, completing a series of body rolls and a backflip, as a crowd stands around him. Denver police said last week that the agent could face possible charges pending the results of lab testing to determine if alcohol was a factor. Booking documents do not indicate if Bishop has hired an attorney. Read More »

Missile attack from Yemen kills three in S Arabia


Almost 10,000 people have been killed since the alliance launched its intervention in Yemen in March 2015, contributing to what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The United States warned Monday that aid must flow through the Yemeni port of Hodeida amid reports that Emirati forces plan to seize it from Huthi rebels. Read More »

Former PM Brian Mulroney predicts Trump’s anger at Trudeau will ‘dissipate’ quickly


Kudlow was particularly offended that Trudeau would say this ahead of Trump's North Korean summit. He also attacked Trudeau's character, calling the Liberal Party leader meek, weak and dishonest. When Trump left Quebec, it was thought that a compromise had been reached, despite the tension and the determination of European leaders Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to push back against the U.S. Read More »

BSF Jawans including assistant commandant martyred in Pakistan firing


Martyred jawans have been identified as assistant commandant Jatinder Singh, assistant sub-inspector Ram Niwas, sepoy Hans Raj and Sub Inspector Rajneesh. Thousands of border people in Jammu , Kathua and Samba districts had to migrate from their homes following heavy shelling from the Pakistan side between May 15 and 23, which left 12 people, including two BSF jawans and an infant, dead and several others injured. Read More »

IT’S OFFICIAL: Two Norwegian Legislators NOMINATE TRUMP for Nobel Prize

The lawmakers told Norwegian wire service Norwegian News Agency that Trump "had taken a huge and important step" toward peace with North Korea and disarmament. "Divisive and irresponsible from a presidential hopeful". US President Donald Trump attends a G7 and Gender Equality Advisory Council meeting as part of a G7 summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. Read More »

Paul Skyscraper Sets Off Social Media Firestorm


When workers from the building tried to get the critter down, it began climbing several stories higher. A raccoon has become an worldwide hero after becoming stuck on a ledge and scaling a 25-storey building. has not only made it (to the top of a building, that is), but has also gained world-wide attention for its dare-devil antics. Onlookers and reporters tracked the raccoon's progress Tuesday as it scaled the UBS Tower. Read More »

Trump continues to praise himself for North Korea summit

He said many in the media were hoping that the talks would "blow up" and that Kim Jong would "humiliate and embarrass Trump ". His army had invaded South Korea but had to retreat - permanently - back across the 38th parallel, even with help from 12 Chinese divisions - a million soldiers - who had crossed the Yalu River into the South, where 400,000 of them remain, killed in action. Read More »

Private sector days off for Eid Al Fitr have been announced


The countries will observe the new moon on Thursday. The celebration will see Muslims have their first daytime meal in over a month, and hold celebrations at their homes and in Mosques. What is Eid ul Adha? During this time Muslims will feast on an animal divided into three parts. In 2018, Ramadan will last from Wednesday 16 May until Thursday 14 June . Read More »

Michael Cohen searching for new lawyers in FBI investigation


Instead, the judge appointed former federal judge Barbara Jones as a "special master" who could examine the materials to resolve any disputes over attorney client privilege. Trump tweeted after the raid. It's unclear if who will represent Cohen moving forward. While the Journal's sources report that Cohen has not decided whether to cooperate, ABC reports that he will. Read More »

Lucasz Herba guilty of kidnapping model Chloe Ayling


Defendant Herba, 30, had claimed Ms Ayling agreed to the scheme to boost her career. "I am very happy with the outcome, I want to thank the Court and all those who believed in what I said, from the staff to the police investigators up to the prosecutor". Read More »

Row over ship with 600 migrants aboard adrift off Italy


The outgoing Democratic Party government had already intensified cooperation with Libyan authorities to stop departures and enable Libyan coast guard forces to intercept migrant boats in worldwide waters and take people back to horrific conditions in arbitrary detention in Libya. Read More »

Trump declares North Korea nuclear threat over, says Americans can 'sleep well'


Meeting with staged ceremony on a Singapore island, Mr Trump and Mr Kim signed a joint statement on Tuesday agreeing to work toward a denuclearised Korean Peninsula, although the timeline and tactics were left unclear. Without military exercises, the massive installation of troops will wither. Freezing the regular military exercises with South Korea is a major concession to North Korea that has long claimed the drills were invasion preparations . Read More »

Newspaper: Former Panamanian president extradited home from US


According to press reports, the former governor, who was imprisoned for nearly a year in a federal prison in the U.S. state of Florida, departed on a Jet Logistics flight from the Opa-Locka airport in Miami-Dade County. Peter-Griffith of Kasowitz Benson Torres, and John Richard Byrne and Jordi CarloSantiago Martinez-Cid of Leon Cosgrove represented Martinelli Berrocal. Read More »

Why me and my SNP MPs walked out of parliament today


The SNP's Ian Blackford was thrown out of the chamber by the speaker of parliament because he refused to sit down after demanding a new debate on Scotland and Brexit. Bercow said: 'I must just say to the House, that I am most grateful to the Prime Minister and before we come to points of order, that for all the turbulence and discord of today's proceedings the little baby who has been observing them has been a model of impeccable behaviour from start to finish'. Read More »

GOP senator says Republicans in 'cult-like situation ' with Trump

Corker and other lawmakers - Democrats as well as some of Trump's fellow Republicans - introduced the measure last week after the president's recent announcement that he was considering tariffs on automobiles, after imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum, citing national security concerns. Read More »

"Greatest achievement" of summit was trust-building between Kim, Trump: Seoul


President Donald Trump made history with a handshake in his face-to-face meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore . The U.S. In his media briefing in Singapore on Tuesday, Trump mentioned ending the drills, which he described - in language similar to that used by North Korea - as " provocative ", saying it would save the the US money. Read More »

Trump's Freeze of Korea Joint Exercises Catches Allies by Surprise


South Korea's presidential office said Mr Pompeo will meet President Moon on Thursday morning to discuss President Trump's denuclearisation talks with Mr Kim. "It wasn't a big point today because really ... this has been taken care of before we got here". What would a new Korean War look like? The US has been a major ally of Seoul since the Korean War in the 1950s, and is seen by many nations as the ultimate guarantor of security in the region. Read More »

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel mock Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong

Trump and Kim signed a document that calls for Pyongyang to work "toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". It also showed Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano stating that Trump looked " more presidential this morning than I have ever seen him look" and host Laura Ingraham saying on her show that "it is a great time to be an American". Read More »

Nebraska woman and her boyfriend charged with Sydney Loofe's murder


During Trail and Boswell's first court appearance, however, more information regarding Loofe's murder was given, including that she had been strangled with an extension cord and her body had been dismembered and found in several places. Authorities haven't suggested a motive for the killing. Loofe, 24, had met Boswell on the dating app Tinder. "She took to Tinder to look for that person and unfortunately, found someone that had nothing but evil plans for her." Nine days later, on ... Read More »

Two Australians die after falling from a cliff in Portugal


A couple said to be from Australia and the United Kingdom were presumably taking a picture on a 30-meter-high wall overlooking a picturesque beach when they allegedly lost their balance and fell off a cliff in Portugal . Police say they believe the couple lost their balance and fell off the wall at some time between 1am and 6am on Tuesday. The pair died after falling from the cliff top at Pescadores Beach in Ericeira, Portugal. Read More »

Brexit 'meaningful vote' rejected as PM strikes deal with Tory rebels


That supposedly, according to BBC's Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg , drew a colorful response from a pro-EU Tory rebel: " If she f**ks us, she's f**ked ". Opening the debate, Brexit Secretary David Davis insisted the government would abide by three principles to defend the will of the British people. Read More »

Trump Tweet Helps Sink Mark Sanford In South Carolina Primary


Polls are scheduled to close at 7 p.m. Tuesday. "Two years later he votes with Trump maybe 95 percent of the time, 87% percent, says one or two things about Trump that people don't like". Ted Cruz during the 2016 election campaign. One of the most interesting GOP primaries in Nevada involves legal brothel owner Dennis Hof challenging GOP state Rep. Read More »

Man dies after gang attack in his home


The injured parties were taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment. Another woman, aged in her 30s, was also in the bungalow at the time of the attack and escaped through a window. The gang left the scene before gardai arrived in what gardai believe was a BMW 3 series. Gardai investigating the murder on Sunday said that after a technical examination of the BMW vehicle found in Iniskenny Ballinora, Waterfall, a firearm was recovered which will be sent for further tests. Read More »

President Trump Is Still Very Angry With Canada's PM Justin Trudeau


Trudeau said after the G-7 meeting that the aluminum and steel tariffs imposed by the USA on Canada on national security grounds were insulting and that "Canadians are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around". "And that's what bad faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference", he added. You said that that came from Air Force One. Mr. Trudeau especially objected to the Trump administration's justification of the tariffs, saying Ottawa isn't a ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE, launch attack on Yemen's port city of Hudaida


An assault was "likely to exacerbate an already catastrophic humanitarian situation", Red Cross spokeswoman Marie-Claire Feghali said. A view of the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen May 10, 2017. It estimates that 600,000 people live in the area, and in a worst-case scenario, a battle could cost up to 250,000 lives, as well as cutting off aid and other supplies to millions of people facing starvation and disease. Read More »