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US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year, Bolton says


North Korea has stepped up its production of nuclear fuel at multiple secret sites over the past few months, according to more than a dozen US intelligence officials who spoke with NBC News . Trump made the declaration after his June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, during which the President promised Kim to stop the "war games" by ending USA military exercises with South Korea . Read More »

Migrants drown off Libyan coast


The motor caught fire and water began to enter the vessel, they said. Libyan navy rescued almost 2,000 migrants in the past two weeks off the country's western coast, and recovered bodies of more than 30 others drowned at sea. While the EU leaders said the agreement on migration would bolster the bloc's external borders and improve the solidarity among member nations, European Union President Donald Tusk has said it was "too early to talk about success" in the deal on migration and warned ... Read More »

North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

Bolton said the "going to try to proceed to implement what the two leaders agreed to in Singapore" and added that a public back-and-forth over the progress of talks is unhelpful in negotiations. The US President and North Korea's leader have finally met. "We know exactly what the risks are - them using negotiations to drag out the length of time they have to continue their nuclear, chemical, biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles", he said. Read More »

Israeli Military Sends Aid to Syrian Refugees


The U.N. said earlier this week that some 50,000 people have been displaced, many of them heading toward the border with Jordan, which said it would keep its frontier closed to the displaced. According to the United Nations, it hosts 650,000 Syrians who have fled the seven-year civil war, but the government maintains the number is more than one million and has repeatedly insisted the country can not take any more. Read More »

French prisoner Redoine Faid escapes from Paris prison in helicopter


Faid, 46, was reportedly assisted by at least three armed accomplices who picked him up by helicopter from the Reau prison courtyard, in the southeatern suburbs of Paris , Le Parisien newspaper reported. Faid is believed to have left by auto along with his accomplices. He had been released on parole in 2009, after spending 10 years behind bars for a series of robberies. Read More »

Comedian claims he tricked the White House into phone call with Trump

At this time Trump had been flying back from a rally in North Dakota . But Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner called Melendez back and routed the call to Air Force One . The president also faced criticism a year ago for discussing the sensitive issue of how the United States should respond to a North Korean ballistic missile test while on the terrace of his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, as waiters and curious patrons watched and snapped photos. Read More »

Immigrant mom heads to court to get her son back


Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events. As the White House faces court orders to reunite families separated at the border, immigrant children as young as three are being ordered into court for their own deportation proceedings, Kaiser Health News reports. Read More »

Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting


But until Thursday, the attacks had been only words. The suspect, Jarrod Ramos , was arrested at the scene and has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in US history. Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed in the Thursday afternoon's bloodshed in Maryland. The shootings are believed to be the deadliest attack on journalists in the United States . Read More »

Journalist Rob Hiaasen killed in attack on Maryland paper


The suspect in today's newsroom shooting has been identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, of Laurel, Maryland, who had previously unsuccessfully sued the nespaper. The gunman was silent as he stalked the newsroom, stopping once to reload as journalists huddled in fear under their desks, Davis said in a telephone interview. Read More »

Trump reportedly wants United States to withdraw from World Trade OrganizationNaija247news


President Donald Trump has denied that he is planning to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organisation, but accused the global trade body of treating America "very badly". He thinks there's aspects of it that are not fair. CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Trump is a longtime critic of the WTO who during his campaign complained that other nations had taken advantage of the US because of bad negotiating by past presidents in both parties. Read More »

Shock, then ambition: Ocasio-Cortez hopes to shake up House


And that might include Democratic socialism . He was beaten by underfunded challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a former Bernie Sanders organizer who caught fire with the party's left wing. Bronx-born and the daughter of Puerto Rican parents-her mother was born on the island, her father in the South Bronx-28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez began her campaign with the statement, " Women like me aren't supposed to run for office ". Read More »

After shooting, a newspaper covers itself, colleagues and fallen friends


They are: Wendi Winters , John McNamara , Gerald Fischman , Rebecca Smith , and Rob Hiaasen . Police quickly responded and engaged the suspect who was taken into custody, officials said. Officers said they had secured the premises after recovering what appeared to be an "improvised explosive device". Mr Krampf said the gunman was a Maryland resident and search warrants were being sought for his home. Read More »

Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies


The order stopped children being taken from parents who face criminal prosecution as part of the president's policy of "zero tolerance" towards illegal crossings of the U.S. "It's ridiculous", she said. Marchers took to city parks and downtown squares from ME to Florida to OR; in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico; on the global bridge between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico; even in Antler, North Dakota, population 27. Read More »

EU leaders reach deal on migration at European Council summit


Inside Europe, the proposed centers would house migrants until they are screened, with the idea of deciding their fate more efficiently and sending back those who do not qualify as refugees. Diplomats were left uneasy about the negotiating method of Italy's new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte , who pushed the summit to the brink of collapse by threatening to veto the entire summit communique, including unrelated parts on trade. Read More »

Raleigh, other USA cities host immigration policy protests


Demonstrators in Dallas, Texas, gathered outside city hall carrying an array of protest banners. After weeks of growing and near-universal condemnation of his child separation policy, Trump signed an executive order ostensibly ending the practice he himself began . Read More »

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls to Abolish ICE - Brandon Ross


And she ridiculed protesters in Washington , D.C., who were calling for abolishment of ICE as "Jiffy Pop" on account of the "tin foil robes" they wore, which were meant to resemblethe foil blankets ICE is giving detained children. A visit to the nation's southern border prompted a federal lawmaker from Wisconsin to announce this week he will introduce a bill that would dismantle U.S. Read More »

Prime Minister hails £20 billion Australian warships contract for BAE Systems


With production expected to commence in Australia in 2020, the Hunter class ships will be built in Adelaide by government-owned ASC Shipbuilding. BAE Systems chief executive Charles Woodburn said: "I am proud that our world class anti-submarine warfare design and our approach to transferring technology and skills to the nations in which we work is expected to contribute to the development of an enduring world-class naval shipbuilding industry in Australia". Read More »

Jackson 'Families Belong Together' rally sees protest, counter protest


Meyer, a political science professor at the University of California, Irvine, who has authored books on US political protest . Almost 600 protesters were arrested during a clangorous occupation of a US Senate office building in Washington on Thursday, where they decried US President Donald Trump's "zero- tolerance" stance on illegal immigration. Read More »

Some Scumbag Robbed America's Oldest Living Veteran Of His Savings And Identity


The cousin said he discovered the discrepancy Thursday when he went put money into Richard Overton's personal account and learned the balance equaled only the amount he had just deposited. He filed a police report on Friday. "This is going to be a setback for Richard", she said. As of Saturday afternoon, that account has raised more than $370,000. Read More »

Thousands Hit Downtown LA Streets For Immigration Protest


His comments come as the administration works to end the Obama-era policy of separating migrant children from their families at the border. Almost 600 women dressed in white and seated on the floor of the Hart Senate office building were arrested by Capitol Police on Thursday. Read More »

Thousands expected at ‘Families Belong Together’ march and rally in DC


Thousands of people are taking part in the massive march and rally Saturday, unhappy with the U.S.'s approach towards immigration, specifically the "zero-tolerance" policy. Following widespread criticism for the policy's separation of children from families, President Donald Trump signed an executive order June 20 to keep families together. Read More »

Iranians must stand together to 'bring America to its knees' - Rouhani


After unilaterally withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in May the USA vowed to reinforce economic pressure and sanctions against Tehran. Rohani has been under increasing pressure as the rial has plummeted by almost half in the last six months, helping feed a spiral of rising prices cited by protesters on the streets and in Tehran's Grand Bazaar , where traders staged a rare strike earlier this week. Read More »

Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July


The White House said in its statement that the two leaders will discuss relations between the two nations and a range of national security issues. I think we'll be talking about Ukraine . Putin hoped that Bolton's visit to Moscow would be a step towards restoring ties with Washington. "A lot of the president's critics have tried to make political capital out of theories and suppositions that have turned out to be completely erroneous", said Bolton, adding that Trump had made a ... Read More »

France to reinstitute national service for teenagers

The optional phase, for those under 25, will last for between three months and one year. Critics are anxious the move will be too costly and fall short of President Emmanuel Macron's initial plan to reintroduce a form of military service for French citizens. Read More »

In the middle of tragedy, Capital Gazette sticks to its mission


Prosecutors said he barricaded a back door to stop people from fleeing. "The fellow was there to kill as many people as he could kill", Anne Arundel County Chief Timothy Altomare said. Ramos seemed to carry a grudge against the Gazette for years after he was the subject of a column describing how he harassed a former classmate from Arundel High, first on Facebook and then through emails. Read More »

Trump says he’ll bring up election meddling with Putin


Both will be the target of intense lobbying as Trump is expected to put forward a pick who would shift the court rightward, putting in play issues such as abortion, gay rights and the government's role in health care. At present, lawmakers in several Republican-led states have passed aggressive regulations. "It's not as if those are the only matters that come before the Supreme Court ". Read More »

U.S. automakers make case against Trump tariffs

Fox News Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu on General Motors' efforts to make Buick more appealing to millennials and the impact of tariffs on GM. General Motors Co GM.N warned on Friday that higher tariffs on imported vehicles under consideration by the Trump administration could cost jobs and lead to a "a smaller GM" while isolating USA businesses from the global market. Read More »

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes FIRST SENATOR to Call for Abolishment of ICE


She said one of those songs was Metallica's "Enter Sandman". "Then, at 5:30 a.m., they came out". Protesters said that their long-term goal was to abolish ICE , Ault reports. Some ICE officers wore black scarves over their faces. The activists rallying under the moniker Occupy ICE PDX - PDX is Portland's airport code - want to abolish ICE and end the Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy. Read More »

US Politics: EU told to "prepare for the worst" with Donald Trump


As it became known from diplomatic circles in Brussels , the leaders of the member countries of the European Union also adopted a decision on further extension of economic sanctions against Russian Federation in connection with the lack of progress in resolving the conflict in Ukraine. Read More »