• South Korea's Moon hopes Trump-Kim summit goes ahead as planned
South Korea's Moon hopes Trump-Kim summit goes ahead as planned

A statement from North Korea's state news agency KCNA said Mr. Kim expressed "his fixed will" on the possibility of meeting Mr. Trump as previously planned. Their talks at the Panmunjom border village, which South Korean officials said lasted two hours, came after their April 27 meeting, the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade that wa...

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  • Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland
Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

Varadkar claimed Ireland was united - with men and women, almost every age group and every social class opting for reform in Friday's referendum . Pollsters suggested the stories of women forced to travel or take illegal pills obtained on the internet helped sway public opinion, as well as the death of an Indian dentist denied the procedure ...

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  • Trump says still looking at June 12 summit with Kim
Trump says still looking at June 12 summit with Kim

A TV screen shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, May 26, 2018. "While Washington and Pyongyang have expressed their hopes for a summit through published statements, Moon has to step u...

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  • Showers and thunderstorms continue as Alberto approaches for Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms continue as Alberto approaches for Memorial Day

Therefore direct impacts, primarily heavy rain , will affect much of Florida and the Gulf Coast later this weekend. Alberto is forecast to continue a north-northeastward path on Saturday, then turn northwestward on Sunday and Monday, making a landfall on the northern Gulf Coast on Monday evening.

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  • For Trump, It's the Trade Deficit Above All Else
For Trump, It's the Trade Deficit Above All Else

The United States and China have reached consensus on measures to "substantially" reduce the U.S. trade deficit with Beijing, but there was no mention of the $200bn target previously touted by the White House. Speaking to " Fox News Sunday ", US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said progress had been made. Beijing and Washington made a decis...

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  • Tennessee child dies after accidentally being left in hot vehicle
Tennessee child dies after accidentally being left in hot vehicle

Sharing a photo of the truck on Twitter, the Nashville Police Department wrote: 'Adoptive mother found the girl at Virginia Ave home this evening. A one-year-old girl reportedly died after she was left all day inside a pickup truck at her family's home.

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  • American 'hostage' Josh Holt has been released from Venezuela, Trump says
American 'hostage' Josh Holt has been released from Venezuela, Trump says

Hatch and Rep. Mia Love , R-Utah, also lobbied on behalf of Holt and decried his poor treatment in prison. The newlyweds were awaiting visas when Venezuelan police raided their apartment and arrested them on charges of terrorism, espionage and illegal possession of weapons.

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  • Utah Man Released From Venezuela Prison: President Trump
Utah Man Released From Venezuela Prison: President Trump

Trump and former President Barack Obama, and Nicolás Maduro, the president of Venezuela . "I want to thank (Senate Foreign Relations Committee) Chairman Bob Corker for his pivotal efforts, and that of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for their help in this effort".

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  • Moon, Kim Discuss Scrapped Summit as Trump Signals Optimism
Moon, Kim Discuss Scrapped Summit as Trump Signals Optimism

Trump pulled out of the summit on Thursday, citing Pyongyang's " tremendous anger and open hostility " - only to reverse himself on Friday after North Korea said it was willing to talk "at any time ". In Pyongyang, North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said North Korea's criticisms had been a reaction to American rhetoric and tha...

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  • Texas school shooting: Hundreds attended Pakistani student's funeral
Texas school shooting: Hundreds attended Pakistani student's funeral

Some students at the Texas high school where a gunman killed 10 people want laws requiring firearms to be locked away at home and accessible to only the owner. "It finally happened to our school and we weren't surprised". Joining Tilman Fertitta was non-other than Rockets' superfine Travis Scott , who also said some kinds words to the students...

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  • MH17 investigators confirm Russian missile shot down plane
MH17 investigators confirm Russian missile shot down plane

The investigators' findings support earlier conclusions from the United Kingdom "citizen investigative journalist" group Bellingcat, which said more than two years ago that photographs from the day the plane was shot down linked the Buk missile to Russia's 53rd brigade in Kursk, as NPR's Corey Flintoff wrote at the time.

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  • Boris Johnson duped by pranksters pretending to be Armenian PM
Boris Johnson duped by pranksters pretending to be Armenian PM

Mr Johnson also responded to the suggestion that videos of the aftermath of chemical weapons attacks in Syria were staged, saying it seemed "very clear" that the Syrian regime was behind a chlorine attack "almost certainly with Russian knowledge" in Douma.

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  • FBI, Justice Department Leaders Meet Over Trump Informant Allegations
FBI, Justice Department Leaders Meet Over Trump Informant Allegations

Critics, including top congressional Democrats, argue that Republicans want to use the information to undercut the Russian Federation investigation, which is now being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "He's not the subject or target of that investigation". "I don't know. Probably not, but I don't know", Graham said. From what we know so...

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  • 'Hero' teacher shot three times as he stopped school attack
'Hero' teacher shot three times as he stopped school attack

In a statement Friday evening, Seaman, who teaches seventh grade and coaches football , thanked first responders for the "immediate action and care". On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump took notice, too. A student in the class said Seaman saved the day by throwing a basketball at the gunman, then running at him and tackling him.

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  • Pocatello native Joshua Holt will be released from Venezuela today
Pocatello native Joshua Holt will be released from Venezuela today

Holt's family says "we are grateful to all who participated in this miracle". The release comes amid a shaky period in U.S. -Venezuela relations, and just days after Venezuelan President Maduro won reelection in a vote that has been widely denounced as illegitimate.

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  • Cyclone Mekunu Intensifies Into 'Extremely Severe, IMD Issues Fresh Warning
Cyclone Mekunu Intensifies Into 'Extremely Severe, IMD Issues Fresh Warning

Oman's directorate general of meteorology said the cyclone would gradually diminish into a tropical depression before hitting the southern parts of Saudi Arabia. 37% of Socotra's plant species, 90% of its reptile species and 95% of its land snail species do not occur anywhere else in the world. An Omani man walks on the road covered by the floo...

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  • Joshua Holt, American jailed in Venezuela, has been released, says Sen. Hatch
Joshua Holt, American jailed in Venezuela, has been released, says Sen. Hatch

Authorities arrested him on June 30, 2016 and accused him of using his wife's apartment in Caracas to stockpile weapons and suggesting his case was linked to other unspecified USA attempts to undermine President Maduro's rule amid deep economic and political turbulence.

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  • Putin: We're Held Hostage to Political Strife Around Trump
Putin: We're Held Hostage to Political Strife Around Trump

The Russian leader also engaged in a tongue-in-cheek exchange with French President Emmanuel Macron , saying with a smile that Russia could help protect Europe if its rift with the USA widens over Iran. He said he had a strong relationship with Trump, but he acknowledged there are "issues on which we have differences". During the joint press con...

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  • Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch
Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch

Intrater told the Times that he and Vekselberg spent about 15 minutes in Cohen's office on January 9, 2017, talking "about how much we hoped U.S". Vekselberg, a billionaire who is said to be friendly with Russian President Vladimir Putin , is chairman of Russian asset manager Renova Group, a large conglomerate that owns stakes in the aluminum,...

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  • Explosion at Canadian restaurant: 15 injured, 2 suspects sought
Explosion at Canadian restaurant: 15 injured, 2 suspects sought

Peel Regional Police said they had received a call about the incident at 22:32 local time (02:32 GMT). Three of those people were rushed to a trauma centre with critical injuries but their condition improved overnight and they are now listed as stable.

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  • Ireland referendum could lift abortion ban
Ireland referendum could lift abortion ban

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , who backs the reform, said he was taking nothing for granted as he voted in the capital. The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, an exit poll showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most soc...

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  • Russian missile brought down MH17 over Ukraine
Russian missile brought down MH17 over Ukraine

Prosecutors working on a criminal case told a news conference that their investigations had proved without doubt that the Russian-made missile that shot down the plane came from the 53rd anti-aircraft Missile Brigade based in the city of Kursk, Russia .

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  • 2 injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested
2 injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested

Jowitt confirmed that two people were injured with gunshot wounds: one teacher and one student. She is now at Riley Hospital for Children. Jowitt said the student was quickly taken into custody and didn't confirm accounts that the teacher tackled the shooter after he fired four to six shots.

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  • Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE, says source
Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE, says source

In addition, the U.S. will install USA compliance officers within ZTE to make sure things remain as they should. While such an agreement is viewed as a way to advance trade negotiations with China , lawmakers could be resistant to a deal.

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  • Iran nuclear deal ‘in intensive care’ as signatories meet in Vienna
Iran nuclear deal ‘in intensive care’ as signatories meet in Vienna

The other countries involved in the JCPOA, the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Joint Commission, met Friday for the first time without the USA after Iran called for an urgent meeting of the body in Vienna . But U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened the Islamic Republic with " the strongest sanctions in history " if ...

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