• Trump in Singapore as summit draws near
Trump in Singapore as summit draws near

According to the South Korean media outlet, ahead of a historic summit in Singapore North Korean leader has invited US President Donald Trump to Pyongyang for the second round of summit in July. The summit has raised hopes of progress towards a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War, the last festering legacy of the Cold War, after hosti...

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  • Trump leaves hotel in Singapore for historic summit with DPRK leader
Trump leaves hotel in Singapore for historic summit with DPRK leader

The North Koreans have talked about having President Trump to Pyongyang. Washington hopes the summit will kick-start a process that eventually leads to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. On the way back to his hotel, Kim walked along a promenade near the Merlion, a giant statue, and fountain, of a mythical creature, half lion, half fish - ...

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  • Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit
Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit

Crucially, ministers have conceded that if MPs vote down the Withdrawal Agreement with Brussels, that will not result in the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union with no deal - a scenario that few MPs would countenance because of the significant economic damage it would entail.

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  • A British justice minister resigns over Brexit policies
A British justice minister resigns over Brexit policies

In a highly charged atmosphere in parliament, lawmakers who oppose the government said they had received death threats and brandished a copy of the Daily Express newspaper, which ran a headline saying: "Ignore the will of the people at your peril".

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  • Tourists taking selfie fall to their deaths in Portugal, officials say
Tourists taking selfie fall to their deaths in Portugal, officials say

Mr Kearns' mother told PerthNow the couple, who lived in Perth, had been holidaying overseas since January, and had been in Portugal for a friend's wedding. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing consular assistance to "the family of an Australian who died in Portugal ". The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office ...

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  • Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests, MP warns Russian women
Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests, MP warns Russian women

Thousands of soccer fans from 31 countries are travelling to the World Cup in Russian Federation that kicks off on Thursday with an opening ceremony in the capital followed by a match between the host team and Saudi Arabia. "Even if they get married, they'll take them away, then she doesn't know how to get back", Ms Pletnyova said on radio statio...

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  • 'La Barbie' drug lord Edgar Valdez Villarreal gets 50 years in jail
'La Barbie' drug lord Edgar Valdez Villarreal gets 50 years in jail

Villarreal was said to have maintained a flashy lifestyle, wearing expensive suits, going to nightclubs and owning property in the ritziest parts of Mexico City. 31, 2010. In 2010, Valdez served eight years of time as one of the world's most wanted men. He and 12 others were extradited in September 2015. Valdez and Beltran Leyva's brother, Hector...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who dropped gun while dancing charged
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who dropped gun while dancing charged

Chase Bishop, 29, turned himself in to the Denver Police Department Tuesday and was charged with the Class 4 felony, punishable by two to six years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000. He then stands, inserts the handgun inside his waistband in the area of the small of his back, and walks into the crowd waving his hands. The agent was on vac...

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  • Houthi missile attack kills three in Saudi Arabia
Houthi missile attack kills three in Saudi Arabia

Griffiths, who briefed the council by video conference from Amman, has revived a year-old plan to turn over Hodeida port to a neutral party, diplomats said . He cited the possibility that the United States could potentially do more on humanitarian relief, if asked, but said "right now we have not been asked to do more than what we're already d...

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  • Trudeau stabbed USA in the back
Trudeau stabbed USA in the back

Trudeau reiterated his objections to Trump's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the European Union and his own plans to introduce retaliatory measures targeting USA products. Trump also said he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry, throwing the G7's efforts to show a united fron...

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

A chilling of trade between the USA and Canada could have major implications for Vermont. Leahy is open to considering establishing some limits on the president's tariff authority in the context of Trump's recent decisions, according to a spokesperson.

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  • Pakistan Rangers fire at Indian border post, 4 BSF personnel killed
Pakistan Rangers fire at Indian border post, 4 BSF personnel killed

Earlier in the day, BSF Jammu frontier inspector general Ram Awtar said, "It was not a Border Action Team (BAT) attack but cross-border firing". A BSF spokesman identified the martyred BSF personnel as Assistant Commandant Jitender Singh, Sub-Inspector Rajneesh, Assistant Sub-Inspector Ramniwas and Constable Hansraj.

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  • Leave.EU founder Arron Banks denies campaign took Russian money
Leave.EU founder Arron Banks denies campaign took Russian money

But as the hearing was towards the close Mr Banks - a close friend of Nigel Farage - suddenly cut it short as he had "places to be". The pair vigorously denied Russian money was given to the pro-Brexit campaign. "We had about four shots of Stalin vodka, brandy, wine", he said. "What's wrong with that?" You said when you left 20 minutes, and now w...

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  • Senate will not 'poke the bear' Trump by passing tariff measure: lawmaker
Senate will not 'poke the bear' Trump by passing tariff measure: lawmaker

Corker did not hide his frustration. President Trump used the national security exception in levying 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, causing Canada to angrily highlight how the two countries had fought shoulder-to-shoulder and the USA was now calling its northern neighbor a national security risk.

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  • Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack
Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that Kudlow is expected to remain at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as "a standard precaution" after suffering the heart attack on Monday. Yet Kudlow has defended Trump's trade policies in public since his appointment. Kudlow appeared Sunday on CNN to back up Tru...

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  • Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public
Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

A raccoon scaling the side of a skyscraper Tuesday has people all across the country watching its every move with bated breath. MPR News has branded the courageous climbing coon #mprracoon. Meanwhile, someone who also is decidedly not the raccoon started a rival Twitter account. The raccoon became stranded on the ledge of an office building...

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  • Trump Predicts 'Tremendous Success' In Summit With Kim
Trump Predicts 'Tremendous Success' In Summit With Kim

Trump, who returned to Washington early on Wednesday, hailed the meeting with Kim - the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader - as a success that had removed the North Korean threat. After successful cooperation at the Olympics, Jae-in sent special envoys to North Korea who later traveled to Washington with Kim's proposal...

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  • Trump gaslights the American public about North Korea’s nuclear weapons
Trump gaslights the American public about North Korea’s nuclear weapons

US defense analysts have said Kim retains as many as 60 nuclear bombs and a range of missiles, including some he says can strike the U.S. His country with its Stalinist-era police state and centrally planned economy had a per-capita GDP rank of 214 out of 228 countries in the world before the U.S., China and most of the rest of the world impose...

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  • Id-El-Fitr: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays
Id-El-Fitr: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The ministry's circular means private sector workers with a Friday/Saturday weekend could potentially receive no extra days off. The moon sighting committee will meet on Thursday to determine the exact holiday dates. Based on that, Ramadan, which began on Thursday, May 17, is expected to run for 29 days. The federal government has declared Frid...

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  • Cohen likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors
Cohen likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors

The law firm representing Michael Cohen is leaving the case, a possible sign that President Trump's personal attorney may flip and cooperate with federal prosecutors, according to a media report Wednesday. But not good news for Team Trump. According to the Journal, Cohen is looking for a federal criminal lawyer in NY, preferably one with cl...

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  • Italy to Ferry Migrants It Rejected to Spain
Italy to Ferry Migrants It Rejected to Spain

The International Organization for Migration also said that while states are not forced to accept specific vessels, there is a collective duty to ensure a humane outcome. It's an argument that human rights advocates also have supported . Spain's offer is "important news, since it signals a turning point", Di Maio said.

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  • Newspaper: Former Panamanian president extradited home from US
Newspaper: Former Panamanian president extradited home from US

Mr Martinelli, 66, was arrested a year ago in Miami , Florida. "Today, the U.S. Marshals Service executed that warrant, transported Martinelli to Panama, and delivered him to the custody of Panamanian authorities", the Department of Justice said in a statement Monday.

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  • Measure to split California into 3 states qualifies for November ballot
Measure to split California into 3 states qualifies for November ballot

A second state, Southern California or a name to be chosen by its residents, would consist of Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Fresno, Tulare, Inyo, Madera and Mono counties. Critics of the initiative say having three Californias would actually diminish the power of Democrats. Supporters say the three state pr...

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  • Merkel open to European Union migration reform, cautious on eurozone
Merkel open to European Union migration reform, cautious on eurozone

His remarks come a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel rebuffed President Donald Trump's sustained criticism of Germany's export prowess, arguing that the USA runs a trade surplus with Europe when services are included. His comment sparked a new diplomatic spat between Trudeau and the Trump administration and led Chancellor Merkel to criticize...

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  • Speaker John Bercow praises behaviour of a baby in the Commons
Speaker John Bercow praises behaviour of a baby in the Commons

A baby sitting in the public gallery of the House of Commons has been praised for her good behaviour during today's explosive meeting - and even got a round of applause. The unprecedented event brought PMQs to a temporary halt as Mr Bercow refused his demands. The speaker of the house John Bercow MP appeared flustered and unprepared for the reque...

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