• Vietnam hails Trump-Kim summit
Vietnam hails Trump-Kim summit

Guterres believes the Trump-Kim summit is an important milestone in advancing peace and denuclearising the Korean Peninsula. MORE: Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of U.S. He had been imprisoned in North Korea from January 2016 after being sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda sloga...

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  • Primary roundup: Sanford falters in SC after critical tweet from Trump
Primary roundup: Sanford falters in SC after critical tweet from Trump

Rep. Mark Sanford of SC attends a picnic for members of Congress hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, September 17, 2014. Arrington has hit Sanford over his disagreements with President Donald Trump . A one-time state chairman of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Stewart almost won the 2017 Rep...

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  • Californians will vote on dividing into 3 states
Californians will vote on dividing into 3 states

The state will be voting on whether to split it up into three in November. Making this official would require ultimately require Congressional approval . Then Draper switched to a three-state vision instead, and this time, his signature drive was successful. The LAO report cites other issues with the breakup as well.

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  • ZTE stock falls after US penalties over Iran, North Korea
ZTE stock falls after US penalties over Iran, North Korea

The bipartisan amendment would reimpose penalties on ZTE for violating US sanctions against exporting to Iran and North Korea that the Trump administration sought to lift in exchange for the company paying a $1 billion fine and funding an in-house compliance team of USA officials.

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  • Thailand welcomes Kim-Trump summit outcome
Thailand welcomes Kim-Trump summit outcome

Rubio's tweet came while President Trump is lavishing praise on the North Korean dictator as "a strong guy" with " a very good personality " who is "very strategic" and "very impressive". "The pressure campaign", Tillerson promised, "w [ould] continue until North Korea takes decisive steps to denuclearize". Onodera said Japan's policy r...

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  • Here’s what’s in the declaration signed by Trump, Kim Jong Un
Here’s what’s in the declaration signed by Trump, Kim Jong Un

In 2014, a United Nations report concluded that North Korea's crimes against humanity "entail extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions and other sexual violence, persecution on political, religious, racial and gender grounds, the forcible transfer of populations, the enforced disappearance of persons and t...

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  • Trump adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has ‘special place in hell’
Trump adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has ‘special place in hell’

The U.S. will reveal its final list of Chinese goods that will be subject to new duties by Friday and restrictions on Chinese investment in the U.S. on June 30, with both applied shortly after. Mr. Navarro made it clear the comments referred to Mr. Trudeau. -Canada relationship in nothing but positive terms. At a news conference, Trump recounted...

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  • In Brexit showdown, British PM May faces challenge over 'meaningful vote'
In Brexit showdown, British PM May faces challenge over 'meaningful vote'

After winning Tuesday's vote over changes to a future "meaningful vote" on a final agreement with Brussels in her European Union withdrawal bill, May's plans to end more than 40 years of membership in the bloc were still on track. Prime Minister Theresa May has appealed to Tory rebels not to undermine her negotiating position by backing the amendme...

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  • Rodman: I got call saying Trump was proud of me
Rodman: I got call saying Trump was proud of me

Korea. "And I believe in North Korea ..." I knew things were going to change. "I just felt like I fell in love with the country from day one", Rodman said. His earlier visits to North Korea included a basketball game he organized, an event chronicled in the documentary film "Big Bang in Pyongyang", which featured Rodman singing "Happy Birthd...

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  • G7 row: Emmanuel Macron attacks Donald Trump's 'fits of anger'
G7 row: Emmanuel Macron attacks Donald Trump's 'fits of anger'

One viral photo is telling it all about tensions at the G7 summit . "We finished the meeting, really, everybody was happy, and I agreed to sign something", Trump told reporters at a news conference following his summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore .

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  • Virginia Primary Voter Guide
Virginia Primary Voter Guide

Sen. A recorded message from Clinton asks voters to cast their ballots for Giunchigliani in Tuesday's election. Andrew Cochran is the General Registrar in the City of Roanoke. Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats after the midterm elections to take control of the U.S. House. Geoffrey Skelley of Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball writes , "Comstock is ...

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  • Fire hits Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse before recount
Fire hits Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse before recount

An electoral commission official and a spokesman for the interior ministry suggested Sunday's fire did not damage ballot boxes. Iraqi authorities said no ballot papers were destroyed in the blaze. The fire occurred on the eve of declared by the Parliament of the recount of votes in the elections, marked by numerous fraud and abuse. His victory...

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  • Americans have long hoped for a peaceful denuclearization of North Korea
Americans have long hoped for a peaceful denuclearization of North Korea

Is it the first step towards the opening up of one of the world's most reclusive regimes? "So I think the rhetoric - I hated to do it". He called Warmbier's death "brutal", but noted that "a lot of people started to focus on what was going on including North Korea".

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  • Veteran envoy to Macedonia name dispute applauds
Veteran envoy to Macedonia name dispute applauds

Macedonia's new name will be put up for a referendum, to be held in autumn. There was no immediate comment from Macedonian officials. The long-running dispute has centred on Greece's objection to Macedonia's name, which has prompted it to block its neighbour from joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union until it is...

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  • Man holds two people hostage in Paris
Man holds two people hostage in Paris

Police also said the man was believed to have an accomplice outside the building where he was holding the hostage in a northern district of the French capital. The man has asked to be put in contact with the Iranian embassy. Police initially said the hostage scene was unfolding in an office in the building, but soon stopped communicating details ...

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  • $0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017
$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017

While Kushner has resigned from 260 corporate positions and no longer has any role in running his family's real estate company, he has repeatedly been subject to public scrutiny over the perception that he has not done enough to draw lines between his private business interests and his sprawling portfolio of West Wing responsibilities.

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  • Donald Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore
Donald Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

Donald Trump has arrived in Quebec to attend some of the G7 summit - his first visit to Canada as USA president. President Donald Trump's fight with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not only threatens to unravel the US's relationship with one of its oldest worldwide partners - it could also significantly damage the U.S.

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  • United Nations scrambles to avert coalition attack on key Yemen port
United Nations scrambles to avert coalition attack on key Yemen port

More than 10,000 Yemenis have been killed since the war began, tens of thousands have been wounded, and another two million people have been displaced. The Pentagon has already been scrutinized by lawmakers for refueling Saudi and UAE jets in the yearslong conflict and deploying USA special forces troops to dismantle Iran-backed missile launchers n...

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  • Domestic, Gang Violence No Longer Grounds For US Asylum
Domestic, Gang Violence No Longer Grounds For US Asylum

In making his determination, he declared that a decision in a 2014 case before the Board of Immigration Appeals, which allowed victims of gender-based violence to claim USA asylum, "was wrongly decided and should not have been issued as a precedential decision".

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  • Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings

Huntsman made the remark while sat next to Trump's short-lived ex-communications director Anthony Scaramucci , who appeared unfazed by the mistake. As footage rolled of Trump landing in Singapore, Abby Huntsman called an upcoming meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un a "meeting between two dictators ".

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