• Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’
Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’

Hosting Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Putin said the historic summit with the U.S. president was "without doubt just the first step towards a full-blown settlement". He declared the summit a success that would lead to denuclearization and he praised the North Korean leader, calling him "very talented". Don't let anyone thi...

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  • Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up
Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up

But Trump has the odd habit of ripping up papers when he's done with them - what some aides call his unofficial "filing system". Eventually, Trump's staff just gave up, and two records-management analysts from the National Archives were enlisted to tape together the papers Trump had shredded.

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  • US Opens New De-Facto Embassy in Taiwan, Angering China
US Opens New De-Facto Embassy in Taiwan, Angering China

In Beijing, China's Foreign Ministry said they had lodged "stern representations" with Washington about the new building and the visit of the senior us diplomat. Yet, as NPR's Rob Schmitz explains , Washington has been creeping steadily closer to Taiwan under the Trump administration. The new building is a significant upgrade from the low-ke...

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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies reports of leaving White House
Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies reports of leaving White House

She then calls @Acosta dumb, saying, "I know it's hard for you to understand even short sentences". "I'm trying to be serious but I'm not going to have you yell out of turn", said Sanders. Her post on the social media site does not explicitly reject the CBS story's accuracy. Last week, Mr. Kelly told visiting senators that the White House w...

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  • UK: May Avoids Defeat After Offering Rebels Concession On 'No Deal' Brexit
UK: May Avoids Defeat After Offering Rebels Concession On 'No Deal' Brexit

Traders will stay tuned into Brexit noise where the UK Prime Minister faces a series of challenging parliamentary votes on her plan to leave the customs union and single market after Brexit, but it will soon be time for the European Central Bank and FOMC.

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  • Report faults Comey but finds no political bias
Report faults Comey but finds no political bias

With so much to unpack, CNN had former Comey spokesman Josh Cambell on today to discuss this with former Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes . "It was incidental and I was always making sure that the work got forwarded to the government account to either my own account or [Jim] Rybicki, so I wasn't anxious from a record-keeping perspective",...

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  • Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius
Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius

Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez stepped in, offering the boat safe harbor in the eastern port city of Valencia. Josep Borrell, Spain's new foreign minister, said the decision to accept the migrants will help push European Union leaders to address migration at a summit later this month.

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  • Crescent moon sighted - Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Jun 15
Crescent moon sighted - Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Jun 15

Hence Muslims in India and Pakistan will also sight the Eid 2018 moon today i.e. Thursday June 14, 2018. In Hyderabad, the sighting of Moon not yet reported. It is also on this day that Muslims who promised themselves to end habits such as gambling, smoking, or drinking during the fasting month prove to themselves that they have successfully acco...

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  • Storm Damages a Number of Businesses in Wilkes-Barre Township
Storm Damages a Number of Businesses in Wilkes-Barre Township

A powerful storm damaged the Panera Bread restaurant in the Arena Hub shopping area in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., on Wednesday. Over at the Barnes & Noble, Abdalla said employees went to the customer service area, concerned for the building's structural integrity.

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  • China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea
China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea

Hayden served as director of the National Security Council during the administration of President George W. Bush and as Central Intelligence Agency chief under President Barack Obama. It was presented to Kim and his delegation during the summit and showed a story of two possible outcomes to the US and North Korea's dialogue, "one of moving back, ...

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  • Yemen latest: offensive for the liberation of Hodeidah enters second day
Yemen latest: offensive for the liberation of Hodeidah enters second day

Pro-government forces in Yemen began an assault Wednesday on the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, which is held by Houthi rebels. The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government began an assault Wednesday, June 13, 2018 on the port city of Hodeida, the main entry point for food in a country already teetering on the brink of starvatio...

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  • Italy summons French envoy as migration row escalates
Italy summons French envoy as migration row escalates

With several days' sailing to go before they reach the Spanish coast, worsening weather and many onboard suffering from sea sickness, the Italian coastguard ship leading the convoy chose to direct the boats closer to land. The 629 migrants saved by the Aquarius , run by French NGO SOS Mediterranee, were stuck on the overcrowded ship for over 30 ho...

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  • Trump's trade adviser apologises for comments on Trudeau
Trump's trade adviser apologises for comments on Trudeau

Freeland's visit is part of a broader Canadian effort to underscore the importance of the US-Canada relationship and particularly their trade ties - an effort that began even before Trump took office. "You may feel today that your size allows you to go mano a mano with your traditional adversaries and be guaranteed to win". "They are a naked ...

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  • Kim deal signals North Korea may never give up its nuclear weapons
Kim deal signals North Korea may never give up its nuclear weapons

Trump is sounding optimistic about his ability to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program after a lengthy one-on-one meeting with leader Kim Jong Un . Kim Jong-un indicated that in Singapore and shared that vision. He says Trump and Kim Jong Un had a "blunt conversation" about changes needed for North Korea to rejoin ...

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  • U.S. seeks to assure S Korea, Japan after Trump-Kim summit
U.S. seeks to assure S Korea, Japan after Trump-Kim summit

North Korean state media reported on Wednesday Kim and Trump had recognized the principle of "step-by-step and simultaneous action" to achieve peace and denuclearization on the Korean peninsula. The summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un was historic in that it presented a potent optic of peace and diplomacy between two leaders who'd traded...

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  • Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments
Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments

Merkel, whose office over the weekend released a photo of leaders and aides which illustrates the divide between Trump and his allies, said she had "tried hard to find a compromise and we fought hard for it. Canada argues that it still allows a higher ratio of sold milk to be imported from overseas than the US does and that there is not necessarily...

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  • What happened in Singapore on the eve of Trump-Kim summit?
What happened in Singapore on the eve of Trump-Kim summit?

The White House later said discussions with North Korea had moved " more quickly than expected " and Trump would leave Singapore on Tuesday night, after the summit. Yet Trump and Kim have yet to agree even on how to define denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula - the stated goal of the meeting. "We are prepared to take what will be secur...

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  • N. Korean Leader Meets Singapore's Prime Minister
N. Korean Leader Meets Singapore's Prime Minister

USA and North Korean officials are set to meet Monday morning in Singapore to make final preparations for Tuesday's meeting. "We have a chance to achieve a truly wonderful result for North Korea and the World", Trump tweeted en route to the historic trading post of Singapore , predicting that counterpart Kim Jong Un "will work very hard to...

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  • Trump talks to Kim, then Hannity
Trump talks to Kim, then Hannity

The document he and Kim signed said the North Korean leader "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". But Trump's off-the-cuff negotiating style - and his growing disregard for many of Washington's closest allies - makes it hard to predict what any such a deal might include.

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  • Michael Cohen 'Stressed' He Could Be Arrested At Any Time
Michael Cohen 'Stressed' He Could Be Arrested At Any Time

A judge had set a deadline of Friday for Cohen's legal team to finish its review of the seized documents. Earlier this week, Vanity Fair and the New York Daily News reported that Cohen has been telling friends he expects to be arrested any day now.

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