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Meeting on American War Remains Skipped by North Korea

This latest incident comes shortly after Pompeo's visit to Pyongyang resulted in North Korea accusing Pompeo of making a "unilateral and gangster-like demand for nuclearization". A planned meeting Thursday between North Korean and US officials in the Demilitarized Zone between the two Koreas to discuss the return of the remains was postponed. [Full Article...]

Trump visit: 'Baby Donald' is grounded at Turnberry

Trump visit: 'Baby Donald' is grounded at Turnberry We're more than used to our best sports-stars and celebrities being picked up as "British" in the English media when they're on the rise, and "Irish" when they're underperforming or in trouble. In Scotland , almost 8,000 people had signed a petition to be allowed to fly the giant Trump baby ballon over the Turnberry course where the US president is expected to play golf Saturday. [Full Article...]

Sparks fly in Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's Trump testimony

Sparks fly in Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's Trump testimony Strzok appeared before the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees Thursday, where he was grilled by lawmakers over anti-Trump text messages he sent to attorney Lisa Page . Strzok said he could not answer a question about the early stages of the FBI investigation into Russian intervention because the probe is still ongoing and FBI counsel had instructed him not to. [Full Article...]

At least one dead in charter plane crash near Pretoria

At least one dead in charter plane crash near Pretoria The plane crashed killing one person and injuring 20 others with injuries ranging from minor to critical, according to Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24. Aviodrome wrote on Facebook that it was "hugely shocked", by the crash. A charter aircraft crashed in Kameeldrift on Tuesday afternoon. The plane was likely on its way to Wonderboom airport in north Pretoria , the Tshwan... [Full Article...]

Pause in op to rescue Thai boys from cave

Pause in op to rescue Thai boys from cave Authorities in northern Chiang Rai province began the unsafe mission to bring out the 12 boys and their coach earlier on Sunday. Chiang Rai Gov. It takes several hours. According to Thailand's interior minister, same divers who rescued 3 students and the coach on Sunday night will conduct the next operation as they are aware of the cave conditions. [Full Article...]

McCarthy: Giuliani Understands Mueller Probe 'Has Always Been About Impeachment'

McCarthy: Giuliani Understands Mueller Probe 'Has Always Been About Impeachment' He said that the president would not agree to be interviewed as part of the Mueller probe unless the special counsel "can satisfy us that there's some basis for this investigation". Giuliani reiterated in a text to CNN Monday morning, "the truth will set you free". Giuliani said in a separate interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" that they had "pretty much decided" where they were with regard ... [Full Article...]

Harsh words may mean North Korea seeking deal with Trump

Harsh words may mean North Korea seeking deal with Trump A letter from Kim to Trump was also delivered to Pompeo through Kim Yong-chol, a top North Korean party official. On the contrary, some voices within the country insist that any policy on North Korea be approved by the Congress and the subject of U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump's Supreme Court pick tests vulnerable Senate Democrats

Trump's Supreme Court pick tests vulnerable Senate Democrats Former President George W. Bush , who nominated him to the D.C. Circuit Court, called him a "fine husband, father, and friend - and a man of the highest integrity". Analysts say that could have weighed in his favour with the White House, given that the Supreme Court may at some point be asked to rule on matters arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russia-related investigation. [Full Article...]

Pompeo, in surprise visit to Afghanistan, urges Taliban peace talks

Pompeo, in surprise visit to Afghanistan, urges Taliban peace talks Western officials say most insider attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots. "The incident is under investigation", Resolute Support said in a statement. But as NPR's David Welna reported last week, a "public information blackout" by the Trump administration has meant that, "since late previous year, the Pentagon's stopped posting those nu... [Full Article...]

England fans inspired by Gareth Southgate's style prepare for 'Waistcoat Wednesday'

England fans inspired by Gareth Southgate's style prepare for 'Waistcoat Wednesday' A 2-0 victory over Malta in October, 2016 got Southgate's reign as Sam Allardyce's successor off to the ideal start and he's since managed to guide the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final. "We've seen the videos from back home and it seems like the country is really coming together so we're happy to have that influence". "Big clubs will be after him and I'd like to think that Liverpool ... [Full Article...]

Trump told Putin some of his own aides are 'stupid people'

Trump told Putin some of his own aides are 'stupid people' The U.S. president's spontaneous approach to negotiations, and the inscrutable style of the Kremlin leader, make predicting the outcome of the summit with any accuracy close to impossible. USA officials said the two sides this time would be discussing Russian election meddling, Russia's incursions in the Ukraine and involvement in Syria. [Full Article...]

Sen. Cory Gardner Weighs In On Supreme Court Justice Nominee List

Sen. Cory Gardner Weighs In On Supreme Court Justice Nominee List He is among the best and brightest jurists on the appellate courts with a reputation of being fair and impartial in his decisions. "A judge must interpret statutes as written", he said. It may not also be his last, with liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg 85-years-old and Stephen Breyer turning 80 next month. "In keeping with President Reagan's legacy, I do not ask about a nominee's personal op... [Full Article...]

UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok

UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok Police suspect Rowley and Sturgess handled a discarded item from the first attack, though they have not determined for certain that the two cases are linked. The investigation is being led by detectives from the Counter-Terrorism Policing Network and about 100 detectives are working on the case alongside Wiltshire Police. [Full Article...]

Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand

Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand The second rescue mission to retrieve the eight remaining boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave must overcome a number of challenges if it is to be successful. Narongsak said the healthiest have been taken out first, and the next phase of the operation would start in 10-20 hours. Having completed this section, the boys are then handed over to separate, specialist rescue teams,... [Full Article...]

Battle lines drawn over abortion ahead of Trump's supreme court pick

Battle lines drawn over abortion ahead of Trump's supreme court pick While final nominees will be known only when Mr Trump makes the announcement , this would be for the second time that Mr Thapar might not be able to make it to the final cut after being interviewed by Trump. Trump told reporters in New Jersey, where the president spent the weekend, that he expects to make a decision either Sunday night or by noon on Monday. [Full Article...]

Aides fear president will erupt over protests

Aides fear president will erupt over protests Then the two leaders will meet again the next day for bilateral talks. U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. Robert "Woody" Johnson said the president and the prime minister are "on the same page" when it comes to Russia's "malign activities". Opposition lawmakers, backed by an online petition signed by almost 1.9 million people , called on May to cancel the state visit offered when she met Trump in Was... [Full Article...]

Trump's Personal Attorney Is 'Willing To Give Info' About The President

Trump's Personal Attorney Is 'Willing To Give Info' About The President In the ABC interview, Cohen said: "My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will". "As an American, I repudiate Russia's or any other foreign government's attempt to interfere or meddle in our democratic process, and I would call on all Americans to do the same", Mr Cohen said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump may have gifted 'Rocket Man' CD to Kim Jong

Donald Trump may have gifted 'Rocket Man' CD to Kim Jong Citing a diplomatic source in Washington, the newspaper said Kim mentioned the derogative nickname to Trump during their meeting in Singapore last month . Private analysts have been quick to pick apart the administration's overall plan for following up on the summit in Singapore , where Mr. Kim committed generally to the goal of a " complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]

Powerful Republican Pulled Into Ohio State Molestation Scandal

Powerful Republican Pulled Into Ohio State Molestation Scandal Mark Coleman, who reportedly roomed with Jordan on more than one road trip while they were at the school in the 1990s, said there is "no way" Jordan didn't know what was going on. Ohio State has not released details about the claims but said more than 150 former students and witnesses have been interviewed so far. "Jimmy said something to the extent of, 'If he tried that with me, I would kil... [Full Article...]

Avenfield verdict declared at wrong time, says Khursheed Shah

Avenfield verdict declared at wrong time, says Khursheed Shah Sharif is now in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment for cancer. Sharif's name was not mentioned in the Panama papers that led to his disqualification and institution of corruption cases, he claimed. But he has kept control of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party that he founded. Pakistan's military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for nearly half its h... [Full Article...]


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