• S$20m bill to host US-North Korea meeting

    S$20m bill to host US-North Korea meeting

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    At 10am, North Korean vice-minister for foreign affairs, Choi Sun-hee, strode into the Ritz Carlton with her small team. "The fact that we have been chosen as the site of the meeting... Mr Kim has only publicly left his country three times since taking power after his despot father's death in late 2011 - twice traveling to China and once across his shared border with the South to the southern part of the Demilitarised Zone in recent summits with the leaders of China and South Korea ...
  • One US Soldier Killed, Four Wounded in Somalia Fight Against al-Shabaab

    One US Soldier Killed, Four Wounded in Somalia Fight Against al-Shabaab

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    Col. Abdi Ibrahim with the Somali armed forces said Friday. One of the wounded USA service members received sufficient medical care in the field, and the other three were medically evacuated for additional treatment. Friday's incident marked the first time a USA service member has died in action in Somalia since Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken, a senior chief petty officer, was killed in May of past year in a firefight with al-Shabab militants.
  • Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

    Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

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    President Donald Trump leaves the main building alongside White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the G7 Summit on June 9, 2018 in Quebec City , Canada . He said the USA required fair access to markets and an end to unfair trade practices, telling reporters the "United States has been taken advantage of for decades and decades".
  • CNN sources say Trump is considering dozens of new pardons

    CNN sources say Trump is considering dozens of new pardons

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    On Mr Trump's ability to pardon himself, Mr Giuliani said: "The law of the United States is that the president of the United States has unlimited, unreviewable power to pardon people from federal crimes even before they are convicted". Giuliani has become a lightning rod during his tenure on Trump's team, drawing the president's ire for a series of scattershot interviews. Mueller has requested an interview with the president to determine whether he had criminal intent to obstruct the ...
  • Entire Hawaii neighborhood covered by lava

    Entire Hawaii neighborhood covered by lava

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    County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. Most area residents have already evacuated. Okabe described the area as a mix of vacation rentals and year-round residences. (Reuters/Terray Sylvester) Lava threatens homes in the Kapoho area. "Destruction from the flow is just off the scale", said Ikaika Marzo, 34, a tour operator on the Big Island who has gained a large following on social media by meticulously documenting Kilauea's ...
  • Giuseppe Conte to be sworn in as Italian prime minister

    Giuseppe Conte to be sworn in as Italian prime minister

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    He said that increasing deportations and limiting new arrivals would end up saving lives. Italy is the main destination for migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe, although numbers have fallen in recent months. "The good times for illegals is over - get ready to pack your bags", he said on Saturday. The League's call for lifting sanctions is rooted in the economic fallout Italians have suffered - by some estimates as much as 4 billion euros - due to the European Union sanctions and ...
  • Israel trolls Iran's social media threat with 'Mean Girls' GIF

    Israel trolls Iran's social media threat with 'Mean Girls' GIF

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    Under the agreement with the United States, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China, Iran was given the strictly limited uranium enrichment capacity to satisfy the powers that it could not be used to develop atomic bombs. "However, at this particularly critical juncture, they will not contribute to build confidence in the nature of the Iranian nuclear programme", Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini, told AFP .
  • NO Tsunami Threat After 5.5 Quake at Kilauea Summit

    NO Tsunami Threat After 5.5 Quake at Kilauea Summit

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    County officials said in a news release that there is no access to Kapoho and Vacationland along Highway 132 or Highway 137 because of the lava flow. County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots is also threatened.
  • China warns United States trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead

    China warns United States trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead

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    Last month, they held talks in Washington and put out a joint statement . The Chinese news agency Xinhua said the talks between Ross and Liu had made "positive and concrete progress", and had discussed agriculture and energy. Washington's negotiating stance in the trade talks with Beijing has shifted as Trump's team of hardliners and more mainstream advisors compete to push their views.
  • Russia Agrees to Let Israel Attack Iranian Forces in Syria

    Russia Agrees to Let Israel Attack Iranian Forces in Syria

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    The top Syrian diplomat further rejected Israeli claims that Iran had military bases in the Arab country, saying that the Tel Aviv regime made such propaganda in an effort to try and pressure Iran. "It is necessary to discuss everything about the situation on the border, in the southern de-escalation zone, where we have an agreement with Jordan and the US", Shoigu reportedly told Lieberman.
  • Volcano eruption in Central America kills six

    Volcano eruption in Central America kills six

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    Seven people have been killed and 20 hurt after a volcano near Guatemala City exploded in a fiery display of ash and lava. A man cleans ashes from the Volcan de Fuego off his vehicle in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez department, southwest of Guatemala City on Sun., June 3, 2018.
  • Stormy’s lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

    Stormy’s lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

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    She said none of the pieces of data from three phones likely to be turned over Wednesday after she makes a final review of them were designated as subject to attorney-client privilege or highly personal by lawyers for Cohen , Trump or the Trump Organization.
  • Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Shot Dead in Kiev

    Russian Journalist Arkady Babchenko Shot Dead in Kiev

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    I am sorry, but there were no options here. Several of Putin's critics in press and politics have been targeted in the past. His reported murder sparked a war of words between Ukraine and Russian Federation. "It is always deeply unsafe that states play with the facts - moreover on the backs of journalists". Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Wednesday finding out Babchenko was still alive came as the "best news".