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Full Text of Trump-Kim Joint Statement Full Text of Trump-Kim Joint Statement
- June 15, 2018

About 5,300 were lost in North Korea. When asked about denuclearisation, Trump said: "We are starting the process very quickly". An extraordinary meeting in Singapore today - the first meeting of a North Korean leader and a sitting President of the United States . (more...)
Wray defends Federal Bureau of Investigation after 'sobering' watchdog report Wray defends Federal Bureau of Investigation after 'sobering' watchdog report
- June 15, 2018

The report concluded that Comey was insubordinate to his superiors when he went outside the department's chain of command and broke with FBI norms to announce his initial findings, and then later, to announce he was reopening the Clinton investigation without notifying higher-ranking officials. (more...)
IAEA offers to help verify future US-North Korea deal IAEA offers to help verify future US-North Korea deal
- June 15, 2018

ROK President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday praised the summit between U.S. President Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un as "a historic event". Bishop said that "the strength of this agreement will only be as good as the verification process that North Korea allows", as per an Efe report. (more...)
George HW Bush becomes first former president to turn 94 George HW Bush becomes first former president to turn 94
- June 15, 2018

President to reach that age. Bush became the longest-living president in US history last November when he surpassed the late Gerald Ford . No other USA president has reached 94. Son Neil Bush marked the event in a USA TODAY column that encourages Americans to volunteer. It was decorated as a tribute to late First Lady Barbara Bush . (more...)
Obama Meeting with 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Obama Meeting with 2020 Presidential Hopefuls
- June 15, 2018

Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D.), and his former vice president, Joe Biden . At the meeting, which was held in mid-March, the two reportedly discussed the future of the party and what their individual roles would be going forward. (more...)
"Shameful" handling of migrant ship shows need for European Union asylum reform
- June 15, 2018

Frence President Emmanuel Macron had blasted Italy for its "cynicism and irresponsibility" in refusing to allow the migrant ship carrying 629 migrants to dock at its ports. Francis, who has made defence of migrants and refugees a major plank of his papacy, said overcoming the current migration crisis "demands a change in mindset". (more...)
It's Trump's party now as GOP learns not to cross president It's Trump's party now as GOP learns not to cross president
- June 15, 2018

Make that cult , according to Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee. Primary voters in five more states went to the polls Tuesday . Sanford , a consistent critic of Trump from within the president's own party, lost to state legislator Katie Arrington . (more...)
MI weather history: F2 tornado hits Wayne County on June 14, 1966 MI weather history: F2 tornado hits Wayne County on June 14, 1966
- June 14, 2018

An EF2, or strong tornado, has winds between 111 and 135 miles per hour. A line of severe thunderstorms developed near the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Carbondale areas and tracked east. Emergency crews from across the region have also been called in, with the American Red Cross on the scene assisting the first responders. In Bradford County, damage was reported in three neighboring townships, but emergency personnel said there were no reports of injuries. (more...)
Gunmen kill newspaper editor, two security guards in India's Kashmir Gunmen kill newspaper editor, two security guards in India's Kashmir
- June 14, 2018

Witnesses said Bukhari died on the spot while the assailants fled immediately after the attack. "He was a courageous and fearless journalist", he added. I strongly condemn this act of mindless violence and pray for his soul to rest in peace. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited the family journalist Shujaat Bukhari. (more...)
Corker slams GOP colleagues, says they're too afraid to 'poke the bear' Corker slams GOP colleagues, says they're too afraid to 'poke the bear'
- June 14, 2018

Corker's amendment would provide a congressional review process for certain executive branch trade actions taken for national security reasons, such as those taken by Trump with respect to steel and aluminum. So gosh, we can't vote on the Corker amendment because, we're taking rightly so, the responsibilities that we to do with tariffs and revenues. "I can't believe it", continued Corker. (more...)
Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report
- June 14, 2018

He now represents Trump in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. "No. No he won't". In another tweet , he referred to the investigation as a "pile of garbage". The inspector general also has opened a separate review into whether the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation followed appropriate procedures in obtaining a secret warrant to conduct surveillance on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page in late ... (more...)
Colorado wildfires spread to ski resort towns, force more evacuations Colorado wildfires spread to ski resort towns, force more evacuations
- June 14, 2018

The forest, which covers more than 1.8 million acres in western Colorado, announced Tuesday the Stage 3 closure is "to protect natural resources and public safety" because of the danger of the blaze known as the 416 Fire . Forest Service said. Air resources arrived to help the ground-based fire personnel with the Forest Service, Albany County, and Wyoming State Forestry Division. (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds to report she’s leaving the Trump administration Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds to report she’s leaving the Trump administration
- June 14, 2018

She tweeted that CBS News hadn't confirmed their report with her. Sanders is expected to leave before the end of the year, according to the report. Numerous staffers have left in recent months, including Communications Director Hope Hicks, assistant press secretary Natalie Strom and director of White House message strategy Cliff Sims. (more...)
Ivanka Trump's "Chinese proverb" tweet mystifies China
- June 14, 2018

In China , as Trump's tweet was shared and reposted, many natives were baffled, calling the workforce development aid out for her "fake proverb". Larry Herzberg, a professor of Chinese at Calvin College in MI, said Ivanka's tweet was "yet one more example of Americans ascribing a quote to the Chinese, often to Confucius, when they don't really know the origin of the saying". (more...)
New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation
- June 14, 2018

In a statement, Ms Underwood said Mr Trump had illegally instructed his foundation to provide support to his presidential campaign by using the foundation's name and funds it raised to promote the campaign. I won't settle this case!,' he wrote. Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump were also named in the lawsuit because they have been official board members of the Donald J. (more...)
Second win for British PM in crucial Brexit debate Second win for British PM in crucial Brexit debate
- June 14, 2018

Bruce Crawford, the convener of Holyrood's Constitution Committee, has now called for the Scottish Secretary to come before MSPs "as a matter of urgency" in the wake of Tuesday's vote in the commons. The Lords have proposed amendments to the Bill and now it's up to the Commons to decide which, if any, changes they'll accept. So - if and when the UK government finally reaches agreement on what it desires as the future EU-UK relationship - the warning from Brussels is this: pay attention to ... (more...)
Two tourists die after falling from a cliff while taking a selfie
- June 14, 2018

His mother told the paper that the couple had left Australia in January and had attended a wedding in Portugal in recent weeks. Emergency workers found a mobile phone on the wall where they were understood to have lost their balance. The spokesperson did not confirm the nature of the incident or say how the woman died. Pescadores Beach, which translates to Fisherman's Beach, is ringed by cliffs and a wall of up to 40m high. (more...)
Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade
- June 14, 2018

According to Trudeau, he told the president that Canadians may be polite and reasonable but they will not be pushed around and that his nation doesn't "relish" putting tariffs on US goods and services but is willing to do so. "We are, by-and-large, integrated because we have common values and common legal systems and common strategic objectives", he said. "It's a disgrace and Iapologize to Justin Trudeau and the other people at the G7, it's disgusting", he told a crowd in Toronto. (more...)
How anti-Trump hysteria helps the president on North Korea
- June 14, 2018

Kim reportedly responded by saying he wanted to iron out differences with Japan in a private meeting with its leader, after he pledged to work toward ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. To secure Kim's signature on the Singapore agreement, Washington jettisoned its historic focus on North Korean human rights abuses - a question officials in Tokyo will likely raise with Pompeo in coming days. (more...)
Trudeau 's Remarks to Cost Canada 'a Lot of Money' Trudeau 's Remarks to Cost Canada 'a Lot of Money'
- June 14, 2018

Navarro, for his part, suggested that he was following orders - but made a poor choice of words in doing so. In striking such a hostile tone against one of the oldest and closest US allies, Navarro said Tuesday he was emboldened to send a "strong signal of strength" on the eve of the landmark summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . (more...)
Sarah Sanders swipes back at report she's planning to leave White House Sarah Sanders swipes back at report she's planning to leave White House
- June 14, 2018

If Shah does decide to leave, the article said it is unclear when that might be. CBS News wrote that neither "Sanders nor Shah immediately responded to repeated requests for comment". Both Sanders and Shah are weighing future options, Fox News has learned, which may or may not include their departures from the White House. Sanders was at her daughter's school event when the CBS report came out. (more...)
Trump’s Mostly Meaningless Summit With Kim Trump’s Mostly Meaningless Summit With Kim
- June 14, 2018

He added that he hoped to withdraw USA troops from South Korea at some point - further undermining the long alliance. Trump cast that decision as a cost-saving measure, but also called the exercises "inappropriate" while talks continue. Trump met with the North Korean leader in an unprecedented summit in Singapore , where they signed an agreement that included a North Korean commitment to full denuclearization. (more...)
N Korea nuclear disarmament by 2020 N Korea nuclear disarmament by 2020
- June 14, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't given up a single nuclear weapon, but that didn't stop President Donald Trump from reassuring Americans on Twitter that they should "sleep well" because the nuclear threat from Pyongyang is over. Trump was also accused of being overly flattering is his language toward Kim, who leads one of the most repressive governments in the world, after saying the North Korean leader was a " talented man " who "loves his country very much". (more...)
UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence, but not Hamas UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence, but not Hamas
- June 14, 2018

Prior to the vote, the USA attempted to add an amendment to the bill denouncing Palestinian political and militant group Hamas for its part in stoking violence between Israelis and Palestinians. The resolution is unlikely to lead to any action against Israel because the United States, a close ally of the nation, would veto it. "We can not remain silent in the face of the most violent crimes and human rights violations being systematically perpetrated against our people", Mansour said. (more...)
Russian women should not sleep with World Cup guests, warns MP Russian women should not sleep with World Cup guests, warns MP
- June 14, 2018

Asked if the World Cup could boost Russia's birth rate - a key goal for President Vladimir Putin - Pletneva replied: "We should be giving birth to our own children". 'I would like to say that these girl journalists should look more decent, put clothes on themselves when entering a state building, instead of having their belly buttons naked, ' Pletnyova said in an interview with Ekho Moskvy radio. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn 'in bed with Theresa May' over Brexit, Vince Cable says Jeremy Corbyn 'in bed with Theresa May' over Brexit, Vince Cable says
- June 14, 2018

The prime minister still has time to come up with a form of words acceptable to both sides, but the expectations of the anti-Brexit rebels have been raised significantly. The amendment, which would push the government towards adopting a Norway-style deal with Brussels, was voted down by 327 votes to 126, a majority of 201. (more...)
US, Mexico, Canada win 2026 World Cup bid US, Mexico, Canada win 2026 World Cup bid
- June 14, 2018

In Edmonton, Mayor Don Iveson's excitement was tempered with realism. "We still have a great shot though there's more work to do to get to the finish line", Iveson said Wednesday, following news of the winning bid. That was the only World Cup that Canada's men's team has ever qualified for. "It's a tremendous day", Shanks told Maria Bartiromo on " Mornings with Maria " on Wednesday. (more...)
Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
- June 14, 2018

The peace prize, first awarded in 1901, was endowed by the Swedish inventor of dynamite, Alfred Nobel. The news comes after a group of United States lawmakers also sent a letter to the Nobel Committee nominating the president for the prestigious award, citing his efforts to disarm North Korea. (more...)
Pentagon weighs future of Korea drills after Trump nixes 'war games'
- June 14, 2018

Vice President Pence on Tuesday afternoon told House and Senate Republican lawmakers that semiannual war games would cease - as long as North Korea follows through on efforts to denuclearize. "He was unambiguous about that". The suspension is "a show of good faith" in the North Korean negotiations, said another administration official. KCNA said: " Singapore , the country of the epoch-making meeting much awaited by the whole world, was awash with thousands of domestic and foreign ... (more...)
Agent charged over wedding dance gunshot Agent charged over wedding dance gunshot
- June 14, 2018

Video from the June 3 incident shows Bishop landing a backflip at the Mile High Spirits bar, and reaching down to pick up the weapon that had fallen from his trousers. Reddington, who is now recovering at home from his gunshot wound, told Good Morning America that he had watched the footage a number of times and was still confused by how it managed to occur. (more...)

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