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World News Trump, Kim sign 'very important' document
Author: 0 Trump, Kim sign 'very important' document

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signalled on June 11 that the Trump administration didn't expect an immediate breakthrough at the Trump-Kim meeting, but rather hoped it would create an opening for more extended negotiations. "At the same time, there needs to be a peace mechanism for the peninsula, to resolve North Korea's reasonable security concerns", Wang told reporters in Beijing.

World News Proposal to split California into 3 states will be on November ballot
Author: 0 Proposal to split California into 3 states will be on November ballot

The "Cal Three" initiative qualified to appear on the ballot in November . Stephen Lam / Reuters This is the third time Tim Draper, above, has tried to split up California . His first proposal, in 2014 suggested the state breaking into six, not three, but this was rejected. You might have heard the buzz around CalExit - efforts to have California secede from the nation.

World News Michael Cohen Likely To Flip As Lawyers Abandon His Case
Author: 0 Michael Cohen Likely To Flip As Lawyers Abandon His Case

Following a 9 April raid on his residences and office, Cohen has been represented by Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the firm McDermott, Will & Emery LLP. The criminal probe into Cohen's business dealings stems in part from a referral by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russian Federation to influence the US presidential election.

Author: 0 UK Labour MPs Worried by Govt's EEA Deal With EU - Frontbencher

Shortly before 1.30pm on Tuesday, David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, opposed a House of Lords amendment in no uncertain terms. The government would not have sought a deal if it thought it had the votes to win, and they clearly blinked. But that fragile peace was already unravelling on Wednesday as two sides publicly clashed over what was or wasn't agreed in a last-minute meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

World News Acacia says ZTE business to remain suspended until ban lifted
Author: 0 Acacia says ZTE business to remain suspended until ban lifted

It would also ban USA government agencies from purchasing any devices or services from ZTE or Huawei , another major Chinese telecom firm, or using government loans to subsidize any subsidiaries or affiliates of the two companies. "The compliance monitor will be on the same level as ZTE's CEO and board on compliance matters". The idea of ZTE being used as a bargaining chip in trade negotiations with China angered lawmakers, who view the company as a national security issue.

World News Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau
Author: 0 Trump trade adviser apologises for insulting Trudeau

What did Navarro say initially? Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday further venting anger at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, the European Union and Trudeau. "And in fact the picture with Angela Merkel , who I get along with very well, where I'm sitting there like this. we're waiting for the document because I wanted to see the final document as changed.

World News British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat
Author: 0 British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat

Fellow Tory Remainers Anna Soubry and Ken Clarke were not convinced by ministers' concession and voted against the government by backing the Lords amendment on a "meaningful vote". May is anxious about the prospect of a rebellion by pro-E.U. May's preferred approach is temporarily keeping the U.K.in some form of temporary customs union with the E.U., but this is unacceptable to hardline Brexiteers in her party.

World News Pope Francis accepts Chilean bishop's resignation in sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 Pope Francis accepts Chilean bishop's resignation in sex abuse scandal

Victims accused Barros of having witnessed the abuse but doing nothing to stop it. Barros was named bishop of Osorno in 2015 by Pope Francis , who ignored objections from some clergy and churchgoers. Following a summit with the Pope last month, all 34 of Chile's bishops offered to resign while Francis has written to Catholics in the country expressing his shame about the "culture of abuse and cover-up" that had taken hold in the Church.

Author: 0 Animal stuck on high-rise ledge becomes social media star

That's when it started climbing. A raccoon is finding itself in deeper and deeper - er, higher and higher - trouble as it climbs downtown St. Paul's UBS Tower. The woodland creature has become so famous it now has its own Twitter account . A raccoon scaling a Minnesota skyscraper may be the most popular thing on the internet right now and it's putting many people in a Marvel state of mind - complete with Rocket Raccoon jokes.

World News Macedonia and Greece reach agreement in name dispute
Author: 0 Macedonia and Greece reach agreement in name dispute

Greek officials earlier said the list of potential names included "New Macedonia " and "Upper Macedonia ", but after months of discussions "North Macedonia " was chosen. "We have been solving a two-and-a-half decade dispute ... that has been drowning the country", he said, adding that the deal "will strengthen the Macedonian identity".

Author: 0 Dancing FBI agent accused of accidentally shooting man at bar charged

He was taken to Denver Police Department headquarters and later released to an Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisor. Denver police said last week that the agent could face possible charges pending the results of lab testing to determine if alcohol was a factor.

World News Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment
Author: 0 Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment

Mr. Trump lashed out at Trudeau on Twitter over the weekend . "Americans need to realize that a trade war is going to be bad for everyone including themselves and I think they're going to feel that most acutely if some of their access to foreign markets starts to be restricted".

World News President Trump meets Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 President Trump meets Kim Jong Un

After greeting each other, the two leaders planned to sit for a one-on-one meeting that a U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said could last up to two hours, with only translators joining them. "If our alliances are getting weaker and we're not going to do military exercises, where is the pressure?" So, before I even ask you about the summit, what is this sort of after-the-summit set of statements say to you? US President Donald Trump arrived at the venue just 60 seconds ...

World News North Korea says Trump OKs gradual disarmament
Author: 0 North Korea says Trump OKs gradual disarmament

A woman said she didn't expect the summit to take place so soon. Fellow Republicans, however, could attempt to use the summit to bolster their contention that American voters should allow them to retain control of Congress in pivotal congressional elections in November.

World News Arrest of gunman ends hostage seige in central Paris
Author: 0 Arrest of gunman ends hostage seige in central Paris

Officers are trying to determine whether the incident is terror related. At least two people had been held. One hostage has a head injury, Yves Lefebvre, a police union spokesman, said. " The man claims to be in possession of a bomb and a handgun ", France Bleu said, adding that the hostage-taker demanded to speak with Iranian embassy.

World News Watch the freaky Hollywood-style video Trump made for Kim Jong
Author: 0 Watch the freaky Hollywood-style video Trump made for Kim Jong

One moment, one choice. The number of options speak to the cultural chasm between the two delegations, but also perhaps the idiosyncrasies of the two leaders. I think we're going to have a tremendously successful (meeting).and it's my honour and we will have a terrific relationship... "We didn't have a big screen like you [the media] have the luxury of having, we didn't need it because we had it on a cassette and an iPad".

World News Trump aide apologizes for 'inappropriate' comments on Trudeau
Author: 0 Trump aide apologizes for 'inappropriate' comments on Trudeau

At a news conference on Tuesday after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the U.S. president recounted his recent exchanges with Mr Trudeau. Outside of the U.S., Trump's G7 partners - the EU, Canada and Japan - would suffer the biggest hits under that scenario. His advisers went further, with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro saying there was a "special place in hell" for leaders like Trudeau who negotiate with Trump in bad faith.

World News Primary elections in SC: What you need to know
Author: 0 Primary elections in SC: What you need to know

Dean Heller (R-Nev.), and many local sheriffs. Tarkanian's exit from the Senate race leaves a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most closely watched race Tuesday. The tweet cleared the way for Heller, who is expected to cruise to victory over four other GOP challengers Tuesday. Democrats have targeted Sen. The lawmaker also repeatedly called for Trump to release his taxes during the 2016 presidential election.

World News China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea

We're not special, but we're Americans and we know what freedom's like, and we have to stand up for this. Trump's complimentary words about Kim and North Korea have also raised cries of alarm-his statement that things were "rough" in North Korea but also "rough in a lot of places" echoed the "violence on many sides" that drew ire after protests past year in Charlottesville.

Author: 0 Greece and Macedonia reach deal to end decades-old name dispute

Greece and Macedonia on Tuesday resolved a longstanding name row by agreeing to rename the former Yugoslav republic Northern Macedonia, both sides said. But before that, he said the agreement will be put to parliament for ratification in order not to waste any time and to allow Greece to lift its blockade on Macedonia's potential membership of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU.

World News Putin: Russia ready to improve ties with US
Author: 0 Putin: Russia ready to improve ties with US

While G7 leaders confronted Trump with a slew of data on imports and exports in a bid to sway his thinking, Trump countered his own numbers and held his position that the United States was at a disadvantage on worldwide trade, an official who followed the talks said.

World News Cop scoops up toddler trotting on busy highway
Author: 0 Cop scoops up toddler trotting on busy highway

Mannino was presented with the Life Saving Award from the Naperville Police Department last Thursday for his actions. Cars continue to drive by in the left lane as the scene unfolds. Mannino then tells dispatchers he would begin looking for the boy's parents. An Illinois police sergeant is being hailed a hero after rescuing a young child who "escaped his mother's watchful eye".

World News China Sets ‘Red Line’ for U.S. Ceremony in Taiwan
Author: 0 China Sets ‘Red Line’ for U.S. Ceremony in Taiwan

The United States formally unveiled its new de facto embassy in Taiwan's capital Taipei on Tuesday, signalling Washington's strategic ties with the democratic, self-ruled island even as it faces tensions with China , reported Reuters . But the AIT said in a statement Sunday that Marie Royce, assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, will visit Taiwan June 10-14 and attend the ceremony.

Author: 0 Paris street on lockdown amid reports of armed man holding people hostage

Authorities said that officers from a specialist unit were responding to an "unstable person" who was holding two people but that there was no indication the incident was terrorism-related. Police have sealed off streets near the scene in the 10th arrondissement and are negotiating with the hostage-taker, Mr Lefebvre said. Video on BFM-TV showed a demining device for bombs at the scene.

Author: 0 Man holds two people hostage in Paris

In response, anti-terrorist police have surrounded a Mixicom computer store in the city's 10th arrondissement, which is close to the Gare du Nord Eurostar hub. Police officers of the BRI intervention squad prepare a shield on June 12, 2018 near the site of an ongoing hostage taking in central Paris . The male suspect reportedly asked to speak with the ambassador of Iran, Lefebvre said.

World News Woman Killed by Alligator After Community Warned of Animal
Author: 0 Woman Killed by Alligator After Community Warned of Animal

An investigation is continuing into an alligator attack that has left a Florida woman dead. "We will also be implementing a public information campaign with our residents to remind them of these natural hazards", noting that the nature park will remain closed until the signage is installed.

World News Hurricane forecasters tracking system in Caribbean
Author: 0 Hurricane forecasters tracking system in Caribbean

Its center was located about 230 miles southwest of Cabo Corrientes and 350 miles southeast of Cabo San Lucas. With maximum sustained winds of 115mph, Hurricane Bud is expected to rip through the western coasts of Mexico in the coming days.

Author: 0 Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. The House of Commons unanimously supported to a motion presented by New Democratic Pary (NDP) MP Tracey Ramsey, condemning the USA actions given the "longstanding, mutually-beneficial trading relationship".

Author: 0 Trump says to stop 'expensive', 'provocative' South Korea war games

In the run-up to the Kim-Trump summit Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassem said that the North's leader should be aware Trump's tendency to betray deals when they talk about denuclearization. Yes. During his news conference, Trump said joint military exercises with the South Korean military - typically a show of strength toward Pyongyang - would end immediately, a decision that took Seoul by complete surprise.

World News World Champion Joshua Given OBE Honour By British Queen
Author: 0 World Champion Joshua Given OBE Honour By British Queen

He also speaks regularly around the world about improving wellbeing at work. This is the latest accolade for the 28-year-old Joshua, who was rewarded with an MBE in 2013 after claiming an Olympic gold medal at the London 2012 Games. Christine Ferguson was made a Member in the General Division for services to the community of Gundagai, local government, parliament and politics. Northern Ireland barrister Barry Valentine was awarded an OBE for services to the legal profession and the courts.

World News Missing Air Force officer found 35 years later
Author: 0 Missing Air Force officer found 35 years later

He had been involved in classified planning and analysis of NATO's control, command and communications surveillance systems during the Cold War. The only clue Hughes left behind was a trail of bank withdrawals, where he pulled out $28,500 from 19 different branches.

World News Merkel's spokesman offering 'no interpretation' of G-7 pic
Author: 0 Merkel's spokesman offering 'no interpretation' of G-7 pic

At a press conference following the summit, Trudeau repeated his earlier description of U.S. trade tariffs as " insulting " and vowed retaliatory measures would come in July. Trump cited unfair trade and tariffs from Canada, a longtime United States ally, as one of the reasons he refused to back the joint statement. The official said disagreements remain, particularly with the US on a number of issues, but the goal remains to reach agreement on all the big issues.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman cries as he hails Trump-Kim summit: 'I'm so happy'

Rodman went on to say that he took so much criticism from a controversial 2014 trip to the Hermit Kingdom, that he gets weepy even thinking about it. "He wants to come to America and enjoy his life". And I think that Trump will realize that Kim Jong Un is a great guy, inside, and put politics aside.