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People Trump says U.S. team in North Korea planning summit with Kim
Author: 0 Trump says U.S. team in North Korea planning summit with Kim

According to the State Department, the US team met with North Korean officials at the same DMZ site, the village of Panmunjom. "We two leaders agreed the June 12 North Korea-US summit must be successfully held", he said. He served as ambassador to South Korea from 2011 to 2014, then became special representative for North Korea Policy, a position that Yun later took over and that is now vacant.

Author: 0 Lawmakers are briefed on Trump ‘spy’ claim

Trump is tweeting an interview aired Thursday night on the " Tucker Carlson Tonight " program. Last year, newly elected President Donald Trump accused the administration of President Barack Obama, who was actively backing Trump's failed rival Hillary Clinton's election campaign, of "wiretapping" his campaign.

People Trump teases summit with North Korea may still happen after pulling plug
Author: 0 Trump teases summit with North Korea may still happen after pulling plug

Trump later tweeted that the summit, if it does happen , would likely take place on June 12 in Singapore as originally planned. On Saturday, Kim Chang-son, who has been serving as de facto chief of staff to Kim Jong-un, was seen at a Beijing airport taking an Air Koryo flight to Pyongyang , South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

People Irish Voters to Decide Whether to Change Abortion Law
Author: 0 Irish Voters to Decide Whether to Change Abortion Law

If a majority of voters vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment , it will be removed from the Constitution . The complete ban on abortion was lifted in 2013, but it is now only permitted when the life of the mother is at risk. Irish PM Leo Varadkar , who was encouraging voters to exercise their vote and to #repealthe8th for the betterment of the women in Ireland , said that the approval of abortion reform is a culmination of a quiet revolution in Ireland .

People Korean leaders meet to salvage Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Korean leaders meet to salvage Trump-Kim summit

The North had also threatened to withdraw from the summit due to the military exercises taking place between the U.S. and South Korea . Koh Yu-hwan, am expert on Korean relations at Dongguk University, said Saturday's meeting between Moon and Kim increased the likelihood of the Singapore summit taking place as originally intended.

People 49ers owner Jed York abstains from vote on NFL's new anthem policy
Author: 0 49ers owner Jed York abstains from vote on NFL's new anthem policy

President Donald Trump is in support of the NFL's new national anthem policy , which forbids players from kneeling during the anthem. "Of course. I'm someone who's always looked at the anthem as a declaration of ideals, including the right to peaceful protest. It also lets you, the fan, know where our league stands .

People Cyrus Vance, Harvey Weinstein's prosecutor, also faces investigation
Author: 0 Cyrus Vance, Harvey Weinstein's prosecutor, also faces investigation

Weinstein, who had been staring grimly ahead, grimaced and raised his eyebrows as he heard her words. He has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. The fallen mogul surrendered his passport and agreed to wear a monitoring device that tracks his location. The charges followed a months-long investigation that involved the Manhattan district attorney's office and the New York Police Department.

People Judge Rules President Donald Trump Cannot Block Twitter Trolls
Author: 0 Judge Rules President Donald Trump Cannot Block Twitter Trolls

Manhattan: US President Donald Trump can't block critics from following his Twitter account , a federal judge ruled in a decision that opens his favourite communication forum to uncensored commentary from political opponents. But President Trump maintains two accounts: his official one, @POTUS, and his personal, @ realDonaldTrump . "But the people's First Amendment rights to see these messages and respond to them must be respected".

People List of Memorial Day observances in Colorado
Author: 0 List of Memorial Day observances in Colorado

At 7 p.m. Sunday, May 27 , the National Park Service will host the Navy Band Northwest Brass Quintet performing to honor veterans at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center at Rocky Mountain National Park , on USA 36 just west of Estes Park. At noon, the Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, 103 North Lowell St., by Arnold Greenwood Post 8349. Ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.at flagpole by cemetery entrance.

People San Antonio tops national list in population gain; Houston growth is sluggish
Author: 0 San Antonio tops national list in population gain; Houston growth is sluggish

Nationally, eight of the 15 cities with the largest gains were in the South, and three of the top five were in Texas. Dallas and Fort Worth had among the largest population gains past year. Federal Way was the only city to lose population, showing a tiny decline of 0.1 percent. "Following state trends, the large cities that continue to see the fastest growth are in Middle Tennessee".

People Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims
Author: 0 Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

Pirate FM has held a minute's silence to remember those who lost their lives. The American singer Grande, who visited the injured in hospital in the wake of the bombing and returned two weeks later to host a fund-raising concert, wrote on Twitter: "Thinking of you all today and every day I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day".

People Kim Fears Coup in NKorea if he Attends Summit With Trump
Author: 0 Kim Fears Coup in NKorea if he Attends Summit With Trump

Mr Trump stunned the world when he confirmed that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would be meeting for talks following a agreement apparently brokered by South Korean President Moon Jae-in. However, based on his own discussions with the North Korean leader, Pompeo said he was hopeful that Trump could convince Kim to make a strategic decision to denuclearize.

People USA gov't worker reports
Author: 0 USA gov't worker reports "abnormal" sound, pressure in China

The State Department was taking the incident very seriously and working to determine the cause and impact, the embassy said. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that medical teams were en route to Guangzhou to investigate after an alleged sonic attack similar to those reported in Cuba.

People Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea
Author: 0 Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea

These plumes are separate from the lava eruptions happening about 25 miles (40 kilometers) away from summit, where about 20 lava fissures have destroyed more than two dozen homes and forced the evacuation of about 2,000 residents. "We had vases fall down, pictures fall down", one resident said. USGS scientists use Ash3D computer simulations to show how far ash might travel and how much ash might fall to the ground.

People European Union considers little-used statute to block U.S. sanctions over Iran
Author: 0 European Union considers little-used statute to block U.S. sanctions over Iran

On Friday morning the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, will begin putting a so-called blocking statute in place to shield European companies doing business with Iran from USA sanctions. The measure represents the first practical step towards saving the Iran nuclear deal taken by the EU. During their meeting with their Iranian counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif earlier this week, European Union foreign ministers discussed how best to keep the nuclear agreement alive without the ...

People Israel launches airstrikes against 'terrorist' targets in Gaza
Author: 0 Israel launches airstrikes against 'terrorist' targets in Gaza

South Africa's Julius Malema has condemned African countries for attending the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem. An extraordinary session of the Arab League Council took place on Wednesday to review means of confronting the US decision to move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

People Pakistan top brass blast ex-PM over Mumbai attack remarks
Author: 0 Pakistan top brass blast ex-PM over Mumbai attack remarks

There have been several reports of divisions among the Sharif brothers, with Nawaz having adopted a hard stance against state institutions following his ouster and Shehbaz calling for restraint and unity. Against the backdrop of allegations by the opposition that he had gone against the country's interests, Sharif demanded the formation of a national commission to decide who had committed treason.

People Rafael Nadal gains measure of revenge against Denis Shapovalov in Rome
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal gains measure of revenge against Denis Shapovalov in Rome

The 31-year-old, who claimed the 11th titles of his career at both Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, took the first set in 34 minutes coasting to victory in just one hour. In other seeded action, second-seeded German Alexander Zverev bested Italian wild card Matteo Berrettini 7-5, 6-2. I also had control, more or less, of a high percentage of the points.

People Assad meets with Putin in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Assad meets with Putin in Russian Federation

The Russian president said: "Given the victories and successes of the Syrian army in the war on terror, in light of the onset of a more active period, and in light of the fact that a more active political process has begun, foreign armed forces will start leaving Syrian territory".

People Israeli embassy in NZ declares Israel's rights to protect its borders
Author: 0 Israeli embassy in NZ declares Israel's rights to protect its borders

A total of 60 Palestinians were killed and more than 2,400 injured during the clashes with Israeli Defense Forces as the so-called Great March of Return turned violent following the US Embassy's move to Jerusalem on May 14. The U.S. has used its veto power 43 times against United Nations resolutions concerning Israel. The ministry had on Wednesday, re-assured that Nigeria's official position for a two state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not changed.

People Buckle up: Washington police step up seat belt enforcement patrols
Author: 0 Buckle up: Washington police step up seat belt enforcement patrols

The " Click It or Ticket " mobilization will be the only statewide seat belt enforcement crackdown in New Jersey this year. During the campaign, officers will cite motorists and their passengers if they're not wearing a seat belt. A campaign kickoff press event will be held at St. John Health System in Tulsa on Monday, May 21 at 11 am. As summer vacation season looms, the Sarasota Police Department reminds everyone to always wear a seat belt while in a vehicle.

People MOVING FORWARD: Trump's CIA Pick Gets Key Senate Recommendation
Author: 0 MOVING FORWARD: Trump's CIA Pick Gets Key Senate Recommendation

Republicans hold a 51-49 Senate majority, making for a 52-47 vote with McCain recovering from surgery. The Virginia Democrat announced his support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's nominee to replace Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he had expressed concern over Haspel's "unacceptable" lack of transparency during the confirmation process.

People Guatemala Opens Embassy in Jerusalem
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At 10.30 am this morning, Guatemala officially opened its new, unfinished embassy in Jerusalem. The inauguration was attended by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales . The opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem on Monday triggered deadly clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in Gaza and the West Bank.

People Malaysian Pro-Democracy Leader Released From Detention
Author: 0 Malaysian Pro-Democracy Leader Released From Detention

Earlier, Anwar was thronged by scores of supporters and reporters after he walked free from a hospital, where he was recovering from shoulder surgery, and whisked away to an audience with Malaysia's king. "In the initial stages, maybe lasting one or two years, I will have to be the prime minister and I will have to run the country", he said Tuesday via video conference to participants at a Wall Street Journal event in Tokyo.