Kim Jong Un sends Trump 'very nice' letter - and it's huge

05 Jun, 2018

The lack of details served to highlight the tenuous nature of the North Korean-U.S. rapprochement. He says the "hopes of the world are on these talks". It is very important to them". "But the relationships are building, and that's a very positive thing". Trump said the lengthy conversation Friday "went very well" and called it "a get to know you kind of a situation".


Trump can probably pardon himself, but has no plan to - Giuliani

05 Jun, 2018

Trump obstructed a potential grand jury investigation or trial - which do count as proceedings - even if the F.B.I. investigation had not yet developed into one of those. But Trump's lawyers have always been wary of allowing him to testify before Mueller. He told The Washington Post last week that Trump's lawyers are drafting a letter to Mueller laying out those terms and that Jane and Marty Raskin, a husband-and-wife team from Florida assisting Trump's defense, are in contact with ...


Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy forced out of office; Replaced by Pedro Sánchez

05 Jun, 2018

The motion, called by Sanchez, won 180 votes for, with 169 against and one abstention. Officials of Rajoy's Popular Party dismissed speculation that he might resign ahead of the vote. "Today we are signing a new page in the history of democracy in our country", Sanchez told parliament prior to the vote. Mr Sanchez promised to abide by a national budget that was recently negotiated by Mr Rajoy.


North Korea 'replaces top three military officials'

05 Jun, 2018

It said Army General Kim Su-gil's replacement of Kim Jong-gak as director of the KPA's General Political Bureau was confirmed in a North Korean state media report last month. Ng Eng Hen, Singapore's defense minister, said on Saturday that the country was willing to pay for some of North Korea's expenses , though he did not specify how much Singapore was willing to spend or whether it was at Washington's urging.


Clinton: I Haven't Apologized Personally to Lewinsky

05 Jun, 2018

Clinton later asked: "Do you think President Kennedy should have resigned?" The former president also defended his record on women, "I had a sexual harassment policy when I was governor in the '80s". "Why? I don't know", he said at first. "But I'll never hear a word of it". Asked if the media has been unfair to Trump in its reporting on the Russian Federation probe, Clinton said, "I think they have tried by and large to cover this investigation based on the facts".


North Korea to get relief only after verifiable step to denuclearisation

05 Jun, 2018

Through an interpreter, Song said that this is a great turning point as North Korea takes its first steps toward denuclearization. He also said North Korea has "deceived" the global community in the past, but Song, who attended the same session as Onodera, criticised the Japanese minister, saying progress will "not be made without negotiations".


Watch Jimmy Fallon's surprise commencement speech at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

04 Jun, 2018

The ceremony featured surprise guest Jimmy Fallon , who used his speech to praise the students' advocacy in the aftermath of the tragedy, and commend their resilience. "The whole world has heard your voice, and that was you making a choice". Charged in the shooting is 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz . Cameron Kasky speaks at a news conference with "March for Our Lives" students in Parkland , Fla., June 4, 2018.


Trudeau calls Trump's tariffs 'insulting' to longstanding US-Canada alliance

04 Jun, 2018

Several U.S. industries are going to take a hit from the tariffs imposed by Canada, Mexico and the European Union, but going through the list, I don't think there is anything there that will have the same impact on the economy as aluminum and steel.


'I Have The Absolute Right To PARDON Myself'

04 Jun, 2018

In a column on Sunday morning, Vox's Matthew Yglesias characterized the memo from Trump's legal team as "a recipe for tyranny" and a "clear and present danger to the rule of law". The letter goes on to say that if the president did order the termination of an investigation, even though he contends he did not, "this could not constitute obstruction of justice".


Sessions: DOJ Is 'Pleased' At Supreme Court's 'Masterpiece Cakeshop' Ruling

04 Jun, 2018

In a statement, Craig and Mullins said: "Today's decision means our fight against discrimination and unfair treatment will continue". However later cases raising these or similar concerns are resolved in the future, for these reasons the rulings of the Commission and of the state court that enforced the Commission's order must be invalidated.


Police believe at least 3 killings of professionals are connected

04 Jun, 2018

Authorities gassed the motel room and sent in a robot where they found the suspect had fatally shot himself. The suspect was in the hotel room alone. The 72-year-old worked as a hypnotherapist and life coach. Police followed her blood trail and found the other victim. Hoster said there was no indication that family members of the victims were in danger. Lewis said police developed information that led them find the suspect over the past day and a half.


Suspect in Ambush Killing of Tennessee Deputy Captured After 2-Day Manhunt

04 Jun, 2018

TBI spokeswoman Susan Niland said Wiggins was transported to a hospital in Dickson where he will be treated, released and then booked into the Dickson County jail. Baker was survived by his wife and daughter. Authorities say a suspect in the slaying of a Tennessee deputy was taken into custody without any use of force.


PM won't rule out financial support for steel, aluminum workers

04 Jun, 2018

Since slapping steel and aluminum tariffs on 30 countries last week , Mr. Trump has singled out Canada for his rhetorical fury: The U.S. President has blasted Ottawa far more than Mexico or any of the European Union countries that he also hit with levies.


First lady to hang back on president's Camp David weekend

04 Jun, 2018

She has not been seen in public since May 10, when she joined the president to welcome home three American detainees from North Korea. The White House has not released any additional information on Mrs Trump's recovery and her team chose to leave her five-day stint at the hospital following a relatively minor surgery as unexplained.


Former US Attorney Cites Framers Intent in Denying Trump Self-Pardoning Power

04 Jun, 2018

Rudy Giuliani backed claims on Sunday made in a newly-leaked memo by Donald Trump's legal team that the president can't be compelled to testify by a grand jury subpoena as part of the Russian Federation investigation. Former president Bill Clinton was charged with obstruction in 1998 by the House of Representatives as part of his impeachment trial. And one of the articles of impeachment prepared against President Richard Nixon in 1974 was for obstruction.


Clarion call: Make South China Sea 'a sea of peace' Vietnam exhorts

04 Jun, 2018

China is building up three reefs in the sea's Spratly Islands to support missiles and military aircraft, according to an initiative under the American think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mattis' comments drew a pointed reaction from a Chinese official at the meeting. Senior Col. Zhao Xiaozhuo said a U.S. move to send two warships into China's "territorial waters" was a violation of law, and an "obvious provocation to China's national security and territorial integrity".


Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots man

03 Jun, 2018

The incident happened Saturday morning at 12:45 a.m.at a club in the 2200 block of Lawrence Street. In his haste to collect it, the agent accidentally fired the gun into the open crowd of civilians wounding a man in the leg. The agent was then seen placing the gun back into holster before walking off the dancefloor. It's unclear whether the off-duty agent had been drinking at the time.


USA vetoes United Nations resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

03 Jun, 2018

Two rival UN Security Council resolutions on Israeli-Palestinian tensions in Gaza failed to pass muster Friday, as a draft sponsored by Kuwait drew a veto from the United States and a USA -authored measure condemning Hamas was unusually unpopular, getting only one vote from its sole sponsor.


Syrian president to visit Kim Jong-un in North Korea

03 Jun, 2018

Kim Yong Chol once served as a bodyguard to the current leader's father, Kim Jong Il, and was previously chief of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, a North Korean military intelligence agency. The meeting followed two landmark summits between the leaders of North and South Korea in the last five weeks. Rexon Ryu, former White House official who dealt with the North Korea nuclear issue, said the North Korean side in particular has an interest in keeping those discussions quiet.


Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un is back on

03 Jun, 2018

Abe has said the abduction issue is one of the most important political agendas for his administration. The historic meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un would be the first between sitting United States and North Korean leaders. Kim Yong Chol was allowed into the United States despite being on a US sanctions list, and granted special permission to travel outside the NY area to meet with the president.


Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Responds to Trump’s Steel Tariffs: ‘This is Insulting’

03 Jun, 2018

Canada got broad backing for its opposition to the U.S. tariffs at a G7 meeting of finance ministers in Whistler , B.C., this week, where U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin encountered frank expressions of disappointment and concern from ministers of the world's other leading western economies: Japan , Britain, France, Germany and Italy.


Prince George terror plot trial stops suddenly as Isis supporter changes plea

03 Jun, 2018

The 32-year-old man initially denied all the charges against him, but on Thursday, eight days after the trial began, he pleaded guilty to four of seven counts against him.The Crown Prosecution Service said he had confessed only when he was presented with "the overwhelming weight of evidence against him", The Guardian reported .


Atlas Tube CEO critical of Canada's retaliation against USA tariffs

03 Jun, 2018

He twitted that he was hoping that "common sense" would prevail. In closing, I want to be very clear about one thing: Americans remain our partners, friends, and allies. When Canada later responded with it's own tariffs on American steel and aluminum, some local american news outlets didn't blink an eye. The Republican lawmaker said Trump's actions will "raise prices on businesses" in the North Country and could cause Canadian firms to leave the region.


Srinagar clashes: Youth dies after being run over by CRPF vehicle

03 Jun, 2018

A youth - Kasier Bhat - who was injured after he was allegedly hit by a security forces vehicle during clashes between protestors and forces in the Nowhatta area of the city yesterday, died at a hospital today, police said. The two-decade-old armed struggle has now been mostly replaced by the street protests, generating intermittent tensions in the region. Some youth blocked the road and tried to stop the CRPF bulletproof vehicle and attack the officers.


Canada files WTO complaint over illegal U.S. tariffs

03 Jun, 2018

And Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the USA tariffs were " totally unacceptable ", and "an affront to the long-standing security partnership between Canada and the United States ". Speaking of NAFTA, Trudeau said he told Mr. Trump last week he would go down to Washington with Freeland and personally sit down with the president to work out details.



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