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'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says

'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says I gave him a very direct number. Putin added that Russian Federation is ready to "make all necessary efforts to establish ties, including in economic cooperation" with North Korea . He speaks and his people sit up at attention. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed subordinates to start coordinating with North Korean officials for a possible summit with Kim Jong Un , a politically risky move ... [Full Article...]

Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up

According to Politico , White House staffers are tasked with taping papers back together once the president rips them up and either throws them out or tosses the pieces on the floor. The Presidential Records Act says the sitting president holds "responsibility for the custody and management" of presidential records. We?re making more than $60,000 a year, we need to be doing far more important ... [Full Article...]

China lodges representations after USA official attending AIT dedication ceremony in Taipei

China lodges representations after USA official attending AIT dedication ceremony in Taipei Moy said the new building was "a symbol of the close cooperation and enduring friendship between the United States and Taiwan". While the opening of the de facto embassy may have strengthened diplomatic ties with Taiwan, it has further strained already weakening diplomatic ties between the US and China . [Full Article...]

The UK's plan for Brexit has just suffered another major blow

The UK's plan for Brexit has just suffered another major blow Mr Grieve withdrew his own amendment, which would have given MPs powers to dictate what the Government should do if no acceptable agreement is reached by February 2019. While there may be "political consequences" from the vote promised under the amendment, "this particular approach does not tie the hands of the Government in the way that the original amendment that was proposed by Dominic Grieve ... [Full Article...]

Watchdog Slams Comey's Handling of Clinton Controversy

Watchdog Slams Comey's Handling of Clinton Controversy Comey wrote an op-ed in The New York Times on Thursday saying he doesn't agree with all of the inspector general's findings, but that he respects the investigation. Comey, the report found , deviated "clearly and dramatically from FBI and department norms" in his unusually public and self-directed handling of the Clinton investigation during the 2016 campaign, which "negatively impacted the per... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service determining if tornado hit Wilkes-Barre

National Weather Service determining if tornado hit Wilkes-Barre TWP. - It was a tornado . Six people reportedly suffered injures as a result of Wednesday night's storm, township Mayor Carl Kuren confirmed this morning, while officials are assessing whether some buildings may need to be demolished. Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency volunteer Garrett Hittle said crews were working to stabilize the propane cylinder by off gassing the contents. [Full Article...]

Trump’s calling Trudeau ‘dishonest and weak’ sparks calls for calm

Trump’s calling Trudeau ‘dishonest and weak’ sparks calls for calm He has only publicly left his country three times since taking power after his father's death in late 2011 - traveling twice to China and once across his shared border with the South to the southern part of the Demilitarized Zone for recent summits with the leaders of China and South Korea, respectively. [Full Article...]

NY attorney general sues Trump Foundation, alleging illegal activity

NY attorney general sues Trump Foundation, alleging illegal activity According to the newspaper, Attorney General Barbara Underwood is accusing the charitable Donald J. Trump Foundation and its directors - the president himself and his children Donald Trump Jr . Underwood said they had failed to scrutizine outgoings at the foundation as is required by the law, and that its board had not met since 1999. Among the transactions the lawsuit cited as illegal was... [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders leaves open question about her future at White House

Shah is also considering his exit, but he has not yet settled on an exact date. In response to the story, Sanders says she loves her job and is honored to work with President Donald Trump . He declined to comment on the record, according to CBS News . 'I do think they're going to have a harder time getting the second wave of people in than the first, because those people were loyalists, and ... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led coalition keeps up Hodeidah assault before United Nations meeting

Saudi-led coalition keeps up Hodeidah assault before United Nations meeting Houthi leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi has blamed the West for the assault: "The British told us a week ago that the Emiratis and the Saudis had told them they would not enter the battle of Hodeidah without their agreement and assistance". [Full Article...]

Freeland says work on NAFTA will continue over summer

Freeland says work on NAFTA will continue over summer The Trump administration says Canadian steel imports could hurt the USA steel industry, impairing the ability of factories to produce steel and aluminum for military jets and ships, or transmission lines. "That's going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada; he learned", Trump said wagging his finger. Earlier on Tuesday at the Washington conference, White House Council of Economic Advis... [Full Article...]

Second win for British PM in crucial Brexit debate

Second win for British PM in crucial Brexit debate Ahead of the crucial votes on the EU Withdrawal Bill , Brexit Secretary David Davis warned MPs that defeat would undermine the UK's negotiating stance in Brussels. So the rebels might sit tight until July, when they will have another opportunity to force May to change direction and keep closer ties to the bloc. [Full Article...]

Raccoon captivates internet with Minnesota skyscraper climb - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Raccoon captivates internet with Minnesota skyscraper climb - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona Paul, Minnesota , on Tuesday, pulling a regular Tom Cruise with almost vertical climbing abilities. Onlookers and reporters tracked the critter's progress at it climbed the UBS Tower on Tuesday, interrupting work and causing anxiety for some. [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit

Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit In exchange, the United States pledged to make unspecified "security guarantees" and stop joint military exercises with South Korea. According to the video, Mr. "They are fighting hard to downplay the deal with North Korea". Basketball star and improbable North Korean envoy Dennis Rodman broke down in tears live on television Tuesday as he recounted the hostility he faced for meeting dict... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen likely to cooperate as his attorneys leave case

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen likely to cooperate as his attorneys leave case CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues, who has been in contact with Cohen, reports there appear to be changes afoot in his legal strategy going forward - on the key question of whether Cohen is ready to cooperate, or whether he will decide to do battle in court. [Full Article...]

Plan To Split California Into Three States Earns Spot On November Ballot

Plan To Split California Into Three States Earns Spot On November Ballot Los Angeles County would anchor the six counties that retained the name California under the longshot proposal, a state that would extend northward along the coast to Monterey County. He emerged last September with a more modest idea: Cal-3, the plan to slice California in thirds, rather than sixths. His group, headed by former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, has been hammering at the prop... [Full Article...]

Burkina Faso breaks ties with Taiwan in fresh blow to island

Burkina Faso breaks ties with Taiwan in fresh blow to island Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen tours the new AIT complex with AIT director Kin Moy. In remarks during the ceremony, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Marie Royce said the new offices are a "tangible symbol" of strong U.S. Senior officials from the USA and Taiwan, including the island's President Tsai Ing-wen, attended a ceremony held at the American Institute of Taiwan that was built at a ... [Full Article...]

Runoff for SC GOP gubernatorial race; Rep. Smith wins Dem primary

Runoff for SC GOP gubernatorial race; Rep. Smith wins Dem primary And moderate House Republicans fell short of securing enough support to force votes on sweeping protections for young undocumented immigrants - a measure at odds with Trump's hard-line immigration posture. He returned in 2013 and won a special election to his old U.S. House seat, holding on twice more . And Trump helped him do it. Sanford endorsed Ted Cruz (R-TX) during the 2016 presidential ... [Full Article...]

Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain

Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain By law, it would have been hard for Italy to refuse the boat a safe haven, as its own Coast Guard co-ordinated the rescues, picking up more than 280 migrants in its own vessels before transferring them to the Aquarius to be taken to safety. [Full Article...]

Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat'

Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat' At the first-ever meeting between sitting leaders of the United States and North Korea on Tuesday in Singapore , Trump and Kim pledged in a joint statement to work toward the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Like Trump , Xi also favors nuclear disarmament, but he's not at all interested in North Korea's collapse. It's true that by sitting across from Kim, Trump acco... [Full Article...]


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