• PICTURE: Trump sits defiant against G7 leaders
PICTURE: Trump sits defiant against G7 leaders

Just like Canada, the European Union is preparing counter-measures against USA tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, Merkel said. "International cooperation can't depend on anger and small words". Mr Trump on Saturday threw the G-7's efforts to show a united front into disarray after he became angry with Mr Trudeau, and said he might double d...

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  • Europeans unanimously oppose Russian Federation G7 return
Europeans unanimously oppose Russian Federation G7 return

Combative remarks from French President Emmanuel Macron may have stirred Trump's competitive spirit, and now it appears that the US President will use the meeting as an opportunity to double-down on his uncompromising trade policies. He was positioned between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has called Mr. Trump's tariffs "insulting", an...

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  • Donald Trump Has a Go at Allies After Discordant G7 Summit
Donald Trump Has a Go at Allies After Discordant G7 Summit

Trudeau also said , "The US will not allow other countries to impose massive tariffs and trade barriers on its farmers, workers and companies". Having left the Group of Seven summit in Canada early, Trump's announcement that he was backing out of the joint communique torpedoed what appeared to be a fragile consensus on the trade dispute betw...

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  • Missing Air Force officer with top-secret clearance found after 35 years
Missing Air Force officer with top-secret clearance found after 35 years

He told authorities that he had been depressed about being in the military and had fled to California , creating the fictitious identity. The missing airman's arrest follows Hughes having been involved in classified planning and analysis of NATO's control, command and communications surveillance systems during the Cold War.

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  • First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington
First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington

The president has revealed more details about the first lady's hospitalization last month to treat a kidney condition. Mr Trump added that the United States first lady is "doing great". "The statement I put out on May 14 was correct", Grisham wrote in an e-mail on Friday. "Mrs. Trump had a successful embolization procedure". Larry Kudlow, dir...

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  • Trump rips Canada and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in tweets from Singapore
Trump rips Canada and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in tweets from Singapore

After departing from the Quebec summit for Singapore , Trump tweeted that Trudeau's remarks at a news conference, where he said Canada would not be pushed around, "were very dishonest and weak ". He also said the G7 countries had "again" failed to provide any evidence that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of a former double agent...

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  • Royal visit confirmed: Harry and Meghan coming to NZ
Royal visit confirmed: Harry and Meghan coming to NZ

Next to the Queen on the balcony were the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , Prince William and Kate Middleton who were there with their young children Prince George , four, and Princess Charlotte , three. The former Suits star attended last year's games in Toronto with Harry, and joined in again this year when she sheered on United Kin...

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  • Trump habit of ripping up documents a headache for record-keepers
Trump habit of ripping up documents a headache for record-keepers

Politico reports that Trump usually rips up papers when he's done with them, and tosses them in the trash or on the floor - a process some people described as his "filing system". "We're making more than $60,000 a year, we need to be doing far more important things than this". "We had to endure this under the Trump administration", Mr Young sa...

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  • White House takes up fight against 'back-stabbing' Trudeau
White House takes up fight against 'back-stabbing' Trudeau

While G-7 members have been sharing concerns over North Korea, disputes with the United States over trade have been escalating. Steve Hilton blasted foreign policy political elites for their criticism of the president's trade policies following the G7 Summit in Canada.

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  • Pope accepts resignations from bishops in sex abuse scandal
Pope accepts resignations from bishops in sex abuse scandal

Barros had previously been accused by Karadima's victims of having witnessed and ignored their abuse - but Francis has allowed him to stay in the top post for three years. "The band of delinquent bishops ... begins to disintegrate today". Church administrators were appointed to run all three dioceses. He denied the charge, but was one of the 34...

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  • Dramatic rescue of woman after days missing in Australia
Dramatic rescue of woman after days missing in Australia

Joohee Han, 25, was last seen at a supermarket in Tully, south of Cairns, last Thursday and the following day she told a friend she was going on a bushwalk at nearby Mount Tyson. Gaulke said she had "no significant injuries" and was in good spirits. She was not reported missing until Wednesday, when police, soldiers and emergency crews launched a...

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  • More evacuations ordered for the
More evacuations ordered for the "416 Fire" north of Durango

The same agency issued a June forecast for "above-normal significant large fire potential" this month in Southern California and the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, because of a deepening drought and ample fuel for wildfires.

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  • Need to kick-start EAEC, says Dr Mahathir
Need to kick-start EAEC, says Dr Mahathir

Pressed on the country in mind, Dr Mahathir said: "Maybe Thailand, South Korea or even Japan". "So we have to deal with China whether we like it or not", he said, adding that the best way was to try and negotiate as a group rather than individual countries.

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  • Taliban splinter group declares open-ended truce with Kabul
Taliban splinter group declares open-ended truce with Kabul

The attacks killed at least 20 pro-government forces, including local police personnel dead on the spot, and injuring six others, some in critical conditions, police spokesman in the restive Kunduz province Inamudin Rahmani has confirmed. invasion that the Taliban militants have declared a ceasefire in Afghanistan. "Our beloved nation is thirsty ...

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  • Mic cut as valedictorian mentions sex assault
Mic cut as valedictorian mentions sex assault

Seitz plans to attend Stanford University in the fall, according to the Press Democrat . She said that she was the granddaughter of immigrants from the Philippines , and the child of two parents who left high school early and didn't go to college.

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  • Pope urges oil majors to combat global warming, aid poor
Pope urges oil majors to combat global warming, aid poor

He said that modern society with its "massive movement of information, persons and things requires an vast supply of energy", and still, he pointed out, as many as one billion people lack electricity. "Since clothes make the man, we thought we'd have a flight suit like ours made for you", Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli told the pope at a meet...

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  • Why Italy has closed its ports to a migrant rescue ship
Why Italy has closed its ports to a migrant rescue ship

The Maltese government, however, was not moved. "The boat is now heading north towards a secure port", SOS Mediterranee tweeted on Sunday without specifying its destination, though virtually every such boat over the past five years has ended up in Italy .

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  • Brexit backer Arron Banks facing questions over Kremlin links
Brexit backer Arron Banks facing questions over Kremlin links

The emails, seen by the Sunday Times, alleged that Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines. Mr Banks, who last week announced he was pulling out of the Commons inquiry into "fake news", accusing the MPs of a "witch hunt", said he would...

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  • Trump, Lee to hold bilateral meetings, working lunch today
Trump, Lee to hold bilateral meetings, working lunch today

While the White House update detailed the size of the meeting, the expected length of the meeting hasn't been released. The official media had reported that the two leaders plan to meet, but offered few specifics, including where and when.

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  • Migrant rescue boat waits to dock after Italy threatens to close ports
Migrant rescue boat waits to dock after Italy threatens to close ports

The decision was backed by other mayors in Italy's south, including those in Naples, Messina and Reggio Calabria, who all said they were ready to disobey Salvini's order and allow Aquarius to dock and disembark in their seaports, the Guardian reported.

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