• Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea
Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

Yet so much has happened so quickly that arguments and viewpoints of just last week suddenly seem old. Last year, about 50,000 South Korean and 17,500 US troops participated in Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, billed as the world's largest command-and-control exercise and aimed at defending against a North Korean attack.

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  • Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch
Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch

Pundits have pointed out that the USA didn't get much of anything concrete out of their signed agreement, other than a reiteration of Kim's previous statement to work towards the de-nuclearlization of the Korean peninsula. "A lot of progress", Trump said after the meeting . Still, Trump's desire for dominance was on display. They want the U....

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  • We support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments
We support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments

President Trump said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had "learned" from his decision to criticize USA trade policy even as he downplayed tensions that erupted after a recent meeting with allies. He did not specify which of Trudeau's statements he considered false. Liberal MP and former dairy farmer Wayne Easter said there was a real s...

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  • Singapore summit a 'crucial and necessary step'
Singapore summit a 'crucial and necessary step'

Pictures soon started flooding social media and here are some hilarious outcomes in the form of memes. "This is just a new beginning", Trump said while shaking hands with Kim. Pompeo held firm to Trump's position that sanctions will remain in place until North Korea denuclearizes - and said they would even increase if diplomatic discussions did...

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  • Greece and Macedonia end 27-year feud over name
Greece and Macedonia end 27-year feud over name

The United Nations envoy who has tried to mediate the name dispute between Greece and Macedonia for almost as long as the dispute has existed is congratulating the countries' prime ministers for resolving their differences. Greece and Macedonia have reached a historic accord to resolve a decades-old dispute over the name of the tiny Balkan na...

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  • South Korea seeks clarity from USA after Trump-Kim summit
South Korea seeks clarity from USA after Trump-Kim summit

The report quoted Kim Jong-un as saying that ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons is dependent on Washington and Pyongyang ceasing moves that antagonise each other. Trump on Tuesday seemed fine with this , saying he thought Kim was being honest. Trump several times said there were things he and Kim talked about, and agreed on, that...

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  • Raccoon makes habit out of scaling skyscrapers
Raccoon makes habit out of scaling skyscrapers

Instead, it hopped over to the UBS Plaza next door, and began climbing. Minnesota got its very own friendly neighborhood Spider-Raccoon Tuesday - and Twitter can't look away. Meanwhile, someone who also is decidedly not the raccoon started a rival Twitter account . "We feel that any other measures could frighten him and he could fall", Brickl...

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  • United Kingdom justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes
United Kingdom justice minister resigns over Brexit ahead of key votes

MPs said they were offered, in a last-minute concession, real "input" if no deal with the European Union was done by December. The government has accepted one of the Lords amendments, allowing the United Kingdom to continue to co-operate with European Union agencies, which it says is already its policy.

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  • Singapore agreement will end Cold War, S. Korea president says
Singapore agreement will end Cold War, S. Korea president says

Pyongyang also reaffirmed its commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, while the USA pledged to provide security guarantees. "We'll have a great discussion", Trump said at the beginning of the meeting . "I want to get our soldiers out". It's always hard to handle that situation but, like I said, love is love'. We'll move on to...

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  • Previous GOP House Rep Loses Primary After Attack By Trump
Previous GOP House Rep Loses Primary After Attack By Trump

Under the system, now used in a few local jurisdictions, the election is over if one candidate wins a majority. SC is an open primary state, meaning voters do not need to register with a political party to vote in that party's primary election.

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  • Murder probe as hunt under way for killers of Polish man
Murder probe as hunt under way for killers of Polish man

The man, in his 30s, sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead following the incident at about 3am on Sunday morning in Ballincollig , Co Cork. Police believe the armed gang abandoned their auto, setting fire to it following the attack on Wilk and his partner. A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place later on Sunday...

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  • Trump trade adviser: Harsh comments against Trudeau were a ‘mistake’
Trump trade adviser: Harsh comments against Trudeau were a ‘mistake’

As for Trump's own response, he predicted that Trudeau's remarks are going to cost Canada " a lot of money ". Fox News' Shepard Smith mocked President Donald Trump's feud with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Tudeau and the war of the words that followed and said the "U.S.

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  • Iraq's Interior Minister Says Fire At Ballot Storage Site 'Deliberate'
Iraq's Interior Minister Says Fire At Ballot Storage Site 'Deliberate'

An interior ministry spokesman told Reuters news agency the blaze had been confined to one of four warehouses. Mohamed al-Rabeei, a member of Baghdad province council, said, "The storage spaces housing all the ballot boxes from Russafa belonging to the election commission are now on fire".

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  • Brexiteer 'met Russian officials before referendum vote'
Brexiteer 'met Russian officials before referendum vote'

The millionaire Brexit backer who co-founded Leave.EU will be grilled by MPs over his contacts with Russian officials, following the news that he repeatedly met the Russian ambassador. "It's a convenient witch-hunt, both over Brexit and Trump", he added, referring to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election.

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  • Paris police in ‘hostage taking’ standoff with armed man
Paris police in ‘hostage taking’ standoff with armed man

The police said they could not confirm whether the man was armed. French special forces are in contact with and negotiating with the man, who claimed to have a handgun and a bomb and demanded to be put in contact with the Iranian embassy in Paris .

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  • Primaries on tap for Tuesday
Primaries on tap for Tuesday

This office is now held by Scott Taylor of Virginia Beach. Fifty-one of the 99 competitive races are in those eight states-California (10), Pennsylvania (9), Florida (7), OH (5), Minnesota (5), New Jersey (5), NY (5), and MI (5). Democrats have targeted Comstock as a vulnerable seat in the House of Representatives . If you do head to the poll...

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  • Thousands of women in Ireland smash record for world's largest skinny dip
Thousands of women in Ireland smash record for world's largest skinny dip

All money raised goes towards Aoibheann's Pink Tie , the national children's cancer charity which supports the families of children diagnosed with cancer. It was great craic", Deirdre Betson from Dunboyne said after leaving the water. This year's event successfully surpassed the preceding Guinness world record for the largest mass skinny dip, wh...

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  • Taliban launch attacks as Afghan government ceasefire starts
Taliban launch attacks as Afghan government ceasefire starts

That was confirmed by provincial police chief Nabi Jan Mullah Khail. A week ago, a motorcycle suicide bomber killed 14 people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital after they had issued an edict against suicide bombings, officials said , in the latest in a series of attacks to hit Kabul .

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  • Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?
Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?

The agreement said the two countries would co-operate towards "new relations" while the United States would provide "security guarantees" to North Korea . Neither the USA nor the South Korean government would confirm that the Trump administration warned President Moon Jae-in ahead of time about the decision to suspend exercises.

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  • Trump, Kim Commit to 'Immediate Repatriation' of Korean War Missing
Trump, Kim Commit to 'Immediate Repatriation' of Korean War Missing

A joint declaration after the first meeting between a USA president and a North Korean leader called the summit "an epochal event of great significance in overcoming decades of tensions and hostilities between the two countries and for the opening up of a new future".

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