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Kim Jong-un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore ahead of summit

Kim Jong-un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore ahead of summit Trump, who prides himself on his deal-making prowess, said he will know "within the first minute" of meeting Kim whether the North Korean leader is serious about the nuclear negotiations. "Nobody started talking about a meeting between Kim Jong Un and President Trump until we suggested it at the Olympics", Alan added , referring to their appearance at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle breaks royal protocol at Trooping the Colour

Meghan Markle breaks royal protocol at Trooping the Colour Meanwhile, the wife of Prince William , Kate Middleton has always worn sleeves that went past her elbows ever since she first attended a Trooping back in 2011. The Duchess of Sussex , as Markle is now known, wore a Carolina Herrera dress and a hat by Philip Treacy . Princess Charlotte , meanwhile, took a mini tumble that resulted in some tears: Right as she was peeking out over the ba... [Full Article...]

G7 agrees to fight protectionism as Trump threatens allies on trade

G7 agrees to fight protectionism as Trump threatens allies on trade Friday morning he was spitting again: "Canada charges the USA a 270% tariff on Dairy Products!" "We're like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing", he said at a press conference as his G7 counterparts continued their two-day meeting in La Malbaie , Quebec, and officials hammered out a joint communique. [Full Article...]

Obama Admin Gave IRAN Full Access to US Financial System

Obama Admin Gave IRAN Full Access to US Financial System Rob Portman, R-Ohio, have revealed in a new report that the Obama administration secretly tried to help Iran use US banks to convert $5.7 billion in Iranian assets, after promising Congress that Iran would not get access to the USA financial system - and then lied to Congress about what it had done. [Full Article...]

Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor

Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island - mayor The eruption is one of the most destructive in US history, though amazingly no one has been killed and only one injury has been reported. Hawaii Governor David Ige has signed a memorandum of understanding furnishing millions of dollars in state disaster relief to the island. [Full Article...]

Trump heading to G7 summit after report says he wanted to bail

Trump heading to G7 summit after report says he wanted to bail Freeland said the Russian Federation issue did not come up in any formal way around the G7 tables Friday, although she noted Canada discussed it with allies during bilateral meetings. Frictions over trade tariffs recently imposed by the Trump administration are overshadowing the summit. Trump said in March that the two leaders would meet soon, but since then already poor ties between Washingto... [Full Article...]

100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental

100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental Images from the scene showed vast plumes of black smoke billowing from the building into the London skyline. "The cause of the fire is not known at this stage". Penelope Evans, 50, from Battersea, south London , was shopping in Harrods when she noticed the thick smoke. In a press release announcing the completion of the project last week, the Mandarin said the rooms were were "now more luxu... [Full Article...]

China hacked sensitive US Navy undersea warfare plans

China hacked sensitive US Navy undersea warfare plans The contractor that was subjected to the attack was not identified in the report, but it was revealed that its work was commissioned by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, the Navy's research, development, test and evaluation center for submarines, as well as offensive and defensive undersea warfare. [Full Article...]

India seeks Facebook's response over reports of data sharing without consent

India seeks Facebook's response over reports of data sharing without consent That's what Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie said in front of a Canadian parliamentary committee, in response to a question from our community about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal. Nix admitted to that he had made the exaggerated claims in order to attract what he thought was a potential client. Nix said he should have said "yes" but that his "focus was on whet... [Full Article...]

Doug Ford is still vowing to scrap sex-ed curriculum

Doug Ford is still vowing to scrap sex-ed curriculum Ontario's lieutenant-governor met with Ford on Friday afternoon, inviting him to form government. "This is incredible. My friends, this victory belongs to you". The NDP, led by Andrea Horwath, secured 40 seats while the Liberals fell to an all-time low of seven seats. "We owe so much to Rob's legacy". Canadian prime minister and Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau released a statement followin... [Full Article...]

Muhammad Ali Estate Turns Down Pardon Offer From Trump

Muhammad Ali Estate Turns Down Pardon Offer From Trump Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali in a unanimous decision in 1971", attorney Ron Tweel said. Mr Ali, who died in 2016 , was convicted for draft dodging in 1967 after refusing to fight in the Vietnam War. To be pardoned, you need to have been convicted of a crime. Trump insisted Friday that he was also interested in clemency for regular people and those without h... [Full Article...]

Voter Turnout in Sacramento, San Joaquin Counties Mostly by Mail

Voter Turnout in Sacramento, San Joaquin Counties Mostly by Mail Senate and U.S. House, state Senate and Assembly races and state ballot measures. As of Thursday afternoon, the county election office had received more than 86,000 ballots out of 166,592 registered voters, a almost 52 percent voter turnout, and the office will likely receive more mail-in ballots on Friday to add to the count (if they were postmarked by Election Day). [Full Article...]

Trump says doctors ordered Melania not to travel with him

Trump says doctors ordered Melania not to travel with him She had a big operation". But Melania Trump's following 26-day absence from the public eye led to speculation including some wild unfounded theories that she had left the White House and her husband. On Wednesday, Mrs. Trump made his first public appearance in 27 days when she joined her husband for a hurricane briefing at Federal Emergency Management Headquarters on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Miraculous rescue of baby buried under volcanic ash

Miraculous rescue of baby buried under volcanic ash Alfonso Castillo, a 33-year-old farm worker, said nothing seemed abnormal on Sunday - but then the situation became significantly more risky. On Tuesday, frightened people living near the volcano fled with their children and few possessions when authorities warned of fresh flows of super-heated debris, taking no chances after they were given little time to evacuate before Sunday's eruption. [Full Article...]

USA military service member killed in Somalia attack

USA military service member killed in Somalia attack The US military says its forces operate on an "advise and assist" mission with the Somali National Army. "One of the wounded US service members received sufficient medical care in the field", the statement says. A US Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) came under attack today in the Bar-Sanguni area near Kismayo in Somalia. The official added that there were no plans for Somali f... [Full Article...]

Trooper stops retired cop who delivered him 27 years ago

Trooper stops retired cop who delivered him 27 years ago Trooper Michael Patterson replied that he was from the same town. They called for help and called their doctor. The two took a photo together at the scene of the traffic stop. Interest piqued, Bailly asked the trooper where he grew up. New Jersey State Trooper Michael Patterson pulled over retired Piscataway police officer Matthew Bailly, who delivered Patterson as a baby 27 years ago. [Full Article...]

Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti

Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti In a statement on May 24, Corker said that President Trump "abusing the authorities granted to him in Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962" was part of "a unsafe course and should be abandoned immediately". Democrats immediately cried foul over the move, arguing it was a clear political play by McConnell. One of the Senator's not sponsoring the bill is Senator John DeFrancis... [Full Article...]

Woman missing after alligator 'dragged' her into Florida pond

Woman missing after alligator 'dragged' her into Florida pond Animal catchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have also gone to the scene to look for the alligator. OTHER ABC11 STORIES: Duke doctors perform "surgery" to give doll the same scar as Durham girlHidden History: Exploring North Carolina's Land of Oz theme parkJim Borrelli, a friend of the woman, said she and her husband have walked their dogs in the park previously. [Full Article...]

Kaepernick's Lawyers Look to Subpoena Trump, Pence in NFL Fight

Kaepernick's Lawyers Look to Subpoena Trump, Pence in NFL Fight This after recent disclosures that multiple owners had direct talks with Trump about players kneeling during the national anthem . But Republican voters, by a wide margin of 70 percent to 23 percent, said that players who kneel to protest police violence and social injustice are not patriots. [Full Article...]

Taiwanese universities among top 250 young universities in 2018 | Most Viewed

Taiwanese universities among top 250 young universities in 2018 | Most Viewed In the capital, Tsinghua improved from 25th to 17th place in just one year, and Peking University also maintained its position as second-best Chinese HEI, jumping eight places to 30th. Russian Federation also showed evidence of consistent improvement and greater competitivity, with 70% of its 27 ranked universities improving their positions and only one falling. [Full Article...]


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