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by | June 16, 2018 | 01:30

Critics have assailed Trump for talking warmly of Kim after their meeting. GOP voters were more likely to say Trump had a closer bond with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu (12 percent) or the U.K.'s Theresa May (11 percent). "I'm going to be actually calling North Korea", Trump told Fox News in an interview when asked what he planned to do on Father's Day, without saying who he would be speaking to.

by | June 15, 2018 | 23:04

Speculation about Cohen's future increases with today's deadline for his legal team to complete their privilege review, determining what documents can and cannot be seen by prosecutors. The government said it also obtained 731 pages of messages, including call logs, from encrypted message applications such as WhatsApp and Signal and about 315 megabytes of data from a Blackberry.

by | June 15, 2018 | 21:34

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday apologized for making inappropriate comments attacking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "Scores of shoppers and travellers are mounting strikes against America's pocketbook by boycotting USA goods and trips to the States". By lowering our dairy tariffs and accepting Trump's doctrine of reciprocal trade, our dairy industry - which has been stagnant for decades - would have access to the vast American market and return to being ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 20:57

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday by signing a document in which Trump pledged "security guarantees" to the North, and Kim reiterated his commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula ".

by | June 15, 2018 | 20:00

The young Dreamers, who have been living in the United States illegally since childhood, could apply for legal status for six years. In a further confusing note, Trump added, "I need a bill that gives this country tremendous border security".

by | June 15, 2018 | 19:45

Donald Trump's former campaign manager will be held in jail before his trial after a judge revoked his bail. Manafort had been accused by special counsel Robert Mueller of reaching out to two former business partners who allegedly helped coordinate his lobbying effort for Ukraine in the United States.

by | June 15, 2018 | 19:34

After signing essentially an agreement-in-principle for North Korea to denuclearize in return for the USA cancelling joint exercises with the South Korean military, President Trump said it was because of Otto Warmbier. He said the U.S. is "prepared to start a new history" with North Korea. The White House has indicated the possibility of multiple meetings between Trump and Kim, while diplomats and defence officials painfully hatch out the devil in the details of a final agreement.

by | June 15, 2018 | 19:27

He said the militant was killed in a USA drone strike Thursday night in the Marawara district of the eastern province of Kunar, close to the Pakistan border. On Friday, the Afghan Taliban began its first ceasefire in 17 years to coincide with Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. "U.S. Forces-Afghanistan and NATO-led Resolute Support forces continue to adhere to".

by | June 15, 2018 | 19:05

The migrants were stranded on the NGO vessel Aquarius until Spain said the ship could land at its port of Valencia. The ship is now sailing to Valencia in Spain. Navy vessel Trenton, which was in the Mediterranean for what the U.S. 6th Fleet said was a routine operation. Francis made his comments in a message to participants at a conference on worldwide migration being held in the Vatican.

by | June 15, 2018 | 16:15

Eid al-Fitr, translated from Arabic, means "the feast of the breaking of the fast". According to the Gazi Council, 5-10 manats should be given by each person. "This year, some 11.5 million people will leave the capital Dhaka to go back to their villages to celebrate Eid", said Mr Moza-mmel Hoque Chowdhury, general secretary of the Passengers Welfare Association.

by | June 15, 2018 | 12:46

Thailand also has "ardent hope that all parties concerned will exert their utmost efforts in attaining these significant goals for the benefits of the region and the world", it added . It appears to be composed nearly entirely of generic stock footage and old news clips, including images of Trump and Kim smiling. It's footage taken just before the North Korean dictator sat down with the USA president, but it may as well have been shot on the set of The Office .

by | June 15, 2018 | 12:21

He died in the line of duty doing what he did best & loved doing - journalism. His killing is an attack on the freedom of press and the civil society's attempts at resolving Kashmir through talks and mediation. India has about 500,000 soldiers in the part of Kashmir it controls, where armed groups are fighting for independence or a merger with Pakistan .

by | June 15, 2018 | 12:04

On Tuesday night MPs passed a little-noticed amendment to the EU Withdrawal bill , which many MPs now believe could effectively force Britain to stay in the single market after Brexit. But while ministers must be accountable to lawmakers, she told MPs that "the government's hand in negotiations can not be tied by Parliament". Instead, the majority of the pro-EU Tories backed the Government in voting down a Lords amendment to give them the power to tell ministers to go back to ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 11:24

A possible tornado tore through parts of Pennsylvania late Wednesday night, overturning cars, damaging businesses and knocking down trees and power lines. Don Brominski, spokesman for UGI Utilities, said the storm damaged some of the utility's gas meters but that the leaks had been stopped. Gov. Tom Wolf toured the damage with reporters and first-responders Thursday afternoon and briefly spoke about how fast storms like the one Wednesday night move.

by | June 15, 2018 | 11:21

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. "Had the storm happened during rush hour or an hour earlier, the damage and injuries could have been a lot worse", Red Cross Executive Director Bill Goldsworthy said.

by | June 15, 2018 | 10:23

The report comes 18 months after Horowitz announced that his office would look into alleged misconduct surrounding Comey's handling of the investigation into the former Democratic presidential nominee's emails, including allegations that DOJ and FBI policies or procedures were not followed relating to the July 5, 2016 announcement that the bureau wasn't recommending any charges against Clinton.

by | June 15, 2018 | 10:18

The report found that Comey "deviated" from both FBI and DOJ procedures during the email investigation, although it did not find proof that he did so because he was politically motivated. In response, officials on the probe claimed that "the culture of mishandling classified information at the State Department" was so pervasive that it "made the quantity of potential sources of evidence particularly vast" - a rationale that the IG implied was unconvincing, because investigators could ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 06:27

Authorities say a fast-moving brush fire has destroyed eight homes in the southern Utah tourist town of Moab and that more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming remain under evacuation orders because of other wildfires. The San Juan and Santa Fe forests alone represent more than 5,000 square miles. After doubling in size from Saturday to Sunday, the wildfire, 13 miles north of the small city of Durango, covered 20,131 acres and was just 15 percent contained, the service said.

by | June 15, 2018 | 03:38

Putin enjoyed the game from his private box alongside Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman who were friendly in the early part of the game, not so much at the latter end of it. A candid Pizzi dismissed the notion his players had been affected by it being the first game of the tournament, but conceded it had not been a positive experience.

by | June 14, 2018 | 22:28

However, her concession to "seek to negotiate" a " customs arrangement " with the European Union was enough to placate Conservative MPs who were threatening to rebel. "Partnership, love dance - don't care what you call it". Laura Smith, MP for Crewe and Nantwich, was among 15 Labour MPs who voted with Theresa May to reject the EEA amendment.

by | June 14, 2018 | 22:18

English musician Robbie Williams performs during the Russia World Cup opening ceremony before the tournament's first match between Russia and Saudi Arabia on June 14 , 2018 at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium . Ahead of Thursday's opening ceremony, many onlookers had criticised Robbie for accepting the gig. This time , the ceremony will focus on musical acts and will take place much closer to kick-off, just half an hour before the start of the match, which is scheduled for 18:00 ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:36

Although an event entirely comprising of US allies, Trump had angered the majority of the leaders before he had even arrived, imposing trade tariffs on European and Canadian exports. But it's Merkel's that's undoubtedly the most striking. The group managed a common statement in which they agreed to disagree on some issues, only to have Trump disavow the document in a tweet after leaving the meeting.

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:28

The full report is expected to be released publicly Thursday afternoon. The IG's criticism of Comey's actions was first reported by Bloomberg . The inspector general's detailed report is set to be released later in the day. Strzok told investigators that at the time he was prioritizing the investigation into then-candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAvenatti: "I think that Michael Cohen is in a very, very bad spot" MSNBC reporter: Detained immigrant children "effectively incarcerated" in ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:53

The man was described as " determined and violent " and claimed to have a handgun and a bomb according to police, The Guardian reported. "Two hostages. "His demands were really vague and incoherent", said an interior ministry official. Police swept vehicles in the area with a device but found nothing, he said.

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:49

Lava has swamped the island's largest lake as well as the areas of Vacationland and Kapoho Bay . An eruption at Kilauea summit jolted the area Wednesday with the force of a 5.4 magnitude quake and hurled an ash plume that reached 10,000 feet above sea level.