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Global Media Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani
Author: 0 Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani

Singapore's foreign minister will make a two-day trip to Pyongyang starting on Thursday, as preparations for the summit Trump-Kim summit in the city-state accelerate. In an interview later with Associated Press, Giuliani rejected suggestions that such comments might sour the atmosphere ahead of next week's summit, saying that the North Korean leader must understand that the United States is in a position of strength.

Global Media China warns US against provocations following B-52 flyby
Author: 0 China warns US against provocations following B-52 flyby

BEIJING (Reuters) - No military ship or aircraft can scare China away from its resolve to protect its territory, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after two U.S. Satellite images taken May 12 showed China also appeared to have deployed truck-mounted surface-to-air missiles or anti-ship cruise missiles at Woody, while anti-ship cruise missiles and anti-air missiles were also placed on its largest bases in the Spratlys.

Global Media MoD launches initiative to curb use of plastic bottles
Author: 0 MoD launches initiative to curb use of plastic bottles

The simplest plastic normally used in grocery store bags takes at least 100 years to break down while the complex ones take up to 600 years or beyond to decompose. Patrick Dowling of Kommetjie, a member of the group, said the vast amount of plastic pollution in places such as the Little Lotus River and Zandvlei had disturbed many locals, and had led to the group being established.

Global Media Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit

Most notably, the South Korean government paid US$2.6 million for the North Korean delegation's transportation, meals, and hotel bills at the Pyeongchang Olympics earlier this year. The much-anticipated summit is scheduled for 9 a.m. local time on June 12, and the announcement of the venue comes after US and North Korean logistics teams scoured the Southeast Asian city-state last week for an optimal location.

Global Media 2 jawans killed as Pak. forces resume firing in Jammu
Author: 0 2 jawans killed as Pak. forces resume firing in Jammu

On Sunday, shooters deployed by the Pakistani rangers in their forward posts had targeted BSF jawans from a very close range before puncturing their head and chest along the worldwide border in Akhnoor sector of Jammu frontier. It is not the first time that Pakistan has gone back on its word. The official BSG statement published following the meeting stated: "Today's meeting is likely to bring firing-free environment, particularly for border area villagers on both sides".

Global Media Trump Unblocks Some Critics on Twitter, But Will Fight Ruling
Author: 0 Trump Unblocks Some Critics on Twitter, But Will Fight Ruling

Besides Trump, the case also names Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, press secretary Sarah Sanders and Trump's social media director, Daniel Scavino. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald pointing out: "the President presents the @ realDonaldTrump account as being a presidential account as opposed to a personal account" and used that account "to take actions that can be taken only by the President as President".

Global Media U.S. judge slammed for Brock Turner rape sentence removed by voters
Author: 0 U.S. judge slammed for Brock Turner rape sentence removed by voters

Predating the #MeToo movement of women speaking out publicly against sexual harassment and abuse, the outcome of the Turner case became a symbol of how the USA justice system fails to take sex crimes seriously enough. "When you step into a courtroom before a judge, you will expect, you will request, you will demand a judge who will follow the rule of law, who will tune out public opinion because they must", said Judge Persky.

Global Media Trump wrongly accused Canada of torching White House in War of 1812
Author: 0 Trump wrongly accused Canada of torching White House in War of 1812

According to CNN's sources familiar with the conversation, Trudeau pressed Trump on his national security justification for the tariffs , to which Trump replied: "Didn't you guys burn down the White House?" While the Trump remarks Friday appeared to be off-the-cuff, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday on "Fox & Friends" that the president is "very seriously contemplating" separate trade negotiations.

Global Media Blaze rips through newly renovated Mandarin Oriental in London
Author: 0 Blaze rips through newly renovated Mandarin Oriental in London

A huge fire has broken out at a luxury hotel in central London a week after the completion of "the most extensive restoration in its 115-year history". The hotel overlooks Hyde Park and is located less than a mile away from the Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores, and Buckingham Palace. Mandarin Oriental said that "as the situation is still unfolding, we have no further details to share at this time, but will provide an update soon".

Global Media Ukrainian Journalists Say They're on Russian Hit-List
Author: 0 Ukrainian Journalists Say They're on Russian Hit-List

New York, June 4, 2018-Russian authorities should immediately release Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Kyiv, human rights activists, and Western governments say Russian Federation has jailed several Ukrainians on trumped-up, politically motivated charges since Moscow seized the Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and threw its support behind armed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Global Media Identification of Those who Died in Guatemala Volcano's Aftermath Difficult
Author: 0 Identification of Those who Died in Guatemala Volcano's Aftermath Difficult

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire is continuing to burst out rocks and ash, almost two days after a major eruption that killed at least 69 people. It is Guatemala's deadliest volcanic eruption for more than a century. "They say they are going to leave them buried there, and we are not going to know if it's really them", the 39-year-old farmer said. Rescue teams in Guatemala are searching through debris and ash, looking for any survivors of a fiery volcano as the death toll continues to ...

Global Media 25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala
Author: 0 25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala

It is located near the colonial city of Antigua. Guatemala City's worldwide airport had been closed because of the risks posed to planes but was reopened mid-morning Monday after workers cleared away ash. When the lava was already here they passed by in their pickup trucks telling us to leave, but the cars did not stop to pick up the people, ' said Rafael Letran, a resident of El Rodeo .

Global Media Fact check: Trump blames Dems for border separations
Author: 0 Fact check: Trump blames Dems for border separations

The United States has been separating families of Central American immigrants who are seeking asylum in the States at the southern border. Donald Trump tweeted: "Separating families at the Border is the fault of bad legislation passed by the Democrats".

Author: 0 Bill Nelson, Rick Scott spar over shortened Senate recess

McConnell said that to make progress on spending bills and nominations, "it's necessary for us to be here in August and to do our work". "We need Border Security!" The Senate has mostly been focused on confirming executive branch nominees and judges.

Global Media Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again
Author: 0 Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again

At least 72 deaths have been reported since the volcano first erupted on Sunday, with many others missing. The explosions billowed ash more than 5,000m (16,000ft) above sea level, with Guatemala's seismology and volcanology institute warning that there is a moderate flow of risky material down the volcano - with the possibility of a strong flow in some areas.

Global Media Ute Park Fire Grows To More Than 27,000 Acres In New Mexico
Author: 0 Ute Park Fire Grows To More Than 27,000 Acres In New Mexico

On Saturday, the US Forest Service said more than 500 personnel were fighting the blaze. In addition to the 800+ homes or 1,500 people vacated, another 760 homes were told to be ready to leave on a moment's notice. Firefighters have worked continuously through the night as ground and air support work to establish containment lines. While numerous Cimarron evacuees stayed with family and friends, others chose to stay in motels with a few arriving at the Raton Convention Center .

Global Media Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House
Author: 0 Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House

John McCain's health - leading critics, including some Republicans, to demand her firing - is no longer working in the West Wing, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday. But instead of a mass exodus, people are expected to leave one by one or in small groups as the White House tries to avoid a spate of negative headlines, or the impression that it's firing people for allegedly leaking information without any tangible evidence.

Global Media Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii
Author: 0 Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii

The area contains a mix of vacation rental properties and year-round residences, The Associated Press reported . Authorities say the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed at least 117 homes. USGS says lava flowing from fissure 8 has covered all but the northern tip of Kapoho Beach lots and coastline of Vacationland. But it's unclear how long it would take to re-open access to the area, he said.

Author: 0 Melania Trump won't travel to G7, N.Korea summits

She checked into Walter Reed Medical Center for treatment of what the White House called a benign kidney condition May 14 and didn't leave until May 19. The president then plans to travel to Singapore for a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. She also made a solo trip to Canada in September of previous year to to lead the US delegation to the Invictus Games, where she met with Prince Harry.

Global Media California, New Jersey primaries crucial to November U.S
Author: 0 California, New Jersey primaries crucial to November U.S

The key battlegrounds are seven districts, mostly in Southern California , where Hillary Clinton defeated then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, making the districts targets this year. He as a resume in politics including working for former Iowa U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Chair of Iowa Democratic Party, Chair of Iowa Utilities Board, Chief of Staff for Tom Vilsack.

Global Media 'I have the absolute right to pardon myself'
Author: 0 'I have the absolute right to pardon myself'

But he continued to cast doubt on the special counsel's eventual findings, suggesting that Mr. Trump has already offered explanations for the matters being investigated and that the special counsel was biased against the president . Some legal scholars argue that the absence of a clear prohibition indicates that the power is so broad that a president could indeed try to take such action.

Global Media Trump disinvites Eagles from White House Super Bowl celebration
Author: 0 Trump disinvites Eagles from White House Super Bowl celebration

Last year, the White House canceled a visit by the National Basketball Association champions, the Golden State Warriors. but that was after it's star players said they wouldn't be going. Congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles for not allowing our wannabe dictator President to force them to show "patriotism" the way he wants to see it.

Global Media High School Seniors Killed In Parkland Shooting Given Posthumous Diplomas
Author: 0 High School Seniors Killed In Parkland Shooting Given Posthumous Diplomas

Still, reliving what happened during what the Post calls those "seven chaotic minutes", Peterson insists he reacted to what he knew in the moment and did what he could to mitigate it all. "Do not call them your kids", he declared. "The evidence is sitting right there". "It's easy, you know, to sit there for people to go, 'Oh, he should have known that that person was up there.' It wasn't that easy".

Global Media Guatemala's Volcanic Eruption Was Its Deadliest in Over a Century
Author: 0 Guatemala's Volcanic Eruption Was Its Deadliest in Over a Century

Fine, gritty volcanic ash can damage jet engines. Volcan de Fuego , which translates to "volano of fire" exploded just before noon on Sunday, 27 miles from Guatemala City. The lava flows reached temperatures of about 1,300 degrees, according to Eddy Sanchez, director of the country's seismology and volcanology institute.

Global Media UK Learns Iran Planned to Enrich Uranium for Military Use
Author: 0 UK Learns Iran Planned to Enrich Uranium for Military Use

Tehran has said it will stay in the JCPOA if the Europeans give guarantees that a deal without the USA would still protect the Iranian interests. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said yesterday that he had ordered preparations to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the United States withdrawal from it last month.

Global Media Italy will no longer be 'Europe's refugee camp,' vows new government
Author: 0 Italy will no longer be 'Europe's refugee camp,' vows new government

Yesterday Mr Salvini travelled to Sicily, one of the country's most prominent refugee landing points, to further push the anti-immigration rhetoric that propelled him to power. Salvini has long wanted his new post, from where he will aim to stop "the business" of migration, cracking down on people smuggling networks and speed up expulsions of illegal immigrants.

Global Media North Korea replaces military leadership before Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 North Korea replaces military leadership before Trump-Kim summit

Assad was, of course, referring to the upcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim , the logistics of which are now being ironed out for a June 12 summit in Singapore . Sanders said. But in recent comments he has played down expectations the issue will be settled in one meeting. Trump has credited his "maximum pressure" policy with bringing North Korea to the negotiating table.

Global Media Mueller Accuses Manafort Of Witness Tampering
Author: 0 Mueller Accuses Manafort Of Witness Tampering

Mueller's team is asking the Washington, D.C., federal court to revoke Manafort's current $ 10 million bail and is asking that the court "promptly schedule the hearing called for by the statute to determine Manafort's release status". During one call the witness told the government that Manafort identified himself and said he wanted to give "a heads-up about Hapsburg". Mueller adds Person A messaged Person D2 again in April to ask for help connecting Manafort with Person D1.

Global Media Canada as a national security threat to the United States
Author: 0 Canada as a national security threat to the United States

Galimberti noted that there are tariffs on Canadian exports of steel and aluminum to the USA but nothing yet on American exports entering Canada, even as producers in this country begin to feel the bite of Washington's trade measures. The White House said the meeting focused on reducing the US trade deficit by having China buy more agricultural and energy products. In a rare rebuke of a member nation, G-7 finance chiefs said the U.S.

Global Media Putting the $17 Million Price Tag of the Mueller Investigation in Context
Author: 0 Putting the $17 Million Price Tag of the Mueller Investigation in Context

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSize of North Korea's letter to Trump sparks jokes US searching for way to pay for Kim Jong Un's hotel stay during summit: report White House planning for potential Trump-Putin summit: report MORE has spent more in taxpayer dollars on his frequent trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida than Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's office has spent on the Russia investigation so far, ...

Author: 0 Breast cancer patients could be spared chemo

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours. Otis Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society, called the trial a good example of " precision medicine " and said it would save many women from unneeded chemotherapy.

Global Media Guatemala Volcanic Eruption Sends Lava Into Homes, Kills 25
Author: 0 Guatemala Volcanic Eruption Sends Lava Into Homes, Kills 25

Sunday's eruption caught residents of remote mountain hamlets off guard, with little or no time to flee to safety. Cabanas said four people were killed in the village of El Rodeo when lava set their house on fire, and he told the Associated Press that two children burned to death on a bridge while watching the eruption .

Global Media Saudi authorities issue first driver's license to woman
Author: 0 Saudi authorities issue first driver's license to woman

It said the women took a brief driving test before receiving their new licenses. However, the government's steps to lift the driving ban for women comes a week after Saudi Arabia arrested several women who campaigned for the right to drive as well as campaigned against the country's male guardianship system.

Global Media Students graduate from Texas school where shooting killed 10
Author: 0 Students graduate from Texas school where shooting killed 10

Greg Abbott's three days of roundtable discussions in response to last month's Santa Fe school shooting resulted in a 44-page plan that's heavy on school security and mental health treatment but light on gun control. Investigators said he used a shotgun and pistol that belonged to his father. Additionally, the report makes suggestions for "hardening" schools, meaning making the physical building more hard for intruders to enter as well as installing new security measures like active ...

Global Media Melania Trump to Attend Gold Star Event
Author: 0 Melania Trump to Attend Gold Star Event

A Rolling Stone writer speculated on Twitter that First Lady Melania Trump could be the victim of spousal abuse by President Donald Trump, hence her recent public absence. "Great to have our incredible First Lady back home in the White House". Melania Trump criticized the media last week for speculating on her whereabouts.

Author: 0 Mueller Accuses Paul Manafort of Attempted Witness Tampering

While never naming the people who were allegedly contacted by Manafort, prosecutors say Manafort "repeatedly contacted" two people who worked for him and previously assisted in his lobbying and public relations efforts for Ukrainian politicians.

Global Media Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez brings vote to oust premier Mariano Rajoy
Author: 0 Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez brings vote to oust premier Mariano Rajoy

To prevent a power vacuum after a no-confidence motion, Spanish law makes the motion's author - in this case, Sanchez - the country's new leader as soon as the king swears him in. Under a Spanish law that prevents a power vacuum, Mr Sanchez would immediately become the new leader of the 19-country eurozone's fourth biggest economy and a prominent European Union leader at a time when the bloc faces numerous challenges.

Global Media Mattis: No sanctions relief for N. Korea until 'verifiable & irreversible' denuclearization
Author: 0 Mattis: No sanctions relief for N. Korea until 'verifiable & irreversible' denuclearization

There was no reference to maximum pressure on North Korea in the statement after Trump said Friday that he no longer wants to use the term because the United States and North Korea are "getting along". Last week, the Pentagon renamed the Pacific Command to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), a move seen as reflecting Washington's campaign to counter Beijing's military muscle-flexing.

Global Media Jordan PM Hani Mulki quits after austerity protests
Author: 0 Jordan PM Hani Mulki quits after austerity protests

King Abdullah has reportedly asked Omar al-Razzaz, a former World Bank economist , to form a new government. In his letter accepting the resignation, the monarch praised Mulki for his "bravery in taking hard decisions that do not gain popularity", and asked him to stay on in a caretaker role until the new government is formed.

Global Media Iran slams terrorist attack in Kabul
Author: 0 Iran slams terrorist attack in Kabul

A motorcycle suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul , killing at least eight people and injuring nine, the police said . It was the first time the council has issued such an appeal. "It is illegal according to Islamic laws and it does nothing but shed the blood of Muslims".

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