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The G7 meeting collapsed in farce as Trump left early to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a summit in Singapore , refusing to sign a communique produced by the group. The U.S. president arrived several minutes after the start of the breakfast meeting between G7 leaders and the gender equality advisory council that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created for this year's summit in the Charlevoix region of Quebec .
  • Giuliani: Mueller's Russian Federation probe team trying to frame Trump

    Giuliani: Mueller's Russian Federation probe team trying to frame Trump

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    A day earlier, Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani had told Sunday talk shows that the president does has the power to pardon himself, but that would be politically very tough. Most experts say his claims of the right to self-pardon, and accusation that the Mueller investigation is unconstitutional, lack strong legal foundation.
  • U.S. defense chief Jim Mattis rebukes Chinese 'intimidation' in South China Sea

    U.S. defense chief Jim Mattis rebukes Chinese 'intimidation' in South China Sea

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    The U.S. Department of Defense is also committed to working with Taiwan so the self-ruled island can maintain sufficient self defense, the defense secretary continued. China has a "sovereign and legal right for China to place our army and military weapons there", he said, "We see any other country that tries to make noise about this as interfering in our internal affairs".
  • Discrimination case caused turmoil for Colorado rights panel

    Discrimination case caused turmoil for Colorado rights panel

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    Liberal justices Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan joined the conservative justices in the outcome. In the court's opinion , Kennedy wrote situations like these "must be resolved with tolerance, without undue disrespect to honest religious beliefs, and without subjecting gay persons to indignities when they seek goods and serves in an open market".
  • UK Learns Iran Planned to Enrich Uranium for Military Use

    UK Learns Iran Planned to Enrich Uranium for Military Use

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    Iranian authorities have said that if the European countries failed to keep the pact alive, Tehran had several options, including resuming its 20 per cent uranium enrichment. After eight years with Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found the USA president he wanted in Donald Trump . German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the Chancellery in ...
  • About a dozen people trapped by Kilauea's lava, officials estimate

    About a dozen people trapped by Kilauea's lava, officials estimate

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    Geological Survey. USGS' Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Monday that parts of the channelized flow from a fissure were starting to break out and move north. Magno described the molten lava as being "like a flood, pouring out, covering everything in its path". About three dozen of those structures, mostly private homes and vacation rentals, were lost during the weekend in Kapoho.
  • Guatemala's Fuego volcano claims lives in deadly eruption today

    Guatemala's Fuego volcano claims lives in deadly eruption today

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    The volcano, about 40km south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. After awakening on Sunday, and for the second time this year, the Volcan de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) has generated strong pyroclastic flows in the Barrancas de Cenizas, Mineral, Seca, Taniluya, Las Lajas and Barranca Honda localities, the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction in Guatemala ( Conred ) said.
  • Trump, Trudeau trade barbs over tariffs

    Trump, Trudeau trade barbs over tariffs

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    But they did not sound optimistic. "U.S. steel prices are already almost 50 percent higher than those in Europe or China, and aluminum prices have been extremely volatile; this move would add substantially to these challenges", Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of global affairs for the chamber, wrote in a post.
  • Televangelist seeks donations for $54 million private jet

    Televangelist seeks donations for $54 million private jet

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    I asked you to believe for it", he says God said to him. "I really believe that if Jesus was physically on the Earth today he wouldn't be riding a donkey", he said. Falcon 7X Business Jet on the Ramp. "I said "what do you mean?' He said 'Before you ask I'll answer". "And that's what's been a blessing of the Lord", Duplantis said.
  • Melania Trump Bins Conspiracy Theories After Not Being Seen For 20 Days

    Melania Trump Bins Conspiracy Theories After Not Being Seen For 20 Days

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    Grisham said the disappearance from the public eye isn't unusual. "Rest assured, I'm here at the @WhiteHouse w my family, feeling great, & working hard on behalf of children and the American people!" she said. Meanwhile, the mocking, spoofing and mean-tweeting (aimed at POTUS mostly) on Twitter poured out. The president himself is also not helping the situation either, making confusing comments when asked about his wife."Right there", he reportedly said while he pointed at an empty ...
  • Deadbeat son called cops on dad before finally moving out

    Deadbeat son called cops on dad before finally moving out

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    Rotondo had avoided TV crews staked out on the upstate NY road earlier Friday morning by leaving from the back, but returned around 9:30 a.m.in the passenger seat of a pickup truck. "I think it's really unfair that I'm not going to get enough time to really prepare a good move", he said. "There are jobs available even for those with a poor work history like you", they added in a note sent on 18 February.
  • Journalist Reportedly Shot Dead but Shocked Everyone at Briefing

    Journalist Reportedly Shot Dead but Shocked Everyone at Briefing

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    Babchenko , whose arrival at the presser was greeted with gasps from the assembled reporters, was emotional in his remarks , thanking the SBU and apologizing to his wife , who was apparently unaware of the hoax. The news quickly spread around the world and appeared, for the moment at least, to worsen the already strained relationship between Moscow and Kiev.
  • Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatened dam is OK

    Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatened dam is OK

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    The storm led to the evacuation of 2,000 residents in a community near the Lake Tahoma dam due to officials being concerned that it would fail. Cooper was scheduled afterward to take a driving tour of US 176 in Polk County, the Lake Lure area and Chimney Rock State Park before heading north to tour damage in Old Fort and the mudslide area along Interstate 40 West.
  • Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

    Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

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    Akash participated in the bee thanks to a new rule known as " RSVBee ", which opens up the competition to those who did not win in a regional or state bee. The finals got off to a rocky start when Enya Hubers, 12, from Ontario, Canada misspelled " kanone ". Third place contestant, Abhijay Kodali, is also from Texas.
  • Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

    Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders also announced that President Donald Trump will host a meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe June 7, a week before the Singapore summit. Events have moved quickly since Kim Jong Un made a conciliatory New Year's address at the end of last year, with Trump in March accepting Kim's invitation to meet following months of sharply rising tension and warlike rhetoric between the two.
  • Philippines’ Duterte Threatens War in South China Sea if Troops Are Harmed

    Philippines’ Duterte Threatens War in South China Sea if Troops Are Harmed

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    The New York Times reports (paywall) that a Chinese defense ministry spokesperson said the US had "gravely violated Chinese sovereignty". China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two United States naval warships passed within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-claimed islands in while conducting naval manoeuvring exercises, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway.
  • Putin Sent Message to North Korea Leader Kim During Lavrov Visit

    Putin Sent Message to North Korea Leader Kim During Lavrov Visit

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    Kim Yong-chol, the right-hand man of leader Kim Jong-un, is the most senior North Korean official to visit the United States in 18 years. North Korea's mission to the United Nations in NY is its sole diplomatic presence in the U.S. In Singapore, White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin was meeting with a North Korean team to work out the logistics of the summit. The US delegation's hotel in Seoul, the Four Seasons, is besieged by South Korean reporters, waiting to see if they leave ...
  • Trump to Impose Tariffs on $50B of China's Tech Goods

    Trump to Impose Tariffs on $50B of China's Tech Goods

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    The order followed a report from the U.S. Trade Representative's office regarding Chinese trade practices and stealing of U.S. intellectual property. The White House also says the U.S. The tariff threat is unlikely to derail ongoing talks, they said. The dispute began in March, when his administration first threatened to slap tariffs on as much as $50 billion in Chinese shipments to punish Beijing for violating American I.P.
  • Hawaii: Kilauea volcano erupts again, spews ash up to 12,000 feet

    Hawaii: Kilauea volcano erupts again, spews ash up to 12,000 feet

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    It gave no details as to how deep into the Puna Geothermal Venture lava has intruded. Lava advancing west from fissure 7 on Leilani Avenue on May 27. Fountains of lava continue to erupt from the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. "For me, it's just visual, " he said. Retired photojournalist Chris Stewart says there's one good thing about vog: It intensifies the colors of a sunset.
  • Iran N-deal Cauldron: Options For India

    Iran N-deal Cauldron: Options For India

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    So, Washington is re-imposing all possible sanctions, European businesses (at least major), which will definitely not risk their well-being, will curtail activities in Iran before the end of the year, European governments will formally keep their face, Trump is happy, while Iran is not at all - who needs idle declarations of commitment to the letter and spirit of the nuclear deal if there is nothing behind them? Former and current United Nations and U.S.
  • Two US Guided Missile Destroyers Sail By Islands Claimed By China

    Two US Guided Missile Destroyers Sail By Islands Claimed By China

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    The ministry said late Sunday that the Chinese military had warned the two USA warships to leave after they entered waters near the contested Paracel Islands in the strategic waterway. Earlier in the month, the U.S. also formally protested against the deployment of missiles and radar equipment on three artificial islands China has built in the Spratly islands.