Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled

For instance, the North cancelled a high-level meeting last week because it said it was outraged over joint military exercises being conducted by US and South Korean forces - even though Kim had previously said the drills would not be an issue. More..

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Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor

The official result for the referendum is expected this afternoon. Currently, terminations are only allowed when a woman's life is at risk. Those who don't have the means to travel sometimes find other ways to ...More..

Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house

With reporters watching in court, Michael Rotondo sparred with Greenwood for 30 minutes, at one point refusing the judge's request to work things out directly to his parents, who were sitting quietly nearby. In...More..

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

Irish voters went to the polls on Friday, to determine whether or not to repeal the eight amendment to their constitution, which bans abortion . Ireland adopted the ban in 1983, but support has waned as the ...More..

Giuliani: Trump wants briefing on classified info shared with lawmakers
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Giuliani: Trump wants briefing on classified info shared with lawmakers

The president said " SPYGATE " could be one of the biggest political scandals in history. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reversed course on the advice he was giving to President Trump about ...More..

WikiLeaks Suspect Identified But Not Charged With Leak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

WikiLeaks Suspect Identified But Not Charged With Leak

The data dump, which WikiLeaks referred to as " Vault 7 ", contained 7,818 Web pages and 943 attachments and included more than several hundred million lines of code, providing "the entire hacking capacity of...More..

Langley Woman Arrested after Throwing Feces at Tim Hortons Employee
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Langley Woman Arrested after Throwing Feces at Tim Hortons Employee

A woman was arrested this week after allegedly tossing feces inside a Tim Hortons in Langley, B.C. - a shocking incident that was captured on the restaurant's surveillance camera. According to initial underst...More..

European Union considers little-used statute to block United States sanctions over Iran
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

European Union considers little-used statute to block United States sanctions over Iran

The EU wants to salvage the nuclear deal and its blocking statute is the most powerful tool at its immediate disposal, as it means EU companies won't have to comply with USA sanctions. The Commission also urged...More..

EU Withdrawal Bill rejected by Scotland: What happens next?
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

EU Withdrawal Bill rejected by Scotland: What happens next?

The dispute revolves around a clause in the Withdrawal bill that the SNP claims limits the lawmaking ability of the Scottish Parliament by letting London seize too many powers being returned from Brussels . ...More..

Trump Jr.: Can't recall discussing Russian Federation probe with father
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Trump Jr.: Can't recall discussing Russian Federation probe with father

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee agreed. Their statements affirmed the U.S. intelligence community's assessment, and departed from the findings of the House Intelligence Committee last m...More..

Teachers march in Raleigh, lawmakers give them a standing ovation
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Teachers march in Raleigh, lawmakers give them a standing ovation

It would raise teacher salaries by putting a stop to planned tax cuts for corporations and high income households. North Carolina Association of Educators President Mark Jewell was in the House gallery. She...More..

Tom Wolfe Made Everyone Talk About Him
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tom Wolfe Made Everyone Talk About Him

Wolfe, who produced nine non-fiction books from 1965 to 1981, had lived in New York since joining The New York Herald Tribune as a reporter in 1962. 1983's " The Right Stuff ", about the early days of the...More..

United States move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

United States move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade

The Europeans and Iranians have now tasked experts to come up with measures quickly and will meet again in Vienna next week at a deputy foreign minister level. The U.S. pulled out of the pact last week and pr...More..

Indonesia police shoot dead four men after attack on Riau HQ
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Indonesia police shoot dead four men after attack on Riau HQ

Police said the men belonged to a local extremist group, but not Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), which authorities believe was behind the family suicide bombings. Indonesia is still reeling from the shock of a se...More..

Meghan Markle's Mom Leaves for Royal Wedding with Dress in Hand
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meghan Markle's Mom Leaves for Royal Wedding with Dress in Hand

Markle in this hard situation". From the guest list to the wedding dress, here's everything you need to know about this year's biggest royal wedding. Thomas Markle is set to miss the wedding of his daughter...More..

Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

Investigators said they hadn't yet located an explosive device and were searching through debris. The explosion, in a normally tranquil South Orange County city, prompted the evacuation of nearby businesses a...More..

Facebook to United Kingdom parliament: no Zuckerberg for you
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Facebook to United Kingdom parliament: no Zuckerberg for you

To which committee chair Damian Collins raged that if the exec truly recognised the seriousness of the issues, "we would expect that he would want to appear in front of the committee and answer questions that a...More..

N Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

N Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

The Punggye-ri site in the northeast of the country was used for all of the North's six nuclear tests and lies deep within mountains. Some in the global community believe Kim's commitment to close Punggye-ri ...More..

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society

What would the Stop Soros law do? . The latest proposed legislation on nongovernmental organizations follows the passage of a 2017 law that imposed burdensome reporting requirements on Hungarian human rights...More..

German outrage after football stars pose with Turkish President Erdogan
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

German outrage after football stars pose with Turkish President Erdogan

Erdogan does not sufficiently respect". "In doing that, our players have certainly not helped the DFB's work on integration". As Germany internationals, we own up to the values of the DFB and are aware of ou...More..

North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

North Korea threatens to cancel meeting with Trump

North Korea has cancelled high-level talks with South Korea because of anger over military exercises, state media reports. It said the dismantling would take place between May 23 and 25. The discussions may al...More..

Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Russia's Grand Project to Build 'Putin's Bridge' to Crimea, in Photos

The bridge's opening ceremony drew further criticism. Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong protest against the launch of the bridge across the Kerch Strait by Russian Federation in...More..

Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya

The first explosion took place in Surabaya's Santa Maria church, killing four people, including the suicide bomber. The flurry of bombings raised concerns that previously beaten-down militant networks in ...More..

United States should not have undertaken harsh interrogations — Trump CIA nominee
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

United States should not have undertaken harsh interrogations — Trump CIA nominee

At her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill , Haspel told lawmakers she would not restart the agency's torture program ― which included waterboarding ― if confirmed as the CIA's director. Intelligence committe...More..

9 killed in multiple blasts in Jalalabad attack
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

9 killed in multiple blasts in Jalalabad attack

Fourty-two people were also wounded. He said there were at least two explosions followed by a gun battle that was still underway, adding that security forces have surrounded the building. Both the Taliban a...More..