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5 dead as SUV being chased crashes in South Texas

The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 100 miles per hour and overturned on Texas Highway 85, ejecting most of the occupants, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said. Authorities believe the driver and one passenger are U.S. citizens and the 12 other passengers were undocumented immigrants, Boyd said. Some injured were taken by helicopter to San Antonio , about 90 miles (144.83 kilometres) northeast. Read More »

Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

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Emirati forces with Yemeni government troops moved in from the south near Hodeida's airport, while others sought to cut off Houthi supply lines to the east, the officials said. The Saudi-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes on the city. The conflict has led to food shortages in the country. The officials and residents spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media and for fear of reprisals. Read More »

2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting

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Rohrer had been with the department for seven years and King for 13 years. The suspect was also shot and underwent surgery, but his condition was unkown. Sunday in front of City Hall. "It's a tremendous, great loss to our agency". Maj. Kelli Bailiff, a spokeswoman for the sheriff, said the two slain deputies were "bright and intelligent wonderful personalities". Read More »

The Stan Simpson Show: Trump and Kim meet for historic summit

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Don't let anyone think anything different. Trump said that Kim's people "sit up at attention" when he speaks, and Trump wants "my people to do the same". He said it's meaningful in itself that the leaders of the USA and North Korea met, talked and signed an agreement that will carry more weight and significance than any pact previously made between the wartime foes. Read More »

Sanctions Remain Until North Korean Denuclearization

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it denuclearises. The Russian leader had a meeting with North Korean official Kim Yong Nam on Thursday, at which he handed over an invitation for Mr Kim to visit later in 2018. Read More »

Cheryshev to star in tournament opener

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Although their opponents appeared to make a brighter start in Moscow , Yuri Gazinskiy headed home the first goal of the game (and tournament) after 12 minutes. Russian Federation took the lead in the 12th minute with the first shot on target of the World Cup. Collecting a pass from Roman Zobnin on the left of the box he showed great composure to nonchalantly flick the ball inches above two prone defenders desperately sliding in, before lashing into the roof of the net. Read More »

IG Finds FBI Agents "Willingness" To Damage Trump Presidency

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Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Comey held two unprecedented press conferences regarding the investigation of Clinton's private email server: one in July to announce no charges would be filed against the former secretary of state and another three months later-just two weeks before the election-to announce that new emails surfaced which prompted the FBI to re-open the investigation. Read More »

Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China's Xi

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Pompeo was briefing North Asian leaders on the summit, meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in before heading to Beijing to talk with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平). Dr Shin Beom Chul of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies said the halting of joint drills is worrying to South Korean people. The US and South Korea were also discussing a suspension of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises scheduled for August, South Korea's MoneyToday reported yesterday, citing an unidentified ... Read More »

Trump and Kim promise 'changed world' as historic summit ends

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Basketball star and improbable North Korean envoy Dennis Rodman broke down in tears live on television Tuesday as he recounted the hostility he faced for meeting dictator Kim Jong-un. But critics said the Kim and Trump summit was more style than substance, producing a document short on specifics about the key issue of Pyongyang's atomic weapons. Read More »

Why Was Singapore Chosen To Host The Summit?

The former Central Intelligence Agency chief said USA sanctions will remain in place until Washington verifies the North's denuclearization efforts. Though small, Singapore is also wealthy, and able to shoulder the cost of the historic summit , which would appeal to cash-strapped North Korea . Read More »

Moon Says Denuclearization of N.Korea Could Take Years

During the first press conference after his historic meeting with the North Korean leader, Trump said U.S. war games in the region would be " provocative " amid talks with Pyongyang and promised to suspend them. Bolton in turn called the description "the highest accolade I received during all my service in the Bush years". "I think without the rhetoric we wouldn't have been here". Read More »

Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit

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But if the amendments being debated in Parliament this week force a change to the government's negotiating strategy, the wound could yet reopen. Rebels had been pushing for an amendment that would have given Parliament unprecedented powers over the final stages of Brexit talks. Read More »

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit

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The two leaders are expected to meet with translators for 45 minutes, followed by an expanded bilateral meeting with senior staff. They will then bring in their aides. Trump was hosted for a working lunch Monday by Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, at the Istana, which is the official residence of the city state's president. Read More »

How Paul Manafort is connected to Trump, Russia investigation

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The special counsel has now charged 20 people and racked up five guilty pleas during the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling. They said Kilimnik may have reported to Russian intelligence officers in Moscow or Kiev or both on his work at the International Republican Institute office in Moscow where he was employed for a decade to 2005 and later on his work for Manafort in Ukraine. Read More »

White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'

Nearly as an afterthought, Trump - now in Singapore for a summit with North Korean leader Kum Jong Un - tweeted: "Great to be in Singapore , excitement in the air!" On Sunday, Mrs Merkel labelled Mr Trump's use of Twitter to withdraw from the G7 communique on trade " sobering and a bit depressing ". Read More »

Trade war: European Union to put tariffs on USA after Trump’s ‘depressing’ tweets

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He fired off furious tweets saying he told United States representatives "not to endorse the Communique" and accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - who hosted the summit - of being 'dishonest and weak '. US President Donald Trump is seated amid a crowd of officials. Mr Navarro said Mr Trump "did the courtesy to Justin Trudeau to travel up to Quebec for that summit". Read More »

(US-NK summit) Expectations running high for successful outcomes

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After his remarks, Trump headed to the Canadian air base at Bagotville by helicopter before boarding Air Force One and setting off for Singapore , where he was scheduled to arrive late Sunday. But it's Kim's pursuit of nuclear weapons that gives his meeting with Trump such high stakes. Another Pyongyang report quoting Kim Yong-nam, the nominal head of state, as telling leader Kim to achieve outstanding outcomes from the summit with the USA has also drawn attention. Read More »

US soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Somalia

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A Kenyan soldier working with the Somali forces being advised by the U.S. team was also wounded in the attack, according to three United States military officials. U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased soldier in a tweet. The group used to control most parts of the country, but since 2010, its fighters have been removed from most major towns and cities. Read More »

US expands health alert to cover China after mystery illness

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The message urges staff and family members to contact their health care provider if they experience "any unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns". The Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday that its investigation into the first case has not yielded any clues as to the cause of the incident. A USA official, who wasn't licensed to debate the state of affairs publicly and requested anonymity, mentioned the evacuated American ... Read More »

Canadian Senate votes in favour of bill to legalize cannabis

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I know exactly what he's doing. "We're looking at it, but I probably will end up supporting that, yes". Although he had said during the campaign that cannabis was an issue for states to decide, he was swept into office on a wave of Conservatism, and most Conservatives are against legalizing cannabis in any situation. Read More »

Donald Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after meeting

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Trump, in a Twitter tirade on Thursday, pointed fingers at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French president Emmanuel Macron , stating that "they are charging the USA massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers". There was no immediate reaction from the Canadian government on Trump's tweets. Sticking points also remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) renegotiations between Canada, the U.S. Read More »

Paul Ryan Contradicts Donald Trump on Spygate and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Mr. Ryan backed Representative Trey Gowdy , Republican of SC, who pursued Hillary Clinton as the chairman of a special select committee on the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, but infuriated some Republican partisans by rebuffing Mr. I think we have some more digging to do.Wwe are waiting for some more document requests. "I don't know the technical answer to that question, but I think obviously the answer is he shouldn't and no one is above the law", Ryan told reporters on Wednesday. Read More »

Scott Pruitt's abuses of power, ranked

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Politico obtained a billing statement from July 2017 that showed Pruitt ate at the White House mess at least nine times that month, racking up a $400 bill . Pruitt and his aides also put out feelers among government and private contacts about interior decorator work for Pruitt's wife, according to Chmielewski, who says he was sacked from the agency after challenging some of Pruitt's spending. Read More »

Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head

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There, doctors warned Sutcliffe her husband could die as a result of the massive dose of venom the snake poisoned him with, and used enormous quantities of antivenom to stabilize him. However, he is still experiencing weak kidney function more than a week after the incident. Dr. Michael Halpert, a trauma surgeon at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital, said although dying from a snakebite is rare, it happens. Read More »

U.S. trade dispute with Canada a 'family quarrel,' official says

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The U.S. floated the idea Tuesday of separate trade talks with Mexico and Canada rather than a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the three countries as signatories. "He believes that bilaterals have always been better". He hates large treaties. That describes President Trump's approach to extracting concessions on trade. Read More »

Singapore says US, China both risking status quo with actions

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He said Beijing was intimidating and coercing others in the region by putting weapons systems on manmade islands. The comments came on the heels of a string of events that highlight the tension between the world's two biggest economies over the South China Sea's disputed waters . Read More »

Giuliani says Mueller's investigators trying to frame Trump

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He continued: "I think that what Rudy has done is a shame and a disgrace as a former USA attorney, and as a former justice official, he knows better, and it's an outright lie". "Despite that, we play the game because I, unlike the Democrats, have done nothing wrong!" - he initially wrote . Trump's legal team has also argued that the president shouldn't have to answer any questions, even if Mueller issues a grand jury subpoena, citing Trump's executive authority. Read More »

United Nations watchdog confident of North Korea role if nuclear deal is struck

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Afterwards, the two leaders were asked about a Sunday tweet from Khamenei's account saying his country's "stance against Israel is the same stance we have always taken". Katz noted that many worldwide companies from France, England, Germany, Russia and other countries have already announced their intention to suspend their activity in Iran "because they don't want to be subject to the American sanctions". Read More »

The summit's back on: Trump meets NKorean at White House

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Kim's top adviser and former North Korean spy chief, Kim Yong Chol , delivered the letter himself after a rare diplomatic visit to the United States to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NY. "We've got to know their people very well", he added. The President went on to confirm that the summit would take place in Singapore on June 12. Pompeo had travelled to Washington to meet with General Chol and have discussions on the preparations of the nuclear summit that has been ... Read More »

No apology to Monica Lewinsky, says Bill Clinton

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Trump Jr. was responding to Clinton's interview with NBC's The Today Show , during which Clinton claimed he had publicly apologized to Lewinsky but had not spoken to her privately. The movement emerged last October after media reports revealed several allegations of sexual assault and harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men in the media, politics, and Hollywood. Read More »

Mexico aims tariffs at Trump country, sees NAFTA complications

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Macroeconomic Advisers, a research firm focused on the US economy, reported Wednesday that the United States trade deficit in goods was "much narrower than expected", implying "substantially more " U.S. These countermeasures consist of two lists of goods: one list that will be subject to a 25-per-cent tariff and a second list that will be subject to a 10-per-cent tariff. Read More »

Trump Breaks Protocol, Sends Market Signal on Jobs Report Before Data Released

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The Department of Labor reported at 8:30 a.m. that unemployment in the US had dropped to its lowest level since 1969 as the economy added a higher-than-expected 223,000 jobs in May. Some legal experts believe that Trump, through this tweet, may have broken the protocol. Social media users saw the message as evidence that Trump had seen the numbers, and that they were good. Read More »

30-year-old New York man evicted by parents leaves their home

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Michael Rotondo was ordered to move out of his parents' home in Camillus on Friday. Rotondo, whose eviction from his parents' home drew national attention finally left hours before a court-ordered deadline. But Michael Rotondo did not heed their deadlines, and his parents filed for an ejectment proceeding. His parents won the eviction ruling last week after their son ignored repeated requests to get a job and go. Read More »

President Trump Says Summit With North Korea is Back On - Katie Pavlich

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Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling party executive and a veteran regime insider, arrived for his Oval Office encounter accompanied by the senior USA officials who have overseen an extraordinary diplomatic opening. It is all a process. Mr Trump cancelled the 12 June summit last week, but both sides agreed to move forward. "The people of #NorthKorea can have a brighter future and the world can be more peaceful". Read More »

Afghan forces end ISIL attack on ministry in Kabul

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Minister of Interior spokesman Najib Danish said there were two explosions at the first gate of the ministry compound and the attackers managed to breach the first checkpoint and engage security forces between the first and second checkpoints. Read More »