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Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

The two leaders instead broadly vowed to work more closely to get the North to abandon its nuclear weapons, a vow that Pyongyang has heard many times before. The comments were Pyongyang's first since US President Donald Trump ordered the strikes on an air base in the war-wracked country Thursday in retaliation for an apparent chemical attack. [Full Article...]

Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1

Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1 Trump said he ordered the strikes to answer attacks against innocent civilians with "a deadly nerve agent". This version has been updated. The attack against a Syrian air base was the first United States assault against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. [Full Article...]

China's Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump

China's Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump What Trump and Xi established were channels for future dialogue on trade, foreign policy, information security, religious freedom and human rights, Tsai said, adding that he believes the specific topics set to be discussed via these channels would help them operate more effectively than former US president Barack Obama's US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, which failed to help the two sides enga... [Full Article...]

Britain Urges Northern Ireland To Grasp "Short Window" For More Talks

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. A scheduled Assembly sitting Monday to appoint the region's first and deputy first ministers was suspended before the deadline was reached at 4 p.m. If his successor O'Neill fails to agree on a power-sharing deal with Foster by the Monday deadline, it will fall to Brokenshire to intervene and governance of Northern Ireland could be transfer... [Full Article...]

Swedish authorities arrest suspect after truck attack

Swedish authorities arrest suspect after truck attack Eyewitnesses reported seeing the beer truck speeding along Drottninggatan (Queen Street) before it crashed into the front of a department store. The crash was near the site of a December 2010 attack in which Taimour Abdulwahab, a Swedish citizen who lived in Britain, detonated a suicide bomb, killing himself and injuring two others. [Full Article...]

Twitter sues US government to block unmasking of anonymous account

Twitter says the USA government backed down on a request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump. Twitter had filed a First Amendment lawsuit challenging the summons Thursday, but it has notified the court it will withdraw it. [Full Article...]

Nunes steps aside from Russian Federation hacking investigation amid ethics probe

The investigation is one of several in Congress examining whether Russian Federation tried to influence the election in Trump's favor, mostly by hacking Democratic operatives' emails and releasing embarrassing information, or possibly by colluding with Trump associates. [Full Article...]

Filings: Kushner holds millions in real estate assets

Filings: Kushner holds millions in real estate assets Jared Kushner's disclosure shows he took on tens of millions of dollars of bank debt in 2015 and 2016, including liabilities with several global banks whose interests could come before the Trump administration. It's worth pointing out that none of these people are making millions now. President Trump's social media adviser, Dan Scavino, made $300,000 over the past year before joining the Whi... [Full Article...]

South Korea test-fires missile that can hit all of North Korea

The crisis in North Korea was a top priority for Trump in the meetings with Xi. During congressional testimony Thursday, Gen. Lori Robinson said North Korea "can't reach our homeland" right now. "We are rapidly and dangerously moving towards a military solution". A preemptive strike would be unlikely to destroy North Korea's nukes, and its retaliation for such an attack could kill hund... [Full Article...]

Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election

Le Pen's Moscow trip is not the first major foreign engagement by a candidate in this year's French presidential race. "We have the chance now to change the whole configuration of global politics, and that's what Marine is pushing for...nothing good will come of us acting like globalists", she said. [Full Article...]

USA strikes on Syrian base: what we know

The U.S. assault marked a striking reversal for Trump, who warned as a candidate against the U.S. being pulled into the Syrian civil war that began six years ago. The US President says the missile attack was on airfields where the chemical weapons were launched from. Turnbull called on Russian Federation to do more to ensure peace in Syria. [Full Article...]

One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1 Vieux Lion Rouge followed up his Becher success with a game defeat of Blaklion at Haydock, but he faded when seventh in the National a year ago and may again be found wanting when it matters most. "Together (Peter and I) we have had good and bad times but the horses are all back in form now". "When Derek got injured we lost a big part of our yard because we're all a team, we really missed him... [Full Article...]

Trump set to administer oath to Gorsuch next week

Trump set to administer oath to Gorsuch next week After the rules change, Gorsuch is expected to be confirmed Friday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., changed his vote to a "no" at the last minute to preserve his ability to invoke the " nuclear option ", changing Senate rules to get around the filibuster. [Full Article...]

Trump orders Syria strike to send message to U.S. enemies

Trump orders Syria strike to send message to U.S. enemies Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev charged that the U.S. strikes were one step away from clashing with Russia's military. In this respect, while the Assad regime is bad, it is still fighting on the right side. Early footage released by the Russian military shows fires blazing and damage at the site. The Russian Defence Ministry said 23 of the missiles fired hit targets. [Full Article...]

Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi - South Korea

Trump informed South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn in a Saturday telephone call of his summit discussion with Xi. The leaders of the world's two most powerful economies agreed to a 100-day plan to discuss trade talks directed at boosting U.S. [Full Article...]

Air base strike 'had little impact on Syrian military capability'

Air base strike 'had little impact on Syrian military capability' Some 60 US Tomahawk missiles were fires from US warships deployed to the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield southeast of Homs earlier in the day, in an assault slammed by Syria as an "act of aggression". Washington has accused the Syrian Army of being behind the toxic attack that killed over 70 including many children, an allegation totally denied by Damascus. [Full Article...]

A 'proud' Trump lauds grandchildren's performance for Chinese president

After their first face-to-face at the Mar-a-Lago resort, he trumpeted they had developed an " outstanding " relationship. Heading into the first talks between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, North Korea was the front-and-center security issue on the table. [Full Article...]

Assad's office says U.S. strike 'irresponsible'

Assad's office says U.S. strike 'irresponsible' USA officials said Russian commanders in Syria were informed of the strike beforehand in order to avoid casualties that could prompt a broader crisis. There are conflicting reports on the magnitude of the United States missile strike in Syria. "We support the United States in that swift action". [Full Article...]

Syria Strikes Draw Rare Show of Bipartisan Support

Matthew Rycroft, the UK's ambassador to the United Nations, said that Russian Federation had given Assad "everything he could have dreamed of" by supporting him in spite of his using chemical weapons against civilians. Washington has long backed rebels fighting Assad in a multi-sided civil war that has killed more than 400,000 people and driven half of Syrians from their homes since 2011. [Full Article...]

Janet Jackson 'splits from husband Wissam Al Mana'

Janet Jackson 'splits from husband Wissam Al Mana' But last night, a close friend of Ms Jackson told The Mail on Sunday: 'Sadly, Janet and Wissam have decided that it wasn't working and to go their separate ways. In 1991 she married Mexican back-up dancer Rene Elizondo, but inisted on keeping the relationship secret "to protect her image". "Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably". [Full Article...]


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