• Kim meets China's president ahead of Trump summit
Kim meets China's president ahead of Trump summit

Chinese officials will be heading to Tokyo for meetings on Wednesday with South Korean and Japanese counterparts as part of the recent burst of diplomacy over North Korea . Kim's second trip to China could be a demonstration of solidarity with Beijing or to double-check the solidity of Pyongyang's "insurance policy" with Beijing in case the Tr...

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  • Death toll rises after Pakistan mine explosions
Death toll rises after Pakistan mine explosions

Chief inspector of mines Iftikhar Ahmad said the rescue operation overnight pulled out 11 injured miners. Hours later, another coal mine collapsed in Sooranj area, in which seven miners were killed. "The owners and managers of mining companies don't care for poor workers because for them money is more important than our lives", Akhtarzada, a surv...

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  • Upstart West Virginia GOP candidate doubles down in controversial 'China people' ad
Upstart West Virginia GOP candidate doubles down in controversial 'China people' ad

The 68-year-old Blankenship served a one-year prison term on a misdemeanor conviction for conspiring to violate federal mine safety standards at Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine. In the final days leading up to the primary, Morrisey has launched a takedown of his own against Blankenship, focused on his criminal record. Most candidates spend the wee...

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  • Key Dem blasts 'inhumane' Trump policy on border crossings
Key Dem blasts 'inhumane' Trump policy on border crossings

Monday's announcement came about a week after hundreds of Central American migrants traveled to the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry seeking asylum following a monthlong caravan through Mexico. The conference comes a week after a caravan of a few hundred migrants from Central America arrived at the United States border in Tijuana, and it's likely ...

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  • This is what Kate Middleton will be doing at the royal wedding
This is what Kate Middleton will be doing at the royal wedding

Meanwhile, Ms Markle will not have a maid of honour and all of her bridesmaids and pageboys will be children. People in Reading are being given the chance to spot Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle , on the side of a Reading bus .

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  • PLO: US Embassy Move in Violation of International Commitments
PLO: US Embassy Move in Violation of International Commitments

In related news , Paraguay announced that it would move its embassy to Jerusalem by the end of the month, in a ceremony to be attended by President Horacio Cartes. The signs were placed near a building of the United States consulate south of Jerusalem, which appears to be the embassy's headquarters, as it will be officially moved on May 14.

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  • Rouhani Warns US Against Exiting Nuclear Deal
Rouhani Warns US Against Exiting Nuclear Deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations' nuclear-watchdog agency, has issued 11 reports so far confirming Iran's compliance with the deal. The European Union has said the deal "is working and it needs to be preserved". In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouh...

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  • Trump Casts Doubt on Mueller Interview, Denies Change on Daniels
Trump Casts Doubt on Mueller Interview, Denies Change on Daniels

President Trump did not know about a $130,000 payoff to an adult film actress who claimed she'd had a sexual affair with him even as he paid tens of thousands of dollars to the NY attorney who made the payments, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday.

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  • Taiwan happy with U.S. response to PRC
Taiwan happy with U.S. response to PRC

The carriers were told to remove references on their websites or in other material that suggest Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau are part of countries independent from China , US and airline officials said. "My group just got back from China". "Whatever the USA said will never change the objective fact that there is only one China in the world", spok...

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  • Stormy Daniels calls for Pres. Trump's resignation in 'SNL' skit
Stormy Daniels calls for Pres. Trump's resignation in 'SNL' skit

Mueller has also put forth interest into investigating Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. "It would be a conflict right now for him to be the president's attorney", he told ABC. Clifford, who was in NY to perform at a Long Island strip club over the weekend, has sued Trump and Cohen for defamation. "I know you don't beli...

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  • Blast kills 5 people in central Gaza Strip
Blast kills 5 people in central Gaza Strip

Among the victims - 58 adolescents and 29 women. "If it wasn't for the occupation we would have lived as free as people like in other countries", Ahmed, 24, said at a protest site east of Gaza City. "If no solution happens by May 15 we will continue the protests or we die", said Amarin, as another protester behind him brandished a yellow wire cut...

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  • Officer, suspect killed after shootout in Indiana
Officer, suspect killed after shootout in Indiana

The man shot was a suspect in the homicide of an acquaintance, police said, but they gave no added details about the homicide that was being investigating. He offered the full resources of state police to the Terre Haute Police Department including a special tactics and weapons team, robots and helicopters.

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  • University warns 'non-Mexican' students against 'cultural appropriation' on Cinco de Mayo
University warns 'non-Mexican' students against 'cultural appropriation' on Cinco de Mayo

The victory provided a significant morale boost to the Mexican people and came to serve as a symbol of the country's spirit and perseverance. The Cinco de Mayo festival is open from 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. In Mexico, the commemoration of the battle continues to be mostly ceremonial, such as through military parades. That defeat nearly singlehandedly r...

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  • Iowa Attorney General Considering Defense of Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill
Iowa Attorney General Considering Defense of Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill

For me, it is immoral to stop an innocent beating heart. Republican Governor Kim Reynolds signed the "Heartbeat" bill, which severely restricts the practice of abortion in the midwest state. "This bill is one more example of state politicians, emboldened by the Trump-Pence administration, carrying out policy after policy that strip away people's ...

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  • You Only Care About Getting Trump
You Only Care About Getting Trump

A federal judge expressed deep skepticism Friday in the bank fraud case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller's office against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , at one point saying he believes that Mueller's motivation is to oust President Donald Trump from office.

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  • A look at the three Americans detained in North Korea
A look at the three Americans detained in North Korea

That session was considered among the last steps before Trump could schedule a face-to-face meeting with Kim. In addition, for some years much of the American alt-right that supports Trump now sees hyper-nationalist and reclusive North Korea as an ally in their fight against "globalism".

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  • China supports ending state of war on Korean Peninsula, says FM
China supports ending state of war on Korean Peninsula, says FM

He suggested there might be more information about their situation soon. The two leaders took a private walk together on a bridge after Mr Kim crossed through the checkpoints to South Korea and analysts have been scouring the video footage to see what was said .

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  • Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern India
Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern India

The Taj Mahal is in Agra city but officials said the monument escaped damage. Parts of Rajasthan saw maximum temperatures touching 45 degrees C. Higher temperatures allow greater retention of moisture and formation of deeper storm clouds capable of bringing more rainfall and generating stronger winds.

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  • 10 injured after bonfire explodes at Jewish celebration
10 injured after bonfire explodes at Jewish celebration

Other reports say at least one mobile phone was put into the fire. Some 30 people, including children, were injured Wednesday night in an explosion during a Jewish festival bonfire in north London . Some ultra-Orthodox Jews oppose the use of smartphones, deeming them unsafe and spiritually harmful, and Yeshiva World News said the rabbi...

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  • Explosions during CT hostage situation injure several officers
Explosions during CT hostage situation injure several officers

Neighbors at the scene told reporters they heard the explosion, which shook houses nearby. They say driver cans expect to not be able to go through all day. They said those injured were transported to the hospital with variety of injuries, none are life-threatening. He said the police "were trying to coax him.

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  • US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks
US officials arrive in Beijing for trade talks

The delegation-level trade talks to be held between United States and China on Thursday will only be fruitful if the former is honest in its determination to preserve the stability of economic ties, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.

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  • Oil recovers on concerns of new USA sanctions on Iran
Oil recovers on concerns of new USA sanctions on Iran

More recently, however, the WTI discount has widened again, to around $7 per barrel, amid increasing shale production combined with pipeline bottlenecks. The US Dollar Index, which measures the dollar's strength against a basket of six major currencies, stood at 92.39, or 0.22 percent lower. On the other hand, uphold longs in Brent spread (half c...

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  • Woods set to return at Quail Hollow
Woods set to return at Quail Hollow

Woods only returned to the PGA Tour this season after missing most of the previous two years through back injury. He drove it better than a lot of people give him credit for. It's kind of neat. "I didn't see anything that (suggested) he didn't". The Irishman has event form figures that read 1-MC-2-10-8-1-4 over his last seven starts at this tou...

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  • Trump 'very proud' of crew of troubled Southwest flight
Trump 'very proud' of crew of troubled Southwest flight

The Southwest flight had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded, damaging the fuselage and killing a passenger who was partially sucked out of a window. McGinty, Needum and Phillips were in attendance at the White House Tuesday, praised by the President for their "tremendous bravery". The plane was traveling from NY...

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  • Dominican Republic 'deserted Taiwan after $3.1bn payment from Beijing'
Dominican Republic 'deserted Taiwan after $3.1bn payment from Beijing'

Its switch is a diplomatic victory for Beijing , which has often dangled generous aid packages in front of developing nations. The Caribbean country's switch in allegiance leaves Taiwan with formal relations with just 19 countries. People walk next to the flag of the Dominican Republic (3rd R) inside the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in T...

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  • Severe Weather Potential Increasing
Severe Weather Potential Increasing

Some sub severe storms could still hang out over areas north of I-70 and closer to the Kansas-Nebraska border, through the early overnight hours. After enjoying about a little more than a week of attractive spring weather, the Omaha-metro area braced for its first bout of severe weather, projected to roll into the area late Tuesday afternoon.

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  • At least one killed in São Paulo tower block collapse
At least one killed in São Paulo tower block collapse

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2018. Images showed the floors falling on themselves like dominoes and debris flying in all directions. Search and rescue operations could take days. Firefighters stand outside a building that collapsed Tuesday after a fire in downtown Sao Paulo. Sao Paul...

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  • Thousands rally as Armenia lawmakers set to vote on new prime minister
Thousands rally as Armenia lawmakers set to vote on new prime minister

The chamber voted 45-55 on Mr Pashinian's nomination after a nine-hour-long session on Tuesday. He is the only candidate for this position. Therefore, the National Assembly of Armenia will meet to re-vote on may 8th. Parliament made Sargsyan prime minister a week later under a new government structure that gave the premier more power than the pre...

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  • Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM
Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM

According to Hetq , the National Assembly will elect a prime minister by a majority vote. Nikol Pashinyan , who had been leading anti-governmental protests, believes that "the recent events in the country will further strengthen Armenia's position in the negotiations on the Karabakh conflict settlement".

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  • Cardinal Pell to remain on leave after indictment - Vatican says
Cardinal Pell to remain on leave after indictment - Vatican says

Until now, Pell has not had to formally enter a plea, although he instructed his lawyer from the outset to make clear he meant to plead not guilty. A number of charges had been withdrawn during the committal hearing. Wallington committed Pell to trial on all but one of those charges. A decision on holding one or more trials will be made by a Coun...

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  • Kelly calls 'BS' on report he called Trump an idiot
Kelly calls 'BS' on report he called Trump an idiot

CNN also reported Monday that sources claimed Kelly had said the president was "becoming unhinged" after a meeting where Trump told him he wanted to pull us troops from Syria. A former official confirmed Kelly's insult to the Associated Press and said it occurred "as his clashes with Trump over policy and personnel grew louder and more frequen...

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  • Palestinians should 'accept Trump deal or shut up', says bin Salman
Palestinians should 'accept Trump deal or shut up', says bin Salman

The Saudi royal said Palestinian leaders should either accept peace proposals offered by the United States or "shut up". Bin Salman's criticism of Palestinian leadership was corroborated by an Israeli foreign ministry cable sent by one of their diplomats in NY.

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  • Arizona Cardinals enter day three of draft
Arizona Cardinals enter day three of draft

It wasn't a ideal draft for the red birds, but because of their wide-ranging needs, they were in a unique position to draft the best available player with each pick-though their trade hindered their ability to do so throughout. Of course, it was surprising that Cole was the first MI football player to come off the board. With AP Photos.The A...

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  • Not wave, there is BJP storm in K'taka: PM Modi
Not wave, there is BJP storm in K'taka: PM Modi

He said Dalits and minorities were facing attack and Modi "does not speak a word". This is unprecedented in 70 years. Referring to these instances, Rahul Gandhi said the Congress had tolerance for dissent. "I respect differences of opinion and will protect any dissenters. They tore off ordinances and disrespected him", he said. Gandhi, whil...

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  • Thick-skinned Trump 'will definitely come to London'
Thick-skinned Trump 'will definitely come to London'

US President Donald Trump will make a long-awaited visit to Britain on July 13, Downing Street announced Thursday, his first since taking power in January past year and likely to draw large protests . Meanwhile, the offer of a ceremonial state visit remains on the table, according to a Whitehall source. Asked my Nick Ferrari if the President...

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  • Three Palestinians killed in fresh Gaza-Israel border protests
Three Palestinians killed in fresh Gaza-Israel border protests

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, blamed the Islamic fundamentalist group Hamas for attacking Israel while using Palestinian people as human shields. The protest movement is officially independent but has the backing of Hamas, which has fought three wars with Israel since 2008. Hamas' supreme leader, Ismail Haniyeh , visited a protest ca...

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  • Mike Pompeo is sworn in as secretary of state
Mike Pompeo is sworn in as secretary of state

President Donald Trump is applauding the Senate's confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state . Last year, Pompeo had little trouble clinching the confirmation to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He is expected to be sworn in nearly immediately so he can begin serving as top diplomat. The U.S. Senate voted on Thu...

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  • Cong sees Red as Dalmia holds Fort
Cong sees Red as Dalmia holds Fort

As a part of responsible tourism, "Monument Mitra" will spend CSR funds and will be granted "limited visibility" at the monument and on the ministry's Incredible India website. The Dalmia Bharat group has started brainstorming on how it intends to develop the Red Fort over the next few months. Other Delhi monuments that have been adopted are ...

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  • Sainsbury's, Walmart's Asda to create United Kingdom supermarket powerhouse
Sainsbury's, Walmart's Asda to create United Kingdom supermarket powerhouse

Britain's second-biggest supermarket chain, J Sainsbury , confirmed on Saturday that it is going to come in advanced talks with Walmart Inc.to purchase its United Kingdom operations. Asda which is a centuries old British retailer which was purchased by Walmart for £6.7 billion in 1999, could be sold to Sainbury's as part of the group's plans t...

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  • Why Bill Cosby may not spend any time in prison
Why Bill Cosby may not spend any time in prison

The disgraced comedian first went to trial previous year, and the case ended in a mistrial after the jury failed to deliver a verdict. " My mom's free ", she said of the verdict. The prosecution, meanwhile, said the payment was evidence of Cosby's guilt. The second jury of seven men and five women took 14 hours to reach their unanimous decision f...

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