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Ivanka Trump accused of tweeting 'fake' Chinese proverb

Others, however, think this popular saying in China could be what Ivanka was referring to: " If you can do it, do it; if you can't, shut up ". "'Those who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those doing it.' -Chinese Proverb", Ivanka posted on Monday, the night before her father and Kim came together to seek an end to a tense decadesold nuclear stand-off. [Full Article...]

David Davis says parliament vote can not reverse Brexit

Among the 14 amendments to the Bill - set to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday and Wednesday - are changes which would see the United Kingdom stay in the Single Market and would allow Parliament to dictate future negotiating terms. At times ministers engaged in public negotiations from the despatch box, with leading Conservative rebel Dominic Grieve and other rebels later leaving the chamber with th... [Full Article...]

Trump's vow to end military drills with South Korea stuns a region

Trump's vow to end military drills with South Korea stuns a region US President Donald Trump (2nd R) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (2nd L) sign documents. "We're not there yet", he said. "It's important for us to remember that it's largely words at this point, and that we have to look for actions, particularly from North Korea", Panetta said during an interview with FOX Business' Neil Cavuto on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on the menu as Trump-Kim meet

Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on the menu as Trump-Kim meet According to a new Fox News poll, the vast majority of Americans thought it was a good idea for President Trump to sit down with Kim, despite believing the regime will never give up its nuclear weapons. However, such a move would also require the authorisation of South Korea, as well as North Korean ally China. Speaking at a press conference after the signing, President Trump also suggested th... [Full Article...]

Senators move to reverse Trump's deal lifting sanctions on China's ZTE

Senators move to reverse Trump's deal lifting sanctions on China's ZTE The Chinese smartphone and network equipment maker had been caught selling goods and services to North Korea and Iran, violating US sanctions. The ban would essentially cripple ZTE to the point of potential bankruptcy . Although $1.4 billion is not a small amount of money, it sets the stage for other companies to also violate trade laws under the assumption that, at worst, they'll have to pay a... [Full Article...]

Has Theresa May only delayed her Brexit defeat by a few days?

Shortly before 1.30pm on Tuesday, David Davis , the Brexit Secretary, opposed a House of Lords amendment in no uncertain terms. "The decision was taken by the people, we gave them that decision and we have to stand by it", said Conservative MP Bill Cash. [Full Article...]

Hawaii volcano unleashes more blasts, snaking lava after M5.4 temblor

Hawaii volcano unleashes more blasts, snaking lava after M5.4 temblor Hawaii County Civil Defense said Monday that it's beginning to scale back operations because while lava continues to spew from the earth at a high rate, it's flowing over areas that have already been covered and hitting the sea off coastal communities that have already been destroyed. [Full Article...]

Facing off with Trump, Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada'

Facing off with Trump, Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada' Paris took to Twitter to air his grievances, calling Trump a "pathetic little man-child" in his tweet . In the end, Trump never visited the sessions on climate or the ocean, but held its own news conference, where he slammed "unfair trade" and promised to cut ties with countries that didn't adhere to a "zero tariffs", policy, then leaving for a summit in Singapore . [Full Article...]

President Trump Is Still Very Angry With Canada's PM Justin Trudeau

President Trump Is Still Very Angry With Canada's PM Justin Trudeau Last Friday, Trump - feeling slighted by Trudeau, who took a tough stance toward USA tariffs by saying he wouldn't tolerate being "pushed around" - launched an attack via Twitter , calling the leader "dishonest" and "weak ". Navarro then went on Fox News and harshly criticized Trudeau in one of the fiercest attacks aimed at a foreign head of state by a relatively obscure administration official. [Full Article...]

Fire hits Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse before recount

Fire hits Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse before recount The fire was confined to one of four warehouses in Baghdad's al-Russafa district, where 60 percent of the capital's 2 million eligible voters had cast their ballots. The fire occurred on the eve of declared by the Parliament of the recount of votes in the elections, marked by numerous fraud and abuse. The depot housed ballot boxes from the city's al-Rusafa district. [Full Article...]

Nigel Farage: I Was Invited To Russian Embassy Meeting But Said No

Nigel Farage: I Was Invited To Russian Embassy Meeting But Said No They were also said to have met Alexander Udod, one of 23 suspected Russian intelligence officers ejected from the United Kingdom after the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury. "It's a convenient political witch-hunt, both over Brexit and Trump". Banks had previously claimed in a book to have had only one meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin's envoy in London, Alexander Y... [Full Article...]

Police operation over hostage situation in Paris

Police operation over hostage situation in Paris The police could not confirm to AP whether the hostage-taker is actually armed. At this time, police do not now believe the situation is terror-related. The area around the incident in the 10th arrondissement of Paris was ringed off by police. Police officers of the BRI intervention squad prepare a shield on June 12, 2018 near the site of an ongoing hostage taking in central Paris . [Full Article...]

Arron Banks tells MPs: I have no business interests in Russian Federation

Arron Banks tells MPs: I have no business interests in Russian Federation Arron Banks , the pro-Brexit financier, told MPs that he thought it would be worthwhile meeting a Russian businessman fronting a gold-mining deal at the suggestion of the country's ambassador in the United Kingdom, but pulled out after City grandees warned him not to become more deeply involved. [Full Article...]

Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries

Two Vulnerable Senate Incumbents at Center of Tuesday Primaries Wexton, who has garnered endorsements from a host of national, state and local Democrats, will compete with infectious disease scientist Julia Biggins, former Obama administration official and nonprofit executive Alison Friedman, Army veteran and consultant Dan Helmer, attorney and former federal prosecutor Paul Pelletier, and small business owner and former Obama administration official Lindsey D... [Full Article...]

China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea

China wants UN Security Council to lift sanctions on North Korea Trump's complimentary words about Kim and North Korea have also raised cries of alarm-his statement that things were "rough" in North Korea but also "rough in a lot of places" echoed the "violence on many sides" that drew ire after protests a year ago in Charlottesville. [Full Article...]

Trump says Kim 'trusts me, and I trust him'

Trump says Kim 'trusts me, and I trust him' Gleaming skylines and high-speed trains. "Disconcerting to say the lease to see POTUS shaking hands with the thug Kim Jong Un and saying he's 'honored.' Will only be worth it if Mike Pompeo is right about what he sensed in his NK meetings", he said . [Full Article...]

COAS meets Afghan president during Kabul visit

COAS meets Afghan president during Kabul visit A government spokesperson said the explosion happened during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to a rehabilitation and development ministry building. At least 10 people were wounded, said city health department director Najibullah Kamawal. "The source reiterated the Kingdom's firm stance and solidarity with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan against extremism and terrorism, extending its cond... [Full Article...]

Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit

Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit Investors are also concerned about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has threatened to terminate. Russian Federation was expelled after the annexation of Crimea, and other members such as Canada and the United Kingdom are still opposed to letting them return. [Full Article...]

New U.S. Taiwan Office Prompts Questions Over Who Will Lead It

New U.S. Taiwan Office Prompts Questions Over Who Will Lead It An NGO, which has for decades been known as the de-facto embassy for the United States in Taiwan, has opened up a flashy new office in Taipei. Moy will then step down next week with no successor named to replace him, adding to the 47 other USA diplomatic missions around the world that now don't have ambassadors. [Full Article...]

Greece and Macedonia reach historic accord on name row: Greek official

By solving the dispute which has lingered for more than 25 years, Macedonia will remove the biggest obstacle on its path towards European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accession. European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted his "sincere congratulations" to Tsipras and Zaev. "Thanks to you, the impossible is becoming possible", he said. [Full Article...]


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