Trump meets North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol at White House

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in Louisville warned Trump to be dispassionate about North Korea. Trump left Friday afternoon for a weekend at Camp David. Who's going to pay for Kim Jong Un's hotel stay? He is the most senior North Kor... More..

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NUS, NTU rise in world university rankings, Education News & Top Stories
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

NUS, NTU rise in world university rankings, Education News & Top Stories

The Reputation Rankings 2018 surveyed more than 10,000 leading academics from 137 countries. Cambridge and Oxford's rankings mark a slight change on previous year, when the two institutions were joint fourth....More..

Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

Dr Mahathir, who was sworn in as Malaysia seventh Prime Minister just over two weeks ago, said Malaysia would have to pay RM500 million (US$125 mil) in penalties to Singapore over the cancellation of the proj...More..

Trump reportedly wants to push German carmakers out of the U.S.
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump reportedly wants to push German carmakers out of the U.S.

Shares of German automakers fell Thursday following the report. Citing several unnamed European and United States diplomats, the magazine reported that Trump told Macron in April he would stick to his trade p...More..

Syrian Armed Opposition Rep. Urges EU to Force Iran Out of Country
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Syrian Armed Opposition Rep. Urges EU to Force Iran Out of Country

Assad said he would recover areas of Syria held by the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and that USA forces should learn the lesson of Iraq and leave the country. He added: "The Americans should leave...More..

Days after Aliya, Chelsea owner Abramovich withdraws United Kingdom visa request
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Days after Aliya, Chelsea owner Abramovich withdraws United Kingdom visa request

Israel grants citizenship to any Jewish person wishing to live in the country, with Abramovich reportedly granted an identity card under the Law of Return. Since Abramovich submitted the renewal, there has ...More..

Mexico aims tariff countermeasures at key Republican-contested districts
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Mexico aims tariff countermeasures at key Republican-contested districts

But as the NAFTA negotiations grind on in Washington and with the Trump administration providing little indication of whether an extension will be granted, the looming possibility of levies is "absolutely" affe...More..

North Korea Issues Directives to Prevent Unrest Over Uncertainty About US Summit
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

North Korea Issues Directives to Prevent Unrest Over Uncertainty About US Summit

Mr Trump cancelled the planned summit last week, which was due to to be held in Singapore on June 12, due to the " tremendous anger and open hostility " in a recent statement from North Korea. Interested in N...More..

Real-Life Spiderman Climbs Building, Saves Child
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Real-Life Spiderman Climbs Building, Saves Child

Gassama did something incredible by climbing four floors very easily. The incident took place at around 8:00 pm (1800 GMT) on Saturday in northern Paris . The Mali migrant has been offered French citizensh...More..

Video shows cop punching woman on New Jersey beach, mayor reacts
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Video shows cop punching woman on New Jersey beach, mayor reacts

According to the statement, Weinman was charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, aggravated assault by spitting at a police officer, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstruction ...More..

White House announces tariffs, trade restrictions to be placed on China
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

White House announces tariffs, trade restrictions to be placed on China

A delegation led by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is due to arrive Saturday in China . The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) said earlier this month that if imposed, the tariffs ...More..

Trump says United States prisoner Josh Holt has been released in Venezuela
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump says United States prisoner Josh Holt has been released in Venezuela

It was "amazing that you were able to take it", Trump said of the 26-year-old. The freeing of the Mormon missionary from Utah came despite deepening US-Venezuelan tensions that in the last week saw tit-fo...More..

Devastating flash flood rips through historic Maryland town
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Devastating flash flood rips through historic Maryland town

A woman wanted to leave the restaurant to find her cat, and Lopez said Hermond lost his balance as he attempted to help the woman out. The historic area was hit with similar heavy flooding in the summer o...More..

U.S. To Continue Trade Actions Against China: White House
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

U.S. To Continue Trade Actions Against China: White House

Those restrictions will be announced by June 30 and adopted soon after that, the administration said, adding that the United States would also continue to pursue a trade case it has filed against China at the...More..

Trump Asked Sessions to Retain Control of Russia Inquiry After His Recusal
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Trump Asked Sessions to Retain Control of Russia Inquiry After His Recusal

He also called for the probe to look into old foes like Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey. "Who's going to give back the young and attractive lives (and others) that have been devastated...More..

Donald Trump's push for June 12 N Korea summit keeps organisers busy
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Donald Trump's push for June 12 N Korea summit keeps organisers busy

The latest sign was the news that Kim Yong Chol , a four-star general who has been at the forefront of North Korea's diplomatic outreach, had landed at Beijing Capital International Airport on Tuesday, accordi...More..

Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border: Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border: Russian Federation

Russian Federation and Israel have come to an extraordinary agreement over the role of Iranian troops in Syria, paving the way for a regime offensive against one of the last remaining rebel-held areas in the so...More..

U.S. diplomats battle to save Kim peace summit
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

U.S. diplomats battle to save Kim peace summit

The on-and-off-again Singapore summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is just a few weeks away. A delegation of United States envoys met with North Korean officials Sunday in Panmunjom to work out ...More..

Hawaiian volcanic lava covers over 2000 acres of land
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Hawaiian volcanic lava covers over 2000 acres of land

Lava approaches the Puna Geothermal Venture in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii . There was concern the lava would release hydrogen sulfide or other toxic gases. About 2,000 people were ordered to evacua...More..

Roman Abramovich Finds Crafty Way To Visit Chelsea Amid UK Visa Standoff
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Roman Abramovich Finds Crafty Way To Visit Chelsea Amid UK Visa Standoff

Incidentally, with his new citizenship, Abramovich has instantly become Israel's richest person - and perhaps he'll find it easier to get back into the United Kingdom as an Israeli citizen. According to an Isra...More..

Teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Teacher who stopped shooting says he had to act

Noblesville Schools Superintendent Beth Niedermeyer said her district will provide counseling throughout the summer and into next school year. According to the New York Post , Seaman, who is a father of two,...More..

Family of victim releases statement after Noblesville shooting
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Family of victim releases statement after Noblesville shooting

Vice President, Mike Pence also tweeted about the shooting, writing, "Karen and I are praying for the victims of the bad shooting in Indiana". The family of the student injured during a school shooting i...More..

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home

In a statement on Facebook , Holt's family gave thanks "to all who participated in this miracle", but asked to be allowed to meet him and his wife before giving any further statements or interviews. "They wa...More..

Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice

For all the years and years and years, we've been trying to look after women and not been able to look after women, this means everything", said Mary Higgins, obstetrician and Together For Yes campaigner. The...More..

S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

Yet over the longer term, Moon's desire to cut a peace deal with North Korea during his single five-year term means Trump could find it harder to enforce his "maximum pressure" campaign if talks break down ag...More..