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Iran's Rouhani criticizes U.S. 'unilateralism' over nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani criticizes U.S. 'unilateralism' over nuclear deal They have "resolutely supported the other's core interests ... and jointly proactively participated in worldwide affairs and global governance, " Xi said. Neither country is friendly to the USA, though for different reasons. The foreign ministry spokesman noted that Putin was the most recognized foreign leader by the Chinese public. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in crisis as Donald Trump lashes out at key allies

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in crisis as Donald Trump lashes out at key allies Mr Kudlow accused the Canadian PM of betraying Mr Trump with "polarising" statements on trade policy that risked making the USA leader look weak ahead of a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Seemingly confused by Trump's fury, Trudeau's office said in a statement that "the prime minister said nothing he hasn't said before - both in public and in private conversations with th... [Full Article...]

Lipreader reveals Prince Harry & Meghan Markle exchange at Trooping the Colour

Lipreader reveals Prince Harry & Meghan Markle exchange at Trooping the Colour Missing from the balcony was Prince Phillip , who celebrated his 97th birthday yesterday, and young Prince Louis - third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge . At the annual event, a belated birthday celebrating for Queen Elizabeth II, who turned 92 in April, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex , wore a blush, off-the-shoulder, buttoned Carolina Herrera skirt suit , paired with a Philip Trea... [Full Article...]

'Don't expect too much': Rodman plays down Kim-Trump breakthrough

'Don't expect too much': Rodman plays down Kim-Trump breakthrough Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit . President Donald Trump talks with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, as they walk from their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, June 1, 2018. [Full Article...]

629 migrants on ship in limbo after Italy, Malta refusal

629 migrants on ship in limbo after Italy, Malta refusal Six different rescue operations took place over the weekend off the coast of Libya , coordinated by the Italian coast guard. After Sanchez's move, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte thanked Spain - as did Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat while also blaming Italy for the ship's prolonged journey. [Full Article...]

First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington

First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington Melania Trump, 48, had all but disappeared from public view after an announcement made by her staff on May 14 revealed she had undergone an embolisation procedure to treat a kidney condition, which was described as benign. Mr Trump added that the USA first lady is "doing great". "We must determine the extent of the president's leaking, its impact on the financial markets and whether Trump's f... [Full Article...]

One Magnificent Photo Sums Up Donald Trump's G-7 Visit

One Magnificent Photo Sums Up Donald Trump's G-7 Visit After all, during the summit, Trump had threatened to enact stiff penalties if other countries did not agree to dramatically reduce or end tariffs on American goods. The photo was tweeted by Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert. Fuller wasn't only one who saw echoes of one of America's preeminent early 20th-century painters and illustrators in the assortment of enigmatic facial expressions of a room... [Full Article...]

Missing Air Force officer found 35 years later

The only clue Hughes left behind was a trail of bank withdrawals, where he pulled out $28,500 from 19 different branches. He was single and was involved in NATO's control, command and communications surveillance systems during the Cold War, according to the Washington Times . [Full Article...]

Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation

Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation While G7 leaders confronted Trump with a slew of data on imports and exports in a bid to sway his thinking, Trump countered his own numbers and held his position that the United States was at a disadvantage on worldwide trade, an official who followed the talks said. [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel calls Trump's G7 slams 'sobering,' 'depressing'

Germany's Merkel calls Trump's G7 slams 'sobering,' 'depressing' We are sticking to them and whoever reneges on them is showing incoherence and inconsistency. The statement added "France and Europe maintain their support" for the G7 conclusions. And he said he had told Trump that "it would be with regret but it would be with absolute clarity and firmness that we move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1, applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the... [Full Article...]

Iraq's parliament speaker calls for election rerun

Sadr's warning came as a fire tore through a warehouse in the al-Rusafa district in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, where thousands of ballot boxes from the May 12 Iraqi parliamentary election were being held. Over 7,000 candidates contested the 329 seats in the parliament that will choose a new president, prime minister and government in Iraq. Interior ministry spokesman General Saad Maan echoed ... [Full Article...]

The best reactions to viral Merkel, Trump G7 photo

The best reactions to viral Merkel, Trump G7 photo Hours after Mr Trump withdrew his support for the joint statement and attacked Mr Trudeau, Mr Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro drove the message home on Sunday morning news shows in an extraordinary assault on a close U.S. "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on th... [Full Article...]

US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into Sea Off Okinawa

US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into Sea Off Okinawa The condition of the rescued pilot, who ejected, was not immediately known, the sources added. The U.S. military has launched an investigation into the crash. "I want to firmly demand safe flights", he said adding that he has asked the US military to implement safety management thoroughly and take measures to prevent a recurrence. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia in October for Invictus Games

Meghan Markle joined Prince Harry as the Royals enjoyed the flypast. Members of the royal family typically cover their shoulders at royal events. Prince Charles rode on horseback at Princess Diana's first Trooping the Colour, so she rode in a carriage with her brother-in-law, Prince Andrew. [Full Article...]

Canadian dollar lower after Trump attacks Trudeau over tariffs

Canadian dollar lower after Trump attacks Trudeau over tariffs He really kind of stabbed us in the back", Kudlow, who literally at times was shaking with rage, said on CNN's "State of the Union ". " State of the Union " host Jake Tapper asked Kudlow what right Trump and other US officials had to be offended by Trudeau's comments, given the dispute. [Full Article...]

Justices side with baker on same-sex wedding cake

Justices side with baker on same-sex wedding cake Twenty-one other states have similar laws. The Supreme Court's decision Monday in a case pitting same-sex marriage against religious and free speech rights had a clear victor but no real losers. What matters is that Phillips wouldn't provide a good or service to a same-sex couple that he would provide to a heterosexual couple". And the couple said, look, we've got a right to the same services ... [Full Article...]

At Least 130 Killed, Wounded in Twin Blasts at Baghdad Shiite Mosque

At Least 130 Killed, Wounded in Twin Blasts at Baghdad Shiite Mosque The four Sunni-dominated provinces where vote results from balloting in camps for people displaced during the recent war against the Islamic State group would be cancelled are Anbar, Diyala, Salahuddin and Ninevah. It was not clear what triggered the explosions that destroyed or damaged 20 homes. Calls for a recount have been mounting since the election was held, with multiple charges of elector... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of concealed weapons licenses revoked in Fla. because of employee's negligence

Hundreds of concealed weapons licenses revoked in Fla. because of employee's negligence An investigative report from the Office of Inspector General found that the employee in charge of using the NICS system stopped using it because she couldn't log in, the Times reports. In March of 2017, another employee wondered why the department had not recently received any notices of denials, "which was unusual". A few Republicans also criticized Putnam, including Gov. [Full Article...]

Trump Aide Larry Kudlow Calls Justin Trudeau Trade Comments A 'Betrayal'

It follows a chaotic G7 summit in Quebec at the weekend, when USA president Donald Trump withdrew his endorsement of a joint communique, accusing Mr Trudeau of being " dishonest and weak ". But Trump remains firm in his determination to apply tariffs in a situation he believes is unfair to America's economy. The White House advisers may be laying the groundwork to blame Trudeau if the meet... [Full Article...]

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as ‘babbling’, calls for cooperation Russian Federation supports China's proposal for a "dual track" and "suspension-for-suspension" approach that calls for North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile testing in exchange for a halt to joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea. [Full Article...]


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