• Initiative to Break California Into 3 States to Go on November Ballot
Initiative to Break California Into 3 States to Go on November Ballot

He's made several attempts at breaking apart the state. While proposals about separating California have been bandied about for years, Golden State voters will have their say on this particular initiative in November. Under the proposal, each state would have about one-third of the state population. Employees and entrepreneurs who split the...

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  • As Trump courts Kim, a reminder of the regime's brutality
As Trump courts Kim, a reminder of the regime's brutality

North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency said the two leaders agreed to the principle of "step-by-step" process and Trump expressed his intention to lift sanctions "over a period of goodwill dialogue" between the two countries.

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  • The IG report reveals no conspiracy, but missteps that perhaps swayed history
The IG report reveals no conspiracy, but missteps that perhaps swayed history

The specific email in which Strzok talks of stopping Trump, Horowitz explains, "caused us to question the earlier Midyear investigative decisions in which he was involved, and whether he took specific actions in the Midyear investigation based on his political views".

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  • Kim 'open' to dialogue with Japan
Kim 'open' to dialogue with Japan

The two parties share an interest in continuing the process of negotiations - Kim Jong Un views summit diplomacy as a major propaganda coup that shows him on an equal footing with the president of the United States, who stated Tuesday he would "absolutely" invite Kim to the White House.

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  • G7 divides to G6 plus Trump over trade war threat
G7 divides to G6 plus Trump over trade war threat

The Shanghai organization, which Beijing began in 2001 as an alternative to US -dominated diplomatic groups, includes China, Russia , India, Pakistan and the nations of Central Asia. "This medal of friendship represents the Chinese people's lofty respect for President Putin, and symbolizes the profound friendship between China and Russian Fede...

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  • Disclosures show Kushner's wealth and debt have risen
Disclosures show Kushner's wealth and debt have risen

Ivanka Trump made $3.9 million from her investment in her father's hotel in Washington a year ago, according to a disclosure released by the White House on Tuesday. In 2017, Trump's assets were estimated to be valued between $55.3 million and $75.6 million and Kushner's between $179 million and $735 million, reported the Washington Post .

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  • Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon
Mattis not surprised by Trump's call to end military exercises: Pentagon

North Korea also insists that the US troop presence in the South, as well as its nuclear "umbrella" over allies Seoul and Tokyo, are part of America's "hostile" policy toward the North. They hold joint military exercises every year that anger North Korea which has long demanded an end to the drills and frequently responds with volatile steps o...

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  • Merkel slams Donald Trump’s G7 tweets as ‘depressing’ and ‘sobering’
Merkel slams Donald Trump’s G7 tweets as ‘depressing’ and ‘sobering’

By the time I finish trade talks, that will change. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday that all G7 members had endorsed a joint communique . Unbowed, Trump tweeted anew Monday morning from Singapore, repeating his criticism of US trade policies with Canada - he also took aim at Germany - in a multitweet rant that went ...

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  • New indictment filed against Paul Manafort
New indictment filed against Paul Manafort

They also say the allegations that he and an associate tampered with witnesses involved in his criminal case are based on "scant" evidence. Ellis demanded to view a classified "scope memo" sent to Mueller by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, which outlines what the special counsel is authorized to probe.

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  • 'Permanent' peace will be discussed at Trump-Kim meeting - KCNA
'Permanent' peace will be discussed at Trump-Kim meeting - KCNA

Sporadic provocations by the North have continued while Pyongyang has made increasing advances in its nuclear arsenal, which it says it needs to defend against the risk of a United States invasion. US President Donald Trump trusts his deal-making intuition to prepare for talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un . Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishn...

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  • Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs
Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

Trump followed it up with a second post that targeted Canada's auto and dairy industries: "PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he 'will not be pushed around.' Very dishonest & weak".

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  • Joint US-Somali Force Attacked by al-Shabab
Joint US-Somali Force Attacked by al-Shabab

On Monday, the USA military said it killed 49 members of al-Shabaab in three separate airstrike over a period of 12 days. A USA special operations soldier has been killed and five military personnel - including four American service members - wounded in an "enemy attack" in southwestern Somalia, according to USA officials.

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  • United States issues new China health alert over mystery illness
United States issues new China health alert over mystery illness

AP recently reported the US State Department has determined the incidents in Cuba were "specific attacks" on diplomats is trying to cut staffing numbers by more than 50%. "The embassy will continue to operate with the minimum personnel necessary to perform core diplomatic and consular functions, similar to the level of emergency staffing maintai...

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  • China hosts Russia, Iran for summit as USA tensions rise
China hosts Russia, Iran for summit as USA tensions rise

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said one of the important outcomes of today's meeting was that the Chinese side accepted Prime Minister's invitation to President Xi to come to India for an informal summit next year, similar to the one held by the two leaders in Wuhan on April 27-28.

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  • Trump turns tables on G7 summit with free trade 'proclamation'
Trump turns tables on G7 summit with free trade 'proclamation'

After boarding a flight for Singapore, where he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un for a historic summit, Trump tweeted: 'PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he "will not be pushed around".

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  • Kim Jong-un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore ahead of summit
Kim Jong-un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore ahead of summit

This follows after General Kim Yong-chol, a close aide of the North Korean leader, hand-delivered a letter from Kim to the US President. The announcement came a day after the White House revealed that the historic June 12 meeting between the USA and North Korean leaders will take place in a luxury hotel on Sentosa.

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  • Will Paul Ryan's retirement be a chance to change the House?
Will Paul Ryan's retirement be a chance to change the House?

Trump's suggestion that he could legally pardon himself followed a New York Times report on Saturday that his personal lawyers argued in a memo to Mueller that the president could not have obstructed justice because he has vast authority over all federal investigations.

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  • Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight
Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

The county managing director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. Hawaii Civil Defense Service officials said they went through the neighborhood to warn residents this was their last chance to evacuate before their final escape route was cut off by lava .

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  • Immigrant deportation part of new far-right government agenda in Italy
Immigrant deportation part of new far-right government agenda in Italy

But immigration is Salvini's primary bugbear and the newly minted deputy prime minister in Italy's populist coalition government has added a stop in migration hotspot Pozzallo. A controversial deal between Italy's former government and authorities in Libya has led to a drop in overall arrivals since last summer. The alliance between the M5S and...

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  • Iran will trigger new surge of migrants, says Netanyahu
Iran will trigger new surge of migrants, says Netanyahu

Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei earlier tweeted that Tehran is beginning to make the preparations to increase uranium enrichment capacity within the framework of the JCPOA. If it chooses to abandon the deal, it has stated it could "within days" return to enrichment of 20% - still within the limits of civilian use but allowing for a m...

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  • Kapoho Beach Lots, Vacationland destroyed by lava
Kapoho Beach Lots, Vacationland destroyed by lava

The lava channel was estimated to be about 100 feet wide. A Kapoho man was arrested on Saturday, as lava approached the Four Corners intersection. "They are not only putting themselves into potentially life-threatening situations, but we can't completely lock gates or erect impassable barricades in areas where people have only one way out - these...

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  • Russian Envoy: Deal Reached to Remove Iranian Forces From Golan
Russian Envoy: Deal Reached to Remove Iranian Forces From Golan

Russian Federation says "foreign forces" will leave. "But they (US and Israel) should know that this condition is not going to change", he told the news agency. Syria's air defences were much stronger than before, thanks to Russian Federation, he added. Months after an alleged chemical attack by government forces prompted US President Donald Tr...

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  • Killed, Over 2000 Evacuated As Guatemalan Volcano Erupts, City Airport Shut
Killed, Over 2000 Evacuated As Guatemalan Volcano Erupts, City Airport Shut

It is the second time the volcano has erupted this year, setting off loud explosions and spewing ash almost four miles into the sky. A search was underway for the missing, though first responders efforts were hindered by the lava flow, officials said.

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  • Specter of trade war after United States tariffs on EU, Mexico, Canada
Specter of trade war after United States tariffs on EU, Mexico, Canada

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross attended meetings at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris on Wednesday, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer joins discussions in Paris on Thursday. The EU, for example, puts 10 per cent on auto imports, compared to 2.5 per cent charged by the U.S. Trump has regularly co...

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  • Judge readies for update on Trump personal lawyer probe
Judge readies for update on Trump personal lawyer probe

Michael Cohen's legal team has until mid-June to complete a review of documents seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in an April raid by investigators probing possible bank fraud by President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer, a judge said .

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  • Journalist and Putin-Critic Murdered in Kiev, Ukrainian Officials Blame Russia
Journalist and Putin-Critic Murdered in Kiev, Ukrainian Officials Blame Russia

Before ushering Babchenko into the room for the big reveal, Gritsak said investigators had identified a Ukrainian citizen who allegedly was paid $40,000 by the Russian security service to organize and carry out the hit. "The killers should be punished", Mr Groysman said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the killing was "an act of state t...

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  • Melania Trump tweets that she's 'feeling great'
Melania Trump tweets that she's 'feeling great'

Earlier this month, the first lady had launched her long-awaited signature initiative, "Be Best", which she described as a wide-ranging effort aimed at helping children. " She's doing great. She's looking at us, right there". Reporters turned to look but she wasn't there. Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted a ...

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  • Trump confirms North Korea summit will happen June 12 in Singapore
Trump confirms North Korea summit will happen June 12 in Singapore

Kim had flown in from Beijing and Pompeo from Washington. Meanwhile, discussions between U.S. and North Korean officials continue in Singapore and in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. There had been speculation in the South Korean media that Gen. Kim would be carrying a letter for Mr. Trump to respond to the one the president...

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  • Utah's most misspelled word right now is pretty ugly
Utah's most misspelled word right now is pretty ugly

It also now has the distinction of being the word that cost a local boy a shot at being the 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee champion. But both he and Reagan, who correctly spelled "nectarivorous" in Round 2, were not among the 41 finalists based on their scores in the Round 1 test of spelling and vocabulary.

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  • Will give full pardon to Dinesh D'sourza, says Trump
Will give full pardon to Dinesh D'sourza, says Trump

Senate campaign in the names of others. D'Souza thanked those who urged Trump to pardon him, and took a swipe at Preet Bharara , the USA attorney who prosecuted him. D'Souza also personally contributed $10,000 to the campaign of Republican Wendy Long , who ran unsuccessfully for Senate in NY in 2012. The case was prosecuted in the Southern ...

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