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Donald Trump: North Korea summit talks 'going very well'

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On Thursday, citing North Korean "hostility, " Trump abruptly called off a summit he had scheduled with Kim". In an apparent reference to the unprecedented flurry of cross-border communications that has been taking place since the beginning of this year, Moon said, "We are changing the course of history". Read More »

What Kim and Moon spoke about at surprise summit

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet in Singapore on June 12. It allowed Mr Moon to push for a US-North Korean summit that he sees as the best way to ease animosity that had some fearing a war previous year. Read More »

Donald Trump and his former national intelligence director

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He would "demand" a Justice Department investigation into whether the department and the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled" his 2016 presidential campaign for political purposes, he tweeted . "For the record, the president's chief of staff and his attorney in an ongoing criminal investigation into the president's campaign have no business showing up to a classified intelligence briefing", Sen. Read More »

Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

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More than 1,429,981 people voted in favor of ripping up the Eighth Amendment of the country's constitution in what was a divisive referendum on the island, with more than 723,000 opting to retain the clause. Pollsters suggested the stories of women forced to travel or take illegal pills obtained on the internet helped sway public opinion, as well as the death of an Indian dentist denied the procedure while she miscarried. Read More »

Louisiana no longer under tropical storm watch

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A dome of high pressure is expected to slow Alberto down as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast late Sunday and early Monday. On the forecast track, the center of Alberto is expected to move near the western tip of Cuba this afternoon. Read More »

Baby dies after being left in hot truck at Nashville home

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The one-year-old was rushed to hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later. According to NewsChannel5, Wednesday's high was 89 degrees, so "the interior of the truck could've easily reached between 130-170 degrees". The investigation is ongoing. The 1-year-old remained in the truck until her mother found her on Wednesday afternoon. Barker and his wife have been fully cooperative with the investigation. Read More »

Injured in Canada Restaurant Bombing

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Early Friday, police said that the three people rushed to the hospital with blast injuries were in stable condition. The police tweeted the photos of two men who reportedly fled the area immediately after the incident. Two days after the attack, people running errands or grabbing coffee have returned to the plaza, but at least one resident described the feeling of being there as "very odd". Read More »

Camilla speaks up about Meghan Markle's family drama, calls royal wedding 'uplifting'

Princess Beatrice is eighth in line to the throne, and Eugenie is ninth, but as Harry is sixth in line to the throne and Markle is his wife, she won't have to curtsy to the princesses in Harry's presence, as technically she outranks them. Ying is an illustrator who - according to her Instagram - has collaborated with such high-profile brands as Christian Dior, Swarovski and Montblanc. Read More »

Joshua Holt, American held hostage in Venezuela, arrives in Washington

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Last week, Diosdado Cabello, one of Venezuela's most powerful politicians, called him the "Latin American head" of the Central Intelligence Agency and a "mercenary". Holt and his family have always maintained his innocence, saying he traveled to Venezuela in June 2016 to marry Thamara Caleño, a fellow Mormon whom he met on a religious dating site. Read More »

Floods, damage in Salalah as fatal cyclone batters Oman

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Police said a 12-year old girl died when a gust of wind sent her smashing into a wall. Thousands of Omanis have sought shelter on higher ground and in hotels reinforced with flood defence measures. It called the cyclone "extremely severe". Yemeni relief officials called on worldwide aid agencies to "send medical teams urgently" to Socotra and other areas in South Yemen expected to be hit by the fast moving cyclone. Read More »

Josh Holt released from Venezuelan jail

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Mr. Corker, the Tennessee Republican who leads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, secretly met Friday with Mr. Maybe it was sanctions relief, a distraction from global condemnation of the election, an I.O.U. "We are grateful to all who participated in this miracle", Joshua Holt's family said in a statement . The news of their release comes just days after Venezuela's presidential election. Read More »

White House team to go to Singapore for summit preparation

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Kim's potential meeting with United States President Donald Trump , Mr. Moon's office said. Moon also had served as a broker between Pyongyang and Washington in talks over a potential Kim-Trump summit, resulting in plans for the first ever meeting that was to be held next month between a serving USA president and a North Korean leader. Read More »

'Hero' teacher shot three times as he stopped school attack

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A student, Ella Whistler, 13, was critically injured in the shooting. "She confirmed what I heard from another person who lives nearby that this was in a science classroom and that a science teacher may have been the one to literally tackle this kid and swat the gun away from him". Read More »

Catalonia’s independence: Vladimir Putin says he supports Spanish integrity

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Mr. Putin spoke highly of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress, which he said had created more favourable conditions for further development of bilateral ties in the long run . But he said Macron's smearing in the Russian state media during his election campaign, and suspicions about Kremlin interference in Western democracies, had left a legacy of mistrust. Read More »

President Trump Celebrates Release of American Hostage

The president said Holt will join his family at the White House at about 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening. Following his tweet , Utah Sen. "We are grateful to all who participated in this miracle", Mr. Venezuelan authorities claim Holt and his wife were stockpiling weapons, and have suggested they were part of a US plan to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. Read More »

DUBLIN | The Latest: Repeal of Irish abortion vote passing 2-to-1

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The Irish government offered her 30,000 euros ($35,000) in compensation - further spurring calls for reform. The vote repeals the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution - a 1983 measure that conferred equal rights on the fetus and the mother and banned abortion under nearly all circumstances. Read More »

International Organization Confirms Honor of Nuclear Deal by Iran

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It is the first such meeting since US President Donald Trump dumped the nuclear agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), on May 8 and moved to reimpose sanctions against Iran. Iran is also seeking some assurances that their oil will continue to be bought on the global market. Iranian ministers are under orders from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to seek guarantees from the Europeans for Iranian oil sales and trade, as well as their agreement to ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu CM says Sterlite will be shut; power supply cut

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Hemavathi Shekhar, member of Environment Support Group said , "Corporates are making use of the State to kill people". "In the light of the above said facts it is decided, that in exercise of the power conferred under Section 33A of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 as amended and under Section 31A of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 as amended, to issue directions for closure and disconnection of power supply to the unit", the order reads. Read More »

USA warns Assad over planned attack of South Syria

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Israel says it does not want Iranian forces massing close to the nearby occupied Golan Heights. The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to ceasefire violations, saying it was concerned about reports of an impending military operation in a de-escalation zone in the country's southwest. Read More »

Injuries reported in middle school shooting

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Various friends, confirming the identity of the victim, said she is active in the middle school's choir and show choir, where her outgoing personality is a big presence. "I didn't cry", he said, "but a lot of people were crying". "It's very sad that we have to go through this in our handsome city", Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear said. Read More »

Trump teases that summit with Kim may be back on

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Editor's Note: In our latest Facebook Live interview (please like our Facebook page to see more of these events) Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of the National Interest, and Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, discuss whether Trump will actually meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Irish overwhelmingly vote to legalise abortion, exit poll suggests

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Though her visa runs out in October, she flew back home to vote Yes for repeal because she didn't want to miss the chance to help change the rights of women in Ireland . The heated, emotional campaign saw limits placed on social media advertisements nationwide, with Facebook and Google banning campaign ads after concerns from experts that some campaign ads were funded by USA based anti-abortion groups. Read More »

Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

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The referendum is one of the most anticipated, and controversial, in the heavily Catholic nation's history, as it could roll back rules that now only allow abortion in the case of a woman's life being at risk, but not for rape, incest or fatal fetal abnormality. Read More »

Russian army unit downed MH17, missile identified

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Paulissen also noted the missile was "part of the Russian armed forces". The Joint Investigative Team, which includes investigators from Netherlands , Australia , Belgium , Malaysia and Ukraine, has called on Russian authorities to provide information about the personnel potentially involved in the strike on MH17, but Moscow is refusing to cooperate, denying any involvement in the deadly incident. Read More »

Two injured in shooting incident at in middle school

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Noblesville Police Department said the first call came in at 9:06 a.m. "If it weren't for him, more of us would have been injured for sure". "We believe he is the involved suspect". When she was on her way to the school, she didn't know if the shooter was still active. "They let some parents in and then they locked down the school", one mom, who was forced to wait an hour before she could collect her daughter, told local NBC affiliate WTHR . Read More »