Trump set to press South Korea’s Moon ahead of Kim summit – CNN

CNN Trump set to press South Korea's Moon ahead of Kim summitCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump hopes to gain clarity on North Korea's nuclear intentions when he meets Tuesday with his South Korean counterpart, who arrived in Washington seeking to shore up confidence ahead of June's summit between …Schumer: Trump should take Kim Jong Un off […]

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

TOKYO (AP) — North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger. State media unleashed three strongly worded commentaries slamming Seoul and Washington for the maneuvers and demanding Seoul take action against defectors it claimed […]

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time last week returned from the mountain on Sunday and said he’s already planning his next trip. After flying back to Kathmandu by helicopter, Kami Rita, 48, said he’s not ready to retire and plans to continue to guide […]

Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grab – Washington Post

Washington Post Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grabWashington PostCARACAS — Venezuelans went to the polls Sunday in an internationally condemned election that critics call a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro, who is seeking a new six-year term. Traditional opposition parties in this crisis-plagued nation of 31 …Venezuelans, rocked by […]

US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have agreed to take measures to “substantially reduce” America’s massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal. Still, the talks, which began Thursday and ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may […]

Putin wishes ‘good health’ to ex-spy Skripal after hospital discharge – Yahoo News

Yahoo News Putin wishes 'good health' to ex-spy Skripal after hospital dischargeYahoo NewsRussian President Vladimir Putin wished "good health" to former agent Sergei Skripal as he was released from a British hospital Friday, after recovering from a nerve agent poisoning alleged to have been orchestrated by the Kremlin. "God grant him good …Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal […]

As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of US sorghum

 HONG KONG (AP) — As China-U.S. trade talks resumed in Washington, China said Friday it is dropping anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into imported U.S. sorghum, saying it is not in the public interest. The Commerce Ministry said it was ending the anti-dumping probe because it would have raised costs for consumers. The announcement was a […]

‘Diplotainment at its pinnacle’: Critics fear Trump’s style eclipses substance on North Korea – Washington Post

Washington Post 'Diplotainment at its pinnacle': Critics fear Trump's style eclipses substance on North KoreaWashington PostPresident Trump's strategy on North Korea has played out in full public view over 16 months with dramatic, made-for-TV moments designed to focus global attention on his risky faceoff with dictator Kim Jong Un. But as North Korean officials abruptly […]

Israeli Troops Kill Dozens of Palestinian Protesters as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem – New York Times

TIME Israeli Troops Kill Dozens of Palestinian Protesters as US Embassy Opens in JerusalemNew York TimesRight Now Palestinian officials say at least 41 people have been killed in the latest round of protests. • At least 1,700 Palestinian demonstrators were also wounded on Monday along the border fence with Gaza, the Health Ministry reported, as […]

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