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US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

June 14, 2018 13:29 PM

SEOUL, South Korea, June 14:  The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump’s top diplomat insisting the president hadn’t backed down from his firm line on North Korea’s nukes.

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

June 13, 2018 17:44 PM

MOSCOW, June 13: North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.

Russia welcomes outcome of Trump-Kim summit

June 13, 2018 15:13 PM

SINGAPORE, June 13: Russia has welcomed the outcome of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

After summit, Trump announces halt to US-SKorea ‘war games

June 12, 2018 16:00 PM

SINGAPORE, June 12: President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified “security guarantees” to the North and Kim recommitting to the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”

Trump, North Korea’s Kim plan to sign unspecified document

June 12, 2018 11:11 AM

SINGAPORE, June 12:  President Donald Trump proclaimed Tuesday that his momentous summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had gone “better than anybody could have expected” and announced that the leaders planned a signing ceremony shortly. He offered no details on what was being signed.

Beckenbauer wins World Cup as player and coach

June 12, 2018 10:21 AM

LONDON, June 12 : In 1990, months after the Berlin Wall came crashing down, West Germany won its third World Cup and Franz Beckenbauer became the first person to win as captain and coach.

Trump, Kim shake hands to open momentous summit

June 12, 2018 08:12 AM

SINGAPORE, June 12:  President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous summit Tuesday that could determine historic peace or raise the specter of a growing nuclear threat, with Trump declaring they would have a “great discussion” and Kim saying they had overcome obstacles to get to this point.

Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit

June 12, 2018 06:59 AM

SINGAPORE, June 12: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shook hands and smiled as they started a historic summit on Tuesday, just months after they traded insults and threats of nuclear war.

Trump expresses optimism amid final Kim summit preparations

June 11, 2018 17:43 PM

SINGAPORE, June 11: On the eve of their unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepared Tuesday for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures.

Trump pulls out of joint G-7 statement, attacks Trudeau

June 10, 2018 11:32 AM

QUEBEC, June 10: The annual G-7 summit appeared to have weathered tensions over President Donald Trump's threats of a tariff-fueled trade war until the mercurial American pulled out of a joint statement while citing "false statements" by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Stormy Daniels’ former attorney countersues porn actress

June 8, 2018 09:45 AM

LOS ANGELES, June 8: A day after Stormy Daniels accused her former lawyer of being a “puppet” for President Donald Trump, the attorney countersued the porn star and her new attorney for defamation and accused Trump’s personal attorney of illegally recording their telephone calls.

Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M

June 8, 2018 09:12 AM

NEW YORK, June 8: Facebook said a software bug led some users to post publicly by default regardless of their previous settings. The bug affected as many as 14 million users over several days in May.

Trump takes his own brand of diplomacy to North Korea summit

June 7, 2018 09:07 AM

WASHINGTON, June 7: He hectored Mexico’s leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia’s head of state on a whim. Bonded with France’s prime minister over military parades.

Only a few of Guatemala volcano’s dead have been identified

June 5, 2018 10:59 AM

GUATEMALA: People of the villages skirting Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire began mourning the few dead who could be identified after an eruption killed dozens by engulfing them in floods of searing ash and mud.

Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills 25

June 4, 2018 15:58 PM

EL RODEO, June 4: A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

June 4, 2018 12:07 PM

CHICAGO, June 4: Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.

Mrs. Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits

June 4, 2018 10:13 AM

WASHINGTON, June 4: First lady Melania Trump isn’t joining her husband at the G7 summit in Quebec this week or planning to accompany him to the expected meeting with North Korea’s leader in Singapore the week after, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said Sunday.

China says trade deals are off if US raises tariffs

June 4, 2018 10:10 AM

BEIJING, June 4: China has balked at stepping up its purchases of American products, raising the odds of a trade war, if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to tax billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.

Guatemala volcano eruption kills at least 7, rescue hampered

June 4, 2018 09:58 AM

GUATEMALA CITY, June 4: Rescuers struggled to reach rural residents cut off by a volcanic eruption that killed at least seven people and injured 20 near Guatemala’s capital, and authorities feared the death toll could rise with an undetermined number of people unaccounted for.

US, China discuss American exports in bid to ease trade spat

June 3, 2018 11:50 AM

BEIJING, June 3: U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday as the two sides began a new round of talks in Beijing aimed at settling a simmering trade dispute.