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After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

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• Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 12:01 pm
It’s a far cry from the “dotard” label their government slapped on him last year. Read More

Japanese utility eyes scrapping 2nd Fukushima nuclear plant


• Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 6:58 am
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings said it will decide on the timeline and other details before formally announcing the dismantling of four reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ni, or No. 2, plant, which has never restarted since the 2011 disaster. Read More
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Trump contradicts U.S. military stance on Korea war games

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• Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 5:14 pm
President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon and the Seoul government flat-footed, and it contradicted a pillar of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ campaign to make U.S. troops more combat-ready. Read More

Trump, Kim agree to repatriating U.S. military remains


• Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 10:43 pm
The most tangible outcome of Tuesday’s summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to be a commitment to recover the remains of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War. Read More
 
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For world, Trump-Kim summit raises cautious hope for peace

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• Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 8:40 pm
Cheers in South Korea and a one-page “extra” edition of a Japanese newspaper greeted Tuesday’s unprecedented summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Read More
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Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet

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• Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 8:49 pm
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore as President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told the Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White House. Read More

US extradites Panama ex-President Ricardo Martinelli

Former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli returned home today to face political espionage and embezzlement charges after being extradited from the United States. Read More
 

U.S. hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

The Trump administration has slapped sanctions on several Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyberattacks and assisting Russia’s military and intelligence services with other malicious activities. Read More
Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 11:07 am

Pope begins purge in Chilean church over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis began purging Chile’s Catholic hierarchy today over an avalanche of sex abuse and cover-up cases, starting with accepting the resignations of the bishop at the center of the scandal and two others. Read More
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Trump pulls out of joint G-7 statement and attacks Trudeau

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• Updated on  June 10, 2018 at 2:09 pm
President Donald Trump threw the G-7 summit into disarray today, tweeting that the U.S. was pulling back its endorsement of the group’s communique in part because of what he called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “false statements” at a news conference. Read More

Will Dennis Rodman appear at Trump-Kim Singapore talks?

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he will travel to Singapore “for the historical summit” between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, even though Trump says he wasn’t invited. Read More
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U.S. screens more staff in China over mystery health issues

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• Updated on  June 7, 2018 at 5:55 am
A U.S. medical team was screening more Americans who work in a southern Chinese city as the State Department confirmed evacuating a number of government workers who experienced unexplained health issues like those that have hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba and China. Read More
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Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano

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• Updated on  June 6, 2018 at 1:44 pm
Guatemala’s National Institute of Forensic Sciences has raised the death toll from Sunday’s eruption of the Volcano of Fire to 99. Read More
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Firefighters search 116-year-old London hotel amid blaze

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More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze at a luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles around and required people inside the building to evacuate today. Read More

China warns U.S. against provocations following B-52 flyby

China lashed out at the U.S. on Wednesday after a pair of B-52 bombers flew past a Chinese-held shoal in the South China Sea, amid escalating words and displays of military strength from the two major Pacific powers. Read More

U.N. office calls on U.S. to stop separating families at border

The United Nations human rights office called on the Trump administration today to “immediately halt” its accelerating policy of separating children from their parents after they cross the U.S. border with Mexico, insisting there is “nothing normal about detaining children.” Read More

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