• Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on Saturday: Pakistan's Met dept
Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on Saturday: Pakistan's Met dept

Meanwhile private sector workers have been given leave for the first two days of Eid Al Fitr - meaning they will return to work on Sunday. The date and time of Eid are different in each country. But as astronomers have predicted that the moon will not be visible until the next day, Eid al-Fitr will officially begin on Friday. Ramadan is o...

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  • Iran warns North Korea of United States breach of promise
Iran warns North Korea of United States breach of promise

While Mr Trump was optimistic about prospects for the summit between the old foes, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo injected a note of caution ahead of the meeting, saying it remained to be seen whether Kim was honest about his willingness to denuclearise.

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  • Three state split would create multitude of new issues, political analyst says
Three state split would create multitude of new issues, political analyst says

Fox40 in Sacramento reports that the measure is sponsored by a Silicon Valley billionaire, Tim Draper . Draper's initiative calls for the division of California into the new states of " California ", " Northern California " and " Southern California ".

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  • Trump, Kim Agree On Denuclearization, But Deal Seen Symbolic (2 Videos)
Trump, Kim Agree On Denuclearization, But Deal Seen Symbolic (2 Videos)

Both men had looked serious as they got out of their limousines for the summit at the Capella hotel on Singapore's Sentosa, a resort island with luxury hotels, a casino, manmade beaches and a Universal Studios theme park. Read it in full below. Fox News host Shep Smith tore into President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanford at risk in primary shado...

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  • Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 mn previous year
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 mn previous year

Although Kushner and Trump are not paid a salary for their adviser roles at the White House, ethics experts have criticized the couple's large income flow from their investments and family-related businesses as something that could easily create conflicts of interest.

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  • United States military in Korea says no guidance on cancelling war games
United States military in Korea says no guidance on cancelling war games

Denmark, director of the Asia Programme at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, tweeted . Meanwhile, there is no sign that the American alliance with South Korea and Japan is diminishing, even though Trump has said he would consider withdrawing U.S.

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  • Prosecutors Expand Manafort Charges, Add New Russian Defendant In His Case
Prosecutors Expand Manafort Charges, Add New Russian Defendant In His Case

The indictment serves a strategic goal in raising public awareness about the connections that those who worked on Trump's campaign had with Russians, and it serves a legal objective by putting more pressure on Manafort to become a cooperating witness, said Katie Phang, a former prosecutor and partner at the Berger Singerman LLP law firm in Miami....

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  • The Singapore Stocks to Watch While Trump Meets Kim
The Singapore Stocks to Watch While Trump Meets Kim

The North Korean leadership, including Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son Hui has also taunted Washington, calling Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy". "The fact that we have been chosen as the site of the meeting - we did not ask for it, but we were asked and we agreed - says something about Singapore's relations with the partie...

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  • President Xi Jinping confers upon Vladimir Putin ‘highest state honour of China’
President Xi Jinping confers upon Vladimir Putin ‘highest state honour of China’

Aside from the United States, the G7 consists of Canada , France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Britain. "In the G7, which used to be the G8, they threw Russian Federation out, they should let Russian Federation come back in". "This is weak", Senator Ben Sasse said. "He is a thug using Soviet-style aggression to wage a shadow war against America, and...

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  • Attack in Somalia Kills U.S. Service Member, Wounds Others
Attack in Somalia Kills U.S. Service Member, Wounds Others

In a statement , the USA military said on Friday one local soldier was also wounded in the attack that also involved Somali and Kenyan forces. The attack occurred in Jubaland, where a large force comprising about 800 Somali, Kenyan and U.S.

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  • Trump tweets he instructed to not endorse G7 joint statement
Trump tweets he instructed to not endorse G7 joint statement

Christinne Muschi / Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he leaves the G7 Summit in La Malbaie , Que. on Saturday. The two-day summit in Canada has been marred by a tit-for-tat exchanges of hostile tweets, with USA trading partners furious over Mr.

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  • Kim Jong-un refuses to pay the hotel
Kim Jong-un refuses to pay the hotel

Rodman has made multiple visits to North Korea and met with Kim at least three times. The others dismissed, according to Yonhap, were defense chief Pak Yong Sik and Kim Jong Gak, director of the political bureau of the North Korean army.

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  • Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash
Passenger dies of injuries in tour bus crash

Aiden Liang, the owner of the Union Tour Express bus company, said the bus left from Ottawa on Monday and was bound for Toronto. Four other passengers are still in hospital with serious life-threatening injuries this morning. Ornge spokesman Joshua McNamara said initial reports indicated that 30-40 people were on board the passenger bus. Westbo...

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  • After steel and aluminum Trump takes aim at Canada's agriculture sector
After steel and aluminum Trump takes aim at Canada's agriculture sector

Trudeau, in an interview aired on Sunday by NBC's "Meet the Press", said it was "insulting" to hear the USA claim that Canadian steel and aluminum posed a national security threat. The potential for a tit-for-tat measure from the U.S.is indeed a risk in any trade war, he said, but Trump is likely to target bigger industries with more "leverage".

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  • Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii
Giant acidic steam clouds rise from ocean after lava spill in Hawaii

County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots is also threatened. Mounting property losses were reported a day after five or six people who initially chose to stay in the newly evacuated Kapoho area after road access was cut off were rescued by helicopter, according to the Hawaii County Civil Defense agency....

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  • New populist interior minister: Italy cannot be 'Europe's refugee camp'
New populist interior minister: Italy cannot be 'Europe's refugee camp'

Mattarella had triggered a fresh crisis at the weekend when he vetoed eurosceptic Paolo Savona as economy minister in a previously proposed Five Star-League government. His fellow deputy prime minister, head of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement Luigi Di Maio, has also called rescue NGOs "taxis on the sea", although his rhetoric on immigra...

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  • United Nations watchdog confident of North Korea role if nuclear deal is struck
United Nations watchdog confident of North Korea role if nuclear deal is struck

In December 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency's governing board voted overwhelmingly in favor of a draft resolution, which closed the so-called possible military dimensions (PMD) case in Iran's nuclear program. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address a press conference after a meeting at the ...

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  • Lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight in Hawaii
Lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight in Hawaii

There is NO tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 5.5 (preliminary magnitude 5.6) quake reported at 4:32 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in the Summit Region of the Kilauea Volcano , according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Lava also destroyed a freshwater lake, boiling away all of the water in it, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported la...

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  • Rudy Giuliani: President Trump could pardon himself, but he probably wouldn’t
Rudy Giuliani: President Trump could pardon himself, but he probably wouldn’t

They say that Trump's lawyers are prepared to "provide. the answers" to the Special Counsel's questions, apparently instead of having Trump do so himself , in order to help "preserve the dignity of the Office of the President of the United States".

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  • China warns trade deals off if USA imposes tariffs
China warns trade deals off if USA imposes tariffs

It criticised Trump's move this week and said it reserved the right to retaliate but avoided repeating its earlier threat. The negotiating process should be "based on the premise" of not fighting a "trade war", the statement said. Analysts suggested Trump might be trying to appease critics of his administration's deal to allow Chinese telecom...

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  • Netanyahu: Israel considers it possible to attack Iranian forces in Syria
Netanyahu: Israel considers it possible to attack Iranian forces in Syria

Iran says ISIS was created under a plot by Israel, the United States and their allies to disintegrate West Asian countries and protect the Israeli regime. Damascus has not engaged in talks about the south, and any agreement over that region must include the pullout of US forces, he said. The U.S. has military advisers based in Tanf.

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  • Authorities fear rising death toll in wake of Guatemala volcano eruption
Authorities fear rising death toll in wake of Guatemala volcano eruption

It's the second time this year it has erupted. Three bodies lay partially buried in ash-colored debris from the volcano, which lies about 45 kilometres from Guatemala City. The eruption forced the Guatemala City's La Aurora worldwide airport to shut down its only runway due to the presence of volcanic ash and to guarantee passenger and aircraft...

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  • White House releases photos of Trump accepting Kim Jong Un's letter
White House releases photos of Trump accepting Kim Jong Un's letter

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it may take more than one meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to seal a denuclearization deal and that he would like Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear weapons program as quickly as possible under any agreement.

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  • Russian journalist reported dead turns up at news conference
Russian journalist reported dead turns up at news conference

A prominent Russian war correspondent who became famous for his fierce tirades against Moscow, Babchenko, 41, was murdered on Tuesday evening, May 29, in a contract-style killing in the stairwell of his building in the Ukrainian capital Kiev where he moved a year ago.

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

On May 16, the President visited the first lady after she had a minor kidney surgery and was hospitalized for five days. Media outlets like CNN and Newsweek are fueling that speculation with reports about her absence from the public eye.

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