Daily Archives: June 11, 2018

Trump & Kim ‘going for a signing’ after ‘very good’ talks

Published time: 12 Jun, 2018 04:59 Following what he described as a “top of the line” personal meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US President Donald Trump said they are set to sign an unspecified document. “A lot of progress – really very positive. I think better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line, very good. We’re ...

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Facebook says it gave ‘identical support’ to Trump and Clinton campaigns

Facebook’s hundreds of pages of follow-ups to Senators make for decidedly uninteresting reading. Give lawyers a couple months and they will always find a way to respond non-substantively to the most penetrating questions. One section may at least help put a few rumors to rest about Facebook’s role in the 2016 Presidential campaigns, though of course much is still left ...

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‘Earnest & reasonable’ mistake? IDF closes probe into the murder of Palestinian teen

The Israeli military has closed an investigation into the tragic death of a 15-year-old Palestinian, who was killed two years ago after the IDF mistakenly opened fire on a car full of West Bank teens. In June 2016, Israeli forces shot and killed 15-year-old Mahmoud Raafat Badran after “showering” a car on Route 443, a major West Bank highway, with live ...

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‘Sleepless night’: In South Korea, all eyes on Kim-Trump summit

The South Korean government is hoping for a success of the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, since it could lead to peace on the peninsula after almost 70 years. President Moon Jae-in and his cabinet watched the start of the summit before their morning meeting at Cheong Wa Dae (“Blue House”), the ...

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Historic handshake: Kim, Trump face off at Singapore summit (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump have arrived at the summit venue Singapore. The historic first meeting of the two leaders will discuss a peace treaty and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Kim arrived first at the Capella Resort, on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, shortly before 9 am local time. He ignored the cameras, walking into the ...

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‘Danger to our country’: US senator blasts fellow Republican over North Korea

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is a “danger to the country” for suggesting a US war against North Korea, said his colleague Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) as Americans waited for the historic summit in Singapore. “Lindsey Graham is a danger to the country by even proposing ideas like authorizing war with Korea, my goodness,” Paul told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday ...

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WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump & Kim Jong-un arrive at historic summit in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are meeting in Singapore to discuss a peace treaty and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. It’s the first ever such summit between the heads of the two countries. Trump and Kim are scheduled to start their meeting at around 9:00 am local time, and they will spend the next hour ...

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Twitter’s emoji for Trump’s North Korea nuclear summit is very weird

As U.S. President Trump preps for a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Twitter doesn’t want you to forget to tweet about it under the right hashtag. In a choice that seems to make light of a lot of really quite serious things at once, Twitter is promoting its new #TrumpKimSummit emoji for Tuesday’s summit in Singapore. The ...

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China redeploys missile systems on disputed South China Sea island (SATELLITE PHOTOS)

Chinese missile systems that mysteriously disappeared have been spotted again on the disputed Paracel Islands in the contested South China Sea, according to satellite images released by the Israeli company ImageSat International. The movement of Chinese arms was initially reported on June 3, when surface-to-air missile systems of unknown models disappeared from Woody Island – the largest of the Paracel ...

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Fake ‘Hooligans’: BBC film inspires Aussie filmmakers to go look for Russian football thugs (VIDEO)

With the FIFA World Cup about to kick off in Russia, RT’s In the Now has followed two Aussie filmmakers on a failed quest to find the infamous Russian hooligans, who, the BBC said, will turn the event into a festival of violence. The Australians were so fascinated by the Western reports on vicious Russian thugs, following clashes with English ...

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