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Trump cancels June meeting with Kim – White House

US President Donald Trump has canceled a much-anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, “based on the tremendous anger and open hostility” from Kim, who threatened the US with a “nuclear-to-nuclear showdown.” “I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I ...

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Where to watch Zuckerberg’s meeting with EU MEPs on Tuesday

The Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with elected representatives of the European Union’s ~500 million citizens will be livestreamed after all, it was confirmed today. MEPs had been angered by the original closed door format of the meeting, which was announced by the EU parliament’s president last week. But on Friday a majority of the political groups in the parliament had pushed for ...

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Bypassing US sanctions, countering China: Why Modi’s ‘no agenda’ meeting with Putin is anything but

Narendra Modi arrives in Sochi for an “agenda-less” meeting with Vladimir Putin, but there won’t be time for chit-chat: the two must save key arms deals left up in the air by US sanctions, and find common ground on China. “This is a very different kind of meeting. Normally, we have a system of annual bilateral summits, that are very ...

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Merkel & Putin speak to press after meeting in Sochi

Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin held a joint media conference in Sochi following a meeting. It comes as the US exerts pressure on Berlin to reduce the purchase of Russian natural gas in favor of American supplies. The two leaders had been critical of the Trump administration’s decision to violate a multilateral agreement with Iran, which both Russia and Germany ...

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Trump Tower meeting: Senate panel releases 1,800 pages of interview transcripts

The US Senate Judiciary Committee has released more than 1,800 pages of transcripts from interviews conducted with Donald Trump Jr. and other participants of a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. The documents provide new insight into the controversial 20-minute meeting during which Trump Jr, along with Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and then campaign chairman Paul Manafort, ...

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Disturbing video of toddler operating rifle at NRA annual meeting goes viral

A shocking video of a four-year-old boy demonstrating how to use a rifle has gone viral on social media. The video, taken at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, shows the boy removing and reinserting the rifle’s magazine and pretending to shoot. A woman who also appears on video is seen asking the boy his name ...

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Ukrainian politician pulls gun on neo-fascist mob at city council meeting (VIDEO)

A Ukrainian politician took the phrase crying over spilt milk to a whole new level when he pulled on a gun on protesters and fired warning shots during a city council meeting in Nikopol. The incident reportedly happened on Friday when neo-fascist Right Sector activists stormed the city council meeting demanding a change in the administration. The group managed to ...

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Trump has date and place for Kim Jong-un meeting

President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that a date and location have been set for his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The president said that details would be announced soon. While no date had been revealed before Friday, the White House previously said that a meeting between the two leaders could take place later this month, ...

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Trump considers Peace House on North-South Korea border for Kim Jong-un meeting

US President Donald Trump says a Peace or Freedom House at the border between the two Koreas would be a more “representative” place to meet than any third country. He threw out the idea on Twitter, noting he’s “Just asking!” Numerous countries are being considered for the MEETING, but would Peace House/Freedom House, on the Border of North & South ...

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Au revoir, ‘linguistic regime’! French envoy storms out of EU meeting held in English

A French envoy ditched an English-speaking meeting in Brussels in protest at the “linguistic regime” in a new working group on the EU’s post-Brexit budget, according to reports. Read more Apparently irked by the lack of interpreting facilities, Ambassador Philippe Leglise-Costa stormed out of an English-speaking meeting between the ambassadors of the 28 states of the EU Council. The meeting ...

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