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People Syrian leader to meet Kim in Pyongyang, claims N. Korea
Author: 0 Syrian leader to meet Kim in Pyongyang, claims N. Korea

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) in Washignton, DC, U.S. May 17, 2018 and in Panmunjom, South Korea, April 27, 2018 respectively. He became the highest level figure from North Korea to hold talks at the White House since a senior envoy visited former US President Bill Clinton in 2000.

People India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal
Author: 0 India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal

The country's economic growth was marginally higher at 6.9 per cent in 2016. This was also seen in the constructive GVA which saw a growth of 11.5 percent year-on-year during the quarter. For the whole year 2017-18, the growth rate declined to 6.7 percent compared to 7.1 percent last year. The rebound in growth reinforces that the economy is back on track and is set for a strong recovery after the period of disruptions sparked by demonetisation and GST implementation, industry body CII ...

People Guatemala volcanic eruption kills 25
Author: 0 Guatemala volcanic eruption kills 25

The dead included a Conred employee and at least three children, officials said. Another victim was found in the street by volunteer firefighters but died in an ambulance. Dense ash blasted out by the volcano shut down Guatemala City's worldwide airport, civil aviation said. In another video, a visibly exhausted woman, her face blackened from ash, said she had narrowly escaped as lava poured through corn fields.

People A president can’t obstruct justice? That’s not quite right, legal scholars say
Author: 0 A president can’t obstruct justice? That’s not quite right, legal scholars say

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed Sunday that the President hypothetically could have shot the former FBI director to end the Russian Federation investigation and not face prosecution for it while in office. "If four of them are completely innocent and one of them is your assumption that it's a guilty motive, which (Trump) would deny , you can't possibly prosecute him".

People North Korea says Kim Jong-un will host Syria’s president in Pyongyang
Author: 0 North Korea says Kim Jong-un will host Syria’s president in Pyongyang

This could be a sign that the North Korean leader is "pursuing a new policy to become a developing country without nuclear weapons, rather than a poor country with nuclear weapons", he said . Trump on Friday revived the summit after cancelling it a week earlier . Yonhap identified them as defence chief Pak Yong Sik; Ri Myong Su, chief of the Korean People's Army's (KPA) general staff; and Kim Jong Gak, director of the KPA's General Political Bureau .

People European Union initiates dispute with U.S. at WTO
Author: 0 European Union initiates dispute with U.S. at WTO

Brussels followed its major allies into battle against the United States after President Donald Trump delivered on his "America First" promises and slapped duties of 25 per cent on imports of steel and 10 per cent on aluminium. Trudeau added that Canada would impose dollar for dollar tariffs on steel, aluminium and other products. Effective July 1, Canada will impose tariffs of 25 percent on shipments of USA steel and 10 percent on aluminum, as well as on other products, such as ...

People Giuliani: Trump Would Fight Subpoena, Not Pardon Himself
Author: 0 Giuliani: Trump Would Fight Subpoena, Not Pardon Himself

Interested in Russia Investigation? The president has also blasted the special counsel team, referring to investigators as "Angry Democrats". Special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in May 2017 after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigation into the Trump campaign, setting the stage for the high-stakes showdown between the President and the special counsel.

People Man killed when vehicle drives onto ballfield, woman charged
Author: 0 Man killed when vehicle drives onto ballfield, woman charged

A West Newfield man has died from his injuries after being struck by a vehicle at a baseball field in Sanford Friday night, according to police. "We want to share our heartfelt gratitude that physically all of our players from Babe Ruth and Little League are safe", the Sanford Maine Little League said in a Facebook post .

People Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation, his lawyer says
Author: 0 Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation, his lawyer says

He stressed, though, that Trump had done nothing wrong. In a new interview with NBC News' Meet the Press with host Chuck Todd, Giuliani discussed the outcome of President Trump ending Mueller's investigation. The former New York City mayor is Trump's lead attorney in the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. A special counsel is investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election, and whether Mr Trump obstructed justice.

People Israel says troops kill Palestinian attacker in West Bank
Author: 0 Israel says troops kill Palestinian attacker in West Bank

The explosive bullet was directly shot in her chest; it was not a random bullet. Al-Mezan, a Gaza-based rights group, said Najjar was 100 meters from the fence and wearing a clearly marked paramedic's vest when she was shot. The meeting echoed Kuwait's call for an emergency session when Israeli soldiers killed dozens of Palestinians on May 14. Palestinians and their supporters said most of the protesters were unarmed civilians and Israel was using excessive force against them.

People Sworn in as Spain's leader, Sanchez faces Catalan conundrum
Author: 0 Sworn in as Spain's leader, Sanchez faces Catalan conundrum

Mr Torra is likely to use the influence he wields to push the separatist cause, with his movement allied to many of those keeping Mr Sanchez's fledgling government in power. Mr Sanchez's majority was the smallest for any Spanish government since the return to democracy after Francisco Franco's death in 1975, makes it unclear how long his administration can last.

People President Trump's early jobs tweet leads to criticism from Obama officials
Author: 0 President Trump's early jobs tweet leads to criticism from Obama officials

The president is normally briefed on the monthly jobs report the day before it is released, and he and other administration officials are not supposed to comment on it beforehand. Bush, said in a tweet. There was a noticeable reaction in some markets, with the dollar climbing in the wake of the tweet as benchmark Treasury yields extended their advance to new highs for the day.

People US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives in Beijing for trade talks
Author: 0 US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives in Beijing for trade talks

But the truce appeared to end with last week's announcement Washington was going ahead with tariff hikes on technology goods and also would impose curbs on Chinese investment and purchases of United States high-tech exports. The US now buys almost four times as much from the Chinese as it sells to them. "Our meetings so far have been friendly and frank , and covered some useful topics about specific export items", Ross said.

People Trudeau says tariffs on steel and aluminum are 'insulting'
Author: 0 Trudeau says tariffs on steel and aluminum are 'insulting'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made their commitment in a Thursday phone call, following Trump's decision not to exempt their countries from import duties of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum.

People Engel statement on Trump's trade war
Author: 0 Engel statement on Trump's trade war

European shares opened higher, however. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said last month that following a conversation with President Donald Trump , he was launching an investigation into whether automobile imports are hurting USA national security.

People Kashmir unrest as protester run over by police dies
Author: 0 Kashmir unrest as protester run over by police dies

Officials deny the claims and say that the vehicle was surrounded by a crowd of angry young men, some of whom fell beneath the jeep-like auto when they tried to pull the soldiers out and lynch them. Anti-India sentiment runs deep in Kashmir, a disputed Himalayan territory divided between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan but claimed by both in its entirety.

People Russian-Israeli Agreement to Keep Iran Away from Syria's South
Author: 0 Russian-Israeli Agreement to Keep Iran Away from Syria's South

Assad said Thursday. " Any interested party in Syria should understand that attacking US forces or our coalition partners will be a bad policy ", Joint Staff Director Lt. "[The Assad] regime stays in power because those two regimes continue to support it", she said during the same Pentagon briefing Thursday. The Defense Department's warnings for Syria come amid reports that Iranian and Iranian-backed Hezbollah fighters may have begun withdrawing from areas in southern part of the country ...

People Israel dealt ‘harshest blow’ in years to Gaza militants: Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israel dealt ‘harshest blow’ in years to Gaza militants: Netanyahu

On a related note, at least five people were injured after rockets were reportedly fired in the yard of an empty kindergarten near the Gaza Border on Tuesday. Four militants were killed. Among the targets hit by Israel in Gaza on Tuesday was a tunnel built to attack Israel . The sudden surge in violence brought back memories of the devastating 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.

People What is the row over ‘missing’ kids in US?
Author: 0 What is the row over ‘missing’ kids in US?

Until recently, the result was that families who crossed the border seeking asylum often were released in the USA while their cases were pursued. "I wonder what #SundayMorning is like for the parents of the 1500 lost children your father is responsible for".

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