• North Korea Still Making Nukes, Escalated Efforts to Hide Production
North Korea Still Making Nukes, Escalated Efforts to Hide Production

Li is a member of the Communist Party's seven-person Politburo Standing Committee, China's ruling council. "We will both prove everyone wrong!" So which is the story here - "dialogue between two people who like each other", or a toughening standoff? Since I and the ABC News crew have been here, we have been with a government guide at all times, a...

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  • Leak hunting: The US president and his insider critics
Leak hunting: The US president and his insider critics

Yesterday, Mr Trump called on Jeff Sessions, the head of the justice department , to open an investigation to unmask the senior official behind the critical article. "I think it is national security". "I would know. I am one of them", the anonymous official wrote. "I don't know, but it just does not look like the White House that I know".

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  • Syria war: Idlib rebels targeted by 'fiercest raids in weeks'
Syria war: Idlib rebels targeted by 'fiercest raids in weeks'

And on Saturday, Syrian government and Russian warplanes targeted the province's southern edge in what activists described as the most intense airstrikes in weeks. "The Trump Administration and the global community have made it clear that there is no military solution to the Syrian conflict", Haley told the Council, which was to hold another ...

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  • Kim Declares His ‘Faith’ in Trump, Who Offers an Enthusiastic Thanks
Kim Declares His ‘Faith’ in Trump, Who Offers an Enthusiastic Thanks

South Korean national security advisor Chung Eui-yong, who met with Kim, said the North Korean leader also emphasized that his "trust in Trump remains unchanged", the comment which led to the USA president's tweet. Kim will not be able to attend a forum in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok next week but will send a delegation of North Ko...

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  • Moon names chief security adviser as special envoy to N. Korea
Moon names chief security adviser as special envoy to N. Korea

Seoul will continue to push for a joint declaration of an end to the 1950-53 Korean War this year with the United States, Chung told reporters. Senior U.S. "If needed, we should pull forward the negotiations for the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula with the development in relations between the South and North", Chung said.

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  • Police, Protestors Clash After Brazil's National Museum Fire
Police, Protestors Clash After Brazil's National Museum Fire

Some parts of the collection were stored at other sites. However, for the past few decades funding problems, along with an aging building, have put the museum in jeopardy. Police held the crowd back with pepper spray, tear gas and batons. Among them, he said, were the only recordings of people whose nations have disappeared.

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  • Tensions, Many Exacerbated by Trump, Overshadow High-Level U.S. Talks in India
Tensions, Many Exacerbated by Trump, Overshadow High-Level U.S. Talks in India

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis arrived separately and was received at the airport by his counterpart, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and other senior officials. Sitharaman at the press conference had said: "We have acquired various advanced defence platforms from the US". "That vote and the subsequent section 123 civil nuclear agreeme...

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  • America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy
America to North Korea: We've spied your hacking spy

It also accused him of taking part in an attack on Bangladesh's central bank in 2016. "Because of the harmful nature of the attack on [Sony Pictures] in which vast amounts of data were overwritten and computers were rendered unrecoverable, a complete reconstruction of the subjects' activities during the period of the intrusion was not possible ...

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  • Refugee calamity feared as battle for Syria's Idlib looms large
Refugee calamity feared as battle for Syria's Idlib looms large

And Russia wants to maintain its regional presence to fill the vacuum left by America's long uncertainty about what it wants in the conflict. The Trump administration issued a series of new sanctions on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ahead of what USA officials believe is an "imminent attack" by the regime with help from...

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  • Turkey blacklists jihadist group as Idlib operation looms
Turkey blacklists jihadist group as Idlib operation looms

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Thursday that Israel will continue to act in Syria as it deems necessary for its national defense, without consideration for the global agreements that would formally end the brutal eight-year civil war in the country.

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  • Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib
Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

A Syrian man rides a motorcycle past a destroyed building in an area that was hit by a reported airstrike in the district of Jisr al-Shughur, in the Idlib province, September 4, 2018. Despite these claims, Israel and the United States say Iran has been building its military presence in Syria, as well as transferring arms to its Shi'ite allies i...

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  • No deal yet in US, Canada NAFTA talks
No deal yet in US, Canada NAFTA talks

Trumka's comments come after Trump warned Canada on Saturday that it "will be out" of a revised NAFTA deal unless it's "fair" to the USA, and threatened to scrap the current deal should Congress "interfere" with the negotiations. The U.S. says the panel overrides the American court system and its sovereignty. In the view of the Canadians, thi...

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  • Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting
Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting

Karen Stubkjaer said. Sheriffs then tasered the suspect and opened fire when tasering couldn't contain him. The racetrack tweeted less than an hour later that the situation has been contained and the concert was moving forward. Passing concert-goers can be heard shouting expletives after the shooting. Sheriff's deputies received reports of ...

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  • Funeral for John McCain draws heart-felt speeches, political criticism
Funeral for John McCain draws heart-felt speeches, political criticism

It's a politics that pretends to be courageous and tough, but is instead born of fear. Bush recalled how he and McCain spoke of that "intense period like football players remembering a big game". The motorcade carrying McCain's flag-draped casket paused at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on its way to the cathedral, and his widow, Cindy McC...

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  • Corrected: Former Vice President Biden to lead memorial tribute to McCain
Corrected: Former Vice President Biden to lead memorial tribute to McCain

Professional athletes don't often have the opportunity to stand among current and former high-ranking government officials at public memorial services. Capitol on Friday, a service at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, and burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. As the hearse made its way along the 8-mile route, peo...

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  • NAFTA deadline looms, talks reach critical stage
NAFTA deadline looms, talks reach critical stage

But it does officially start the countdown clock. "We still don't know the specifics of this trade agreement, or whether it will measure up to the claims of an administration with a bad record of delivering", she said. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is holding talks in Washington with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland aimed at ...

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  • Hurricane Maria's official death toll just jumped from 64 to 2975
Hurricane Maria's official death toll just jumped from 64 to 2975

The White House is responding to a new estimate that dramatically increases the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico. After almost a year of controversy over the true toll of the 2017 monster storm, the governor of Puerto Rico said the new estimate would now be considered the official death toll.

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  • Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up'
Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up'

Florida and Georgia voted for Trump in 2016, while Maryland went for Hillary Clinton . In an appearance on MSNBC's "Meet the Press Daily", Gillum told host Chuck Todd that the voters of Florida are "better than this". 28, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla . "Somebody was playing that on their phone, that soundbite, in my home, and I stopped in...

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  • Longtime Aide Remembers McCain as ‘Urgent Man’ Who ‘Wanted Things Done Quickly’
Longtime Aide Remembers McCain as ‘Urgent Man’ Who ‘Wanted Things Done Quickly’

He went on to have three children with his second wife Cindy - Meghan, 33, Jack, 32, and Jimmy, 30. There will be a service at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, followed by burial at the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr.: "Hate can not drive out hate". John McCain will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church. Kassandra Mor...

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  • Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea
Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea

The White House, in a statement sent on Twitter by Trump, said the president believes North Korea is under "tremendous pressure" from China but that Beijing also was supplying Pyongyang with 'considerable aid, ' including fuel, fertilizer and commodities.

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