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People Pope accepts resignation of 3 Chilean bishops in sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 Pope accepts resignation of 3 Chilean bishops in sex abuse scandal

The scandal is the latest to rock the Roman Catholic Church, and Argentine-born Francis has said it must not happen again on his watch. Martin, author of "Building a Bridge", about Catholic outreach to the LGBT community, has had several talks canceled in the United States in recent months because of pressure from conservative groups who oppose his call for the church to better accompany gay Catholics.

People Vietnamese Stage Anti-China Protests in Several Cities
Author: 0 Vietnamese Stage Anti-China Protests in Several Cities

MPs had been set to vote on it this week but this has been delayed. China, in a notice posted on its Hanoi embassy website, warned its citizens about travel in Vietnam after the demonstrations, which it called "illegal gatherings", included "anti-China content".

People Hawaii volcano unleashes more small blasts, snaking lava
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano unleashes more small blasts, snaking lava

Since May 3, Kilauea's lava, ash and rocks have destroyed about 600 homes, closed major highways and prompted health warnings. The eruption temperature of Kīlauea lava is a scalding 2,140 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the USGS. Those earthquakes have continued near the summit, according to Jim Kauahikaua, a geophysicist with the US Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

People Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore
Author: 0 Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

The foreign affairs minister will have her work cut out for her as she attempts to see Canada spared from the U.S.'s heavy-handed steel, aluminum and auto tariffs and mend the increasingly frayed relationship between the two countries. The stern statement prompted nearly immediate backlash from Trump, who abruptly removed the US from a joint G7 communiqué he had backed just hours earlier "based on Justin's false statements at his news conference and the fact that Canada is charging massive ...

Author: 0 Trudeau spat a 'serious summer squall,' Mulroney says

Trump's behavior at the G-7 summit was criticized by both Republican and Democratic lawmakers as being antagonistic of US allies. Dairy has emerged as the latest flashpoint between the US and Canada as they renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.

People House GOP in tentative deal to help 'Dreamers
Author: 0 House GOP in tentative deal to help 'Dreamers

Another email inquiry came from a woman named Linda who asked, "Wondering how, why and when many of us that were in John Pinches (old) district got booted to District 2". Sen. And I do think there's a lot of Republicans in this country - they may not be some of the loudest, most ideological voices within the Republican Party, but there a lot of Republicans - and certainly polling data supports this - that are sympathetic to these young people, that see their plight as different as the adults ...

Author: 0 Trump says to stop 'expensive', 'provocative' South Korea war games

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un committed to complete denuclearization after his meeting with President Donald Trump in Singapore. Hannity asked the president how Trump went from calling Kim "little rocket man" just months ago to the pair sitting down for a summit.

People Europe will implement counter measures against USA tariffs on steel and aluminium
Author: 0 Europe will implement counter measures against USA tariffs on steel and aluminium

The G7 - an informal annual summit of democracies with highly developed economies - took place Friday and Saturday in the Quebec resort town of Charlevoix in Canada, which holds the rotating leadership this year. Doctored images showed the U.S. president as a petulant child - including memes with Trump overturning a bowl of noodles on his head or clutching a teddy bear as Merkel sternly looks on.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman breaks down in tears during CNN interview on North Korea

Rodman announced on Twitter that he would be attending the summit in Singapore to give "whatever support is needed to my friends" referring to both Trump and Kim. Meanwhile, Rodman's relationship with Trump also goes back years when he appeared on his " Celebrity Apprentice " show. "He said: Can you do that".

People United States unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan
Author: 0 United States unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan

Harper and his wife, Sidney, arrived on Sunday to attend today's dedication ceremony of the new office complex in Taipei's Neihu District (內湖). AIT Chairman James Moriarty, who arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, yesterday said the new AIT complex is "an important symbol" of United States commitment to Taiwan.

People Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 mn previous year
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner made $82 mn previous year

Senior White House Advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attend a reception held at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem. Ivanka Trump reported 3.9 million dollars from her stake in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, as well as more than 2 million dollars in severance pay from the Trump Organization , the Washington Post said, citing financial disclosure forms released on Tuesday.

People Congo gov't says Jean Pierre Bemba has the right to return home
Author: 0 Congo gov't says Jean Pierre Bemba has the right to return home

The judges said they had found an "apparent discrepancy between the limited number of crimes within the case's scope for which Mr Bemba was held responsible" compared to the assessment of his case. However, despite his acquittal, Bemba was not released immediately because he has also been convicted of witness tampering, and an appeal judgment in that case is still pending.

People Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'
Author: 0 Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

Trump left that summit early and, as he flew to Singapore, tweeted that he was yanking the USA out of the group's traditional closing statement. The document signed at the end of the pair's historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday said Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

Author: 0 Justice minister Phillip Lee resign over Brexit policy

I am confident I can get a deal that allows us to strike our own trade deals while having a border with the European Union which is as frictionless as possible. The meaningful vote amendment is where the government is most likely to be defeated in votes on up 15 amendments taking place today and on Wednesday .

People North Korea leader Kim arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump meeting
Author: 0 North Korea leader Kim arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump meeting

Pompeo brought them home last month on the second of his two visits with Kim to lay the groundwork for Tuesday. Previous summits, North Korean TV has not said anything about them to North Koreans until after the summit was over. "Many of us are praying for a successful meeting in #Singapore ". He's been a veteran diplomat on the issue of North Korea for over a decade. He met with Pompeo in NY last month before heading to the White House to hand-deliver a letter from Kim Jong Un to Trump.

People Meeting with Kim Jong Un was 'very, very good'
Author: 0 Meeting with Kim Jong Un was 'very, very good'

We'll have a great discussion. "This will be tremendously successful", he continued. They sat across the table from Kim and his team. "That's true", the president agreed. Trump has said he hopes to make a legacy-defining deal for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, though he has recently sought to minimize expectations, saying more than one meeting may be necessary.

People One man killed in Japan bullet train attack
Author: 0 One man killed in Japan bullet train attack

Two women in their 20s, suffered minor injuries and are in a stable condition. One of the injured women told the police Umeda had tried to stop the attacker when he began wielding a knife at her. Some were carrying seat cushions to protect themselves. "I was in a foul mood", police quoted him as saying. According to the Kanagawa prefectural police and other sources, three passengers on the train were attacked.

People Over 600 homes destroyed by Hawaii volcano eruption
Author: 0 Over 600 homes destroyed by Hawaii volcano eruption

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has been erupting for 33 days. Also present at the press conference, Hawaii Governor David Ige said state will allocate 12 million USA dollars to help respond to the eruption, covering expenses ranging from overtime work to food and equipment.

People Larry Kudlow: Trump Economic Adviser Has Heart Attack
Author: 0 Larry Kudlow: Trump Economic Adviser Has Heart Attack

He made headlines recently when he criticized Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for "betraying" the president after the G-7 economic summit. The meeting was shadowed by the Trump administration's escalation of rhetoric on trade and tariffs and splintered shortly after the president left Quebec and tweeted he was pulling back his approval of a joint statement by the group.

People Trump and Kim Arrive in Singapore Ahead of Historic Summit
Author: 0 Trump and Kim Arrive in Singapore Ahead of Historic Summit

On 1 June , the U.S. imposed a 25% tariff for steel and 10% for aluminium on imports from the European Union (EU), Canada , and Mexico . Briefing reporters immediately before cutting short his stay at the conference in Quebec and heading to Singapore for a nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump firmly denied the G7 meeting had been contentious.

People Trump tweets that his top economic advisor suffered heart attack
Author: 0 Trump tweets that his top economic advisor suffered heart attack

It was not immediately clear what Kudlow's condition was. U.S. President Donald Trump says Kudlow suffered a heart attack on June 11. United States conservative commentator and economic analyst Larry Kudlow speaks on the set of CNBC at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 8, 2018 in New York.

People Missing Air Force officer with top-secret clearance found after 35 years
Author: 0 Missing Air Force officer with top-secret clearance found after 35 years

He has been living under the alias Barry O'Beirne since then. An undated picture of Capt. William Howard Hughes, Jr . He was supposed to be back in Albuquerque by August 1983. It is unknown whether family had been in contact with Hughes or knew of his whereabouts following his 1983 disappearance. In 1986, journalist Tad Szulc wrote in a Los Angeles Times op-ed piece that at least some intelligence officers "believe that Hughes was either captured by Soviet agents or voluntarily ...

People Trump Says Larry Kudlow Had Heart Attack and Is at Hospital Now
Author: 0 Trump Says Larry Kudlow Had Heart Attack and Is at Hospital Now

A 70-year-old former financier, Mr. Kudlow left Wall Street in 2001 to work for the conservative magazine National Review and later appeared in a string of political and economic current affairs shows on the MSNBC news channel. "He's doing fine. The doctors here are fabulous", Kudlow said, saying she would have preferred not to comment but wanted to clarify his health status to the public.

People Domestic, gang violence no longer grounds for U.S. asylum
Author: 0 Domestic, gang violence no longer grounds for U.S. asylum

In making his determination, he declared that a decision in a 2014 case before the Board of Immigration Appeals, which allowed victims of gender-based violence to claim US asylum, "was wrongly decided and should not have been issued as a precedential decision".

People Donald Trump 'rips up official papers that aides have to tape together'
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'rips up official papers that aides have to tape together'

This does not jibe with the Presidential Records Act , which stipulates that basically every piece of paper the president touches must be shipped off to the National Archives to be preserved for posterity. said in over two decades of his government service, he had never been asked to do such a thing. He told Politico: "We had to endure this under the Trump administration".

People In full: Theresa May on G7, Russia, Boris and Brexit
Author: 0 In full: Theresa May on G7, Russia, Boris and Brexit

Johnson was recorded telling a Tory party event the British Prime Minister needs to show more "guts" in Brexit talks. Mr Johnson didn't specify what a Brexit " meltdown " would be, but the implication is that the process of leaving the European Union may be less smooth than first hoped.

People Britain Hopes US Will Honour Commitments On Trade
Author: 0 Britain Hopes US Will Honour Commitments On Trade

The dispute weighed on the Canadian dollar on Monday. The U.S. actually has a trade surplus with Canada . "As long-standing allies, we do not make progress by ignoring each others' concerns but rather by addressing them together", she said.

People Egypt and Ethiopia fend off water wars over Nile mega-dam
Author: 0 Egypt and Ethiopia fend off water wars over Nile mega-dam

Ahmed's comments came in a press conference with Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi in Cairo. The GERD will be Africa's largest dam upon completion with a total volume of 74 billion cubic meters and a construction cost of about 4.7 billion USA dollars.

People Key Donald Trump advisers attack ‘back stabber’ Justin Trudeau
Author: 0 Key Donald Trump advisers attack ‘back stabber’ Justin Trudeau

Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door". And yet when you listen to Navarro it sounds like Canada has broken diplomatic relations with the US and declared war on the place. In the Commons, Mrs May acknowledged that the summit had been "difficult" and told MPs she had expressed her "deep disappointment" at the "unjustified" imposition of tariffs on American imports of European steel and aluminium.

People US Imposes More Sanctions on Russian Entities, Citing Cyberattacks - Treasury
Author: 0 US Imposes More Sanctions on Russian Entities, Citing Cyberattacks - Treasury

Washington imposed additional sanctions against the intelligence services in March, when President Donald Trump's administration slapped sanctions on 19 individuals and five entities. The new sanctions come three days after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: "Excitement in the air" ahead of Kim meeting Trump doubles down on criticism of EU, Canada Merkel: EU will retaliate against Trump tariffs MORE enraged USA allies and lawmakers by calling on the Group of Seven (G-7) ...

People Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore
Author: 0 Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore

Interested in North Korea? The US insists it will accept nothing less than complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. -North Korea summit in Singapore . Trump, however, has invited pressure and left little room to achieve more than what he suggests is realistic. Less than two days before his tête-a-tête with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the president who initially welcomed the idea that his efforts might net him a Nobel Prize was downplaying the possibility that ...

People First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington
Author: 0 First lady attends annual Ford's Theatre gala in Washington

The First Lady attended an annual gala at Ford's Theatre in Washington DC Sunday night. There was no advance announcement of her schedule. The three called on regulators to investigate in letters sent this week to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Bureau of labor Statistics and the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

People Merkel expresses skepticism over upcoming G7 summit
Author: 0 Merkel expresses skepticism over upcoming G7 summit

Earlier in the day, the US President Donald trump said that Russian Federation should attend the G7 meeting in Canada, which began on 8 June. It was always slated to be a tense and awkward G7 summit and an Instagram post from the official account of German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears to have captured one of those moments.