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Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit

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Trump, in his letter to Kim, said the " tremendous anger and open hostility " recently shown by North Korea led him to conclude that it was not the appropriate time to hold talks with Kim. National Intelligence Service Director Suh Hoon of South Korea and Kim Yong Chol, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea of North Korea accompanied their leaders at the summit table. Read More »

Police Apologize for Arrest of Bucks Guard Sterling Brown

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Per Chief Alfonso Morales , multiple members of the force were disciplined, but did not specify the exact number. Brown , the son of a retired IL police officer, posted a statement on Twitter immediately after the video was released, pledging to take legal action against the Milwaukee Police Department . Read More »

Lava Fountains Form From Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii's Leilani Estates

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Lava entering the ocean was also creating high levels of gas, Hawaii Civil Defense said. Stovall said the volcano is belching 15,000 tons of sulfur dioxide each day from ground vents that have formed since May 3. Although some residents, like Debbie Smith, are opting to stay put, at least for the time being. "She does. So if she wants to come home, then she's going to come home", Pacarro told NBC News Wednesday. Read More »

Hollywood Stars Supporting Legalizing Abortion in Ireland

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Tweets came overwhelmingly from those in favor of legalizing abortion. The newspaper exit poll indicated overwhelming support for change. Marie O'Donnell votes in the historic referendum (Picture: PA) Lorraine Curtin and Petrina Conmee travelled all the way from Portugal to vote in the referendum. Read More »

Iran lays out nuclear deal red lines for Europeans

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Europeans have been working on a suite of proposals, including making it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises to invest in Iran, sheltering payments for oil and gas from USA sanctions and ordering European businesses to disregard the new US measures. Read More »

Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud | Columbia Basin

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She has been charged with 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. In addition to possible jail time, Dolezal is also "disqualified from receiving Food Assistance for at least a 12 month period for breaking a Food Assistance rule on goal", according to court documents . Read More »

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

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Rotondo was once employed by Best Buy, which he later sued for alleged gender discrimination, according to federal court documents . They offered him some money so the process of finding a new place to live would be a bit easier. According to court filings, Rotondo didn't contribute to family expenses or help out with chores around the house. In court, Michael Rotondo argued that he was entitled to six months notice, a point Greenwood explained only applied to landlord-tenant contracts. Read More »

Russia's VTB Bank says no longer lending to Deripaska

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Rusal noted in a statement that its controlling shareholder, Russia's En+, said last week that Deripaska had resigned from its board of directors, in a move that could help alleviate sanctions pressure on the firm. Evgeny Nikitin , head of its aluminium division, will act as chief executive until a permanent replacement is found. It also announced the departures of the seven board members. Read More »

Recently adopted 1-year-old girl left in truck dies in Tennessee

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The child's adoptive mother found her outside the couple's Nashville home. Katera was transported to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. "She removed Katera from the pickup truck and began CPR until paramedics arrived", police said. So the temperature inside the truck could have reached almost 120 degrees. Read More »

Armed civilian kills man who opened fire on U.S. restaurant patrons

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A man suffered a broken arm while trying to escape, AP reported . Capt. Mathews says when the suspect exited the restaurant, he was confronted by a citizen who took out his own firearm, shooting and killing the suspect. When the gunman walked back out into the parking lot, two armed people, Juan Carlos Nazario, 35, and Bryan Wittle, 39, shot him dead. CNN reports that a man entered Louie's Grill & Bar in Oklahoma City and began shooting. Read More »

Trump administration launches vehicle import probe

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In an interview Thursday on CNBC, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who is leading the investigation, said the administration was defining national security "broadly", to include the impact on employment and other factors. Tariffs that hurt Canada will hurt the competitiveness of the USA auto industry as well, Trudeau said, adding some automobile pieces cross the border six times before they end up in an assembled vehicle. Read More »

ZTE could face fresh US$1.3b fine, Trump says

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ZTE, one of the world's largest suppliers of telecommunications equipment, has been facing ruin ever since the U.S. Department of Commerce cut it off from American-made components last month. Xi, who said the ban was risking 70,000 jobs. That could have had a major impact on the US wireless market, considering companies like Qualcomm derive significant revenues from sales of chipsets and other components to ZTE, and carriers like AT&T sell the company's phones in the prepaid market. Read More »

High gas prices won't keep these motorists home

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California has the dubious distinction of being home to the highest gas prices in the country as millions of people in the state prepare to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, KSWB reporting partner KTLA reports . The average cost for a rental vehicle is also down. "OPEC is cutting back on oil production, as are Russian Federation and other countries", McTeague said. Read More »

Flags honor veterans for Memorial Day at Holy Cross Cemeter

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Keynote speaker is Daniel J. Zimmerman, secretary Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. As at Claquato, the general public is invited to attend any of the ceremonies along the route. The cost is $12 for adults, $3 for children under 5, and $20 for all you can eat. Memorial Day Program at Los Osos Valley Mortuary & Memorial Park: The program will begin with live music at 10:30 a.m. Read More »

Phoenix ranks second in United States in population growth from 2016 to '17

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A few hundred miles to the south, San Antonio, Texas, had the most active Welcome Wagon in the country, adding an estimated 24,000 new residents over the year - an average of 66 a day. Jacksonville was No. 13 on the list, gaining 11,169 residents between 2016 and 2017 for a total population of 892,062. Los Angeles was a distant second, at 3,999,759. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Battlefield V

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Battlefield V is coming and it is coming with so many great features and improvements that many shooters only dream of having. This much was confirmed by GameSpot , with the outlet stating that although Morrel said that DICE has nothing to announce in regards to a battle royale mode at the moment, he did admit that such a feature could work well within Battlefield V. Read More »

Comcast says considering all-cash offer to buy Fox assets

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The statement continued, "The structure and terms of any offer by Comcast, including with respect to both the spin-off of "New Fox " and the regulatory risk provisions and the related termination fee, would be at least as favorable to Fox shareholders as the Disney offer". Read More »

Santa Fe school shooting prompts roundtable discussions with Gov. Abbott, Texas leaders

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It is the latest in a string of mass shootings which have reignited debate about U.S. gun-control laws . Surrounded by television cameras, photographers and reporters she told Texas Governor Greg Abbott guns were not to blame. "We are glad the governor invited us", Switzer said. And it has come not from the top, but from grass-roots campaigns often driven by women - the infuriated-mom equivalent of #MeToo that has joined with older organizations like The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ... Read More »

Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance

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Kushner is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do", said Kushner attorney Abbe Lowell . Charles Phalen, the director of the National Background Investigations Bureau, told lawmakers at a House subcommittee oversight hearing held a year ago that he had "never seen that level of mistakes" on a security clearance application than what he had seen from Kushner's original SF-86. Read More »

North Korea Gets Ready to Destroy Its Main Nuclear Test Site

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While Kim has portrayed the demolition as a natural step after declaring his nuclear weapons program "complete", South Korean and US officials have interpreted as a gesture of good faith ahead of next month's planned summit with Trump. He said they had discussed their mutual goals for the talks. But Kim "has shared candidly that he understands that economic growth for his people, the well-being of his people, depends on a strategic shift". Read More »

M&S profits plunge 62pc amid sweeping store closure plans

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M&S earmarked 14 stores for closure on Tuesday, including in London's Bayswater and Holloway Road, with a total of 872 employees affected. Marks & Spencer is the latest high street retailer set for radical restructuring. Announcing the annual results, he said events in the retail market, where household names are struggling or closing, had convinced him M&S needed to speed up its efforts. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US: Court filing

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Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence, a whistleblower told a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 U.S. In an interview with CNN Wednesday night, Wylie said that Cambridge Analytica offered services to "discourage or demobilize certain types of people from voting" and that African-Americans were targets of those "voter disengagement strategies". Read More »

Ireland set Pakistan victory target of 160

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Ireland showed some excellent temperament with the bat in the second innings after following-on, as they ended day four of the Dublin Test with a score of 319 for 7. His ODI batting average is 51.11; going into this match, he averaged less than half of that from 11 Tests. Babar was dropped on nine runs in the 19th over when Balbirnie could not hold a catchable chance and the right-hander immediately made Ireland pay by thumping two of his next four deliveries through the covers for ... Read More »

Rihanna's response to whether she'll be at the royal wedding is hilarious

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She swiftly moved onto the next reporter and said she wasn't going to talk about the Royal Wedding before she said: 'Just give the poor kids a break'. "OK, you met me", Rihanna said. Serena Williams said she would see if she could make it with work commitments making it hard, but Priyanka Chopra , Victoria Beckham and Mel B all seem to have given the green light. Read More »

Jane's Royal Watch: Canadians to take part in royal wedding

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While it's unknown if Jessica will have an official role in the royal wedding , all three of her children will be serving as pageboys and bridesmaids in the ceremony . Ms Ragland was picked up from her LA home by a chauffeur, who loaded her luggage into a luxury vehicle. Ragland's other duties across the pond include spending time with the royals , including the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - that's ... Read More »

US Sanctions Iran's Central Bank Governor, Alleges Hezbollah Ties

Increasing financial pressure on Iran, the United States imposed sanctions against Chairman of the Central Bank of Iran, prohibiting conduct any business with this person. In making these designations, Kupchan said, "Trump today sent a shot across their bows with this show of resolve". To the contrary, Britain, France and Germany are working to salvage it. Read More »

Arab FMs meet to discuss consequences of USA embassy move to Jerusalem

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Dozens of Palestinians have been killed and many others injured in clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces. The United States officially relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday. The Israeli Defense Forces said fighter jets struck at four Hamas targets in northern Gaza overnight, including "a weapons production facility". He said Arab states had agreed at previous summit meetings that they would cut ties with any country that moves its embassy to ... Read More »