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World News Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit
Author: 0 Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit

It is also connected with the mainland via cable vehicle. Located a quarter of a mile off the coast of the city-state, Sentosa Island is known for its high-end beach hotels, golf courses and amusement parks. "I think it is right not to turn down the opportunity but it's also right to be very conscious of what you're doing and the risks", she said. "I know that that's something that the president and this administration certainly supports".

World News Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: army
Author: 0 Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: army

Last month, Mrs May said the use of live rounds by Israeli forces was "deeply troubling" and urged greater restraint. "The rock was hurled during a riot which had been instigated by over 10 Palestinians who hurled rocks at IDF troops, who responded with riot dispersal means ", the army said of the incident.

World News A medical mystery grows as US consulate workers in China fall ill
Author: 0 A medical mystery grows as US consulate workers in China fall ill

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Thursday that as far as she was aware, the government had not had any formal communication with US officials on any new cases, and that it had investigated an initial incident. One of the diplomats in China who reported symptoms described his experience to The Washington Post , saying he was in his apartment when he heard something like " marbles bouncing and hitting a floor , then rolling on an incline with a static sound".

World News Former U.S. Intelligence Officer Charged With Selling Secrets To China
Author: 0 Former U.S. Intelligence Officer Charged With Selling Secrets To China

Hansen held a Top-Secret clearance for many years, and signed several non-disclosure agreements during his tenure at DIA and as a government contractor. Hansen did not make any such report, even though he continued meeting with the Chinese agents. He agreed in a brief court appearance to be returned to his home state of Utah to face charges.

World News Trump set to host first iftar dinner today
Author: 0 Trump set to host first iftar dinner today

Also in attendance were ambassadors from the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Morocco and Algeria. Instead, Trump spoke of "the renewed bonds of friendship and cooperation" forged with "valued partners" from across the Middle East and said Iftars "mark the coming together of families and friends to celebrate a timeless message of peace, clarity and love".

World News U.S. calls for OAS to suspend Venezuela
Author: 0 U.S. calls for OAS to suspend Venezuela

Maduro was returned to power in a vote that was largely boycotted by the opposition and denounced as an unconstitutional assault on democracy by Washington and most of Venezuela's neighbors. Pompeo accused Maduro of "dismantling democracy" and urged more Latin American states to join the USA in imposing increased economic and diplomatic sanctions on his administration.

World News USA urges China to account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen
Author: 0 USA urges China to account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

However, those who attended said they still felt a duty to pay tribute to the demonstrators who had died when Chinese authorities sent in tanks to crush a peaceful seven-week sit-in to demand democratic reforms. "We join others in the global community in urging the Chinese government to make a full public accounting of those killed, detained or missing", he added.

Author: 0 USA says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

Other employees at the American Consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou and their family members are also being tested by a State Department medical team that has been flown in. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Thursday that as far as she was aware, the government had not had any formal communication with USA officials on any new cases, and that it had investigated an initial incident.

World News Officers in Wildwood beach arrest won’t face criminal charges
Author: 0 Officers in Wildwood beach arrest won’t face criminal charges

As details began to emerge, it was learned that 20-year-old Emily Weinman went to a New Jersey beach with her 18-month-old daughter, the father of her daughter, and a friend. "I didn't do anything wrong". When the camera comes back on, Weinman is on the ground screaming, saying that she can't breathe. Weinman was ultimately arrested and placed in a squad vehicle.

World News Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "begged" US President Donald Trump to reschedule their summit meeting after Trump abruptly canceled it last month, Trump's personal lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani said Wednesday. Mr Abe's visit is part of a flurry of diplomatic activity in the run-up to the summit, as country's try to ensure their interests are not overlooked.

World News Saudi Arabia issues first driver's licences to women
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia issues first driver's licences to women

While many Saudis are waiting to see this new scene on Saudi roads and which has been long awaited by women, many are preparing for this day in anticipation, while others are taking driving lessons in order to obtain licenses. Saudi Arabia is the only country that prohibits women from driving. Careem, Uber's largest Saudi competition, plans to hire 10,000 women drivers, according to The Week.

World News Trump appeals court ruling he can't block Twitter critics
Author: 0 Trump appeals court ruling he can't block Twitter critics

The White House and the Justice Department didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Mr. Trump followed her orders Monday and did unblock all of the people who's sued - but he also announced the appeal, which presumably would allow him to re-block those people should he win.

World News Why People Are Freaking out About Melania Trump Being
Author: 0 Why People Are Freaking out About Melania Trump Being "Missing"

Thank you to the Gold Star families that joined us in celebration & remembrance", she wrote. A person inside the room told CNN the President made a joke that fell flat about the First Lady's extended absence from society. "She looked lovely", said retired Sgt. 1st Class Diana Pike. In an email to NPR on May 29, Grisham said Melania Trump had "been involved in several internal meetings with staff" since leaving the hospital.

World News 120 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel
Author: 0 120 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel

The hotel is a 12-story Edwardian-style building that was made in 1902 and opened its doors as the Mandarin Oriental in 1996. Smoke billows from the Mandarin Hotel in the Knightsbridge neighborhood of central London , June 6, 2018 , in a photo posted to the London Fire Brigade's Twitter account.

World News Article image Russian court gives Ukrainian reporter 12 years for espionage
Author: 0 Article image Russian court gives Ukrainian reporter 12 years for espionage

The journalist's attorney, Mark Feygin, vowed to appeal the ruling, also telling reporters that his client could be swapped for RIA Novosti Ukraine chief editor Kirill Vyshinsky, who was arrested last month in Kiev on treason charges. "The Ukrainian Ministry for Foreign Affairs insistently advises the Ukrainian citizens not to travel to the Russian Federation for the World Cup finals, which will take place from June 14 to July 15".

World News US first lady not going to Canada, Singapore: spokeswoman
Author: 0 US first lady not going to Canada, Singapore: spokeswoman

Stephanie Grisham , the first lady's communications director, told ABC News that the first lady will be skipping the trips. Before her hospitalization, the first lady unveiled "Be Best", her official platform aimed at teaching children the importance of healthy living and responsible social media use, in a Rose Garden ceremony.

World News European Union dismisses Theresa May's latest Irish border solution
Author: 0 European Union dismisses Theresa May's latest Irish border solution

The UK and EU have both said they do not wish to see a hard border after Brexit , but they have not been able to agree on how to avoid checks on goods once the UK has left the customs union and single market. "We are waiting for the British to have clear positions and choices". In February, the EU proposed a backstop which would involve the United Kingdom, in respect of Northern Ireland, maintaining full alignment with those rules of the EU's single market and customs union which support ...

World News Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption
Author: 0 Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption

Guatemalan authorities put the death toll at 69, but officials said just 17 had been identified so far because the intense heat of the volcanic debris flows left most bodies unrecognizable. More than 3,000 residents have been evacuated from the area and people have been advised to wear face masks. Among those affected by the disaster is the former police chief of Ark City who works in Guatemala for the U.S.

World News Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at field due in court
Author: 0 Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at field due in court

The irony of Parkhurst's death, that he would die in the same way that he killed Carolee, and by a woman with a similar name, isn't lost on Darlene Ashby McCann. When showed a picture of his Buick Special, Parkhurst said he did not know if he was driving it at the time. "I don't know where I hit that thing...." After hearing news of Parkhurst's death, Russ Johnson, the retired police officer who helped crack the Carolee Ashby case, told the Portland Press Herald : "God works in mysterious ...

World News At least six killed as Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala
Author: 0 At least six killed as Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala

Volcanic ash covers parked motorcycles. He was numb with grief. "The volcano has erupted before, but never like this", said Gustavo Larius, a 27-year-old bricklayer searching the streets of his village for missing family and friends, a handkerchief pressed over his mouth and nose.

World News Ethiopian pastor killed by crocodile during lake baptism
Author: 0 Ethiopian pastor killed by crocodile during lake baptism

A Protestant pastor was killed by a crocodile during a baptism ceremony in an Ethiopian lake, according to the BBC . Normally, the animals are a tourist draw. The incident came a month after a crocodile in Zimbabwe ripped off the arm of local resident Zanele Ndlovu , 25, five days before she was due to marriy her British fiancé, Jamie Fox, 27.

World News Aerial footage shows large lava flow wiping out homes in Hawaii
Author: 0 Aerial footage shows large lava flow wiping out homes in Hawaii

As of Tuesday morning, lava has created new land and extended 0.7 miles into Kapoho Bay. To the south, lava has inundated most of Vacationland and is entering the water at a nearby series of tide pools. Evans reports the cascade into Kapoho Bay is releasing toxic steam mixed with tiny particles of glass. "Right now, we don't have anything". "It's a attractive spot", she said Monday.

Author: 0 Mitch McConnell cancels Senate's traditional August recess

Democrats nursing long-shot hopes of winning Senate control in the November elections have far more senators facing re-election than the GOP does, so it could be in Republicans' advantage to keep lawmakers at the Capitol. Democrats are pushing to pin blame on Republicans for rising health-care costs ahead of the November midterms, in which the GOP is defending its majority in both chambers.

World News Mattis warns of bumpy road to US, North Korea nuclear summit
Author: 0 Mattis warns of bumpy road to US, North Korea nuclear summit

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera prepares to speak at the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 2, 2018. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been acting as a go-between in diplomatic efforts for the potential holding of the summit between the US and North Korea - also long-time foes.

World News 'Nobody is left': Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families
Author: 0 'Nobody is left': Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families

Some of the eruptions sent an ash plume 16,000 feet into the sky. In the first few hours, the ash and mud was so hot, rescuers had a hard time reaching victims and by the time they made it out to some of them it was too late. Volcanic material was descending the mountain's south side, prompting an evacuation order and the closure of a nearby national highway, the AP reports .

World News Rain on way to help douse wildfires in New Mexico, Colorado
Author: 0 Rain on way to help douse wildfires in New Mexico, Colorado

Friday morning as the fire breached the three mile trigger point for the evacuation. UPDATE 6/3 11a: The Ute Park Fire grew to almost 32,000 acres overnight Saturday, according to the New Mexico State Forestry Division . State Forestry Division spokesperson Wendy Mason said the good news is that lightning from the weekend's storms did not start any new fires. Firefighters conducted successful burn operations on Saturday and formed a dozer line around Ute Park to protect the community ...