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    Trump says 'we'll know next week' about Kim summit

    Trump says 'we'll know next week' about Kim summit


    "On Singapore we'll see. It could very well happen," Trump said of the on-again-off-again June 12 meeting that has been as keenly teased as any of his "The Apprentice" season...

    "On Singapore we'll see. It could very well happen," Trump said of the on-again-off-again June 12 meeting that has been as keenly teased as any of his "The Apprentice" season finales.
    Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

    Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown


    She was her family's oldest child and began classes at the high school last August. She had been planning to return to Pakistan in a few weeks for Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of...

    She was her family's oldest child and began classes at the high school last August. She had been planning to return to Pakistan in a few weeks for Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
    US secretary of state Pompeo seeks crackdown on terrorist safe havens in Pakistan

    US secretary of state Pompeo seeks crackdown on terrorist safe havens in Pakistan


    "As part of the new South Asia strategy, we have been clear with Pakistan that ensuring reconciliation, peace, and security in Afghanistan, in large part, depends on Pakistan's willingness to crack down on terrorist safe havens and instigators of...

    "As part of the new South Asia strategy, we have been clear with Pakistan that ensuring reconciliation, peace, and security in Afghanistan, in large part, depends on Pakistan's willingness to crack down on terrorist safe havens and instigators of terrorist activity in its own country," Pompeo said.
    Critics see no end to foreign favours to Trump businesses

    Critics see no end to foreign favours to Trump businesses


    Ethics watchdogs and political adversaries called last week's events a blatant case of Trump appearing to trade foreign favours to his business for changes in government policy, exactly the kind of situation they predicted would...

    Ethics watchdogs and political adversaries called last week's events a blatant case of Trump appearing to trade foreign favours to his business for changes in government policy, exactly the kind of situation they predicted would happen.
    Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting set to take place on June 12: Mike Pompeo

    Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting set to take place on June 12: Mike Pompeo


    Pompeo's remarks came a day after President Trump on Wednesday suggested that his historic summit with Kim "may not work out", even as he asserted that the North Korean leader was "serious" about...

    Pompeo's remarks came a day after President Trump on Wednesday suggested that his historic summit with Kim "may not work out", even as he asserted that the North Korean leader was "serious" about denuclearisation.
    Iran says US will face same fate as Saddam Hussein if it attacks

    Iran says US will face same fate as Saddam Hussein if it attacks


    "The American leaders ... have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein," the elite Guards said in a statement, according to state...

    "The American leaders ... have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein," the elite Guards said in a statement, according to state TV.

    Lawyer sorry after video negates Texas trooper assault claim


    Lee Merritt said in a statement Wednesday that he is "sorry for any trouble these claims may have caused.'' The Texas Department of Public Safety released the video late...

    Lee Merritt said in a statement Wednesday that he is "sorry for any trouble these claims may have caused.'' The Texas Department of Public Safety released the video late Tuesday.
    Claims on FBI spy play into agency's complicated history

    Claims on FBI spy play into agency's complicated history


    In the case of President Donald Trump, the FBI called on a longtime informant (identified by several news outlets as an American professor living in Britain) to ascertain whether Trump's campaign aides accepted help from the Russian government to sink...

    In the case of President Donald Trump, the FBI called on a longtime informant (identified by several news outlets as an American professor living in Britain) to ascertain whether Trump's campaign aides accepted help from the Russian government to sink Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions.
    American literary giant Philip Roth dead at 85

    American literary giant Philip Roth dead at 85


    Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age...

    Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85.
    North Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

    North Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts


    Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime's nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not...

    Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime's nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen.
    Unrealistic to expect UN peacekeepers to protect civilians in conflict situations: Syed Akbaruddin

    Unrealistic to expect UN peacekeepers to protect civilians in conflict situations: Syed Akbaruddin


    Speaking at a UN Security Council debate on 'Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts' on Tuesday, India's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said the Council's membership needs to frame mandates with clarity and...

    Speaking at a UN Security Council debate on 'Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts' on Tuesday, India's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said the Council's membership needs to frame mandates with clarity and specificity.
    US lawmaker pushes for lifting country cap on Green card

    US lawmaker pushes for lifting country cap on Green card


    Individuals from small countries with relatively few emigrants to the US face relatively short green card delays, while individuals from large countries like India and China face decades-long delays, Senator Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Republican...

    Individuals from small countries with relatively few emigrants to the US face relatively short green card delays, while individuals from large countries like India and China face decades-long delays, Senator Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force said.
    California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs


    Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday requested an immediate stay and the reversal of a judge's ruling last week that the law was unconstitutionally approved by the state...

    Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday requested an immediate stay and the reversal of a judge's ruling last week that the law was unconstitutionally approved by the state legislature.
    Trump suggests summit with North Korea's Kim could be delayed

    Trump suggests summit with North Korea's Kim could be delayed


    President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit "may not work out for June...

    President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit "may not work out for June 12."