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Trump and North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic Tuesday summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 11:55am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation.

White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:08am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top White House economic adviser accused Canada's prime minister on Sunday of betraying President Donald Trump with "polarizing" statements on U.S. trade policy that risked making the American leader look weak on the eve of a historic summit with North Korea.

Trump and North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 9:57am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation.

In Guatemala, woman searches for 50 relatives buried by volcano

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 9:34am
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) - Eufemia Garcia watched in horror as Guatemala's Fuego volcano sent scalding ash and gas surging over her home a week ago, burying her children and grandson among 50 of her extended family. She has been searching for their remains ever since.

North Korea's Kim in Singapore on cusp of making history with Trump summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 6:02am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore, on cusp of making history with Trump summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 4:05am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

Iran's Rouhani criticizes U.S. 'unilateralism' over nuclear deal

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 3:31am
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized U.S. "unliteralism" in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement.

Russia's Putin would be ready to host G7 in Moscow

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 3:22am
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Russia did not choose to leave the G7 and would be happy to host its members in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia should have been at its latest meeting.

Iran's Rouhani criticizes U.S. for imposing its policies on others

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 12:29am
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said that U.S. efforts to impose its policies on others are a threat to all, after Washington last month said it was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and would reimpose economic sanctions.

China's Xi calls out 'selfish, short-sighted' trade policies

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:54pm
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose country is locked in a high-stakes trade dispute with the United States, on Sunday said China rejects "selfish, shortsighted" trade policies, and called for building an open global economy.

Trump and Kim set to arrive in Singapore for historic summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:11pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to land in Singapore today within hours of each other in advance of a historic summit over the reclusive country's arsenal of nuclear weapons.

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 9:43pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday threw the G7’s efforts to show a united front into disarray after he became angry with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and said he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry.

Door already ajar: Trump may struggle to isolate North Korea again

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 9:25pm
DANDONG, China/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean officials have toured China to discuss economic development. Speculators are snapping up property along their common border. And South Korea is studying ways to boost engagement with its isolated neighbor to the north.

In bombshell, Trump says U.S. backs out of G7 communique, criticizes Trudeau

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:49pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had instructed his representatives not to endorse a joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after what he called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "false statements" at a news conference.

Justify claims Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:48pm
(Reuters) - Justify won the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday to claim U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, becoming just the second horse to achieve the feat since 1978 and the 13th overall.

Canadian PM open to compromise on disputed NAFTA sunset clause

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:27pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday rejected a U.S. demand for a sunset clause in NAFTA but said he was prepared to compromise on the issue, which is holding up talks to update the 1990s-era pact.

Abe tries to keep Japan on Trump's radar ahead of Singapore summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:09pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - In dozens of conversations, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has counseled President Donald Trump to avoid making concessions to North Korea that could upset East Asia's balance of power, including a military retreat from South Korea that would leave Tokyo alone on the front lines against China's growing power.

Hawaiians build homes for volcano evacuees

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 5:42pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hundreds of construction workers hammered together 20 temporary housing units on Saturday for families forced from their homes by Hawaii's erupting Kilauea Volcano in what Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim called a source of hope.

Trump threatens U.S. allies on trade as he exits G7 summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 4:07pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday accused other countries of "robbing" the United States on trade and threatened to stop doing business with them altogether as he pushed his "America First" agenda at a Group of Seven nations summit.

Colorado wildfire spreads as winds strengthen

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 3:35pm
(Reuters) - A stubborn Colorado wildfire grew by around a fifth on Saturday, consuming sparsely populated land as low humidity and high winds left firefighters bracing for it to spread, officials said.

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