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The Aquarius , a rescue vessel operated by aid organizations Doctors Without Borders (also known as Médecins Sans Frontières) and SOS Mediterranée, was forced to wait in the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Malta after failing to receive guidance from Italian authorities.
  • Kim Jong Un Takes Selfie During Night Out in Singapore

    Kim Jong Un Takes Selfie During Night Out in Singapore

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    But when pressed by reporters, the secretary of state would not say whether or not that could include reduction of the number of or removal of US troops in South Korea. No. While Donald Trump has been put up at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kim Jong Un is staying at the St. Regis Singapore . He has raised the possibility of further summits and an agreement on ending the Korean War by replacing the armistice signed in 1953 with a peace treaty.
  • Global markets higher ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

    Global markets higher ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

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    The summit's venue is the Capella hotel on Sentosa, a resort island off Singapore's port with luxury hotels, a Universal Studios theme park and man-made beaches. Officials remain uncertain what will come out of Tuesday's unprecedented summit, the first of its kind between a sitting US president and the leader of North Korea.
  • [US-NK Summit] Timeline for Trump-Kim summit

    [US-NK Summit] Timeline for Trump-Kim summit

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    But he added: "In the end, that doesn't matter". Kim is staying at the $9,000-a-night presidential suite at the St. Regis Hotel, while Trump is at the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel. Choe, a vice foreign minister, is the highest-level female diplomat in North Korea. Mr Kim is reported to be flying out even earlier, at 14:00 local time (6pm NZT).
  • Asian leaders express cautious hopes for peace from Trump-Kim summit

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    Mr Trump showed the fake film trailer to Kim, which focused on "two men, two leaders, one destiny", during their historic summit in Singapore in which the U.S. The Singapore agreement does not detail plans for North Korea to demolish a missile engine testing site, a concession Trump said he'd won, or Trump's promise to end military exercises in the South while negotiations between the US and the North continue.
  • Measure to split California into 3 states heads to ballot

    Measure to split California into 3 states heads to ballot

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    The question was never put on the ballot because it failed to gain enough signatures. Adding the initiative to the ballot would be the first step in a long process that would ultimately require approval from Congress. Each of the three new states would have to adopt a new constitution by convention or popular vote. It appears that Draper's plan has gone further than many sceptics had imagined.
  • Michael Cohen reportedly separating with his lawyers in federal case

    Michael Cohen reportedly separating with his lawyers in federal case

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    The Wall Street Journal confirmed the story Wednesday with "a person familiar with the matter". Attorneys Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison from NY firm McDermott, Will & Emery LLP had previously been representing Cohen. Cohen, ABC News reported , is no longer represented by Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the Washington and NY firm McDermott, Will & Emery, and no replacement has been identified.
  • Government avoids defeat on Brexit bill

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    Theresa May has suffered a ministerial resignation ahead of crunch Commons votes on Brexit, with Phillip Lee hitting out at the Government's "irresponsible" approach. "Any compromise [amendment] would have to be tabled by Govt in Lords". Mr Buckland replied: "I entirely agree: the Government's policy is to achieve a deal because we are mindful of the points that he and others understand".
  • US Air Force Nabs Deserter After 35 Years

    US Air Force Nabs Deserter After 35 Years

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    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations says in a statement that William Howard Hughes Jr. has been apprehended at his home after a fraud investigation. Hughes was born in 1951, raised in Seattle and enlisted in the Air Force that same year, according to the Seattle Times. At the time of his disappearance he had just returned from the Netherlands , where he had been working with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officers.
  • May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

    May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

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    The Lib Dems, who identify strongly as an anti-Brexit party to the point of pushing for a second referendum and running by-elections in Remain-friendly seats on that platform, opposed the Government. The concession seems to be a victory for the Remain camp and last night Tory Brexiteers were concerned the climbdown could damage the prime minister's ability to walk away from the negotiations if the European Union offer was not good enough.