• California Will Vote Whether to Split Into 3 States This Fall
California Will Vote Whether to Split Into 3 States This Fall

In 2012 and 2014, Draper also proposed splitting the state into six separate states, yet his efforts failed after numerous signatures his campaign collected were invalidated by election officials. Congress never took action on the proposal, according to the LAO. "Because a billionaire can write a check to get a wacky idea on the ballot, he has...

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  • Dennis Rodman weeps on TV as Trump, Kim meet
Dennis Rodman weeps on TV as Trump, Kim meet

Then they dined on beef short rib confit along with sweet and sour crispy pork. Pompeo held firm to Trump's position that sanctions will remain in place until North Korea denuclearizes - and said they would even increase if diplomatic discussions did not progress positively.

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  • President Trump arrives in Singapore for Tuesday's summit with Kim Jong Un
President Trump arrives in Singapore for Tuesday's summit with Kim Jong Un

On Tuesday, the two leaders will begin their meeting with a one-on-one session at 9 am local time. A "changed era" had come about, it said . Washington is demanding the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of the North, while Pyongyang has so far only made public pledges of its commitment to the denuclearisation of the pe...

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  • Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit
Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit

These were the words of a minister expecting to win the vote. Talks will now be held between ministers and Tory MPs uneasy with the government's handling of Brexit , in the hope of reaching an agreement before the legislation is passed back to the House of Lords.

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  • Supreme Court allows Ohio voter purge
Supreme Court allows Ohio voter purge

Opponents of Ohio's voter purge practice said federal law prohibits citizens from being penalized just for the failure to vote . The ruling was 5-4, with the court's conservative justices in the majority, while the four liberal justices dissented.

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  • Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'
Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

We are living - regardless of what happens in that meeting between the two dictators - what we are seeing right now, this is historic". Bolton has in the past advocated for military action to overthrow the North Korean regime and was more recently a target of searing rhetoric from officials who said in a mid-May statement, "we do not hide our f...

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  • Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

Trudeau declined to comment on a recent public spat with the USA president, saying, "On (Trump's) comments, I'm going to stay focused on defending jobs for Canadians and supporting Canadian interests". "Not fair to the PEOPLE of America!" "Business confidence, and subsequently capital spending, is at risk if this tension continues through the sum...

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  • Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade
Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

Just like Canada, the European Union is preparing counter-measures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, Merkel said. "You can destroy an incredible amount of trust very quickly in a tweet ", he said. "The situation isn't very nice", Merkel said. Echoing a series of comments she's made about the erosion of US-European ties, Merk...

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  • G-7 Officials Toil Through Night to Paper Over Differences
G-7 Officials Toil Through Night to Paper Over Differences

Canada's foreign minister Chrystia Freeland expressed outrage that Trump had invoked a national security justification for his global tariffs, even on imports from close USA allies. In the first day of a two-day G-7 summit in Quebec's Charlevoix, some members pointed to the importance of Russia's involvement in major issues of the worldwide communi...

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  • Chinese hackers 'steal USA navy data on undersea warfare and supersonic missiles'
Chinese hackers 'steal USA navy data on undersea warfare and supersonic missiles'

Other details that were divulged in the breach included information on cryptographic systems linked to submarine radio rooms, Navy submarine development unit's electronic threat and warfare library, and data related to specific signals and sensors.

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  • Former security chief for Senate Intel Committee indicted
Former security chief for Senate Intel Committee indicted

James Wolfe is the man's name. Reached on Thursday evening before his arrest, Mr. Wolfe declined to comment. " But I'm also a believer in classified information . 1001 for lying to investigators. Law enforcement officials did not obtain the content of the messages, according to the letter sent to Ms. Watkins by the Justice Department, but the...

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  • G7 leaders agree to joint communique: Trudeau
G7 leaders agree to joint communique: Trudeau

In response, Trump attacked Trudeau on Twitter , calling him " dishonest & weak ". "If the expectation was that a weekend in attractive Charlevoix....was going to transform the president's outlook on trade and the world, then we didn't quite reach that bar", Trudeau said .

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  • US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China…
US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China…

Nauert also said that remaining USA government personnel and their families in Guangzhou would also be able to request testing if they "noted concerning symptoms or wanted baseline screening". Asked about the reported China incidents, Penn Medicine said it could not reveal results of any patient evaluations. The State Department has sent a medi...

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  • Alice Marie Johnson thanks Trump and Kim Kardashian as she leaves prison
Alice Marie Johnson thanks Trump and Kim Kardashian as she leaves prison

Kardashian West, who met with the president to lobby on behalf of Johnson, tweeted that the prisoner's release was the "BEST NEWS EVER!". As for Johnson's next steps, she'll have regular check-ins with her parole officer and is making plans to meet Kardashian West soon.

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  • Austria closing 7 mosques in effort to stem political Islam
Austria closing 7 mosques in effort to stem political Islam

This move was condemned by Turkey, that labelled it "racist", "discriminatory", and "anti-islam". Interior Minister Herbert Kickl from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) also noted that almost 150 people would lose their residential rights.

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  • All rights reserved Florida wildlife searchers find woman's body attacked by gator
All rights reserved Florida wildlife searchers find woman's body attacked by gator

Residents say the park is very popular. She heard a hissing sound and believes it was coming from a 'gator . "Everybody walks their dogs ". CNN affiliate WSVN reported that police said a witness saw the woman walking her dogs near SW 52nd Avenue in the nature park.

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  • Trump could handle Brexit better than Theresa May, Boris Johnson says
Trump could handle Brexit better than Theresa May, Boris Johnson says

But actually you might get somewhere. "OK? I don't want anybody to panic during the meltdown ". "I have become more and more convinced that there is method in his madness", he continued. The British foreign secretary warned that negotiations with Brussels were heading towards " meltdown ", saying Brexit supporters risked getting a far wors...

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  • Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour
Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour

Senior royals including the Queen , Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall also took part in the event. This year, the newest addition to the ceremony was, of course, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle . The royal train was first built in 1842 while Queen Victoria was on the throne, as a place for the royal family to stay during ...

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  • Donald Trump: Top economies should drop all tariffs
Donald Trump: Top economies should drop all tariffs

Trudeau made the remarks when he met with Trump during the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada on Friday, according to the official G7 website. The group could now be facing an existential crisis. US President Donald Trump has left following his brief trip to Canada saying his relationship with the G7 countries is a 10 out of 10, and ...

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  • Takeaways From California's Primary, for Californians
Takeaways From California's Primary, for Californians

Democrats have been long-predicting there will be a major "blue wave" in the midterm elections this fall, but Trump pushed back by saying Democrats are "easy to beat". If Grisham wins , she'll be the second Latina to become the state's executive, after Martinez. Noem would be the state GOP's first female nominee for governor.

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  • Top Republican Paul Ryan says Trump shouldn't pardon himself
Top Republican Paul Ryan says Trump shouldn't pardon himself

Trump and his conservative allies have pushed the theory, without evidence, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation embedded a "spy" in his campaign for political purposes. Trey Gowdy's assessment that there was no evidence to support the commander-in-chief's " SPYGATE " claims . The Justice Department will give those lawmakers a follow-up bri...

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  • United States diplomats evacuated from China over mystery illness from suspected sonic attack
United States diplomats evacuated from China over mystery illness from suspected sonic attack

The US said its officials were the victims of "specific attacks", but has not yet blamed anyone for being responsible. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a congressional hearing in May that the symptoms experienced by a USA diplomat past year in Guangzhou "are very similar and entirely consistent with the medical indications that have tak...

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  • Terrorist armed with ax killed on Gaza border
Terrorist armed with ax killed on Gaza border

There were no immediate reports of casualties in any of the incidents. In a statement, the Israeli army blamed Hamas, the group governing Gaza, of "activities" that took place in the strip over the weekend, referencing the demonstration that had taken place near the fence with Israel.

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  • Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head almost dies
Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head almost dies

That's when the dead rattlesnake's severed head bit him . The man was transported via helicopter to a hospital, where doctors said there was a chance he wouldn't make it. It turns out snakes can still attack even an hour after they've been beheaded. Sutcliffe's husband is now in stable condition, but his kidney function is still weak.

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  • Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again
Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupts again

It has deposited quite a bit of loose volcanic material and it is also in a rain-heavy area, so when heavy rains hit the volcano that is going to be washing the deposits away into these mudflows which carry a lot of debris and rock. Associated Press journalists witnessed the recovery of at least eight bodies, including five stretchers loaded with ...

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  • Miss America Axes Swimsuit Competition
Miss America Axes Swimsuit Competition

Further, the evening gown segment of the competition will also no longer be required. Instead of rating contestants on how they look in a bikini, judges will now rank the women on "who you are as a person from the inside of your soul". "That's what we're judging them on now". But now the beauty pageant is making some sweeping changes. Carlson...

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  • All Eyes on California on the Biggest Primary Night of 2018
All Eyes on California on the Biggest Primary Night of 2018

ABC News Digital will be airing live, anchored coverage of the election Tuesday night starting at 9 p.m. CT. Coverage is expected to run through 12 a.m. Voters in the central San Joaquin Valley came out for the governor's race Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans saying they were voting largely along party lines.

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  • ME man killed in hit-and-run ran over a girl in 1968
ME man killed in hit-and-run ran over a girl in 1968

Douglas Parkurst, from ME in the USA has been hailed a hero for pushing children out of the way as a woman with a history of drunken driving convictions sped across the field on Friday night. "She entered through the gates behind us and entered onto the field, and then exited the field and exited the ballpark , striking a male in the roadway", Cor...

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  • Brexit: Davis considers joint European Union and United Kingdom status for Northern Ireland
Brexit: Davis considers joint European Union and United Kingdom status for Northern Ireland

It may also be an indication of the pressure being applied to Theresa May by leading Brexiteers, who are determined to leave the European Union at all costs and have shown little real interest in the consequences for people living on this island.

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  • First Saudi Women Get Driver's Licenses
First Saudi Women Get Driver's Licenses

Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. "The general directorate of traffic started replacing worldwide driving licences recognised in the kingdom with Saudi licences".

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  • Catalan President Calls for Talks with Spain’s News PM
Catalan President Calls for Talks with Spain’s News PM

Catalan President Quim Torra, center, poses with the members of the new government after the swearing in ceremony celebrated at the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona , Spain, Saturday, June 2, 2018. "Llibertat!" (Freedom!). He called on Sanchez, an untested lawmaker who has never been in government, to meet and talk about Catalonia's future. Span...

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  • Steel producer says USA customers already putting orders on hold amid tariffs
Steel producer says USA customers already putting orders on hold amid tariffs

Ross nonetheless journeyed to Beijing on Friday to work out details of the vague agreement Mnuchin had earlier cobbled together with the Chinese vice premier. Parker said tariffs would inflict real harm on the United States economy. Mr Ross was accompanied by agriculture, treasury and trade officials for the meeting at the Diaoyutai State Gues...

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  • Trump asserts 'absolute right to PARDON' himself in Russian Federation probe
Trump asserts 'absolute right to PARDON' himself in Russian Federation probe

Giuliani repeatedly cited a 2000 memo from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel following President Bill Clinton's scandal, saying that while the Constitution does not give the president immunity from prosecution, the president can not be indicted.

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  • North Korea state media says Syria’s Assad wants to meet Kim
North Korea state media says Syria’s Assad wants to meet Kim

I said 'What's the point goal of that?' but it could be a positive meeting". The North Korean delegation met with Trump to hand a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the president. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol on a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leade...

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  • Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala
Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala

A Guatemala police officer attempting to escape the dooming cloud of ash rushing toward him captured the moment Volcan del Fuego erupted on Sunday, sending people fleeing by foot and vehicle before the thick, gray dust engulfs them. Police officers carry a wounded man after the eruption of the Fuego Volcano, in El Rodeo village, Escuintla dep...

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