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China ready to coordinate with United States on Korean Peninsula

Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. The officials also will discuss counterterrorism as well as tensions in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he and the top USA diplomat affirmed with high-ranking Chinese officials today that North Koreas nuclear missile program is a ...



Marker dedicated to honor couple who fought interracial marriage ban

Few cases were more aptly named than Loving v. Virginia , which pitted an interracial couple-17-year-old Mildred Jeter , who was black, and her childhood sweetheart, 23-year-old white construction worker, Richard Loving-against Virginia's "miscegenation" law, the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 , banning marriage between blacks and whites.



Emmanuel Macron's party wins big in France, projections suggest

Election officials on June 12 said that with almost all ballots counted, Macron's Republique en Marche party (Republic on the Move) had 28 percent of the vote in an election marked by a historically low turnout. "We had a recent (presidential) election which shook up the classic parties and I think that the legislative elections give Macron the possibility to show what he is able to do".



Trump Indicates Tape Tweet Was Meant to Affect Comey Testimony

In an interview with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" that aired Friday morning, Trump said of Pelosi: "I hope she doesn't step down". "When he found out that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, I think his story may have changed", Trump said in an interview alongside first lady Melania .


More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss in the special election for Georgia's 6th district during an appearance on The View on Wednesday. Trump was not as deep as Democrats were counting on. Texas Democrats say they feel confident they'll be able to turn red districts blue in the 2018 midterms.



United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

The statement came amid an increased U.S. bombing campaign and Sunday's downing of a Syrian jet, the first since the start of the civil war six years ago. The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed over 300 militants with the Islamic State (IS ) group and captured four neighborhoods in the Raqqa province over the past two weeks, the group said in a statement Wednesday.