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Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' accusation

Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' accusation

He stressed that "there's still more work to be done" in other areas, much of which would be done by working groups that the two sides have set up to deal with specific issues. As they began their talks on Saturday, Kim Yong-chol alluded to the fact that Pompeo and his delegation had stayed overnight in Pyongyang . "I would like to pay my tribute to the strong leadership you have demonstrated in negotiating with North Korea", Abe said when he met Pompeo at his residence in Tokyo.


Woman sold her 7-year-old son, tried to sell daughters

Woman sold her 7-year-old son, tried to sell daughters

The mother is being held under a $100,000 bond. The mother, 29-year-old Esmeralda Garza, allegedly sold the boy to two men. Jail records obtained by the local NBC affiliate revealed the boy was sold to two men. Department of Public Service officlas reportedly discovered that the boy had already been "purchased", with two girls aged two and three in the process of being sold too.


At least 3 dead, several missing in Japan heavy rain, floods

At least 3 dead, several missing in Japan heavy rain, floods

Another three million have been advised to flee. Public broadcaster NHK said 38 people were dead, four were injured seriously and 47 were missing. On Saturday, Abe warned at an emergency government meeting that "the situation is extremely serious" and ordered his government to "make an all-out effort" to rescue those affected.


Orrin Hatch May Have Revealed Trump's SCOTUS Nominee

Orrin Hatch May Have Revealed Trump's SCOTUS Nominee

Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on July 5 that he has narrowed his list of contenders to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to "three or two" names. Judge Barrett already has more judicial experience than Elena Kagan had when she was nominated to the Supreme Court, so any liberal opponents will be unable to claim that Barrett needs more judicial experience.


Talks with USA on dismantling nuclear programme were regrettable, says North Korea

Talks with USA on dismantling nuclear programme were regrettable, says North Korea

A former top US diplomat for Asia, Daniel Russel, said the setback was to be expected and warned Trump he is engaged in a long negotiation that would not produce easy quick, made for television results that the president likely wants. According to The Washington Post , Pompeo left Saturday without meeting with Kim Jong Un , but he called the talks productive. In practical terms, however, he only mentioned that officials from both sides would meet on July 12 as a working group to discuss ...


Santa Barbara County Declares Local State of Emergency for Goleta Holiday Fire

Santa Barbara County Declares Local State of Emergency for Goleta Holiday Fire

CAL FIRE reported at 6 a.m. MDT Friday that the Klamathon Fire along Interstate 5 just south of the OR border is now 8,000 acres with "multiple structures threatened and damaged OR destroyed". The blaze started Thursday and is spreading fast, and about 750 people have been evacuated, fire officials said. The Los Angeles Times reports that a powerful fire burned numerous homes in Santa Barbara County , "with an evacuation order extending to more than 2,000 residents".