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As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

1/1Donald Trump Jr. Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year’s presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president’s family. The public has not laid eyes on the president since his return from Europe…

President Trump Attends Concert in Hamburg

LEADERS ARRIVE TO HEAR BEETHOVEN'S NINTH SYMPHONY

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption The group of 20 leaders and their significant others arrived at Hamburg’s spectacular new concert hall, with its wave-shaped roof and shiny glass facades, to attend a concert Friday. The leaders are to hear Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, conducted by American…

G-20 Summit Protesters in Germany Light Fires

PROTESTERS AGAINST THE SUMMIT

1/5Screen Shot 2017-07-07 at 5.01.44 PM Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5G-20 Summit Protests Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5G-20 Summit Protests Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5G-20 Summit Protests Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5G-20 Summit Protests Show Caption Hide Caption Protesters and police are clashing violently Friday outside the G-20 Summit in Germany. Protesters set fires in the streets of Hamburg and…

To punish North Korea, US weighs sanctions on Chinese companies

1/1Nikki Haley, United Nations Ambassador Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North’s economy afloat.It’s an approach that’s paid off for the U.S….

Museum Worthy Coffee from Korea

Lee Kang-Bin's famous coffee

A South Korean barista is gaining popularity online with his recreation of famous paintings like Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night’ on the tops of coffee. Lee Kang-Bin’s passion started at the age of 17 when he first learned how to make coffee. Three years later, he even made it for his fellow troops during his military service at a…

North Korea Nukes

KIM VOWS NORTH KOREA’S NUKES ARE NOT ON NEGOTIATION TABLE

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un vowed his nation would “demonstrate its mettle to the U.S.” and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The hard line suggests more tests are being prepared as the country tries to perfect a nuclear missile capable of striking anywhere…

N. Korea vows more ‘gift packages’ of missile tests for US

1/1North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Show Caption Hide Caption SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in the global furor created by his nation’s first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday to never abandon nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more “gift packages” of missile and atomic tests. U.S….

Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland

1/1President Donald Trump Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives…

North Korea Missile

NORTH KOREA MISSILE 'CAN REACH ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD,' STATE MEDIA SAYS

North Korea claims it has successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time, saying the weapon could “reach anywhere in the world.” Tuesday morning’s missile test, which was conducted on the orders of the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, reached a height of 2,802 kilometers (1741 miles), according to state broadcaster Korea Central Television (KCTV). “As a…

Paddington Bear Creator Dies at 91

MICHAEL BOND, CREATOR OF PADDINGTON BEAR, IS DEAD AT AGE 91

1/1Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear, is dead at age 91. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Michael Bond, the creator of the popular children’s character Paddington Bear, has died at the age of 91. His publisher Harper Collins made the announcement on Facebook. Bond died at home on Tuesday following a short illness. “A Bear Called Paddington,” Bond’s first…