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Aftermath of blast in Idlib (30th Street) believed to be a car bomb. Explosion left one killed and 30+ wounded, half of them children.
US government says it will take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad's forces attack rebels there:
South Korea's Moon Jae-in met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today at DMZ. Discussed summit with Trump
: "We are going to be stronger than ever before. We will have the strongest military that we've ever had." DailyBriefing
: Today, it was my great honor to deliver the 2018 Commencement Address at the United States @NavalAcademy in Annapolis, Maryland. Congratulations. Good luck. Godspeed. And ANCHORS AWEIGH.
If US-DPRK summit takes place June 12 "we'll be ready," says @PressSec.
: "Strive for excellence, live for adventure, think big, dream bigger, push further, sail faster, fly higher, and never, ever stop reaching for greatness."
: "Together we struggle, together we strive, together we pray, and together we triumph as citizens, as patriots, as Americans."
: "As long as we are united with the same mission, the same purpose, the same patriotic heart, we will win because we are one people, one family, and one glorious nation under God."
: "We know that the best way to prevent war is to be fully prepared for war."
: "We are going to stand up for AmericaWe are going to stand up for our men and women in uniform."
: "America is the greatest fighting force for peace, justice, and freedom in the history of the world."
: "You will bring comfort to our friends and you will strike fear into the hearts of our enemies."
: "Each of you will make your own mark on the Navy, the Marine Corps, the military, and the history of our great nation."
: "You are leaders in the most powerful and righteous force on the face of the planet: the United States military."
: "Today, in keeping with tradition, I declare that all midshipmen on restriction for minor offenses, you are hereby absolved."
: "Four years ago, each of you made the most important decision of your lives. You chose the path of hard work, sweat, and sacrifice. You chose the life of honor, courage, and commitment. You chose to serve the nation and defend our great American flag."
: "Let me say on behalf of the entire nation, we could not be more proud of the United States Naval Academy Class of 2018."
@POTUS spoke with reporters on the south lawn today. When asked about the North Koreans, the president said: "Everybody plays games" - then he looked at a reporter and said: "You know that better than anybody."
Trump says US 'talking to' North Korea after canceling summit, says "everybody plays games."
Seoul will keep working to create a mood for dialogue between the U.S. and North Korea, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said during a joint press conference with Austrian Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz
on @POTUS: "It's not if he ends the North Korean program, it's how and when."
Emergency crews are responding after a visually impaired person fell off of a platform and between trains at the Van Ness Station. Expect delays on Red Line
Germany won't utter a word of criticism of Trump - says it "regrets" cancellation of North korea talks. Government spokeswoman calls on Kim Jong Un to '"create conditions" for continuation of dialogue. One could almost forget that North Korea continues to offer talks to go ahead
: Very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea. We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully to long and enduring prosperity and peace. Only time (and talent) will tell.
State Dept in statement: "We strongly support the decisions by the Netherlands and Australia to call Russia to account for its role in the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17 (MH-17) over eastern Ukraine and the horrific deaths of 298 civilians."
"German government regrets that the planned meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un cannot take place," says deputy government spokesperson @m_fietz
: Democrats are so obviously rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea. Just like they are coming to the defense of MS 13 thugs, saying that they are individuals and must be nurtured, or asking to end your big Tax Cuts and raise your taxes instead. Dems have lost touch.
: "Everyone knows there was a Spy, and in fact the people who were involved in the Spying are admitting that there was a SpyWidespread Spying involving multiple people." Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist Senior Editor But the corrupt Mainstream Media hates this monster story.
: Can anyone even imagine having Spies placed in a competing campaign, by the people and party in absolute power, for the sole purpose of political advantage and gain? And to think that the party in question, even with the expenditure of far more money, LOST.
: The Democrats are alluding to the the concept that having an Informant placed in an opposing party's campaign is different than having a Spy, as illegal as that may be. But what about an "Informant" who is paid a fortune and who "sets up" way earlier than the Russian Hoax?
: I will be making the Commencment Address today at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Look forward to being with some of the greatest people on earth.
"US Secretary of State Pompeo has not given us a better plan, has not shown us how we will be in a better position to tackle the regional problems - the issues of missiles and other problems - without the JCPOA being in place," a senior EU official said in Iran deal
Only security related assistance suspended by US, civilian economic aid continue with Pakistan: Foreign Office
Two juvenile males have been shot early Friday morning in Southeast Washington. Police say the victims are both conscious and breathing. The shooting took place in the 2400 block of Hartford Street, SE.
: "Through your actions, you demonstrated that there is no love more pure and no courage more great than the love and courage that burns in the hearts of American patriots."
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Ankara is continuing talks with the US for procurement of Patriot missile defence system
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Ankara has fulfilled all requirements to procure F-35 jets from the US; expects all sides to carry out responsibilities
Turkish foreign ministry spokesman says the US and Turkish officials from Syria workgroup to hold meetings in Turkey on Friday
Turkey says to take every initiative to protect firms from U.S. sanctions
U.S. ambassador skips encounter with sanctioned Russian tycoon
Moon Jae-in and his top aides flattered Donald Trump, wined and dined Kim Jong Un and scrambled for weeks to keep Trump and Kim on track to the negotiating table. With talks off, it's arguably Seoul that is left in the most uncertain position.
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At scene of a shooting in SE D.C. two juveniles with gunshot wounds both are in critical condition
China foreign ministry says noted Trump says he still willing to meet Kim Jong Un North Korea
China foreign minstry says all sides need to show goodwill on Korean Peninsula issue, hopes US and North Korea can meet each other halfway, promote denuclearisation process and be patient
Mexico's Pena Nieto 'optimistic' on NAFTA as country makes new offer
Billionaire Deripaska resigns Rusal board over US sanctions: statement
Commander of the U.S. Forces Korea general Vincent Brooks: "I am not worried about it (cancellation of US-NK summit) because the opportunity is not lost. It is just delayed. Don't worry about what happened last night because it may have been too early to celebrate, it is also too early to quit. Never quit."
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Rally outside US embassy in Seoul
Japanese government to keep close eye on U.S.-North Korea situation after Donald Trump cancels planned summit with Kim Jong Un
Japan PM Shinzo Abe backs US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out from the planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
Putin: We had "counted" on the summit to be "the beginning to the whole process of denuclearization Kim Jong Un on his part did everything he promised to do, even blew up some tunnels on their sites and after this we hear the US is canceling."
U.S., South Korea to pursue talks between Washington and Pyongyang
U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross to visit China early next month for another round of talks amid ongoing trade frictions between the world's two largest economies