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Hong Kong Activist Edward Leung Given 6 Years for Police Clash

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 03:59
Edward Leung, who agreed with a mainland official’s label of “radical separatist,” was convicted of rioting during 2016 protests in support of street vendors.

Quick Evacuation in Somalia Firefight Shows Disparity in U.S. Resources in Africa

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 03:48
A medical helicopter arrived within minutes to evacuate wounded American commandos after they came under fire from militants.

So Dennis Rodman may be in Singapore for the summit. That’s not as strange as it sounds.

Washington Post - Mon, 2018-06-11 03:45
Rodman is one of few people in the world who know both Trump and Kim.

Mindy Kaling offers advice to graduates

CNN - Mon, 2018-06-11 03:43
Actress Mindy Kaling gives the 2018 commencement address at her alma mater, Dartmouth College.

How Japan Might Lose Out in the Korea Talks

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:48
Progress on denuclearizing North Korea could destabilize Northeast Asia.

Before Kim Meets Trump, China Gets Jittery About North Korea’s Intentions

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:47
Pyongyang has depended on but also resented Beijing. Now, China appears to fear that the North may seek to counterbalance its influence by embracing America.

Gender, social media and a quest for change help female Democrats conquer midterm primaries

Washington Post - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:45
A distinct minority in the House, women have exploited advantages this year as many voters are looking to thwart President Trump.

Sound effects startle Eminem fans

CNN - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:25
Eminem doesn't use gunshot sound effects during his live show, his spokesman said, after the rapper came under fire for a series of blast sounds that were mistaken by several festival attendees as gunshots.

The President is convinced he has superior dealmaking skills and can read North Korea's leader quickly

CNN - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:24
Donald Trump's gut-check negotiating style and fragile patience face a supreme test in his summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, a nation that long ago mastered the diplomacy of delay, obfuscation and illusory promises of disarmament.

Trump’s ‘Bully’ Attack on Trudeau Outrages Canadians

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:13
A Twitter tirade by President Trump against the Canadian prime minister provoked anger and defiance in the decidedly diplomatic country.

Chinese missile launchers reappear on disputed South China Sea island

CNN - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:12
A series of Chinese missile systems have reappeared on a disputed island in the South China Sea, days after satellite imagery appeared to show they had been removed.

Mexico Could Press Bribery Charges. It Just Hasn’t.

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 02:00
The government has evidence to go after officials tied to one of the biggest scandals in Latin America, critics say, but it is protecting the governing party.

Trump chases the ultimate deal

CNN - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:47
Donald Trump had made up his mind.

‘You’ve handed us an issue’: Democrats pounce on Trump administration’s health-care move

Washington Post - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:45
Republicans were caught off guard by the administration’s decision to abandon a popular element of the Affordable Care Act — protections for people with preexisting medical conditions.
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