June 12, 2018

President Trump urges Kim Jong Un to seize ‘new chapter’ in future of North Korea

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as an opportunity to usher in "a glorious new era of security and prosperity" for the North Korean people, calling for Kim to seize on the opportunity in the interest of world peace. "My meeting with Chairman Kim was honest, direct and productive," Trump said in a press conference following the meeting. "We got to know each other well in a very confined period of time under ..
June 11, 2018

Hurricane Bud is weakening, could hit Mexico as tropical storm

iStock/Thinkstock(PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico) -- The hurricane season is striking well ahead of schedule. The second Eastern North Pacific hurricane of the season is whipping up 120 mph winds but moving at a glacial pace of about 7 mph. It's currently churning up waters more than 300 miles west of Puerto Vallarta and 400 miles south of Cabo San Lucas. Hurricane Bud is the sequel to last week's Hurricane Aletta, which was eventually downgraded to a tropical storm. At its peak, Aletta was a..
June 11, 2018

‘Rocket Man’ tacos, ‘Four Peace’ chicken boxes help Singapore restaurants cash in on summit

ABC News(SUNTEC CITY, Singapore) -- Restaurants and bars in Singapore are known for their savvy adaptations of other cultures and new trends. With less than 24 hours before the planned historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in this city-state, creative menus and ideas with a touch of humor are luring customers. The most popular are summit-themed burgers. Wolf Burgers, a popular spot at a food court in Suntec City, offers the “Burger for World Peace” m..
June 11, 2018

Migrants rescue-ship adrift as Italy-Malta standoff continues

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- The standoff continued on Monday between Italy and Malta over more than 600 migrants who are adrift aboard a rescue ship in the Mediterranean and waiting to find out if they will be allowed to dock in a port soon. On Monday afternoon, Spain offered to allow the migrant-rescue ship to dock at the port of Valencia "to help avert a humanitarian catastrophe,’’ though it remained unclear whether or not the ship was able to make the journey to Valencia. Late Monday afternoon..