August 27, 2019

Thai monarchy releases photos of king’s consort

adam smigielski/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Thai monarchy released rare photographs of the king's consort -- but the official website was unavailable within hours of the photos' upload and is still offline as of Tuesday morning. Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, 34, was given the title of royal noble consort (Chao Khun Phra Sineenatra Bilasakalayani) by the king in July, two months after he had named another woman queen and married her. Wongvajirapakdi is a major-general in the military, trained..
August 27, 2019

Trump says he’s open to Macron-proposed meeting with Iran’s President Rouhani

ABC News(BIARRITZ, France) -- President Donald Trump on Monday said he would be open to a meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani proposed by French President Emmanuel Macron. After Macron said he hoped to arrange such a meeting in the "coming weeks," Trump said, "If the circumstances were correct or right, I would certainly agree with that." "In the meantime, they have to be good players," Trump said. Otherwise, he said, Iran will be met with “violent force.” Macron said Rouhani was o..
August 26, 2019

Trump says he won’t make any money if 2020 G-7 summit is hosted at his Miami resort

felixmizioznikov/iStock(BIARRITZ, France) -- President Donald Trump said Monday he will not “make any money” if the 2020 G-7 summit is held at his Miami, Florida, golf resort as he is considering. “In my opinion, I'm not going to make any money. I don't want to make money. I don't care about making money … It’s not about me, it’s about getting the right location.” Trump told reporters during his joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron. The United States is slat..
August 26, 2019

Trump now says meaningful progress being made with China after weekend of whipsawing statements

cbarnesphotography/iStock(BIARRITZ, France) -- In the latest twist in a series of mixed messages on the status of U.S. trade negotiations with China over the course of G-7 summit, President Donald Trump on Monday struck an optimistic tone about the status of negotiations. “I can say, we're having very meaningful talks. Much more meaningful than, I would say, at any time, frankly. I think for the most part, it's because we are doing very well,” the president told reporters on Monday. “I..