June 29, 2019

Trump wraps G-20 summit, says he may cross into North Korean territory

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images(OSAKA, Japan) -- During a wide-ranging press conference that lasted just over an hour at the conclusion of the G-20 summit, President Donald Trump said he just may step across into North Korean territory when he visits the DMZ on Sunday, and he hopes Kim Jong Un will meet him there. "I understand we may be meeting with Chairman Kim," Trump said. "I said, while I'm there, I'll shake his hand. We get along. There's been no nuclear tests." He added, "We w..
June 29, 2019

Trump, Xi strike diplomatic tone during US-China trade talks

iStock(OSAKA, Japan) -- In the most anticipated -- and perhaps most consequential -- meeting of his time at the G-20, President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China sat down for talks Saturday amid an ongoing trade dispute. Both presidents struck a diplomatic tone in their remarks. Trump said his meeting with Xi was "excellent" and "as good as it was going to be." He made the brief remarks seated next to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a quick media spray. "We discu..
June 29, 2019

Egypt’s 4000-year-old Lahun pyramid opens to the public

DeAgostini/Getty Images(FAYOUM, Egypt) -- A roughly 4,000-year-old mud-brick Egyptian pyramid is opening to the public for the first time this week, according to the north African nation's antiquities ministry. The mud-brick Lahun -- or El-Lahun -- pyramid was first discovered by British archaeologist William Petrie in 1889 in Fayoum, about 60 miles southwest of Cairo. In 2009, archaeologists discovered a cache of pharaonic-era mummies in brightly colored, painted wooden coffins, according ..
June 29, 2019

Iran may stand down on nuclear threat after Europe, China work to bypass US sanctions

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Iran may be standing down on its nuclear threat, at least for now, after Europe and China moved on Friday to ignore or bypass U.S. sanctions. It's a sign of the Trump administration's isolation on the world stage when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal, as it tries to cripple Iran financially and drive it to the negotiating table for a "more comprehensive deal" -- something Iran has said won't happen. The remaining participants in the nuclear deal, formally know..