June 6, 2018

Singapore gears up to host Trump-Kim summit

ABCNews.com(SENSOTA ISLAND, Singapore) -- The on-again, off-again and now on-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is set for next week on a secluded island off the coast of Singapore, in southeast Asia. Both delegations have been in the small city-state nation since the end of May preparing for the historic June 12 meeting, which the White House said Tuesday would take place at the Capella Hotel, a five-star luxury resort on Sentosa Island. Luxury and ..
June 6, 2018

Experts tell senators Trump must demand North Korea’s complete denuclearization

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that preparations for his June 12 summit with North Korean leader Jim Jong Un "are moving along very well." A lot of relationship being built," Trump told reporters at an event in the Oval Office. "A lot of negotiation going on even before the trip. But it looks like it's coming along fine. We'll see what happens. But very important. It will be a very important couple of days." Earlier Tuesday..
June 5, 2018

At least 70 people dead, many more unaccounted for after Guatemala volcano eruption

Fabricio Alonzo/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(GUATEMALA CITY) -- When Erick Ortiz stepped outside his home in Guatemala on Sunday, he saw a sky blacked out by fire and a plume of ash rising from the summit of the Volcan de Fuego, and was seized by terror. "I saw a cloud of smoke and ash come out," Ortiz told ABC News on Monday at the Salon Municipal shelter in Esquintla, about 30 miles from the capital of Guatemala City. He said he immediately realized the power of the erupting volcano when he saw..
June 5, 2018

Treasury Secretary urged Trump to exempt Canada from steel and aluminum tariffs: Sources

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- At a White House trade meeting on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged President Donald Trump to exempt Canada from steep steel and aluminum tariffs, two senior administration officials and two sources close to the White House tell ABC News. Mnuchin presented the option to Trump in a meeting of the administration’s most senior economic policymakers, including director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Trade..