Putin and Trump meet at the G-20. Putin said Trump pushed the issue of Ukrainian sailors held by Russia. [Link]
Trump suggested improving dialog in talks with Putin. [Link]
The US Envoy to North Korea says the US is ready for constructive talks with North Korea similar to the agreement made before the Hanoi summit. [Link]
Trump tweets he is willing to meet Kim Jong-un at the DMZ while he is traveling to South Korea. [Link]
Trump meets with Kim Jong-un at the DMZ and steps into North Korea. [Link]
Trump and Kim agreed to set up communication teams at the talks. [Link]
NSA John Bolton did not attend the meeting between Trump and Kim at the DMZ. [Link]
Canada sails warships through the Taiwan Strait. [Link]
The US and China agree to resume trade talks. The US agreed to not put any new tariffs on China, and China agreed to buy US farm products. [Link]
Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian for throwing firecrackers at the soldiers. [Link]
Ehud Barack reenters Israeli politics to defeat Netanyahu. [Link]
The Senate votes down an amendment to the NDAA that would require Trump to get approval from Congress before attacking Iran. [Link]
The Pentagon says it did not try to link al-Qaeda and Iran in a briefing to Congress. The Pentagon did not assess that Iran’s ties with al-Qaeda allow the use of the 2001 AUMF to attack Iran. The Pentagon does admit to briefing Congress on the Taliban ties to Iran. [Link]
The US Envoy to Iran says any countries that import Iranian oil will be sanctioned. [Link]
Iran says not enough progress was made during talks with European nations in an attempt to save the nuke deal. [Link]
The Murder of George Floyd The police officer who murdered George Floyd has been charged with manslaughter and murder. Derek Chauvin and three other officers were fired after they murdered Floyd. [Link] Will Porter covers the protests, looting, and police brutality....
US News Trump signs an executive order condemning social media companies for choosing to censor some speech. [Link] Twitter hid Trump’s tweet on the protests in Minneapolis for ‘glorifying violence.’ [Link] The US limits the number of charter flights to Cuba. [Link]...
US news Trump will sign an executive order on social media soon. [Link] Shippers and insurers say it may be impossible to comply with the Trump administration's new guidance on how not to violate US sanctions. [Link] Secretary of State Pompeo announces that Hong Kong...
US News A Minneapolis police officer handcuffed a man and then put his knee on the back of his neck until he died. Four officers were fired after the murder. [Link] Trump said he wants a full withdrawal from Afghanistan, but refused to set a target date. [Link] The US...
US News New CDC estimate finds that less than .3 percent of people who contract coronavirus will die from it and up to 35 percent of people who get it will never show symptoms. [Link] After the US announced it would leave the Open Skies Treaty, the other NATO members...
US News The Libertarian Party elected Jo Jorgensen as its presidential nominee and Spike Cohen as vice president. [Link] France said it regretted the US decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. [Link] The Trump administration is considering carrying out...