Trump news – live: President launches series of wild attacks on ‘enemy of the people’ US media as impeachment threat grows

By Joe Sommerlad, Clark Mindock (The Independent)

Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, Morning Joe, CNN, Democrats, and the EU on Twitter — as well as the social media platform itself — during a busy morning in which a new state visit to Britain was also confirmed.… Continues

Power Problems: China Wants to Control the North Korea Conundrum

Beijing is playing the role of powerbroker during high-profile international negotiations and gaining leverage that it can deploy on other issues.

by Jacob Stokes (The National Interest)

All parties to the negotiations with North Korea are trying to chart a path forward after the second Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi.… Continues

Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

By Josh Smith (Reuters)

FILE PHOTO: A combination of file photos shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending a wreath laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam March 2, 2019 and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin looking during a joint news conference with South African President Jacob Zuma after their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Krasnodar region, Russia, May 16, 2013.