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President Trump Says North Korea Summit Still Possible

Less than 24 hours after President Trump sent notice to North Korea that he was canceling next month's summit with Kim Jong Un, Trump told reporters Friday that the meeting could still happen as planned.<p>Using one of his favorite phrases, Trump told reporters, "We'll see what happens," adding, "it …

Donald Trump

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 4.8 Million Cars Over Cruise-Control Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV recalled about 4.8 million U.S. vehicles to fix a software glitch that could keep a driver from being able to deactivate …

Fiat Chrysler

Iran sets May 31 deadline in scramble to salvage nuclear deal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a package of economic measures by May 31.<p>The 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers …

South Asia

The Birth Of GDPR: What Is It And What You Need To Know

When you woke up this morning, you may have noticed that your email inbox has been flooded with emails from businesses and organizations informing you that they have “updated their privacy policy”.<p>The reason being is today, GDPR goes into effect and if a business isn’t compliance, then hefty fines …

Privacy

World watches as Ireland holds historic vote that could overturn strict abortion law

DUBLIN — Prime Minister Leo Varadkar urged people voting Friday in Ireland's abortion referendum to remove the country's "legacy of shame" toward women by overturning the strict abortion law that fiercely divides this Catholic nation.<p>"If we don't remove the (Eighth) Amendment from the constitution, …

Ireland

The long fall of Harvey Weinstein

<b>(CNN) —</b> Harvey Weinstein turning himself in to police on Friday was both an ending and a beginning.<p>Weinstein was arrested and processed Friday on charges of rape, committing a criminal sex act, sexual abuse and sexual misconduct, according to the New York Police Department.<p>Related: Harvey Weinstein …

Harvey Weinstein

Trump signs the biggest rollback of bank rules since the financial crisis

President Donald Trump signed the biggest rollback of bank regulations since the global financial crisis into law Thursday.<p>The measure designed to …

Victorian Era

Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

<b>(CNN) —</b> A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on "Going In Style," a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.<p>But the job quickly devolved into several months of harassment, she told …

Morgan Freeman

Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump pardoned black boxing champion Jack Johnson on Thursday, posthumously nullifying his conviction by an all-white jury for an interracial relationship more than 100 years ago.<p>"He overcame these difficult circumstances to reach the heights of boxing and the boxing world and …

Black History

Uber disabled emergency braking in self-driving car: U.S. agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March even though the car had identified the need to apply the brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on …

Autonomous Cars

MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators say

<b>The missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belonged to a Russian brigade, international investigators say.</b><p>For the first time, the Dutch-led team said the missile had come from a unit based in western Russia.<p>All 298 people on board the Boeing 777 died when it …

Airplanes

Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting with Kim Jong-un

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday pulled out of a highly anticipated summit meeting with Kim Jong-un, accusing the North Koreans of bad faith and lamenting that “this missed opportunity is a truly sad moment in history.”<p>The president made his announcement in a remarkably personal, at times …

North Korea

Trump Violates First Amendment by Blocking Twitter Users From Feed, Judge Says

Apart from the man himself, perhaps nothing has defined President Trump’s political persona more than Twitter.<p>But on Wednesday, one of Mr. Trump’s Twitter habits — his practice of blocking critics on the service, preventing them from engaging with his account — was declared unconstitutional by a …

Social Media

USA Gymnastics' Kerry Perry apologizes for abuse before Congress

Fireworks erupted at a congressional hearing into sexual abuse in Olympic sports on Wednesday, when one lawmaker laced into USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry, who was answering questions for the first time about the scandals that have rocked her organization.<p>"How can you work for an organization …

USA Gymnastics

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

The Pentagon disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise on Wednesday, signaling mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the South China Sea.<p>Lt. Col. Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Defense Department had withdrawn an …

China

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."<p>The decision about …

North Korea

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police.<p>NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said …

Football (U.S.)

Fed indicates it will let inflation run above 2 percent goal for 'temporary period'

Federal Reserve officials would be content to let inflation briefly run above their 2 percent target as the economy continues to recover, according …

Economics

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Barraged With Questions by Europe Lawmakers

European lawmakers barraged Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday with a litany of questions about his company’s global power, its role in elections and its misuse of user data. One even raised the prospect of breaking up the social media giant.<p>But the meeting in Brussels ended …

Europe

What to watch in Texas runoffs and primaries in Georgia, Kentucky and Arkansas

Four Southern states are holding primaries or runoffs today, with Democrats picking nominees in a half-dozen competitive House races and Republicans working to hold off surprises in places they’ve come to dominate.<p>While the Democrats’ race for governor of Georgia has earned the most attention, …

Government

Harry and Meghan attend first royal event since wedding

<b>The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have attended a Buckingham Palace garden party for their first royal engagement as a married couple.</b><p>The duchess wore a dress by Goat and a hat by Irish milliner Philip Treacy to the party, which was part of the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday celebrations.<p>She and the …

Prince Harry

J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison resigns to become CEO of Lowe's

Home improvement retailer Lowe's on Tuesday named the CEO of department-store chain J.C. Penney as its new boss.<p>Marvin Ellison has resigned as CEO of J.C. Penney to become the new CEO of Lowe's.<p>The former Home Depot U.S. store executive succeeds Robert Niblock, who announced his retirement in March …

J.C. Penney

Treasury Department unveils sanctions on 5 Iranians

The Treasury Department on Tuesday unveiled fresh sanctions on five Iranians it said provided military expertise to Houthi rebels in Yemen "on behalf" of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard.<p>The action comes less than two weeks after Houthi rebels fired ballistic missiles into Riyadh, the Saudi capital, …

South Asia

Trump casts doubt on June summit with Kim

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The historic diplomatic encounter planned for three weeks from now between President Donald Trump and North Korean despot Kim Jong Un appeared in doubt on Tuesday as Trump questioned whether preparations could be completed in time.<p>"There's a very substantial chance that it won't …

North Korea

Pompeo threatens US will 'crush' Iran through sanctions and pressure campaign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US will aim to "crush" Iran with economic and military pressure unless it changes its behavior in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday in a speech that many analysts saw as a policy of regime change in everything but name.<p>Pompeo, unveiling the …

Middle East

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.<p>…

Donald Trump

Royal Wedding 2018: Harry and Meghan release official photos

<b>The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released three official photographs taken on their wedding day.</b><p>The pictures, taken by Alexi Lubomirski, include a group photograph with bridesmaids and close family, including their parents and the Queen.<p>The couple would like to thank everyone who took part in …

Royal Weddings

Supreme Court Says Employers Can Bar Worker Class-Action Lawsuits

A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers can force workers to use individual arbitration instead of class-action lawsuits to press legal …

Class Action

Trump advisor Larry Kudlow: Tariffs are still on the table as a tool in China talks

The United States will not rule out tariffs on China as a "negotiating" or "enforcement" tool, despite "progress" made last week during talks with …

Donald Trump

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows and Films

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce television shows and films for the streaming service.<p>The deal will give Mr. Obama an international television platform …

Michelle Obama