News Worms
News Worms


Ivanka Trump's children sing for President Xi Jinping

Ivanka Trump's children sing for President Xi Jinping

"That's the first time I've heard them say that in a bilateral context", said Ross.

"Spouses will be there" said Pottinger, indicating the leaders will be joined Thursday evening by United States first lady and former model Melania Trump and Peng Liyuan - a celebrated folk singer who was once more famous than her husband. It is unclear when the talks will take place.

The meeting in Mar-a-Lago has been largely overshadowed by the US strike on Syria Thursday evening; nonetheless, Trump and Xi appear to be moving the ball forward in their talks.

The Republican president tweeted last week that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses and that his meeting with Xi "will be a very hard one". Trump and Xi were in agreement.

President Donald Trump today hailed the tremendous progress made by the U.S. in its relationship with China and said he expects "lots of very potential bad problems to go away" in future.

Tillerson also said that Trump accepted Xi's offer to make a state visit to China in the future.

Noting that the two leaders had positive and productive meetings, Spicer said Trump and Xi agreed to work in concert to expand areas of cooperation while managing differences based on mutual respect. Trump jokingly said he agrees with whatever Xi said.

"Each side also brought a senior delegation that was also able to build relationships for the work ahead", Spicer said. "I believe we will keep developing in a stable way to form friendly relations...for the peace and stability of the world, we will also fulfill our historical responsibility". No date was set for the trip.

The rogue nation has tested nuclear weapons, and the US military has about 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea, whose capital, Seoul, is within the North's artillery range.

Tillerson said Xi told Trump that he "understood that such a response was necessary when people are killing children" and expressed "an appreciation" to Trump for informing him of the number of missiles that were launched and explaining the rationale behind the strike.

Having gotten through the talks without making any major, specific commitments, the Chinese president would seem to have won some ground - or at least some wiggle room - in the Trump talks. "But we understand it creates unique problems for them and challenges and that we would and are prepared to chart our own course if this is something China is just unable to coordinate with us".

But he backed calls for an independent inquiry into a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday that Trump blamed on the Damascus regime.

The Obama and Trump administrations have relied on Congress' authorization of military force following the September 2001 terror attacks to carry out strikes against terror groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida.

It was Thursday afternoon, just hours before 59 US cruise missiles would rain down on a Syrian military airfield in response to what Trump had called "a disgrace to humanity".

follow

editors' picks

April 09, 2017
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina honours 1971 war soldiers
Three pacts aimed at helping Bangladesh in various aspects of the civil nuclear energy programme were also signed. Indian soldiers also laid down their lives while fighting for Bangladesh in the war against Pakistan.

April 09, 2017
Yogi orders renaming of UP schemes; 'Mukhyamantri' to replace 'Samajwadi'
The scheme is prepared keeping in mind the needs of the poor section of the society, will start soon. "Central schemes will be known as "Kendriya Yojana", he said.

April 08, 2017
Emirates allows passengers to borrow tablets on US-bound flights
It also does not impact flights departing from the U.S. , or Emirates' flights to any other destination. TSA directive did not apply to the airline's US-bound flights via Milan (EK205) and Athens (EK209).

April 08, 2017
Bust-up in the tunnel after Chelsea 2
But we have to think about the next game. "We come here to Stamford Bridge and play the way we have, with huge personality". I think they have players with a lot of talent in the way they want to play offensively.

April 08, 2017
Spotify may bypass IPO and list directly on stock market
Spotify reportedly has plans to go public before the end of the year, but not in the usual manner Wall Street would expect. Spotify is still negotiating with the remaining two of the "big three" music labels, Sony Music and Warner Music Group.

April 08, 2017
Westbrook misses triple-double, Thunder beat Grizzlies
Westbrook has maintained a triple-double average since November 29, never dropping below 10 in points, rebounds and assists since. Kidd, who is third with 107 triple-doubles, was impressed with Westbrook's ability to dominate without scoring as much as usual.

April 08, 2017
Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren Sues Glenn Beck
If accurate, Lahren would apparently have collected a paycheck without having to work at TheBlaze TV for about five months or so. However, The Blaze counters that Lahren is not only still employed by the network, but she's also getting paid.

April 08, 2017
Korea fires projectile into Sea of Japan: S. Korea
The launch - a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile - will fuel worldwide concerns about the hermit state's weapons programme. Seoul time from a site in the vicinity of Sinpo, South Hamgyong province, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

April 08, 2017
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Urges ISPs to Comply With Open Internet Principles
Reuters said that Pai discussed his preliminary plan with "major telecommunications trade groups" but did not identify which ones. Broadband providers appealed the rules in court but have so far not been successful in getting them overturned.

April 08, 2017
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)
Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals VRX continued their slump on Wednesday, slipping another 5.4% during the morning trading hours. Mizuho reissued a "positive" rating on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research note on Friday, December 9th.