Chronological Reporting from Start of Summit -- President Donald Trump of the United States has (finally) met Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea. The meeting is taking place in Singapore.
The two men shook hands, seemed to be friendly and cordial toward each other, and proceeded directly into a private, closed-door meeting with just their translators present. No staff. No Diplomats. No Reporters.
That meeting is taking place right now, as of 9:15 PM eastern US time.
Green Lake, the largest freshwater lake on Hawaii's Big Island, has completely disappeared, another victim of the Kilauea volcano, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria on Friday ordered the closing of seven mosques and the scrutiny of the right of dozens of Turkish imams to remain in the country, citing suspected violations of an Austrian law that bans “political Islam” or foreign financing of Muslim institutions.
President Donald Trump will be leaving Singapore early. The "official line" is because nuclear negotiations have moved “more quickly than expected.” That does not mean they moved in the right direction.
Will the world encounter nuclear war or will peace win the day? That question will be decided beginning tonight (Monday) at about 9:00 PM eastern US time when, halfway around the world, United States President Donald Trump begins meeting with North Korean Chairman Kim Jung Un. The meeting has been described as "a high-wire act with no safety net." That description is accurate.