The Irish are poised to end in a landslide one of the most restrictive bans in the developed world, according to tallies of votes cast Friday. “What we have seen today is a culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland for the past 10 or 20 years,” Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.
The previously unannounced face-to-face talks between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in came after several roller-coaster days in which President Trump canceled the summit. A White House “pre-advance team” will travel to Singapore as originally scheduled to prepare, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
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Mormon missionary Josh Holt had been accused by Venezuelan officials of stockpiling weapons and grenades in public housing. His incarceration had become a major flash point in relations between Caracas and Washington. President Trump said on Twitter that Holt is scheduled to arrive today in Washington and meet with his family at the White House.
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