A U.S. military F15 fighter jet crashed in waters off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, where the bulk of U.S. forces in Japan are based, during a routine training mission on Monday, U.S. Forces Japan said in a statement. The pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected successfully and was recovered by search and rescue crews, the statement said. A board of officers would investigate the incident, it said.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore Sunday evening for their historic summit.
President Trump Trump arrived on Air Force One at Singapore's Paya Lebar Air Base at 8:21 p.m. local time, where he was greeted by Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. Kim arrived at Singapore's commercial airport on an Air China Boeing 747 just more than five hours earlier.
President Trump has granted clemency to 63-year-old great grandmother Alice Johnson, who has been serving life in prison for a non-violent drug offence.
The BBC reports that the case was highlighted last week when Kim Kardashian West met Mr Trump to lobby for her release.
The White House said she had been a model prisoner and worked hard to rehabilitate herself.
US President Donald Trump says he wants Russia to be part of the G7 group of key industrialised nations.
Russia was expelled in 2014 following its annexation of Crimea, but Mr Trump said he wanted the country readmitted.
The build-up to the meeting has seen major disagreements between the US president and other nations over his imposition of trade tariffs.
At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the capital’s main airport to close. The volcano expelled hot muddy material that caused the deaths — including of several children — in the El Rodeo and Las Lajas communities located on its southern slope, disaster agency spokesman David de Leon said in a WhatsApp group.
Canada filed a case against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday, marking the latest effort by a key U.S. ally to put pressure on the Trump administration to remove stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Canada joins the E.U. in dragging a mounting trade dispute with the U.S. to the WTO, which regulates international trade.