US quits the UN’s Human Rights Council, citing its ‘chronic bias against Israel’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as US Ambassador to the United Nation Nikki Haley speaks at the US Department of State in Washington DC on June 19, 2018.(AFP Photo/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds)

Haley calls global body ‘a cesspool of political bias’; announces US departure after protracted criticism of its obsessive focus on Israel; US official says move is ‘immediate’

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Peace Talks with North Korea, a Sign of the Times!

US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shake hands following a signing ceremony during their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB)

US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un shake hands following a signing ceremony during their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB)

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Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to ‘complete denuclearization’

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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US warns Syrian regime not to advance toward Israeli border

Smoke rises from buildings in a rebel-held neighborhood of Daraa in southern Syria following reported shelling by the Syrian regime on May 22, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohamad Abazeed)

Smoke rises from buildings in a rebel-held neighborhood of Daraa in southern Syria following reported shelling by the Syrian regime on May 22, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohamad Abazeed)

State Department says it’ll take ‘firm and appropriate measures’ to ensure ceasefire in southern Syria amid reports of planned offensive

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