WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president's eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
The meeting was first reported by the New York Times on Saturday and confirmed by an attorney representing Trump Jr.
Weinstein Accuser Argento Warns Others at Cannes
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Italian actress Asia Argento, who has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, told the closing ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival there were abusers in the audience who had yet to be outed.
Argento, one of the women quoted in Ronan Farrow's New Yorker article in October, said Weinstein raped her during the Cannes festival in 1997 when she was 21.
Hollywood's China Dreams Get Tangled in Trade Talks
By Pei Li and Michael Martina
BEIJING (Reuters) - Hollywood's push for greater access to China's booming film market - delayed since last year - has become tangled in broader trade talks between Washington and Beijing, a potentially thorny position amid whipsawing trade relations.
Europe, China, Russia Discussing New Deal for Iran
BERLIN (Reuters) - Diplomats from Europe, China and Russia are discussing a new accord to offer Iran financial aid to curb its ballistic missile development and meddling in the region, in the hope of salvaging its 2015 nuclear deal, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.
The officials will meet in Vienna in the coming week under the leadership of senior European Union diplomat Helga Schmid to discuss next steps after the May 8 decision by U.
Cougar Kills U.S. Mountain Biker, Mauls Another, Later Shot
(Reuters) - A mountain lion killed one mountain biker and mauled another in Washington state on Saturday when they rode into its territory, and authorities later shot the animal dead, police said.
The mountain bikers were riding together down a remote, backwoods trail at 11 a.m. (2 p.
Hawaii Lava Flow Engulfs More Homes as Ash Plume Ascends
By Terray Sylvester
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high (10,000 foot) ash plume from the crater.
Molten rock from two huge cracks formed a single channel and traveled 1,000 feet in under an hour, twice the speed of previous flows of older lava that have torn through homes, roads and tropical forest for over two weeks, the County of Hawaii's Civil Defense Agency said.
Justify Claims Preakness, Eyes Triple Crown
(Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month.
The heavily favored three-year-old chestnut colt overcame the initial challenge of Good Magic on a sloppy track at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore to add to his Churchill Downs triumph with a fifth victory in as many races.