News U.S. officials in North Korea to prepare for U.S. summit: report 2018-05-27T12:49:04.000000000-04:00 SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials crossed into North Korea on Sunday to hold talks on preparations for a possible summit, a U.S. newspaper reported, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. Exclusive: U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing 2018-05-27T12:48:42.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two U.S. officials told Reuters, in a move that drew condemnation from Beijing as President Donald Trump seeks its continued cooperation on North Korea. Colombians vote for new president with peace deal at stake 2018-05-27T11:18:48.000000000-04:00 BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians voted on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred concern the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels and risk former fighters returning to combat as they fear for their future. Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules 2018-05-27T10:56:04.000000000-04:00 LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with ministers and lawmakers in her Conservative party after refusing to back reform of Northern Ireland's highly restrictive abortion rules after neighboring Ireland's vote to liberalize its laws. Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote 2018-05-27T10:56:04.000000000-04:00 DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish people paid homage on Sunday to an Indian immigrant woman whose death inspired a historic vote to repeal Ireland's strict abortion laws while the Catholic Church rued the outcome saying it showed indifference to its teachings. Storm Alberto closes in on Florida, Alabama and Mississippi 2018-05-27T10:09:42.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously", the National Weather Service said early on Sunday, as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states. South Korea says North Korea committed to Trump summit and 'complete' denuclearization 2018-05-27T10:00:04.000000000-04:00 SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to "complete" denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday. Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing 2018-05-27T09:02:55.000000000-04:00 GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tank shelling killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical officials said, after weeks of border protests that have drawn lethal army fire. Israeli army kills three militants in Gaza border shelling: medics 2018-05-27T07:47:45.000000000-04:00 GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tank shelling killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical officials said, after weeks of border protests that have drawn lethal army fire. Bahrain sees 'no glimmer of hope' for ending Qatar crisis soon 2018-05-27T07:46:56.000000000-04:00 RIYADH (Reuters) - Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the tiny Gulf Arab state nearly a year ago.