The Summit.

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Donald got in a fight with his friend Justin over some ‘milk people’, then went to visit his new friend Kim in Singapore.

Kim’s a megalomaniacal despot, and Donald likes him very much.

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Five strange facts about Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting

  1. Kim Jong Un reportedly brought his own toilet to Singapore. We aren’t kidding.

The secretive and paranoid North Korean leader doesn’t want to leave waste behind, fearing it could be studied to learn information about him.

South Korean news sites have reported this is standard practice for the 34-year-old. In April he brought his portable toilet to a meeting at the border with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

2. Retired American professional basketballer Dennis Rodman arrived at Singapore’s airport yesterday ahead of the summit and was flocked by reporters – which might have you wondering what an ex-NBA player has to do with anything.

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Well, Rodman is actually a friend of Kim Jong-Un’s. Again, we’re not kidding.

The former baller is just one of a handful of Americans who have visited North Korea and met Kim, which he first did during a trip with the Harlem Globetrotters in 2013.

The viral G7 photo that paints one thousand words

The Group of Seven, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, British Prime Minister Theresa May and German-Chancellor Angela Merkel, met in Quebec City this week to discuss everything from trade to climate change – and it was clear that things were going to be tense.

Other leaders present at the summit were angered by some of Trump’s recent decisions, including his withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement, his decision to impose trade tariffs on the US’s steel exports to Europe and Canda and his recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

But it’s this viral photograph that really captured the tense mood of the summit…

 

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