Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the “enemy of the people” before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin.

France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

President Donald Trump is setting expectations low for his high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, assuring that “nothing bad … and maybe some good will come out” of Monday’s meeting in Finland. His national security adviser said they aren’t looking for “concrete deliverables.”

Protests in southern Iraq to demand better services, jobs

Iraqis demanding better public services and jobs took to the streets for the sixth day on Sunday in the southern oil-rich province of Basra, as authorities put security forces on high alert and blocked the internet in the country’s Shiite heartland.

GOP convention could come to Democrat-friendly Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, a Democrat-dominated city whose transgender-friendly bathroom ordinance triggered a statewide political war, is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republican Convention where President Donald Trump seeks an anointing to run for a second term.

Hundreds get free school supplies

For families with school-aged children, the cost of equipping students for school can add up quickly. Saturday, they got help from a free school supplies giveaway at Kukui Grove Center.

KPD’s Asher back on duty

Kauai Police Department Assistant Police Chief Roy Asher, who was placed on unpaid administrative leave pending an investigation in 2017, is back on the force. The 30-year KPD veteran returned to duty Monday.

Kauai to kick off vote-by-mail

Gov. David Ige has signed into law a historic bill making Hawaii the fourth state in the country to switch to a universal vote-by-mail elections system — a process that will start with the 2020 election.