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Trump postpones G7 meeting, seeks expansion of members

President Donald Trump said on May 30 that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And he said he plans to invite Russia, Australia, South Korea and India as he again advocated for the group's expansion.

SpaceX is taking a second shot at launching astronauts

SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA- a historic first for a private company- but more stormy weather threatened more delays.

Elon Musk's company came within 17 minutes on May 27 of launching a pair of NASA astronauts for the first time in nearly a decade from the U.S., before the threat of lightning forced a delay.

Forbes drops Kylie Jenner from list

Kylie Jenner isn't a billionaire after all, Forbes magazine said on May 29 as it accused the reality TV star's family of "inflating the value of her cosmetics business for years."

Forbes declared the 22-year-old a billionaire in March 2019 owing to the popularity of her Kylie Cosmetics brand but has removed her from their list, citing new information.

President Trump Asks for Expedited Investigation for the Death of George Floyd

President Donald Trump on Wednesday addressed the death of a Minneapolis black man who died after he was restrained by a white police officer, telling reporters he planned to receive a "full report" on the incident that he described as a "very sad event."

Trump: We are Not Closing the Country in Case of a Second Wave

President Donald Trump on Thursday said "we are not closing our country" if the U.S. is hit by a second wave of coronavirus infections.

"People say that's a very distinct possibility, it's standard," Trump said when asked about a second wave during a tour of a Ford factory in Michigan.

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