News with Ed - May 2, 2018
Trump is ‘destroying his credibility with North Korea’ – professor
By threatening to renegotiate or pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, US President Donald Trump is making it more difficult to make a denuclearization deal with North Korea, Professor Peter Kuznick of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University tells RT America’s Ed Schultz.
Pompeo’s secret diplomacy
Before his official swearing-in, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled secretly to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong-un and visited three countries in the Middle East. In his first official appearance as Secretary of State, Pompeo said US diplomats will get their ‘swagger’ back, RT America’s Manila Chan reports.
Nature’s fury: Mt. Kilauea volcano threatens Hawaii
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has warned the population of Hawaii to be on alert for an eruption after seismic activity at Mt. Kilauea. The volcano’s crater collapsed and lava may burst through the ground in the east of the Big Island. RT Amerca's Ashlee Banks has the report.