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Seoul's Unification Minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, one of three South Korean participants in Thursday's talks, told reporters that setting up discussions between the leaders on ways to rid the North of its nuclear weapons would be a critical point.
  • Uber retreats from Southeast Asia by selling operations to rival Grab

    Uber retreats from Southeast Asia by selling operations to rival Grab

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    As part of the transaction, Uber will take a 27.5% stake in the Southeast Asian company and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join Grab's board. A part-time Grab driver, Ameer Mustafa, said the acquisition may be beneficial for the ride-hailing company to expand its business regionally but it would be a huge loss for both drivers and passengers of Grab and Uber .
  • Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized with fever, cough

    Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized with fever, cough

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    According to Israeli media, Netanyahu's spouse and son would be interrogated separately in the telecoms investigation over their relationship with Bezeq's owner and his spouse. The Israeli prime minister and his wife, Sara, claim that the value of the items was significantly lower than reported, and that they were only "trifles" exchanged between close friends.
  • No State Charges Filed In Alton Sterling Shooting Death

    No State Charges Filed In Alton Sterling Shooting Death

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    Sterling's death in July 2016 came at a fraught moment of racial tension nationwide amid shootings by and of police officers. Members of Sterling's family were visibly upset. The killing gripped the nation in part because two bystander videos , each less than a minute long, captured Sterling's struggle with the two officers.
  • Tragic: Holocaust Survivor Murdered in France

    Tragic: Holocaust Survivor Murdered in France

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    The incident occurred this past Friday night, and arrests were made on Monday. An autopsy showed she had been stabbed several times before the apartment was set on fire. "However, more must be done to protect France's Jewish community". Last month, a judge declared that anti-Semitism was at the heart of her case after public outcry reached the point that French President Emmanuel Macron intervened personally.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cuts Russian permanent mission by one third

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    Over 100 Russian diplomats have been removed, the biggest western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War. "I welcome the worldwide support that we have garnered", she said . Irish deputy premier and foreign minister Simon Coveney said: "The use of chemical weapons, including the use of any toxic chemicals as weapons, by anyone, anywhere, is particularly shocking and abhorrent".
  • Man Arrested In Suspicious Packages Sent To DC Area Military Sites

    Man Arrested In Suspicious Packages Sent To DC Area Military Sites

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    The bases have not confirmed whether the packages were actually explosive, but media reports indicated they were all rendered "inert" by disposal teams at the bases. It said the packages contained "potential destructive devices" and cautioned that similar packages could have been mailed in the area that have not yet been found.
  • Census Citizenship Question Has Raised Eyebrows

    Census Citizenship Question Has Raised Eyebrows

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    He stressed that the question poses no additional imposition because "census responses by law may only be used anonymously and for statistical purposes". Immigrants and their loved ones understandably are, and will be, concerned about how data collected in the 2020 Census will be used. "Between evidence that the administration is manipulating the census for political gain, and fear that the administration will use the census to harm immigrants, confidence in the integrity of the count could ...
  • Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to Beijing

    Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to Beijing

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    South Korean news agency Newsis reported that Kim Yo Jong and the North's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam , were visiting Beijing , citing an unidentified North Korea-related source in Beijing . If it's not Kim it could be his sister, Kim Yo Jong, who the leader sent to South Korea last month to attend the Winter Olympics bearing the offer of a summit.
  • Syrian insurgents ready to quit last rebel town in Ghouta

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    One hundred buses carrying 6,749 people - around a quarter of them fighters - left a part of the enclave controlled by the Faylaq Al Rahman rebel faction, the Sana state news agency said. The first agreement, with hardline Islamist group Ahrar al-Sham, saw more than 4,500 people, including rebel fighters, leave the town of Harasta last week.
  • Google Doodle salutes 45th anniversary of 'Chipko Movement'

    Google Doodle salutes 45th anniversary of 'Chipko Movement'

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    However, the practice of embracing trees, both literally and figuratively, predate the Chipko movement . Today's doodle is illustrated by Svabhu Kohli and Viplov Singh which actually rejoices the bravery and perseverance of all of the ecological protectors in this whole world, and thanks them for their endeavors, said Google .
  • Trump Complains About 'Ridiculous Situation,' Signs Spending Bill Anyway

    Trump Complains About 'Ridiculous Situation,' Signs Spending Bill Anyway

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    Trump said he was forced to sign the "ridiculous" 2232-page bill - which he admitted that he hadn't even read - because he wants to "keep America safe". "Shame, shame. A pox on both Houses - and parties", the Kentucky senator tweeted after the bill cleared the Senate. While going over a bill that needed a vote made ideal sense to political outsiders, Paul's persistence was met with frowns and scowls from his peers, who see him deliberately delaying the voting process, as all 100 members' ...
  • United States mulls 'options' against Russian Federation but will Putin 'admirer' Trump eventually act?

    United States mulls 'options' against Russian Federation but will Putin 'admirer' Trump eventually act?

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    Petersburg and termination of the activities of the British Council in Russian Federation. Despite losing about 30% of its staff, though, activity in the embassy still seemed like business as usual. Even as USA policy toward Russian Federation has gradually grown more strident in recent months, Trump has prioritized maintaining a personal relationship with Putin and has shied away from publicly attacking him - and indeed may meet Putin before long.
  • UAE- Weather forecast for Thursday

    UAE- Weather forecast for Thursday

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    Friday and dump several inches of snow through 1 p.m. Saturday . TONIGHT: Clouds will hold on into the evening and overnight hours. Highs near 50 with lows chilly in the mid 30s. It will be breezy with winds out of the northeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. We'll see more of that sun Saturday , and less of the wind. The long-term forecast indicates temperatures may actually reach into the mid-50's in MA next week, though some of the warm front may be accompanied by rain.
  • Stormy Daniels sues Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation

    Stormy Daniels sues Trump lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation

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    To paraphrase one of Mr. Trump's campaign lines , she was saying that she knew he was a snake when he took her in. She said she asked, "Does this normally work for you?" A manager for Blush, which bills itself as "Pittsburgh's #1 Exotic Club", said they're still waiting on additional details but that the dates of Wednesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 3 have been confirmed.
  • Services disrupted as French unions protest over reforms

    Services disrupted as French unions protest over reforms

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    Additionally, around 30 percent of flights from Paris airports have been canceled, mostly on short-haul routes. The Paris Metro was running normally, but suburban trains were affected by the strike. The dispute is over public sector reforms wanted by President Emmanuel Macron , who argues the sector has too much debt. His government says the behemoth rail operator in particular is crying out for reform, saddled with ‎€46.6 billion (RM225.32 billion) of debt.
  • Islamabad United emerge PSL champions

    Islamabad United emerge PSL champions

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    A cricket fan displays a placard while standing in a long queue to enter the National stadium for the Pakistan Super League final cricket match, in Karachi , Pakistan, Sunday, March 25, 2018. Addressing a press conference at National Stadium, Islamabad United Captain J.P Duminy said that it is a very great moment to play in Pakistan. "And this stadium has also hosted many world cup matches".
  • Pennsylvania: Teachers, Students

    Pennsylvania: Teachers, Students "Armed" With Rocks To Combat Potential Shooter

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    According to the superintendent, throwing rocks is more effective than hiding under the desks and waiting for the attacker to open fire . He also added that throwing small rocks is just one small part of the district's security plan. According to ABC, ALICE protocol involves evacuating students and barricading classroom doors for those who can't safely leave. The school district reportedly expects the buckets of rocks to also serve as a deterrent, making a potential shooter "think twice" ...
  • Daniel Bryan is returning to the WWE ring

    Daniel Bryan is returning to the WWE ring

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    Bryan was one of the top attractions in the sport before concussions forced him to retire in February 2016. Bryan was out with injuries and it took a long time for WWE medical staff to finally agree with Bryan's personal doctors. Robert Cantu said in an interview with Newsweek's Tufayel Ahmed . He has his own concussion treatment center at the Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts.
  • Warner says it's time to re-examine gun votes

    Warner says it's time to re-examine gun votes

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    The message at the different rallies was consistent, with demonstrators vowing to vote out lawmakers who refuse to take a stand now on gun control . Trump's administration is increasing aid to states that want to arm school staff, endorsed minor legislation to improve background checks by gun dealers, and announced a commission on school safety, among other measures.
  • Trump threatens to veto omnibus over DACA

    Trump threatens to veto omnibus over DACA

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    It also increases defense spending by more than $60 billion from 2017. At a White House event March 23, Trump called on Congress to give him sweeping new powers to avert the next last-minute dash to secure government funding in advance of a potential shutdown.
  • Mayawati says SP-BSP ties wont'be affected by Rajya Sabha election defeat

    Mayawati says SP-BSP ties wont'be affected by Rajya Sabha election defeat

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    Accusing the BJP of malpractices, she also said "BJP did not deter from indulging in malpractices". Addressing the media here at party office on Saturday, Ms Mayawati said that depressed over results of Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tried to influence the Rajya Sabha elections in every way possible.
  • School students hold mass protest for gun control across US

    School students hold mass protest for gun control across US

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    If passed, a family member, law enforcement officer or district attorney could petition, in court, to temporarily prohibit a person in crisis from possessing or purchasing a gun. Organizers of the gun control rallies hope the massive crowds and impassioned speeches from teenage activists will tap into a growing sentiment for gun control.
  • Egyptian court suspends Uber and Careem licenses

    Egyptian court suspends Uber and Careem licenses

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    Forty two Egyptian taxi drivers filed a lawsuit a year ago against US-based Uber and its Dubai-based competitor Careem, arguing they were illegally using private cars as taxis. However, he stressed the Egyptian government would be obliged to suspend Uber and Careem services if there was a final judicial verdict that ruled that way.
  • Iowa Family of 4 Vacationing in Mexico Found Dead in Condo

    Iowa Family of 4 Vacationing in Mexico Found Dead in Condo

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    Relative Ashli Peterson shared the devastating news in a post on Facebook, asking: "Please respect the family at this time as they go through the grieving process". Emergency situation authorities mosted likely to the family members's condo after they can not board the trip from Cancun to locate the dead bodies.