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Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack

Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack While North Korea's denuclearization has stalled since Kim's summit with US President Donald Trump in June, partially due to the US's reluctance to provide sanctions relief to the North, inter-Korean reconciliation is proceeding at a steady pace. [Full Article...]

Doughnut Truck Fire Fuels Twitter Joke of Police in Mourning

Doughnut Truck Fire Fuels Twitter Joke of Police in Mourning The Colorado State Patrol offered to share their doughnuts, but advised the Lexington officers to "avoid the brownies". Despite the loss, Krispy Kreme assured the officers that sweeter times were on the horizon. We may call a Donut a Gravy Ring here in Northern Ireland but we can still understand your pain. The fire was extinguished quickly and the cause remains undetermined. [Full Article...]

Putin Tells Trump in New Year's Letter He's Open to Meeting

Putin Tells Trump in New Year's Letter He's Open to Meeting Vladimir Putin responded with announcement that Moscow would be developing new missiles.His recent statement however may pave the way for more stable US-Russia relations. Putin previously expressed his willingness to meet with Trump during his regular year-end press conference December 20, but said then that he was unsure whether it would come about. [Full Article...]

Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France

Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France Britain and France have agreed to boost bilateral cooperation over a spike in migrants trying to cross the Channel, the UK's Home Office said Sunday. "He has insisted the Home Office treat the situation as a major incident and has. asked for daily updates", it said in a statement on Friday. The "blue-on-blue" onslaught was spearheaded by Dover MP Charlie Elphicke, who condemned the Home Se... [Full Article...]

Man arrested for killing Indian-origin police officer in California

Man arrested for killing Indian-origin police officer in California Talking about the suspect, Sheriff Christianson said that Arriaga was arrested twice previously for driving under the influence of alcohol and has known gang affiliation. Police Chief Randy Richardson let on Friday night that Singh was short of flawless: "Ron wasn't a great driver". He said Singh was "a very adventurous and lovely soul, taken away too soon". [Full Article...]

Trump taunts Democrats over Mexico 'wall' negotiations

Trump taunts Democrats over Mexico 'wall' negotiations Meanwhile, then there are discrepancies over that word 'wall.' The president recently tweeted a picture of steel slats. There might be a way to slice and dice this, and have some border security measures in there. -Mexico border wall that Democrats are intent on blocking. Trump was said to privately back the idea, but Democrats rejected it because the money could be used for a concrete wall. [Full Article...]

At least two die in Russia’s high rise apartment collapse, say reports

At least two die in Russia’s high rise apartment collapse, say reports The blast tore through the building at around 6 a.m. (0100 GMT) when many residents were asleep, RIA news agency reported. The nation's top investigative agency, the Investigative Committee, said an explosion triggered by a gas leak apparently caused the pre-dawn collapse in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk . [Full Article...]

Germany's Hanover airport reopens after vehicle intruder overpowered

Germany's Hanover airport reopens after vehicle intruder overpowered A Hanover police spokesperson told DW that the man in his mid-20s drove out onto the runway and followed a plane from Greece's Aegean Airlines after it had landed. During the incident, Eurocontrol said that the airport would be closed to takeoffs and landings until 8 pm. This is commonplace following such an incident. [Full Article...]

Trump Claims Most Furloughed Government Workers Are 'Democrats'

Trump Claims Most Furloughed Government Workers Are 'Democrats' Migrants crossing this older section of the fence were met by USA border patrol officials on the other side. Her condition rapidly deteriorated and she died of dehydration and shock, authorities said. Caal's father signed a form attesting that his daughter was in good health shortly before she died, but it remains unclear how well he understood the document. [Full Article...]

China want retrial for jailed Canadian

China want retrial for jailed Canadian Part of a series. The Canadian government said earlier it was following the case but has released no details. Asked about the Canadian's detention at a press conference Thursday, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was "not aware of the specifics of the case". [Full Article...]

Hackers Target North Korea Defectors, Steal Personal Information on 1,000 Escapees

Hackers Target North Korea Defectors, Steal Personal Information on 1,000 Escapees An employee at the North Gyeongsang resettlement center reportedly opened an email with a malicious attachment, which was able to penetrate his computer. The hacking targeted a centre that is tasked with helping North Korean defectors settle in South Korea and get accustomed to its capitalist society. [Full Article...]

Police officer shot to death during traffic stop, suspect on the loose

Police officer shot to death during traffic stop, suspect on the loose Donations can be made in several ways. Mr Singh worked for the Newman Police Department since July of 2011. Or, donations can be made online on the SSDA website . He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. A manhunt is underway to find a gunman suspected of killing a Northern California police officer during a traffic stop shortly after Christmas, authorities s... [Full Article...]

At least 15 killed as Bangladesh election turns violent

At least 15 killed as Bangladesh election turns violent Police said the circumstances of the attack on Salahuddin Ahmed were not yet clear. Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) stand guard on a street ahead of the general election. Hasina and Khaleda have alternated in power for most of the last three decades and this is the first election the BNP has contested without its leader. [Full Article...]

Bre Payton, conservative writer, dies at 26 after sudden illness

A CaringBridge page shared by the politician explained "a CT scan and hours of testing" found Payton had "the H1N1 flu and meningitis", and that "her condition worsened and worsened". She once brought attention to a senior citizens' center in Chehalis, Washington in which residents were banned from displaying Christmas cards in common areas or saying "Merry Christmas" (the reason given, Bre repo... [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to retire at end of February

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to retire at end of February Mattis issued his resignation letter to President Donald Trump last week over foreign policy disagreements , following reports that the commander in chief would be withdrawing all military personnel from Syria . Anxious that weak ties between major militaries could lead to misunderstandings that snowball into conflict amid tense relations, USA officials had said Mattis was attempting to forge ... [Full Article...]

UK Govt: Huawei is a concern

UK Govt: Huawei is a concern Williamson said that he has "grave and very deep concerns" about the operations, and that the issue must be examined "very closely" because the Chinese state can use it "in a malign way". Yesterday, Three said it was in "close contact" with the United Kingdom government after Gavin Williamson , defence secretary warned of his "very deep concerns" over the role Huawei is playing providing techno... [Full Article...]

'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Danny Trejo Bashes Donald Trump's Border Wall Plan

'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Danny Trejo Bashes Donald Trump's Border Wall Plan Since then, chances of a reopening before the new Congress is seated are grim, according to reports that suggest Trump is not even speaking with Congressional leaders. "Do the Dems realize that most of the people not getting paid are Democrats?" he said Thursday. The wall, on the US-Mexico border, was a big part of Trump's election campaign. [Full Article...]

Japan's decision to resume commercial hunting of whales sparks fury

Japan's decision to resume commercial hunting of whales sparks fury The decision was made at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday after the government decided it would be hard to resume commercial whaling while a member of the worldwide body. "The Japanese whaling fleet left for the Southern Ocean in November and may already be slaughtering whales". Suga said the International Whaling Commission focused too much on conservation and had failed to develop a sustainable... [Full Article...]

More people blame Trump for shutdown

More people blame Trump for shutdown Republicans and Democrats reached an agreement last week on a stopgap spending measure to prevent a shutdown - a deal that the White House signaled Trump would sign. That jump-started negotiations between Congress and the White House, but the deadline came and went without a deal. As the government will likely remain partially closed until the next congressional session - which starts on J... [Full Article...]

'Arrogant' Trump should withdraw troops: Iraqi politicians

'Arrogant' Trump should withdraw troops: Iraqi politicians Trump, making his first presidential visit to troops in a troubled region on Wednesday, said he had no plans to withdraw the 5,200 USA forces in the country. For Trump it was one long war that should be ended. Trump has taken considerable criticism for declining to visit in the first two years of his presidency. [Full Article...]


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