• 'We Will Not Denuclearize Until The US Eliminates Its Own

    'We Will Not Denuclearize Until The US Eliminates Its Own

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    Stephen Biegun said ahead of a meeting with South Korean officials that the allies are committed to ending seven decades of hostility and creating a "new, brighter future for all of the Korean people". General Assembly, marking the 14th consecutive year such a document has passed the global body. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called into several radio programs Thursday, providing a brief update to negotiations with North Korea just hours after DPRK state media released a ...
  • U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

    U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

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    Since it's highly unlikely North Korea would ever pay the Warmbier family, the order, much like the suit, was mostly symbolic. Though foreign nations are generally immune from being sued in United States courts, Howell cited several exceptions that she said allowed the case to move forward and for her to hold North Korea liable.
  • Thousands evacuated near Sydney high-rise after cracking noises spur fears of collapse

    Thousands evacuated near Sydney high-rise after cracking noises spur fears of collapse

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    Some residents had told authorities they were anxious about their pets left behind in the building, but police said the number one priority was for human safety, The Daily Telegraph reported. A resident of the Opal Tower told the Nine News network he heard a loud bang as if something in the building had "snapped". Residents from the Opal Tower and nearby properties are not being allowed back to their homes.
  • Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan ex-PM, sent back to jail for corruption

    Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan ex-PM, sent back to jail for corruption

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    However, Judge Arshad Malik reserved the verdict in Al Azizia reference and Flagship Investment on Wednesday. Accountability Court announced the verdict and he is arrested from the court after the announcement of the verdict. The company was used by the Sharif's family to launder money, evade tax and hide offshore assets. Since September 2017, Sharif has appeared before the accountability courts some 165 times.
  • Smoke pours from Indonesia volcano as country deals with tsunami aftermath

    Smoke pours from Indonesia volcano as country deals with tsunami aftermath

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    The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night, sweeping over popular beaches of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java and inundating tourist hotels and coastal settlements. In July , authorities widened its no-go areas to 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) from the crater. Experts say Saturday's tsunami was likely triggered by a massive underwater landslide following an eruption of the Anak Krakatoa volcano in the Sunda Strait .
  • French policeman pulls gun on yellow vest protesters

    French policeman pulls gun on yellow vest protesters

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    Outside Paris , groups of "yellow vests" continued to occupy roundabouts to slow down traffic, and there were jams on the A6, A7, A61 and A64 motorways in southern France. Roadblocks by protesters were also reported on autoroutes near the border with Italy and at a bridge in Strasbourg near the German border. Media captionYellow vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe? This compares to about 4000 demonstrators at the same time last Saturday.
  • Top Somali journalist among Mogadishu bomb victims

    Top Somali journalist among Mogadishu bomb victims

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    Al Shabaab was forced out of Mogadishu in 2011 but maintains a foothold in other regions of Soamlia. Four others were injured. "Somalia has lost a great journalist. "The attacks in Mogadishu today signify another cowardly assault against the people of Somalia and their inherent right to live in peace and dignity", Haysom said on Saturday in a statement issued in Mogadishu.
  • Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

    Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

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    He replaced Jeff Sessions , who was sacked by Trump in large part because Trump was angry that Sessions had bowed to pressure to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Former FBI Director James Comey has acknowledged being frustrated by that decision and went ahead days later with a controversial news conference at which he announced the FBI's recommendation against charges.
  • Trump says Erdogan will 'eradicate' ISIL in Syria

    Trump says Erdogan will 'eradicate' ISIL in Syria

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    This is an ominous warning, and from the standpoint of geopolitics, if a crisis ever occurs, it will have vast ramifications for geopolitics - especially on the US capacity to project military power and even apply odious sanctions on other countries like Iran .
  • Partial US Government Shutdown Set To Last Through Christmas

    Partial US Government Shutdown Set To Last Through Christmas

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    Mick Mulvaney, Trump's incoming acting chief of staff and one of three senior administration officials who spent Friday and Saturday on Capitol Hill trying to broker a deal between Democrats , Republicans and the president over border wall funding, revealed Sunday that the partial government shutdown will likely last "into the new Congress".
  • Kurdish official calls on US to stop Turkish offensive

    Kurdish official calls on US to stop Turkish offensive

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    Sunday's revelation came hours after Trump and Erdogan agreed in a phone conversation to prevent a power vacuum in Syria after American ground forces withdraw, the Turkish presidency said Sunday. " Brett McGurk , the U.S. special envoy to the anti-Islamic State group coalition, also announced he would bring his departure forward from February due to the Syria policy change".
  • Government Shutdown Won’t Stop NORAD’s Santa Tracker

    Government Shutdown Won’t Stop NORAD’s Santa Tracker

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    The Santa Tracker program is run out of Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. First Lady Melania Trump , who flew to the Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida on Friday, said she will also continue her annual tradition of calling in to NORAD on Christmas Eve and spreading holiday cheer.
  • Dramatic footage shows tsunami waves toppling stage where Indonesian band was performing

    Dramatic footage shows tsunami waves toppling stage where Indonesian band was performing

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    As the Jakarta Post reports , Seventeen was performing at an event held by state electricity company PLN when the tsunami hit the stage on Tanjung Lesung beach, at approximately 9.30 p.m. He also said at least 35 people were reported dead in Lampung in southern Sumatra. Among the dead were four members of Seventeen - bassist M. Awal "Bani" Purbani, road manager Oki Wijaya, guitarist Herman Sikumbang and crew member Ujang, the band said.
  • Pakistan welcomes United States drawdown in Syria

    Pakistan welcomes United States drawdown in Syria

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    Taken together, the Syria withdrawal and the likely Afghan drawdown represent a dramatic shift in the US approach to military engagement in hot spots around the world, reflecting Mr. Last month, a study by the Brown University's Watson Institute for global and Public Affairs said hundreds of thousands of people have been killed due to the so-called "war on terror" launched by the United States in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, including 38,480 civilians in Afghanistan.
  • US govt shutdown could extend into January

    US govt shutdown could extend into January

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    There is a remote possibility that a deal could come together sooner, and in the unlikely event a deal is reached by Monday, the pro forma session could be used to pass it by unanimous consent or voice vote, something that would only require one senator to be in attendance.
  • Weather Authority: Possible White Christmas & late week winter storm

    Weather Authority: Possible White Christmas & late week winter storm

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    Martin Bowles, a meteorologist at the Met Office , told MailOnline that it's more likely to be a "grey Christmas than a white Christmas" as the weather becomes more settled but dominated by cloud. "Also, in all the Christmas movies, it's a white Christmas", resident Morgan Hughes added. More snow showers will develop as we end into the evening with a clipper system moving through overnight into Monday morning.
  • Forecasters put dampener on Christmas Day weather hopes

    Forecasters put dampener on Christmas Day weather hopes

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    Moderate to heavy rain showers are the main concern for the lower elevations of OR and Washington, while snow is affecting mountainous areas. It does appear that the weather will slip back into a more active pattern Christmas night and on December 26 with colder temperatures and a chance for snow in Denver! Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a stray shower possible.
  • Ukrainian president, United States envoy meet on security issues

    Ukrainian president, United States envoy meet on security issues

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    The Russian Embassy in London did not like the arrival to Ukraine of the British ship. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law requiring the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) to change its name to one that reveals its affiliation with the Moscow-based Russian Orthodox Church.
  • UAE says 'positive' results from US-Taliban talks

    UAE says 'positive' results from US-Taliban talks

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    Noting that the U.S. strategy calls for a regional approach to enhance stability in South Asia , the report said this includes building a broad consensus for a stable Afghanistan , emphasising regional economic integration and cooperation, stressing cooperation for an Afghan-led peace process, and holding countries accountable for their use of proxies or other means to undermine stability and regional confidence.
  • Russia Launches Investigation Into BBC As Dispute With Britain Escalates

    Russia Launches Investigation Into BBC As Dispute With Britain Escalates

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    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said many questions had accumulated about the BBC's coverage of Russian Federation and of Moscow's actions in Syria over a long period of time. "Many have questions for the BBC regarding its biased coverage of some events, as they are covered not like a media outlet should do but in a preprogrammed and biased way", Peskov said.
  • Supreme Court rejects Trump administration's appeal to enforce asylum ban

    Supreme Court rejects Trump administration's appeal to enforce asylum ban

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    The court made no comment in its ruling, but noted that four of the nine justices were in favor of lifting the lower court's stay and letting Trump enforce the ban, while lawsuits over it go ahead. Trump would later dismiss Tigar as being an "Obama judge". Tigar was nominated for the federal bench by President Barack Obama. The administration has sought ways to block thousands of Central American men, women and children traveling in caravans to escape violence and poverty in their home ...
  • Rod Rosenstein Throws Serious Shade at Trump AG Pick Over Mueller Memo

    Rod Rosenstein Throws Serious Shade at Trump AG Pick Over Mueller Memo

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    Whitaker is a Trump loyalist and had criticized the Mueller probe as too far-reaching before he was tapped in November to be acting attorney general. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas in Austin, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Barr discussed the memo with Trump and told him it would likely come up during his Senate confirmation, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN .