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North Korean leader visits econ-tech zone in Beijing before heading home

North Korean leader visits econ-tech zone in Beijing before heading home North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly told the leader of his only major ally, China , that he wants to "achieve results" on the nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula in a second summit with President Donald Trump . North Korea has carried out 6 nuclear blasts and launched missiles capable of reaching the whole of the United States, but has carried out no such tests for more than a ... [Full Article...]

China offered to bail out Malaysia's 1MDB fund, WSJ says

China offered to bail out Malaysia's 1MDB fund, WSJ says China's effort is not exactly a goodwill gesture for Malaysia, but a strategic association that will enable it to acquire important stakes in the country supporting the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative. However, since China posits that its Belt and Road projects are intended for mutually beneficial development, its Foreign Ministry denies that the money involved in the projects were involve... [Full Article...]

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery Eventually, #ForrestTrump even started trending. Trump tweeted that "unless they get their act together ... The people of CA - folks in Paradise", a community that was among the hardest hit by the Camp Fire a year ago, "should not be victims to partisan bickering". [Full Article...]

Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department within weeks

Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department within weeks In September the New York Times reported , citing anonymous sources, that Mr Rosenstein had discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment of the United States constitution, which provides for the removal of a president if he is deemed unfit for office. [Full Article...]

Trump says he thinks federal workers will be "happy"

Trump says he thinks federal workers will be Many major television networks are planning to carry Democrats' rebuttal to President Donald Trump's national address Tuesday evening. There was no sign Trump was backing down from his demand for $5.7 billion for the border wall in exchange for ending the shutdown. [Full Article...]

Indian passport 79th most powerful, Pakistan fares fifth worst: Henley Index

Indian passport 79th most powerful, Pakistan fares fifth worst: Henley Index The Republic remains second in the ranking, tied with South Korea. Dr Christian H Kälin, group hairman of Henley & Partners, says despite rising isolationist sentiment in some parts of the world, most countries remain committed to collaboration and mutually beneficial agreements. [Full Article...]

Man wanted by police after being caught on video licking family’s doorbell

Man wanted by police after being caught on video licking family’s doorbell Police are now looking to speak to 33-year-old Roberto Daniel Arroyo in relation to the incident. 'I thought, "Boy, there's a lot of traffic". "I go, 5 am in the morning?" The weird display of doorbell-lovin' was caught on surveillance camera while Sylvia and Dave Dungan were out of town, but their children were inside the home at the time. [Full Article...]

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative The accusation could be important evidence in Mueller's ongoing probe into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. Attorneys for Paul Manafort appeared to have mistakenly filed a court document Tuesday that made portions that were supposed to be redacted completely readable. [Full Article...]

Suspicious packages delivered to diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages delivered to diplomatic missions in Australia Emergency services attended consulates across Melbourne's central busy district and the inner city. In Australia , suspicious packages have been delivered to several embassies and consulates in Canberra and Melbourne. "A worker at the Pakistani consulate in Melbourne opened one of the packages about 10am on Wednesday". Addresses for the events included Market Street, Bourke Street, Middleton ... [Full Article...]

UNHCR finds Australia-bound Saudi teen to be refugee

UNHCR finds Australia-bound Saudi teen to be refugee Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, pictured at Bangkok airport, says she "wants to be free" away from Saudi Arabia. "The government has made representations to the Thai government and the Bangkok office of the UNHCR about its serious concerns on this matter and the need for Ms.al-Qunun's claim to be assessed expeditiously", the statement from Home Affairs said . [Full Article...]

Woman dies after becoming stuck inside clothing bin, police say

Woman dies after becoming stuck inside clothing bin, police say The centre also has "mailbox-style" bins, which are considered safer. The emergency services then made efforts to resuscitate the woman but were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead at the scene. "Too many of our guests who would otherwise have a shot at turning their lives around are dying a disgusting death inside or hanging out of a bin". Once again, the man was found lodged in the charit... [Full Article...]

Russian tied to 2016 Trump Tower meeting indicted in separate US case

Russian tied to 2016 Trump Tower meeting indicted in separate US case But the case was not directly connected to the 2016 Trump Tower meeting , which was also attended by Donald Trump , Jr. During the 2016 campaign for president, Veselnitskaya arranged a meeting with representatives of the Trump campaign by claiming to have " dirt " on then-candidate Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Citizenship Bill: How it may dampen BJP’s hope in Northeast

Citizenship Bill: How it may dampen BJP’s hope in Northeast The legislation, which still needs the approval of the upper house, seeks to grant rights to Hindus, Jains, Parsis and several other non-Muslim religious groups who migrated illegally from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. A large number of people in Assam and other northeastern states have been protesting against the bill, saying it would nullify the 1985 Assam Accord under which any foreign ... [Full Article...]

Disgruntled worker attacks 20 primary school students in Beijing

Disgruntled worker attacks 20 primary school students in Beijing All the children were taken to the hospital and expected to survive. In a statement, Xicheng district police announced that they had captured the attacker at the scene. Such incidents have forced authorities to increase security around schools and led to calls for more research into the root causes of such acts. "They were all younger students and were stabbed by an adult". [Full Article...]

Bail Sought for Former Marine Held in Moscow for Alleged Spying

Bail Sought for Former Marine Held in Moscow for Alleged Spying Whelan's family said that he had travelled to Russian Federation before and was in Moscow this time for a wedding. He faces a sentence of as long as 20 years in prison if found guilty of spying. But Moscow hit back at that suggestion. But "it's impossible and incorrect to consider the question now, when an official charge hasn't even been presented", deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov was qu... [Full Article...]

Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter

Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter Others whose data was leaked included several celebrities and journalists. The police and intelligence services have opened an investigation and the Federal Prosecutor's Office said that it was ready to begin proceedings should agents of a foreign power be involved. [Full Article...]

Terrorist Behind USS Cole Bombing Reportedly Killed

Terrorist Behind USS Cole Bombing Reportedly Killed An American military spokesman says a USA airstrike in Yemen targeted al-Badawi, an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the October 12, 2000 attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors. Al-Badawi was later convicted of plotting, preparing and helping carry out the attack on the USS Cole . There is a $5 million (3.93 million pounds) reward for information leading to his arrest. [Full Article...]

World Bank head Jim Yong Kim quits, Trump likely to determine successor

World Bank head Jim Yong Kim quits, Trump likely to determine successor Mr Kim had pushed financing for green energy projects and largely dropped support for coal power investments, but had avoided public clashes with the Trump administration. These goals now guide and inform the institution in its daily work around the globe, it said. The Trump administration, with its largely sceptical stance on climate change, will have great influence in deciding Dr Kim's succes... [Full Article...]

3 former presidents deny praising Trump's zeal to build border wall

3 former presidents deny praising Trump's zeal to build border wall Eastern time on Tuesday evening, when he will make what White House officials say will be an approximately eight-minute-long address directly to the American people as the commander-in-chief, arguing that there is a national emergency and crisis that demands a solution including a wall or barrier along the US border with Mexico. [Full Article...]

North Korea train ‘carrying Kim Jong-un’ makes secret trip to China

North Korea train ‘carrying Kim Jong-un’ makes secret trip to China Hours after a mysterious North Korean train was spotted crossing into China late Monday, Chinese state media confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un was making his first visit of the year to see Chinese President Xi Jinping. It said Kim is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. "It will be announced probably in the not too distant future", he said of a summit with Kim. [Full Article...]


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