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Hanoi children hope to give Kim old-style comradely welcome

Hanoi children hope to give Kim old-style comradely welcome Hours earlier, he ended a tweet about the summit by posing the key question that looms over their meeting in Vietnam: "Denuclearization?" North Korea conducted its last nuclear test, its sixth, in September 2017. "The threat of a US military strike is essentially zero, Kim's diplomatic charm offensive has made him into a bigger player on the world stage, and he continues to whittle away at globa... [Full Article...]

North-east parents told not to panic over Momo Challenge

North-east parents told not to panic over Momo Challenge The KKW Beauty mogul leveraged her almost 130 million followers in a plea to YouTube, asking the company to "please help" and remove all " Momo Challenge " videos . Just like any urban legend or horror story, the concept can be quite frightening and distressing for young people.Whilst this may seem obvious, it's important for you to reiterate to your child that Momo is not a real person and canno... [Full Article...]

United States seeks vote on United Nations resolution to allow aid into Venezuela

United States seeks vote on United Nations resolution to allow aid into Venezuela Abrams said that for Venezuela, "the solution to the humanitarian situation is to get a government that works for rather than against the people of Venezuela". Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says he will exercise his "duties as president" as soon as he returns to Venezuela from Colombia where he met Monday with US Vice President Mike Pence . [Full Article...]

Passengers Cheer When Stuck Train Moves After 30 Hours

Passengers Cheer When Stuck Train Moves After 30 Hours On Sunday evening, the Amtrak Coast Starlight train 11 was traveling southeast near the tiny town of Oakridge when it struck a tree at around 6:18 p.m. Passenger Marcia Trujillo said after leaving the train: "We really wanted for nothing except for maybe some place comfortable to lie down and a shower". [Full Article...]

House braced for vote to overturn Trump's border move

House braced for vote to overturn Trump's border move Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Washington, DC. For the resolution to pass the Senate, at least one more Republican vote would be needed, assuming all Democrats and two independents back it. And 28 former Republican lawmakers , including former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Richard Lugar (R-IN), sent an open letter to criticize the president as well. [Full Article...]

India Claims Killed Many Militants in the Strike

India Claims Killed Many Militants in the Strike But the Pakistani military said no damage was caused when the aircraft dropped their payloads after flying three to four miles inside Pakistani territory. Pakistan has outlawed Jaish-e-Mohammad and seized its properties in south Punjab's Bawahalpur area, including religious schools and mosques. Ustad Ghauri orchestrated the hijacking , which ultimately saw India release Maulana Masood Azhar , ... [Full Article...]

Trump extends China tariff deadline, citing progress on trade talks

Trump extends China tariff deadline, citing progress on trade talks American companies worry U.S. "This is clearly not the end of the negotiations, let alone the underlying tension between the two countries", said Louis Kuijs of Oxford Economics. They added that they are pushing for "more than piecemeal purchases and want to see open access to the China market restored through the removal of tariffs". [Full Article...]

Cohen plans scathing testimony about Trump, Russia and Stormy Daniels

Cohen plans scathing testimony about Trump, Russia and Stormy Daniels The accusations are related to the hush-money payment Cohen facilitated to the porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an affair she says she had with Trump , which Trump denies. At his December sentencing Cohen, a former Trump loyalist, blamed his misdeeds on "a blind loyalty" to Mr Trump. It will be the first of three much-awaited appearances on Capitol Hill this week - onl... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament

Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament European Council President Donald Tusk says that the chances of a Brexit deal being sealed are receding and he is urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to request that the negotiations be prolonged. May has said a new vote on any revised Brexit deal won't be held this week and could come as late as March 12. The question now is whether May will - either willingly or by force via the new Coop... [Full Article...]

R. Kelly accuser pushes back on ‘liar’ label

R. Kelly accuser pushes back on ‘liar’ label These new charges come one week after the emergence of a rape tape that allegedly features Kelly and a minor. "He doesn't have it sitting in the bank", his lawyer, Steve Greenberg , told reporters on Saturday, adding that his client "really doesn't have any money at this point" due to mismanagement, hangers-on and bad deals, but he will be able to raise the money. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump 'kissed campaign worker' without her consent, lawsuit claims

Donald Trump 'kissed campaign worker' without her consent, lawsuit claims In an interview with the Post , Alva Johnson claims Trump grabbed her hand and leaned in to kiss her on the lips as he exited an RV ahead of a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, on August 24, 2016. At least 21 other women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct between the early 1980s and mid-2000s. After the incident, on her way to the campaign's state headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, t... [Full Article...]

Meghan dazzles Morroccan girls with her French skills

Meghan dazzles Morroccan girls with her French skills Gayle gushed about the activities on CBS This Morning , telling co-hosts that Markle opted to not open any of her gifts for a very thoughtful reason. "And Meghan is a celebrity". As always though, take these rumours with a grain of salt - Meghan has stated a number of times she doesn't want to know the gender and a Royal spokesperson confirmed this is still apparently the case. [Full Article...]

US to leave small group of troops in Syria

US to leave small group of troops in Syria An administration official on Friday put the total number of troops to stay at 400, split between a safe zone being negotiated for northeastern Syria and a US military base at Tanf, near the border with Iraq and Jordan. "Multinational observing and monitoring force will be made of primarily North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who, along with USA forces, will maintain stability and prev... [Full Article...]

Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit

Taoiseach in Egypt to attend first ever EU-Arab League Summit United Kingdom government officials have drawn up a series of options, which were circulated at the weekend, in a bid to avoid resignations by ministers determined to support a backbench bid to take a "no deal" Brexit off the table this week, according to the Telegraph. [Full Article...]

U.S. and N Korea second summit

U.S. and N Korea second summit In his upcoming meeting with Trump, experts say Kim will push the U.S. to commit to improved bilateral relations and partial sanctions relief, while attempting to minimize concessions on his nuclear program. "Because of its location and people (and him), it has more potential for rapid growth than any other nation!" he wrote. " Kim Jong Un has been very skilful in rewarding the friendly, co-o... [Full Article...]

U.S. and China extend talks as end to trade war nears

U.S. and China extend talks as end to trade war nears Top trade officials from America and China are now holding talks in the U.S. to negotiate a comprehensive trade deal before their self-imposed deadline of March 1. "The Chinese side is ready to make our ultimate effort". The discussions began with a photo opportunity where U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He faced each other silently across a tab... [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect across Chicagoland

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect across Chicagoland For rail travelers, Amtrak announced it would operate a modified Keystone Service schedule on Wednesday as a result of the impending winter weather. The storm forced the closing of federal agencies in Washington as well as schools in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. "I love it. It's absolutely attractive", said Rylee Maxwell, visiting from Toronto. [Full Article...]

Vote counting begins in Nigeria's delayed presidential election

Vote counting begins in Nigeria's delayed presidential election The chairman advised eligible voters to visit gotomypu.ng to obtain location to their polling units, saying in the last 10 days about 190,000 persons had utilised the commission's various social media platforms to geolacate their Polling Units. [Full Article...]

Pulwama Terror Attack: Dangerous Situation Between India, Pakistan, Says Donald Trump

Pulwama Terror Attack: Dangerous Situation Between India, Pakistan, Says Donald Trump Pakistan will respond to any attack by India with "full force", the army's spokesman said on Friday (Feb 22) amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours over Kashmir, as Islamabad said it took over the base of a militant group that claimed a deadly bombing in Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, considering closing Colombian border

Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, considering closing Colombian border He will also meet with Venezuelan families who have fled Maduro's regime. The U.S. special envoy for Venezuela , Elliott Abrams, will lead a government delegation accompanying the delivery of aid from Florida to Cucuta via military aircraft between Thursday and Friday, the Department of State said. [Full Article...]


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