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Experts advise caution over rush to declare end to Korean War

Experts advise caution over rush to declare end to Korean War U.S. Forces Korea earlier this month moved about 100 transfer caskets near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in anticipation of repatriations. North Korean and United States military officials met last week at the border truce village of Panmunjom to discuss the repatriation. [Full Article...]

Trump Delays Putin Visit As US Secretary Of State Defends Russia Stance

Trump Delays Putin Visit As US Secretary Of State Defends Russia Stance MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is standing by her report that the White House deliberately cut a key question from a transcript of President Donald Trump's news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin . "I'm very concerned that Russian Federation will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election", Trump said in his tweet . Taking to Twitter , Mr Trump told his 53 million fo... [Full Article...]

Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East

Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East After weeks without rain there is a chance of flooding on Friday, with as much as 30mm expected to fall in just an hour. Britain has sweltered today in what forecasters have confirmed is the hottest day of the year , with a high of 35C recorded at Heathrow Airport in London. [Full Article...]

Judge to rule on Manafort request to delay trial

Judge to rule on Manafort request to delay trial Numerous documents came from devices owned by Rick Gates, Manafort's longtime partner who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with prosecutors. Downing said some of the data could be relevant notes the Gates wrote to himself. Manafort's lawyers also complained on Monday that the prosecution had turned over 120,000 additional pages of discovery without giving them ample time to review the recor... [Full Article...]

John Lee Cowell arrest in stabbing at Oakland BART station

John Lee Cowell arrest in stabbing at Oakland BART station Police have arrested a suspect in the shocking fatal stabbing of a young woman traveling in Oakland on a Bay Area Rapid Transit train. "I know we don't know what the motivation was but i can't ignore the fact ... Activist and Oakland Mayoral candidate Cat Brooks said the attack was not "random", but part of the "year-long invasions by white supremacists and fascists coming to the Town", acco... [Full Article...]

Trump to propose blocking California’s clean vehicle standards

Trump to propose blocking California’s clean vehicle standards According to Reuters, the U.S. Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are expected to unveil a proposed regulation that recommends freezing national emissions requirements at 2020 levels unitl 2026, the official said on condition of anonymity because it has not yet been made public. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions over USA pastor's detention

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions over USA pastor's detention Andrew Craig Brunson, 50, an evangelical pastor originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, was let out of jail to serve home detention because of "health problems", Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said. Lawmakers have also called on Turkey to release Brunson, and the final version of Congress's fiscal 2019 defense bill included a provision demanding Turkey "to release wrongfully detain... [Full Article...]

Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan asylum-seeker on plane

Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan asylum-seeker on plane Now, we don't know the facts of his case, but let's assume Ersson characterizes it correctly: she frames a stark choice-help me get him off the plane, or else stand by and watch him be condemned. For 14-minutes, passengers and flight personnel could be heard urging Ersson to sit down and switch off her phone. Another passenger tries to snatch her phone from her hands, telling Ms Ersson that she ... [Full Article...]

Americans captured in Syria charged in relation to Islamic State

Americans captured in Syria charged in relation to Islamic State The air force pounded militant hideouts northeast of the city after soldiers thwarted an attempt by Islamic State fighters to infiltrate Douma, Tima and al-Matouna villages, state media said . The suicide bombings in the city of Sweida, a provincial capital populated by Syria's minority Druze , were apparently timed to coincide with attacks by a militant group linked to IS on a number of village... [Full Article...]

Tini Owens must remain in unhappy marriage, Supreme Court rules

Tini Owens must remain in unhappy marriage, Supreme Court rules But, according to The Guardian , Hugh Owens refuses to agree to a divorce and denies her allegations about his behaviour. Another, Supreme Court president Lady Hale, said she found the case "very troubling". Caroline Elliott, a specialist lawyer, said: "England and Wales now lag far behind other countries with their divorce laws and there is a strong mood for reform, which includes the introduc... [Full Article...]

Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections in early counting

Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections in early counting Khan has been an outspoken critic of the US -led war in neighboring Afghanistan as well as China's massive investment in Pakistan, which has racked up millions of dollars in debt to Beijing. Sharif, who was jailed on corruption charges this month, has long had tense relations with the military and accuses army chiefs of orchestrating his conviction. [Full Article...]

Scientists find lake of 'liquid water' on Mars

Scientists find lake of 'liquid water' on Mars Orosei said the water in the Martian lake was below the normal freezing point but remained liquid thanks in large part to high levels of salts. NASA is planning to launch a new rover as early as July 2020 with a mission to comprehensively determine whether life ever arose on Mars , while characterising the climate and geology of the red planet and preparing for human exploration. [Full Article...]

USA airlines bow to China's demand on Taiwan reference

USA airlines bow to China's demand on Taiwan reference American Airlines confirmed the change later in the day. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday in a statement said that China has no jurisdiction over Taiwan and that the democratic nation's existence can not be denied. government departments and representatives, and hopes that the USA companies would reverse the changes. The announcement came as China further increased pressure on Taiwa... [Full Article...]

Man held in Beijing after triggering 'explosion' outside US embassy

Man held in Beijing after triggering 'explosion' outside US embassy The South China Morning Post , quoting a statement from police, said the man, identified by his surname, Jiang, injured his hand igniting what was described as "fireworks". The area where the incident has taken place is on the outskirts of the city and is home to a number of embassies, including those of India and Israel. [Full Article...]

Cohen Tapes Indicate Fraud, Not Protected By Attorney-Client Privilege

Cohen Tapes Indicate Fraud, Not Protected By Attorney-Client Privilege Michael Cohen , President Donald Trump's former attorney. Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis , released the recording to CNN Tuesday night in what is seen as an open hostility between Trump and Cohen. "Um, and it's all the stuff". The next section is pivotal. Trump is heard saying "pay with cash" but the audio is muddled and it's unclear whether he suggests paying with cash or not paying. [Full Article...]

The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning Swathes of eastern Africa, the Middle East , and central Asia are in the flawless spot for the eclipse , meaning they will be able to see it in its entirety - provided the weather is good. During a total lunar eclipse, Earth completely blocks direct sunlight from reaching the moon. Alas, none of it will be visible in North America. Eastern time , making it too light outside to see the red... [Full Article...]

Trump Races Toward 25 Percent Tariff on Auto Imports

Trump Races Toward 25 Percent Tariff on Auto Imports Trump and Juncker said they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automotive goods. "We are here to explain and find out how to prevent a trade war ", Juncker said in an interview with German public broadcaster ZDF before the meeting, adding that he's not overly optimistic. [Full Article...]

Bolton: Putin meeting delayed until after conclusion of Mueller probe

Bolton: Putin meeting delayed until after conclusion of Mueller probe Pompeo replied by saying that some of Trump's comments "actually achieve important policy outcomes", but the administration should be judged by its actions rather than the president's words. Russian Federation has defended its 2014 annexation saying it was approved by Crimean voters in a referendum. He tweeted before the summit that, "Our relationship with Russian Federation has NEVER been wor... [Full Article...]

Trump targets Obama-era critics' security clearances

Trump targets Obama-era critics' security clearances In response to the statements from Sanders, Clapper told CNN , "I think this is just a very, very petty thing to do ". After Trump appeared to side with Putin over the USA intelligence community regarding the subject of the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 United States presidential election , Brennan said the president was guilty of " treasonous " behavior. [Full Article...]

Republicans seek to impeach US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Republicans seek to impeach US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein It's unclear if there will be an immediate vote. The impeachment effort is led by North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows , who talks to Trump frequently and often defends him to his colleagues. Gowdy, who is opposed to trying to impeach Rosenstein, told reporters afterward that he thought the meeting had been productive "because we're making progress towards compliance". [Full Article...]


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