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Author: 0 Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says

The pledges Kim and Moon made at their third summit this year could inject fresh momentum into the stalled nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang and lay the groundwork for another meeting Kim recently proposed to U.S. Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, said while the worldwide community was desperately seeking "dramatic changes" in the North - the relinquishment of all its missile and nuclear programs - it was "miraculous" that ...

World President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara
Author: 0 President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara

Trump's proposed wall along the US-Mexico border, which spans 3,200 kilometres, could cost up to $20 billion according to some estimates. According to Spanish newspaper, El Pais , Borrell said President Trump told him to "build a wall in the Sahara", before stating that "The border with the Sahara can not be bigger than ours with Mexico ".

World Wisconsin shooter dead after being shot by police
Author: 0 Wisconsin shooter dead after being shot by police

Foulke says he believes officers prevented "much more bloodshed". About 50 police vehicles and multiple ambulances raced to the premises of Esker Software and WTS Paradigm, a company that makes software for the building products industry, after receiving reports of multiple shots fired shortly after the start of the day.

World [Breaking] N. Korea's Kim sends expensive yet touchy gift to Moon
Author: 0 [Breaking] N. Korea's Kim sends expensive yet touchy gift to Moon

The stone was unveiled during a tree-planting ceremony attended by Moon and senior North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae on Wednesday. Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington .

World Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria
Author: 0 Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria

The army said Norkin and his team would present Russian officials with "a full rundown of the event and all of its aspects, including the intelligence [that led to the strike] and the main findings of the IDF internal inquiry, as well as Iran's ongoing efforts to provide strategic weaponry to Hezbollah and establish itself in Syria".

World Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify
Author: 0 Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify

He has also cast fresh doubt on whether the alleged attack even happened. "I think it's a very unfair thing what's going on", Trump told reporters on Tuesday. US President Donald Trump stood firmly by his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh on Monday after allegations that the conservative judge sexually assaulted a woman when they were teenagers threatened to derail the nomination process.

World Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in My Kidnapping Will Be Watched
Author: 0 Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in My Kidnapping Will Be Watched

Wanda Barzee , 72, walked out of the Utah State Prison sometime Wednesday morning, according to prison officials. "I don't think you can just kidnap a 14-year-old girl and, you know, not only sit by her while she's being raped, but encourage the rapist to continue".

World Australia's strawberry needle scare spurs proposal for 15-year jail term
Author: 0 Australia's strawberry needle scare spurs proposal for 15-year jail term

On Sunday a Sunshine Coast strawberry grower announced on Facebook that they had informed their 100 staff that they were now out of work and the farm's paddocks of fresh strawberries were being destroyed. "It is beyond belief that anybody would deliberately sabotage fruit to try and harm people in the process, harm our hardworking fruit farmers and the industry", she told Parliament.

World FEMA to test ‘Presidential Alert’ system
Author: 0 FEMA to test ‘Presidential Alert’ system

The WEA test message will go out to all cell phone users with a compatible device whose wireless provider participates in WEA. More than 100 mobile carriers, including all the major wireless firms, are participating in the roll out, FEMA stated in a message on its website posted Thursday .

World Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't
Author: 0 Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted yesterday, " Christine Blasey Ford is fearless, deserves to be heard, and treated with respect as she raises new questions about Brett Kavanaugh ". Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood strongly behind Brett Kavanaugh , saying her claims that he'd sexually attacked her when both were high schoolers "stands at odds" with everything known about the Supreme Court nominee's background.

World South Korea's president says North Korea agrees to dismantle missile sites
Author: 0 South Korea's president says North Korea agrees to dismantle missile sites

US officials involved in the latest negotiations have said North Korea has refused to even start discussions about defining denuclearization. The visit would be the first by a Northern leader to Seoul since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, when hostilities ceased with an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the divided peninsula technically in a state of war.

World Hope Fades For Dozens Trapped In Landslides Philippines
Author: 0 Hope Fades For Dozens Trapped In Landslides Philippines

At 4 p.m. local time, the storm was 110 kilometers (68 miles) west-southwest of Hong Kong , and heading for the surrounding Pearl River Delta, home to 120 million people, the HKO reported later Sunday. The Japanese government also vowed to provide the maximum possible assistance to the Philippine government to help those affected by the typhoon. Philippine officials say gold mines tunneled by big mining companies and by unauthorized small miners have made the hillsides unstable and ...

World Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens

Florence , now a tropical depression, has innundated parts of the Carolinas with major flooding and risky winds, causing at least 20 deaths by Monday. "We reached out to try to find as many partners who are willing to sacrifice and give to this cause", Jordan said. Florence has already killed at least 35 people, including 26 in North Carolina and eight in SC where local media reported that two mental health patients drowned on Tuesday when the sheriff's van the women were in crashed.

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Long said this in relation to the authenticity of the study conducted by George Washington University, which said that more than 3,000 people had died in Puerto Rico as part of Hurricane Maria past year. "But if you want to get into Puerto Rico from the standpoint of what needs to happen next, you've got to fix aging infrastructure that wasn't ready to support the commonwealth before that storm hit, and when they were blown out it exponentially causes problems on the back end".

World Kim Jong-un to visit Seoul after latest visit with Moon Jae
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un to visit Seoul after latest visit with Moon Jae

Seoul and Pyongyang have both been keen to promote inter-Korean ties, with Kim looking to secure cooperation from the far wealthier South in economic projects, and Moon looking to reduce the risk of a US-North Korean conflict that would devastate his country.

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Author: 0 EU's Barnier says will "improve" Irish Brexit border proposal to UK

A spokesman for the Home Office said: "After we leave the European Union, we will take back control of our borders and put in place an immigration system that works in the interests of the whole of the UK". However Mrs May has rejected the plan as unacceptable, arguing that it would effectively create a border in the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

World Trump says exposing FBI Russia 'hoax' may be 'crowning achievement' of presidency
Author: 0 Trump says exposing FBI Russia 'hoax' may be 'crowning achievement' of presidency

Trump also ordered the Justice Department and FBI to publicly release in full all text messages related to the Russia investigation from former FBI director James Comey , former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, former lead Russia investigators and disgraced lovers Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, and Ohr, who was demoted from his top post at the Justice Department in December amid questions about his involvement in the Russia probe.

World Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil
Author: 0 Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil

Grassley was more definitive in an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Tuesday morning. In the article, she alleged that at a party during their high school years, Kavanaugh pushed her into a bedroom along with his friend Mark Judge, attempted to remove her clothes and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream.

World Polish Leader Proposes US Base Called Fort Trump
Author: 0 Polish Leader Proposes US Base Called Fort Trump

Trump also said the United States was considering a visa waiver program for Poland. "We are grateful for Poland's leadership on defense spending and burden-sharing in NATO", Trump said. "Poland is willing to make a very major contribution to the United States to come in and have a presence in Poland". Duda said that a "Fort Trump" and an increase in USA military presence in the region "is absolutely justified" as a deterrent to Russian Federation, whose troops have been increasingly active ...

World Senators Get Their Message Out Ahead of Brett Kavanaugh Hearing
Author: 0 Senators Get Their Message Out Ahead of Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Trump picked Kavanaugh to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative who sometimes sided with the court's liberal wing. "I support Senator Grassley's decision to have these 11th hour allegations thoroughly reviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, and weighed against Judge Kavanaugh's decades of public service, sterling record on the bench, outstanding personal reputation, and his unequivocal denial of the allegations", the Indianapolis Star quoted Braun as saying.

World Imran Khan to Watch India-Pakistan Asia Cup Match in Dubai
Author: 0 Imran Khan to Watch India-Pakistan Asia Cup Match in Dubai

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, in an unprecedented announcement Sunday, pledged to offer Pakistani citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Afghans born to refugee families his country has been hosting for decades. He also said, " Did you all expect a change? Earlier, in a letter, Modi said that India is looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with Pakistan.

World Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain
Author: 0 Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain

More than 300 people remained Monday morning at a shelter on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Raleigh, the state capital which escaped the brunt of the storm. "We've been going so hard and fast we don't have a number yet", he said. "Just ran right into it, didn't see what was ahead of me at all", said Doug Nickerson of Wilmington, N.C., after driving his vehicle into flood waters.