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by | May 06, 2018 | 00:00

A possible meeting between Trump and Kim came to light following a trip then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo took to the rogue nation over Easter weekend. In addition, for some years much of the American alt-right that supports Trump now sees hyper-nationalist and reclusive North Korea as an ally in their fight against "globalism".

by | May 04, 2018 | 13:55

While many teachers are happy that lawmakers have responded, others note that the budget plan falls short of demands. Doug Ducey signed a bill granting teachers in his state a 20 percent raise. He said that teachers had earned the raise. Minority Democrats mainly voted against the budget plan, drawing criticism from Republicans. Teachers had complained of insufficient school funding that led to problems including tattered and limited school supplies and cockroach-infested classrooms.

by | May 04, 2018 | 13:52

The Chinese Foreign Ministry issued a statement confirming the deployments, saying they were only deploying necessary defenses to protect Chinese sovereignty. Close U.S. ally the Philippines, which is now pursuing strong ties with its historic rival China, gave a cautious response on Friday to the reported deployment.

by | May 04, 2018 | 13:55

And while global organizations such as the worldwide Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) certainly need time to study the files that Netanyahu is referring to, he hasn't actually done much to undermine the deal's credibility. "It should also encourage Iran and Saudi Arabia to cooperate to resolve regional crises, starting with those in Syria and Yemen". European allies would be reluctant to join in future diplomatic heavy lifting in the Middle East or elsewhere, shy to commit only to see the ...

by | May 04, 2018 | 13:53

In the days after the shooting, Las Vegas police released a few minutes of bodycam footage showing officers helping concertgoers to safety as bullets rained down from Mandalay Bay. "So that's our shooter", one said. "That's what these wire are". The video shows the officers talking about whether there is evidence of a second shooter and finding Paddock's driver's licence.

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:59

The idea that the United Kingdom could remain in some sort of customs union, goes against the people wishes and would effectively stop BREXIT . She insisted "the customs partnership is not meant to keep us in the customs union or the single market by the back door", adding: "It would be an issue of resolving the issue on the Irish border, the need to have no border in the Irish Sea and to give easy, frictionless trade between the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe whilst also ...

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:58

Party leaders are also canvassing for votes. "Helping and serving farmers is an opportunity that comes with good fortune, but the Karnataka Government's game is only to do politics in the name of farmers, instigate them, and spread false information", he said, asking the Kisan Morcha to combat the Congress's isinformation" campaign.

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:58

The Hercules C-130J aircraft went down about 11:30am, shortly after takeoff from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport , about 280km southeast of Atlanta, officials said. The names of the missing will not be released until next of kin are notified. Flights out of the Savannah airport are being affected by the crash, according to a tweet from the airport that urged passengers to check the status of their flights before going through security.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:46

That seemed to signal a dramatic shift in power in Armenia, an ex-Soviet state closely aligned to Russian Federation that has been run by the same cadre of people since the late 1990s. Armenian opposition supporters hold portraits and placards as they attend a rally in Yerevan on April 30, 2018. The candidate for the PM's post said that in order to protect against Azeri aggression, the Armenian people need to concentrate their potential and mobilize all forces.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:46

The Armenian opposition coalition that spearheaded two weeks of anti-government rallies confirmed Monday that it had nominated 42-year-old Nikol Pashinian to become prime minister of this impoverished Caucasus Mountains nation. Addressing demonstrators on Yerevan's Republic Square, Pashinyan said he would meet with lawmakers on Monday and called for his supporters to refrain from acts of civil disobediance.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:43

Though the feature for reporting hate speech was removed from the site, Facebook already has standards in place for what it considers hate speech. Just last month, Zuckerberg testified before Congress on how Facebook will respond to the data scandal involving firm Cambridge Analytica.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:39

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand Monday to announce that Amazon Inc . would be expanding its Vancouver operations to the tune of 3000 new jobs. Recently named as the #1 most desirable workplace in the country as part of LinkedIn's annual survey, Amazon is committed to strengthening the talent pipeline for careers in the technology sector.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:39

Now, Buhari has said that he wants to contest in the upcoming national election. But there has been no let-up in attacks in the northeast, particularly in Borno state, adjacent to Adamawa , which has been the epicentre of the violence. USA military officials in Abuja have recently questioned Nigerian tactics faced with guerilla tactics from Boko Haram. "Our special gratitude to all the rescue workers & medical personnel who attended to victims".

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:40

In the city of são Paulo in Brazil as a result of fire struck the 26-storey residential building. The cause of the fire is now unknown, according to the spokesman, who added that he does not know the total number of floors in the building due to the partial collapse.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:40

According to him, the United States destabilisateur the situation in the region. While President Donald Trump initially sided with the Saudi-led action, he and other United States officials later said the crisis was distracting members of the Gulf Cooperation Council from confronting regional rival Iran.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:30

The group - which also owns Argos - said the merger would create a network of more than 2,800 Sainsbury's , Asda and Argos locations. Sainsbury's market value, before trading opened on Monday, was £5.9bn. The deal is attractive but Jefferies worries there will be regulatory challenges ahead . The combined company would beat out Tesco to become the largest food retailer in the United Kingdom with more than 25% of market share, but regulatory challenges may get in the way, Jefferies ...

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:26

President Trump tweeted his disgust at Wolf's weekend routine on Monday, she was a hot topic on "The View" and the subject of a long and loud CNN exchange between Chris Cuomo and a conservative official. Among other issues, she called Trump "racist", addressed Sanders' "lies", and homed in on the president's purported wealth, calling him "so broke".

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:23

Another question asks what the President may have known about a possible attempt by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to set up a back channel with Russian Federation before Mr Trump's inauguration. Trump", as an email to Trump Jr. put it. But there is no indication whether Trump is now an official suspect of the year-old probe, or that Mueller has found evidence of active collusion with the Russians, which Trump vehemently denies.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:22

If the Trump-Kim meet does happen then it would be the first U.S. But as usual, the president left open the possibility of pulling the plug on talks, saying: "If it's not a success, I will respectfully leave". Mr Trump had no qualms about taking credit for the USA role, tweeting after Friday's summit: " KOREAN WAR TO END!" Trump's seemingly conciliatory tone toward the North Korean dictator stands in stark contrast to Trump's comments a year ago about the country's nuclear tests in which ...

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:15

Syrian regime forces on Friday advanced against Islamic State group jihadists in the south of Damascus , state media said, after more than a week of bombardment on the area. The sprawling camp was part of a densely populated, impoverished squatter belt only few kilometers away from the heart of the capital. "The movement appeals to all parties not to involve the Palestinian people in the refugee camps in Syria in any of the events taking place there" said Abdel Latif Al-Qanoua, a Hamas ...