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Worldwide China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for four years
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Notably, he is the fifth actor to be chosen as the goodwill spokesman of South Korea's first Winter Games, following actors Lee Min Ho, Kim Woo Bin and more. "They were very affectionate, which I didn't expect". Dubbed the "army of beauties" in South Korea, the young North Korean women - mostly in their late teens or early 20s - have attracted huge publicity whenever they have been sent to the South.

Worldwide Jonathan Moyo on BBC Hardtalk
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Mnangagwa is introducing himself to the regional leaders ahead of general elections in his country later this year. Mnangagwa, former deputy to Zimbabwean long-time ruler Robert Mugabe , took over the reins late previous year after the former resigned amidst pressure from the military and threats of impeachment by parliament.

Worldwide Trump Threatens To Cut Aid To Palestinian Authority Over Ailing Peace Process
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President Trump ignited liberal meltdowns when he seemed to suggest he would be cutting off funding to the Palestinian Authority as they were no longer willing to negotiate in peace talks. "We will not be blackmailed", Ashrawi said. On Tuesday, Israeli parliament passed a law that bars ceding any part of Jerusalem to "a foreign party" without the approval of the majority of the Knesset's 120 lawmakers, a move that threatens to further hold back peace efforts between Israel and the ...

Worldwide Indian Army jawans injured during practice drill
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The rope that the jawans were using to eject from the helicopter broke and they fell on the ground. In a freakish incident on Jan 9, three jawans of the Indian Army got injured during a practice drill ahead of the Army Day on Jan 15. Though, the actual cause behind the incident is not clear yet but as per an Army official the incident happened due to boom malfunction and not due to rope that was used for operation.

Worldwide Bus services return to normal in TN
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Workers of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) had called for an indefinite strike demanding raises in their salary. Tamil Nadu has over 22,000 buses with a workforce of about 143,000 employees. For his part, the chief minister told the assembly, "The government is sanctioning ₹750 crore for the transport department so that employees, who have retired on or before November 30, 2017, can get their retirement benefits".

Worldwide My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: Donald Trump
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But Hook said the idea was one of many being explored, and that the allies invited to Vancouver would be consulted. Trump, however, declined to confirm whether or not he had spoken with Kim, Efe news reported. "You'll see that a lot with me", Trump said of his belligerent remarks towards the North Korean leader, but added "then all of a sudden somebody's my best friend.

Worldwide Stephen Miller and Jake Tapper Sink Their Teeth Into Each Other
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A tense interview between a CNN host and a Trump official appeared to go off the rails over the weekend, and a media analyst says it's an example of the Trump administration aggressively dueling with a hostile media. Trump dismissed the book as "full of lies" on Twitter and threatened Wolff with legal action after the book was published. President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan.

Worldwide HUD's Carson: 'We Know How to End Homelessness'
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Heartland Alliance and Thresholds, which both focus on connecting people to medical care and permanent housing, were among the recipients in Chicago. The grants provide crucial housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness statewide.

Worldwide Union Budget 2018 won't be populist: NITI Aayog VC
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Many experts suggested measures for raising farm productivity, reducing cost of farming and improving market access for farmers, said NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar. The issue was discussed at length during the meeting at NITI Aayog in New Delhi where over 40 economists and experts were present. In his intervention, Mr.

Worldwide Thursday is Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Alabama
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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, one of the most conservative lawmakers in Washington, said the proposed new law is created to "shine a light on the practices of these slave traders and human traffickers". "I am so proud", Sandoval said. Be alert to children who run away from foster care or abusive, domestic violence home siuations. Probably not! Some would say that they are probably foreigners or poor people.

Worldwide Gov. Brown's $190 Billion State Budget
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It would solidify our budget planning process and enable legislators to actually begin long-term plans like truly addressing early education and housing with stable funding sources. "As Gov. Brown comes to the end of his administration, we applaud him for his demonstrated commitment to greater accountability, transparency and improved completion", Siqueiros said.

Worldwide Mega-church destroyed in crackdown on Christians
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The Golden Lampstand was an unregistered independent church opened by an evangelist couple who served a congregation of over 50,000 people. Authorities in China demolished a large church in the city of Linfen, Shanxi province on January 9, despite efforts by worshippers to halt the demolition.

Worldwide West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is now 'Doctor'
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Journalists accompanying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her trip to London in November past year were caught stealing silverware at an official dinner in a city hotel, media reports have claimed. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has firmly stated that her state will give shelter to those Bangalis who are driven away from Asssam. Banerjee said it was a great honour for her but she is not going to use the degree.

Worldwide U.S. deploys B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, 200 airmen to Guam
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The Andersen base, which is the USA strategic point in the Asia-Pacific region, now has B-1 bombers. The US territory of Guam, home of about 160,000 residents, hosts both a military and air base. As Pacific Daily News reported , unlike other us military bases in the region, the United States maintains the most decision-making freedom on Guam.

Worldwide British cabinet shake-up notable for who stays, not who goes
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Labour has started the new year attacking her government's handling of the crisis-hit health service and railways. The reboot is nonetheless predicted to be the biggest overhaul of her team since she took power in July 2016, with reports of up to a quarter of cabinet roles impacted.

Worldwide Tanked up Russian thief rammed shop to steal bottle of wine
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He proceeded to drive away in the vehicle before taking a rather unorthodox route through the town, failing to properly negotiate a bend and destroying a auto in the process. He's also suspected of stealing a bottle of wine from the supermarket, and "it was with this very bottle that policemen detained him", Hibinform says.

Worldwide Elderly Couple Who Said They'd Give Weed as Christmas Gifts Arrested Again
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A K-9 deployed to search the truck indicated the presence of marijuana and the vehicle smelled strongly of the substance, Mayo said. The York County Sheriff's Office said the estimated value of the marijuana was $336,000. The couple have a family connection in Vermont law enforcement, according to the Associated Press; their son, Justin Jiron, is a Chittenden County criminal prosecutor.

Worldwide Black Nazarene parade in Manila
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The Manila Police District (MPD) will implement a 48-hour gun ban in the city in line with the feast of the Black Nazarene next week. In a frenzied display of religious fervour, men, women and children climbed over heads and shoulders and flung themselves at the centuries-old Black Nazarene that they say performs miracles.

Worldwide EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Indonesia
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Mr. Tharoor said, "Hindi has not been given the national language status in India". She will also call on Indonesian President Joko Widodo and have other official engagements, including an interaction with representatives of the Indian community.

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