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Author: 0 Japan pushes for tighter enforcement of North Korea sanctions

Another in the audience was North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho, who also shed tears as Trump described his escape from North Korea, where he had been run over by a train while trying to steal coal to barter for food. Instead, there is a forceful military option available that can address the threat without escalating into a war that would likely kill tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Americans.

Worldwide Istanbul court rules to release the head of Amnesty in Turkey
Author: 0 Istanbul court rules to release the head of Amnesty in Turkey

Taner Kilic had been charged with membership of a terrorist organisation, an accusation the London-based group had described as "baseless". The others were detained but released earlier. "But we can not forget that many other innocent people remain behind bars without a shred of evidence in Turkey". Prosecutors say he downloaded ByLock, a messaging app allegedly used by followers of the Muslim cleric Turkey blames for a 2016 coup attempt.

Worldwide Russian Government Raises Concerns That Locusts Could Take Over the World
Author: 0 Russian Government Raises Concerns That Locusts Could Take Over the World

Worries about that locusts could be the genesis of a scandal at the global tournament set to kick off in mid-June, Ministry of Agriculture department leader Pyotr Chekmaryov said at a meeting Wednesday. "Soccer fields are green. What will happen if they fly over places where there are football stadiums?" "Thanks to the fact that the stadiums of the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup are being constructed with ecological and social criteria in mind, they will ...

Worldwide Budget 2018: Middle class hopes dashed, no change in Income Tax slabs
Author: 0 Budget 2018: Middle class hopes dashed, no change in Income Tax slabs

The government is aiming to toll out 5G in 2020, in line with global markets. - Fishery and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund and Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Fund will be set up with a total corpus of Rs 10,000 Cr. MP salaries to be revised with effect from 1 April, 2018. "12,000 wagons, 5160 coaches and 700 locomotives being procured". Rs 17,000 crore allocated for Bengaluru Metro.

Worldwide Love breaks hand in Cavaliers' loss to Pistons
Author: 0 Love breaks hand in Cavaliers' loss to Pistons

ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that Love will miss 6-8 weeks with the injury, meaning he'll safely return before the playoffs if all goes to plan. There's another thing to look forward to this month, of course: the trade deadline on February 8.

Worldwide Protect integrity of special counsels
Author: 0 Protect integrity of special counsels

She didn't however suggest a timeline. "I think the president would be best served by never discussing the investigation, ever, whether in tweets, except in private conversations with his attorney ", she said . Graham is the co-sponsor of the legislation trying to fight Mueller's dismissal. You did not? I don't know what's the big deal with that. Several of the special counsel's prosecutorial hires specialize in money-laundering cases-an odd specialty for an election ...

Worldwide Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller Video
Author: 0 Republicans show little urgency on legislation to protect Mueller Video

That's because he can still make the case that rather than acting to cover up crimes, he acted because he genuinely believes the Russian Federation investigation is "fake news" and that he did nothing wrong. While it's too early to say if Trump's regular deflection tactics are masking guilt or if he truly believes what he says, all signs point to the investigation becoming a lot more interesting as it goes along.

Worldwide Fireplace at Japanese senior welfare residence kills 11
Author: 0 Fireplace at Japanese senior welfare residence kills 11

Three of them were being treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, they said. Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the fire, which brought memories of a similar fire in 2010 in the city of Sapporo in Japan's northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido, killing seven people in their 60s to 80s.

Worldwide Malcolm Butler hopes to stay with NE beyond Super Bowl
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler hopes to stay with NE beyond Super Bowl

Brady holds six postseason records and four Super Bowl marks. And this game is no different. That's what these games every weekend are about. Many Eagles players donned dog masks on the field following their NFC Championship win two weeks ago, embracing their status against the mighty Patriots.

Worldwide Former Republican Mississippi governor arrested at airport checkpoint with loaded handgun
Author: 0 Former Republican Mississippi governor arrested at airport checkpoint with loaded handgun

The gun was spotted in a TSA X-ray machine. The weapon was a.38 caliber revolver loaded with five bullets, according to a Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman. Barbour said he will pay whatever fine he gets. He said the TSA officers were "very nice but very professional". The former MS governor and Republican National Committee chairman now faces a fine of at least $3,920, according to the AP.

Worldwide Shell Makes Big Deepwater Oil Discovery in Gulf of Mexico
Author: 0 Shell Makes Big Deepwater Oil Discovery in Gulf of Mexico

The Whale is about 200 miles southwest of Houston in 8,000 feet of water. "Today's announcement shows how, through exploration, we are sustaining a strong pipeline of discoveries and future projects to sustain this deep-water growth". Shell has three deepwater projects in the GOM under construction - Appomattox , Kaikias and Coulomb Phase 2 - as well as investment options for additional subsea tiebacks and a potential new hub, Vito .

Worldwide In a reversal, Pentagon releases data showing growing insurgency in Afghanistan
Author: 0 In a reversal, Pentagon releases data showing growing insurgency in Afghanistan

The auditing agency, established by Congress and known as the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction , revealed the new gag order in a three-month assessment of conditions in Afghanistan that was released overnight. At issue are the number of Afghan districts, and the populations living in them, considered to be held or influenced by the Kabul government, by insurgents, or contested by both.

Worldwide Pakistani Senator Disqualified For Threatening Investigators
Author: 0 Pakistani Senator Disqualified For Threatening Investigators

Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified a lawmaker from the ruling party for five years after finding him guilty of threatening judges in a speech last year. Hashmi's counsel Kamran Murtaza submitted his apology in court. In a video that went viral on the internet shows a disgruntled Senator Nehal warning rivals and "some honourable officials associated with top institutions" of dire consequences if they continued their concerns with the accountability of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Author: 0 India eye number one spot in ODI rankings

Kingsmead, SuperSport Park, and Newlands will miss the services of AB De Villiers . Phase 1 involves experimentation and South Africa plan to use this ODI series and the next one against Sri Lanka in July to trial players, new and old, both in their familiar position and out of them, in order to distill the pool into the best candidates for the World Cup.

Worldwide In Egypt, found the skeleton of a new species of dinosaurs
Author: 0 In Egypt, found the skeleton of a new species of dinosaurs

The group published their findings Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution . The bone age is estimated at about 80 million years. "Here we describe a new titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur, Mansourasaurus shahinae gen.et sp. In the northern hemisphere, dinosaurs from this time period were discovered in second half of the 19th century, meaning that it took researchers 150 years longer to trace dinosaur evolution in Africa.

Worldwide Winter Olympics: 10 to watch!
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: 10 to watch!

South Korea's government has expressed "regrets" over North Korea's cancellation of the joint celebration which was scheduled for Sunday. North Korea's ballistic missile program made significant strides previous year, but the nation has not yet demonstrated the technology needed to strike distant targets, such as the US mainland, the Pentagon's No.

Worldwide Brexit: UK to be worse off in every scenario
Author: 0 Brexit: UK to be worse off in every scenario

Dr Fox, speaking in Beijing from the PM's trade mission to China, said there was the prospect of a "double plus" for Britain from improving export performance and eventually doing new trade deals, but rejected leaked Brexit impact assessments that calculated only a fractional economic benefit from such deals.

Worldwide Key Takeaways From President Trump's First State Of The Union Address
Author: 0 Key Takeaways From President Trump's First State Of The Union Address

The State of the Union was punctuated by repeated scenes of Republicans standing in applause, while the Democratic side of the aisle showed glum Democrats stewing in their seats. It came after a crazed start to his time in office, and for one brief moment, it seemed like maybe things were going to calm down, and that the President would right the ship.

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