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Author: 0 Seoul to propose high-level talks with N.Korea

At a news conference in Washington last week, Trump thanked Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven for helping American detainees in North Korea and particularly in securing the release of U.S. Ri served as a secretary in the North Korean Embassy in Sweden in the 1980s. The country has had diplomatic relations with Pyongyang since 1973 and provides support for American interests there.

Worldwide 57 killed, over 100 injured in airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 57 killed, over 100 injured in airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Thousands of civilians were fleeing from besieged enclaves on opposite ends of Syria on Friday as two major battles in the multisided war entered decisive phases, with hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the path of both assaults. As many as 50,000 people fled separate offensives against rebel forces in northern and southern Syria in recent days, activists said. He said the government and Syrian Red Crescent were co-ordinating to facilitate the safe transport of people from eastern ...

Worldwide Court restrains NASS from taking further action on Electoral Act amendment Bill
Author: 0 Court restrains NASS from taking further action on Electoral Act amendment Bill

Mustapha disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting Buhari had with leaders of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja . "From the foregoing, it is submitted that the interference in the exercise of the powers of INEC to appoint dates for holding the general elections in Nigeria is illegal as the provision of the Electoral Bill, 2018 is inconsistent with Sections 76, 116, 132 and 178 of the constitution".

Worldwide US hits Russia over hacking of utilities, more
Author: 0 US hits Russia over hacking of utilities, more

The sanctions not only freeze the accounts and holdings of the group, but also blocks United States citizens from doing any business with them. The Homeland Security Department says a Russian government hacking operation has affected the USA nuclear, aviation, water, construction and manufacturing sectors.

Worldwide Missing Pa. teen believed to be in Mexico
Author: 0 Missing Pa. teen believed to be in Mexico

The Mexico Amber Alert said investigative efforts reveal Yu may be with Esterly "traveling in national territory". "We consider the teenager's integrity is at risk being that she could be a victim of a crime". When Yu was asked by members of the Leigh Country Child Advocacy Center whether she was having a relationship with Esterly, she denied it, Hammer said.

Worldwide Weather: Potential winter storm could bring snow and sleet next week
Author: 0 Weather: Potential winter storm could bring snow and sleet next week

A wintry mix of snow, sleet, rain, and freezing rain is expected next week starting Wednesday . We will continue to see showers and even a thunderstorm or two into the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Inland, particularly in places to the north and west where the land rises subtly, would stand the better chance of heavier snow.

Worldwide Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
Author: 0 Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Britain, the United States , Germany and France jointly called on Russian Federation on Thursday to explain how the toxin came to be used on British soil. The U.S. was involved in cleaning up a site where the nerve agent , Novichok, was thought to have been used during the Soviet era. Lavrov said Russia would respond "very soon" to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats.

Worldwide Lavrov: Russia has no motive for attack on ex-spy
Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia has no motive for attack on ex-spy

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov warned Moscow will expel British diplomats "soon" and suggested that the "provocation with Skripal" was an attempt to distract attention from the Brexit process. Lavrov said British accusations of Moscow's involvement are meant to distract public attention from the UK's troubled exit from the European Union.

Worldwide House Of Representatives Easily Passes Bill To Address School Violence
Author: 0 House Of Representatives Easily Passes Bill To Address School Violence

They focused primarily on the failure of law enforcement to act on dozens of tips received about the Parkland shooter, as well as their systems for assessing threats and collecting data on those threats. "Let's move with this bipartisan momentum and pass meaningful legislation to make our communities safe". It was first introduced last fall after the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting but it has seen renewed attention since last month's Florida shooting.

Worldwide Israel's African migrants plan suspended
Author: 0 Israel's African migrants plan suspended

The Israeli court issued its ruling on Thursday, following a legal challenge by a group of migrants from Eritrea and Sudan. The court said in its decision the state was given until March 26 to provide further information and the suspension on deporting them to a third country would remain in place until then.

Worldwide Sydney protesters mobilise ahead of ASEAN
Author: 0 Sydney protesters mobilise ahead of ASEAN

The dual themes of the Sydney summit are security and posterity, with the threat to both posed by North Korea high on the agenda. "We must face the world, not turn from it. Lee told reporters he had agreed in talks with Turnbull on Friday that the partnership should be negotiated by this year. To foster greater economic growth on the ground, ASEAN and Australia would also most likely need to develop local SMEs further.

Worldwide Students walk out to protest gun violence
Author: 0 Students walk out to protest gun violence

And for those students who wanted to stay involved, senior Caitlin Murray said at the close of the 17 minutes she's organizing a March for our Lives event on March 24, 11 a.m. Teenagers from Washington area schools gathered outside the White House, holding up signs reading "Books Not Bullets" and "Protect People Not Guns" before marching on the US Capitol.

Worldwide Banksy Takes Over Houston Bowery Wall in New York City
Author: 0 Banksy Takes Over Houston Bowery Wall in New York City

In his own mural, which debuted last night with an image of Doğan's painting projected above it, the anonymous artist used a series of tally charts to illustrate Doğan's jail time , one bar is replaced with a pencil, a poignant reminder of the reason behind her imprisonment.

Worldwide United Kingdom braces for Russian response
Author: 0 United Kingdom braces for Russian response

It said Russian Federation closed all Soviet-era chemical weapons programmes in 1992 and some of the scientists involved were flown to other countries, including the UK. Sergei, 66, and Yulia, 33, were rushed to a hospital, and at the time of writing remain in critical condition. Last Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May concluded that responsibility for poisoning was "direct action by Russian state against our country" or as a result of loss of substance by Russian government, which allowed ...

Worldwide PM wants scientists to spend time with school students
Author: 0 PM wants scientists to spend time with school students

The prime minister said India has a rich tradition and a long history of discovery as well as the use of science and technology. He arrived in the Manipur capital and was received by Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Governor Najma Heptulla at Imphal Airport.

Worldwide Trump's pick of Pompeo sends strong message to Kim
Author: 0 Trump's pick of Pompeo sends strong message to Kim

These alone should immediately disqualify her for confirmation by the U.S. Senate. He must look to leverage the talents of those in the diplomatic corps to use a softer element of power to help advance and improve US foreign policy. "We hope they'll not be subjected to undue delay". The United States, Russia, China, Japan, and the two Koreas held several rounds of discussions - the so-called six-party talks - between 2003 and 2009, but they failed to stop the North's momentum.

Worldwide Allegedly Palestinian Drives Car Into Crowd in West Bank, Casualties Reported
Author: 0 Allegedly Palestinian Drives Car Into Crowd in West Bank, Casualties Reported

The suspected car-ramming occurred next to an army observation post along the 585 highway near the entrance to Mevo Dotan, approximately 10 kilometers southwest of Jenin . One of the victims was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. They were taken to Beilinson Medical Center in Petach Tikva. The Hamas terrorist group hailed the attack, noting it came 100 days after US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital .

Worldwide At least 10 injured after ski lift malfunctions, sends skiers flying
Author: 0 At least 10 injured after ski lift malfunctions, sends skiers flying

Representatives from the owner of the ski lift in Austria have been dispatched to the scene. Passengers who don't jump off before the bottom are seen launched into the air as the chairs whip around the bottom of the lift. Health Minister David Sergeenko said the pair will be transported to the capital Tbilisi for "special rehabilitation and treatment". "Only two cases need to be monitored".

Worldwide US Rep. Slaughter, 88, dies after fall: statement
Author: 0 US Rep. Slaughter, 88, dies after fall: statement

The first woman to ever chair the powerful House Rules Committee, she used her leadership position to fight for women and working families in NY and across the country. Chris Collins (R) after the House ethics committee concluded there is "substantial reason to believe" that the Republican engaged in insider trading to benefit a company of which he is a shareholder.

Worldwide Patrick's Day DUI enforcement begins
Author: 0 Patrick's Day DUI enforcement begins

Vancouver police and other Clark County law enforcement have planned heightened DUI enforcement for this coming weekend's St. Patrick's Day celebrations. - Plan ahead. Designate a sober driver or have an alternate transportation plan before you go out to drink. Always do not forget to plan ahead. Take that role seriously-your friends are relying on you! Download NHTSA's SaferRide mobile app available for Android and Apple devices.

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