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Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's planned visit during Olympics

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The South agreed to the North's proposal, the ministry said. The talks are being held on the northern side of the truce village of Panmunjom on the military demarcation line that divides the Korean Peninsula. The newspaper warns that North Korea has various options that can be used against Washington at an appropriate time. Seoul originally proposed that the talks take place on Monday, in a letter to North Korea's chief delegate Ri Son Gwon sent on Friday. Read More »

US President Donald Trump claims he's 'not a racist' after controversial remark

And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation. Trump has denied using " shithole " to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators . "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". It has brought perceptions of Trump's ignorance about Africa and the world to a new low and will likely affect relations with the African continent in the future. Read More »

Venezuelan police surround fugitive chopper attack pilot

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Perez has been on the run since Venezuelan authorities issued an arrest warrant through Interpol after accusing him of a "terrorist attack". CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan special forces exchanged gunfire Monday with a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since leading a high-profile attack in Caracas past year, officials said. Read More »

Russia Calls Vancouver Meeting on North Korea 'Destructive'

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Trump on Friday kept the accord alive by extending sanctions waivers, but warned that the USA would pull out of the deal in a few months unless "terrible flaws" in the deal are fixed. And Lavrov said Moscow could understand the anger of Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas, who has denounced White House peace efforts as the 'slap of the century'. Read More »

North Korea meeting to stress importance of sanctions: Canada

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But 21 foreign ministers from other countries will be there - including Australia, Canada, France, India, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the US. Glaser said the effectiveness of binding sanctions against Pyongyang "will strengthen the efforts of the worldwide community to continue down this path of maximum pressure". Read More »

Japanese PM Announces Western Balkans EU Initiative

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An agreement on the substance of the case concerning the economic partnership agreement between Japan and the European Unionb was also reached last December during the Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union, the entry into force of which will significantly foster trading between the two. Read More »

Bannon to Testify Before House Committee Next Week

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The president also praised his former strategist at the time , tweeting, " Steve Bannon will be a tough and smart new voice at @BreitbartNews maybe even better than ever before". Meanwhile, another Trump true believer is being groomed for a larger, more visible role in selling Trumpism. Already controversial in Alabama, Moore lost after a number of women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Read More »

Israeli Orphan to Visit Mumbai Terror Spot Where He Lost His Parents

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Nariman House reopened in 2014 and the current serving co-director, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, said the Living Memorial "is created to show how every individual has the ability and responsibility to make the world a better place". Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met Moshe and his grandparents during his Israel trip last July and told him he could visit India anytime. This is the building where his mother hugged him last. Read More »

All renewable energy types to be cost-competitive by 2020

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Solar PV module costs have fallen by about four-fifths, making residential solar PV systems as much as two-thirds cheaper than in 2010. Auction prices for solar photovoltaic and onshore wind projects have reached a record-low three cents per kWh in places like Dubai, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Canada, and Germany. Read More »

Trump defends immigration stance in tweet

Last night, a California judge issued an injunction barring President Trump from scrapping Obama's Deferred Action for Childhoodbitzcelt via Foter.com Arrivals ( DACA ) program that gave DREAMers, immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as minors but have grown up as Americans, a temporary reprieve from deportation. Read More »

Sean Penn says Trump is 'enemy of mankind'

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But we are going to get involved. In a fit of anger, the US President allegedly used racial slur against people from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa , labelling these place as " shithole ". Jean, who was born in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, called Trump's reported remarks "insulting". When he talked about the further meetings he "should record", he then added, "unfortunately, no trust!" "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you", Mr Trump said as he ... Read More »

Winter weather advisory extended for East Central Illinois

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The National Weather Service has placed the Omaha area under a wind chill advisory , which is one step shy of a more serious warning. The snow that began falling late Sunday afternoon ended Monday morning in the Twin Cities. The lowest wind chill readings are expected between 6 and 8 a.m. Tuesday , he said. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves. A wind chill advisory was in effect for parts of North Georgia for wind chills near 0 degrees. Read More »

Huge Oil Spill After Iranian Tanker Sinks In East China Sea

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The Sanchi-carrying 150,000 tons, or almost 1 million barrels, of condensate oil-collided with the CF Crystal on Jan 6. The slick is thought to be made up of heavy fuel used to power the vessel. A rescue ship sails near the burning Sanchi . Condensate is very different from the black crude that is often seen in oil spills. However, they were not able to get close to the tanker because of the heat. Read More »

Trump enjoys round of golf on MLK Day

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Tributes and celebrations pour in as the city remembers civil rights icon Martin Luther King. "I'm not a racist", Trump said. A service honoring civil rights leader Dr. She was a leader in the women's movement and a fierce defender of LGBTQ rights. "Today, in 2018, we find ourselves at a crossroads: Everything King fought so tirelessly for is under attack once again". Read More »

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

More: Did Trump use vulgar language at an immigration meeting? "I'm personally asking the President, come to our community", Altidor continued . Durbin has said repeatedly. Sen. Durbin, in the process: "I certainly didn't hear what Sen". But another Republican senator who was there, Lindsey Graham , did not deny the comments were made. Read More »

Palestine's Abbas calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'

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Since Trump announced nearly a year ago that he hoped to broker the "ultimate deal", Palestinians say his strategy has unraveled because it favors Israel. The statement said two other Palestinians were injured in the clashes. Israel says it would welcome the United States as a mediator but a USA bid to revive negotiations, led by Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has so far shown no progress. Read More »

'Nonsense', 'Clown' - Rangers fans blast manager after confirmed bid for global forward

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Speaking after being named Ladbrokes Premiership Manager of the Month, he said: "There's been a bid, nowhere near acceptable". I would be a little bit sad if I was the player, to be honest, that the bid was so low. The Scotland worldwide is expected to arrive in Glasgow on Tuesday for a medical. The player has managed just four goals for The Reds and has not featured for the club this calendar year. Read More »

Wayward wallaby hops across Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Another driver, Ray, who was heading into the city, told the radio station he saw it standing in the middle of the Cahill Expressway at Circular Quay. 'There was a police auto following it at a slow pace, it was hopping down the street, that's Australia for you!' said Dean . "It's thought the wayward wallaby might have made its way to the bridge from a golf course in Cammeray", they said, a distance of about 13km. Read More »

Antwerp explosion: Residential building collapses after blast injuring 'at least five'

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Rescuers scoured rubble for people and at least a man, woman and child had been found at the time of writing. The five injured are already receiving medical care as emergency services continue their work to rescue trapped survivors. Police said that the explosion was likely caused by a gas leak. Antwerp police spokesman Wouter Bruyns told VRT network: "There are about 10, a maximum 20 casualties, fortunately including many slightly injured". Read More »

Poppi inquest: Injuries caused by penetration, rules coroner

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But Mr Worthington, who was in hiding last night, may now sue the police claiming their gaffes had robbed him of the chance to prove his innocence. Paramedics took her to Furness General Hospital at 6.11am but she never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead shortly after 7am. Read More »

Qatar files another complaint over UAE

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The incident happened days after Qatar filed complaint to the United Nations about a UAE military jet's alleged violation of its airspace last December. Lt. Jenna Lenski, a spokeswoman for the United States Air Force based at the Combined Air Operations Center at the Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar, referred questions about the incident to the Qatari Defense Ministry. Read More »

Local Haitians Protest President Trump in West Palm Beach

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Trump was responding to a question about charges from his political opponents in the aftermath of recent remarks that he is a racist . J. Edgar Boyd urged his congregation at First African Methodist Episcopal Church to pray for Trump, and asked God to hold the president accountable for "his words, his deeds, and his actions". Read More »

Pakistan, US attempt to soothe tensions over support suspension

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Janjua also expressed concerns on the continued use of Afghan soil by elements hostile to Pakistan's stability. "Even the US ambassador", who was summoned for a meeting at Pakistan's Foreign Ministry after Trump's New Year's Day tweets , "didn't have an explanation for the tweet for the first couple of days", the official said. Read More »

Targeted shooting in Vancouver injures innocent bystander

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The boy was riding in a auto with his parents when the shooting occurred in the in the vicinity of the Indochine restaurant on Broadway at Ontario Street around 9:15. The other suspect or suspects have not been identified. The family was driving home down Broadway near Ontario Street on Saturday night when they became caught up in an exchange of gunfire. Read More »

Death toll in Southern California mudslides rises to at least 20

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Four people remain missing. The death toll in the mudslides that buried parts of Montecito has risen to 20, officials said Sunday. County officials addressed the service, encouraging the citizens of Santa Barbara to unite in their grief and to support those who have lost loved ones in the flooding. Read More »

President Trump: "Dr. King's Dream is Our Dream"

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Dr. King advocated for the world we still demand - where the sacred rights of all Americans are protected, rural and urban communities are prosperous from coast to coast, and our limits and our opportunities are defined not by the color of our skin, but by the content of our character. Read More »

Indian Army killed 7 Pakistani soldiers, injures 4 says Army

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The army's action follows the killing of an Indian soldier in Pakistani firing at Rajouri on Saturday. India's military told Reuters that Pakistani forces fired first and no casualties were recorded on the Indian side. Islamabad denies allegations that it arms and trains militants to launch attacks on Indian forces, saying it only provides diplomatic support to the Kashmiri struggle for right to self-determination. Read More »

DACA Deal 'Probably Dead,' Trump Says, Blames Democrats

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Trump also said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. On Twitter , Trump fired off some untruthful tweets about the proposal and, specifically, what Democrats are seeking. These tweets come shortly after the president was accused of referring to several nations as " shithole countries " during a meeting about immigration policy. Read More »