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by | May 06, 2018 | 00:03

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised to sync his country's time zone with the South's during his April 27 talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Kim's approval rating in South Korea spiked from just 10 percent in March to almost 80 percent as of this week, according to a recent poll . The president on Friday shared new details about that meeting but without specifics.

by | May 04, 2018 | 14:24

The organization also announced its " Scout Me In " campaign that will celebrate the BSA's expansion to welcome girls and boys into scouting in communities across the United States. Wednesday's announcement comes after the organization began allowing girls into their ranks. The Snake River Council is planning two days later this year to introduce the Scouting programs to more families, he said.

by | May 04, 2018 | 14:23

Labour's Ellie Emberson, 19, made history when she won Minster ward, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the council. One borough Labour can be hoping to nick from the Tories is Kensington and Chelsea, the place council leaders confronted fury over the Grenfell Tower catastrophe.

by | May 04, 2018 | 14:18

He also seems to have talked about the potential distrust that the United States has with regards to North Korea's pledge to scale back and eventually end their mission to become a nuclear power. The two countries have technically been at war since 1953. However, is it the right time for the U.S.to consider reducing its troop presence in South Korea? Moon's remarks followed a proposal from his special adviser Moon Chung-in on the withdrawal of United States forces in South Korea.

by | May 03, 2018 | 17:30

After saying he'd love to sit down with Mueller, he now seems to be backing away. Cobb was also in charge of collecting all documents the Special Counsel had requested and turning them over to that team. The questions, obtained from a source "outside of Mr. Trump's legal team", were reportedly dictated to Trump's legal team by Mueller's investigators during negotiations to get Trump to speak about the inquiry.

by | May 03, 2018 | 17:33

In the state of Rajasthan , at least 35 people died and more than 200 were injured after winds downed more than 8,000 electricity poles and uprooted hundreds of trees , Jaipur District Divisional Commissioner T Ravi Kant told CNN . At least 45 people were killed with 36 casualties in Agra Zone alone. In Rajasthan, 27 people were killed and several injured after a powerful dust storm swept through the state.

by | May 03, 2018 | 17:33

In this series of articles and interviews, WPR explores issues related to press freedom and safety around the globe. "A law allowing journalists to request information about elected officials and government institutions finally came into effect in February 2017, more than 12cyears after it was first raised", the report said.

by | May 03, 2018 | 17:32

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a Russian military jet fall in the water off the coast of the town of Jableh, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Russian Defense Ministry cited possible bird strike for the accident citing preliminary investigation. According to specialists, the aircraft was gaining altitude when it crashed.

by | May 03, 2018 | 17:30

Denise Barnes was at her desk working at a construction firm when she heard a boom so loud it shook the building. The local emergency management agency told drivers to avoid the area of the crash . A spokesman for the Guard said there were nine people on the WC-130 cargo plane that went down Wednesday near Savannah. Five people were on board. "It was basically its last flight", Dahlen said.

by | May 02, 2018 | 02:03

Golden Knights: Fleury's best save of the series came with 16:50 remaining in overtime. The pass from Pavelski came a little harder than he expected, with the puck rolling up on his stick for a moment before he was able to get it toward the net.

by | May 02, 2018 | 02:04

I regret it. That is my mistake. Under Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Act 2018 which covers "news, information, data and reports which is or are wholly or partly false", Sulaiman has been charged with publishing false content with "ill intent", the Guardian reported.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:57

It says it will also recognise Taiwan as an "inalienable part of Chinese territory". An unnamed Taiwanese official told Reuters that China had won the country over with a $3.1 bn package of incentives and loans. There is a strong pro-independence sentiment within Taiwan's current ruling party led by President Tsai Ing-wen, prompting Beijing to harden its stance and stress its long-standing pledge to retake the island by force if necessary.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:21

Later, he will visit Udupi and Chikkodi in Belagavi. After addressing the public in Udupi, Modi will pay a visit to the senior seer of the Krishna Matha . "Democracy is a gift of the India's Constitution and we should all strive to strengthen it", he said. You said demonetisation would end black money, but it only brought misery to common ppl.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:18

Expect mainly clear skies tonight with relaxing winds. Temperatures will drop into the low and mid 40s. Once again, nothing major is expected this evening. This will bring a few clouds and a slight chance for a thunderstorm Saturday . An Isolated Shower Possible. Abundant blue skies and a westerly breeze pushes temperatures well into the 70s by afternoon.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:19

Up by one to start the day, she bogeyed three of her first six holes, but showed her championship mettle on a solid back nine at the Lake Merced Golf Club, where victories in 2014 and 2015 helped fuel her precocious rise to the summit of women's golf.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:16

Trump has repeatedly denied collusion. Trump's lawyers have been negotiating terms of a sit-down, the Times reported - and the list of questions grew out of those negotiations, the Times reported. Mueller knows something new, but there is no publicly available information linking Mr. Manafort , the former campaign chairman, to such outreach", The Times noted.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:16

However, later it was discovered that the foul smell was not because of chemical gas, but was coming from a rotten durian that was left in the cupboard for a while. However, the smell has been described " turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock " by the Smithsonian magazine . MFB informed that Melbourne's Environment Protection Authority will oversee the "removal and storage of the waste".

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:17

In a tweet on April 18, Trump said of a sketch of the man who allegedly threatened her, "A sketch years later about a nonexistent man". "Moments ago, we filed this lawsuit against Mr. The man then looked at Daniels' young daughter and said, "That's a lovely little girl". The suit claims, "Mr. Trump used his national and worldwide audience of millions of people to make a false factual statement to denigrate and attack Ms.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:15

Barnier said the United Kingdom and EU negotiators must make rapid progress on the border issue by a June EU leaders meeting that will be a "stepping stone" towards attempting to reach a final Brexit deal in October. "Therefore his proposal of us being in an all-Ireland regulatory scenario with a border down the Irish Sea simply does not work". He inadvertently had a dig at Davis when he took a question from a Northern Irish journalist about Davis believing the backstop wasn't necessary.

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:13

Instead, the president engages the press in more informal settings that aides say offer reporters far more access, more often, than past administrations. Former Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) agreed with Greer's assertion, saying that especially given Kelly's comments about women, "he's a mirror image in this respect of the president that he serves".

by | May 01, 2018 | 13:14

Israel and Saudi Arabia have been reportedly engaged in regular communication on political, military and economic levels, despite Riyadh's continuous reluctance to recognize the state of Israel. As informs TV channel Euronews with reference to the media of Saudi Arabia, according to the case materials, they were also associated with a terrorist group "Islamic state".

by | April 30, 2018 | 11:59

Russia's actions in Syria, its suspected use of a nerve agent against a former Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom and its cyber activities were all discussed, the official said. "Mike Pompeo of course insisted on the need for burden-sharing, but he did it without aggression", Asselborn told AFP . Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed.

by | April 30, 2018 | 11:56

Critics - including London Mayor Sadiq Khan and the House of Commons' John Bercow, who have spoken out against the US president ahead of the visit - will "realize [Trump] has so much to bring to the table" in terms of prosperity, defense and military cooperation, "especially given Brexit", Johnson said.

by | April 30, 2018 | 11:55

Trump added that the two spoke for more than an hour and that there were "incredible pictures of the two talking and meeting". The Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo as secretary of state in a 57-to-42 vote Thursday. He's expected to have an easier time in the full Senate, though the tally will still likely be close. The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.

by | April 29, 2018 | 01:15

In the interview, Veselnitskaya confirmed the emails were written by her, the Times reported, saying "many things included here are from my documents, my personal documents". Natalia Veselnitskaya told the Senate Judiciary Committee in November that she worked only as a private lawyer, and she downplayed her ties to the Kremlin .

by | April 29, 2018 | 01:15

The former NBC "Nightly News" anchor reacted angrily in an email written at 4 a.m. and sent to friends to charges that he made unwanted sexual advances on a former colleague two decades ago. Curry, 61, told The Washington Post in an article published on Thursday, April 26, that an unnamed NBC staffer confided in her about being "sexually harassed physically" by Lauer.

by | April 29, 2018 | 01:13

In its most recent update about the zone, the Superior Police Department said the evacuation order covered an area running 12 miles north-south and six miles wide. After an initial blaze was extinguished, a storage tank was punctured, and a second fire erupted, Husky Energy spokesman Mel Duvall said. "Once we understood the full response plan, yes, I think it was our responsibility", he said, adding that he and his team meant to publicly lay out the potentially unsafe situation at a 7 p.m.

by | April 29, 2018 | 01:04

Police and army helicopters were among almost 700 people who searched for the missing until nightfall, when the search was halted , Haaretz reported . It was the deadliest incident of several caused by unusually heavy rains over two days, which caused many normally dry river beds to swell into potentially deadly torrents.

by | April 29, 2018 | 00:59

Authorities said a tank of crude oil or asphalt exploded about 10 a.m.at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, a city of about 27,000 that shares a Lake Superior shipping port with nearby Duluth, Minnesota. A four-person team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board will investigate. But she said it's clear people shouldn't be breathing it in and she wonders how it will affect the water and air quality.

by | April 29, 2018 | 00:52

Analysts had expected a drop in crude oil inventories. Oil prices experienced more stability on Wednesday, but were below more than three-year highs reached the previous session as rising USA fuel inventories and production dragged on an otherwise bullish market.

by | April 27, 2018 | 01:10

To celebrate, Indiana-based Ben's Soft Pretzels is giving away pretzels to anyone who donates at least $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund , an organization that provides critically-needed medical facilities for treating United States military personnel suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury and other psychological health issues.

by | April 27, 2018 | 01:08

According to this rule, the election can not be held before May 14. CPI-M leader Rabin Deb who also filed petition in the Calcutta High Court accusing the Trinamool of not letting their prospective candidates to file nomination papers, said the election battle has become tougher as the the ruling party is resorting to violence against the opposition even before the election has started.

by | April 27, 2018 | 01:08

Trump has said that unless European allies fix the "terrible flaws" in the Iran nuclear deal by May 12, he will refuse to extend USA sanctions relief on oil-producing Iran . "But this policy should never lead us to war in the Middle East ", he said, adding that respect for sovereignty must include Iran , "which represents a great civilisation".

by | April 27, 2018 | 01:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 14-7 in favor of the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act (s. 2644), but it remains unclear whether the legislation will advance to the Senate floor for a vote. Trump once again railed on the Justice Department and the FBI in a "Fox and Friends" interview on Thursday morning, and hinted he might get involved in the Justice Department and the special counsel investigation down the road.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:56

There is a slight rain chance on Friday as a weak cold front starts to work towards the mountains. Sunshine all week long will see 73 on Wednesday Thursday 77 and Friday a high of 80. An isolated shower will be possible, but it looks like most areas will stay dry. The cool weather won't stick around for very long. Monday will be bright and sunny.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:57

The country's ex-Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned on Monday after almost two weeks of protests against the ruling Republican Party . But an end to the political crisis was nowhere in sight, with the protest leader lacking enough votes to get elected in a parliament still controlled by the ruling Republican Party.

by | April 26, 2018 | 00:34

It's the first time this term the court has released same-day audio. "If his cabinet were to actually come to him and say, Mr President, there is honestly a national security risk here and you have to act, I think then that the president would be allowed to follow that advice, even if in his private heart of hearts he also harbored animus", Francisco answered.

by | April 26, 2018 | 00:29

A White House official said later the meeting had concluded, but there was no word yet on details of the discussions. "We will be talking about many things, including how the USA has been treated unfairly for many years, by many countries, on trade", Trump tweeted ahead of the meeting.

by | April 26, 2018 | 00:30

A police official said acting on specific information, army, police and paramilitary CRPF men launched combing and search operation in Lam forest area of Tral in Pulwama district early this morning to flush out the militants hiding there.

by | April 26, 2018 | 00:25

The row came amid deepening anger at the way members of the Windrush generation, who arrived from the Commonwealth in the decades following the Second World War and who have now been threatened with deportation, have been treated. Corbyn also quizzed May on plans to compensate Windrush migrants who lost jobs, pensions or benefits after being wrongly targeted by immigration officials.