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Trump's bet on a North Korea summit is looking riskier than ever

Trump's bet on a North Korea summit is looking riskier than ever

Although the two previous summits were credited with reducing tension and improving inter-Korean relations, the liberal South Korean governments who participated also came under fire for providing "unconditional" economic aid to the North. USA officials say they want to see significant demolition of North Korean nuclear facilities to offer significant sanctions relief. It is likely though that Mr. Read More

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DOJ probing Huawei over possible sanctions violations

DOJ probing Huawei over possible sanctions violations

ZTE pleaded guilty in March 2017 and agreed to pay a $1.19 billion penalty for having shipped equipment to Iran and North Korea in violation of US regulations. Huawei would not comment on the Journal report. Separately, the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously last week to ban federal funds from being used to purchase networking gear from companies determined to be a national security risk, dealing another blow to ZTE and Huawei . Read More

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Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul

Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul

A local human rights group, the Nicaraguan Human Rights Office (Cenidh), says more than 20 people have been killed. Ortega said that the government would examine other ways to reform the pension system and improve its financial outlook. Police on Thursday said one 33-year-old officer had been shot dead. "That is why they are put at risk", Ortega said. Nicabus, an worldwide bus line with links to Costa Rica and Honduras, said it had suspended services due to the violence. Read More

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Attack on Would-Be Voters Leaves 57 Dead in Afghanistan

Attack on Would-Be Voters Leaves 57 Dead in Afghanistan

Voter registration began on April 14. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Registration began last week for long-awaited local and parliamentary elections, set for October 20. "Everyone had come to get their identity cards", said Mr Bashir Ahmad, who had been near the blast, which occurred despite heightened security measures following the attack in January . Read More

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Already accused of sex assault, Missouri governor indicted over fundraising felony

Already accused of sex assault, Missouri governor indicted over fundraising felony

Earlier this year a St. Louis grand jury indicted Greitens on a felony charge stemming from a photo he allegedly took of a partially nude woman with whom he was having an affair. "One way or another, Eric Greitens' short tenure as Missouri governor is about to end". "Now he's being accused of stealing an email list from an organization he built?" attorney Ed Dowd said to CNN on Friday. Read More

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Macron calls for freeze on adding new EU members

Macron calls for freeze on adding new EU members

But Merkel's conservative CDU party pushed back on Monday against plans for deeper eurozone integration, including a separate eurozone budget and the expansion of the EU's bailout fund. Macron added: "I don't want a Balkans that turns toward Turkey or Russian Federation, but I don't want a Europe that, functioning with difficulty at 28 and tomorrow as 27, would decide that we can continue to gallop off, to be tomorrow 30 or 32, with the same rules". Read More

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Cuba to elect new leader as Raúl Castro leaves presidency

Cuba to elect new leader as Raúl Castro leaves presidency

Rubio says that with Diaz-Canel, "the regime will remain an enemy of democracy, human rights and the impartial rule of law". As a result, Castro is nearly certain to remain the most powerful person in Cuba for the time being. A young Afro-Cuban, Cardenas represents the central town of Jovellanos. The National Assembly's decision is expected Thursday. The Cuban government says First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel is the only candidate nominated for president, a move that guarantees he ... Read More

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Younkers to close 8 stores in Iowa

Younkers to close 8 stores in Iowa

Bon-Ton filed for bankruptcy in February and Toys R Us in September. The auction ran late Monday and is still underway, according to NY research firm Reorg Research. The bankruptcy auction for Bon-Ton's assets, which is being held at a law office in NY, will resume this morning at 8 a.m., according to the Reorg Research report . Read More

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Fmr. Pakistani PM Sharif appears before accountability court

Fmr. Pakistani PM Sharif appears before accountability court

Former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif will depart for London on Wednesday (tomorrow) to inquire about the health of his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing cancer treatment. The petitioners pleaded with the court to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Sharif and his daughter and restrain them from maligning the judiciary. Read More

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Perkasie Police investigate armed robbery at McDonald's

Perkasie Police investigate armed robbery at McDonald's

Sage, who is charged with armed robbery and other offenses, remained in the Cecil County Detention Center without bond on Sunday, a jail spokesman reported. He remains in custody after a bail hearing and will next appear in court on Wednesday. The man demanded money. "The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was in the area looking at rental apartments when she made contact with both offenders, one whom she was acquainted with". Read More

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My other lawyers are wondering if they'll be raided

My other lawyers are wondering if they'll be raided

Attorney Client privilege is now a thing of the past. This team "would ensure that prosecutors looking into criminality are not exposed to privileged information that could taint their investigation", said Griffin. Wood also ordered prosecutors to provide copies of the seized material to Cohen's legal team when they are viewed and expressed her desire in "getting this moving", according to Bloomberg. Read More

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California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

Heaven's been at home because her mother said on March 1 she could not believe her little girl came home from daycare with three front teeth missing, a busted lip and a swollen, bloody nose. He doesn't understand why the children weren't spared in the crash, left somewhere someone could find them and keep them safe, he said. Stephen, a retired Portsmouth Naval Shipyard worker, said additional testing needs to be done on the house to determine how much hazardous material such as asbestos and ... Read More

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The Great March of Return: Thousands of Palestinians charge border in protest

The Great March of Return: Thousands of Palestinians charge border in protest

Gaza City One Palestinian was shot dead and hundreds were injured in clashes with Israeli troops during protests at the Gaza border fence for the third Friday in a row. The ministry said 120 Palestinians were also wounded in Friday's clashes. One path toward lifting the blockade would be to have Hamas' political rival, West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, take over the Gaza government, but recent Egypt-led talks on such a deal have run aground. Read More

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