• Korean official to meet in New York: White House
Korean official to meet in New York: White House

The U.S. officials are led by Sung Kim , the U.S. ambassador to Manila, who formerly was the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and a top negotiator with North Korea in past nuclear talks. "The fact that Kim Yong-chol is visiting the US - that in itself means that coordination between the two is nearly over, . with only a few factors left to be resolved...

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  • Cohen prosecutors soon to get contents of 3 phones
Cohen prosecutors soon to get contents of 3 phones

Avenatti denied doing anything improper and complained about audio recordings of a conversation between Cohen and Daniels' prior lawyer Keith Davidson that were leaked to the Wall Street Journal . Cohen and his attorney's "are hell bent on continuing to hide the truth from the American people", Avenatti told reporters after court. Lawyers f...

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  • Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe wrote memo on Comey firing
Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe wrote memo on Comey firing

But in the meeting at the Justice Department Rosenstein added a new detail: that Trump had originally asked him to reference Russian Federation in his memo, The Times reported, citing the sources familiar. In the past, President Donald Trump has criticized McCabe for political donations his wife received from an ally of Hillary Clinton. In ...

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  • Deadly Belgium attack was act of terrorism, prosecutors say
Deadly Belgium attack was act of terrorism, prosecutors say

A source said Herman, born in 1982, had past convictions for robbery, violence and drug dealing and may have been radicalised in prison. The suspect was shot dead by police. A 22-year-old man who was in the passenger seat of a auto parked nearby was also fatally shot. The attacker was later killed by police. The prosecutors, during the investig...

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  • Hawaii officials order some residents to flee from fast lava
Hawaii officials order some residents to flee from fast lava

After weeks of scientific updates on the volcano, the U.S. Geological Survey took a lighter tone as it responded to a question on Twitter about whether it would be safe to roast marshmallows over volcanic vents. More than 300 people are now staying in emergency shelters, as Hawaii's mayor told residents to "heed evacuation orders" otherwise "you're...

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  • Japan reports to UN N.Korea's suspected smuggling
Japan reports to UN N.Korea's suspected smuggling

Pompeo, who spoke with Trump on Wednesday night and with national security adviser John Bolton early Thursday, was accompanied by Andrew Kim, the head of a Central Intelligence Agency unit assigned to work on North Korea , and Mark Lambert, the head of the State Department's Korea desk.

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  • U.S. Sees ‘Tremendous Potential’ for Peace Talks Between Afghanistan, Taliban
U.S. Sees ‘Tremendous Potential’ for Peace Talks Between Afghanistan, Taliban

Ten assailants attacked the ministry after an explosives-laden vehicle detonated at the front gate of the compound, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish. Violence has sharply increased in recent weeks since the Taliban, which leads the insurgency against the Afghan government and US -led troops, announced its annual spring offensiv...

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  • Russian journalist Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder
Russian journalist Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder

At the briefing, Gritsak claimed that the Ukrainian Security Service had information confirming that Babchenko's planned murder was ordered "specifically" by the Russian special services. He said Ukrainian law enforcement had been aware of a contract on his head for two months. The hoax was part of an investigation into the threats against th...

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  • Wildwood police release bodycam video of violent arrest
Wildwood police release bodycam video of violent arrest

An officer can be heard saying, "You're about to get dropped". "Once the officer says "you're under arrest", he has to continue with that arrest". The camera was reactivated during the struggle with the woman seen in the third video. "You don't need my last name", she says as she starts to walk away from him. She runs away, shouting profanities a...

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  • Malaysia Says It Will Axe High-Speed Railway to Singapore
Malaysia Says It Will Axe High-Speed Railway to Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail had said previously that the Permata Programme would be retained as it was a good programme that helped in the development and welfare of children but it would be subjected to a review and audit first.

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  • Fury as new 'Active Shooter' game lets people imitate school shooting
Fury as new 'Active Shooter' game lets people imitate school shooting

Not surprisingly given the raw emotions around gun violence and heated national debate over gun control, the game sparked an uproar, with a Change.org petition quickly approaching its target of 150,000 signatures. Players can take the role of an "actual shooter" or an Elite S.W.A.T. member in order to lead a team and extract civilians and neu...

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  • Arkady Babchenko, Journalist Reported Killed in Ukraine, Appears at News Conference
Arkady Babchenko, Journalist Reported Killed in Ukraine, Appears at News Conference

Arkady Babchenko , one of Russia's most prominent war reporters and a fierce Kremlin critic , had moved to Ukraine because of threats against him at home. The 41-year-old Babchenko served in the Russian army during the first separatist war in Chechnya during the 1990s and later became a journalist. Harlem Desir, the media freedom representative ...

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  • Weakened but still wet, Alberto moves inland
Weakened but still wet, Alberto moves inland

Locations alone the Blue Ridge will have the highest rainfall amounts, however most everyone in the High Country should expect to get another inch or two of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday. The focus of the heavy rain and gusty winds has primarily been near and west of I-65. The National Weather Service in Raleigh said computer models were "in a re...

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  • Freed from a Venezuela jail, USA couple arrive back home
Freed from a Venezuela jail, USA couple arrive back home

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker and Utah Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee plus Representative Mia Love, all of whom worked toward Holt's release , were in the room. Holt was thrown into Venezuela's notorious Helicoide prison, a compound filled with political prisoners who claim to have been subjected to torture and held...

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  • Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii
Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii

A series of summit explosions on Saturday spewed ash from Kilauea volcano up to 11,000ft and dusted communities to the south-west, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said. "Everyone is having symptoms now on some level, " said Dr. Josh Green, a state senator and emergency room physician who has been volunteering in communities where lava fissures h...

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  • North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as U.S. team arrives at border
North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as U.S. team arrives at border

Nauert provided no further details. After weeks of political posturing by both Trump and Kim, analysts welcomed the news the United States had dispatched a team of seasoned negotiators to hold several days of preparatory talks with the North Koreans .

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  • Meadows: FBI Should Have Warned Trump Campaign of Staff-Russia Conflicts
Meadows: FBI Should Have Warned Trump Campaign of Staff-Russia Conflicts

The FBI and Justice Department on Thursday held a pair of high-level briefings for lawmakers in an effort to ease Republican pressure over the Russian Federation investigation , amid Trump's outcry over revelations that a confidential informant made contact with several of his advisers during the 2016 campaign .

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  • Maryland community 'heartbroken' after second flood in two years
Maryland community 'heartbroken' after second flood in two years

Residents and business owners, Kittleman said, "are faced with the same daunting task again". The National Weather Service says almost 8 inches of rain flooded a Maryland community that was devastated by an earlier flash flood just two years ago.

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  • Lega Party Calls on Italian President to Elect New Parliament
Lega Party Calls on Italian President to Elect New Parliament

The president has very limited powers but can appoint heads of government and their chosen ministers. The far-right League and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) have yet to set up shop in Rome since scoring the most votes in Italy's inconclusive elections almost three months ago.

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  • Cyclone Mekunu Hits Southern Oman, Kills Two
Cyclone Mekunu Hits Southern Oman, Kills Two

The waves ate into one tourist beach, and toppled thatch umbrellas cemented into the sand. Yet even as Mekunu barreled overhead, the eye of the storm provided a moment's respite early Saturday morning. Yemeni officials also reported damage in the country's far east, along the border with Oman . The city is partially de-energized electrical tryin...

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  • Israeli Army Kills 3 Gaza Militants After Foiling Border Bombing
Israeli Army Kills 3 Gaza Militants After Foiling Border Bombing

Two of those killed were identified as 25-year-old Hussein al-Amour, 28-year-old Abdul Haleem al-Naqa, according to the Palestinian health ministry. "A short while ago, IAF fighter jets struck military targets in a compound belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the southern Gaza Strip", a military statement said.

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  • Camillus couple heading to Supreme Court to evict their adult son
Camillus couple heading to Supreme Court to evict their adult son

In another note, the parents offered him $1,100 to help look for a job and an apartment and shared advice on how to manage on his own. Michael Rotondo lost the extraordinary legal battle after his parents repeatedly sent him formal letters asking him move out.

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  • Second exit poll projects large victory for Yes side in Abortion Referendum
Second exit poll projects large victory for Yes side in Abortion Referendum

Friends star showed her support for the yes when she tweeted a video in which Irish stars like Tom Vaughan-Lawlor and Saoirse Ronan pleaded with viewers to vote in favour of repealing the eighth. I hope that today Ireland will vote yes for that freedom. The eighth amendment to the Irish constitution was installed following a 1983 referendum w...

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  • Hawaii's Kilauea volcano: Power plant wells plugged, blue flames in suburban street
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano: Power plant wells plugged, blue flames in suburban street

Methane gas is a result of the lava burning plants and trees. Scientists said Tuesday that lava from the volcano was causing "fireworks-like explosions" as it entered the ocean. Even a wisp can cause eye and respiratory irritation, and it causes acid rain that has corrosive properties equivalent to diluted battery acid , the U.S.

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  • Republicans, no Democrats, invited to see documents on USA election probe
Republicans, no Democrats, invited to see documents on USA election probe

In the meantime, Trump and closely aligned Republicans in Congress have flipped the tables on the politically damaging Russian Federation probe by calling for a new investigation - this time into whether the FBI spied on his presidential campaign in its own bid to sway the 2016 election.

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