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World News Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality
Author: 0 Top officials scramble to make Trump-Kim summit a reality

Trump and Moon discussed preparations for their upcoming engagements with North Korea and agreed that "concrete actions" were the key to achieving denuclearisation of North Korea, the White House said in a statement. During a joint press conference at the White House on March 6, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven offered his country's help in facilitating talks between the US and North Korea, highlighting his country's 45-year diplomatic presence in Pyongyang.

World News Russian Federation chides United Kingdom for blaming Putin for poisoning
Author: 0 Russian Federation chides United Kingdom for blaming Putin for poisoning

According to one of the theories, the criminals specifically targeted the spy's daughter to reach Sergei Skripal . "He said Yulia was arriving on Saturday afternoon and had planned a two-week visit". government was doing was "absolutely unacceptable". Both are in critical condition. British foreign secretary Boris Johnson said today it was " overwhelmingly likely " the Russian president himself ordered the attack on Sergei Skripal.

World News Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning

On Saturday, the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to inform him of the expulsion. The Kremlin said that the move was in response to Britain's "provocative actions" referring to the accusation from Britain for the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent that was developed in the Soviet Union, which Britain has blamed Russian Federation.

World News US, France, Germany blame Russian Federation for United Kingdom nerve agent attack
Author: 0 US, France, Germany blame Russian Federation for United Kingdom nerve agent attack

Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson urged Russian Federation to "go away" and "shut up" as he unveiled plans for a new chemical weapons "defence centre". London's Metropolitan Police said on Friday they believed the former associate of Berezovsky, Nikolai Glushkov, had been strangled to death and counter-terrorism officers would continue to lead the investigation.

World News London train bomb teen found guilty of attempted murder
Author: 0 London train bomb teen found guilty of attempted murder

The teenager had left his home in Sunbury-on-Thames in west London and set the timer for the device in toilets at Wimbledon station where he boarded a District Line underground train. "You were very focused on carrying out a lethal attack in this country, weren't you?" Speaking in a quiet voice with a bowed head, Hassan, small and slight in frame, said he was born in Iraq's capital Baghdad in June 1999.

World News No, Matt Damon Isn't Moving to Australia
Author: 0 No, Matt Damon Isn't Moving to Australia

Like other liberal Hollywood stars, activist Damon apparently doesn't like how Trump is running the country and fears that his administration's policies - on North Korea, trade, immigration and presumably everything else - are making America a unsafe place to raise his four children with wife wife Luciana Barroso .

World News Sweden says happy to help on N.Korea amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on N.Korea amid summit speculation

Sweden acts at the USA protective power in North Korea , handling diplomatic affairs on behalf of the U.S.in the hermetic nation. "It was a good and constructive atmosphere". "Sweden fully supports the Security Council resolutions". Ri's surprise trip to Stockholm has taken on added significance due to the expectation that a summit of Kim and Trump could defuse the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

Author: 0 Hayes: Mike Pompeo Is the Real Trump Whisperer

Mr Tillerson also said he received a call from the president about three hours after Mr Trump sent a tweet announcing his departure. Trump's secretary of State was sacked after just 405 days in office. On the other hand, Trump has worked well with Mike Pompeo , in no small part because Pompeo has figured out how to avoid antagonizing his boss. He also co-sponsored several bills to strengthen the refugee and immigrant admittance process, including the H.R.3314, Resettlement ...

World News Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act despite warning from mainland China
Author: 0 Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act despite warning from mainland China

The Taiwan Travel Act allows USA diplomats from all levels to meet with their Taiwanese counterparts and allows Taiwan's diplomats "respectful conditions" when they come to the states. Chinese state media speculates that the bill could embolden Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen to seek full independence for the island, possibly triggering China's Anti-Secession Law.

World News Xi Jinping starts new term as President of China
Author: 0 Xi Jinping starts new term as President of China

Xi's reappointment by the Communist Party-controlled legislature was a foregone conclusion, but all eyes had been on whether his former anti-corruption enforcer, Wang Qishan, would become his deputy. The two-term limit was adopted by the party after Mao's death to ensure collective leadership to avert mistakes like the dreaded cultural revolution in which millions were killed.

World News NCAA Tournament 2018, NC State vs Seton Hall
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Seton Hall's loss in the Big East quarterfinal was a heartbreaker as Khadeen Carrington converted a three-point play with 11 seconds to play, giving the Pirates a one-point lead, but Butler's Tyler Wideman scored on a putback with 4 seconds remaining to give the Bulldogs the win.

World News Facebook suspends Trump-affiliated data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica for violating policies
Author: 0 Facebook suspends Trump-affiliated data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica for violating policies

The social network said that it had recently learned that CA had not deleted all of the personal data it had improperly obtained from up to 270,000 users, via a personality prediction app that used a Facebook login. "He also passed that data to Christopher Wyloe of Eunoia Technologies", Facebook said. Facebook added that though Cambridge Analytica, Kogan and Wylie all certified to us that they destroyed the data, it found a few days ago that not all was deleted.

World News CM Yogi Adityanath hit with 'Curse of Noida'
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In the Phulpur seat in Uttar Pradesh , the BJP lost by a margin of 59,613 votes. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Aditi Phadnis, Political Editor at Business Standard shared her views on the same. The result of the by-elections came as anti-BJP parties joined hands to firm up a bigger anti-BJP alliance in the run up to national elections in 2019 when Modi seeks a second consecutive term in office.

World News Lipscomb-North Carolina, 1st Ld-Writethru,719
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It'll be a tough battle for the Blue Jays to overcome the Terps' threats at every position, but the first step to success would be to shut down Maryland attacker Megan Whittle, who ranks first in Division I with three free position goals per game and also sits fourth with 4.33 goals per game.

World News Claire Foy Was Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Star for The Crown
Author: 0 Claire Foy Was Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Star for The Crown

The Netflix series traces Elizabeth's journey from princess to queen, beginning in the 1950s. I'm really nervous to take over something that's been so great - it's scary. The producers claimed that rather than being a gender issue, the pay gap came as Claire was an unknown actress when she accepted the lead role. The executive producer of the show said Smith was paid more because he starred in the iconic British show " Doctor Who ".

World News Alive Romanian man declared dead by court
Author: 0 Alive Romanian man declared dead by court

However, Mr Reliu, 63, was deported earlier this year after being found to have been living illegally in Turkey - having returned to his home in the city of Vaslui he walked back into his family's lives. However, under Romanian law, he can still file for an annulment of the death certificate in the same court where the decision was issued in 2016, BalkanInsight reported.

World News United States huddles with Japan, then SKorea on NKorea summit plans
Author: 0 United States huddles with Japan, then SKorea on NKorea summit plans

As for their views on Washington , South Korea's ally and military guarantor, confidencehas plummeted in recent years. Regular talks have been held between the US government and Kim's family. We do have back channels ourselves, by the way, to North Korea. "My president has been, from the very beginning, consistent and persistent in his message about North Korea".

Author: 0 Novichokolate from Putin? Graffiti irony near Russian embassy tackles nerve attack

In a rare joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France , Germany and the USA on Thursday condemned the attack on Skripal and his daughter Yulia as an "assault on United Kingdom sovereignty". Russian Federation denies being the source of the poison, suggesting it could have been another country, and has demanded that Britain share samples collected by investigators.

World News Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter
Author: 0 Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

May on Thursday visited the normally genteel city where police investigators in chemical protection suits and the army have been removing evidence of the poisoning . "We share the United Kingdom's assessment that there is no plausible alternative explanation, and note that Russia´s failure to address the legitimate request by the government of the United Kingdom further underlines Russia's responsibility".

World News Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs charge
Author: 0 Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs charge

The defamation suit pertains to statements made on three occasions - the Maghi rally on January 14, 2016 addressed by AAP leaders, including Kejriwal; street-corner meetings by Kejriwal in Amritsar on February 27, 2016 and a press conference at the Chandigarh press club by Khetan and Sanjay Singh on March 30, 2016, in which allegations about Majithia's involvement in the drug trade were levelled.

World News UK's Johnson says it's 'overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack
Author: 0 UK's Johnson says it's 'overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack

Russian Federation must cooperate with the world's chemical weapons body and disclose a "Novichok" nerve agent programme after a former spy was attacked with military-grade toxin in an English city, the European Union said on Thursday. The United States , France , Germany and Britain say they are united in holding Russian Federation responsible for a gas attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month.

World News Jay Shah defamation case: SC stalls proceedings against website journo
Author: 0 Jay Shah defamation case: SC stalls proceedings against website journo

The Chief Justice said he had "never gagged the press", but "they can not write anything about anyone from their imagination". Jay Shah maintained that the story is "false, derogatory and defamatory", while The Wire argued that its story was a "straight forward narration" of the "facts available in the public domain" and that it neither "asserted honesty nor dishonesty but held the sequence of events out for public scrutiny", Live Law reported .

World News North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation
Author: 0 North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

According to the channel's foreign policy analyst Erika Bjerström, the meeting between Ri and Wallström meeting had been scheduled for months, but the agenda changed to accommodate recent diplomatic developments involving proposed talks between the North and South Korean leaders in late April and between Kim and President Donald Trump by the end of May.

World News North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden
Author: 0 North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden

Wallström had talks with her North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, on Thursday evening and Friday morning. U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his intention to meet with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s leader Kim Jong Un by the end of May in a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday.

World News Up to 5 inches of snow due for Flagstaff Saturday night
Author: 0 Up to 5 inches of snow due for Flagstaff Saturday night

A few strong storms are possible Sunday night . Therefore, let's call skies partly sunny points south and mostly sunny farther north on Saturday , while Sunday is mostly sunny for all as high pressure builds in. Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. After the storms, it turns colder! The early part of next week will see quiet and mild weather before another storm system moves into the Flagstaff region Thursday.

World News Russian Federation ready to help investigate Skripal case - ambassador to Australia
Author: 0 Russian Federation ready to help investigate Skripal case - ambassador to Australia

The prime minister declared solidarity with the United Kingdom as it completes its investigation into the "heinous" nerve agent attack carried out on English soil. Russian Federation denies any involvement and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused London of behaving in a "boorish" way, adding that this was partly due to the problems Britain faces over its planned exit from the European Union next year.