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World News North Korea to host first K-pop shows since 2005
Author: 0 North Korea to host first K-pop shows since 2005

Officials from both sides will start the meeting at around 10 a.m.at the Tongilgak administrative building on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the two Koreas, according to Seoul's unification ministry. In 2005 Cho took the North Korean audience by storm with a solo performance in Pyongyang. Seoul has proposed talks with North Korea next week to discuss details of the upcoming summit talks between their leaders.

World News Trump Made White House Staffers Sign NDAs That Last Forever
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Top officials in the Trump campaign signed similar agreements, but legal experts questioned whether such an agreement would be legal for a high-ranking government employee, given constitutional free-speech protections. And I don't know, there could be some kind of a law that you can't do this. The White House has not yet issued a statement about the NDAs. "Once again, this president believes employees owe him a personal duty of loyalty, when their duty of loyalty is to the institution".

World News UP Congress Chief Raj Babbar steps down from his position
Author: 0 UP Congress Chief Raj Babbar steps down from his position

The actor-turned-politician said he was willing to take up any new position that Congress President Rahul Gandhi would offer him, ANI reported. Reports suggest that Jatin Prasad, Laliteshpati Tripathi, and Rajesh Mishra were considered as possible replacements.

World News US Senate Intel Panel Releases Recommendations Regarding 2016 Russian Meddling
Author: 0 US Senate Intel Panel Releases Recommendations Regarding 2016 Russian Meddling

It is already proving to be an exceedingly hard challenge. Burr said the committee's investigation revealed that the Russian cyber effort exposed "some of the key gaps" in the security of the nation's election infrastructure. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr , R-N.C., and Virginia's Sen. The committee has prepared a larger report on the issue, one of what could be several reports to come out of the committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

World News Afghanistan: Dozens Killed In ISIL Attack Near Kabul University
Author: 0 Afghanistan: Dozens Killed In ISIL Attack Near Kabul University

Nasrat Rahimi, deputy interior ministry spokesman, said the bomber blew himself up near the Kart-e Sakhi shrine, a target of previous militant attacks. Bloodstains could be seen among scattered shoes and other belongings at the site of the attack. The same shrine was attacked in October 2016 when Islamic State gunmen killed 18 people gathered to mark Ashura, an important date for many Muslims, especially Shiites.

World News Australia gaming mogul Packer quits for 'mental health' reasons
Author: 0 Australia gaming mogul Packer quits for 'mental health' reasons

In a statement, Crown cited " personal reasons " for his departure without giving further details. Packer has had an on-again, off-again involvement with the company since stepping down as chairman and then as a director in 2015. He also hit the headlines in 2016 when he split from singer Maria Carey. On the business front, Packer's Crown Resorts empire has been forced to reduce in size, consolidating its business and entering a period of divestment, which most recently saw the sale of its ...

World News Children know religion better than our PM: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Children know religion better than our PM: Rahul Gandhi

On note ban, Rahul said,"During demonetisation , prime minister Modi helped his industrialist friends to turn their black money into white when the common people had to stand in queues to exchange their hard-earned money". During his visit, Rahul also visited a Rosario Church and sought blessings at Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple in Mangaluru. Noting that five major banks originated in Udupi district, Rahul said the Congress party's idea behind that was to take banks to the people, and ...

World News Suspected serial bomber is dead, police chief says
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Police say the suspect who is connected to the string of recent explosions in the Austin, Texas area died after detonating a device in his auto as officers approached. Chief Manley said investigators are working to determine the motive for the bombings and if the suspect acted alone. On Tuesday morning, an employee at a FedEx distribution center was injured.

Author: 0 Winter Weather Alerts Remain In Effect As Snow Falls Across Area

Most of the D.C. metro area will get somewhere between 3 and 6 inches. Wet snow will continue through Noon, tapering by mid afternoon to a few snow showers. "There's no inspiration like natural snow, and so we're excited about having one more shot at winter here before the end of the season", said Brad Moretz, president of Appalachian Ski Mountain.

World News Liberman says 2007 Syria nuclear facility strike 'a message to enemies'
Author: 0 Liberman says 2007 Syria nuclear facility strike 'a message to enemies'

Israel Defense Forces have shared details of an airstrike that destroyed an alleged nuclear reactor under construction in Syria's Deir ez-Zor back in 2007, for the first time officially acknowledging carrying out the secret raid. "The message from the 2007 reactor attack was that Israel won't accept the construction of abilities that could constitute an existential threat to the state of Israel", he said in the video.

World News Russian envoy offers excellent advice on United Kingdom spy poisoning
Author: 0 Russian envoy offers excellent advice on United Kingdom spy poisoning

Russia's foreign ministry has retaliated by ordering 23 British diplomats leave the country as well. Twenty-three expelled Russian diplomats and their families left London for Moscow on Tuesday as Britain and Russia traded recriminations over a nerve agent attack in England that has plunged relations into their worst crisis since the Cold War.

World News Myanmar's president resigns 'to take rest from duties'
Author: 0 Myanmar's president resigns 'to take rest from duties'

The vacant post of speaker of the House of Representatives shall first be filled within seven days before the presidential re-election, Dr. Hla Moe, parliament member from Aung Myay Thar Zan constituency, Mandalay region told Xinhua. "There's no doubt as to what the outcome of this will be", said Richard Horsey, a former United Nations official and Yangon-based analyst. Htin Kyaw is seen as a proxy of Suu Kyi as she is barred from the presidency by the country's military-drafted constitution.

World News Easter activities set for Bend Area
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The hunt will feature "beeper eggs" along with candy- and toy-filled eggs. The Georgina Garden Centre's popular Easter egg hunt has been cancelled. They only ask that local youth bring their own Easter baskets to collect eggs in the park.

World News S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry
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The United Nations Command of U.S. informed the military of North Korea about the schedule of the drills while saying that it was a part of regular training and not defensive in nature. Kim Jong-un is due to meet with US President Donald Trump to discuss giving up his nuclear weapons and is also set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

World News Republicans warn Trump against firing Mueller after president's tweet storm
Author: 0 Republicans warn Trump against firing Mueller after president's tweet storm

The decision to share materials with Mueller's team is part of an effort by Trump's lawyers to minimize his exposure to the special counsel, whom the president recently attacked in a series of tweets. Another Republican, Senator James Lankford, said he does not believe Trump would fire Mueller. "The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime", he said in a late Saturday tweet.

World News CBI Court defers verdict in Dumka fodder case involving Lalu
Author: 0 CBI Court defers verdict in Dumka fodder case involving Lalu

Lalu's elder son Tej Pratap, who flew from Patna , said: "I heard that my father was being taken to RIMS by the jail authorities so I made a decision to accompany him and took the next flight for Ranchi ". Lalu has so far been convicted in three fodder scam cases out of a total of six in which he has been facing trial. In 2013, Prasad was convicted in the first fodder scam case involving withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore from the Chaibasa treasury.

World News Senate rejects bid to end U.S. support for Saudi campaign in Yemen
Author: 0 Senate rejects bid to end U.S. support for Saudi campaign in Yemen

Sponsored by Republican Sen. Sanders, along with Sens. Mike Lee of Utah, Independent Sen. Still, backers of the proposal to withdraw US support for the coalition told HuffPost they took some solace in the public relations impact of the debate and a commitment Corker made Tuesday morning to developing fresh legislation pertaining to Yemen .

World News Egypt court orders Uber and Careem to cease operations
Author: 0 Egypt court orders Uber and Careem to cease operations

The companies must cease their services pending a final ruling. "It is important to clarify that today's verdict does not mean suspending the operations of Uber in Egypt", Waked said, adding the firm could not comment on "ongoing legal proceedings".

World News Spring arrives with forecast for dusting of snow
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Jeff Jumper, meteorologist for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, tweeted Monday that the "confusing, frustrating storm system" is baffling meteorologists, and that the best thing for people to do is to keep monitoring weather forecasts and plan for travel delays Wednesday morning.

World News US President Appointee as CIA Director Linked to Tortures
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Paul read aloud an account from a former colleague of Haspel's from when she supervised a torture session at the Thailand center: "The quote says that Gina Haspel said, 'Good job". During the transition a year ago, the Kentucky senator was the only Republican on the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee to oppose Pompeo's confirmation as Central Intelligence Agency director.

World News Betsy DeVos grilled about school shootings, stance on guns at budget hearing
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Education Department won't take up trans bathroom cases. DeVos expects that their first meeting will be within the next few weeks. "They are not with the, the young people of this country", Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., said in the hearing. "The issue is the differing of punishment by race for the same type of infraction, the disparity there as it relates to suspensions and expulsions", Lee said.

World News Why this grudge on AP, Naidu asks Centre
Author: 0 Why this grudge on AP, Naidu asks Centre

MLA Jaleel Khan, along with a group of people from his community, met the chief minister and felicitated him. "But in the last four years, the BJP government had ditched the state and not given any assistance promised in the bifurcation act".

World News Huge Container Ships Collide, Sends Cargo Into Water
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Two berths were also damaged in the accident, but no one was hurt. The shocking video was taken at Karachi port in Pakistan and shows German-based shipping transportation company Hapag-Lloyd's ship pulling out of the port and colliding with a ship which is docked by its side.

World News Putin, Trump discuss cooperation by phone
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US President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election despite the warnings from multiple national security advisers and briefing materials that said "DO NOT CONGRATULATE", The Washington Post reported Tuesday evening.

World News Stephen Curry targeting return on Friday
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After sitting out the past six games with a right ankle injury, Warriors guard Stephen Curry plans to return for Friday's game against the Atlanta Hawks at Oracle Arena presuming he does not experience any setbacks this week. It happened once a year ago during a mini-swoon that ultimately didn't matter, and it has now happened during the Warriors' last six games - including, even, a loss to the Sacramento Kings .