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North Korea detains another American professor amid tension with U.S

He worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, the same workplace as another American, accounting instructor Kim Sang Dok , whose detention was announced on May 3. The university said i...

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North Korea detains another American citizen, news agency reports

Two weeks ago the North arrested Tony Kim, a U.S. citizen and accounting professor who was lecturing at PUST, accusing him of trying to "overturn" the regime. In the case of Kim Hak-song, Reuters note...

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Macron election gives a gasping European Union a breath of fresh air

But the staging was symbolic on many different levels. Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis also hailed Macron's election who took 65.1 percent to Le Pen's 34.9 percent, according to...

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Kushner sister accused of trading on family

Kushner sister accused of trading on family

According to the New York Times , Meyer talked about how family values had shaped Kushner Companies and spoke about her grandparents, who survived the Holocaust. He remains the beneficiary of a seri...

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Kapil Mishra files complaint with ACB against Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Monday trolled on Twitter as he has maintained maintained total silence in the ongoing Kapil Mishra issue, but chose to congratulate Emmanuel Macron who w...

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Merkel vows to help Macron tackle unemployment

Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. The euro rose to as high as $1.1024, its highest in about six months, before stepping back to $1.0998, flat from late USA le...

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Trump on Israeli-Palestinian deal: 'We will get it done'

On Wednesday, with Abbas at his side, Trump said he is willing to be a "mediator", "arbitrator", or "facilitator" - if that's what it takes to "get this done". Trump said he and Abbas would also di...

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Venezuela: Trump administration calls for quick, peaceful conclusion to unrest

Women banged on pans and some stripped off their white shirts Saturday as they protested Venezuela's socialist government in an event the opposition billed as a "women's march against repression". T...

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Lawyer Xie Yang tells Chinese court confession wasn't forced

Lawyer Xie Yang tells Chinese court confession wasn't forced

The United Nations spoke out on Friday against the detention of his lawyer, Chen Jiangang, who had taken Xie's account of abuses and passed them to Xie's wife to release. "I'm pretty sure they forced ...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn, says report

The February resignation followed media reports Flynn had discussed US-imposed sanctions on Russian Federation with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the presidential transition period, which was contr...

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Ted Cruz Scorches FBI Director James Comey

Ted Cruz Scorches FBI Director James Comey

The campaign included cyber attacks on United States political organizations, including the Democratic National Committee, with the intent to damage the reputation of the Democratic Party, the Clinton...

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Bottas: 2017 F1 title battle with Hamilton could get 'tricky'

Bottas: 2017 F1 title battle with Hamilton could get 'tricky'

Despite having his advantage significantly cut by Vettel in the final laps, Bottas insists he did not feel overwhelmed by the extreme pressure. 'It is not important to think about the championship b...

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Pak claims 50 Afghan soldiers killed in border clashes

Pak claims 50 Afghan soldiers killed in border clashes

A number of high-ranking Pakistani officials have visited Kabul in the past few weeks to allay the Afghan government's concerns, but the visits have not yielded positive results. "They did not heed ...

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Officer responds to girl stealing $2 shoes for her sister

Officer responds to girl stealing $2 shoes for her sister

Rather than punish the 12-year-old, Officer Milton drove the girl to her home and met with her family. As the story goes, Officer Che Milton was in his first week on the job when he got a call from ...

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Navy SEAL killed in action in Somalia was from Maine

Navy SEAL killed in action in Somalia was from Maine

The wounded, including an interpreter who was also a U.S. citizen , are receiving medical attention, another USA defense official told CNN. Davis said that the Thursday night raid targeted a comp...

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It's here! Voters head to the polls for Worcestershire's council elections

East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) is managing the election in East Hampshire on behalf of Hampshire County Council. Due to boundary commission changes, this is a reduction of two seats from the l...

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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP backlash claims ludicrous

Both Ruth Davidson's Tories and Kezia Dugdale's Labour are launching their campaigns, while Tim Farron is north of the border zooming between LibDem target seats. The new SNP leader of Glasgow City ...

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Irish beach reappears 33 years after being washed away

Irish beach reappears 33 years after being washed away

However, after a freak tide, hundreds of thousands of tons of sand have been dumped on the beach over the span of ten days recreating the 300 metre long beach. Locals are now hoping that restored beac...

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Eminem sues New Zealand political party for using song without permission

Eminem's music publisher Eight Mile Style is suing the National Party over its use of the song. U.S. rap artist Eminem is suing New Zealand's ruling National Party over a a track it used for ...

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Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

North Ayrshire is a hung council with SNP and Labour having 11 seats each. Scottish Labour deputy leader Alex Rowley said: "Labour's approach is clear and consistent: we will categorically refuse to...

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Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Experts are skeptical about Thursday's deal because neither the Syrian government nor the rebels were direct signatories and the opposition offered only a lukewarm reaction. "Despite some violations t...

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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

In a separate statement, the airline noted it was "pleased" with the "amicable resolution", adding "we look forward to implementing the improvements we have announced, which will put our customers...

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China stresses security needed for new Silk Road initiative

China stresses security needed for new Silk Road initiative

Mihir Sharma writes in a column for Bloomberg that the political risks of the OBOR projects in Pakistan are underrated, and that "China usually struggles to live up to such big promises" as those ...

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Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

As her campaign reaches its final week before the first round of elections, it was the first time Le Pen said she would, as president, suspend all immigration to France. "This enormous army in the s...

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Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

A longtime senior Hamas official was elected Saturday to replace the Palestinian militant group's outgoing head, Khaled Meshaal, an official in Meshaal's office told CNN. Haniyeh, who served as Mash...

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Reporters barred from China event for Kushner project

The Times story said Meyer did not respond when asked if she was concerned about possible conflicts of interest facing her brother. Meyer said the project "means a lot to me and my entire family ...

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In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case

In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case

Violent clashes erupted in a remote north western farming community in South Africa on Monday after two white farmers accused of murdering a 16-year-old black boy were granted bail. Photojournalist, M...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

Former SNP leader Alex Salmond conceded today his party will "have to do something" to hold off a similar blue surge across the north-east next month with polls now predicting the party could lose mor...

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Kejriwal shielded Sheila Dixit in tanker scam: Kapil Mishra

Earlier on Monday, Mishra had dared the party to sack him even as he fired a fresh salvo at Kejriwal, alleging that a Rs50 crore deal was made for the AAP chief's brother-in-law. Terming Jain the "mos...

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Colorado school suspends Spanish teacher for letting students smash Trump piñata

Colorado school suspends Spanish teacher for letting students smash Trump piñata

The school district says classes and all activities were cancelled Monday as a precaution and to give police time to investigate the situation involving Roosevelt High School in Johnstown , about 50 ...

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