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North Korea smuggling: dozens of ships and companies blacklisted by UN

Tsang was the only individual on the United Nations blacklist, which also included 21 shipping companies and 27 vessels. The U.N. sanctions against North Korea have secured support from the United States. It came days after Kim met the Chinese pre...

Trump Takes Aim At CA Governor Over Illegal Immigrant Pardons

They were among 56 pardons and 14 commutations that the Democratic governor handed down ahead of the Sunday holiday. "Governor Jerry 'Moonbeam " Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and Robbery (2) Badly b...

Kim Jong Un attends concert by S.Korean artists

Smuggled across the border on USB sticks and bootleg DVDs, K-pop has spread widely among the families of North Korea's political elite, Kang said. The cultural events are aimed at maintaining a reconciliatory atmosphere ahead of a historic summit b...

Sports Apparel maker Under Armour says data breach affected 150 million users

Under Armour also doesn't collect any government information, like Social Security numbers or driver's license information. Credit card data was not breached either, the company said, because payment information is collected and processed separa...

Pakistan thrashes West Indies in first T20

Pakistan take on West Indies in their home ground after 12 years with an aim of sending a positive image of the country to the world and to firm their position at the top of the T20I ranking. Talat looked at home on his global bow and Fakhar launc...

IOC President: IOC to Further Accompany South-North Korean Political Dialogue

Bach wrapped up his 3-day visit to the North's capital, Pyongyang, on Saturday. During his three day visit, Bach also met with North Korea's Sports Minister and National Olympic Committee chairman Kim Il-guk. Athletes from North and South Korea m...

Governor of Kemerovo Region resigns

Tuleyev, in his 21st year as the governor of the region, handed in his resignation to President Vladimir Putin on Sunday. "The Kremlin did everything it could to give the impression that Tuleyev made this decision himself", Kolesnikov said, "be...

Lawrence parishioners observe Stations of the Cross during Good Friday

Christians believe that Jesus rose from the dead on the third day which is celebrated as Easter (Sunday). Stations of the Cross refers to 14 steps on Jesus' journey on the day of his crucifixion. "God redeems us in and through the sufferings of Chr...

Kosovo Launches Investigation Into Arrest, Deportation of Six Turkish Nationals

It said the six were responsible for recruitment in Gulen's network and helping those in Turkey leave the country amid a security crackdown in which tens of thousands of people have been sacked or jailed over alleged Gulen links. The group included f...

Easter message from Archbishop Fred Hiltz

Well, here are Easter good wishes messages for moms that will help create one unique one. Although he and his wife, Maj. President of Newman Club Ellen Anderson said that their mission is to provide a fun, faith-filled environment for students to...

Stormy Daniels Lawyer Wants To Depose Trump, Cohen

But he has been uncharacteristically silent in recent days - to the relief of his advisers - as a pornographic film star and a Playboy model described intimate details of sexual encounters with Trump. David A. Super, a professor of law at Georgetow...

NATO Expels Seven Russian Diplomats Over UK Spy Poisoning

Earlier, 16 European Union member states, as well as the USA, Canada, Norway, Ukraine and a number of other countries made a decision on expelling Russian diplomats over Skripal's case. Numerous countries to follow suit on Monday said they did so out...

Hanuman Jayanti 2018: Clash erupts in Bihar over vandalised a Hanuman idol

District Magistrate Kaushal Kumar told media persons that some trouble mongers had tried to damage a statue, leading to group clash in the area. Angry mobs damaged vehicles, torched shops and pelted stones at police. In the past week, communal tens...

Pakistan divided over Malala Yousafzai visiting homeland

Malala landed by helicopter in the town of Mingora, in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley, amid heightened security together with her father, mother, and two brothers on March 31. The Taliban, expelled from valley by Army in 2009, accused her of ...

Catholics in Ipoh mark Holy Thursday

But Jesus says it must not be this way with us. He also gave a new commandment on this day. On Maundy (or Holy) Thursday, Christians remember Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples. "Its an opportunity for the inmates to celebrate the Easter seaso...

Kim Jong Un to meet South Korean president

When it arrives in Dandong, officials from the Chinese Communist Party, including International Liaison Department chief Song Tao, are seen boarding the train, watched on by a group of North Korean officials seated in pink armchairs. Bush administrat...

In Retaliation for Expulsion of Russian Diplomats, Moscow Expels 60 US Diplomats

It says there is no alternative to the conclusion that the Russian state was to blame for the attempted "assassination of two people on British soil". Russian Federation has strongly denied involvement in the poisoning. The Russian Foreign Ministry S...

France Deploys Military Forces to Assist Kurdish Militants in Manbij

French President Emmanuel Macron held talks with a delegation from Syria, including the Kurdish YPG militia, on Thursday after criticism at home over his response to a Turkish military operation against the militants in the north of the country.

US, South Korea overhaul trade pact

Seoul has agreed to double to 50,000 the number of cars each USA automaker can sell in the Asian nation without meeting local safety standards, said the officials, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity. Cars accounted for more than 70 per ...

Afghanistan forces detain German fighting for Taliban

As previously, an increase in air strikes in the country irked not only the Afghan Taliban but also the common people and increased suspicion over the US' resolve and intention toward the peace process. He urged the Taliban to take part in peace ta...

South Africa aim to finish off scandal-hit Aussies

But two late strikes by fast bowler Chadd Sayers on his test debut, and three earlier wickets from Pat Cummins, gave the Australians precious hope after a week of despair. "It has been an unbelievably good series, it is great playing against South A...

12 dead as Israelis, Palestinians clash in Gaza protest

Some of the demonstrators were "rolling burning tires and hurling stones" at the border fence and at soldiers. Friday protests along the Israeli-Gazan border have been a weekly occurrence since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Isr...

Lehmann Fears For Disgraced Players' Health After Scandal

Smith, Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, the player caught on camera attempting to doctor the ball with a piece of tape, have been banished for their role in a ball-tampering incident which has dragged Australian cricket's reputation thr...

Serial's Adnan Syed granted retrial by Maryland court

In 2000, Syed was convicted of killing his high school sweetheart, Hae Min Lee , and burying her body in a shallow grave in a park in northwest Baltimore. Syed's new lawyer, Justin Brown , also shared the hashtag on Twitter with a similar messa...

Pope will not apologize for abuse in Canada's indigenous schools

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said in a statement he has written to Pope Frances urging him to come to Canada and meet Indigenous peoples. In 2015, the TRC published its seminal report outlining 94 calls to action...

Evening Forecast for March 29

Highs in the low 70s. Temperatures will climb into the upper 40's, with breezy north winds gusting to 20 miles per hour. Saturday morning will be chilly with lows down to 36 in the mountains and 41 for the Upstate. Highs in the mid 70s. Thu...

Mystery as family of eight killed after car plunges into Pacific Ocean

Their final journey ended not in hugs all around but in tragedy. The Harts, both 39, and three of the children were killed Monday when their 2003 GMC fell 100 feet from an ocean overlook in Mendocino County, about 150 miles (241.39 kilometers) nort...

Russia Expels 60 US Diplomats in Tit-for-Tat Retaliation

Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a USA consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daug...

Rival Korean leaders set date for historic meeting

Few other details were released. The neighbours are technically still at war after the 1950-53 conflict ended with a ceasefire, not a truce . The Korean Peninsula was divided in 1945 into a US-dominated south and Soviet-backed north. In setting up s...

Honoring vets on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Togus Medical Center honored Vietnam veterans and their families on Thursday. Senator Angus King and Governor Lepage both stressed the importance of thanking our veterans. It's been more than 40 years, but for a number of Vietnam Veterans, the memo...

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...