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Author: 0 Pyongyang wins: Park arrest, Malaysia deal

Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang arrived home early Friday, after Kuala Lumpur agreed to send back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, ending a bitter feud between the two countries. Malaysian police had previously said two female suspects, one Indonesian and one Vietnamese, together with four DPRK suspects, carried out the February 13 attack on the DPRK man at the airport.

Global Media Venezuela court says it can take over congress' powers
Author: 0 Venezuela court says it can take over congress' powers

Peru's government immediately recalled its ambassador in protest of what it called "a flagrant break in the democratic order". The Maduro government is the chief economic and political ally of the Raul Castro government in Cuba. "Unfortunately what we had warned has come to pass", Almagro said in the statement . Maduro says the OAS is a pawn of US "imperialism". Even though these legislators no longer sit in the legislature, the court says parliamentary leaders have not handled their ...

Global Media Athlone Bus Éireann Workers Will Strike
Author: 0 Athlone Bus Éireann Workers Will Strike "As Long As Necessary"

Shop steward with SIPTU Gerry O'Brien, who's picketing outside Ennis depot for an eight day says failing to protect bus services could have irreparable damage for the tourist industry in Clare. "This is not part of the fair conduct of strikes", he said. "He must use it". Maynooth - All Maynooth/M3 services cancelled. Sligo/Longford - 05.45 Sligo to Connolly is operating, all other services cancelled.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee

Previously, in a " 60 Minutes " interview that aired shortly after the election, Ivanka Trump said she was "very passionate" about advocating for women, "but not in a formal administrative capacity". Formalizing her role is a positive step, they said, but it does not eliminate all ethics concerns. Ivanka's success and her connection to women and millenials is perceived as a threat by those who want to see Donald Trump falter in his mission to make America great.

Author: 0 UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

Masood, 52, killed three pedestrians with his auto, before fatally stabbing a police officer on March 22. Organisers said the event will show "we will not be divided. At 2:30, up to 500 faith leaders from across the United Kingdom, including members from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, walked down the middle of the bridge, between the human chains.

Author: 0 NYC mayor wants to close Rikers Island jail within a decade

The $10.6 million closure would require moving inmates off the island and into manageable jails in the city's boroughs, according to recommendations in an independent commission cited by the Times . "There is no doubt that the road to Rikers Island's closure will be long and arduous", de Blasio said. Rikers is a 400-acre (162-hectare) former dump near the runways of LaGuardia Airport.

Author: 0 France's Le Pen Calls for Tighter Border Controls After UK Parliament Attack

The dollar held steady after a four-day drop and oil prices ticked higher on bargain hunting ahead of industry data on inventories, while gold prices eased a little bit from two-week highs hit in the previous session. In a reference to ongoing investigations concerning his wife being paid for fictitious work, he said "I may have made mistakes". She also wants to increase the defence budget to 2 percent of gross domestic product by 2018, up from about 1.78 percent now, and 3 percent by 2022.

Global Media Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics
Author: 0 Senate's Russia Probe Holding Hearing Focused on Disinformation Tactics

Some tactics Russian Federation used to meddle in last year's presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy, the Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat says. There was no immediate comment from Ryan's office. Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., introduced the testimony as a way to help Americans "establish a foundational understanding" of Russian activities in the 2016 election.

Global Media Woman who hit Capitol police cruiser to appear in court
Author: 0 Woman who hit Capitol police cruiser to appear in court

The incident is being investigated by the department's Criminal Investigations and the Office of Professional Responsibility. Everett's aunt, Bonnie Everett, said she suffers from depression and psychotic behavior. Although the initial news broke as a possible vehicle ramming incident - striking fears of terrorism - authorities quickly dismissed that as a motive.

Author: 0 Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case

After the sentencing , Kelly made a brief statement outside the courthouse saying, " Today has been a very hard day, obviously, for me and for my children but I want to assure my kids and everyone else that this fight is far from over". The closures were timed to coincide with the first week back to school in September, severely delaying school buses, commuters and emergency vehicles over four mornings.

Author: 0 Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

Putin answered in kind, saying he would be glad to take part if such a meeting is held. Russian President Vladimir Putin denied that his government tried to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election on Thursday, and claimed that such accusations were "lies" intended for "domestic American politics".

Global Media Tillerson shouldn't reject negotiations with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson shouldn't reject negotiations with North Korea

Against the background of the launch, South Korea and the United States continued their annual " Foal Eagle " military exercises, which allegedly provokes retaliation from North Koreans. Of eight mid-range Musudan missiles launched on six occasions previous year, only one was successful. The Trump administration, led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, has had some harsh words for North Korea.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson says Assad's fate to be decided by Syrian people

Tillerson says the two countries have to continue discussing the way forward and that the options are hard. The YPG has been the best United States ally on the ground in Syria, but the Turkish government considers it an arm of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Kurdish militant group that Ankara is at war with at home.

Global Media Come look at intel material, White House tells House panel
Author: 0 Come look at intel material, White House tells House panel

It will be the Xi's first meeting with Trump, and it comes at a time when the two countries are engulfed in crucial issues including North Korea and trade disputes in the South China Sea. Xi's visit to Finland will be his first trip to a European Union member state this year, and also his first visit to northern Europe as the President, Lu added.

Global Media Friedman Sworn In As US Ambassador To Israel
Author: 0 Friedman Sworn In As US Ambassador To Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump gained his first ambassador Wednesday when attorney David Friedman was sworn in as America's envoy to Israel. I'm very proud to say that my nomination represents the first time in American history that the US ambassador to Israel was nominated by the president as early as the first day of his presidency.

Author: 0 Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes

We will keep it today'. Awad said while Israel had built hundreds of illegal settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem , about 48 per cent of the built up area of Israeli settlements are located on privately-owned Palestinian land.

Global Media Trump lifts rights conditions on Bahrain arms sales
Author: 0 Trump lifts rights conditions on Bahrain arms sales

The State Department is ignoring human rights violations in Bahrain, so we can sell them nineteen F-16 jets in a almost $3 billion deal. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) has been a full-throated advocate for the sale, eliminating the conditions of the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Coutinho unconcerned by 'improved' Everton ahead of derby

A win for Ronald Koeman's side would narrow the gap between the two sides to just 3 points and temporarily lift Everton up into fifth. A win for Jurgen Klopp's side would see them move level on points with Spurs in 2nd. Seamus Coleman has been sidelined until next year after suffering a horrific leg break in Ireland's clash with Wales. Earlier this season Unsworth and his squad spent a freezing-cold Friday night sleeping in the stands at Goodison Park with his entire under-23s squad and ...