• Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit
Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit

A top lieutenant for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly about to travel to the United States to discuss a possible summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, the latest indication that an on-again-off-again meeting between Trump and North Korea's leader may go ahead next month.

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  • Mahathir confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped
Mahathir confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped

The project, valued by analysts at about RM50 billion, is out for tender and is scheduled to be completed by 2026. "It is a final decision but it will take time because we have an agreement with Singapore". Najib said at the time: "One can have breakfast in Kuala Lumpur , lunch in Singapore, and be back in time for dinner in Kuala Lumpur ". T...

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  • Alberto makes landfall near Panama City Beach
Alberto makes landfall near Panama City Beach

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says subtropical storm Alberto has come ashore on the Florida Panhandle. The current projected path shows it will make landfall near Pensacola around 1 p.m. This is the area that has the potential to feel tropical storm force winds. "My boyfriend and I usually try to go to the store and stock up on lots of b...

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  • Indy 500: Australian Will Power posts historic win in Indianapolis
Indy 500: Australian Will Power posts historic win in Indianapolis

He posted throughout the day about the race, and he even streamed the whole event from inside his auto. "I guess I'll stop there". A bullish run in Indy 500 qualifying where seven of the Fast 9 positions were taken by Bowtie drivers was turned into an old-fashioned stomping as Chevy led 150 of 200 laps on the way to Power's emotional first "5...

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  • Suspect in custody after shooting at in middle school
Suspect in custody after shooting at in middle school

IU Health officials confirmed in an email that both patients were admitted to the hospital. The shooter fired off several rounds before "Mr. Seaman started running at him, he's a teacher, a science teacher - he tackled him to the ground", a student, who did not wish to be identified told Fox 59 .

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  • Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal
Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

He called on them to "guarantee the total sales of Iran's oil", meaning that Europe must promise to make up for any oil sales from third countries which are cancelled because of United States sanctions. Highlighting how hard it will be, the U.S. Treasury announced Thursday more sanctions on several Iranian and Turkish companies and a number of ai...

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  • Kim Meeting More Likely Than Mueller One, Giuliani Says
Kim Meeting More Likely Than Mueller One, Giuliani Says

He says, "We are working to make that happen". "If they insist upon carrying out this farce, the White House and its Republican allies in the House will do permanent, long-standing damage to the practice of bipartisan congressional oversight of intelligence", Warner said.

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  • Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo
Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo

The entire talk about North Korea wanting to cancel the summit started when scheduled talks between the North and South were canceled because South Korean military held joint exercises with the United States military. "That model would take place if we don't make a deal, most likely". Even if the summit seems unlikely at the moment, it will pro...

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  • United States reports brain injury after 'sound' incident in China
United States reports brain injury after 'sound' incident in China

The U.S. government issued a warning to all of its citizens in China today, after an embassy staffer reportedly suffered a mild traumatic brain injury resulting from "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure". USA diplomats there experienced possible " sonic attacks ", and the US eventually reduced the number of American employees there. Althoug...

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  • Tamil Nadu anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll mounts to 10
Tamil Nadu anti-Sterlite protests: Death toll mounts to 10

A bench comprising Justice M Sundar and Justice Anitha Sumanth passed the order staying construction of Vedanta's (formerly Sterlite Industries Limited) second unit in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, on a petition filed by environmental activist Fathima Babu.

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  • Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': United Nations rights chief
Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': United Nations rights chief

They thanked countries and organizations that rejected the USA embassy move, condemning others for taking part in Monday's inauguration ceremony. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi In a statement said that Pakistan will continue to support Palestinian community on every forum.

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  • White House defends Trump's use of 'animals' to portray gang members
White House defends Trump's use of 'animals' to portray gang members

Trump was speaking at a roundtable with local California officials when he responded to a comment that referenced MS-13. US President Donald Trump described some migrants as "animals" Wednesday, in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement.

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  • Anwar reminds new govt against abuse of power
Anwar reminds new govt against abuse of power

Mr Anwar pledged his "complete support" to Mr Mahathir. "But I plan to visit him on Saturday, and tell him I look forward to working with him again for mutual benefit", he said during the Singapore parliament session today. Anwar Ibrahim's lawyer says the Malaysian king has granted him a full pardon and all past convictions have been expunged. . ...

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  • Tom Wolfe's 4 Most Memorable Works
Tom Wolfe's 4 Most Memorable Works

Nesbit said Wolfe died after he was hospitalized with an infection. Wolfe worked at The Washington Post and the New York Herald Tribune , where he developed " New Journalism ", a style marked by interior monologues and eccentric language.

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  • President Trump Says First Lady 'Doing Really Well'
President Trump Says First Lady 'Doing Really Well'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his wife and first lady, Melania, is "doing really well" although she remains hospitalized following a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition the White House described as benign . Vice President Mike Pence , however, said in a speech Monday night that the procedure was "long-planned". She's ex...

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  • Iraq PM Congratulates Sadr on Election Win, Suggests Need for Recount
Iraq PM Congratulates Sadr on Election Win, Suggests Need for Recount

Al-Sadr's list is leading the popular vote count, followed by a list linked to Iraq's predominantly Shiite paramilitary forces that fought alongside Iraq's army in the war against IS militants. The country is also waiting to hear results from Kirkuk, an oil-rich city disputed by Baghdad and Iraq's northern, autonomous Kurdish administration.

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  • Rand Paul pressured by GOP to confirm Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency head
Rand Paul pressured by GOP to confirm Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency head

While Haspel is expected to easily clear the panel in a closed-door vote on Wednesday, her confirmation at the full Senate depends on winning support from key Democrats, largely those from conservative or centrist states, who are under enormous pressure from outside liberal and human rights groups to block her.

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  • Nawaz Sharif Admits Pakistani Terrorists Behind 26/11 Mumbai Attack
Nawaz Sharif Admits Pakistani Terrorists Behind 26/11 Mumbai Attack

Voicing the Government's stand, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Ahir said, "We always maintained that Pakistan is behind terror attacks here". Sharif also said that Pakistan's version of its commitment to fight terror was not being accepted by other countries. "We must look into it", he said.

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  • Rudy Giuliani and his Manhattan law firm part ways
Rudy Giuliani and his Manhattan law firm part ways

Giuliani's engagement with Trump's domestic legal woes have been every bit as incendiary. But the reality was that Giuliani already knew that Trump had himself effectively given the game away days earlier during his own freaky, rambling, uninvited phone-in on Fox and Friends .

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  • Brilliant! Sir Alex awakes and asks his Darren: How'd Doncaster get on?
Brilliant! Sir Alex awakes and asks his Darren: How'd Doncaster get on?

The Manchester Evening News reports that former United defender Rafael da Silva "broke down in tears" when he found out that Ferguson had suffered a brain haemorrhage. Following Madrid's 2-2 draw against Barcelona, Ronaldo said: "How am I supposed to celebrate when the person who taught me to play football is suffering in the hospital?" "He is ...

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