• Kim Jong-Un welcomes K-pop performers in Pyongyang
Kim Jong-Un welcomes K-pop performers in Pyongyang

The two-hour concert marked the first time in over a decade that South Korean musicians have performed in North Korea . After the performance Kim and his wife met with the performers and shook hands with every singer. The members of Red Velvet viewed their performance positively as well. "I had initially planned to attend a performance the d...

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  • HC allows Jaitley-Kejriwal to close defamation cases
HC allows Jaitley-Kejriwal to close defamation cases

The defamation lawsuit by union minister Jaitley has not being withdrawn, but a joint application is being filed for an announcement based on the apology by Kejriwal and the 3 other AAP leaders. Mann is AAP's MP from Punjab's Sangrur.Kejriwal had repeatedly accused former Punjab minister Majithia of being part of illegal drug businesses. The ap...

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  • Samsung Notebook 3, Notebook 5 launched with Intel Core i7 processors
Samsung Notebook 3, Notebook 5 launched with Intel Core i7 processors

Looks aside, the Samsung Odyssey Z 15 is shaping up to be the brand's most powerful gaming laptop yet. Notebook 3 15-inch and Notebook 5 15-inch both share same processors as the 13-inch model. The Notebook 3 will be available in Misty Gray, Night Charcoal, Deep Peach and Pure white. It features default integrated graphics . For the s...

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  • EPA chief draws Trump praise - and ire
EPA chief draws Trump praise - and ire

According to multiple media outlets, a White House official said Trump told the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to "keep your head up, keep fighting" and "we have your back". "Cooperative federalism doesn't mean that one state can dictate standards for the rest of the country", Pruitt said, referring when Obama negotiated with the s...

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  • Oklahoma Teacher Strike: Lt. Gov. Calls for Minimum Requirement for Classroom Funding
Oklahoma Teacher Strike: Lt. Gov. Calls for Minimum Requirement for Classroom Funding

Kevin Wallace, the House appropriations chair. Some of the demands by the largest teachers' union in the state include an increase in school funding by US$200 million over the course of three years and raise teachers' wages by US$10,000. Bennett, who had a stack of New Testaments and a biography of Robert E. Lee on an end table, said he was sympa...

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  • Blue pinwheels promote child abuse prevention in Smith Co
Blue pinwheels promote child abuse prevention in Smith Co

Jane Johnson, executive director of Child Haven, the oldest county-based agency specializing in therapeutic services for child abuse and childhood trauma, spoke to a small gathering of people. The pinwheels were donated by Sondra's Song, an organization in Lubbock that helps foster children who are aging out of foster care, said Leal. "Our safe...

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  • Less Restrictive Marijuana Laws Linked To Reduced Opioid Prescriptions
Less Restrictive Marijuana Laws Linked To Reduced Opioid Prescriptions

Response: Some undesirable consequences of marijuana liberalization policies, such as pediatric marijuana intoxication, marijuana addiction, marijuana-related crimes, marijuana-influenced driving impairments, and marijuana-related environmental issues, are worth investigating in the future and taken into consideration in policy discussion.

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  • Thousands of flights delayed in Europe after Eurocontrol computer failure
Thousands of flights delayed in Europe after Eurocontrol computer failure

The failure occurred in the system ETFMS (Enhanced tactical system of air traffic control). Brussels airport said departures were limited to 10 flights an hour. People living under flight paths will also be affected, as Nats has requested permission to land some planes "slightly earlier and slightly later than usual", reducing the overnight r...

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  • Israelis kill Palestinian man in Gaza buffer zone
Israelis kill Palestinian man in Gaza buffer zone

Immediately he was verbally assaulted by the Israeli public along with senior Israeli officials, including Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who called for him to be sacked. HAMADA ZAZA: (Foreign language spoken). He is bored. He blames the rulers in Gaza, the Islamist militant group Hamas, for ruining Gaza. They felt they had little to...

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  • United Nations chief leads drive for aid pledges for war-battered Yemen
United Nations chief leads drive for aid pledges for war-battered Yemen

Hodeidah port has become a launch pad for terrorist operations as well as for the smuggling of rockets and weapons, Al-Malki said while stressing that the command of the coalition forces will take all the necessary measures and means to maintain security and stability of maritime navigation and worldwide trade on Bab-el-Mandeb strait and the Red Se...

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  • John Timothy Schooley, Designer of Deadly Waterslide, Charged Along With Park Owner
John Timothy Schooley, Designer of Deadly Waterslide, Charged Along With Park Owner

Marshals detained John Schooley, 72, at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on Monday after he arrived on a flight from China, the Marshals Service said in a release. Miles is now free after posting $50,000 bond. Caleb Schwab , the son of Kansas Rep. Scott Schwab, was decapitated on the slide in August 2016 at the Kansas City water park.

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  • Wave of teachers' wildcat strikes spreads to Oklahoma and Kentucky
Wave of teachers' wildcat strikes spreads to Oklahoma and Kentucky

The thousands of teachers protesting Monday came despite the Oklahoma Legislature passing a pay raise last week, which the Oklahoma Education Association called "a down payment". "I think it's good that they would stand out in the cold for what's right because they deserve a raise and we deserve to get better textbooks", Duncan student Landon Holdt...

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  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, dies at 81
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, dies at 81

The contradiction helped kill their marriage and destroyed the esteem in which she was held by many South Africans , although the firebrand activist retained the support of radical black nationalists to the end. But their marriage began to fall apart in the years after his release. Earlier this year, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife was hospitalized...

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  • April Snow On the Way
April Snow On the Way

In the Omaha area, rain and snow are likely, with temperatures falling to around 30 by late afternoon and northwest winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. This means that the snow will not be self shoveling, as Bob McGuire likes to say. High near 43. North wind 9 to 14 miles per hour. A few inches are on tap for areas of Massachusetts, Rhode I...

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  • North Korean leader Kim attends South Korean concert in Pyongyang
North Korean leader Kim attends South Korean concert in Pyongyang

The Pyongyang government at the beginning of this year opened the way to a succession of talks with South Korea where reciprocal trips of high officials were consensuated, the presence of the North in the sports venue and the performance of artists in both territories.

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  • Egypt Election: Liverpool soccer star emerges as top challenger to Sisi
Egypt Election: Liverpool soccer star emerges as top challenger to Sisi

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, on the victory in presidential elections in Egypt , the Kremlin press service said on Monday after a telephone conversation between the two leaders initiated by the Russian side.

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  • 20 killed in Kashmir encounters
20 killed in Kashmir encounters

The use of pellet guns is controversial in Kashmir. Authorities also blocked train service from south to Srinagar district. As a precautionary measure, internet services have been suspended in parts of the Valley. It has led to decades of conflict in the region. That upsurge in violence has escalated in 2018, with 49 armed freedom fighters ...

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  • Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says
Deadly Hart family crash may have been intentional, CHP says

That information combined with the fact that there were no skid marks at the scene has led authorities to believe the crash was intentional, Baarts told the AP. Bruce and Dana DeKalb, the Hart family's neighbors, told the AP that they called child welfare services three days before the crash after Devonte came to their house asking for food nearl...

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  • Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in
Firefighters searching LA River near Griffith Park for boy who fell in

The fire department told ABC station KABC in Los Angeles that Jesse and his friends had climbed over a chain-link fence near Griffith Park and entered an abandoned maintenance shed. "The expertise of the Bureau of Sanitation was instrumental in this search", Stewart said. When they opened a hatch under Interstate 5 at the interchange with the Ven...

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  • NCAA men's national semifinals: Villanova vs. Kansas
NCAA men's national semifinals: Villanova vs. Kansas

Villanova made three 3-pointers in a 73-second span in the opening three minutes, and buried another one before the first media timeout. Villanova is dropping 3-pointers like pop-a-shot and making teams look far less skilled. To sum things up, Villanova was feelin' it Saturday night. "Wow. If you put it like that, it's probably cool", Wagner...

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