• Meetings under way to set stage for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore
Meetings under way to set stage for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Many participants tried to part with their relatives with a smile. That would leave Washington in an awkward spot, Roh and Peckler said, "the USA can either not recognize a bilateral peace treaty as a legitimate and legal end to the Korean War, or actively block South Korea from signing it".

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  • Pope 'ashamed' by Church's abuse failures
Pope 'ashamed' by Church's abuse failures

The failure of ecclesial authorities.to adequately address these repugnant crimes has rightly given rise to outrage, and remains a source of pain and shame for the Catholic community. And many faithful were hopeful. Around 100,000 people are expected to welcome the Pope in Dublin on Saturday afternoon as he passes through. He also recognized th...

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  • 'Disappointed' South Africa summons US envoy for Trump tweet
'Disappointed' South Africa summons US envoy for Trump tweet

The influential Time Magazine wrote that the US State Department has been following land reform in South Africa very closely for some time. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on August 1 that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging ahead with plans to change the constitution to allow the expropriation of land without comp...

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  • Why Australia has had 6 prime ministers in the last 8 years
Why Australia has had 6 prime ministers in the last 8 years

While there has been no suggestion Ms Bishop is likely to quit her safe seat of Curtin, her long service in Government and considerable profile on the global stage would very likely put her in high demand for corporate roles, or a future overseas in worldwide organisations such as the United Nations.

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  • Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'
Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

Rivera said he found Tibbetts in the trunk of his auto, bleeding from her head, and put her body in a field. Trump has claimed that people living in the USA illegally often commit crimes, and has prioritized cracking down on illegal immigration .

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  • Mnangagwa, Chamisa react to court verdict on elections
Mnangagwa, Chamisa react to court verdict on elections

Sibanda said Chief Justice Luke Malaba had shown little appetite to afford Chamisa a fair hearing while Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi had abused his position to frustrate the opposition leader's lawyers especially those from South Africa.

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  • Is Duncan Hunter throwing his wife under the bus?
Is Duncan Hunter throwing his wife under the bus?

But Hunter said that the trips flagged by the Justice Department as personal vacations paid for with campaign funds "were fundraisers", and that he and his wife are innocent of the accused wrongdoing. Hunter says his "constituents are not easily misled" and he will fight the allegations the same way he fought as a Marine. "So we saw this at Politi...

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  • Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip
Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

Trump partly blamed China for the stalled momentum with North Korea and suggested talks with Pyongyang could be on hold until after Washington resolved its trade dispute with Beijing. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during a briefing on Wednesday that President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a phone cal...

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  • Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii
Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane is bearing down on Hawaii, dumping up to a foot of rain on the Big Island and lashing the state with rough winds. "We have asked our residents in these areas where they know it floods to be ready to leave", Caldwell said , adding that 1,100 people were staying in emergency shelters throughout the city.

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  • Trump Turns Sessions' Words Against Him in New Blast
Trump Turns Sessions' Words Against Him in New Blast

Some say the feud originated a year ago when the president said Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Of course, if Trump canned Sessions and successfully replaced him with an AG who wouldn't have to recuse himself, it could help the president curb Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe.

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  • U.S., Pak. disagree on call content
U.S., Pak. disagree on call content

US transcripts of the call state that Pompeo and Khan discussed the U.S.'s wishes for Pakistan to take "decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan". "And I say this with full confidence", Qureshi said at a press conference in the capital, Islamabad . Ambassador Hale acknowledged Foreign Minister's role in shepherding bilateral ...

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  • British woman freed for three days from Iranian prison, 'a gross injustice'
British woman freed for three days from Iranian prison, 'a gross injustice'

Johnson, while foreign secretary, drew widespread criticism late past year after he said that Zaghari-Ratcliffe was "simply teaching people journalism" before her arrest - a claim her family and employer vehemently deny. Her now 4-year-old daughter lives with her grandparents in Iran, while her husband has been barred from entering the country....

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  • US woman gets five years in prison for leaking NSA document
US woman gets five years in prison for leaking NSA document

An attorney for victor would not comment on Thursday when asked about the sentencing hearing, which is due to take place at 10 a.m. ET in federal court in Winner's hometown of Augusta, Georgia . Victor was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and no fine, except for a $100 special assessment fee. Prosecutors also accused victor ...

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  • Manafort juror on a potential pardon: 'It would be grave mistake'
Manafort juror on a potential pardon: 'It would be grave mistake'

A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts the jury could not agree on. But defense lawyer Kevin Downing warned that Manafort's right to a fair trial was at stake and pushed for thorough questioning, saying "we obviously would not agree that it's a small thing" to have "jurors making comments on the weakness of the defense".

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  • The President Says Mueller's 'DEMOCRAT THUGS' are 'Looking for Trouble — TRUMP UNLEASHED
The President Says Mueller's 'DEMOCRAT THUGS' are 'Looking for Trouble — TRUMP UNLEASHED

What did it say? "When an executive branch attorney is called before a Federal grand jury to give evidence about alleged crimes within the executive branch, ... But be that as it may, it puts us in a very strong position to say we don't - they don't need to question them. "The strategy is working", Dowd said in a statement Monday, adding that...

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  • Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty in deal with prosecutors
Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty in deal with prosecutors

The nature of the reported plea deal is unclear and does not necessarily entail that Mr Cohen is co-operating against the president. In addition, Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the election in which they discussed buying the rights to a story by former Playboy model Karen McDougal , who said she had an affair with T...

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  • Trump tweets about SA land expropriation, farm killings
Trump tweets about SA land expropriation, farm killings

There are two issues here that need to be evaluated separately, although they are clearly interlinked. "Land expropriation will happen against all forms of threats by Foolishness", Shivambu wrote on Twitter . Luckily for Trump , he has Fox News , who are so used to dumbing things down for their viewers that even Donald can follow along. Tru...

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  • Chilling security footage leads police to body of missing student
Chilling security footage leads police to body of missing student

They linked the vehicle to Rivera and "from that we were able to track his pattern in the routes in which he took", Rahn said . Pence wrote on Twitter . For years, the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal US resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa, his employer said.

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  • Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to Stormy Daniels hush money
Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to Stormy Daniels hush money

Prosecutors said Manafort had lied to banks to get $20 million worth of loans-which he used to maintain an expensive lifestyle after his lucrative political consulting work dried up-and hid $65 million from the IRS in overseas bank accounts.

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  • No long-term health effects as wildfire smoke lingers government reassures
No long-term health effects as wildfire smoke lingers government reassures

After enduring days of record-setting, eye-watering levels of smoke in the air, the Seattle area is in for relief, thanks to a shift in wind patterns. Eagle-eyed air quality viewers may have noticed Thursday morning that the state's Department of Ecology-run air monitoring service was down for about five to six hours before coming back online at ab...

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