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Seoul: US should lower threshold for talks with North

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The reply in Washington was cagey, with a statement from the White House suggesting that the offer could be taken up if the North is willing to include its nuclear arsenal in any discussions. " North Korea's art troupe came here and performed with dances and songs, and it might seem like a fancy show on the outside", she told Bloomberg . Read More »

CMU Press Conference On Shooting, 10:30 am Saturday

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Authorities said the shooting happened as students were leaving for spring break, so it's unknown if someone missed Davis Jr. entering the dorm building with the gun because students were busy moving off campus for the week. may be on drugs. While Davis' parents were in his dorm packing up his belongings, CMU Police Chief Bill Yeagley said video surveillance confirms that Davis walked from the parking lot to the fourth floor of Campbell Hall with a gun in his hand. Read More »

Storm Hits US Northeast, Flights Cancelled, 1.7 Million Without Power

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The record tide will be caused by a combination of about 5 feet of storm surge, astronomical high tides, high waves, and long-term sea level rise. In the western NY town of Hornell, 30-year-old Anna Stewart was milking the 130 cows of her dairy farm in a barn powered by a generator hooked up to a tractor. Read More »

Fierce battle between tiger and bear caught on camera in Maharashtra

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The video, taken on Wednesday during an afternoon safari, shows the encounter between two fierce animals. But it could have been far worse for the sloth bear . "It went on for 15 minutes". It was a severe fight. He later runs away from the altercation. Both the tiger and sloth bear suffered injuries in the attack. Read More »

Thousands march in Slovakia for slain journalist

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Organizers estimated that about 25,000 people gathered in Bratislava, while thousands more paid tribute to Kuciak in other cities and towns across the European Union country of 5.4 million people. The FBI, Scotland Yard and Europol are helping Slovak police with the investigation. His last, unfinished article was published posthumously by Slovak and worldwide media. Read More »

Nor'easter Hammering East Coast Could Become a 'Bomb Cyclone'

And the winds in eastern MA will be ferocious. In Putnam Valley, New York , an 11-year-old boy was killed when a tree crashed into his home, WPIX television reported, citing Putnam County sheriff's deputies. on Friday and more than 760 others delayed. An American Airlines spokesman says the company has canceled about 18 percent of its flights in the Northeast, with Boston's Logan Airport and Reagan Washington National Airport the hardest hit. Read More »

Turkey 'neutralises' over 2400 terrorists in Syria

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The Turkish military said on Friday at least nine terrorists were neutralised in Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, northwestern Syria. Another Turkish news agency, Dogan, reported that Turkish and allied forces had started an operation on Friday morning to take control of the town of Rajo in Afrin. Read More »

Trump advocates 'the ultimate penalty' for drug dealers during opioid summit

Trump also downplayed the role of "blue ribbon committees", appearing to disparage his own appointed opioid commission that issued a round of recommendations meant to combat the crisis previous year. "Some countries have a very, very tough penalty - the ultimate penalty", Trump said during a White House conference on the opioid crisis. Veterans' Affairs Secretary David Shulkin participated in a panel on prevention, treatment and recovery with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development ... Read More »

'Secret vote' begins for Pakistan senate elections

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According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), four senators will be elected on general seats from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ( FATA); eleven new members of Senate would be elected from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan each; and twelve each from Sindh and Punjab. Read More »

On 'Skip Dalai Lama Events' Report, Kiren Rijiju Declines Comment

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This alleged directive was attributed to India not wanting to rock the boat vis-à-vis relations with Beijing, which considers the Dalai Lama a "dangerous separatist", and which considers Tibet a part of China. The Dalai Lama set-up also intends to invite a number of Indian dignitaries. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday said that India's position on Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is "unchanged". Read More »

Vietnam President on 3 day visit to India

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India and Vietnam on Saturday signed three key memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in areas like economic and trade cooperation, agricultural exchanges, and atomic energy for peaceful purposes. The Vietnamese President is expected to have an interaction with prominent Indian businessmen. An 18-member delegation, consisting of businessmen and artists, led by the Quang will visit India. Read More »

Lord's stadium like you've never seen before, courtesy Beast from the East

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Yet hundreds of miles further south, temperate Rome woke to its first snowfall in six years on Monday thanks to the Polar Vortex. Cities that very rarely receive snow are being blanketed . Britain's weather service issued a severe weather warning for snow in parts of Scotland where schools were closed and council offices shut. In England, where heavy snow was dumped on London Tuesday, tabloids have dubbed the snap "the Beast from the East", while the Dutch are calling it the ... Read More »

White House: Trump stands by raising age limit for assault weapons

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Trump criticized the Broward County Sheriff's Office in the wake of reports that they hesitated to enter the school to engage the gunman. "When asked whether the President would have run into the school un-armed had he been on the scene, Sanders said, 'I think he was just stating that as a leader, he would have stepped in and hopefully been able to help". Read More »

Florida Senate passes bill banning steroids for greyhounds

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Stennett said she anxious that enacting a Stand Your Ground law would encourage impulsive use of lethal force, potentially endangering innocent people and the public. "Those teachers are only there for an active shooter - for nothing else". The actual first step took place earlier today when voting along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee approved training teachers to carry guns in class under the direction of local law enforcement - if superintendents or school boards approve. Read More »

United States condemns 'brutal attacks' in West Africa

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Macron, who made a high-profile visit to Burkina Faso in November, said the attacks "illustrate once more the threat weighing on the entire Sahel region". The minister said eight attackers had been shot dead. The French embassy confirmed that French interests were under attack. The West African country also saw a failed coup in 2015. Read More »

Wilbur Ross: $175 Is No Big Deal

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This is a can of Campbell's Soup . A penny on a can of soda or soup means nothing, but when you're buying those items every week along with myriad other goods that incorporate steel and aluminum, it adds up. The moment came in for rich mockery online, with Blue Check Internet unable to resist mocking the elderly man with the Campbell's soup can. "The reason why we've had to go this route is they don't solve the problem of overcapacity in global dumping". Read More »

Dublin supermarket is looted using machinery

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Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that they attended the scene after reports of a fire - but there was no fire at the scene. Civil Defence and Defence Forces trucks and snowploughs then had to be used to bring in garda reinforcements. It is understood Gardai have since arrested three men in connection with the incident and they are now being detained at nearby Garda station. He said it detracted from the excellent work being done by local community groups and by South Dublin County Council ... Read More »

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: Highlights

As per the counting on 58 seats out of 60, Congress was leading in 21 seats. Another front here is the partnership of the United Democratic Party (UDP) with the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP), and a few others. The National People's Party ( NPP ) was next at 12, while the BJP was making gains with eight. The NPP, an ally of the BJP with two MLAs, is hopeful of increasing the numbers as five former Congress legislators are contesting on NPP symbol this time. Read More »

Trump Made No Promises to NRA, Sanders Says

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The president has previously supported a more modest proposal written by Murphy and Senate Majority Whip John CornynJohn CornynLawmakers feel pressure on guns Kasich's campaign website tones down gun language after Florida shooting Murphy: Trump's support for background check bill shows gun politics "shifting rapidly" MORE (R-Texas) created to bolster the existing background check system, but not expand it. Read More »

NRA: Trump opposes gun control after great meeting

He said: "We have to stop this nonsense". In particular, Democratic senators said they were burned by the White House on DACA-first promised collaboration and support on a bipartisan bill to protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers, only to watch days later as the President and his cabinet worked to kill the bill that had the best chance of passage. Read More »

Status Red Warning For East Until Saturday Morning

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We apologise for the inconvenience but saftey of staff and customers is paramount. It insisted that it Is doing "everything possible to maintain all essential services", particularly services for vulnerable members of the community. To keep up with the latest weather reports visit Wicklow Weather . The National Emergency Co-ordination Group met in Dublin on Tuesday and warned the public to prepare for an exceptional weather event. Read More »

Trudeau says USA tariffs on steel and aluminum would be 'unacceptable'

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A look at past steel tariffs tells the story - and it's not a pretty one for Michigan's automotive-heavy economy, which lost almost 10,000 jobs because of a similar tariff effort in 2002, by one estimate. Last year, 3 per cent of USA steel imports came from Germany, and far more originated in Canada , South Korea and Mexico - nations that have also raised major concerns over the policy. Read More »

Why Putin is unveiling 'invincible' nuclear weapons now

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M - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that Russia possesses hypersonic weapons , TASS Russian news agency reports . "We will interpret any use of nuclear weapons against Russian Federation and its allies no matter how powerful they are, of low, medium or any other yield, as a nuclear attack", he said. Read More »

People Rescued From Under Squaw Valley Avalanche

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Five people, two women and three men, were hit by the avalanche. One guest was transported to the hospital with a serious lower body injury while another guest was shortly released, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office. More than 100 ski patrollers, emergency responders and numerous rescue dogs responded. They helped clear the scene after all reported missing people were accounted for. Read More »

North Korea rejects chemical links to Syria as 'mean USA trick'

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In February past year, Kim, the estranged half brother of the North Korean leader, was killed by two women - one from Indonesia and the other from Vietnam - at an global airport in Kuala Lumpur. It called on the Trump administration to give up its "reckless hostile policy or it won't be given a dialogue opportunity". When Europeans watch the news, do they see messages on the screen such as "Threat from North Korea"? US President Donald Trump reportedly said in late February that talks with ... Read More »

May Seeks New Trade Model With EU, Denies "Cherry-Picking"

Theresa May said it could be achieved via a commitment that the UK's regulatory standards are at least as high as the EU's. "It would also require us to be subject to a single rulebook over which we would have no say". May struck a pragmatic note, conceding that "there is no escaping the complexity of the task ahead of us", though Pascal Lamy, a former head of the World Trade Organization, recently used a more striking phrase. Read More »

Sanders: Trump will 'continue to support the Second Amendment'

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Picking up on Trumps stated desire for broad gun legislation, Senate Democrats on Thursday rolled out their own set of proposals: expanding background checks, banning assault weapons and allowing protective orders to temporarily take away guns from people who have shown signs of being risky. Read More »

Last northern male white rhino in declining health

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Kenya region (approximately 250 kilometres) north of the capital, Nairobi. The aging rhino made headlines previous year when he was declared " The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World " by Tinder as part of a joint fundraising campaign by the dating app and the conservancy in a bid the protect the animal from extinction. Read More »

President's address can not be considered as beginning of arms race

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The statement from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation echoed comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump , both of whom voiced concern about a speech delivered by Russian leader Vladimir Putin on March 1, in which he spoke of his country's buildup of nuclear weapons , a German government spokesman said on Friday. Read More »

USA Makes Personnel Reduction Permanent at Embassy in Cuba

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It will also hurt Cuban-American families divided by the Florida Straits, who have struggled to get visas to visit one another since the United States first cut the embassy's staff in September due to the "attacks" that it says have caused hearing loss, dizziness and fatigue in two dozen employees. Read More »