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Kim Jong-un is more popular than Nancy Pelosi among Republicans – poll

Despite once threatening to nuke the US, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has a higher favorability rating among Republicans than Nancy Pelosi, according to a new poll. Kim has spent much of his tenure as an enemy of their nation, but US Republicans appear to hold North Korea’s supreme leader in higher esteem than the Democrats’ House of Representatives leader. ...

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Trump repeats call to halt US-South Korea drills, stirs unease among military & allies

Military exercises put the US in a “bad light” during talks with North Korea and are expensive, Trump said, calling again for the drills to be cancelled. His plans have apparently unsettled both the Pentagon and regional allies. “Holding back the ‘war games’ during the negotiations was my request because they are very expensive and set a bad light during ...

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US Secret Service employee among 2,300 suspected child sex offenders nabbed in nationwide operation

A three-month operation has resulted in the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected child sex offenders, including a Secret Service employee, the Justice Department has announced. The investigation also identified 383 abused children. The nationwide operation, dubbed “Broken Heart,” ended in May. Conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) taskforces working in all 50 states, the operation was carried out ...

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Russian ‘Smart City’ among finalists to host Expo 2025

The Russian city of Ekaterinburg has entered the final round of bidding to host the World Expo 2025. At the heart of Russia’s bid is the ‘Smart City’ concept proposed to be constructed before the fair. Ekaterinburg, a city of 1.5 million in the Ural Mountains, faces off against the Japanese city of Osaka and Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, after France ...

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Le Pen, Orban, Wilders among Kremlin’s ‘5th column’ hell-bent on destroying Europe, says EU bigwig

The EU Parliament’s Brexit chief has accused Marine Le Pen, Nigel Farage and more Eurosceptic politicians of being Kremlin-funded “fifth columnists” working to destroy Europe from within. He even claimed Brexit was a Russian plot. While addressing the EU parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, Guy Verhofstadt, a Belgian MEP and lead Brexit negotiator for the bloc, singled out Britain’s Nigel ...

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China’s Alibaba & Tencent among world’s top 10 most valuable brands

A new list of the 100 most valuable global brands has been released by BrandZ ranking, with US tech giant Google at the top and Apple chasing number one. It’s the first time that two Chinese companies made it into the top 10. The report showed that Amazon has bumped Microsoft from third place. Chinese Tencent was ranked fifth and ...

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Google’s Duo and Cisco’s Webex Teams among the VoIP apps pulled from the China App Store

Earlier this week, it came to light that Apple had removed a number of VoIP-based calling apps from the App Store, at the request of the Chinese government. The apps had been using CallKit, Apple’s new developer toolset that provides the calling interface for VoIP apps, freeing up developers to handle the backend communications. China’s government asked developers, by way ...

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Israeli-made weapons among arms handed over by militants in Damascus

Israeli-made landmines were found in a large trove of medium and heavy weapons handed over by rebels in southern Damascus, Syria’s state media reported. Damascus has repeatedly accused Tel Aviv of aiding militants. As the Syrian army is driving out the last remaining terrorists from the southern outskirts of Damascus, those who refuse to completely lay down their arms and ...

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Generation gap? Democrats losing support among millennials

The Democratic Party is losing ground with millennial voters, all while their interest in the Republican Party is creeping up, according to a new poll. The Reuters/Ipsos online survey of more than 16,000 registered voters in the 18-34 age category found that support for Democrats has fallen to 46 percent — a roughly 9 percent drop over the last two ...

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9 journalists among 20+ killed in twin bombings in Afghan capital

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) has claimed responsibility for two bombings in the Afghan capital, Kabul that have left at least 26 people dead, including nine journalists. Warning graphic images The first attack was carried out by a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle, according to multiple reports. In the aftermath of the attack, journalists rushed to the scene. They then ...

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