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Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned meeting between Kim Jon-un and US President Donald Trump. At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea, the ruling party has outlined six crucial decisions: #1. North ...

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‘A little bit short of highest level’: Trump says he spoke with North Korea’s Kim almost ‘directly’

President Donald Trump says US-North Korean talks are being held at an “extremely” high level, one level short of the “highest,” and locations are now being considered for his historic meeting with the North Korean leader. Five locations are currently being considered for the upcoming US-North Korean leadership summit, Donald Trump told reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, where ...

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Twitter hit by outages across Europe, North America & Asia

Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:17 Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 14:49 Twitter has experienced an outage in parts of Europe, North America and Asia. The micro-blogging website went down about 14:00 GMT, according to Down Detector, a website which tracks technical problems on social media. Users took to another social media giant, Facebook, to report outages on the east ...

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Jawsome! School of 1,400 basking sharks spotted off US North Atlantic coast

Marine biologists have been left baffled by the appearance of large schools, comprised of up to 1,400 basking sharks, in the waters off the northeastern US. READ MORE: Shark attack warning: Fears man-eaters will head for beach where 140 whales died (IMAGES, VIDEO) The numbers were spotted by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) while examining 40 ...

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Twitter reportedly down in parts of North and South America, Europe

Twitter has reportedly suffered an outage, with users in Western Europe, North America and parts of South America affected. Down Detector, which provides updates on website malfunctions, reported issues for the social media platform just before 17:30 GMT. It appears that some people have been unable to use Twitter, or at the very least see new posts on the platform. ...

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North & South Korea set April 27 as date for leaders’ summit in breakthrough move

In a breakthrough move, Pyongyang and Seoul have finally set a date for a summit between the two nations’ leaders. The meeting – the third ever of this kind – will be on April 27. The summit will take place in the demilitarized zone in the village of Panmunjom, 53km north of Seoul. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South ...

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North Carolina will no longer shackle inmates during childbirth, but many states still do

North Carolina has ended the practice of shackling of women prisoners while they are giving birth. The US state joins only 18 others that regulate the practice, according to civil rights groups. State Prisons Director Kenneth Lassiter announced this week that restraints must be removed once an inmate is in labour unless she is a threat to herself or others or ...

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North Korean nuclear-armed ICBMs can reach Europe – reports

North Korea is now capable of targeting countries in central Europe with its nuclear arsenal, according to reports in the German media. German newspaper Bild reported Sunday that the vice-chairman of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), Ole Diehl, briefed government officials during a closed-door meeting that North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missiles can now be fitted with nuclear warheads. He also ...

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Will Israel’s ‘deceit & coercion’ of North African Jews be revealed in state papers?

Israel intends to unseal controversial documents detailing the discriminatory treatment suffered by Jewish immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East in the early decades of the state’s establishment. Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced Sunday that she intends to make the controversial archive files accessible to the public following pressure from fellow politicians, Haaretz reports. “There is no reason that material ...

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