Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

Korea needs food, medicine, clean water Korea needs food, medicine, clean water

Mark Lowcock, UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, told a press briefing that he held talks with DPRK officials and reviewed the impact of global humanitarian assistance as well as challenges facing the...

'Vaping' co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency on Air China flight 'Vaping' co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency on Air China flight

Reuters notes that even though China's airlines have a pretty decent safety record, pilots are sometimes accused by passengers of smoking during flights. Regulators said they had seized the flight data and audio from the cockpit voice recorder, an...

Donald Trump backtracks on Brexit, says US-UK ties 'indispensable' Donald Trump backtracks on Brexit, says US-UK ties 'indispensable'

Theresa May and Donald Trump entered a news conference on Friday holding hands and went out of their way to praise one another's leadership, a day after the US president assailed her Brexit strategy and said one of her political opponents would ...

Donald Trump Publishes Letter from North Korea’s Kim Jong Donald Trump Publishes Letter from North Korea’s Kim Jong

His top deputy, who took the meeting in Kim's absence, said his boss was out of town without revealing what was more important than a sit-down with the top USA diplomat. At the conclusion of the Singapore summit last month, Trump suggested he m...

Irish senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements Irish senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements

Such a move would constitute a dramatic downgrading of ties, but is not the same as breaking off diplomatic relations. "It's an important step in recognising the incontestable fact that Israeli settlements are illegal and are displacing thousands of ...

Russian Federation dismisses indictment as attempt to "spoil" Trump-Putin meeting

President Donald Trump has already scripted out his conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he brings up election meddling - and he's not predicting a courtroom thriller. The U.S. intelligence community knows that the Russian gove...

Stormy Daniels strip club charges dropped, lawyer slams ‘setup’ Stormy Daniels strip club charges dropped, lawyer slams ‘setup’

He previously blasted the arrest as "a setup" that was "political motivated". "We also expect that she will be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing 'touching.' We will vehemently contest all charges", he wrote online. Stormy was arrested Wedne...

Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Defiantly Defends Himself at Heated House Hearing

The last part of comment, referencing the extramarital affair between Strzok and Page, prompted jeers from others on the committee, including one person who could be heard saying, "This is outrageous". Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said the congressio...

Blimps "Make Me Feel Unwelcome", Says Trump As He Arrives In UK

He said that May's new, softer approach to Brexit - which would leave Britain sticking to a "common rulebook" with Brussels on goods - would kill off the chances of a much sought-after U.S. His predecessor as London mayor was the Conservative Bori...

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

Zsa Zsa was about nine years old when she passed away, which is about the life expectancy for the breed. When her body was returned to his owner's house on the same day, Brainard, her husband Jesse and 15-month-old daughter Mareslie held an intimate ...

Tom DeLay: I Approve of Trump Blowing Off CNN

I don't take questions from CNN", and then called on " John Roberts of Fox. "To say that they are not a real network or "fake news" is also unfair", he said. 'John Roberts of Fox [News Channel]! "I didn't criticize the prime minister", Trump false...

At least 70 people, including Balochistan Awami Party candidate, killed in blast At least 70 people, including Balochistan Awami Party candidate, killed in blast

Meanwhile, Sharif arrived in the eastern city of Lahore from London where he was visiting his ailing wife when a Pakistani court convicted him and his daughter of corruption. This was the first major incident of violence ahead of the elections in Pak...

Royal flypast celebrates RAF centenary Royal flypast celebrates RAF centenary

Meghan seems to be getting along quite well with Harry's family. Meghan Markle has evolved her style since becoming part of the royal family , seemingly looking to the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton for inspiration. Standing in the fore...

Trump hopes to reach agreement with Putin on nuclear proliferation Trump hopes to reach agreement with Putin on nuclear proliferation

Though NATO allies have squabbled in the past, Trump seemed to be leaving in his wake not just bruised feelings, but deeper concerns about the future of the Western alliance that has served as a bedrock of the worldwide order. U.S. President Don...

Had Damaging Information On Donald Trump, Says FBI Agent Peter Strzok Had Damaging Information On Donald Trump, Says FBI Agent Peter Strzok

Strzok, who previously met with the two panels behind closed doors, was grilled by lawmakers for 10 hours. Strzok helped lead two of the FBI's most high-profile investigations: inquiries into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server ...

Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending

He said the USA "pays tens of Billions of Dollars too much to subsidize Europe" and demanded that members meet their pledge to spend 2 percent of GDP on defence, which "must ultimately go to 4%!" Though French President Emmanuel Macron said there w...

USA pitches Europe its gas as alternative to Russia's USA pitches Europe its gas as alternative to Russia's

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada has significant concerns over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would bring gas from Russian Federation to the Baltic coast of Germany. wants to put in order to equalize competition with European a...

Trudeau in Riga: Canada to extend Latvia mission by four years Trudeau in Riga: Canada to extend Latvia mission by four years

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, which is meeting that target, announced it would send 440 military personnel for a similar training mission in Afghanistan — by far the alliance's biggest foreign venture. I wrote "FACTS" earlier in the Black ...

British-US trade deal possible after Brexit, say May and Trump British-US trade deal possible after Brexit, say May and Trump

In an interview published just hours before the two leaders held talks, Trump chided the "very unfortunate" results of the prime minister's strategy for negotiating Britain's departure from the European Union. One of the organisers behind "Baby Tru...

Trump arrives in Britain, questions May’s Brexit plan Trump arrives in Britain, questions May’s Brexit plan

Trump accused the prime minister of ignoring his advice on Brexit negotiations, in remarks that echoed Johnson's private barbs that the United States president would do a better job than May in negotiations. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee, reporting fr...

Russians indicted for hacking DNC, Hillary Clinton emails Russians indicted for hacking DNC, Hillary Clinton emails

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said there was sufficient evidence to present the charges to a grand jury. The Russians are accused of hacking into the computer networks of the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Congressional ...

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases

If built, the 1,200-kilometre Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is scheduled for completion in 2019, will supply around 55 billion cubic metres of natural gas a year from Russian Federation to Germany under the Baltic Sea, circumventing Poland, the Balti...

How much do we really spend? How much do we really spend?

It remains to be seen whether Trump really meant it about consistency, when it comes to soccer, however. NATO , a pillar of the global order, emerged from a two-day confrontation with President Donald Trump on Thursday intact but distracted an...

Egyptian Sarcophagus Found Still Sealed in Ancient Tomb Egyptian Sarcophagus Found Still Sealed in Ancient Tomb

The tomb, which is believed to date to the Ptolemaic period, running roughly from 305 B.C.to 30 B.C., was found about 16 feet below ground during archaeological excavations ahead of construction of a new building, Smithsonian said. Oh, and then t...

Trump says May's Brexit plan could kill hope of U.S. trade deal Trump says May's Brexit plan could kill hope of U.S. trade deal

He is taking helicopters to his various destinations. The US president's brash style and hardline "America First" policies have caused consternation across Britain's political spectrum and society. "I am just saying I think he would be a great prim...

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