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Why North Korea has no interest in talking to the South

According to the New York Times , Trump's inflammatory remarks during what was supposed to be a meeting about the opioid crisis, were completely improvised. China, Pyongyang's traditional ally and biggest trading partner, has long called for the United States and North Korea to exercise restraint in the impasse and seek a negotiated solution that would de-nuclearise its secretive neighbour. Lire la suite »

Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing


The team attracted boys and girls, taught them Western dances and published their video clips on social media apps like Telegram and Instagram. Hamid Damghani, a local Revolutionary Guards commander in the town of Sharhoud in Iran's north-eastern Semnan province, told AFP: "The members of a network teaching and filming Western dances have been identified and arrested". Lire la suite »

North Korea not imminent threat, says Rex Tillerson

His stark warning comes a day after President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury ". Britain's U.N. ambassador says the United Kingdom "stands shoulder to shoulder with the United States" in tackling the nuclear threat from North Korea and making sure it can't pursue its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Lire la suite »

Percent Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election


Support for such a postponement was more prevalent among younger, less educated Republicans who strongly identified with the party, according to the Washington Post , which surveyed more than 1,300 Americans via the internet from June 5 to 20, including 650 self-identified Republicans. Lire la suite »

Police locate woman who allegedly slapped girl, 8, in grocery store


The suspect allegedly slapped an eight-year-old girl and then fled the store once she was confronted by the mother. The mother did not recognize the woman, who was about 70 and had shoulder-length hair. The suspect had brown, shoulder-length hair, and was wearing a white t-shirt and black trousers and was approximately 70 years old, investigators say. Lire la suite »

80-year-old Walmart employee is pepper sprayed. Police release suspects' photos


The male suspect turned around and sprayed the worker in the face and fled. "We got her in a wheelchair to make sure that she could walk, because she couldn't see anything". After releasing surveillance images of the suspects, police identified them as Michael Jude, 35, and Sandra Yeahquo 36, both of Oklahoma. Police believe the obvious motive was shoplifting. Lire la suite »

Even Kellyanne Conway Can't Deny Trump's Low Approval Ratings


The poll revealed a similar division when respondents were asked about Trump's handling of the economy; 45 approved of the president's approach while 47 percent felt the opposite, Sputnik reported. Still, only those who say they are very confident approve of the president overall - those merely somewhat confident and those uneasy do not approve, suggesting that his overall ratings could be more tied to how Americans feel about their own prospects than to the economy overall. Lire la suite »

Utah wants $1.9 billion for Gold King Mine spill


It turned river water in Colorado, New Mexico , Utah and on the Navajo Nation bright orange with arsenic and mercury and forced farmers and utilities to stop using the water. The spill sent 3 million gallons of tainted wastewater into rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, causing an estimated $420 million in damage. In a written statement, the EPA said the law prevents it from reconsidering claims from anyone who has filed suit. Lire la suite »

Man charged in Northerly Island punk concert stabbing


Christensen was arrested when he was knocked to the ground and detained after the fight, police said. The woman, who lives in South Bend, Ind., said she was at the concert for a girls' night. He sustained "superficial wounds" during the incident and was given medical attention. The woman told the Tribune she was standing by the concessions stand when two men ran past her - almost knocking her down - and one was armed with a 5- to 6-inch long knife. Lire la suite »

Ousmane Sonko: " Macky Sall va déployer des moyens pour acheter des députés "


Dès lors, Sonko et Cie invitent "les citoyens à prendre leurs responsabilités en se mobilisant, en s'unissant et en s'organisant pour mettre en échec la sinistre consternation ourdie par le parti Etat, l'Apr et sa coalition Benno Bokk Yakaar" Selon Sonko et ses camarades, "plus que jamais, s'imposent la mobilisation et la riposte populaire citoyenne, la démission du Ministre de l'Intérieur, la mise en place d'une autorité indépendante pour organiser les élections, l'audit du fichier ... Lire la suite »

Un soldat israélien blessé pendant une opération nocturne — Cisjordanie


Des heurts ont par ailleurs éclaté entre les forces de sécurité et des manifestants palestiniens au cours des opérations, a précisé l'armée. Les trois Palestiniens du village de Deir Abu Mash'al avaient attaqué au couteau en juin dernier une policière israélienne âgée de 23 ans à la porte de Damas dans la vieille ville de Jérusalem. Lire la suite »

Frau klagt gegen Mindestgröße bei Polizei


In Nordrhein-Westfalen ist in einem Erlass festgelegt, dass für die Einstellung in den Polizeidienst eine Mindestgröße von 163 cm für Frauen und 168 cm für Männer gelte. Denn es gehe darum, "zwei widerstreitende Interessen von Verfassungsrang - das Prinzip der Bestenauslese einerseits und die Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern andererseits - miteinander in Einklang zu bringen". Lire la suite »

Showers and storms ahead


Sunday , it will be partly sunny with a high near 80, the weather service said. Today showers in central Kansas from last night will weaken/diminish around sunrise however redevelopment is expected throughout the morning as a disturbance gets closer. Lire la suite »

Set common questions for NEET in regional languages: SC tells CBSE


Petitioner's lawyer senior advocate Indira Jaising said the standard of question papers in English and regional languages were different. Earlier, Members of the TMC and AIADMK in the Rajya Sabha had expressed grave concern over the issue of different questions papers being given to students attempting the common medical entrance examination in regional languages in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. Lire la suite »

Dalai Lama Says India, China Should End 'Not Very Serious' Doklam Standoff


More than 50 days since the border standoff began at Doklam, the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said that it is "not a very serious issue", and that the two countries have to live as neighbours. "Where there is no freedom, I don't like". The spiritual leader, who calls himself a "chela" of India, also needled China saying he could do more in India which had freedom. Lire la suite »

Houston store sells million-dollar Powerball ticket, just short of $307M jackpot


The winning Powerball numbers drawn Wednesday were 12, 30, 36, 47, 62 and the Powerball number is 9. Saturday's estimated jackpot is now at $356 million, or just over $203 million if a victor chooses to take the winnings in cash. A player wins the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing, including the Powerball number. The prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years. Lire la suite »

Protesters Beam Message From Vladimir Putin Onto Trump SoHo Hotel


It showed Putin standing in front of a Russian flag and giving a thumbs-up with the phrases, " HAPPY TO HELP, BRO ", "FOLLOW THE MONEY", and "LAUNDERING SERVICES AVAILABLE" projected onto the building. "On #nationaldollarday of all days", the protest's creator, Washington D.C. -based digital artist Robin Bell, wrote on Twitter. In May another demonstration saw 'Pay Trump Bribes Here' appear above the entrance to the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington, DC. Lire la suite »

S. Korea's military vows retaliation if N. Korea attacks


Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros urged calm and said defences are in place for such threats. And with the North's nuclear and missile threats rapidly growing, South Korea aims to get its three-stage defense system done sooner - by 2022 rather than the *mid-20's. Lire la suite »

Softbank fund invests in Flipkart, becomes one of its largest shareholders


In a big boost to its fight against arch rival Amazon, India's biggest homegrown e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd is learnt to have raised at least $2.5 billion (over Rs 16,000 crore) from SoftBank Vision Fund. "We respect the decision of Snapdeal founders and we are engaged with Flipkart ", Son had said. Very few economies globally attract such overwhelming interest from top-tier investors. Lire la suite »

La tempête tropicale Franklin se transforme en ouragan — Mexique


Le Centre national des ouragans des États-Unis, à Miami, a annoncé que Franklin a régressé au rang de tempête tropicale tôt jeudi matin, avec des vents soutenus de 95 kilomètres/heure. Il avait précédemment survolé la péninsule du Yucatan, où son impact - alors qu'il n'était qu'une tempête tropicale - a été moins sévère que prévu. En raison de se position géographique et de l'étendue de son littoral, aussi bien du côté Pacifique qu'Atlantique, le Mexique est un des pays les plus touchés ... Lire la suite »

RNZAF confirms military exercise in threatened Guam

Tom McInerney told Fox News on Monday that in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea on the US or South Korea, Pyongyang has about 15 minutes to bask in its glory before the United States flattens the entire country. That proximity has long placed it in North Korea's crosshairs, but the escalating war of words has put this territory of 160,000 civilians on edge. Lire la suite »