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People North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation
Author: 0 North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

Trump also described Kim as a "maniac", condemned his country's nuclear bomb tests and ballistic missile launches, and dubbed him "little rocket man". If North Korea did extend the invitation, it could have its own conditions. During Ri's meeting with the prime minister , they also discussed confidence-building measures with the U.S., including the release of American citizens from detention in North Korea.

People Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens

The diplomats are due to leave London on March 20, RIA news agency quoted Russia's ambassador to Britain as saying . Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the attack. Speaking to the AP, he called it unlikely that some of the nerve agent could have gone missing in the years after the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.

People I agree with Britain's standpoint concerning Skripal's case, - Poroshenko
Author: 0 I agree with Britain's standpoint concerning Skripal's case, - Poroshenko

Israel's vaguely worded statement , released a day later, made no explicit mention of the poisoning and broke with the remarks made by other British allies, who identified Russian Federation as being behind it. Her comments followed a statement by British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday during which May said London would kick out the Russian diplomats in the biggest such expulsion since the Cold War.

People Eastern areas hold best chance for rain overnight
Author: 0 Eastern areas hold best chance for rain overnight

The high will be near 65 degrees. Partly to mostly sunny, breezy, and a little milder. Friday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. High pressure will build in on Sunday . Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Rain and snow is expected Tuesday and likely running into Wednesday , according to the weather service forecast.

People Tamil Nadu budget pegs revenue deficit for 2018-19 at Rs17,491 crore
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu budget pegs revenue deficit for 2018-19 at Rs17,491 crore

In the footage, he is seen gently pushing the mike away, saying "Madam, you look good with your spectacles on", apparently trying to avoid a question posed to him. He said that he was sorry if he hurt anybody. While the reporter's identity has not been revealed, the minister's comments have sparked a row among woman journalists in Tamil Nadu.

People Kremlin says no clear proof Russia behind Skripal attack: RIA
Author: 0 Kremlin says no clear proof Russia behind Skripal attack: RIA

Lavrov also lashed out at Britain for not providing consular access to Yulia. Although no formal response to Theresa May's expulsion of 23 diplomats has been given, Sergei Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister, said that "of course" some British diplomats would be expelled.

People Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders
Author: 0 Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders

They "emphasized that a brighter future is available for North Korea, if it chooses the correct path", it said. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho visits Sweden ahead of a possible meeting with US President Donald Trump. and North Korea and has hosted Kim's father, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Kang is also scheduled to meet with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan to talk about North Korea's nuclear weapons development in addition to other matters concerning ...

People Abe, Moon agree to cooperate toward key summits involving N. Korea
Author: 0 Abe, Moon agree to cooperate toward key summits involving N. Korea

According to the channel's foreign policy analyst Erika Bjerström, the meeting between Ri and Wallström meeting had been scheduled for months, but the agenda changed to accommodate recent diplomatic developments involving proposed talks between the North and South Korean leaders in late April and between Kim and President Donald Trump by the end of May.

People Trump Urges Tarkanian To Drop Senate Challenge To Heller
Author: 0 Trump Urges Tarkanian To Drop Senate Challenge To Heller

Senate. "I am confident I would have won the US Senate race and done a great job representing the people of Nevada in the Senate, but the President is adamant that a unified Republican ticket in Nevada is the best direction for the America First movement".

People Salisbury spy scandal will not affect Russian presidential election
Author: 0 Salisbury spy scandal will not affect Russian presidential election

Mrs May spoke to the first policeman who attended the incident - Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey - at the local hospital, where he is being treated for exposure to the nerve agent. Commenting on the issue, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that United Kingdom accusations against Russian Federation in relations to the Skripal poisoning case have all signs of provocation, adding that Moscow was puzzled over the UK's stance on the poisoning of Skripal.

People Missing teen went to Mexico with 45-year-old man
Author: 0 Missing teen went to Mexico with 45-year-old man

David Esterly and Amy Yu have been missing since February 9. He and his family had known Yu since she was about 7 years old, meeting at church about eight or nine years ago, according to attorney John Waldron, representing Esterly's wife.

People Ex-Qualcomm Chairman, CEO Paul Jacobs May Step Down From Board
Author: 0 Ex-Qualcomm Chairman, CEO Paul Jacobs May Step Down From Board

All this comes following Broadcom's decision to drop its plans to try to complete a hostile takeover of Qualcomm, which would consolidate two of the largest semiconductor companies in the world into a single unit. Broadcom had meant to move to the United States, but the timing was such that Qualcomm would end up avoiding Broadcom's attempts at a hostile takeover.

People How will a divided West tackle a resurgent Russia?
Author: 0 How will a divided West tackle a resurgent Russia?

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in critical condition after being poisoned in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. The source of the nerve agent used - which Britain says is the Soviet-made Novichok - is unclear, as is the way it was administered. Or, perhaps, the attempted murder and the way that it was carried out aimed to intimidate Putin's other opponents living in Britain.

People 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack on United Kingdom soil
Author: 0 'Overwhelmingly likely' Putin ordered nerve agent attack on United Kingdom soil

Police said the substance that rendered them critically ill was a nerve agent . Russian Federation has demanded that Britain share samples collected by investigators. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has vowed a response "very soon". Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench outside the Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury.

People Illinois Senate passes bump stock ban, age limit on assault-style weapons
Author: 0 Illinois Senate passes bump stock ban, age limit on assault-style weapons

Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, David Bowdich said authorities will never know if any investigative work would have prevented the shooting, "but we clearly should have done more". It would also help identify signs of potential violence before they occur. Like its House companion, the Senate bill also has bipartisan support.

People N Korean Foreign Minister meets Sweden PM ahead of US-Korea meet
Author: 0 N Korean Foreign Minister meets Sweden PM ahead of US-Korea meet

North Korea's foreign minister has briefly met Sweden's prime minister during a surprise trip to Stockholm that has fuelled speculation about a possible meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un . Ri served as a secretary in the North Korean Embassy in Sweden in the 1980s. TBS said Abe told Moon he wanted North Korea to not only suspend nuclear and missile testing, but also accept IAEA inspectors on its soil.

People Black man beaten at Charlottesville rally 'cleared of assault'
Author: 0 Black man beaten at Charlottesville rally 'cleared of assault'

DeAndre Harris, 21, was found not guilty Friday after being accused of assaulting a person participating in the Unite the Right rally on August 12. Harris, who was found not guilty by a Charlottesville court Friday, faced charges stemming from an alleged altercation with a white nationalist protester prior to the beating.

People At least 2 killed in car-ramming attack in West Bank
Author: 0 At least 2 killed in car-ramming attack in West Bank

The attack took place between Mevo Dotan and Hermesh on Route 585. Hundreds of Palestinians rioted throughout the day on Friday to mark 100 days since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Clashes also erupted in the village of Budrus, to the west of Ramallah, during which Israeli forces injured two protesters with rubber-coated steel rounds.

People Valley police ramping up DUI task force for St. Patrick's Day
Author: 0 Valley police ramping up DUI task force for St. Patrick's Day

Patrick's Day can protect you from the pinch of a leprechaun, what can protect against the pinch of handcuffs in the back of a police auto? "If you drive impaired, you risk your life and the lives of others on the road", said CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley.

People Bruce: Rain chances increase for the weekend
Author: 0 Bruce: Rain chances increase for the weekend

There's a marginal risk that some of the thunderstorms west of New Orleans may be strong to severe, the National Weather Service said. The weather service now says the storm will be slower to arrive and stick around for much of the day Wednesday.

People Gareth Southgate admits England are monitoring wonderkid Leon Bailey
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate admits England are monitoring wonderkid Leon Bailey

In terms of the new players in the squad, I'll start with Nick Pope . Southgate said: "Clearly it's a really serious matter and it's developing very quickly". Another possibly surprising inclusion was Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck who has not been a regular starter for Arsene Wenger's side this season.

People Russia To Expel British Diplomats As Standoff Over Ex-Spy Poisoning Worsens
Author: 0 Russia To Expel British Diplomats As Standoff Over Ex-Spy Poisoning Worsens

May said the expelled Russians, whom she accused of being Kremlin spies, would have one week to leave the country and that all planned high-level diplomatic meetings between the two countries would be suspended immediately. Relations between Britain and Russian Federation have been strained since the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London in 2006, a killing which a British inquiry said was probably approved by Putin.

People Congresswomen slam Zinke after he offers Hanabusa tone-deaf Japanese greeting
Author: 0 Congresswomen slam Zinke after he offers Hanabusa tone-deaf Japanese greeting

She wasn't alone. "I was outraged", said Karen Korematsu, founder and executive director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, which has been funded by the grant program in question, "first by Secretary Zinke's disrespect to Rep. Zinke, who tried to defend himself on Tuesday from questions about the use of taxpayer money for a private jet, after it was revealed last week he spent $139,000 on three sets of double doors for his office, received a barrage of criticism from Democrat ...

People Egyptian Muslim Girl Assaulted By 10 British Women Dies
Author: 0 Egyptian Muslim Girl Assaulted By 10 British Women Dies

Egyptian media has reported that the perpetrators are believed to be of "African descent". The Egyptian Embassy said it had been "closely following" the circumstances of the "vicious attack" and had "expressed the need for those responsible to be brought to justice swiftly" with United Kingdom authorities, according to the BBC.

People Tim Fischer says it's finally time for Australian membership — ASEAN summit
Author: 0 Tim Fischer says it's finally time for Australian membership — ASEAN summit

The leaders would also vow to reiterate on promotion and protection of human rights for all of their people following the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the paper said. Such moves give "due deference to the United States, but it implicitly recognizes that the United States isn't as big a player and reliable player as perhaps it once was", Blaxland said.

People The Russians targeted by new United States sanctions over election meddling
Author: 0 The Russians targeted by new United States sanctions over election meddling

The Treasury is targeting five Kremlin intelligence agencies, including the Federal Security Service and Internet Research Agency, and 19 individuals indicted by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller for interfering in the election. The Trump administration is right to punish these Russian agencies and individuals since they criminally breached USA computer systems. "We are going to continue actions to increase pressure on Russian Federation", the statement said.

People Former President George HW Bush picks A&M to win the NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Former President George HW Bush picks A&M to win the NCAA Tournament

While in office, Obama made it a regular habit to fill out his bracket on television, with ESPN sending college basketball reporter Andy Katz to the White House each year for what the network dubbed " Barack-etology ". And on the women's side the former POTUS picks the University of CT to win the tournament - reclaiming the title from the team that toppled them in a huge upset after a nearly-undefeated season in 2017 - Michigan State.

People Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as rift grows
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as rift grows

Moscow has denied any responsibility for the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia . That ignores the opportunity that May gave Putin and his ambassador to explain how a secret Russian nerve agent - which is still undeclared, in violation of global treaties - wound up in a Salisbury restaurant.

People Cumbrian MP calls on England to boycott World Cup in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Cumbrian MP calls on England to boycott World Cup in Russian Federation

The former Liberal Democrat leader is speaking out following the ongoing controversy over the poisoning of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. However, Sky Sports News believes that if the FA were to go ahead with any type of boycott, they would face banning from future global tournaments.

People Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support for Israel Since 1990s
Author: 0 Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support for Israel Since 1990s

Backing for Palestinians is at 19%, a six-year high as well, equal to 2012's survey results. When asked simply whether they viewed Israel favorably (rather than to choose a side in the conflict), large majorities of respondents said they did: "83% of Republicans, 72% of independents and 64% of Democrats view Israel favorably".

People Native River gets wire-to-wire win in Cheltenham Gold Cup
Author: 0 Native River gets wire-to-wire win in Cheltenham Gold Cup

He was bidding to become the first trainer to take today's Cheltenham showpiece along with the Champion Hurdle and Champion Chase in the same season. Richard Johnson brought the curtain down on the Cheltenham Festival by winning the Gold Cup on board Native River 18 years after his previous triumph.

People Ireland recall Henderson for Grand Slam tilt against England
Author: 0 Ireland recall Henderson for Grand Slam tilt against England

There was a moment of jaw-jutting defiance from the 58-year-old Australian, whose jokey use of "scummy" to describe the Irish and "little shit place" to describe Wales had produced every phone-in and social-media reaction from "so what?" to the "hang him high".