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People North Korean Soldier Crosses Heavily Guarded Border and Defects to South Korea
Author: 0 North Korean Soldier Crosses Heavily Guarded Border and Defects to South Korea

The Koreas plan to hold a groundbreaking ceremony by the end of the year on an ambitious project to connect their railways and roads as agreed by their leaders. Through Dec. 5, the South Koreans will team up with North Korean officials and experts to look at 400 kilometers of tracks along the western coast from Kaesong, just north of the inter-Korean border, all the way up to Sinuiju, near the border separating North Korea and China.

Author: 0 Cops find ring in grate after engagement goes 'horribly wrong'

When the couple asked police for help , emergency service officers could not immediately find the ring - but continued looking after the couple left. The department has taken to social media in an effort to enlist the public's help in locating the couple. Police say they hope someone can help track down the couple so that they can return their engagement ring.

People Former US President George H.W. Bush Dead at Age 94
Author: 0 Former US President George H.W. Bush Dead at Age 94

Shortly after the Bush family announced the passing of former president George H.W. Bush , the Obamas marked the passing of Bush 41 with a heartfelt tribute to the man they called a "patriot and humble servant". Theresa May said Mr Bush's ethos of public service had been "the guiding thread of his life and an example to us all". The couple was married for 73 years.

People Another UK govt minister quits over Brexit deal
Author: 0 Another UK govt minister quits over Brexit deal

Writing on his Facebook page, the "rising star" in the Conservative Party, said: "After careful consideration and reflection, I can not support the government's deal and as such, I have tended my resignation as universities and science minister".

People Meet huge Canadian cow, measured to be 6ft5
Author: 0 Meet huge Canadian cow, measured to be 6ft5

Schoenrock and his wife, Raelle, who run Kismet Creek Farm in Manitoba , chose to break out the tape to see how their bovine measured up after watching Knickers' story go viral on social media. Even though Dozer's size can be imposing, he has the sweetest personality. Instead, he will live until his natural death in a paddock that he shares with two other steers and a horse.

People Paris riots: At least 80 injured as police and protesters violently clash
Author: 0 Paris riots: At least 80 injured as police and protesters violently clash

The area around the Champs Elysee and the Arc de Triomphe was a key flashpoint. The minister for overseas territories, Annick Girardin, who was dispatched to the island to talk to protesters, was forced to cut short a meeting Friday with demonstrators after they booed her and shouted "Macron, resign!" Last weekend, the protests in Paris featured around 8,000 people and were violent, though the number of people detained was significantly lower.

People Federal Bureau of Investigation raids office of powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation raids office of powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke

They declined to say whether the target of the warrants was Burke. It was reported in June that Burke's law office was no longer doing tax work for Trump. There were no arrests. It felt like John Lausch, whose presence in Chicago as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of IL has been mostly an unconfirmed rumor to this point, is about to formally introduce himself in a big way.

People Distressed farmers’ march to Parliament thwarted
Author: 0 Distressed farmers’ march to Parliament thwarted

Thousands of farmers arrived in Delhi on Thursday to demand loan waivers and higher levels of Minimum Support Price for their produce. These farmers with whose vote many leaders have been elected, are now on the road protesting and demanding their rights from our leaders.

Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Giuliani Demands Supervision of Mueller: ‘Out of Control!’

Legal experts believe the conversations may have been staged as an apparent bid from Manafort , 69, to obtain a presidential pardon or have any potential sentence reduced. that Mueller's team said they would dismiss in exchange for Manafort's cooperation. Next week, prosecutors will have to disclose what lies they say Manafort told them after he agreed to cooperate.

People President Trump Thinks Auto Tariffs Would Have Saved GM's Plants
Author: 0 President Trump Thinks Auto Tariffs Would Have Saved GM's Plants

The two superpowers have been fighting a trade war, which is threatening to hurt the global economy as billions of dollars of tariffs have been slapped on products. Saudi Arabia is the only country from the Middle East represented at the G20 gathering, which includes 19 of the largest economies in the world and the EU.

People Prisoner Samuel Little confesses to 90 killings; Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms at least 34
Author: 0 Prisoner Samuel Little confesses to 90 killings; Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms at least 34

The confessions came in a series of conversations Little had with Texas investigators that began in September, after he was granted a request to transfer from the California prison system to the Ector County Jail in Texas . However, they say he is less reliable when recalling dates and uncertain about timelines. The former boxer often followed the same pattern during the killings: knock out the women, strangle them, dump the bodies and leave town.

People Pelosi cuts deal with Problem Solvers on House rules overhaul
Author: 0 Pelosi cuts deal with Problem Solvers on House rules overhaul

Of the nine House members whom MA voters elected to the 116th Congress, Moulton and Congressman Stephen Lynch represent the sole dissenting votes against Pelosi. there's a great legacy of the Congressional Black Caucus", Jeffries said. Still, many Democrats have expressed concern, both publicly and privately, about re-electing a trio of septuagenarians who have led the party for more than 10 years at a time when the party should be redefining itself for the future.

Author: 0 Ex-Dallas Police Officer Charged with Murder

The Dallas County District Attorney says her office spoke with more than 300 witnesses in preparation for a grand jury presentation in the criminal case against a former Dallas officer who fatally shot her neighbor in his own apartment . At that time many took to social media to angrily question why Guyger had been charged with manslaughter and not murder. "At the moment of the shooting it was a knowing ...

People Two huge earthquakes have struck Alaska buckling roads
Author: 0 Two huge earthquakes have struck Alaska buckling roads

A vehicle is stranded, trapped in between cracks after the 7.0 magnitude quake hit Anchorage in Alaska. An automatically generated tsunami warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska was cancelled, after residents on Kodiak Island were earlier told to flee to higher ground.

Author: 0 Trump Says Some Good Signs on Talks With China

He added that it will be an agenda "centered on people". Listening to a greeting from Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, Trump ditched his translation headset, apparently due to technical difficulties. The annual summit of leaders of the top 20 economies of the world is being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump's skepticism that global warming is caused by human activity has raised questions about whether the countries will be able to reach enough consensus on climate change ...

People Facebook admits COO Sheryl Sandberg REQUESTED dirt on billionaire George Soros
Author: 0 Facebook admits COO Sheryl Sandberg REQUESTED dirt on billionaire George Soros

Today's statement is in response to a New York Times article that describes Sandberg asking Facebook staff to look into Soros' financial interests in speaking out against the company in January. "We had not heard such criticism from him before and wanted to determine if he had any financial motivation ", Schrage said. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also denied any knowledge of the PR campaign until after the Times investigation was published.

People Former US president George HW Bush passes away at 94
Author: 0 Former US president George HW Bush passes away at 94

He was also chosen to serve as vice president to President Ronald Reagan from 1981 until 1989. "His life spanned the American Century-he fought in World War 2. The decorated war pilot and former Central Intelligence Agency chief suffered the ignominy of being a one-term president, denied a second term over a weak economy when he lost the 1992 election to upstart Democrat Bill Clinton.

People May accuses Labour of pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 May accuses Labour of pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit

That could take the form of not leaving the European Union at all, or leaving with no deal - a state of affairs enthusiastically advocated by long-time Brexit campaigners like Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg as a true Brexit which would leave Britain able to pursue its own destiny - but there would be no renegotiation.

People Canada imposes sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals
Author: 0 Canada imposes sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals

However, despite some European countries suspending future weapons sales to Riyadh in light of Khashoggi's murder, France hasn't said whether it plans to cancel its own arms deals with the Gulf kingdom. Khashoggi", Graham said after the briefing. She said the Saudi explanations lack credibility to date. "I don't think there's anybody in the room that doesn't believe he was responsible for it", Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told ...

People Feds catch convicted murderer in migrant caravan: DHS
Author: 0 Feds catch convicted murderer in migrant caravan: DHS

Facing months in limbo in the Mexican border city, about 350 have asked the authorities to help them return. The trio was arrested and taken to a Border Patrol station for processing. The two other men with him, ages 22 and 38, are also from Honduras. Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country could offer at least 100,000 work permits to Central Americans who ultimately want to enter the U.S.

People Pope charmed as boy climbs on stage to play
Author: 0 Pope charmed as boy climbs on stage to play

He knows how to express himself. "And more than that: he is free. Unruly...but he is free", Francis added to laughter. The child playfully tugged on the guard's sleeve and at one point started rolling around on the floor in front of the pontiff.

People Senators Send Rebuke to Saudis, Trump Over Khashoggi Killing
Author: 0 Senators Send Rebuke to Saudis, Trump Over Khashoggi Killing

Saudi Arabia has said he had no prior knowledge of the murder. "There is no direct reporting connecting the crown prince to the order to murder Jamal Khashoggi", Pompeo told reporters after he and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate that weakening US-Saudi ties over Khashoggi's killing would be insensible.

Author: 0 Donald Trump signs USMCA with Mexico and Canada at G-20

Canada , meanwhile, is resisting quotas, offering instead to beef up its cooperation with USA efforts to prevent affordable Chinese steel from entering the American market, according to Eric Miller, president of Rideau Potomac Strategy Group.

People Saudi crown prince, Putin 'bro-five' at G20 summit
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince, Putin 'bro-five' at G20 summit

Her meeting with him will attract criticism from those who hate the UK's arms sales to Saudi, especially when it is engaged in a devastating war in Yemen. The two sides reviewed the available opportunities to export the Saudi non-oil products to India, and ways to develop bilateral trade through sustainable arrangements, especially in strategic commodities such as Saudi fertilizers as well as promoting the exchange of investment in the industrial sector, it said.

People 6 magnitude quake rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska
Author: 0 6 magnitude quake rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska

A powerful quake shook southern Alaska on Friday, prompting a tsunami warning for Cook Inlet and disrupting traffic and television transmissions in its largest city. Social media images and videos showed cracked and collapsed roads, as well as cracks in the walls of buildings. There are "widespread power outages and non-specific reports of damage" in Anchorage, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center, located some 350 miles north in Fairbanks.

People Katarpur corridor: A road to peace between India and Pakistan?
Author: 0 Katarpur corridor: A road to peace between India and Pakistan?

Chawla posted the snap on his Facebook page, where he is seen standing next to Sidhu during the latter's visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor. "Because, as I said, that unless and until Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India, there will be no dialogue and we will not participate in SAARC" Swaraj said.

People U.S. charges Iranian hackers over $30 million ransomware spree
Author: 0 U.S. charges Iranian hackers over $30 million ransomware spree

The U of C was among more than 200 victims of the scheme, which spanned almost three years. The statement said all property and interests in property of the designated persons that are in the possession or control of us persons or within or transiting the United States are blocked, and USA persons generally are prohibited from dealing with them.

People G20-bound Merkel's plane makes emergency landing in Cologne
Author: 0 G20-bound Merkel's plane makes emergency landing in Cologne

However, about an hour into the flight, as the aircraft was overflying the Netherlands, technical problems surfaced, forcing the aircrew to divert and land at Cologne-Bonn airport. According to German military blog Augengeradeaus.net , the aircraft was transmitting a 7600 transponder code, indicating a radio failure. Delegation sources said a different government plane would fly Merkel and Scholz to Madrid, where they would switch to a commercial carrier for the final leg of the trip.

People Facebook 'considered charging for access to user data'
Author: 0 Facebook 'considered charging for access to user data'

Internal emails flagged by a United Kingdom lawmaker as evidence Facebook Inc . knew Russian-linked entities were harvesting data earlier than previously thought, have become the latest battleground between the social media giant and United Kingdom lawmakers.

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