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People Sudanese Troops Begin Dispersing Sit-In Protest Near Khartoum's Army HQ
Author: 0 Sudanese Troops Begin Dispersing Sit-In Protest Near Khartoum's Army HQ

The military council's spokesman, Lieutenant General Shams El Din Kabbashi, said the raid targeted criminals and that the protesters were safe. Negotiations between protest leaders and the ruling military council have broken down, as the two sides have failed to agree on whether a planned transitional body would be headed by a civilian or a military figure.

People Norway Sees Progress in Venezuelan Peace Talks
Author: 0 Norway Sees Progress in Venezuelan Peace Talks

Dozens of countries, including the United States , have recognized Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. Meanwhile, Guaido told Fox Business Network that street protests would continue. Norway has a long tradition of conflict mediation, but has its work cut out solving the Venezuelan crisis, which has become a geopolitical football as dozens of Western and Latin American nations recognise Guaido, while Russian Federation and China back Maduro.

People Kim Yong-chol: 'Purged' N Korean diplomat appears with Kim
Author: 0 Kim Yong-chol: 'Purged' N Korean diplomat appears with Kim

The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Yong Chol, who serves as a vice chairman of the powerful Central Committee of the country's ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), attended the performance Sunday with the country's leader and several other top officials.

People Trump administration discussed Australia tariffs
Author: 0 Trump administration discussed Australia tariffs

Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) discusses the ongoing crisis at the US southern border. He doubled down a few hours later. Until "the illegal immigration problem is remedied" tariffs will continue to rise monthly, going as high as 25% by October 1.

People Donald Trump Denies Reports Claiming He Said Meghan Markle Was ‘Nasty’
Author: 0 Donald Trump Denies Reports Claiming He Said Meghan Markle Was ‘Nasty’

In the interview, a Sun journalist asked the president if he was sorry to miss the Duchess of Sussex, who is on maternity leave , in light of her past criticism of him. Mr Trump is also expected to meet Prince Charles , Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. On the political front, Mr Trump plans to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, just days before she steps down on Friday as Conservative Party leader, kicking off a race to succeed her as ...

People FAA says some Boeing 737 Max jets may have faulty parts
Author: 0 FAA says some Boeing 737 Max jets may have faulty parts

Boeing and the FAA say some slats on the leading edge of the wing on some 737's may have been manufactured improperly by a Boeing supplier and could develop premature cracks. They said if the parts are found to be defective, airlines should replace them before returning the planes to service. The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive to require Boeing's service actions to identify and remove the parts from service, and operators will be required to perform this action within 10 days.

People Rodrigo Duterte Gay: I cured myself with pretty women - Philippines President
Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte Gay: I cured myself with pretty women - Philippines President

According to local media, the outspoken leader relayed that anyone in the know would come to the same conclusion about his ardent critic, Senator Antonio Trillanes: "I said, "are you sure?" "I love China... Prior to his election as president in 2016, Duterte pledged the introduce same-sex marriage to the Catholic country. "Same-sex marriage is good". The controversial strongman made the remarks while visiting Japan, Rappler reports .

People Mayor of London calls Trump ‘a global threat’ ahead of visit
Author: 0 Mayor of London calls Trump ‘a global threat’ ahead of visit

The much vaunted UK-US "special relationship" was already under strain over different approaches to Iran, China and the Paris climate change accord. But May and Trump are expected to emphasise the wider benefits of the old alliance when they hold talks at Downing Street on Tuesday.

People Sudan's Military Rulers Say Protest Site Threatens Stability
Author: 0 Sudan's Military Rulers Say Protest Site Threatens Stability

Negotiations between protesters and the military council have broken down over whether a planned transitional body would be headed by a civilian or a military figure. Meanwhile, Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) in a statement said the authorities would work in line with the law to guarantee citizen's safety and resolve manifestations of lawlessness and insecurity.

People China to lay out white paper on trade talk position
Author: 0 China to lay out white paper on trade talk position

Global Times reports that 'China on Sunday made clear that it would not give any ground on core issues of principle despite mounting pressure from U.S. exports to China. "Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed", he said. "However, the USA has backtracked, and when you give them an inch, they want a yard", he said.

People The Long Winter: Bracing for a Protracted US-China Cold War
Author: 0 The Long Winter: Bracing for a Protracted US-China Cold War

China is launching an investigation into FedEx for the wrongful delivery of packages, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday, a day after it was reported the country is making a list of "unreliable" entities that harm the interests of domestic companies.

People Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows
Author: 0 Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect"

Pompeo said U.S. President Donald Trump had been saying for a long time that he was willing to talk to Iran . Responding to the USA offer, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said: "The Islamic Republic of Iran does not pay attention to word-play and expression of hidden agenda in new forms".

People Defense Minister: China to 'Fight to the End' to Reunify with Taiwan
Author: 0 Defense Minister: China to 'Fight to the End' to Reunify with Taiwan

The law allows the USA to provide Taiwan with arms of a defensive nature, among other things. "No attempt to split China will succeed". Wei leads the Chinese delegation at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue, which opened Friday to discuss the security situation and challenges in the Asia-Pacific.

People Cold front will bring scattered severe storms, cooler weather
Author: 0 Cold front will bring scattered severe storms, cooler weather

Gusty winds, small hail and heavy rain are all possible. Tomorrow, a strong cold front is expected to cross through the region during the mid to late afternoon hours bringing our next chance for some severe weather. Temperatures warmed into the middle and upper 70s around the metro, and we will stay mild this evening. Temperatures will be slightly cooler thanks to the showers and clouds, with highs in the mid 70s.

People Angela Merkel's coalition shaken after SPD quits over defeats
Author: 0 Angela Merkel's coalition shaken after SPD quits over defeats

The SPD's meltdown comes as Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) held emergency talks last night after her worst election results and polling at the weekend that put her party behind the Greens for the first time. Since then, its popularity has been in freefall, with the latest poll showing its support at 12%, while backing for the opposition Greens has surged.

People Trump shatters diplomatic etiquette on eve of United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Trump shatters diplomatic etiquette on eve of United Kingdom visit

Trump said it was a mistake for the Conservatives not to involve Farage, the Brexit Party leader, in negotiations with Brussels after his success in European Parliament elections. The U.K. government would like to avoid a meeting between Trump and Farage, though the decision rests with the USA leader, the Express said, citing a government source it didn't identify.

People Trump denies he called Meghan Markle 'nasty,' ahead of United Kingdom trip
Author: 0 Trump denies he called Meghan Markle 'nasty,' ahead of United Kingdom trip

Nonetheless, Trump caught wind of Meghan's past criticism, as he told The Sun in the Oval Office that he "didn't know" about her "nasty" comments. Back in June 2016, Prince William made history as the first member of the British royal family to appear on the cover of Attitude , Britain's largest gay magazine.

People U.S. ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo
Author: 0 U.S. ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo

Under President Trump, the US has launched a maximum-pressure campaign against Iran, reimposing sanctions suspended under the controversial Iran nuclear deal in 2015 and intensifying other restrictions. Neither he nor Mr Pompeo would say if such requests had been made of the Swiss. Pompeo toured eight predominantly Middle Eastern countries to sustain support against Iran's activities and assuage allies' concerns over the White House's future plans in the troubled region.

People Mulvaney: Hiding McCain Ship Is 'Not An Unreasonable' Ask
Author: 0 Mulvaney: Hiding McCain Ship Is 'Not An Unreasonable' Ask

McCain ". Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday said an administration staffer was responsible for the request to hide the USS John McCain warship during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan - and sees nothing wrong with it.

People Nadler says Mueller should testify 'to a television audience'
Author: 0 Nadler says Mueller should testify 'to a television audience'

In another tweet, Trump seemingly acknowledged for the first time that Russian Federation had helped him win in 2016. "Russia, Russia, Russia! That's all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax.And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected", Trump tweeted.

People Dutch hostage killed fleeing captors in Philippines
Author: 0 Dutch hostage killed fleeing captors in Philippines

A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said. Radullan Sahiron is on a U.S. State Department wanted list with a $1 million reward for his capture since his involvement in the kidnapping of U.S.

People Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities
Author: 0 Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities

Meanwhile in another development, U.S. special envoy for Iran , Brian Hook, said on Thursday that Hezbollah is showing signs it is not in strong financial health. Speaking in Berlin , however, Pompeo declined to comment on whether the United States is likely to slap sanctions on German companies involved in Nord Stream 2.

People Boeing 737 Max will be grounded until August, says airline trade body
Author: 0 Boeing 737 Max will be grounded until August, says airline trade body

A note from CFRA Research characterised the timeframe for the 737 MAX resumption as "worse" than expected but said Boeing was still well positioned once it exits the crisis. Acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell said that his agency is conducting a wide-ranging review of the crashes that will guide its analysis of Boeing's changes to the Max and additional training for pilots.

People Two Projectiles Launched Toward Northern Israel From Syria - IDF
Author: 0 Two Projectiles Launched Toward Northern Israel From Syria - IDF

The White House said on Wednesday that national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem this month to discuss regional security issues. According to reports, the Israeli strike killed a Syrian officer and soldier and damaged a military vehicle. In recent years, Israel has acknowledged conducting hundreds of airstrikes in Syria in response to these "red line" violations.

People Factory blast in Russian Federation injures dozens of people
Author: 0 Factory blast in Russian Federation injures dozens of people

Among those requiring medical attention on Saturday were workers at the plant and residents of nearby houses, the regional health department told the Interfax news agency. Dmitry Krasnov, the deputy governor of Nizhny Novgorod, the region that includes Dzerzhinsk, said earlier on state TV that two people were missing in the blast, but later said that information had not been confirmed.

People U.S. visa applicants have to provide social media account details
Author: 0 U.S. visa applicants have to provide social media account details

The new rules were first proposed by the Trump administration in March previous year. "We are constantly working to find mechanisms to improve our screening processes to protect the U.S. According to Time Magazine , the change was proposed in March of 2018, and is expected to affect roughly 15 million immigrants who will apply for visas to enter the country every year.

People Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row
Author: 0 Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row

Western nations have been sending their garbage to Asian countries for more than 25 years. King said Canada needs to ban the plastics that are the hardest to recycle - bags and heavy takeout-food containers as a start - and work towards producing products that can be reused instead.

People Three Britons believed missing after Himalayas avalanche
Author: 0 Three Britons believed missing after Himalayas avalanche

The group, led by Brit mountain guide Martin Moran, is thought to include three men from the United Kingdom, two from the U.S., and an Indian guide. A spokesperson for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said: "We are in contact with the Indian authorities following reports that a number of British nationals are missing in the Indian Himalayas ".

Author: 0 Frank Lucas, drug kingpin depicted in ‘American Gangster,’ dies aged 88

Although he was supposed to spend 70 years in prison, Lucas was released in 1981 because he agreed to become an informant. The film's assertion that Lucas rooted out a heap of law enforcement corruption also was called into question, and a group of former federal drug enforcement agents claimed in a lawsuit that the movie grossly misrepresented the truth and defamed them.

People Huawei Cuts Meetings With U.S., Sends U.S. Workers Home
Author: 0 Huawei Cuts Meetings With U.S., Sends U.S. Workers Home

Gao said the specific measures to be taken against the entities will be announced at a later date. The Trump administration added Huawei to a trade blacklist, making restrictions that will make it extremely hard for the company to do business with USA counterparts, earlier this month.

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