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by | January 01, 2019 | 14:40

Chairman Kim also expressed his intentions to meet President Moon frequently again in 2019 to advance discussions on the Korean Peninsula's peace and prosperity and discuss issues on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, ' the spokesman said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:24

Following a private meeting Friday in a century-old military fort on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach, the two issued the warm words to the media, hailing a nascent "brotherhood" between their countries that will boost economic, military, and technological cooperation.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:16

Thirty-year-old LaPorsha Washington told KTRK-TV from her hospital bed Monday that the man driving a red pickup sped up after firing into her vehicle, only to pull in front and slow down before firing again. A 7-year-old girl was killed instantly. The sheriff said authorities don't have information that the gunman yelled anything to the victims during the shooting.

by | January 01, 2019 | 07:55

Christina Aguilera, New Kids on the Block and Sting were among the musical performers slated to entertain the throngs filling the plaza formed by the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue in midtown Manhattan. "It's unique. It's magic. It's NY", she said - but the hours of waiting were a bit of a disappointment. The celebration took place under tight security, with partygoers checked for weapons and herded into pens to await the stroke of midnight.

by | December 31, 2018 | 22:24

They intend to hold the vote on Thursday when they take power but the president has threatened not to sign any measure that doesn't fund his wall and the Senate has said they will not take up any legislation that Trump won't sign - a signal the stand off will continue.

by | December 31, 2018 | 20:18

Several tons of hand sanitizer and disinfectant had been deployed for polling stations, and voters were to be screened for fever before entering. The EU also adopted a common declaration about the situation in the DRC , saying the election date, which was then scheduled for December 23, be respected.

by | December 31, 2018 | 19:12

Ms Warren took the test and shared the report in October , along with a video of family and colleagues discussing her heritage. The progressive star made the announcement via a four-and-half minute video in which she said, "Corruption is poisoning our democracy".

by | December 31, 2018 | 18:45

The sailors are still being held in detention by Russian authorities. They called for all ships using the Kerch Strait to be given "safe, free, and unhindered passage" and urged the immediate and unconditional release of the Ukrainian sailors detained by Russian Federation in a recent incident in the Black Sea.

by | December 31, 2018 | 18:23

It said in a short statement that he was caught during a spying operation, without adding further details. The U.S. State Department did not immediately respond to NPR's request for comment. Russia's relations with the USA have soured since Moscow annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. This story is developing and will be updated when more information emerges .

by | December 31, 2018 | 17:44

In a statement given to the press at around 1930, the police at the airport said "Officers from the Federal Police were able to stop the vehicle and overwhelm the man". They found no traces of explosives, and flight operations resumed shortly after 8 p.m. - about 4 1/2 hours after the man drove onto the airfield. It has been reported that the man arrested, aged in his mid-20s, tested positive for amphetamine and cocaine.

by | December 31, 2018 | 17:26

Local television footage showed rescuers combing through mangled heaps of concrete and metal in temperatures of -18 Celsius (-0.4 Fahrenheit). Officials said four people were confirmed dead and five had been taken to hospital, but that up to 40 could still be trapped under the rubble.

by | December 31, 2018 | 17:18

Anak Krakatau began erupting in July, with continual small eruptions, but the volume of magma released and the crater size have increased since December 22, a BNPB statement said . "It is possible that the new shape of the volcano also allows for a slow movement of volcanic material into the sea and into the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption".

by | December 31, 2018 | 15:31

Ronil Singh was shot down on Wednesday morning, Fox News reported . Singh, who'd been with the department since 2011, lived in Modesto with his wife Anamika, and their infant son. Singh's K-9 partner was also with the family at the vigil. Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson said Singh was the department's first officer to die in the line of duty.

by | December 31, 2018 | 14:41

The National Weather Service has warned that residents in the Plains should "expect hazardous travel conditions Wednesday into early Friday, with heavy snow and strong winds making roads unsafe". MS officials warned that flood levels on some rivers in the state could be high, especially if the forecast for more rain through Tuesday holds up.

by | December 31, 2018 | 10:17

The men are now known to be Iranian and each has been given a medical assessment and transferred to immigration officials for processing. The UK and France have agreed to step up action to deal with migrants making the perilous attempt to cross the English Channel in small boats.

by | December 31, 2018 | 08:31

The European Union says it supports Ottawa in the struggle over three Canadians detained in China, and that two of them are being blocked from seeing a lawyer. Last week, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said McIver had received an "administrative penalty (for) illegal employment". The two men, whom China arrested on December 10, were detained on suspicion of "harm to national security" - a phrase often used by Beijing when alleging espionage.

by | December 30, 2018 | 20:57

The Republican leader's warning came as a partial federal government shutdown was set to drag on into next week, with legislators in Washington failing to reach a compromise over Trump's insistence on funding the border barrier. He said the United States lost "soooo much money on Trade with Mexico under NAFTA, over 75 Billion Dollars a year (not including Drug Money which would be many times that amount), that I would consider closing the Southern Border a "profit making operation".

by | December 30, 2018 | 18:02

The names, birth dates and addresses of 997 North Korean defectors were leaked last month through a personal computer infected with a malicious code, and the government learned of the leak on December 17, according to the ministry. "The visit can happen anytime if North Korea sends an invitation to pope", Kim said at a news conference held at Gwangju Archdiocese in the southern city of Gwangju, Yonhap News reported.

by | December 30, 2018 | 13:28

Mobile internet was blocked and the streets of the capital were largely deserted as many had left the city of migrants to vote in their hometowns. People walk below posters of an election candidate ahead of the 11th general election in Dhaka , Bangladesh, Dec 28, 2018.

by | December 30, 2018 | 09:58

AFP, Washington US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet next week in Brazil with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as Washington prepares to withdraw troops from Syria, the State Department said Thursday. During the brutal and long Iraq-Iran War in the 1980s, Syria was the only Arab country, supporting Tehran against Baghdad, a prominent Arab capital.

by | December 29, 2018 | 22:28

Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi has been spotted vacationing in Hawaii while the partial government shutdown drags on and heads toward its second week. According to Senate data, more than 420,000 federal employees are working without pay during the shutdown, and more than 380,000 workers have been furloughed.

by | December 29, 2018 | 17:22

In the days preceding his resignation, Mattis reportedly argued that the Washington's "counterterrorism mission" in Syria was not complete, and that to pull out now would leave the region in chaos, current and former USA officials. Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the worldwide coalition combating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, resigned shortly after Mattis' decision. Mattis' resignation letter was delivered shortly after Trump's decision to announce a unilateral USA withdrawal from Syria ...

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:35

Trejo was not shy about expressing his feelings toward Trump's plan after he was asked his thoughts on the President's demand for border wall funding and the government shutdown . "My gut was that (Schumer) was really interested in doing a deal and coming to some sort of compromise". "And I think the reason they did is because Nancy Pelosi, in fairness, does not have the votes for the speakership yet".

by | December 29, 2018 | 11:26

The new flows posed no immediate danger to towns as the volcano sits in the middle of the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands. "All flights are rerouted due to Krakatoa volcano ash on red alert", the government air-traffic control agency AirNav said in a release.

by | December 29, 2018 | 10:14

At least 10 other Vietnamese tourists, as well as an Egyptian bus driver, were also hurt in the blast, the interior ministry said. Two Egyptians were among the people injured, the ministry said. Egypt has for years been battling an insurgency in North Sinai, which surged following the 2013 military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi. In July 2017, two German tourists were stabbed to death by a suspected militant at the Egyptian Red Sea beach resort of Hurgada.