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IOC President: IOC to Further Accompany South-North Korean Political Dialogue

IOC President: IOC to Further Accompany South-North Korean Political Dialogue International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach met with the North Korean sports minister during his visit to Pyongyang on Friday, the North's state media reported. "This commitment was fully supported by the supreme leader of the DPRK in a very open and fruitful discussion I had with him yesterday", Bach said, using the country's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

Easter weekend forecast: Expect it to feel more like spring

Easter weekend forecast: Expect it to feel more like spring The Met Office says several centimetres of snow is possible on Bank Holiday Monday , mainly on higher ground but with some at lower levels too - but the precise amount in store is uncertain. Areas most at risk of disruptive snowfall are across the northern Pennines and Scottish Borders where there is a chance of around four inches (10cm) of snow accumulating. [Full Article...]

Turkish leader slams Kosovo's PM over secret deportations

Turkish leader slams Kosovo's PM over secret deportations Erdogan accuses Gulen and his movement for the coup attempt in 2016. Those deported from Kosovo worked in schools and clinics supported by Gulen's movement. Relatives of the six had stayed at Pristina airport until early on Saturday after rumours spread that they might still be in Kosovo . "Beyond the complete lack of due process, the six Turks who may have been sent from Kosovo to Turkey w... [Full Article...]

Yankees place Aaron Hicks on 10-day disabled list

Yankees place Aaron Hicks on 10-day disabled list Boone called on Jonathan Holder, whose 1-1 curveball to Luke Maile was laced into left field. "Got to credit them for finding a way to get some runs on the board but I've seen Dellin long enough to know that I have trust when I give him the ball, he's someone who's tough for a hitter to deal with". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump criticizes pardons given immigrant ex-cons in California

Donald Trump criticizes pardons given immigrant ex-cons in California Trump attacked California Governor Jerry Brown for pardoning five immigrants before the holiday weekend. Jerry Brown (D), who on Friday pardoned five immigrants who were facing deportation. Pheach was convicted of possessing drugs and obstructing a police officer in 2005 and served six months. Brown's pardon of Maher for kidnapping, robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, and use of a fir... [Full Article...]

UN Blacklists 49 Ships, Firms, Individual over N. Korea Sanctions

UN Blacklists 49 Ships, Firms, Individual over N. Korea Sanctions Diplomats suggest that heightening sanctions on North Korea have been key to the leader Kim Jong-un's decision to pause missile and nuclear tests in favour of talks. She said it was the largest-ever such United Nations blacklist targeting the North. Making his first foreign trip since taking power six years ago, leader Kim Jong Un met this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing and is d... [Full Article...]

At Franklin Middle School, students taking the initiative

At Franklin Middle School, students taking the initiative Cathy McClain, head of Hanger Hall and in her seventh year, said her institution sought to bring Prinstein to campus because his work aligns with the mission of the school. In a statement sent out to parents, Mr Martin said: "It has been a pleasure to have been the headteacher of Adeyfield School". For Reading Buddies, older students are paired with younger students, in yet another attempt to ma... [Full Article...]

South Korea to host talks ahead of inter-Korean summit

South Korea to host talks ahead of inter-Korean summit North and South Korea have agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit on April 27. At a post-conference briefing held at the House of Freedom in Panmunjom, Cho Myung-kyun, South Korea's Minister of Unification and representative at the talks reconfirmed that the summit will address the issue of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and peaceful settlement of North-South relations. [Full Article...]

Why didn't Trump just take the border wall deal?

Why didn't Trump just take the border wall deal? Mattis and Trump "have talked about the proposal, potentially, but, remember, securing Americans and securing the nation is of paramount importance to the secretary", Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White told reporters without providing further details. [Full Article...]

Free day care promised under Wynne's $2.2-billion plan

Free day care promised under Wynne's $2.2-billion plan The government also plans new spending of about C$1 billion in the next three years aimed at creating jobs by supporting innovation, startups and business subsidies. The Liberal initiative comes as the NDP has also pledged, if they were to form government, to provide dental coverage for students, seniors and people working jobs without dental benefits by 2020. [Full Article...]

Sponsors flee Fox host's show amid spat with Parkland student

Sponsors flee Fox host's show amid spat with Parkland student As Variety notes , however, another Fox News host who recently went on a planned vacation in the midst of a major controversy, Bill O'Reilly, never returned to the network. "She is a bully, and she needs to be held accountable", he said. "I'll be off next week for Easter break with my kids but fear not, we've got a great line up of guest hosts to fill in for me", Ingraham said during Friday's s... [Full Article...]

Russian diplomat comments on Aeroflot plane search conducted by United Kingdom authorities

Russian diplomat comments on Aeroflot plane search conducted by United Kingdom authorities Consul-General Thomas Leary said "we are ready to leave". City workers came to inspect the building late Saturday, but it was not clear if all the staff had departed. Ambassadors from a number of other nations, including Germany, Italy, Poland and France, were also summoned by Moscow's foreign ministry. Reacting to the development, the Russian embassy in a statement said; "Border Force and Cus... [Full Article...]

Ant will still appear on Saturday Night Takeaway in pre-recorded scenes

Ant will still appear on Saturday Night Takeaway in pre-recorded scenes Despite Ant's absence, it was business as usual during this week's " Saturday Night Takeaway ", including the pre-recorded recurring comedy mini-series "The Honoured", a take-off of Davina McCall's series "This Time Next Year" and, of course, the show's famous "Win The Ads" quiz segment. [Full Article...]

At Easter we celebrate the victory of the Cross

At Easter we celebrate the victory of the Cross Jesus Christ was crucified on Good friday and later he was put into the grave. "Most of our students at Doane identify as Christian , so that means they celebrate Easter and also the majority of our student religious organizations are Christian organizations and so they were wanting to do things to celebrate Easter ", Schulte said. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs Again to $521 Million

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs Again to $521 Million Shane Missler from Port Richey won the $450-million jackpot, and opted for the $282-million lump sum payment. They've sold a few winning tickets at Lentz's over the years, but not a really big one yet... This is one of the largest jackpots in lottery history. If no one matches all five numbers plus the Mega Ball in tonight's drawing, the jackpot will continue to grow. [Full Article...]

Independent Autopsy in Stephon Clark Killing Contradicts Police Accounts

Independent Autopsy in Stephon Clark Killing Contradicts Police Accounts Clark, whose death has sparked protests throughout the city, was shot at more than 20 times by officers responding to a vandalism report in a Sacramento neighborhood last week. Other Black Lives Matter protests, including one in NY, led to some arrests. Flanked between two large posters with red markings show where bullets entered Clark's body, Omalu described in detail how Clark died. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump visits Richfield Training Facility, discusses infrastructure plan

It appears Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will meet sometime during the next few weeks, possibly in China. As one local put it: If "things are bad and someone better comes along, we're willing to take a look". "We are going to be coming out of there real soon", Trump said. Trump said. "That's what I do". Trump did not explain what leverage the US would achieve by holding up the trad... [Full Article...]

Malala visits her home town where she was shot

Malala visits her home town where she was shot Schoolgirls in Ms Yousafzai's hometown were already jubilant over her arrival. Posting a picture of herself with her family on Twitter , Malala wrote: "So much joy seeing my family home, visiting friends and putting my feet on this soil again". [Full Article...]

Police Arrest 9th Suspect Linked to Pro-ISIS Cell Dismantled in Morocco

Police Arrest 9th Suspect Linked to Pro-ISIS Cell Dismantled in Morocco Ward said he will be interviewed today by the Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team, which is investigating Kilgus's death. The officers have been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is ongoing. D'Ambrosio said investigators are "pretty sure", but are not certain, that was the same man killed on Wednesday. Police officers in the area maintained sight of the veh... [Full Article...]

France denies Syria troop increase amid tensions with Turkey

Earlier, Le Parisien reported, citing a representative of the delegation of the SDF, that the French authorities had chose to send troops to help the Kurdish militias in Syria's Manbij. "The countries we consider friends and allies must take a clear stand against all forms of terrorism", he said. The United States has 2,000 troops in SDF-held territory, and France also has some troops there as p... [Full Article...]


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