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President Vladimir Putin said that he was willing to share details with the United States about his summit with Kim Jong Un , potentially raising Russia's influence in the stalemated issue of North Korean denuclearization.The two leaders' first one-on-one did not indicate major changes in North Korea's position.
  • A New Era Begins In Japan As Emperor Naruhito Ascends The Throne

    A New Era Begins In Japan As Emperor Naruhito Ascends The Throne

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    Another change is geopolitical: The emergence of neighboring China as an economic and military superpower, and the relative decline of the United States-Japan's military ally. "People saw a human side of a man defending his wife and I think people admired him a great deal for that", said Jeff Kingston, Asian studies director at Temple University's Japan Campus.
  • U.S. looks to Pak PM Imran Khan to implement Masood Azhar’s listing

    U.S. looks to Pak PM Imran Khan to implement Masood Azhar’s listing

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    But the move by the 15-member committee, which operates by consensus, was blocked by China, which had previously prevented the sanctions committee from imposing sanctions on Azhar in 2016 and 2017. He said the listing of Masood had been under consideration in the Sanctions Committee for several years (since 2009). "If you go through the press statement by FATF, one of the action plans specifically mentions that Pakistan has to demonstrate effective implementation of targeted financial ...
  • Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia after measles case confirmed

    Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia after measles case confirmed

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    Measles is highly infectious for those who aren't vaccinated and confined areas with large gatherings of people, such as a cruise ship , can increase risks of exposure. Home of the Flag Ship Service Organization (FSSO), the Scientology website touts it as a "religious retreat ministering the most advanced level of spiritual counseling in the Scientology religion".
  • Instagram May Stop Showing Amount of Likes in Posts

    Instagram May Stop Showing Amount of Likes in Posts

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    Facebook F8 2019 has begun, and the social network would like you to know that it has changed. The redesign places the focus on Facebook groups, the semi-private, interest-based message boards that Zuckerberg has long touted as an example of how Facebook can help build social infrastructure in an increasingly fragmented world.
  • Democrats Call on Attorney General William Barr to Resign

    Democrats Call on Attorney General William Barr to Resign

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    The Honorable William P. Barr Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice Washington, D.C. "He lied to Congress , he lied to Congress , and if anybody else did that it would be considered a crime", Pelosi said during a Thursday morning press conference.
  • Cyclone Fani: 81 trains including 3 in Assam cancelled

    Cyclone Fani: 81 trains including 3 in Assam cancelled

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    The Met has predicted the cyclonic storm , which erupted on April 27, will go on till May 4 with maximum wind speed touching 195 kmph and likelihood of "extremely severe cyclonic storm". The state has 880 cyclone centres, all of them have been put on alert. Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary L V Subrahmanyam in Amaravati on Tuesday, discussed the likely impact of the storm through video conference with chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Odisha and West Bengal.
  • Oil Prices Fall Over Higher US Crude Inventories

    Oil Prices Fall Over Higher US Crude Inventories

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    The United States demanded on April 22 that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, ending six months of waivers that had allowed Iran's eight biggest customers, a lot of them in Asia, to import limited volumes.
  • Looking back at Joe Biden in Iowa ahead of his visit

    Looking back at Joe Biden in Iowa ahead of his visit

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    Biden hopes to parlay that resurgent democratic energy into his own bid for the presidency. On Tuesday night, Biden tweeted his support for the Venezuelan opposition, now fighting to take power from the Nicolás Maduro regime with worldwide and USA government support.
  • Trump again puts pressure on the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates

    Trump again puts pressure on the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates

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    Trump's press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said Monday that the White House was reviewing Moore's writings and statements but didn't elaborate. Moore's commentary covers everything from single mothers to the limited earning power of black men relative to black women - a problem, he's argued, because it made black families weaker.
  • Sri Lanka Bans Burqa And Niqab Following Easter Attacks

    Sri Lanka Bans Burqa And Niqab Following Easter Attacks

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    The government is maintaining a state of emergency which gives sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain suspects, although on Tuesday it lifted a ban on social media platforms. Sri Lankan investigators, however, have identified nine suicide bombers, including a woman. Bomber's follower sought India attack NEWDELHI An alleged follower of Sri Lankan bombing leader Zahran Hashim is to appear in a southern Indian court Tuesday after admitting he wanted to carry out an attack ...