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'People don't ask that question, but why was there a Civil War?'

'People don't ask that question, but why was there a Civil War?' However, Trump clarified his comments Monday night and said he didn't actually say or think Jackson was alive during the Civil War, but he stood by his broader claim that the seventh president of the USA could have prevented the violence if he would have been alive at the time. [Full Article...]

Trump's Kurdish gamble in Syria

Trump's Kurdish gamble in Syria Now, the only question is, how far do Trump and Erdogan extend, realizing their geostrategic ambitions? "They are terrorist organisations, just changing clothes". Moreover, D. Trump decided not to depart from the policy of destabilizing the situation in the Middle East. Hundreds of rebels and their families left Qaboun on Sunday and Monday, headed toward rebel-held areas, bringing all parts ... [Full Article...]

Senior al Shabaab chief, 3 other fighters killed in Somalia raid

The victim, a member of the Navy SEAL was killed and two other American service members were wounded in a raid in Somalia on Friday, the first American combat fatality there since the 1993 "Black Hawk Down" battle with Somali fighters. "We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and many accomplishments". Al-Shabab is the largest faction working to overthrow Somalia's central government, see... [Full Article...]

North Korea claims USA 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

North Korea claims USA 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un Pyongyang fired a barrage of 170 artillery shells onto Yeonpyeong island in November 2010, killing four people including two civilians in the first North Korean attack on a civilian area since the 1950-53 Korean War. 479, the North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act, would require the State Department to decide whether to formally designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Fires Back At Stephen Colbert

Colbert went on to say that Trump was only giving him more attention, and he noted that his ratings have been quite good lately. "And you have kids watching", Trump said Thursday. You had to be nice to them so you didn't get turned away. While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgement of th... [Full Article...]

North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

It was the first such launch since new South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office on Wednesday. Pyongyang launched what believed to be a ballistic missile early Sunday, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported . He said Sunday's launch - the seventh such firing by North Korea this year - may have been of a new mobile, two-stage liquid-fuelled missile North Korea displayed in a huge April 1... [Full Article...]

Korea Reports on South's Presidential Election

He added that the goal of the sanctions on North Korea is to lead Pyongyang to negotiations to ultimately scrap its nuclear program, and Xi was said to have expressed agreement. Tokyo has been concerned that Mr Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-1945 colonisation of the Korean peninsula and could fray ties at a time when cooperation on North Korea is v... [Full Article...]

China to hold next Belt and Road forum in 2019

As a two-day summit on the project in Beijing wound up, the 30 nations also agreed to promote a rules-based, non-discriminatory trading system with the World Trade Organization at its core and to oppose protectionism, according to a joint communique signed by their leaders. [Full Article...]

Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

Britain's National Cyber Security Center said it could have been much worse if not for a young cybersecurity researcher who helped to halt its spread by accidentally activating a skill switch in the malicious software. "We don't have a large number of victims right now, and we, for the most part, are not seeing significant operational impacts for those who have been victimized". [Full Article...]

Family: Pledge who died after hazing treated like 'roadkill'

Family: Pledge who died after hazing treated like 'roadkill' He calls his son's death "premeditated". "They said he had a non-recoverable brain injury", Jim Piazza said, recalling the moment he learned his son wasn't going to survive. "He was the most vibrant person I knew, and his sole mission in life was to make other people smile". Colleges have also moved to close down fraternities and educate students about the dangers of pressurised drinking, partic... [Full Article...]

Macron's election offers chance for more dynamism in EU - Merkel

Macron's election offers chance for more dynamism in EU - Merkel He is a close ally of Alain Juppé, the former prime minister who ran unsuccessfully in the center-right presidential primary a year ago. In the 1990s, President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke of creating a "Third Way" in politics between an old left and a new right. [Full Article...]

Nepal to strengthen cooperation with China under B&R Initiative

While the summit has been given nearly non-stop coverage on Chinese state-run television, attention at the event was distracted by North Korea's latest missile test on Sunday. The project could also serve Beijing's geopolitical ambitions as Washington retreats into "America First" policies. He expressed the hope that governments taking part will coordinate policy in areas from finance and law en... [Full Article...]

Global Cyber Attack Caused by Leaked NSA Software

Global Cyber Attack Caused by Leaked NSA Software It also scans the infected system's settings to work out the user's language, and pulls up a ransom demand in the correct lingo for the victim. The kill switch appears to work like this: If the malicious program can't connect to the domain, it'll proceed with the infection. [Full Article...]

Masahiro Tanaka: Masahiro Tanaka oblierated by Astros Sunday

Masahiro Tanaka: Masahiro Tanaka oblierated by Astros Sunday The number 2 will never again be worn in pinstripes. Jeter is the 21st Yankees player to get his number retired. He said that there was no player in history that he would have changed places with. For his former teammates, they also understand the impact No. 2 had on the organization. Tanaka (5-2) left to jeers with NY trailing 8-0, the most runs he allowed in his major league career. [Full Article...]

Korea: North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile

While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Beijing that Moscow was opposed to any new countries acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North Korea rather than threaten it. [Full Article...]

Macron Picks Conservative Prime Minister

Germany, which as Europe's strongest economy has borne the brunt of bailouts for weaker eurozone members, is not thrilled by this idea. Macron wants to smash the left-right divide which has dominated France for decades, and his start-up centrist Republic on the Move (REM) party, which is just a year old, needs to forge a wide base of support. [Full Article...]

Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

USA officials said the missile hit the water around 60 miles (around 100 kilometers) from eastern Russia's Vladivostok. Russian President Vladimir Putin performed an impromptu piano performance as he was waiting for a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping here, the media reported. [Full Article...]

State Department: Assad trying to cover up mass killings in Syria

The Syrian strongman has authorized thousands of extrajudicial hangings at the Sednaya prison about 45 minutes outside the capital city of Damascus, a State Department official said in a news conference. The regime's track record of torture, sexual violence, air strikes, artillery strikes, barrel bomb, and improvised unguided bombs or air-dropped IEDs, as well as the denial of food, water and medi... [Full Article...]

Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week, and threatened an end to regular White House press briefings. Spicer's comments about the president's confidence or lack thereof in McCabe came amid a swirl of reports that Comey's refusal to pledge personal loyalty to Trump p... [Full Article...]

Ezequiel Lavezzi apologises for 'insulting Chinese people' with offensive photo

Ezequiel Lavezzi apologises for 'insulting Chinese people' with offensive photo He has been accused of racism by critics and social media users in China and overseas. Ezequiel Lavezzi has issued an apology after a photograph of the Argentina global pulling a face to mimic Chinese characteristics went viral on social media. [Full Article...]


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