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South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the dinner, quoting a South Korean presidential spokesman. The South Korean envoys are to meet with Kim on Monday evening. Chung Eui-Yong (2nd R), head of the presidential National Security Office, and Suh Hoon (L), the chief of the South's National Intelligence Service, talk before boarding an aircraft as they leave for Pyongyang.
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    President Trump Hosts Opioid Summit At The White House

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    Despite senior White House aides pledging to combat the opioid epidemic, some treatment advocates have not been impressed with the Trump administration's decisions, particularly on their decision to focus on the issue as a penal issue, not a medical one.
  • First US carrier port call in Vietnam since war

    First US carrier port call in Vietnam since war

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    The USS " Carl Vinson ", the Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier, anchored on Monday in the Vietnamese port city of Danang, where US troops first landed during the Vietnam War. "Vietnam has been deeply concerned about China's pugilistic and aggressive moves in the South China Sea". "They might be irritated but gradualism is the key word here.Vietnam will only embrace the U.S.at a pace that doesn't cause an over-reaction from China".
  • Lok Sabha disrupted over Andhra demand, bank scams

    Lok Sabha disrupted over Andhra demand, bank scams

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    Congress Deputy Leader in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma submitted an adjournment notice to discuss the alleged bank fraud. "Don't create hungama ", Naidu urged the TDP and the Opposition MPs , even as the ruckus continued. Opposition MPs - especially Congress - targeted the Government for the PNB scam , while the TDP members of Parliament protested over "special category status" to Andhra Pradesh.
  • Ruling NPF edges ahead of BJP alliance

    Ruling NPF edges ahead of BJP alliance

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    Union Minister and BJP leader Kiren Rijiju said onSaturday that if his party's pre-poll alliance with the NDPP in failed reachthe half-way mark in the Nagaland assembly, it would have an " understanding" with the ruling NPF to form a new government of thethree parties in the state.
  • China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%

    China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%

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    The government released a budget report that will be deliberated at the National People's Congress that opened on Monday. It is modernizing its military by producing aircraft carriers and advanced fighter jets. China on Monday announced a 8.1 per cent hike in its defence expenditure for this year to a whopping Dollars 175 billion, which is over three times higher than India's defence budget, as it seeks to further advance an ambitious modernisation drive for its military.
  • United States embassy in Turkey closed over security fears

    United States embassy in Turkey closed over security fears

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    Ankara Governor's Office released a statement later on, saying that the city has taken additional security measures upon receiving intelligence from USA sources. Turkish police often carry out raids against IS across the country including one last month when 29 foreigners were detained in Istanbul over alleged links to the group.
  • Jared Kushner's future in White House uncertain as scandals pile up

    Jared Kushner's future in White House uncertain as scandals pile up

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    Mr Trump mused last week that everything might be better for Mr Kushner and Ms Trump if they simply gave up their government jobs and returned to NY, according to a White House official who has discussed it with him. Former Rep. Timothy Roemer said in many ways, Trump's dark demeanor of late is exactly what voters asked for. "The situation is made much worse by the fact that when you have family members in the White House, it makes it much more hard", he said.
  • Nawaz Sharif's PML-N wins big in Parliament's upper house polls

    Nawaz Sharif's PML-N wins big in Parliament's upper house polls

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    PPP candidates won 12 seats. "PMLN now the single largest party in Senate as well, Masha'Allah", Maryam Nawaz Sharif , the former prime minister's daughter tweeted, according to Reuters . PML-N leader and Member National Assembly Waheed Aalam Khan said this while speaking at APP News television's programme "Dialogue" here on Sunday .
  • Merkel set for fourth term with SPD grand coalition

    Merkel set for fourth term with SPD grand coalition

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    In a tweet, they labeled the SPD's decision a catastrophe for Germany , promising fierce opposition to the government. Merkel is due to be re-elected by parliament as chancellor on March 14, said Volker Kauder, parliamentary chief of her CDU party.
  • Trump says USA will use all tools to pressure China on trade

    Trump says USA will use all tools to pressure China on trade

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    According to a Washington Post report this week , the US and Canada are still far apart on issues like automotive manufacturing and trade dispute resolution. Trade makes up a smaller share of China's economy than it did a decade ago. The above targets take into consideration the need to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, and are fitting given the fact that China's economy is transitioning from a phase of rapid growth to a stage of ...
  • Lewandowski told to focus on Bayern amid Real Madrid links

    Lewandowski told to focus on Bayern amid Real Madrid links

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    Perhaps buoyed by the absence of two of Bayern's star names, Freiburg started with a spring in their step and nearly took the lead after 12 minutes. It was then Mueller's turn to get his name on the score sheet with the fourth goal - a half-volley from Joshua Kimmich's corner at the near post - on 69 minutes.
  • Philando Castile Fund Settles City's School Lunch Debt

    Philando Castile Fund Settles City's School Lunch Debt

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    Castile, 32, was a nutrition services supervisor at JJ Hill Montessori Magnet School, which is an elementary school for pre-Kindergarten students through Grade 5. "The pocket's gotten pretty deep", Fergus said. "Students shouldn't be in debt over lunch". Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was in the vehicle with her then 4-year-old daughter, recorded the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook Live .
  • Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused by U.S. of election meddling

    Putin: Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused by U.S. of election meddling

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    Without cooperation from the Russian government, it is impossible to bring the suspected hackers to trial in the U.S. "I have to see first what they've done". When asked whether these people could be extradited to the United States, the Russian leader stressed: "Never". "I know that they do not represent the Russian state, the Russian authorities", Putin said.