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Both annual exercises had been delayed from their usual start in March, as South Korean President Moon Jae-in sought to ensure a peaceful Olympics and Paralympics in his country. According to a senior South Korean envoy who made a rare visit to Pyongyang earlier this month, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had made it clear he "understands" the need for the drills to go ahead.
  • Ice warning for Shropshire as snow melts and cold weather continues

    Ice warning for Shropshire as snow melts and cold weather continues

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    Inna Vladimirskaya, 32, braves brutal temperatures as cold as -9C by getting in a freezing river. Southern counties of England and parts of South Wales could also see a few centimetres of snow by morning. Western Scotland and Northern Ireland should brace themselves for some wet weather, while England and Wales will mostly be dry and bright with one or two showers.
  • Egypt Halts Operation of Uber, Careem Ride-Sharing Apps

    Egypt Halts Operation of Uber, Careem Ride-Sharing Apps

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    Both companies had been the target of protests by taxi drivers complaining that their drivers were not required to pay the hefty fees to operate their transportation vehicles. "It is important to clarify that today's verdict does not mean suspending the operations of Uber in Egypt", Waked added. "However, we will appeal this decision, and continue to be available in Egypt", he said.
  • Scottish cardinal who resigned after sexual misconduct allegations dies after fall

    Scottish cardinal who resigned after sexual misconduct allegations dies after fall

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    Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned five years ago as archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh after admitting to sexual misconduct, died early March 19 at the age of 80. The cardinal-designate said, "There is a clear distinction between things that confront us in the church at the present time, which we can say are God's law, like murder, abortion".
  • Trump team makes overture to high-profile lawyer

    Trump team makes overture to high-profile lawyer

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    He said Trump "is engaged in desperate and reckless conduct to intimidate his law enforcement agencies of this country and to try and stop the special counsel". McCabe was sacked Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY Monday, Rosenstein offered unqualified support for Mueller.
  • Sen. John McCain castigates Trump over congratulating Putin on re-election

    Sen. John McCain castigates Trump over congratulating Putin on re-election

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    The President confirmed this week that he placed a private phone call to Russian President Vladimir Putin hours after his landslide election; sparking outrage from liberal lawmakers and the destroy-Trump press. After Russia's December 2011 parlaimentary elections, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called them " neither free nor fair ". The Arizona Republican says, "An American president does not lead the Free World by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections".
  • Cargo ships collide while entering Karachi port

    Cargo ships collide while entering Karachi port

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    It has not yet been made clear what exactly caused the collision, but according to Geo.tv , only the two ships were involved in the accident, and multiple shipping containers full of imported cars and other freight worth millions of rupees were damaged .
  • Trump says will meet with Putin 'in the not too distant future'

    Trump says will meet with Putin 'in the not too distant future'

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    Trump also said he and Putin might meet "in the not too distant future" to discuss the arms race and other matters. Afterwards, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he was not ruling out that there would be no common position on the North Korea policy in the USA after the departure of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.
  • Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

    Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May has openly blamed Russian Federation for the incident, which United Kingdom officials say involved a military-grade nerve agent. In 2008 he was replaced by Dmitry Medvedev, who named him prime minister, and then Putin was again elected president in 2012. The election will be held on March 18, 2018.
  • Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centres

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    The brief represents Massachusetts Citizens for Life, the leading pro-life group in Massachusetts; the Pro-Life Legal Defense Fund, another Massachusetts not-for-profit which offers pro bono legal services for the protection of human life; and Eleanor McCullen, the local pro-life counselor who was the lead plaintiff in McCullen v.
  • Judge: Trump can not avoid lawsuit by former 'Apprentice' contestant alleging defamation

    Judge: Trump can not avoid lawsuit by former 'Apprentice' contestant alleging defamation

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    Justice Jennifer Schecter in the Manhattan Supreme Court said there was "absolutely no authority" to dismiss or stay a civil lawsuit by Summer Zervos related "purely to unofficial conduct" because Trump was USA president. So Zervos and her lawyer Gloria Allred tried a different legal approach: They filed suit against Trump for defamation. Zervos said she wanted to seek Trump's career advice after her appearance on The Apprentice .
  • Rajinikanth, Stalin Condemn Vandalism Of Another Periyar Statue In Tamil Nadu

    Rajinikanth, Stalin Condemn Vandalism Of Another Periyar Statue In Tamil Nadu

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    Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth today condemned the beheading of a Periyar statue in Alangudi town of the Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu today. On a complaint from the locals, Pudukottai Superintendent of Police S.Selvaraj and senior police officials rushed to the spot and held inquiry. A case has been registered and investigation is on.
  • Stormy Daniels' polygraph confirms she had sex with Trump

    Stormy Daniels' polygraph confirms she had sex with Trump

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    Daniels has taken Cohen and Trump to court in an attempt to end a nondisclosure agreement that is alleged to be compelling her silence about an affair between Trump and her over a decade ago. Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti , provided The News with a photo of Daniels taking the exam, and stressed that this should put any ambiguity about the affair to bed.
  • Mysterious Loch Ness Monster-Looking Creature Washed Ashore in Georgia

    Mysterious Loch Ness Monster-Looking Creature Washed Ashore in Georgia

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    At first sight, he thought it was the carcass of a seal. But upon closer inspection, he said, it seemed to be resembling something from the prehistoric times. Georgia residents apparently call the mysterious dead sea creature "Altamaha", after the Altamaha River that flows through the state of Georgia. Photos of the odd faceless animal with fangs were shared on social media and quickly went viral.