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Korean art troupe performs in Pyongyang with NK leader in attendance

Korean art troupe performs in Pyongyang with NK leader in attendance Kim also took pictures with the troupe after the concert concluded. Red Velvet, a five-woman pop group that has found enormous success in recent years, was one of the big names to headline the show. Experts say it's unlikely, and the flurry of meetings, events and diplomatic activity is merely a facade for more strategic goals, including the dividing of allies and the easing of biting sanctions ... [Full Article...]

Trump continues his Twitter war with Amazon, and the stock is sinking

Trump continues his Twitter war with Amazon, and the stock is sinking A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Amazon .com, Inc. might touch $2000 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $1700 and $1403 respectively. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Also, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 500 shares of the fir... [Full Article...]

Egyptian president re-elected with 97% of vote

Egyptian president re-elected with 97% of vote In an official statement, Egypt's presidency spokesman Bassam Rady said El-Sisi received the call from his Russian counterpart during which he congratulated El-Sisi on the "precious trust" given to him by the Egyptian people. US President Donald Trump "congratulated" Sisi on his victory in a telephone call, the White House said in a statement that did not mention any worries over the fairnes... [Full Article...]

Rebels set to abandon bastion near Syrian capital

Rebels set to abandon bastion near Syrian capital Over the past weeks, as Syrian forces reclaimed towns and villages in eastern Ghouta, they gave rebels and all men of fighting age the choice of accepting amnesty and serving in the Syrian military conscription, or leaving to go to the north of Syria. [Full Article...]

Israel reaches landmark deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants

Israel reaches landmark deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants The deal lifts the threat of a forced expulsion to unnamed African destinations, widely believed to be Rwanda and Uganda, with whom Israel had reached a secret agreement. The plan, initially approved by the Israeli cabinet in November, has drawn concerns from the United Nations refugee agency, which called it incoherent and unsafe. [Full Article...]

Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump

Jerry Brown Pardons 5 Ex-Convicts Facing Deportation, Provoking Trump Brown granted 56 pardons and reduced 14 sentences on Good Friday and Passover. According to the Sacramento Bee , the five illegal immigrants pardoned were all facing the possibility of deportation. For ex-convict immigrants, deportation is a severe punishment that is often unwarranted, said Angelica Salas , executive director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, which seeks to change ... [Full Article...]

Buhari's Lagos Visit, Plot To Spoil Easter Celebration - Archbishop

Buhari's Lagos Visit, Plot To Spoil Easter Celebration - Archbishop Bamigbetan urged residents to adhere to the security guidance earlier announced to make the visit peaceful and orderly. The police commissioner said that President Buhari would be attending a colloquium marking the 66th Birthday of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at Victoria Island , and also be at the official flag-off ceremony for the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port Project in Epe. [Full Article...]

"I Have Never Been So Happy": Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai In Pakistan

There, y multiplied violence, decapitations and attacks on girls ' schools, such as one that suffered malate, who since age of 11 wrote a blog in Urdu ( national language of Pakistan) on BBC website where, under pseudonym of Gul Makai, described panic under yoke of extremists. [Full Article...]

Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $521 million sells in New Jersey

Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $521 million sells in New Jersey Local business owners, that sell lottery tickets, say they've seen more traffic coming through their stores than usual due to the large jackpot. "A lot of outside people coming in". The jackpot had a cash value of $317 million. Riverdale is in northeastern New Jersey, about 30 miles outside of New York City. Riverdale, which is home to the station where the winning ticket was bought, is locate... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom man has the 'world's worst' super-gonorrhea

United Kingdom man has the 'world's worst' super-gonorrhea A super-resistant strain of gonorrhea has been reported in the United Kingdom following warnings from global public health officials that the common sexually transmitted disease is becoming more hard to treat. On Tuesday, the first case of highly drug-resistant super Gonorrhoea was reported in the U.K. This was named "Super" gonorrhoea because the bacteria showed complete resistance to dual fi... [Full Article...]

Russian 'Satan 2' Missile Test Footage Released by Putin

Russian 'Satan 2' Missile Test Footage Released by Putin The state-run Russian news agency TASS says the Sarmat missile is due to begin being mass produced in 2020 and should become operational the following year. U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly told Putin during a congratulatory phone call after Putin's election win last week that "if you want to have an arms race we can do that, but I'll win", sources told NBC News . [Full Article...]

Nobel laureate Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since 2012 Taleban attack

Nobel laureate Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since 2012 Taleban attack We request Malala Yousafzai to spread the message of peace as a messenger of Pakistan in the whole world, said the PM. "And I think that it's my old home again.so it is actually happening, and I am grateful to all of you". She said she remembered having to leave Pakistan for treatment after she was attacked . "[She] defeated the dark force of fear. Now you are not an ordinary citizen, you... [Full Article...]

One year countdown: is the meat industry any clearer on Brexit?

One year countdown: is the meat industry any clearer on Brexit? One survey this week recorded support for continued European Union membership at 53 per cent. While there she also addressed the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, one of the most crucial and contested issues to come out of Brexit. [Full Article...]

Egypt election: Sisi 'set to win second term as president'

Egypt election: Sisi 'set to win second term as president' El-Sisi's opposing candidate, Mousa Mostafa Mousa , a little-known contender who entered the presidential race hours just before the nomination deadline, received 721,000 votes, according to al-Ahram. The official results will be announced by the National Election Authority (NEA) on April 2. Tuk-tuks drove voters to cast their ballots and after returning to the office they were reportedly given... [Full Article...]

Should the Second Amendment be repealed? | What do you think?

Should the Second Amendment be repealed? | What do you think? President Trump tweeted in response to retired Justice John Paul Stevens's op-ed in the New York Times calling on Americans to rid the Constitution of our right to bear arms. McMahon told CBS News it's "very unlikely" that the Second Amendment could ever be repealed. And as we documented, there is bipartisan support in opinion polls for things like banning bump stocks, limiting high-capacity m... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea come to agreement on trade deal

US, South Korea come to agreement on trade deal Seoul on Monday announced a deal to limit exports to the us of South Korean steel, while extending high USA tariffs on any possible South Korean pickup trucks and increasing USA automakers' access to the Korean market. These premium payments have previously only been available to the South Korean companies. Numerous fixes are aimed at gaining access for USA automakers, which accounts for a hug... [Full Article...]

Rain & Storms Coming Back

Most of us are dry. The unsettled pattern continues as a front looks to stall close to Siouxland this weekend. Your best chance to see wet weather will be late Wednesday afternoon and during the evening hours, through Thursday . This year, outlooks suggest we may have an average high of just 52 degrees through the first 10 days of April, with an average (overnight) low around 32 degrees. [Full Article...]

Weather: Drop in temperature, scattered rain expected

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with the chance for a period of heavier rain in the afternoon. "Best opportunities of seeing higher snow accumulations will be in the higher terrain through Teller County (3-6"), mountain cities and along the Palmer Divide (2-4"). [Full Article...]

Ex-Catalan minister Clara Ponsati arrested in Scotland

Ex-Catalan minister Clara Ponsati arrested in Scotland European arrest warrants were reissued last Friday for Ponsati and five other secessionist figures who fled Spain, including former President Carles Puigdemont . Despite his detention, the separatist-controlled Catalan parliament on Wednesday defended Puigdemont's right to be a candidate again to head the regional government. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Allegedly Eyeing Military Budget To Fund His Wall

Trump Is Allegedly Eyeing Military Budget To Fund His Wall Ryan (R-Wis.) that the military should pay for the wall, according to three people familiar with the meeting last Wednesday in the White House residence. Re-allocating Pentagon funds requires votes in Congress, and taking money away from the 2018 budget for the wall would also require an act of Congress, according to a senior Pentagon official. [Full Article...]


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