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Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S. officials during the Winter Olympics that start on Friday, the KCNA news agency reported , presenting a "protocol headache" for those planning seating arrangements at the opening ceremony .

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  • Paris attacker too defiant as trial starts By
Paris attacker too defiant as trial starts By

Belgian prosecutors are trying him for his alleged role in a Brussels shooting in March 2016, when Abdeslam was still a fugitive from the Paris attacks. Abdeslam is said to have fled from Paris after the deadly attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, restaurants and a football stadium in November 2015.

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  • Legendary producer Quincy Jones just spilled some major Michael Jackson tea
Legendary producer Quincy Jones just spilled some major Michael Jackson tea

Jones also called The Beatles "the worst musicians in the world". He "used to date Ivanka [Trump ]" - when he was 72 and she was 24. He's a insane (expletive). Jones accused Jackson of stealing songs, calling him "Machiavellian" as well as "greedy". Jones' allegations run against prevailing public perceptions of Jackson, who died in 2009 a...

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  • George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 US election
George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 US election

President Donald Trump has repeatedly dismissed intelligence reports of Russian meddling in the election as fake news, a hoax and made-up. There are numerous investigations underway to determine whether the Trump campaign assisted the Kremlin in its efforts.

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  • Outcry as Bermuda repeals gay marriage
Outcry as Bermuda repeals gay marriage

Under the Domestic Partnership Act 2017 , already passed by wide margins by lawmakers of the Bermuda's House of Assembly and Senate in December previous year, any Bermudian will be allowed to form domestic partnerships which the government says will offer equal rights.

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  • CNN gives airtime to a literal Nazi
CNN gives airtime to a literal Nazi

The intensely heated interview only got more tense when Camerota confronted Jones about the views expressed on his political website, which includes a section that calls Holocaust survivors "peddlers of propaganda". It is an extortion racket, pure and simple. As he continued to call the Holocaust a "scam", Camerota replied with facts, setting t...

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  • Marriage breakdown 'one of the greatest failures of my life': Joyce
Marriage breakdown 'one of the greatest failures of my life': Joyce

Vikki Campion , 33, who is believed to have left her role as Mr Joyce's media adviser in April past year, is reportedly expecting to give birth in a few months. Who is Barnaby Joyce's ex-wife? But my criticisms of him are of his job. Now while this a perfectly fine expectation when it comes to their role in office, their representation of their ...

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  • French president worked in Abuja 'some years ago'
French president worked in Abuja 'some years ago'

The nationalists, who cemented their control of Corsica's regional assembly in December elections, have denied any plans to try to take the territory of 330,000 people out of France - at least for the time being. "I want us to open a new chapter of our history", Macron told Corsican officials. "It's a sad night for Corsica ", said Talamoni, ...

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  • Polish law barring some Holocaust speech signed, referred
Polish law barring some Holocaust speech signed, referred

Israel has expressed its disappointment with the move, saying the law would curb free speech and whitewash the Poles' roles in the WWII. According to figures from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Nazis, who invaded Poland in 1939, also killed at least 1.9 million non-Jewish Polish civilians.

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  • SPD Coalition Deal Reached in Germany
SPD Coalition Deal Reached in Germany

The 177-page document was published shortly afterwards, a foundation for the next four years of German government. "It was high time that we got the prospect of a government", Christian Social Union, or CSU, Parliamentary group leader Alexander Dobrindt told reporters while leaving the party headquarters in Berlin .

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  • What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The gyrations come a day after panic coursed through Wall Street, with the Dow plunging a record 1,175 points on Monday. Japan's Nikkei index plunged 4% in Tuesday morning trading while the S&P/ASX 200 in Australia dropped 3%. He said if we do have inflation and higher interest rates borrowing could get more expensive and ultimately investors may...

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  • Casualties feared in Taiwan as buildings collapse in magnitude 6.4 quake
Casualties feared in Taiwan as buildings collapse in magnitude 6.4 quake

The quake hit at 23:50 pm (1550 GMT) around 21 kilometres (13 miles) northeast of Hualien, according to the United States Geological Survey . Preliminary information stated the quake was about six miles deep. It's unclear if anyone was injured. A 6.4 magnitude natural disaster has toppled buildings in the Taiwanese city of Hualien. "Relief m...

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  • Maldives' SC scraps order to free political prisoners
Maldives' SC scraps order to free political prisoners

The new order was signed by the three remaining judges of the Supreme Court. "President Yameen has systematically alienated his coalition, jailed or exiled every major opposition political figure, deprived elected members of parliament of their right to represent their voters in the legislature, revised laws to erode human rights.

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  • 4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Rajouri
4 soldiers martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Rajouri

The target was Indian military posts around the LoC, but the shelling also injured a minor girl and another soldier posted at Poonch, NDTV reported. "And this year the number of ceasefire violations are high", the Minister of State for Home Affairs said.

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  • Turkey warns US troops over Syria clash risk
Turkey warns US troops over Syria clash risk

After the French leader's remarks, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that France had no right "to give us lessons" on a cross-border offensive, citing France's colonial history. Mr. Bozdag went further, adding that US forces could be targeted by Turkish troops moving into Manbij if they are spotted wearing YPG "uniforms". Yarar als...

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  • Nuclear plan: China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality'
Nuclear plan: China accuses United States of 'Cold War mentality'

Although Barack Obama began the United States upgrade, President Trump is vastly expanding it, but within the rules of a new nuclear treaty between Russian Federation and America that came into force today. "Russia is modernizing an active stockpile of up to 2,000 non-strategic nuclear weapons, including those employable by ships, planes, and gro...

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  • Naidu - Uddhav lamented BJP for ignoring allies
Naidu - Uddhav lamented BJP for ignoring allies

Chowdary told reporters after the meeting. Naidu said that the TDP is surly over the stepmotherly treatment of the BJP . "We will need to wait at least a month to assess if its so-called farm friendly measures are effective on the ground and whether it succeeds in putting a stop to farmer suicides in Maharashtra", he said.

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  • Fiji, NZ, Kenya and South Africa top pools at NZ Sevens
Fiji, NZ, Kenya and South Africa top pools at NZ Sevens

National Rugby sevens team ran at the Hamilton sevens in New Zealand came to an entertaining end on Sunday. In the gold medal match, Fiji showed nerves, with South Africa scoring the first try in the final. It's really important that we keep on learning, growing and finding new ways to get better. The result saw Shujaa climb one spot on the s...

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  • Militants attack Srinagar hospital, kill 2 cops, free Pak Lashkar terrorist
Militants attack Srinagar hospital, kill 2 cops, free Pak Lashkar terrorist

After snatching a gun from the policeman, the Pakistani terrorist, Abu Hanzulla, opened fire on the policemen. Commenting on the matter, the police said that a carbine rifle of one of the cops is also reported missing. Two Lashkar militants rained bullets at the police party and fled towards downtown Srinagar . "So far he is untraceable", said an ...

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