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CSIS, which last reported on the 20 missile bases in November, said the Sino-ri base has never been declared by North Korea and as a result "does not appear to be the subject of denuclearisation negotiations". Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told the World Economic Forum in Davos that the two leaders should make "really great big strides" on the road to denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean peninsula, in line with worldwide demands.
  • Jared Golden vows to defend transgender military personnel

    Jared Golden vows to defend transgender military personnel

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    Armed Services. The Trump administration, frustrated that lower-court judges had again blocked implementation of one of its policy decisions , asked the justices to step in and clear the path. Normally, the Supreme Court only gets ahead of lower courts in cases deemed to be exceedingly urgent. It barred military service by people who had undergone gender reassignment surgery as well as people who have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria - unless they could demonstrate an absence ...
  • Russia Says 'Arbitrary' Israeli Air Strikes On Syria Should Stop

    Russia Says 'Arbitrary' Israeli Air Strikes On Syria Should Stop

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    According to the IDF, Monday's raids destroyed Iranian intelligence sites, training bases, and arms depots belonging to the Quds Force. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported 12 of the dead in Israel's retaliatory strike were members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which could increase tensions between Israel and Iran even further.
  • Barnier insists Brexit deal is the best possible

    Barnier insists Brexit deal is the best possible

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    Poland's Jacek Czaputowicz said earlier on Monday he had proposed limiting the backstop - an insurance policy to avoid the return of a hard border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland - to five years in order to break the Brexit deadlock.
  • S Korea, US foreign ministers hold talks on N Korea

    S Korea, US foreign ministers hold talks on N Korea

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    So much so that President Trump declared with a flourish that the nuclear threat from North Korea was now over, with the prospects of a follow up summit to, more or less, wrap up the issue of North Korea's denuclearization. We must take advantage of this opportunity, no matter what. -North Korea summit scheduled for late February, President Moon Jae-in said Monday. The prospect of another meeting with Kim, the enigmatic leader with whom Trump's struck an unlikely rapport, offered him a ...
  • Pence Cites MLK In Promoting Trump's Plan to End Shutdown

    Pence Cites MLK In Promoting Trump's Plan to End Shutdown

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    He also criticized the government shutdown and discussed how King also tried to work on an anti-poverty campaign to help poor people in Memphis before he was killed, according to the Daily News . Much to their chagrin, Trump made surprise appearances at bases in Iraq and Germany shortly thereafter. On Face the Nation on Sunday, Pence used a quote from King to characterize Trump's border wall push.
  • WhatsApp tackles spread of fake news by curbing message forwarding

    WhatsApp tackles spread of fake news by curbing message forwarding

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    The new limit was announced today by WhatsApp vice president for policy and communications, Victoria Grand , in Jakarta, reports Reuters . At the time, users elsewhere could forward messages up to 20 times - down from the previous limit of 250, but WhatsApp has now rolled out the limit globally in a bid to "help keep WhatsApp the way it was created to be: a private messaging app ".
  • Theresa May promises greater role for parliament in European Union talks

    Theresa May promises greater role for parliament in European Union talks

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    Unusually, MPs will be able to amend the so-called "neutral motion" being tabled by the prime minister, with votes due to take place on January 29. May said she would shift her focus to finding a compromise with the European Union on the backup plan for avoiding a hard border with Ireland - the so-called Irish backstop .
  • Dramatic CCTV footage shows moment vehicle bomb exploded in Londonderry

    Dramatic CCTV footage shows moment vehicle bomb exploded in Londonderry

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    Stay away". In the second incident, at about 1.45pm, four masked men hijacked a delivery driver's vehicle in Southway . The men threw an object into the back of the vehicle before abandoning it at Creggan estate. It is expected to remain closed until at least late on Monday. "Between then and 7.23pm, a bomb was put in that auto, driven at least half a mile to outside the court house on Bishop Street and around three minutes later a phone call went in to the Samaritans in West Midlands in ...
  • Israel attacks Iranian targets in Syria

    Israel attacks Iranian targets in Syria

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    The missile was intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system . Amidror said Israel didn't do that in Lebanon and now is facing 120,000 rockets and missiles. The overnight missile strikes killed 11 people, including as many as four Syrian soldiers, foreign media reported, and damaged the global airport in Damascus .
  • World Economic Forum's annual meeting to start Tuesday

    World Economic Forum's annual meeting to start Tuesday

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    President Donald Trump cancelled the United States delegation's trip to the global economic summit in Davos hours after he denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a plane to visit USA troops in Afghanistan. Ms Pelosi, whose role as House speaker makes her second in line to the presidency after vice president Mike Pence, said Mr Trump has yet to respond to her request that he postpone his State of the Union address until the government is reopened so workers can be paid for providing security for ...