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Moon also expressed hopes the two countries would be able to cooperate in developing East Asia, including extending a natural gas pipeline from Siberia to South Korea, the Blue House said. Moon accepted the invitation at an "early date" but no specific time was set, according to a statement. Moon told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe most South Koreans rejected Tokyo's agreement to compensate victims of sexual slavery during the 1910-45 colonial era, implying he could scrap the ...
  • White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

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    President Donald Trump took to twitter Friday morning to issue a dire warning to former FBI Director James Comey about trying to influence media coverage of his firing. The ethical guidance is not legally binding, though it's generally respected in order to shield investigations from political pressure. Trump also said that at the dinner, he and Comey discussed whether the U.S.
  • N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

    N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

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    In the letter to 192 United Nations members and two observer states - dated Thursday - North Korea urged them to "reconsider any of their implementation activities until the legality of those "sanctions resolutions" are to be clarified". South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in expressed his desire to make joint efforts with China to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula by resuming the six-party talks.
  • Can South Korea ETFs Continue To Surge After Presidential Election?

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    US President Donald Trump spoke to his newly-elected South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and invited him to visit Washington, the White House has said. DeTrani, who said during an unofficial meeting with several members of the Japanese Diet, or parliament, that Beijing has the power to get Pyongyang "to halt its nuclear programs and to enter into denuclearization talks".
  • World cyberattack cripples UK hospitals, demands ransoms

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    The malicious software has infected more than 75,000 computers in 99 countries worldwide on Friday, majority concentrated in Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan, according to Dutch cyber security company Avast Software BV. The group said in a statement that the attack had "global scope", affecting organisations in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Mexico.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are changing their Facebook profile pictures to Comey

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    Even if the congressional and law enforcement investigations into the Trump campaign fail to yield any hard evidence of collusion, the president may have just undone himself with his threatening tweet . And I think sometimes we don't have an opportunity to get in to see him, to get his full thinking. Mr Trump disputed the contents of the report . Trump said in an interview with NBC News on Thursday that he had already chose to fire Comey on his own and discounted the recommendations ...
  • University students boo US Education Secretary at commencement

    University students boo US Education Secretary at commencement

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    However, graduates and attendees of the school let it be known that DeVos was the worse possible choice. The administration invited DeVos to speak against the wishes of practically the entire student body, not to mention alumni. Mary McLeod Bethune ". Some students agreed with Jackson, that the school needs help from anyone offering it, no matter their party affiliation. The first round of applause for the Secretary, DeVos acknowledges a student who was the victim of gun violence who will ...
  • Russian photographer may have breached Oval Office security

    Russian photographer may have breached Oval Office security

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    The hosts also discussed news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein threatened to resign after the White House tried to pin Donald Trump's firing of James Comey on him. The White House later released its own pictures from the meeting, which did not feature Kislyak. "That's the problem with the Russians - they lie".
  • Haniyeh Elected Meshaal's Successor while Authority Siege Hamas Through Taxes

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    Hamas, which governs in the Gaza Strip, violently wrested power there in 2007 from the second-largest Palestinian movement, President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party, which now controls only the West Bank. Israel and Egypt imposed a border blockade on Gaza after the Hamas takeover a decade ago, keeping the territory's borders sealed most of the time. Shortly after the document's release, Meshaal gave an interview to CNN from Doha, Qatar in which the exiled Palestinian leader issued a "plea" ...
  • Watchdog warns of 'frightening' future for Indonesia after Ahok case

    Watchdog warns of 'frightening' future for Indonesia after Ahok case

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    The trial against Ahok was encouraged by Islamist radicals, led by the Islamic Defenders Front organisation, who were against a non-Muslim being in charge of Jakarta , and which organised mass protests against him in October and November. Purnama, a Christian and member of the country's ethnic Chinese minority, is somewhat of an unusual case in the country in that he is the first non-Muslim leader of Indonesia's sprawling capital, Jakarta , in over 50 years.