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The Latest: Mrs. Trump wears Chanel haute couture to dinner

Wednesday  03:45,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Melania Trump has chosen Chanel for the White House state dinner honoring the French president. 7:50[...]

Bin Laden's ex-bodyguard now on welfare in Germany, can't be deported, report says

Wednesday  02:31,   25 april 2018
FOX News

A former bodyguard of Usama Bin Laden is getting about $1,400 a month in welfare payments and can't be deported because of fears he could be tortured in Tunisia, German media reported Tuesday. The 42-year-old man, identified only as "Sami A."[...]

Even jaywalking faces scrutiny under China's social credit system

Wednesday  02:31,   25 april 2018
CBS News

If your score gets too low, you can be be banned from buying plane tickets, renting a house or getting a loan . © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. China's social credit system keeps an eye on everyday behavior Nearly 15 million people[...]

What a 'new deal' over Iran might look like

Wednesday  02:05,   25 april 2018
AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday proposed a "new deal" to address President Donald Trump's many concerns about the existing nuclear pact with Iran. Here is a look at what may be in the works, and the challenges a new deal[...]

Migrant Caravan Arrives at U.S. Border, but Long Road Awaits

Wednesday  02:05,   25 april 2018
The New York Times

Migrants from Central American who plan to apply for asylum in the United States face opposition from President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.MEXICALI, Mexico — The caravan of weary migrants that the Trump administration has called a[...]

US trade officials to visit China soon, Trump says

Wednesday  00:55,   25 april 2018
AFP

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that top US trade officials would soon travel to China as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled markets and left exporters on edge. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Trade [...]

How do you capture a mass-killer suspect without firing a shot? Ask Toronto police.

Wednesday  00:36,   25 april 2018
MSN

Police didn't fire a single shot at Alek Minassian.The man, later identified by authorities as Alek Minassian, had just plowed into a crowd of pedestrians on a sidewalk at more than 30 mph, killing 10 and wounding 15 more. “Kill me,” he screamed [...]

The historical reasons the Korea summit can’t end with a peace treaty

Wednesday  00:15,   25 april 2018
Quartz

History will be made by North Korea and South Korea this week. Meeting at their border on April 27, the two nations will hold their…One thing the two sides cannot do on the big day is clinch a peace treaty officially ending the 1950-53 war they are[...]

Canada van victims include people from Jordan, South Korea

Wednesday  00:08,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

The first victim publicly identified after a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering. Other victims included a Seneca College student, a citizen of Jordan[...]

Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy - sources

Tuesday  23:36,   24 april 2018
Reuters

The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command who has been nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea instead, a senior[...]

Trump says US wants 'lasting' footprint in Syria

Tuesday  22:25,   24 april 2018
AFP

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to dial back a promise to withdraw US troops from Syria immediately, saying it was important to not allow Iranian influence to grow in the country. Stating that troops would be coming home soon, Trump[...]

Israel abandons plan to forcibly deport African migrants

Tuesday  20:51,   24 april 2018
Reuters

<p>The Israeli government said on Tuesday it was abandoning a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who entered the country illegally.</p>The government had been working for months on an arrangement to expel thousands of mostly Eritrean and [...]

South Korean president bets the way to Kim Jong Un’s heart is through his stomach

Tuesday  19:51,   24 april 2018
MSN

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to deploy some high-level gastrodiplomacy as he tries to win over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during Friday's summit.SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to deploy some high-level[...]

Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Tuesday  19:33,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>A 25-year-old who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p>TORONTO — A 25-year-old who plowed a van into[...]

First Toronto van attack victim ID'd as woman who worked in investment management

Tuesday  17:10,   24 april 2018
FOX News

<p>The first of the 10 people mowed down Monday in Toronto by a driver was identified on Tuesday morning as a young woman who worked in investment management.</p>The first of the 10 people mowed down Monday in Toronto by a driver was[...]