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North Korea's Kim Jong Un uses terrifyingly creative methods to kill enemies

Friday  09:00,   23 june 2017
FOX News

From siccing wild dogs to gunning down his enemies with artillery meant for taking out planes, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for dispatching with extreme prejudice all those who cross him. Cards With Massive Rewards And [...]

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

Friday  08:40,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university.</p>The Seoul Central[...]

French leader Macron proposes big expansion of his counterterrorism powers

Friday  07:05,   23 june 2017
MSN

<p>President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Thursday proposed a significant expansion of authorities’ powers to fight terrorism, alarming civil liberties advocates even as defenders said the plans would help keep French citizens safe.</p>The[...]

U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Help the Displaced Return Home

Friday  07:05,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

<p>The Trump administration is sending a civilian team into Syria to try to bring stability to areas that American-backed forces have retaken from the Islamic State and to avert a humanitarian crisis, according to United States[...]

Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

President Enrique Peña Nieto acknowledged that his government had purchased sophisticated spyware from Israel but he denied ordering surveillance of his critics.MEXICO CITY — Even as Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, acknowledged for the first [...]

Why Migrants Keep Risking All on the ‘Deadliest Route’

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

The grim fates of two Senegalese brothers match those of a growing number of young African men who are determined to reach Europe — or die trying.TONGO, Senegal — Amadou Anne, the oldest son, tried[...]

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Friday  06:05,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a[...]

Poverty-free China by 2020? Beijing says it's possible – but steepest climb ahead

Friday  06:05,   23 june 2017
MSN

While President Xi Jinping’s foreign-policy initiatives have made headlines abroad, one of his most ambitious domestic priorities is entering the final stretch: the race to build a 'moderately prosperous society.' Before the pigs arrived, Yu [...]

Church of England 'Colluded' to Hide Sex Abuse, Leader Claims

Friday  02:35,   23 june 2017
The Atlantic

The Church of England “colluded and concealed rather than seeking to help those who were brave enough to come forward” when faced with allegations of longterm sexual abuse by one of its former bishops, the church’s leader said Thursday. “For the[...]

ISIS spreads fake news about destroyed al-Nuri mosque

Friday  01:35,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Iraq’s military released a video showing that Mosul’s famed al-Nuri mosque was blown up by explosives, but Islamic State followers prefer to believe the militant group's explanation that it was caused by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike, analysts[...]

ISIS spreads fake news about destroyed al-Nuri mosque

Friday  01:35,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Iraq’s military released a video showing that Mosul’s famed al-Nuri mosque was blown up by explosives, but Islamic State followers prefer to believe the militant group's explanation that it was caused by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike, analysts[...]

Theresa May has a week to prevent her government from falling apart

Friday  00:21,   23 june 2017
Vox.com

Prime Minister Theresa May is now officially on the clock: If she can’t strike a deal to maintain power in the next week or so, her government will fall apart. A speech given by Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday morning — called, appropriately enough,[...]

Theresa May has a week to prevent her government from falling apart

Friday  00:21,   23 june 2017
Vox.com

Prime Minister Theresa May is now officially on the clock: If she can’t strike a deal to maintain power in the next week or so, her government will fall apart. A speech given by Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday morning — called, appropriately enough,[...]

North Korea conducts another rocket engine test for ICBM, US officials say

Friday  00:20,   23 june 2017
FOX News

North Korea conducted another rocket engine test Wednesday which could potentially be used on a future intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM, two US officials tell Fox News. It’s the first rocket engine test since the rogue communist regime [...]

Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

Friday  00:01,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting top-secret documents to an apparent Chinese agent.Kevin Mallory, 60, of Leesburg was arrested Thursday and made an initial appearance in U.S.[...]