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Kim Jong-un’s Travel May Be Limited by Aging Aircraft. That Means He and Trump Could Meet in Mongolia.

Thursday  03:35,   19 april 2018
The New York Times

Kim Jong-un is not known to have flown outside his country, and the question of his transportation complicates an already delicate and uncertain meeting.WASHINGTON — Of all the obstacles to the potential summit meeting between President Trump and[...]

Trump: We'll put sanctions on Russia 'as soon as they very much deserve it'

Thursday  03:06,   19 april 2018
The Hill

President Trump on Wednesday said his administration would levy additional sanctions on Russia "as soon as they very much deserve it." The comments, made at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, capped[...]

Pompeo has been 'talking' to Kim Jong Un for a while

Thursday  02:46,   19 april 2018
NBC News

Trump's pick for secretary of state has changed his tone about North Korea since last summer.President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that his choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, had visited North Korea recently for one-on-one talks[...]

‘Black Panther’ Puts End to Saudi Arabia's 35-Year Ban on Cinema

Thursday  02:36,   19 april 2018
Bloomberg

Saudis are getting to watch a superhero fighting for his kingdom, surrounded by women empowered as warriors as they tackle issues of race and colonialism. Walt Disney Co.’s global blockbuster “Black Panther” opened in the kingdom on Wednesday,[...]

Haley says relationship with Trump is 'perfect'

Thursday  01:26,   19 april 2018
The Hill

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (U.N.) Nikki Haley insisted on Wednesday that her relationship with President Trump is "perfect," despite a spat between Haley and the White House. Asked on Wednesday about her relationship with the[...]

Mattis disputes report he wanted Congress to approve Syria strike

Thursday  00:36,   19 april 2018
AFP

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pushed back against a report saying he had unsuccessfully urged President Donald Trump to seek congressional approval ahead of last week's air strikes in Syria.Citing anonymous military and[...]

Trump cites 'very big deficit' with Japan during Abe visit

Thursday  00:17,   19 april 2018
Associated Press

President Donald Trump says during a second day of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he wants to see "free, fair and reciprocal trade" between the countries and a whittling away of the trade deficit. "We have a[...]

Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press

Wednesday  23:46,   18 april 2018
CNN

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday.Willow was the last in a long line of royal corgis owned by Britain's longest-serving monarch,[...]

Treaty to Formally End Korean War Is Being Discussed, South Confirms

Wednesday  22:57,   18 april 2018
The New York Times

South Korea said it had been in talks with both American and North Korean officials about replacing the 1953 armistice with a full peace agreement.SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea confirmed on Wednesday that it had been in talks with American and[...]

Trump and Kim Said to Consider Sweden, Switzerland for Meeting

Wednesday  21:26,   18 april 2018
Bloomberg

<p>Sweden and Switzerland are among the places the White House is considering for an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, sources said.</p>Trump confirmed on Wednesday that he dispatched CIA Director Mike Pompeo [...]

Zuckerberg under pressure to face EU lawmakers over data scandal

Wednesday  21:26,   18 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans.</p>The[...]

Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president

Wednesday  20:07,   18 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Miguel Diaz-Canel would become the island's first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution.</p>Castro, 86, is stepping down after 10 years in office. The National Assembly was due to vote later in the day on the proposal to replace[...]

Trump says meeting between CIA chief, Kim Jong Un went 'smoothly'

Wednesday  19:45,   18 april 2018
CBS News

The president said Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un were able to form a "good relationship" during their meeting.Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week. Meeting went very smoothly and a good relationship was formed. Details[...]

German police investigate anti-Semitic attack on men in Berlin

Wednesday  19:26,   18 april 2018
Reuters

Police said on Wednesday that they had launched an investigation after two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted in Berlin.More than 6 million Jews were murdered during the Nazi-era Holocaust. There are concerns too that an influx[...]

German theater: Free tickets if you wear a swastika

Wednesday  18:36,   18 april 2018
Newsweek

Audience members would have an option to wear a Star of David or the Nazi-branded symbol to a play named after Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf."Theater Konstanz, located in the southern city of Constance, announced the initiative ahead of[...]