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The three foreign ministers will issue a joint statement as well. This is the first high-level visit from China after Indian and Chinese troops were in a tense face-off earlier this year in Doklam on the border. While diplomatic observers - and Chinese officials - have welcomed an offer by Moscow to host direct negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea, many observe that the move is another example of how Pyongyang continues to drift away from Beijing, increasing the threat of a military ...
  • Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

    Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

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    Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) revealed the two-day combined military exercise brought together destroyer ships off South Korea and Japan, supported by computer simulations. "Even though it may not have any practical effect, it will have a clear effect of sending a symbolic message of our efforts to stop North Korea's weapons development and block the inflow of illegal funds (to the North)", the official said.
  • Woman burns her house down in attempt to kill bedbugs

    Woman burns her house down in attempt to kill bedbugs

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    Firefighters helped an elderly woman walk out of the building who could not see through the smoke, Freel said. An ensuing fire caused $250,000 in damage to the five-unit multi-family OH home that hosted the fire. Eight people were left homeless on November 28 when a 13-year-old boy set fire to an apartment building after dousing a bed bug with alcohol. Just after Thanksgiving, a 19-year-old lit a match just after dousing a bedbug in rubbing alcohol , causing a fire that did $300,000 in ...
  • California wildfire spreads to tony Santa Barbara

    California wildfire spreads to tony Santa Barbara

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    Isla Vista experienced at least 12 power outages overnight Sunday due to the ongoing Thomas Fire, which swept into southern Santa Barbara County over the weekend. The fire now threatens total 15,000 structures in the cities of Ventura , Ojai, Casitas Springs, Santa Paula, Carpinteria, Fillmore and the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and Matilija Canyon.
  • Roy Moore accuser Beverly Young Nelson added words beneath yearbook signature

    Roy Moore accuser Beverly Young Nelson added words beneath yearbook signature

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    US President Donald Trump on Friday voiced support for Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct, during a rally that foreshadowed themes for next year's midterm elections. Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct toward women when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s, including one woman who said he tried to initiate sexual contact with her when she was 14.
  • Trump hosts Hanukkah reception at White House

    Trump hosts Hanukkah reception at White House

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    But inside the White House Thursday, Trump got only applause, cheers and thanks from the crowd, which included Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israels and Orthodox Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.
  • Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza

    Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza

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    Four Palestinians were killed in Gaza in Israeli airstrikes following rocket fire from there and in clashes along the border. Pence was scheduled to meet Abbas later this month as a part of his Middle East tour. At least 15 Palestinians were injured in the Gaza attacks, according to a spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health. An Israeli army commander has been sanctioned after he was filmed stealing fruit from a Palestinian amid clashes in Gaza, Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  • Yellow warning for snow and ice

    Yellow warning for snow and ice

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    Scattered snow showers will occur later on Thursday and into Friday. Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, while a loss of power in some areas is also possible. Weather warnings have been issued as parts of the United Kingdom are braced for winds of up to 90mph, causing potential danger to life, with the arrival of Storm Caroline.
  • FBI Investigates Cuomo Office's Hiring Practices

    FBI Investigates Cuomo Office's Hiring Practices

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    For years, NY governors have used that hiring strategy to inflate their own staff while seemingly keeping the governor's office budget down on paper. The Cuomo administration dismissed the inquiry by federal officials as "absurd". Azzopardi claimed the process was lawful and noted that all agencies whose payrolls were being used to pay staffers were within the executive branch.
  • Duterte wants 1 more year of ML

    Duterte wants 1 more year of ML

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    Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said yesterday Duterte has signed a letter asking Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for one more year or until December 31, 2018. Congress has only three days to act on the request. Alvarez has said it would be best to ask the people from Mindanao regarding the matter because they would know better.