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It was expected that Ri, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, would represent North Korea after Pyongyang mentioned him specifically when notifying Seoul on Friday that it would attend the talks. North Korea has made several overtures for dialogue during the past quarter-century, with Japan, the US and South Korea responding favorably. "As President Moon has said, the improvement of relations between North and South Korea can not advance separately from ...
  • Porn requests in parliament peak after election

    Porn requests in parliament peak after election

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    The data - revealed amid an ongoing government investigation linked to inappropriate sexual behaviour - covers the period immediately after the general election. "All pornographic websites are blocked by parliament's computer network". There have been 24,473 attempts to access porn from computers or mobile devices connected to the parliamentary network between June and October 2017.
  • Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements

    Ed Royce Is The Latest In Wave Of GOP Retirements

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    He also was barred by House term limit rules from serving again as Foreign Affairs chairman, although he had reportedly been considering a bid for the chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee. Royce easily won re-election in November, but the district is changing along with the rest of Orange County. Before his announcement, it looked like Royce might be running for re-election.
  • Three terrorists including to Pakistani killed in J&K's Badgam encounter

    Three terrorists including to Pakistani killed in J&K's Badgam encounter

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    On seeing the security forces, the militants moved into the house of one Ghulam Muhammad Hajam in Zuhama Batchnar hamlet and took positions. "The bodies are lying at the site", the officer said. The forces lobbed teargas shells and fired pellets after protesters pelted them with stones. Two boys were injured in clashes between government forces and locals at main Chadoora town.
  • Experts Debate If Suspension of Aid to Pakistan Will Be Effective

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    Worsening ties may push Pakistan further into the arms of long-time ally China, which backed Islamabad after the fallout from Trump's tweet . "The Trump administration's move came after what a senior State Department official called "numerous conversations" with the Pakistanis over several months, along with visits by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis", my colleagues reported .
  • South Korea to honor 2015 'comfort women' accord with Japan

    South Korea to honor 2015 'comfort women' accord with Japan

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    Lee will also meet with key figures of the USA government in charge of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) affairs, according to the ministry. In particular, they are expected to exchange views on Seoul's follow-up steps after a government task force recently concluded that a controversial 2015 deal over Japan's wartime sexual slavery of Korean women failed to make sufficient efforts to listen to victims.
  • Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father

    Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father

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    A PCSD patrol sergeant contacted the man, who had three active warrants for his arrest. They are continuing to develop additional leads and will continue working throughout the evening. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead around 2:00 a.m. Monday. McCartney, 34, was a married Navy veteran with three sons, ages 4, 6 and 9, a sheriff's office official said.
  • Trump's Daily White House Schedule Will Confirm Your Worst Suspicions

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    President Donald Trump gets his first physical since taking office on Friday, but Americans may not find out much about the health of the 71-year-old chief executive with a taste for McDonald's and an aversion to exercise beyond golf. Other days are fairly similar, unless the president is traveling, in which case the days run longer. "In college I used to call those moments when I got high and watched movies 'Executive Time , '"joked The Daily Beast's Sam Stein".
  • The Supreme Court Keeps Ducking Gay Rights Cases

    The Supreme Court Keeps Ducking Gay Rights Cases

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    The law forbids the state from taking "discriminatory action" against anyone who acts on a belief that marriage should only be recognized as the union of a woman and a man; that a person's sex is determined by anatomy; or that sex should only occur during marriage.
  • Australia witnesses its first gay marriage

    Australia witnesses its first gay marriage

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    The athletes married in a handsome ceremony at the Summergrove Estate, in the Tweed Coast Hinterland, at 12am in front of 55 family members and friends, the Daily Mail reported . Because a month's notice is required for the state to recognize a marriage, the Rieberos' wedding and several other same-sex marriages reported in the local press were among the first to be recognized under the new laws.