• Patrick's Day Rain, Severe Storms Monday

    Patrick's Day Rain, Severe Storms Monday

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    This will be a very quick line of rain and maybe a rumble of thunder is possible. Not everyone will see storms, but if a storm does go up in your area, it does have the potential to turn strong and potentially severe. Slick roadways will be our biggest concerns. "We are watching the model trends on this area of low pressure for Monday afternoon which could produce severe weather across southeast SC and Georgia", Live 5 Chief Meteorologist Bill Walsh said.
  • North Korea's top diplomat in surprise visit to Sweden

    North Korea's top diplomat in surprise visit to Sweden

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    As North Korea's top diplomat, Ri is one of the most visible faces of a country shrouded in secrecy. The U.S. -North Korea summit talks were brokered by Moon's envoys, who met with Kim Jong Un during a March 5-6 Pyongyang trip. Swedish officials have offered their country as a possible summit site. Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea will seek high-level talks with North Korea this month as preparations for a summit began on Friday, the presidential chief of staff said, while officials in ...
  • North Korean minister's Sweden visit fuels possible Trump-Kim meeting speculation

    North Korean minister's Sweden visit fuels possible Trump-Kim meeting speculation

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    Trump's embrace of a summit meeting and they too may be scrambling to craft a strategy to exploit the opportunity that fell into their laps. But the possibility of an Abe-Kim summit also comes as the Japanese premier faces a growing scandal at home over the sale of government land to one of his supporters, and an apparent cover-up of the deal by the finance ministry.
  • White House says no more staff changes coming

    White House says no more staff changes coming

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    Kelly has also worn on the president, confidants of the president said. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster leaves his office at the end of the day at the White House in Washington , U.S. But the president is privately weighing more changes, expressing frustration with certain advisers and considering possible replacements. With a laugh, Trump said: "Who's next?" That followed the announcement that National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn is stepping down.
  • More People Flee Afrin, Civilians Killed in Turkish Airstrike

    More People Flee Afrin, Civilians Killed in Turkish Airstrike

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based war monitor, said air strikes in eastern Ghouta killed 80 people, including 14 children, in the rebel towns of Kafr Batna , Saqba and Harasta on Friday. Turkish air and artillery strikes rained down overnight and in recent days, driving tens of thousands out of the main town by auto and on foot, Kurdish authorities and the Observatory say.
  • Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as stand-off intensifies

    Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as stand-off intensifies

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    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Saturday that 23 British diplomats are "persona non grata" and must leave the country within a week. They remain in critical condition. Interestingly, both Britain and the U.S. have access to Novichok know-how that has been procured through Russian dissidents and scientists, including through their work of dismantling the Russian chemical weapons programme in the former USSR states.
  • Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests _ in US

    Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests _ in US

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    The South Korean government said after the meeting that it agreed with the North to hold talks between Moon and Kim in late April, and that Pyongyang also voiced its readiness to hold denuclearization talks with the United States. The isolated state has always maintained it will continue to develop its nuclear weapons as a deterrent against USA aggression but, according to South Korea, it later said it was open to abandoning the programme if the security of its regime was guaranteed.
  • Mauritius: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

    Mauritius: Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

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    Gurub-Fakim has been accused of using a credit card given to her by a non-governmental organisation to make purchases worth thousands of dollars. "Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, having nothing to feel guilty about and able to provide corroborating evidence, rejects any idea of resigning", that statement read.
  • USA sanctions Russians for meddling, but not Putin's…

    USA sanctions Russians for meddling, but not Putin's…

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    Some have criticized the American president for failing to meet the Congress mandated deadline for imposing these new sanctions on the Russian individuals and entities, including Moscow's intelligence services, for their roles in attempting to interfere with the 2016 election that saw Trump elected.