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North Korea's Kim begins long train trip to Vietnam for summit with Trump: report
News ImageThe reports of Kim's departure from North Korea came after Vietnam announced that Kim would make an official visit in "coming days", as the Southeast Asian country prepares to host the summit with Trump on Wednesday and Thursday. Trump and Kim will meet in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore in June - the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader - at which they pledged to work towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The Trump administration has pressed North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program, which threatens the United States, before it can expect any concessions.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:16:07 -0500
Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights
News ImageA California high school student who was banned from wearing a Make America Great Again hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump's campaign motto on Wednesday.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 07:31:51 -0500
French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims
News ImagePARIS (AP) Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial compensation to victims whose cases fall outside of France's statute of limitations.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:31:55 -0500
Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
News ImageCanada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:18:33 -0500
North Carolina board votes to hold new House election over absentee ballot fraud
News ImageThe North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in the states 9th District after overwhelming evidence of vote tampering.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:37:03 -0500
Tucker Carlson: Fox News host laughs along with guest after he suggests black people need to move on from slavery
News ImageA guest who appeared on Tucker Carlsons Fox News show said African Americans need to move on from slavery because it was abolished a century-and-a-half ago. Mark Steyn, a cultural commentator, made the comments on Thursday during a segment discussing 2020 presidential candidates who are in favour of reparations for African Americans. During his rant, Steyn said: Slavery was abolished a century and a half ago, nobody alive today has a grandparent who was a slave, and in that sense I think you reach a point where, you know, you need to move on.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:55:00 -0500
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Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:52:00 -0500
Gov. Newsom orders new DNA tests for inmate Kevin Cooper in 35-year-old Chino Hills murder case
News ImageGov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order directing new DNA tests for an inmate on death row who has been in prison for nearly 40 years.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:42:18 -0500
Cars Lose CR Recommendation Over Reliability Issues
News Image6 Cars Lose CR's Recommendation Over Reliability Issues Consumer Reports can no longer recommend six car models, including the Acura RDX SUV and the Tesla Model 3 sedan, because of problems iden...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:34:59 -0500
Vietnam announces traffic ban for possible Kim Jong Un summit arrival route
News ImageVietnam has been preparing for Kim to arrive by train for the Feb. 27-28 summit in Hanoi, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday. Kim's train will stop at the border station of Dong Dang where he will disembark and proceed 170 km (105 miles) to Hanoi by car, the sources said. Traffic on that route will be partially banned from 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and fully banned from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 26, the ruling Communist Party's Nhan Dan paper reported, citing the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:35:25 -0500
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she could have been a teacher if it wasn't for Trump
News ImageAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she could have been a high school teacher if she didn't run for Congress because of Trump's presidency.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:17:55 -0500
At Pope's abuse summit, Church seeks to fix 'systematic failures'
News ImageCardinals Blase Cupich of Chicago and Oswald Gracias of Mumbai spoke on the second day of a conference of some 200 senior Church officials convened by Pope Francis to confront what he has called the scourge of sexual abuse by the clergy. Various aspects of the sexual abuse crisis made 2018 the worst year for the pope since his election in 2013. Last week, Theodore McCarrick, once a powerful cardinal in the U.S. Church, was dismissed from the priesthood after the Vatican found him guilty of sexual abuse of minors and adults over decades.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:53:44 -0500
UK backlash at Meghan's lavish US baby shower
News ImageMeghan Markle drew fresh scorn from British media this week after celebrating the imminent arrival of her first baby with what they described as an "extravagant" trip to New York in a private jet. The Duchess of Sussex, due to give birth in the spring, returned to Britain Thursday after enjoying a party with celebrity friends at what British papers referred to as "the most expensive hotel suite in the US". The party, hosted at Manhattan's Mark Hotel by Serena Williams and attended by other high-profile figures including Amal Clooney, saw guests serenaded by a harpist and given expensive gifts, they reported.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:35:04 -0500
Alabama woman who joined Islamic State sues to return to US
News ImageWASHINGTON (AP) The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday in an effort to allow her return to the United States.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:52:48 -0500
Relatives of US oil industry hostages in Venezuela make emotional appeal for their release
News ImageThe six men five US citizens and one permanent resident, and all employees of Citgo, the US subsidiary of Venezuelas state-run Petrleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) were detained in November 2017 after being called to Caracas from Houston for a meeting. President Nicolas Maduro went on television to denounce them as traitors, saying: Theyre properly behind bars, and they should go to the worst prison in Venezuela. Asdrubal Chavez, a cousin of the late president, was appointed companys new president. For 16 months, the relatives of the Venezuelan Americans, who have become known as the Citgo 6, were advised to remain silent.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:38:00 -0500
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