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5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage - Washington Post

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:55

Washington Post

5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage
Washington Post
SEOUL, South Korea — A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook South Korea's southeastern coastal region Wednesday afternoon, breaking some windows and crumbling walls near the epicenter. No casualties were reported. The quake was centered off the ...
S. Korea hit by 2nd biggest ever quake of 5.4-magnitudeXinhua
[News Analysis] President Moon's repair of relations with China is highlight of productive tripThe Hankyoreh
President Moon returns home after three-nation Southeast Asia tripThe Korea Herald
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North Korea 'sentences Trump to death' for insulting Kim Jong-un - The Guardian

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:54

The Guardian

North Korea 'sentences Trump to death' for insulting Kim Jong-un
The Guardian
North Korea's state media has criticised Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserved the death penalty and calling him a coward for cancelling a visit to the inter-Korean border. An editorial in the ruling party ...
China sending top envoy to North Korea, week after Trump visit pushing for actionFox News
Senior Chinese Diplomat to Visit North Korea as Envoy of XiU.S. News & World Report
North Korean defector begs China to free wife, sonNBC Montana
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Britain's Johnson to Meet Husband of Aid Worker Jailed in Iran - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:03

U.S. News & World Report

Britain's Johnson to Meet Husband of Aid Worker Jailed in Iran
U.S. News & World Report
Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen with her husband Richard Ratcliffe and her daughter Gabriella in an undated photograph handed out by her family. Ratcliffe Family Handout via REUTERS Reuters. LONDON (Reuters) - British ...
Husband of Briton jailed in Iran draws hope from controversy over her caseCNN
UK has reservations about diplomatic protection for jailed aid worker in Iran, husband saysReuters
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband meets Boris JohnsonThe Guardian
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UN denounces EU cooperation with Libya to stem migrant flow as 'inhuman' - EURACTIV

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:52

EURACTIV

UN denounces EU cooperation with Libya to stem migrant flow as 'inhuman'
EURACTIV
The European Union's policy of helping the Libyan authorities intercept migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean and return them to “horrific” prisons in Libya is “inhuman”, the United Nations said on Tuesday (14 November). “The suffering of migrants ...

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China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:15

Washington Post

China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit
Washington Post
BEIJING — Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday it is sending a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile ...
Senior Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea as envoy of XiReuters
China Sending Envoy to North Korea After Trump's Beijing VisitBloomberg
Gunman who killed 4 in California was thwarted from entering elementary schoolChicago Tribune
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US government issues alerts about malware and IP addresses linked to North Korean cyber attacks - TechCrunch

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:11

TechCrunch

US government issues alerts about malware and IP addresses linked to North Korean cyber attacks
TechCrunch
US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security team responsible for analyzing cybersecurity threats, has posted a warning about cyber attacks by the North Korean government, which it collectively refers to as “Hidden Cobra.” The technical alert from the ...
Feds reveal technical details of North Korea's cyber attacksEngadget
US issues North Korea cyber attack details, alertsNK News
North Korea-developed malware is still on networks, officials warnThe Guardian
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Injuries reported in Singapore transit train collision - Reuters

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:31

Reuters

Injuries reported in Singapore transit train collision
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore mass transit train collided early on Wednesday with another at a station, injuring 25 people, authorities said, the latest incident involving the city-state's railways. A train is seen at a platform at Joo Koon station ...
Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injuredXinhua
25 injured as SMRT trains collide at Joo Koon MRT StationYahoo Singapore News
SMRT train hits stationary train at Joo Koon MRT station; passengers taken to hospitalThe Business Times
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Can Trump single-handedly order a nuclear attack on North Korea? - Center for Public Integrity

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:58

Center for Public Integrity

Can Trump single-handedly order a nuclear attack on North Korea?
Center for Public Integrity
President Donald Trump, accompanied by President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly, second from left, walks across the tarmac to Air Force One at Ninoy-Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to travel to ...

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Pat Buchanan: The rogue royal of Arabia - Tribune-Review

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:01

Pat Buchanan: The rogue royal of Arabia
Tribune-Review
In this Monday, May 14, 2012, file photo, Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) waits for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of a Gulf Cooperation Council summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The surprise dismissal and arrest of dozens of ministers, royals, ...

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Russia is using a video game to 'prove' the US is letting ISIS flee Syria - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:18

Washington Post

Russia is using a video game to 'prove' the US is letting ISIS flee Syria
Washington Post
The image provided by the Russian defense ministry was damning: three Islamic State trucks led by an armored vehicle on their way to a key battlefield in eastern Syria, allowed safe passage by the United States. Russian drones, its foreign ministry ...
Turkey 'appalled' by US stance on IS withdrawal from Raqqa: ministryReuters
Turkey PM: US Allowed Islamic State to Flee Syria's Raqqa 'with Their Weapons'Breitbart News
Turkey 'Appalled' US Backed Deal on ISIS Withdrawal From RaqqaAntiwar.com
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The Upstart Saudi Prince Who's Throwing Caution to the Winds - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:57

New York Times

The Upstart Saudi Prince Who's Throwing Caution to the Winds
New York Times
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, at the Future Investment Initiative last month in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Credit Tasneem Alsultan for The New York Times. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — With the tacit backing of his father, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old ...
What Can Saudi Arabia Really Do About Hezbollah?Bloomberg
Is Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman getting ready to lead a revolution from above?Fox News
Pat Buchanan: The rogue royal of ArabiaTribune-Review
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Australians Say 'Yes' to Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization - New York Times

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:42

New York Times

Australians Say 'Yes' to Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization
New York Times
People celebrated in Melbourne on Wednesday after Australians indicated in a survey that they would approve same-sex marriage. Credit Scott Barbour/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia — A solid majority of Australians voted in favor of same-sex ...
Australians overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage, paving way for legislationReuters
Australians endorse gay marriage in postal surveyWashington Post
Australians Support Same-Sex Marriage in Survey, Paving Way for LegislationNBCNews.com
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Australians decisively support same-sex marriage - BBC News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:06

BBC News

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage
BBC News
Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll. The vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said. More than 12.7 million people - about 79 ...
'Australians have spoken in their millions,' says Turnbull after vote for same-sex marriage – politics liveThe Guardian
Australian Survey Says 'Yes' To Same-Sex Marriage, Country One Step Closer To EqualityHuffPost
Same-sex marriage vote result live: Yes vote wins postal surveyThe Australian
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Olympic weightlifter vows to auction gold medal to help Iran earthquake victims - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:58

Washington Post

Olympic weightlifter vows to auction gold medal to help Iran earthquake victims
Washington Post
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has reportedly agreed to make a one-of-a-kind donation to help his hometown of Kermanshah, Iran, recover from a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds dead and thousand injured this weekend. On Tuesday ...
Iran to probe state-built homes destroyed by deadly quakeStars and Stripes
Death toll in earthquake at Iran-Iraq border rises to 530, more than 7000 injuredNew York Daily News
Sanctions on Iran make it difficult to donate after the devastating earthquake. Here's how you can help.PRI
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Libya coastguard seeks more EU aid to beef up fleet - Daily Mail

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:16

Daily Mail

Libya coastguard seeks more EU aid to beef up fleet
Daily Mail
The Libyan coastguard on Tuesday called for more European aid for its "obsolete" fleet, warning it would not otherwise be able to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean in 2018. The appeal came as the UN slammed as "inhuman" the EU's policy of helping ...

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UCLA players head home from China after arrest on shoplifting charges - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:54

Washington Post

UCLA players head home from China after arrest on shoplifting charges
Washington Post
BEIJING — Three UCLA men's basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China are on their way back to the United States, the university said Tuesday, after President Trump personally intervened in the case with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.
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'We are going to kill you': Villagers in Burma recount violence by Rohingya Muslim militants - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:44

Washington Post

'We are going to kill you': Villagers in Burma recount violence by Rohingya Muslim militants
Washington Post
SITTWE, Burma — The Hindu woman wept as she vowed never to return home, where she said Rohingya militants slaughtered her son, daughter-in-law and three granddaughters in August. “They killed my family,” Halu Bar Hla, 70, said through tears, at a ...
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UCLA players returning to US after being detained in China - ESPN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:31

ESPN

UCLA players returning to US after being detained in China
ESPN
UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been detained in China for the past week on suspicion of shoplifting, are headed back to the United States and are scheduled to arrive later Tuesday in Los Angeles, the Pac-12 confirmed.
Three UCLA basketball players returning home from ChinaUSA TODAY
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With LiAngelo Ball and his teammates reportedly headed home, it's up to UCLA coach Steve Alford to bring the hammer - Yahoo News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:00

With LiAngelo Ball and his teammates reportedly headed home, it's up to UCLA coach Steve Alford to bring the hammer
Yahoo News
The Wall Street Journal, citing airline employees, reported the accused shoplifting basketball players were seen checking into a Delta flight from Shanghai to LAX late Tuesday local time. They had spent the previous week under Chinese detention ...

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Nine things we learned about Donald Trump during his Asia tour - Sky News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:21

Sky News

Nine things we learned about Donald Trump during his Asia tour
Sky News
The President avoids any major diplomatic incidents, but for the US position in Asia his 12-day tour has been less successful. 14:52, UK, Tuesday 14 November 2017. President Trump attended several summits during his Asia tour. Image: President Trump ...
President Trump abruptly concludes Asia tour: 'We've accomplished a lot'KTIC
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