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South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

In April, the South Korean women's football team faced North Korea in Pyongyang, while the North Korean women's hockey team played South Korea in Gangneung, some 230 kilometers east of Seoul . But in a recent tweet, Trump appeared to conclude that although China has tried, its efforts have not yielded the desired results. He added that the global community is infuriated by the death of American Otto Warmbier who died six days after North Korea freed him on June 13.


Letter from HRW to Chinese President Xi Jinping re: North Korean Refugees

Letter from HRW to Chinese President Xi Jinping re: North Korean Refugees

The recently elected progressive South Korean leader advocates balancing worldwide economic sanctions imposed on the Kim Jong Un government in the North for its continued nuclear and missile provocations, with non-political outreach, including sports diplomacy, to build trust and facilitate communication.


Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, officials say

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, officials say

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal tweeted Thursday night the two were captured in Tennessee. The chase began after DuBose and Rowe - twice cellmates at Baldwin State Prison - overpowered two correctional officers during a routine transport. This combo of undated photos provided Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows inmate Ricky Dubose , left, and Donnie Russell Rowe.


Oscar Lopez Rivera booed and cheered at Puerto Rican parade

Oscar Lopez Rivera booed and cheered at Puerto Rican parade

More than half a million people voted for statehood during Sunday's referendum, followed by almost 7,800 votes for free association/independence and more than 6,800 votes for the current territorial status. "He struggled to decolonize Puerto Rico, one of the last colonies in the world", he said. Lopez Rivera's supporters, including "Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and other celebrities, view him as a symbol of Puerto Rican nationalism and the campaign to end what they see as the ...



Climate rebuff for Trump among G7?

Officials were hopeful the two-day meeting in Bologna would be able to conclude with a joint statement on shared goals. Italy's environment minister, Gian Luca Galletti, who is leading the two-day environment meeting in Bologna, told reporters that Scott Pruitt participated in an opening session about climate Sunday morning but then was departing due to a commitment.


Russian Federation got in, Congress hears

Russian Federation got in, Congress hears

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to bash former President Barack Obama for not doing more to stop Russia's meddling with the election, because any alleged interference would have occurred during his administration.