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North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area

North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area

China has been urged by both South Korea and the United States to take a more active role in curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions. According to the Yonhap news agency, the South Korean military said the soldier suffered a gunshot from North Korean forces while defecting.


Philippine President Threatens to 'Slap' a UN Official

Philippine President Threatens to 'Slap' a UN Official

Leaders and their spouses pose for a family photo ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit leaders gala dinner in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 10, 2017. Duterte also hit Obama, slamming his former US counterpart for criticizing the Philippines drug war. In 2015, before his remarkable run to the presidency, he told the Philippines edition of Esquire that he had "maybe" killed someone by stabbing them when he was 17.


Arkansas Quarterback arrested Sunday for DWI

Arkansas Quarterback arrested Sunday for DWI

Around 4 a.m., Fayetteville police saw a black Toyota Tundra heading west on Wedington and Steamboat where the passenger side tires hit the curb, and a traffic stop was made at Wedington and Colorado. The 6-7, 271-pound Louisiana native completed 3 of 10 pass attempts for 36 yards and an interception in Saturday's 33-10 loss at LSU. "I was informed early this morning of an incident involving Cole Kelley", Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema said in a prepared statement.


Rohit Shetty's film crosses the Rs 200 crore mark

Rohit Shetty's film crosses the Rs 200 crore mark

Mumbai: Golmaal Again makers will be the delighted to see money still ticking, the film has now made 200 crores in India. The film is now in its third week of running and according to box office reports, it is all poised to hit the anticipated 200 crores mark.


Idea Cellular posts Q2 loss of Rs. 1106.6 crore

Idea Cellular posts Q2 loss of Rs. 1106.6 crore

While the total mobile data users on Idea network remained flat at 38.2 million, the broadband (3G+4G) subscribers increased by 3.2 million to 29.6 million in second quarter. "After Vodafone India and Idea have completed their merger , 6,300 co-located tenancies of the two operators on the combined standalone tower businesses will collapse into single tenancies over a period of two years without the payment of exit penalties", the companies said.


Trump on North Korea crisis: I'd never call Kim 'short and fat'

Trump on North Korea crisis: I'd never call Kim 'short and fat'

A particularly stern speech from Mr Trump in South Korea prompted Kim's government to brand him an "old lunatic" - the latest broadside in a long-running war of words between the two leaders. Is this politics? I don't even know anymore, maybe it is. The Philippines, the head of Asean's rotational chairmanship, said member states of the 10-nation bloc have to consult each other but thanked Mr Trump for his offer.