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North Korea wants closer ties with Turkey: MP

North Korea wants closer ties with Turkey: MP

The North Korean MP's remarks come as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Turkey finds itself increasingly alienated from Pyongyang's arch-enemy, the United States, and its other Western NATO allies, and more aligned with Russian Federation as well as Iran, particularly on the Syrian war and defense issues.


Israel health minister resigns over Sabbath rail works

Israel health minister resigns over Sabbath rail works

Israel health minster Yakov Litzman. That situation however was deemed illegal by the High Court of Justice, compelling Litzman to join the government in an exceptional move. The issue of desecration of the Sabbath has triggered crisis in the past and highlights the cultural chasm between Israel's ultra-Orthodox population and its secular majority.


Fisherman bitten in Pebble Beach shark attack

Fisherman bitten in Pebble Beach shark attack

Two off-duty Monterey County sheriff's deputies were wrapping up a day of fishing in Stillwater Cove when someone alerted them to the situation, according to the sheriff's department . An air unit conducted a search of the area and spotted a "large aquatic animal", which may have been the shark, off Pescadero Point. Despite the incident, beaches will remain open to the public over the holiday weekend.


President Trump attacks Roy Moore's opponent: 'Jones would be a disaster'

President Trump attacks Roy Moore's opponent: 'Jones would be a disaster'

Can't let Schumer/Pelosi win this race. In another tweet , he lamented the defeat of Senator Luther Strange, who Trump endorsed in the September primary vote against Moore. Trump first said last Tuesday that it would be worse if Democrat Doug Jones were elected . President Donald Trump on Sunday issued his second tacit endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore .


Dance floor collapses at Brit holiday hotspot leaving 22 injured

Dance floor collapses at Brit holiday hotspot leaving 22 injured

Firefighters remained at the scene until 6.00am local time to search the basement in case anyone was trapped inside. A firefighter spokesman said: "The service was required by a caller who, through the emergency fire brigade coordination centre, reported that part of the floor of a nightclub had collapsed".


President Trump is again criticizing CNN - and the network is tweeting back

President Trump is again criticizing CNN - and the network is tweeting back

In comments about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election two weeks ago the president said that "Comey is proven now to be a liar and he is proven now to be a leaker". ripping the cable news network every chance he gets, the president's attack on CNN on Saturday was relatively mild. CNN global was prompt in replying back.