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Minister Sees Growing Momentum for Talks on N. Korean Nuke Issue

Minister Sees Growing Momentum for Talks on N. Korean Nuke Issue

The top U.S. envoy for North Korea said Friday that "real dialogue" is needed to gauge what Pyongyang wants from its accelerated drive towards nuclear weapons statehood. He urged an immediate re-establishment and strengthening of government and military communications. Since the spring, the USA has run what it calls a "peaceful pressure campaign" against North Korea.


Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

The EC received complaints from five places that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were connecting to external devices via bluetooth, but after inquiry, it was found that there was "no substance" in the complaints, poll officials said. BJP National president had said that firecrackers will be burst in Pakistan if Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance of RJD, JD-U and Congress) comes to power.


Judge Appears Ready To Release Manafort From House Arrest

Judge Appears Ready To Release Manafort From House Arrest

Manafort's attorneys had initially asked that he be allowed to travel freely between Florida, the D.C. area and NY, citing his need to earn a living. In her order, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said to be released from home confinement, Manafort must execute documents agreeing to forfeit four properties, including two in NY, one in Alexandria, Virginia, and his Florida home.



US, Saudi-Bought Arms From EU Fell Into IS Hands

CAR, which monitors the movement of arms into conflict zones, said Washington and Riyadh, supporters of rebel groups in the Syrian conflict, had not secured the required authorisation to transfer the purchased weapons to another end user. In Syria's conflict, the USA had been supplying arms to insurgents opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since at least 2012 and, when ISIS began rapidly seizing territory in 2013 and 2014, many US -armed rebel groups were either defeated by the ...


Suspect in auto attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Suspect in auto attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Each of these cases will be presented to a regular grand jury of the Charlottesville Circuit Court on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Fields, who initially was charged with second-degree murder and other offenses, now faces a charge of first-degree murder.


Questioning of Judicial Nominee Does Not Go Well

Questioning of Judicial Nominee Does Not Go Well

Petersen is the only one to raise his hand. - Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) December 15, 2017The context here is that White House Counsel Don McGahn, who oversees Trump's judicial nominees, was an FEC commissioner serving alongside this guy.