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North Korea agrees to talks after US, South Korea postpone military drills

Kim during his new year address included a warning to the USA that he has a " nuclear button " on his table, prompting a furious response from Trump . 3, 2018. "The phone conversation lasted 20 minutes", a South Korean Ministry of Unification official said, adding that details were not known immediately.


Trump's lawyers send cease-and-desist letter to Bannon

Trump's lawyers send cease-and-desist letter to Bannon

The letter to 64-year-old Bannon also states that "remedies for your breach of the agreement include but are not limited to monetary damages", ABC News reported . The White House said the book was full of "false and misleading accounts from individuals who had no access or influence with the White House". Wolff writes that Blair shared a "juicy rumor" with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner during a White House meeting in February.


Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

No winning tickets were sold for the $460 million Powerball drawing. The numbers drawn Tuesday were 1, 42, 64, 47, 70. The mega ball for Tuesday night was 22. Powerball is played in 44 states. If an estimated $418 million would take care of any extra holiday spending, get a Mega Millions ticket. The Megaplier number is picked at random before each draw.


United States calls on Iran to unblock social media sites amid protests

United States calls on Iran to unblock social media sites amid protests

Surely then, the notion that one country, especially the US, with its troubled history with Iran , can or should deliver democracy to Iran is anathema to the Iranians' dignity and democratic aspirations. At the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley sought a Security Council meeting to show support for those protesting in the Islamic Republic. This time, however, President Trump is supporting the Iranian people .


Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore

Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore

A Roy Moore campaign spokesman released the following statement about the lawsuit: "We look forward to transparently discussing these matters in a court of law". Moore's campaign was roiled by the accusations as he sought the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Roy Moore, a Republican, lost to Democrat Doug Jones in last year's special Senate election in Alabama.


Marijuana investors skittish after Sessions' shot at pot

Marijuana investors skittish after Sessions' shot at pot

Kate Brown said. "Today's memo on federal marijuana enforcement simply directs all US attorneys to use previously established prosecutorial principles that provide them all the necessary tools to disrupt criminal organizations, tackle the growing drug crisis, and thwart violent crime across our country", Sessions said.