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US Media Runs with Fake News About North Korean Prisoner Release

US Media Runs with Fake News About North Korean Prisoner Release

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited the North in August 2009 in a private capacity to bring home two American journalists detained in the country. On Friday, the leaders of North and South Korea agreed to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and within the year pursue talks with the United States to declare an official end to the Korean War, which ravaged the peninsula from 1950 to 1953.


Pound jumps as United Kingdom construction sector bounces back

Pound jumps as United Kingdom construction sector bounces back

The Eurozone's new export orders also stood at its 17-month low, which linked to the recent strengthening of the euro exchange rate, especially against the United States dollar, the report highlighted. These constraints also impacted on the performance of suppliers, with average vendor lead times again lengthening to one of the greatest extents in the survey history.


Xiaomi applies for IPO in Hong Kong with dual-class shareholding structure

Xiaomi applies for IPO in Hong Kong with dual-class shareholding structure

The listing could value Xiaomi at up to $100 billion and would be the biggest Chinese tech IPO since Alibaba Group Holding Ltd raised $21.8 billion in 2014. Xiaomi's listing application appears to be an early vindication for Hong Kong's securities regulator and exchange operator, which together pushed through the biggest reforms in the city's listing regulations in decades.


Air strikes kill 23 in ISIS-held territory in Syria

Air strikes kill 23 in ISIS-held territory in Syria

Iraq has also previously carried out strikes against IS jihadists in Syria, including a raid last month in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor. " These events serve to remind us of the consequences of conflict and of the heavy price that the people of Syria have paid ", he said.


8 officers injured after large explosion in North Haven

8 officers injured after large explosion in North Haven

The officers were rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries at around 8:30pm. The man's wife had escaped before the blast. The explosion was inside a barn located near the home the couple was barricaded in. Freda told a reporter with FOX 61, a building behind the man's residence was possibly booby-trapped to explode. Video shows police rushing to the scene and a raging fire.


Iowa House and Senate Republicans Vote to Approve Heartbeat Abortion Ban

Iowa House and Senate Republicans Vote to Approve Heartbeat Abortion Ban

Currently, Iowa law bans most abortions after 20 weeks. The bill now goes to Republican Governor Kim Reynolds, an abortion opponent, who has not said publicly whether she will sign it into law. "A baby has become something we can throw away". There were 3,719 abortions performed in Iowa in 2016, and all but 230 abortions-6.2 percent-were performed prior to 14 weeks of pregnancy, according to state data.