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American's detention an act of 'flailing' N.Korea leader, says U.S. ambassador

American's detention an act of 'flailing' N.Korea leader, says U.S. ambassador

Asked about the threshold for military action amid concerns dictator Kim Jong Un was on the verge of testing a nuclear weapon, Haley said the USA wasn't looking for a fight "unless he gives us a reason to do something". Trump also spoke by phone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. But the ships are probably several days from arriving in the region. Tuesday marks the founding anniversary of North Korea's armed forces.



Obama to Focus Post-White House Work on Engaging Young People

In the lead-up to Monday's forum, aides to the former president said Obama's intent was to discuss issues with the students based on his own views and priorities that shaped his presidency. "Just a tip for you young people, listening to understand, rather than listening to respond, that will save you a lot of heartache and grief". When others asked about being young in the age of social media, Obama advised them to limit photos posted online, including being "more circumspect about ...


Witness at trial in 2015 gas-and-dash death

Witness at trial in 2015 gas-and-dash death

Joshua Mitchell is charged with the second-degree murder of Maryam Rashidi. "Come back here, I've got his licence number", Angela Reece recalls telling Rashidi. Tragically, the two young men were stalled by traffic and Rashidi was able to get in front of their stolen pickup, then climb onto the bumper to try to stop them.


In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

In Turkey Istanbul police detains leftist activists after 'No' protests: party

Turkey's president has been required to remain above party politics, but that condition was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. NAN reports that Turkey's main secularist opposition CHP said it will present its appeal for the annulment of Sunday's referendum boosting the powers of Erdogan to the High Electoral Board (YSK) on Tuesday, the party said in a statement.



Obama discusses civic engagement, not politics

The president heard from and took questions from the students interested in becoming more politically active. "It's harder and harder to find common ground because of the money in politics", Obama said . Earlier this month, the president suggested Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, may have committed a crime by seeking to learn the identities of Trump associates swept up in surveillance of foreign officials by USA spy agencies.



Macron, Le Pen Head to Runoff in French Presidential Race

The National Front's image has been tarnished by the reputation of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who led the party until his daughter took it over in 2011. Instead, Le Pen would put in place a global license, which opponents say would legalize piracy as well as jeopardize territorial licensing and French financing schemes.