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Pence to Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

Is the Korean Peninsula headed for war? "When President Trump agreed to this dialogue, he envisioned this as a mechanism for enhancing bilateral commercial relations between the USA and Japan and achieving results in the near future", Pence said before meeting his counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso.


Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria

Stopping just short of accusing Russian Federation of complicity with the sarin gas attack against civilians April 4, Trump said it's "certainly possible" that Russian Federation had advance knowledge of the use of chemical weapons by its ally.


Marine Le Pen on immigration: 'Give us France back'

Marine Le Pen on immigration: 'Give us France back'

However, she has recently lost the leader's edge in polls. In more normal times Melenchon would be their obvious bete noire, proposing a 90 percent income tax band on the country's top earners and expressing openness to taking France out of the European Union.


Trump to Cut Foreign Aid But Palestinians Will Receive More

Trump to Cut Foreign Aid But Palestinians Will Receive More

While many countries will suffer from major cutbacks or else have aid cancelled entirely, funds to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip will see an increase of 4.6 percent for the 2018 fiscal year, from $205 million in 2017 to $215 million. The United States gives $1.5 billion annually in aid to Egypt, including $1.3 billion in military aid. Trump's 2018 budget not only proposes an increase in economic aid to Palestinians, but also to several countries in the Middle East including Iraq, Syria ...


IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu granted bail

IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu granted bail

TheCable also confirmed that the governor is at the court. The trial is on-going without media coverage. Justice Nyako warned Kanu against granting press interviews, holding rallies or being in a gathering of more than 10 persons while on bail.


Washington Post reporter wins Pulitzer for probing Trump's charity

Washington Post reporter wins Pulitzer for probing Trump's charity

Lastly, Hilton Als of the New York Times was honored in the journalism category for distinguished criticism . East Bay Times in Oakland, California, for coverage of the "Ghost Ship" fire, which killed 36 people at a warehouse party. His winning story "The Fighter " was published on December 28. Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal won the prize for commentary for her columns that the judges said "connected readers to the shared virtues of Americans during one of the nation's ...