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Xi congratulates new South Korea president Moon Jae

The remarks appeared to reflect Xi's hope to restore relations with Seoul , which have recently deteriorated over issues such as the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in South Korea. South Korea says it needs Thaad to defend itself from North Korea, but China believes its radars threaten regional security. China Central Television carried news of the talk.



China hosts Silk Road summit in shadow of N.Korea missile

While this is the outcome of hectic diplomatic lobbying by China, unlike India, none of the other countries have sovereignty related issues with the One Belt and One Road initiative. The ministry said on Tuesday that North Korea would send a delegation to the summit but gave no other details. Max Baucus, a former United States ambassador to China, said OBOR has "if not frightened, then at least concerned, a lot of countries along the way".


Texas Southern University cancels Cornyn's commencement speech

Texas Southern University cancels Cornyn's commencement speech

Both Cornyn's cancellation and DeVos' booing, which inspired more than 200 black college professors to write an open " love letter " to the students who raised their voices, follow Trump's May 5 assertion that federal funding for historically black education institutions may be unconstitutional.


Donald Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Donald Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied this was a threat, but that didn't convince a whole lot of people. "The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said. "I will tell you that what he did, what Comey did, had good moments for me as a candidate". Among those interviewed was Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office.


UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

Theresa May's Conservatives celebrated major gains in councils across England and Wales yesterday, snatching voters from Ukip and setting the stage for a crushing Labour defeat in next month's general election. Nationalist party Plaid Cymru gained 33 seats for a total of 202 with control of one council. Meanwhile, May (pictured below) said that "it's encouraging that we've won support across the whole of the United Kingdom but I will not take anything for granted, because there is too much ...