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Stephen Colbert Schools Kids in Prepositions Courtesy of Sean Spicer's Bushes

There was even a theory Spicer hid in the bushes to cover up his two different-colored shoes - a supposition knocked down by an eagle-eyed Washington Examiner reporter. Spicer and his press conferences have also been the subject of an ongoing Saturday Night Live parody. But perhaps even more immediately distressing for Spicer is this photo of Melissa McCarthy filming a Spicer bit in front of the CNN building in NY.


New push to drive IS from 4 neighborhoods in Mosul

New push to drive IS from 4 neighborhoods in Mosul

Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah says Iraqi special forces are moving to the al-Eraibi and al-Rifaie neighbourhoods, while militarised federal police and regular army forces are fighting IS in nearby al-Ektisadieen and 17th of July neighbourhoods.



Europol says cyberattack is of 'unprecedented level'

Also on Saturday, Russia's railway company announced that despite being hit heavily by the attack, its transport systems were not disrupted. Wainwright said Europol was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the USA to track down those responsible, saying that more than one person was likely behind it.



South Korea election: Moon Jae-in declared victor

U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to meet Kim under the right circumstances. Japan has been concerned that Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-45 colonization of the Korean Peninsula and could fray ties at a time when cooperation on North Korea is vital.



North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

The launch, at 5:27 a.m. Seoul time (2027 GMT Saturday), came two weeks after North Korea fired a missile that disintegrated minutes into flight, marking its fourth consecutive failure since March. 'The South and US are analyzing more details about the missile, ' it said in a statement without elaborating. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", it said.


India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

The summit will see high-level representations from Russia , South Korea, Germany, France, UK and other powerful nations. The Governments from India, Moscow and Washington feel that the initiative of Silk Road might be an easy job for a country like China but it can prove downgrading to other politically and economically weaker nations.