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North Korea detains third USA citizen, South Korean news agency says

North Korea detains third USA citizen, South Korean news agency says

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing unnamed sources, reported that a Korean-American man was arrested on Friday at Pyongyang's worldwide airport while trying to leave North Korea. With approval from North Korean officials, PUST became the only private university in the country, offering programs in engineering, global management, and agriculture, among others.



Xi urges restraint on North Korea in phone call with Trump

Washington also made it clear that it considered North Korea's "unlawful weapons programmes represent a clear, grave threat to United States national security". The university's chancellor, Chan-Mo Park, told the Reuters News Agency Sunday, "The cause of his arrest is not known but some officials at PUST told me his arrest was not related to his work at PUST".



Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

At a gathering after the vote, Le Pen hailed the results as "historic", and expressed "profound gratitude" to her supporters. Le Pen's plans to leave the euro have left many French people uneasy, but her broader arguments about the corrosive effect of immigration and the threat of terrorism have struck a chord with voters ground down by years of economic under-performance and unemployment.



United States rejected Exxon's bid to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation

The Treasury Department announced Friday that it will not waive sanctions for ExxonMobil to drill in Russian Federation. But Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin quashed those fears with a brief statement , saying that after consultation with Trump, the Treasury won't be waiving those sanctions.


Dortmund team bus attacker 'motivated by financial gain'

Dortmund team bus attacker 'motivated by financial gain'

A right-wing extremist letter claiming responsibility for the attacks was sent to the press after the bombing, prosecutors say. A player was injured following three bomb explosions near the team's bus as it headed to a Champions League match against AS Monaco.


APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

Last month, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier r uled the Liberty Place monument could be removed. This is not a naïve quest to solve all our problems at once. "We do not pass on the wisdom of this local legislature's policy determination, nor do we suggest how states and their respective political subdivisions should or should not memorialize, preserve, and acknowledge their distinct histories", the ruling said.