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Kim Jong Un Claims He Will Relinquish Nuclear Weapons for Regime Guarantee

Kim Jong Un Claims He Will Relinquish Nuclear Weapons for Regime Guarantee

South Korea has recently acted as an intermediary for the two rival administrations, though it has praised recent direct contact as positive. Till three weeks ago, dilemma lingered over the first-ever meeting between Trump and Kim. A South Korean envoy risked the wrath of Kim Jong Un by telling him to kick his smoking habit during landmark talks, according to reports. "We have a meeting that is being set up with North Korea. Read More

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Spymasters prepare for US-NK summit

Spymasters prepare for US-NK summit

As recently as this weekend, Trump told associates he was looking forward to the summit, which he agreed to on the spot when presented the invitation from Kim. The US-North Korea talks will take place after a historic summit between North and South Korea. "But we can not say for certain that the United States counterpart in the North was Reconnaissance General Bureau". Read More

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Syrian airstrikes in eastern Ghouta reportedly kill 27 civilians

Syrian airstrikes in eastern Ghouta reportedly kill 27 civilians

Backed by Russia, Syrian troops had captured all of the one-time opposition stronghold of Ghouta - except for Douma, its largest town which is held by the Jaish al-Islam Islamist faction. For a week the bombardment had subsided as Moscow pursued peace talks with Jaish al-Islam, but talks came to an abrupt halt and air strikes suddenly resumed on Friday afternoon, killing dozens of civilians. Read More

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Indian MoD Issues RFI to Procure 110 Fighter Jets

Indian MoD Issues RFI to Procure 110 Fighter Jets

The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to procure approximately 110 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. The jets should fall under the category of multi-role combat aircraft capable of carrying out roles like air superiority, air defence, air to surface operations, reconnaissance, maritime operations and air refuelling. Read More

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Oklahoma teacher of the year discusses walkout

Oklahoma teacher of the year discusses walkout

But unlike many legislators who budget year-to-year with a cynical eye toward voting cycles, Benge takes the long view on educational investment. Almost all the revenue generated from both measures will be earmarked for public education. Support education by supporting students. "It's been a hassle, that's for sure", said Hardwick, who said she may have to take a day off work without pay. Read More

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Former Catalan president, wanted by Spain, is granted bail by German court

Former Catalan president, wanted by Spain, is granted bail by German court

It set bail at €75,000 (US$91,710). It was not immediately clear when Puigdemont would leave the prison in Neumuenster where he has been held since his arrest on March 25. "There is a risk of flight", the court said in its explanation. Puigdemont has written an open letter from prison, urging Catalonia's parliament to make another attempt to elect jailed separatist activist Jordi Sànchez as the region's president. Read More

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President Trump again comments on Amazon-US Postal Service deal

President Trump again comments on Amazon-US Postal Service deal

First, Congress expected the company to generate its own revenue, but hobble the USPS by closing down rural post offices as well as ending Saturday delivery services. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday , October 5 with "Neutral". In the last five years, the company's full-year sales growth remained over 23.80% a year on average and the company's earnings per share moved by an average rate of 4.58. Read More

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'Stranger Things' creators deny allegations they stole the idea for the series

'Stranger Things' creators deny allegations they stole the idea for the series

Kessler alleges that the pair then used elements of the work as the basis for Stranger Things . The Duffer Brothers have neither seen Mr Kessler's short film nor discussed any project with him. This version of the show was set in Long Island, and was later changed to Indiana. Kessler asked for an injunction ordering the Duffer brothers to stop using and destroy all materials related to his concepts. Read More

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Brazil's Supreme Court rejects Lula's bid to avoid prison

Brazil's Supreme Court rejects Lula's bid to avoid prison

Opinion polls put him on course for a third term in October's election despite the conviction and six pending bribery cases. Villas Boas wrote that the army would not now depart from its constitutional role, but some retired officers have warned that the military might indeed be tempted to intervene if the Supreme Court allowed Lula to go free on appeal. Read More

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Prince Philip admitted to hospital for surgery

Prince Philip admitted to hospital for surgery

Prince Philip , the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, is due to have hip surgery on Wednesday at a private hospital in London . Image: Prince Philip has had an artificial implant to replace one of his hips. The hospital was rated as "requires improvement" by inspectors previous year. He has been largely blessed with good health, but he has been admitted to hospital with various complaints in recent years. Read More

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Strong storms possible Tuesday evening, night

Strong storms possible Tuesday evening, night

We'll have to watch storms on Tuesday for a hail, wind and tornado threat. The primary threat is damaging straight-line winds. Storm chances rise tonight as a cold front moves in from the northwest. Heavy rain flooded portions of Fayette County Tuesday, forcing county crews to warn drivers of high water areas with signs around the community. Remember the worst places to be during severe weather are in a vehicle or a mobile home. Read More

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Russia, Turkey agree to speed up delivery of S-400s

Russia, Turkey agree to speed up delivery of S-400s

The Akkuyu plant is being built by Russia's nuclear energy agency, Rosatom. That year will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of modern Turkey , when Erdogan says the country will be among the world's top 10 economies. Last week, Turkey announced it would not be following North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union allies in ousting Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian spy. Read More

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Trump calls for border legislation using 'nuclear option'

Trump calls for border legislation using 'nuclear option'

They laugh at our dumb immigration laws", the president tweeted . " Border Patrol Agents are not allowed to properly do their job at the Border because of ridiculous liberal ( Democrat ) laws like Catch & Release". Trump is telling blatant lies to support his anti-immigrant narrative and justifying his heartless decision to end the program in the first place. Trump also highlighted that there are "caravans" of Mexicans and Central Americans heading towards the southern border , and ... Read More

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President Buhari Mourns Winnie Mandela, Describe Her As Courageous

President Buhari Mourns Winnie Mandela, Describe Her As Courageous

During Nelson Mandela's 27-year incarceration in his fight against apartheid, Madikizela-Mandela campaigned for his release and for the rights of black South Africans, undergoing detention, banishment and arrest herself. Meanwhile, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has described Madikizela-Mandela as an iconic symbol against apartheid, whose militancy, courage and defiance kept the struggle alive. Read More

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More snow expected for the Valley

More snow expected for the Valley

But conditions were expected to greatly improve by early afternoon, as the storm moved out and temperatures rose into the low 40s. At least 20.7 inches of snow fe;; at Lehigh Valley International Airport. Snowfall in the city generally ranged between 3 and 6-inches, with some locally higher amounts. Monday afternoon the snow will end and start melting as the temperatures rise with partly sunny skies. Read More

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India, Pak agree to resolve diplomats' 'harassment' issue

India, Pak agree to resolve diplomats' 'harassment' issue

Following last year's escalation of differences over the way diplomats were being treated in their national capitals, India and Pakistan have agreed to a truce to protect them from harassment. Similarly, in Islamabad, Indian diplomats after a long break attended the March 23 Joint Services Parade. The second indicator was the presence of a senior MEA official at the Pakistan high commission amid speculation that the two sides were engaged in serious discussions to sort out the row. Read More

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