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Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

Their ministry also works to bring to light the true stories and plights of North Koreans and believers there. The State Department advises Americans against traveling to North Korea, warning of "the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law".



Macron Flexes Muscle in France as He Demands EU Protect Workers

Marine Le Pen needs to learn the lessons from her French presidential election defeat to Emmanuel Macron and accept that her National Front (FN) party must drop its policy of quitting the euro, one of her top aides said on Thursday. Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio on Wednesday. Hamon vowed to "rebuild the left" with a new "broad-based movement", while saying he meant to remain a member of the Socialist Party.



Trump Gave Classified Info To Russians During White House Visit

Sergey Kislyak. Danny Yatom, the former director of Israel's spy agency Mossad, warns that even if Trump didn't reveal the source - which McMaster said the president didn't know at the time of the conversation with the Russian officials - or methods of how the USA obtained the intelligence, it could still put the source in danger.


BC Liberals win minority government

BC Liberals win minority government

With B.C.'s 87 ridings, a party requires 44 seats to form a majority. In every case, the BC Liberals suffered significant losses, in some cases thousands of votes. Solomon initially thought Grade 4 and 5 students might be too young for the vote, but she's since changed her mind. Weaver heralded the breakthrough of his candidates on Vancouver Island.


Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe prime minister

Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe prime minister

Philippe began his political life as a Socialist activist affiliated to former prime minister Michel Rocard while he was a student, before turning to the right. The move is part of Macron's plan to win support from the Republicans. Macron arrived at the Elysee Palace earlier and walked down a red carpet. He is to meet with European Council president Donald Tusk on Wednesday before announcing the new French government.


UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

The missile reached an altitude of more than 1,245 miles and is thought to have crashed in the sea of Japan, about 60 miles from Vladistock near the Russia-North Korea border. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ecstatic with the test launch, saying Monday that if the US "dares opt for a military provocation" his nation is ready.