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Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

China has been infuriated by the USA deployment of the Thaad system in South Korea, saying it was a threat to its security and would do nothing to ease tensions with Pyongyang. In recent weeks Beijing and Seoul have signaled a desire to fix relations following the election of Moon, who has taken a friendlier stance toward China than his conservative predecessor.


Leonard will play in Game 1 of conference finals Sunday, Pop says

Leonard will play in Game 1 of conference finals Sunday, Pop says

Leonard received treatment on his ankle throughout the day Thursday and spent the game in the Spurs' locker room and not on the bench. Leonard had 22 points and 15 rebounds in 38 minutes before exiting with an injured right ankle. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook isn't giving the San Antonio Spurs much of a chance against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals .


Moon Promises to Work with United Nations for N. Korea Denuclearization

Moon Promises to Work with United Nations for N. Korea Denuclearization

But there are questions over whether Pyongyang can miniaturise a nuclear weapon sufficiently to fit it onto a missile nose cone, or has mastered the re-entry technology needed to ensure it survives returning into Earth's atmosphere. "If this goes to a military solution it is going to be tragic on an unbelievable scale, and so our effort is to work with the United Nations , work with China , work with Japan, work with South Korea to try to find a way out of this situation", Mattis told a news ...


Painting of skull breaks world record, auctioned for $110.5m

Painting of skull breaks world record, auctioned for $110.5m

A 1982 untitled Basquiat sold for US$110.5 million (RM478.8 million) in NY yesterday, setting a new auction record for the U.S. artist in Sotheby's flagship post-war and contemporary art sale, the auction house said. Brooklyn-born Basquiat , whose parents were Haitian and Puerto Rican, visited NY art museums as a young boy and later became a street and graffiti artist.



Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

Saudi Arabia┬┤s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) presents US President Donald Trump with the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal at the Royal Court in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. They exchanged a handshake and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. Saudi Arabia has previously bestowed the honor on Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Obama.



Trump Boasted About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey to Russian Officials

Sacked FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before a Congressional committee in an open session about alleged Russian interference in the United States presidential polls previous year. But lawmakers at both congressional sessions expressed frustration that Rosenstein would say little in answer to their questions about his actions - or others' - before Comey's firing.