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North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

The U.S. doesn't now prohibit its passports from being used to travel to any countries, even though financial restrictions limit U.S.travel to Cuba and elsewhere. Asked whether Trump would still consider meeting with Kim Jong Un - as he previously said he would be willing to do, given the right conditions - Spicer said: "Clearly, we're moving further away, not closer, to those conditions being met".


Australian Senator breastfeeds while moving motion in Parliament

Australian Senator breastfeeds while moving motion in Parliament

It comes after she instigated changes to Senate rules previous year, extending rules that already allowed breastfeeding in the chamber to allow new mums and dads to briefly care for their infants on the floor of parliament. The senator also said she hoped her decision in the chamber Wednesday sent a strong message to other young women and female politicians, that they too belong in powerful positions and places, including the parliament.


Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

The former representative in the Georgia district, Tom Price , resigned to become the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Democrats still managed narrower margins than usual in all four districts, and they hope that bodes well for next year's midterms.



Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that the new USA policy on Cuba was regretful as it brought back memories of the Cold War era. Travel by Americans to Cuba will still be possible, but with new restrictions that require USA travelers do business with individual Cubans and not their military.



Congress to oppose Ram Nath Kovind because of RSS-BJP ideology

Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel and CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury are at NCP chief Sharad Pawar's residence in a bid to woo him. He also said his party's decision has been conveyed to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and RJD chief Lalu Prasad. The other name doing the rounds as possible opposition candidates is of former Maharashtra chief minister Sushil Kumar Shinde , who also belong to the Dalit community.


Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election

Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election

Kushner , the son of a real estate magnate, has no experience in either technology or government, and is also shouldering the responsibility for running the president's Middle East peace initiative. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the administration was focusing on technology this week. In a document outlining the working-group sessions, the White House said the federal government should require "making it easy for agencies to use the cloud".