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(240617) N. Korean taekwondo demonstration team arrives in Seoul

South Korea's new president has come up with a bold but simple plan for dealing with North Korea's nuclear-armed dictator Kim Jong Un: Talk to him. The deployment of the system has been delayed, however, as the newly elected president, who is also a THAAD sceptic, has demanded that an environmental impact probe be conducted, which could take up to a year.



Cyber attacks: Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Ukrainian state-run aircraft manufacturer Antonov was among the companies hit, along with state power distributor Ukrenergo , which said the attack did not affect power supplies. Kiev's airport is one of many organisations to have been hit by a cyberattack. Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices.



IS counterattacks in retaken parts of Mosul stall Iraq push

The explosion destroyed another piece of priceless Iraqi cultural heritage but also sent a strong message to US -led coalition forces and Iraqi troops closing in on the last stronghold of IS, in Mosul's Old City neighborhood. The terror group's Amaq news agency alleged that an American aircraft had destroyed the mosque, but the US -led coalition fighting the militants swiftly denied the accusation.


Scottish high rise safety probe after Grenfell blaze

Scottish high rise safety probe after Grenfell blaze

All high-rise tower blocks tested across the United Kingdom so far for flammable material similar to the cladding related to the blaze at a 24-storey residential tower in London last week have failed their compulsory fire safety tests. Camden Council said concerns over cladding on the buildings had led to further fire safety issues being identified in the blocks and the evacuation was ordered following consultation with fire officers.



North Korea condemns US President Trump's 'Nazism'

The Korean Central News Agency claimed that the "ferocious, brutal and chauvinistic nature" of the "American version of Nazism " had far surpassed the brutality of Adolf Hitler's regime, according to an article titled, "We Reject "American-first Principle"- Nazism in the 21st Century", cited by KCNA Watch on Tuesday.



Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

Brandt added that every major sports league is fighting against making sports betting legal in the state. So far, lower courts have ruled against him. That federal law prohibits sports betting in 46 states while allowing Nevada to keep its widespread sports betting, and giving Delaware, Oregon, and Montana an option to offer limited sports betting that those states previously had offered.