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Tillerson says he will hold weekend talks with Russia's Lavrov in Manila

Tillerson's decision came as most of the high-level positions at the State Department are either empty or filled by career officials in an "acting" capacity. The CIA Director told an audience that while it would be "a great thing to denuclearize the peninsula", the US should seek to break "every piece" of the North Korean problem.


Gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

Gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

Ahead of their arrival in Paris, the French newspaper Le Figaro solicited readers to raise money for a trio of solid gold Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) replicas built by Cartier . The artifact was stolen late Friday from the astronaut's namesake museum in his small hometown of Wapakoneta. Mr. Armstrong, a Wapakoneta-area native, died in 2012.


China's DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

China's DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

The company claims 2.5 million users and its services span private cars and licensed taxis, which puts it squarely into the " Uber Rival" box. Taxify is part of that strategy - Didi has been working towards ensuring Uber does not get much further from its Western roots and has been pushing money towards that endeavor.


Appeals Court Upholds Protections for Gray Wolves

Appeals Court Upholds Protections for Gray Wolves

As of 2015, the DNR estimated that there were 636 wolves now in the state, mostly in the U.P. - although there has been sporadic sightings of the animals in the L.P. The service "cannot review a single segment with blinders on", Millett wrote. "We're lucky the Endangered Species Act requires us to restore these magnificent animals and not declare victory when just one small population is stabilized", said Greenwald.



Kelly called Comey to express anger over how Trump handled his firing

Nonetheless, Kelly launched a particularly robust defense of the order to lawmakers and reporters, which was welcomed by the White House. The pact, revealed to The AP by an anonymous official close to Mattis and Kelly, seems to hint at the nature of the Trump administration's internal relations.


Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

Supporters and detractors of the project told the Times that the project was clearly going after programs that benefit black and Latino students and other groups. Clegg said he would expect the project to focus on investigating complaints the civil rights division received about any university admissions programs.