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Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president

Moon Jae-In sworn in as Korea president

Konstantin Asmolov, an expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies, the Russian Academy of Sciences, suggested that Moon may slow down the deployment of THAAD missile defense systems. Moon told Abe to "look straight at history" and not make the past "a barrier", though he raised South Korea's dissatisfaction with a 2015 agreement meant to put to rest a dispute over Japanese compensation for South Korean women forced to work in Japanese brothels before and during World War Two, Korea's ...


May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

Labor and immigrant rights groups along with some local elected officials are planning a march to the White House to oppose President Donald Trump's immigration policies. In Philadelphia, about 1,000 school teachers picketed at schools around the city. Activists in Phoenix petitioned legislators to support immigrant families.


Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

The capture of Tabqa seven weeks after the launch of the SDF offensive, with help from the US -led coalition, sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the extremists' self-styled caliphate, some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east.



Obama-era methane waste rule stays despite US Senate vote

The CRA allows Congress to overturn rules that were enacted within 60 legislative workdays. That echoes a similar sentiment from Graham. The Obama rule will decrease energy production on federal lands, leading to lower revenues from royalties and higher energy costs and lost jobs, the coalition said .



Donald Trump threatens James Comey with 'tapes' of conversations on Russian Federation investigation

Mr Trump, in his interview , also gave further details of his account that Mr Comey had told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation matter. "The president has nothing further to add on that". "No, I don't believe, I don't know how that sequence went - I don't know", he said. The president did not say whether these candidates are being vetted for the interim director or permanent director position.



UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea missile launch

It was the North's second missile firing in two weeks, and came amid mounting worldwide concern over Pyongyang's progress in developing nuclear weapons that could be carried by long-range missiles. "China opposes the DPRK's violation of the [UN] Security Council's resolutions", the foreign ministry said in a statement. Kishida says: "We need to keep studying what could be the most effective while monitoring how North Korea would respond".