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This Wednesday, newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared in his inaugural speech that he would do his utmost to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis and to bring peace to the region. One critical issue to discuss would be strategies to offer aid to North Korea. In recent weeks, North Korea arrested Tony Kim and Kim Hak-song for "hostile acts" against the North Korean regime.
  • U.S. may apply laptop ban to Europe, UK flights

    U.S. may apply laptop ban to Europe, UK flights

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    For one, they don't think it's any safer for electronic items to be in checked luggage. But Homeland Security officials met Thursday with high-ranking executives of the three leading US airlines - American, Delta and United - and the industry's leading USA trade group, Airlines for America, to discuss expanding the laptop policy to flights arriving from Europe.
  • Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

    Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

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    Disario, 36, was a father of six children, with a seventh on the way, the sheriff said. Cottrell had ties to Licking County and had graduated from Central Ohio Technical College. Officials said they lived on the same street. The nursing home appears to be located in a residential area, and people in nearby houses were told by law enforcement to stay inside while authorities handled the situation.
  • North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new USA sanctions

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    Mission said the Ministry of State Security has declared that a "Korean-style anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the US and South Korea". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017.
  • US and Europe to hold talks on broadening airline laptop ban

    US and Europe to hold talks on broadening airline laptop ban

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    European officials are arguing that such a ban would create chaos in the busy travel hubs. The current ban, in place on 10 mostly Middle Eastern cities since March, affects about 50 flights per day. The conversation followed a letter from the Commission earlier this week urging consultation after reports that Washington was preparing to expand the ban on large personal electronics, including laptops, in cabins.
  • Russia Investigation is 'Adequately Resourced,' Deputy FBI Director Says

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    According to The Times story, Clinton's friends say she does not believe that that is the reason Comey was sacked. He refused to comment on what Comey did or didn't say, but when asked whether it would be common for an FBI director to notify someone they were not the target of an investigation, said "I'm not aware of that being a standard practice".
  • It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

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    During the election, the ICBA supported the Liberals, touting their five straight balanced budgets, a top-level credit rating, low personal income taxes, the near-elimination of operating debt and the 220,000 new jobs created since 2011. Greg D'Avignon, CEO of the Business Council of British Columbia, doesn't think a minority government with the Greens holding sway will necessarily stop major energy projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion or the $36 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG ...
  • Microsoft wants Windows to play nice with others

    Microsoft wants Windows to play nice with others

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    Microsoft also released Preview Build 15213 for mobile devices with a much longer list of bug fixes. Microsoft wants its users to resume their activities regardless of what device they're using: Windows, iPhone or Android. Microsoft just announced that three different versions of the free Linux operating system - Ubuntu, Suse, and Fedora - are coming to the Windows Store, the app market in Windows 10 .
  • Registration for GST enrolment to reopen on June 1

    Registration for GST enrolment to reopen on June 1

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    GSTN is the IT backbone of the country's largest tax reform which is scheduled to be rolled out from July 1. "As on April 30, when Phase-1 of enrolment was closed, 60.5 lakh taxpayers out of 84 lakh had enrolled", Adhia said here on Wednesday after holding detailed review of the IT-preparedness for GST system at the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) office.
  • United States move to arm Syrian Kurds make Turkey fume

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    Turkey yesterday slammed as unacceptable a U.S. plan to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Ankara considers terrorists, but the militia applauded a "historic" move that would hasten the extremists' defeat. The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, about 40 kilometers west of Raqqa, with the help of coalition airstrikes and US special forces advisers.