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Putin-Kim summit sends message to US but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

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Putin-Kim meeting set for Thursday External link

Source country arkansasonline Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:34:00 AM CEST | info [other]

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia today for his summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. North Korean media published photos of Kim saluting an honor guard and waving to people carrying flowers at a rail station before.......

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Sri Lanka toll rises, bomber link to Aust

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Toll in Sri Lanka bombings rises to 359 External link

Source country emirates247 Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:35:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Pope Francis[1]; Ranil Wickremesinghe[1]; Malcolm Ranjith[1]; Peter Kelson[1];

Other categories: Terrorist Attack; Conflict;

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Pope Francis said: “I want to express my loving closeness to the Christian community, targeted while they were gathered in prayer, and all the victims of such cruel violence,”

The toll in a series of suicide bomb blasts on Easter Sunday targeting hotels and churches in Sri Lanka has risen to 359, police said Wednesday. The additional deaths were the result of the wounded dying of their injuries. At least 500 people were injured in the attacks....

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U.S. ambassador says clearly there was some failure in the system for Sri Lanka prior to Easter ... Source: AP

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Ambassador: US had no prior knowledge of Sri Lanka threat External link

Source country startribune Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:08:00 AM CEST | info [other]

As the investigation into Sunday's Islamic State-claimed attack continues, FBI agents and U.S. military personnel are in Sri Lanka assisting the probe, Ambassador Alaina Teplitz said. While declining to say whether U.S. officials had intelligence on the local extremists and their leader who.......

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8 leaders of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests get sentences upto 16 months in jail

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8 leaders of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests get sentences upto 16 months in jail External link

Source country expressindia Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:15:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Carrie Lam[1]; Tanya Chan[1]; Xi Jinping[1]; Chan Kin[2]; Chan Kin-man[2]; Chu Yiu-ming[1]; Benny Tai[1];

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Chan Kin-man said: “In the verdict, the judge commented we are naive, believing that by having a occupy movement we can attain democracy. But what is more naive than believing in one country two systems?”

The sentences are seen as an effort by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to draw a line under the protests amid pressure from Beijing. Ranging in age from their 30s to 70s, the nine defendants span generations of Hong Kong citizens who have been agitating for full democracy....

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Damond shooting trial targets slap sound

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Prosecutors target officer’s report of noise before shooting External link

Source country TorontoStar Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:03:00 AM CEST | info [other]

“There was a conspicuous absence of information,” Chris Olson, assistant agent in charge of the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, testified this week. As he was trying to figure out what happened, Olson said, the scene’s incident commander, Minneapolis police Sgt....

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Britain starts search for next Bank of England governor

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BREXIT LIVE: Fury as France gloats UK has LOST influence with Washington 'UK has vanished' BREXIT has led to the collapse of British influence in Wash External link

Source country express Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:04:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Mr Hammond[1]; Mark Carney[1]; Philip Hammond[1];

Other categories: Brexit;

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Mr Hammond said: ”Finding a candidate with the right skills and experience to lead the Bank of England is vital for ensuring the continuing strength of our economy and for maintaining the UK's position as a leading global financial centre”

Yet his comments were swiftly followed by confirmation of US President's Donald Trump's state visit to Britain in June. Mr Araud told the Financial Times: “The UK has vanished. The British ambassador told me and I loved it that every time the British military is meeting with the American military, the Americans are talking about the French....

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The Latest: US says it had no prior info on Sri Lanka attack

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FBI assisting in Sri Lanka bomb investigation on ground – US Embassy External link

Source country rt Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:37:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Conflict;

The US Embassy in Sri Lanka has said the FBI is on the ground in the country to help assist its investigation into the Easter suicide bombings that killed 359 people, AP reports. The embassy said it was part of the support extended by President Trump. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said on.......

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Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested

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Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers External link

Source country japantimes Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:24:00 AM CEST | info [other]

COLOMBO - As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported to show the attackers, while the country’s prime minister warned that several suspects armed with explosives are still at large....

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Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs

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Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs External link

Source country wcfcourier Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:14:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Scott Wiener[1];

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis. Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener's bill is up for a public hearing Wednesday....

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Asian markets lower after S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs

Articles : 32 | Last update : Apr 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM | Start : Apr 24, 2019 7:15:00 AM | Sources : 26 | Peak : 11 | Current rank : 10

World shares mixed after S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs External link

Source country startribune Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM CEST | info [other]

The FTSE 100 in Britain lost 0.5% to 7,482.28 while the CAC40 in Paris slipped 0.2% to 5,583.27. The DAX in Germany gained 0.3% to 12,261.77. Shares looked set to ease back on Wall Street, with the future contract for the Dow down 0.1% at 26,627.00 while the S&P 500 future contract fell 0.2% to 2,932....

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