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 By DPA Wire Service    News    June 23, 2019

DPRK's Kim Jong Eun Receives "Excellent" letter from Donald Trump

Seoul (dpa) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump, state news agency KCNA reported early Sunday. What was said in the letter was not revealed,...

 
 By DPA Wire Service    News    June 20, 2019

Report: Australia's immigration detention 'more and more like prison' increasingly using restraints, such as handcuffs

Canberra (dpa) - Australia's onshore immigration detention is becoming "harsh and restrictive" and "more and more like prison" with the average stay longer than any other developed country, the...

 

US and Mexico fail to reach deal on tariffs at first meeting. Trump: "There was progress, but not enough."

Washington (dpa) – Mexico and the United States on Wednesday failed to reach an immediate agreement to prevent Washington from imposing a 5-per-cent tariff on all Mexican imports, but will resume...

 
 By DPA Wire Service    News    June 7, 2019

Rebels launch wide-scale attack on Syrian troops in Hama

Beirut (dpa) - Syrian opposition rebels launched a wide-scale attack against government forces in the northern countryside of Hama late Thursday, a monitoring group and activists said. The...

 

Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Hold 30th Tiananmen Square Crackdown Vigils

Hong Kong (dpa) - Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown with a candlelight vigil on Tuesday. The vigil featured songs, speeches and...

 

China Retaliates With Tariffs Against US, Just as Trump Launches Trade War vs. Mexico

Washington (dpa) - Markets were rattled on Friday as President Donald Trump restarted the North American side of the global trade war, just as China announced retaliatory tariffs against the United...

 

Greatest Sea Assault In History, D-Day Was the Beginning of the End of World War II in Europe

London (dpa) - More than 150,000 British, US, French, Canadian, Polish and other Allied troops landed in Normandy in German-occupied western France on June 6, 1944, staging "the greatest amphibious...

 

Trump Slaps 5% Tariff on All Mexican Imports, Until Mexico Helps Prevent Illegal Immigration

Washington (dpa) - President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a 5-per-cent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico to pressure the country into stopping illegal immigrants from entering the US. In...

 
 By DPA Wire Service    News    June 3, 2019

China silent as Hong Kong holds vigil 30 years after Tiananmen Square

Beijing (dpa) - Thirty years after a bloody crackdown on students and democracy activists in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, one of modern China's most defining events was set to go unobserved on Tuesday....

 

Amazon Develops Bracelet Intended to Upload Wearers Emotions Onto the Internet

(dpa) - Last week it was reported that Amazon may be working on developing a bracelet that can use the speech recognition software Alexa to detect how you are feeling emotionally. While Amazon isn't t...

 

The Terminator: Computers Can Predict Your Death Better Than Your Doctor Can

All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. -- Psalm 139:16 (dpa) – It's a brave new world when computers can predict our death, but such a world might not...

 

Crushing Boar: Hong Kong Hopes Forced Sterilization Will Cure It's Hairy Problem

Hong Kong (tca/dpa) - Out of the darkness appeared a snout. "Fei zhu! Fat pig!" 8-year-old Shino Chen shouted to her younger brother as she jumped up and down and pointed at a wild boar. The hairy...

 

Decadent Berlin's Drag Scene Comes Out of the Closet, Inspired by RuPaul's Drag Race

Berlin (dpa) - Short skirts and long evening gowns are strewn about backstage as the performers prepare for this evening's show in Berlin. Outside, the crowds waiting to enter the Tempodrom are...

 

South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya appeals Testosterone Ruling to Switzerland's

Berlin (dpa) - South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court to challenge a recent ruling preventing her from competing unless she takes...

 

Trump "was actually sticking up for Sleepy Joe Biden . . . . Kim Jong Un called him a 'low IQ idiot.'"

Washington (dpa) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed he was defending Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden when he repeated remarks by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calling him a...

 

Love or God? Increasingly, Priests Fall in Love With Women, Decide Celibacy is Outmoded

Kell am See, Germany (dpa) - It's been three and a half years since Michael Pauken gave up the priesthood - because he had fallen in love with a woman whom he wanted to spend his life with. Today...

 

Iraq Intervenes to Block a War Between the US and Iran, It's 2 Closest Allies

Baghdad/Washington (dpa) - The US is not seeking a war with Iran, US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said after a closed-door briefing with lawmakers on rising tensions, saying a ramped up...

 

Federal Judge Denies Donald Trump's Motion to Quash Subpoena for 1040 Tax Returns

Washington (dpa) - A federal judge on Monday ruled against President Donald Trump's legal team in its attempt to block a congressional committee's subpoena for years of the Trump Organization's financ...

 

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Denies that War with the United States is Coming

Tehran (dpa) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ruled out a war with the United States. "Neither we or the United States want a war, that is why that is not going to happen,"...

 

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