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Articles from the June 23, 2019 edition

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

    DPA Wire Service|Jun 23, 2019

    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, however Kim said after reading it that it was "of excellent content," according to KCNA. "Appreciating the political judging faculty and extraordinary courage of President Trump, Kim Jong Un said that he would seriously contemplate the interesting content," the report added. Negotiations regarding...

  • Ethiopian Government Thwarts Coup Attempt in Amhara Region. And no one knows where that is.

    DPA|Jun 23, 2019

    Addis Ababa (dpa) - The Ethiopian government on Saturday said an attempt to topple a regional government in the country's northern Amhara state had failed, without giving further details on the incident. The office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed condemned the attempt in a tweet on Saturday evening. Residents in the region's capital, Bahir Dar, reported hearing gunshots in the city. Ethiopia's many different ethnic groups have often been the source of tensions and clashes in the country, which has...

  • Hawaii skydiving plane crash death toll rises to 11

    DPA|Jun 23, 2019

    Los Angeles (dpa) - The death toll from a plane that crashed in Hawaii while carrying a group of skydivers has increased from nine to 11, Hawaii's Department of Transportation said Saturday. Hawaiian authorities said all people on board the twin-engine Beechcraft King Air plane were killed when the flight crashed soon after taking off from Dillingham Airfield on the island of Oahu on Friday. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, the Department of Transportation tweeted. A...