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U.S. not ruling out direct talks with Pyongang

U.S. not ruling out direct talks with Pyongang The diplomats, who also gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday, were expected to discuss a number of issues. But Sullivan warned that the US and its allies must be prepared for the worst in case diplomacy failed. The talks will focus on how to improve cooperation aimed at defusing a possible nuclear confrontation, South Korea's news agency Yonhap News reported. [Full Article...]

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to build 'internet city' on Toronto waterfront

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to build 'internet city' on Toronto waterfront Will Fleissig, the CEO of Waterfront Toronto, put it bluntly: "We can co-create the neighbourhood of the future starting with the Quayside project ". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , Premier Kathleen Wynne and Mayor John Tory were on hand to hail Sidewalk Labs' new mixed-use development on the Toronto waterfront, in a 12-acre parcel of land at the foot of Parliament Street known as Quayside. [Full Article...]

Khamenei says Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if USA quits it

Speaking in a Wednesday meeting with a group of elite students in Tehran , Ayatollah Khamenei strongly condemned Europe for reiterating the USA remarks about Iran's regional presence and missile program, saying that such issues are none of their business. [Full Article...]

Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead

Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead Civil Hospital Quetta Spokesperson Wasim Baig confirmed seven casualties and said that injured had been brought to the medical facility where emergency has been imposed, the report said. The attack took place on Sibi Road in Sariab area. The Pakistani Taliban said the attack was a "suicide mission". He added, "Terrorists plan their activities from Afghanistan while India's Research and Analy... [Full Article...]

Crown Resort shares plummet on 'manipulated pokies, sanctioned illegal drug use' claims

According to a report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC ), the claims came to light via a 30-minute video presented to the nation's Parliament on Wednesday by independent politician and anti-slot campaigner Andrew Wilkie . The explosive allegations of misconduct by whistleblower staff could raise questions of Crown's fitness to hold a casino licence. The identities of the whistleb... [Full Article...]

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park Three died at the scene and two were taken to a hospital. Davis said all five victims were employees and that the attack appeared to have been targeted. The office park includes a number of buildings housing various businesses. Live video from the CBS affiliate in Baltimore . A witness to the shooting reportedly told WJLA that Prince gathered his coworkers for a meeting then opened fire. [Full Article...]

New LEGO Set To Feature Female NASA Pioneers

New LEGO Set To Feature Female NASA Pioneers Back in February, we shared the news that LEGO Ideas chose Maia Weinstock's Women of NASA project as one of their newest additions to the LEGO family. The final designs were done by Lego designers Tara Wike and Gemma Anderson. It goes on sale November 1. To celebrate the upcoming release of the Women of NASA set we're happy to have Maia Weinstock join us at the Flatiron District LEGO ... [Full Article...]

Democrat Northam Removes Running Mate from Ads to Appease Virginia Union Supporters

Democrat Northam Removes Running Mate from Ads to Appease Virginia Union Supporters According to a Roanoke College poll , Northam has a six point lead. "We have seen lots of little movement that has either helped or hurt each candidate but with neither one being able to break out". Northam is trying to tie Gilespie, a traditional Republican, to Trump. In northern Virginia, however, more than half (54 percent) say Mr. Trump is a factor in their vote. [Full Article...]

Mexico minister says can't yet see common ground to finish NAFTA talks

Mexico minister says can't yet see common ground to finish NAFTA talks But uncertainty reigned at the end of the talks with a gloom dominating the negotiations with Mexico and Canada this time around after USA trade officials proposed several provisions that both countries considered nonstarters. The canadian government has said that this proposal was doomed to failure. "If we do that it's a whole new ballgame going forward and I think there are ways to do that if ... [Full Article...]

Nuclear war may break out at any moment

Nuclear war may break out at any moment Kim In Ryong, the North Korean deputy United Nations ambassador, said that the condition on the Korean Peninsula has reached a touch-and-go point, which may trigger a nuclear war at any moment. The situation on the Korean peninsula remains extremely tense. It remains unclear whether North Korea's military and its armed forces ministry have any assets in the EU. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court Keeps Microsoft Ireland Email Case Alive

Microsoft , federal authorities served Microsoft a warrant under the Stored Communications Act (also called a "disclosure warrant") for the emails of a foreign citizen that were stored on servers based in Ireland. The data was stored on Microsoft servers in Ireland. Microsoft says its policy at the time of the search warrant was to store email content in the data center nearest to the customer's... [Full Article...]

Dozens Killed in Portugal and Spain Wildfire Incident

Dozens Killed in Portugal and Spain Wildfire Incident Wildfires are an annual problem in Portugal , where strong winds off the Atlantic blow into a hot and dry country. Portugal, where more than 6000 firefighters have been battling the fires, has requested assistance from its European partners and Morocco. [Full Article...]

PAK vs SL: Babar, Shadab steer Pakistan to win

Their team should come. Shadab Khan spun the web pretty well to push the Sri lankan team on backfoot. To make matters worse, Sarfraz Ahmed couldn't survive too long either, inside edging Thisara Perera's wide delivery on to the stumps, while attempting a full-blooded drive, to leave the hosts reeling at 79 for 5 in 20 overs. [Full Article...]

United States ambassador expresses grief over martyrdom of four FC personnel

United States ambassador expresses grief over martyrdom of four FC personnel Later, one of the injured, Captain Hasnain, succumbed to his injuries. The security forces rushed to the site and cordoned off the entire area and started a search operation. drone strike killed two Afghan Taliban militants in a village near the Afghan border. Sources said following the incident, the border crossing at Kharlachi was shut down. [Full Article...]

North Korea attacks Australia with nuclear threats

North Korea attacks Australia with nuclear threats The regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned Australia "will not be able to avoid a disaster" if it continues to support the United States in its "frenzied political and military provocations". The North Korean statement came after a visit to South Korea last week by Ms Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne, during which they met their counterparts and stressed the need to t... [Full Article...]

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them Speaking at Toronto Airport, Mr Boyle, 34, said the family's captors killed their baby daughter and raped his wife. The kidnappers managed to escape, the security official added, saying the troops wouldn't fire at the fleeing captors for fear of harming the hostages. [Full Article...]

Austria expected to elect youngest European Union leader in snap election

Austria expected to elect youngest European Union leader in snap election He wants to cut benefits for all foreigners, slash Austria's red tape and keep the European Union out of national affairs. Austria was a gateway into Germany and beyond for more than one million people during the migration crisis that began in 2015, and many voters say the country was overrun. [Full Article...]

Opposition Accuses Election Commission Of Tangoing With Centre Over Gujarat Election Date

Opposition Accuses Election Commission Of Tangoing With Centre Over Gujarat Election Date K.J. Rao, who retired as adviser to the commission, said he is not aware of the compulsion of the commission to split the announcement of the poll schedule for the two states but agreed with former CEC SY Quraishi that the decision of the EC went against the spirit of the "simultaneous polls". [Full Article...]

Turkey welcomes Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Turkey welcomes Hamas-Fatah reconciliation Head of the Governmental Commission for Borders and Civil Affairs Hussein Al-Shaikh said in statements to the official Palestinian radio station (Voice of Palestine ) that the prime minister will hold a meeting with heads of security apparatuses in West Bank city of Ramallah soon. [Full Article...]

U.S. to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea

U.S. to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea Tapper made it abundantly clear to him that if he continues to just avoid the question instead of issuing a firm denial, people will think he said it. "I mean, this is a town that seems to relish in gossip, rumor and innuendo". They feed on it in a very destructive way. "But it's the first part that I am most exercised about", he continued. [Full Article...]


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