• BIGBANG's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang 2018
BIGBANG's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang 2018

The dialogue with North Korea is a part of newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in's policy, aimed at reconciliation on the Korean peninsula. "Hopefully we'll be able to ease lingering tensions as we try to bring North Korea on board", he added. North Korea has chose to send its demonstration team to the World Taekwondo Championships, wh...

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  • Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift
Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift

Saying that the aim was to fix what Trump has called a "bad deal" struck by Obama with Havana, one U.S. official said the new administration would leave the door open to improved relations if Cuba undertakes democratic reforms such as allowing free and fair elections and the release of political prisoners.

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  • US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Last week, what initially seemed a gesture of goodwill by Pyongyang - the release of a detained USA tourist - turned sour when it was revealed that 22-year-old Otto Warmbier had been brain damaged and in a coma for some time. Beijing, which wants resumed USA negotiations with North Korea, was hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue...

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  • Trump reverses course in Qatar call
Trump reverses course in Qatar call

President Donald Trump changed course on Qatar Wednesday, a day after praising a move by other Gulf nations to sever diplomatic relations with Doha , which hosts a United States military base crucial to the fight against ISIS. The small kingdom of Qatar is an ally of the U.S., but since the bigger allies are getting dirty on Qatar, the United Stat...

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  • Brexit negotiations to go ahead on Monday, Government confirms
Brexit negotiations to go ahead on Monday, Government confirms

European Union leaders, who will meet May at a summit next Thursday, have been irritated by her repeated threats to walk out with "no deal" - even if most see that as a campaigning bluff given the chaos it would cause. Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit hav...

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  • Sega revives retro games for free on mobile
Sega revives retro games for free on mobile

This collection of classic Sega games will feature the ones you know and many some that you don't, and all are free to play, with ads included. For $2, all the games are unlocked, and ads are removed. Following tomorrow's launch, the SEGA Forever collection will add new releases every two weeks. "The games were never designed for ads or in-...

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  • Des djihadistes occupent une école, prennent des otages, selon l'armée — Philippines
Des djihadistes occupent une école, prennent des otages, selon l'armée — Philippines

Des islamistes ont occupé mercredi une école primaire du sud des Philipppines et ont pris des otages, a annoncé l'armée. Bien que la majorité des combattants se soient repliés lors de la riposte de l'armée, une trentaine d'entre eux ont pris le contrôle d'une école, se servant des civils qui s'y trouvaient comme boucliers humains, a déclaré le ca...

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  • Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence

The first line of the report , compiled by Holder's firm Covington & Burling, cites former engineer Susan Fowler's explosive February blog post as the catalyst for the introspective turn at Uber . Quote, "if we are going to work on Uber 2.0, I also need to work on Travis 2.0 to become the leader that this company needs and that you deserve", ...

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  • Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks
Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Manfra , a top official in the DHS's National Protection and Programs Directorate, said Russian hackers targeted election systems in at least 21 states a year ago. The top Democrat on the panel, Rep. Adam Schiff , D-California, said he'd like to hear from Johnson how the USA government responded to the Russian cyberattacks past year, the thr...

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  • Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at Royals
Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at Royals

The Red Sox just have too much talent for me to want to pick Kansas City. He got two outs, gave up a hit and walked one. It was the third consecutive start in which Hammel pitched into the seventh. It was the third home run in four days for Bogaerts, who'd previously homered just twice all season. He played two more innings in the field before le...

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  • Shutdown continues in Darjeeling, parties to boycott WB govt's all-party meeting
Shutdown continues in Darjeeling, parties to boycott WB govt's all-party meeting

The twin developments posed a major challenge to the Trinamool Congress government , which made it mandatory this month for students in the state's schools to learn Bengali. Except pharmacies, all other shops remained closed. The finance department has also made a decision to send showcause notices to them and the employees will be required to e...

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  • Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months

Jim Keller, who oversees hardware for Autopilot, will take on Lattner's duties in the meantime. Earlier in the evening , Tesla announced that it had hired leading AI expert Andrej Karpathy as the company's new director of AI and Autopilot.

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  • Cosby denied a 'fair and impartial trial,' his spokesman claims
Cosby denied a 'fair and impartial trial,' his spokesman claims

The jurors, who were selected in Pittsburgh even though the trial took place outside Philadelphia in Norristown, Pennsylvania, will resume on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Pulliam also explained why she felt it important to stand by Cosby on his first day of court. "I wanted to do what I would have wanted to receive".

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  • Centrafrique: une centaine de tués à Bria
Centrafrique: une centaine de tués à Bria

Ces affrontements surviennent alors que 13 groupes rebelles ou milices sur les 14 que compte le pays ont signé lundi à Rome un accord prévoyant un cessez-le-feu immédiat, sous le parrainage de la communauté catholique Sant'Egidio. "Nous savons que beaucoup reste à faire". Les parties se sont engagées notamment à un cessez-le-feu immédiat sur tout...

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  • Andy Green Calls Out Anthony Rizzo After Home Plate Collision
Andy Green Calls Out Anthony Rizzo After Home Plate Collision

Rizzo belted his third leadoff homer since being moved to the top of the lineup , hitting No. 17 off San Diego Padres right-hander Jhoulys Chacin . "We won a World Series with largely this roster". Apparently Rizzo should've stopped running and just let Hedges tag him out to avoid the possibility of an injury .

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  • Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House
Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House

The Democrats cried foul that the Republicans were deliberately stalling the bill to make the changes that Trump wants, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY saying: "House Republicans are considering using a procedural excuse to hide what they're really doing: covering for a president who has been far too soft on Russian Federation".

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  • Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes
Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

Temer , four former living presidents, and dozens of congressmen are under investigation or, in the case of former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, on trial in connection to graft probes. "We are at war against a faceless enemy", Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot said late Monday. Antonio Oliveira, a lawyer for Temer , told Reuters in a written st...

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  • New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes
New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes

What's your reaction to Todd Barclay standing down? . Clendon says "It is very complicated as there is an employment issue with the staff in Southland that apparently has been resolved but there is arguably a case to be brought against Mr Barclay".

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  • Veillée après l'attentat près d'une mosquée de Londres — Royaume-Uni
Veillée après l'attentat près d'une mosquée de Londres — Royaume-Uni

Il semble que la mosquée était la cible", a-t-il affirmé. Christine Osborne, la mère du suspect, a décrit son fils comme une "personne compliquée" . La Première ministre Theresa May a convoqué une réunion d'urgence dans la matinée. Elle s'est rendue à la mosquée en début d'après-midi pour rencontrer des responsables religieux.

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  • France- Législatives : le président Emmanuel Macron proche de la majorité
France- Législatives : le président Emmanuel Macron proche de la majorité

Le mouvement présidentiel, La République En Marche (LREM) et ses alliés centristes, forts de 32,2 à 32,9% des voix, raviraient au second tour dimanche prochain entre 390 et 445 des 577 sièges de l'Assemblée nationale, très nettement au-dessus de la majorité absolue (289 élus), selon les premières estimations par sièges des instituts de sondage à ...

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  • US government watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghanistan army
US government watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghanistan army

Click for more from The Washington Examiner . Or, as the man who created the modern digital camouflage design put it, "Desert designs don't work well in woodland areas and woodland patterns perform poorly in the desert". - CSTC-A initially estimated that the new ANA uniform would cost $25-$30 per set. The Pentagon did not rebut the findings o...

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  • President Trump Announces Rollback on Obama-era Cuba Sanctions Easing
President Trump Announces Rollback on Obama-era Cuba Sanctions Easing

But there's ample reason to believe that Trump was most concerned with reversing the policies of his predecessor and rewarding the hard-line Cuba expatriate community in Florida that lined up behind him during last year's presidential campaign.

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  • Future of Laptops: Lenovo unveils a rollable laptop with flexible screen
Future of Laptops: Lenovo unveils a rollable laptop with flexible screen

Perhaps Lenovo isn't optimistic about the current voice-control technologies like Apple's Siri or Google's Assistant. The image of the foldable laptop concept was posted by Lenovo on Twitter . Lenovo has not been very successful in the phone market even after the Motorola acquisition, but personal computers are definitely its strong suit.

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  • US to sell 36 F-15 fighters worth $12 billion to Qatar
US to sell 36 F-15 fighters worth $12 billion to Qatar

Tillerson has since sought to mediate the dispute from Washington , meeting with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Monday. The Pentagon did not provide additional details on the sale, but Bloomberg reported it could include as many as 36 warplanes.

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  • US coroner studies N.Korea captive's death
US coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

And he most certainly should not have been murdered for it. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that it was " a disgrace what happened to Otto ". The Hamilton County coroner is still trying to determine the manner and cause of his death Monday, less than a week after his return. Doctors at the Cincinnati Medical Center, where Mr Warmbie...

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  • Le Prince héritier saoudien va être remplacé par l'actuel vice-Prince héritier
Le Prince héritier saoudien va être remplacé par l'actuel vice-Prince héritier

Par ailleurs dans un contexte de tension avec le voisin qatari et de durcissement des rapports avec le puissant rival iranien, un jeune homme de la trempe de Mohammed Ben Salmane ne sera pas de trop... Cette étoile de plus que vient de lui accrocher son papa, avec la bénédiction de 31 des 34 membres du "Conseil d'allégeance", d'après la télévision ...

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  • US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone
US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

The Syrians, Russians, and Iranians want to test USA commitments, whether it's by sending drones to al-Tanf or launching air raids against the SDF. The U.S. Previous (and continuing) US interventions in places such as Afghanistan and Iraq have shown that whenever our military is dispatched overseas, escalation nearly always occurs and our pre...

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  • Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified
Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified

The passenger approached a group of around passengers at the station before grabbing his suitcase and causing a "partial explosion", Van Der Sypt said . The blast in Belgium came a day after a man mowed down Muslims near a mosque in London, and a suspected Islamist on a terror watchlist rammed a auto laden with weapons into a police vehicle in P...

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  • House Dems pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn security clearances
House Dems pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn security clearances

On Monday, several House Democrats sent a letter to Flynn's consulting firm requesting documents relating to a deal to build nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, a deal that would partner the United States and Russian Federation to build the nuke plant with Saudi finances.

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  • Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has been expelled from the Labor party
Former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has been expelled from the Labor party

One of the state's longest-serving and most popular mayors, until he stood down earlier this month, Mr Pisasale appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Wednesday following an anti-corruption investigation. But Australian Federal Police seized the 500 $100 notes at Melbourne airport from Mr Pisasale. Mr Pisasale has told associates that he...

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