• South Korea's Moon heads to United States as North threat grows
South Korea's Moon heads to United States as North threat grows

US-led United Nations forces battled Chinese and Soviet-backed North Korea in the war, which ended with a truce on July 27, 1953. China is seen as North Koreas main ally and the U.S. The policy was championed by former president Kim Dae-jung and continued by fellow progressive Roh Moo-hyun, whom Moon served as chief of staff. However, North...

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  • Box & Microsoft team up to offer AI and storage on Azure
Box & Microsoft team up to offer AI and storage on Azure

Microsoft Azure is to become the strategic cloud platform for Box as part of an expanded partnership . Box will also incorporate more of Microsoft's machine learning and artificial intelligence services into its platform and add Azure's global locations to its zoned data center program.

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  • NC Gov. Cooper to veto $23B state budget, NCGA will override
NC Gov. Cooper to veto $23B state budget, NCGA will override

In a news release, Cooper said he would sign the budget if the legislature capped income tax cuts that "primarily benefit the wealthy and instead invest that money in education". The Republican plan "doesn't even come close to what I had proposed for teacher pay", Cooper said, surrounded by members of the North Carolina Association of Educators, th...

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  • The Morning Brief: Travel Ban, Syria and Russell Westbrook‬
The Morning Brief: Travel Ban, Syria and Russell Westbrook‬

We have heard senior administration members say America is "open for business" and 'open to the millions of worldwide visitors who wish us well, ' but they should be doing as much as possible to make sure there is widespread awareness of that sentiment overseas.

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  • Perdue applauds travel ban reinstatement
Perdue applauds travel ban reinstatement

The ruling also includes a 120-day ban for refugees, Reuters reports. He adds Canadian permanent residents from the six designated countries who have valid resident cards and valid US visas, and are deemed eligible by USA border authorities to enter the US, would not be denied entry.

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  • Prime Minister To Hold Talks With NI's Five Main Parties
Prime Minister To Hold Talks With NI's Five Main Parties

Mrs Foster said the meeting with Mr Varadkar was useful and pleasant. "The power-sharing institutions collapsed because of the DUP's RHI financial scandal and the refusal of previous Tory governments and the DUP to implement previous agreements".

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  • Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip
Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip

Andressian's son was last seen April 21 when he was in the custody of his father. "I was surprised to see that he was arrested on the charge of murder in particular since they haven't found a body and since he's been adamant from day one he hasn't done (anything) to harm his son or done anything to jeopardize his welfare", Nardoni said.

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  • CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story
CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

A right-leaning government watchdog group, led by conservative firebrand James O'Keefe, released an undercover video on Tuesday showing what appears to be a CNN producer criticizing the network's coverage of President Trump's ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Senate Majority Leader McConnell Faces High Stakes with Healthcare Vote
Senate Majority Leader McConnell Faces High Stakes with Healthcare Vote

The Medicaid funding provisions are a key reason several influential health groups say they can not support the bill. Any extra spending risks alienating conservatives, however, and could threaten a delicate balance McConnell must strike to win votes from at least 50 of the 52 Senate Republicans.

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  • Donald Trump Celebrates As His US Travel Ban Is Partially Reinstated
Donald Trump Celebrates As His US Travel Ban Is Partially Reinstated

On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) partially lifted the injunction and agreed to hear arguments on President Trump's March 6, 2017 executive order entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States (the "Order").

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  • Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster
Theresa May apologises for shambolic response to Grenfell Tower disaster

May's apology came in the House of Commons where the Members of Parliament had gathered to start a week-long debate on the Queen's Speech which earlier on Wednesday had started the new session of parliament following the snap general election.

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  • Live hens sale banned in South Africa
Live hens sale banned in South Africa

In a bid to contain the outbreak, South Africa is culling thousands of birds and has introduced a nationwide ban on the sale of live chickens. This was after a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 was confirmed in a broiler breeder site in Mpumalanga on Thursday June 22.

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  • United Nations reports record number of refugees in the world
United Nations reports record number of refugees in the world

Have you read Trendiee Today? Figures are based on the agency's own data and on numbers reported by governments and non-governmental organizations. "By any measure, this is an unacceptable number", said UN High Commissioner Filippo Grandi, as he called for " solidarity and a common goal in preventing and resolving the crisis".

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  • US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation
US, Indian leaders vow to boost trade, anti-terror cooperation

He said he had invited Trump to India but no time was given for a visit. "The relationship between India and the United States has never been stronger, never been better", Trump said alongside Modi in the Rose Garden in front of top U.S.

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  • WH: Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical Attack
WH: Syria Is Preparing For Another Chemical Attack

Russian Federation is Assad's key backer and sided with him when he denied responsibility for a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of people in Idlib province on April 4. On April 4, the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces blamed the Syrian government for the incident in Khan Sheikhoun, which allegedly involved...

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  • Trump praises India's Modi for purchases of United States armaments
Trump praises India's Modi for purchases of United States armaments

Trump said he is keen to work with Modi on creating a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between the two nations and called for the removal of "barriers" for the export of United States goods into Indian markets. The Prime Minister responded by saying the "icing on the cake" was that in those elections, "our party won". "India's interests l...

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  • People celebrate Eid with fervour across State
People celebrate Eid with fervour across State

A history of honoring the Islamic holy month in some capacity dates all the way back to 1805, when Thomas Jefferson hosted a " precisely at sunset " dinner during Ramadan for visiting Tunisian envoys. The past three presidential administrations hosted Eid al-Fitr dinners. To mark the end of the month, a festival of the breaking of the fast, called ...

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  • German high-rise evacuated over insulation concerns in wake of Grenfell disaster
German high-rise evacuated over insulation concerns in wake of Grenfell disaster

Blackburn with Darwen Council has conducted investigations confirming that no cladding or insulation present in the London high-rise block has been added to any similar buildings in the borough, residential or office. "But I have heard those people and we should validate what they are saying, they're not making it up". Authorities in Britain, mea...

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  • Large Cyberattack Hits Ukraine, Snarling Electric Grids And Banks
Large Cyberattack Hits Ukraine, Snarling Electric Grids And Banks

The Independent reports that chaos has already set in , and that even members of the Ukrainian parliament, as far as the deputy prime minister, have been locked out of their computers and have been hit with ransomware demands. The hack's scale and the use of ransomware quickly recalled the massive May cyberattack in which hackers likely linked to N...

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  • Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage
Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

Doctors in Cincinnati say an American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea suffered a severe neurological injury. The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Otto Warmbier had been serving hard labor but didn't comment on his medical condition or how the country negotiated his release with the United States.

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