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UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria [Video]

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The U.N. secretary-general and ambassadors from countries on the Security Council assembled Saturday in Sweden for an informal meeting on weighty international issues, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in Syria.

The annual joint brainstorming session for the United Nations‘ movers and shakers is being hosted this year by the Swedish government on the picturesque farm estate of Dag Hammarskjold in southern Sweden.

Hammarskjold was …

Talking to reporters before the meeting, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres briefly commented on North Korea’s announcement that it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Another Felony [Video]

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is facing a second felony charge, this one for tampering with computer data.

Authorities are already investigating Greitens for one felony. He’s been charged with taking a nonconsensual nude photo …

The second charge, announced Friday, relates to a list of donors from a veterans charity he founded. Greitens allegedly obtained that list illegally and used it to solicit campaign donations. He raised nearly $2 million from those donors.

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Palestinians Continue 'Return' Protests Along Gaza-Israel Border [Video]

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For the fourth straight Friday, Palestinians in Gaza held protests along the border with Israel. Four people have been reported killed by Israeli fire.

The protests, dubbed the Great March of Return, started March 30, which Palestinians call Land Day. It commemorates resistance to what Palestinians consider Israeli land confiscation.

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The reported death toll from the protests varies. Most media outlets put it in the 30s.

Gaza has been under Israeli blockade for 11 years. Palestinians there and in the West Bank have long sought their own nation in territory now claimed by Israel.

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Father of Columbine victim reacts to school walk outs [Video]

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North Korea Leader Kim Says He'll Halt Nuke and ICBM Tests [Video]

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts.

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Kim justified the suspension to his party by saying that the situation around North Korea has been rapidly changing “in favor of the Korean revolution” since he announced last year his country had completed its nuclear forces. He said North Korea has reached the level where it no longer needs to conduct underground testing or test-launching of ICBMs.

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CIA Releases Memo On Gina Haspel's Role Destroying Torture Evidence [Video]

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The CIA released a memo related to Deputy Director Gina Haspel’s work for the agency. But she has faced immense criticism for her reported role …

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I Didn't Let Enoch Powell's Speech Change Britain For Me [Video]

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Only “war” could stop China from taking South China Sea, U.S. fleet commander says [Video]

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The head of U.S. Fleet Forces Command told lawmakers that China has become powerful enough to enforce its vast territorial claims across the disputed South China Sea and only an armed conflict would be able to stop this.

Navy Admiral Philip S. Davidson, who has been nominated for head of U.S. Pacific Command, submitted the written remarks for his hearing in front of the Senate …

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North Korea Says It Will Stop Missile, Nuclear Tests [Video]

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Multiple outlets are reporting North Korea will stop its nuclear and long-range missile tests as well as shut down one of its nuclear test sites. The news originated on North Korea’s …

Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are

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President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife [Video]

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By JUAN A. LOZANO and NOMAAN MERCHANT
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) – His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

After a few moments, an aide came forward to help Bush with his wheelchair, turning it so …

By Friday evening, officials said around 2,500 people stopped by to pay their respects to Barbara Bush, wife of the nation’s 41st president and mother of the nation’s 43rd. Among them was Houston social worker Varney Johnson, who like other mourners said he wanted to honor her work supporting literacy. “This woman dedicated her life to educating children,” he said.

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