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April 23, 2018 6:20 AM Trump Will Tell Kim Jong Un That Dismantling Nuclear Arsenal Must Precede Economic Benefits

North Korea will have to ‘earn’ lifting of sanctions, senior Trump administration official says President Donald Trump will urge North Korea to act quickly to dismantle its nuclear arsenal when he meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and isn’t willing to grant Pyongyang substantial sanctions relief in return for a freeze of its nuclear and missile tests 17

April 23, 2018 12:52 AM Peruvian mob kills Canadian blamed for shaman's killing

LIMA, Peru – Peruvian authorities say a Canadian who traveled to Peru to study hallucinogenic medicine was killed by a mob in the Amazon rain forest after people blamed him for the slaying of an elderly shaman. Peru's attorney general's office said Sunday that Sebastian Woodroffe was dragged by the neck shortly after the killing of Olivia Arevalo, an octogenarian 17

April 22, 2018 6:44 PM Late diplomat’s family pushing President Trump to declassify JFK files, believing it may explain why he was pushed out of job

Thomas' family believes he was pushed out of the State Department for pushing a review of the probe, leaving him dejected. The family of a late diplomat believe classified documents tied to the JFK assassination may provide clues into why he killed himself more than 45 years ago. Charles Thomas committed suicide in April 1971, two years after he was nudged 22

April 22, 2018 11:27 AM Hamas Blames Israel for Alleged Assassination of One of Its Members

Researcher’s death followed threat by Israel of potentially carrying out targeted killings Militant and political group Hamas on Saturday blamed Israel for the alleged assassination of one of its members in Malaysia on his way to a mosque for prayers. Hamas said 35-year-old Fadi al-Batsh was killed at dawn in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. Hamas 26

April 22, 2018 7:00 AM Strong US economy hurting Army recruitment, military officials say

The downside of a booming U.S. job market: It can hurt the U.S. Army's recruitment efforts. The Army said last week that it will not meet its goal of recruiting 80,000 active-duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal to 76,500. So far this year the U.S. military branch has brought in just 28,000 new soldiers, Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel 24

April 22, 2018 4:45 AM White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar 'stable but critical' after brain hemorrhage in dugout

White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar, age 31, suffered a brain hemorrhage during Friday night's game in Chicago and remains hospitalized in stable but critical condition, officials said. (Associated Press) Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition late Saturday after collapsing from a brain hemorrhage in the team's dugout 23

April 22, 2018 1:36 AM Chemical weapons inspectors in Douma, Syria, gather samples from site, OPCW says

Raw video: Department of Defense releases footage of Tomahawk missiles fired from the USS Higgins toward targets in Syria on April 14th. Chemical weapons inspectors reportedly visited the Syrian city of Douma to gather samples on Saturday following a suspected chemical attack in the area earlier this month. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical 22

April 21, 2018 11:42 AM Sanctions Risk Casts Shadow Over Myanmar’s Opening to the West

The Rohingya crisis has already damped hopes of an influx of Western investment YANGON, Myanmar—The prospect of new international sanctions against Myanmar’s military—accused by the U.S. and the United Nations of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims—is looming just 18 months after Washington lifted most longstanding economic restrictions against the country 29

April 21, 2018 9:42 AM Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen. ICRC said on its Twitter account the incident took place early Saturday, without elaborating. Yemeni security officials said the Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon was killed in the southwestern province of Taiz when gunmen 28

April 20, 2018 11:12 PM Trucker in deadly Texas migrant case given life sentences

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The driver of a truck packed with migrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in October to federal human smuggling charges. James Bradley, 61, could have faced the death penalty in the case, considered one of the deadliest human 28