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North Korea nuclear test site partially collapsed: Chinese experts
North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following a massive bomb blast last year, making it unusable, Chinese seismologists have concluded.
Macron pushes 'four pillars' Iran deal whether or not Trump withdraws
France will pursue a 'comprehensive' deal on Iran that addresses global concerns with its behavior, regardless whether US President Donald Trump withdraws from the international agreement governing its nuclear work, President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday.
Rival Koreas’ leaders face high stakes at historic summit
It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump’s vow to unleash “fire and fury” and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 'nuclear button' boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in sit down on the southern side of the no man’s land that forms the world’s most heavily armed border.
Czech Republic to move embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
During a reception making Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Prague Castle, the official office of the President of the Czech Republic, Zeman reiterated his intention to move the embassy.
Palestinian UN aid still $200 million short after Trump cuts
Emergency food aid for around a million Palestinians in Gaza may run out from June if the UN agency for Palestinian refugees cannot raise another $200 million following a cut-off in US funding, the agency said on Tuesday.
Inside the United States
Conservative justices rebut ‘Muslim ban’ as Trump’s travel limits reach Supreme Court
The Supreme Court gave President Trump’s travel limits a far more favorable hearing Wednesday than it has received in most lower courts, with conservative-leaning justices actively rebutting charges that the latest version of the president’s policy is the 'Muslim ban' that critics contend.
Republican plan to confirm Trump nominees quicker advances in the Senate
Senate Republicans on Wednesday advanced a resolution that would shorten debate time on most presidential nominees, after complaints that Democrats have been using the arcane Senate debate rules to stall Trump administration nominees.
DHS vows criminal charges as illegal immigrant caravan reaches U.S.
As the illegal immigrant caravan arrives at the U.S. border, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen renewed her promise Wednesday night to prosecute as many of them as possible once they attempt to enter the country.
Republican Lesko wins Arizona special election
Republican Debbie Lesko won the House special election in Arizona Tuesday night, holding off a closer-than-expected Democratic challenge in a district that President Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016.
Trump admin can't block funding for Planned Parenthood program, judge rules
A federal judge in Washington state on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration directive to block funding to a Planned Parenthood program to prevent teen pregnancy in Western states.
Christians Call for International Day of Prayer for North Korea to Fight 'Demonic Principalities'
Christians around the world will observe for an International Day of Prayer and Fasting for North Korea as uncertainty and political tension shroud the region.
Google Rejects Christian Publisher Ads that Mention Jesus
Google controls many of the ads seen by consumers online, which means they also have control of what consumers don't see.