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Putin defends North Korea over canceled summit

Friday  05:35,   25 may 2018
thehill

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he was disappointed the planned summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un was cancelled and said North Korea was not to blame ."In Russia, we took this news with regret," Putin said at a news[...]

Trump’s cancellation of summit with Kim raises fears of renewed tensions, destabilization

Friday  04:58,   25 may 2018
washingtonpost

<p>North Korea said it is ready to talk to U.S. ‘at any time,’ responding to Trump’s cancellation of summit with Kim Jong Un.</p>Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not[...]

Boys guilty of plotting Columbine-style attack

Friday  02:20,   25 may 2018
news.sky

Two schoolboys who plotted to kill fellow students in a Columbine-style massacre have been found guilty of conspiracy to murder. The 15-year-old boys, who cannot be named, had put together a "hit list" of fellow pupils and teachers they wanted to[...]

Trump cancels nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Friday  02:05,   25 may 2018
washingtonpost

The president blamed recent hostility from the rogue nation for the abrupt decision.President Trump on Thursday canceled a summit next month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing “tremendous anger and open hostility” from the rogue nation in[...]

How Did Dino-Era Birds Survive the Asteroid 'Apocalypse'?

Friday  01:15,   25 may 2018
nationalgeographic

Fossil spores and bird family trees suggest that deforestation was a key factor in determining who survived 66 million years ago.The long-standing question, then, is why certain birds lived while others died in the mass extinction event at the end[...]

Morgan Freeman apologises in wake of harassment accusations

Thursday  23:35,   24 may 2018
msn

Morgan Freeman has apologised for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.&nbsp;Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologised on Thursday to anyone [...]

Putin has some questions about Yulia Skripal statement

Thursday  21:00,   24 may 2018
news.sky

Vladimir Putin says he has concerns about whether Yulia Skripal was forced to make a statement on Wednesday. Dmitry Peskov, who speaks on behalf of the Russian president, said the Kremlin did not know whether the poisoned daughter of a Russian[...]

A NASA photographer caught the perfect SpaceX launch shot. Then his camera melted

Thursday  20:40,   24 may 2018
qz

For photographers, the Robert Capa adage “If your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough,” is a guiding principle. For NASA photographer Bill Ingalls,…For NASA photographer Bill Ingalls, it can be updated to, “Even if your photos[...]

Mad Hatter terror accused tells court she would have gone ‘straight to hell’

Thursday  19:46,   24 may 2018
msn

Safaa Boular, 18, is on trial at the Old Bailey.Safaa Boular, 18, allegedly chatted to her sister Rizlaine about a proposed knife attack while she was in custody for attempting to travel to[...]

Morgan Freeman accused of inappropriate behavior by 8 women

Thursday  19:01,   24 may 2018
thehill

Multiple women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of harassment and inappropriate behavior, alleging he inappropriately touched them and made suggestive comments about their appearance, CNN reported Thursday. The news outlet spoke with eight people[...]

Michelle Obama reveals the cover image for her upcoming memoir

Thursday  18:42,   24 may 2018
washingtonpost

This is not going to be a stuffy political book, if the cover is any hint. © Provided by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post Obama appears in an off-the-shoulder white T-shirt, her hair loose and wavy. Simultaneously casual and [...]

Horses Found in Pompeii May Have Been Harnessed to Flee Eruption

Thursday  18:21,   24 may 2018
nationalgeographic

Several horses recently discovered in a 2,000-year-old stable appear frozen in a failed flight to safety from the eruption of Vesuvius. Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { [...]

Johnson in 18-minute call with hoax Armenian PM

Thursday  18:06,   24 may 2018
news.sky

Boris Johnson held an 18-minute phone call with a prankster claiming to be the Armenian prime minister. The pair talked about Russia, Vladimir Putin and the Salisbury poisoning during the conversation, audio released on Thursday revealed.Mr Johnson [...]

A grizzly bear researcher was mauled in the woods. She walked two miles with a fractured skull for help

Thursday  18:05,   24 may 2018
washingtonpost

A grizzly bear researcher was mauled in the woods. She walked two miles with a fractured skull for helpAmong Kornak’s first projects would be to collect grizzly hair samples off trees or anything else the bears might rub their fur against. The[...]

A grizzly bear researcher was mauled in the woods. She walked two miles with a fractured skull for help

Thursday  18:05,   24 may 2018
washingtonpost

A grizzly bear researcher was mauled in the woods. She walked two miles with a fractured skull for helpAmong Kornak’s first projects would be to collect grizzly hair samples off trees or anything else the bears might rub their fur against. The[...]