Sep 09 2018
A portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is displayed on a large screen during a evening gala performance on the eve of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding day on Saturday.
Russian Federation and North Korea share a small border on Putin's nations Pacific coast - with a frontier of just 11 miles. Trump has doubled down on economic sanctions in a "maximum pressure" campaign and swapped threats with North Korea throughout past year, but made history in June when he became the first sitting USA president to meet with a North Korean supreme leader.
With tensions once again on the rise, a parade featuring the very missiles that so unnerved Trump a year ago, and led to a risky volley of insults from both leaders, could have been seen as a deliberate provocation.
This year's celebrations also mark the revival of North Korea's iconic mass games after a five-year hiatus.
Hundreds of trucks carrying thousands of troops lined a Pyongyang riverbank in the pale light of dawn early Sunday, as nuclear-armed North Korea prepared to celebrate its birthday with a huge show of military strength.
The spectacle, months in the making, will centre on a military parade and mass games predicted to put advanced missiles and leader Kim Jong-un's hopes for a stronger economy front and centre.
Kim was seen laughing and holding hands up with the Chinese special envoy as he oversaw the festivities.
At one point jets trailing red, white and blue smoke - the colors of the North Korean flag - roared above the Juche Tower, the stone monument to Kim Il Sung's political philosophy. "I think most observers expect them to avoid assertive or surprising or shocking signals along those lines".
North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul
The two Koreas technically remain at war as the 1950-53 war ended only with an armistice, not a peace treaty. We haven't had any nuclear tests, we haven't had any missile tests, which we consider a great thing.
Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling
Instead, a spokesperson for the committee said they may just leave a chair empty next to Sandberg and Dorsey. The other executive is chief legal officer and senior vice president of global affairs Kent Walker.
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The White House issued no formal statement over the weekend about McCain's death, though one was drafted, according to USA media. Our hearts and prayers are with you!"-but it's the Instagram version of that sentiment that's getting all the attention".
The military parade was North Korea's first since February 8 this year, when the country celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army.
Immediately after the parade thousands of citizens walked through the square, escorting floats displaying economic themes and calls for Korean reunification.
The Pentagon estimates that almost 7,700 US troops are unaccounted for from the war - among them 5,300 believed to have been killed north of the 38th parallel, which largely follows the boundary between North and South Korea.
The 1950-53 war ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty, meaning US -led United Nations forces are technically still at war with the North.
On Thursday, a high-level South Korean delegation returning from direct talks with Kim in Pyongyang said that the North Korean ruler aimed to denuclearize completely within Trump's first term and South Korea's national security council chief Chung Eui-yong said the young ruler "particularly emphasized that he has never said anything negative about President Trump", according to Reuters.
In April, Kim declared that the North's development of nuclear weapons had been completed and "socialist economic construction" would be the new strategic priority.
While ticket prices for past Mass Games topped out at 300 euros ($350), this year VIP seats cost 800 euros, said Simon Cockerell, general manager for the Koryo Tours agency.
"He confirmed he is ready and willing to make an official visit to Russia", RIA quoted Matvienko as saying.
Sep 08 2018
Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump
The White House has condemned Woodward's book as "fabricated stories", and Trump called it "a work of fiction ". If the newspaper's leadership doesn't, he says Times reporters should investigate who the leaker is themselves.
Sep 06 2018
Theranos to formally dissolve
In March, Ms Holmes settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a top United States financial regulator. Holmes settled with the SEC by agreeing to pay $500,000 in fines and penalties, while Balwani is fighting the charges.
Sep 05 2018
Malaysia: Women caned in public for lesbian act
Sharia law enforcement officers in Terengganu identified the two women attempting to engage in sexual acts in a auto in April. Malaysia's Muslims have generally been seen as moderate but there are concerns the community is becoming more conservative.
Sep 03 2018
Lacazette strike gives Arsenal victory away to Cardiff
Today was no different, his distribution was poor and his goalkeeping for the first goal could have been much better. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is yet to find the net this term, and this match would be a good time to start.
Sep 02 2018
McCain honored with words aimed at Trump
Mr McCain "served his country honourably", Mr Pence said, adding that Mr Trump "respected his service to the country". The president did not attend Saturday's service and spent the morning sending tweets on other subjects.
Sep 01 2018
NM Compound Leaders Released After Prosecutors Fail to Meet Deadline
Gallegos said his office is now looking at two: refile the charges or take the cases before a grand jury. Prosecutors now have the choice to refill the charges, or seek a grand jury indictment against them.
Aug 31 2018
Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch
The company's website lists "iPhone XS Plus" and "iPhone XS" as options in their drop-down menu under iPhone cases for sale. Looking at the new watch face, we can see the UI spill to the sides, nearly up to the bezels of the watch.
Aug 31 2018
US Open: Rafael Nadal advances after David Ferrer retires
The item had more than 4 million views by Monday evening, when Williams beat Magda Linette 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the U.S. USA hopes were buoyed by wins for 11th seed John Isner and 18th-ranked Jack Sock who won his first singles match since May.
Aug 30 2018
Yaya Toure passes medical at unnamed London club according to agent
Celtic fans are hopeful that Dmitri Seluk's tweet on Yaya Toure suggests that the midfielder could be heading to Parkhead. Toure then played 29 times for the Greek side in 2005/06 (scoring thrice) before moving onto Monaco the following season.
Aug 27 2018
Prolific playwright Neil Simon dead at 91
Simon served in the military and then worked with his older brother Danny on producing jokes for television and radio scripts. At the end of his life , he was married to his fourth wife, Elaine Joyce, an actress to whom he was married in 1999.
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