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North Korea disparages new U.S. visa policy
World News // 1 hour ago
North Korea disparages new U.S. visa policy
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- North Korea is slamming the United States for prohibiting foreign passport holders from traveling visa-free.
Trump: Mideast peace plan will follow Israeli election
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Trump: Mideast peace plan will follow Israeli election
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Middle East peace plan will not be fully released until after Israeli elections next month.
British PM headed to Germany, France to negotiate EU exit
World News // 2 hours ago
British PM headed to Germany, France to negotiate EU exit
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with French and German leaders this week to negotiate a plan so Britain can leave the European Union with a deal in place before the Oct. 31 deadline.
Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack
World News // 3 hours ago
Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror group from its hideouts and blamed the Taliban for supporting terror.
Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism
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Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Protests that erupted in West Papua over the weekend turned violent Monday when demonstrators set fire to a parliament building and local stores in anger against alleged police brutality committed against ethnic Papuans.
Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity
World News // 6 hours ago
Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity
SEOUL, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace.
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first female governor, dies at age 76
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first female governor, dies at age 76
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the first female governor of Louisiana, died Sunday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said.
CBP seizes 4 tons of marijuana hidden in shipment of jalapeños
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
CBP seizes 4 tons of marijuana hidden in shipment of jalapeños
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Border agents seized nearly 4 tons of marijuana in a shipment of jalapeño peppers at the U.S-Mexico border, according to authorities.
Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Ohio man arrested for threatening to attack Jewish center
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Ohio police arrested a self-identified white nationalist over the weekend in possession of a cache of weaponry after he made threats against a Jewish community center, authorities said.
Bernie Sanders releases plan to reform 'dysfunctional criminal justice system'
U.S. News // 17 hours ago
Bernie Sanders releases plan to reform 'dysfunctional criminal justice system'
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan to "reform America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" on Sunday.
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