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January 10, 2019

Houthi rebels carry out drone attack on Yemeni military commanders

NABIL HASAN/AFP/Getty Images(BEIRUT, Lebanon) -- In a bold and devastating strike against senior Yemeni leadership, Houthi rebels carried out a drone attack targeting a military parade near the southern port city of Aden Thursday morning, killing and wounding troops from the Saudi-led coalition. Houthi rebel spokesman, Brigadier Yahya Sariyah, said in a statement the aircraft was a newer version of a drone called the Qasaf 2k that is designed to explode from a height of around 50 feet in the air..
January 10, 2019

Kim Jong Un has Xi Jinping’s support for second Trump summit

Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool/Getty Images(BEIJING) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has the support of Chinese President Xi Jinping for an expected second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. According to the official readout by China's Xinhua News Agency of Kim and Xi's meeting this week in Beijing, Xi "supported [North Korea] and the United States holding summits and achieving results." While the exact details of the discussion were not revealed, Xi is quoted by Xinhua as saying..
January 10, 2019

South Korean president optimistic on progress toward denuclearization

Jung Yeon-je-Pool/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in painted a rosy picture of the ongoing denuclearization process on his nation's peninsula Thursday and said a second summit between leaders from the U.S. and North Korea could happen "soon." After that summit, Kim Jong Un may visit Seoul, added Moon, who, during his annual New Year's press conference at the presidential office, or Bluehouse, also urged China to continue to play a "positive role." Ki..
January 10, 2019

Meghan Markle’s first patronages as member of royal family announced

Clodagh Kilcoyne - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, marked another first in her eight months as a member of Britain's royal family. Meghan, who wed Prince Harry in May, will now assume her role as the royal patron of several charitable organizations. Kensington Palace announced Meghan's official patronages Thursday morning in a statement. The Duchess of Sussex will now become Patron of four organizations that "reflect the causes and issues with wh..