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July 27, 2018

Remains of fallen US soldiers transferred out of North Korea

Kim Hong-Ji - Pool/Getty Images(WONSAN, North Korea) -- The remains of American service members from the Korean War were transferred out of North Korea on Friday, according to a White House statement, fulfilling a key agreement President Trump and Chairman Kim reached during last month's summit in Singapore. A U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft containing remains has departed Wonsan, North Korea, accompanied by service members from the United Nations Command Korea, as well as experts from the Dep..
July 26, 2018

Greek investigators find ‘serious indications’ of arson in wildfires that killed at least 82 people

Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(ATHENS) -- Investigators probing the cause of a series of wildfires in Greece that killed at least 82 people this week have found "serious indications" the blazes near Athens were set deliberately, authorities said Thursday. Nikos Toskas, the country's public order minister, told reporters that satellite image analysis and ground inspections suggest the fires that simultaneously broke out in multiple places were the work of arsonists. The fires broke..
July 26, 2018

New Zealand gives victims of domestic violence 10 days of paid leave

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Victims of domestic violence in New Zealand now have new protections, including paid leave from work to allow them time to recover and seek safety. The domestic violence victims’ protection bill, approved Wednesday by members of Parliament, allows victims of domestic violence to take up 10 days paid leave from work each year, in addition to their annual paid leave. The bill, first introduced in 2016, is expected to take effect in April 2019. New Zealand reportedly ..
July 26, 2018

South Korean group backs off claim of finding Russian ship containing billions in gold

Hulton Archive/Getty Images(SEOUL) -- Seoul - Shinil Group which claimed to have found a Russian Navy warship that sank more than a century ago containing $13 billion in gold bars backed off on Thursday, saying they cannot say the for certain that the infamous ‘steel boxes containing gold’ exist. CONFUSING PRESS CONFERENCE The company gave mixed messages at a press conference on Thursday causing confusion and raising doubts over why the firm, which registered for a business license only last mon..