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Deadlocked North Korean nuclear talks likely to be at top of Trump's mind after flurry of seemingly tantalizing proposals

by Jesse Johnson

Deadlocked denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington are expected to again weigh heavily on U.S. President Donald Trump's mind after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered up a flurry of seemingly tantalizing proposals Wednesday. The North agreed to "permanently" decommission a key missile facility under the watch of "experts from ...

China removes unapproved and foreign content from school textbooks

Sep 20, 2018

China removes unapproved and foreign content from school textbooks

China's education ministry has launched a "comprehensive" inspection of school textbooks to remove unapproved alterations or foreign content, state media reported late on Wednesday, amid a push to combat Western influence in China's schools. Chinese President Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to re-assert the ...

Landslide in Philippines kills at least 10; dozens missing

Sep 20, 2018

Landslide in Philippines kills at least 10; dozens missing

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 10 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text messages pleading for help. The avalanche surged down on about 30 houses in two rural ...

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