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North Korea's Kim meets with South's Moon for 2nd time

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with U.S.
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Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

WASHINGTON -- "Everybody plays games," U.S. President Donald Trump declared as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track.
His sights set on a meeting that has raised hopes for a halt in North Korea's nuclear weapons development, Trump welcomed the North's conciliatory response to his Thursday letter withdrawing from the Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un.
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Powerful cyclone lashes Oman and Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula early Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen, cutting off power lines and leaving at least five people dead and more than 30 missing, officials said.
Portions of Salalah, Oman's third-largest city, lost electricity as the cyclone made landfall.
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Irish anti-abortion group calls vote result 'a tragedy'

DUBLIN -- A leading anti-abortion group said Saturday that Ireland's historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat, as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country's strict ban on terminations.
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The next Canadian to travel to space is biding his time under quarantine in Kazakhstan, standing by in case something goes wrong to replace an astronaut set to blast off next month, before his own maiden space mission in December.
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DND doubles financial compensation for military who lose money on moving

The Department of National Defence has doubled the amount of compensation members can receive when they have to relocate, but admits it still has no way to help those who suffer "catastrophic" financial losses.
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First came the videos.
Leland Pearl of Saskatoon got one, which was sent from a fake email address. It showed an unknown man slapping Pearl's ex-girlfriend, Alexa Emerson, who was bound at the wrists. The man said Emerson's "blood would be on his hands" if Pearl did not give up custody of his son.
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Tears, cheers and defiance follow Weinstein rape charges

From the tremendous relief and tears of complainants to the stern defence of his lawyer, reactions were swift on Friday after disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to police in New York City to face sexual assault and rape charges.
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Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes it has lost referendum

The main group opposing the liberalization of Ireland's abortion law conceded on Saturday that it has lost Friday's referendum on the issue by an overwhelming margin, a spokesperson said.
The people of Ireland "weighed it in the balance and it came down on one side.
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Canada's natural resources minister says there's no guarantee that Ottawa can reach a deal with Kinder Morgan to keep the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project alive.
"There's no certainty in these things. Pipeline politics, as you know, are not straight," Jim Carr told CBC Radio's The House Friday.
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Canada's natural resources minister says there's no guarantee that Ottawa can reach a deal with Kinder Morgan to keep the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project alive.
"There's no certainty in these things. Pipeline politics, as you know, are not straight," Jim Carr told CBC Radio's The House Friday.
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Canada's coolest summer job mixes adrenaline with reconciliation

"I know that the governments have been working very hard on reconciliation," says Allison Baetz, left.
"So having this first station in the North … shows that they are working towards what they had promised us.
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