Democrats will likely come up for a Thursday when they take charge of the House of Representatives, which they wrested from Republicans in the November mid-term elections. McConnell has said Senate Republicans will not approve a spending measure not supported by Trump. But he has not been directly in touch with Democratic leaders offering to negotiate, he has simply posted criticism via Twitter and, now, a late year interview, which is unlikely to shift the status quo.
He warned that he may have no choice but to seek a new path if Washington "continues to break its promises and misjudges the patience of our people by unilaterally demanding certain things and pushes ahead with sanctions and pressure". In the 30-minute speech, Kim spent more than 20 minutes highlighting his campaign to create a "self-reliant" economy despite a "harsh economic blockade".
South Korean President Moon Jae-in hailed Sunday the ratified commitment of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un to the denuclearization of the peninsula in thanking him for his New Year " s letter. The rivals have also taken steps to reduce their conventional military threat, such as removing mines and firearms from the border village of Panmunjom, destroying some front-line guard posts and creating buffer zones along their land and sea boundaries and a no-fly zone above the border.
Paul Whelan, a 48-year-old retired Marine, was detained last week by Russia's domestic security services while he was in Moscow for what they described as a "spy mission". The State Department did not provide further details, citing privacy concerns. BorgWarner , a Michigan-based automotive parts supplier, said the retired marine was the "company's director, global security".
The precautions were more stringent than in years past, in part because Bolsonaro survived a stabbing attack by a mentally unstable man when he was campaigning for the presidency in September. troops from Syria. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he would not resign if indicted on corruption charges, as police continue to investigate several cases involving him ahead of April polls.
Around Saturday noon, the United States-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and Phivolcs issued a tsunami advisory as hazardous tsunami waves from the natural disaster are possible along the coasts of Indonesia and the Philippines. Nearly 12,000 people were also evacuated from their homes in the Bicol region after the low pressure area, locally named "Usman", hit the eastern side of the country on Saturday, the office said.