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North Korean officials return to inter-Korean liaison office: South Korea

North Korean officials return to inter-Korean liaison office: South KoreaNorth Korea sent back its officials to an inter-Korean liaison office in the North’s border city of Kaesong on Monday, reversing a decision two days ago to withdraw the officials, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said. A group of four to five officials showed up at the office earlier in the morning saying they came to work “as usual,” the ministry said in a statement.



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North Korea abruptly withdraws staff from liaison office

North Korea abruptly withdraws staff from liaison officeSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper on ties between the countries and further complicate global diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program.



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Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's office

Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's officeHer departure comes on the heels of reports that another Mueller prosecutor would leave the office in coming days and is sure to be seen as a new indication that the special counsel’s investigation is winding down.



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Mike Pompeo jokes he will be secretary of state until 'Trump tweets me out of office’

Mike Pompeo jokes he will be secretary of state until 'Trump tweets me out of office’Secretary of state Mike Pompeo says he knows his tenure as America’s chief diplomat is only as fleeting as a tweet. Mr Pompeo, during an event in Kansas, that was part of global entrepreneurship summit, responded with a joke and praise for Donald Trump when asked how long he might stay in the president’s cabinet. “I’m going to be in there until he tweets me out of office,” Mr Pompeo said, to laughs.



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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes back honorary office Paul Ryan gave to Mike Pence

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes back honorary office Paul Ryan gave to Mike PenceDon't cry for the vice president. As the president of the Senate, he will still have space on that chamber's side of the Capitol.



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Venezuela to move state oil firm PDVSA office from Lisbon to Moscow

Venezuela to move state oil firm PDVSA office from Lisbon to MoscowMoscow has backed Maduro in the face of a political challenge from opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January — a move backed by most Western nations. Rodriguez, explaining the decision to move PDVSA’s office at a joint news conference in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, said Europe had shown it was no longer able to guarantee the safety of Venezuela’s assets. The PDVSA office move corresponded with plans to expand technical cooperation in extracting oil with Russian oil companies Rosneft and Gazprom, she added.



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Mueller's office seeks prison sentence of 20 years or more for ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Mueller's office seeks prison sentence of 20 years or more for ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPresident Donald Trump's onetime campaign chairman was found guilty of tax and bank fraud charges. Prosecutors are seeking a lengthy prison sentence.



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The Post-it wall outside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office got so big she had to move it

The Post-it wall outside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office got so big she had to move itWe all know Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working hard to make some serious changes in Congress, but in her down time she's making a few adjustments to her personal office decor.On Tuesday, the 29-year-old announced on Twitter that she was told to remove the encouraging Post-it notes supporters had been leaving on the wall outside her office. But before you get too upset, know that she simply moved the sweet notes inside, which means now she can stare at them while she works."RIP our Post-it wall :( We were told it had to be taken down…" Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. "So we moved it inside instead ."> RIP our post-it wall :( > > We were told it had to be taken down… > > So we moved it inside instead pic.twitter.com/qw3RMfPDeU> > — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 12, 2019SEE ALSO: The mighty power of the simple Post-It Note protestAfter sharing a photograph of the notes outside her office alongside another of the notes relocated inside her office, Ocasio-Cortez replied to an inquiry about the wall.When asked about the idea behind the Post-it note wall, the congresswoman said, "It just appeared one day.""Some mothers came by & left 2-3 encouraging notes on my plaque. We left them up, bc it was great to read those little encouraging words every morning," she went on. "Soon, more Post-its came. It became a little ritual for the public, so we left stacks out for people."> It just appeared one day. Some mothers came by & left 2-3 encouraging notes on my plaque. > > We left them up, bc it was great to read those little encouraging words every morning. > > Soon, more post-its came. It became a little ritual for the public, so we left stacks out for people. t.co/In2i93a9mL> > — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 12, 2019As mentioned in a previous article, Ocasio-Cortez received dozens of kind notes signed by people from states across the country, including California, Arizona, Georgia, West Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Louisiana, and more. The notes had short messages on them like, "America needs more of you! Keep killing it girl!" and  "I'm wearing my hoops today! 4U." Ocasio-Cortez expressed how grateful she was for the notes on several occasions.The notes will no longer be able to welcome Ocasio-Cortez into her office, but it's nice to know she'll still be able to glance at them from her desk every day. WATCH: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is giving Twitter classes to fellow Democrats



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Virginia's highest office frozen as Northam weighs next move

Virginia's highest office frozen as Northam weighs next moveRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's office put much of the business of governing on hold Tuesday as the Democrat privately weighed whether he can stay in the job despite the uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.



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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam clings to office amid racist yearbook photo scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam clings to office amid racist yearbook photo scandalVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam clung to his job amid indications that he might not be forced out if he refuses to quit.



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