Greetings Readers,

Asia, Middle East, U. S. News briefs to be read in two minutes or less:

  • U. S. and China hold high level talks on North Korean in Washington DC.
  • North Korea Envoy raises possibility¬† of nuclear negotiations.*
  • Indonesia mulls over Jailing Jihadists returning From Middle East.
  • Islamist cornered with less firepower and food in Marawi, Philippines.
  • Iraq blames ISIS for destruction of 800 year old Mosque, shows video.
  • U. N. reports Middle East warfare most brutal in modern history.
  • Saudi Arabia prepares a list of political grievances against Qatar.
  • Prisoner Otto Warmbier broke no legal North Korean law when jailed.
  • Helman Province Afghanistan, 26 dead in tertorist blast this morning.
  • U. S. Pentagon wastes 28 million $ buying Afghan camouflage uniforms.
  • Turkey states U. S. arms given Kurdish to be returned after ISIS defeat.
  • U. S official: Russia hacked 21 domestic elections during 2016 campaign.
  • Russia cancels U. S. meeting to resolve Middles East policy differences.
  • NATO jet buzzes Russian Defense Minister over Baltic.
  • Campaigning Trump speaks at Iowa celebration for GOP Victory.
  • Price of oil sinks by 02% to ten month low.
  • U. S. Democrats demand info on Kushner and Flynn security clearances.
  • U. S. Intel Chiefs, Trump suggested but not ordered dropping Russian collusion investigation.
  • Trump son-in-law aid Kushner meets with Israeli, Palestine leaders.**
  • Ex-champ La Hoya says Patterson-McGregor fight a snooze, bad for boxing.
  • Whatsup becoming major force in commercial U. S. media.
  • European Fruit & Veg farmers face labor shortage without immigrants
  • *Do I hear the ice cracking? ** I point out, U. S., Israel negotiators are all Jews.

Al the Best to you.

Ron Miller