Trump declines summit with North Korea

Friday, May 26, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE (VG) Donald Trump canceled the planned meeting with Kim Jong-un in June. At the same time, he warns that he has “massive and powerful” nuclear weapons. US President Donald Trump has written a letter to North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un where he cites the summit to be held in Singapore in June.

VG is present this week in the White House together with the American press following the president daily. In the news that Trump has canceled the meeting with Kim, all of the TV reporters from big channels, such as Fox News, CNN and MSNBC, jumped to reach their small tents just outside the West Wing, where they go live on television. Although it has been in the air that a cancellation could take place, few of them were expecting this right now.

Our nuclear weapons are massive and powerful. The letter from Trump to Kim comes one day after North Korea called US Vice President Mike Pence “ignorant and stupid”. I looked forward to meeting you. Unfortunately, based on the huge mind and the open-minded hostility you showed in your recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate to conduct this long-planned meeting at this time, Trump writes in the letter.

The US president also mentions that he has more powerful nuclear weapons than Kim. You are talking about your nuclear weapons, but ours is so massive and powerful that I pray to God that they never need to be used. In a press conference later in the day, Trump said he had talked with the defense minister and the general staff after renouncing the planned summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Our military is clear, if necessary, he said.

However, Trump does not close the door completely and says he looks forward to meeting the North Korean leader sometime in the future. Meanwhile, I would like to thank you for escaping the hostages who have now returned to their families. It was a beautiful gesture and we really appreciate it. UN Secretary General António Guterres says he is deeply concerned that the meeting was canceled. North Korea threatened itself last night to cancel the planned summit. They have also canceled a planned meeting between Kim Jong-un and the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in.

Trump: The military is ready if necessary

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The US president says he has talked with the Defense Minister and the General Staff after he canceled the planned summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un.

“Our military is ready, if necessary, he says, adding that he has also talked to South Korea and Japan.

“They are not only ready if North Korea is doing something stupid or flawless, but they are willing to take much of the bill for US operations – if we are forced into something like that,” said Trump.

Zombie alarm in Florida

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Emergency data in Palm Beach warned of “extreme zombie activity” during a power outage in the middle of the night.

Last night to Sunday, residents experienced a nightmare in the quiet suburbs of Lake Worth, in the county of Palm Beach on the coast of Florida, writing the Palm Beach Post. First, thousands of residents lost power.

Then, at 01:41 at night, they could read a push message on the mobile phone, which strikes a power outage, then hit the full zombie alarm. However, the message tried to reassure residents that the “extreme zombie activity” affects fewer than 7380 customers.

Following the zombie alarm, the city spokesman Ben Kerr had to complain. “I want to emphasize that at the present time, Lake Worth does not have any zombie activity,” he assured. Kerr announces that the city “looks at the matter” about why the automatic alert system reported zombies.

The message was written in capital letters and also referred to “Terminus”. “Terminus” was one of the hangouts of Rick and his gang in the “The Walking Dead” zombie survival scene.

Kerr tells Gizmodo that the automated warning system was hacked before August last year when a series of zombie messages were sent but were snapped up before reaching the audience.

The system has thousands of pre-programmed messages, which have been modified to deal with zombies. The authorities are now trying to clean the messages.

Kerr says that Lake Worth investigates hacking.

“Hopefully, next time there is a warning about zombie invasion, it will be a real zombie invasion,” Kerr told Gizmodo.

Chaos in the emergency notification systems in the United States is nothing new. On January 13 this year, Hawaii residents received a push message about “incoming ballistic missile” where it was stressed that it was not an exercise.

Mother convicted in UK of forcing teen daughter to marry

Wednesday 23 may 2018

LONDON: A British jury has convicted a woman of forcing her teenage daughter to marry a man 16 years her senior in Pakistan, a rare criminal prosecution in England for forced marriage.

The victim says she was 13-years-old, when she was forced to enter a marriage contract with the man, became pregnant and had an abortion.

She says that as her 18th birthday approached in 2016, she was tricked into going to Pakistan for what she thought was a family vacation and made to marry the man instead.

The girl eventually returned to Britain with government help.

Her mother was found guilty Tuesday at Birmingham Crown Court of forced marriage and perjury.

The woman, who can’t be named to protect the identity of her daughter, is set to be sentenced Wednesday.

Islam should not have an impact on our society:

Monday, May 14, 2018

support for mosques must be stopped!

As a society, we shoot ourselves in the foot if we give the same privileges to Islam that we give to the Folk Church, “says Pernille Vermund, leader of New Citizens.

Mosques should not be treated equally with the people church. State support for mosques must be stopped, says Pernille Vermund, leader of the party New Citizens in Denmark.

Politicians are naive in their misunderstood tolerance to Islam. The ideology of Islam stands for all the opposite of Western values, democracy and equality. Therefore, Islam must have no influence on our society, “says Pernille Vermund. Vermund elaborates on a debate post she has and another New Citizen candidate, Poul Højlund, had in the newspaper JyskeVestkysten Monday. (The article is not online)

Here in the country one must believe and think as you please. That’s how it should be. The state must not interfere. Therefore, we must not forbid Muslims to believe. Faith is a private matter. But Islam must have no influence on society. Muslims’ religion must remain private, “they write in the article.

«In three specific areas, the state supports Islam and involves Islam in society. Muslims who pay to the Sharia mosques can withdraw the amount from tax. Imams can, on behalf of the state, make two Muslims legal formally married people. And Sharia preachers from abroad receive a residence permit under special conditions. ”

“As a community, we shoot ourselves in the foot by giving the same privileges to Islam as we give to the People’s Church. Islam is both a religion and an ideology. Islam is both faith and politics. It can not be separated. You might think that our politicians had gradually realized that Islam is a danger to democratic societies. Islam must not be recognized but forced back, “writes Vermund and Højlund.

Conspiracy theories about Hitler buried:

Saturday, May 19, 2018

He did not escape to Argentina on a submarine

Scientists have examined the dictator’s teeth and skulls.

For those who might have thought that Germany’s dictator Adolf Hitler did not die in 1945 but, on the other hand, fled to Argentina in a submarine, the suspicion can now definitely be buried.

We can stop all these conspiracy theories about Hitler. He did not fly to Argentina in a submarine, he is not in a hidden base in the Antarctica or on the dark side of the moon, says professor Philippe Charlier, a specialist in medical and legal anthropology, to AFP news agency.

Charlier has previously also been noted with investigations of historical individuals, both Richard Lionheart and Jeanne d’Arc.

Died in 1945

He and four other French scientists received access by the Russian intelligence service FSB and Russian state archives in 2017 to investigate a skull that was said to originate from Hitler. According to Charlier, the skull shone well with radiographic surveys made by Hitler’s skull one year before his death.

Our study shows that Hitler died in 1945, the French professor says very definitely.

Bullet and cyanide

The balloon hole in Hitler’s skull and blue deposits on Hitler’s dental prostheses, according to Philippe Chariger’s opinion, can end a discussion as to whether the dictator died of shooting himself or eating cyanide.

“Most likely, both are”, says Charlier to AFP.

Royal wedding reflects a change in Britain

Friday, May 18, 2018

When millions of people visits, or watch tv Saturday morning for the British royal wedding, there will be talk of fairy tales and plenty of cinematic shots of Prince Harry and his bride, Meghan Markle, riding in a horse-drawn carriage past thousands of cheering fans with the turrets of Windsor Castle in the background.

“If you look at royal history and you look at how things are changing in terms of diversity, the fact that Meghan Markle is going to be married to one of the princes … that’s massive!” said an supporter. “At the end of the day, I think it’s important for me as a colored woman to be able to identify with the leadership in this country.”

The family has not always been popular and their problems have gone beyond the usual complaints about how much they cost and how much of anachronism monarchy seems today.

Royal watchers say that by accepting a self made negro woman into the family, the Windsors will seem a little more open and a bit more in touch with some of the shifts in the United Kingdom, particularly multicultural London, where more than one-third of the population is foreign-born and 41 percent are black or other minorities.

But beyond the ceremony and royal craft at which the British excel, there is a genuine story about a changing Britain, a complicated American family, a resilient monarchy and the saving of a “difficult prince”.

Hamar municipality receives compulsory school did not take measures for pupil

Monday, June 18, 2018

The municipality of Hamar is obliged to pay 100,000 kroner to the county governor after a school has not implemented measures to improve the working environment of a school student.

The compulsory fine is one of the first in the country after the change in section 9a on the psychosocial environment of the students came into force last year.

“This is the first time our county governor’s office is making a compulsion after this amendment. Nor is I aware that others have done it earlier, says Anne Cathrine Holth, Director of Education at the County Governor of Hedmark, to VG.

The sharpening of the legislation was one of the results after the government and the Parliment went through the authorities’ measures against bullying and – for a better student environment at school.

Did not secure the student’s right

The county governor in Hedmark concluded just before Christmas last year that the school in question did not do what could reasonably be expected to ensure the student’s right to a safe and good school environment.

According to the decision, compulsory fraud was notified as an instrument on 13 February this year if certain measures were not implemented within the deadlines set.

The notification of forced compulsion was repeated after a meeting a month later – March 15, as a result of information that the measure was not implemented by the current school.

Nor was a deadline for the implementation of the measure to be met, according to the County Governor’s decision on compulsion.

The decision can not be appealed, according to the Education Act section 9A-12.

It is after that VG does not understand a pronounced mob case that has caused the forced compulsion. But more of a matter of adaptation, custom training, well-being and security for a single-television.

Sorry that the student was not taken care of

Education Director Anne Cathrine Holth of the County Governor of Hedmark will, for the sake of the students, not go into detail about how the Hamar School has failed in the organization of the student at the current school.

Knowledge manager Dordy Wilson in Hamar municipality says they take the case seriously and regret that the student has not been well taken care of.

“We will do our best to give the student a safe and good school day. We now have an activity plan that the county governor has approved, and we are working specifically on this, “Wilson told VG

More dying in drowning accidents – 11 people drowned in Norway in May

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Eight men, two women and one child died in drowning accidents in Norway in May. There are four more than in May last year, the rescue company’s drowning statistics show.

“The great weather in many parts of the country has led to the fact that many more have taken the sea and the coast into use,” says Secretary General Rikke Lind in the Rescue Company.

Two of the drownings occurred in connection with swimming. A 75-year-old woman drowned in Strand Municipality in Rogaland, while a 28-year-old man drowned in Bergen. Five of the drowning accidents were boat-related. Three people drowned from a pleasure boat, one from a professional boat and one from a canoe / kayak.

– When someone drowns touches family, friends, colleagues and an entire community. The rescue company is working to ensure that no one is drowning, by having rescue boats in the preparedness all over the coast and by doing attitude-creating work, “says Lind.

She especially encourages people to accompany the children.

– Always bath with someone and check the conditions before you bathe. Do you have children, it’s important to always keep an eye on them. Children who play by the water should wear float wests, says Lind.

Men are clearly overrepresented in drowning accidents. 32 of the 37 who have died as a result of drowning so far this year are men. 24 of the drowned were over 40 years, while three were under 25 years old.

During the first five months of the year, eight more died in drowning accidents compared with the same period last year.

Knowledge Minister Jan Tore Sanner: To lift students with the weakest starting point

Monday, June 4, 2018

Knowledge Minister Jan Tore Sanner (H) acknowledges that neither current nor former governments have succeeded in lifting everyone at school.

Next year, he will come up with a separate statement on how to raise the pupils with the weakest starting point. The number of pupils who drop out of secondary education is slowing down, but remains the main concern for knowledge minister Jan Tore Sanner (H). In addition, he sees that some students are hanging out after almost one day in the first school years.

Now the school council and the right-wing leader are aiming to become the politician who made social equalization and lifted all the students in the Norwegian school. Statistics Norway has calculated that pupils with parents who have only primary education have 40 percentage points lower probability of completing high school compared with a parent with masters.

This example uses Sanner to illustrate the differences in the children’s starting point before starting in kindergarten and school. The school must elevate all students, regardless of how much education their parents have. Here the Norwegian school is not good enough. Still, we see that the opportunities for the pupils are affected by the parents’ background, educational level and where in the country they go to school, says Sanner to VG.

– Social differences that are inherited to students are pointed out in school for decades. Why should we believe that you are doing something about this?

– Because we have decided that we will succeed. We must succeed with this. The left side has only been keen to talk about tax when they have talked about social smoothing. But there are kindergartens and schools that are the main arenas for this. Several schools have shown that it is also possible to lift those with a tougher starting point than others. They have found the key. We must learn these, Sanner answers.

“We must think more fully and become more aware of how we can make a good and inclusive offer for the children. We have safe school environments and good kindergartens where the children thrive and diversity is appreciated. Children and young people have different needs, and there is not only one answer to how to make the children master and succeed, “says Sanner.

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