The Daily Populous

Thursday April 26th, 2018 evening edition

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South Korea said President Moon Jae-in would personally meet Mr Kim at the border at 09:30 (00:30 GMT) on Friday.

The historic summit will focus on the North's recent indications it could be willing to give up its nuclear weapons.

Mr Kim is set to cross the military demarcation line - a clearly defined marker of the official land border between the territories.

President Trump cast some doubt on that meeting on Thursday, saying in an interview with Fox News, "maybe the meeting doesn't even take place".

South Korea and the US say they are suspending annual military drills for a day while the summit takes place.

South Korea will send seven officials along with President Moon, including the ministers for defence, foreign affairs and unification.

Ahead of the summit, North Korean media praised Mr Kim for his work in the talks. »

Texas town holds .5K - not 5K - for underachievers

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One Texas town is holding a .5K next month -- and no, that decimal point is not a typo.Instead of slogging through all 3.1 miles of a typical 5K, "fellow underachievers" will gather in Boerne May 5 to run what amounts to 0.31 miles, or 1,640.42 feet.

That's roughly the length of three New York City subway trains.

"A possibly fully staffed, or not staffed at all, (a) medical tent will be in place, you know, just in case. »

New Jersey arrests more people for weed than almost any other state. See the list

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Jon Gettman, criminal justice professor at Shenandoah University in Virginia, analyzed the FBI's arrest data to get the state-by-state number of marijuana arrests.

"When you have greater police activity in a certain're going to have more marijuana arrests," he said. »

Google joins Apple in condemning the repeal of the Clean Power Plan

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With its comment, Google joins Apple in arguing that keeping the policy is a good deal for the US.

Google’s comment, which it shared with The Verge, lays out what it called “a strong economic case for the Clean Power Plan.”

The Clean Power Plan, which was finalized in 2016, calls for power plants — the biggest carbon polluters in the US — to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by roughly 32 percent by the year 2030. »

'Winds of Winter' not coming in 2018, 'Thrones' author Martin says

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Martin said in a blog posting that his “The Winds of Winter” novel would not be ready for publication in 2018.

“You’re going to have to keep waiting for ‘THE WINDS OF WINTER,’” Martin wrote.

“Game of Thrones” follows warring families in a multi-generational struggle for control of the Iron Throne, which rules over the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. »