US, SoKor to suspend major military drills

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said yesterday.

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American, wife freed from Venezuela jail arrive in US

An American and his wife held for nearly two years in a Venezuelan jail received a hero’s welcome at the White House as they returned home Saturday following their release – a move by sanctions-hit Caracas in a bid to spur dialogue with Washington.

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