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Analysts: Biden administration should engage with North Korea soon

Analysts: Biden administration should engage with North Korea soon

World
SEOUL, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Despite a host of pressing domestic issues, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden should take the initiative in restarting diplomacy with North Korea as soon as possible, analysts said during a webinar on Wednesday. "I would contend that there's a very strong case to be made for starting a process with the North Koreans earlier rather than later," said Suzanne DiMaggio, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. "I think it's better to take the initiative before the North Koreans make a provocative move." Advertisement The webinar was co-hosted by Washington, D.C.-based think tank the Stimson Center and the Seoul-based Sejong Institute. DiMaggio pointed to the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, which was placed on the de...
Viola Beach: ‘We should have seen them headlining the biggest festivals’

Viola Beach: ‘We should have seen them headlining the biggest festivals’

Entertainment
On 13 February 2016, Viola Beach were on the cusp of stardom.The four-piece band were in Sweden, having just played their first international gig.Everything was just starting to fall into place, with sold-out shows and slots at some of the UK's biggest festivals.But in the early hours of the morning, Jack Dakin, River Reeves, Kris Leonard, Tomas Lowe and their manager Craig Tarry were killed in a car crash in Stockholm that was described by the coroner as an "awful tragedy".Five years on, Lisa Leonard, whose 20-year-old son Kris was the band's frontman, said she took comfort from knowing their final hours were some of the happiest of their lives. "I want people to remember them having fun, because that's what they were doing. "I often think about how they must have felt that night. "Things...
Rashford: People behind racist abuse should have accounts ‘deleted immediately’

Rashford: People behind racist abuse should have accounts ‘deleted immediately’

Technology
Manchester United player Marcus Rashford has urged social media companies to take stronger action to stop racist abuse, telling them to immediately delete the accounts of those responsible.The England forward was subjected to online racism following United's 0-0 draw at Arsenal a fortnight ago, comments he described as "humanity and social media at its worst". And that came amid widespread racist abuse for several high-profile players in both the men's and women's game. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Chair of Kick It Out Sanjay Bhandari responds to Marcus Rashf...

Why you should stay the course in the stock market, even amid the GameStop trading frenzy

Finance
Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesGameStop, AMC Entertainment, BlackBerry, Dogecoin and silver – all have been subject to epic rallies and falls in recent days, spurred by droves of retail investors driving up prices and then selling.While it may be tempting to pile into an asset that's seen such rapid growth, financial experts say it's best to invest for the long-term."A lot of the investors are just jumping in because of FOMO [fear of missing out]," said Yanely Espinal, director of educational outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance. It's important for investors to be aware of the cognitive biases they may have to recognize when they're being influenced by social media herd mentality, Espinal added.Speculating vs. investingSeveral stocks, including GameStop, AMC and Blac...
LGBT+ History Month: Six LGBT+ sportspeople you should know more about

LGBT+ History Month: Six LGBT+ sportspeople you should know more about

Sports
To mark the start of LGBT+ History Month, BBC Sport looks at the lives of six LGBT+ sportspeople who made history in their respective sports, but whose stories may not be as widely known.From the first known British transgender woman to a Wimbledon champion, an NFL Pro-Bowler and a sprinter who successfully challenged her sport's governing body.Here are six LGBT+ sportspeople we think you should know more about. Warning: This article includes references to suicide, drug use and other issues such as sexual misconduct.1. Panama Al BrownAlfonso Teofilo Brown, better known as Panama Al Brown, was the first Latin American boxing world champion and is regarded as one of the greatest bantamweights in history.During his career, Brown won an incredible 59 fights by knockout and was the bantamweight...