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Keziah Daum, the white teenage girl who wore an Asian-inspired dress to her high school prom, is not bowing to her rabid critics on Twitter.

Last week, Daum fell victim to endless social media bullying after she posted a series of photos to Twitter of her prom night.

PROM pic.twitter.com/gsJ0LtsCmP

— Keziah (@daumkeziah) April 22, 2018

One random Twitter user named Jeremy Lam found her tweet and called her out for the dress.

“My culture is NOT your goddamn prom dress,” he tweeted.

My culture is NOT your goddamn prom dress. https://t.co/vhkNOPevKD

— Jeremy Lam (@jere_bare) April 27, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of tweets poured in, both in support of Daum and against her. On Tuesday, Daum dug in and defended her sartorial decision.

“To everyone causing so much negativity: I mean no disrespect to the Chinese culture,” she tweeted. “Im simply showing my appreciation to their culture. Im not deleting my post because Ive done nothing but show my love for the culture. Its a fucking dress. And its beautiful.”

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Donald Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to unify Korea, the South Korean President has reportedly suggested.

Moon Jae-in's comment came after a historic summit on Friday in which he met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace," Mr Moon told a meeting of senior secretaries, according to an official who briefed media.

During the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade, both leaders stepped into North and South Korea before agreeing to a "complete denuclearisation" of their peninsula.

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Mr Trump is preparing for his own summit with North Korea, suggesting that it might be held in a truce village that straddles the border separating the two Koreas.

"Numerous countries are being considered for the MEETING, but would Peace House/Freedom House, on the Border of North & South Korea, be a more Representative, Important and Lasting site than a third party country? Just asking!" the US President tweeted.

In floating the idea of a Trump Nobel, Mr Moon was responding to a comment by Lee Hee-ho, the widow of late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.

She said Mr Moon deserved to win the prize in recognition of his peace efforts, leading him to say Mr Trump should get it.

In January, Mr Moon said Mr Trump "deserves big credit for bringing about the inter-Korean talks. It could be a resulting work of the US-led sanctions and pressure".

:: North v South: A tale of two Koreas

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Donald Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to unify Korea, the South Korean President has reportedly suggested.

Moon Jae-in's comment came after a historic summit on Friday in which he met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

"President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace," Mr Moon told a meeting of senior secretaries, according to an official who briefed media.

During the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade, both leaders stepped into North and South Korea before agreeing to a "complete denuclearisation" of their peninsula.

2:36
Video:Kim: A new history starts now

Mr Trump is preparing for his own summit with North Korea, suggesting that it might be held in a truce village that straddles the border separating the two Koreas.

"Numerous countries are being considered for the MEETING, but would Peace House/Freedom House, on the Border of North & South Korea, be a more Representative, Important and Lasting site than a third party country? Just asking!" the US President tweeted.

In floating the idea of a Trump Nobel, Mr Moon was responding to a comment by Lee Hee-ho, the widow of late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.

She said Mr Moon deserved to win the prize in recognition of his peace efforts, leading him to say Mr Trump should get it.

In January, Mr Moon said Mr Trump "deserves big credit for bringing about the inter-Korean talks. It could be a resulting work of the US-led sanctions and pressure".

:: North v South: A tale of two Koreas

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Kanye West may need to watch his back next time he hits the town in Los Angeles after a rapper called on the citys gang members to assault him because of his support for President Donald Trump.

The threat came over Instagram from Daz Dillinger, a former member of Snoop Doggs 1990s rapping entourage, Tha Dogg Pound duo.

“Yo national alert, all the Crips out there, yall f— Kanye up,” Dillinger said, referring to the infamous Los Angeles-area street gang.

The video also features Dillinger (real name Delmar Drew Arnaud) warning West to not enter Long Beach and California generally, suggesting the famous hip-hop artist stays in the wealthy Calabasas.

“Better not ever see you in concert. Better not ever see you around the LBC. Better not ever see you around California,” the video continues. “Stay in Calabasas, ya hear me? Cuz we got a Crip alert for Kanye.”

The video has since been removed.

West generated considerable controversy last week when he started posting a series of tweets on April 25 expressing his admiration for Trump.

“You dont have to agree with Trump, but the mob cant make me not love him. We are both dragon energy,” West wrote in a tweet last Wednesday. “He is my brother. I love everyone. I dont agree with everything anyone does. Thats what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought.”

Another tweet by West showed a picture of an autographed “Make America Great Again” hat.

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Kanye West may need to watch his back next time he hits the town in Los Angeles after a rapper called on the citys gang members to assault him because of his support for President Donald Trump.

The threat came over Instagram from Daz Dillinger, a former member of Snoop Doggs 1990s rapping entourage, Tha Dogg Pound duo.

“Yo national alert, all the Crips out there, yall f— Kanye up,” Dillinger said, referring to the infamous Los Angeles-area street gang.

The video also features Dillinger (real name Delmar Drew Arnaud) warning West to not enter Long Beach and California generally, suggesting the famous hip-hop artist stays in the wealthy Calabasas.

“Better not ever see you in concert. Better not ever see you around the LBC. Better not ever see you around California,” the video continues. “Stay in Calabasas, ya hear me? Cuz we got a Crip alert for Kanye.”

The video has since been removed.

West generated considerable controversy last week when he started posting a series of tweets on April 25 expressing his admiration for Trump.

“You dont have to agree with Trump, but the mob cant make me not love him. We are both dragon energy,” West wrote in a tweet last Wednesday. “He is my brother. I love everyone. I dont agree with everything anyone does. Thats what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought.”

Another tweet by West showed a picture of an autographed “Make America Great Again” hat.

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Actress Ashley Judd is suing producer Harvey Weinstein, claiming he damaged her career after she rejected his sexual advances.

In a lawsuit seen by Reuters, Ms Judd, 50, claims she lost a role in The Lord Of The Rings in 1998 because Mr Weinstein spread "baseless smears" about her, after she rejected his advances a year before.

Mr Weinstein "was retaliating against Ms Judd for rejecting his sexual demands approximately one year earlier, when he cornered her in a hotel room under the guise of discussing business", it continues.

Image:Ashley Judd (C) speaks alongside U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (L) and Co-Founder of We Said Enough Adama Iwu

He denies the allegations.

In December, Lord Of The Rings director Sir Peter Jackson said he had not cast Ms Judd or Mira Sorvino, who also alleges she was sexually harassed by Weinstein, because of a "smear campaign" by Weinstein's Miramax.

According to Ms Judd's lawyer, Weinstein claimed she was a "nightmare" to work with and should be avoided "at all costs".

Her lawyer Theodore Boutrous Jr added: "With those baseless smears, Weinstein succeeded in blacklisting Ms Judd and destroying her ability to work on what became a multi-billion-dollar franchise with 17 Academy Award wins and many more nominations."

attends the Marchesa fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 13, 2017 in New York City.
Image:Harvey Weinstein denies the claims

The lawsuit claims Ms Judd was invited by Weinstein into his hotel room sometime in 1996, at the beginning of her career, and asked her to massage him while he wore a bathrobe, before requesting she watch him shower.

She "reasonably believed Weinstein intended to physically assault her", the lawyer added.

She engaged in a mock bargain with him so she could escape, the lawsuit claims, suggesting she would consider letting him touch her if she won an Academy Award for one of his films.

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Actress Ashley Judd is suing producer Harvey Weinstein, claiming he damaged her career after she rejected his sexual advances.

In a lawsuit seen by Reuters, Ms Judd, 50, claims she lost a role in The Lord Of The Rings in 1998 because Mr Weinstein spread "baseless smears" about her, after she rejected his advances a year before.

Mr Weinstein "was retaliating against Ms Judd for rejecting his sexual demands approximately one year earlier, when he cornered her in a hotel room under the guise of discussing business", it continues.

Image:Ashley Judd (C) speaks alongside U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (L) and Co-Founder of We Said Enough Adama Iwu

He denies the allegations.

In December, Lord Of The Rings director Sir Peter Jackson said he had not cast Ms Judd or Mira Sorvino, who also alleges she was sexually harassed by Weinstein, because of a "smear campaign" by Weinstein's Miramax.

According to Ms Judd's lawyer, Weinstein claimed she was a "nightmare" to work with and should be avoided "at all costs".

Her lawyer Theodore Boutrous Jr added: "With those baseless smears, Weinstein succeeded in blacklisting Ms Judd and destroying her ability to work on what became a multi-billion-dollar franchise with 17 Academy Award wins and many more nominations."

attends the Marchesa fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 13, 2017 in New York City.
Image:Harvey Weinstein denies the claims

The lawsuit claims Ms Judd was invited by Weinstein into his hotel room sometime in 1996, at the beginning of her career, and asked her to massage him while he wore a bathrobe, before requesting she watch him shower.

She "reasonably believed Weinstein intended to physically assault her", the lawyer added.

She engaged in a mock bargain with him so she could escape, the lawsuit claims, suggesting she would consider letting him touch her if she won an Academy Award for one of his films.

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A Tennessee woman was facing major car trouble when a good Samaritan at a gas station jump-started her car. That man just so happened to be a members of president Trumps administration, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

Belinda Drew was driving her daughters Buick to work and stopped for gas. Drew pulled off at a gas station near the Smoky Mountains but once she had stopped, the car refused to start.

Drew saw two men standing outside the gas station and asked them for assistance and some jumper cables.

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A Tennessee woman was facing major car trouble when a good Samaritan at a gas station jump-started her car. That man just so happened to be a members of president Trumps administration, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

Belinda Drew was driving her daughters Buick to work and stopped for gas. Drew pulled off at a gas station near the Smoky Mountains but once she had stopped, the car refused to start.

Drew saw two men standing outside the gas station and asked them for assistance and some jumper cables.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted a list of 48 questions to President Donald Trumps legal team he hopes to have answered in a prospective interview as part of the investigation into possible obstruction of justice and campaign collusion with Russia.

The New York Times obtained the list of questions, which are moistly related to a potential obstruction of justice case against Trump.

Five questions relate to Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser who was forced to resign on Feb. 13, 2017. Eighteen questions focus on James Comey, who Trump fired as FBI director on May 9, 2017. Eight questions center on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and 13 regard possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian government.

Perhaps the most intriguing question regarding possible collusion is about Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman.

“What knowledge did you have of any outreach by your campaign, including by Paul Manafort, to Russia about potential assistance to the campaign?” one question reads.

“It is not clear whether Mr. Mueller knows something new, but there is no publicly available information linking Mr. Manafort, the former campaign chairman, to such outreach,” The Times noted.

Mueller has indicted Manafort on money laundering and bank fraud charges related to his work for a Ukrainian political party several years before he joined the Trump campaign in April 2016. Rick Gates, a former Manafort business partner and Trump campaign aide, is cooperating with Muellers prosecutors as part of a plea deal.

It remains unclear whether Mueller is investigating Manaforts campaign activities. But some of Manaforts campaign emails showed he offered to provide campaign briefings to Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch close to Vladimir Putin.

Deripaska and Manafort had been in a dispute over a $19 million business deal involving a Ukrainian cable company.

On the Russia front, Mueller also hopes to ask Trump when he first learned of the June 9, 2016, Trump Tower meeting. Trumps son, Donald Trump Jr., accepted the meeting with a Russian delegation after being offered dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meetings participants, which included Manafort and Kushner, have claimed the meeting was insignificant and a waste of time.