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US President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement. North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday.
While most of Europe gears up for Christmas, in the Netherlands the focus is on Saint Nicholas's Day, Sinterklaas as the Dutch call it. The 6 December festivity has aroused claims of racism recently because the saint’s helper, known as Black Pete, sports a black face, thick red lips and curly hair. Many are now saying the figure must go.