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Backlash on North Korea's participation in PyeongChang Olympics

While a onetime Olympics ceremony is hardly a step toward reunification, the image of athletes marching behind a "unified Korea" flag is a symbolic manifestat...


Dakar 2018: Walkner and Sainz maintain overall lead after Stage 13

Stage 13 is the last major opportunity to win back a major chunk of time, so expect fireworks. The two former winners caught up with Bernhard ten Brinke and...


Tripura, Nagaland, Megalaya polls: Battle between Left, Right and Centre

January 31 will be the last date for filing papers. The number of seats under each of the three assemblies is 60 Members. For Meghalaya and Nagaland, the poll n...


Olympic organizers say more Korean unity initiatives coming

The two countries' delegations will march at the opening ceremony behind a "unified Korea" flag that shows an undivided Korean Peninsula, negotiators from both ...


Cavaliers Nearly Suffer Embarrassing Defeat To The Orlando Magic

The Cavaliers are just 3-5 in January and 27-17 on the season, on pace for just a 50-32 record when the season concludes. Sources also said the Cavs' needs ...


President Trump Says DACA Is 'Probably Dead' And Blames Democrats

President Trump on Sunday tweeted that DACA was "probably dead" and he blamed the democrats. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST" he wrote. "The so-call...


Barack Obama and wife Michelle share gushing messages on her birthday

So the Obamas slipped in and out mostly unnoticed, but a spy on the scene confirmed that the former first couple was in the house. An adorable picture of flower...


In Tweets, Trump Suggests A DACA Deal Is Unlikely

The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. There was shock and outrage at these, in the ...


Government Shutdown Still Possible As Short-Term Funding Passes House

Trump, who was scheduled to leave for his Florida resort in the afternoon, will remain in Washington until Congress passes legislation to avert a shutdown ...


Soccer legend Pele hospitalized after collapsing

This is not his first battle with his health in recent years , however. And the three-time World Cup victor, 77, had to use a wheelchair when he took part i...


President Trump hopes to keep Pennsylvania seat away from Democrats

President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met this afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown , with a bi...


Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland

This would be Modi's first Davos visit and also the first by an Indian prime minister since the one by H D Deve Gowda in 1997. Trump will be speaking two da...


Three families lose loved ones to an explosion near Calvert City

According to KSP, 21-year-old Javier Fuenes reportedly had "minor injuries", 23-year-old Wilson Madrid had "minor injuries", James Lang had "serious injuries" a...


Trump, Schumer meeting to avoid USA government shutdown fails

Democrats are already seizing on the optics, accusing the president of abdicating his responsibilities as Congress scrambles to meet a midnight deadline to ...


John Worboys: Government won't seek review of black cab rapist release

Having taken considered and expert legal advice I have decided that it would not be appropriate for me as Secretary of State to proceed with such a case". The J...


#CHAN2018: Faleye fires Super Eagles past Libya

The CHAN Eagles came into the game off the back of a disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda . There is still plenty to play for, however, as Libya lie third o...


Storm caused 90 mn euros in damage: Dutch insurers

Across the border in the Netherlands , a man was killed by a falling tree branch in the eastern Dutch town of Olst, while another was killed when a falling tre...


Family: Tom Petty died from painkiller overdose dealing with broken hip

Rock superstar Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose as a result of taking various medications that included opioids, the Los Angeles county coroner a...


Olympic gymnastics star Raisman demands probe of Nassar abuse

Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon attended part of the session Wednesday. With tears in her eyes, Wieber talked about a shin injury that kept her from ...


Scientists Now Think 'Adolescence' Should Last Until Age 24

Puberty is considered to set in when the hypothalamus starts releasing a hormone that triggers a body's pituitary and gonadal glands. At the other end of the ...


Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

And on December 4, the justices took the unusual step of sweeping aside the injunctions handed down by several judges and allowing Trump's full travel ban to ta...


Trump's doctor says he 'has absolutely no cognitive or mental issues whatsoever'

On Tuesday, President Trump's doctor said he scored 100% on a test that measures cognitive decline in older adults. "I found no reason whatsoever to think...


Congress scrambles to avert government shutdown

If passed into law, the bill would fund the government until February 16, as well as authorize six years of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Plan, ...


Surveillance shows arrests of parents in Southern California torture case

The officers were "shocked" to discover that seven of those held in the house were actually adults aged between 18 and 29 . He also said they were severely mal...


Pentagon Chief Calls Russia, China 'Revisionist Powers'

The strategy points to China's military actions in the South China Sea and Russia's actions in Georgia, Crimea and Ukraine as evidence of the threat posed by ...


Hornets' Kemba Walker says he would be 'pretty upset' if he's traded

Charlotte has really found themselves in a place where they'll probably take anything, and unless the Lakers really are reluctant to want a guy like Walker, it'...


Alabama promoting Michael Locksley to offensive coordinator

That led Saban to dip into his distant past to tab Daboll, a longtime National Football League assistant under New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick an...


Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round

The tournament's extreme heat policy calls for the roofs to be closed on the main show courts and play to be suspended on outer courts when the temperature reac...


5 killed, 1 injured in New Mexico helicopter crash

A British-born land speed record holder has died in a helicopter crash in New Mexico. Cobb and his wife, Martha, met Zimbabwe political leader Roy Bennett a...


White House briefing on potential government shutdown

Trump said the meeting was "excellent" and that efforts were continuing. Meanwhile, with some last-minute White House maneuvers underway on Friday, there's a ...


USA shutdown would idle vast workforce but not military or Mueller probe

The fight over a border wall, the fate of almost 800,000 DACA recipients, and the wrangling over the funding of an insurance program for children could force ...


Twitter Notifies 677k Users of Russian Election Propaganda

All of those accounts were eventually suspended for violating Twitter's terms of service, the company said. And the social media company says it's emailing no...


Trump ends first year with lowest approval of any modern president

First, and perhaps most apparent, is the impact of the President's bombastic rhetoric and cavalier attitude toward nuclear weapons and the use of force. "They...


GOP House Members Demand Release of Classified Wiretap Abuse Memo

The panel's Democrats all opposed the move. Democrats on the committee have dismissed the memo as a dishonest attempt to undermine the Russian Federation inve...


Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

The administration's current policy actually applies to eight nations: Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen , Somalia, Chad and North Korea, as well as some Venezuelan gr...


Trump, Theresa May to meet on sidelines of Davos summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak about the future of Europe at the World Economic Forum in Davos but will leave before US President Donald Trum...


Chelsea willing to trade Michy Batshuayi for Edin Dzeko

Roma defender Emerson Palmieri is at the centre of talks between Chelsea and Roma over a possible £20m move this month, the player's agent reveals. Roma ...


Bowling Green man who attacked Sen. Rand Paul charged with felony assault

Paul, a Republican, was wearing headphones while mowing his lawn in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on November 3 when his neighbor Rene Boucher , 58, became angered ...


World reacts positively to Ardern's news

New Zealand's Prime Minister had a surprise announcement for her electorate earlier today: she's pregnant. Ardern said she discovered her pregnancy only six d...


How every member of Congress responded to Trump's "s**thole" remark

The White House denied those and all other claims made within the book, with Trump himself claiming to be a " very stable genius ". "I will just say ...


House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim

Lawmakers had a similar deadline last month but they passed a continuing resolution December 21 to keep the federal government funded another month. "The only...


Where Is President Trump's Doctor From? Hint

Jackson said that Trump, who weighs 239 pounds and stands six-feet-three-inches tall, "would like to lose". Trump also requested a cognitive test, which isn't...


Ryanair Jumps After Carrier Reaches Deals With UK Pilots

The increase will be paid next week after being accepted in bases including Stansted. A statement from the airline on Thursday afternoon confirmed that all 15...


Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

That's according to a person familiar with the committee's investigation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't a...


Hawaii parents get school letters after false missile alert

The Senate Commerce Committee is expected to announce later Thursday it will hold a hearing next week on the false alert and why it went uncorrected for 38 minu...


Justice Department Wants to Re-Try Mendendez

Salomon Melgen , in exchange for political favors. He was also charged with failing to report the gifts from Melgen on his financial disclosure form. Melgen was...


Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend

East northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle after noon. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Drivers were ...


Trump Appointee Quits After Racist, Antigay Recordings Surface

And CNN found a tape of him on an Internet talk radio show saying this: "Somebody who lives in my condo association that has five kids, and it's her and her h...


Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

It has fulfilled some of those promises but quietly ignored others.The result is that Iran's nuclear program continues to have a potential military dimension. "...


Rare Celestial Event Happening on January 31

On Jan 31, the supermoon will occur as the moon will be less than 360,000km from Earth, making it appear larger than usual. It's all three - a super blue moon e...