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Korea Gets Flexible With N. Korea Sanctions for Olympics

The Lithuanian president underscored that Lithuania supported worldwide efforts to achieve the nuclear disarmament of North Korea and the implementation of sanc...


United States to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N. Korea: Pence

On Thursday, North Korea said it has no intention of meeting United States officials during the Games, according to the North's official KCNA news agency. B...


Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed

Patrick Chan of gold medal-favorite Canada fell on both of his quads but rallied in the back half of his program to take third. Instead it invited 169 careful...


US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Brokered by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the budget accord will increase military and domestic spending alike, lifting w...


Canada helicopters 'not for attack'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government made a decision to undertake a review of the 12 billion peso ($235 million) deal, which was announced this week, due ...


Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Taiwan, causing buildings to collapse

The Associated Press reported on 8th February that more than 260 people were injured and 10 people remained unaccounted for in Hualien County. The government ...


N Korea says no plans to meet U.S. officials at Olympics

Moon is also scheduled to hold a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during which they are expected to discuss the North Korea standoff and the ...


The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Stock Price Down 1.8%

Based on the recent close, the shares have dropped -6.17% over the past five trading days. It has underperformed by 37.57% the S&P500. Finally, Advisor Group In...


Weather warning: Rain, sleet and snow on the cards for the weekend

This afternoon should be cool and pleasant with highs reaching the upper 40s and low 50s. Each day will also be mostly cloudy with a chance for a few spotty sho...


Pope accused of being 'deliberately deceptive' over Chilean abuse case

The AP further explained that for those inclined to think that the pope did not pay attention to Cruz's letter - since he receives thousands of letters daily an...


NEET 2018: Exams from May 6

The states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have made a decision to join and contribute their MBBS/ BDS seats for the allotment to the candidates under 15% all I...


White Home sees good likelihood of long-term Funds deal

If Senate leaders give him the amendment, other senators will want them as well and that would unravel the deal. Senate leaders have reportedly been pleading ...


Fiscal hawk Paul slows U.S. budget deal, shutdown looms

The White House endorsement came a day after Mr Trump said he would "love to see" the US government shutdown if there was no deal on immigration and funding f...


Armenia Flag Officially raised at PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Athletes Named

Q: What are some must-see events? The city is 80 miles from Seoul , which hosted the Summer Olympics in 1988, and about 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zon...


Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

News reports said 4,000 of the latest $1,100 Samsung smartphones were being given to athletes attending the Winter Games, but athletes from Iran and North K...


Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

Calling Modi's comment "distasteful" and "sexist", the Congress and its women's wing, the Mahila Congress on Thursday demanded an apology from the Prime Ministe...


Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

He then proceeded to warn his now-former teammates not to shoot 0-of-6 from 3-point range - as he did in the Cavs' overtime win over the Minnesota Timberwolv...


HomePod demand might be growing, as Apple Stores extend shipping estimates

HomePod also supports Siri. Obviously there's a security issue there, since it effectively bypasses Face ID or Touch ID on your iPhone or iPad. Again, you can...


Coast Guard Searching for Point Pleasant Beach Fishing Boat

According to officials, the captain elected to remain on-board. "Given the time that's elapsed, nearly 48 hours, there's very little chance that there will be...


Trump Picks Up Shutdown Threat Over Immigration After Dems Drop It

Mr Trump spent the previous year taking credit for Wall Street records, but in the last 48 hours received a warning aides and financial and advisors tell al...


Eagles fan tattoos 'Philly Special' play on his arm

Fans began gathering before sunrise on Thursday along the almost eight-kilometre parade route through the north-eastern U.S. city. Therefore, the Eagles parad...


House Democrats face choice over budget deal

Moreover, just about everyone in town knows that if both houses pass a DACA fix, Trump won't have the nerve to oppose it. "The budget deal should be a bud...


What the Lakers-Cavaliers trade means for Isaiah Thomas

Boston traded Thomas to the Cavaliers in August in the deal for Kyrie Irving , who had said he wanted out of Cleveland. Thomas obviously wanted to stay and...


Andhra bandh affects normal life, law minister stages sit-in outside bus station

Though the state's ruling Telegu Desam Party (TDP), which is an ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has not joined the opposi...


Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House

Chris Long , who is white, voiced support for his teammates' protests throughout the season. A visit to the White House has been a tradition for teams fre...


North Korea isn't interested in talking to the U.S. at the Olympics

Pence examined Japanese missile defense systems Wednesday before a scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of a trip meant to show "solidarity"...


Pelosi Sets Record With 8-Hour Marathon Speech On DACA

More recently, Senator Ted Cruz spoke for 21 hours and 18 minutes on the Senate floor in 2013, at one point reading from the Dr. Seuss children's book "G...


Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe under White House review

Also since the release , Senators Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham, top Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, made public their own memo containing c...


United States lawmakers introduce bipartisan two-year budget deal

The Senate is inching closer toward reaching an agreement to lift budget spending caps and potentially raise the debt ceiling , but House Democrats are e...


Westminster harassment report due

An official report recommending the ultimate sanction of expelling an MP or peer found guilty of sexual harassment has been welcomed by the woman whose allegati...


US Makes First Arrests of Suspects Behind ATM Jackpotting Attacks

The Hartford Courant reports security personnel at a Citizens Bank branch in Cromwell called authorities January 27 after observing the men working on the mac...


Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un's sister to attend

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday talked up what he called the unprecedented strength of the Japan-U.S. alliance, and emphasized his nation's resolve...


Pastor, Churchgoers Stabbed During Service

The two others were stabbed while attempting to flee the attacker. Hooper declined to identify the victims. No other details were immediately released. Between ...


Mitch McConnell says Senate leaders have reached a major budget deal

Lawmakers intend to combine the two-year spending deal with a short-term measure to keep the government operating when current funding runs out at the end of th...


TTP's Sajna reportedly killed in United States drone strike in NWA

The US called on "the Pakistani government and others in South Asia region to work with Washington to deny sanctuary to these unsafe individuals" who acted on o...


White House telling government agencies to get ready for a shutdown

Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. "But the problem is the only time we discover bipartisanship is when we spend more money". Hours to a midnight shutdown deadline, cong...


Former Penn State football coach Tom Bradley hired by Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are adding two assistants who were college coaches last season. Dunbar has a history with Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin as the...


Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from United States trade deals

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt led the condemnation of President Trump , while the Prime Minister's spokesman said Mrs May was "proud of having an NHS that is fr...


David Davis hits back at 'discourteous' European Union over Brexit punishment threat

Executives from Japanese carmakers based in the United Kingdom are part of a delegation meeting Theresa May on Thursday amid concerns over the impact of Brexit....


Why are the Spice Girls reuniting? One possible reason

In an adorable Instagram posted last week, the '90s girl group posed for a reunion photo that left the Internet saying, I Wannabe there! TMZ suggests how...


Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus

Syrian regime airstrikes there killed at least 78 people and injured more than 190 others on Tuesday, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Cea...


Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

South Korea Winter Olympics will start in the northeastern city of Pyeongchang on February 9. "This will mark Kim Yo-Jong's debut on the global stage", Yang...


Here's An Exclusive Look At The North Korean Cheer Squad's Olympic Debut

Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that Washington wants to peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear programme but warned Pyongyang not to under...


Erdogan: US lies to Turkey on Syria

The deadliest raids hit Beit Sawa and Hammuriyeh, the Observatory said. "After we defeat the terrorists in Afrin, we will defeat them in Idlib too", he said spe...


Market turmoil leaves S&P 500 earnings at cheapest since 2016

The steep declines in Europe and Asia on Tuesday followed a heart-stopping Monday that saw the Dow at one point plunge 1,600 points. By the close of trading, ...


Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Tehran for an official visit on Wednesday and before meeting Iran's president, he met and talked with Ira...


In Curling, a Sibling Rivalry Is Put on Ice

If they are able to advance to all their various medal rounds, the Hamiltons are looking at almost three straight weeks of sweeping, without much opportunity to...


Eagles Parade: Philly Celebrates Its Super Bowl Win As Only Philly Can

Moyer, also of Downingtown, said he came to the parade to honor his late mother, a lifelong Eagles fan. With the city of Philadelphia preparing for what shoul...


House Intel Republicans plan to wall off aides from Democratic staffers - literally

For now, some Republican committee members deny knowing anything about it, while strongly suggesting the division is the brainchild of the committee's chairman,...


Rabbi Raziel Shevach's murderer eliminated in West Bank operation

USA ambassador to Israel David Friedman, who has been a supporter of settlement building in the past, said on Twitter he was praying for Ben Gal's family. Ham...