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Korean unity, historic handshake at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Luger Erin Hamlin carried the flag for the United States' delegation - a day after Shani Davis slammed the coin flip process that picked her . But athletes ...


More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

Next week temperatures continue to be above freezing during the day. "It has the potential to be an impactful storm system across the region", Glass said. Acc...


Protection exposes misdeed by witness in trial of ex-Cuomo aide

Howe admitted he falsely claimed to have canceled his reservation in an attempt to avoid payment. Howe admitted he lied to the credit card company about a sta...


One-Two Winter Storm Punch Hits on Friday, Over Weekend

The latest statement from the National Weather Service Thursday afternoon on an approaching winter storm indicates even higher accumulations of snow are expec...


Winter Wonderland As North & South March Under Unified Korean Flag

At a reception dinner prior to the ceremony, North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong Nam, who leads the delegation, also shook hands with Moon while exchangi...


National Basketball Association players weigh in on the trade deadline's winners and losers

Altman accomplished his mission to make the Cavs a much younger, energetic and athletic team on both ends of the floor. Just like that, the Cavs traded almo...


Future of robotics vision is a praying mantis (wearing tiny red glasses)

Scientists then observed reactions to more complex images, and learned that mantis vision works very differently from ours. Nevertheless, the praying mantis ...


Lebron James, Cleveland's real GM, approves of the Cavaliers' trades

The second-most important piece of the Kyrie Irving trade was back from a hip injury , and we were about to see how potent the Cavs could be. "I do commend...


Senate votes to reopen government and boost spending; House vote looms

Kelly", No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Richard Durbin of IL, his party's chief immigration negotiator, said of the White House staff chief's remarks. Although i...


Allegations Murray Edwards President involved in Oxfam scandal

The director was Roland Van Hauwermeiren, who The Times alleges used prostitutes at a villa rented for him by Oxfam. The organization said on Friday that ...


Samantha gets a stunning makeover as Rama Lakshmi

Featuring Samantha in the lead role, the teaser of Rangasthalam that is specially cut for the heroine character has stunned everyone. Even Ram Charan's ch...


Kolkata: Class 2 student alleges sexual abuse, teacher arrested

Police said the student was assaulted by her teacher repeatedly in the school and warned against telling her parents about it. State Education Minister Partha...


'I worry for you girls': Prince William's candid admission

Pictured: Prince William speaks at the 2018 Centrepoint Awards at Kensington Palace on February 8, 2018 in London, England. Raymond then told him he might b...


Has Crude Oil Peaked?

US crude futures fell 72 cents to $63.43. Brent futures fell $1.87, or 2.9 percent, to $62.94 a barrel by 12:18 p.m. EST (1718 GMT), its lowest since December...


Tottenham must keep focus on Arsenal with Juventus in UCL looming

Speaking before Saturday's home league match with north London rivals Arsenal , Pochettino said: "People say " Tottenham need to win a title". Cech suff...


Salesforce Announces Canadian Plans Worth $2 Billion

The tech giant has promised to invest $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs in the city it chooses. But he said Canada's education system, pro-business climate and ...


LL Bean's Legendary Return Policy Is No More

Gorman wrote. The company did not specify what would qualify as a defective product after the one-year period was up - only that they must be defective due t...


Trump 'saddened' by Porter allegations: White House

Kelly also drew Trump's ire last month when he seemed to suggest that the president was flip-flopping on his call for a border wall. Porter's second wife, Je...


Haute furore: Japanese public school criticised for $700 Armani uniforms

He said he chose Armani because its boutique is near the school. He said his decision is unchanged despite the criticism. "I thought Taimei can use the powe...


Valencia vs Barcelona: Coutinho scores as holders qualify for final

Coutinho , who joined Barca from Liverpool for a club record STG142 million pounds last month, had been on the pitch for less than three minutes when he score...


This Year's Flu Season Is The Worst Since The Swine Flu

Officials emphasized that it is possible to get the flu more than once in a season, and since the season runs through May and seems to be getting worse, health ...


Number Three Official at Justice Dept. Out

Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election. Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the "qual...


Talk By #MeToo Advocate, PO Alumna Accused of Sexual Misconduct Postponed

In the wake of the allegations, which surfaced Thursday in a Politico article , Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia said she will take an "immediate unp...


Tonga's Pita Taufatofua repeats shirtless walk for Winter Games opener

Yong-nam's diplomatic roles were especially convenient for the current leader's late father and predecessor Kim Jong-il, who was known for a propensity to avoid...


Egypt military, police launch security operation in Sinai against 'terrorists'

Border Guard and civilian police forces are tightening the security procedures at the border gates, as well as tightening the security procedures for the waterc...


Georgia officer killed while trying to serve arrest warrant

According to officials, one Locust Grove PD officer and two Henry County deputies were shot in a neighborhood just off of LG Griffin Road in Locust Grove, near ...


Supreme Court Releases Majority Opinion in Redistricting Case

The court found that voters' right to free and equal elections is compromised when congressional lines are drawn to shift voters into districts that tilt the pl...


Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi

In January, two vehicle bombs exploded near Benghazi's largest mosque at intervals of 30 minutes, at a time when people were leaving after prayer. There was n...


Reuters report on Rakhine State massacre brings calls for independent probe

The report quotes a retired Myanmar Army soldier who claims he helped dig a mass grave for 10 Rohingya Muslims who were killed by Buddhist villagers and soldier...


Trump wishes Rob Porter well after resignation

On Wednesday night, after Porter had resigned , Kelly issued a statement condemning Porter's alleged abuses and stated that "there is no place for domestic vio...


Monroe officially signs with Celtics, could play Thursday

The Wizards, one of the hottest teams in the National Basketball Association, had their five-game winning streak snapped Tuesday in a 115-102 away loss to the ...


Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending

GOP leaders were calm throughout, a sign of their confidence that Democrats were bluffing about their level of opposition and not actually prepared to shut down...


5 things you missed on Feb 8 at the Olympics

In addition to offering a ton of normal video coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics , NBC will also show 50 hours of 360-degree and 180-degree video coverage ...


Kim Jong Un's Sister Arrives in South Korea

Pence said Moon acknowledged the effectiveness of sanctions in bringing North Korea to inter-Korean talks. Nathan Chen competes in the men's short program por...


Barnier Raises Prospect That Brexit Transition Deal May Fail

Barnier added that he "wasn't talking about a threat" but "if this disagreement were to persist there would undoubtedly be a problem, I hope we would be able to...


'All Tied Into Crooked Hillary'

Fox News reported Thursday that Warner had several contacts with Adam Waldman, a one-time lobbyist for Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska , for help setting...


East Ghouta reels under intense Russian, Syrian bombing

Among them was the young daughter of Abu Raad, a shell-shocked man from Eastern Ghouta . He proposed adding language about a new investigative body to determin...


Jordan's king arrives in Pakistan for talks with officials

President Mamnoon Hussain highlighted the long-standing issues of Kashmir and Palestine, saying that they were imperative for global peace and security. Prime M...


Donald Trump favours merit-based immigration reform: White House

For Kelly, those denials were enough to warrant the effusive statement of support that was released Tuesday evening, which described Porter as "a man of tru...


Iran urges Turkey to respect intl. borders

Turkey is engaged in an ongoing military offensive in Afrin against Kurdish militants. The country's deputy prime minister, Bekir Bozdag, is the latest to do s...


Turkey expresses concern over Syrian regime's increased attacks on Eastern Ghouta

Moscow's war planes are believed to have taken part in air strikes with the Syrian regime on Thursday, which coincided with the funeral of a Russian airman ...


Trump to Nominate Tax Attorney to Head IRS

The term is seven years, the White House said in a statement. "The IRS has been bogged down by scandal and disruption in recent years, losing the trust of the...


United States calls on Russian Federation to help enforce pause in Syria violence

But on Wednesday, as we reported , regime-backed forces attacked Syrian opposition troops, accompanied by USA advisers. In Geneva, the UN-mandated "Indepen...


Raisman says Olympics coach might have known about Nassar abuse for years

Aly Raisman opened up about why she thinks one of her former coaches may have known about Larry Nassar's abuse but didn't stop it. Cook wouldn't comment on...


Alabama sues Purdue Pharma

The state is seeking to hold Purdue Pharma financially accountable for an addiction epidemic. The suit alleges the company violated the state's Deceptive Trade ...


Trump highlights his financial skill, goes silent on markets

A majority of Republican voters, 58%, say the Federal Bureau of Investigation is biased against Trump , according to the new Quinnipiac poll, though voters ove...


Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister

According to Fox News , Sanchez was sentenced Thursday following a trial that ended with her conviction on charges including gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI ...


Swiss Re in talks with SoftBank over minority stake sale

The news on Wednesday came shortly before SoftBank announced a 20 percent jump in net profit in the nine months to December thanks to United States tax cuts...


White House backs budget deal

House politicians are expected to vote Friday before dawn. The federal government just technically shut down again, for the second time in three weeks. "I c...


Special package for Andhra Pradesh to be finalised soon, says Jaitley

Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha on Thursday witnessed noisy scenes with TDP and members from YSR Congress - totaling about 15 - created a ruckus for the third consec...