Pence won't rule out NKorea meeting, will 'see what happens'

On a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea , Mr Pence is seeking to reassure and refocus American allies on the growing nuclear threat from North Korea . This was disturbing, if not unprecedented: Kim, while the nominal leader of the world's worst ... More..

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Kvitová beats Mladenovic for St. Petersburg title
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Kvitová beats Mladenovic for St. Petersburg title

The left-handed Czech did not drop serve in becoming the first wild card and first lefty to raise the St. Petersburg title trophy. "I want to give a big credit to Daria she played an unbelievable match", Ml...More..

Pence says U.S. to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Pence says U.S. to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea

Ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics , news reports out of notoriously secretive North Korea indicate that the country might have created it's very own domestic beer , using a so-called exclusive ...More..

CNN goes on patrol with United States soldiers in Syria
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

CNN goes on patrol with United States soldiers in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported an overall death toll of 23 civilians for Wednesday, which it said raised the number of people killed in the area since January 29 to 384, including 94 child...More..

B-52 Bomber Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Base
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

B-52 Bomber Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Base

The announcement said that the campaign has been expanded to northern Afghanistan too, targeting Taliban installations near the border with China and Tajikistan. Some safe havens in Helmand have also been destr...More..

Led coalition says it struck Syrian pro-regime forces after 'unprovoked attack'
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Led coalition says it struck Syrian pro-regime forces after 'unprovoked attack'

United States coalition forces have issued a statement on Wednesday confirming a series of U.S. airstrikes against Syrian pro-government forces along the Euphrates River. The U.S.is looking at whether Russian...More..

Bulger killer pleads responsible over indecent pictures
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Bulger killer pleads responsible over indecent pictures

The court heard that Venables told police he had "stupid urges" and confessed to using the dark web to browse for material when he was arrested previous year. Some thought the sentence was gravely inadequate, w...More..

Mattis: Dire impact on military without stable budget
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Mattis: Dire impact on military without stable budget

The U.S. Defense Department is exploring potential proposals for a military parade to honour U.S. service members, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday. "It is not lost on me that as I testify before ...More..

Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown

The bill also calls for the lifting of limits on federal spending, which would allow the repeating increases in defense and domestic budgets. But Democrats in the House of Representatives have warned th...More..

Lebanon: Israeli wall 'assault on Lebanese land'
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Lebanon: Israeli wall 'assault on Lebanese land'

Israel's planned border wall with Lebanon was denounced as an "act of aggression" by Lebanon's top council of political, military and security heads Wednesday. The month-long conflict killed about 1,200 people...More..

Donald Trump says 'big mistake' to sell off stocks in good economy
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Donald Trump says 'big mistake' to sell off stocks in good economy

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley to CNN had a similar line for CNN: "Even though there is a one-day fluctuation, it's still in a really good place and much better than when he took office". Wall Street was fo...More..

Filipina missing after Taiwan natural disaster identified
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Filipina missing after Taiwan natural disaster identified

Four buildings collapsed, officials said, and about 62 people are still missing. So far, the bodies of four of the dead have been pulled from the building, and dozens of survivors have been rescued there. Many ...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

European Union hikes euro zone growth forecasts

The commission raised GDP growth expectations for the European Union this year to 2.3 per cent and to 2 per cent for 2019. All signs are that the European economy, long a global laggard, is now firing o...More..

A second appeal by 15 Russian athletes and coaches has been registered
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

A second appeal by 15 Russian athletes and coaches has been registered

With respect to the OARs, however, Bach, said they will be strictly prohibited from using the Russian flag - or face the consequences. The IOC, however, said it regretted the CAS decision, and expressed pla...More..

Homeless Males in Las Vegas Killed as They Sleep
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Homeless Males in Las Vegas Killed as They Sleep

Neighbors called 911 when they went outside after hearing gunshots and saw three men lying on the ground, said Metro Capt. Robert Plummer via online briefing. A homeless person, the third victim, was shot in ...More..

Arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange still vaild, court rules
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange still vaild, court rules

An earlier visitor to the embassy was Nobel Peace Prize victor Adolfo Perez Esquivel. He said Assange had had "reasonable grounds" for fleeing to the embassy in 2012 because of his fear that he would ultimate...More..

UN Calls for One-Month Ceasfire in Syria for Humanitarian Reasons
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

UN Calls for One-Month Ceasfire in Syria for Humanitarian Reasons

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the air strike targeted positions of the Syrian army and its allies in the area of Jamraya, northwest of Damascus , which is home to a government research centre ...More..

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

Yesterday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that "all indications" pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons in Syria. "We implore the worldwide community to speak with one voice...More..

USA prepares 'hardest' sanctions for North Korea
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

USA prepares 'hardest' sanctions for North Korea

Pence departs for South Korea Thursday, where he will meet with President Moon Jae-in and attend the opening of the games Friday night. Speculation about the visit was already high after Mr Pence signaled...More..

Theresa May and ministers gather for key Brexit meeting
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Theresa May and ministers gather for key Brexit meeting

The developments came as Theresa May prepared to chair the Brexit "war cabinet" in sessions on Wednesday and Thursday to thrash out the UK's position on crunch issues regarding the future relationship with ...More..

Bursa up after PM Najib announced M'sia-S'pore stock trade link
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Bursa up after PM Najib announced M'sia-S'pore stock trade link

Authorities from Singapore and Malaysia have unveiled plans to link the stock markets in their countries by the end of the year. He said the link would enable seamless access between the markets, which have a...More..

Kick 2 to hit theatres during Christmas 2019
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Kick 2 to hit theatres during Christmas 2019

The production house, Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, took to Twitter to announce the release date of the second installment of the Kick franchise. First Tiger Zinda Hai , then Race 3 and now Kick 2. ...More..

Syria air strikes leave 8 civilians dead, say White Helmets
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Syria air strikes leave 8 civilians dead, say White Helmets

In apparent retaliation, rebel rocket fire on a government-controlled suburb of Damascus killed one child an wounded two people, state news agency SANA reported. Syria's multisided war has drawn in armies and...More..

Senators call for investigation into US Olympic Committee, USA gymnastics
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Senators call for investigation into US Olympic Committee, USA gymnastics

The U.S. Olympics Committee is federally chartered and Olympic athletes compete under the U.S. flag, Shaheen said , making it incumbent upon Congress to provide oversight. The U.S. Olympic Committee has not co...More..

Joe Biden Talks 'Disaster' Trump Presidency
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Joe Biden Talks 'Disaster' Trump Presidency

BIDEN: "If I were the president's lawyer I'd probably tell him not to sit down with special counsel Mueller". Cuomo countered that Trump supporters said he was joking, to which Biden responded, "He's a joke". T...More..

This will be the coldest Super Bowl ever
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

This will be the coldest Super Bowl ever

A man there from Harlem who goes by the name " Ticket Tony" said he could sum up the frigid weather in one word: "Brutal". Police on Sunday arrested a group of activists who locked themselves along a light-r...More..

Super Bowl viewership smallest since 2009
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Super Bowl viewership smallest since 2009

The network claimed that the game was the most live-streamed Super Bowl ever, delivering an average of just over 2 million online viewers with a peak of 3.1 million concurrent streams. Before everyone starts ...More..

Pope Benedict 5 years after retiring: weaker, but 'on a pilgrimage home'
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Pope Benedict 5 years after retiring: weaker, but 'on a pilgrimage home'

Former Pope Benedict in an open letter in an Italian newspaper said his health was declining, and that he's ready for his final "pilgrimage". Noting the "slow decline" of his "physical strength", Benedict s...More..

Syrian army responds to Israeli strike close to Damascus - state media
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Syrian army responds to Israeli strike close to Damascus - state media

The attack, according to reports, was carried out in the Jumraya area on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the missiles targeted...More..

White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigns amid domestic abuse accusations
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigns amid domestic abuse accusations

Willoughby told the news paper that Porter called her a "f--ing b--" during their honeymoon, and she months later obtained a protective order against him, she told the newspaper. "My staff loved him and he wa...More..

Minnesota's precinct caucuses are Tuesday. Here is what you need to know
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Minnesota's precinct caucuses are Tuesday. Here is what you need to know

But the results are rarely indicative of who will capture each party's nomination, and large amounts of undecided voters show plenty of room for change - especially among an unsettled Republican field. The cauc...More..

USA could help Caribbean in case of Venezuela oil sanctions: Tillerson
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

USA could help Caribbean in case of Venezuela oil sanctions: Tillerson

Tillerson said the dire situation for the people of Venezuela, who are in the midst of an economic and humanitarian crisis under President Nicolas Maduro , and possible restrictions on oil have been on the age...More..

by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist

Kim Yo Jong's profile has been steadily rising since 2014, when she was made deputy director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers' Party. He'll bring to the games the father of Otto Warmbie...More..

United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

Washington's and Seoul's approaches toward Kim Jong Un's regime have diverged slightly as South Korea has prepared for North Korea's participation in the Olympics. Kim Yo-jong, who is a senior member of the ...More..

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Shares Bought by Regentatlantic Capital LLC
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Shares Bought by Regentatlantic Capital LLC

CIBC Asset Management Inc decreased its position in Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 4.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The business is expected to report its next qu...More..