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

Kim, who is the ceremonial head of state, will be accompanied by Kim Yo Jong , the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and numerous other high-ranking officials. "They (North Korea) have cameras all around", U.S. Army Pfc. North K... More..

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Davis cites Harristown sailor's death as Senate reaches federal spending deal

Some House Republicans , meanwhile, have already objected to the bill on the grounds that it spends way too much money. While that bill is expected to pass easily in the Senate , the House will be a tough...More..

Houston Korean community to protest N. Korean presence at Olympics
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Houston Korean community to protest N. Korean presence at Olympics

Kim Jong Un might also have seen that U.S. President Donald Trump was sending his daughter, Ivanka, to the Olympics closing ceremony and chose to match the move by sending his sister, said Hong Min, an analyst...More..

North Korea Says It Won't Be 'Begging for Dialogue' with Mike Pence
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

North Korea Says It Won't Be 'Begging for Dialogue' with Mike Pence

Despite the apparent thaw in Seoul-Beijing relations, South Korean businesses say that conditions in China still have room to improve and the inflow of Chinese tourists coming to South Korea remains slow. Sou...More..

South African president Jacob Zuma's speech postponed amid pressure to quit
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

South African president Jacob Zuma's speech postponed amid pressure to quit

Speaking to BusinessTech, Dr David Monyae a politics expert and co-director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Johannesburg said that the ANC would need to tread carefully in how it plans to deal...More..

Sheriff's deputy fired for robbing a bank
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Sheriff's deputy fired for robbing a bank

Athey was sacked by the sheriff's office following the accusations, NBC Charlotte's sister station WFMY reports. He then left in a silver Mustang. Athey was employed as a deputy until Davidson County Sheriff...More..

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal same-sex marriage
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal same-sex marriage

A spokesman for Rankin issued a statement depicting the law as a positive move for same-sex couples. Rankin came under heavy pressure from conservatives on the island who oppose same-sex marriage, as well as ...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

White House aide quits over domestic abuse allegations

Kennedy said on CNN that the claims against Porter were still allegations, but were serious nonetheless and that the aide did the right thing when he resigned from his White House post on Wednesday. Sanders...More..

Woman found holding her eyeball outside SC church
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Woman found holding her eyeball outside SC church

Witnesses said she was holding the eyeballs in her hands, not letting anyone touch her. The 'her' Hiott was talking about was a 19-year-old woman that sometimes attended the church but was not considered ...More..

International Criminal Court to investigate Duterte, his spokesman says
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

International Criminal Court to investigate Duterte, his spokesman says

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced this in a media briefing Thursday. He clarified that the decision of the ICC Office of the Prosecutor stemmed not from a complaint but two "communications" subm...More..

The FBI hasn't found any evidence that border patrol agent was murdered
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

The FBI hasn't found any evidence that border patrol agent was murdered

On the night of November 18, 2017, Martinez and his partner were seriously injured while on-duty and conducting routine checks of culverts approximately 12 miles east of Van Horn, Texas. "The dispatcher also wr...More..

US Senate introduce bipartisan 2-year budget deal
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

US Senate introduce bipartisan 2-year budget deal

Some House Democrats don't like it because it does not include a solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) immigration program. While some deficit hawks praised the caps for keeping b...More..

House Sends Spending Bill To Keep Government Open To The Senate
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

House Sends Spending Bill To Keep Government Open To The Senate

In it, the Senate adds 300 billion additional dollars for military and domestic programs, extends the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for 10 years, and boosts spending to fight the opioid ep...More..

Thousands from north Syria, Iraq reach Afrin, demonstrate to condemn Turkish attacks
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Thousands from north Syria, Iraq reach Afrin, demonstrate to condemn Turkish attacks

All too familiar scenes of chaos engulfed towns scattered across the semi-rural rebel-held area of Ghouta which lies just east of Damascus. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Wednesday...More..

5 nabbed for role in Pak terrorist's escape in Srinagar hospital attack
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

5 nabbed for role in Pak terrorist's escape in Srinagar hospital attack

Minister said that FIR No: 8/28 USA 302,224 RPC and 7/27 IA Act has been registered in police station Karan Nagar, Srinagar regarding the militant attack. "It can not be coordinated without that", Director Ge...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

House Democrats Resisting Bipartisan Budget Deal Unveiled by Senate Leadership

In an attempt to avoid yet another government shutdown , Republicans and Democrats in the Senate reached an agreement on a two-year #budget deal . Schumer said he has been working to earn support for th...More..

Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea

Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee, said this week that North Korea stole cryptocurrency worth billions of South Korean Won (millions in US dollars) over the cour...More..

A 2-Year-Old Girl's Eyebrows Were Waxed at Daycare, Mother Says
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

A 2-Year-Old Girl's Eyebrows Were Waxed at Daycare, Mother Says

Keep your hands - and your eyebrow-waxing strips - off their children. Alyssa Salgado , 19, said that her two-year-old daughter, Lilayiah, was fine when she dropped her to the daycare on Thursday morning (1 ...More..

Scotland's weather: Snow and ice to hit overnight
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Scotland's weather: Snow and ice to hit overnight

Showers are set to be more frequent in the west and north of the country. "It will become much colder this evening and early tonight as winds freshen and turn northwesterly in direction and temperatures drop ...More..

South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

The South Korean mission to the United Nations on Wednesday submitted a formal request to the UNSC Sanctions Committee on North Korea , asking for a temporary suspension or exemption for Choe's trip to the Sou...More..

Police to recommend indicting Netanyahu in at least one corruption case
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Police to recommend indicting Netanyahu in at least one corruption case

So I want to calm you: "there will be nothing, because I know the truth", he said . Israeli forces shot dead at least one Palestinian during a raid in the West Bank on Tuesday that led to. Alsheich claimed t...More..

China's Jan crude imports hit record as independents splurge on quotas
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

China's Jan crude imports hit record as independents splurge on quotas

The US imposed new tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels and washing machines this year after hitting aluminium foil and plywood last year. Iron ore shipments from Iran, China's fifth-biggest supplier previous...More..

Significant Winter Storm Heads for the Midwest
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Significant Winter Storm Heads for the Midwest

However, freezing rain could put down up to.05" of ice initially, creating treacherous travel conditions on Thursday. Rain and snow are expected through the morning. Snow is predicted to continue into Friday ...More..

Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'

In the wake of the Scottish Government publishing its analysis, United Kingdom ministers accused it of "trying to undermine the result of a democratic referendum". "People did not vote to make themselves poorer...More..

Trump Job Approval Hits 46%, Only 38% Believe Russia Probe 'Handled Fairly'
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Trump Job Approval Hits 46%, Only 38% Believe Russia Probe 'Handled Fairly'

Seven in 10 American voters, 70%, say the USA economy is excellent or good - the best mark on this question since 2001. Weekly Gallup numbers released Monday show President Donald Trump's approval rating amon...More..

More snow expected tonight, Wednesday morning
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

More snow expected tonight, Wednesday morning

More snow is possible late Friday into Saturday morning (some accumulation is possible). ADDITIONAL DETAILS... Light sleet and freezing rain will overspread the area between 3 am and 7 am early Wednesday...More..

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia Gets five years in jail for corruption
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia Gets five years in jail for corruption

The Court also awarded Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman 10 years in jail for aiding her mother in the embezzlement. Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh's main opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperso...More..

Almost 11.8M enroll for Obamacare in 2018
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Almost 11.8M enroll for Obamacare in 2018

Overall enrollment stayed essentially level from the year before in the 11 states plus the District of Columbia with state-based marketplaces, while sign-ups in states that rely on the ACA's federal exchange fe...More..

7 injured in hot air balloon crash in Australia
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

7 injured in hot air balloon crash in Australia

The balloon landed in a paddock and aerial footage showed the basket on its side in the grass. The balloon took off from the Glenburn area at approximately 7am carrying 16 passengers before landing "heavily" ...More..

Country suffering due to wrong policies of Congress: Modi in LS
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Country suffering due to wrong policies of Congress: Modi in LS

He also lauded AB Vajpayee "foresightedness" while creating Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. "The then government ensured the bifurcation was smooth", PM Modi said. Tathagata Satpathy (BJD) joined Roy to...More..

Not naive about North Korea: Minister
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Not naive about North Korea: Minister

That in itself is a major development - she is one of his closest confidants , holds a senior party position and her trip will mark the first time any member of the ruling Kim family has visited the South ...More..

Dananjaya debuts as Sri Lanka opt to bat
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Dananjaya debuts as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Roshen Silva and Kusal Mendis took Sri Lanka to 105/4 at Lunch on Day 1. Sri Lanka last visited the Caribbean in March 2008, where they drew the Test series 1-1. Despite the two wickets, Sri Lanka - m...More..

Officer shot dead outside Dallas, suspect in custody after standoff
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Officer shot dead outside Dallas, suspect in custody after standoff

The incident happened near Renner Road and North Star Road at a large apartment complex around 7 p.m. One officer was shot and died at the hospital. Police said he continued to fire shots, but was taken into cu...More..

Israeli Police To Recommend Corruption Indictment For PM Netanyahu
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Israeli Police To Recommend Corruption Indictment For PM Netanyahu

The first case, 1,000, revolves around gifts from wealthy supporters including Australian billionaire James Packer. "The witch-hunt to topple the government is in full swing but it will fail because of this s...More..

N. Korea and the US Exchange Warnings During Disarmament Talks
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

N. Korea and the US Exchange Warnings During Disarmament Talks

Great power competition is now the main focus of the US defense strategy. The Pentagon pretends the new nukes will fill a gap under the deterrent fence so that "Russia understands that any use of nuclear weap...More..