Westwood joins lead at Perth

He also birdied the third and seventh holes. Bidding to back up Liam Johnston's win in the Open Prestigia, the first leg of a double-header, earlier in the week, Howie had gone into the last day just a shot off the lead but ended up three adrift as F... More..

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South Korean leader welcomes North Korean delegation to presidential palace

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "People told us it was really amusing", he said . A visit by Moon to the North would enable the first summit between leaders from th...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

North Korean leader invites South Korea's Moon to the North: president's office

Pence says the US and South Korea are "completely aligned". US Vice President Mike Pence skipped a dinner ahead of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony Friday where he had been reportedly due to share a tab...More..

Trump blocks Democrat rebuttal to anti-FBI Republican memo
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump blocks Democrat rebuttal to anti-FBI Republican memo

We have some breaking news tonight about those competing Democratic and Republican memos from the House Intelligence Committee. "The White House ignored their concerns and approved the publication of the Republ...More..

Duterte: If you take from Benham Rise, I'll order Navy to fire
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Duterte: If you take from Benham Rise, I'll order Navy to fire

Trump visited the Philippine capital, Manila, in November to meet Duterte and attend an annual summit with Asian and Western leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Keep them free from harm. ...More..

Snow emergency declared in Watertown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Snow emergency declared in Watertown

Snow parking regulations do not apply from 10 p.m.to 8 a.m. on residential side streets not designated as snow routes. It is expected to be lifted by Sunday morning. 8 at 7 p.m. All streets and roadways withi...More..

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

They technically remain at war, and no member of the Kim family has set foot in South Korea since the end of hostilities in the Korean War in 1953. Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong , who is visiting South Korea to a...More..

US Congress moves to end brief federal government shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Congress moves to end brief federal government shutdown

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill said "it looked like he was clueless" while Republican Senator John Thune called the shutdown "a colossal waste of time". "I agree with many of his concerns about the...More..

Joyful cheer opens Games for unified Korean team
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Joyful cheer opens Games for unified Korean team

On Thursday, sitting beside one another in the Blue House, claims of unity by Pence and Moon were belied by contradictory statements on engagement with South Korea's unruly neighbor. Several defectors shared ...More..

Donald Trump dials PM Modi to discuss Maldives crisis, Rohingyas
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Donald Trump dials PM Modi to discuss Maldives crisis, Rohingyas

While India and United States have been working toward strengthening economic as well as military ties, the situation in the island nation of Maldives has also become a concern for the two nations. Washington h...More..

Veteran actress Rekha gifts Deepika Padukone a heart-warming handwritten note
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Veteran actress Rekha gifts Deepika Padukone a heart-warming handwritten note

The film has surpassed Bajirao Mastani's lifetime collections of Rs 188 crore. "India biz", wrote Taran Adarsh. Deepika Padukone is basking in success of her magnum opus Padmaavat , that has crossed Rs 20...More..

Schumer, Maloney differ on federal budget deal
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Schumer, Maloney differ on federal budget deal

The House on Tuesday night voted 245-182 to fund a stopgap bill to keep the government running through March 23. We don't know exactly what might be in this agreement - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...More..

The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Tonight on KSBW 8!
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Tonight on KSBW 8!

One notable absence from the parade was Russian Federation who are banned from the Games, and the forthcoming Winter Paralympics, as a outcome of the 2016 McLaren report which found 1,000 of the country's spo...More..

Trump signs spending bill into law
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump signs spending bill into law

Editor's note: This post was updated to show that President Trump signed the legislation. Paul noted that he and many in his party railed against deficit when Democrats held the White House, but now seemed ...More..

France's Macron Presses Putin To Push For End To Syria Crisis
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

France's Macron Presses Putin To Push For End To Syria Crisis

In Damascus , the official SANA news agency said the local fighters were battling militants from the so-called Islamic State and the US -backed SDF in the area. The U.S. -backed forces in Syria retook Raqq...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Backgrounder: High-level meetings between South Korea, DPRK

Choung Tae-ok, spokesman of the party, said in a statement. Seoul's Unification Ministry said Friday that the Mangyongbong-92 will return to the North on Saturday. Moon sees the Olympics as an opportunity t...More..

Trump rails against 'swamp' after report details U.S. deal with shady spy
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump rails against 'swamp' after report details U.S. deal with shady spy

The first payment was delivered in a suitcase to a Berlin hotel room in September. "The fictional story that Central Intelligence Agency was bilked out of $100,000 is patently false". He never provided the NSA ...More..

UNC Takes Shot at NC State before Showdown with Duke
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

UNC Takes Shot at NC State before Showdown with Duke

State, the North Carolina faithful were silent as their team struggled to take out an inferior opponent. The Tar Heels , after winning the national title a season ago are 30th in scoring, but are the top rebou...More..

Trump blocks release of memo rebutting Republican claims
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump blocks release of memo rebutting Republican claims

The president had until Saturday to decide whether to allow the classified material to become public after the House intelligence committee voted Monday to release it. Terri Sewell of Alabama, a Democratic me...More..

Nancy Pelosi's all-day marathon speech sets record
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Nancy Pelosi's all-day marathon speech sets record

She took advantage of a rarely used privilege which allows House caucus leaders to hold the floor indefinitely. But earlier Thursday, Pelosi called it a "good bill" and said she "fought very hard for numerous...More..

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, a northern province where violence also flared this week, are both so-called de-escalation zones agreed past year in a bid to pave the way for an end to the conflict. It is estimat...More..

Media Correctly Reports Nancy Pelosi's Speech Wasn't a Filibuster
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Media Correctly Reports Nancy Pelosi's Speech Wasn't a Filibuster

U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke for eight hours on the House floor where she told stories about the so-called Dreamers who were brought to the United States illegally as children. The deal...More..

BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President

In their petition, the Opposition MPs said, "We believe that if lives of judges and lawyers are jeopardised for doing their duty, then democracy is under grave threat". Shrikant Khandalkara, public spirited law...More..

S Korean chief welcomes N Korean delegation to presidential palace
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

S Korean chief welcomes N Korean delegation to presidential palace

Kim Yo Jong was the most high-profile guests for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, sharing an historic handshake with Mr Moon at the ceremony. But it made no mention of US Presid...More..

Samsung DeX Pad accessory leaked, expected to arrive with the Galaxy S9
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Samsung DeX Pad accessory leaked, expected to arrive with the Galaxy S9

The blog also stated: "As promised by Samsung , beta testers are first in line, with regular users on Nougat expected to get the update after 24 hours". Usually, Samsung gives two major Android updates ...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Vice President Mike Pence is calling a news report alleging he was upset over criticism from an openly gay Olympian "fake news". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-i...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

No Olympic truce for United States and North Korea in PyeongChang

Warmbier's son Otto was sentenced to 15 years of prison hard labor in North Korea after being found guilty of stealing a propaganda poster from his hotel in Pyongyang while visiting as a tourist. Ahead of the O...More..

'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly

The assembly was adjourned when chaos erupted as the dummy speaker of the assembly Kavinder Gupta gave controversial remarks against Rohingya Muslims, saying they pose threat to peace. However, National Confere...More..

N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office

The meeting came amid signs of easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula ahead of the Winter Olympics. Every Olympics has its share of geopolitical back stories. Moon met Kim Yo Jong and the North's ceremonial ...More..

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

The Palestinian Presidency, in a pre-arrival welcome statement, described the upcoming visit as "historic and significant". Soon after he reached Palestine, he tweeted: "Reached Palestine". Modi also attended a...More..

Cavs acquire Jazz's Hood, Kings' Hill in three-team trade
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Cavs acquire Jazz's Hood, Kings' Hill in three-team trade

Hill will step into the starting point guard role for the Cavs, who just sent point guard Isaiah Thomas , along with big man Channing Frye , to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr ....More..

US Congress approves bill that will end brief government shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Congress approves bill that will end brief government shutdown

The US Senate and House of Representatives were expected to vote on a proposed budget deal on Thursday that would avert another government shutdown but that has angered fiscal conservatives who compla...More..

Rafale 'biggest issue' of corruption, PM Modi should reply: Rahul Gandhi
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rafale 'biggest issue' of corruption, PM Modi should reply: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the Modi government, Gandhi said since it came to power four years back institutions that form the foundation of a democracy - Parliament, judiciary, media and civil society - have come under sys...More..

Even House Dems wonder: What was the point of the Pelosi filibuster?
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Even House Dems wonder: What was the point of the Pelosi filibuster?

The speech was the longest in House history . On social media, many users pointed out that Ms Pelosi had not only spoken for many hours, but had done so while consuming only a little water - and wearing fo...More..

South Korea's president hosts North Korea delegation, including dictator's sister
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

South Korea's president hosts North Korea delegation, including dictator's sister

North Korea's overtures to the South have included sending as part of its delegation Kim Yo Jong, the current leader's younger sister, who is thought to be one of his closest aides. North Korea has spent year...More..