'Trump' And 'Kim' Thrown Out Of Opening Ceremony

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon will meet with the representatives from the North Korean delegation, which arrived in South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympic Games, at lunch on Sunday, according to local media reports . More..

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PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality

This is the first ever prime ministerial visit from India to Palestine. The two sides signed six agreements worth almost $50 million in areas such as health, agriculture, information technology and educatio...More..

Elephants hit and killed by passenger train in India
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Elephants hit and killed by passenger train in India

The engine of the train derailed due to the impact at 9.40 p.m. The elephants wanted to cross the track but got trapped in the fence which resulted in their death. There has been a manifold increase in the in...More..

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims

White House speechwriter David Sorensen abruptly resigned Friday after his ex-wife accused him of repeatedly abusing her during a rocky 2½-year marriage, The Washington Post reported Friday night . President ...More..

USA supports Israeli action against Iranian targets in Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

USA supports Israeli action against Iranian targets in Syria

According to the New York Times , it was the first Israeli jet lost to enemy fire in decades. " Iran denied Israel's shooting down of a drone, with Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasem calling the accou...More..

US Senate passes critical funding bill as govt tumbles towards shutdown
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

US Senate passes critical funding bill as govt tumbles towards shutdown

It was the second shutdown this year under the Republican-controlled Congress and Trump, who played little role in attempts by party leaders this week to end months of fiscal squabbling. When the clock reache...More..

Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Purdue top preliminary NCAA rankings
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Purdue top preliminary NCAA rankings

The Boilermakers were the No. 4 overall seed and the Jayhawks were put with them to balance out the bracket, according to Bruce Rasmussen, who chairs the committee. Duke, 3. Texas Tech, 4. The official bracket ...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Turkish Military Copter Crashes in Syria, 2 Killed

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a crash of the military helicopter, the Turkish General Staff said on Saturday. Turkey has detained hundreds of people in the past two weeks for allegedly engaging in ter...More..

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

Leaders from all over the world made their way to PyeongChang for the Olympics opening ceremony. Moon is desperate to use the games as an opportunity to restore regular communication with North Korea and even...More..

Man texts 'LOL' in group text as woman dies from overdose
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Man texts 'LOL' in group text as woman dies from overdose

Instead of calling for help, or taking Noceda to the hospital, Varela allegedly raped her. United States media reports he is accused of taking a picture of the teen's naked body and sending it in a group text...More..

Midnight shutdown creeps closer as Congress debates budget
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Midnight shutdown creeps closer as Congress debates budget

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she won't support the budget deal with spending caps being hammered out in Congress unless it includes protection for Dreamers . I believe passing this...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Friend or foe? Assad quietly aids Syrian Kurds against Turkey

Moayad al-Hafi, a rescue worker, said his team was hit in a double-tap strike as they were pulling bodies out in Jisreen. More than 270,000 people have been displaced in Idlib by the government onslaught si...More..

Watch Modi deliver inaugural address at World Government Summit
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Watch Modi deliver inaugural address at World Government Summit

This is Modi's second visit to UAE since he became the Prime Minister. On Sunday, Modi unveiled the model of the traditional stone temple that will be built in Abu Dhabi , which is scheduled to be completed ...More..

North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA

Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in chatted Saturday while watching Olympic speedskaters compete, just hours after Moon received a historic invitation to visit North Korea . Kim Jo...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

In a surreal mixture of dignitaries, the Olympic Stadium's VIP box included Kim Yo Jong and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , sitting above and behind U.S. Members of the delegations exchan...More..

Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang

Intanto, ha sfilato alla parata militare (sostenuta da Kim Jong Un per festeggiare i 70 anni dalla nascita delle forze armate) l'Hwasong-15, il missile famoso per essere stato ripetutamente testato nello sc...More..

Democrats Send Letter Probing White House Over Rob Porter Resignation, Security Clearance
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Democrats Send Letter Probing White House Over Rob Porter Resignation, Security Clearance

Vice President Pence also seemed to draw a tougher line against the former staff secretary than Trump did, telling NBC's Nightly News he was "appalled" by the allegations against Porter. On Friday night, The...More..

UN Chief Guterres Calls For Immediate De-Escalation In Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

UN Chief Guterres Calls For Immediate De-Escalation In Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have downed an Israeli jet, could alter military calculations for Israel, where it until now had a relatively free hand to act. Media reports say Israel has asked for i...More..

Hundreds rally in NYC against deportation of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hundreds rally in NYC against deportation of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir

Read the press release on Ravi Ragbir's lawsuit and the stay of deportation here. Ragbir will still be required by ICE to check in to 26 Federal Plaza in Lower Manhattan tomorrow at 10 a.m., as thousands of...More..

United Nations calls for 'urgent global action' to end violence in Afrin
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

United Nations calls for 'urgent global action' to end violence in Afrin

A helicopter is seen firing two rockets as plumes of smoke from the crash rise over the trees. Another 11 soldiers were injured after the offensive's bloodiest day for Turkish military personnel, the army sai...More..

DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony

Sunday's concert - the orchestra's second and final show - was expected to feature South Korean pop songs as well as North Korean music, with the diplomatic delegation due to fly home afterwards. Some set a Nor...More..

United Kingdom official warns Oxfam to hand over all info on sex case
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

United Kingdom official warns Oxfam to hand over all info on sex case

More reports of misconduct have emerged since the original report in the Times . "But I don't think it was in anyone's best interest to be describing the details of the behaviour in a way that was actually g...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills

In the front row of the grandstand, United States' Vice-President Mike Pence stood to wave and applaud the U.S. team as they made their circuit of the stadium. The two Koreas have a rocky and sometimes viole...More..

3 die, others hurt in Grand Canyon helicopter crash
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

3 die, others hurt in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

ET) Saturday, police chief Francis E. Bradley Sr. of the Hualapai reservation said. The four who were injured were level 1 trauma patients and were being treated at the scene. "A Papillion Airways Eurocopter EC...More..

Trump orders Democrats to rewrite memo claiming it's 'too long & political'
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Trump orders Democrats to rewrite memo claiming it's 'too long & political'

Still, Schiff said, Democrats "look forward to conferring with the agencies to determine how we can properly inform the American people about the misleading attack on law enforcement by the GOP and address any ...More..

Plane carrying 71 crashes in Russian Federation, likely killing all on board
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Plane carrying 71 crashes in Russian Federation, likely killing all on board

The Domodedovo airport in Moscow. Following the crash, emergency ministry of Russian Federation said that it was verifying the reports of the crash. Another source, from the emergency services, told Interfax...More..

North Korea invites South to first official talks in 10 years
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

North Korea invites South to first official talks in 10 years

The final was 8-0, though it hardly mattered. "Overall it's good, but the timing is bad", said Lee. "I think the Swiss players knew how to bother me, and I had trouble tracking the puck through their scre...More..

Severe cases in flu epidemic continue to rise, health officials say
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Severe cases in flu epidemic continue to rise, health officials say

Heather Jossi, a 40-year-old Denver police officer and avid runner, said her illness last month was the worst flu she's experienced. "I recommend everyone gets vaccinated as soon as you can this season". There ...More..

Indian PM Modi Arrives Palestine, Lays Wreath At Yasser Arafat's Mausoleum
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Indian PM Modi Arrives Palestine, Lays Wreath At Yasser Arafat's Mausoleum

India and Palestine's relations have stood the test of time. "Looking forward to my discussions with President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirming our support for the Palestinian people and the development of Pales...More..

Tone deaf? Trump warns 'mere' abuse allegation can shatter lives
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Tone deaf? Trump warns 'mere' abuse allegation can shatter lives

Sorensen, too, has denied that he physically harmed his former partner. Some are true and some are false. Porter had a hand in writing Trump's recent State of the Union address, and news photos and videos o...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Democrats slam Trump's praise of ex-staffer accused of domestic abuse

Kelly's rehashing of the events, which conflicts with public and behind-the-scenes accounts from multiple sources, left some White House officials with the impression that Kelly was trying to get senior staff...More..

Asma Jahangir: Pakistan human rights champion dies
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Asma Jahangir: Pakistan human rights champion dies

Jahangir was the chairwoman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and respected for her outspoken criticism of the country's militant Islamist groups and record as an activist. A user tweeted, "Hearing a...More..

Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president

The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the US approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the ...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Turkish helicopter downed in Syria's Afrin - Erdogan

Erdogan's remarks came at a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's provincial meeting in Istanbul. Unconfirmed Turkish media reports had said that Turkey halted flights after Russia, which effectivel...More..

Pakistan firing kills woman, injures 3 jawans, says Jammu And Kashmir Minister
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Pakistan firing kills woman, injures 3 jawans, says Jammu And Kashmir Minister

Identifying the deceased as Parveen Akhtar of Pukhrani, sources said that she was hit by a bullet coming from across the border. Pakistan has violated ceasefire yet again, this time in Poonch's Krishna Ghat...More..