by | January 16, 2018 | 05:00

South Korea's Vice Sports Minister Roh Tae-kang has already confirmed the country has proposed a combined ice hockey team and a joint parade at the Opening Ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018. The band has performed at a slew of major North Korean events and has been touring North Korea since a year ago. Juche is the governing ideology of North Korea, a philosophy of extreme self-reliance adopted after the Soviet Union could no longer support Pyongyang's nominally socialist government.

by | January 16, 2018 | 04:44

South and North Korea announced Monday the results of their talks in Panmunjom over the proposed participation of North Korean performing artists in the February 9-25 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . South Korea has also proposed a united women's ice hockey team with the North. Two members of the unified Korean table tennis team that won the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships in China, North Korean Ri Bun-hui and South Korean Hyun Jung-hwa (right) pose for a photo following the team's ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 04:11

Civil rights groups and lawmakers on Capitol Hill condemned racially hostile comments that President Donald Trump made during a recent meeting about immigration reform with Democrats and Republicans at the White House. "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". Ahead of the dinner with McCarthy, Trump said he did not have any assurances as to whether Congress would avert a government shutdown.

by | January 16, 2018 | 04:09

The federal Medicaid program was created to provide health coverage for those among us least able to provide it for themselves: low-income elderly, pregnant women, single parents, and the disabled. "People will just lose coverage", he said. And CMS will require the states to monitor and report the effects of these requirements. In its 10-page letter released Thursday approving work or volunteer requirements, the agency acknowledged its approval is a shift from past policy.

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:53

Lavrov said the past year had not been easy from a foreign policy perspective as he took questions on Syria, Ukraine, the Korean peninsula and other global issues, in a diplomatic round-up of 2017. The White House motion in December sparked outrage across much of the Middle East over a highly sensitive topic previously left alone by former administrations.

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:46

Senate in Maryland as a Democrat. Some Democratic critics dismiss Manning's candidacy as more of a "celebrity statement" than an actual, viable run for office. Known as Bradley Manning at the time of her 2010 arrest, Manning came out as transgender after being sentenced. She was granted clemency by president Barack Obama in January past year.

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:47

The message on phones read as follows: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii ". Governor David Ige revealed that the emergency alert about an incoming "ballistic missile threat", which jolted Hawaiians awake, was a false alarm caused by someone pushing the "wrong button".

by | January 16, 2018 | 03:25

The Japan Coast Guard said oil had spread over an area 13 kilometres long and 11 kilometres wide, although it said the slick was shrinking as patrol boats battled to contain it. The rescue mission lasted only about an hour as a change in wind made it too risky to remain in the thick toxic smoke, state news agency Xinhua reported.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:55

Penn said that the solution to our country's divisiveness is recognizing that Trump is an "enemy of compassion" and an "enemy of mankind". As the protests began, Trump took to Twitter to clear the air, not pleading guilty. When he talked about the further meetings he "should record", he then added, "unfortunately, no trust!" Trump's prior "least racist person" claim is still available to view on CNN's YouTube page.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:53

Today and Tonight - Accumulating snow is expected today into tonight, with amounts through tonight mostly in the 1 to 3 inch range, possibly approaching 4 inches over west central Wisconsin. An increased risk of frostbite presented itself on Monday, and that threat will continue into Tuesday morning. A snow parking ban went into effect on all streets in the Town of Normal at 9 a.m., but expired at 5 pm.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:49

Antwerp police added via Twitter that the explosion was not linked to terrorism in any way. According to the latest police information, up to three people remain missing, believed to be trapped under the rubble. Belgium has been on high alert since a wave of deadly terror attacks across Europe in 2016. A cause for the explosion was not immediately known. At least five people were injured in the explosion, police spokesman Wouter Bruyns told local media, stressing " there are certainly ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:34

Police were later able to pin down the out-of-place animal. A caller to 2GB who identified himself as Dean said "there was a police vehicle or something following it at a really slow pace and there was a lot of cars behind it, so nothing was getting past".

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:12

The classified satellite, codenamed Zuma, failed to separate as planned from the upper stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 after its launch Sunday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Even more so, the US Strategic Command added an entry to its Space-Track catalog of artificial objects orbiting the planet, indicating that the new satellite was able to make at least one orbit.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:14

The destruction covered 30 square miles, leaving 65 single-family homes demolished and more than 450 others damaged. The move allows officials to release resources that are no longer needed and allow search operations to slow to a safer pace, he said.

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:11

I'm not a racist . That I can tell you", Trump told reporters before attending a dinner with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida . "We are ready willing and able to make a deal on DACA, but I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal". He has denied making the statements , as well as the ensuing accusations that he is racist .

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:12

All of the children appeared to malnourished when they were found Sunday, some so severely that deputies initially believed the adult children to be kids, according to a statement from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department . The 13 victims ranged in age from 2 to 29, authorities said, and all were interviewed by officers. Bail was set at $9 million dollars each. "Both parents were detained and transported to the station for further investigation".

by | January 16, 2018 | 02:06

Some U.S. and Afghan officials anxious that Pakistan would retaliate by ceasing to share intelligence or raising the costs for U.S. -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces to use Pakistani air and land corridors into Afghanistan. Later, on January 5, the U.S. announced that it is suspending the transfer of military equipment and security-related funds to Pakistan. Ambassador Wells was accompanied by senior officials from the US National Security Council and Ambassador David Hale.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:48

He added: "I am really afraid of this". Several Catholic churches have been vandalised in Chile in advance of Pope Francis' visit to the country next week . During his visit to Chile, the pope will also meet representatives of the poor and young people, as well as visit a women's prison. According to The Holy See, the pope left the Vatican on Monday morning and is set to arrive in Santiago at around 8:10 p.m.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:16

A Qatari fighter jet has intercepted a civilian airliner flying in global airspace on its way to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates has said . Bahrain's Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying it "strongly condemns" Qatar over the encounter.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:05

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr . Day with a donation of one non-perishable food item. On Sunday night, the eve of MLK Day , Trump responded to some of the allegations, telling reporters at Mar-a-Lago: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed".