by | February 08, 2018 | 18:47

South Korea's First Couple is hosting a Blue House dinner for Mr. and Mrs. Pence as we speak but during President Moon and Vice President Pence's one-on-one earlier in the evening the South Korean leader acknowledged Washington's contribution in engaging North Korea in the Winter Olympics here as well as inter-Korean talks by firmly sticking to its principles and close coordination with the South.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:34

There are some benefits that Zuma can expect that are given to all former state presidents in South Africa, said Monyae. "We will be able to communicate further on President Zuma's position as President of the Republic once we have finalised all pertinent matters", he said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:42

Porter denied the allegations in a statement issued in the wake of his resignation. The accusations were first reported in the Daily Mail and included accounts of physical and emotional abuse. "I am proud to serve alongside him". "I was shocked by the new allegations released today against Rob Porter ", Kelly said in a statement. "I stand by my previous comments of the Rob Porter that I have come to know since becoming Chief of Staff, and believe every individual deserves the ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:27

St George's, Bermuda: the British territory's governor says the new law reflects opposition to same-sex marriage among voters. These include "the right to inherit in the case of no will, the right to a partner's pension (s), access to property rights, the right to make medical decisions on behalf of one's partner and the right to live and work in Bermuda as the domestic partner of a Bermudian", he said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:17

He has since overseen a crackdown that has left almost 4,000 drug suspects dead at the hands of the police . Roque also pointed out that it was not a preliminary investigation but examination because it merely involved the "collection and verification of information".

by | February 08, 2018 | 17:03

And having tried and failed to link progress on the budget to DACA during last month's government shutdown battle, many Democrats aren't spoiling for a repeat. "This bill is the product of extensive negotiations among Congressional leaders and the White House". "This deal will lead to higher budget deficits, possibly putting us over $1 trillion, and saddle future generations with more debt".

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:57

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, was found dying at the bottom of a roadside culvert along a span of Interstate 10 in West Texas on November 18. Martinez, a native of El Paso, had been a border patrol agent since August 2013. In the wake of the mysterious incident, local cops suspected that Martinez and his partner might have been clipped by a tractor trailer as they stood just a few feet from the busy Interstate 10.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:49

Republicans say that defense should be prioritized after years of underfunding, while Democrats want an equivalent increase in domestic spending, pointing to past deals to lift the caps. "Yet, the Budget Caps Deal is a struggle for any one with fiscal concerns". McConnell has promised the Senate will debate competing immigration proposals next week if Congress can avert a shutdown, but neither he nor Schumer would embrace a specific policy proposal on Tuesday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:48

Airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta, the besieged rebel-held suburbs outside Damascus, are ongoing. Al-Qaida-linked militants said they downed the Su-25 in Idlib on Saturday by a portable air defense missile. Russian officials say the pilot engaged in a gunbattle with militants before blowing himself up with a hand grenade. Turkish forces shelled a primary school and a water plant in Syria's northern Afrin region, Syrian Kurdish fighters and Syrian state media said on Wednesday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:22

Naveed Jhatt and another militant are still to be captured. Two who were accompanying Naveed were shot dead while Naveed managed to flee from the clutches of police. "We had information about Pakistani terrorists conspiring in the Srinagar Central Jail". Minister for Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the House that FIR No: 8/28 U.S.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:18

Negotiations to reach a deal have been moving at a rapid pace as lawmakers face the threat of a shutdown if they are unable to agree on a spending package by midnight Thursday. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said. AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan , said the speaker will only bring up an immigration bill that President Trump supports.

by | February 08, 2018 | 16:00

Not only did he broker an agreement to bring North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang; he also convinced U.S. President Donald Trump that doing so was in fact Trump's idea. "But we'll see what happens", Pence told reporters. North Korean hackers may have been responsible for the largest cryptocurrency heist to date, Reuters reports.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:54

Columbia Basin College, where the daycare is based, released a statement saying the allegations are being looked at seriously, while Washington State Department of Early Learning is also carrying out a separate investigation. Glenda Maria Cruiz also claims that her son's eyebrows were waxed on the same day. Normally investigations by the department take one to two months, he said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:41

The UK is braced for more wintry conditions with snow and ice warnings continuing in many parts of the country. MET Eireann have issued a fresh update on a new snow-ice warning for Ireland this morning. A damp start is on the cards for Saturday, with any overnight rain soon clearing. After some rain and hill snow later on, temperatures will drop leading to widespread ice on paths and roads.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:21

USA intelligence official Jeanette Manfra told NBC News her department saw a small number of states where Moscow was "successfully" able to hack voters systems, despite there being no evidence that registration rolls were altered in anyway.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:22

President Donald Trump turned to Twitter on Wednesday to praise a deal on government spending struck by bipartisan Senate leaders. As part of the deal to pass the previous short-term spending bill, McConnell told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that the Senate would debate legislation next week.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:11

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Thursday "we have no intention to meet the US side during our visit to South Korea", and US Vice President Mike Pence - who is leading the American delegation - said he hadn't requested a meeting, but "we'll see what happens".

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:07

This week, Pence suggested he would be open to meeting North Korean politicians on the sidelines of the Olympics , saying President Donald Trump "always believes in talking". Given how well she's been skiing so far this year , she is in a great position to leave South Korea with some additional Olympic hardware, proving that athletes really can come back from anything .

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:55

Hebrew-language media reported the following day that senior police officials are in unanimous agreement on the matter, and that a "final" discussion on the investigation had been held Wednesday. A third case, known as Case 3000, has entangled many in Netanyahu's inner circle, but the Prime Minister has not been named a suspect in the case, which involves Israel's purchase of submarines from Germany.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:49

Sunday - Morning snow showers. Hit and miss snow chances will stick with us throughout much of the work and school week so you'll want to make sure to pay attention to the forecast . An area of low pressure will quickly sweep across Iowa into IL during the day Monday , spreading a swath of accumulating snow across the entire area.