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by | February 08, 2018 | 21:48

North Korea has no willingness to meet with the United States officials during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang that are scheduled to start on Friday. "We have never begged for dialogue with the USA nor in the future, too", the North's KCNA news agency said, citing Jo Yong Sam, a director-general in the North's foreign ministry.

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:50

Pence, who is leading the USA delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea later this week, says to Abe that aside from which group of athletes they will be cheering for at the games, "I expect we'll be agreeing on just about everything else".

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:42

According to the UN, Turkey now hosts 3.5 million registered Syrian refugees. Yet, so far Ankara was not willing to make amendment in the law on fighting terrorism, arguing that it is under by the members of Gulen Movement, which Ankara accuses of a failed coup attempt in 2016, by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Islamic State (IS).

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:39

About 237,498 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Shore Capital reiterated their Hold rating on shares of Redrow PLC (LON: RDW ) in analysts note sent to investors and clients on 8 February. Its down 0.07, from 1.78 in 2017Q2. In other GB Group news, insider David John Wilson sold 100,000 shares of GB Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th.

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:28

France last month blacklisted companies and nationals it said had links to Syria's chemical weapons programme. It was the second day of an intensified assault on the region. The overnight attack, which a US military official earlier said killed about 100 of the attackers, added another layer to the Syrian conflict that is once again plunging into a new and unpredictable spiral of violence.

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:26

Republican and Democratic Senate leaders announced a budget agreement Wednesday that includes a big boost in spending for the Pentagon and would keep the government running past a looming deadline. Chuck Schumer , leader of the Senate Democrats , touted the deal , saying, "It should break the long cycle of spending crises that have snarled this Congress and hampered our middle class".

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:19

Shearer said this was the first time that "so many young women" had been involved in a release like this in the war-torn country. The UNMISS maintains a peacekeeping force in the country to protect civilians and since 2016 has partnered with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to help bring children out of the conflict.

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:13

Don't let her talk to him.' Ivanka's there. In a preview of the show released on Thursday, Ms Manigault is confronted by a fellow contestant who mines her for information about the White House. This story contains details from Wednesday's episode of CBS's Celebrity Big Brother . In January, Newman, 43, told GMA host Michael Strahan shortly after her departure announcement that she sat down with Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly and resigned from her position.

by | February 08, 2018 | 21:07

Tonight: Cloudy, with a 60 percent chance of snow before 9 p.m., then snow showers likely, mainly after 11 p.m. A calm wind will become south 5 to 8 miles per hour after midnight. After Friday temperatures warm up to near 59 degrees in Oklahoma City, colder air will return with a chance Saturday and Sunday for snow, the weather service reports.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:21

White House officials and attorneys for Bannon or Lewandowski did not respond to requests for comment. US Representative Adam Schiff said the House of Representatives committee's subpoena remained in effect and Bannon's interview has been rescheduled for next week.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:18

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. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California announced she would oppose the budget measure unless her chamber's GOP leaders promised a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants .

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:17

A South Korean official said that the military event was held from around 11:30 a.m.to 1 p.m., marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean People's Army. More than 10,000 troops trained for the parade at a military airfield for several weeks and residents had practiced in plazas around the North Korean capital with bouquets of plastic flowers to spell out slogans during the parade.

by | February 08, 2018 | 20:05

Still, the decline was smaller than the 10 percent falloff for National Football League games during the regular season. It happened during a commercial pause in the action between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles .

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:39

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the war, said at least some Israeli missiles had hit military targets near Damascus. On Wednesday , French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said " all indications " pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons. The Syrian regime, however, has repeatedly violated the deal and has targeted residential areas in opposition-held, no-tension zones like Idlib.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:31

As told on the Titusville Fire Rescue Department's Facebook page , Mason wanted a stuffed animal in the machine. "Thankfully he was never in any distress", the post read, describing the lieutenant's assessment of the situation. The lieutenant and a Titusville fire rescue crew from Engine 10 were able to rescue the boy with "minimal damage" to the claw game, the Titusville Fire Department reported.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:21

The government has for the past several weeks maintained it can not disclose the financial break-up of the Rs 59,000 crore (7.87 billion Euro) contract for 36 Rafale fighters due to a secrecy pact with France, but it had disclosed the cost per aircraft not long after the deal was signed in September 2016.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:12

The glasses were issued to officers stationed at the Zhengzhou East high-speed rail station in Henan province. These sunglasses match the identities of the passengers with the information that is available on the police database. These glasses were developed by the Chinese-based company LLVision Technology Co, and they reflect China's growing and seemingly unending desire to advance its AI endeavours.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:10

North Korea was officially welcomed at the Olympic athlete's village on Thursday, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to host members of the North's delegation - including the sister of Kim Jong Un - for lunch over the weekend. But Pence's five-day Asian trip has also been billed as an opportunity to put pressure North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

by | February 08, 2018 | 19:11

Democrats cancelled a retreat due to urgent nature of the bill, which does not contain any amendment to United States immigration law, the major issue that ultimately led to a shutdown last month , as a result of lawmakers failing to reach an agreement.

by | February 08, 2018 | 18:52

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday the United States wants to peacefully dismantle North Korea's nuclear program but warned Pyongyang not to underestimate U.S. A young woman was spotted moving about at the official funeral ceremonies, standing very close to Kim's son and heir Kim Jong-un and the inner circle of official.