by | February 09, 2018 | 22:09

North Korea is sending her to the Winter Olympics in South Korea as part of a 280-member mixed delegation. South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Kim Yo Jong , Kim Jong Un's younger sister, during Opening Ceremonies. The South Korean head coach will be in charge, but at least three North Koreans must be selected fro the team. She's also working with Toronto-based organization Free Korean Dogs to help encourage more adoptions of dogs and puppies at risk in South Korea .

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:58

President Trump has called for a government shutdown over immigration reform, despite there being little chance of that happening. The Trump administration proposed a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children in return for a $25 billion investment in border security.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:57

It should've been me. "Never Jackie, and never Manuela", said Sanchez. The 19-year-old was sentenced yesterday after being convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment stemming from the July crash. Sanchez then continued to record the incident after the crash, as she checked on her sister. "As well if there was any case that deserves a max, this is it", said Prosecutor Thomas Min.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:57

Rand Paul of Kentucky blocked plans for a quick Senate vote because of his spending concerns. Trump says, "Without more Republicans in Congress , we were forced to increase spending on things we do not like or want" to help the USA military.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:36

Usually held in April, the parade took place this year on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics being staged in the South Korean mountain resort of Pyeongchang , just across the heavily fortified border. Organizers of South Korea's Winter Olympics apologized to the Iranian team before Friday's opening ceremony for what they called a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung mobile phones .

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:29

Speaking in Tokyo on his way to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Pence promised the United States and its allies, including Japan, would keep maximum pressure on Pyongyang until it took steps toward "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation".

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:09

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with Rob Porter, who resigned as White House staff secretary Wednesday. . After summoning reporters into the Oval Office Friday, President Donald Trump addressed Porter's departure, saying it is a "tough time" for Porter and that "we wish him well".

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:47

The S&P 500 index showed no new 52-week highs and three new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 12 new highs and 24 new lows. The S&P 500 index and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite index also plummeted almost 4 percent. The other major indexes also took a tumble. The chaotic week on global markets also comes as several markets around the world sit on, or near record highs.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:37

A confidential report from the investigation in 2011 concluded that children may have been among those abused, a front-page piece of the Times revealed on Friday morning. Prostitution is illegal in Haiti . The charity allegedly did not report the scandal to authorities in Haiti because it was "extremely unlikely" that any action would be taken , the Times investigation reported.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:18

The two sides have also almost come to blows over Lebanon's tender for projects in two of its 10 offshore blocks in the Mediterranean Sea, namely Block 4 and Block 9. "Israel will do what it can to block us from taking advantage of our oil wealth, and we will do everything in our power to defend it", he said. Part of the tensions stems from the border wall Israel is building between the countries.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:18

Tomorrow night|Cloudy with snow showers in the evening and steady snow likely after midnight. A significant storm that brought heavy snow and unsafe travel conditions Wednesday has died down as we head into the overnight hours. Snowfall rates are 1 to 2 inches per hour from Chicago to Detroit. This heavily depends on those heavy snow bands. However, these amounts may still change, depending on the track of the storm.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:12

Rouhani noted that Iran is ready to expand economic ties with Turkey. At the Sochi meeting - which included representatives from Syria and the guarantor countries Russia, Iran, and Turkey - a proposal to form a constitutional committee was agreed by all parties.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:14

Multiple strikes also killed two civilians in Erbin, where medics reported being overwhelmed by the relentless bombardment . The civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta increased drastically the next day to 80, around half of which were women and children, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:00

The delegation was due to take a high-speed train to Pyeongchang, where the Olympics opening ceremony would be held later Friday, and attended by the U.S. The most notable athlete to be kept out is South Korea-born speed skater Viktor Ahn, who holds six gold medals. According to a poll of 500 South Korean adults conducted by local polling agency Realmeter on behalf of South Korean TV and radio station TBS, around 40.5 percent support the decision to have South Korean and North Korean ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:54

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly had reportedly attempted to convince Porter to maintain his position. "I actually had difficulty answering that question because I believe that the people who had the power to blackmail him would be women who had been in personal relationships with him", Willoughby said .

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:49

Willfully communicating a false distress message to the Coast Guard is a federal crime, punishable by up to six years in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $10,000 civil penalty and reimbursement to all the agencies for the costs incurred in responding to the false distress message, Downey said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:42

His comments come after he pressed South Korean President Moon Jae-in Thursday to be clear-eyed about opening talks with North Korea around the Olympic Games. In front of the memorial, he urged Pyongyang to "permanently" abandon its nuclear ambitions. Despite their differences, Moon and Abe made a decision to resume " shuttle diplomacy" as agreed previous year and hold a trilateral summit between Japan, South Korea and China as soon as possible.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:32

The Senate was expected to schedule a vote on the measure at 1:00 am and, if it passes, send it to the House of Representatives and then on to President Donald Trump for his signature as early as Friday, but his administration was already preparing for a shutdown.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:07

Tokyo's Ginza is known as the most fashionable neighborhood in the Japanese capital - and, perhaps, by extension the world. Although the uniform at Taimei Elementary School is voluntary, nearly all the students wear it. School uniforms are widely worn in Japan, but their aim is generally to develop a sense of school identity and avoid the burden of adolescent fashion - not add to it.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:05

Late previous year, the Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the airport in which an Egyptian army officer was killed and two others were injured. Most of the violence has been in North Sinai province, the base for a militant group affiliated with ISIL, but there have also been attacks on the military, police and even churches elsewhere, including Cairo.