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by | February 10, 2018 | 11:13

South Korea's president held landmark talks with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un Saturday, even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive. "We are determined to make sure that even in the midst of the powerful background & idealism of the Olympics, the World is reminded of the truth about North Korea", Pence tweeted on Friday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:09

With many injuries and some early dysfunction in the organization, Memphis has not been the team we all know and love. "I'm in Boston ", Irving said when asked about Cleveland's trades. The could've chosen to stick with the dysfunctional unit that was clearly not a contender or make a move to improve their team. "The way we've been playing, we needed that", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, who was back on the bench after falling ill Tuesday night in Orlando.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:35

The two-day meeting was a follow-up of discussions on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) - a joint action plan for cooperation in the areas of counter-terrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, Afghan refugees' repatriation and joint economic development.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:06

Yo Jong's grandfather Kim Il Sung, the North's founder, after his forces invaded in 1950 and the capital fell. The UN Security Council on Thursday gave permission for a North Korean official under worldwide sanctions to travel to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics along with Kim Jong Un's sister, diplomats said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:37

The Senate has reached a budget deal. Senate leaders have brokered a long-sought budget agreement that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. Following months of shutdown fights and amnesty disagreements, leaders agreed to increase defense and domestic spending, while lifting the debt ceiling to March 2019.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:17

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt led the condemnation of President Trump , while the Prime Minister's spokesman said Mrs May was "proud of having an NHS that is free at the point of delivery" - unlike in America. big pharma. We want a deal that is in the best interests of the British people, as we do with all our trading policies'. Mr Corbyn's spokesman condemned the Government's equivocation on leaving the NHS open to private investment from the US.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:40

In retaliation the Israeli Air Force has launched air strikes against Iranian targets in Syria. Israeli police said the F16 crashed in the Jezreel valley in northern Israel. IDF has targeted the Iranian control systems in Syria that sent the #UAV into Israeli airspace. The crash happened after Israeli jets were targeted by the Syrian Army with anti-aircraft missiles.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:06

The country's primary planning body said their job was to first challenge states, do workshops and subsequently rank states on the Health Index. Rajasthan, Bihar and Odisha were among those that performed poorly on the index. However, measurement reveals that about one-third of the States have registered a decline in their performance in 2016 as compared to 2015, stressing the need to pursue domain-specific, targeted interventions, it added.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:59

Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. Porter denied the allegations but resigned on Wednesday . But there are growing questions about how Mr Porter managed to maintain a position of high influence despite the allegations.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:47

The Washington Post reports speechwriter David Sorensen , who worked for President Trump's senior advisor Stephen Miller, resigned as the newspaper was working on a report of allegations by Sorensen's ex-wife, Jessica Corbett . "And so we'll comment on any issues affecting White House staff when we get back to Washington ", the vice president said. "It's fair to say we all could have done better over the last few hours or last few days in dealing with this situation", said White ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:31

North Korea's delegation - led by Kim Jong Un's sister , Kim Yo Jong - arrived to a sea of press in South Korea on Friday. One of the main highlights of the parade came at the end of the procession, as athletes from North and South Korea marched as one group.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:17

The broad-based S&P 500 sank 3.8 per cent to 2,581.00, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index plunged 3.9 per cent to 6,777.16. The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped 500 points, as stocks fell sharply during a patch of continued market volatility.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:09

The rebellion that simmered among Republicans and Democrats over the bipartisan budget agreement boiled over when dogged Senator Rand Paul refused to allow the Senate to act expeditiously to pass the spending measure. But it's 6:34 and I have received no instructions indicating that we're going to implement the silly shutdown procedures. On Wednesday, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi , spoke for a record eight hours on the House floor, calling for a permanent measure that ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:07

The man, identified as Ryan S. Perez , was arrested last night after Bella explained to the police that he had been leaving her several threatening messages through social media. "It gets a lot better once you have to talk to people every day", she continued. Hadid made the comments while speaking about her mother's new Lifetime reality show , Making A Model , which premiered last month.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:52

His dissent forced the brief government shutdown , underscoring the persistent inability of Congress and Trump to deal efficiently with Washington's most basic fiscal obligation of keeping the government open. Up to the final minutes, it was not clear the bill would pass and many Democrats held their votes, allowing the tally to creep slowly and giving no indication which way it might fall.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:45

But Rich Raiders, an attorney who has represented landowners in eminent domain fights with Sunoco, said the DEP's action does nothing to ensure that Sunoco's long series of environmental violations won't be repeated. "Until Sunoco can demonstrate that the permit conditions can and will be followed, DEP has no alternative but to suspend the permits", DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell said in a statement .

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:19

Nolan previously represented Minnesota's 6th district from 1975 to 1981. Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN) announced on Friday that he will not seek re-election in 2018, leaving his swing district in Minnesota up for grabs. Nolan was slated to face Leah Phifer, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation analyst from Two Harbors, in the Democratic primary. "Rick Nolan, too liberal and out of step with his deep red district, saved us the trouble of defeating him this fall".

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:10

They get to ride in limos, they get to walk down red carpets. Stations include dancing, karaoke, a chocolate fountain, hair styling and shoes shining, but the pampering doesn't stop with the guests. It all leads up to the moment when each guest is crowned king or queen of the prom. To open up the event to even more people, the Tim Tebow Foundation features a livestream.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:43

Meanwhile, the area has completely been cordoned off by security forces. The intelligence stated that an attack is likely on the death anniversary of Afzal Guru. The district administration has asked schools within 500 metres of the camp to remain closed. However, militants, believed to be two or three have been isolated.

by | February 10, 2018 | 04:45

Security cameras at the airport captured a woman carrying something in her arms that appeared to be wrapped in a blanket. "Please help me", read the note left with the child. The baby was found at Tucson International Airport in Arizone in the U.S. on January 14. The airport says the baby is healthy and remains in the care of the Arizona Department of Child Safety.